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The Frontlines of my life

I was never suicidal. In fact, when I watch movies and see people commit suicide, I wonder what makes some people take their lives in real life. Exactly one year ago, I was in a bus heading home from an event I went to speak at and was at the bus stop for over an Read More

Using what I have to get what I want

Amaka, can you please give me 200 Naira? I asked. She looked at me with a familiar face. A face that says “I don’t think I want to sleep with men to feed myself, only to feed you too”. Amaka was the same girl that told me to “use what I have to get what Read More

Embracing My Struggles

The Raquel Jacobs Story                                              -An orphan bringing hope to Africa’s young generation Like a phoenix, Raquel Jacobs is rising from the ashes of adversity and inspiring others to do so through her story. Read More

Where’s the chicken?

Everyone was excited about Christmas but us. My mum hadn’t said a word about traveling, food, clothes, decoration or even whom we would be visiting. I knew what everyone was thinking but no one wanted to be the first to ask. December 24th finally came and my mum still hadn’t purchased anything to cook. That Read More

A Totally Different Person!

I was tired of waiting for a breakthrough. All I wanted was to leave the girls as fast as I could. After going for two days without a bath and good food, I decided to send an email to some friends with the hope that one day one of them will see it and invite Read More

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