Last year I turned 30, and went all out with a cocktail-style birthday party. I’d been chatting with my friend about it; let’s call her Anwuli, because why not? Anwuli was so excited to attend.Read More »
Let me just dive right into the main gist of this episode – Tiwa and Mide’s marriage counselling! Yo, every couple needs a counselor like this oga. At first, that counselling legit sounded like an interrogation in the courthouse. But oh my, did it reveal so much about Tiwa and Mide. The questions seemed so trivial, I kept telling myself that the scene couldn’t be realistic. I mean, do couples really not talk about if they want to have kids or how many kids they want before they get married? Read More »
Oya raise up your hand laidis if you have already bought aso-ebi for #Tide2018. I know I’m not the only one. I’ve been ready for this wedding. In fact, I even have shoe and bag to match gan. Although, the way Episode 1 went sha, I am feeling that Tiwa needs to go to a counselling class on communication 101 before she drives herself crazy or I request a refund on my aso-ebi.Read More »
One night, I laid on my bed unable to sleep. Somehow, I was really disturbed by wetin no konsine me. I had watched Chimamanda Adichie’s interview with Hillary Clinton where Chimamanda mentioned she was upset at Hillary’s Twitter bio that began with “wife”. Read More »
Every time I opened my Instagram app and saw the next HONY post, I would freeze and hold my breath until I was done reading it, my belly would twist into a knot, and then a few drops of tears would follow. That is how painful the stories from Rwanda were.
Nigerians, take a chill pill. We can do better, but our pride often does not let us see clearly and acknowledge how bad things really are. Yes, I said what I said. Come and beat me. When I saw that Brandon Stanton of HONY started a series on Lagos, Nigeria, I was over the moon happy. Finally, I thought, the world will know how awesome my country is. Read More »