“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 of today’s “A Week In The Life” is a medical house officer. […]
Have you ever tried to buy a wig from an online vendor? If you have, then you know these struggles all too well. 1) Price of wig You see a beautiful wig; double drawn, inches are inching, the curls are bouncing as they should. While still looking at the beauty that is the wig, you […]
Time might be liberating. Sometimes, it’s prison.
If you are a Lagosian, chances are that this morning was hell. Well, unless you own a car or can afford Uber and Bolt. For the rest of us, we experienced one or more of the emotions on the list below. Anger: The first emotion I felt immediately I woke up this morning was annoyance. […]
1. So, you just graduated from a College Of Medicine or Faculty Of Pharmacy eh? And they are even calling you young doctor or “pharm pharm” at home… 2. And they told you that Internship/Housemanship money is like blood money. I mean, you have a list of family and friends you plan to kill with […]
Because these hospitals always have their own drama
Every woman who has gotten braids knows the struggle!
Growing up isn’t always rosy.
Some people have already started giving up on their new year goals.
When nature decides to be unfriendly.
Here's a rabbit hole of stories to lose yourself in: