Ah, Jollof rice! Just the name is enough to make my mouth water. Jollof rice is one of the common West African dishes, popularly known even outside the continent. It is served at almost every occasion in Nigeria. Some have even gone so far as to say ‘a party without jollof rice is just a meeting’. It’s so popular that there is a world jollof day which is celebrated on the 22nd of August and it has sparked debates between countries about who cooks it better (#jollofwars). Even Read More


First of all…..

Hello everyone!
This is my first blog post so I am going to start off by introducing myself. I’m a nineteen year old girl who lives in Lagos, Nigeria. This year officially marks the end of my teenage years. The transition is scary in a lot of ways. 5 years ago, my worries were puberty, clothes to wear, TV series to binge watch etc. Now, my mind wanders to thoughts like ‘what am I going to do with the rest of my life?’, ‘what impact am I going to make in this world with an estimated population of 7.5 billion people (wow) with so many bad things going on like Boko haram, ISIS, recession, and most recently ASUU strike (na to just go learn work o!).

So this blog is going to be about different things. I like to call myself a budding writer so Read More