Itohan Esekheigbe

Itohan Esekheigbe

I like to eat food I neither cooked nor paid for while telling stories about people I have met and places I have been.
June 16, 2021

The subject of this week’s What She Said is a 25-year-old Nigerian woman who has travelled to over fifteen countries alone. She talks about how this love for travelling started, the way she’s stigmatised at airports and in hotels, and her dream to attend aviation school. What was growing up like? Life was good until […]

June 15, 2021

As a Nigerian, sometimes you need to remind yourself that you are in the best country in the world. 1) We have delicious suya and kilishi Regulate open grazing? No. Ban Twitter? Yes. Ban Cryptocurrency? Yes. Why? Because Suya and Kilishi >>>>> Technological advancement. It’s quite simple really. 2) “Over raw” best in world rankings […]

June 9, 2021

Since heaven is the goal, but your body is not firewood, here are some of the best sex positions that won’t ruin your heavenly race. 1) Missionary The people that named this sex position knew what they were doing. It is simple, straight forward and as old as time. People that have sex like this […]

June 4, 2021

Count your lingerie wearing days over, because the rise of the wrapper is here. Here are five reasons why wrapper is better than lingerie. 1) It is easier to remove Wrappers are called free to wear for a reason. No hindrance, no obstruction. Just one tug and everything comes off. Lingerie on the other hand […]

June 3, 2021

A tax consultant submitted a proposal to the House of Reps committee to change the name of the country Nigeria to UAR. Honestly, we understand it. So, here are seven reasons why Nigeria should be changed to UAR. 1) Countries that have acronyms beginning with U are bad bitches Most of the countries with acronyms […]

June 2, 2021

The subject of this week’s What She Said is an 18-year-old girl who says her mother hates her. She talks about the death of her father, and the abuse she’s had to endure at the hands of her mother and ex-boyfriend. What’s your earliest memory of your childhood? When I was two years old, I […]

June 1, 2021

Sometimes, when you finally accept your sexuality as a queer Nigerian, you may not know what to do. So, these six queer Nigerians give advice to newer queer people. Promise You don’t have to label yourself. Be patient with yourself, love yourself and know that whatever you are, you deserve love and acceptance. Doyin You […]

May 31, 2021

Women are raised differently. These six Nigerian women talk about what it’s like having strict parents . Christabelle, 20 I had to create a whole new personality especially for them. I have a bunch of interests like photography, video editing, graphic design, music but they don’t know that. like they know nothing about any of […]

May 27, 2021

Have you ever performed an action that although was completely legal, felt illegal? Well, even if you think you haven’t, you probably have. Here are six things that feel illegal, but actually aren’t. 1) Cheating on your barber Every single time you cheat on your barber, you start dodging them. Why? You have the right […]

May 26, 2021

The subject of this week’s What She Said is a woman in her early thirties who has been a reverend sister for twelve years. She talks about life before service, how she got called to join the convent and adapting to life at the convent.  What is your earliest memory of your childhood?  It was […]

May 24, 2021

We all have a different relationship with food. While some have managed to eat and enjoy food in a healthy way, a lot are unable to. These six Nigerian women share with us their unhealthy relationship with food. CONTENT WARNING: MIGHT BE TRIGGERING FOR PEOPLE WITH EATING DISORDERS OR PEOPLE WITH AN UNHEALTHY RELATIONSHIP WITH […]

May 20, 2021

There are some things people do that automatically turn us off. The problem is that when explaining these things to people, they come off as weird or ridiculous. These nine Nigerian women share with us their weirdest turn-off and some things that just give them an ick. Ada If I see a good looking man […]

May 19, 2021

The subject of this week’s What She Said is a Nigerian woman in her early twenties who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. She talks about her mental health journey in Nigeria, and why she thinks she was misdiagnosed.   What’s your earliest memory of your childhood?  The earliest memory I can recall is being molested by […]

May 18, 2021

High heels are becoming a national problem, and here’s why they need to go 1) They hurt Everyone that wears heels know they hurt. You might think they don’t because you wear them often, but what happens after you take them off? Your feet can finally breathe. 2) They are shapeshifting tools You were created […]

May 7, 2021

As a woman with big feet, there are various struggles you would encounter on a daily basis, and some specially when you want to buy new shoes. Here are five things women with big feet can relate to. 1) Shoe sizes are so hard to find Most shoe sizes for women are very limited. If […]

May 6, 2021

Purity culture is usually a combination of religious and cultural beliefs that promote abstinence from sexual activities till marriage. These six Nigerian women share with us how they overcame purity culture. Yinka, 23 A lot of the guilt and shame I felt around sex and decency came from following Christianity. I was taught that I […]

May 5, 2021

The subject of today’s What She Said is a 34-year-old Nigerian woman who grew up getting everything she asked for. She talks about constantly pursuing enjoyment, and how that led to her leaving her cheating husband and raising her two children independently.  What was it like growing up?  I had a pretty happy childhood. I […]

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