Meet this Nigerian, Who Defuses Bombs For a Living
September 22, 2015
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Every so often, Nigeria’s social media space takes a break from being a festering cesspit, churning out a never-ending deluge of tired comedians in poorly executed drag. Or media platforms with recycled content and commenters racing to out-stupid the other. Yes, sometimes, you stumble on accounts that make you pleasantly surprised and incredibly grateful to […]
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