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 ...

First Date Disasters: Yes, I have a List

In my other life, I used to just go on dates with whomever, even if in my mind I knew this person didn’t cut it for me. But I still had to go on those dates, you get? Because…desperation. Here...

Rihanna on British Vogue September Issue: Drop the Razor, Free The Eyebrows

I am shouting as loud as I can …Oi, those at the back, pay attention… First, let me tell you about Iya Risi and Sisi mi who both competed on how to make their eyebrows curve as thin as pos...

Kids Say The Darnedest Things: Dear Ola, You’re on This Table

Dear Ola, The last time I saw you before yesterday, I was dashing out of the house while you rode on your bicycle. I think I saw you wave at me but I was on the phone and concentrating on not missing ...

Back to The Basics: For The First Time Since 2009, I Used Public Transportation in Lagos

On Thursday, I decided to take public transportation in Lagos as I had not done this since 2009. I felt it was time to go back to the basics to reflect and see how that would make me feel. The bus rid...

Today, I Conquered a Bad Business Habit

Most entrepreneurs know that if we could do everything ourselves, we would. For me, even the things I can’t do myself, I poke my nose in and control every detail, this way, stressing out the vendors...

#DANGTRAVELDIARY Day3: A Taste of Russia – Check out my Food Photography Diary

See below pictures of Russian small chops I had today. Which is your favourite?

#DANGTRAVELDIARY DAY 2: Still on the Visa Russian Experience, Who Would Have Thought My Village People Will Follow Me To Russia?

On the day of the Nigeria-Argentina match, Visa took us on a “Warm up” Tour. This means we would be right by the field watching our team warm up. We were given these simple instructions “Do not ...

#DANGTRAVELDIARY Day1: Visa’s Hospitality and Amazing Surprises.

It took almost 18 Hours to get to St. Petersburg from Nigeria. We had a 4-hour stopover in Turkey and another 3-hour flight to Russia. I was tired, a little cranky and all I wanted to do was go to bed...

The Power of Football: My Russian Experience

At the Airport in Istanbul, while we waited at the gate to board our flight to Russia, Nigerians and Argentines argued about football technicalities and how one will whoop the other tomorrow.  The ba...

#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...