I didn’t know slum tourism existed till my father asked me to research on it. This is actually a real thing and we have movies like Slum dog Millionaire for making it more famous. Slum tourism is basically visiting slums for tourist purposes. Seeing how the people live there and sometimes, the architecture there is … Continue reading Slum Tourism anyone?
I had a totally different post planned for today, then it struck me, if Fela was alive today, it would have been his 76th birthday. So for this post, I’m going to put up my top 5 favourite songs (in no particular order) by the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti. First, a brief summary about Fela. Fela … Continue reading Felabration
Horse of the day – Mr Davies Location – Ibadan (Oyo State) Nickname – Ile Oluloye/Ilu Ogunmola (Oluloye’s land/Ogunmola’s Village) Age Range – 30s-40s Occupation – Electrical Technician Brief background – Just recently moved to Lagos but goes to Ibadan as often as possible | Has worked in a bank | Married with Children | Loves old school … Continue reading From The Horses’s Mouth – Ibadan
As a young child I remember when high life music used to rule the radios. High life music is originally from Ghana, but later spread to other West African Countries including Nigeria. It is characterised mostly by jazzy horns, guitars and drums. So to reminisce about the old days, I’m going to put up some … Continue reading The High Life
I recently got the chance to do an informal interview. It was based on tourism in relation to politics and history. Since today is our independence, there’s no better day to put it up. Some call him Ojomu, some honourable, others chairman (there’s is no shortage of names/praises in Nigeria), I call him jags sometimes, … Continue reading Politics, History & Tourism
On this day, 54 years ago, my country gained it’s independence. Right in Tafawa Balewa Square the British handed power over to us. From all the books I read, there were so many parties that day. Just imagine the joy and happiness everyone felt in their hearts. Now some might say we are 54 and … Continue reading 54
‘I play basketball, but I’m just doing the waiter gig to take care of myself. This helps pay my bills, transport, health, food supplements etc. Sports in Nigeria is very tough. If there are no corpses, funeral homes won’t make money. In the same way, if there are no matches, I can’t play. This also … Continue reading Nigerians And Their Stories