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The Little Things Within & Chigul's TEDx Talk. (Must Watch!)

Good morning!!! Yesterday was one of a kind, at some point I gave up any hope of doing any more posts. First off, thanks to you guys for the mails, calls and text messages. At some point my mum literally began to panic; who are all these people calling you and how did they get your number? LOL. 

I attended a party close in Surulere which was rather very interesting (but I was charged not to share any details on my blog, so I shall respectfully shut up) and the minute I got back to the island I had to go and change and meet someone up for drinks. Dang I just love hanging with Niger Delta peeps, y'all are comedians by default. 
      I remember when I fell in love (or something a lot like love) with that warri boy just by virtue of the fact that being with him was like having my own personal Bovi, I-go-dye and Katt Williams all rolled in one. The negro made me laugh till I laughed my pants off (TMI *covers face* #dontunderstimatethepoweroflaughter...).
     Anyhoo, my companion last night is an Isoko man and just as hilarious. There's something powerful about a man that can make a woman laugh, it doesn't matter how he looks or how much is in his pocket, he makes your heart light and your heart in turn warms and opens up to him. (Ok, I'm speaking generally, the Isoko man is only a friend right now...). 

And speaking of laughter guess who else made my night? The minute I heard about Chioma Umeruah's TEDx video on Instagram I couldn't wait to lay my hands on it. To begin with, it's one of my favourite things to do, watch TEDx videos on YouTube (I learn more from TEDx videos than I have from any other source), and then I heard that our very own Chigul talked at TEDx, I was literally blown away! This is huge y'all! 

When I think of Chigul I ask; isn't it amazing the things with which God blesses us? There are certain gifts or certain little things that lay within someone which one might often disregard because 'of what use could it possibly be?' 'And how can it ever make me any money?'... But did Chigul ever know that fooling around in her room out of boredom or just plain silliness would elevate her to fame and celebrity and fatten up her bank account? I guess not. 

Watch the video below and I'm certain you'll be Veeeeeeeeeery glad you did. 

Meanwhile, Memebaby CONGRATULATIONS on the new job. I pray it's all you'd hoped it would be, and even better. Congrats sweetie, awesome way to start the year indeed!


  1. Lmao!

    I must confess, i didn't know she could speak so well. I knew the igbo thing was an act but she blew me away with her articulate, clean and clear english.

    She speaks french and spanish? That babe is an inspiration. Like you said, being silly and generally having a good time made her famous but her work ethic too and determination to not remain a failure must have contributed. I so enjoyed the video.. the multiple personalities...lmhao!

    Nehbor, nehbor lay! I'm not gonna be a west!

  2. Am not gonna be, am not gonna be eh wast.

  3. Isoko peeps rock yo! Hehehehe

    Congrats memebaby on your new job, may this mark the beginning of awesome testimonies this year for you and all TTB readers.

    Lemme go check out Chigurl!

  4. Lol. I noticed that some white people were very confused.

    1. Lol. They don't really understand or get the fun of multiple phonetics and culture.

  5. Very very funny, I really enjoyed every bit of her originality. Wow, can't believe I haven't heard of her before now.

    The Greatest thing about a Talent is Staying True to yourself all the way! She's doing that and she definitely 'thinking in the Forward' lol!

    1. EL rated! There's always a eight and an one! I remain your brethren Emma oh my god and ur gurl Chigurl... any oda one is a wat? canterfeet(counterfeit)

      You're such a "slacker"! You don't know chigurl! :p

    2. If Uyi is a "slacker" then ayam a "SLACKEST" cos I've never ever heard of her. Hehehehe


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