Igbo Pet names for your boyfriend

As you can see, we Igbo women love to compliment our men with references to their ability. We look at their physique, their pocket, and their strength.

15 Igbo Pet names for your girlfriend

Hello Ndi Nkem!!! Happy new month. One of my readers chastized me that I didn’t welcome us into the new month in my last post. Biko I am very sorry. Accept my sincerest apologies. Today is Beyoncé’s birthday. Woooooooo!!!!! Yes, I am a Beyhive member. The queen is 39 years old today. Happy birthday to…

I fell out with my friend!!!-Storytime

Hello everyone and happy easter! Many people have been asking about me and I am sorry for the absence. Your girl is a student first and foremost, as a result, my studies takes precedence. However we are here, so let’s do this. I don’t know if I ever mentioned this, but when I first came…

Remembering People

I know its been long, abeg nobody should remove my head. I have been so busy with my summer research, and the days just keep flying by. I didn’t realize it was going to be a 9-5 kind of thing, but all the same, I am grateful for the opportunity that I have to be…

Stop telling Women what to do!!!

Hi everyone, I know it has been a while, but ya girl was writing her exams. I know you all wished me goodluck, and I felt it during all my papers. I am officially on summer vacation, and I have about two weeks to kill before my summer research officially begins. Seeing as I have all this…

Who do we call friends?

Friends. Just like the word ‘love’, this is a word we are too quick to use. Once we talk to somebody more than once, they have automatically become your friend. Like we scrutinize the teacher whose class we are taking next semester harder than we scrutinize those that we call our friends. It makes you…

Nnem Ji sike

My mum and I have a pretty normal relationship. We talk mostly about school and work. After every conversation, she always ends with ‘nnem ji sike.’ For my non-igbo speakers, this means ‘My daughter keep going on.’ I know right. I always thought it was a bit strange that she ended our conversations that way….

Commit or Commot

Happy New Year everyone!!! Yes, I know it is February, but as a naija babe, it is never too late to say happy new year. With the new year comes the resolutions. One of mine this year is the phrase, ‘commit or commot.’ What does this mean you may ask?(especially my non-naija counterparts) We have…