Banking Hall Palaver

Nigerians almost always like to think they can outsmart another. As is the usual situation in banks at the beginning of months, the queue was long but bearable. While I waited on the queue, I noticed the guy who was supposed to be at my back suddenly became the one to be attended to! What…

Okada and Police Tales

I managed to drag my tired self into a cab, along the trip one of the passengers began to share the story of how his bike ‘okada’ was ‘obtained’ by policemen from where he parked it. According to him, people who witnessed the scene lend their voices, saying the bike is not for commercial purpose…

You don jam my car…oyinbo repete.

This night, I appreciate my slim nature more than ever. Imagine me squeezed in between one pot bellied man and an average built man! Whew! After a long day, I couldn’t but enter the next available space bus home. No time to do selection as is my custom. I just respected myself and endured the…

As I stood at a bus stop, a friend drove by and gave me a lift (mosope ni. Lol). I was still trying to ‘tell’ him about my diary activities on social media, when he mentioned ‘commuter..’ I read it everyday he submitted. I picture myself in them… I was whaoed! I deeply appreciate you…

Its a safe way to cross the road; its not a shelter.

So Nigerians can make use of pedestrian bridge? This time around though it was used as shelter from the rain. As I walked in the drizzles (the rain caught me halfway through my wakawaka) to navigate the Ojota bridge as is my usual practice, I found a number of people on the bridge, then I…

Ojota’s BRT Faithfuls

It’s a long queue at the Ojota BRT bus station earlier this morning. ‪#‎queue‬ ‪#‎whenlagoswantscheap‬ ‪#‎notaboutfineboyorchicmatter‬ ‪#‎BRTbusesfastbecomingupgradedmolues‬ ‪#‎diaryofalagoscommuter‬