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Life and Wants

At twelve years old, over a breakfast of garri and okro, I read my first newspaper article. I remember it vividly. It was The Daily Punch. Page 4. That page designed to grab your attention with weird stories of people … Continue reading

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A Certain Rich Man

He poured fuel on the new shiny car, working feverishly to empty the two gallons. He stepped back and set the Honda Accord on fire, then he walked to a distance, sat on the ground and watched it burn. Tears … Continue reading

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