Sex Life is an anonymous Zikoko weekly series that explores the pleasures, frustrations and excitement of sex in the lives of Nigerians. The subject of this week’s Sex Life is a 29-year-old gay man whose sexual addiction ruined his three-year relationship. He talks about how the end of his relationship made him realise he has […]
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There’s only one thing more painful than stubbing your little on the sharp edge of furniture – watching other people take credit for something you worked really hard for. I spoke to four Nigerians who recount their experiences under glory-thieving bosses. Here’s what they had to say. Tola I was an assistant producer working on […]
Songs are not just songs, they fall into categories on our devices or playlists. One for every mood, time, and ocassion. Here are 7 categories of which we’re pretty sure you as a music lover can identify with at least 3. 1. That one song you always skip but won’t delete Either the mood isn’t […]
If you enjoy any of the fruits on this list, delete every tweet that suggests you’re broke and stop lying. 1. Strawberries Everyone that makes strawberry flavoured snacks or beverages is a dirty smelling liar. Strawberries are not sweet. They are sour as fuck. In addition to being sour, they’re also expensive as hell. So […]
Everyone knows Nigerian universities are designed to break you. But when you’re the god of thunder, it should be easy, right? On this episode of #JustImagine, we reimagine Thor as a Nigerian student named, Tomiwa. Campus Hostel Bode, Tomiwa’s friend and roommate, is standing outside the hostel addressing a small crowd. The crowd is agitated. […]
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Guinness made an awesome video to mark International Women’s Day on the 8th of March 2021 and we’re throwing it back, remembering all the things we loved about it: 1. The audacious women This short documentary film, titled “No Apologies” featured five fearless and dauntless Nigerian women who also happen to be our favs: Guinness […]
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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Today’s subject on Abroad Life is a 56-year-old woman who left Nigeria in 2008 because of marital problems. She talks about her marriage, leaving suddenly, settling in Ireland and why she can’t wait to return home. “I’m In Ireland Because I Ran Away From My Marriage”- Abroad Life Today’s subject on Abroad Life is a […]
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On social media, many people often joke about wanting to work in tech or in startup companies in general so we decided to ask a few people who already do what that really is like. Cynthia, 28.I was excited when I got the startup job at first because I loved the company’s mission, and founder […]
Queue to withdraw your own money, buy food, do your laundry, pay bills and even collect change. Why all this? You could be channeling that time into securing the bag. *Squeezes face* 1. Disrupts your plans Don’t bother accepting invitations anywhere, because by the time it gets to your turn on long queues, the event […]
A year from its initial cancellation, Euro 2020 is finally back. The clock is ticking for this summer’s delayed festival of football, and it’s a first in that it’s had a 12-month deferral. Much changed in the time between, and stadiums across Europe are now under pressure to consider how to proceed. The fact is […]
Some people enjoy being in relationships while others enjoy being single. I asked Nigerian women the best thing about being single. Here’s what they had to say.
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Ramadan is a special time for Muslims dedicated to fasting, prayer, reflection, and community. What then does this time mean for some Nigerian women? Bola, 17 Every Muslim no matter their spiritual strength works hard in Ramadan, the vibe is just different. Even though I’m not the strongest spiritually on a regular day, Ramadan makes […]
Do you remember when you received sex education? Was it in school taught by your biology teacher or at home, your mum telling you to stay away from sex in the middle of the night? In this article, we asked seven Nigerian women to share their experience receiving sex education. Here’s what they had to […]
Elsa Majimbo is a 19-year-old old comedian, celebrity and internet sensation who came to the limelight by making very funny and relatable content on her Instagram page. We’ll have typically begged her to cut soap for us, but where’s the fun in that when we can just blow like her. Here’s a list of very […]