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Mo’ Grace is 1

Congratulations Adams my darling, we made it through the first year! Yippee! Isn’t she lovely. . . You know how they say that a woman forgets the travails of pregnancy & birth at the sight of her child? Yyeeeeeaaaahhhhhh! Lol. I had a tough time when I was pregnant with you, Grace. I started throwing… Continue reading Mo’ Grace is 1

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It’s the big 30! Yaaaayyy!

Where did all the years go?! This is the age my siblings and I referred to as ‘old’ when we were little girls. In some ways, I don’t feel old and in some other ways, I am an old sage, maybe even a wise sage… I miss being young 🙂 I love birthdays. I believe… Continue reading It’s the big 30! Yaaaayyy!

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How Does Advertising Work?

I have often wondered about this; how does advertising work? How does the advert of a company’s good/product make me, Ijeoma, buy that good/product? And believe me, I have seen plenty marvellous adverts especially on Youtube; Van Damme’s epic split, The T-Mobile Welcome Back ad… If I continue, space no go dey.

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Doing This For A Friend…

I want to write about #BringBackOurGirls and Jack Bauer in Sambisa. I want to write about our president and about Nigeria. I want to write about how many things need to be done in this country and I want to rant and rant and rant… But I am angry and helpless and a little tired.… Continue reading Doing This For A Friend…

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Set A Fire!

I was supposed to publish this first thing this morning but lots of things got in the way. I wanted to wait till tomorrow morning but I decided to do it now instead of waiting because those things that got in the way today might get in the way tomorrow morning. God bless you as… Continue reading Set A Fire!

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Let Your Drops Flow

That’s me, sister Anne and Adaora and this photo was taken a few years ago. More than five years ago. No. A little over six years ago, I think. I’m getting old, my memory fails me. 😉   One night some years ago, I was having some family troubles and I was crying. I remember… Continue reading Let Your Drops Flow

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INSANITY!

Yes! She plays the guitar, she plays the drums, the keyboard… all of it, I tell you, all of it. Isn’t she lovely? 🙂     Insanity… and I don’t mean the workout (exercise video) either! I have heard it said that it is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different… Continue reading INSANITY!

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I have a TESTIMONY!

😀 God is indeed good! I was reminded of this earlier today when I was stranded in Ogba. That should be a movie title – Stranded in Ogba. Here comes the cool story… My madam at the top sent me to the bank to do some transactions. I do not like going into banking halls… Continue reading I have a TESTIMONY!

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The Che’s tweets on Kidnapping

Do not be a prey…   @PearlEze Thank you SO much for this series on your blog. I hope others read it and take the learning points away and never have to use it — Heaven's Girl (@CheRox) November 26, 2013 @PearlEze This kidnapping is really a big issue. There was a kidnap attempt of… Continue reading The Che’s tweets on Kidnapping

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Kidnapping: Our Experience (The Conclusion)

Before you continue, please read Kidnapping: Our Experience by Alan Chibuike and Kidnapping: Our Experience (Day 1 & 2) by Alan Chibuike  and Kidnapping: Our Experience (Day 3 & 4) by Alan Chibuike Day 5: Wednesday, July 24 8:30pm negotiator called asking if we were ready to mourn the victim since we were yet to raise the… Continue reading Kidnapping: Our Experience (The Conclusion)