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FACTS ONLY: ARE ENTERTAINERS POLITICAL PROSTITUTES?

Nigerian rapper M.I and former singer turned writer Etcetera were in a recent war of words after the latter accused the rapper of being a Political Prostitute. “>

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Last Week in Review

1. Patoranking and Selebobo in the studio   2. Omo Ambassador at work. View this post on Instagram #knock #knock #knock I'm here! #omofastaction @omo_detergent A post shared by Funke Akindele Bello (@funkejenifaakindele) on Mar 12, 2015 at 3:01am PDT   3. Ap...

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Letters to our mother: Asa, Aedan and Adelle Asika

To my dear Mother, Adenike Asika, who was taken away from me on the 5th of September 1997. Not a day goes by that I don’t wish you were here. The thought alone that you’re above watching over keeps me going. On this special day for mothers, I thank you and rem...

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Letter to my mother: Feyikemi Akin- Bankole

MAMA B What and who is my mummy? She’s the queen of my heart. My pearl of inestimable value. The white rose in the land of red roses. A teacher of fearlessness, love and compassion. When I smile she smiles more. When I laugh she laughs harder. And when I cry, she ba...

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Letter to my mother: Ademide Adepetun

Dear Mother, I have been tasked to write a letter of appreciation to you; one that shows my appreciation of you. To express all the things that you have done for me and the level of love I feel towards you, confined to the simplicity of words, would be a serious injustice...

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Nne’mo

He was gone and weeks passed and he had taken and claimed her heart we grew thin but I had her love; it took the place of bread. And then my mother tired of tears and slowly strength returned to her smile, to her words and to her eyes. I was tiny but I remember: ...

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Letter to my mother; Sarah Nzisabira

Maman, I found it hard to write to you exactly everything I felt should be said from a daughter to her mother on this precious day. I hope the above has made my love, appreciation and sheer awe of you a bit clearer. Although I risk sounding cliché I feel it imperative tha...

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Letter to my Mother: Lolade Salami

  To my dearest mother and lifelong friend. Mrs. Eniola Ige – Salami. When I come to terms of identifying people in my life who have had my back through thick and thin, you certainly top my list as the main person. I couldn’t possibly have achieved most of what I hav...

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Letter to my mother: Temilayo Awofeso

Dear Mom, My gratitude for you is ineffable and no word in any earthly language can express my love for you. I’ll try. Firstly, I want to thank you for accepting me for who I am. There were a lot of choices I made and attitudes I put forward that you did not particu...

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Video: Damon Dash on the Breakfast Club

Damon Dash joined the world’s most dangerous morning show, The Breakfast Club for a heated two part conversation. The highly opinionated entrepreneur spoke on his issue with Spike Lee. Damon Dash who is notorious for championing independence pressed on the issue rep...

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ISIS accept Boko Haram’s pledge of allegiance.

The leader of Islamic State which controls large parts of Syria and Iraq has accepted a pledge of allegiance from Nigeria and West Africa’s deadliest terrorist group, Boko Haram in an audio message transmitted by al-Baghdadi’s spokesman today. “Our calip...

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Lagos Unfiltered: Facial Bar Med and Luxury Spa

by Anita Enahoro Lagos Unfiltered Say it as it is. FACIAL BAR REVIEW One question I get asked more frequently than I expect is “Where can I get a wax done in Lagos?” Personal grooming I believe should be gotten down to a T if you’ve been on earth for over 20years! For the...

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Nollywood Recommendation: The Visitors

Starring: O.C Ukeje, Joke Silva Language: English Genre: Mystery Where can I watch it? IrokoTV I don’t want to ruin it, so here’s the IrokoTV blurb on the film: “A young man struggles to find a job and make something of his life. Things begin to change w...

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Eye on the Continent: How democratic is Mozambique?

Two Tuesday’s ago on the 3rd of March, professor and constitutional lawyer, Gilles Cistac was assassinated after having his breakfast as usual at café ABC. It is located in an upper class neighborhood and less than 1 km from the presidential palace in Maputo. Mr Afo...

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Fashion

Yeezy Season 1 Lookbook.

The lookbook for Kanye West x Adidas Yeezy Season 1 shot by Jackie Nickerson has leaked. Apparently, the lookbook was given out at Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris where Kanye is just finishing up a four date concert series. Source: Four Pins.