ART & CULTURE

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MENACE OF POVERTY

She rushed out of the house with a heavy load on her head, drastically she moved without minding what would become of the baby in her womb. She had been cheated by nature many times, now, she wanted to go and face her ‘Chi’ and ask her why she torment her with a child that

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Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell

IN Moulmein, in lower Burma, I was hated by large numbers of people–the only time in my life that I have been important enough for this to happen to me. I was sub-divisional police officer of the town, and in an aimless, petty kind of way anti-European feeling was very bitter. No one had the

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Beast City

The road swings down the streets of Lagos, the air smelled of nothing, but of soar breeze that went around the streets, although Feyisara had always complained of the dryness of the leafless trees planted in the streets. The rough streets and old houses planted along the road is one that makes him protest, perhaps

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BOOK FEATURE: MYSTERIES IN BAMBOO VILLAGE

Mysteries in Bamboo Village by Opeyemi Mattew Adejobi Book Excerpt………… Kakure and Shode, moved to another location hoping not to be found again. They settled into an abandoned building a few kilometers from their first hideout. Their relationship grows and they for the first time in a long time that they feel almost safe. Believing

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THE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF TRIBAL MARKS

Many historians conflict the real starting point/era of tribal marks but it is an accepted fact it’s purpose is identification. In the ancient Yoruba empire formation, only slaves were known to wear tribal marks. It is a sign to identify and distinguish a slave owner from another. Although the mark is not only for ordinary

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Love Like Ours Episode 5

At exactly 7.30am that morning, Tiwa resumed to work after a casual leave. She was looking so happy and radiant; at least she was going to leave home for work every morning now. Funmi has been one of Tiwa’s close friends at the office. She was always there to brighten up her day but today

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MICROBIOLOGIST TURNS AWARD WINING COMIC ARTIST

Despite the disparity between courses and what students intend to study in school and work with, professionally after graduation really differs, reverse was the case in the story Ayodele dreammaker  Elegba a well-trained microbiologist who was deep rooted in it, resurfaced and opted for his artistic venture which he had always longed for right from

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ONI OF IFE: THE IIE-IFE I ENVISION

The Ile-Ife he envisions… This is based on an article titled ‘The Ile-Ife and Yoruba of my dream’, written by the Ooniof Ile-Ife designate, Prince AdeyeyeEnitanOgunwusi. Prince Adeyeye described his life from birth as journey one which he had traveled through with great sense of responsibility and had done far more good than harm in

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