Female Circumcision and FGM. Is there a difference?

I recently heard a well educated Nigerian woman discuss her circumcision on TV. She explained that she was circumcised on the seventh day of her birth the same way the male children were. Upon further enquiry, she explained that circumcision was emphatically not the same thing as female genital mutilation. I was not sure about […]

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2016 A Blogging Year Reviewed

What a year it has been! Indeed what a year it has been. Before I realised what what’s happening, 2016 had reached its half way mark and I was asked by olatoxic to review my progress. You can read my half way review here if you missed it in July!

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Deal breakers : Why I can never Date you

I had a conversation with a friend a while back about deal breakers in relationships. According to her, everyone needed to have their deal breakers written down clearly with a plan not to deviate from them. We had been at an event, and she scanned the room searching for someone that would catch her eye. […]

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5 Moral Dilemmas you need to answer

Hello, friends, I recently had a conversation with some friends on moral dilemmas and how we all approach such situations differently. As a result, I have brought you 5 common moral dilemmas that we all need to consider and answer. Some of them may appear political, but most things are in the 21st Century. So it […]

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5 Things to do when you’re Making more Money than your Man

I recently heard that Linda Ikeji, Nigerian mega-blogger reportedly stated emphatically that she could not be with a man who was not successful. Several women proceeded to chastise her of the words expressed explaining that all men will attempt to stifle their wives. As a result, she was advised that her financial success was not […]

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Poem: Emi Mimo

I originally posted this poem a little over a year ago. A few days ago someone tagged me on Instagram sharing this and how much the words encouraged her. I was uplifted that my words could bring comfort to others and wanted to share it again. I hope you enjoy it; Emi Mimo is the term […]

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7 year old Murdered in Nigeria

I recently heard the heartbreaking story of a 7-year-old boy who was killed in Badagry, Nigeria a few days ago. This boy was reportedly caught stealing garri (milled cassava) or a phone and was placed in a car tyre, beat and set on fire. Passersby took photos and videos which went viral on the internet. […]

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How many boyfriends is too many?

I recently came across a video by ‘Battabox Nigeria’ where women in Lagos were asked how many boyfriends they had. The consensus was that most single women especially those in university had a minimum of two boyfriends at any given time. It appeared that many of these young women had a man for multiple life […]

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TMI TAG: Too Much Information

Hello friends, I know this is a surprise! A post on a Tuesday! But alas I had to respond to a tag from Funke Olotu of Funke Olotu.com. If you haven’t stopped by her website, you need to do so today, you won’t regret it. So the TMI tag lives up to its name and […]

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When Women are Blamed for Rape

I recently found myself engaging in an argument with someone who I thought was wise but proved not to be. She explained to me that women were often the instigators of rape based on their attitudes and their dressing. When I asked her why women in the middle east who wore burkas could be raped, […]

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