Nigeria

April 20, 2021

Sometimes it feels like there are more dogs than humans in Nigeria, so they should be required to pay tax. If you need to be convinced, here are eight reasons why. 1) They are constantly roaming the streets The streets of Nigeria were made with taxpayers money. So, why are freeloaders using it more than […]

April 16, 2021

Queue to withdraw your own money, buy food, do your laundry, pay bills and even collect change. Why all this? You could be channeling that time into securing the bag. *Squeezes face* 1. Disrupts your plans Don’t bother accepting invitations anywhere, because by the time it gets to your turn on long queues, the event […]

April 13, 2021

A Week In The Life” is a weekly Zikoko series that explores the working-class struggles of Nigerians. It captures the very spirit of what it means to hustle in Nigeria and puts you in the shoes of the subject for a week. The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” is a full-time housewife. She […]

March 11, 2021

As told to Hassan. A couple of weeks ago, I overheard a doctor talking to an ex-patient. The tenderness in the doctor’s voice piqued my curiosity. During the course of the conversation, he sounded incredulous because someone had died. For someone so used to death and dying, the doctor was visibly shaken. A few prodding […]

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