Author: NKEM NDEMNkem Ndem V. is a young, dynamic, and brisk freelance writer/online journalist with interests in Social Media, Internet Marketing, PRs, and SEO. She has worked as a copywriter and editor since 2011, and currently writes for a number of media houses. Follow her on twitter @ndemv, IG: kem_dem or e-mail:

Nkem Says: The Wahala Of Dating Outside Your Social Class

We grew up watching classics like Cinderella, Coming to America, Pretty Woman, Nollywood’s Violated and a couple of other movies where love conquered the social class divide. Fast forward to 2017, the Internet rules; anyone can meet anyone, and nobody kicks up a fuss about cross-class relationships or marriages anymore. It is not considered overtly […]

6 Problematic Lessons Nollywood Teaches Girls about Femininity

If you are a fan of Nollywood movies, you probably already have certain impressions about Nigerians and their women especially the female characters in Nollywood movies are almost always cast in similar roles. The young girls are often portrayed as damsels in distress who eventually find their purpose after they meet a man; or they […]

Save That Money! 6 Practical Tips for the Single Man

The average Nigerian dude (not necessarily the f*ckboy) wants to ball. You can’t really judge them either, because…you only live once. YOLO! Monday to Thursday: you stay on the hustle, money must be made. Fridays nights: back to back clubbing with the babes. Saturdays: wedding and after party then lounge/drinking time with your bros. Sundays: […]

Nkem Ndem: Valentine’s Day Is Not A Do-Or-Die Matter

I am going to be completely honest: I am a huge romantic. I love love…and as such, I certainly adore the idea of a specific day being set aside to celebrate love. Unfortunately, though, I haven’t had much luck with Valentine’s Day! My earliest memory of the holiday is of my bubble literally bursting after […]

Looking to have some quiet time in Lagos? Check out these 4 spots

It is true that Lagos is the heart of Nigeria and it lures the crowds – both local from other states and tourists from other parts of the world. As a result, some prominent features of the city include its traffic-clogged streets, as well as the almost non-existent sense of space and calm. Those seeking […]

Nkem Ndem: Every Nigerian Girl Should Have Her ‘Walk-Away’ Money

Not to sound like an annoying feminist, but a woman with her own money is everything! For as long as I have known myself, I have never been one to look to boyfriends or anyone else really, for sustenance or financial support. I won’t lie, I have fantasized about dating a rich uncle who would […]