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The Life As It Is Podcast

33 EpisodesProduced by Taiwo Ajibola and Tokunboh WrightWebsite

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

33 Episodes | 2020 - 2022

The Life As it Is Podcast Christmas Episode 2022 🎉

December 24th, 2022


Hey guys! It has been a very long minute and your girls are back with a special Christmas episode.

In this episode we catch up on how life has been for us in 2022, and what we look forward to in 2023. We also dish on …

Bad petrol and Nigeria’s Anyhowness episode

February 22nd, 2022


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 …

Valentines day, family planning and everything else in between

February 12th, 2022


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. …

Back from Haitus!

February 2nd, 2022


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 …

Season 2 Episode 3: What does “Falling in Love” have to do with it?

April 21st, 2021


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 …

TLAIIP S2 Ep2- If we don’t give you, how will you take it

April 10th, 2021


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 …

S2 Ep.1: The Valentine Special episode

February 15th, 2021


“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 …

S1 Ep. 25- The Christmas Episode

December 24th, 2020


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 …

S1 Ep. 24- The “How Nigerian men will disgrace you” Episode

December 14th, 2020


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 …

The role of Nigeria’s creative community in preserving the legacy of the ENDSARS movement.

November 1st, 2020


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 …

Ep. 22- The aftermath of the ENDSARS protests and the way forward for Nigeria

October 25th, 2020


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 …

EP 21: SARS and the “Anyhowness” of Nigeria

October 14th, 2020


On this week episode, with another surprise guest host, we dissect the issues surround police brutality in Nigeria, the #ENDSars protests and the …

The 20th Episode!

October 3rd, 2020


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 …

Ep 19: Culture shock! -Dissecting the rude awakening Nigerians experience “in the abroad”.

September 25th, 2020


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 …

Ep. 18: Rants, Vents and Unpacking

September 15th, 2020


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 …

S1Ep. 17- The role of the Media in achieving Sustainability

September 10th, 2020


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 …

Imposter syndrome: Exposing the tricks of that tiny mean voice in your head that reeks of inadequacy

August 25th, 2020


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 …

The future of Business in Nigeria

August 18th, 2020


On this Brand new episode, the “philosophical princesses” (that’s our new alias 😉) shed the spotlight on the issues surrounding business in Nigeria …

The Covid 19 Pandemic: The experiences of a Frontline Health worker

August 10th, 2020


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 …

Hepatitis- The silent killer!

August 2nd, 2020


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 …

Don’t let man touch you”: The Nigerian guide to parenting on Love, sex and relationships.

July 26th, 2020


On today’s episode, the dynamic curators of this amazing space discuss sex education, love and relationships from the Nigerian millennial …

Deconstructing the popular Nigerian Phrases - "It is well" and its second cousin "We thank God"

July 19th, 2020


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 …

Is it really Love or just a situationship part 2

July 12th, 2020


Today, by popular demand, we invite two very special guests- Jeffery and Otito for the concluding episode of situationships, entanglement and all the …

Is it really Love or just a situationship

June 28th, 2020


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 …

Dealing with corporate bullying part 2

June 21st, 2020


On today's episode with 'Debiyi Ajayi- a foremost business consultant, we give a well balanced perspective on corporate bullying and he shares with …

Dealing with Corporate bullying- part 1

June 14th, 2020


On this week’s episode , HR professional and talent management consultant, Samuel Akinlotan joins us to discuss corporate bullying in the workplace …

Nigerians in diaspora-changing the Nigerian narrative

June 7th, 2020


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 …

Episode 5: Why do we get married- for love or for procreation?

May 31st, 2020


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 …

Is it just small slap or domestic violence??

May 24th, 2020


Today we talk about how gender based violence within the confines of marriage and romantic relationships have become normalized the Nigerian space. …

Meet your hosts!

May 15th, 2020


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 …

Consent and sexual harassment

May 7th, 2020


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 …

The life as it is podcast: Episode 1- Surviving your Nigerian parent.

April 26th, 2020


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

The life as it is podcast- prelude to episode 1

April 26th, 2020


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.

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