Journal

When My Facebook Page was My Blog

I started blogging in 2016, a few months before I finished school. It was my last semester and we were in the last weeks before the final exams. I had a laptop and that was what I used to begin blogging. My phone was a miserable Blackberry torch2. I call it miserable because I couldn't… Continue reading When My Facebook Page was My Blog

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Entrepreneurs' Guide, Journal

5 Pointers That You Are Not an Entrepreneur

Can you count how many times you have heard people give the if-you-want-to-succeed-in-Nigeria-you-have-you-be-an-entrepreneur speech? I can't. I've been hearing it since I was in primary school, literally. And when I graduated from university, it was ringing in my head: you have to have the mind of an entrepreneur in order to rise above the Nigerian… Continue reading 5 Pointers That You Are Not an Entrepreneur

Graduates' RantBook, Job Hunters' Kit, Journal

5 Reasons why Nigerian Graduates are Unemployable

Every employer has a set of goals he intends to achieve and every job sector has a job content as well as professional capacity to sustain it in the highly competitive global clime. This is the reason why professionals are always making input of fresh ideas and innovation into their industry. Sadly and Incidentally, the… Continue reading 5 Reasons why Nigerian Graduates are Unemployable

Job Hunters' Kit, Journal

3 Things You Should Not Ignore if You Want to Avoid Headache at Your New Place of Work

The desire of every employee is to do their job (I would like to exempt some government workers from this πŸ™„), find favour in the sight of their employers (and colleagues) and get paid (on time) at the end of the month. Sometimes, it's smooth but most times you find it difficult to find a… Continue reading 3 Things You Should Not Ignore if You Want to Avoid Headache at Your New Place of Work

Job Hunters' Kit, Journal

How I Landed a Temporary Teaching Job (Part 2)

Read part one of this post here Even though I had absolutely messed up the interview process, the following day I received a call from them. Talk about a miracle! Again, they had sent me a message (which I did not receive) and the second stage of the interview (which I had qualified for, surprise-surprise)… Continue reading How I Landed a Temporary Teaching Job (Part 2)

Graduates' RantBook

When You Have Long-Leg That You Cannot Use

So, since I passed out from NYSC in April and came back home, the person that seems to feel the pain of my unemployment (I think even more than I do) is my mother. Mostly because na she dey suffer am pass. You see, she takes it upon herself to help me financially, sometimes even… Continue reading When You Have Long-Leg That You Cannot Use

Journal

The Relationship Between Bullying and Depression

On Thursday, I called my little sister, Butterfly, to my room. She had been too quiet for the past three days, moving around with a sullen face, practically dragging her slim, perfect body around, smiling at things she would ordinarily laugh at. I asked her if she was OK. She said yes. I asked if… Continue reading The Relationship Between Bullying and Depression

Job Hunters' Kit

My First Interview Ever: Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned

It was sometime in November last year and I had just resumed serving in Nasarawa. I got a call from a neighbour back at home saying that his friend had just got called to work as a content developer for an agro-based NGO in Abuja. Because she was very busy at the time, she turned… Continue reading My First Interview Ever: Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned

Graduates' RantBook

Now That I Am A Former Corper: Adjusting Into The Graduate Life

Since I came back home, things have changed. You know, I always had it in mind that things would change when I finished school, but I never thought it would be this... Overwhelming. As a jobless human, they have given me new roles at home and my worries have evolved into a journey of uncertainty.… Continue reading Now That I Am A Former Corper: Adjusting Into The Graduate Life

Journal

Help! How Do I Talk About Sex With My Teenage Sister?

You guys, I need your help! I have this younger sister that I am 7 years older than. She is the one I spoke about here and here. Most times, we are cool. Now that I'm a full time unemployed graduate and am always home, I'm like her daily diary where she offloads interesting events… Continue reading Help! How Do I Talk About Sex With My Teenage Sister?

Journal

I Attended a Wedding on Saturday: The Rainy One

I attended a wedding on Saturday. The groom is from this very wealthy family around here but for some reason, they decided the wedding would take place in their village. We arrived the very grand mini-mansion that was their house in the village right about the time that the rain which had been drizzling all… Continue reading I Attended a Wedding on Saturday: The Rainy One