Friendship

April 24, 2022

In this letter #toHER, Mary writes to Christiana, a friend she wants back. She writes about the first time they met, and the last time they shared a meaningful connection. Mary hopes Christy reads this letter and wants to fix their friendship. But if she doesn’t, these are her parting words.

Letters to her
March 18, 2022

“Whenever we fought, I’d make up my mind to come to you, but you’d beat me to it.” In this letter #toHER, Kachi writes to her friend, Evelyn. She writes about their beautiful moments together, but she’s forgotten something that haunts her.

being the ugly friend
August 24, 2021

We all feel ugly sometimes, but what is it like being or feeling like the ugly friend? In this article, nine Nigerians tell us what it’s like. A, 23 I know I have friends that are much more beautiful than I am. People don’t make jokes about it, but they suggest things to make my […]

July 28, 2021

Making friends as an adult is a daunting task, and it oftentimes requires a certain level of patience. We’ve come up with a list of signs to look out for before choosing friends. 1. If they press the toothpaste from the middle This set of people are so used to chaos, they make sure it […]

June 29, 2021

Friendship groups can be stressful to maintain the older you grow, but friends make the world easier to handle because tbh, life just isn’t it. And having people in your corner makes up for it. Here are 10 people you need in your friendship group. 1.The homebody Every friend group has this person in it. […]

A boy and a girl sitting and talking
June 29, 2021

Friendships provide some of the support required for us to bloom in life. In this article, seven Nigerian women talk about their platonic friendships with men.  Funmi, 22  I have a lot of platonic male friends. I find friendship with them therapeutic and less competitive than the ones I have with women. Also, men judge […]

June 25, 2021

You’ve been wanting a friend for a while now, but don’t know how to make one? Well, here is a Zikoko guide on how to make friends. 1) Steal someone else’s friends Some people have already done the dirty work of helping people become a perfect friend. Just wait for the perfect opportunity and strike. […]

June 18, 2021

People love us for various reasons. Take this quiz and we’ll tell you what your friends love most about you. Relationships can be hard, and sometimes you just need someone to give you a bit of advice. Ask Ozzy is our new advice column where you send Zikoko the relationship questions that have been bugging […]

June 13, 2021

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 to […]

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