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Monday 28 October 2013


This  happened on the 26th October, and I continued with work everyday till 30th and BAM then pain and agony hit me resulting in what i can best picture as terrible 

I wrote this note about 2 hrs after the event on 26/10/2015. THANKS FOR READING AND MAY THIS NEVER EVER HAPPEN TO YOU

My Car after the Accident    

So was driving down my street, seat belt on, the road so familiar it is easy to go into auto-pilot and this is what I do when I  got to a bend.  You see each time I get to a bend I Instinctively step on the brakes to slow didnt work this time. In  a flash I realised that oncoming vehicles and pedestrians will naturally be on the street, and in other not to crash into, or hurt or kill anyone, I turned the steering directing it into a nearby deserted side walk close to an uncompleted fence. I  said my prayers and accepted the calmness that came with it.

Like a movie on slow motion the side of my car smashed into the fence till i did a 180. My side mirror and glass shattered, realising I still had consciousness I switched off the car and prepared to get out of it.

Taxis and cars slowed down to gawk. People rushed in they were all shouting different commands, "Lady use this door (passenger door) you crashed with the side of your car that has your fuel tank and the impact might cause it to explode" or words to that effect. They pulled me out through the passenger seat. I stood there bleeding and shaking. I heard all the words;
"Lady, My brother has a car work shop a few minutes away, let me take you there"
"Madam na God save you, you be number 4 person wey hit this same fence at this same part of the road", "Madam, you cant take this car away until you repair our fence, its 250 naira for the size of block, we need a hundred blocks and then we need cement and labourer's wage"
But many said, "You are bleeding, go to the hospital immediately, you are still in shock but may have suffered internal injuries"

and this is how I walked away with shards of glass bruising my hands and elbow and a slight limp. I noticed someone in a hijab, her camera phone pointed at me. Then noticed another man also taking pictures with his phone. But its okay.

This the fence after the wreckage

The owner of the fence wanted me to start repairing immediately, everybody else said go to the hospital. Went to the first hospital they were on strike, then the next and the next till I finally got one.

I am currently conscious and would love to say Thank You God for sparing me. I also want to say thank you to everybody who instinctively stepped in to help inspite of the danger. I cant list them all.
Thanks to my God, Who protects me and loves me so much (i dont know why, but He loves me) then my everloving Family, to Daniel, little Abba, Mansur, Oga Chris, The Policeman, the numerous men and women on the street, the doctors, the other hospital staff that tried to spite of the strike. Last but certainly not least are my friends.
Before I forget, thanks to you for reading this...There will be many more thanks to be made... I want to add the following;

A. I think we should take it as a responsibility to learn about first aid.
B. I  think we should slow down each time we see the scene of an accident and instead of gawking/taking pictures, we should park safely and come out to help save a life.
C. I also think we should make a pledge, save a portion of our earnings every month no matter how small or big, and save it, with the aim to cash it out to help out strangers xyz the accident victims, they may never know you helped them,  you may never know whose life you are saving....

I hope this make an impact on every reader's mind.
Happy End of October! :-)

Hello November! :-)

I hope this make an impact on every reader's mind.

Wednesday 9 October 2013


Tom Hanks, my childood favourite actor has shared news that he has been diagnosed with the common form of the disease - which is the result of the body not producing enough insulin to function properly - in an interview with chat show host David Letterman.
Tom admitted he has been experiencing symptoms for 20 years but only recently received the  diagnosis from his doctor.


Diabetes occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or when the body cannot efficiently use it to convert glucose to provide energy. 
World Health Organisation statistics show that 347 million people worldwide have the condition, which can damage the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nerves -  increasing the risk of heart disease, kidney failure, stroke and blindness.
Type 1 is caused when the cells that produce the hormone insulin are destroyed – and is usually diagnosed early in life.
Type 2 diabetes occurs when the insulin produced becomes less effective - normally as a result of being overweight and inactive. The body needs more and more insulin to try to keep blood sugar within a normal range. 
Although the biggest risk factor for type 2 diabetes is weight, genes can also have an important role.
And one in five people with the condition  - such as Tom Hanks - are not obese, with many leading healthy lifestyles.
The problem is that the stereotype of the type 2 diabetes sufferer means that as many as one million people may be going undiagnosed simply because they do not believe they are in a high-risk group.
Experts warn that invisible internal fat around vital organs could be placing this group at risk.
The usual treatment for type 2 diabetes is diet and lifestyle changes and taking metformin, a drug that boosts the amount of insulin taken up by the cells. In more severe cases, patients need to inject themselves with insulin.
Other celebrities who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes include Halle Berry, Patti Labelle, Drew Carey and Chaka Khan.

