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“I never once queried her directive that no one be told of our ‘games'”
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 […]
“see, you think blue pali is easy?”
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 […]
5 marks for whoever can explain why governors greet the president before and after the trip they all went on.
“What’s the plan after school?”
“I’ve thought about it and … this French Pali is a must!”
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 […]
“What’s one thing Nigeria has that Canada doesn’t?”
“Nothing. Next question.”
“I was to teach in a school so neglected by the government, its most modern amenity was coloured chalk.”
‘It is ‘an insult to say a Senator cannot ride a jeep in Nigeria’.
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