“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 Joke, a call centre agent at the Nigeria Centre for […]
If you are doing remote work in this season, it’s very easy to fall for one or more of these deadly sins. However, we love you so much and that’s why we created this guide. This is to ensure that your remote experience doesn’t end in tears. Don’t lie down for just “5 minutes” It […]
“A Week In The Life Of” 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 Chief Ogunsekan, a coffin maker. He tells us how […]
“If Muhammed doesn’t go to the mountain, the mountain will go to Muhammed.” – The most profound statement ever.’ Sometimes in life, you have to chart a path from where you are to where you want to be. And many times you don’t know how to reach the people that can guide you on that […]
We spend the bulk of our time at work slaving for the man, therefore, it’s only right that you have office husband. Someone that makes time pass a little bit faster at work. Also, someone, you can confide in and gossip with. Follow this complete guide to get your own office husband today: 1) Get […]
Today’s subject is Odunayo, a Keke rider. She tells us how she navigates being a breadwinner, a traditional chief, and a woman in a male-dominated field. MONDAY: My day starts really early. I live with my mum and my two children. But I am a single mum. So, that means I have to wake up […]
The country is tough and there are not enough jobs so as Nigerian employees, we don’t just resign on a whim. It seems pretty easy to just say that you are going to resign and hand in your two weeks’ notice because what could possibly go wrong? If you are about to turn in your […]
From an early age, I was told I had only one task: “Go-to-school–find-a-job-get-married-and-start-a-family.” Sounds easy right? right? If I could go back in time, I would probably slap everyone who gave me such an easy to read version of events. EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM!! My first year of holding down a 9-5 was filled […]
Whenever we hear someone got a promotion at their place of work, our first instinct is to question ourselves and ask “what am I doing with my life?” Many times, the truth is that there are usually hidden costs associated with moving up in life. So, curious about the downside of getting ahead in life, […]
You see, when he was a child, he wanted to be everything. Then he became a father of two at the ripe old age of 21 and found out there are no manuals for this thing.
One hustle is never enough.
Growing up isn’t always rosy.
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