Hanks shared the news after David Letterman commented on his weight and said he was looking relatively trimmer. 
Speaking on the show Tom said: 'I went to the doctors and they said', "You know those high blood sugar numbers you've been living with since you were 36, well you've graduated, you've got Type 2 Diabetes young man"'.
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Monday 7 October 2013

Beautiful Nike Oshinowo welcome twins?


If this is true, I think it is great news, everyone deserves to be happy!

If you dont know Nike, here is what I got from her wiki page: Nike Oshinowo (born Adenike Asabi Oshinowo, c. 1968) is a Nigerian businesswoman, socialite, entrepreneur and former pageant director.[3]

Oshinowo was raised in Ibadan and England, where she attended boarding school. Although she had intended to become an air hostess or a doctor, she studied Politics at the University of Essex. Shortly after obtaining her degree, Oshinowo, who was mentored by former Miss Nigeria Helen Prest-Davies, represented Rivers at the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant and became its first Yoruba winner (she was crowned in December 1990, but reigned in 1991).[4]

After her reign which saw her compete at Miss World, Oshinowo featured in a commercial for Venus cosmetics and hosted a fashion and beauty show on Nigerian television. Her business ventures included an African restaurant and Skin Deep, a health and beauty spa[5] which ran for seven years before it was sold after she decided to create her own range of beauty products for the Nigerian market.[6][7] On January 17, 2010, she released the workout video Nike Oshinowo: Fit, Forty and Fabulous - the first celebrity fitness DVD produced in the country - and is currently working on the beauty products which will include fragrance, skincare, and haircare.[8][3]

Now in her forties, Oshinowo, who is fluent in five languages including Japanese and French, is hailed as a style icon in her homeland. She married medical doctor Tunde Soleye in 2006,[9][10] but the couple have now separated.[11]In 2009, the couple was in the news following a lawsuit instituted by Soleye's ex-wife Funmilayo, who claimed that he had been unfaithful with Oshinowo during their marriage.[12]

In 2010, after a six-year attempt, Oshinowo finally bought the Miss Nigeria franchise from former organisers Daily Times, and became chief executive and creative director of the pageant.[3][13][14] As of 2012, she is no longer in charge of the pageant [15] [16]

The former beauty queen welcomed a set of twins - a boy and a girl, via surrogacy a few months ago in the US. Nike and the twins returned to Nigeria on Monday September 30th. The twins are Nike's biological children but was carried and birthed by another woman - The identity of the children's father is currently unknown but there are indications that Nike bought sperm from a sperm bank in the US. The 47 year old who has over the years battled endometriosis already has two adopted children.

Huge congratulations to her


Hello, Have a blessed October. Please enjoy:

When I refer to my time in prison on some of my posts, I’d like to make it clear that I am not a criminal nor am I contrite about what led me there, as you will discover the more I write.
It was simple economics. I met the supply and demand of two parties. It was very profitable, very ego boosting and very enjoyable. Los Angeles and several major cities in the USA had wealthy men who enjoyed the company of beautiful smart women. There were beautiful ambitious women, who wanted financial independence so they chose a way to make large amounts of money and have fun along the way. The law called it Pimping and Pandering, I called it P2P – Pay to Play.
I brought both parties together, however in most of the US, it is a felony punishable by a mandatory minimum of 3 years in prison. Not deterred after my first stint of 18 months of which I did half of after a plea bargain where I plead guilty to attempted pandering, I opened shop a week after I was released and went back to prison 3 years later. Twice I was sentenced by Judge Lance Ito, the same judge who presided over the OJ Simpson trial in Los Angeles.
Unlike a lot of other Brits who have done time in foreign prisons, especially US prisons and on release blown their experiences out to lure an audience with exaggerated tales, mine was a breeze. Accommodation was minimal as one would expect and the food dreadful, but it wasn’t a total nightmare. I was able to wear relatively nice comfy clothes, had my favorite perfumes and made sure I had tons of sexy Victoria Secret lingerie to make me feel human. I had all the books I could read, kept up my subscription for Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone, had a TV and CD player, even learned to play the guitar.
Still, I wouldn’t recommend it. Having your liberty taken away is very devastating, but I made the best of a bad situation.
California women’s prisons have changed a hell lot since the ’90′s, and women no longer are afforded the privileges (if you can call it that) I enjoyed.
But over a decade of being paranoid about undercover cops, trying to entrap my ladies and myself, undercover female cops trying to infiltrate my business as prospective escorts, always looking over my shoulder, having to live a double life, lying every day, not being able to trust people and the threat of going back to prison took its toll. I called it quits for a year and travelled.
When I tried to take up where I left off, I discovered I had lost the passion for it.
After a few scrapes and very stupid decisions… I decided I needed a break as well as to reassure my family I wouldn’t return to the UK in a body bag.
I flew out of LA on a relatively warm late November afternoon and arrived in London on a cold grey dark November morning. My sister and her husband were forced to stop at the fist decent fish and chip shop….. I knew I was back home.
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