Yeah, right. Here I am, decked in white shorts, white round-necked shirt, white rubber shoes with white socks that have three green stripes around them, and an olive green face cap. I’m sitting in this crowded and humid hall, waiting alongside people who have donned the same outfit as myself for the next orientation or […]
Language is an interesting thing. It can be the reason why two people become endeared to each other almost instantly. It also has the power to set bridges ablaze. Language is deep, and powerful. It gives a sense of pride to a people. I am actively working on understanding and speaking more Igbo which is […]
The concept of the goodness of God is something that I – and a lot of believers – have wrestled with at some point on our journeys. Why?
I woke up from an afternoon nap today and while I was in bed, I had a flashback to this moment. I remember being in my hostel room by myself, standing up from my bed and going to look over the toilet bowl after a meal I had. I KNEW this was wrong. I KNEW […]
Yesterday was an unexpectedly busy day. I mean, it was a Wednesday, and Wednesdays – during the time I’ve been employed at my current place – have always had a moderate patient load. It was hardly ever exhausting to work on a Wednesday. But yesterday’s workload took me by surprise. My God, I felt like […]
Something I’m finding to be quite interesting about human behaviour is how most adults – more so in the Nigerian context – become sneaky when asked a very simple question: how old are you? In this short time I’ve spent in medical practice, I’ve had quite a few people tell me all sorts to avoid […]
I was inspired by recent conversation to reach out to a few friends who are young professionals navigating (and killing it!) in the tech world – tech bros, if you will – and ask them about their experiences so far. Do the jobs live up to their hype? What peculiar changes do they face that […]
October was an eventful month. It was the month Nigeria turned 60. It was the month that, for the first time in decades, a large number of us hone and abroad came together and peacefully protested against police brutality and calling for a police reform. It was the month that the Nigerian Army opened fire […]