Hassan Yahaya

Hassan Yahaya

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June 2, 2020

“A Week In The Life” is a weekly Zikoko series that explores the working-class struggles of Nigerians. It captures the very spirit of what it means to hustle in Nigeria and puts you in the shoes of the subject for a week. The subject of today’s A Week In The Life is Blaq Bonez. A […]

May 27, 2020

Creative/kriːˈeɪtɪv/adjective. relating to or involving the use of the imagination or original ideas to create something. nounINFORMAL a person whose job involves creative work. Creative is a broad term that covers a wide variety of things. Basically, anyone who brings an original idea to live, regardless of medium, qualifies as a creative. I gathered a […]

May 22, 2020

“How do I even calculate this Zakat?” If this sounds like you, you are in a safe space among friends. Welcome. First, the basics. Zakat is one of the pillars of Islam. It simply means you donate a percentage of your yearly income to those in need. No long stories. There are many spiritual benefits […]

May 22, 2020

Ramadan is officially over and with it comes Eid Fitr 2020. This year’s Ramadan has been weird and that’s putting it mildly. For many Muslims, Eid Fitr is usually a glorious celebration where you get to bond with family and friends and generally chill. With Miss Rona around, there isn’t going to be any of […]

May 20, 2020

Remember when you had grand plans at the beginning of the year? Me neither. Inspired by this tweet, I decided to do a timeline of my grand plans vs what 2020 did to them. 1) This you? 2) Goddamn. 3) I cry everytime. 4) Wiun. 5) Lmaooooooo. 6) I would have gotten away with it […]

May 19, 2020

“A Week In The Life” is a weekly Zikoko series that explores the working-class struggles of Nigerians. It captures the very spirit of what it means to hustle in Nigeria and puts you in the shoes of the subject for a week. The subject for this week is *Kunle, a firefighter. He walks us through […]

May 18, 2020

Let’s imagine that your partner drops their phone with you and they keep getting notifications. What do you do? Mind your business? or investigate who is texting them? Take this quiz to find out what you will most likely do:

May 18, 2020

Chances are that if you are in the forever young club, life hasn’t been the easiest for you. From inappropriate comments to way out of pocket statements, it has been a hell of ride. Sit down, relax, let us tell your story: 1) Younger people always try to toast you. Gen Z, please. Don’t put […]

May 15, 2020

With the shutdown of the holy city and the uncertainty of this year’s Ramadan, we spoke to three Muslim health workers. They tell us about juggling Ramadan with working on the frontline. A Special Kind Of Ramadan. Aminat (Nurse)  Ramadan hasn’t been very hard. The only difference is that I don’t get to eat what […]

May 15, 2020

After mechanics and tailors, dispatch riders come a close second. I have put up with their bad behaviour for too long. Enough is enough and that’s why I have brought this to the court of public opinion. Dispatch riders, please change your ways. 1) “I am at your gate.” Call me before coming. Don’t show […]

May 14, 2020

I won’t even lie, Yoruba daddies are a mood. From the way they dress, to their cars, and the kind of parties they throw, it’s a vibe. So, what do you need to start your journey to Yoruba daddy goodness? Find out below: 1) Get Agbada. Very important. 2) You need these shoes next. Step […]

May 14, 2020

I know what you are thinking but hear me out. Open your mind. Science has shown that if your dog does any of the things on this list, it is introverted. 1) It doesn’t bark when it sees Miss Rona. 2) It doesn’t bark when thieves visit your house. 3) Your landlord walked all the […]

May 13, 2020

Riddle me this: What’s one thing Nigerians like a lot but also pretend about? A) Good governance B) Sex. The correct answer is B. Inspired by a conversation over the weekend, here are some of the most unpopular opinions about sex some Nigerians have: 1) “Sexual cheating doesn’t mean your partner doesn’t love you and […]

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