With lovely music blaring from gigantic loudspeakers mounted at every corner of the joint, James in company with his friends revelled at the cool bar, jam-packed with other fun seekers.
Time was 1am, at a joint close to Balogun Bus Stop, on Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja, Lagos. James, who had been lured from his base on the Island by his friends to come and have a taste of nightlife on the Mainland, said he arrived at the venue at about 12 am, a time some others would already be in bed.
It was a moment to celebrate, having just secured a rich contract he had worked so hard to get. Thus, from his first bottle of beer to when the table became filled with empty bottles, he and his friends gulped down different kinds of beer, side by side hot, spicy fish pepper soup. Also, the presence of club girls, all in skimpy, provocative dresses, shaking their bums and entertaining the teeming revellers made it all the more interesting.
By the time James and his friends left the premises around 4:05 am, it had been an exciting evening for them. They all managed to drive home in one piece. But it was until James woke up later in the morning that he realised that he forgot his diary – a book he said he could never joke with – at the bar. Read more