*Kola, 28, and *Cynthia, 27, met on Twitter, and they’ve been together for almost six years now.
If you speak fluent Nigerian, you’ll understand that not everything a Nigerian says means exactly what you’ve heard. We’ve broken down some of the most popular Nigerian phrases and what they actually mean. 1. What they say: With all due respect… What they actually mean: I am about to absolutely destroy you with the next […]
Are you ashy?
Can the ICC prosecute the Nigerian military? Many Nigerians are still in grief over the Lekki Massacre which took place on October 20, 2020, when protesters were shot at for exercising their constitutional right to peacefully protest. In the wake of this, several stories — and fake news — have infiltrated the media over what […]
Love Life will focus on the highs and lows of romantic relationships.
For many Nigerians, their experiences at buffets rank highest as one of their most embarrassing moments. Read: 5 Ways A Buffet Can Go Wrong In Nigeria From simple things like being overly shy because you now have to exercise your alimentary canal in front of everyone, to really serious buffet malfunctions like when a host […]
Keke napeps and wheelbarrows.
On October 29, 2020, we’ll be launching Love Life. It is a new Zikoko series about relationships, situationships and entanglements. To get you excited, here is a quiz that will tell you just how much you bring to your relationships. Hello people of the internet, you can now support us financially to help Zikoko keep Zikokoing.
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Nigerians are wondering if we can vote for a new constitution. The curiosity began, again, when Chileans voted on October 25, 2020, for a new constitution. 78% of Chileans voted in the referendum that the constitution should be re-written, and 79% voted that the constitution should be written by new writers elected by the people. […]
Yesterday, we told you 7 Things You HAVE To Know Before You Peg Someone and while most people screamed in revulsion, some others were more open to the idea. I was curious so I asked six Nigerian men what they thought about pegging. Abomaye, 25, Straight Honestly, I really think it opens a whole new […]
If you’re a woman with a male bestfriend, you’ll relate to one or more of the things on this list. 1) People are always coming to you as “a woman.” Guys, pls. Let’s be guided. 2) His girlfriend is always suspicious of you The ones that don’t come as a woman are always wondering if […]
This quiz should be a breeze. Each box describes a Nollywood movie and all you need to do is to identify all 12 of them. Type your guesses into the answer boxes. Surprise us.
I never liked Vampire movies and series. They were always very cringy to me because why are the characters so white? And why do people drink blood? And why is the government not doing anything about it? So, so many questions. But I know that a lot of people watch them, so I’ve decided to […]
Did you know that it’s possible to improve your love life with food? Sending food to your lover or someone you admire can go a long way to improve your prospects and position you for premium affection. Here’s a list of foods you can use to achieve that: 1. A platter of small chops Nothing […]
“Okafor’s Law is more accurate than the laws of physics.”
“Nigeria” = “Gear”, “Are” and 71 more words.
For this week’s What She Said, I spoke to Chioma, who had a life-changing experience at 19. She talks about what it felt like losing her leg to an accident at 19, how she has adapted to the change and getting a first-class in law school. Tell me about the accident. I remember it like […]
Antisocials are always looking for ways to dodge going out. They always have an Arsenal of excuses to use whenever they are invited out. They’re experts at dodging invitations and finding loopholes so they can lie down in bed all day. If you hear any of these 5 excuses, just know that they’re trying to […]