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4.5 Lessons from 4.5 Exes

To be honest, 'four' is not the right number, and neither is four and half but it is closer to the truth. The end of every relationship comes with, most of the time, a lot of hurt and pain, so much that all we can feel at the point is only the unpleasantness of the… Continue reading 4.5 Lessons from 4.5 Exes

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My Sister is Embarrassed of Me!

My mother and other significant personalities have been pressuring me to come back home for the weekend since I have been away for about three weeks now. One would think it's been three months, the way they make it sound. Being the good girl that I am, I decided to come over. Not just to… Continue reading My Sister is Embarrassed of Me!

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A Slice of Me: Me vs Politics

I grew up around a lot of politics. My father was, and still is, a hardcore PDP member. Before PDP came, he was in a party called SDP, I think. He left his job as a teacher to go into politics full time and even got himself a political office where he served for only… Continue reading A Slice of Me: Me vs Politics

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Must I Wait for a Man Before My Life Begins?

I'm pained. I'm vexed. And I'm sad. Let me tell you why: My little sister asked me with excitement to guess which university my parents want her to go. She is in SS2. I guessed right. It's a new private university very close to where we live. And their school fees per semester is enough… Continue reading Must I Wait for a Man Before My Life Begins?

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Of Blisters, Rage and the Perfect Pounded Yam

Yesterday, I lost another (second this year) dear family member. An Aunt. The day before, I got emotionally shuffled. I guess I just flared up. The pain and anger were locked up somewhere inside of me. I was mad at everything at the same time. It was weakening and stressful. I was losing strength and… Continue reading Of Blisters, Rage and the Perfect Pounded Yam

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My Confidence Starter Pack

Have you ever been in a place full of intelligent, beautiful/handsome and confident people who all know each other, with you being the only stranger? No? Yes? Today I attended CDS (Community Development Service) here for the first time. I gave a full description of the kind of Corps members here in this post. It… Continue reading My Confidence Starter Pack

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I Attended a Wedding on Saturday (2)

Saturdays are for weddings. But the last three days to the d-day are for work: making chin chin, slaughtering, preparing and frying meat, and other basic wedding things. This is mostly in Nigerian weddings sha, where the family members are the wedding planners. And this is also used as a yardstick to measure friends that… Continue reading I Attended a Wedding on Saturday (2)

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I Hate Being Sick

For days, I've been silent. No post, comments or likes. I hope I did break many hearts 💕? 😀 Well, I finally did all the necessary documentation and I'm back home again. I came back on Wednesday. The journey back home was terrible. About an hour and thirty minutes into the journey, our car broke… Continue reading I Hate Being Sick