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When Somi Jazz caught up with Lagos-Dami Ajayi

I met Somi’s ‘The Lagos Music Salon’ three years ago at least 30,000 feet above sea level on a flight en route Addis Ababa from Lagos. Bored with the Inflight Entertainment’s clutter of old films, I ventured into the music…

How long will Lagosians die ‘anyhow’ on our roads? – Lucia Edafioka

So, last week we woke up to news of a truck accident in Ojuelegba, yes, that same Ojuelegba fela and Wizkid put on the world map. When I heard the news, my first response and I am sure for many…

Hey, this is why young people do drugs -Hymar David

Few days ago, news headlines were agog with the story of a young man who tried to commit suicide by jumping into the Lagos lagoon. The pictures that accompanied the headlines showed a youth dripping wet, being dragged by his…

It takes a macho man to marry many wives- Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

It’s hip to be macho. Only macho men have the constitutional right to marry many wives. You can quote me on that. The macho man is a wise man. It takes great wisdom to accommodate many women. Let’s get into…

When you have nothing better to say, “keep kwayet!” Peju Akande.

Two Sundays ago, I saw a woman I had held a secret grudge against for some six or seven years, I think. I hadn’t seen her in years, which accounted for the length of the grudge. As usual after  service,…

Let’s talk about Wizkid and Duncan Mighty’s “Fake Love”- Dami Ajayi

Seven weeks after its release, the single ‘Fake Love’, a KillerTunes produced duet between Duncan Mighty and Wizkid, has become a contender for the hottest song of 2018. Wizkid has already declared the song a classic on his social media…

Ask me how millenials are coping in this economy-Lucia Edafioka

The other day I was watching a documentary about the housing crisis in the U.S and other major European cities. Of course those mostly affected are millennials; young people who juggle two/three jobs and still cannot afford to pay rent…

All kinds of crase dey inside Danfo-Hymar David

We were heading to Yaba one sleepy  morning. I was sitting at the back, close to the window, the window slightly slid closed so some thieving hand wont shoot in suddenly and grab my phone. This is Lagos, be kiaful.…

The Best Dad in the World is my Mum-Viola Okolie

“Happy Fathers Day to all the women doing double duty,” and as many of its other variants as possible, was one of the pet peeves of social media Naija branch, over the last weekend. Apparently, Nigerians are not smiling that…

Oga, if you are a picture, nobody will look at you! – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

What makes Lagos tick is the art of insults. Anywhere you go to you are greeted with insults. In Mushin the other day one fine girl told a man in black suit: “If you are a picture, nobody will look…

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