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November 22, 2022

Among the things Douglas* wished for on his 24th birthday, finding love was not one of them. When he met Susie* in 2021, everything seemed right, even though she’s an unemployed student. But she agreed to date him if he promised not to treat her as his dependant.

November 17, 2022

The subjects of this week’s love life, Isoken* (19) and Dami* (21), met at a tutorial centre in 2020. They talk about why she turned him down the first three times he asked her out, lying to her parents about their relationship and dealing with their religious differences. 

November 10, 2022

Adaeze* (21) and Angel* (23) were roommates who fell in love along the line. In this episode of Love Life, they talk about developing feelings during the ASUU strike, hiding their romance from their other roommates and navigating religious guilt and internalised homophobia. 

November 5, 2022

Abike* moved from having Kunle* as a random mutual on Twitter to dating him even though he was monogamous and she wasn’t. In this episode of Sunken Ships, she tells us how his attempt to cheat after convincing her to be monogamous made her break up with him and his disrespectful jokes prevented them from remaining friends.

Love Life: Our Friendship Means More to Us than Our Love
November 3, 2022

Kenny, 32, and Yinka, 29, have been married for three years, dated for two and were friends for almost a decade before that. This week on Love Life, they talk about their mutual crush in secondary school, stepping out of each other’s friend zone and not conforming to society’s rules on marriage.  

Polyamory in Ifo, Ogun State
October 25, 2022

The topic of how young Nigerians navigate romantic relationships with their earnings is a minefield of hot takes. In this series, we get into what dating across income brackets is like in different Nigerian cities. Onome* is a 21-year-old polyamorous lover who spends recklessly on her partners because her love language is gift-giving. In this […]

October 20, 2022

Taiwo (24) and Abisola (22) have been dating for two years. They talk about their fear of not being attracted to each other when they met for the first time three months in, having their first kiss at a concert, and how their music careers created a strong foundation for their relationship.

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