Tag: diaspora chronicles

Features

Why do they not want to come back home?

Everyone, home and abroad saw the pictures of the flooding in Lagos, the incidental memes and even the alligator that was washed up. The laughter was plenty, but now the sun is back.As is expected,Continue reading

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Cross-Atlantic Tales

Living abroad – coping techniques for new entrants

So you’ve just relocated? Welcome to Obodo-oyibo (foreign land).  Here, every penny or cent you make counts and you have to spend wisely to ensure you remain above water. If you are like me and haveContinue reading

Cross-Atlantic Tales

My Experience with Nigerian Churches in America

I have always been an advocate of the Pentecostal church and even when I migrated to the US, I continued attending a Nigerian Pentecostal church. However, a couple of years later, I am certain thatContinue reading

Cross-Atlantic Tales

Perception and Reality

She was an average built and very attractive lady. Her hair and clothing were always unique – i dare say she was one classy lady. The one constant thing about her though was that scowl.Continue reading