University

June 22, 2021

A lot of Gen-Z Nigerians grew up watching Nollywood movies that centred a lot on the University experience and campus life. Some of those movies may have gingered you to want to enter University. However, we were not expecting to be lied to, bamboozled, and led astray by Nollywood. 1) Hostels What kind of hostels […]

March 31, 2021

Growing up, a lot of us are taught that there is an exact way we are supposed to progress. We go from primary school to secondary school to university, get a job and then marry. It’s linear and exact. However, real-life isn’t that simple. A good number of people opt out of this race at […]

April 2, 2020

Did you graduate from university with first class honours, second class upper honours, third class honours or a pass? Wait! No need to bring out your transcript, we can’t guess it (and we are pretty confident that we’ll get it right). Take this quiz and see:

March 3, 2020

If you went to University in Nigeria, chances are that everyone regardless of department and course did 100level on the main campus. However, people studying “professional” courses had an extra sense of pride in them. Especially those courses where they left the main campus after year one. The guys that studied Medicine, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, […]

February 17, 2020

If you went to University in Nigeria, chances are that you or someone you know inflated the cost of schooling and its requirements. Here are some of the most common lies Nigerian students use to collect money illegally from their parents: 1) “We have to buy Cadaver.” Shout out to those medical students that did […]

October 24, 2019

Leaving home for university can be fun until you get hit with the realization that you are really alone, even when you are actually never alone. Then it dawns on you that the stress of getting an education might not be worth it, particularly when you consider the adulting that it requires which includes, COOKING […]

September 25, 2019

When you got admission into university, you were excited about a whole new life. You were ready to revel in a new kind of freedom, away from your parents and the annoying curfews and rules they set to curtail your movements. You thought about a lot of things: what to do, when to do it, […]

May 27, 2019

If you’ve been reading this every Monday, you know the drill at this point. If you haven’t, now you know that Zikoko talks to anonymous people every week about their relationship with the Naira. Sometimes, it will be boujee, other times, it will be struggle-ish. But all the time–it’ll be revealing. What you should know […]

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