A GUIDE TO VISITING NIKE ART GALLERY AND CULTURAL CENTRE

This premium art gallery is situated along Elegushi Beach Road, Lekki, Lagos. The owner, Chief (Mrs) Oyenike Monica Davies-Okadaye intends to promote and preserve art, culture, heritage and language in Nigeria, hence, the existence of the centre.

HAVE YOU VISITED MARYLAND MALL? I JUST DID!

Maryland Mall was designed by cmDesign Atelier (Lead Architect: Tosin Oshinowo) It took a period of 16 months and construction finished July 2016. The public building features ample parking spaces, alluring interiors, well located entry and exit points from access roads, proper circulation between pedestrian and vehicular traffic and underground car park for site management. Maryland Mall is a gorgeous sight to behold.

I JUST VISITED THE NATIONAL STADIUM, YOU SHOULD TOO.

The National Stadium (formerly called Surulere Stadium) boasts of a main bowl capable of accommodating over 50,000 spectators and a record attendance of 85,000 during the African Cup of Nations (final match) in 1980 between Nigeria and Algeria. Also, the complex houses an Olympic size swimming arena and a multipurpose arena used for wrestling, boxing, volleyball, table tennis and most especially basketball tournaments.

OKADA SERIES: ARE THE FAMOUS TWO-WHEELERS A BLESSING OR CURSE?

From Haojue, Bajaj, Yamaha to Honda. Motorcycles are everywhere in Lasgidi (Lagos State) except where banned. They are sometimes the first option, the last resort and evidently, the fastest way to get anywhere as traffic jams occur. Don’t be fooled by the two-wheelers, their riders are stuntmen. Simply put, many of them are out of … Continue reading OKADA SERIES: ARE THE FAMOUS TWO-WHEELERS A BLESSING OR CURSE?

THE COMMERCIAL BUS EXPERIENCE: OSUN TO LAGOS

There’s basically no road regulation the driver didn’t break from reckless manoeuvres, over speeding, overtaking on the wrong side etc. To make matters worse, the headlamps of the vehicle were faulty, we landed in every pothole before we knew it was there. At a point, a lady threatened the driver, his reply was if his driving wasn’t good enough for her she should alight the bus. It was war, immediately we reached Ibadan, more than half of the passengers dismounted and wished me farewell.

THIS IS LIFE

Every day we face conditions and circumstances that are beyond our control. From traffic, robbery, weather, angry bosses… Our strength depends on how we adapt to all of these and dream of an oasis. There are no mistakes, only lessons. No ambition is too big; no dream is too small.