Avatar

Gabriella Opara

Are you the happy-go-lucky person that can be found in every WhatsApp group known to man? Or are you the lone ranger who endures your work chat because-–paycheck? Please don’t tell me you’re one of those people whose accolade is the number of WhatsApp groups they manage? Okay, you know what? Just take this quiz […]

Nigeria is a shitty place for those who live here, many seek an escape route. But, amid the insecurities, bad economy, and the uncaring government, some things happened this year that make us feel thankful. Yeah, we know, hard to believe right? Yet we need to end the year on a positive note, so here are some […]

Going to a market at any time in Lagos is helluva stressful, and it requires more planning than your purchase list. Dealing with sassy market women is one thing, having to navigate the tricky pricing and fight for breathing space is another. Here are some things you’ll relate to if you’ve ever been to a […]

Being an unofficial ambassador for African hair can be quite appealing, especially when you wow people with your kinky afro and cute hairstyles. But everything has a downside to it, and the struggle and pain associated with maintaining natural hair is something you wish you didn’t have to deal with. Here are 10 struggles you’ll […]

Social media is a crazy street where everyone gets to showcase their talent and trigger their imaginations in the best (or worst) way possible while garnering followers. Sometimes this leads to new and useful innovations, other times it gets one asking WTF? Some of these WTF moments involve slangs and phrases no one understands, we […]

Christmas as an adult is less fun than as a kid. Although the emotions are similar, every adult knows that the difference is they are responsible for how everything turns out to be. This makes Christmas a daunting season for many because of the expectations and family drama associated with it. Furthermore, while a child […]

Being the last child in a family comes with its perks and frustrations. And it also comes with a lot of condescending statements from people who try to define the life of the last child even though they have no idea how it is. Here are some of the things every last born in the […]

It’s the festive period and you want to have as much fun as you can handle. That pepper dem song should have had your name on it but no worries, you plan to create a new song for yourself while you’re having a lit December. But the only blip on your radar at the moment […]

The faster the days go, the closer Christmas gets. And while everyone is stoked about how dirty their Decembers will be, we are sort of anxious about our favorite part (and in our opinion, the most important part) —  getting Christmas gifts. I mean, who doesn’t love a good Christmas gift? One of the best […]

Find Zikoko
wherever you are

Zikoko amplifies African youth culture by curating and creating smart and joyful content for young Africans and the world.