While making cutting motions on her clit with her fingers, a 5-year-old asked her mum in my presence what would happen if she cut her clit with a real knife.
“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 for today’s “A Week In The Life” is a Federal Road […]
There are many reasons why people don’t have children. I think unless they specifically ask for our opinion, we should respect their privacy. If they do ask, we should do more listening than talking. 1) “Don’t your parents want Grandchildren?“ 2) “You’ll regret when you are old.” 3) “Children give purpose to life.” 4) “Ah, […]
Long before we had Burna boy or Mr. Eazi, we had songs with local spice. Even though they didn’t have the greatest lyrics, they made us dance. And some even had moral instructions for us. Part of me wishes we had the adult version of these songs that made childhood a lot more bearable. I […]
If you have other important things to do, don’t read.
Why? Because why has two branches and a very long tail
A bittersweet something.
It’s not an easy thing!
Because toddlers are not all giggles and sunshine.
Because children deserve the very best!
Kids write the darnedest things.
Here's a rabbit hole of stories to lose yourself in: