Zikoko’s Most-Read Stories of 2020

December 23, 2020

At Zikoko, we think of our platform as an amplifier of the voice of the Nigerian youth. That’s perhaps why we’re always looking out for conventional, unconventional, taboo, hilarious topics to write about through the lens of human experiences. This year, we’ve published variety of stories on themes like money, sex, marriage, grief, joy, love, work and so much more. Here’s a list of 13 of our most-read stories of 2020. We recommend that you read or reread these stories this holiday. This list doesn’t include quizzes.

1. The Secure #NairaLife Of An Engineer In Oil And Gas

2. 7 Nigerian Married Men Discuss Cheating On Their Wives

3. 8 Sex Positions You HAVE To Try

4. Love Life: I Still Can’t Believe He’s Gone

5. Blind Rage: The Maryam Sanda Story

6. Nigerian Women Share The Exact Moment They Knew They Had To Leave Their Relationship

7. What She Said: Becoming A Housewife Was Not The Plan

8. 6 Nigerian Married Women Discuss Cheating On Their Husbands

9. “Rwandan Men Are Boring, We Need More Men Here”- Tomiwa’s Abroad Life

10. How To Pick Money From The Floor Without Turning To Yam

11. Sex Life: Why I Keep Cheating On My Husband

12. “Don’t Tell Anyone”: The Sexual Abuse Of Nigerian Boys

13. The Secret Horror Stories Of Nigerian Women Living Alone

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