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HUMOUR COLUMN: Creative Ways To Survive A Long Flight

When you embark on a journey on an airplane – especially those really long 13-or-so-hour flights – you get bored immediately the plane leaves the ground. Actually, that’s not true, your heart is in your mouth, and you are praying harder than you’ve ever prayed in your life. You only ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: Nigerian Olympics for Dummies

First off, I would like to thank the Nigerian athletes for mental strength and fortitude. Next I would like to say, I do not think Nigeria is worth it. Those athletes are great people, especially the football team; after the whole trouble they went through, I would have laid down ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: To Cook Or Not To Cook?

So let us settle this once and for all – this cooking thing, because if I leave you Nigerians, you people will argue it until Judgement day, or you run out of data and people to argue with. So the wonderful “Daddy G.O.” – as he is fondly called – ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: Things You Should Know About Lagos

There are some things that are overrated about Lagos. Then other things that are underrated as well. For example, many think it is difficult to jump out of a moving bus. The truth is it is not, at all. All you have to do is jump. Now what is difficult ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: The Street In Lekki

Well, if I asked anyone of you to name one difference between a street in Lekki and one in Surulere, I am sure the person would fail that exam. Because you will most likely go on to mention ten. Lekki is like another world, especially if you are a proper ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: Wedding Gowns And Other Breaking News

Yesterday, the CBN announced the floating of the naira. This is good news and bad news. How? Well, if you look closely at the beginning of the movie, when Batman lost both his parents to a thief, you might have been tempted to think the movie would be good. Instead, ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: People Can Lie

Lagos teaches you three things: 1. It is possible to spend one-third of your life in traffic. 2. Life is hard. 3. People can lie. Now, I would like to focus on the third one, mainly because of a few experiences I have had recently. So the first time, it ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: The Hypocrisy Of Nigerians

The picture below went viral today, at least on my side of the Nigerian social media. Wait, how is this viral thing measured sef? Who does the measuring? Is it when everybody has seen it, because I am sure not everybody has a smartphone. Or is it when a certain ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: Fellow Nigerian, Have You Got Your Bicycle Yet?

Hello fellow Nigerians, yes, yes, I feel bad too. One hundred and forty-five naira per liter wasn’t what we were expecting, was it? Well, break out the bicycles, people. It’s time to go back to 1984. Now, let us discuss the Dos and Don’ts of Bicycle Riding. This is to ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: The One About The Rich II

Sometimes, I really wish I had filthy rich parents. Like Kim Kardashian and Kanye West rich. I want to be North West or even South South so much. And by sometimes, I mean all the time. You know, that trust fund baby life IS the life. The real life. I ...

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