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Lagos Diaries – On the Tradeoffs of Moving to Lagos
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Lagos Diaries – On the Tradeoffs of Moving to Lagos

Posted August 2nd, 2016 by in Lagos Diaries

My friend asked me to speak on the tradeoffs of living in Lagos vs. the States. These are my initial thoughts, there will be more to say, I’m sure, as I spend more time acclimating to life here. One thing I didn’t mention is that to live in what is the most “comfortable” and most […]

Lagos Diaries – Episode 4
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Lagos Diaries – Episode 4

Posted August 2nd, 2016 by in Lagos Diaries

This is me after a long day of driving around the Island trying to get my internet service topped up after my 10GB of initial data ran out. Thank God there is Google maps here, but it’s only accurate about 80% of the time. Because of this I spent hours trying to locate a Smile location where […]

Lagos Diaries – Episode III
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Lagos Diaries – Episode III

Posted July 17th, 2016 by in Lagos Diaries

This entry is about our full weekend. Balogun Market, Kemi Lewis natural hair salon, going to church with a Guinness World Record breaker and the Eat Drink Lagos Festival. There are also some handy lessons/info in this vid. Enjoy and let me know if there’s anything I should check out while in Lag! Hashtag with me! #lagosdiaries   […]

Lagos Diaries – Episode II
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Lagos Diaries – Episode II

Posted July 16th, 2016 by in Lagos Diaries

Here is a quick entry as we set out to the market and get my daughter’s hair did. Enjoy! Hashtag with me! #lagosdiaries Written piece after the video!   Lagos Diaries – Day II from Ololade Siyonbola on Vimeo.   I also wrote about Money today!    

Money in Lagos
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Money in Lagos

Posted July 16th, 2016 by in Lagos Diaries

So, money, the root of Naija’s evils and successes… It became evident very quickly after I arrived that I had not brought enough hard cash in USD. So, I had to set off on a quest to find out what were the best ways to bring money from the US. Many will have folks carry […]

Lagos Diaries – Episode I
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Lagos Diaries – Episode I

Posted July 15th, 2016 by in Lagos Diaries

Hi Loves! I’m creating a video diary of my time in Lagos this summer. Primarily because there is not enough up-to-date info on the web about visiting Lagos. I didn’t see much about living here either, just a few disjointed posts from returnees. All of these were helpful but my goal is to create something […]