Dear Young People. 3 Things That Can Change Your Life.

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Gosh how did I get here? I blinked and became one of those African aunties, offering unsolicited advice. But issokay, for today, I will own it with my full chest. Here’s the thing; when I was younger, I slept a lot, like A WHOLE LOT. I actually had two “sleeps” every day. I’d sleep at night, then wake up in the morning, and do the after-sleep sleep. Then I’d come back from work or school and just lay on my bed for hours, because why not? And just like that, pooof! Valuable time gone. 

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6 Things I’d Change with My Magic Koboko If I Moved Back to Nigeria

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A few months ago, I wrote a post on the reasons I want to move back to home, sweet home. But let’s be real, as much as I have fond memories of home, and miss authentic suya and alladat, there are many reasons why moving back would be real real tough. So today, let’s just pretend that I have a magic koboko that can fix the unfixables. Here are 6 things I’d so badly want to make happen in Nigeria. 

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5 Ways to Thrive in Corporate America – From One Immigrant to Another

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So remember Simsola, the entry-level analyst for whom I wrote a letter called “6 Ways to fake it till you make it in corporate America”? Now she’s been promoted to a mid-level position and she’s totally killing it in her new role. But of course, being the agbaya aunty that I am, I just can’t keep calm. So here I come again with some lessons for Simisola on how to thrive in corporate America, especially as an immigrant climbing the ladder.

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A Letter to The Good Men

I am writing this letter to the good, responsible men because the world doesn’t focus enough on them. You know who unfortunately gets all the attention? Awon mezzup boyz. Because they do the most. Jeez! Don’t even get me started. But let’s forget about them for a second. Today, I want to celebrate the men who simply get it. You know, the ones that their head is correct. We see you quietly doing your thing. This is a thank you letter, and also a “please I need a favor real quick” letter. 

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