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

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

BOOK REVIEW || AND AFTER MANY DAYS BY JOHWOR ILE

Coming across And After Many Days by Johwor Ile was a seemingly eerie occurrence every time I entered a bookstore. It always seemed to call to me, until I finally picked it up from Patabah Books for 2000 Naira In January 2019. Fast forward to September, I am smack in the middle of a reading rut, picking and leaving books…Continue Reading

I purchased The Pressure Cooker at a time I thought it would be a good idea to splurge on books, and the hype Roving Heights gave to this book was oppressing me. After purchasing it at 3800 Naira, when I picked it up, I thought, ‘Is this all? It’s so small.’ It’s about 110 pages with medium font size. However,…Continue Reading

I purchased The Pressure Cooker at a time I thought it would be a good idea to splurge on books, and the hype Roving Heights gave to this book was oppressing me. After purchasing it at 3800 Naira, when I picked it up, I thought, ‘Is this all? It’s so small.’ It’s about 110 pages with medium font size. However,…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