Dear Mama: A Letter To The Woman I’ll Spend The Rest Of My Life Missing

Dear Mama: A Message To The Woman I’ll Spend The Rest Of My Life Missing Hi Mama, It’s been over 10 years since you’ve been gone. I remember that day clearly…no not the day you died, the day I...

RE: Open Letter to My Neighbour’s Son: Based on Recent Events, Ola Didn’t Get The Memo

I wrote an open letter to Ola on Friday, CLICK HERE TO READ but I’m not sure he got it based on the following events. Today after church, I was in the living room when I heard Ola and his family’s...

Open Letter to My Neighbour’s Son: Dear Ola, Pineapple Juice is not your birth right

Dear Ola, When your lanky 5-year-old self-came to my apartment for your daily glass of pineapple juice, I accepted you with love but had to break the bad news to you, “Ola, there’s no pineapple ju...

Black Panther Review: Wakanda, The One African Country That Could Never be Called a ’Shithole’

Black Panther is the first black-led Marvel film directed by Ryan Coogler, starring Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther/T’challa), Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia), Michael B. Jordan (Killmonger), Angela Basset...

Chronicles of Baba, My Late Grandpa: Messing With an Old Man’s Money, Not A Good Idea

Chronicles of Baba, My Late Grandpa : Messing With an Old Man’s Money, Not A Good Idea Yesterday as I ran errands for my sister, I parked beside a man who spoke my grandpa’s dialect and the ma...

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 ...

#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 ...

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 ...

#ThrowbackThursday 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...

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...