It’s a Miracle!

The thing about miracles is that they come suddenly. You won’t esperrerit! When they come, however, they make you smile, they make you happy, they make you laugh, they fill a gap. This, I perceive strongly, is what Mr. Adebayo saw that made him exclaim on the morning of his first daughter’s birth: It is […]

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Tunbi: The smile that won’t go away.

Tunbi Akinseye.  I know that guy. Isn’t he the tall dude that’s best friends with Bill Gates and plays in the big leagues. But of course, we went to school together –which is strange since he claims he went to school with Mr Gates as well. And I keep asking: Tunbi, how old are you? […]

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Project fame, claims and games (III)

How did I forget the talented mix of beauty and brains that is Tejiri? Someone says she flaunts her achievements in our faces. I say it isn’t beans to finish with a first class in Electrical Electronics Engineering. As a girl, sometimes you’re underestimated, told what you can and can’t do. To see yourself as […]

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Project fame, claims and games (II)

I like Arewa. I think she deserves to win. Often, the people I support don’t win. The exceptions to this are Iyanya, Mike and Olawale. I didn’t watch Chidinma’s season. Monica’s too. I thought Marvy deserved to win his season, but I’ve come to like Ayoola over time. A lot, in fact. He’s currently my […]

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Project Fame, claims and lame games.

You shouldn’t find it surprising that I am writing about this reality show. By now, you must already be familiar with my faithful followership and gabbings where the famous MTN-sponsored competition is concerned. So there’s the eighth season currently running. If you haven’t been following, then you have already missed the eviction of about ten […]

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GbengUzo: Because I Can.

September. There’s a feeling I get whenever this month begins. It’s something of a mix of nostalgia and joy. Nostalgia; because I get to remember all of my special friends (and there are so many of them) who were born in this very month, and Joy: because there’ll be rice and stew very plenty. Yes, […]

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Family Chat

Toks buzzes you about the new group. ‘Mommy jst joind Whatsapp.’ Sigh. There’s a million reasons why you sigh, chief of which is your brother’s incomprehensible mode of writing. You stow the itch to nag him about it. ‘Tell her I’m not on Whatsapp.’ ‘But I alrdy told her I chat wt u all d […]

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