The Invention Of Zero

When you were a little kid, even before you ever dealt with your first word problem in math class, you probably had to solve a problem something like this. You have four Starbursts, and you...

Say no To Slavery

In my passing thoughts, I am sure if these migrants knew they were going to be slaves they would have stayed back in their country and endure the pain and unbearable grief. In the midst...

WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND

I woke up at 5:00am so as to get to work early. At 6:30am I was inside the Tricycle aka. “keke napep”. The tricycle rider told me repeatedly that he had no change and I...

Akpo Uyeh: She Is out of Your League

The concept of being out of someone’s league is not known to some people. Certain people have an idea of what they want for themselves and stooping lower than such expectations is never a welcome...

Nkechi Alade: What’s That Thing Stopping You?

A year from now you may wish you had started today – Karen Lamb Let’s face it many of us are not entirely satisfied with our current jobs! In fact a lot of us do them just...

I Do Not have To Take Your Advice

If you are a Nigerian, you are forced to be familiar with unsolicited advice. In fact, it has become an inevitable affair. People just want to air their opinions even if you do not want...

Diaspora Chronicles: Why Do They Not Want to Come Back Home?

Everyone, home and abroad saw the pictures of the flooding in Lagos, the incidental memes and even the alligator that was washed up. The laughter was plenty, but now the sun is back. As is expected,...

Ucheoma Onwutebe: My Life Clock Ticks at My Pace

When as a traveler, you set forth at dawn with hope, enthusiasm and gusto, you are certain that night will not fall on your affairs; you believe nothing but fortune will meet you at the...

Nkechi Alade: I Don’t Have Enough Money

I guess we have all heard or said this at one point or the other. Whenever I meet people with great potentials to succeed if they take on their talent as a business and ask...

Money Matters with Nimi Akinkugbe: Should You Lend Money to Friends?

Shakespeare’s Polonius offers the sage advice to his son Laertes in Hamlet; “Neither a borrower nor a lender be, for loan oft loses both itself and friend“. Consider this scenario: A friend calls you and needs...