THE TYPICAL LAGOSIAN’S GUIDE TO COMPUTER VILLAGE

"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

HOW TO GET RID OF LAGOS TRAFFIC CONGESTION: 9 FORMULAS EXPERTS SWEAR BY

There is a famous saying about life that it is about the journey and not the destination. When it comes to living in Lagos, it is often a combination of both. First there's the journey, a Lagosian commuting to the island from mainland will most likely spend three hours in traffic. And what about the … Continue reading HOW TO GET RID OF LAGOS TRAFFIC CONGESTION: 9 FORMULAS EXPERTS SWEAR BY

KEKE NAPEP: 5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE POPULAR TRICYCLES

It's impossible to live in Nigeria without seeing a Keke Napep (also known as Keke Marwa) at least once. Based on logistics, Fmr. President Olusegun Obasanjo introduced the "3-wheel money spinners" to Nigerian roads over a decade ago to beat transport gaps. And today, they easily compete with transit alternatives like Taxi and Danfo. Riding … Continue reading KEKE NAPEP: 5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE POPULAR TRICYCLES

WHAT EVERYBODY OUGHT TO KNOW ABOUT LAGOS BRT

Many years ago, our ancestors travelled miles on foot in search of food, shelter and greener pastures. They walked great distances and sometimes endured unpleasant weather conditions. Through technology, public transportation got a unique facelift. The roads we once treaded are now driven on, commuting is easier and conveying of goods, faster. We've become lazy … Continue reading WHAT EVERYBODY OUGHT TO KNOW ABOUT LAGOS BRT

LAGOS TAXI: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Hello everyone! Thanks for taking time to read this blog post. If you would like to get updates to your email directly and win freebies, SUBSCRIBE. I've put together a bunch of amusing travel experiences on this platform for some months now and I must say, it has been an exciting journey since I published … Continue reading LAGOS TAXI: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

EVERYTHING YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT DRIVING IN LAGOS

For most of us our daily routine consist of crossing busy highways, walking on sidewalks, boarding commercial vehicles and driving ourselves to destinations far from home. For Lagosians however, driving is a different ball game entirely. It's hard enough that the Mega-city is the smallest state in Nigeria, it is also the most populated in … Continue reading EVERYTHING YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT DRIVING IN LAGOS

LOST IN LAGOS? 5 HELPFUL TIPS YOU NEED TO GET THROUGH

Have you ever gotten lost in Lagos? Hopefully not, but if you have been, welcome to the club. In an article, BBC described Lagos as a city that won't stop growing and judging from statistics, this statement is true. The city is home to more than 21 million people and 6,000 persons migrate daily in … Continue reading LOST IN LAGOS? 5 HELPFUL TIPS YOU NEED TO GET THROUGH