The Identity Crisis

Who am I? What am I here for? These are life long questions that most of us struggle to answer. Many wander through life without discovering their identity. Some of us take up the identity of others who influence us with their way of life, for others whatever is in vogue brings about a change…

The Silent Competition

The grass always looks greener on the other side, it is a fallacy of  reasoning – Ololade Ajekigbe   Ever run into an old friend and observed them sizing you up? And when I say sizing up, I don’t mean the long-time-no-see kind of sizing up. I mean the Is-she-looking-good kind. It happens all the time. 2…

Looks vs Personality

The image above caused quite a stir on social media last week. It is of a convicted felon named Jeremy Meeks, who has previously spent 9 years in prison for grand theft. Jeremy, age 30 and married father of one was once again arrested last week in Stockton California on a one gang and possession…

Our Mental Laziness

One of the first things I told myself when I was going to start this blog was never to write anything too lengthy, because people will lose interest and not read it. Truth be told, many Nigerians don’t read. Which is probably why someone once said, “If you want to hide something from a Nigerian,…

Much Ado About The Male Child

Let me start by stating that I desire to have a male child like most people (or rather, most Africans) do, so this is not a campaign against the male child or having male children, but I have often wondered what the whole I-must-have-a-male-child-by-hook-or-by-crook syndrome was all about. if  you are reading this article from…

Joy in Solitude

One of my favourite moments each day is the time I spend alone in the comfort of my room. Just me and maybe the Tv. It may sound weird but it is infact my best time of the day. Locked away in obscurity from all the hustle and noise, from the distractions of the day…