So you think you know Nigerian literature? Take this quiz to prove it.
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 means […]
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The head of the Remembrance Day Pigeons tells the true story.
In the last episode of So You Don’t Have To, Astor almost accidentally sacrificed his destiny for a few million bucks. The jazz dude also promised to end his life if he “used him to play” so we’re patiently waiting to hear Astor’s final coughs. I wondered what drove people to do jazz for money, […]
If you’ve been struggling to know what country to migrate to, we have good news. The scientists at Zikoko have discovered the country that suits your personality. All you have to do is pick random Nigerian foods and we’ll tell you what country to relocate to. Sounds easy? Try below:
Who knew vegan money ritual was a thing?
If you watch football regularly, you’ll enjoy seeing people humiliate their opponents by dribbling them just to hear the crowd go wild. If you play football, you’re either the one who dribbles people or the one who gets dribbled. If you’re the one who gets dribbled, you’ll be able to relate to this. And you […]
There are just so many services out there now, and quite a number of them are subscription-based. This means if you’re not ready to pay for them, you can’t have access. Fair enough, yeah? But for the average young Nigerian adult, this arrangements comes with a set of struggles. 1. You, looking at a new […]
Annual remittances to Nigeria are estimated to be approximately $24bn, accounting for 6% of GDP, according to research by PwC. The importance of these overseas transfers has been amplified by the global pandemic and economic downturn. In response to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Directive on international money transfers, WorldRemit was the first cross-border payments […]
Dear men, you never know what to do after you send a woman pictures? Well, we are here to help. 1) Send us money Looking at your beautiful pictures has caused us eye pains because your beauty is blinding. You have to pay for eye treatments. 2) Buy us a new wig Your beauty just […]
Today’s subject on Abroad Life moved to Malaysia in 2013 for school. He talks about how the organised crime scene in Malaysia almost made him go into fraud and why he’s back in Nigeria. So, when did you leave Nigeria for Malaysia? 2014. My brother and I got expelled from Madonna University, and after my […]
We Nigerians often think we have a monopoly on ruggedness, but I think the Zimbabweans come close, especially the transport sector. I found a number of similarities between the Nigerian danfo system and the Zimbabwean system, and I knew I HAD to share ASAP. NB: Buses in Zimbabwe are called kombis, while in Nigeria, they […]
Infertility is something Nigerian women sometimes struggle with. With a lot of importance placed on women’s ability to have children, what happens when you cannot? Four Nigerian women share their individual struggles with infertility. Kemi My sister is 40, and has been trying for a baby for about ten years. I think few years into […]
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DNA testing has been all the rage in recent weeks. Some things might happen that should make you suspect the paternity of your child. If the child does any of these things, make your way to the DNA testing center ASAP. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. 1. The child eats fufu Any child that […]
This is one thing nobody prepares you for.
We chatted with young people, asked them about their 2020 experiences.
The fleet service provider announced the launch of its driver hailing and driver training platform.
It’s safe to say that the culture of black tax has caught on. More than ever, young Nigerians are expected to support their families from whatever they earn. It’s a tricky situation to navigate, so we asked 8 Nigerians who’re paying a form of black tax to talk about their experiences.
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Ijeoma*, 26, and Peter*, 29, have been friends with benefits for 2 months. They talk about satisfying their primal needs while maintaining serious relationships with other people.
Every so often, you come across a tweet from someone who just saw a video/picture of a cute baby saying “Ugh I want a baby.” Do I even need to tell you how much of a bad idea this is? Will you really let baby fever lead you down the path of school fees, stress […]
If you’re one of the people that can’t feel small breeze without felling asleep, you’ll be able to relate to these seven memes. 1. When people complain about insomnia “Wait, I don’t understand. So you’ll try to sleep but sleep will not come? How is that even possible?” 2. When you try to binge-watch anything […]
At some point in every man’s life, he has to deal with the fact that his body is changing. Of all the changes, the earliest and most obvious of them is the receding hairline. Often a subject of jokes, receding hairlines are commonplace among men. I spoke to four Nigerian men about how they really […]
Dogs are cute and they protect your family, but people need to understand there’s more to having pets than keeping dogs. If you’re looking to get a new pet, here are a few animals you should consider. 1. Cats Cats are not witches. They’re actually pretty intelligent and fun to be around. But one thing: […]
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