Housemaid Chronicles – 3/4
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Housemaid Chronicles – 3/4

EKAETE ME: "What's your story?" EKAETE: "The man said that she’s looking for a Calabar girl to come and work for them. You know they call all of us Calabar,…

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Housemaid Chronicles – 2/4
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Housemaid Chronicles – 2/4

AMAKA ME: “This is a freestyle sort of thing. Just tell me your name, age and your story.” AMAKA: “My name is Amaka*. I’m thirty-five years old. I came from…

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Housemaid Chronicles – 1/4
A maid's hands with glove wiping doorknob

Housemaid Chronicles – 1/4

Not too long ago, I sat down with a few lovely young women for a chat. They shared one thing in common—they were either housemaids or had been housemaids at…

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Time and Targets

I am a creative. As a creative whose chief channel of expression is through writing, there’s nothing that bedevils creatives, which I haven’t suffered or for which I haven’t fallen.…

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Flower, The Musical

On Friday the 11th of June, 2021, was the opening night for Flower, The Musical at the Glover Memorial Hall in Marina, Lagos. It was a star-studded evening as a…

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It’s The Way We Are

It's the way we are in Nigeria. Even though it's none of your business, our people will turn to you, a random stranger in a vehicle and say, “Sister, you…

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