“With this ring, I thee wed…” The groom is staring at his bride with the intensity of the love he feels. The bride, with glistening eyes can ...
My cousin, Bayo started his career as a robber by nicking jewellery from my Aunty’s house. Bayo was a loose cannon – every time he came to the ...
It was a little antique shop on a crooked road with cobbled stones. The waft of the creme brûlée fragrance caught my attention and I nudged my ...
I stifled the first yawn as I felt it push its way up from the pits of my belly. After a quick dart around to see if no one noticed, I held up ...
Don't you just hate people who can't kiss? It’s a hot mess really! Okay, let's dial this back a few rounds. You meet this super delicious ...
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 ...
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 ...
“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 ...