Oga Emeka say…

I used to think everything revolved around money for him. For he was devoted to his business. Importer, Exporter, Pure water! One day, I asked Oga Emeka what was the most important thing to him. And then he sang that song to me 🎶 If we no make money, wetin we gain 🎶 But then…

Aunty Tawa say…

Buy Butter Bread! O’ngbona bread!! O’nyọ butter bread!!! Her voice, thin as a bird’s, sung out lyrics of sweat and toil. She was my alarm clock every morning, and the source of my day’s strength. Her Agege bread was divinely satisfying. I once asked her, “Aunty Tawa, wetin make you for dey sell bread?” “My…

Brother Segun used to say…

He was my childhood barber. Not his real name though, but he was a special person in my life. He made me see that life revolved very simply, just like that chair in in shop. What goes round, doesn’t always comes around, he’d say. And he taught me to take my looks seriously too. “Girls…

What You should do with “Your Anger”

It’s the best thing that you can do when you’re upset. Go angry. Go angry at yourself for allowing yourself to get into that awkward position; go angry at the object of your anger, which could be a person you got into a squabble with, or something that just wouldn’t work. Anger is an incredible…

Scars

Scars remind us of many things, the pains, the loss, but more importantly, the healing process. Don’t fight your scars, don’t hide them either. Appreciate them for what they are: a reminder that you won the battle. Step out his week as a victory, not a victim. The past is past. And the future is…