True Story

This is where you get to hear the real gist, what is true and what is not from the horses or well… people’s mouth on #awanaija – Eva Udenyi

Nigerian ankara baby dolls stand up to Barbie

In Nigeria, Barbie has some fierce — some brown — competition: Taofick Okoya, a 43-year-old entrepreneur, has created Queens of Africa dolls and Naija Princess dolls that are outselling Mattel’s classics. Okoya tells Reuters that he sells about 6,000 to 9,000 dolls a month and that he has “about 10-15 percent of a...

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Where is HE!!!!

I should have tied his hands a bit tighter is the sole thought in my head as his arms collide with my abdomen. The pain instructs me to readjust my position as I carry on my task. His body keeps wiggling in all sorts of ways, pretty embarrassing if...

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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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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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Ebola now has a cure at last #AwaNaijaUpdates

for a long time, nothing actually trended like the breakout of Ebola virus in Nigeria, the hype was so much that even BH lost their shine and media grip. from painful deaths of well meaning Nigerian citizens who turned out to help the Librarian Patrick Sawyer to newly weds...

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That heart break story

“He: I’m sorry I have really tried but this has not been working for a long time now… She: (Stuttering) So… What are you trying to say (tears rolling down her face) He: but babe you know this as much as I do, don’t you? She: Let me make...

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IT GOES BOTH WAYS

I am not saying that I am a standard Neither am I saying I have not made mistakes All I am saying is, I do not want to be compared to anyone I’m sorry your heart was broken And I understand the pain because I have gone through that...

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Legacies passed down to us

One of the things that has endeared me to the heart of this country is the morals with which we grew up in. My mum is a Yoruba woman and as most of you know Yoruba people are synonymous with what?…. (Don’t chorus PARTY yet) I meant RESPECT, although...

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The other side of A Story

  I watched Chimamada Adichie’s speech on The Danger of a single story and I was amazed at the truth in it. She talks about how having just one view or perspective on anything can hinder us from actually seeing the beauty that lies in the rest of it....

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