Maureen*, 22, and Chuka*, 27 have been dating for two years. In today’s #ZikokoLoveLife, they talk about meeting in the church, breaking up with other people to be together and planning a future together.
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“Everyone from his fraternity ran away except him, and that was how he went down. He died on school grounds. Omo, I wasn’t myself for days. That was when I realized everything everyone said was true.”
8 Nigerian Women Talk About Their Experience With Cultists
Hair lice are tiny, wingless insects that live in the hair of humans. They feed on tiny amounts of blood they get from the scalp. They spread easily from comb to comb. It is especially rampant among kids. It’s not easy to get rid of hair lice but here are a few tips that have […]
Skincare routines can be stressful. For everyone who has tried to get into skincare but got overwhelmed, here’s a simple routine you can try, according to @skinwithabiola:
“In 2019, my mum sent me to Owerri to be a live-in nanny for one woman so I could make money for the family.”
In this article, Stella talks about wanting to be a footballer as a child but not having the resources or the support needed to do so.
Oluwanifemi, 20, and Ayomide, 20 have been dating for five months. In today’s #ZikokoLoveLife, they talk about meeting on Clubhouse, falling in love within three days and making a long-distance relationship work.
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Younger generations are leaving the church for many reasons.
In this article, eight Nigerian women talk about why they stopped going to church.
Here’s what they had to say:
Periods are always a struggle to get through. Here is HER’s guide on how to survive your period: 1. Demand a break from work or school. They should be giving you breaks anyway. They will be fine in your absence, you are not the one that kuku built the company or the school for them. […]
Anyone who has been in a hoe phase knows that it’s a thrilling experience. In this article, six Nigerian women talk about being in their hoe phase. Eve, 24 In January, my boyfriend and I had a misunderstanding that led to our break-up. We got back together but a few days later, this guy broke […]
If you are dating a woman and you do any of the following things, you are a walking red flag. 1. When he doesn’t buy you food when you say you’ve not eaten Do we need to tell you first? Which brings us to the next point. 2. Not knowing what we want before we […]
King of Boys is one of the best things to come out of Nigeria this year, especially when you consider the other things we’ve had to endure as a country — Twitter ban, inflation, et cetera. While everyone might have different opinions on the mini-series, there is something we can all agree on: the women […]
As told to Mariam Emem* is a 40+ woman whose husband was cheating on her. The experience changed her perspective on life and she wanted to share her story with other women. Here’s what she told me: My husband and I met in 1999. We dated for three years before getting married. We have three […]
Some days ago, someone made a tweet asking women to ask their boyfriends for their account numbers to see his reaction. This conversation led to a bigger question of whether or not women spend money on their boyfriends. In this article, seven Nigerian women talk about spending money on their boyfriends. Bukola, 25 The thing […]
The vagina is such a complex organ. Anyone who has one can testify. Here’s a list of things you should know about the vagina. 1. Your vagina contains a combination of yeast and bacteria Your vagina naturally contains a balanced combination of yeast and bacteria. The bacteria works to keep the yeast from overgrowing. Yeast […]
Salary week is rugged — alert enters, but before you blink, the money has disappeared. I did some research *wink* and came up with a list of things Nigerian women spend their salaries on. 1. Food This is the first thing. 70% of our salary goes to food. Home cooked meals o, take out o, […]
Becca*, 28, and Michael*, 25 have been dating for five months. Today on Love Life, they talk about transitioning from work besties to friends with benefits, then deciding to relocate to London together. What is your earliest memory of each other? Michael: She doesn’t know this, but I was coming to work one day when […]
Whether you have relaxed hair or not, the question of how to wear your hair is almost always there. This question is what Eniola answers with her hair series, on Instagram. Here are a few ways to style your natural hair according to style queen, Eniola Hu. 1. In good ol’ cornrows You can never […]
Random acts of kindness are a good pick-me-up for bad days. In this article, five Nigerian women share their stories where random women were kind to them. Bimbo, 23 When I gained admission into the University, I was supposed to stay with my aunt for a while. It was the second time I was going […]
Being on call as a medical doctor means that being on standby, ready to work on anything that needs your attention immediately. In this article, five Nigerian female doctors talk about the things they hate about being on call. Dr Chichi What I hate most about being on call is being on call. I work […]
Nigeria is hard and everybody is looking for how to make money to ease things, including students. Here’s a list of online jobs for Nigerian students. 1. Digital Marketing Digital Marketing is one of the jobs with a low barrier to entry. All you have to do is take a course online. It’s flexible too, […]
Ask a Nigerian woman to shoot her shot at her crush and see what she tells you. It’s not because they cannot do it oh. It’s just that MEN! Here’s a list of things Nigerian women hate shooting their shot at men: 1. He could air you You will text one man ‘hi’ and that’s […]
Everybody knows surviving a period is hard work. Anyone bleeding from their vagina should be pampered. Here’s a list of things to include in a period care package. 1. Chocolate I know it will cause more pain later but something about sugar while you’re hurting makes everything a bit better. 2. Tea Tea is always […]
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