Today’s #ZikokoWhatSheSaid subject is Laura, a 23-year-old Kenyan woman. She talks about moving to a new town at 16, her rocky relationship with her sister, respecting her more after their mum dies, struggling with depression and finally accepting that grief is an unending cycle.
On today’s episode of things you probably didn’t know existed: last week was food allergy awareness week. Eight Nigerians shared foods they’re allergic to and how they found out.
Four days ago, Deborah Samuel was killed by a mob in Sokoto for allegedly speaking against Prophet Muhammad in her class WhatsApp group. Here’s what we know.
@I_am_Ortega’s brother has Down syndrome. In this personal story, she writes about her difficult relationship with him, and the responsibility and guilt that comes with being a caregiver to a disabled sibling
Today’s subject on #Zikokowhatshesaid is @fehinlean, a 30-year-old Nigerian woman. She talks about her childhood love for motorcycles, why she waited until she was 28 to ride one and handling the stares when people realise she isn’t a man, on her biking trips across the country.
We’re making a case for the “bad friends“, so here are seven reasons we may actually not be so bad. Yeah, bad friends matter too.
When it comes to spending money as a woman, you’re either the gym babe who never uses her gym membership or the enjoyment minister going bankrupt from pasta. Catch your sub here.
In this letter #toHER, we collected five letters to celebrate our mums. This is to the mums that are cherished, missed, or just remembered. We hope you read this knowing how much you’re loved. Happy Mothers’ Day.
We all have that one aunt that makes being part of your insane family more exciting. But what happens when you guys fight?
One second you’re convinced you can’t survive without shrimps in every meal, then Bubu’s economy humbles you, and you realise that crayfish tastes just like shrimps. What food have you cut off this year?
Braces look cool until you find out how much it costs to get one and these eleven other things no one warns you about.
Today’s #ZikokoWhatSheSaid subject is Faith, a 19-year-old Nigerian woman. She talks about the medical error that motivated her to study medicine in Ukraine, being tired of the constant reminder to be grateful to her parents, and life since she moved back home because of the Russia-Ukraine war.
Okpa lovers, gather here. What does okpa mean to you? Because for Oluchi, it’s a family tradition.
The cat’s out of the bag: there’s traffic in Abuja too. If any Abuja person tries to drag your city again, here’s all the ammunition you need.
In this letter #toHER, Mary writes to Christiana, a friend she wants back. She writes about the first time they met, and the last time they shared a meaningful connection. Mary hopes Christy reads this letter and wants to fix their friendship. But if she doesn’t, these are her parting words.
If you try to cook any of these 8 meals for someone else, you’re going to fall your hands.
Today’s subject for #ZikokoWhatSheSaid is Michelle Nelson, a 25-year-old Nigerian woman. She talks about leaving Jos in 2012 after the religious riots started in 2001, and discovering versions of herself that make the woman she is today.
In this letter #toHER, Lucy writes to Danielle, her ex-crush. She opens up about the moments that made her fall for Danielle, and the ones that also remind her of why they could’ve never worked out. Now, Lucy just wants to be friends, but does Danielle want the same thing?
In this letter #ToHER, Ibukun writes to her older sister, Sis La. She lets her sister know why she can’t imagine life without her and shares the moments that show how effortlessly they’ve loved each other since Ibukun was born.
From the London-like weather to ice falling on rooftops, here’s what it felt like growing up in J-town back in the day.
Before INEC stops PVC registration in June, we’ve opened the floor for Nigerians without a PVC to explain themselves. This is a reminder for you to register to vote.
Today’s subject on #ZikokoWhatSheSaid is Onyeche Ebie, a 53-year-old Nigerian woman. She talks about the different phases of friendships in her life. From her first real friend to her first betrayal as an adult, She shares the moments that led up to her believing that life is better without a lot of friends.
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