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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Who Will Recommend You?

From a dungeon carved out under the ground, Joseph was dragged out before the Pharaoh and asked to interpret two dreams. He had only one work experience on his CV…

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The Miracles

It was the third day of The Resurrection. The stadium of the Middle Belt Province, formerly known as the National Stadium, Abuja, teemed with bodies as people pushed through the…

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