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Vol 47 | 25-09-2023

I Don’t Have Any Human Friend —A Week In The Life Of A Zookeeper

The subject of this “A Week In The Life” is Mr. Emeka, a Zookeeper. He talks about being friends with animals, some of the hazards that come with his job and his plans to open his own zoo.

An excerpt: “I love animals. I really do. In fact, I don’t have any human friend that I can sit to gist with for 5 minutes. I prefer animals to human beings because not only are they more reliable, but you can also predict their behaviour. You know what to expect from an animal, but with human beings, you’re always guessing. In the past, I tamed a civet cat and was taking it around like a dog. I’ve also tamed a python that I was waking up and sleeping with in my house. I used to take that python everywhere with me too. It’s sad that I had to sell both the python and cat to a zoo in Lagos.”

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Money Meanings

Game: #HowMuchLast

#HowMuchLast is a game where we show you an item and you tell us (and the world) the highest amount you’d pay for it.

Some weeks will be Okin biscuit, some others will be SUVs.

This week, I’m curious about the biggest sum of money you’d shell out for a good noise cancelling headphone. So, tell me how much you’re willing to pay for it here.

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Where The Money At?!

We can’t say we’re about the money and not actually help you find the money.

So we’ve compiled a list of job opportunities for you. Make sure you share this with anyone who might need it because in this community, we look out for each other.

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