Facing My Fears; A Shalom Black Inspired Tale

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Hey guys!!!! I told you I was serious on being back right?? So I was casually scrolling through YouTube last night and got a video notification from Shalom Blac (A popular YouTube blogger and a burn survivor) You guys should google her. I think she’s pretty amazing!! As a fan, I proceeded to watch her[…]

14 Days Love Challenge

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Hey guys!!! It’s been a bit. I’ve missed this space and you guys, my absolutely amazing readers. Reading your comment gives me much more joy than you know. For the month of February, I have taken up a 14 Day love challenge with some other amazing writers. They are; Habibat, Modupe and Janatu It’s going to[…]

The 805 Experience

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Hey guys!!!! It’s time for some foodie action!! Earlier this week, a dear colleague/friend of mine had her birthday and my boss was so gracious enough to take us out for dinner. It took quite some time to decide on what where we wanted to go till we finally settled for 805 restaurant. We wanted[…]

FEMALES: UNDERSTANDING BEINGS

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Hey guys!!! This post is an oldie written by myself and the amazing @sugarush of www.irishsugar.wordpress.com It was one of those lazy days you never really set to do much but just lay in and talk. It was while talking we realized that we ALWAYS Understand. You might not understand what we are saying but[…]

Embrace the silence

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“Listen to silence, it has so much to say”- Rumi Hey guys, So Often times we get carried away by all the noise around us that we forget to take time to just breathe and listen. I personally have learnt to embrace my silence. It’s the only time I get to have candid conversations with[…]

Rich Women Won’t Get Husbands

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I was scrolling through my timeline on Twitter when I saw this particular tweet. I would be mincing words if I said I only cringed after I finished reading it. As hilarious and absolutely ridiculous as this might sound, it is the reality of the world I live in. It just reminded me of a[…]

If Only

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To those who have loved, those who weren’t bold enough to love and those who were loved but lost that love along the way!! In the end, all that really matters are the people we loved,how they loved us back and the things we did for such love!! The worst fate is to live a[…]

My So Fresh Experience

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This year I decided to shake up my diet by eating a bit more healthy. This doesn’t mean there still wouldn’t be the occasional cheat days because “I can’t comman kill myself” 😂😂😂😂 In my quest to join the “healthy living gang,” I found my way to So Fresh Nigeria. My experience there was splendid[…]

Seasons

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How She had loved it back then, it was everything to her. She carried it around like a dog tag. There it lay, proof of what they once had been. With him, there were no words accurate enough to convey the depth of her feelings. She was “herself” and to bask in the warmth of[…]

Love, Growth, Shade

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Today i sat down and decided to narrow down the things i value into three words and what i came up with were; love, growth and shade. As individuals we all need to love one another. A little act of kindness goes a long way not just to those we know but to those who[…]

Enough

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Broken Tired Angry Numb These are the words that come to mind How could something so beautiful become this toxic? Where did we lose our way? Can we ever go back? These are the questions that plague my mind When did i stop making you laugh? When did i become that thing you’re to ashamed[…]

To Me at Sixteen

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Ever looked back on your life and wished you had known certain things about life that you know now? Your teenage years are the best years of your life to explore and to try to figure out your path in life. If i could speak to myself at sixteen, i would’ve loved to tell myself[…]

Teacher’s Pet

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Often times during conversations with friends, we talk about the various teachers that taught us growing up. We tease one another on just how hard we were grilled in order to deliver on certain tasks. As I write this, my mind drifts fondly to those days. I will be eternally grateful to my Literature and[…]

Clichés to drop in 2017

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cliché ˈkliːʃeɪ/ noun plural noun: clichés a phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought. I bet that as you read today’s topic a few of them came to your head. We hear them all the time though we’d rather not. I believe the following should stop with 2017. 1.[…]

My Crazy Bucket List

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If you haven’t figured it out by now, I am a thrill seeker. I love going on adventures and trying out new things. Life is only for the living. As a result, I have this crazy list of things I want to do before I die and I hope someday I get to tick them[…]

Much Ado about Resolutions

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Hey guys Welcome to today’s post. If there’s one thing synonymous to the new year, it has got to be new year resolutions. We make them all the time. That’s when you begin to hear things like “new year, new me” 🙄🙄🙄🙄 And then by the end of the year, most times we still wouldn’t[…]

Happy New Year

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Whoop, Whoop it’s 2018 guys!!!!!! Happy New Year I wish you all so much love and laughter this year. This year, i would be taking my writing much more seriously and as a result, i will be taking up the 365 days writing challenge on The Daily Post’s site. I put it up here so[…]

Tales from Obubra- The morning after

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Hey guys, Welcome to the last post on my Camp series. It has been an absolute delight sharing this experience with you guys. Enjoy today’s post. ******************* Day 10- The morning after Camp OMG!! Everywhere is quiet, I must’ve been locked in. I am going to be in so much trouble. I really can’t afford[…]

