Category: Life Lessons

EducationLife Lessons

Malala at 21 – Lessons For Her Nigerian Sisters

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Spending a birthday on football and graffiti with a group of girls could be considered common and low key. But for a Nobel Prize winner, it …

EducationLife Lessons

Macron in Lagos: Can We Be Anything?

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France’s President, Emmanuel Macron, came to Nigeria a few days ago. His itinerary comprised of a bilateral meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on issues bordering on …

Life LessonsThe Muse

20 Verses To Ponder From Chimamanda’s Beautiful Harvard Speech On Truth And Trying

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This week, the graduating students at Harvard chose Chimamanda Adichie as their Class Day speaker for 2018. Donning a beautiful Nigerian made adire, Ms Adichie’s 25 …

Culture and LifestyleLife Lessons

The Snare of A ‘Codeine Diet’

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Saturdays in boarding school were the best days. The hours after Inspection were literally the freest and happiest moments of school life. If you had done …

Life LessonsPeople

Comment: Chimamanda Adichie’s Question Was Woke. It Was Also Wrong.

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We should be talking about investigating and finding out the Lagos big media man who sought to violate a 17 year old Chimamanda Adichie as price …

Life LessonsPeople

Stephen Hawking and a Cold Night, By Pascal Nwaizu

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I stood on the curb of the Ibadan roadside. The night was cold, it had drizzled earlier leaving the air chill and light. I pulled my …

Life LessonsMusic

Fuji Notes: Dissecting Sikiru Ayinde Barrister’s Arts, Seven Years On

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By Oladeinde Olawoyin _____________________ On December 16 2017, friends and fans marked the seventh year anniversary of the death of Fuji icon, Sikiru Ayinde Barrister. As …

Life Lessons

Stephen Hawking: Mind the Mind

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I set my Whatsapp status, on Wednesday, as a screenshot of a tweet showing the coincidence of the birth and death dates of scientific geniuses Galileo …

Letters & EssaysLife Lessons

The Alternative Mark Zuckerberg Letter To A Newly Born Child

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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan welcomed their second child and daughter this month, and her name is August. On his facebook account, the owner of the …

Life LessonsPeople

Leadership: Two Dos and Three Don’ts from Aisha Yesufu

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Her tweets – and now videos – addressing public officials, present the ambiance of one purposely out to be controversial. She is blunt in rendering her …

Culture and LifestyleLife Lessons

4:44 and the Four Cardinal Virtues

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By Alexander O. Onukwue Towards the last quarter of 2016, I moved to Lagos, and stayed with the vibe-full family of an older cousin. “Vibe-full” because …

Life LessonsPolitics and Policy

Sunset at Dawn – To the Fallen of 1967, and the Risen of 2017.

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That morning should never have begun the way it did. An annoyed, and irritated Ojukwu, feels humiliated by General Gowon’s decree on May 27. ‘Why then …

Life Lessons

Rule Your Life – By Ugo Chigere

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This is my first shot at trying to push a meaningful idea out there to whoever it matters to. I won’t mind if I suck at …

Life LessonsPeople

King Women: Today, Tell Your Loved Ones You Love Them

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Life happens to us when we least expect it. Our communalistic nature, more often than not, make us take people for granted. “I’ll call her tomorrow”. …

ARTSLife Lessons

King Women: As Beautiful, Bold and Spiritual, as TY Bello

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It was the first time she would ever share the subject, being a victim of sexual abuse at a young age. But no one who has …

Life LessonsPolitics and Policy

6 Reasons Everyone Wants to Read ‘Against the Run of Play’

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We’ve not read it yet, but the highly anticipated book by acclaimed journalist, Segun Adeniyi, is set to be launched on the 28th of April, 2017. …

Life LessonsPeople

King Women: The 40 million Tara Fela-Durotoye story

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King Women, Personality number 2: The face of the Nigerian cosmetic industry, Tara Fela-Durotoye. Instagram and Youtube today is full of videos of how to apply …