I have written something about my tribe in one of my previous posts. You can check it out here >>>>The country side Okay let's come back, I am an Igbo girl, born and bred in Lagos, Nigeria. According to Igbo mythology, it is believed that people reincarnate. The evidences of this, usually includes birthmarks, a … Continue reading My Previous Life
Everyone is fast becoming a CEO/business owner these days. I look to my right and left and everyone seems to be venturing into one business or the other. It's really a good thing, I must say. Available jobs are now inversely proportional to the population of qualified hands, therefore, one has to be creative with … Continue reading The Entrepreneur Life
My day has been great so far, and yeah, I stumbled on something interesting on twitter.I personally don't like getting involved with topics that cut across religious lines. I just prefer to read and scroll through comments and discussions.So I picked up a conversation when the news popped up on Twitter NG about a 15-year-old … Continue reading Twitter Stories 2
We were at home, when the news came in, that the lists of successful candidates had been pasted on the notice board of the school. I had written the entrance exam to get into Queens College some weeks prior. My mum had immediately called my sister to go and check if my name was there. … Continue reading Support Systems
I woke up to an awesome Sunday, the weather is so cool and lovely. I have been in bed all day, doing nothing but surfing the internet. I decided to check my Twitter and look what I found, a sad story. It was sad because her male friend found this funny. He further made us … Continue reading Twitter Stories
It was a cold friday or Saturday morning I can't really remember now, but I had just finished doing my laundry and had nothing to do in the hostel. The great awaited final year was here, what was I to do with myself after school I thought. I decided to call my sister to justbug … Continue reading Explore
The Woman Behind The Blog **** I never really got around to introducing myself to my readers. I just jumped straight to business with all my stories and chronicles. So today I want to take a step back and do what I should have done earlier, introduce myself to you. Hey! you are welcome to … Continue reading Me, Myself & I
These beautiful seeds are carefully picked from the fields and packaged into bags. They may look crooked here and there but they still look awesome, don't they? In a way, I think we are all like coffee beans. I mean the creator picked us nicely from fields and packaged us. With the nice colour, slight … Continue reading Coffee Beans
The ultimate dispute settler in Nigeria is the statement "God will judge." So let me run you through a scenario on how this works... Man A: Where is my money you stole? Man B: I have spent it, you can hang yourself for all I care. Man A: No problem, God will judge. *they both … Continue reading God will judge!
Isn't it a nice coincidence that I am writing about four things...on the fourth month of the year? Alright let's delve into the post at hand. So basically, I decided to do this post for my readers to know more about me. Plus I love love making lists.😍 Let's begin! 1. 4 names I go … Continue reading 4 Things…🌻
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. -Mark Twain The first time I came across this phrase 'sleepy conscience', was a quote I read by Twain. Mark Twain was an American writer and humorist. He left a great deal of quotes and this one happens to be the most … Continue reading A sleepy conscience🌸
Yay! The first quarter of the year has rolled by, and it has come with a lot of refreshing experiences. 2019 has been a quite a journey so far. And today, I feel the urge to write about what inspires me. My inspiration comes from a multitude of things, some I don't even realize how … Continue reading The Journey so far
There is no doubt that I have a special bond with you. I have watched you suckle, cry with your tiny voices, laugh so hard exposing just your pink gum with no teeth in view. I have watched you struggle with infant ailments, how your mothers worried over you and nursed you back to health. … Continue reading Open Letter to my niblings (Honour, Josh, Hallow & Ulo)
With love, comes a responsibility to give, protect and nurture.
Two years ago, I wrote about living your life based on your rules. I also promised to share some of my personal rules in the future. Click on the title to read the part 1 >>>> Your LIFE Your RULES (Part 1) In my journey through life, I have picked up some rules, and today … Continue reading Your LIFE Your RULES (Part 2)
My experience during the general elections as an insider.
On October 22, 1925, Mahatma Gandhi published a list in his weekly newspaper Young India. He called it the Seven Social Sins that will destroy all of humanity. They are: 1. Politics without principles. 2. Wealth without work. 3. Pleasure without conscience. 4. Knowledge without character. 5. Commerce without morality. 6. Science without humanity. 7. … Continue reading THE SEVEN SOCIAL SINS
On Wednesdays in Wawa no one cares about woman crushes, because it's market day! Wawa is a moderately populated village, located in Borgu local government area in Niger state. There are no banks and the people send and withdraw money through retail outlets. Or go all the way to town if the man who runs … Continue reading It’s Market Day!
