A long time too long

Today, I realise that I have stared at the blank screen for too long, waiting for the words to form just because I have nothing to say. No. I do have lots to say, but my mind is a whirlwind and that makes it difficult to articulate my thoughts, to calm down and remember that…

La Vie Est Belle – Life is Beautiful

I found myself staring at the empty bottle of my Mom's Luca Bossi's "La Vie Est Belle" perfume she had got for her 50th birthday, and I remembered that I had only just saved an image that had the same French words in it. "Life is beautiful," that's what it means... Welcome to the last…

From SARS to SWAT: Reform or Rechristening?

As a Catholic, I have seen Priests baptise and christen new born babies; giving them the names their parents have chosen for them and baptising them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. It’s quite an angelic sight to behold, you know. However, an individual may choose…

We are the REVOLUTION! #EndSARSNow

“To build a nation where peace and justice shall reign” I remember my English teacher in secondary school correcting us after we had finished singing the second stanza of the national anthem. He asked us to scrap out the word “shall” out of the last line because according to him, we already live in a…

The Smart Money Woman: Are You Goal-Oriented?

Hello there! It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I wish you a very warm welcome into the month of October, and the very last quarter of the year. Two months ago, I was given Arese Ugwu’s The Smart Money Woman: An African Girl's Journey To Financial Freedom by one of my mentors, and I couldn’t…

Life Update: Finding My Inner Peace

Photo: Lonerwolf Happy New Month! It's been a rollercoaster of a year, but boy am I happy to be in the first ember month of 2020! Today, I'll be giving a life update on my journey to finding inner peace. This year has sure been tough for a lot of people, and for the whole…

7 Songs To Start Your Day!

Life can be amazing when you have the right combination. A relationship with God just gives you a reason to get up and keep going every single day. When you add music to the equation, your life can just get better! Some days, you just don't feel in the mood to get out of bed,…

Faith over Fear😎

Hello guys! I hope you all are doing great! It's been a pretty rough July but I can say that through it all, God has been faithful! Today, I have a word and a story for you. Stay reading till the end😉! Recently, my Dad and I were talking and he made a statement about…

EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS IN NIGERIA

Anastacia Onyinyechi AZUMA It is stated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that “Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.” It is however incomprehensible that this simple right accrued to every individual on earth has become the hardest to achieve, and this is evident through the extrajudicial killings that have…