Fatherhood is a doing word not just a title – Peju Akande

Someone said fatherhood is a doing word. How true! I was at this wedding, weeks back; the type where the host/hostess pulls out all the stops just so they can get to make the wedding the talk of the town.…

How my daughter taught me to love my body – Peju Akande

I like walking around naked in the house and my family complains all the time. Yes, ke. I’ve since found out many women are like this. I just have this feeling and need to air my bits and it’s all…

What do you have down under? Afro, Mohawk or desert – Peju Akande

A woman’s body is a real piece of art; face, boobs, waist, hips, legs. One female form is different from the other, just as our thumb prints are different. It’s no wonder the world is obsessed with women’s bodies because…

The day I met a good thief -Peju Akande

Let me begin by sharing one of those WhatApps messages that I know must have gone round the world a million times; the one extolling a thief. How weird. -IRONY OF LIFE! The lawyer hopes you get in trouble The…

Lagos Driver, LASTMA and Police are NOT your friends -Peju Akande

To b’ abo ni shakara pade, pashun to ma fi lo e, oje lon je, ki lon she pe? Shakara olo o ge ni. (Transliteration: When you meet one versed in the art of shakara, he will hit you with…

Driving in Lagos can drive you crazy! -Peju Akande

I love driving. Yes, mad as Lagos roads are, I still enjoy driving myself. Once in a while; I join the general madness we all swear we hate yet truly love. Every Lagos driver will tell you how mad our…

From one chance to fart chance -Peju Akande

I’ve been told by a couple of my silly Ibo friends that the Yorubas fart a lot. Haba! See why I called them silly? I mean, is farting a cultural thing? Without trying to task my Biology knowledge or putting…

Sister, what’s that smell from your arm pit? -Peju Akande

Growing up with a strict father was no fun. The man used to wake up on the dot of 5.30am and then the drill would begin for us, kids. Back then, my dad had an old, beat up but well…

The Bobrisky-fication of our world – Peju Akande

Change, the old mantra says, is the only constant in life. As humans, we change with the times and environment… I believe God gave us abilities to make our own decisions…whether good or bad…I also believe God doesn’t change. That…

Wonders shall never end o -Peju Akande

I can’t go back to Eleanor. I love my kids but going back as a husband is completely out of question. I am not the husband she used to know. Maybe I never was the husband she ever knew Agreed…

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