We were on a bike en route our school, two joyous friends, soon to be graduates of one of the most prestigious private universities in the country. As far as we were concerned, we were graduates as from the moment we wrote our final paper, the upcoming ceremony was just a necessary formality. ‘Dennis, hope … Continue reading Friday the 31st
Part 2: The Okada Ride “No mind am, Oga!” the Okada rider sympathized with the fare in the peculiar Pidgin English of northern Nigeria as he handed the fare a helmet, “na so I dey do.” “What?” the fare asked, not sure what the rider meant. “Lagos taxi driver. Na so I dey do,” … Continue reading Who said there are no vultures in Lagos? 2
The day started like any other, I woke up, had my prayer and prepared for work. For some reason I couldn’t understand, I was sluggish and headed out to work at 7.35am when I really should have been out at 7.15am. However, I wasn’t bothered because there is nobody who really bothers to check when … Continue reading One Second Is a Very Long Time
The okada came to a stop just by the side of the road. Peter dismounted and paid the okada. The bike noisily clambered along the sand strip before it joined the main road. Peter dusted the grains of sand that had clung to his trousers during the undulating ride along one of Lagos’ finest pathways. … Continue reading All fingers are not equal true true!
The alarm sound for my head like piano wey im chords don spoil. No be jus now now I sleep? As I stop de alarm, na so de phone ring. Na my boyfriend be dat, e wan know whether I still dey lie down for bed. De guy no kukuma trust my alarm as e … Continue reading Today get as e be.