“My passport is a climate passport… very green and very Nigerian.”
If you wrote common entrance examinations and attended secondary school in Nigeria, then this would definitely have been you and trouble back in the day. If you weren’t sneaking your phone into class, or stabbing classes and getting caught, you were getting into some dumb thing or the other. But what were the dumbest thing […]
On January 21st, without much warning, unless you call an hour’s notice to vacate your home, the community you grew up in, raised children through, started a life in — sufficient notification, members of the Tarkwa Bay Community of Lagos State found themselves playing a role nothing could have prepared then for. Homeless, overlooked inhabitants […]
Will you be loved, hated or unforgettable because you refuse to leave? Let’s see.
We get it, a ban on bikes seems like the logical thing to do.Okada riders drive like they’re late to their death appointments and want you along to have a front-row seat. They’re constantly dragging the roads with cars and they can never pay up when inevitably they scratch up or dent your cars. Do […]
Two-time heavyweight champion – Anthony Joshua has one of those faces/bodies/all-round existence that’s so blindingly good looking you almost can’t stare at him directly. And if that isn’t good enough, he apparently knows how to win elderly Nigerian hearts over by showing the one thing they can almost kill over, but most times are undeserving […]
Residents of Abule Egba had a terrifying start to the week and indeed the year when a fire broke out, the evening of January 19th, 2020. This fire is now responsible for immeasurable damage to property and the loss of a yet to be confirmed number of lives. Before the fire broke out, a Twitter […]
“I have tasted the good life here, and I have to say – it’s sweet oh.”
Nigeria’s many problems are a number of things that require you to sit down, off-shirt and have a chilled bottle of water on stand-by before discussing. Because really, where you wan start from? There’s quite literally, no aspect of Nigerian life that just works seamlessly. No check it, even basic things, Is it water? Who […]
Chances are, the only thing you’ve heard or really care about with the 2019 Finance Bill is the VAT increase, and it’s understandable, who wouldn’t want to know how much VAT they’ll be paying on a ₦ 5,000 cocktail, Harvested in Lagos. But there’s actually a lot more to the bill than the Value Added […]
Easy tip so you don’t disgrace your ancestors while taking this quiz. Read this article for a little information on FESTAC ’77 first, okay?
It’s a little hard to believe, especially because events in Lagos are equal parts overpriced tickets and shoddy performances, sprinkled with a healthy helping of tardiness to boot. But back in the day, Lagos was home to one of the coolest festivals the country, and perhaps even the world had ever seen. It was the […]
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