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The leader and the led by Niyi Osundare

“The Leader and the Led,” by Niyi Osundare tells the story of an animal kingdom lacking leadership based on rivalry and imperfection. Most powerful animal in the kingdom saw the reason and right to become the ruler yet their power seemed to be their flaws (the reasons for them not to be voted). The trouble…
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Bat by D.H. Lawrence

D.H. Lawrence is an English writer. Lawrence is popular for his novels, short stories, poems, plays, essays, travel books, paintings, translations, and literary criticism. At evening, sitting on this terrace, When the sun from the west, beyond Pisa, beyond the mountains of Carrara Departs, and the world is taken by surprise … When the tired…
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7 African proverbs that will sink your worries.

Are you worried and heavy hearted? You might be passing through life’s tough and critical condition, these African proverbs can help. 7 African proverbs that will sink your worries The moon moves slowly but by day break, it has crossed the sky. Meaning: Regardless of how slow your success and achievements are, keep working, one…
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7 vital reasons you should get your 4-year old a drawing kit

There are various forms of play for children. As your child grows from being a little crying baby to become a crawling and walking lad, his/her play sense is bound to change with your help. Sometimes, your child will be absorbed in a make-believe world of his own and won’t need your involvement.  Between the…
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Journey of the Magi (Christmas Poetry)

A cold coming we had of it, Just the worst time of the year For a journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter.” And the camels galled, sore-footed, refractory, Lying down in the melting snow. There were times we regretted The summer palaces on…
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Caged Bird by Maya Angelou

a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams
his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream
his wings are clipped and his feet are tied
so he opens his throat to sing.

There are nearly 150 COVID-19 vaccines – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that 150 COVID-19 vaccines have been made available, but only 19 are currently undergoing clinical trial. The organization made this known through its Regional  Office for Africa in Brazaville on Thursday night. The information which was passed on the official twitter account of the regional office @WHOAFRO disclosed…
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5 African proverbs about birds that explain life issues

African’s literary prowess has over time birthed sensitive proverbs that takes it bearing from nature to explain or correct life issues. Here are 5 of such African proverbs about birds that explain life issues: An eagle doesn’t go to the market place for nothing neither does a rabbit run in the day time for nothing.…
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Solemn sayings about our society (II)

Our society is portrayed by several traits as a result of our belief and differences. There is a narrow difference between good and evil. Below is the continuation of some social issues and what famous writers and researchers have to say. Work As soon as labor is distributed, each man has a particular, exclusive sphere…
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Strange Feeling

Why is love this vale
With sparks sometimes
In a cascade of process
Causing confusion in my head
Like separation of isotopes

How to go about choosing a pet

Pets are fun, but they also do work. Animals can be useful to have around. That’s why wild animals got tamed as pets. Dogs generally offer total and unquestioning love. Most dogs are loyal friends and great playmates. Dogs also require a lot of attention. They need to be walked and played with. They need…
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Why did humans begin eating meat?

It should have felt unnatural at first, to consume animal flesh. We’re not so far eliminated from animals ourselves. Maybe it even felt cannibalistic. There might not have actually been that much intellectual difference in between humans and other animals. When human beings were pure vegetarians, they were living in consistency with the earth and…
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Not everyone should wear nose mask – Expert

Are you wondering if wearing a mask pose a health risk? Do you feel uncomfortable while on the nose or face mask? Who shouldn’t wear a nose mask? Are children to wear nose mask? Experts have requested that babies and toddlers should not wear masks as they could suffocate as a result of insufficient air.…
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Iran reports 200 COVID-19 deaths in 24hrs

Iran has recorded 200 coronavirus deaths in a single day for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. The country also confirmed 2,600 new infections, driving the total number of cases to 245,688, with 11,931 deaths. The Country’s Health Minister, Saeed Namaki, who likened the virus to a “bomb”, lamented that the country…
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COVID-19: Nigeria announce plans to impose total lockdown

Nigeria has hinted on plans to impose total lockdown on movements in the country. The chairman of the Presidential Task Force, Boss Mustapha made this known during a press briefing. Mustapha warned that there will be total lock down if the coronavirus cases in the country does not decrease in the next two weeks. In…
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Stop drastic dieting and start eating

