Lagos

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 […]

In between working or studying and whatever you do to make ends meet, taking a break is super important. When you combine fun and relaxation, what you get is a great party — the break everyone needs. Do you know what made 2019 relaxing and fun for us? Attending some of the best parties hosted […]

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; […]

Nigerians are yet to come to terms with the fact that cats can be pets but now have to deal with the fact that someone thinks a lion is tame enough to have as a security guard. Reports now confirm that a two-year-old lion was discovered in a residential building in the Victoria Island area […]

Martell’s Sunday night party was all shades of fun and MAD! We mean that; because how else can one describe the recent Martell at Dusk (M.A.D) which held at Freedom Way, Lekki Phase 1? The premium cognac brand hosted several people to an evening of laid-back fun and razzmatazz. Here are some major highlights of […]

For the average Nigerian, getting from point A to B involves four transport options; walking, motorcycle rides, tricycles and buses. Of the four, most people tend to use motorcycles when they’re in a hurry or over short distances. You can see how this is a recipe for problems; most regular commercial bike riders treat their […]

The 7th edition of Ake Arts and Book Festival is set to commence on the 24th of October. The week long festival will focus on the theme Black Bodies, Grey Matter and will take place at Alliance Francaise, Mike Adenuga Centre in Ikoyi, Lagos. Writers, bibliophiles and publishers across Africa and Africa diaspora will be […]

Traffic offenders are a menace on Lagos roads, oftentimes ignoring traffic rules at the detriment of other road users. Mostly, the offenders are okada riders and commercial bus drivers; sometimes even individuals, who should obviously know better, opt for the dare devil disregard of these laws as well. However, as we all know, everyday for […]

So many things happen when it rains in Lagos; traffic becomes a lot madder, NEPA, or whatever they call themselves now take light, you are forced to cancel the meticulous plans you’d made, but these are nothing compared to watching the water level in your house rise into a raging sea, making you wonder if […]

Yeah, we’ve heard that Nigerians–Africans in general–don’t read. While awfully stereotypical that narrative is, it is also untrue. Just like in any other place, there are individuals who love to read and some that can’t stand the sight of books. However, for those bibliophiles looking for where to buy used books, here are five places […]

Renting an apartment in Lagos is harder than finding a pin in the groundnut pyramid. No matter how prepared you are for the drama, there will always be something that blindsides you, even if you are an old hand at it. Since we are good people that always got your back, we curated nine things […]

Mushin is believed to be one of the roughest areas in Lagos, what with the spontaneous riots, fights and agbero clashes. Yet, ironically, it turns out to be one of the most organized–kinda how you’d expect areas like Ajah to be. Heading towards Mushin or getting out of the area while using public transport is […]

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