“I Hawked Pepper On The Streets of Ibadan From Age 10”- Dr. Adeola Olubamiji, First Black PHD Holder In BioMedical Engineering

My name is Dr. Adeola D. Olubamiji and I’m the first black PhD holder in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada As the 5th child of 5, I always had to wait for...

“Women In Nigeria Are Silenced And Bottled By Society”- Lola Omolola

“Women In NIgeria Are Silenced And Bottled By Society”- Lola Omolola I am Lola Omolola, founder of the Facebook group, Female IN. FIN is an online community of over 1,000,000 women and gro...

“Just at The point I wanted to Commit Suicide, Things Turned Around”- The Inspiring Story of Aso-Oke By Bimms

The Inspiring Story of Aso-Oke By Bimms “My name is Abimbola “Bimms” Ipaye. I am the Managing Director of “Traditions by Bimms”. I started this business 3/4 years ago but I’ve been on ...

Forget What People Want. It’s Your Life. What Do You Want?

Everyone is quick to tell you what to do and how to do it. Admittedly, their advice is coming from a good place, It’s Your Life. What Do You Want? When I wanted to resign from employment, no one...

“I’m not blind, I just cant see with my eyes.”- The Amazing Ben Underwood

“I’m not blind, I just cant see with my eyes.”- The Amazing Ben Underwood I lost my eyesight when I was 2 years old…my mum says she noticed my right eye had a glow, kind of like the glow o...

At The Age Of 26, Taraji P. Henson Ran Off To Hollywood With $700 And A Baby, Here’s How She Made It

At The Age Of 26, Taraji P Henson Ran Off To Hollywood With $700 And A Baby, Here’s How She Made It 1) You are the sum of your work and effort, not other people’s opinions. “We went to Paris and...

“Embrace Disability, Not Hide from It” Deaf Twin Sisters, Hermon and Heroda Berhane

I especially find the story of these fashionable deaf twin sisters intriguing. After reading their story, I was deeply inspired to remain grateful and find the silver lining in every situation “We a...

“Most Young People are Fixated on Looking Like They’re Winning…”Adebola Williams

Adebola Williams started working at age 15. He was born into a wealthy home but at age 9, his family lost everything “When life throws lemons at you, you make lemonade, right? Well, I make chocolate...

This Couple Was Married for 87 Years. And Now They Are Sharing Their Secrets With You!

Some things have stood the test of time; Zelmyra and Herbert Fisher are a shining example of love’s longevity. They made a commitment to spend all of their tomorrows together on May 13, 1924. They s...

“It is better to Be with yourself, Not by yourself” Life Lessons from Iyanla Vanzant

At the youthful age of 63, Iyanla Vanzant has so many words of wisdom and life lessons that every teen, twenty-something and thirty-something need to live by Please read below excerpts from her interv...

The Power of Positive Thinking

I grew up in Shogunle, right by PWD, Oshodi express way. Our area was rough and tough. Young people fought and got pregnant daily like it was a favourite sport. This is how I see it now, but that is n...

To My Sisters, Don’t Ever…

Don’t Ever To my sisters… Don’t ever let anyone tell you you’re disposable whether it be your president, your government, or your abductor Don’t ever let a man tell you you’re not impo...

“I still Wonder to Myself ‘Where was I when Dangote Was making His Billions'”: 67 Year-Old Ayo Iroche Narrates Life Lessons

My Name is Ayo Irochi. I’m 67 years old. I’m a father of four boys. My last son is 36, my last three boys are married, so I’m a grandfather, three times over by the grace of God. I r...

Today I Learnt Two valuable Lessons: My Mood Should Never Dictate My Manners. There is Always More To People Than Meets the Eye

Today I learnt two valuable lessons: My mood should never dictate my Manners. There is always more to people than meets the Eye This morning I woke up in a good mood and went about my business, but th...

A Mother’s Love: This 101 Year- Old Mother Cared for Her 63-Year-Old Disabled Son Until Her Death

Meliah Md Diah was 101 years old. Despite her age, she was one tough cookie, going by her mission, so late in life. She was determined to continue taking care of her youngest son, Abdul Rahman Saud, 6...

“I wish People Didn’t Stare or Call us Derogatory Names”- Onome Majero on Albinism

“Last Ramadan, I was in a well known politicians house and his son walked in with a friend- an albino. The politician’s response was embarrassing, causing me to cringe. He queried his son, “When...

“What If I Didn’t Wait?”- ASA

“While I was student in France, I wanted any chance to perform, to open shows for artists…Any chance at all to sing. I heard about this Grammy nominated group who were in town and found my way...

Don’t be afraid of your flaws, Acknowledge them: The Story of The Water Bearer – Ben Carson

A water bearer had two large pots, one hung on each end of a pole which he carried across his neck. One of the pots had a crack in it, and while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full p...

Living Your Dreams can not be a Mistake, I Am a Living Proof of That – Chioma ‘Chigul’ Omerua

My name is Chioma Ijeoma Omeruah. I started Chigul in 2009/2010. After the voice note I did had gone viral, I started to gain some popularity. Last year July, I decided to move back to Lagos and resig...