Add “white” in the name.
The other day, Nigerian women spoke about the hardest part of dating Nigerian men. This was in response to a post about Nigerian men being scared to raise up issues in their relationships. It seems like there’s a huge disconnect between men and women. To address this, I gathered a few men who said they […]
“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 […]
Here are a list of Nigerian food that deserve more charitable treatment from the media and other taste buds of propaganda. 1) Beans and corn. For food this sweet, I don’t know why it doesn’t get more noise. 2) Golden morn and Milo. If you know, you know. 3) Lafun (White Amala). Properly prepared one […]
Men, this is a safe space. I spoke to a couple of men in relationships and they revealed what they were wary of telling their partners. Here are a few things they said: 1) Bade/28. “I wish I could tell my babe that I need alone time. It’s not that I don’t like her or […]
Just when you think Nigeria can’t surprise you anymore, it does. With that in mind, we made a quiz to guess which bad decision by the Nigerian government you are. Try below:
A woman fired from the job where she got infected. A man who thinks that losing his sense of smell was a blessing in disguise. A woman worried about the future of her work at the Stand To End Rape Initiative – Three Nigerians describe their hospital journeys during a pandemic. Since February 2020, when […]
Head prefect or social prefect?
This is a safe space. 1) They have plants. House plants to be specific. 2) They have long-ass mirrors in the bedroom, parlour, and bathroom. Alongside ten other small mirrors littered all around the house. 3) The inside is painted white. Is this heaven? 4) You’ll see scented candles of every size. 5) Their workstation/table […]
How well do you know Nigeria? Take this quiz to find out:
Oh, look. It’s that stanza you never bothered to learn.
Permit me to revisit (some of) your childhood trauma. 1) Packing hair at the barbershop after every haircut. Because people were “stealing” destiny and glory from hair. I can’t stop wondering how they would single out one person’s hair from the pile. 2) Refusing to wear helmets because they could “steal” your destiny/glory through it. […]
You can’t claim to like food and not know how to spell their names. How many popular Nigerian foods can you accurately spell? Try below: Image Credit: Dobby’s Signature. Kitchen Butterfly. My diasporan kitchen. Eat well abi
If you have ever gone to the market to price meat before then you’ll be able to relate to this post. Here are a list of lies meat sellers think they are deceiving us with. 1) “This one is not bone.” It is definitely bone. 2) “This one is biscuit bone.” It is still bone. […]
Very important questions.
“Everyone tear out a sheet of paper.”
The joy of double six.
These things were a nightmare to use.
Pay me what you owe me.
We all need answers.
Nigerian English is super interesting. The words have different meanings depending on how they are pronounced or the context in which they are used. How well can you perform in a quiz that tests your Nigerian English vocabulary? See an example below: Go ahead and how see you measure up:
When it rains, it pours.
A group of Nigerian tailors is called a disappointment.
Who was Ali’s sister?
If like me, you had these misconceptions about what it means to be Lawyer, I welcome you. I gathered a couple of lawyers to help clarify what it means to be a Lawyer. Here’s what they had to say: 1) “People think that being a lawyer is about going to court. Quite similar to what […]
Your love life in pictures.
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