On the Eve of Our Independence Day

Nigeria turns 56 tomorrow which makes Monday a public holiday to celebrate our National Independence. Whoop Whoop! Okay, what exactly are we celebrating in this time of recession as a nation? Let’s see. You’re alive and reading this post so that’s something to be thankful for. Our special brand of humor which takes us through…

It Gets Easier Everyday

So let’s see how today goes, a bus from the mainland to Lagos Island will cost me two hundred Naira. There are two options of getting to work from the final bus stop: Either with my God given motion machines or with the help of a tricycle (aka keke napep). I choose the former, which…

Change is Hard but Needed.

If you’ve ever tried to stop an addiction, you’ll know how hard practicing a 6 letter word is. Let’s not even go too far, how many people followed through with their new year resolutions this year and stuck with them despite all odds? Yeah, I thought so. It’s easy to give excuses when there’s a…

Accidental Entrepreneur

“All jobs are stressful but doing what you love will make it enjoyable”, is the conclusion I’ve come to concerning jobs and working and adulting in general. Some people are better suited for 9-5 jobs while some are better suited for making their own hours working for themselves. So you may have considered quitting your…

Nobody Wants to Pay Fresh Graduates

…especially in this economy. “Go to school”, they said. “You will take allĀ our jobs and money after”, they said. No one mentioned that your dreams of earning millions monthly will be deflated faster than your car tire when LASTMA holds you for doing wrong. You prance into the job market like a newly birthed Bambi…

All Work and No Play…

You remember those kids in school who will play all day and still ace every paper in school? The ones who sit at the back of the class, throw spit balls, stir up trouble for fun, chatter like magpies and answer any question the teacher asks while you’re there paying close attention and still confused?…

Post Work Stress.

You get off work on a normal day and you feel yourself getting lighter and you’re happy. All you can think of is going home a good meal and well deserved sleep, then you get a mini panic attack when you realize you have to wake up before 6am and start another day of hustle….

Extra Weekend Spending

Guess what? Guess what? Sallah celebration is here and we get some days off work to celebrate with Muslims around the country which is well needed during this stressful time. The celebration brings with it a feeling of ease and joy which in turn makes people spend a lot despite the economic situation in the…