Of the insulting driver and angry passenger

Date: 5th July, 2018 Time stamp: 6.50am Route: Ajah- Bonny Camp I am not feeling up to it today, so as soon as I get on the bus, I plug in my earphones and tune off. Luckily, there's no traffic jam today. We approach a quarter of the distance and the bus driver stops the... Continue Reading →

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For the Love of Rosa Parks

Featured Narrator: Boluwatife (Instagram: @bludeeva) Date: 3rd of July, 2018 Route: Oshodi- Obalende Setting out today, I am late for work and luckily for me, I get on a bus.  Approaching a supposed bus-stop along the way, LASTMA (Lagos State Traffic Management Authority) officials arrive and arrest the bus driver for making an illegal stop.... Continue Reading →

‘Mute’

Date: 3rd July, 2018 Time Stamp: 7.30am Route: Ajah - Bonny Camp You know those days, that you wake up and you are like 'mi o le wa ku!' (I cannot just come and die)... Yeah? Today was one of those days for me. After leaving the house late, the road is free and the... Continue Reading →

Wakanda & the inability to say ‘O WA’

Date: 19.03.2018 Route: Victoria Island -Ajah Time: 5.55pm At the first gate bus stop, Ikota, Ajah; the driver makes a right turn to take the alternate route... We passengers already know the repercussion of this- Missing some bus stops and not getting us to our final destination but it seems nobody cares as long as... 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 →

Crazy Driver

Date: 5th March, 2018 Route: Iyana Ipaja- Oshodi Time stamp: 6.30am Image: google image search, Pulse.ng On to the next bus... Driver drives the bus like a raving lunatic... Passengers: Driver small small na. We no dey rush o! Driver: (passes one way and faces oncoming vehicles... tries to overtake his fellow law breakers) Passengers:... 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 →

The Aso-Ebi Ladies

Date: 25th February, 2018 Route: Iyana-Ipaja to Oshodi Time stamp: 5.30pm Images: google image search It is  a lovely Sunday evening and I get on this bus from Iyana-Ipaja heading to Oshodi and from Oshodi, I planned to head to Ajah. The bus is so neat and although the regular fare is 100 Naira, the... Continue Reading →

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