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Pix Stories from the Motherland: Akaraka’m

Pix Stories from the Motherland: Akaraka’m

“Washing cars, cleaning homes, bricklaying, mechanic work, name it. I am the jack of all trades. “As a kid; there was nothing I couldn’t fix. Other kids in the yard would bring their broken stuff and toys to me and ...

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Pic Stories from the Motherland: Isi Ike

Pic Stories from the Motherland: Isi Ike

“School just resumed and my job is to keep an eye on those who leave and enter this gate. “Umuaka n’eme isi ike. Some of them don’t like me, but their parents adore me. They know that with me here; ...

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Pic Stories from the Motherland: Abacha

Pic Stories from the Motherland: Abacha

“It hasn’t even been up to an hour and my basin is half empty already. “As you can see; people love my Abacha. O na ato kpo kpo! Students and civil servants rush to get a plate before work or ...

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Pic Stories from the Motherland: Go’nu Groundnut

Pic Stories from the Motherland: Go’nu Groundnut

“I’m the third child and I’m preparing for my junior WAEC exams. “It’s very difficult combining school with selling groundnuts on the streets. I used to feel bad when I walked by the homes of my classmates yelling “Go’nu groundnut”.  ...

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