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The Life As It Is Podcast

The Life As It Is Podcast

By Taiwo Ajibola and Tokunboh Wright

The ‘Life as it is podcast’ focuses on matters bordering on contemporary life issues in the Nigerian space through the lens of two dynamic young women- Taiwo and Tokunboh

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Bad petrol and Nigeria’s Anyhowness episode
Bad petrol and Nigeria’s Anyhowness episode
On this week's episode, Taiwo and Tokunboh dissect the predicament of the Fuel scarcity in Nigeria, its impact on the environment and the health of individuals and the anyhowness of Nigeria. We are calling on all science and environmental experts to the show to give us a detailed description of the science around how bad petrol affects the environment. Please contact on us the Anchor app if you want to feature on the show. We cant wait to hear from you. Have a great listen!
25:07
February 22, 2022
Valentines day, family planning and everything else in between
Valentines day, family planning and everything else in between
On this week's hilarious episode, we discuss everything about Rihanna's shocking pregnancy reveal, the fuss about valentines and Tokunboh's obsessions with "hitting things from behind". We want to know how you're doing. please send us a voice message on the anchor app and let us know what topics you would like for us to dissect. Have a great listen!
36:60
February 12, 2022
Back from Haitus!
Back from Haitus!
After a very long and much needed break from podcasting to deal with life and adulting, Taiwo and Tokunboh are finally back and recording their first episode after almost a year!  In this episode we talk about our major life changes, the lessons that we have learned while away and we re-establish our commitment to keeping you entertained. Have a great listen! 
17:55
February 02, 2022
Season 2 Episode 3: What does “Falling in Love” have to do with it?
Season 2 Episode 3: What does “Falling in Love” have to do with it?
This week on The Life As it Is Podcast, Taiwo and Tokunboh dissect the concept of falling in love from the minds eye of some brilliant individuals. Is it a feeling or is it by choice? All this and more we uncover on this very interesting episode. Please don’t forget to subscribe, like share and leave us your comments. We love you for listening XO
52:23
April 21, 2021
TLAIIP S2 Ep2- If we don’t give you, how will you take it
TLAIIP S2 Ep2- If we don’t give you, how will you take it
Hello! It’s us again oh If we don’t give it to you, how will you take it? We know you’ve missed us and we’ve missed you too. So we’re serving you with hot gist and finger-liking banter, just as we always do. Enjoy the episode!
35:33
April 10, 2021
S2 Ep.1: The Valentine Special episode
S2 Ep.1: The Valentine Special episode
“The Life As It Is” podcast is back in 2021 and what better way to celebrate a new season than by spreading some love ❤️😉. Yes! the Valentine season of love is upon us and in this inaugural episode of 2021, we discuss Valentine’s Day and what it means for us. We also share our experiences about this special day and don our love doctor coats for the sake of our delectable listeners. Happy Valentines lovelies😉 wishing you love 💕 and light.
34:08
February 15, 2021
S1 Ep. 25- The Christmas Episode
S1 Ep. 25- The Christmas Episode
To put you in the mood this Christmas season, your hosts Taiwo and Tokunboh act a fool and talk about pretty much every thing to get the Christmas juice flowing. This episode also may or may not feature somebody (Taiwo) singing her ass off to get you in the Christmas mood! 😅 Merry Christmas everyone! 🎄
23:15
December 24, 2020
S1 Ep. 24- The “How Nigerian men will disgrace you” Episode
S1 Ep. 24- The “How Nigerian men will disgrace you” Episode
Hey lovelies! We went on a much needed break to clear our heads and we’re back and better in this episode which might just be our last episode for the year. This week we’re talking all about men, the implied man-scarcity and everything else in between. And oh in this episode we’re all spilling our guts on our own encounters with some Nigerian men who just want to disgrace you. Please don’t forget to rate our show and subscribe on Apple podcast so you’re notified of new episodes as they’re released. You can also leave us a voice message on the anchor app here: https://anchor.fm/taiwo-ajibola/message or send us an email with your comments and show suggestions at thelifeasitispodcast@outlook.com Follow Taiwo and Tokunboh on Instagram at @taiyelolu_ and notes_throughabrokenglass.
01:11:19
December 14, 2020
The role of Nigeria’s creative community in preserving the legacy of the ENDSARS movement.
The role of Nigeria’s creative community in preserving the legacy of the ENDSARS movement.
