Today’s subject on Abroad Life talks about how she moved from Kaduna to Abeokuta to Lagos then Budapest while searching for a better quality of life. She doesn’t think Hungary is much better than Nigeria, but she’s satisfied there. Let’s start with Nigeria. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Abeokuta state. I’m […]
Christmas is supposed to be one of the best times of the year. Well for these nine Nigerian women, Christmas is anything but a time of joy and cheer. They share with us why they hate Christmas. Linda, 20 We prepare food for 25 people at minimum, it’s like a tradition, and has always been […]
Christmas is coming. And for most of us, it no longer holds as much excitement as it did when we were children. Responsibilities and adulthood have changed us. But let’s throw it all the way back to when we were children. 1. By this time, cloth would have been bought. Either ready-made or cut and […]
It’s never too early to start thinking of Christmas gifts for your man. This year, make efforts to get, you know, actual gifts for your man (not boxers and singlets). Nigerian men deserve better, therefore, we’ve made a list of all the things you can get your man for Christmas this year. 1. A PS5 […]
1. When your aunty comments on your weight a second after seeing you. Please, can you focus on your own weight? 2. When the topic of your marriage inevitably comes up. Try and mind your business. 3. Every adult waiting for you to greet them individually: Which kind of stress is this? 4. When you […]
In Lagos, two things are certain every Christmas: detty concerts and bumper to bumper traffic, upped by a bajillion notches. It’s the absolute worst really, and no higher power can save you from it – well, except you’re from Edo. So how then, do you kill time while sitting through the madness? Here are a […]
Christmas as an adult is less fun than as a kid. Although the emotions are similar, every adult knows that the difference is they are responsible for how everything turns out to be. This makes Christmas a daunting season for many because of the expectations and family drama associated with it. Furthermore, while a child […]
It’s the festive period and you want to have as much fun as you can handle. That pepper dem song should have had your name on it but no worries, you plan to create a new song for yourself while you’re having a lit December. But the only blip on your radar at the moment […]
So the month you’ve been looking forward to the whole year is finally here and you get to enjoy every minute of it. Eating, sleeping and partying with no excuses or the disturbance of an alarm because it’s the festive season. But if you live in Lagos with no plans of going anywhere else for […]
“Aunt Philomena. How the fuck have you been?”
It’s finally Christmas season. Detty December has been loading for you since April which is why you’ve got to get everything in place: money, squad and of course your awesome style team to help you slay. Okay, get this, if you know that your style team only includes you and your tailor (the new one […]
Christmas is legit the best time of the year, particularly in Lagos where everybody seems to migrate back to the village for awhile, leaving a lot of breathing room and traffic free roads for everyone else. Did I really just type that? No, I was joking; there’s never a time that Lagos is traffic free; […]
Christmas is right around the corner. Will you be flying out to have some gelato or eating kuli kuli in your house this December? Take this quiz to find out:
We didn’t leave anyone out
All the company you need for Chrismas!
They deserve it!
You are no longer a baby oh!
I don’t have an English name.
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