In this episode of My Bro, Michael and Demilade talk about their friendship journey from meeting in NYSC camp to living together, and now maintaining a friendship across two continents.
My Bro is a biweekly Zikoko series that interrogates and celebrates male friendships of different forms. Adnan and Michael didn’t like themselves when they met at a job orientation four years ago — one was very serious, while the other just couldn’t be bothered about anything. Despite their differences, the two have become best friends, […]
As a man, it’s expected that you wake up by 3 a.m. and spend the first two hours of your day fearing women.
Take this template for how to spend the rest of your day, and come back in two weeks to tell us if you don’t feel as manly as ever.
There’s a high chance you’ve heard about the #NoNutNovember challenge. The rules for the challenge are simple: step into November, and do your best not to cum for 30 days. While I initially thought the #NoNutNovember challenge was just social media bants. I recently realised some people, mostly men, take it seriously. But why? And […]
There’s really no reason to get into arguments with the person you love. But if you do, use these tips to ensure you win and nothing like that happens again.
Numbers 3 and 11 are our personal favourites.
My Bro is a biweekly Zikoko series that interrogates and celebrates male friendships of different forms. Bolu and Zen are polar opposites. While Zen is quiet, calculated and shy, Bolu is very much in your face and not afraid to tell you exactly what he thinks. The two met at university almost ten years ago, […]
There are certain kinds of men that are sweet to date. But too much sweetness can be a problem. If you marry them, you’re on your own. See for yourself.
My Bro is a biweekly Zikoko series that interrogates and celebrates male friendships of different forms. A random tweet and mutual love for photography brought Jerrie and Kunle together five years ago. Even though Jerrie hired Kunle as his photography assistant, the two have become best friends who aren’t scared to make fun of each […]
My Bro is a biweekly Zikoko series that interrogates and celebrates male friendships of different forms. Astor and Hassan met five years ago, working as writers at Zikoko. Their friendship and chemistry was so popular that they got their own show: Astor and Hassan vs The World. But while they’re both famous for making other […]
You don’t have to be good in bed or get someone pregnant for them to call you Daddy. You can just do the things on this list instead.
When @TheGreyHunter and @TobiAniyi became friends 21 years ago, they didn’t think life would separate them the way it did. In this episode of #ZikokoMyBro, they talk about their childhood friendship, choosing not to stay in touch and reconnecting in 2022.
People say men don’t gossip, but for @popo_badman and @puffy_xxl, that’s one thing that holds their friendship together. In this episode of #ZikokoMyBro, they talk about their friendship journey, crying over girls and why Folusho can’t be Gbolahan’s best man.
Today’s Man Like subject is product manager and vibes master, @ThatPHCBoy. He talks about being a young adult desperate for romantic validation, how losing his mum changed him and why he rates friendships over romantic relationships.
Chuma and Soma have been friends for over 10 years. On today’s #ZikokoMyBro, they talk about navigating a friendship where one of them is married and the other is not, as well as the role their religious faith plays in keeping them together.
We’re not promising that your hair will grow like Adekunle Gold’s o. But read this if you’re trying to grow your hair and it feels like nothing is happening.
Today’s Man Like is @iconicDemoe, the former lawyer and tech bro behind the viral fashion brand, Anfàní. He talks about how growing up surrounded by women influenced his view on masculinity and why he doesn’t want to be seen as a strong man.
Boyett and Alpha have been friends for over 15 years. In this episode of #ZikokoMyBro, they talk about their crazy secondary school love triangles, successful creative partnership and maintaining adult friendship in these Buhari times.
“Between 28 and 30. I’d be financially stable, and I’d have explored my sexuality to the fullest. I want to try so much. I’d also have done therapy for years. I don’t want to be a husband and father without going through therapy first.”
Today’s Man Like subject is content king and reality TV star, @Elozonam1. He talks about navigating fame as a shy guy, why he doesn’t believe men should always show emotions and the one thing he wishes he’d done in the #BBNaija house.
8 years ago, Mofe left Nigeria without telling his best friend Caleb. Today on #ZikokoMyBro, they talk about their dynamic friendship journey, maintaining a long-distance friendship and finally being reunited this year after Caleb’s move.
Before leaving Nigeria, Folu didn’t have or feel the needed a gay community of friends. But everything changed when he finally moved to a country where he didn’t have to hide his identity anymore.
Today’s Man Like subject is Creative Director, Obida Obioha. He talks about being forced to figure out his identity at a young age, how therapy has helped him process his childhood and why he’s good at everything but relationships.
Directors @Darthcoal and @kaykaas weren’t close friends when they decided to make a film together. Today on #ZikokoMyBro, they talk about their friendship journey, avoiding fights on set and how they support each other without crossing boundaries.
In this episode of #ZikokoMyBro, @OJOBAMIJI and @Tomiwa__A talk about making their 9 year friendship work despite being opposites, using bro code to handle girl trouble and why their friendship is similar to Batman and The Joker’s relationship.
There are the ones that always talk about how rich they are. It’s always “I don’t need the money. Do you know who I am outside of the house?” Sorry o, ominirichest
Let a Nigerian man hear, “Na only one ticket cut am.” And he’ll almost start crying? True or False?
Today’s Man Like is Mr Grey, customer service expert. He talks about what it was like surviving life in a military secondary school, finding a tribe of people he can be himself with in his 40s and why death doesn’t move him anymore.
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