Inside Life

April 29, 2020

The full meaning of SAED is Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development. It is an important part of the NYSC orientation activities. The government understands that there are a lot of unemployed youths, and that with each graduation, this number rises. Hence, the role of SAED as a means to equip youth with skills that will […]

April 27, 2020

You know how they say cheer up, things could always be worse? Well they ain’t ever lie. Granted, we’re home alone or with family – our genitals whittling away from zero use, coming to terms with the fact that the rice at home isn’t always from the best location, but trust us, things could really […]

April 27, 2020

Long before we had Burna boy or Mr. Eazi, we had songs with local spice. Even though they didn’t have the greatest lyrics, they made us dance. And some even had moral instructions for us. Part of me wishes we had the adult version of these songs that made childhood a lot more bearable. I […]

April 27, 2020

Of all the things the lockdown could possibly make us long for: a simple day at the salon, the warm touch of your favourite barber, a night of unholy rocks with your best friends, the usually horrible feel of a Monday morning didn’t seem like it would make the cut. And yet, here we are […]

April 26, 2020

Where did our childhood go? That’s one question we keep asking. We hope that this post makes you think of your childhood and the many fond memories that come with it. 1. Digestive biscuits. 2. Bakers short cake. 3. Milk maid. 4. This stellar assembly of stars. Look well for your fave. I can see […]

April 26, 2020

The subject of today’s Lockdown Diary is a university undergraduate who is self-isolating with her mother and her brother. She has had enough of her mother’s frustration and needs to go out. Day 1: Sunday, 22nd of March, 2020. I return from school today. I have just finished my examinations at the University of Ibadan, […]

April 25, 2020

Before Instagram people started to mix and sell creams, these were the original gangsters in the world of skincare. You can argue if you want, but you know that we are telling the truth. 1. POP face cream. It was called Sharly. Not sure if that’s the right spelling, but this face cream was the […]

April 25, 2020

There is nothing sweeter than having your own money and having your own swimming pool inside your own house. Because the wahala in a public pool is more than the enjoyment there sef. If you have ever used a public swimming pool in Nigeria, then you’ll relate to this list. 1. People who enter the […]

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