The subject of this week’s What She Said is a 26-year-old Somalian woman living in the US. After she was almost married off to a 30-year-old man when she was 17, she realised she couldn’t continue to live with her family and began planning her escape.
There is anger in the land.
For everything that lives, ageing is an inescapable part of life. We dread it, run from it, but ageing still arrives. Ageing comes with a ton of learning experiences but also with its own challenges. We spoke to three elderly people about the things they found hardest about their bodies getting older. Here’s what they […]
Today, Nigeria turns 60 as an independent nation. But how has the journey really been, especially for people who have been there from the start? We decided to ask a few older people to take us through Nigerian at inception and Nigeria now. 1. Funke, 60/Female I was born in 1960, in Igbara-Oke, present-day Ondo […]
How to celebrate your country’s birthday as a patriotic citizen.
Do you know book?
This adulthood thing is a scam.
To avoid future stories that touch.
To avoid “I thy know”.
Will Juventus win the cup for the 10th time in a row?
Here's a rabbit hole of stories to lose yourself in:
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I wasn’t a big Runtown fan until I listened to a shitload of his songs for this Ranked. He’s actually got a great body of work, so I ranked his top ten best songs. Here you go: 10. Baby Answer “Girl my love for you be like kilimanjarooo…” and then the rhymes that follow. 2014 […]
Everyone takes naps. Every adult loves naps. Naps are like vegetables. You hate them when you’re a kid, but you know they’re absolutely essential when you get older. Many naps are ordinary, but some naps are sent from God as a reward for good deed. Those ones will have you feeling like this 1. You […]
Who didn’t drink Don Simon’s Vino Tonto?
African women have had a complex relationship with birth control, so we ask 10 African women, to tell us their experiences using birth control. Ann; 26, Zambia I don’t like taking medicine unless it’s really necessary, and I barely finish my courses so I knew the pill was a no. I didn’t like the idea […]
Going to the beach is a Nigerian favourite past time, especially for people who live in cities close to one. People go there for all sorts of reasons. It won’t be strange to find these 5 types of people at the beach. 1. People who just want to chill You’ll recognise them with their sunshades […]
Every relationship has its secrets, things that both parties are not quite comfortable sharing with each other. Like the one time you slept with girlfriend’s father thrice or the fact that you have to think of your ex-boyfriend during sex to have an orgasm.
Should Burna Boy lead a protest? Well, it all started with a tweet: And then Sowore replied: And then Nigerians started weighing in. 1. Some think Burna Boy only likes the fun part of being Fela: 2. Others think Sowore is the hypocrite: Others think he should just spare us the faux righteousness (aka Lil […]
“He ended up vomiting right on me.”
Do you know your Nollywood movies?
Which one are you?
Being a man can be difficult. It’s not hidden that society expects so much from men as providers, and many men are doing the best they can to meet up to the standards. While these responsibilities come easy to some, it’s not so easy for some others. We spoke with a few men about their […]