Tag Archives: Lagos

Want To Be A Model In Nigeria? These Are The Modeling Agencies You Should Know

Nigeria’s fashion industry has come a long way, this would have been impossible without models. As the fashion industry continues to evolve, so does modeling. Safe to say, it is a great time to be a model in Nigeria.
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How To Side Hustle Your Way Out Of The Recession

This recession is rude. Even those who think recession is a word will admit that it is a real word. It is the word that explains why Indomie noodles that previously cost 35 Naira per pack now costs 55 Naira, or why one puff puff which you could previously last 3 bites, is now the same size as a malnourished lime, better still 50 Kobo coin. Should we talk about how much weight Gala has lost in the past year? Even my dear Fayrouz has suddenly gone from Jamie Lannister to Tyrion Lannister. Continue reading

Natural Hair Bride-To-Be? These Are The Hair Stylists You Should Know!

In recent years, more women have embraced the idea of wearing their kinky, coily or curly natural hair. Many have gone ahead to become natural hair brides. This has led to an increase in demand of stylists. Continue reading

Ajuwaya Memoirs: Black Cockroaches

But you should have seen us dancing, dancing in spite of the heat, dancing without identity, in spite of our hunger and I the only one standing stiff couldn’t blame them for dancing at all; finally getting here into youth service after four, five, six or seven years of tertiary education in our strike-ridden, poorly equipped and facilitated tertiary institutions was already too much reason to dance. Continue reading

Yaba Boys, I No Like This Your Touching Body

Going shopping alone in a market in Benin City is one task I do not look forward to, and it is neither because I cannot do without company nor because I do not know how to negotiate prices. It is actually because of the behavior of the male vendors. I have since discovered that this is not a Benin thing. Lagos and especially Tejuosho (Yaba) markets taught me that. Continue reading