“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...

“I Almost Ran Away From The Police Academy”- Lagos State Police PRO, SP Dolapo Badmus

“I Almost Ran Away From The Police Academy”- Lagos State Police PRO, SP Dolapo Badmus I was actually influenced by my uncle. He wanted to be a police officer. He graduated in 1984, sought ...

Movie Review: Banana Island Ghost

Banana Island Ghost is an action comedy directed by BB Sasore. The movie stars Chioma “Chigul” Omeruwa as Ijeoma, Bimbo Manuel as God and Patrick Diabuah as Ghost Patrick. Other actors include Sai...

Love and Accept Your Friends For Who They are But Do not Shrink To Fit

“Do not shrink to fit” We all have them in our lives, those friends who we love dearly because they’re good people and you laugh your heart out when you hang out together. As soon as...

Apple’s New iMac Pro costs $5000 (N1,573,000). I’ll Definitely Purchase Only If…

Apple’s New iMac Pro costs $5000 (N1,573,000). I’ll Definitely Purchase The 5k iMac pro Only If… I love Apple products. They are easy to use , simple and fast. And products are up to...

Comparison is the Thief of Joy

Comparison is the Thief of Joy Instagram and Facebook make it easy to look at other couples and think, “Damn, I wish we were like that.” Even if on a subconscious level, couple envy defini...

Throw Back Thursday: DANG Hero, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti

There are many who see Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti as not only the mother of Fela Kuti and the Afrobeat Musical Movement but also as the mother of the modern African women’s resistance movements in the 2...

“I am Going To Try to Have it All” Celine Dion

“I am Going To Try to Have it All” Celine Dion I started singing when I was 5 years old. My family was very musically inclined and my parents had a small piano bar where they performed…b...

Boy Leaves Heartbreaking Note On Toy Panda Because His Mom Couldn’t Afford It

“My mum [doesn’t] have [enough] money, so she’s [buying] me Pandy [Friday] next week 15 June. So please don’t [buy] him, it will make me cry. Thank you so much from Hopeful [Future] Owner....

I Was Ganged Raped On My Wedding Day

It was going to be a very big wedding. I was a pastor, so all our church members were coming, as well as all our relatives. My fiance, Harry, and I were very excited – we were getting married in...

Throw Away The Marriage Facade: How Is Your Marriage?

Dear woman, think about this carefully, how is your marriage? Is your man afraid of losing you as much as you are afraid of losing him? Is he praying everyday for God to kill all the men out there tha...

Kenya is Giving Free Sanitary Pads To Schoolgirls Who Can’t Afford Them

I remember the first time I saw my period. I was in J.S.S 2. It was a Saturday afternoon. I was serving punishment by cutting the grass because the previous day, I was caught jumping from room to room...

“From A Phone Sex Worker To Getting An Oscar Nomination…There’s No Stopping Me Now”- Gabourey Sidibe

My name is Gabourey Sidibe and I’ve spent a large part of my youth being anxious. I was mocked because I’m part African [my father is from Senegal] and because I was overweight. There were times I...

My Step Dad Introduced Me To Cocaine at 18, My Mother is Still with Him

My dad died when I was two. I don’t remember him at all but I have pictures. My mum married my step father when I was 5, so he was the father I knew. My life was a privileged one, I grew up with dri...

Body Image: Daughter Calls Her Mom “Fat”, And Mother’s Viral Response Sparks Heated Discussions

Body Image: Daughter Calls Her Mom “Fat”, And Mother’s Viral Response Sparks Heated Discussions When Allison Kimmey told her kids playtime was over, her daughter got so upset she said ‘...

To Thine Own Self, Be True

To Thine Own Self, Be True Recently I met with a potential client. During our conversation he said people had said different things about me while he was doing his investigation. According to him, one...

‘We had no hope’: The Amazing Story of The Baby Born with His Brain Outside His Skull

Bentley Yoder was born with encephalocele, meaning much of his brain was outside his skull. No one thought Bentley would live, but the little boy proved to be a fighter. (Boston Children’s Hospi...

Dear Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, RE: Congratulatory Message To 7 Nigerian-British Parliaments

Dear Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Taking glory for someone’s success without aiding it and attaching yourself to the person’s story is a world wide phenomenon, but Nigerians do it way better t...