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...

Diary of a Stepmom

I got married to a man who has a 15-year-old daughter, six months ago. She lives with us in Port Harcourt. She is the exact replica of her mother (I would have preferred she looked like my husband th...

Read the Story of Kenya’s Serial Entrepreneur Who Went From Selling Yogurt to Building a Multi-million Dollar Telecoms Empire – Without a Degree

Before venturing into the ‘tech world’ I had tried various businesses before hitting this goldmine. My first business was selling yoghurt from a friend’s car trunk to high school stu...

Dang Survivor: Kay Obum Shares His Truth on Self-Love and Living with Scars

Before the burn, I was a dark handsome kid with a high self-confident. However, at the age of  10, I experienced a change in my perception about life. The change began with a fire outbreak in our ho...

Girl Boss: Yemisi Falaye, The Most Celebrated Entertainment Lawyer in Nigeria

DANG: First of all, introduce yourself. Yemisi Falaye: My name is Yemisi Falaye. I’m a lawyer. I was called to bar in 2005 and I’ve been practising law since then. I did my service year at the law...

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...

Are You Aware of the Beast Gradually Eating At the Women Folk? It is called Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is a beast gradually eating the womenfolk. Whilst some women are ignorant of this disease, others are too scared to share their story. This is my story. I have been living with hyperth...

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...

The City’s Vision Line is “We Shall Become a City of Urban Excellence in Africa” – Patricia Muhongerwa, Deputy Mayor Kigali City

My name is Patricia Muhongerwa. I am the deputy Mayor in Kigali city. I am glad you chose to visit Kigali. DANG: Thank you.  Tell me about your career, why did you get into politics? I did not start ...

Mistakes: The Beautiful Ruin We All Need.

We all make mistakes. Sometimes it’s small while other times it’s a big mistake. There are times we let ourselves down or we let other people down. We do something we shouldn’t have ...

I Am More Than You Can See

“Lock up and lights off!” Yasmin, my beautiful colleague/friend snapped this order at me as we exited our small office. I was a receptionist and her, Ops supervisor. I was charged with opening the...

Hiding in Your Room for Hours Because You Don’t Feel Like Greeting the Guests? You Have Accomplice in Me

Hello everybody, call me Doctor Ife, because I have a Doctorate in hiding from visitors. Who else does that? My mum knew certain people I didn’t really like to see so she’d torture me by coming t...

In Times I Thought I Was Failing I Was Only Failing Forward – Bolanle Ninalowo

DANG: For legal purposes, please state your name and that you approve of us publishing this interview. Bolanle Ninalowo: My name is Bolanle  Ninalowo. I am an actor and I do approve diary of a Naija ...

Movie Review: Acrimony: A Woman Scorned Must Never Blow Her Second Chance At Happiness

In ACRIMONY, Melinda (Taraji P. Henson) is on the receiving end of a restraining order filed by her ex-husband, Robert (Lyriq Bent). The court orders her into therapy, and her story unfolds in flashb...

“This is My Work Ethic: Get the Job Done by Any (legal) Means Necessary! I hate Excuses.”- Tolu “Toolz” Oniru-Demuren, Assistant Director of Programmes Beat FM

DANG: In this day and age, most OAPs try to blend in and few end up with mixed / fake accents. As the director of programs for Beat FM, what makes a great OAP? Content, accent, voice? Toolz: I think w...

“After Surviving A Brain Tumor, I Realised There is so Much out There to Live For, I Knew I had Taken Life For Granted, I knew There is A God” – Bimbo Craig

DANG: Tell me the similarities between Bimbo Craig and your character, Tiwa in ‘skinny girl in transit’ Bimbo Craig: There are a lot of similarities between Tiwa and Bimbo. But the only difference...

Meet DANG, Your New Boxing Featherweight Champion, Weighing 69kg and Limping from Over-Sabi

Meet DANG, Your New Boxing Featherweight Champion, Weighing 69kg and Limping from Over-Sabi I am going on vacation in a week’s time and my bikini body isn’t as neat as I want it to be. I’m r...

“People Cancel Their Trips When They Find Out I’m Female”- Bunmi, Female Uber Driver

My name is Olubunmi Isaac, 33-Years-Old and I drive Uber and Taxify for a living. I started around July 2017. DANG: What made you start the Uber Business? BUNMI: I left my job in 2016.I used to be a b...

Rwanda Travel Diary: During the Safari Tour, The Devil Tried It!

I decided to cap my holiday in Rwanda with a Safari tour at the Akagera National Park. I went with them because I got good reviews. It was such a wonderful experience and very peaceful too. During thi...