Monthly Archives: October 2014

Choose Kindness

Attachment to being right creates suffering. When you have a choice to be right, or to be kind, choose kind and watch your suffering disappear. ~ Dr Wayne Dyer I am selfish, naturally. You are selfish also. We all are selfish. It’s so easy to want what you want...

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Final List of Shortlisted Candidates

  Good morning, After all the huddles of reading through hundreds of submissions, we can finally present you with the final list of shortlisted candidates. We’ll make their poems and essays available for voting over the weekend and you all can get a feel of why we chose them....

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Who Is Akinlabi ”Gerald” Adegoke?

1. Who Is Akinlabi ”Gerald” Adegoke? He is the Founder and Chair Board of directors, 360° POSH Limited, a brand content push and project management firm in Lagos Nigeria. First of three children and born in the early 90’s, Akinlabi is fondly called Akin Posh by Colleagues and Associates....

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THE VERY UNIQUE FULANI’S PEOPLE OF NIGERIA

The Fulani people are recognized throughout Africa and many parts of the world for their rich and complex traditions, from intricate, colorful marriage to heavy, golden hoop earrings, facial tattoos, face piecing long curly hair and beautiful round beads. They are different from the way they speak to the...

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SOMETIME IN 1960

It is a familiar year, you need not be lectured on what happened, but sometime in that year, something unforgettable happened. Let us take a stroll through memory lane…… She used to be a black hole, not a black star She was exploited to say the least, She was...

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Love your body. Love Yourself

Today’s post is dedicated to every woman, young lady, lady, babe, Bae, chic, Omalicha, Yarinya… however you choose to be referred to, who either loves, hates, is indifferent about, or currently working on her body. Once upon a time in Nigeria, it was trendy for the “African woman” to...

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OHA SOUP

Oha soup is native to the Igbo people of Nigeria. It is similar to bitterleaf soup but instead of bitterleaf, oha leaves are used. Some Igbo dialects call it “ora”. INGREDIENTS 1. Oha leaves 2. 8 small cocoyams or achi powder (thickener) 3. Palm Oil (3 cooking spoons) 4....

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Nigerians are sooooo….

A lot of times, I read about how people living outside Nigeria view Nigerians and we already know that for a long time, our world view hasn’t exactly been one to willingly identify with. What’s funny though, is that a lot of what makes up this world view are...

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