Ness had to reduce the sound of Olamide’s ‘DON’T STOP’ song that he had been listening to through the earpiece that was plugged to his ears. When he got to the garage, the bus conductor ushered him into the front seat. Ness observed the bus, it was almost filled up, there were just three or … Continue reading Ness (Don’t Stop!)
A city that never sleeps; was a popular phrase, by one of my uncles, who virtually spent over twenty years as a resident in Lagos. He has retired now after 35years of dedicated civil service. A city, I always dreamt of as a kid, heard of on the News and read on the pages of … Continue reading Making The Best Of Lagos Traffic!
Jerry and Solo are sitting at a table in silence in Pangolo Junction, a down-at-heel, somewhat disreputable drinking joint. As usual, the atmosphere is raucous and noisy, with loud background music, and arguments going off like firecrackers. But our duo’s minds is on other things; every now and then, one of them either looks towards … Continue reading Bus Breakdowns and Manic Motorcyclists
These stories are true life experiences i’ve had while in Public Transport on our beloved Nigerian Roads. Although its based on true occurrences, poetic license is used where necessary. Its late Saturday morning and I decided to embark on a journey from location 1 (my house) to location 4 (my destination). There are also locations 2 … Continue reading True Nigerian Transport Stories – Episode 1
In a transit bus i was, en route my home land, So fatigued, I had a “Paul Wall” state of mind. Relaxed, although it was a bumpy ride, It never worried me, i was more enchanted by the country side. I couldn’t be perturbed by foul mouths & body odors I’d condoned, I just sat … Continue reading From Bamako With Love