YEP,…IT’S CALLED CUSTOMER SERVICE

We get it, you’re tired. Exhausted from the task of taking care of your sick parent or having to deal with the shenanigans of a younger sibling who seems not to care the direction his life is taking. We understand your struggle to get a bus/car ride to work every morning, dealing with the smoke, noise and body stench from …

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DELE’S CHRONICLES:

We would not speak of him, these hypocrites who knew… I glanced down at the prone body of our dead uncle. A small hiss, barely audible to the gathered mourners, slid out from between my clenched teeth. I had this sudden urge to burst into laughter but knew that would be considered “inappropriate”. Let them mourn, I told myself. Let …

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AMNIOTIC FLUID EMBOLISM (AFE)

Maternal Mortality (otherwise referred to in some places in this article as “Maternal Death”), is best acknowledged as the death of a woman while she is pregnant or within 42 days of end of pregnancy. According to epidemiological survey however (CIA world factbook) in 2011, Nigeria was grouped in the Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) Zone of approximately 300-500 deaths per …

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DEBUNKING THE MARTIAL MYTH

In a proper club, if a 22 year old wins the “Player of the Month” award in 3 out of first 5months of a football season: -he wont rot on the bench for the next 2 months because his manager signed a Bosman-free 29 yr old in the January transfer window. -we wont also be reading rumors about his discontent …

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WOMAN II: Looking at the world.

Looking at d strength embodied in a woman,one wonders if God was a woman. Imagine what life would be,in a world without women;as empty as a ghost town & occupied by the decorum of a graveyard,isn’t it? She is indispensable,yet grossly disrespected. She walks around for 9 months,with another life form inside of her, constantly loosing touch of who she …

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THE BANE OF DRUG ABUSE 1

It is disturbing that drug abuse has infiltrated primary schools, and this trend should catch the attention of parents, school officials, advocacy groups and law enforcement agencies in re-directing their educational and enforcement efforts as we cannot continue to treat the matter with levity. The United Nations’ Office on Drugs and Crime launched the 2012 edition of the Drug Report …

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Rape Has No Gender: Can Men be raped too?

40% of boys are made sexually active (mostly against their will) before the age of fourteen (14) according to a recent survey, mostly by older sexually active female housemaids, elementary grade teachers or relatives. I remember very well-known cases of Debbie LaFaye, who got two years of HOUSE ARREST for raping a fourteen-year-old boy in Florida, or sexual offender Mary …

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DANGERS OF EAR WAX CLEANING

As we all do, or have done before, we use cotton buds, hair clips, Q-Tips, pen covers, even broomsticks to poke our ears. Is this right? Of course, the excuses we give ourselves include; “my ear is dirty”, “there is wax in my ears”, “I need to clean my ears” and so on. But what is Ear Wax? Is it …

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