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LAGOS DIARIES XXV

There are lots of prayer points it can be said that the average Lagosian says every morning before he goes out to hustle for his daily bread. As an Igbo boy who grew up in the relatively-sleepy town of Owerri, I remember, during morning devotions, my family always prayed for ...

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THE JOURNAL: Face Me I Face You

The Journal series is a new nonfiction series I’m going to be updating once every week. It was inspired by a friend, who’s running a diary series on his new blog too. It’ll be fashioned to be short, sweet, and hopefully entertaining enough to make y’all laugh and drop-a-comment 😀 ...

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LETTER FROM A LAGOS CONDUCTOR, TO A PASSENGER

Dear Friend, Do not be surprised that I am writing you, especially after our last encounter. I know that I do not come across to you as someone who can put words to paper, but like a wise man once said: “Your tenses and verbs do not all have to ...

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Robbers now Terrorizing Mile 2 Road in Lagos

The ongoing road construction on Apapa Expressway is causing high traffic on the road and armed robbers are taking advantage of the situation to rob road users, this is according to people who ply that route. Yesterday morning, two MTN female staff working at the office in Apapa were robbed. ...

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Funny photo: Pool day on Valentine

Lagos boys and girls playing love in swimming pool in a certain hotel in Lagos on Valentine’s Day yesterday February 14th. Oh dear! Lol.

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LAGOS DIARIES XXIII

While I was growing up, I’d always thought of Lagosians to be this bunch of super-crazed people living in this super-crazy city, all in a super-crazosphere of their own. It was a notion that couldn’t be helped, seeing as I attended a boarding school where the Lagosian students made up ...

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LAGOS DIARIES XXII

There is an attitude that is a must-have for Lagosians, indeed all Nigerians, a characteristic that is a necessary acquisition for the purpose of survival in the uncaring streets of Lagos. Some people are born with it, others acquire it. What I’m talking about is the aptitude of being ‘sharp’. ...

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Lagos State Commercial Bus and Conductors to wear Uniform next year

The Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Comrade Kayode Opeifa, while speaking at a stakeholders meeting in Lagos yesterday, revealed that come 2014 the Lagos State government would be introducing the use of uniforms and badges for commercial bus drivers and conductors. He said the move is geared towards proper identification ...

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LAGOS DIARIES XIX

My father was in town for some concerns. And he was staying with my uncle in Yaba. As his child, I was supposed to go and see him, to welcome him, to take in news of home and my siblings, to acquire whatever goodies and provisions from home he brought ...

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LAGOS DIARIES XVIII

It was the end of another work day. A Friday actually. And I just couldn’t wait to embrace the weekend. To prepare for it, and because the closest bank and ATM to my place would require a trek that would ruin the unmitigated laziness I had planned for the weekend, ...

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