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.
This post is the encouragement I wish I was given four years ago when I was picking up my A Level results and finding out whether or not I got into my chosen university to study my chosen course.
When her uncle, Mordecai told her maybe she was created and put into royalty for a time as this, he was telling her that her story, her life, linked to something beyond her.
‘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.
It has always been my intention to pull people up with me while I rise. What I mean by this is, whenever I learn something, I try to pass on that knowledge.
I have finished my four year Journalism Studies with Employment Experience degree at the University of Sheffield.
I was recently commissioned to write a short version of my dyslexia story for Metro.co.uk and that can be read here. After doing well in school, Paula Ugochukwu, 21 from London, was part way through a Journalism degree at a Russell Group university when she was diagnosed with a learning disability. At the ripe old […]
With just a scroll of the timeline, people are creating and producing amazing things and it can feel like the world is moving on and leaving you behind.
Being part of a subsection of a subsection of a subsection of society (a subsection squared, if you like!) in the creative industry is an interesting and unique experience to say the least.
Last summer I completed a 12-month industrial placement at The Body Shop International’s Global Head Office in Croydon, London. I was the International Digital Recruitment intern working as part of the International Human Resources team.
Twenty-two years on earth – isn’t God good! I love having my birthday at the end of the year because it gives me an excuse to celebrate, look back at the year as well as excitedly at the coming year. This year has been an amazing year of exponential growth and progress. I saw myself […]
A couple of weeks ago I confirmed a new freelance client. I will be providing social and digital media help, alongside some PR, photography and marketing support. It was very exciting to be hired by a business to do this because it is essentially what I do for myself and have done for other people […]
I woke up to my streak on the YouVersion Bible app being broken. ‘Streaks’ are a nice way to encourage yourself to read your Bible daily and build a healthy habit of enjoying the word of God.