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5 Tips to Prevent Road Rage as a Lagos Driver

Lagos is the centre of excellence. One thing about living in an urban and highly commercialized city like Lagos is how to deal with traffic every day. These types of drives can lead to frustration and road rage. Road rage can be triggered despite following all the traffic rules. In line with this, we share five ways to deal with road rage.

Avoid doing things that will give you road rage You can probably think of a handful of driving manoeuvres that consistently give you road rage when other motorists perform them. Avoid them.

Abandon your horn One annoying thing about drivers is that they cannot get there hands off the horn whether it is an emergency or not. Know that a vehicle’s horn is there for emergencies, not just for making noise! If you do this, you are calling road rage.

Drive defensively If you find yourself in heavy traffic, stop yourself from engaging in any aggressive actions that will get you in trouble. Some of the things include keeping your speed down, making sure you…
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7 Solid Truths About Eating Cow Skin (Ponmo)

Ponmo is cow skin which has been processed for consumers to cook and eat like beef. Over the years cow skin popularly called ponmo has become an important delicacy that is eaten by everyone. When you order a plate of eba and egusi soup, you buy ponmo and meat. So, you begin to wonder how and when ponmo found its way to the plate of Nigerians. Anyways, if you love cow skin or ponmo so much, here are some solid truths about ponmo.

1. The over-consumption of ponmo is affecting the leather industry The leather industry is suffering from the consumption of ponmo by Nigerians. Instead of these hides being used to make shoes, bags and wallets, we prefer to eat them. Consequently, Nigeria is losing out of the 75 billion dollars global leather industry according to Mr. Olufemi Aluko of the Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University. Perhaps, this why Nigeria imports all her leathers.

2. Its nutritional benefits is in doubt There has been a lot of back and forth about the nutritio…

6 Fascinating Events to Attend This Easter Holidays in Lagos

Lagos is bubbling because it is Easter. You will not only go to work, there are also a handful of fascinating events happening during the long Easter holiday. You don’t need to worry about which event to attend as jumia travel, the leading online travel agency gathers some of the events for you. As you go to this event, don’t forget to book your favourite Lagos hotel as some of them may run into the night.

Fela! The Broadway Musical In Concert This is one of the many entertainment shows lined up to celebrate Lagos at 50. The concert is to celebrate late Fela Kuti, the founder and pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre. The musical will reenact Fela’s life and music live on stage. It will feature the original cast members of the Broadway musical FELA. It will be held at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotel & Suites. The show starts at 8 pm and runs from 13th through to the 15th. Admission is 5,000 and regular ticket cost 15,000.

AY Live 2017 This is arguably the most popular event du…

7 Exciting Reasons Nigerians Love Easter

After Christmas and New Year, the most anticipated holiday among Nigerians is Easter. Easter for many is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ while for others it is much more than a celebration. Whatever the case maybe, the undeniable fact is that Nigerians love Easter and here are 7 exciting reasons why.

It is a five-day break from your regular routine For quite a number of Nigerians, this is the first holiday they are having since the Christmas and New Year break. Hence, they look forward to taking a well-deserved Easter break that will allow them to get out of the rut and do other things.

Enough shows and event Since Easter is one of the longest holidays in the country, a lot of shows are fixed during the period. From music to comedy and drama, they are all open for you to attend as long as you pay the gate pass.

No work To put it mildly, some employees are already basking in the euphoria that they won’t have to go work for two days (Friday & Monday.). In addit…

6 Ultimate Ways to Calm Down When You Are Overwhelmed

Many at times, when demands, requests or workloads are over-the-roof, it is highly possible that you get overwhelmed. And when inundated, you will lose concentration, get angry and you are bound to make mistakes. When mistakes are made you have to bear the consequences because no one cares if you were under pressure or not. Therefore, it is important to remain calm no matter the pressure. Read on to discover the ultimate ways to calm down when you are under pressure.

Get someone to help you This may sound simplistic but it works. If you are overwhelmed and it is very clear for only you to handle the task, you should request for help. This will ensure that you don’t lose your sanity because people will always get on your nerves. So, never hesitate to get help.

Shed some activities This is a hard decision to make because your organisation may be understaffed and the buck stops on your table to get the job done. After all, that is why you are being paid. That is true. But if you don’t wa…

6 Places You Should Never Toast a Nigerian Girl

Some Nigerian guys tend to toast (woo) any girl they are interested in without even considering the time and place. Not minding the location and with so much confidence, they approach you and begin to run their mouths, spitting lines they have specially practiced for wooing girls. Oftentimes, the thinking of certain guys is that they want to take the opportunity to toast the girl as they may not meet her again. That’s true. However, you should be conscious of the places you intend to hit on a woman. Jumia Travel, the leading online booking agency identifies 6 places you should never toast a girl.

Hospital Even if she is Miss Nigeria, you should not toast a girl at the hospital. You don’t know her purpose at the hospital. You appear from nowhere to woo her. You are just disturbing her and wasting your time as she will not answer you.

At work You hear what it is called work. She is very busy at work and you still want to collect her number or you want to ask her out? She will just ignor…

How to Rid Your Life of Negative Thoughts

There are a lot of people who tend to be more negative then positive. This may have to do with some of the low self esteem issues that they have, but it can also have many underlying issues too. A lot of people who are negative feel that they got the short end of the stick in life, but it's simply not true. If you are a negative person then you will only attract negativity. You'll need to consider that your attitude predicts the type of life that you have. You'll need to keep in mind that there are going to be highs and lows in your life. Everyone has both good times and bad times, but it is the fact that some people don't allow the negatives to affect them that makes a difference. You'll need to rid yourself of the negative thoughts and negative energy in order to make something positive of your life.
When negative thoughts hit your brain, it's tempting to struggle with them and try to shove a more positive thought in there. In the day-to-day reality of someo…