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Akin Akintayo
Essentially similar to what is known, compatible to what is expected and related to the unexpected...
Essentially similar to what is known, compatible to what is expected and related to the unexpected...
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The UK: 50 Years since it was Against The Law - Consensual Homosexuality
Sometime ago 50 years ago, today, Sexual Offences Act 1967 received royal assent, bringing into law the decriminalisation of homosexual acts between men in private, as long as they had attained the age of 21. I was born at a time of interesting changes in s...

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Opinion: Granted the privilege to father, he chose to murder
People are better than this Marvyn Iheanacho, 39 has been sentenced to life in jail for the killing of his stepson Alex Malcolm, he is expected to spend a minimum of 18 years in prison and I honestly do not think that is justice enough. [ BBC News ] Through...

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Opinion: Oiling Diezani's prison wagon
Oiling the wheels of hedonism I had previously passed commentary on Twitter about the case of the erstwhile Nigerian Minister for Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke . In a statement released by the US Department of Justice last week, they are a...

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Enjoy the simple things
Let us begin to appreciate, Without letting it depreciate, The singular moments that pass like fate, From the many distractions, we take as bait, We miss the beauty of nature that is great, When on our devices we fixate, Our sight denied a colourful slate, ...

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Thought Picnic: The flashes of creativity that die
Drawing from wells of nourishment Creativity is like a flash of light, it might be a well sunk deep somewhere where the water your draw from it only comes in buckets that you sling down easily but draw up with much exertion and perspiration. At least I know...

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Essential Snobbery 101: Simply respecting others
For all that is simply human In this modern age where technology has become such a distraction that certain elements of human interaction are lost to engagement with electronic devices, one could be forgiven for the sense of shock that overwhelms when stran...

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Thought Picnic: In search of the rational mind
Winning to freedom to be It is becoming clear that the greatest battle to fight is one for the rational mind, one that is open to ideas and engagement, one that is willing and ready to jettison orthodoxy, tradition and beliefs for a newer understanding of t...

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Dear Sergeant Adebisi of Ajiwe Ajah Police Station, please do your job
Dear Sergeant Adebisi, I am writing to you to appeal to your good nature, your sense of duty, and your commitment as a police officer to public service to rise to the challenge of doing your job. On the night of the 23 rd of May 2017, my sister and brother-...

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Folate, I must, lactate, I can't
A 'Don't Worry' Call A couple of days ago, I saw a message on my phone. The doctor's surgery had called with a message from the hospital, I was to contact the surgery for a chat, but it was nothing serious for me to be concerned about. There is a psychology...

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Thought Picnic: Pearls of my heart trampled on by swine
After much reflection I have been thinking
about this for a while, aspects of the heart and mind in relation to people I
have tried to love and build some sort of relationship with. There are times I
have wondered about why finding people with whom to have ...
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