Keke Konvertible

Only in Lagos… … can keke (tricycles) become chauffeured convertibles. I’ve seen tricycles in different shapes and sizes, and with different modus operandi, in some┬ácities (Delhi, London, and of course Lagos) in the world. And I have NEVER seen anything like this. Never, Lagosians are oftentimes accused of propagating an exaggerated narrative of life in…

Only in Lagos

I had only ever seen what I call ‘the animal drive by’ in funny memes on social media. But on this auspicious day, I saw one live and direct┬áon Lakkei-Epe Expressway. So of course, I had to take pictures! ­čśÇ To be fair, this is probably not strictly ‘only in Lagos’; but it works to…

Only in Lagos…

… Are seat-belts vehicular┬ádecor; in this case, external vehicular decor. While in traffic the other day, I noticed something hanging off the rear end of a┬ádanfo.

When it Rains in Lagos, Cars Swim

It’s rainy season in Lagos. And if you’re in Lagos right now, you know when we talk about rain we don’t mean some pleasant dancing-in-the-rain rain. We’re talking tropical rainforest showers that transform the city.┬áThe rain comes down in torrents like the sky just ate hot yam and is trying to dump its contents asap…