Navigating life as a woman in the world today is incredibly difficult. From Nigeria to Timbuktu, it’ll amaze you how similar all our experiences are.  Every Wednesday at 9 am, women the world over will share their takes on everything from sex to politics right here. In this week’s HER I had a conversation with […]

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So you’ve had your visa interview, got your visa and you’re finally about to take that trip you’ve planned for years. But your mom has told you not to tell anyone you’re travelling until you get back. You’re wondering why? We’ll tell you.  Your village people don’t want you to travel This one goes without […]

Adulting
August 22, 2019

I’m one of those few people who can say, not so proudly, that in 2000, the year I was born, my parents didn’t exactly want me. The circumstances of my birth, as I’ve heard a few times, were weird. My parents were entering their forties at the turn of the Millennium. They had ticked all […]

Life
August 22, 2019

Testimony Time, Blessing Time! It’s that time in church where you can bring your phone out and check your Twitter feed without worrying about the judging eyes of church officials. But thing is, if you really pay attention and forget about Twitter for once, you’ll notice there are different categories of testifiers in church. If […]

I became a Big Brother Naija fan in 2017, avidly following the show and live tweeting my hot takes on all the drama. It was even more interesting to me because a lover and I were watching it as a sort of shared activity, something we could always discuss and watch “together” even when we […]

Partners

No one can deny that the introduction of USSD tech into the banking system has made things easier. To prove that, we asked four people to tell us about the times their bank’s USSD feature got them out of sticky situations. “That one time I went on a date with a girl (with just cash) […]

Young people reading might not believe this but there was a time when you actually had to leave your house to do stuff like bank transfers or settle utility bills. It wasn’t that long ago too. Ten years ago, you had to fight your way through long lines in front of the PHCN office, bank, […]

As a student, N1,000 might mean nothing to you. Well, let us shock you. Here are 5 amazing things you can do with N1,000.   SEE A MOVIE Yeah that’s right. With N1,000, you can go to a cinema (On the Mainland Oh!) and see a movie to make your day. However, it is advisable to […]

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