Bluffing is not exclusive to the game of poker. It is also expedient in the game of Life. Sometimes an exaggerated show of confidence in your strength may just be what you need to get the job done. One of the greatest bluff in history is the story of the 'China's war of the three … Continue reading The Art of Bluffing
Let's take a ride down 'memory lane'. Thirteen years ago, I was about 10 years old in a boarding school. School had just resumed and as usual our lockers were stuffed with goodies for the session pending till whenever we would have the next visiting day. One of my good friends and class mate approached … Continue reading MEMORY LANE
Few months ago, I was in the library just surfing the internet. Did I mention I am a substitute English teacher? Okay so I got a part-time job at this private school. And the library happens to by office, where I stay for a few hours when I am in school before jetting off to … Continue reading CHARACTER
We all love soccer. I love soccer. Be it virtual or in real time, I love participating or cheering on the lines. Back in university, everyone was always happy about the H.O.D's and Dean's cup tournament. Er..not everyone actually, some no-joy students didn't care less. Students from year one to final year usually kick-off trainings … Continue reading IT GOES DARK
It's that time of the year when we start making our new year's resolutions. 2018 was a good one honestly. I made some very good personal life changing decisions and also made silly mistakes as well. I have no idea what next year will bring. And in as much i have laid down new goals … Continue reading My New Year’s Resolutions
Moving to a new vicinity is always never easy, you have to tell yourself all the positive things you want to hear especially if it's a place you have no family or friends. I recently got posted to Niger State for my youth service. I could remember feeling a bit down when I got the … Continue reading Government Property⚠️
Mehn! Lagos is one hell of a city, with all the hustling and bustling just to collect some coins at the end of the month. I think what makes Lagos unique is its people, the lifestyle and not to forget the traffic. If you want to sha live long here, it is best to take … Continue reading LAGOS WAHALA
Yay!! Last year ended on a very good note for me. Your girl is now a graduate. I am so excited to be over this phase of my life. Graduating with a second-class upper in Zoology from the school of first choice (University of Lagos) was far from easy. After a month I finished my … Continue reading LONG TIME NO HEAR!!
WHAT'S NEXT? So it’s been a while I made a post. I decided to take some time out to gather my train of thoughts. Presently, I am at a “what’s next?” point in my life. The future is not so clear anymore and I am really confused on what my next line of action is … Continue reading WHAT IS NEXT?
Very much inspiring.
Baker or the bread?
I’m not a masochist when I say that pain is good.
What I have found, is that pain reveals our core beliefs. It peels us layer by layer, to reveal our core.
A surgery in 2013 left me in the acute pain that broke the outer shell of my faith in Christ. Lying on my back, unable to turn to both sides, and trying so hard to remember the treasure of scriptures that I have memorized over time, made me feel abandoned.
I had prayed, fasted, gave offerings, and yet doctors had spent hours in surgery with me- and I had a God.
The sympathy from family didn’t help me at all but sent me further into the frustrating tunnel of making sense of why I needed to thank God that it wasn’t “worse than this”. At least, everyone agreed “you are still alive”. What…
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Quick oats, Instant coffee, rapid response squad, fast service delivery are terms that show us that we want it now and fast.
It is extremely difficult to wait for stuff we need. For the Christian,there is nothing more faith-draining and exhausting than understanding God for things we need that are not forthcoming. One major cause of discontent among Christians is making sense of God’s “delay” to our requests,
When we pray long and hard, wetting our beds with tears, and wondering when God will come through for us; it is tempting to question his goodness. The most confusing point for the believer comes that moment you feel God’s guidance nudging you to do a thing. Then, in an instant everything goes awry. Blank. Nothing goes according to plan and you wonder: how long do I wait to get relief?
Why does God not help me?
Does God really care for…
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Once upon a time, a jewellery shop got burgled at midnight. The thieves did something interesting; instead of stealing jewellery they just swapped the price tags. They took tags of the very expensive jewellery and placed it on very cheap jewellery and vice-versa. When they were done, they left taking nothing with them. By morning … Continue reading PRICE AND VALUE
We are about to be ushered into a new week and as usual I suppose we are very much expectant about the good tidings this week will bring to us. I decided to write this specifically to someone who has been really hurt, who feels cheated and betrayed. All of the anger, resentment and bitterness … Continue reading FORGIVENESS IS THE ONLY WAY
This is in fact, more of me talking to myself than to you. When I worry about so many things I cannot change or overthink certain situations, just wishing all of my dreams could just come true this instant and all of my life problems could just go away. When I feel like life has … Continue reading BE GRATEFUL
Its been raining cats and dogs all day and night around here, and I have kind of been under the weather lately. Truth be told, I have not been feeling very inspired; been kind of busy with school work and other pressing matters. However, I decided to drop some of my thoughts with you regardless. … Continue reading Your LIFE Your RULES (part 1)
This is specially for the ladies. So I got several requests to write something on relationships and love; Everyone seems to be talking about relationships from seminars to religious programmes or just advises and tips from friends and family. Personally, I know a thing or two about relationships in that they can be so … Continue reading 6 KINDS OF MEN YOU SHOULD DUMP
I am so excited about the recent developments going on here. In few days of opening my blog I have gotten positive replies via private messaging platforms and negative ones as well. Not withstanding, I appreciate the comments and will work on some of the things stated. Also, if you want to leave a comment, … Continue reading FROM ME TO YOU
Money they say makes the world go round, everyone wants to be rich. You know, amassing wealth for yourself so you can live comfortably or luxuriously, feel powerful and important or just maybe have or feel a sense of responsibility. It is one thing to know why you want to be rich, it is entirely … Continue reading HOW RICH DO YOU WANT TO BE?
You know what? I am certain you deserve to be happy. Yes, you! reading this post. Do you want to know why? It's pretty simple and straightforward because you don't deserve otherwise; believe it or not. When I say happy, I don't mean some drug-induced kind of happiness or just a temporary rush of ecstasy. … Continue reading YOU DESERVE TO BE HAPPY
So many people refer to themselves as good individuals, few maybe; may regard themselves as bad people. The reason for their acceptance of being good or bad could be from what other people think of them. Sometimes, I wonder if there are really good and bad people or are the terms "good" and "bad" just … Continue reading The Good and The Bad