• Let's talk about it/Keeping It Real

    ON BODY SHAMING: NIGERIAN WOMEN NEED TO DO BETTER

    Pheeew! It’s been a while. Well, it feels good to have gathered enough momentum to be back here. Often times when we speak of body shaming and how ridiculously shameful it is to engage in the act, we don’t speak of how endangering it can be to building and raising a community of true women supporting and standing up for one another because for me, I don’t think body shaming in itself is the saddest part, I think the fact that women are mostly the perpetrators of this act makes it the saddest. A lot of times, women come for one another’s bodies for silly reasons like trying to feel…

  • Let's talk about it/Keeping It Real

    On Religion and Mental Slavery (Part 1): Politics and The Church

    Religion is the opium of the masses. ~Karl Max   Guys, before you serve me that look, I know I said what I said about my next post but mehn, I can’t help this one – so, I’m moving the episode to next week whether y’all believe it or not but I’ll advise you do. So, a happy weekend to y’all! How’s the weekend going? Here, it’s going well and I’ve got deadlines caving in on me! Massive deadlines but I know I’m gonna come through. Shall we get to today’s post already? First, the moment I decided to write this post, I knew that some very religious people will…

  • Monthly Stocktaking,  Personal Diaries

    Rediscovering My Romanticism

    Let the romantic minds meet the romantic cities and after that the candle of romanticism shines on earth like a sun! ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan. Every opportunity to publish content on a platform that makes my brand is always something of immense joy and fulfillment to me. I realized through the journey of discovering and rediscovering who I am that no matter how sloppy or out of hand things get or become, I could never give up! I could never walk out on my own dreams, pull down the journey of many lonely years that made who I am still becoming or quit and let the not so awesome parts…

  • Personal Diaries

    DON’T GIVE ROOM

    spread positivity and good vibes. stay away from things that can trigger depression. please take care of your mental health, we’ve got dead men walking the streets lately. – @Blackprowriter (IG) Has it ever crossed your mind that some people do really enjoy frustrating others and seeing them frustrated? Yes, I do believe there are people like that and I don’t know what they call them but I know I do not want them in my life. I had a totally different blog post planned for today but on the contrary, I decided to allow myself to be an umpire and call the shots. I feel this blog is more…

  • Kebbi Diaries,  MY NYSC ARCHIVE

    DEAR NORTHERN OTONDOS

    I know it’s been a while since I posted here but first, yayyyy! Congratulations to the latest otondos in town. I know somebody is probably feeling like why otondo but well, I’m sure otondo sounds better than hearing a Northern Soldier call you a white fowl believe me and moreover, you guys haven’t been sworn in yet, so, you are unofficially a corp member. Second, a little diversion. . . I know I said something about bringing back a series, I didn’t forget and also, it feels so unbearable having to stay this long to post another blog post but mehn, I have been quite engaged. A lot has been…