“I Have Learnt To Never Judge People By Their Mistakes Because I Have Made Some Myself”- Vector on Recovering From Downtime

Through my downtimes, I realised certain things: First, I realised the power of women. The truth is, I tried as much as possible not to let the downtime weigh me down but then, I didn’t know how to ...

For the First Time Ever, I Got a Laser Hair Removal, It was Suppose to be Bikini Line Treatment, but I Thought to Myself, “What if my Village People Decided it was my Jajaina’s Turn to Perish

One time we had a conversation on this platform about waxing and shaving. Someone wrote to me: “DANG just gets laser hair removal and be done with shaving and waxing forever”. I was reluctant but ...

#FlashbackFriday: When an African Parent Tells You “put it on my head”. Don’t Do It

I remember one time, mama just got back from a party, her gele (head tie) pushed up to rest on her forehead, indicating tiredness from too much Jollof (literally and figuratively). I was seated by th...

Find Your Groove. Own It. Dance To It: How Ife Got Her Groove Back!

Find Your Groove. Own It. Dance To It. I have extreme flaws, one of them used to be; trying to make people feel better about my ambitions. When I’m asked about my plans, I would worry that people ma...

The Time I Almost Committed Murder : Postpartum Chronicles

I vividly remember when I had my first child. Every day of the pregnancy was bliss. I was so strong and energetic that I didn’t know I was in labour until the doctor advised he checked if I was ...

Multi-cultured Marriages and Inter-racial Relationships – The Story of the McClure Family

The McClure twins became an internet sensation when their mum Aminat shot a video of them fighting with their dad, Justin,  for eating all their snacks. And everything has snowballed from that moment...

“Still Wearing My Accent as a Badge of Honor” : Diary of Naija Girl Living in London

When relocating to another country, you become so pumped up with excitement to lead a new life, experience a new culture and to literally see the world through a new lens, you totally forget to take a...

Mindfulness – A Lifestyle You Should Adopt

 Practising mindfulness brings you into the moment. It gives you control over your thoughts and makes you conscious of the world around you.  It doesn’t take much to be mindful it can be as ea...

That Time A Married Woman Tried To Hustle A Single Man With Me

Yesterday, around 10:20 pm my gas finished while I was boiling rice. Please focus on the topic at hand, stop wondering “Ife, why eat so late?” What to do? No way I going to buy gas at that...

Oprah Signs $1 Billion Deal With Apple: 4 Things #OprahTaughtMe About Business

The tech race for the top streaming platform just got interesting thanks to our billionaire bestie Oprah’s newest partnership with Apple. The $1 billion agreement will be the biggest in the tech...

Molding a Boy into a Father

Fatherhood has been an underrated topic. Presently, the world is more preoccupied with empowering the women and girl-child, and no one talks about how to equip a man or boy-child to become a good man ...

Emotional Abuse Through the Eyes of the Perpetrator

I am inspired to share my story because to an extent I understand why some people are seemingly hostile, aggressive and cold to people, especially to those they love. I have a physical condition which...

That Time I Tried on Love That Wasn’t Mine

I remember that time I tried on love that wasn’t mine. I convinced myself that it fit. The owner wore it without discomfort but love itself told me it belonged to me. I’d watch the owner wear it, ...

Life is Hard – Get Yourself A Support System

So many things happened to me today, I feel like I must share some of them with you. Early this morning, my supplier slammed me with a shocking news: “No more credit sales, henceforth, you must giv...

20 Profitable Business Ideas That Require #100,000 Start-up Capital

It is easy to sit and lament about how hard it is to survive in Nigeria however, there are opportunities all around us. All we need is to observe and sniff them out. Here are 20 business ideas that yo...

Get Off the Comparison Bus

The ride on the comparison bus is all-consuming and exhausting.  It is the true enemy of peace and contentment. One we usually find ourselves hopping on before we blink our eyelids twice. The tendenc...

Diary of a Stepmom

I got married to a man who has a 15-year-old daughter, six months ago. She lives with us in Port Harcourt. She is the exact replica of her mother (I would have preferred she looked like my husband th...

Read the Story of Kenya’s Serial Entrepreneur Who Went From Selling Yogurt to Building a Multi-million Dollar Telecoms Empire – Without a Degree

Before venturing into the ‘tech world’ I had tried various businesses before hitting this goldmine. My first business was selling yoghurt from a friend’s car trunk to high school stu...

Dang Survivor: Kay Obum Shares His Truth on Self-Love and Living with Scars

Before the burn, I was a dark handsome kid with a high self-confident. However, at the age of  10, I experienced a change in my perception about life. The change began with a fire outbreak in our ho...