The subject of this week’s What She Said is a 31-year-old Nigerian Muslim woman who got married at 23. She talks about realising she should have waited, getting a job years later and finally settling into her marriage. How did it start? I’d just finished my master’s, and I’d met a guy. We had been […]
First, we thought, if Nigerian musicians had side hustles, what would they do? Now, we’re asking, “if Bible characters had side hustles, what would they do?” Here’s what we have: 1. Moses- Fitness trainer You can’t go far in the book of Exodus without seeing that Oga Moses has climbed mountain again. He first led […]
We spoke to 21-year-old Eliakim whose family rarely talks about the people they have lost and how that family tradition affects the way he feels grief and how he is navigating it moving forward.
This Nigeria is hard.
The dating scene Is a messy place and everyone has their spec. If you haven’t figured out what works for you, we’ve been generous enough to make a list. 1. People that have money Money makes romance sweeter, to be honest. People will probably call you a gold-digger, but is it their gold you are […]
Bimbo* had spent a long time in quarantine even though she didn’t have the virus.
If up to 12 things on this list apply to you, you were very annoying in primary school.
When consumed moderately, alcohol can be nice. It’s a great way to unwind after a long week or to share with friends. Here are a couple of facts we bet you didn’t know about alcohol though. 1. Men and women are affected by alcohol differently Men are better able to break down alcohol better than […]
Valentine’s day is coming and to celebrate this season of love, Munch It will be helping you surprise your loved ones on your behalf. Take this quiz to stand a chance of winning a special Valentine’s box, 10,000 Naira cashprize and tickets to a Valentine Ball for them! Ensure to mention/tag that special someone’s handle […]
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Nigerian mums are some of the most special women in the world, and in honour of women’s month, we will be sharing some surprising and confusing behaviours a lot of them exhibit. If your mum does none of the things in this list, give a double offering in church on Sunday. No one: Nigerian mothers […]
I found myself going down a rabbit hole of cheesy pick-up lines a few hours ago and a lot of them made me chuckle. So I asked myself, “Are pick-up lines really as bad as people make them seem, or are we just ashamed to admit that we like them and we want people to […]
Being a child in a Nigerian family can be difficult enough as it is, but what happened when you have no siblings and you’re the only one? These ten Nigerians share what it’s like being an only child. Amaka, 24 It can be really boring, stifling and hectic all at the same time. Being an […]
We spoke to a young Nigeria who grew up displaced and navigating a custody battle between her parents without the help of the court.
In the spirit of the BBN Lockdown highlights that premiered yesterday, we’ve put together a quiz to see how much you remember about the show.
It is not uncommon to witness Nigerian graduates talk about emigrating. A good number of young Nigerians you’ll encounter are either already making tangible plans towards leaving, or giving it some (read: a lot of) consideration. However, it can be quite disheartening hearing the same from undergraduates whose short-lived exposure to the dysfunctional system has […]
The idea for this article was inspired by a conversation on Twitter about what living on a ₦400k salary looks like in Nigeria, and if it’s enough to fund a “soft life”. We thought it might be interesting to talk to people who earn within that range, so I put a call out on Twitter. […]
For some women, marriage is a source of joy and I wanted to tell their stories too so I made a call for Nigerian women to share with me the best thing about being married. Here’s what six of them had to say. Kikelomo, 25, married for four years My husband and I talked about […]
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“A Week In The Life” is a weekly Zikoko series that explores the working-class struggles of Nigerians. It captures the very spirit of what it means to hustle in Nigeria and puts you in the shoes of the subject for a week The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” is Jimoh Adamu, a 27-year-old […]
All your friends are in love, and you are part of the ‘’God when’’ association wondering when you will get your own boo. We are sorry to break it to you that you may never find love due to the reasons stated below. 1. You are best in English Anyone who mistakenly sends you a […]