Let’s start with the old memory of you that has money in it. That will be my pocket money. I’m sure I was in JSS 1. My mum would give me ₦50 to school and tell me to bring back ₦30 change. Then whenever my dad was around, my dad would give me ₦100 and […]
Body dysmorphia is a mental health disorder that makes you obsess over your physical appearance. You constantly try to fix or hide these perceived flaws that may not be noticeable to others but yourself. We spoke to five Nigerian women about what it is like hating their body in a way that makes them obsess […]
Babatunde Fashola, former governor of Lagos State, now Minister of Works, Housing and Power (we should have known this guy had some serious powers; how else could he be the head of not one, not two, but three crucial ministries?) yesterday miraculously discovered a camera at the scene of the Lekki massacre, conveniently perched by […]
Before him, I had sworn to leave any man who cheats on me. With him, I found myself hoping he’d ask for forgiveness so we can get back together.
No, his name is not Femi.
Let’s be honest, not everyone has the special ability to be a world class detective. So if you’re searching for something, leave it to the experts. Take this quiz and we’ll tell you what (Detective) Fashola will find for you: 11 Quizzes For The Lovers Among Us Are you a romantic at heart? Take these quizzes. […]
“All of our representatives are currently ignoring you.”
This adulthood thing is a scam.
To avoid future stories that touch.
To avoid “I thy know”.
Here's a rabbit hole of stories to lose yourself in:
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Recently, I read an article — I don’t remember the title — about the reasons people go into relationships. The author argued that for most people, it’s a result of a well-thought-out process. I thought I should put that theory to the test, so I spoke to 5 Nigerian men about their relationships. The conversations […]
In light of this recent and brilliant discovery, we’ve tabled a list of things we need the government to help us quickly find. We await their favourable response. 1) Location of Bubu Call us, daddy Bubs. We miss you. 2) Canadian bae with citizenship Lagos state government, pls. It’s urgent. Pls, bae must be located […]
Chocolate lovers, come forward…
To impeach a president is to charge the president with a crime or misconduct. It is after being found guilty that the president can then be removed from office. An impeachment process is a very serious process. It amounts to reversing the decision of the people at the elections. This is why not less than […]
Nigeria’s youth unemployment is growing. But on October 22nd, 2020, in his highly anticipated broadcast to the nation, the president mentioned that his administration had put in place a lot of programs to help Nigerian youths, including Tradermoni, Farmermoni, Npower and so many other social investment programs. We decided to look at the unemployment data […]
What does it mean to be a man? Surely, it’s not one thing. It’s a series of little moments that add up. “Man Like” is a weekly Zikoko series documenting these moments to see how it adds up. It’s a series for men by men, talking about men’s issues. We try to understand what it […]
There has been a wave of the discovery of Covid-19 palliatives all across Nigeria. This is coming just after the wave of the recent #EndSARS protests. But while many state governments say that the discovered palliatives are for the poor and vulnerable people and that they were meant for onward distribution to other states, some […]
The subject of today’s Sex Life is a 32-year-old heterosexual woman who realised she only enjoys sex with people she’s not supposed to sleep with — what she calls “forbidden sex”.
“Wahala for who don already marry Nigerian”
What is the Feminist Coalition and what do they do? And why are they under threats?
Let’s start here: On the 20th of October, 2020, armed men of the Nigerian army allegedly shot at peaceful protesters in the recent #EndSars movement. It is estimated that at least twelve people were killed in Lagos, and hundred more were injured around Nigeria. In light of this unfortunate and avoidable incident, we decided to […]