The amount of energy you burn apart from any specific activities you undertake is variable and you can make a positive impact on it. You can also do the opposite. If you put your body on a starvation diet just to keep in shape, your body thinks it is starving and takes appropriate action. This…
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Coping with stress

One of the greatest causes of stress and mental ill-health can be a disparity between expectation and achievement, between hope and actual result. Happiness and mental wellbeing are not about playing out a fictitious role conjured up by authors and journalists. Happiness is about coming to terms with reality. Forget what you ought to do.…
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Magnum Opus, and Nothing Less

It is impossible to appreciate the sun without the sky We cannot appreciate breath without acknowledging air So is the story of my found love For how can I tell a story of an angel without God? God owns all things; He gave all to me in a woman A matchless beauty, incomparable comeliness An…
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Yeah I do

  I miss you, yeah I do Sitting on the fence all alone Wondering how good we are The blending of our taste. The last scene was watching you eat, And secretly smelling your skin As I sat next to you. God, save me from Karashika They’re everywhere during the holidays Spreading their wings around…
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COVID-19: World most expensive nose mask made out of gold

Amid the pandemic, several preventive measures have been generated; a golden nose mask is another. The new and world most expensive nose mask is made of gold and costs $4,000. An Indian businessman, Shankar Kurhade was seen wearing the 60 grams nose mask. Kurhade explained that the idea of a golden nose mask was birthed…
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WHO reports record rise in coronavirus cases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) reported a record daily rise in global coronavirus cases with the total increasing by 212,326 in the past 24 hours. The US, Brazil and India reported the highest increases. The previous record increase was of 189,077 on June 28. Also, see: COVID-19 Tracker: Check the spread of coronavirus around the…
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3 of 5 people who die of COVID-19 are 50 years and above

In Nigeria, it has been reported that 3 out of 5 deaths of COVID-19 cases are of people above the age of 50. The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu made this known at the recent briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. Ihekweazu: “As more people are infected across the world, you…
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How to look after my asthma (asthma triggers)

The best way to look after your asthma is to follow these golden rules: Get the best treatment you can and take it regularly Try to avoid things that trigger your asthma A trigger is anything that irritates the airways and brings on the symptoms of asthma. There are many different asthma triggers and they…
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COVID-19: Nigeria set to reopen schools

Schools in Nigeria are now allowed to reopen, this was contained in a statement by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. This announcement came on Monday, June 29 after the Presidential Taskforce Briefing with President Buhari. Notably, schools in Nigeria has been on the lockdown for about three months since the…
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It’s a wonderful life (A movie about coping with life’s uncertainty)

“Dear George, remember no man is a failure who has friends…” – Clarence The movie ‘It’s a wonderful life’ was directed by Frank Capra and released in 1946. ‘It’s a wonderful life tells the story of a man who thoughtless of himself because of his background. He saw himself as a “nobody” and felt he…
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COVID-19: 361 recent cases and 103 deaths in Ghana

Ghana is one of the countries in Africa that has reopened more sectors of it economy including education regardless of the coronavirus situation. It has been reported that Ghana’s COVID-19 cases as at June 26, has reached 15,834, with 361 new cases were recorded. This was disclosed officially by the Ghana Health Service. Ghana has…
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Death stole from me again

Death has stolen from me again, This time death took a beloved mother,Murdered the mother of a beloved friend. Death has left me again with one more loss;I have no more tears left in me to shed, As the year wither away like life doesn’t matter. Death paid another visit just too soon, Left my…
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Abusive relationship: How I became miserable

My ex and I had a wonderful relationship has friends. He was the best friend I had till we got married. The hate was unexplainable. I thought maybe he was broke; I invested in his business, yet I was termed bossy.

Solving relationship arguments without a crack

A relationship is one of the most blissful experiences one can ever have. Relationship with humans – family, friends, colleagues, the spouse can be very complicated. This explains the human difference and the need for tolerance in a bit of finding peace. There has been no secret ingredient to a spicy relationship than understanding, acceptance,…
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Solemn sayings about our society

Our society is characterized by several attributes as a result of our belief and differences. There is a narrow difference between good and evil. Below are some social issues and what famous writer and researcher have to say. Abortion Abortions will not let you forget. You remember the children you got that you did not…
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