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Gabriella Opara

December 28, 2019

Are you the happy-go-lucky person that can be found in every WhatsApp group known to man? Or are you the lone ranger who endures your work chat because-–paycheck? Please don’t tell me you’re one of those people whose accolade is the number of WhatsApp groups they manage? Okay, you know what? Just take this quiz […]

December 19, 2019

Nigeria is a shitty place for those who live here, many seek an escape route. But, amid the insecurities, bad economy, and the uncaring government, some things happened this year that make us feel thankful. Yeah, we know, hard to believe right? Yet we need to end the year on a positive note, so here are some […]

December 17, 2019

Going to a market at any time in Lagos is helluva stressful, and it requires more planning than your purchase list. Dealing with sassy market women is one thing, having to navigate the tricky pricing and fight for breathing space is another. Here are some things you’ll relate to if you’ve ever been to a […]

December 16, 2019

Being an unofficial ambassador for African hair can be quite appealing, especially when you wow people with your kinky afro and cute hairstyles. But everything has a downside to it, and the struggle and pain associated with maintaining natural hair is something you wish you didn’t have to deal with. Here are 10 struggles you’ll […]

December 13, 2019

Social media is a crazy street where everyone gets to showcase their talent and trigger their imaginations in the best (or worst) way possible while garnering followers. Sometimes this leads to new and useful innovations, other times it gets one asking WTF? Some of these WTF moments involve slangs and phrases no one understands, we […]

December 11, 2019

Christmas as an adult is less fun than as a kid. Although the emotions are similar, every adult knows that the difference is they are responsible for how everything turns out to be. This makes Christmas a daunting season for many because of the expectations and family drama associated with it. Furthermore, while a child […]

December 10, 2019

Being the last child in a family comes with its perks and frustrations. And it also comes with a lot of condescending statements from people who try to define the life of the last child even though they have no idea how it is. Here are some of the things every last born in the […]

December 9, 2019

It’s the festive period and you want to have as much fun as you can handle. That pepper dem song should have had your name on it but no worries, you plan to create a new song for yourself while you’re having a lit December. But the only blip on your radar at the moment […]

December 9, 2019

The faster the days go, the closer Christmas gets. And while everyone is stoked about how dirty their Decembers will be, we are sort of anxious about our favorite part (and in our opinion, the most important part) —  getting Christmas gifts. I mean, who doesn’t love a good Christmas gift? One of the best […]

December 6, 2019

In between working or studying and whatever you do to make ends meet, taking a break is super important. When you combine fun and relaxation, what you get is a great party — the break everyone needs. Do you know what made 2019 relaxing and fun for us? Attending some of the best parties hosted […]

December 5, 2019

It’s almost the end of the 2010’s and there’s been enough gist in Nigerian politics within this era to keep us intrigued, from the political scandals to the rumors and even the feuds. Therefore, we’ve decided to jog your memory of the disagreement and grudges that have occurred in the Nigerian government before this decade […]

December 3, 2019

Sharing a space with people can be fun, frustrating or exhausting. But your entire living experience will depend on how well you relate with others. Have you ever considered what it’s like for others who live with you though? Take this quiz to find out what kind of roommate you are:

December 2, 2019

There is no one way to introduce your partner to your very Nigerian parents. Most Nigerian parents like to delude themselves into thinking that you’re a saintly angel who knows nothing about relationships, sex, and commitment. Lol. We’ve curated some tips that might be helpful when introducing your partner to your parents: 1) First of all decide […]

November 28, 2019

Nigerians can make anything popular; if we all get behind a brand, that brand is made for life. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that some brands are used as a generic term for certain products or services because of how popular they’ve become. Here’s a list of some of them: 1) NEPA: Long before […]

November 20, 2019

Christmas is legit the best time of the year, particularly in Lagos where everybody seems to migrate back to the village for awhile, leaving a lot of breathing room and traffic free roads for everyone else. Did I really just type that? No, I was joking; there’s never a time that Lagos is traffic free; […]

November 18, 2019

Nigerians are yet to come to terms with the fact that cats can be pets but now have to deal with the fact that someone thinks a lion is tame enough to have as a security guard. Reports now confirm that a two-year-old lion was discovered in a residential building in the Victoria Island area […]

November 18, 2019

So you are the envy of all your friends because of how slim and compact you are; you can literally pass through anywhere, even closely packed vehicles. But what’s most annoying to you is how people think you have no right to complain about the woes of being thin–even though they don’t own your body […]

November 16, 2019

Martell’s Sunday night party was all shades of fun and MAD! We mean that; because how else can one describe the recent Martell at Dusk (M.A.D) which held at Freedom Way, Lekki Phase 1? The premium cognac brand hosted several people to an evening of laid-back fun and razzmatazz. Here are some major highlights of […]

November 15, 2019

This is Zikoko’s Game of Votes Weekly Dispatch. We share the most important things that happen in Nigeria every week. 5pm Thursdays. Stay woke.  Be Careful What You Say.   Did you say freedom of speech? SHH, the Nigerian government might have no idea what that means and might not want to hear what you have to say about […]

November 14, 2019

Splitting a bill with friends or colleagues is super cost-effective when you’re hanging out with them. It puts your mind at rest that everyone is going to have a good time without worrying about money and who will pay for what. But that’s only when everyone behaves themselves without trying to argue their way out […]

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