Ever wondered what it’s like to donate sperm in Nigeria? It’s not as easy as you think. Here’s all you need to know.
Would you ever consider donating your organs when you pass away? We asked these Nigerians and here’s what they said:
Why is everybody sick these days? Some say it’s malaria and harmattan. But it could be the coronavirus. Here’s everything you need to know about Omicron and how to stay safe during Detty December.
“I noticed I was always tired and short of breath. I ignored this due to my busy schedule until one day when I fainted on the road.”
We spoke to 3 young Nigerians about their experiences with high blood pressure.
Are you low-key a Doctor in the making? Let this quiz be the judge.
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If you always get car sick, this article is for you.
Bitter taste aside, the bitter leaf shrub (Vernonia Amygdalina) is packed full with healthy goodness for your body.
Check out these 7 benefits.
Are you tired of spare tire around your waist? Here are 7 ways to get rid of your belly fat, according to @onflood_
“I was still barely dressed and on the bed when the first gynaecologist started to teach the second gynaecologist. I was obviously very uncomfortable with what was going on, but he still continued”.
The subject of today’s What She Said is a 23-year-old Nigerian woman who is no stranger to the hospital. She talks about having breast lumps, dealing with heart attacks and an enlarged heart at 23, and enjoyment being her driving force. Tell me something interesting. I have had five heart attacks between 2020 and 2021. […]
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 cupping therapist. Cupping […]
Menstruation is a very normal female experience. But in many societies, people are tight-lipped on the topic, causing a huge knowledge gap. Some women never find out about it until their first period is upon them. It is hardly surprising that many young men have little to no awareness of menstruation until they get into […]
Have you ever had a doctor give you a wrong diagnosis simply because of your weight? Well, these six Nigerian women have. Amaka, 31 I went to the hospital because I was having constant stomach aches. The doctor told me it is because I was eating too much, so to stop the stomach ache, I […]
December 1st is World AIDS Day. It is a day to raise awareness about AIDS. We spoke to Doctor Opeyemi, to tell us some facts about the disease, common misconceptions and how to care for people living with AIDS. 1) AIDS AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) is the late stage manifestation of the viral infection […]
Pelumi is a 12-year-old boy living with Type 1 diabetes. Diabetes is a metabolic disease that causes high levels of sugar in the blood. It affects 3.9 million people in Nigeria, and it is prevalent among children and adolescents. While the causes of Type 1 diabetes are unknown, it is suspected that it occurs when […]
October is breast cancer awareness month, and in order to do our part to raise awareness on breast cancer, we spoke to Temitope Alao-Sanni, a registered dietician and nutritionist at Diet Tech Africa, on how diet affects terminal illnesses such as cancer, and health tips people can follow. How does food affect cancer doc? There […]
“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 Jumoke, and she’s […]
After the tragedies of yesterday’s protest, safety is now a major issue for protesters. Since our government has decided that they won’t keep us safe, we have to look out for each other. This article will highlight emergency contacts, first aid tips, and services to contact in case of an emergency. It’s a combination of […]
“According to this article, I’m a ghost.”
For a while now, Coronavirus has been making the rounds with different countries reporting a new case every day. In Nigeria, we have been spectators since the first incident was reported and we empathized from afar. However, yesterday, the Nigerian Center for Disease Control informed us of the first reported case of Coronavirus in Nigeria. […]
The year is about to end and while many are panicking about not having achieved 2 out of the 30 goals they had on their New Year’s resolution, you can’t relate because you don’t have one, not even a fitness goal, the one everyone seems to have. You don’t need it because you feel people […]
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