Lagos Island for Dummies: An UgoTalksAlot Guide to Life Lagos Island Ocean

The Island. The créme de la créme of Lagos. The title in all fairness should go to Banana Island in particular, but let’s be honest and objective with the goals we set in this life. A lot of people live and swim work on the Island because a lot of businesses are situated there. Some people live there to be close to work or other … Continue reading Lagos Island for Dummies: An UgoTalksAlot Guide to Life Lagos Island Ocean

Lagos for Dummies: An Ugotalksalot City Guide

Lagos. Home to between 12 and 21 million people -depending on who you ask. The land of opportunities, wealth and traffic from hell.  Lagos is what Nigeria wants to be when it grows up, what almost every other state in the country can only dream about. If you blow in Lagos, you have blown in Africa. But with all of it’s glamour, Lagos can be … Continue reading Lagos for Dummies: An Ugotalksalot City Guide

NYSC Journal: Listening To Corpers Was The Biggest Mistake of My Life

You know that experiment where you tell someone sitting at the beginning of a column of chairs something and ask them to pass it on till it gets to the last person? Usually by the time it gets to the last person it’s totally different, it happened in camp at least twice a day. In fact, it started before camp and by a week into … Continue reading NYSC Journal: Listening To Corpers Was The Biggest Mistake of My Life

Some Nigerians Deserve Idi Amin as President 

DISCLAIMER: I couldn’t think of anything better to title this and no this is not a political piece. 😐 One of our boisterous neighbours, is yelling through the windows for my mum and I’m in no mood to listen to that decibel of noise. He tells my sister that our security man just got hit by a motorcycle. I live in an a compound that … Continue reading Some Nigerians Deserve Idi Amin as President 

The Consipracy Theorist’s Guide To Understanding Lagos Heat

Images are not mine and were stolen from Twitter     Don’t be fooled by the weather reports, telling you the weather is 28° and that rain is predicted to fall tomorrow. Don’t let it get your hopes up because it is a set up. The weather is not 28° your sweat soaked shirt can tell you that, the hand fan you’re using inside your supposedly … Continue reading The Consipracy Theorist’s Guide To Understanding Lagos Heat

The Man On The Street 

His thin legs juggle round in his oversized trousers, his upper body submerged in the parachute that is his shirt. He threads carefully as he approaches his house refusing to permit his big toe to enlarge the hole that is being drilled through his shoe. His mind races towards what valuable he has left that can be quickly exchanged for money. His children school fees … Continue reading The Man On The Street