A while back, I wrote an open letter to the man that will eventually become my future husband. I’m in my feelings, for sure but wherever you are and whoever you are, I’m praying for you.
As we get to the end of 2019, I was reminiscing and I have noticed drastic changes in my diet and lifestyle. I think I am currently in my most happy, content place with my diet, exercise and healthy lifestyle so thought I would share some of the stuff I have learnt through my up-and-down continual battle with food and health.
It was a privilege to interview PR guru and Founder of Ariatu PR in London, Ronke Lawal (for the second time actually!) for the first (and only sadly!) episode of the New Narrative Magazine podcast. We discussed how Creatives can use social media as part of their personal branding and Ronke dropped so many amazing gems.
I used to mistake peace with everything in your life being okay, all of the time. If you require everything to always be working out for you, in order for you to have peace – that’s not peace.
I got to interview one of my favourite artists at the moment, Limoblaze. Samuel Imo, also known as Limoblaze, is an award-winning Nigerian rapper, singer and afro-gospel artist.
I am British Nigerian. Which for me means, I am born and raised in England but I am of Nigerian heritage because that is where my parents are from. Finding my own cultural identity has been a long journey because I have never felt British enough to be fully British or Nigerian enough to be fully Nigerian.
Growing up a Christian Nigerian girl meant I never really had open conversations with people about relationships. All I knew, I learnt from TV, movies and watching the people around me. I was told, don’t date, but eventually get married… I never learnt what the steps in between were.
A lot of us have side hustles; from students to professors, from creatives to corporates. It’s because life is getting more expensive, so we need more streams of income.
I spoke to a few creatives, wanting to shine a spotlight on them, their stories and their motivations. Learn why you should Take Note of these creative men and women.
‘Oh, to be so loved’ is more than a cute phrase though, it a lifestyle. It is a state of mind and healthy view of myself and my life.
I have finished my four year Journalism Studies with Employment Experience degree at the University of Sheffield.
Nigerian-American Christian Hip-Hop Artist Wande is the first female signed to Reach Records. This is great for women but also for the whole industry!
One of the perks of growing up online is getting to see and experience the rise of many of our favourite singers, YouTubers, bloggers, actors and entrepreneurs, who are now doing very well in their fields.
Becoming a successful broadcast journalist can be difficult if you do not know how to navigate the industry. BBC Africa broadcast journalist and producer, Hannah Ajala, 25, based in London, reveals how to start your dynamic career working in TV and Radio strong.