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Omolayo Nkem

Art, Culture & Events

The Best Nigerian Songs of All Time

Nigerian music is some of the most recognizable African music around the world. With no surprise - we have some the greatest artists....and also because we Nigerians are everywhere. I was excited to go down memory lane of all my favorite Nigerian songs. But…

September 7, 2017
Education & Career

How to Not Procrastinate.

Today’s topic threw me for a loop because I couldn’t think of something I knew how to NOT do really well. So I started thinking about things I wish I knew how to do better…and Viola! I wish I knew better how not to…

September 4, 2017
Food for Thought Nkem Story

What’s in a name?

I once again get to cheat because the #30DayAfriBlogger topic is very similar to the #BlogTemberChallenge by AfroBloggers. The first one is My Totem (which I actually had to have explained to me because it means how your family is identified in Zimbabwe) and…

September 3, 2017
Nkem Story

How to Grow Up African

Growing up in an African Household in the U.S. was not all fun and games. My parents wanted to ensure that we ALWAYS remembered our roots and that were raised as Nigerian as possible. At the time, my siblings and I thought our parents…

September 2, 2017
Travel

Abidjan: First Impressions & Why I’m Not Returning to Nigeria

My brother, Mayowa, and I are currently in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, working a project that’s near and dear to our hearts. The initial groundwork has been completed, and we just need some time to plan, scheme and put things together! We knew we wanted…

August 26, 2017