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
Travel

Day Trip to Olumo Rock in Abeokuta

Taking a day trip to Abeokuta from Lagos is very easy! Olumo Rock is definitely a worthwhile tourist attraction. Seeing the beautiful city below you, you'll start wondering if you're in Abeokuta or Florence. I give a recap of my trip and tips for…

July 8, 2017
Nkem Story

For 2017, I’m Doing Character Goals

It's half way through the year, and I wanted to take some time to reflect on the goals I set for myself this year. Instead of a detailed list of goals broken into categories like I did last year, I chose 5 character traits…

July 3, 2017