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!
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!
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
Hi there, my name is Tolu Akintaro Welcome to my digital profile story. my journey through research as a master’s student in Communication,culture and media started with my first day in media research class where I was first told to think of a research topic for my dissertation- I was a late enrollee so for […]Read More Digital Story
After months of planning, travelling, calling for meetings, making presentations, sometimes tormenting my teammates just to get things done as soon as possible. We finally had to bring everything to an end on the 12th of July 2016. Still confused on what I am talking about? I am talking about the media exhibition from our […]Read More #CheckPoint is #CounterPoint
I have always wanted to learn something new. In fact, I live every day with the motive of learning something new each day but life as it is, sometimes you don’t. For every professional interview, I have attended, that has been my mantra when I am asked: ”so what made you apply for this job position?”I […]Read More New Skills
While in Berlin, i saw so many things, people and activities that reminded me of Abuja, Nigeria. It seems to me that both cities have a lot in common . from the street names (streets in Berlin were named after heroes ad activist during the Berlin war, the streets of Abuja were named after all […]Read More #BerlinMemoirs: Comparing Abuja to Berlin
From Art critic Emilie Trice who calls it ‘the graffiti Mecca of the urban art world’ [though her statement is contested by other art critics], to UNESCO referring to it as the city of Design,then to various tourist admitting it is the most ‘bombed’ city in the whole of Europe. The city of Berlin cannot be […]Read More #BerlinMemoirs: wir lieben Straßenkunst