The day Christmas came to Monkey Village – Lucia Edafioka

I was sure I had got it all wrong when I got to the Opebi/Allen roundabout a day after Christmas that year. I asked the few people I saw around the corner; no one seemed to have heard of Monkey…

4 things to remember this December

Does it feel like Christmas is around the corner? Is it just us or the ‘banger sounds’ don’t even bang as well? ‘Father Christmas’ seems a little off and this December does not appear to be interested in being ‘detty’ even for a minute.…

*Passengers throng Lagos Airport (Nation)*Smugglers: Hoodlums attack, injure Customs officers at FOU Zone “A” (Guardian)

Passengers throng Lagos Airport (Nation) Hundreds of passengers thronged the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos on Monday to secure seats to travel to their various destinations. But, it was not a pleasant experience as they had to pay between N60,…

Don’t forget o, January is coming – Lucia Edafioka

Once upon a time I was a very young adult. It was December, just like it is now and I was excited. That Christmas kind of excitement. I was looking forward to going home to my family after a long…

I think we should postpone Christmas 2020 – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Even though the minutes of the #EndSARS meeting has been written, read and adopted, there are plenty matters arising, and these matters are not funny at all. First and foremost, Nigerian police officers are on the run from their duties,…

France strike: Families face Christmas travel misery (BBC)

Tens of thousands of people hoping to spend Christmas with their families in France face travel misery as crippling transport strikes enter their 20th day. Industrial action against President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reforms has hit France’s train services hard. Many…

Obi calls for sober reflection at Christmas

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 polls, Mr Peter Obi, has called on Christians “to use the opportunity of the Yuletide to reflect on the mystery of our salvation”, which, according to him, “started…

January is coming – Lucia Edafioka

Once upon a time I was a very young adult. It was December, just like it is now and I was excited. That Christmas kind of excitement. I was looking forward to going home to my family after a long…

‘Mamma Mia – The Musical’ lands in Lagos for Xmas

Mamma Mia – The Musical, brings a cast of amazing singers, dancers and actors who will take over the Shell Hall of the Muson Centre come Christmas. Straight out of London’s West-End, to Broadway and now in Nigeria and West…

I can’t smell christmas o, can you? – Lucia Edafioka

Along one of my usual routes to work, there is a vendor, by the vendor a line of shops, toward the end of the line there is a betting shop, they also sell something wrapped in white paper and squeezed…

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