“So you can see me?”: On catcalls and street harassment.

“So you can see me?”: On catcalls and street harassment.

Sometimes, I try to ignore but sometimes it gets really annoying especially when the person touches me or says some really demeaning things to me. I honestly have no idea why some men do this because I’m so sure that they know how annoying it is. For God’s sake, catcalling is not a compliment! It’s [...]

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House Hunting in Lagos (2): I got a houseee!!!

House Hunting in Lagos (2): I got a houseee!!!

Hellooooooo! Welcome to Part 2 of house hunting in Lagos . I haven't been this stressed before in my life. If you haven't read about the okay, the bad and the super ridiculous parts of house hunting in Lagos, you should take a look before going on with this post because I'll be getting right into it! 

HOUSE HUNTING IN LAGOS: The Okay, The Bad and The Super-Ridiculous.

HOUSE HUNTING IN LAGOS: The Okay, The Bad and The Super-Ridiculous.

“House hunting in Lagos is an extreme sport.” “House hunting in Lagos is draining.“ “House hunting in Lagos is a scam.”  I had heard these statements and more. Over and over.  However, I had honestly never gone house hunting in Lagos so I had no way of knowing that when people made these statements, they [...]

THE ACT OF KINDNESS IS IN GIVING…

THE ACT OF KINDNESS IS IN GIVING…

I dragged my feet in my worn-out jungle boots as I walked out through the gates of the local government at Ikeja. I was supposed to be relieved that I had finally finished my clearance but I was not. I was tired and hungry and I really hoped that they would pay our allowee that [...]

SO I’M JUST SUPPOSED TO SETTLE?

SO I’M JUST SUPPOSED TO SETTLE?

Today, I’m going straight to the point. It irks me when I hear people say things like “Let her continue rejecting all the guys. Shebi when she’s 35, we’ll see her at Shiloh.” Or “You can’t reply dms abi? Don’t worry when you’re old and ugly, you’ll come and start praying for husband.” I'm tired [...]

RIDE-OR-DIE, TODAY SOMEBODY WILL DIE!

RIDE-OR-DIE, TODAY SOMEBODY WILL DIE!

You know those friends you call ‘ride-or-die’, ones who would eagerly do big things for you before you even ask. There has to be a big gesture involved before you can confidently call them that. I had one of those. I still do. Her name is Tori and I’ll tell you how she earned the [...]

WHY DO NIGERIANS HATE CONFIDENT PEOPLE?

WHY DO NIGERIANS HATE CONFIDENT PEOPLE?

Imagine this scenario and DO NOT LIE! I’m serious. Imagine it. You are at your place of work. Let’s assume you’re the front desk person or wait, no. You’re a management staff. You just happened to be at the reception to pick up something. The receptionist is not present at the moment. A bad ass [...]

YOU HAVE WON ONE FREE DRINK! 

YOU HAVE WON ONE FREE DRINK! 

Nothing in life is absolutely free. Familiar huh? Well, it wasn’t to me. Not at the time. The year was 2004 and my age was 6. It was that time when pet bottles were not common. Soft drinks were more common in glass bottles with covers that we usually gathered and used as counters then. [...]

Keep Moving!

Keep Moving!

Just a few months back,  I had literally no answer to the question: what is the most scared you have ever been? Fast forward to after NYSC camp. I would now consider the thump thump of my heart as I lay under the bed staring at the soldiers boot so close to my nose as he searched [...]

My Village People Are Strong…But My God Is Stronger!

My Village People Are Strong…But My God Is Stronger!

You would definitely know when your village people don't want you to prosper but God is on your side. I learnt that today. The hard way! So I just started working at this new place for my NYSC (National Youth Service Corps) and I absolutely love it. It has been really exciting. I've not really [...]

It rained on my parade…literally! (2)

It rained on my parade…literally! (2)

  ​For everyone who has been disturbing me to know how last week's post would end, well here is how it ends. Just in case you haven't seen the previous post just click here before you read this. Soo where did I stop? Yes! it started raining heavily. Kunle was waiting for me. I couldn't leave because [...]

It rained on my parade…literally!!!

It rained on my parade…literally!!!

  This story embodies one of  the most embarrassingly painful times of my life so just sit tight and don't laugh at me too much.😂 Actually, don't laugh at all. If you do,  I WILL KNOW. I WILL FIND YOU. AND I WILL BEAT YOU. 🙄 Hmmm soo the most silly days of my life [...]

Be afraid! Be veeerryyyy afraid!!!

Be afraid! Be veeerryyyy afraid!!!

  Those who knew me very well when I was much younger would know that I was what you would call a fear-fear person.  I was literally scared of everything. From live animals to frozen fish, from darkness to enclosed spaces,  from heights to water, from plastic flowers to real ones...  Yeah. Basically everything. I [...]

Dear Wallet, See Your Mates!!! 

Dear Wallet, See Your Mates!!! 

You know how they say there would always be someone hotter or better than your girlfriend or boyfriend. There's always someone who can do more for you than your man or woman.  And that's where loyalty comes in🙄🙄. Well, I had one of those moments yesterday. No, not with my boyfriend; with my wallet...which is [...]

Dear Mummy, I’ll soon bring man home. 

Dear Mummy, I’ll soon bring man home. 

When we were younger - well almost all of us (if you're not a part of this then you're weird lol) - we were eager to grow older.  We used to act dramas as older people and we just couldn't wait to grow up and enjoy the freedom that those adults used to 'enjoy'.  A [...]

I’m graduating with almost 30 billion in my account!

I’m graduating with almost 30 billion in my account!

Soo I put this post on my medium page about two months ago after I left school at the end of my final semester in university. Well this past week was my convocation week and I decided to put up the post again on my blog. Have a good read. Whatever is too big for [...]