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 ...
I’m convinced that I will meet the love of my life on the New York subway. Don’t ask me how or where or why the darned subway. I just know… I ...
Last week, my friend sent me a screenshot of a memo sent to the staff of their office by the HR manager. The memo welcomed them back to work ...
“Have you considered having a baby together? It will help you find out how vested your partner is, in the relationship” If you’ve been in a ...
"You must be seen, but not heard' - This is a common thing heard by Nigerian children who grew up before the turn of the Millennium. When adults ...
My first year in secondary school was the year that I had my initiation into the world of Nigerian politics. My guardian was a notable politician ...
2014 has been a very interesting year. As it comes to an end, BellaNaija seeks to showcase a human interest segment, dedicated to looking back at ...