Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Nigerian Way

Ask me again if I never get tired of singing the Nigeria song and my reply is NO.. Why should I get tired when the only song on my lip is the Nigeria song, the only air I breathe and the only people that have accepted me are the...

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Nigerian Delicacies: BOILED YAM WITH GARDEN EGG SAUCE

Garden eggs are vegetables rich in vitamins E, C, and B6 and minerals such as Calcium, Phosphorous, Copper, Zinc and Iron. They come in two main colours: yellow, white or green colours. Some come in a combination of two colours: green and white or yellow and green. Garden eggs...

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WETIN DEY HAPPEN NA, HOW UNA DEY?

Forgive me if I am not perfect or fluent in the pidgin language, but I am one of those Nigerians who is ready to learn… yes! Although it hasn’t found its way into the school syllabus, it is still a language we value in this part of the world....

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ALICE, BUT THIS IS NO WONDERLAND

I watched the movies I read the books Had tears in my eyes And a dream in my mind I wanted this! Fairy tales are what I want or should I say what I wanted That cuddle from the night time till morning in the movies Or that kiss...

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THE HOME COMING

The day I made the life changing decision to return to Nigeria had started out just like most other Tuesdays in New York, an endless stretch of hours completely occupied with boring routine activities. I was seated at the dining table in my two bedroom apartment, sipping from a...

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

As you go around your routines think about this: Routines are what you have created to suit the kind of life that feels comfortable, Safe, Secure, In some cases, the routine allows you achieve, make progress etc. Routines also tell a lot about who you are Whether or not...

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Attention!!! Ladies!

So… I am angry. Yes. Why? Why shouldn’t I be? I have two brothers and friends who have overtime become brothers to me and Lord knows I’ll pull the wig off any lady that turns those guys into fathers, SDs (sugar daddies), banks and Atms. What happened to the...

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Nigeria Beyond The Surface Level: Adamawa State

Did you know that Adamawa State…? – is the land of beauty? – Capital is Yola? – established 27th of August, 1991? – has twenty-one local government areas? Namely: Fufore, Ganye, Gombi, Guyuk, Hong, Jada, Shelleng, Demsa, Madagali, Maiha, Mayo-Belwa, Michika, Mubi North, Numan, Song, Mubi South, Yola North...

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