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Monk Thoughts #3: Between the Betshop and the Church

People are still screaming in the streets, all the way to their homes as I type this. In Onitsha, of all places. Late in the night. Normally, people in my city at past ten in the night sneak under the shadow of the dark to their homes, lest they encounter the Princes of the Underworld. …

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Monk Thoughts #2 : Feminism and the Burden/Benefit Ratio

Feminism. This is a topic I know that many, if not everybody is opinionated about. A topic which has split public opinion right down the middle. A topic that I hope to write more about some other time. I was in fourth year in the Faculty Of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka when Dr. Ibekwe …

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Monk Thoughts #1 :Gifts and the Art of Giving

A friend of mine walked up to me one humid Sunday afternoon in July, bearing with him a box which no doubt held something precious, beautiful and expensive. Within the scope of our conversation I discovered that his ex celebrated her birthday a couple of days before. She had blocked him on all social media …