Yellow commercial buses dubbed “danfo” are visible on every inch of Lagos’ volatile landscape. Here's five things you should know before taking a trip.
The villagers stood in the public square, agitated, waiting for their prince to address this issue. His action, an abomination to their cause. As he mounted the podium, they watched scornfully. He began, “a lot of you are gathered here because of the colour of the wife I have chosen, you say it scoffs at … Continue reading SOMEWHERE IN LASGIDI
My friend Ade is a great man, Lasgidi (Lagos State) humbled him recently. Here’s a summary of what happened between him and a conductor at Oshodi. “Conductor, give me my change now!” Ade began. The conductor moved across the seat, his fist crashing into Ade’s face. The blow propelled Ade against other passengers. He used … Continue reading WELCOME TO THE LAND OF THE FREE
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) was initiated as an intervention during the administration of His Excellency Bola Ahmed Tinubu in 2008 to bridge this gap, the system currently conveys an average of 150,000 commuters daily. It has undergone significant improvements over the years from acquisition of new buses (Yutong), employment of competent staff (some persons insult the drivers and they don’t even bat an eye), expansion of routes etc.