At 19:00 on Tuesday, I landed at Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. After manoeuvering its many obstacles, I tried to strut out of the terminal with only Nigerian food on my mind.
Suddenly, I was stopped by customs officials and asked about the contents of my bag. My fresh from abroad look definitely gave me away. They proceeded to ask me where I worked, and for the first time in six hours, I thought about Stears Business. Yes, this was a mental day off work.
Eventually, they started smiling and asked the usual “anything for us” questions.
As I finally left the airport, two things happened. I checked my Twitter and Slack to see what my colleagues have been up to and I see my notifications blowing up.
[redacted] had tweeted another trending Godwin Emefiele (aka “Meffy”) meme.
Next thing, some people outside the airport started calling out at me. I