SHAME: You will never again be ashamed to ask for help.

We think scholarships are better. I call scholarship holders “corporate beggars.” We are the real beggars. Those of us who contact organizations via applications or otherwise and convince them to finance our life goals

Zainab Haruna’s Midas Touch and the Soup N Stew Empire

There’s this myth in Nigeria and parts of Africa that some women have the Midas Touch. The myth propounds that even if a poverty stricken man can only just marry a woman, his fate would be reversed

Trevor Noah: The best 5-minutes elevator conversation I had with the man.

“Donald Trump has made everyone interested in everything, everywhere. He’s a worldwide phenomenon. And with everything that’s going on — the Muslim ban, threats to women’s rights, the environment

I Know why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou: A Book In Review.

I find the storytelling quite black and white. First I think Maya was a strong black hero who felt the deaths of two great leaders in the battle for black freedom quite personally. She had first become close to Malcom X, while in Kenya

9 Rules to follow when you are underpaid and overworked!

Most people pay for sex what they will never pay for real hard work. It’s not news that a lot of young people are underpaid and overworked. I don’t know if this applies outside Nigeria but you would see a lot…

Starvation: How to be a Freelance Writer and Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

Freelance writing could be a beautiful experience, and not depressive. A lot of people experiencing depression at less than age 30 are probably hungry and working hard to rise. Give an average person the assurance of 3-square meals, and they’d…

Moments: I’m 27 today and Still telling Stories. I wrote a letter to my younger self.

One of my friends (Tomilola Deji-Olatunde) asked me to write a letter to my younger self. Today marks another new year for me. I might as well post the letter today. Here goes: Hey buddy, There is so much more…

Why Should Anyone Blog At all? Here are 5 Top Reasons to Blog

Happy new week guys. I did a blog post last week which had a lot of feedback but I could only engage a few. We explored the reason why being broke could actually make you a better blogger. I couldn’t…

5 Simple Ways Writers Can Help Their Friends Achieve their Dreams

It’s almost an unavoidable response that writing gives you visibility. As a writer, people would share their dreams with you expecting support. They believe you are smart, rich or that you have the audience for some of their needs. This…

​Our Undeserved Righteousness: An encounter with S’fico Ncwane

This morning I stumbled on comments under a song I have had on repeat for close to a week. S’fico Ncwane’s “Hallelujah” song has held me spellbound for days. I keep repeating this song. I hardly understand a quarter of…

​A Radical Dimension about the Concept of Trust: Is trust static or mobile?

I had a talk with my church’s music team yesterday. It was about the concept of trust as a static or mobile disposition. I know a lot of nonbelievers struggle with the idea of leaving your hopes and ambitions to…

How love affects successful writing, beautiful expression that works.

Let your love be like the misty rains, coming softly, but flooding the river. – Malagasy Proverb You can’t possibly make anyone love you if you don’t love yourself enough. Like business negotiations, love is a strict bargain. There is a…