I wish Ahmed would just go away. I need him to keep me updated with what’s going on in town though: no man got a letter from the company, Haroon is getting a divorce, the council is somehow conniving with the Company and Ahmed himself suspects his wife Nisa of having an affair. Now that…Continue Reading “Energy – Episode 3”
It’s the penultimate episode folks! Episode 7 is a continuation of Awkward Muslimah Moments in episode 6. I’ve got Zainab, Aisha and Toyeebah on this one with me. In this episode: 1. Salat alarms going off in public (yikes!). 2. Managing natural hair as a hijabi. And the BIG one… 3. Muslims not shaking…Continue Reading “Awkward Muslimah Moments Part 2 – Episode 7 – Yoruba Igbo Muslimah – eNarrate”
Who would believe that I’m still a virgin? Two months into a marriage!
I hate queues, especially when most of the people in the queue are unruly. It’s a punishment. I was punished with queues in uni, I was punished with queues in NYSC camp, and I’m being punished again as I queue to get registered for my voter’s card. Why go through all this stress to…Continue Reading “5 Kinds of People in a Queue”
Maamuuduuuu!” “Mamuuduuuuuu!!! Come ooo!!!” “Why are you shouting? I’m right here.” I don’t understand why the woman has to shout. Just two months in the marriage and I’m always irritated with her. “Seee!” Mariam holds a piece of paper in front of my face as I rise from the plastic mat on which I lie….Continue Reading “Energy – Episode 1”
In case you missed it, episode 5 of Yoruba Igbo Muslimah is up! Titled ‘Looku Looku’, in this episode, I look at: 1. Why people stare at hijabis. 2. What to do/say when people act weirdly or ask weird questions about your hijab. 3. Dealing with the pressures of the ‘eyes on…Continue Reading “Looku Looku – Episode 5 – Yoruba Igbo Muslimah – eNarrate Version”
I’ve never successfully pulled off a story series before. I tried one on my old blog, but took it down after only a few episodes because I wanted to turn it into a book instead. Well, there’s no book and the story is still where I left it, if I can ever find it again,…Continue Reading “Anticipate “Energy””
Wikipedia (and other popular sites) provides a satisfactory definition of the word ‘millennial’, but it doesn’t tell you who a Nigerian millennial is. This article will. Or at least, attempt to. First, the Global Idea. For an ultra-simple definition of who a millennial is; he or she is someone who was born between the 80s and…Continue Reading “Who Is the Nigerian Millennial?”
Hiyaa! If you’ve been listening to the podcast so far, THANKS!!! I actually uploaded this about 5 days ago, but I haven’t shared…until now. This is a continuation of the previous episode – Ugly Duckling (part one). In this episode, I talk about: 1. Shopping for your new hijabi wardrobe 2. The extent of…Continue Reading “Ugly Duckling Part 2 – Ep 4 – Yoruba Igbo Muslimah – eNarrate Version”
In this episode, I talk about the transition from non-hijabi to hijabi and share tips to help make the transition easier. Do you have to start out with “super hijabi” coverage? Listen to find out.