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I HAVE A BABY….. LET ME EXPLAIN… I’ve been working my butt off in recent past trying to keep two jobs and be excellent at both. After doing the job, I delayed letting you see it because ...

Why Eating Too Much On Another Person’s Bill Is A Sin

So my cousin visited recently and he narrated a very funny story to us. He told us of a co-worker of his who had gotten into their boss’ bad books at work. His offence was very simple. You be patien...

This is How I’ve Learnt to Become My Own Cheerleader

You know how we watch sports movies and the sight of cheerleaders during break time lift one’s mood? I have learnt to have that effect on myself. I am blessed enough to have wise people around me wh...

Why You Should Consider This Approach to Finding Yourself

5 cups of water – two half full, three quite full – seated gently on the kitchen table tilted a bit unto saucers. The cups quite full spill off some water on the saucers while the cups half full s...

The Time I Almost Committed Murder : Postpartum Chronicles

I vividly remember when I had my first child. Every day of the pregnancy was bliss. I was so strong and energetic that I didn’t know I was in labour until the doctor advised he checked if I was ...

Get Off the Comparison Bus

The ride on the comparison bus is all-consuming and exhausting.  It is the true enemy of peace and contentment. One we usually find ourselves hopping on before we blink our eyelids twice. The tendenc...

Meet Amanda, The Courageous 4 year old With The Brain Defect.

Amanda is a hydranencephaly (a central nervous disorder characterized by a large head and neurological deficits). I found out about Amanda’s condition after doing a scan seven months into the pr...

From A Pepper Seller To a Lead Engineer in an Aerospace Engineering Company : Read Adeola Olubamiji’s Compelling Story

My name is Adeola Olubamiji. I was once a pepper seller on the streets of Ibadan. I did my PhD in University of Saskatchewan, Canada. DANG: How far have you come from when you had the PhD as the first...

#MCM Odunlade Adekola: “There’s No Secret To My Success, I Just Put in My Best”

“I used to act very well in church and people loved it whenever I came on stage. Even before I mounted the stage, people would already be screaming in excitement and the cleric would then have t...

How Getting Laid Off Was The Best Thing To Happen To Me And My Career

It was the day after New Years 2012 and most businesses were still on holiday break. I went into my consulting firm’s downtown office that day. The project I was consulting on had just gotten cut, s...

“Be Productive in Your Dry Season” – Vimbai Mutinhiri

“Be Productive in Your Dry Season” – Vimbai Mutinhiri My season of stillness came right after Big Brother Africa Now, you’d think that you’ve just come off of this big sh...

After Making The FORBES AFRICA 30 under 30 list, Sibusiso Ngwenya Lost all HIs Money To Debt

“I was so excited when Stuttafords (South Africa Leading department store) gave me the opportunity to list my products. I was so happy I signed the contract out of trust only to find that, by listin...

The Nigerian Who Leads Twitter Software Engineering Department: Meet Boluwatife Aiki-Raji

Twitter recently hired a young, brilliant, Nigerian, Boluwatife Aiki-Raji as lead Software Engineer immediately after his graduation from Howard University. Before attending Howard University, Bolu Ai...

There Are Real Benefits Of Going Commando

The first time that I ever found myself concerned with the visibility of a panty line was during my 8th grade graduation. I found the most beautiful dress that unfortunately highlighted the lining of ...

“They Saw A Filthy Job, I Saw A Fortune” – Waste Management Millionaire, Joseph Agyepong Siaw

“In the village, life was very challenging and difficult. I was schooling barefooted, going to the farm to work before going to school. I had no money. I could not afford body lotion after bathing s...

Do Pretty Girls Get Ahead Faster in Business/ Career?

When I was in paid employment, my boss hired a very pretty girl. I as a girl would look at her and marvel at how pretty she was. This lady didn’t need to shave her brows, it was already perfect, she...

How Badly Do You Desire Success?

Four years ago, When I started my business, I was confident of my ability to sell ice to an eskimo and I assumed people in my industry already knew this, So I started off thinking people owed me somet...

“Mama, We Made It!” – Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD)

“Mama, We made It!” – Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD) Many many years ago after I had passed my higher school certificate examination, Mama Rich asked me what I was going to study at the u...

Graphic Images! #hotwaterchallenge: 12 Year Old Pours Hot Boiling Water on 11 Year Old During A Sleep Over

#hotwaterchallenge A 12-year old girl has been charged with assault after pouring boiling water onto the face of an 11-year old girl at a sleepover. Jamoneisha Merritt was rushed to the Harlem Hospita...