Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers

Nigeria: First impressions - I received a lot of advice before coming to Nigeria for the first time. Most of it was meant to be helpful – nearly all of it was negative. Those with a bit of experience of the country were pretty blunt. ‘Don’t go’, they said. ‘It’s too dangerous; you will be kidnapped/ripped off/robbed/generally have-less-than-pleasant-things happen to you.