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Oyinkan Braithwaite

Oyinkan Braithwaite is a graduate of Creative Writing and Law from Kingston University. Following her degree, she worked as an assistant editor at Kachifo and has been freelancing as a writer and editor since. She has had short stories published in anthologies and has also self published work. In 2014, she was shortlisted as a top ten spoken word artist in the Eko Poetry Slam.

LEAVING HOME
Culture & Travel

LEAVING HOME

According to the unspoken culture in our country, it is not considered proper for a woman to move out before she weds, even if she is well into her late...

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May 11, 2016
THE CLUTCH BAG
Fashion

THE CLUTCH BAG

I will never understand the clutch bag. By definition, a bag is supposed to be a tool to transport items from point A to point B, however, the clutch bag...

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May 10, 2016
VIRTUAL BULLIES, CLICK HERE….
Culture & Travel

VIRTUAL BULLIES, CLICK HERE….

In today’s world, one’s popularity is no longer measured by how many individuals you can get to come to your house party, but by how many individuals and/or companies are...

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May 06, 2016
THE BENEFITS OF A MOCK INTERVIEW
Lifestyle

THE BENEFITS OF A MOCK INTERVIEW

A mock interview is a simulation of a job interview used for preparation purposes. The interview strives to imitate a real interview accurately so that the interviewee would be better...

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May 04, 2016
LIVING FOR OTHERS
Lifestyle

LIVING FOR OTHERS

If you are Nigerian, then you know that there are certain steps that you are expected to take, in order for your parents, their friends and peers to consider you...

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May 02, 2016
THROW A THROW PILLOW
Lifestyle

THROW A THROW PILLOW

We often look for new ways to reinvent our space and give it the right chi. We might do this by moving the sofa over there, shifting the picture to...

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April 28, 2016
SKIN DEEP
Culture & Travel, Fashion, Lifestyle

SKIN DEEP

I understand why people might want to bleach their skin. After all, it is harder for one to feel beautiful when society is telling you that you are the opposite...

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April 28, 2016
ALLEGORY OF THE ARTS
Art

ALLEGORY OF THE ARTS

When one mentions the word art, it generally evokes the idea of paintings, murals, drawings, collages, and so on. And you wouldn’t be half wrong. I believe, however, that art...

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April 26, 2016
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR SCENT
Lifestyle

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR SCENT

We all know that moment, when a woman walks past you and the fragrance that surrounds her seduces you; makes you want to ask her what she dabbed herself with,...

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April 24, 2016
AN EVENING OF ACOUSTIC SOUNDS
Music

AN EVENING OF ACOUSTIC SOUNDS

Every once in a while, a person may want to get away from the hustle of daily life, the stress of traffic, the tragedy of fuel scarcity and the crudeness...

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April 21, 2016
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