Sanne and the Chocolate Factory 2

Help, the Dutch are coming! In the last few issues we featured Femke van Zeijl. Particularly well received was her article on her search for the perfect akara in our

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Suffer the Little Children: Hearts of Gold 0

Surulere Now! visited the Hearts of Gold Children’s Hospice at Plot 75 Alhaju Masha Rd, Onilegogoro. Founded by Mrs Laja Adedoyin on 2 October 2003, it was first located at

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Bode Thomas – Everybody knows the street but how many know the man?

Still painful sixty-three years later, the early, tragic death of the astute lawyer, politician and nationalist Olabode Akanbi Thomas at the age of thirty-four robbed Nigeria of one of the

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Tantalizing the Taste Buds

Southwest Sweetness of Special Seasons Surulere, Lagos always teems with surprises. Here I was in a sumptuous office on Tafawa Balewa Crescent, off Adeniran Ogunsanya Street being served with assorted

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In Memoriam: JT Tom-West

JT Tom-West, a foremost actor, singer, dancer and film director, died after a ghastly motor accident on 28 September 2006 at the age of 41. JT Da Godfather, as he

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Is there really gain in patience?

As a forty-plus-years-old resident of Surulere, my friends continuously tease me about being ‘stuck’ in Surulere; still a tenant with a no-leave-no-transfer mentality they chide. They have good cause to;

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