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.
September 1, 2021

The subject of today’s What She Said is a 22-year-old woman who became an orphan at the age of 11. She talks about being raised by her strict grandmother, leaving her first school because of cultists, going to film school instead of studying medicine, having rich friends and pursuing a life of luxury and fame. […]

August 26, 2021

Almost every week, you eat one type of swallow or the other. So over time, you’ve come to develop a favourite. Well, we’re here to tell you what your favourite swallow says about you. 1) Amala People who have Amala as their favourite food act like die-hard music stans. At least the music stans can […]

August 25, 2021

The subject of today’s What She Said is a 61-year-old woman who moved to Lagos at 15 to become a caterer. She talks about being her father’s favourite out of his 18 children, surrounding herself with her family, choosing to not get married or have children, retiring at fifty and looking forward to the rest […]

August 20, 2021

So, have you ever felt like you need to beat some people you work with? Well, if you were not sure which things are enough for a fight to happen, we are here for you. These are nine reasons why you should fight your coworker. 1) Meetings that could have been emails Imagine sitting through […]

August 18, 2021

The subject of today’s What She Said is a 23-year-old Nigerian woman who is no stranger to the hospital. She talks about having breast lumps, dealing with heart attacks and an enlarged heart at 23, and enjoyment being her driving force.  Tell me something interesting.  I have had five heart attacks between 2020 and 2021.  […]

August 16, 2021

Who said these things were meant for just children? We need to talk to management. 1) Discounts Why is it that children are the ones getting the discounts? Back to School deals, Kids combo meals?? Half off on plane and train rides??? If anything, adults are the ones that deserve the discount because of all […]

August 11, 2021

Navigating life as a woman in the world today is interesting. From Nigeria to Timbuktu, it’ll amaze you how similar all our experiences are. Every Wednesday, women the world over will share their experiences on everything from sex to politics right here. This is Zikoko’s What She Said. The subject of this week’s What She Said is a […]

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August 10, 2021

This is an accurate judgement system, because nothing tells you more about a person than their favourite alcohol. 1) Wine You’re a social drinker. You never really drink for the sake of being drunk, but because you want your muscles to relax and you need the confidence to send that risky text. 2) Tequila You […]

August 9, 2021

Aminat, 22 Last year, I stumbled on the friend of a guy I dated about five years ago. He looked really familiar, but I couldn’t quite place the face. I had turned back to stare a couple of times and had decided if I turn this last time and he’s still there, I’d walk up […]

August 4, 2021

In this week’s What She Said, Aramide Kayode is a 21-year-old economist and teacher. She talks to us about switching to education after a 21-day prayer and fasting revelation, going to Harvard and getting married at the age of 21.  What’s your earliest memory of your childhood? I’ve always been talkative. I remember when I […]

August 3, 2021

If you are single and in search of reasons why you should get into a relationship, then you are in the right place. Here are eight reasons to convince you and not to confuse you as to why you need to get into a relationship 1) You have someone to be helping you zip your […]

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