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Nora died? I give up on TV Series.

I have just completed the second season of The Strain and I have been rendered depressed. This is the definition of rock bottom, where this season ended. Coco is dead (this doesn’t particularly give me as much joy as I thought it would; she was just a victim really), Nora is dead (I will come […]

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Power’s Tariq is that boy your parents warned you about

I am still in shock from the latest episode of Power, Episode 9 of Season 4. I cannot believe what just happened, but since I am not one to give spoilers, I’ll let those who haven’t watched it go see it, that’s if their curiousity hasn’t sent then searching Google for answers already. My concern […]

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My Son is Coming Home

My son is coming home. Aunty Biodun, my mother’s sister is here. She is aged now, but still bothers to cook a meal she thinks he would like. Her grin summons the lines by her eyes to stretch like tired lanes when she says, ‘I know he will love it.’ I smile back a response, […]

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The virginity question

On virginity, one last time. I think it’s cool to be a virgin until marriage. And I don’t even mean having your hymen intact. I mean remaining sexually pure, whether or not you have a hymen (whether you have lost it at some point in your life, or you don’t have one at all because […]

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To Nigerian Dressmakers, with love.

Dear Nigerian Dressmakers, I understand men look good in suits. Dapper, dashing, sexy some. But, considering where suits originated from, I wonder, are suits the best for our men? Today, I saw a young man standing under the hot sun after service. Man had on a white shirt, an inner cardigan a different colour, and […]

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So you say you want to ‘blow’

My eyes are heavy from lack of sleep, but lemme just drop this here. Mega shouts to everyone out there who has ‘blown’. Everyone wants to be a star, to shine brighter than a vigilante’s torch light at 1am and blind their enemies with it. What many don’t realise is, shining isn’t as selfish as […]

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