Anyone who has Nigerian parents will be able to relate to one or more things on this list. See below: 1) Lock the door and hide the key. “As long as you’re in my house, you’re not going anywhere.” 2) Roll on the floor and ask you to “kill them.” The award for best actor […]
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As the #Endsars protests continue into the week, some protesters might be losing focus. We’ve heard reports of [some] bad behaviour among protesters. We the good people at Zikoko thought it right to remind us all of the dos and don’ts of a peaceful protest. Let’s begin: 1) No alcohol. Alcohol and good behaviour rarely […]
How do we start this? Let’s start with a random day: you’re in a car or a bus, on your way home from work. It’s late. You’re eager to get home, eat and unwind in front of your favourite Nollywood web series. It’s dark. The street lamps are dead (typical). You see the flashlights before […]
In case, you slept yesterday afternoon and suddenly woke up this morning, well, good morning. But a lot has happened. The Federal Government directed that all Nigerians should go to all the banks they have an account in and fill something called a “Self Certification Form”. They say the BVN, National ID, Voter’s Card, Drivers […]
Let’s start from here: Nigerian politicians have a history of fainting at court hearings and getting away with their bad behavior. So, we the good people of Zikoko came up with scenarios where you can also get away with this tactic in your daily life. Here are a few: 1) When your girlfriend catches you […]
Living in Lagos is stressful. Very stressful. It’s even three times more stressful under lockdown when you add the fear of getting robbed to the mix. Recently, some parts of Lagos have experienced a surge in crime rates and this has triggered a range of emotions in people. From sadness to anger, to helplessness. We […]
About a week ago, Kaduna State was in the news for a slightly hilarious event. This week, however, they are in the news again for a far more morbid reason. What is it this time? Various sources have reported the abduction of six schoolgirls and two staff of a private boarding secondary school – Engravers […]
The year was 2960. The country had not yet become a post-apocalyptic wasteland because, at some point, we took climate change seriously. No section of present-day Nigeria had broken off to form a new country. Yes, the unlikely happened. Everyone set aside their differences and came together as a united front. Across the nation, the […]
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A young insider’s look into the closed off world of Nigeria’s civil service.
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