With respect to how hard the government is trying to erase the events unfolding from the #EndSARS protests from our memories, we must begin to desperately seek to preserve its foot-print. This week we are joined by the phenomenal Blessing Kure, a renowned spoken word artist as she discusses her role as a creative in preserving the legacy of the #EndSARS protests for future generations. Please don’t forget to rate our show and subscribe on Apple podcast so you’re notified of new episodes as they’re released. You can also leave us a voice message on the anchor app here: https://anchor.fm/taiwo-ajibola/message or send us an email with your comments and show suggestions at thelifeasitispodcast@outlook.com Follow Taiwo and Tokunboh on Instagram at @taiyelolu_ and notes_throughabrokenglass.
41:02
November 01, 2020
Ep. 22- The aftermath of the ENDSARS protests and the way forward for Nigeria
Ep. 22- The aftermath of the ENDSARS protests and the way forward for Nigeria
We are in very trying times as a nation and we are trying our very best to comprehend the events that have occurred in the past weeks with the #EndSARs protests and the devastating events that have followed. Two very estimable friends of the show “The Shittu brothers” -Dr. Yusuf Shittu and Legal practitioner, Mr. Rilwan (Riley) Shittu share their thoughts on the aftermath of the EndSARs protests, the legal implications and the way forward for Nigeria. You can follow Dr. Yusuf and Rilwan Shittu on Instagram at @tyshittu and @iamrilwan respectively. Please don’t forget to rate our show and subscribe on Apple podcast so you’re notified of new episodes as they’re released. You can also leave us a voice message on the anchor app here: https://anchor.fm/taiwo-ajibola/message or send us an email with your comments and show suggestions at thelifeasitispodcast@outlook.com Follow Taiwo and Tokunboh on Instagram at @taiyelolu_ and notes_throughabrokenglass.
01:04:48
October 25, 2020
EP 21: SARS and the “Anyhowness” of Nigeria
EP 21: SARS and the “Anyhowness” of Nigeria
On this week episode, with another surprise guest host, we dissect the issues surround police brutality in Nigeria, the #ENDSars protests and the police reforms we want to see in the Nigeria of our dreams. We also have a lot of fun on this episode, let’s just say it had an interesting ending! 😉 Please don’t forget to rate our show and subscribe on Apple podcast so you’re notified of new episodes as they’re released. You can also leave us a voice message on the anchor app here: https://anchor.fm/taiwo-ajibola/message or send us an email with your comments and show suggestions at thelifeasitispodcast@outlook.com Follow Taiwo and Tokunboh on Instagram at @taiyelolu_ and notes_throughabrokenglass.
01:00:40
October 14, 2020
The 20th Episode!
The 20th Episode!
This week, we give you our amazing listeners the chance to host the show! We’re keeping the host as a surprise 😉 but Chile!, there’s sure a lot of tea spilling and juicy discussions that you’ll definitely want to hold on to your popcorns and sip some tea as you listen! Please don’t forget to rate our show and subscribe on Apple podcast so you’re notified of new episodes as they’re released. You can also leave us a voice message on the anchor app here: https://anchor.fm/taiwo-ajibola/message or send us an email with your comments and show suggestions at thelifeasitispodcast@outlook.com Follow Taiwo and Tokunboh on Instagram at @taiyelolu_ and notes_throughabrokenglass.
01:07:22
October 03, 2020
Ep 19: Culture shock! -Dissecting the rude awakening Nigerians experience “in the abroad”.
Ep 19: Culture shock! -Dissecting the rude awakening Nigerians experience “in the abroad”.
How Una Dey? On This week’s episode Your philosophical princesses feature a phenomenal Young man- Franklyn Guobadia, a German “JJC” as we call him and he shares his experiences adapting to the culture in Germany, the dating scene, the nightlife as well as some of his most hilarious and scariest experiences adapting to a “strange-man’s land”. You can follow Franklyn on IG @Franklyn.g and Please don’t forget to rate our show and subscribe on Apple podcast so you’re notified of new episodes as they’re released. You can also leave us a voice message on the anchor app here: https://anchor.fm/taiwo-ajibola/message or send us an email with your comments and show suggestions at thelifeasitispodcast@outlook.com Follow Taiwo and Tokunboh on Instagram at @taiyelolu_ and notes_throughabrokenglass.
40:22
September 25, 2020
Ep. 18: Rants, Vents and Unpacking
Ep. 18: Rants, Vents and Unpacking
Hey lovelies! On this week’s episode, Taiwo and Tokunboh vent and unpack all of the hot topics from the past week. From a gifted human calendar, to a-not-so spiritual pastor, to violence against women, we unpack all the bits and pieces of these controversial topics and give our honest and uncensored opinions. Please don’t forget to rate our show and subscribe on Apple podcast so you’re notified of new episodes as they’re released. You can also leave us a voice message on the anchor app here: https://anchor.fm/taiwo-ajibola/message or send us an email with your comments and show suggestions at thelifeasitispodcast@outlook.com Follow Taiwo and Tokunboh on Instagram at @taiyelolu_ and notes_throughabrokenglass.
