In mainstream media, when people talk about exes, they are usually referring to the worst one. In a bid to balance that, we asked 7 Nigerian women to tell us about their favourite ex. Abigail, 34 Let’s call her M. She was everything I wanted in a partner — honest, loving, ambitious, beautiful and smart. […]
If there is a question we have never actually gotten an answer to, it’s how much does size really matter when it comes to sex and penises. We know it does but the question is to what degree? To help gain some insight, we spoke to five Nigerian men about being made of because of […]
Horrible exes are the great common denominator. Most of us have them – people that we, at some point, thought or hoped would be the one but by the end of the relationship, we were like WTAF. As today is the day after Valentine’s Day, we got four Nigerian men to tell us about their […]
Being a sugar baby — generally being a sex worker — involves a lot of stress, but for this article, we’re going to focus on one of the highlights of the trade: getting expensive gifts. We asked six sugar babies what the most expensive gift they’ve ever received from a client is. Ben, Gay. So […]
There are apps for just about everything these days, and for obvious reasons, dating apps are among the most used. So we got four Nigerians to talk to us about their experiences using dating apps. Modestus, 28, Straight. The best part about using Tinder was the ease of matching up and getting to talk with […]
For most men, dating people who are younger than them age is the only way to go. However, its 2021 and the script is being flipped and more men are willing to explore dating older people. So we asked four men who exclusively date older people about their experiences. Fidel, Gay. I was sexually active […]
One of the sadder facts of life is that cheating happens. It, for the most part, can’t be helped. No one knows exactly just how much cheating happens in relationships and studies into cheating and how much they occur have given varying results. An expert quoted in a Refinery29 article suggests cheating occurs in about […]
Ijeoma*, 26, and Peter*, 29, have been friends with benefits for 2 months. They talk about satisfying their primal needs while maintaining serious relationships with other people.
Food plays an important in relationships. For many people, food is their love language, and for many others, food is a strong determining factor when they choose a life partner. So, to avoid “Had I Known”, don’t cook these foods for a person you’re not married to. 1. Pounded Yam Omo, it’s for your own […]
If your Nigerian man does any of the following then we have urgent news for you. Check it out below: 1) He sends Good Morning messages This is his way of secretly checking to see that you’re where you said you slept. Stay woke sis. 2) He texts you throughout the day He doesn’t love […]
Will you enter one relationship for every month in 2021?
*Yinka, 31, and *Kayode, 32 have been acquaintances for 13 years, dated since 2019 and married in 2020. They talk about Kayode’s attachment to his former fiance of 8 years, Yinka’s need for setting boundaries and how they handle being married and living in different timezones.
Sometimes, people shoot their shots at you. Which is nice and all, but they are not your spec and you’re not exactly interested. You want to dodge the shot but you don’t want to seem like an asshole. You also don’t want it to end in tears for them, because you’re nice. What do you […]
Women are often overlooked in conversations about marital infidelity, thanks to the notion that women aren’t very inclined to cheat on their spouses. I spoke to six married women who have had relationships without their husbands’ knowledge. They had some pretty interesting stories. Editorial note: This article was updated to include Chidinma’s entry which was […]
*Caroline, 20, and *Somto, 20, used to date. They went from friends to lovers to friends again. They talk about their relationship and how one party felt bullied into a relationship they never really wanted.
On October 29, 2020, we’ll be launching Love Life. It is a new Zikoko series about relationships, situationships and entanglements. To get you excited, here is a quiz that will tell you just how much you bring to your relationships. Hello people of the internet, you can now support us financially to help Zikoko keep Zikokoing.
Before him, I had sworn to leave any man who cheats on me. With him, I found myself hoping he’d ask for forgiveness so we can get back together.
No, his name is not Femi.
An open marriage is a form of non-monogamy where the partners agree that the other partner may engage in extra-marital sexual relations without this being regarded as infidelity. It’s more or less like Jada and Will’s marriage, although the rules often vary. Needless to say, this isn’t a very popular arrangement with most people, and […]
If you’ve ever been in one, you’ll know that long-distance relationships are the ghetto. From the constant I miss yous to the severe horniness that afflicts you, long-distance relationships are nothing to write home about. Luckily, there are a couple of things you can do to help make your long-distance relationship easier to bear. 1. […]
As we all know, the devil is learning work where Nigerian women are. These queens of wickedness are out to destroy hearts and occasionally, a gullible Nigerian man falls for them and gets his heart broken. To get over their heartbreak, you often find men doing one (or all) of these five things: 1. Drink […]
Nigerian women are always suspicious when their men have female best friends. Maybe it’s because they know the things they do with their own male best friends (Don’t quote me sha). I think women should be more open to the idea of female best friends for their men. Read on for all the benefits of […]
Nigerian women. What a phenomenon. If you’ve ever had to woo a Nigerian woman, you know it’s not exactly the easiest of tasks. Asides swimming through 7 oceans and conquering 7 mountains, there a few other things that can get you to a Nigerian woman’s heart. I made a list. 1. Give her money You […]
Relationships are meant to be two-sided. But men seem to always get the short end of the stick when it comes to having expectations weighed on them. Here are some of the most unreasonable expectations women have for men in relationships. 1. Massages Boyfriend, not masseuse. Women will want massages at every inconvenience and you’ll […]
This weeks’ #Nairalife was made possible by FCMB’s promise of quality medical care from the comfort of your home. Let’s start from when you were tiny. I used to help my mum at her store where she sold perfumes. Then she opened another store for kid’s clothing in the city we lived in. What city? Delta. […]
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