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!... Continue Reading →

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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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

The ‘Para-ing’ Mama

Date: 5th March, 2018 Route: Command - Iyana Ipaja Time Stamp: 5.30am Images: Google image search It's the Monday morning hustle (yes,I spent my weekend on the mainland and I should have left the house at 4.50am so I could get a means of transport earlier and beat the traffic but it didn't happen, so... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Getting your fair share…

Date: 22nd February, 2018 Route: Ajah- Lekki Time Stamp: 6.00am In a haste to make sure I have a flawless event this morning (Yes, I am an events person, and Yes! I have a proper office job)  after a series of 'bad dreams', I leave the house at 5am. I stroll to the bus stop... Continue Reading →

Road Rage

Date: 16th February 2018 Route: Addo Road Ajah- Ajah Busstop Time Stamp- 5.45am Stepping out of the gates this morning (one of those days where you had a restless night and just decide to leave home cos you are tired of waiting and can't go back to sleep).  Like the typical Lagosian, I look left... Continue Reading →

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