01:07:13
September 15, 2020
S1Ep. 17- The role of the Media in achieving Sustainability
S1Ep. 17- The role of the Media in achieving Sustainability
Hey guys! I know you missed us for a week but we’re right back like we never left! On this week’s episode with our very dear super star friend Oviinuchi Prince, we gist about the importance of the media in amplifying our stories and it’s role in contributing to the paint a picture of the world that we wish to see. If you enjoy the podcast do let us know by sending us a voice message which will be featured on our next episode via the link below: https://anchor.fm/taiwo-ajibola/message You can also send us an email with you feedback and topic suggestions at thelifeasitispodcast@outlook.com Don’t forget to subscribe on Apple podcasts and all other platforms so that you’re notified when new episodes are released. We love you for listening!
51:22
September 10, 2020
Imposter syndrome: Exposing the tricks of that tiny mean voice in your head that reeks of inadequacy
Imposter syndrome: Exposing the tricks of that tiny mean voice in your head that reeks of inadequacy
We have probably all experienced at some point in our lives, that subtle feeling of inadequacy and that tiny voice in our heads that whispers to us that we’ll soon be exposed as a fraud. That feeling has a name and it’s called the “imposter syndrome”. This week we uncover the tricks of the imposter syndrome, our experiences with this and we share how you can quiet that voice and reclaim your worth. If this resonates with you, please free to share your experiences with us via our email at thelifeasitisposcast@outlook.com. You can also send us a dm via any one of our Instagram handles: @taiyelolu_ and @notes_throughabrokenglass.
01:02:18
August 25, 2020
The future of Business in Nigeria
The future of Business in Nigeria
On this Brand new episode, the “philosophical princesses” (that’s our new alias 😉) shed the spotlight on the issues surrounding business in Nigeria and politics from the minds eye of the Nigerian Entrepreneur. Join us as we connect the dots and project the future of entrepreneurship in Nigeria with our very good friend and serial business innovator Chukwuebuka.
58:50
August 18, 2020
The Covid 19 Pandemic: The experiences of a Frontline Health worker
The Covid 19 Pandemic: The experiences of a Frontline Health worker
On This week’s episode , we take a deep dive into the Covid pandemic with Dr. Kunmi George and he shares his experiences working in the Isolation center. We also discuss the impact of the pandemic in our personal lives, and as usual, there’s hot gist! Be sure to check out Dr. Kunmi on his Instagram @kinkumii and also share your feedback and suggestions with us through our email thelifeasitispodcast@outlook.com
46:48
August 10, 2020
Hepatitis- The silent killer!
Hepatitis- The silent killer!
Today in commemoration of the World Hepatitis Day, we have the phenomenal Dr. Obehi Amiosor who is a Medical Doctor and an Advocate for Hepatitis awareness and together we dissect the prevention, myths and create awareness for Hepatitis. Please don’t forget to share your thoughts, comments and feedback with us through our email thelifeasitispodcast@outlook.com
47:41
August 02, 2020
Don’t let man touch you”: The Nigerian guide to parenting on Love, sex and relationships.
Don’t let man touch you”: The Nigerian guide to parenting on Love, sex and relationships.
On today’s episode, the dynamic curators of this amazing space discuss sex education, love and relationships from the Nigerian millennial perspective, focusing on the role Nigerian parents play in educating their wards in these aspects and it’s subsequent impact on interpersonal relationships in adulthood. We also share our experiences with hilarious stories of how ‘sex education’ was packaged to us Naija style and ruminate on what we wish we had learnt early on. Please don’t forget to write us with your comments and suggestions on thelifeasitispodcast@outlook.com
01:05:24
July 26, 2020
Deconstructing the popular Nigerian Phrases - "It is well" and its second cousin "We thank God"
Deconstructing the popular Nigerian Phrases - "It is well" and its second cousin "We thank God"
If you are Nigerian with your chest, or you know what it means to be Nigerian by blood, then you must have said the phrases - “It is well” and “We thank God” several times. Today, we take a closer look at those phrases beyond the surface and we attempt to deconstruct them while analyzing their impact on the Nigerian culture and it’s implications on the mental health of the average Nigerian. Please Follow Our guest Dr. Yusuf Shittu on Instagram via his handle @tyshittu and don’t forget to write us with your comments and suggestions at thelifeasitispodcast@outlook.com.
