*Tunji, 32, and *Ezinne, 28, knew they wanted to get married a week after they met, but Ezinne’s father refuses to give his blessing to a Yoruba man.
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Being an Airbnb host means having to interact with different kinds of people, some great, others unsavoury. I spoke to four Airbnb hosts about their experiences and how they coped during the pandemic. Arike Being an Airbnb host in Nigeria is quite an interesting experience. Many times, we have great guests who aren’t a bother. […]
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It is based on the Yoruba mythology of earth’s creation.
It is an open secret that the music industry especially in Nigeria is a boys club. When you take a look at both the veteran and emerging acts who are making waves within and outside the country, it is overwhelmingly male. To assume it is so because women artists aren’t making good enough music or […]
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While you were off sleeping when your mates were out painting the town red, contestants of reality TV show MTN Y’ello Star were turning up the volume at the craziest party. Sponsored by Music Time, the party featured celebrity DJ Kaywise and tons of fun. Here are our favourite moments from the party. 1. The […]
On Thursday, Guinness posted a short film featuring Prince of Big Brother Naija. The video was an announcement of Prince as Guinness’ newest ambassador. Just like many people, we thought it was the coolest video so we discussed seven things we love about it. 1. The homage The video paid homage to the Igbo values […]
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You have to get somewhere on time. It’s important. But you didn’t start getting ready on time, so now you’re rushing to do everything. You get ready just in time and you look at the mirror and smile, “I knew I’d make it.” And you don’t feel bad for wasting time earlier anymore. Now it’s […]
If you ever want to see a Nigerian lose their home training, then go to any of these seven places. 1) NIN registration centre One thing that does not mix well is Nigerians and deadlines. It is a catastrophic, and destined for disaster. Somebody’s father probably came home complaining about how one ‘small boy’ insulted […]
According to the World Health Organisation, one in four Nigerians has a mental illness. The same health body also estimates that one in four people globally will have a mental illness at some point in their lives. Nigeria has about 300 psychiatrists catering to its teeming 200 million-strong population. With statistics such as these, many […]
Whether you like memes or you don’t, you can’t lie that they make all your conversations better. From looking for the right meme that describes “Omo” or one that says “is Ashimolowo a bad bitch”, Here are five reasons why you need Zikoko’s meme site. 1. African/Black-centred You can search for terms like “Amala” and […]
One of the sadder facts of life is that cheating happens. It, for the most part, can’t be helped. No one knows exactly just how much cheating happens in relationships and studies into cheating and how much they occur have given varying results. An expert quoted in a Refinery29 article suggests cheating occurs in about […]
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The subject of this week’s What She Said is Ijeoma Ogwuegbu, a Nigerian woman who was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, a condition that causes widespread pain all over the body. She talks about how difficult it was to get a diagnosis, coping with it while raising three children and how music helps her escape.
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Long-distance relationships can be tough and tricky to navigate. There’s a lot that goes into making a long-distance relationship work such as trust, consistent communication, spontaneity and the willingness to make sacrifices. We spoke with a few Nigerians in long-distance relationships about the ups and downs of having their partners live far away from them. […]