Category Archives: Nigeria, sweet Nigeria.

Fly Through Your Clouds.

I have always admired people who seem to have unending reserves of energy and drive. They seem to have an internal motivation switch which is permanently set to the ‘on’ position.   ‘How do they do this?’ I often asked … Continue reading

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High Heels And Low Expectations: The Lingering Frustrations Of Being A Nigerian Woman.

Hey everyone! I hope you’re having a great weekend so far. I have a new article on the Genevieve Magazine Nigeria website; you can read it here! Please don’t forget to leave your comments and share it with your followers on … Continue reading

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Covert Allies: A Tale of Nigeria’s Secret Feminists.

Hey Everyone! An article of mine was published today by http://www.sheleadsafrica.org, and I’m very excited about it! She Leads Africa is ‘a community that helps young African women achieve their professional dreams’. Please read the article here: Covert Allies: A … Continue reading

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Education: WAEC, JAMB and all that jazz-Part 2.

   Read part 1 here! The lop-sidedness of my grades continued when I (finally) got admission into the university (thank you JAMB!). I didn’t like the course I was given admission for (Political Science and Education) and spent the first … Continue reading

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Being Nigerian: 3 Random Thoughts.

  Poor Customer Service (bank edition). Let me set the scene for you. You walk into a bank and make a beeline for the Customer Services desk. You meet a lady seated there; she is typing and staring at the … Continue reading

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England, my on-again, off-again boyfriend vs Nigeria, my long-term relationship.

There you are, England!     My sweetheart who I see from time to time. Why I love you: -Great customer service, great customer service and great customer service. -Did I mention great customer service? -Shopping here is an experience … Continue reading

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They Must Be In A Secret Cult.

I have given this a lot of thought. It would be a good justification for their actions. The world would have meaning again. Majority of service providers in Nigeria must be in a secret cult. To prove their worthiness and … Continue reading

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Destination: Stress.

The loud drone of generators-there’s been yet another power failure. Thank you NEPA, we can always count on you, for darkness and stress in equal measure.   The long queues at Petrol Stations, there’s yet another round of fuel scarcity. … Continue reading

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Efficiency And Witchcraft.

I recently needed information about the process for protecting literary work in Nigeria. I looked up the information on the Nigerian Copyright Commission’s website. The information was clear. The process itself was straightforward. I didn’t know what to do with … Continue reading

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Darkness Is Normal.

Organized societies: ‘Oh my gawwwddd, there’s been a power cut!’ *panic* *screams* Naija: ‘NEPA has taken the light’ *shrug* *yawn* I’m vaguely concerned about how unaffected and desensitized I am to power cuts/power failures/stolen ‘light’. I just shrug, switch off … Continue reading

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