I woke up yesterday to horrific news of the Xenophobia happening in South Africa and my heart was saddened. It was saddened even further when I heard about the violence in Nigeria where people were attacking South-African owned businesses, stealing and all that evil forgetting that these are Nigerian-owned properties and Nigerians work in these … Continue reading Being Nigerian: A Blessing or A curse?
Hey fam! I am typing this from the lobby area in Carnegie Mellon University, Africa. Yaaaaaay! Grad school is finally happening, and I am super excited. Its been a roller-coaster since I realised I'd be going for my master's a little over a month ago at such a prestigious school and on a scholarship too. … Continue reading Hellooo, Grad School!
Oh my dayyyyyys! It has been sooo long since I've been on here and I don't even know how I feel about that. Loool! I really don't know what to attribute the long silence to so I won't bother with the usual apologies creatives give when they've been away for long. I'm here now, so … Continue reading 2019 Half Time – Life Update
This morning is a weird one. There was this amazing program I spoke at yesterday but it was so far away from home. Thankfully, there was no traffic. Still, I slept right after I got home like a log of wood till about 3:30am issh. And I just sat on my bed, trying to pray … Continue reading A Weird Morning – Benediction is longer than Mass
I must have been 8 when I was ran to my Father when he came back from work one day. Once he was seated, I took off his shoes and started with his socks as was my regular practice then. (I was actually a really sweet child growing up 🙈). And then I ranted to … Continue reading Yes, I am from Aba. No, Money Doesn’t Control My heart
Hey fam! It's been an terribly busy week for me but this is my third blog post this week! Ahhhh! God is good mehn. Someone messaged on WhatsApp asking how I find the time to write and I had no answer because sincerely I don't know. This outgoing month (April) has been my busiest all … Continue reading Abuja Living VS Lagos Living – Major Culture Shocks
This morning, I uploaded the first part of this gist here. QiQi Quickly catch up if you missed out on it so that you can have really soft landing on this one 🙂 Before I go on, I want to sound the long read alert. Loooool. You'd be done before you know it though 🙂 … Continue reading How I spent Easter – My First Road Trip Outside the Country (II)
I had planned to travel down to Lagos from my current work station in Abuja on Wednesday night but it didn't work out. I had some challenges at work that didn't allow me travel that day. I was very pained because the group I was to travel with were to leave on Thursday by 6am. … Continue reading How I spent Easter – My First Road Trip Outside the Country
Hi guys... Thank God it's Friday! This story is one of my ordeal yesterday at the Passport Office. It is quite long so please bear with me 🙂 🙂 🙂 Thank you! 💜💜💜 I never knew how dramatic getting a Nigerian Passport could be. I had applied for it some two weeks back. My contact … Continue reading Passport Palava: My Ordeal at The Passport Office
In recent times, particularly in Nigeria, there is such a huge drive towards programming. While it is good that we are getting more technology inclined, I think justice isn't being done to IT as a whole. Everyone is talking about programming but programming isn't all there is. There is IT Support, Data Analysis, Network Engineering, … Continue reading We Mustn’t All Be Programmers