We need somebody who is strong-willed, someone with a mind of his own, who is willing to take risks,” blurted Sam this Saturday morning while the commuter bus was moving through Ikeja on its way to Apapa Wharf. His statement was not unconnected with recent happenings in the nation.Read More
IT was a rainy day and the driver of the commercial bus was savouring the music coming out of the bus sound system. Then the music was interrupted by the presenter as he read the news of the day. But what caught the attention of most passengers was the report that the Adamu Ciroma-led PDP Northern caucus had after many days of politicking eventually picked former Vice President, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku as the consensus candidate for the North.Read More
I honestly don’t get it. If the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is serious about arresting this hydra-headed monster called corruption, then they are going about it the wrong way,” commented Matt this Friday evening as the commuter bus meandered its way through the heavy traffic occasioned by many bad spots on the road.Read More
THE way situations are presently many Nigerians live in anger and trepidations. This is inspite of a report that says we are the happiest people in the world. This I dare say is subject to debate.Read More
Even in their anger and frustration, there is still a very high sense of humour noticeable amongst Nigerians. In the usual maddening Lagos traffic, one could hear both drivers and passengers raining abuses on one another, calling themselves some funny names in the name of venting their anger.Read More
IT was not funny but believe it or not, there are indications that there are witches on the Egbe, Ikotun bridge. If not, why do we experience frequent traffic jam on the bridge even at unusual hours?Read More
It was like they were all thinking alike. So one after the other they expressed anger at the crater-like potholes that punctuated the road, making movement difficult for buses and other vehicles.Read More
Although it has continued to rain in parts of Lagos several weeks after it ought to have ceased, the weatherman says there is no cause for alarm.Read More
THAT man would have survived if help had come to him quickly. He bled for a very long time,” said Ben in reaction to the news of the sudden death of a friend of his.
“It’s heart-rending when you hear how accident victims die unnecessarily.
“Look at these thieves in uniform, is that what they are employed to do?” asked Mr. Babs in a very angry tone as a vehicle belonging to one of the security outfits in Lagos, Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) drove past in the opposite direction along the Agege – Iju-Ishaga road, carrying some members of the group and laden with so many loaves of bread of different makes and sizes, obviously seized from traders.Read More