THE ACT OF KINDNESS IS IN GIVING…

I dragged my feet in my worn-out jungle boots as I walked out through the gates of the local government at Ikeja. I was supposed to be relieved that I had finally finished my clearance but I was not. I was tired and hungry and I really hoped that they would pay our allowee that …

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SO I’M JUST SUPPOSED TO SETTLE?

Today, I’m going straight to the point. It irks me when I hear people say things like “Let her continue rejecting all the guys. Shebi when she’s 35, we’ll see her at Shiloh.” Or “You can’t reply dms abi? Don’t worry when you’re old and ugly, you’ll come and start praying for husband.” I'm tired …

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RIDE-OR-DIE, TODAY SOMEBODY WILL DIE!

You know those friends you call ‘ride-or-die’, ones who would eagerly do big things for you before you even ask. There has to be a big gesture involved before you can confidently call them that. I had one of those. I still do. Her name is Tori and I’ll tell you how she earned the …

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WHY DO NIGERIANS HATE CONFIDENT PEOPLE?

Imagine this scenario and DO NOT LIE! I’m serious. Imagine it. You are at your place of work. Let’s assume you’re the front desk person or wait, no. You’re a management staff. You just happened to be at the reception to pick up something. The receptionist is not present at the moment. A bad ass …

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YOU HAVE WON ONE FREE DRINK! 

Nothing in life is absolutely free. Familiar huh? Well, it wasn’t to me. Not at the time. The year was 2004 and my age was 6. It was that time when pet bottles were not common. Soft drinks were more common in glass bottles with covers that we usually gathered and used as counters then. …

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Keep Moving!

Just a few months back,  I had literally no answer to the question: what is the most scared you have ever been? Fast forward to after NYSC camp. I would now consider the thump thump of my heart as I lay under the bed staring at the soldiers boot so close to my nose as he searched …

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My Village People Are Strong…But My God Is Stronger!

You would definitely know when your village people don't want you to prosper but God is on your side. I learnt that today. The hard way! So I just started working at this new place for my NYSC (National Youth Service Corps) and I absolutely love it. It has been really exciting. I've not really …

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It rained on my parade…literally! (2)

​For everyone who has been disturbing me to know how last week's post would end, well here is how it ends. Just in case you haven't seen the previous post just click here before you read this. Soo where did I stop? Yes! it started raining heavily. Kunle was waiting for me. I couldn't leave because I …

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It rained on my parade…literally!!!

This story embodies one of  the most embarrassingly painful times of my life so just sit tight and don't laugh at me too much.😂 Actually, don't laugh at all. If you do,  I WILL KNOW. I WILL FIND YOU. AND I WILL BEAT YOU. 🙄 Hmmm soo the most silly days of my life were …

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Be afraid! Be veeerryyyy afraid!!!

Those who knew me very well when I was much younger would know that I was what you would call a fear-fear person.  I was literally scared of everything. From live animals to frozen fish, from darkness to enclosed spaces,  from heights to water, from plastic flowers to real ones...  Yeah. Basically everything. I was …

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