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September 28, 2020

There are not a lot of hairstyles available to Nigerian men to pick from. We’re either on dreads, a fade, a lowcut, or just totally bald. It’s getting boring. That’s not how it’s meant to be. Look at women. They’ll do the most random shit on their hair, and give it a cool name and […]

September 28, 2020

There’s every other normal person in life, and there are tech bros. Such is the difference between our species. Nonetheless, it’s not hard to pick out a tech bro from the crowd if you know what to look out for. 1. Turtleneck. Every tech bro has at least 3 different shades of black turtlenecks. It’s […]

September 23, 2020

An open marriage is a form of non-monogamy where the partners agree that the other partner may engage in extra-marital sexual relations without this being regarded as infidelity. It’s more or less like Jada and Will’s marriage, although the rules often vary. Needless to say, this isn’t a very popular arrangement with most people, and […]

September 22, 2020

Let me start off by saying this is not an endorsement of cheating. Some of you might make reference to my name and say “i AM noT sUrpRisEd a fEMi is saYiNg tHis”. Keep quiet. We heard you the first 500 times. Here, I’m not asking men to cheat.  In fact, I hate cheating. All […]

September 20, 2020

What does it mean to be a man? Surely, it’s not one thing. It’s a series of little moments that add up. “Man Like” is a weekly Zikoko series documenting these moments to see how it adds up. It’s a series for men by men, talking about men’s issues. We try to understand what it […]

September 18, 2020

Sony just announced the prices of their new home video game console, PlayStation 5 and the world is loving it. Starting from $500 for the PS5 and $400 for the PlayStation 5 Digital Edition, there’s a lot of anticipation for the long-awaited game console. If you’re interested in getting a PS5, but you don’t have […]

September 17, 2020

A vasectomy is a permanent contraceptive method where a male’s vas deferens is cut and tied or sealed to prevent sperm from getting to the urethra, to stop the man from ejaculating and fertilizing the female’s egg. Whew, that’s a lot of grammar. In simpler English, the tube that carries sperm from the testicles is […]

September 16, 2020

If you’ve ever been in one, you’ll know that long-distance relationships are the ghetto. From the constant I miss yous to the severe horniness that afflicts you, long-distance relationships are nothing to write home about. Luckily, there are a couple of things you can do to help make your long-distance relationship easier to bear. 1. […]

September 16, 2020

If a Nigerian man has shown you pepper, I greet you. Welcome to this quick class on how to prevent once bitten, twice shy. Have a seat and let’s go through this. 1) Anytime he’s going out, tell him to handover his penis. Prevention is better than cure. 2) Consult babalawo for juju. Flip the […]

September 15, 2020

As we all know, the devil is learning work where Nigerian women are. These queens of wickedness are out to destroy hearts and occasionally, a gullible Nigerian man falls for them and gets his heart broken. To get over their heartbreak, you often find men doing one (or all) of these five things: 1. Drink […]

September 15, 2020

Losing a loved one is never an easy thing to experience. No matter what age they were when they died, there’s just a feeling of finality that, amidst other feelings, tells you clearly, “You won’t see this person ever again in this life.” We asked some Nigerian men to tell us how it felt when […]

September 14, 2020

If you live in a Nigerian home, you know that getting a tattoo is rough play. Nigerian parents are very dramatic when it comes to things like that. Your Nigerian father would constantly shake his head in disappointment every time he sees you while your Nigerian mother will scream and say you’ve killed her the […]

September 11, 2020

It’s almost impossible to make Nigerian fathers happy. Swim through seven shark-infested oceans and a Nigerian father can ask you if your friend who swam through eigh oceans has two heads. If you think telling your father you love him will make him happy, you’re in for a rude shock. Lucky for you, there are […]

September 8, 2020

Internet scammers, popularly known as yahoo boys, are a long-battled menace to society. As if this isn’t enough, our police double our woes by profiling every other young Nigerian male as yahoo boys.  If you’re a Nigerian man in Nigeria, chances are you’ve been accosted by men of our beloved Nigerian Police Force. The funds-starved […]

September 6, 2020

What does it mean to be a man? Surely, it’s not one thing. It’s a series of little moments that add up. “Man Like” is a weekly Zikoko series documenting these moments to see how it adds up. It’s a series for men by men, talking about men’s issues. We try to understand what it […]

September 4, 2020

Masturbation is actually good for you. For men, it helps protect you against prostate cancer. For everybody else, it’s a great way to improve your mood and help you sleep better. Unfortunately, the African society doesn’t seem to take too kindly to this hobby. For something people do so much, we find the wildest euphemisms […]

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