I hated the sound of my neighbour's generator - with a passion. Maybe they never serviced it, maybe the exhaust pipe was just too close to my ...
When you met your partner, you had no clue. There was nothing weird about having this special person who was financially comfortable – you needed ...
Forget what you have heard in the past and what people will try to tell you about truth being sacrosanct; it is subjective. There’s a version of ...
Someone makes you mad, really mad and you break something they value – at least that’s what the movies would have you believe. You know the sort ...
You gotta love the Internet... or maybe not! I found this video where Paul Elia (actor and comedian) chose a group of guys to sample 'African ...
“Worry is like sitting in a rocking chair/it gives you so much to do/ but takes you nowhere. ” Over the years, I’ve had to sing that song to ...
I was not yet a teenager when I learned a huge lesson from Tunde Kelani’s film ‘Ti Oluwa Ni’le”: DEAD BODIES ARE STOLEN FROM OUR MORTUARIES. In ...
As long as the earth remains round, there’s always going to be rich people, and poor people. When I say rich people, I don’t mean the ...
Growing up is a scam. Forget what they told you – the realities of adulthood will make you pine endlessly for the days when the most tedious ...
“She kept begging me to give her a pair of shoes I only just bought. I haven’t even worn it. Don’t you get? Like I haven’t even enjoyed one Kobo ...
I got on a plane last week... and I was terrified. The closer I got to the door of the aircraft, the more I felt a cold draft of fear – acute and ...
Last night I read a story on the Humans of New York page and it absolutely broke my heart. Girl meets Boy. Girl is smitten by Boy. Girl ...
There was a notorious robber who tormented Ogbomosho residents in the 90s. Salimonu was known and feared by all – residents, royalty and law ...
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When we were in UNILAG, my friend, Soprieye, had a boyfriend in Port Harcourt. She would dash down there every time we had a holiday or even when ...
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Imagine my surprise when I found the word 'Haggling'. It didn't sound as horrific as I had come to know the act as. The verb 'Haggle'-'To argue ...
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Last week I was in a long drawn out argument with my cousin over his identity. He insisted on speaking his thoroughly “Americanised” Yoruba to me ...
This thing about being super short is a problem – no really… it is! For starters, you have height restrictions in certain places, like theme ...
So...I finally saw Kunle Afolayan's feature film, October 1 last night. Yes, yes, I know I am late to the party but that was quite a good film! ...
I was going to write about how pretentious I looked a few hours ago - me, sitting in a room full of Asians and Hispanics, dunking tortilla chips ...
Back in secondary school, one of the things that scared me the most was the idea of repeating a class. I don't know why. Okay, I lie. I know. I ...