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Video: 96 Year Old Woman Beaten To Death After a Prophet Claimed She’s a Witch

A 96 year old woman has been beaten to death after a prophet claimed that she’s a sorcerer. The tragic event occurred at Kafaba in the East Gonja Municipality of the Savannah region of Ghana. In a the video, the old woman, who could

Video: Nigerian Married Lady Caught By Her Husband With Her Lesbian Partner

A Nigerian who’s legally married to a man with three kids has been caught in red-handed by her sister in-law having a lesbian intercourse with another lady in an hotel room. The incident happened in Warri, Delta state. In the video, the angry sister

WHOSE DREAMS ARE YOU CHASING; YOURS OR THAT OF YOUR PARENTS? By John Chizoba Vincent

Many of our parents want us to do those things they could not do when they were much younger like us. Many of them want us to go to that school, build that house, plait that kind of hair they were not able to

THE SHALLOW TALES REVIEW

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONSISSUE 28 | JULY 2020 July 1st – July 20th, 2020. The Shallow Tales Review is an online literary magazine that aims to share the unique African story. In The Shallow Tales Review, we accept fiction, articles, reviews, poems, one-act plays, essays,

I want to Raise Humans, not Genders By John Chizoba Vincent

I WANT TO RAISE HUMANS, NOT GENDERS.   I don’t really understand the kind of children some of our parents are raising now. The kind of children some of us grew up to become. Most parents are busy doing one thing or the other that they

On ‘Adjectival’ Greetings on Father’s Day By Ayoola Faseyi

    On Mother’s day (which is being celebrated more than once in a year), a lot of encomiums are thrown to our wonderful mothers. Yes, they deserved it as a mother’s value cannot be over emphasized. Both men and women pour praises on

For Everything That Has Colours, Paintings and Verses: For Michael Akuchie By John Chizoba Vincent

    I was possessed by your thoughts last night; calling out grief. The universe said we could have life and life to the full but in the light of the day, we are consumed. We’ve known the price of grey grief. We don’t blame

The Reality of Life is Beyond the Four Walls of School By John Chizoba Vincent

  If I have to start all over again, I will blame the government with its corrupt system of who-do-you-know before a graduate can get a good job for himself.  I’ll point my accusing fingers towards the private organisations for demanding unreasonable years of experience from

THE BEAUTIFUL COLOURS OF PLEASURE OUT OF WEDLOCK: A REVIEW OF OLOLADE AKINLABI IGE’S BOOK, ‘AFTER ONE’.

  TITLE: AFTER ONE AUTHOR: Ololade Akinlabi Ige GENRE: Fiction OF PAGES: 30 YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2019 ISBN: NIL PUBLISHER:  The Poetician Inc. REVIEWER: John Chizoba Vincent   In this expressive book: ‘After One’, Ololade Akinlabi Ige tells a story of lust and pleasure,

Dealing With Some Hungry Nigerian Feminists By John Chizoba Vincent

    It seems to be the fashion nowadays for a girl to behave as much like a man as possible. Well, I won’t! I’ll make the best of being a girl and be as nice a specimen as I can: sweet and modest,