Aunty ‘Gboromideleru’

Date: 09.04.2018 Route: Ajah- Victoria Island Time Stamp: 07: 20am *Gboromideleru*- A yoruba word almost identical in meaning to amebo(Someone who can't mind their business) but directly means carrying someone's cross which then becomes yours. In other words, aunty that wouldn't mind her business! Obalende/Bonny Camp Straight! Obalende! Bonny camp! Enter with your 300 naira! [...]

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Changer!

Date: 22.03.2018 Route: Ajah- Victoria Island Time Stamp: 7.25am So there are two guys sitting in the row directly in front of my friend and I. One is wearing a red sleeveless shirt and one is in a proper white and blue stripped shirt. Mr Red Sleeveless suddenly reclines and balances his elbow on the [...]

The ‘unapologetic’ bus driver

Date: 20th March, 2018 Time stamp: 5.40pm Route: Victoria Island- Ajah Photo credit: google image search After a stressful day at work, I finally get on a bus and I am glad to get a front seat beside the driver, although the gear stick was constantly brushing my thighs but I didn't mind. I tuned [...]

The ‘Lai’ skinned Lady episode

Destination: Home Date: 12th March, 2018 Time: 6.00pm Route: Victoria Island- Ajah Photo credit: Kappit *Lai skin here refers to Light skinned* So this 'lai' skin girl gets on the bus and she's spoiling for a fight. She insists on paying 200 Naira even when she heard the fare was 250 Naira. The driver seems [...]

Misinterpretation…

Date: 1st March, 2018 Route: Ajah- Victoria Island Time stamp: 6.10am Images: google image search Today, My friend and I decided to leave home at 6 since it was a Thursday. 'Mans cannot come and kill themselves'. Luckily, we get the front seats of the bus and a while later, the bus is almost full [...]