Nigeria

If you were looking forward to the nationwide strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) as a great excuse to lazy around for an indefinite time then you are going to be so disappointed. The Nigeria Labour Congress has decided to call off their intended nationwide strike while they engage in talks with the Federal […]

Recently, while watching a TV programme, I saw a man being gifted an electric bike in a raffle draw, while I was pretty excited for him, I couldn’t help but wonder how weird this gift was considering the power situation in Nigeria. So began the foray of various scenarios in my head: Imagine if he […]

October 1st is Nigeria’s Independence day. Yay! We celebrated her 59th yesterday. Gurrrrl, you’re getting old! Who would have thunk it? You’ve survived without colonial rule for this long? Wow, you deserve some accolades babe! Well, many Nigerians are saying there isn’t much to celebrate. Do we consider the heightened insecurity issues this year? Or […]

The streets of Lagos are not for the fainthearted. If you are used to buses waiting for you to board or someone handing over your phone after picking it up from the floor then newsflash, You are on the wrong bus, get off! You missed your stop. There are no good Samaritans here; everyone is […]

Every week, Zikoko asks anonymous people to give us a window into their relationship with the Naira. Some will be struggle-ish, others will be bougie–but all the time, it’ll be revealing. The subject of this week’s story just hit 18. He’s also at his first 9-5 ever, as an intern. When he’s not in Nigeria […]

As a student, N1,000 might mean nothing to you. Well, let us shock you. Here are 5 amazing things you can do with N1,000.   SEE A MOVIE Yeah that’s right. With N1,000, you can go to a cinema (On the Mainland Oh!) and see a movie to make your day. However, it is advisable to […]

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