How do we start this? Let’s start with a random day: you’re in a car or a bus, on your way home from work. It’s late. You’re eager to get home, eat and unwind in front of your favourite Nollywood web series. It’s dark. The street lamps are dead (typical). You see the flashlights before […]
What does it mean to be a man? Surely, it’s not one thing. It’s a series of little moments that add up. “Man Like” is a weekly Zikoko series documenting these moments to see how it adds up. It’s a series for men by men, talking about men’s issues. We try to understand what it […]
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The cramps, nausea, and insane cravings are not the only things Nigerian women have to deal with during their period. 7 Nigerian women had a quick chat with me about their most cringe-worthy period experience. Jennifer My experience was really awful. I had an ex-boyfriend who would complain and call me lazy for having cramps […]
After going through this article, you will confirm that all Nigerian mothers go to the same institution to study WhatsApp. 1. Sending a 60MB video on WhatsApp Notice how the video is always specifically 60MB and above. Mummy, why? 2. Forwarding messages you need to press “read more” at least three times to finish. If […]
As a Nigerian child, our experiences as kids are more similar than expected. Almost as if we were all raised by the same people. Here are 5 things you probably considered after getting your ass whooped by your parent. 1. Running Away From Home You’d be in the room packing up your bags like you […]
For there is no greater pain than a boil where it is not supposed to be. Common Boil Nuggets Having a boil can be a very humbling experience especially when they appear in sensitive areas. From headaches, fevers, and the fear of getting a potential STI, boils are known to generally cause discomfort, embarrassment, and […]
Everyone knows that sometimes, a good cry is all you need to feel better about your existence. Today, Zikoko shares 7 best places to cry as told by Nigerians on twitter. 1. Outside In The Rain According to this Nigerian twitter user, when you need to get things off your chest, nothing beats standing under […]
Based on a true life story… 1) You, when you get a Z!koko job and you think your work is play. Pashun! dream job! 2) When you now realize it’s not beans at all. Who sent me? Follow your dream, follow your dream, now I don hang. 3) When you write a listicle and it […]
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