Tag: Lagos life

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 2, 2017

Afam Ade-Odiachi: Too much Lagos will kill you everytime [NEW VOICES]

by Afam Ade-Odiachi I have always thought Lagos to be remarkable. When most people say remarkable they mean that it’s ...

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Mallam YeroSeptember 19, 2015

Faragon Series: Agbero Palava

Catch up on the last episode here. Synopsis of issue #2: How far my country poeple I hail una o! ...

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Mallam YeroSeptember 11, 2015

Faragon Series: Lasgidi Entry

Remember how we all used to play ìBus Driver and Conductorî as children? Which route did you prefer Ketu/Ojota or ...

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November 11, 2013

Kikelomo Neriah Adeniyan: Lagos wahala (30 Days, 30 Voices)

“I realize that sooner or later, these experiences will become the norm for me, as it has, for so many ...

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June 11, 2012

Femke becomes Funke: Guilt and privilege – the true privilege is being able to say no

Guilt and privilege seem to go hand in hand, at least if you have any moral fibre in your body. ...

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May 28, 2012

Femke becomes Funke: The word I hate most in any language

It is the first time, I sense how much she will miss me. I know she does not want me ...

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May 21, 2012

Femke becomes Funke: ‘Idiot oyinbo woman’

I will have to get used to reading between the lines and to accept that what Western shrinks might have ...

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May 20, 2012

Uche Ajene: This girl’s guide to Lagos living (30 Days, 30 Voices)

This place is really not for children, go hard or go home. It has now been 688 days since I ...

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May 3, 2012

Agbero: Born, bred and toasted

by Temitope Shittu-Alamu Turns out that there is more to an agbero‘s life than we understand. Very recently, I found out ...

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April 23, 2012

Femke becomes Funke: My Moin moin madness

  My food processor could never compete. Proper bean cake calls for a proper grinder. Then I realise: for perfect ...

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April 14, 2012

Femke becomes Funke: White sexual commodity

Being a woman in Nigeria means a large percentage of the time you are seen as a sexual commodity. Add ...

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April 11, 2012

“I be staff”: Should the police and members of the armed forces pay their bus-fares?

by Jude Egbas Lagos is one city where ‘members of staff’ of this nature love to show off. It was ...

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March 31, 2012

Short story: The sex life of a Lagos mad woman

    by ‘Seun Salami Only Rosco’s thing is sweeter than that Indomie and egg in this life, you have ...

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March 25, 2012

Femke becomes Funke: Golden opportunity!

It gets better! YNaija introduces you to Dutch writer and journalist, Femke van Zeijl who has been traveling across sub-Saharan ...

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