African Snails
Culture

67 African Snails Confiscated at LAX Airport and Deliciousness is Wasted

Earlier this month, 67 live snails were found in a picnic basket at Los Angeles International Airport. They were brought from Lagos, Nigeria and were headed to be eaten by someone who appreciates their deliciousness. But they were seized by Customs, because you aren’t supposed to be bringing in wildlife …

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Patience Jonathan Only You Waka Come
Videos

Nigeria’s First Lady (Patience Jonathan), Her Broken English and These Struggle Tears

I haven’t blogged about the Nigerian girls who were kidnapped but I’ve been keeping track of the story and posting my thoughts on my Facebook profile. I might write about it. Not sure. We shall see. But I haz many thoughts. Anywho, Nigeria’s leaders have been super slow on reacting …

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My Life

5 Things To Do in Lagos, Nigeria (or Victoria Island)

I’m back from Nigeria, folks! I spoke at Social Media Week Lagos and as always, I had a blast. Those 6 days went by so damb quick that my memories got whiplash. Time flies when you’re doing hoodrat things with your friends in another country. Anywho, I’m here to share …

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CultureMy Life

About Yoruba Names and their Meanings

As some may know, I’m Nigerian, specifically Yoruba. We’re in the Southwest part of the country, but we’re global because our culture and our people are all over the world. We’re over 35 million strong and we are everything. Yes, I’m biased. Anywho, yesterday, I started tweeting about how important …

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Social Media Week Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age
My Life

In Case You Miss Me, I’ll Be at Social Media Week Lagos

My peoples. So don’t put out an amber alert on a G, but I will be missing around these parts for this next week because I’ma be in Nigeria for Social Media Week Lagos. YASSSS GAWD, hunny! I organized a panel called “Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age” and will be …

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Keep Calm Nigerian
Random

10 Things That Happened After Nigeria Won the African Cup

Nigeria just defeated Burkina Faso to win the African Soccer something big and awesome championship match tournament. Or the African Cup of Nations. But I like my description better. Anywho, Nigerians everywhere are currently losing their minds in glee. 1. Your Facebook newsfeeds exploded with celebrating Nigerians. The moment the …

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Social Media Week Lagos
My LifeSocial Media

Social Media Week Lagos, Here I Come!

Social Media Week is a global event that happens in multiple cities all over the world at the same damb time. The goal is to explore the “social, cultural and economic impact of social media.” So it’s basically All Social Media Everything. It happens twice a year, in February and …

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Folorunso-Alakija
Famous folks

Oprah Isn’t the Richest Black Woman Anymore. My Fellow Nigerian Folorunsho Alakija Is

I’d like to start this off by saying UP NAIJA!!! Ok now that I got that out of the way… It was recently announced that Mother Oprah Winfrey, Queen of Epic Media Empires and Everything is no longer the richest Black woman in the world. Who overtook her for the …

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You know you're Nigerian If
My Life

It’s Nigerian Independence Day! You Know You’re Nigerian If…

It’s Nigerian Independence Day, folks! WHOOT! And we are a proud people with many quirks. You know you’re NIGERIAN if… * The only reason you dance at Nigerian parties is to get “sprayed” money by the adults. We are the ORIGINAL “make it rain” folks. * Your parents add “O” …

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My Life

10 Things I Learned About Myself From My Trip to Abuja

My peoples! How I’ve missed you so. My blog hiatus was longer than I planned, but that was because I was frolicking with my family in Abuja, Nigeria. I was there for my cousin’s wedding and you know Nigerians love to do it HUGE, which we did. I had a …

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