Growing up in a Nigerian home was an extreme sport. It was a fair mix of the good, the bad, and the flogging. For many children, these moments spelt serious trouble at home. 1) When you eat meat that was counted. Did you or did you not eat the meat is such a powerful question. […]
If you had a Nigerian parent, then you most likely had to deal with an annoying lesson teacher at some point in your life. Well, for the sake of nostalgia, we’ve compiled 13 hilarious things you’ll relate to if you ever had one. 1. Every lesson teacher’s uniform: 2. “Your lesson teacher is here.” The […]
In this week’s Aluta and Chill, seven Unilorin students share their worst experiences with lecturers.
DJ Spinall — “Pressure” ft. Dice Ailes Many Nigerian DJs try, but few are able to orchestrate a banger quite like DJ Spinall. For his latest effort, the Dice Ailes-assisted “Pressure”, he proves that he still remains undefeated. That being said, “Pressure” is Dice Ailes’ show through and through. The criminally underrated star shines on […]
We miss going to the open market without fear, but as a wise person once said, the fear of COVID-19 is the beginning of social distancing. That aside here’s a list of the 5 most common Nigerian traders we always met. It’s like once you decide to be a Nigerian trader you attend school and […]
“My name is Annalise Okeke.”
If you attended university in Nigeria, chances are that you can relate to one or two things on this list. Let’s take a walk down memory lane: 1) When the whole room starts sharing one bucket, one tube of toothpaste, one iron. 2) And sharing slippers too. 3) Then, you no longer hide your nakedness […]
A lot of people seem to think corps members have it all rosy. This is not always the case.
There are a few things we’ve all been told to never speak about in public. Money, our good looks and Davido’s verse in The Money.. . That said however, when it comes to the matter of our good looks, it’s a bit of a shame it’s regarded as tasteless to go on and on about it. […]
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 […]
Creative/kriːˈeɪtɪv/adjective. relating to or involving the use of the imagination or original ideas to create something. nounINFORMAL a person whose job involves creative work. Creative is a broad term that covers a wide variety of things. Basically, anyone who brings an original idea to live, regardless of medium, qualifies as a creative. I gathered a […]
Sometimes we just want fun, uncomplicated sex, and a one-night stand — hooking up with a hot stranger with the intent of never seeing them again — can be quite ideal for scratching that itch. So, we asked a bunch of Nigerians to share their most memorable one-night stand stories, ranging from the magical to […]
For the people who might not know what exactly is a BBL? A BBL is what all your favourite celebrities are getting done, so they can look snatched, but lying that they are working out. The full meaning is – Brazilian Butt Lift. It’s plastic surgery but doesn’t even have silicone and stuff. Fat is […]
Are you a true lover of Nigerian music? Do you actually pay attention to albums or only focus on the songs that hit the radio? Well, this quiz is here to test your knowledge. Identify 10 out of these 15 Nigerian album covers we’ve pixelated to prove yourself. Go ahead:
Consider this a free trip down memory lane, back to the times when we believed in magic and romanticized vampires, before Empire, Money Heist and other such telenovellas came to be. Remember that time? Then here’s a list of 9 old American TV shows every Nigerian watched. 1. Merlin “In a land of myth, and […]
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“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. Today’s subject is Amope, a Nigerian woman who sells sex toys. She walks […]
There are a bunch of iconic Nigerian adverts we grew up watching. If you had a TV, then you probably saw them come up countless times. Now, years later, we want to see how well you remember them. We picked one line from 15 of them to test your memory. Go ahead:
A Nurse. A Businesswoman. A Baby Girl.
Earlier this month, we gave y’all this quiz and you ate it. Now, we are giving something similar, but this time, we’re going outside the continent. Let’s see if you can recognise some of the world’s most popular landmarks and the countries they’re located. Are you ready to surprise us?
The subject of this week’s Lockdown Diary is a sickle cell patient who is a student of Unilorin. He talks about having a Covid-19 scare — complete with all symptoms of the disease — after returning home to his family house in Kano and losing four people. Monday, 23rd of March, 2020 My brother and I […]
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