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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…

5 Lagos Street Food Combo That Taste Better Together

Street foods has become an important part of our lives in Lagos. They are readily available when the hunger pangs starts biting and you probably don’t want to go a restaurant. There are countless street foods you can find around. Irrespective, if you want to really enjoy street foods, there are some food combinations that taste better together. We identify some of these foods. This is because if you eat them alone, you can’t get the best out of it. However, ensure that where you are buying it is hygienic.

Fried yam + Akara You can never compare eating fried yam alone and when you combine it with hot Akara balls. Wow! You will not get enough of it. And don’t forgot to ask the seller to add pepper! Other Akara combos include akara + bread and akara + pap.

Roasted plantain + groundnuts Whoever thought of roasted plantain and groundnut is a genius! In fact, you will always find groundnuts where roasted plantains are sold. So, when you buy roasted plantain, don’t forget to buy groundnut at…

4 Situations Where a Towing Van Can Rescue You in Lagos

For Lagosians who have been stranded in the night in either their cars or public transport, they know that they have to leave that location immediately or else something unpalatable will happen. It is even worse for those who drive their own cars. They have two options leave their cars and have it burgled or look for a towing van. The later is the best option.

Predictably, some Lagosians may not appreciate these towing vans until they are in the under listed situations. It must be added that there are many towing vans businesses you can contact to help you tow your car in Lagos.

Engine breakdown Despite the fact that Lagos is a 24-hour city, there are some spots you don’t want to be at any hour of the day. But if it happens that your car breaks down, what will you do? Of course, you will call your mechanic. But in this case, when an engine breaks down, you have to tow it to a workshop holistic repairs and checkup.

Flat tire Normally, you should have a spare tire in your boot. You are…

5 Best Places to Find Nigerian Celebrities in Lagos

The bustling city of Lagos is populous with the highest concentration of movie, music, television, theater, and sports celebrities of any city in Nigeria. From film and television shoots on the streets, to star-studded events at event centers and glitzy clubs a trip to Lagos would not be complete without a little celebrity spotting.
For travelers, celebrity spotting is a rarer occasion; in Lagos, it is just casually recognizing Genevieve Nnaji wearing sunglasses with her hair a little glamorous, browsing the aisles of The Palms, Victoria Island or Don jazzy nodding his head to some beat in his car while in traffic. However, if you want to catch a few more snippets of the real A-list lives, read on as we share insider tips on where to look for Nigeria's hottest stars in Lagos.

1. Ojez bar Although this bar just does not pack in the A-listers like it used to, some famous people still love this place. Located in central Surulere, the hangout offers nourishing local and international c…

5 Odd Things That Happen Whenever it Rains in Lagos

When it rains in Lagos, the city appears to run or function differently. This is why some Lagosians may be unhappy whenever it rains. But, they don’t have control over this. As the center of excellence, the people and government should take immediate action to cushion the effect or impact of the rain. In line with this, we discuss the things that happen in Lagos when it rains.

1. The traffic doubles Traffic has always been one of the highlights of any megacity. It should not surprise anyone that traffic is a problem in Lagos. A lot of man hours are wasted in traffic. Although, the government is making effort to ensure the free flow of traffic; it has so much work to do. You can only imagine the nature of the traffic when it rains. The traffic can be very bad. What many workers and employees do to cushion the effect on them is to leave work as early as possible.

2. The roads are flooded The traffic doubles because the roads are flooded. This happens as a result of a poor drainage syste…

5 Travel Experiences Every Girl Should Have Before Turning 30

It’s nice to believe that age is nothing but a number, but when you hit 30, there is no denying that you are starting to get old. Your body goes through a dramatic change, denying you the bursting energy and gusto you normally hard before. Your interests start to change and you realize you may not have the stamina you once had.

The world is gigantic with its different continents, countries, regions and boulevards. Apparently, a large number of people existing on the planet will never get the chance to explore and experience a quarter of it all, but that does not stop anyone from trying. That being said, it is certainly best to squeeze as much travel adventures as you can into you 20s! With little savings, a spontaneous approach, and of course, lots of young-blood-energy, you are inimitably well-positioned to take advantage of travel during these years.

We have put together 5 travel experiences any girl with a bit of wanderlust should strive to experience before they turn 30. Adventure…

5 Reasons Nigerian Children Are Not Speaking Their Mother Tongue

In the past children spoke Nigeria’s indigenous languages fluently and unashamedly. However, today, the complete opposite is the case. Kids can barely communicate in their native language without adding a bit of English. The consequences of this are that many of these languages are facing extinction while some of them have gone extinct. A research that is cited by those concerned to lend credence to the import of indigenous languages is that of former Minister of education, Prof. Babs Fafunwa. The late Prof made a case for the mother tongue as the medium of education for the first 12 years of the child’s life. Through an organized mother-tongue education program, they discovered children taught in the Yoruba language performed better. Regardless, it has not changed the fortunes of these languages because kids have refused to communicate. In line with this, we share reasons children are not speaking their mother tongue.

1. Parents don’t speak the languages to them Parents don’t speak …