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THE DAY I SAW CHUMA NWOKOLO

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Barr. Chuma Nwokolo

I couldn’t hide the excitement on my face as I walked into the hall

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CHIMAMANDA THE FEMININE FEMINIST

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Chimamanda has been on the news. She has come to stay people! And every feature of her; from Vogue to the Dutch magazine has been a hit – “Back to Back”

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Imperialism-In-Artistry: Bob Dylan’s Nobel Win Is Proof Adichie Is Right about Beyonce.

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Written by Otosirieze Obi-Young and first published on http://www.brittlepaper.com.
This post is everything I discussed with my friends but couldn’t bring myself to write it down. I’m glad someone else did. Why I couldn’t wrap my head around those who attacked Adichie for her comments in the Dutch Magazine, I remember asking ; “If I write a novel about a ground-breaking discovery in physics, physiology or chemistry, does that make me eligible for the Nobel Win in same field?”

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A FEMINIST MANIFESTO

A new piece from Chimamanda…I must warn, THIS IS A VERRRYYY LONG READ!!!! SO GET READY. DO NOT BE DISTRACTED.

“DEAR IJEAWELE, OR A FEMINIST MANIFESTO IN FIFTEEN SUGGESTIONS”
By Chimamanda Adichie

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My lover. Beyonce has got nothing on you. *sips lemonade*

Dear Ijeawele,

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Comfort the Disturbed. Disturb the Comfortable

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Me. Today. Disturbing my poor shoki skills.

Poetry does it for me. I spend half of my internet subscription downloading spoken word poetry. They are investments of some sort. For the future. A minute later. A day later. A year later. A safe house for when I’m depressed. Poetry for me is the way one word, sentence jumps out and crawls into my soul. It is the way I open my heart and entire being to that word/sentence and never let go.
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If You Don’t Like Someone’s Story, Write Your Own…

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There are things you read and get sad. There are things you read and get ANGRY. MAD. There are things you read that get you ANGRY and make you SAD at the same time and that is Disaster. It saddens me to see people open their mouth and spit out venom. Bile. Trash. Dirt.

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THE LEGAL DRAMA : FOLANKE SOLANKE

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Mrs. Folanke Solanke remains a great influence in my life. She is part of the Nigerian story and a woman of many firsts. A dear friend tagged me to this post on Facebook. And once again I was reminded of the reason I hold the first female SAN in high esteem. She cleared the path for women like me. Women like you. This may be the best thing you’ll read today. After all, there’s really nothing to celebrate about Nigeria. Read and Enjoy. Continue reading “THE LEGAL DRAMA : FOLANKE SOLANKE”

WE DO NOT WANT TELEPHONE TAXES

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My butterfly frames. Moved on from mother hen frames! Graduating in TWO MONTHS TIME!

Hey guys!

I got new glasses today. I was always having this terrible headache, almost like a migraine and so I decided to visit the eye clinic.
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WHAT DOES CHARACTER HAVE TO DO WITH LEADERSHIP?

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Me. Today. At the Summit.

Hey beautiful people! This is me taking a break from the poetry series to post this.
Quick question, have you ever been so broke that you start looking for ways to make money ASAP?!?
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