There’s a better option.

Imagine that Bank ABC wants to give you a grant to do business. You know a grant is different from a loan, right? Unlike loans, a grant is a free financial aid so you're not required to pay back. ...back to the story. So, Bank ABC gives you a form to fill and there are … Continue reading There’s a better option.


I don’t like shawarma.

Sometime in 2003, I went to write an exam in Lagos state. Coincidentally, that day was my birthday and my uncle decided to give me a treat. “Have you ever eaten shawarma?” He asked. “No. What is that? What does it taste like?” I had never even heard the word ‘shawarma’ before. “It's a delicious … Continue reading I don’t like shawarma.

Where’s this boat heading to?

Since yesterday was New Year day and also my first daughter's birthday, I thought to myself "what better way for the family to spend today than to go to a park." At the park, there were many fun activities to engage in, especially for the children. However, the boat ride caught my attention. I couldn't … Continue reading Where’s this boat heading to?

A closet of undersized stuff and a cupboard of forgotten testimonies.

The way children grow! We don't even know how it happens. All we know is that hours turn into days, days into weeks, weeks into months and months into years. We take note of the milestones. Their first word, their first step, their first tooth, their first birthday... And clothes?! Gosh, we have a closet … Continue reading A closet of undersized stuff and a cupboard of forgotten testimonies.

Stories my grandmother told me.

My grandmother is an avid story teller. She has the gift of describing events in a way that you get the perfect picture. As such, I love listening to her stories. One day, mama came back from the farm fatigued and stressed. She laid down the bag that was half filled with freshly harvested maize … Continue reading Stories my grandmother told me.