Hey, you! I have gist. Oya pull your chair close and your ears closer. About a week ago, as I travelled from Baltimore to Denver (yea yea, I migrated from one Oyinbo country to yet another-Na God), I had the privilege of seating with an amazing couple.(considering I am not one who initiates a conversation […]Read More My Passport is a Snare!
It has been days turned weeks, turned months since i last i dropped my thoughts here. i know the question on your mind would be, where have i been or what happened while i was away? in order not to bore you with all the drama that came, i would just say: i had a […]Read More Commonwealth African Summit: My memoirs
Marriage-the most important indicator of a young female status or simply put the ultimate goal of a young woman’s life (words from my aunt to me after I once quoted) Mandy Hale in her book: Life, love and a dash of Sass, stating: “Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. […]Read More ACCURSED GIRLS! the birth of a new identity, the stigmatisation thereafter.
Over the last couple of weeks, I have made at least two major giant strides. First, I became a year older and 24 hours later, I bagged a Masters degree. These were above other reasons, something worth celebrating and being euphoric about. BUT……NO! I wasn’t all that happy. As a matter of fact, I had what […]Read More Accomplishment Amnesia
Before stepping foot in the white man’s land, Everyone said it was one of the highest achievements one could ever attain. That my life would change for the best instantly, the grass is ‘over’ green on this side, that I would have fewer things to worry about and in short, this is a PERFECT LIFE! […]Read More This Oyinbo life sef!
Culture: the way of life of a group of people. At least so I was taught in Social studies class some donkey years ago. However, this term has over the years sprung up one too many semantics. Some have come to terms with an ideology that wherever people live, work and often share similar interest, […]Read More #HaveyouHeard! Naija has a Hotel Culture.
As we experience a paradigm shift from times when every young person’s dream was to become a 9-5iver to times when our jobs expect us to work round the clock. Times when the jobs our parents do/did for a living seems to go extinct as we embrace what social researchers have termed the era of […]Read More iBrand… Do You?
The choice of headline for this post is quite hilarious to me. First, because I was not sure of a suitable topic to describe this piece and secondly, I was trying to play upon words (am not quite sure if I nailed it though). Anyway, this post is about bosses. Yes…! Bosses! Bosses you might probably […]Read More Bosses Without Borders
I have been emailed a night before about my meeting at 10am. Considering I do not consider myself a morning person, I do not mind the timing at all (i mean it’s mid-morning). In fact, I would be there by 9:30am maximum 9:45am (i tell myself). I set my alarm for 7:30am which to some would […]Read More New Level Lateness
This is going to be a short post…. Seriously short! This might sound weird but i have to talk about it. over the past couple of weeks i have had conversations with people most especially guys who complain about their girlfriends/wives/sisters/mothers and how long they spend in the bathroom every morning. The complaint was that […]Read More Women and long hours in the ‘outhouse’