Category: Fashion/Beauty/Lifestyle

Without money nothing can be done, Someone is Hungry – Afouda

In order to shed more light on our ongoing hunger campaign, #Someoneishungry. We have conducted an interview with the initiator of Afo-Hi, where he speaks on all there is to know about the campaign.    Can we meet you? I am Afouda Samuel, an OAP, a Lawyer, a MC and and Entrepreneur. I’m the third child in a family of four children and I am based in Ibadan.  What inspired Afo-Hi? Afo-Hi is a social campaign and a social experiment that was bore out of my personal experience and the understanding of the fact that whatever a man has been...

Humans of Ibadan: I went to school to study bible chapters. Now I am the ‘Hot ‘Cake’ Tech Guy.

I left secondary school at a very young age. I got an admission that same year into the University, I was not given what I applied for but because I wanted to leave the house and finish school early, I accepted Religious studies as a course of study for four good years. Years went by and I graduated early enough just like I wanted to. After service year and after looking for job for a long while was when reality dawned on me that nobody wanted to offer a Religious studies graduate any job. It was like I had nothing...

Humans Of Ibadan: Truly Education is a leverage to success in life.

I grew up in the Far East where education is only for the rich. I didn’t have the opportunity for higher education; I struggled to finish high school which was the end of education for me. After years of farming I decided to relocate to Ibadan where I stayed with my uncle who helped me get a job as a clerk at the University of Ibadan. I was very hard working, and everyone loved me until I was disqualified and sacked due to request for education upgrades. Of course, I was sent to the street after many years in service....

Proper rehabilitation of ex-convicts inspired my ‘Right the wrong’ initiative’

The name Don T is a household name in Ibadan and the South-West.  He has built his profile as a media personality with various FM stations in Ibadan, a regional judge with MTN Project Fame, among other projects. He discussed his media journey with ROTIMI IGE in this interview. Excerpts  Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Humans of Ibadan: I kept my dreams and side hustle alive to make ends meet

Life gave me the choice of choosing right from wrong. I am fortunate to make that choice today. With my secondary school certificate, I used to sell engine oil by the roadside full time to make money before getting this job as a security police at a company. I started working here months back so as to meet up with my family needs. Working full time, I thought the salary and tips would be enough to feed my family, but after few weeks of dryness, I had no choice than to run back to my business on part time. What happened was that, as a...

Humans of Ibadan: I walked round Oke-Ado with tears of sorrow. But today I walk round Oke-Ado in memories and happiness

Life is not a bed of roses they say, and I can boldly say I have had my fair share of life. After various issues from my marriage to the man I love, I decided to let peace reign and relocate with my 2 year old son from Offa to Ibadan though I knew no one in the city.  I contacted my friend’s sister when I got down at the park in Ibadan to stay at her place, but she wouldn’t let me after setting eyes on me, because she claimed I was far older than her. I was left...