Sometimes, I’m Mrs. Clueless – Peju Akande

I don’t know how to read signs, be it on the road, on peoples’ faces, even the weather. I just don’t know how to tell these things. So, I would often go out to places and end up shivering while…

My guy, where is your mumu button? – Peju Akande

Love has a language and it is so universal that everyone can relate and understand this language. Now that language goes beyond those deep and langorous gazes into each other’s eyes or holding hands and smiling at nothing and looking…

I love parties, but shayo na bastard – Peju Akande

I love parties. Must either be the Lagos in me or my Yoruba-ness. Either way, I enjoy the loud and boisterous atmosphere; everyone dressed up to the nines; old friends meeting again, long lost cousins re-uniting, families coming together to…

A toxic relationship is like acid in the face – Peju Akande

If you’ve ever seen the victim of an acid bath, the image never leaves you; the grotesque head, now shiny from loss of hair and layers of skin eaten up by the hot liquid; deep calluses on the hands, (probably…

This election should just come and go – Peju Akande

The frenzy with which Nigerians are handling the forthcoming election is quite unprecedented. So much that I did not feel like making any contributions towards the elections; enough has been said on the subject already, too much, in fact. Now,…

I love travelling but I hate flying – Peju Akande

If I am ever part of a crowd to which this question is posed – “How many of you like to fly?” be sure that my hand will never go up. But should the question, “Do you like travelling?” be…

Our culture of silence is plain nasty – Peju Akande

We have a nasty culture around here; the kind that stifles the truth; the kind that stops you from voicing any ill just because a few feathers will be ruffled or simply because of shame. Growing up, I attended an…

In this Lagos, you can’t lose weight in peace – Peju Akande

I’m a foodie, azin I love eating, not cooking o. I’m adventurous with food, too. When I travel, I don’t pack garri, or fufu or ogbono, like some people I know, I go all out to eat the jazziest food…

My son, marriage is serious business – Peju Akande

My dear son, listen to your mother and your marriage will be happy and long. Marry class, love will come, in time. My son, open your eyes, shine it in fact and look for a good woman with a good…

StanbicIBTC facilitates training of 25 journalists at TMTR Training Room

StanbicIBTC bank has facilitated the training of 25 Nigerian journalists drawn from across online and traditional media outfits at the Lagos based TMTR Training Room.  The programme focused primarily on equipping the participants with tools and insights to better understand…

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