“I can’t tell you how much I miss Lagos conductors.” When Tega got into Harvard in March, she didn’t anticipate how much of her life was bout to change. Now, it’s been a week since she moved to Cambridge and she shares how it feels navigating a new city with no family or friends.
If your partner spent so much time in your home that it felt like they lived there, moving on can be tougher. So what happens when you can’t afford to move out to move on from the memories of your partner? 7 Nigerians who’ve been heartbroken shared their experience.
Ada wishes she met the older sister her mum talks about, Barbara. In this letter #ToHER Ada hopes Barbara is proud of the big sister she’s been to their younger sister and shares what life could’ve been if they got a chance to be best friends.
We had to get this interview with Dollar to explain why Nigerians have to pay ₦680 for ordinary $1 and we got a history lesson with big insort.
Susan Ojoye* held her first pack of cigarettes when she was 4. Now, she shares what it’s like growing up with a dad who smokes at least three times a day, how it’s affected their relationship and why she’s never given in to the temptation to smoke.
Hm. We’ve seen you people talking about the price of snails, and some tweets have been quite confusing. But we’re here to say a few things about snail…actual snail.
You’re either the friend who can do make up or the one who barely understands the difference between foundation and concealer. And If you and your best friend don’t fall into any of these other 9 categories, are you really OGs?
This week’s #ZikokoWhatSheSaid subject is a 45-year-old Nigerian woman. She talks about spending the last 22 years in the UK moving from one menial job to another, not wanting her daughter to see her retire as a shop worker and finally going back to university.
“His typical day was calling me in the morning, sending texts during the day and showing up at my house between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.” In this article, Dolapo* shares what it was like dating someone hot, resilient and unemployed. But would she do it all over again?
As a full-grown adult, how are you still making soggy, tasteless or half-done jollof rice? Your ancestors would be ashamed, dear. Here are 8 hacks to elevate that semi-white rice you’ve been cooking.
Iya Arike passed away last year and life hasn’t been the same for Arike. In this letter #ToHER, Arike can’t believe life has the audacity to go on without her mum and shares all the moments about her future she can’t believe she’ll face alone.
Honey and bread are a great combo, but imagine the endless possibilities with honey when you’re a sweet tooth. Here are eight foods you need to try with honey for the ultimate sweet tooth experience.
Eyelash extensions have become every happening babes go-to, but for those who’re still on the fence, here are pros and cons to consider before you get on this beauty trend. Pro tip: you’ll need to avoid getting water on your extensions.
In this Letter #ToHER, Timah (@faytermah) apologises to her best friend for the times she hasn’t been a great friend. Timah wants her to know she still imagines going on evening dates, dancing and murdering the lyrics of songs together.
You’re getting old o. Yes, you. And it’s International Youth Day, so we decided to drag our 40+ community to tell us what makes them feel like they’re in their 20s again. You won’t be Gen Z for too long, so you may want to take note.
If you’re hoping to get away from the madness of life in Nigeria, Abuja is one place to consider. From the cheapest hotels to the most affordable activities to try, here’s a breakdown of @I_am_Ortega’s ₦300k budget spent during a getaway for two.
This week’s #ZikokoWhatSheSaid subject is a 40-year-old Nigerian woman. She talks about being married to a man she loves but feeling like a single mother, why divorce is not an option for her and the one thing that made her happy in the last month.
Pick a day this week, and try one of these 9 virtual date ideas with a friend you haven’t seen in a while. Being in different countries or cities doesn’t mean you have to lose your friendship.
“For someone nick-named baby elephant as an overweight kid, I was quite a picky eater. But no one talks about how falling in love can change what we’re willing to eat.” Here, Ortega shares how loving Akinola* made her try shawarma, and maybe one day, amala.
In this letter, Camela writes to her sweet grandma, Mma Ange, who’s been her best friend for as long as she can remember. Camela wants her Mma to know she’s brought so much love, goodness and taste into her life.
Imagine your favourite films and all the food you’ll never get to eat. From eggos Stranger Things to the Direwolf bread from Game of Thrones, I bet you’re obsessed with at least one of these snacks.
Just like me, you didn’t ask for the responsibility of being the first child, and maybe, only daughter. In this article, Ortega talks about the steps she’s taken to gain a semblance of freedom. From moving out to taking her boyfriend to visit her grandpa, she shares moments that remind her breaking rules can be worth the risk.
Capitalism aside, everyone’s real dream in life is to eat and never gain weight. And our dreams are valid. So here are 7 meals you can eat at 2 a.m. like a thief, without guilt or the need to count calories.
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