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Monk Thoughts #10: Dumping the Broke Dude: A Weird Point of View

I am sure that at this point in time, we are well acquainted with a storyline that has been the subject of many a movie, television show and oral stories; the story where a girl dumps a broke male to date a richer one. I do not know how the ones you’ve heard ended, however …

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Monk Thoughts #9: Trump’s America : A “RipOff” Perspective.

                         What you are about to read is my opinion, and in no way does it reflect the views of Kivawrites. If you agree with it, awesome! If you don’t, I will be waiting in the comments section. Let’s get to it then. As I type this, I just saw one of the fruits of Donald …

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Monk Thoughts #8 : “Now that we are all Marlians…”

So everyone and their mother is not unaware of the existence of UK\Nigerian rapper Afeez Fashola, who many know as Naira Marley. I’m sure we all know his songs too well, most especially after his ordeal with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), where he was arrested, charged to court, arraigned and released on …

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Monk Thoughts #7 : Chasing After Women: An Unpopular Opinion

On one cold, cold night during the pendency of my studentship at the Nigerian Law School Lagos, I was having dinner at one of the many restaurants on campus when one of my female friends made a statement that did not go down so well with me. “If a man wants a woman, he must …

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Monk Thoughts #6 : The Blue Tick: Messenger or Gossip?

You know, one of the identifiable hallmarks of effective communication is an encoding and decoding of messages. That is to say, when A sends a message to B, B receives the message, and his reception is made known to A, from which B decodes (understands) A’s message, and then encodes (writes/prepares) a reply/further message where …

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Monk Thoughts #5 : The Scourge of Power

                       No one man should have all that power… If you’re a Rap Head, you probably know this line from a popular Kanye West song. Well, power has always been a concept that many think they understand and fully grasp. The few who believe that they have not fully felt its essence are the minority …