Titilope Sonuga

Titilope Sonuga is an award winning poet, writer and performer who has graced stages across Nigeria and internationally. She took an interest in poetry at the age 13 and has since attained multiple prestigious recognitions and awards for it. She was the winner of the 2011 Canadian Authors’ Association Emerging Writer Award for her first…

What A Bad Bowl of Noodles Taught Me

I rushed into Shoprite after work. I was craving my favorite brand of noodles (If Indomie came to your mind, then you guessed right). I looked along the aisle and to my dismay, it was out of stock! I had been dreaming about noodles with fried eggs since my lunch break and these guys were just…

Finding Your Happy || 4 Ways To Turn Your :( into a :)

If you’re any bit like me, every now and then things get heated up mentally, emotionally and sometimes, even physically. Very often I go through times when I’m completely flustered and in desperate need of a safe place where I could escape from it all. At times like this I find myself antsy and I…

Who’s In Your Line Of Sight?

A few months back, I was looking through my Instagram timeline and I saw the amazing work @harold_ofure is doing. Now see, this guy has a track record of getting things done. It’s almost unreal. I navigated on to his page and I thought to myself “I need you in my line of Sight” You…

Afua Osei

Afua Osei is the Co-Founder of She Leads Africa; a community that helps young African women achieve their professional goals and aspirations with engaging online content and pan-African events. Before focusing on She Leads Africa full time, Afua worked as a Management Consultant with McKinsey & Company. She is a graduate of the University of…

Life After NYSC; “The Maze”

It’s been three weeks since I completed my NYSC and returned to Lagos. The only word that comes to mind in describing my experience is “maze”. Life after NYSC is like a maze. Within these three weeks I have received and declined three job offers, and I am currently “unemployed” (P.s don’t feel bad about…

NYSC Diaies (Part 6) – So Far So God!

NYSC Diaries is a 6 part series on my blog to commemorate my successful completion of the mandatory National Youth Service. It’s me sharing the stories, experiences and lessons I gathered during the year. Some will be serious, some will be funny, and some almost unbelievable. The one constant thing though is the faithfulness of…