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WHAT IS IN A NAME? (A Personal Inquiry Into The Process Of Vilifying Words)

“What is in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” (Excerpted from Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare)   A couple

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I LOVE HER. I LOVE HIM

I met her first. I met her during a presentation/seminar a client company made in the company where I work: my company is a construction/geotechnical firm that takes up many

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Can One Seek Too Much Consent?

The recent furor surrounding the issue of Nigeria’s rape culture has sparked conversations on the social media, and chief among them is the topic of consent. As I’ve been observing

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WHAT ABOUT THE BOYFRIEND?

I was minding my business like the good Christian that I am, when my friend called me up to tell me that gist was flowing on Twitter about a certain

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Menaskom

I met him on Badoo in December 2018. (Let’s call him Tim). We started chatting after he requested access to my private album and I granted it to him. The

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Sexual Harassment Is Just As Detrimental As Rape

#BlackLivesMatter and #SayNoToRape have been trending all week, as they should, given the horrific stories and deaths that have plagued the media. Most of us seem to be focused on

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THE AFTERMATH

You’ve read the stories. We Are Here: The Attack. We Are Here: The Hunt. We Are Here: The Retribution. And I was a survivor of the experience. In the stories,

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THE SECURITY POST

In the beginning, he was just another member of the security at the gate of my street, one of the men I greeted every time I was headed out or

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How An Unlawful Arrest Led To Uchenna Samuel Noble Breaking The Silence

EDITOR’S WORD: When I learned of what happened to the Delta-based human rights activist, Uchenna Samuel Noble, and we talked about the story getting shared on Kito Diaries, he said

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STILL TOP OR NOW BOTTOM?

Several weeks ago, I was invited to birthday party by a friend (we’d been chatting on Grindr and eventually WhatsApp). And I’d only met him once prior to the time