One of the amazing things in the Washington Metropolitan Area is the Wheaton Metro Station. It is 70 meters below the ground or 230 feet. In fact, it has the longest, single-tier escalator in the Western Hemisphere. Yes, you...
Today (June 27), my pastor and the assistant pastor in the state of Maryland here in the United States invited me for a meeting to become a member of the church, the Springdale Community Church. I had attended every service...
Dipo put on his best ancestral cap and coolest Yoruba outfit and I wore my lovely sweater. It was a bright but chilly Sunday here in the United States, and we were dressing up for God. It was going to...
A few days ago, I was at the World Bank here in Washington DC for an event on African refugees and this Igbo lady who works for the World Bank asked a question and made some comments after me. She...
In Nigeria today, sadly, the talk is about preventing the country from breaking up along tribal lines. In 1971, when Ray Tomlinson was inventing email here in the United States and Intel was unveiling microprocessor, Nigeria had just come...
In the center of my world, he appeared, with thirty roses at hand for all the years I had waited to be kissed in the twilight, days gone when I longed for warmth like this. That was the introduction...
Here at DuPont Circle in Washington DC, the lovely capital of the world, you see people pampering their dogs like human beings. They give them premium food better than the one in my fridge. They also give them wine and...
I spend my time here in Washington DC working hard, especially reading books, newspapers or magazines, off and online, either at the Foreign Press Center, or in several libraries across the Washington area, and I read a lot about...
I am at the Portrait Museum in Washington DC, and this pretty and polished girl engages me in a conversation. She's saying all the right things, how the museum inspires her, how she's been coming here for some years when...
Facebook blocked my account for seven days, after I posted a picture of the king of West Papua New Guinea in New York in his traditional attire. The king's private part was well covered and the picture had been online...
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