"Lip balm! Get your pink lips here," the young lad beckoned to me as I wiped my sweaty face with a handkerchief, I'm hardly done crossing the street when another calls, "Hey! Fine boy! You want phone, laptop or charger. Which one?!" "ahan, una no go allow pesin rest for this Lagos. Haw!" I thought … Continue reading THE TYPICAL LAGOSIAN’S GUIDE TO COMPUTER VILLAGE
The land is no respecter of persons and its terrain to commercial success is rough. Florence recently divorced her husband, marital scandals that stemmed from infidelity and adultery prompted her to push for this. In a way, that action plunged her into the arms of poverty. The man gave her and the children nothing! nevertheless … Continue reading THE PERILS OF MOTHERHOOD II
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.
Yellow commercial buses dubbed “danfo” are visible on every inch of Lagos' volatile landscape. They are usually Volkswagen Transporters (van) fitted with steel frames and wooden planks for seats. Journeys in them can be memorable still it’s always a bumpy ride. Here are 5 things you should know about danfo bus. 1. The conductors and … Continue reading 5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DANFO BUS