CategoryNonsense and Ingredients

How Much Does Your Certificate Owe You?

Until, 2014, my year of internship, I used to think that life was JUST about graduating with a good result from the only indigenous University in Nigeria. For you see, I was a good student of all my teachers. I had stopped lending notes to some course mates, because one returned it after the exam. My project supervisor took pride in reading my work.  After the eighth read, she ‘abandoned’ me in...

A Note to Men

‘You know sey you nor dey quick last long for bed, Oga? Buy this one! Drink am for three days, you go normal!’ A man announces in the bus as I move down to take a seat. The bus is on its way to Oshodi from Second Rainbow. ‘Listen, Oga! If shame dey catch you to buy here, you fit call my phone number. My number na 080…’ The man continues. He deals in traditional herbs...

Church Prostitute

I used to be a Catholic. I went to Mass and Confessions regularly. I knew all the stuff in the Bible, traditions and magisterium… Yet, I got bored in church. Mass got too long. Church politics nko? The CWO president used Juju to get a position in the church. Some Catholic priests are paedophiles. If a Catholic woman marries a non-Catholic, her parents, who are Grand Knights of Saint...

Nonsense ad Ingredients

    Everyone on the face of this planet has a struggle: a struggle to become… But does the society and her standards really allow us to breathe in the kind of atmosphere we create for ourselves? Is this not worse for women? Nonsense and Ingredients is a collection of thoughts and stories that do not just challenge the negative views the society has of women but also highlight the...

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