I have been putting out journo requests — open calls asking people who have experience or insight to share them for a story -— long before I started working at Zikoko. However, I have never seen a lack of response to a journo request as I did with the one I put out for this […]
Yes, you know the Turning Stick, but do you really know him?
A while ago, we made asked Nigerian Gen-Z’ers what they think about Millenials and they had a lot to say. Now, we asked a few Nigerian boomers their thoughts on Millennials. Christiana, 60 A lot of people my age do not give them enough credit. They were born into a system that cannot be classified […]
Prior to what the internet and that certain website say, sex can be very awkward. If there is one thing that can ease the tension, it is music. As we are in the business of being generous, we have complied 7 foolproof methods to help you create the perfect sex playlist 1. Ask your father […]
Cadbury Nigeria, a part of Mondelēz International, and producers of the iconic Bournvita, a cocoa beverage drink, has rewarded the top three winning schools in the second edition of the Bourn Factor School Talent Hunt Competition, which took place nationwide, in 2020. The winners were unveiled at a media parley held at the Company’s head […]
How difficult can it be to abstain?
First, we thought, if Nigerian musicians had side hustles, what would they do? Now, we’re asking, “if Bible characters had side hustles, what would they do?” Here’s what we have: 1. Moses- Fitness trainer You can’t go far in the book of Exodus without seeing that Oga Moses has climbed mountain again. He first led […]
We spoke to 21-year-old Eliakim whose family rarely talks about the people they have lost and how that family tradition affects the way he feels grief and how he is navigating it moving forward.
This Nigeria is hard.
The dating scene Is a messy place and everyone has their spec. If you haven’t figured out what works for you, we’ve been generous enough to make a list. 1. People that have money Money makes romance sweeter, to be honest. People will probably call you a gold-digger, but is it their gold you are […]
Nigerian mums are some of the most special women in the world, and in honour of women’s month, we will be sharing some surprising and confusing behaviours a lot of them exhibit. If your mum does none of the things in this list, give a double offering in church on Sunday. No one: Nigerian mothers […]
I found myself going down a rabbit hole of cheesy pick-up lines a few hours ago and a lot of them made me chuckle. So I asked myself, “Are pick-up lines really as bad as people make them seem, or are we just ashamed to admit that we like them and we want people to […]
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 […]
All your friends are in love, and you are part of the ‘’God when’’ association wondering when you will get your own boo. We are sorry to break it to you that you may never find love due to the reasons stated below. 1. You are best in English Anyone who mistakenly sends you a […]
Have you ever been caught having sex with another person by your partner? Well, here are some sure-fire excuses that will prevent you from being broken up with or killed. 1) It was the Devil People have been blaming the Devil since before you were born. The Devil is already used to it, I’m sure […]
Do you know what one of the most awkward things in the world is? Your friend comes up to you, handing you their phone to listen to their music while smiling hard, their eyes filled with hope and love so you listen but realize, it just isn’t good. Then they ask you, what do you […]
February went by very fast, but Twitter NG users had a lot to laugh about. From tweets about Valentine’s day to an entire generational war, here are some of the most hilarious Nigerian Tweets from February 2021. 1. You had to be there to understand this one. 2. This sage advice. 3. Violence? Yes, please. […]
This is Nigeria. You never know when a lion will attack you.
Inspired by Love Life, I decided to ditch a solo interview this week and speak with a very powerful couple whose impact has been deeply felt by millions of people. As you will learn from this interview, they are bound together. You cannot mention one without mentioning the other. Honestly, they need no further introduction. […]
You have probably been looking for ways to understand online vendors and ways to maybe get them to respond on time. We got you. We know how it can feel to have your eye on an item only for the vendor to be playing tinko-tinko with your heart and emotions. I know I mentioned yesterday […]
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What happens when your ex wants their gifts back?
Frank*, 27, and Gabriel*, 30, have been together for five years. For today’s Love Life, they talk about navigating an open relationship, dealing with homophobia and their future plans. What is your earliest memory of each other? Frank: LMAO. I remember he introduced me to the pop band, London Grammar. We first met on the […]
Our as told to subject has been able to cope with death of their mother through their obsession with death.
Omo the country is hard and things are expensive. How cann a poor person like me and you survive like this with a salary that vanishes the moment you buy one thing? My salary after I buy one plate of food. How best can we make our salary last longer? We might have some ideas […]
If you grew up in Nigeria and played with Nigerian kids, you probably played some interesting games. The games in this article though are the ones that were guaranteed to always end in tears. Which ones made you cry? 1. After Round One With this game, the fighting usually starts when someone decides that they […]
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