COVID -19LockdownChronicles: I had lunch with Greatness

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye I had the opportunity of meeting one of the best minds in Nigeria recently. That afternoon deposited certain things in my mind that re – ignited some passion that I thought I had bid farewell. Certainly, a milestone in my life this year. I had been invited along with some senior colleagues…

COVID-19LockdownChronicles: Good People Radar

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye Often, I have been conflicted on who a good person actually is. Is it someone without flaws? Is it someone who goes out of their way to satisfy other people? Would that be someone who feels fulfilled from being confident of the person they are? Seriously, I don’t know. Or maybe, I…

COVID-19LockdownChronicles: The Assurance

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye My pal asked me yesterday, “Is there really panic everywhere?” Don’t crucify him, it is a valid question. Valid because the concept of how difficult this period is is not entirely getting to us. We make a deliberate effort not to listen too much to the daily increase in the numbers of…

COVID-19LockdownChronicles: A love letter

Dear Extrovert, *Don’t roll your eyes at me, try to read what I have to say* How are you doing? Of course, I want to know. I can imagine that this season is especially tough on you. You couldn’t have made a choice for solitude ever, in your life. That is not how you function….

COVID -19LockdownChronicles: The gift that keeps on giving

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye The most precious gift that I have got is family. They are the treasure that I would not have selected by myself but the ones that truly suits me. They are not all shiny. Some of them cause more pain than the joy they are meant to give. They can be the…

COVID-19LockdownChronicles: People versus People

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye Way back in the small town where I grew up, I remember that the measuring cup for grains was a big bowl called Kobiowu. There was the paint bucket which was a bigger measurement and then there was Kobiowu. It was what we used to measure cashew nuts to sell to farmers….

COVID19LockdownChronicles: Gratitude

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye This year is already spent. We’ve had a whole 12 months only in three months. We’ve been through it all and still going through it. And now, it feels like the apocalypse. I am sitting on my bed, exercising by taking walks from my room to the sitting room and back, for…

Beam of Light

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye I have been around for a while. I have seen and been through several stages of growths and experiences. But I have yet to see the beginning of any year be so difficult as 2020. This year started really hot for me and well…. The world. I have gone through all the…

Miniature Gratitude, Massive Obligation

By Oluwatoyin Adeleye Psst! Attention! Okay, no need to be dramatic. I would just like to draw your attention to one thing. This will be brief, don’t worry. Have you ever been in a situation where you prayed for something so hard, because you needed it, and you were certain you may not get it,…

My pain, my process; the journey of my life

By Temitope Omogbolagun Receiving the invite from Moyinoluwa, I wondered what exactly I would write my gratitude on from the numerous things happening in my life. Right before my eyes, my life has continued to amaze me, in fact, I am dazed at the dawning of each day about the wonders that ooze out of…