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Homecoming Series: Cafe Neo Is Not The Equivalent Of Starbucks

By Femi Alabirin It’s been 13 months since I made the ‘dreaded’ move back home and I still have mixed…

Homecoming Series: Like It Or Not, Everyone Is Your Brother Or Sister

By Kemi Agbaje “The media shows Lagos as either plush houses and clear blue swimming pools or shanty towns and…

Homecoming Series: I Have Spare Party Clothes in the Car

By Anusionwu Charles Let me start with a sweeping statement, Nigeria is a mad country and you have to be…

Homecoming Series: Childbirth Is Probably Easier Than NYSC Registration

By  Ahunna Nwaogwugwu I have never written about my homecoming. I suppose, on many levels, it’s because it’s still an…

Homecoming Series #10

On: moving home, sexual agency, politics, poverty and the complexity that constitutes a nation. Since moving back home to Nigeria,…

The Homecoming Series #9

Written by Faridah Demola Seriki You know when you do something really terrible, and your parents threaten to send you…

Homecoming Series #8: La Vida Nomad

In the beginning of 2015, I was on track to start my MSc in September. I had accepted my offer…

Homecoming Series #7: Lagos, Breaker of Spirits

Moving back is nasty business if you are not ready. I decided to move back to Lagos because I was…

The Homecoming Series #6

Written by Antonia Peters   Moving back was so awkward for me. I mean, I knew it was ALWAYS going…

Homecoming Series #5: Moving Back

My experience moving back has been nothing I could have ever imagined or prepared for. I always imagined moving back…

The Homecoming Series #4

Written by Manuela U   My plan had always been to move back to Nigeria after university for Law School.…

Homecoming Series #3

I remember when I got on the plane. I remember how I felt when I moved back. I moved back…

Homecoming Series #2: The Deadly Cocktail

Moving back for me was a nightmare. I’m that guy who upon leaving Nigeria for 6th Form, only came back…

Homecoming Series #1: Moving Back to the Freaking Hell Hole

Written by Yasmin Damulak   In university, I was always one of those people who got ridiculously excited about coming…