Toheeb Lanlehin

Toheeb Lanlehin

Human. Living. Vibing.
June 15, 2021

Nigeria’s inflation rate hit 18.17% in March 2021 according to the Consumer Price Index report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The past couple of months have seen an uneven increase in the cost of things, and this has among other things, eroded the purchasing power of the average Nigerian. We spoke to […]

June 8, 2021

It’s been more than 72 hours since the federal government ordered the Twitter Ban, a decision that has denied millions of Nigerians without “You-Know-What” access to the social media platform. The question on everyone’s mind is “how much longer will this ill-thought-out and  extralegal decision hold?” The answer remains to be seen.  However, the Nigerian […]

June 4, 2021

A lot has happened in the country this week. If you haven’t been up to speed, you will like this rundown of some of the most important events that has occurred in the past few days. Jump in. 1. Another set of students abducted  About 136 students were abducted by “gunmen riding on motorcycles” from […]

May 25, 2021

As told to Toheeb It’s scary how a life event can disrupt other seemingly well-laid plans and affect the trajectory of the subsequent years. This was all I was thinking about as this woman narrated her story. There’s something else I can’t get out of my mind. At the beginning of the conversation, I asked […]

May 19, 2021

Apparently, the tweet below is the mood of every Nigerian who trades crypto right now: They said crypto is acting up and people are losing money. But this is Nigeria — we can’t help but make jokes about our Ws and Ls. These are some of the funniest tweets we found about this crypto situation. […]

May 18, 2021

More than ever, lending companies and other credit facilities are operating in Nigeria. And in many ways, they’ve changed how accessible loans are. A number of them operate mostly online; offer collateral-free loans; approve and disburse the funds within minutes. So I thought to talk to some Nigerians about how they use these credit facilities. […]

May 4, 2021

Clothing is a basic need. But according to an American financial planner, you should spend 5% of your monthly income on clothing. I wasn’t sure how this works in Nigeria, so I decided to talk to a couple of people on how they shop for clothes and how much they spend. Tosin, Developer Advocate, 18 […]

April 29, 2021

More Nigerians are getting into retail investment these days, thanks to the rise of investment platforms. I imagine trying to make money is a lot of fun. But the struggles? Those ones are there too. 1. The first thing you worry about is the naira to dollar exchange rate I’m actually poor. Should I be […]

April 27, 2021

We’re all in a relationship with the naira already. But let’s imagine these notes as living, breathing humans capable of falling in love and being romantic partners. How will that work out? Hmm, let’s see. 1. ₦1000 ₦1000 is that partner that is convinced that they’re the hottest thing in the dating pool and you’re […]

April 26, 2021

The 29-year-old guy in this story placed his first bet over a decade ago as a university student. At first, it was for the thrill. It quickly became a coping mechanism. Then an addiction. He thought he was in control but his debt profile and troubled relationships proved something else: He was not.  What’s your […]

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