Boyin Plumptre

Boyin Plumptre

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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