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THE STRAIGHT NIGERIAN’S GUIDE TO THE NEW ANTI-GAY LAW | BY AYO SOGUNRO

Congratulations, straight Nigerian, this article is for your benefit. Now that the Same-Sex Marriage Act has been signed, you can breathe easy—or so you think. Well, not so fast—and the following paragraphs will explain why. However, as is usual in my articles of this controversial nature, I will assume you are a reasonable Nigerian (maybe … Continue reading

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Academic (Sort of) / Essays / Satiric / The Pontifical Papers

Now That Your Ten Year Old Girl Is Of Marriageable Age | An Appraisal by Ayo Sogunro

Fighting the Good Fight Mass hysteria is a wonderful thing to experience in a lifetime. That overwhelming sense of being a part of a larger emotion is one of the traits that particularize the human as a social animal. You will find it in prayer grounds, election rallies, football matches and popular protests. I have … Continue reading

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NOW THAT YOU WANT TO MARRY | A FEW POINTERS by Ayo Sogunro

The Proposal Getting married, as someone has pointed out, is easier than getting a driver’s license. Consequently, a whole lot of people “get married” without much thought. However, the consequences of an accidental marriage are far reaching to the individual than unsteady driving. When we say, “accidental marriage”, as used in this paragraph, we mean, … Continue reading