Once Upon A Time, I Was Olivia Pope

Once Upon A Time, I Was Olivia Pope Once upon a time, I thought it was my job to save you. I imagined your capabilities and how I could make you brand new I fell in love with that view And when you sa...

My Date With Peter, The Grieving Handsome Man…

You may remember the story of Peter whose fine face succeeded in confusing me. If you missed the story, click here After talking on the phone for some days, Peter insisted we had to meet since he was ...

Movie Review: The Royal Hibiscus Hotel

The Royal Hibiscus Hotel is a Romantic Comedy Written and directed by Ishaya Bako. The movie features Zainab Balogun, Rachel Oniga, Jide Kosoko, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Ini Dima Okojie, Joke Silva, Olu ...

#TBT Flying Solo: My First Solo Trip Abroad

#TBT Flying Solo: My First Solo Trip Abroad My first solo trip was to London, United Kingdom. This was my second trip ever on an aircraft. One of my closest friends lived in London at the time with he...

Image in My Head: A Mother With Down Syndrome, Scared Her Daughter Would Be Taken Away

Yesterday evening I was at the Ajah market to meet a couple of people. Standing outside a salon in the midst of some men getting the information I wanted, I felt someone tug at my sweatpants and I qui...

A Grieving Handsome Man, My Chipped Nail and An Awkward Moment

An Ex-colleague lost his mum so I went to visit him yesterday. When I got to his house – It was a big house and an even bigger compound- there was a small crowd seated all over. I didn’t know ...

Book Review: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives by Lola Shoneyin

Book Review: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives When I finished reading this book, I was unsettled and sober. I kept turning the pages but was met with a blank slate. What started as a funny stor...

Drama in Lagos Island: Bleaching Cream Seller Got Me Shook

Drama in Lagos Island: Bleaching Cream Seller Got Me Shook It was Tuesday afternoon and the sun was scorching. Even though I was in my car with the AC on full blast, I still felt it. I had a meeting a...

My Conversation With A Nigerian Billionaire: How Much Money Is Enough?

My Conversation With A Nigerian Billionaire: How Much Money Is Enough? Last week, I got to talk to a Nigerian billionaire as I was trying to convince him to do an interview for the blog. Even though w...

Another Embarrassing Story: An (Un)usual Afternoon

Another Embarrassing Story: An (Un)usual Afternoon Ladies and gentlemen, I’m about to tell you my biggest problem: MY FACE! Hold up before you call me vain. I’m not talking about my looks, I mean ...

Alibaba’s January 1st Concert: Noble Intentions Gone Wrong?

Alibaba’s January 1st Concert: Noble Intentions Gone Wrong? I wrote about this show last year, about how impressed I was and how I would definitely be attending this year. Alibaba’s Januar...

Bad Habits I’d Like to Leave Behind in 2017…or Not

Bad Habits I’d Like to (NOT) Leave Behind in 2017 There comes a time in a girl’s life where she must accept her flaws and accept that she is stuck. Can I just say, I’m trying to be a better ...

Bedtime Conversation With My Niece

Bedtime Conversation With My Niece I’ve come to the United States to spend Christmas with my family so it is safe to say that my niece and nephew are excited. My niece is 2 years and 6 months old bu...

Airport Chronicles: The Nigerian Pastor, The Wind and My Wig

Airport Chronicles: The Nigerian Pastor, The Wind and My Wig On my way to “the abroad” I had everything checked on my list to prepare me for the cold. Jacket- Check Boots- Check Scarf – Chec...

Zenith Bank Christmas Youth Parade 2017: Giving Back is Fun

Yesterday, I attended the Zenith Bank Christmas Youth Parade 2017 which was held on Ajose Adeogun, Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria. I have never seen so many kids in one place before, except Disney lan...

Educate The Girl Child

On Sunday, I went to Ajegunle to see the kids at LOTS Charity foundation. I wanted to see the area for myself because @tolu who heads the foundation is doing an incredible job but seems to always run ...

Forgiveness: One of The Paths I Chose to Freedom

Forgiveness: One of The Paths I Chose to Freedom In my adult life, I have experienced extreme disappointments from people. There are so many things I don’t deserve that has happened to me via the pe...

My African Mother, The Queen of Petty.

My African Mother, The Queen of Petty. I’ll tell you when I knew my mum had petty in her. I’m never assigned the role of cooking meat because I always dice a whole piece of meat for myself as “t...

This Single Mother Got Laid Off Then Started A Candle Business That More Than Doubled Her Income

This Single Mother Got Laid Off Then Started A Candle Business That More Than Doubled Her Income In April 2012 this single mother, Kristen Scott was laid off from her job where she was overworked, und...