8 Reasons I Want to Move Back to Nigeria

Even after almost 15 years in the U.S., I still sometimes get home sick. But when I think about the frustration that will slap me in the face as soon as I land at Murtala Mohammed airport, real quick I’m like, issorait, I’m good where I am. In fact, over-good is worrying me. My ideal world would combine the best elements of naija with the best elements of the U.S., and then France, plus the islands… and this is me daydreaming into wonderland. For this post, let’s focus on the 8 things I love so much about naija that make me want to move back.

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Nigerians, Take a Chill Pill – Thoughts on Humans of New York (HONY) Lagos, Nigeria Series

Nigerians, take a chill pill. We can do better, but our pride often does not let us see clearly and acknowledge how bad things really are. Yes, I said what I said. Come and beat me. When I saw that Brandon Stanton of HONY started a series on Lagos, Nigeria, I was over the moon happy. Finally, I thought, the world will know how awesome my country is. Read More »