My SDGs journey began when I fell ill and had to miss school for one week — Ifeoluwa Igili, UI Millennium Fellow hoping to get into Watson Institute

β€œAn individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” (Martin Luther King Jr.) Happy new year to you, dear fantastic reader!πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ This post is my very first post in this new year 2021, and I'm so glad and honoured... Continue Reading →

My mum rolled on the floor and had tears in her eyes when she heard my result — Yusuf, Overall BGS, Nigerian Law School

Fantastic reader, I salute you! How are you today?πŸ˜ƒπŸ’• A little before the last quarter of this year, I began an interview series right here on the Fantbabs blog in which I interview the only five First Class graduates of the Nigerian Law School this year. This series is titled, the Phenomenal Five, as you... Continue Reading →

“In our society, if you are too big, it’s a crime; if you are too slim, it’s also a crime.” Balogun says on releasing his debut film, Fatty Bum Bum

Many things disturb the human existence but body shaming has been among the most painful so far amongst children, even youths and so many adults. Saying it is bad is an understatement as it also tends to push the young ones into having inferiority complex. The writer, Oreofe Oguntola, carefully exposes the danger and consequences... Continue Reading →

I wasn’t specific about a CGPA or award, but I wanted to graduate with a first class. — Alada, BGS, Faculty of Law, UI 2019/2020 Set

On Saturday, November 14, 2020, the University of Ibadan, Ibadan convocation ceremony for undergraduate degrees held, and there, Miss Bukola Fatimat Alada was announced as the overall best graduating student of the Faculty of Law for the 2018/2019 set with whopping eleven awards to her credit.✨✨✨πŸ₯‡πŸ…πŸ† You may read her powerful Valedictorian Speech here.πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯ Here's... Continue Reading →

I would have had a First Class whether my grade was determined by my lowest score or by average, whichever way they sliced it — Adebayo, BGS (Female)

Hi!πŸ˜ƒ Welcome to the Fantbabs blog today!✨ Thank you for deciding to check this post out. God bless you!😊 In this season when Nigerians are demanding for better from the government, I gladly join my voice with theirs! We want a Nigeria where peace and justice reign, so we say #EndSWAT #EndPoliceBrutality and #EndBadGovernmentInNigeria!✊🏾πŸ’ͺ🏾 That... Continue Reading →

Letter to my kid on SARS

Hey, buddy! You doing great? It's your father writing to you from a not-so-distant past. Of course, hopefully, in your time, there'll be no such thing in existence as SARS, so I'mma explain it to you. Follow me. SARS, in this context, is an acronym for the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. It's a unit in the... Continue Reading →

I stayed off social media for weeks and shed tears when the workload got to me — Madu, winner, Chief Ernest Shonekan Prize in Property Law Practice

Greetings, fantastic people! Happy new month to you wherever you are!πŸ˜„ It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Fantbabs blog. If you're new here, thank you for coming. You have my love.β™₯️ If you've been here before, thank you so much for coming back!πŸ₯° Last week, I started a mind-blowing series on this... Continue Reading →

I read everyday for 9 months, and for 12 hours straight on some of those days – Ijaodola, second BGS, Nigerian Law School

Hello there, awesome blog reader!πŸ˜ƒ It's been some time, I know. I apologize, a lot has been happening with me.πŸ™‚ Gratefully, I'm back, and I'm back heavy.😁πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯ Upon my shoulders, I'm carrying something very, very weighty, and I'm more than happy to let it down.πŸ€­πŸ˜„ Recently, a set of students from the Nigerian Law School... Continue Reading →

Talking about ghosting

Greetings, y'all!! How are you doing? I hope you're still keeping safe and staying sane. Out there ain't smiling, but God's got us.πŸ˜‰β™₯️ Today, I'd like to blog about something I found interesting. I watched an episode of Real Talk on Ndani TV hosted by one of my favorite people on TV, Tomike Adeoye (who,... Continue Reading →

7 and more things about prayer (part 2)

Hello, beautiful blog reader! Thank you for coming here. You are definitely in the right place.😊 If you have not read the first part of this piece, please, do. It introduces this piece and will help you follow me effectively.✨ Check this out about our God.πŸ˜ƒπŸ•ΊπŸ•Ί James 1:17 [17]Every good gift and every perfect (free,... Continue Reading →

7 and more things about prayer

Greetings, my people! How are you doing??? Happy new month!! May August be far better than the previous months in Jesus' name! I really do hope you are safe and doing alright.✨β™₯️ I know it's been some time since my last post, but I sincerely want to appreciate you for coming back here. I am... Continue Reading →

Death and God’s Promise of Long Life

I'm a Tomike Adeoye fan, and since the death of former model and owner of Elizabeth R, an events management company, Mrs. Ibidunni Ighodalo, it has been tough for Tomike and her family. Tomike called Ibidunni 'Mama' pretty much because Ibidunni was God-sent to her to bless, help and take care of her. On Tomike's... Continue Reading →

Flick by Irawooluwa Dare

Mama birthed this. This Utopia. I remember she would raise her voice at me in our dim-lit brown marbled kitchen and my 8 year old self would shrink to the floor, shaking violently with tears. I had a great deal of emotional turmoil going on. It might have just been three words "AdΓ©lΓ©kΓ© Nathan! Shut... Continue Reading →

A word or two

Good morning! I just want to encourage you this morning to take your growth seriously. Please, whatever it will cost you, don't be mediocre. Don't be little. Don't permit anyone to look down on you or your dreams. Don't let anybody talk you down. See, you've got a lot of potential locked up inside you.... Continue Reading →

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