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TOP TEN FUNNY BLOG POSTS OF 2016

Friends, before I continue bombarding you with more weirdness in 2017, let’s take a look at the top ten funny blog posts in 2016. ย Grab a cuppa and dive in. 1. Makeup From Hell “After all the YouTube videos and Mary Kay practicals, I attended a traditional wedding on Saturday […]

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THE CAMEROON I WANT

I remember the worst night of my life. I was in my friends’ hostel room in the student residential area by the University of Buea, Cameroon. I planned on having a sleep-over at her place. Little did I know that I was in for a sleepless-over. My friend called me […]

The Other Room Buhari
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8 LESSONS FROM “THE OTHER ROOM”

“The Other Room” never had so much meaning until last week when Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari, referred to it as one of the “rooms” to which his wife belonged. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, here is the drill. The wife of His Excellency, Aisha Buhari expressed […]

How social media affects us
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HOW SOCIAL MEDIA AFFECTS US

This post is partly confessional and partly instructional. Because I can’t guarantee you that I’m not a knee-deep social media lover myself. It is so easy to be on Facebook for a long time, scrolling and seeing what all the people on your newsfeed are up to. And then there’s […]

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VAGINA 101

Hello from this side of the world where I just came home from the doctor’s office with a painful leg. Yesterday and today have been bad leg days for me. There is this piercing pain in my right leg that has kept me from walking properly. Some medication was prescribed […]

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SHE WANTED AMERICA

Marilyn sat on the chair that afternoon squirming like a fish out of water. Her knees were knocked beneath her semi-long skirt. Trickles of sweat ran down her powder-masked face. Though the air conditioning in the building was cold enough to make a baby sneeze, she didn’t feel an iota of […]