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.
January 15, 2021

Dear men, you never know what to do after you send a woman pictures? Well, we are here to help. 1) Send us money Looking at your beautiful pictures has caused us eye pains because your beauty is blinding. You have to pay for eye treatments. 2) Buy us a new wig Your beauty just […]

January 14, 2021

Infertility is something Nigerian women sometimes struggle with. With a lot of importance placed on women’s ability to have children, what happens when you cannot? Four Nigerian women share their individual struggles with infertility. Kemi My sister is 40, and has been trying for a baby for about ten years. I think few years into […]

late
January 13, 2021

Have you ever overslept and ended up late for an event or five? Are you a perpetual latecomer? If yes, then here are some excuses you can use whenever you show up late. 1) Traffic Traffic is an excuse as old as time. Everyone has used this excuse at least once in their life, especially […]

January 11, 2021

A hijabi can be explained as a muslim woman who wears a hijab. We got 10 Nigerian women to share why they started wearing a hijab, and how being a hijabi is dealing with a lot of identity erasure, stereotyping, fetishization, and Boko Haram “jokes”. Halima, 22 I was motivated to start wearing the hijab […]

January 8, 2021

Overtime we’ve come to realise that there are the different kinds of readers. Now, let’s break it down. 1) The Quiz takers What’s their business with any of Zikoko’s articles? They just want to take our quizzes, and find out what kind of yam they are in peace. 2) The Economists They’re very interested in […]

January 6, 2021

BDSM is an umbrella term for any activities under Bondage, Domination and Submission, and Sadomasochism. A lot of people still consider it unconventional sex, so we got 9 Nigerians to talk about their active participation in BDSM. Ada, 24 I have a daddy kink I think I got into it in secondary school. Honestly, I […]

January 5, 2021

After asking some Nigerian women to share why they do not want children, we asked some that do have children if they regret the decision. These four Nigerian women share why they regret having kids. Abimbola, 44 Maybe regret might be a strong word because I absolutely adore my children, but since I turned forty, […]

January 4, 2021

We live in a society where having kids is expected of every woman, but there are some that do not want them, and will never want them. So, we asked some Nigerian women why they do not want children. Olamide, 34 When I was a teenager, I always told everyone that I was going to […]

December 25, 2020

Christmas is supposed to be one of the best times of the year. Well for these nine Nigerian women, Christmas is anything but a time of joy and cheer. They share with us why they hate Christmas. Linda, 20 We prepare food for 25 people at minimum, it’s like a tradition, and has always been […]

December 10, 2020

You may not think you are a 30+ Nigerian man, but if you use any of these emojis, then you are. 1) Lies and deceit All the variations of the smiling emojis are weird and twisted, but this is one of the worst. Do those eyes look like they belong to someone genuinely smiling? Why […]

December 9, 2020

You are on your last 5k, but your bills are definitely more than 5k. Here are some ways you can turn your last 5k to 500k. 1) Buy data How will you be able to locate the tech bae that can give you half a million if you do not have data? Better buy some […]

December 8, 2020

If you are a woman with long nails, then you should probably relate to a few things on this list. 1) Typing Typing becomes so ridiculously stressful. You get so many typos, and when typing with your laptop, you look like this. 2) Unhooking a bra If you live alone, this is actually double trouble […]

Texting
December 2, 2020

Has your DM game been holding your back? Has fear stopped you from finding true love? Well, let us share some tips on how to slide into your crush’s DMs. 1) Send them money 7/10 times they will reply your message when it starts with “Can I send you something for the weekend”. This may […]

drugs
December 2, 2020

Ever since this comic went up on our social media, people have been asking for this quiz. So, if you have you ever wondered if you were more like Cocaine or Heroin, this quiz has your answer. P.S: Don’t do drugs o! 11 Timed Quizzes For Nigerians With Fast Fingers Do you have fast fingers? Take […]

December 1, 2020

December 1st is World AIDS Day. It is a day to raise awareness about AIDS. We spoke to Doctor Opeyemi, to tell us some facts about the disease, common misconceptions and how to care for people living with AIDS. 1) AIDS AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) is the late stage manifestation of the viral infection […]

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November 30, 2020

From her date trying to steal laptop to another being sexually harassed, here are six women with their worst date experiences. Susan, 31 It was with Dayo in Enugu, 2008 or 2009. We decided to split a cab, spring rolls, and Smirnoff ice because, feminist. He “forgot” his wallet, so he promised to transfer me […]

coronavirus essentials
November 30, 2020

When periods come, there are a large variety of period products you could choose from. There are pads, cups, tampons etc. If you have ever used a tampon before, then this is for you. 1) Variety Pads are easy when it comes to variety. Apart from the different brands, they are usually grouped into medium […]

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