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How To Side Hustle Your Way Out Of The Recession

This recession is rude. Even those who think recession is a word will admit that it is a real word. It is the word that explains why Indomie noodles that previously cost 35 Naira per pack now costs 55 Naira, or why one puff puff which you could previously last 3 bites, is now the same size as a malnourished lime, better still 50 Kobo coin. Should we talk about how much weight Gala has lost in the past year? Even my dear Fayrouz has suddenly gone from Jamie Lannister to Tyrion Lannister. Continue reading

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On The Rising Cost Of Being A Woman & Reusable Sanitary Pads

I was gobsmacked the last time I went to buy disposable sanitary pads, to find out that they now go for double the price. Of course, the usual “Na Buhari economy” followed when I asked what brought about the hike in price. It got me wondering what younger less privileged girls are having to resort to. Continue reading

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Of 2016 & First Times

2016 was a weird year for me. Although I did not have any plans or resolutions at the beginning of the year, it was a year of losses (of people and money), facing realities and fighting battles with myself especially concerning what I really want to do and which direction to head career-wise. In 2016, adulthood actually dawned on me. Continue reading

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Dear Zimbabwe, Can We Have Vimbai Mutinhiri, Please?!

As a housemate in Big Brother Amplified, Vimbai Mutinhiri was not a favorite of most Nigerians, not when our girls Karen Igho and Vina were there. Continue reading