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Damilola Abayomi

Lawyer, Writer, Mother, Entrepreneur.

Keep Calm And Give! (CoVid19).

Brokevid20 will worsen Covid19 because an empty stomach with crying children will not stay at home. The only cure will be givingmicin and generositin. While telecoms and internet services companies are in for a bumper harvest, do you know who will be most affected? Our tailor sisters, barber friends, nail beauticians, make-up artists and the likes. Skilled workers especially the …

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Why Are My Own People Not Patronizing Me?

Often, I hear people complain that they don’t get the right support for their businesses especially from family, friends, neighbors and other persons they are in a form of relationship with other than strangers. They complain that it is total strangers, mere acquaintances or long-lost buddies that rally round to patronize them and provide a lot of support for their …

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The sweet taste of the forbidden fruit.

Mr. and Mrs Okpara, one of my neighbours have a ‘no-trousers’ policy for their three beautiful daughters. I hear it is a very conscientious matter for their father. I have always admired how they’ve been able to keep at it when I heard that it’s been like that since the girls were born. As in, the girls have never worn …

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The folly of cheap things 2.

Kofo brought out her jotter and was following instructions from her make-up lesson notes. She kept rubbing, and plastering and cleaning and painting. Finally she declared that she was through. “My Anty, you are looking very sweet” She said. Before we could say Jack, she disappeared. Alice looked horrible. The gele was looking like roofing sheet. “Do you want to …

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Awoof! The folly of cheap things.

If there’s one lesson my friend Alice has learnt, it will be that sometimes if you want something good, you have to spend good money. All this awoof(freebies) ehn, no be only belle e dey spoil. Come and read the gist. A friend of ours Itohan was getting married. It was going to be a celebrity wedding judging by all …

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Humor 16- Some Impossible Kids.

A friend brought her kids over to mine for a visit. They attend one of these private schools where they are taught to speak English better than the English man. Those kids can talk for Africa! Soon the gist got to food matters. They told me the different foods they eat; sandwiches with smoked turkey filling, steamed vegetables and different …

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Humor 15.

Hope you’re having a good evening. There’s one anty in my area that we have become somehow close. Her name is iyabo. She’s single and in her early forties. I’ve always felt that she could dress and groom more tastefully so when she told me about one bro Kola who was showing interest in her, I decided that I will …

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Humor 14

Aging with swag. I attended an event recently and took some really nice pictures with family and friends. There was this beautiful one where some of us gather around a matriarch and I wanted to upload it on facebook. But first, out of courtesy I sought the permission of everyone in the picture. All the younger ladies gave their consent …

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Humor 13.

The Folly Of Oversabi (Doing Things Excessively). Some people will just see trouble sleeping and wake it up for a selfie. Cynthia announced at work that she will be getting married. Normal thing. But she said it will be in an unusual way. It will be the talk of the town. First, it will be on a Thursday as per …

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Humor 12.

Dress Gone Wrong. The day I knew my tailor never meant well for me was when I gave her a purple fabric for her to make me a jumpsuit. Instead of the gold sequence I told her to use for the bust, she uses a greenish something I don’t even understand. I didn’t realize how bad it was until I …

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