Tales from Obubra-Departure Day

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If there had ever been a time I questioned or insulted myself for studying law, I am truly sorry Its day 9 and I get to leave this camp simply because I am a law student. So all law students have our final graduation ceremony coming up and we had to sort out our clearance[…]

Tales from Obubra-Day 8

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Take notice that I have survived using “crude oil” to bathe for over a week now. What else does life wanna throw at me?? I’m beginning to think Crossriver might be a neighboring town to Hellfire. It’s been unbelievably hot in the afternoons; like roast your skin type of hot. This must probably be a[…]

Happy Holidays

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Happy Holidays Everyone!!!! Hope we all had a lovely Christmas celebration. I had a quiet one and it was just exactly what I needed. As we eat, drink and party, I hope we all remember the reason for the season and that’s no other than Jesus Christ. The 3 concluding episodes of my camp orientation[…]

Tales from Obubra-Day 7

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Happy New Month Everyone. 😊😊😊 Thank you all for sticking around. Today, I was sanitation duty and I must admit that; I was really surprised at the kinds of things we had to pick and clean up!! Some people really deserve judgement here on earth. With the number of slay queens with popping “highlights” and[…]

Tales from Obubra-Day 6

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Today happened in slow motion for me. I practically did everything two times slower than normal. I’m currently on a strong antibiotic and it just made me really weak so I wasn’t able to do much. The highlight of my day however was this morning. Apparently, news of people’s beds being soaked in water and[…]

Tales from Obubra-Day 5

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It is official. Today was from the pits of hell fire!! I woke up this morning with body pains, sore throat, cough and catarrh probably from all the stress of recent days. I still had to be ready for the parade at 6am. I spent five hours in a lecture under the sun as there[…]

Tales from Obubra-Day 4

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There’s a reason for everything under the sun I’ve been told. Today, I finally agree. Since I got here, I have been wondering why God sent me to this place and I finally realize it. God is preparing me for life outside the country 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 Harmattan is here in Obubra and it’s crazy cold. The[…]

Tales from Obubra-Day 3

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All my life, I have known that oil and water do not mix but I learnt otherwise today. Here, water and oil are like peas in a pod. The water is oily and milky brown in color. God bless the person who invented dettol, it’s been my saving grace. On a brighter note, I have[…]

Tales from Obubra-Day 2

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From a distance I could hear the sounds of people walking around and buckets hitting various bunks. It must be morning I thought. I opened my eyes only to find out that it was 2am and we had to go fetch water to have our bath. What am I doing here God??? I get to[…]

Tales from Obubra

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Hey guys, Welcome to today’s post. I’m going to be sharing my experience during orientation camp with you all as I obey the Clarion call of being a Youth Corper. I’m titling this series #TalesfromObubra Enjoy *************** “State of Deployment- Cross-River” My eyes must definitely be playing a joke on me. There’s no way in[…]

I Hate Love Stories 

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Hey guys, It’s been ages, I apologize for my absence from the blog. Law School’s a wrap now so I promise to be much more committed to writing. Today’s post began as one of those funny conversations you have with a friend that generates into a write up you didn’t intend . It was written[…]

My Sinful Pleasure

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Hey guys, For those that don’t know, food is my best friend and one true love. I only thought to share that part of my life with you. So…… Welcome to Foodie Fridays Every Friday, I’d be sharing my Favourite restaurants and their meals or any thing food related that I love. Foodies in the[…]

I AM WOMAN

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Hey guys!! Welcome to Throw back Thursdays. Enjoy. ****************** I AM WOMAN A giver and Carrier of life I AM WOMAN Not just a reproductive machine I AM WOMAN With a lot of dreams and aspirations I AM WOMAN Emotional, Warm & sometimes over the edge I AM WOMAN I define and create my own[…]

Sonnet 2: Love

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Hey guys!!! The second sonnet is finally here. I’m sorry it took longer than expected. Life has been keeping me pretty occupied. Enjoy ****************** It is the greatest force of all That which can drive you utterly insane & yet keep you calm A disease that engulfs like wildfire Love is constant sacrifice & compromise[…]

Someday 

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Hello guys, Welcome to Throw Back Thursdays Enjoy. ********************* Someday- Adverb [The legendary place where all your hopes, dreams, goals and aspirations magically all come to fruition] This wasn’t supposed to happen. It wasn’t in the itinerary that I fall for you. You were supposed to be one of those transit flights. I should’ve been[…]

The Prodigal Blogger Returns

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Hey guys!!!!!! I know, I know, I know!! 🙈 It’s been centuries since I last posted on the blog and I’m so sorry. You see this adulting thing is much more difficult than I thought. One would think that with orientation camp over, I would finally be the babygirl I was destined to be. However,[…]