This #NairaLife is the story of a medical student stuck in a loop that is the Nigerian education system. One day, he got some information that changed his life forever, and he went from being a dependent to a provider. This is how it all happened. Let’s start with the first time you worked for […]
What is it like loving women as a woman? Seven African women tell us about the experience. Hadiza, 20, Nigerian I expected it to be easier. I expected dating women to make me feel more safe and less insecure. The safety part is true, but the easy part is not. Women are challenging. Dating them […]
Here’s how it all started: And because Twitter NG is where humour comes alive, users switched to their comedian personalities and make the rest of us laugh. Here are some of the most hilarious replies and quoted replies to the tweet: 1. This one about cannibalism 2. What is the context of this video? Nollywood […]
We spoke to a few straight Nigerian men who have slept with men or favours.
It might seem like 48 hours is a ridiculously short period of time, but a ton of awesome things can happen to you in that time. Here are five amazing things that can happen to you in that time, if you stay sharp. 1. Winning the lottery You know how they say millionaires aren’t made […]
While you were off sleeping when your mates were out painting the town red, contestants of reality TV show MTN Y’ello Star were turning up the volume at the craziest party. Sponsored by Music Time, the party featured celebrity DJ Kaywise and tons of fun. Here are our favourite moments from the party. 1. The […]
On Thursday, Guinness posted a short film featuring Prince of Big Brother Naija. The video was an announcement of Prince as Guinness’ newest ambassador. Just like many people, we thought it was the coolest video so we discussed seven things we love about it. 1. The homage The video paid homage to the Igbo values […]
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If you watch football regularly, you’ll enjoy seeing people humiliate their opponents by dribbling them just to hear the crowd go wild. If you play football, you’re either the one who dribbles people or the one who gets dribbled. If you’re the one who gets dribbled, you’ll be able to relate to this. And you […]