Boyin Plumptre

Boyin Plumptre

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How many government officials does it take to make much-needed road repairs on the Ibeju-Lekki axis? Let’s see – add one decorative state governor plus a ceremonial local government chairman and an ineffective state house representative, and those roads just might be fixed right around the time our Lord and Saviour Master Jesus might be […]

What’s the ultimate go-to for bonding time with your best mates? The perfect reward for a good day at the office? Maybe even a little pick-me-up after a bad one? If your answer is anything but cocktails, we’re going to need you to ease up a bit on this adulting thing friend. Now, what better […]

To get a better understanding of Nigerian life, we started a series called ‘Compatriots’, detailing the everyday life of the average Nigerian. As a weekly column, a new installment will drop every Tuesday, exploring some other aspect of the Nigerian landscape. This week, a cab driver in Lagos gives us a scoop on the wild […]

It takes a lot to surprise the average Nigerian. Honourable senators breaking into fights on TV? Routine. The president announcing that he’s journeying abroad for healthcare inaccessible to the regular guy on the street? Irritated, but not surprised. But every time word gets out, of a policeman assaulting a citizen for using an iPhone, or […]

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