55:56
July 19, 2020
Is it really Love or just a situationship part 2
Is it really Love or just a situationship part 2
Today, by popular demand, we invite two very special guests- Jeffery and Otito for the concluding episode of situationships, entanglement and all the drama in between. Be sure to check out Jeffery (@jeffmaigemu) and Otito (@kingotis_1) on instagram. You can also send us your questions and topic suggestions through our email address: thelifeasitispodcast@hotmail.com
01:15:21
July 12, 2020
Is it really Love or just a situationship
Is it really Love or just a situationship
On today’s episode we discuss the nuances of situationships and all the other “ships” that it entails. Interestingly we decided to have two very special guests on both of the gender divides so that we have a balanced and well rounded perspective. We can’t wait for you to listen!
01:02:59
June 28, 2020
Dealing with corporate bullying part 2
Dealing with corporate bullying part 2
On today's episode with 'Debiyi Ajayi- a foremost business consultant, we give a well balanced perspective on corporate bullying and he shares with us different experiences of people who have been bullied in the work place with the aim of challenging employees to understand the immense value that they carry within themselves.
01:12:36
June 21, 2020
Dealing with Corporate bullying- part 1
Dealing with Corporate bullying- part 1
On this week’s episode , HR professional and talent management consultant, Samuel Akinlotan joins us to discuss corporate bullying in the workplace and it’s subsequent impact on productivity, mental and physical health. Mr Akinlotan also addresses the need for relevant awareness exercises for Nigeria’s workforce and offers sustainable solutions which can be applied in the event of inappropriate behavior and bullying in the work place.
01:04:48
June 14, 2020
Nigerians in diaspora-changing the Nigerian narrative
Nigerians in diaspora-changing the Nigerian narrative
Today's episode is so special to us as we welcome our very first guest, The formidable Lola Adegoke (@auntielola) on the ‘Life as it is’ podcast. As an enterprising First-Generation Nigerian-American, faith based influencer and philanthropist, the lovely Lola tells us about her fierce patriotism, keeping the culture alive through the Soro Ni Yoruba Initiative and waving the Nigerian flag unashamedly in the diaspora. #YorubaFineapple Be sure to follow her on Instagram @auntielola.
48:22
June 07, 2020
Episode 5: Why do we get married- for love or for procreation?
Episode 5: Why do we get married- for love or for procreation?
Me and Tokunboh were curious as to why people got married and so on today's episode, we discuss the age old topic about marriage and why people get married, for love or for procreation and the social implications for both decisions.
57:18
May 31, 2020
Is it just small slap or domestic violence??
Is it just small slap or domestic violence??
Today we talk about how gender based violence within the confines of marriage and romantic relationships have become normalized the Nigerian space. Join us as we lend our voices to this much needed conversation. Don't forget to subscribe and send us a voice message by clicking on the link below. You can also follow us on Instagram on @taiyelolu_ and @notes_throughabrokenglass. We love you for listening. https://anchor.fm/taiwo-ajibola/message
55:25
May 24, 2020
Meet your hosts!
Meet your hosts!
We have had so much fun dissecting controversial topics and we realized that so far we have somehow not introduced ourselves you guys! Today you get first hand knowledge on who we are and our regular off the air banter! Follow us on Instagram @taiyelolu_ and @notes_throughabrokenglass You can also leave us a voice message of your thoughts on our show by clicking on the link below and we'll play it on our next episode. We love you for listening! https://anchor.fm/taiwo-ajibola/message
29:39
May 15, 2020
Consent and sexual harassment
Consent and sexual harassment
There's a lot of ambiguity in society about what it means to give content in a sexual relationship. On Today's episode, we discuss the meaning of consent in response to a viral video making the rounds on social media and the on going debate on the menace of sexual harassment in our community. Check us out on Instagram at Instagram.com/taiyelolu_ and instagram.com/notes_throughabrokenglass
36:53
May 07, 2020
The life as it is podcast: Episode 1- Surviving your Nigerian parent.
The life as it is podcast: Episode 1- Surviving your Nigerian parent.
Your hosts- Tokunbo and Taiwo, dissect a viral Twitter video of a father and child debacle and discuss the methods of child- discipline in Nigeria with respects to its effect on children
46:49
April 26, 2020
The life as it is podcast- prelude to episode 1
The life as it is podcast- prelude to episode 1
The 'Life as it is’ is a podcast that focuses on matters bordering on contemporary life issues In the Nigerian space through the lens of two dynamic young women.
00:35
April 26, 2020