If you went to University in Nigeria, chances are that you or someone you know inflated the cost of schooling and its requirements. Here are some of the most common lies Nigerian students use to collect money illegally from their parents: 1) “We have to buy Cadaver.” Shout out to those medical students that did […]
Leaving home for university can be fun until you get hit with the realization that you are really alone, even when you are actually never alone. Then it dawns on you that the stress of getting an education might not be worth it, particularly when you consider the adulting that it requires which includes, COOKING […]
When you got admission into university, you were excited about a whole new life. You were ready to revel in a new kind of freedom, away from your parents and the annoying curfews and rules they set to curtail your movements. You thought about a lot of things: what to do, when to do it, […]
If you’ve been reading this every Monday, you know the drill at this point. If you haven’t, now you know that Zikoko talks to anonymous people every week about their relationship with the Naira. Sometimes, it will be boujee, other times, it will be struggle-ish. But all the time–it’ll be revealing. What you should know […]
A story of Cheese Balls and Enthusiasm.
“A is for the gods, of which I am one.”
Calm down. It takes some time to get tired of life.
No more insufficient funds – Chinko Ekun, 2018
Don’t worry you are not alone.
A handy guide.
A lot of people think going to a private university in Nigeria is an easier path to higher education, but it’s really not. While the private university struggles might be different from public universities, they are just as annoying. Look at these. When people tell me how ‘lucky’ I am to be going to a […]
Which one were you? Which one will you be?
The struggle was real.
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