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It’s always the ghetto for Nigerian women in every setting. On the streets, in public spaces, at home when they live alone and even at work. We already made a list of all the extra things they have to do just to be safe in public spaces, now it’s time to call out all the […]
This week I talk to a 20-year old lady who in her own words ‘just wants to vent’. Hi there! I’m not sure if this is an actual problem. Especially right now. It’s like there are people dying o Funke* and this is what you are talking about. Lol, I haven’t even asked anything yet. […]
Married Nigerian women are usually placed on a very uncomfortable and needless pedestal. It’s like marriage in itself is an identity that the society expects them to take up and this identity of course comes with expectations. Most of which are unreasonable and archaic. Here’s a list of 5 things Nigerians suddenly start expecting from […]
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Women are often overlooked in conversations about marital infidelity, thanks to the notion that women aren’t very inclined to cheat on their spouses. I spoke to six married women who have had relationships without their husbands’ knowledge. They had some pretty interesting stories. Editorial note: This article was updated to include Chidinma’s entry which was […]
The subject of this week’s What She Said is a 26-year-old Nigerian woman who has not really been gainfully employed since she finished university and was called to the bar years ago.
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As a woman, you need to hinge your existence on a man. You need to be his ribs, neck and more importantly, his backbone. If you are a woman who struggles with being a bone, don’t worry. Zikoko has curated a guide with illustrations on how you can become a backbone.
Have you ever seen some memes that immediately remind you of something or someone? Well, these memes were basically made for Nigerian women. 1) Expressing love Imagine thinking Nigerian woman will be caught expressing love. What next? Flying pigs??? 2) Enjoying evil Nigerian women enjoy wickedness, especially when they are the cause. If a Nigerian […]
The subject of this week’s What She Said is a 61-year-old woman who left her family behind a few years ago to start a new life in Europe. She talks about why she left, the backlash she received and why she doesn’t regret it.
As you continue going on dates, here are the six kinds of Nigerian women you will definitely come across. 1) The nice ones She is not into you. She is just a nice woman that is trying to be polite. Do not mix up the two. 2) The annoyed ones She is just thoroughly annoyed […]
A lot of people tend to experience pain when they have their periods. Some women have been able to hack this thing (lucky them), so we asked them to share how they handle period pain. P.S: None of these are professional advice from a doctor. Just women stating what has worked for them. Amaka, 25 […]
The subject of this week’s What She Said is a 26-year-old Nigerian woman. She talks about the trauma she faced growing up with her mum, her dad leaving and how therapy improved her relationship with her mum. Tell me about your earliest memory. Growing up, I was very stubborn. I used to get into a […]
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