#ThrowbackThursday I Listen to Strangers’ Conversations and Give my Opinon…In My Mind

Remember how one time I told you I listen in to strangers’ conversations and give my opinion in my mind? You also remember how we all agreed it is only human? Ehen… So, yesterday, I went t...

Negativity is incredibly harmful and contagious, shut it down before it takes root. Here Is How I Learnt To

I was in JSS 3 when the hostel matron asked me what I wanted to do with my life. She asked me this because I was going to be suspended for being friends with Bolanle who had stolen people’s money an...

#Flashbackfriday My First Date in Secondary School, it wasn’t what I thought it would be.

Ding! Ding! Ding! I heard the loud tintinnabulation of the bell and immediately jumped from my seat as I ran to the kiosk like all other students who wanted to beat the queue. I had skipped breakfast,...

#ThrowbackThursday Mauritius Travel Diary Day 3: Hammam Bath Is Naked Bath

  It was Spa time, I have always wanted to do the Hammam (Turkish Bath) so there I was, ready in my bikini top and bottom as advised. First, I had to go to the steam room. Everyone in the steam r...

#FlahbackFriday Yemi My Lover: The Kiss That Melted My World

Even though I didn’t have a choice, I hated taking the bus not only because it wasn’t comfortable: The stench, mixture of body fluids, men conveniently but pretentiously rubbing their thig...

#FlashbackFriday One day, I picked up a N5 note I saw on the floor, I didn’t turn to stone so I went on to brag to mama.

My mama used to say, “don’t pick money from the floor, you’ll turn to stone or disappear.” One day, I picked up a N5 note I saw on the floor, I didn’t disappear or turn to stone so I went on...

#FlashbackFriday Running Away From Home Got Us Into More Trouble Than I Imagined

Last week, a video was posted on the Instagram page about kids who wanted to move out of their homes. Reminded me of when my brother and I attempted to move out. We were 10 and 7. Mama travelled to th...

Airport Chronicles: Flight attendant gets introduced to Nigerian religion. It seems to me, she may still be shook!

I’m going on holiday to the abroad. You know, holiday where you sleep, eat, read good books, hang out with family and friends, attend a gathering or two and simply live like there’s no wor...

My Travel Diary: The Crayfish That Almost Got Me In Trouble

When I travel, I never carry food for my family, not even noodles. I hate to get in trouble with immigration because that happened once and I was flagged for a long time. On this trip, things were dif...

#ThrowbackThursday: Shopping in Lagos, My Encounter With Hulk Hogan

Shopping in Lagos: My Encounter With Hulk Hogan Yesterday at the grocery store car park, there was an incident, and yours truly was a participant. You know how you drive around the Ebeano car park on ...

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CHIMAMANDA AND I.

Yesterday I had the opportunity, alongside many others to ask Chimamanda questions and watch her absolutely be open, become teary and honest. Chimamanda grew up recognising the inequality of treatment...

Why do some Nigerian Men Treat Women The Way They Do?

I never say this because I’ve met many gentlemen in Nigeria. Well brought up and without negative bias towards women but this morning, what happened to me makes me wonder why Naija men do some of th...

#TBT: Dear Lagosians, “I’m in a meeting”, is The Greatest Lie Ever Told. Here’s How I Found Out.

Nigerians need to start respecting themselves with this “I’m in a meeting” phrase. What meeting? Some of you are on your bed going through Instagram, in your office playing candy cru...

#TBT To That Time Odemwinge Declared His Love For me…How did I Respond?

It was 200L first semester when Odemwinge (My ex in Uni, not the popular footballer) first told me he loved me. I thought I didn’t hear him correctly so I continued with the noodles I was preparing ...

Building Our kids’ Self Esteem: A Lesson From My Mama

I attended a family friend’s 40th birthday yesterday. Walking in, the first person I saw was my childhood church crush. I crushed on him from when I was 13 till around 18 years old but not once ...

Childhood Shenanigans: The Story of My Broken Bum Bum

Childhood Shenanigans: The Story of My Broken Bum Bum One of the things that caused me acute heartbreak when I was young was sitting down by our balcony, grounded, while I watched other kids play outs...

Still single, still bold, still strong, still refusing to be someone’s challenge

Here’s what I’ve noticed. I am: 1. Smart 2. Funny and love to laugh 3. Business minded 4. Schooled on etiquette and can still go hood real quick and then back to posh. 5. I know exactly what I wan...

RIP Monday, You Will Always Be A Big Part Of My Childhood

I have just been told that Monday, my childhood boyfriend passed on in South Africa earlier this month. If you’ve followed this blog, you’ll know I’ve often written about him. Here’s how I’l...

When Changing Your Mind is Not a bad Thing: That Time I Called Off My Wedding

When Changing Your Mind is Not a Bad Thing: That Time I Called Off My Wedding ccc, it was a sinking feeling, a feeling of resignation, I kept telling myself, “just go ahead with it, everything will ...