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THE COMPLEXITY OF FUNERALS IN NIGERIA

I entered a shop a while ago and this lady was telling her friend that her brother in-law was dead. Immediately she said this, I instantly felt sympathy and even a little bit of empathy, after all the death of a loved one can be a difficult thing to bear. However, my feelings of sympathy and empathy quickly developed wings when the next thing I heard was, “why the man kon die now? This period wey money no dey.”  In hindsight, I find it a …

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