Yesterday, I stared in amazement as my friend excitedly talked about her secondary school class group on Whatsapp. It was truly a first, to see ...
There is a saying in Yoruba: “Omo mi ku san ju omo mi nu lo” – {My child is dead is more bearable than my child is lost} These words haunted me ...
On Friday, my friend and I decided to go hunting for a taste of Nigeria. He wanted to eat Asaro very badly and the only place to get Nigerian ...
Classified, a Canadian music artist recently announced that the proceeds from the song 'Work Away' (ft. David Myles) will be donated to the Red ...
They tell you all the good spouses are 'back home', so you think long and hard. It is time to return to your roots to find that virtuous man or ...
So you're pregnant and you've decided you want to go have your baby in the United States. You're excited about the decision you've made - a ...
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Money lending between friends can sometimes be tricky. {I wrote about it here} It becomes even trickier when it's between two people with an ...
At the beginning of the year, I set out a list of goals I wanted to achieve with work and personally. One of those goals was to create a support ...
Did you ever think wearing glasses was cool? You see someone wearing a really sexy pair of Prada glasses and you just wish you had a reason to ...
From as early as I can remember, traditional marriage ceremonies in Yoruba culture come with a stern warning to daughters "Once you go, you can't ...
I've never really thought about writing a piece on losing weight. Somewhere at the back of my mind, I have a morbid fear that I'd revert to the ...
Recently, my friend, Fadeke*** told me a story about her aunty's husband and the man's antics back in the 60s. According to the story, they were ...
Home alone, I envisaged that Christmas this year was going to suck donkey balls. I even planned for my "woe is me, I'm a lonely old lady" ...
Not everybody wants, or needs to be a parent... as we discussed that extensively here, when Mnena wrote about it on BellaNaija. {Click here if ...
The deadline for getting the Central Bank mandated Bank Verification Number was looming and I didn't have the funds for a trip to Nigeria in my ...
Happy birthday Atoke!! When BellaNaija writer Atoke announced that she'd be dropping the "pen" for her weekly Atoke Monday Morning Banter quite ...
"So how is it going with you?" She asked me in what we jokingly call her faux Canadian accent. I raised a lone brow in my usual skeptical way. ...
I was strolling through the streets of Twitter on Sunday evening when I saw a tweet where someone was asking about whether... hold on a minute, ...
Every time I listen to a motivational speech about beauty and body image optimism, I am filled with rising anxiety. Somewhere in the speech is ...
The most intense and emotionally wracking fights I've had in my existence have been with my brother. After two years of not speaking, I wondered ...