Coronavirus: This Movie Predicted It?

A few days back, a clip was making the rounds from a Korean movie; My Secret Terrius released in 2018 which showed a strain of coronavirus mutated by terrorists to be used as a weapon, leaving doctors desperate to find a cure. An eagle-eyed Twitter user spotted similarities between the ongoing pandemic and the fictional…

Coronavirus: All You Need to Know

According to the World Health Organization, COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak in Wuhan city in the Hubei province of China in December 2019. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the new coronavirus outbreak, which originated in Wuhan,…

Fight For Integrity

A few days back, I noticed a fault with my car and a friend recommended I took the car to his auto mechanic. He said the guy ‘knows work’ and is the most honest auto mechanic he knows. “If you give him money to buy something and it’s more than, he will give you back…

Sharing is the Best Form of Saving

Growing up as the first child of three children, I was always entitled to the third biggest meat after that of my dad and mum. It was a big honor to eat big meat those days but my younger brother found a cunning way to gain the upper hand. He would keep his share of…

Please Ask for HELP

  A few months back, around 1 am in the morning, we heard a loud shout of “FIRE FIRE” from my neighbor’s flat. Everyone rushed out. Her generator set was on fire and there was a gas cooker just beside the burning generator. We had to do something. I rushed to my car, popped the…

STOP SAYING ‘You Are Welcome’

    We all know that it’s polite to say “Thank you” to someone after they’ve done something nice or helpful. But did you know that “You’re welcome” isn’t the only way to respond when someone thanks you? As a matter of fact, “You’re welcome” should be ostracized from your vocabulary. Why? Okay, let’s put…

The Rape Scandal: Biodun vs Busola

Before travelling to the UK in 2012, I asked friends to copy songs and messages to my hard drive. Something to listen to in a foreign man’s land. A few months later while listening to a song on iTunes (it was on shuffle mode), a message came on. The message was titled “The Power of…

My Wedding Plans and the Postponed Elections

One wouldn’t ​call meeting my fiancee, love at first sight. It was hardly two people meeting to chart a future together but had I known it was going to end up as happy ever after then maybe I would have had the ‘liver’ to ask for her number at first. After much search using her…

Part 2: He Bought a Girlfriend for Valentine’s Day

  The next day at the office, Blossom stepped into the office feeling like he was the Managing Director himself. Damn, Blossom was blossoming. He had this ‘larger than life’ brisk about his step. He wore this jacket like looking suit with a shoe that only angels could have polished. Blossom smelt like a million…

Part 1: He Bought a Girlfriend for Valentine’s Day

It was Valentine’s day and the mood at the office was all lovey-dovey. The ladies were all spotting a touch of red and the guys were busy forming busy to drown out the Valentine drama. Krooom. Kroom. The office phone rang. Kroom. Kroom. “Samuel, please pick the phone, it could be MD calling”, Blossom said…