Love Yourself First

LOVE YOURSELF FIRST Listen to its voice. Listen to its yearnings  Answer its questions. Don't ignore its cry Give it the care it deserves. Water it Don't ignore its quiet whisper amidst much social noise Don't neglect yourself. Don't forget yourself  Don't punish yourself. Don't exclude yourself Don't disqualify yourself. Don't deny yourself Don't deceive …

The Wedding Parties

This is a real life story of a wedding party that I attended on the same day I watched the unreal much-talked-about comedy The Wedding Party. Coincidence? Let me start with the wedding party of my friend. The Great Gatsby was the theme of the wedding reception. I had watched the movie but I had …

MMM, Nigerians and the Wailers

I heard even bankers and managers were "caught" doing it. I heard many professionals were doing it, alongside vulcanizers, agbero, danfo driver, Iya Risikat alata (pepper seller) and Baba Wale eleran (meat-seller). It was the new Baba Ijebu. I heard some people quit their dissatisfying and enslaving jobs to have time to “focus” on MMM

Dear Sister Ikemefuna

This treatise have I made O sister Ikemefuna of the songs that you and singers of thine ancestry have sung from generations immemorial until now. Of the tone, melody and the instrumentals thereof, especially of thine gospel genre. Yea the lyrics of thy tracks I have had no objections. I stand in no doubt of …