They walk among us, these people. Every small opportunity they have, they want to stick their noses in your business. If they don’t see an opportunity, they’ll make one themselves. Here are 11 unmissable signs that someone cannot mind their business. 1. They look into your phone in public places. It’s almost like they want […]
We all love food, but some of us love food more than others. Here a list of ways to help you know if you love food more than the average person. 1. You comfortably eat in your dream. You love food so much, you don’t care if it’s your village people that are feeding you […]
Have you ever wondered what the love languages would be like if they were Nigerians? Well, I have and now I can’t unsee it. 1) Gift giving Gift giving is your rich sugar daddy that has old money and who probably has as many oil blocks as you have siblings. He is also a chairman […]
Puberty is described as a gradual switch from childhood to adulthood and also one of the most confusing stages of being human. Although it is characterized by changes like periods, growing breasts and rounding hips, many women experience puberty differently. Here’s what six Nigerian women have to say about experiencing puberty. Fifi, 22 I was […]
A Week In The Life” is a weekly Zikoko series that explores the working-class struggles of Nigerians. It captures the very spirit of what it means to hustle in Nigeria and puts you in the shoes of the subject for a week. The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” is a full-time housewife. She […]
You’re having a normal conversation with an anime watcher and they suddenly break into Japanese because they think everyone around them understands. We’ve been there too, so we’ve decided to compile a list of the possible things they’ll say and their meanings. You’re welcome. 1. Nani Nani simply means “What”, but the way anime characters […]
As Told To Itohan For a while now, I had been asking people what the most interesting parts about their love life. So, when someone reached out to me and said she fell in love with her Uncle, I wondered if I was reading right. The person in today’s As Told To is *Anna, a […]
You probably think you transform to Beyoncé or Celine Dion when those earphones come in and you start singing those lyrics out from your heart, but we are sorry to break it to you that you mostly sound like a squeaking rat. Here is a list of songs you should not sing along to with […]
Pearlé Nwaezeigwe always knew she wanted to be a lawyer, but she did not know that law would lead her to tech. Now at 26-years-old, Pearle works at TikTok, where she creates policies that protect TikTok’s African users. What did you want to be when you were younger? A teacher. I was obsessed with […]
I am genuinely fascinated by relationship dynamics between Nigerians especially when it comes to giving gifts to their partners. So I set out to speak to as many Nigerian men who were willing to speak to me and asked them who the most generous partner they’ve ever had is. And the answers amazed me. Here […]
At the beginning of the year, the 24-year-old subject in this story was working at a job she hated and barely making ends meet, and then things changed because of a tweet she responded to. Through her highs and lows, one thing remains unchanged: her faith in God. What’s your oldest memory of money? That’d […]
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Today’s Man Like is Andy Obuoforibo, a 40-year-old politician and product manager. He tells us about how his father’s warmth and work ethic taught him the real meaning of masculinity, how his mother’s foray into politics influenced him to participate in politics and why he supports the LGBTQ+ movement as a Nigerian politician. When did […]
See ehn, nobody is a hundred percent “normal” and being weird can be cool or creepy depending on how you look at it. Let’s not argue sha. Take this quiz for a little moment of truth. QUIZ: How Rude Are You? Are you polite abi everybody should getawt? Take the quiz and we’ll tell you.
Warning: This quiz is not easy. If you don’t know your African musicians, you will fail this quiz. How many of these African musicians can you identify?
With almost two years of being in existence, Sex Life has grown while staying true to its goal of exploring the sex lives of Nigerians. In the last one year and five months since Sex Life was created, we’ve spoken to about eighty Nigerians who are at different places in their lives, with different orintentations, […]
As told to Mariam I travelled to Ilorin for an exam last week and on the bus, I rode in, I met Yoma*. Somehow the conversation of faith came up, and she told me she didn’t subscribe to the Christianity practised in churches. When I asked why, this is what she told me: I grew […]
“FEMINISM leads to LESBIANISM!”
You’re at a job interview, answering all the questions and feeling yourself when the one person that hasn’t spoken throughout the meeting suddenly asks, “Why should we hire you?” If you’ve ever been in this situation and you didn’t know what to say, we’re sorry we didn’t write this earlier. Here are some of the […]
If you have ever considered getting into spoken word poetry and you did not know how to go about it, we are here for you. Just remember us when you blow. 1) Use burial music There is no spoken word performance without proper burial music. You might try to switch it up and use church […]
Are you superstitious? or do you think superstitions are silly? This quiz knows exactly where you stand. Check your rating here:
Today’s subject on Abroad Life took a road trip to Senegal in 2019, stayed there for two months and decided she wanted to move there. She talks about struggling when she arrived because Senegal is so different from Nigeria, and how Senegal is a peaceful, amazing country for tourists but not so much for the […]
Burner accounts are all the rave. Almost everyone has one but what is the appeal of a burner twitter account? Why are they so popular? We decided to ask a few Nigerians who own burner accounts why they own one and the answers are absolutely fascinating. Chukwuemeka, 23.Having a burner is scary because I know […]
Working in Nigeria is the ghetto. No shade to my boss. Last week, I asked Nigerian women to tell me the worst things they have experienced working in Nigeria. Here’s what eight of them had to say. Jumoke, 25 My former boss used to gaslight me, to the extent that I began to doubt my […]
Identify the musicians based on the title of their songs to prove you’re a millennial. If you fail a question, the entire quiz ends.
The Crayfish is an important celebrity that has been appearing in a number of soups, stews and other Igbo meals for a long, long time. But what is the cost of this level of fame? In this week’s Interview With, the superstar talks to us about its life, hard work and secret struggles. Zikoko: Igbo […]
With the 2020 Statistics revealing that about 11 million children under 5 are facing extreme hunger, Chipper Cash recently partnered Lagos Food Bank to bring aid to many families in need with Chipper Relief Box. The Lagos Food Bank is one the biggest NGOs in Nigeria supporting the less privileged, and the Covid-19 pandemic has […]
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