NDU DESIRE|| 5 Life Experiences I Am Excited To Have

Life has been rather slow recently. The world seems to be in an unending rollercoaster, and things have truly evolved. One thing we can all agree on is the fact that, when this Coronavirus pandemic ends, our lives will change. What we pray for and seek is that this change will be good for us. Currently, it feels like, I just want…Continue Reading

Taking Stock|2019: I Survived

black girl looking into the distance

2019 was one hell of a year- figuratively and literally. I’ve tried to write this several times and when I finally did, the entire post was erased somehow. It took my whole being to write it in the first place, so this was followed by a lot of crying, frustration and asking myself whether I should give up or nah?…Continue Reading

Three Vital Life Lessons NYSC Taught Me

NYSC Corps member wearing uniform. This post shares three lessons she learnt from her year of NYSC

Now that my NYSC year is over, one month later, the lessons it taught me are all I’m left with. Generally, the program gets a bad rap. Considering that it is compulsory for all tertiary institutions’ graduates, it really isn’t properly understood but is intensely hated. Or… am I alone in this? Maybe it’s the fact that it is considered…Continue Reading

Life Lately || The Second Third Recap + Taking Stock

The whirlwind that was the second third (the past four months) of 2019 is not easy to describe. You know how you feel like things cannot be any different- not worse- just different. It happens when you are in a ‘safe’ place in life and you don’t think life can take a different turn… until it does. The first quarter…Continue Reading

This Is The Truth|| The Future Is NOT Female

I do not own a lot of tee shirts but I am a big fan of those that have inscriptions so when I saw the ‘The Future Is Female’ tee worn by Zainab Balogun a couple of years ago, I fell in clothing love. Over the past few years, the shirt has become one of the many symbols for feminists.…Continue Reading

5 Things You Should Know Before Going To NYSC Camp

When I was mobilized as a prospective corps member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in November 2018, the only presenting joy was because I was posted to Lagos. The willingness and delight I expected before going to the NYSC camp were nowhere to be found. My feelings morphed into plain old nervousness and anger that I had to…Continue Reading

Ten Facts About Me + Meet My New Blog!

Ten Facts About FDesire Uba

Writing this is a bit nerve-wracking for me because I have not written in so long! I typically enjoy the art of storytelling- reading and writing. My Instagram and my ex-blog have seen some of this over the past three years, but you see THIS blog right here, there’d be a lot of it here. If this is your first…Continue Reading