“Danfo” is a word used in Lagos State, Nigeria for commercial buses. It carries approximately 14 - 18 passengers. The Danfo bus adds to the framing of the megacity with its vivid yellow colour and vigorous blare. If you live in Lagos or have been to Lagos without having to experience a clash with any … Continue reading 5 Ways to Ensure a “Danfo” Conductor Does Not Bully You of Your Change
This newly sworn in corps members in camp have evoked the moments I had in camp during my three weeks orientation. Here I sit by my window, recalling and visualizing all that went down and the ones I let slip by. If only I could turn back the hands of time and make up for … Continue reading 6 Subtle Things I Wish I did During My NYSC Orientation Camp
If there’s something I’ve not forgotten, It’s her name. Her name is Pamela. Phantom memories from my childhood. The more I try to remember her, the more it seems faint. So I hold on to the residual memories left like footprints on a shore, almost washed by tides of time. I recall when we used … Continue reading Childhood Memories
Hey champs, welcome to another book review on the blog. First of I want to wholly appreciate my dad of blessed memory who first introduced this book to me in 2008, three years after its first publication in 2006. If not for him, maybe I wouldn’t have had the interest to read this book. Back … Continue reading Book Review: Everything Good Will Come by Sefi Atta
During my first hiking experience with Travelden Nigeria to Ado Awaye Mountain in Oyo state. I took note of every single event that happened, from the road trip to climbing the mountain. I decided to carefully list out necessary precautions to take while going for a hike. To know more about the Mountain I hiked … Continue reading 10 Important Things You Need to Know Before Going For a Hike
How is it possible for a lake to be at the top of a mountain, and doesn’t dry up during the dry season, how? This was the question I asked when I first heard about the mystic wonders of Ado Awaye. A suspended lake is a lake that is housed at the top of a … Continue reading 5 Things Everyone Should Know About The Only Suspended Lake in Africa, Ado Awaye Mountain, and Its Historical Wonders
My people say proverbs are palm wine used to digest words easily. I dediced to read Chinua Achebe’s classic Things Fall Apart for the second time but in a different way. This time I took note of the Igbo proverbial wisdom that made the novel rich and sodden in the Igbo tradition and culture. Proverbs … Continue reading 10 African Proverbs From Achebe’s Things Fall Apart
We are always scared of giving our love when there is no assurance of getting love in response, so we hide our emotions under our shirts. And walk around with this scorching energy ticking to emancipate. What a burden! We believe that we are hurt when we don’t receive love. But what hurts us … Continue reading Put Your Love Out There
gratitude goes a long way in making life challenges easy, even in the little things we feel don't matter.
Bimbo could hear the opposing arguments between her mom and dad in the room, it was 7:30PM. "How long will this continue?" She groaned. She never made herself to be this way. Her parents knew the detriment of getting married as both AS and still went on with it, yet they treated her like she … Continue reading Overdose!