This week’s What She Said features a woman who is married but currently moonlights as a sugar mummy.
Nigerians are pros when it comes to dodging paying people back their money. They’ll give you any excuse on God’s green earth to avoid repaying you your money. Remember when we talked about catching the people owing you money? Here are some of the most ridicuously Nigerian excuses you’ll hear from Nigerians when its time […]
Welcome to this masterclass. Please take a seat and listen attentively. Here are a few tips to use to beat Nigerian men at their own game. 1) Tell the person not to call you by a formal title. Emphasize that they call you by your first name because we are all “adults” here. 2) Deny […]
On Tuesday, news broke that 10-year old Jamilu Aliyu was chained with goats and forced to eat animal feed for two years, soon after his mother died. He was rescued after neighbours discovered the gory sight and spread the video footage. The boy was rescued by the Kebbi State government, due largely to the intervention […]
How quick is your brain?
Look at your bank account balance. That’s Adam’s fault.
You’re Nigerian. Cheating is in your blood. You might try to fight it but eventually, your true nature will prevail. To make it easier for you, we are offering you this nice guide to help you manage your diverse portfolio of partners. Shh. Don’t let your partner know. 1. Call all of them “Babe, Honey” […]
Hint: It’s not your village people.
Let’s see wat you constantly crave.
Are you Tobi or Tacha?
Imagine waking up one day and realising all the tools and apps you rely on to function have gone extinct? God forbid bad thing. The reality is that it is very hard to stay organised, especially when you have a lot to monitor. There are apps to help you organise your money, appointments, and keep […]
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Have you ever called your ex and begged to get back together?
Are you tired of your basic 9-5 and thinking of a career change? Well, here is how to be a prostitute in Nigeria 1) Wear an Anklet This singular piece of jewelry has basically cemented your place as a certified prostitute 2) Drive a car Obviously the only reason you are driving a car is […]
Teach us how you do it, Sensei.
Remember the Nigerian boy who was seen doing ballet pirouettes barefoot and in the rain, in that viral video? Well, he’s been offered a scholarship by the prestigious American Ballet Theater. With the help of American actresses Viola Davis and Cynthia Erivo, the video garnered 15 million views, ultimately leading to Anthony Madu being offered […]
People owing you money are some of the hardest people to catch in this life, right after the people on FBI’s most-wanted list. These people can dodge so hard, even you will start to doubt if they truly exist. If you’re sharp, there are ways you can catch them. 1. Show up at their house […]
“I don charge my energy.”
Immediately Ahmed Sani Yerima enacted Sharia Law as Governor of Zamfara State in 1999, most observers knew the law was always always going to be controversial. And it has turned out to be, on multiple occasions. Because how and why should a person be sentenced to death by hanging, for singing? In 2020. Ah… The […]
Whatever you do in this life, ensure that you never re-share any message containing any of these tags: 1) “Forwarded as received.” Why? 2) “Share with someone on your contact list.” Just try me and see. 3) “If you believe in [insert religious figure here], share this.” Get out of here with your 2011 tricks. […]
Are you as smart as these young ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ contestants?
“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. Today’s subject is a soldier in this mid-thirties who walks us through fighting […]
“When your lecturer tells you good luck, he probably doesn’t mean it.”