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Nigeria Needs Mentors

Nigeria Needs Mentors

The true value of mentoring in this generation is not access to business or career networks. Rather, it’s two-fold. First, “home training” – transferring values that ideally should have been learnt at home, but which circumstances prevented....
What Are You Afraid Of?

What Are You Afraid Of?

I made a big decision today. It occurred to me that I have been afraid of change and so, I kept stalling. Because I’m driven, I tend to push through despite my fear, but it’s not a healthy way to live. I need to let go of assumed control and embrace...
Enjoy the Process

Enjoy the Process

Let me share a few things I’ve learned recently: A while ago, I began wondering whether I was doing anything significant in life. You know how we all get caught up in activities and duties but worry if they matter. Two days ago, I heard in my spirit that my most...
Worry Shouldn’t Kill You

Worry Shouldn’t Kill You

No one is tensioning me or putting me under pressure, so why am I heaping pressure and excessive expectations on myself? It must be a lack of self-care and self-love. I need to stop it. If there’s a 50:50 chance that things could go wrong or right, then I choose...
Musings About Nigeria

Musings About Nigeria

As I walk along the dirty streets of my neighbourhood, I realise that what gives “abroad” its feel is not necessarily the weather. I’ve visited countries that are as hot and humid as Nigeria. It’s cleanliness, order, quality and standards....
The Nigerian Challenge

The Nigerian Challenge

Here’s a challenge: In Nigeria, it’s not enough to be good at what you do. You must be good and political; good and cultural; good and tolerant of deeply disturbing mediocre shit. When the emotional pressure becomes too much, many good people simply give...