The Federal Government will meet with leaders of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) by 7 pm this evening (Sunday 27 September 2020) over their planned mass strike on the increase in petrol and electricity prices. NLC and TUC have said that there is “no going back” on their strike […]
Being lactose intolerant might not seem like a big deal until you realise that you can’t do the basic things in life like eating ice cream. If you’re lactose intolerant, these are some of the things you’ll definitely struggle with. 1. When someone asks if you want ice cream “I WANT ICE CREAM TOO” 2. […]
The subject of this week’s Sex Life is a lesbian in her early 20s who, after many trysts with boys, discovered her sexuality when she got to university. . After one traumatic sexual experience though, she’s now terrified of sleeping with women.
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Life is good. Life has its perks sometimes, despite all its (very many) bumps. However, you might, for any reason, decide that you’re tired of life and living. Especially if you’re living with Nigerian parents. Do any of these and you’re assured of a speedy dispatch to the afterlife. You’re welcome. 1. Put it on […]
Today’s subject on Abroad Life is a 19-year-old woman who is struggling with loneliness in London. She talks about moving to a new country without friends and family and how that has affected her outlook on life. First things first, where are you? I’m in London for school. I came here for my undergrad in […]
On Thursday, President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the new Police Establishment Act 2020, aimed at making the Nigerian police force better. But the new law has generated sharp criticism, especially on social media. Many critics say that the law has now granted wide and unending powers to police officers. Reasonable Grounds, Reasonable Apprehension The […]
An explosion has occurred in the Ajuwon, Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos today. The explosion happened around 3:30 pm on Thursday 24th September 2020, with many people stating that they do not know the cause of the explosion. Video footages of the explosion have been circulating on social media: An eyewitness told BBC Pidgin that a […]
Neo and Vee’s ship is one that leaves you with a lot of questions.
Addiction, sometimes can be a three-headed hydra. Sever one head and two grow in its place. I’m writing this in the hopes that people who struggle with their addiction will read this and realise that they are not alone. I’m hoping the people whose responses thousands are going to read will realise how much impact […]
On Wednesday, 23 September 2020, Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council approved $1.96 billion for the award of contract for the development of the proposed Kano-Jigawa-Katsina-Jibia to Maradi rail line in the Niger Republic. The rail track will cover 248 kilometres, and will pass through seven cities in Nigeria: Kano, Dambatta, Kazaure, Daura, Mashi, Katsina, Jibia and […]
Yeah we know, the economy is bad. Things are rough. Buhari and Emefiele are tag-teaming to show us pepper. Liquid cash no too dey again and you’re just managing your ride. But it gets to a point where you just have to let go of your car. It has seen many seasons and been through […]
Bisexual stereotypes like all stereotypes are annoying and sometimes very harmful. Since September 23rd is Celebrate Bisexual Day, we talk to 8 Nigerian bisexuals about the bisexual stereotypes and how the “playful” comments people make are quite biphobic. Basically, one of the best ways to celebrate a bisexual apart from sending them food or money, […]
Ladies and Gents, it is really the end times if we cannot agree on water, of all things. Fela must be turning in his grave: “Water, e don get enemy?” Why are people angry? Many prominent Nigerians, including Professor Wole Soyinka, have opposed the National Water Resources bill 2020. They say that it is an […]
Wetin dey occur pon di motherland?
It’s a good thing to help people out when they are stuck in a rut. Truly. Unfortunately, sometimes, your action might come back to bite you in the ass. I spoke to 4 people about the times they’d regretted playing Good Samaritan. Here’s what they had to say. Kabir, 30 Someone asked me for loan […]
“According to this article, I’m a ghost.”
Hey, hope you didn’t buy the Nation newspaper this morning, because, technically what you would have bought was a birthday card. Big Flex Well, this man here bought the newspaper and here’s what he found – a national birthday card! And it slaps harder like a Nigeria soldier if you accompany it with a birthday […]
Remember the helicopter that crashed in Ikeja, Lagos on August 28, 2020? Well, there are new reports about the crash. The Bell 206 B3 Helicopter with registration marks 5N-BW operated by Quorum Aviation Limited that crashed in Ikeja, Lagos on August 28 crashed due to fuel shortage reasons. Accident Investigation The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) […]
Update on NYSC Batch C, Stream 1 passing out parade.
If you’ve been job hunting for a while now then you need to pay extra attention because the reason your hunt always ends at an interview is definitely on this list. This is a list of 8 things Nigerian HR Officers want you to stop doing. 1. NYSC certificate is not a professional certification It’s […]
To avoid “I thy know”.
Ozo and Oshiomole were both sent packing this weekend. Who would have thought? Moral: Try no dey too clingy, show dey end. Meanwhile, we look at some lessons from both BBNaija and Edo voting centres. 1. Nigerians massively voted for the BBNaija candidates but were less enthusiastic about the Edo Governorship elections. Checking records from […]
Godwin Obaseki has been declared the winner of the Edo Governorship elections, but what does his re-election mean for godfatherism in Nigerian politics? Does this victory mean that so-called “Godfathers” are no more relevant in determining who wins an election in Nigeria? Not Too Long Ago In the run-up to the Edo Governorship elections, a […]
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