I’ve been privileged to have been a part of the Life of a Nigerian Couple project and I, simply, have no words to describe the talents that are Bisola and Okey and my not little sister Adeola(Director and Producer), I’m so proud!
So, i got this hook up sneak peak for you guys, watch out for Season 2 hitting your TV screens soon. Watch out for that and my interviews with Bisola and Okey!
I remember the first disagreement I had with LBD after we got married. I was in my first trimester, pregnant with MD. Late one night, we were ready to retire for the night. It started with small talk. LBD was re-living some of his boarding-school memories. He strongly believes that boarding school instilled some serious discipline in him. Then he mentioned how he’d love for our kids to have the boarding-school experience.
So it hit us recently, that we have been married for 5 years, we didn’t realize that much time had passed, lol. We received and appreciated so many calls and messages on Social Media telling us how we have inspired others and so on. So, when I was thinking of what to share on the blog today, I decided on five things I’ve learned in the past five years.
As you may have gathered from following this blog, I love events. But you see, not just any event will do, in fact I can be lazy about attending events. My friends know they really can’t count on me to attend the parties and events they invite me to. The catch is usually, what value is this event going to add to my life? Or what value is my presence going to add? If there’s no solid answer to that question, I’m a “no show”.
I am a Yoruba girl., a very typical Yoruba girl. Born to Yoruba parents. Raised in Yoruba land. Speak Yoruba fluently. Dress Yoruba. Eat Yoruba. Think Yoruba…. You get the picture?
So I fell in love with and married a northerner, born and bred in the north. He is from one of the many minority tribes that I had never heard of until I met him. He was born and raised in a small village in Pankshin, where there is no network signal. He speaks three languages; English, Hausa, and Mupun, which is his local dialect. You still get the picture?
Marriage is not by force. But weekly, the nuptial production line churns out an endless torrent of superficial, accidental marriages, which had no business being contracted in the first place.
And, let the reader note, this article is not against marriage but against the erroneous and unfortunately, timeless philosophies surrounding the institution.Enjoy.
As human existence has evolved through the centuries, our thinking and lifestyles have followed suit. We have formed and reformed archetypes on how life should be lived and how things should work. These ideals established by the highly intellectual human species, have been passed on from generation to generation. Many of them are the