Your Daddy’s Money Is Not Your Money

Growing up I always understood the importance of money, however, I was never really enlightened on the source of money. All I knew was my parents had money and if I ever needed something, with the right facial expression and a strong enough reason, I would get the money I required from them. And then…

Adventures in Kano

I have been fascinated by Northern Nigeria for a very long time. I first caught this ‘fascination bug’ during my first year in Junior Secondary School. I chose Hausa as my second Nigerian Language elective and my teacher Mrs Ahmed was an absolute delight! The classes were fun and enlightening even though now that I…

Bucket List Tick – My First TEDx talk!!!

Hey guys!  Do you know that God does grant us the desires of our hearts? (Psalm 37:4 “Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.“).  Giving a TEDx talk was one desire I had in my heart but was sure wouldn’t come anytime soon but it came wayyy to fast. I remember…

#TFDConference: An Evening To Remember

My role model for the longest time Aunty Tara Fela-Durotoye turned 40 last week Monday. In celebration, a weeklong festival ‘Tara Festival’ took place in her honor and the one part of the festival that was opened to anyone interested was the TFD Conference. After much thought I decided to attend the TFD Conference primarily…

Failure Falls And How To Deal With Them

“If you’re going to learn how to fly, you have to get comfortable with the idea of falling down a few times.” (SNY, 2017) In the last one year I have had more failure falls than I have had in my first 19 years put together and that’s because I have tried more things than…

Big Moves 2017

Hey Guys!! Is it too late to say Happy New Year? *face palm*. I know you missed me and you can bet I’ve missed you more! I trust your 2017 has kicked off on a good note? Well it better have because approximately we’ve used up 12% of the year ALREADY! The good news is…