A Mother’s Mantra: Minding your business.

Living in Lagos - A Mother's Mantra - Aisha Yusuff - Thatothernigeriangirl - Lagos traffic

My Lagos Traffic Story: Growing up with my mother, she taught me one mandatory rule and failure to abide by this rule earned me excruciating punishments. ‘Do not concern yourself with matters that do not involve you’. I shudder at the memories of the admonishment I received each time I broke her rule. The most traumatising being the day she hit me across the face in our area, ruining my well-built rep.  One Monday morning, we both stepped out of the house on our way to Oshodi. We boarded a bus going to Oshodi and I busied myself with reading from […]

Continue Reading