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Thick thigh problems
June 16, 2021

Thick thighs save lives started as a body-positive slogan, and while it has made people a lot more confident about their bodies, it’s not all rainbows. We’ve highlighted a few thick thigh struggles in this article. 1. Your jeans always get ripped You’ve long realized that you can never have a favourite pair of jeans […]

Zikoko 10 Annoying Things Older Nigerians Say
June 9, 2021

The older Nigerians get, the more annoying they become. They think that because they are old, they can say and do anything without repercussions. Unfortunately for them, this generation is not having any of their nonsense. We’ve highlighted some of the most annoying things they say below. 1. If you leave, who will build the country?  […]

8 things you must experience to be a true Nigerian.
May 19, 2021

The Nigerian experience can be can be fun sometimes. We have beautiful resorts, good food, and that one bridge that they show in every Nollywood movie. However, none of those things shows the true Nigerian experience, and that’s why we made this list.  1. Register for anything  Whenever you are bored, just walk into any […]

May 7, 2021

As a woman with big feet, there are various struggles you would encounter on a daily basis, and some specially when you want to buy new shoes. Here are five things women with big feet can relate to. 1) Shoe sizes are so hard to find Most shoe sizes for women are very limited. If […]

7 struggles People With Small Feet Can Relate To
May 5, 2021

Small feet might look “cute” but the struggle Is real when it comes to finding shoes that you like. As if being Nigerian is not bad enough, why do people have to deal with small feet? I’d like to talk to whoever is in charge but for the main time, here are 7 things people […]

April 19, 2021

We all have things that we do that make us feel just a little bit guilty. These six Nigerian women share with us what their guilty pleasures are. Bola, 25 Pringles. I love pringles so much. In school, I used to set money aside from my allowance to buy Pringles. It was even a part […]

March 2, 2021

Being a child in a Nigerian family can be difficult enough as it is, but what happened when you have no siblings and you’re the only one? These ten Nigerians share what it’s like being an only child. Amaka, 24 It can be really boring, stifling and hectic all at the same time. Being an […]

February 16, 2021

Being a first daughter in African homes is a different kind of pressure, responsibility and work. These twenty African women share what being a first daughter is like. Anna, 22 From a young age, I was expected to take care of my siblings while receiving no care or attention from my parents at all. I […]

February 4, 2021

Usually the side effects of birth control pills last for a few months, but here are six side effects we would rather not have to deal with for even a day. 1) Weight gain Weight gain is a very common symptom of pregnancy. Why then will I be taking birth control and also be experiencing […]

February 1, 2021

With all the hormones flying about during pregnancy, it is no surprise that pregnant women end up doing some very funny things. So, we asked people to share the funniest experiences they have had pregnant, and those they have witnessed. Odion, 56 One day while I was pregnant I had this sudden urge to lick […]

December 8, 2020

If you are a woman with long nails, then you should probably relate to a few things on this list. 1) Typing Typing becomes so ridiculously stressful. You get so many typos, and when typing with your laptop, you look like this. 2) Unhooking a bra If you live alone, this is actually double trouble […]

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November 30, 2020

When periods come, there are a large variety of period products you could choose from. There are pads, cups, tampons etc. If you have ever used a tampon before, then this is for you. 1) Variety Pads are easy when it comes to variety. Apart from the different brands, they are usually grouped into medium […]

November 20, 2020

Have you ever seen some memes that immediately remind you of something or someone? Well, these memes were basically made for Nigerian women. 1) Expressing love Imagine thinking Nigerian woman will be caught expressing love. What next? Flying pigs??? 2) Enjoying evil Nigerian women enjoy wickedness, especially when they are the cause. If a Nigerian […]

September 7, 2020

It was another self-care Saturday, and with that comes the necessary evil that is shaving. So, we made a list of some relatable shaving struggles 1) Finding the right angle To find the right angle to begin your shaving adventures, you start doing math in the shower. Asking yourself questions like, “if I raise my […]

May 18, 2020

Chances are that if you are in the forever young club, life hasn’t been the easiest for you. From inappropriate comments to way out of pocket statements, it has been a hell of ride. Sit down, relax, let us tell your story: 1) Younger people always try to toast you. Gen Z, please. Don’t put […]

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