Mariam Sule

Mariam Sule

black girl leaning on the wall with curly hair
September 21, 2021

“Everyone from his fraternity ran away except him, and that was how he went down. He died on school grounds. Omo, I wasn’t myself for days. That was when I realized everything everyone said was true.”

8 Nigerian Women Talk About Their Experience With Cultists

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black woman with afro smiling
September 20, 2021

Hair lice are tiny, wingless insects that live in the hair of humans. They feed on tiny amounts of blood they get from the scalp. They spread easily from comb to comb. It is especially rampant among kids.  It’s not easy to get rid of hair lice but here are a few tips that have […]

woman lying down on bed
September 15, 2021

“He said a lot of things. He cried too. This continued till 5 am. Eventually, I gave in because I wanted to sleep. He is currently a gospel musician in Kaduna.”

11 Nigerian Women Talk About Being Coerced

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female footballer holding net
September 14, 2021

“In 2019, my mum sent me to Owerri to be a live-in nanny for one woman so I could make money for the family.”

In this article, Stella talks about wanting to be a footballer as a child but not having the resources or the support needed to do so.

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black woman in a bodysuit
September 8, 2021

Bodysuits have been in style for a couple of years now. Every woman needs at least one bodysuit in their wardrobe, even if it’s just for vibes.

Here are a few reasons women love bodysuits:

girl holding pad with pant down
September 4, 2021

Periods are always a struggle to get through. Here is HER’s guide on how to survive your period: 1. Demand a break from work or school.  They should be giving you breaks anyway. They will be fine in your absence, you are not the one that kuku built the company or the school for them. […]

Black couple in bed
September 3, 2021

Anyone who has been in a hoe phase knows that it’s a thrilling experience. In this article, six Nigerian women talk about being in their hoe phase.  Eve, 24 In January, my boyfriend and I had a misunderstanding that led to our break-up. We got back together but a few days later, this guy broke […]

September 2, 2021

If you are dating a woman and you do any of the following things, you are a walking red flag.  1. When he doesn’t buy you food when you say you’ve not eaten  Do we need to tell you first? Which brings us to the next point.  2. Not knowing what we want before we […]

old Eniola in King of boys
September 1, 2021

King of Boys is one of the best things to come out of Nigeria this year, especially when you consider the other things we’ve had to endure as a country — Twitter ban, inflation, et cetera.  While everyone might have different opinions on the mini-series, there is something we can all agree on: the women […]

August 31, 2021

As told to Mariam Emem* is a 40+ woman whose husband was cheating on her. The experience changed her perspective on life and she wanted to share her story with other women. Here’s what she told me:  My husband and I met in 1999. We dated for three years before getting married. We have three […]

August 28, 2021

Some days ago, someone made a tweet asking women to ask their boyfriends for their account numbers to see his reaction.  This conversation led to a bigger question of whether or not women spend money on their boyfriends.  In this article, seven Nigerian women talk about spending money on their boyfriends.  Bukola, 25 The thing […]

Vagina as fruit picture
August 27, 2021

The vagina is such a complex organ. Anyone who has one can testify. Here’s a list of things you should know about the vagina.  1. Your vagina contains a combination of yeast and bacteria Your vagina naturally contains a balanced combination of yeast and bacteria. The bacteria works to keep the yeast from overgrowing. Yeast […]

a woman has needs meme
August 26, 2021

Salary week is rugged — alert enters, but before you blink, the money has disappeared. I did some research *wink* and came up with a list of things Nigerian women spend their salaries on.  1. Food This is the first thing. 70% of our salary goes to food. Home cooked meals o, take out o, […]

Love Life besties to friends with benefits
August 26, 2021

Becca*, 28, and Michael*, 25 have been dating for five months. Today on Love Life, they talk about transitioning from work besties to friends with benefits, then deciding to relocate to London together.  What is your earliest memory of each other? Michael: She doesn’t know this, but I was coming to work one day when […]

Style queen, Eniola Hu.
August 25, 2021

Whether you have relaxed hair or not, the question of how to wear your hair is almost always there. This question is what Eniola answers with her hair series, on Instagram. Here are a few ways to style your natural hair according to style queen, Eniola Hu. 1. In good ol’ cornrows  You can never […]

August 24, 2021

Random acts of kindness are a good pick-me-up for bad days. In this article, five Nigerian women share their stories where random women were kind to them. Bimbo, 23 When I gained admission into the University, I was supposed to stay with my aunt for a while. It was the second time I was going […]

Black boy using laptop on a chair
August 21, 2021

Nigeria is hard and everybody is looking for how to make money to ease things, including students. Here’s a list of online jobs for Nigerian students.  1. Digital Marketing  Digital Marketing is one of the jobs with a low barrier to entry. All you have to do is take a course online. It’s flexible too, […]

Mercy okojie meme
August 20, 2021

Ask a Nigerian woman to shoot her shot at her crush and see what she tells you. It’s not because they cannot do it oh. It’s just that MEN!  Here’s a list of things Nigerian women hate shooting their shot at men:  1. He could air you  You will text one man ‘hi’ and that’s […]

period products in a box
August 18, 2021

Everybody knows surviving a period is hard work. Anyone bleeding from their vagina should be pampered. Here’s a list of things to include in a period care package.  1. Chocolate I know it will cause more pain later but something about sugar while you’re hurting makes everything a bit better.  2. Tea  Tea is always […]

Bald woman looking sad in hospital cloth
August 17, 2021

Vaginal infections are normal occurrences for everyone that has a vagina. However, they are not talked about enough because of the shame surrounding most women issues. In this article, eight Nigerian women talk about having vaginal infections.  Chichi, 23  I keep a clean toilet and I avoid general toilets so it was odd when I […]

woman holding her stomach in pain
August 14, 2021

Almost every woman I know dislikes periods. Who the hell thought it was a genius idea to install this feature? Here’s a list of things women hate about periods.  1. Bleeding  The fact that we are even bleeding at all is already a downer. There is no way up from that. Just spotting for one […]

Kat, Sutton and Jane from The Bold Type
August 13, 2021

It’s hard to find a good show or movie with a lead character that isn’t about pining for a man’s affection. In this article, some of the women in HER’s Whatsapp community tell us their favourite movies about women and why they love them.  Victoria I loved The Bold Type because it is about three […]

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