Abeg, this Lagos is not for disabled people – Lucia Edafioka

I couldn’t help but notice that in this modern day and age public insfrastructure has no ramps for the disabled. Except for standard hospitals, I do not think Nigerians are building with the disabled in mind. We build our churches…

Dear hypocrite, must you watch Big Brother Naija?- Lucia Edafioka

So Big Brother Nigeria, the controversial reality show spun off from Big Brother Africa, which first started sometime in 2002 has been on for over a week. Lovers of the reality show can be seen tweeting away. The first controversy…

Oversabi don spoil Lagos finish – Lucia Edafioka

I think we are all agreed that Lagosians are the most oversabi set of people in Nigeria, abi is anyone still contesting that fact? Lagosians will give unsolicited opinion when they have no idea of the topic being discussed, they…

Welcome to Lagos, where beggars have a choice – Lucia Edafioka

There is something about living in Lagos that gives people a funny sense of superiority and entitlement. I have watched this several times outside Lagos, of course, a person smugly telling another from say Warri or Enugu that they live…

Shut up jor, we are all corrupt – Lucia Edafioka

Sometime ago, I was seated with some friends and the usual topic was our dear country Nigeria which is fighting corruption and recession all at once. We were sharing blame, it’s the past government, it is these ones, it’s them…

Abeg, Lagos men, what did women do to you? – Lucia Edafioka

Lagos men, I just want to ask a question, what did women do to you? In one week, I saw so much BS women take, have to take from you people daily. Because of the insane traffic that is characteristic…

Even in Lagos, money doesn’t fall from heaven – Lucia Edafioka

There’s this song that they used to play on the radio when I was a child. A part of the song says ‘money no dey come from heaven, do better thing more go come, na true word I dey tell…

Guy, forget Libya, there is slavery among us – Lucia Edafioka

Anyone who saw the Libya video in 2017 of some people auctioning off fellow humans like animals, will still get the chills as I do. It’s not like I was unaware that it was happening, it was hearing the stories,…

How to survive Lagos – Lucia Edafioka

If there is one thing we can all agree about Lagos it is that Lagos is like an abusive spouse. This city assaults us all daily. It is difficult to leave your house in Lagos and not return home unscathed…

My Pipu! Prevention is better than cure and HIV is still real, o – Lucia Edafioka

There is something we see in almost every part of Lagos; men sitting opposite each other, one cutting the other one’s hair, or shaving off beards, with crude instruments. The other day I was waiting for a cab somewhere in…

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