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Lessons from my first year as a journalist

About a year ago I made a career change from Accounting to Journalism. As I like to say, I moved from obsessing over numbers to obsessing over narratives. Why? Among many reasons, it was an opportunity to learn about an aspect of life I wasn’t too familiar with: storytelling. Coming tops in the Global Peter […]

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Learning Curve 2021: Some of the most helpful books, articles, podcasts, videos I came across

2021 was the year we were supposed to recover from the pandemic-ridden 2020, and I think the world generally did that. To my greatest delight people used the word ‘unprecedented’ less and for me, it was my first full year working as a Journalist–I spoke about that here. As I have done in the past […]

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December 2021: Thank you 2021👏

December 2021 2021 was an incredible year for me. My first full year as a Journalist and it’s been rewarding. I got to travel a little (not as much asI wanted to), spend time alone and with my friends. I’m still learning German (or now just keeping 560+ days alive) and living healthier (I’m more […]

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November 2021: I think my new year starts from December

October & November 2021 Hi there, I missed sharing last month’s update because I was swamped with extra work and I didn’t plan well in advance. 2021 has been quite an eventful year and I’m grateful for that. These days, I’ve been thinking more about the things I’ll do next year. I think my new […]

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September 2021: I’m fully vaxxed

September 2021 I started the year with the mission to suck at one thing: social media. Well, I’m pleased to announce that I’ve successfully done that. I’ve gone from a compulsive user of Twitter to someone who checks Twitter only once in a while (thanks to the Twitter ban in Nigeria). I’m happy about this […]