This Is What Makes You Want to Hold A Physical Book

Before he died in 2009, the King of Pop Michael Jackson owned at least 10,000 books. No kidding. Ten thousand books. Why? How can one man possibly read 10,000 books in one lifetime? This was apart from newspapers and magazines, emails, SMS, song lyrics. Plus, Michael Jackson was no ordinary man.

‘Facebook Is For Busybodies’

One time, when I was younger, Sola, a neighbour, told me about two of our other neighbours who might be sleeping together. Sola and I were teenagers — 13 or 14 at the time. “No way!” I said, my eyes like bulbs.

When You Read But You Don’t Read Books

Books are not the only source of information and intelligence these days. If you read the Brain Pickings newsletter, for instance, you could find yourself gradually becoming a polymath.

If You Ever Become A Special Assistant To A Governor On Digital Media, This Is Your Survival Guide | THE DEBRIEF With Tunde Muraina

Being that this is a season of political appointments, some of us continue to pray someone somewhere puts forward our name for something in someone’s cabinet. I, for example, will take any appointment haha. Fingers crossed, ladies and gentlemen. Now, if you find yourself in charge of digital media for any governor or politician, come learn from Tunde Muraina. For eight years, he did this job for Senator Abiola Ajimobi, the immediate past governor of Oyo State and Tunde’s got nuggets to share. You’ll be surprised at some of the demands:

They Removed The Bar Beach

Lagos Bar Beach Eko Atlantic

Yesterday I drove by Ahmadu Bello Way and looked to the right. The beach was no longer there! Wait, who removes a beach? The Bar Beach, aka Victoria Beach, was always the highpoint of Ahmadu Bello Way. You knew it was always there. But now it’s not.

The Morning After Effect: Afropolitan Vibes Is About To Blow

There’s something called the Morning After Effect. Nope, it’s got nothing to do with alcohol nor does it refer to athletic sex. It’s totally about music. Yes we realise that music is like an addictive drug for some people and many sexual encounters do demand a fitting soundtrack. But, for this special episode of our life-disrupting discussions, let’s consider the Morning After Effect of Afropolitan Vibes.

Is success killing your favourite Lagos Buka? Well, probably

Food is ready. Come inside. Point to the enormous cowtail dripping with a load of extra seasoned thick red stew. Demand a replacement for the ponmo that’s not as weighty as the one the Mama just served to that other man. Fufu? Pounded yam? Amala? Great. Take your seat. Wash your hands in the enormous plastic bowl being held out for you by a sublime beauty

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