A patient’s relative said I didn’t deserve to talk to him because I was an unmarried woman.
While making cutting motions on her clit with her fingers, a 5-year-old asked her mum in my presence what would happen if she cut her clit with a real knife.
Can you unscramble these animals before you run out of time?
I am the youngest and the only female in my office. My boss is a 60-year-old man who is dipped in the blood of misogyny. Whenever I try to explain myself, he will literally shut me up with “Young woman, don’t argue.” even when I’m right
In my search for an optimal suicide option, found an injection that could let me go away painlessly but it’s wasn’t sold in Nigeria. The other options were drowning in the 3rd mainland bridge or by hanging.
From housing a squatter who doesn’t believe in flushing the toilet to one who told a babe his host is the actual squatter, these 7 Nigerians have seen it all.
Being a woman means different things to different people. I had a friendly chat with Dr Ebi Awosika, a senior technical assistant to the president in the office of the vice president on community engagement. It started out with me trying to understand what the hardest part about being a woman is to her and […]
Since the dawn of time, women have worn makeup to accent their features. What nobody tells you is how hard making up is. One wrong move and you’ve ruined everything. That said, here are 5 things novice struggle with when wearing makeup. Drawing your freaking eyebrows Women understand that a face without eyebrows is basically […]
Only a true genius can match these words with the option that best defines them. Good luck!
I had a conversation with a 24-year-old who suspects that her husband cheated on her with his cousin while they were still dating. She talks about the age difference between them, the disrespect she had to endure while dating him and the choice she had to make. There are so many decisions I have made […]
The general reaction when we think or talk about cockroaches is disgust. However, meeting a flying roach in person is a whole different ball game. Ladies, this is what a man’s reaction to a flying cockroach says about him in bed. Don’t try to understand the inference, I am about to drop some nuggets so […]
LEAVE LAGOS. FLEE THE CITY. RUN. JAPA ABSCOND. GET OUT. JUST GOOOOOO. Thanks for coming to my Ted talk. For more tips on surviving your abusive relationship with Lagos state, read our Lagos archives. For more reasons to leave, read Why Are We Still Living In Lagos? If you still want to live in Lagos […]
As we get older, living with our family becomes increasingly tricky. From the minor disagreements to the curfew to the privacy invasion, most people tend to move out as quickly as they can but very few speak about how it affects their mental health. I spoke to a lady who started having panic attacks after […]
“Put in the work.”
The woman in today’s What She Said is in her early 50s. She talks about her husband excluding her from all financial planning.
The average woman working in Nigeria has a story or two to share about being assaulted in her workspace. The most common type of which is sexual assault. Today, we have a woman who speaks out on the physical and verbal assault she had to endure in her former workplace. How did you get the […]
Every woman knows the pain of selecting an outfit for the day and having that outfit backstab them in one way or another. Here are 6 pieces of clothes that consistently betray women. Bras For clothes that were made to support women, bras have turned to the dark side by acting as a constriction device. […]
At some point in our lives, we have had way too much alcohol and the memory associated with the experience is almost never pleasant. 6 Nigerians share their worst drinking experience with Zikoko. Emem, 21/ Female I hate black bullet but found myself on the 6th can after hanging out with some friends all day. […]
Today, I spoke to a lady who regrets not taking runs seriously. How did you get to this point? When I came to Abuja in 2018 for my NYSC, I stayed with my aunt. Just before the end of my service year, I got a job with a slightly okay pay. I was excited about […]
Finding someone of the same sex attractive is more common than you think. More often than not, we get curious enough to explore that option Today, 6 Nigerian women share their first time experience with a woman. 1. Favour, 20/ Lesbian It was in secondary school. The first time I noticed her laugh, I felt […]
The year 2020 has been a violent danfo ride with no options of letting people alight unless by pushing them into oncoming traffic. From one disaster to another, I don’t think we’ve been allowed a moment of rest since the year started. Here are 6 times the year 2020 should have ended but didn’t and […]
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