#MAnna2020: Happy (N)Ever After

It’s Anna’s big day Be it April or May She thought about her cake But hey, it was safe with her namesake She can’t help but wear a smile As her groom comes from a mile. Mark puts on his tie, Nervous with his mouth filled with pie And paces himself around the room, Surely,…

NYSC: The Tale of a White Fowl

Taraba State!? Oh no! It was definitely a NO in capitals. Taraba was the least of my options but I guess the National Youth Service Corps thought otherwise. “It’s so unfair” I thought with frustration written boldly on my face. I felt like crying but tears betrayed me at that point. I left the café…

Letter to Girls Who Sleep with Married Men

I have a former school mate. We met way back in the university. No doubt, she was an intelligent girl then and was always shinning in her department. One particular issue she had and which I also detested was her fondness for sleeping with married men/people’s husbands. I really didn’t know what she would be…

Money Heist: Season 4 Review (No Spoilers)

For the past week, Money Heist (La casa de Papel) has been trending, in anticipation of the fourth season’s release today. The Spanish drama series has all the intrigue and suspense viewers seems to enjoy — action, intrigue, romance, humour, sticking it to the establishment… All of these feature in abundance as the current season…

The Farce Called Big Brother Naija Auditions

Google Dictionary aptly defines ‘farce’ as an event or situation that is absurd or disorganized which best describes my experience at the Big Brother Naija Auditions that held yesterday in Lagos. Where do I start from? So, as early as 5am this morning, my mum phoned me. I told her I was preparing to head…

When Parents Dress Kids Like Adults

A few months before, I had taken my kids to a birthday party and found myself in what could easily have been a night club for kids. Scanty clothing such as tight or very short clothes, bum shorts, long weaves, etc, seemed to be the dress code. Not long after, the kids were called out…

The Blind Way of Saying Thank You

A blind boy sat on the steps of a building with a hat by his feet. He held up a sign which said: “I AM BLIND, PLEASE HELP.” There were only a few coins in the hat. A man was walking by. He took a few coins from his pocket and dropped them into the…

A MUST READ: The Story of Hope That Brought Tears to My Eyes

While going through the internet for my dose of daily info, I came across the true life story of this chap titled “They Mocked Me, But Now The Errand Boy Has Turned To A Big Boy” that literally brought tears to my eyes. A story of patience, calmness, perseverance, meekness, love, favour and God. Note:…

Why Lovers Shout When Angry

A professor was teaching about Proverbs 15:1. He asked his students, why do we shout in anger? Why do people shout at each other when they are upset? The students thought for awhile. One said,because we lose our calm. But the professor asked again,why shout when the other person is just next to you? Isn’t…

THE STORY: A Married Man and The Single Girl

A girl at a bus stop spotted a handsome man and without hesitation went to him and said ” you look cute.. I like you.”…. The man out of shock simply placed his hand on her shoulder and said “My dear, this love and infatuation are all nothing. You are too young to be behaving…