Me and my Lagos

See why they love Lagos.

Day Chinua Achebe could not answer his name – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu
My phone could not stop ringing.It was the same message from far and near: “Please…
There is no Nigerian Writer like Okot p’Bitek – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Nigerian writers are so boring in their social lives. I want all Nigerian writers, especially…

Come closer, come nearer, Bob Marley…Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

May is the month memory – of the death of the legendary master, Bob Marley.…

Me and my friend, the football mogul, Jasper – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Football, is without question, the one subject that unites all Nigerians. When the Super Eagles…

My friend, the daredevil photojournalist and Dimka the coup-plotter-Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

A daring photojournalist is the go-to man if you want to know Lagos and the…

Ken Saro-Wiwa and the journalist who offended him – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

A freelance writer in Nigeria is a writer who writes for free. Ken Saro-Wiwa said…

Sanwa-Olu must not fall our hand o – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

There is no other city in the world that can compare with Lagos, our Lagos.…

How To Get The Ancestors Drunk-Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka is an icon of impeccable style. When his namesake, Wole Oguntokun,…

Welcome To The Federal Republic Of Retired Generals-Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The military never left power. Forget all that jazz about democracy in the so-called “Giant…

Let me tell you a Nigerian story before and after the civil war – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

I am not as daft as this country. I grew up with books while Nigeria…

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