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That Thing You Just Did is Sexual Harassment. Didn’t Know? Let’s Talk About It

A new pandemic is currently rearing its hideous head in Nigeria. And no, it’s not the quietly nasty cholera outbreak that’s moving through the country. We’re talking about Sexual Harassment.  Just like the cholera wahala – and the ebola one before it – the genesis of recent conversations about Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) is […]

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Monetise Your Magic: Lessons from Successful Nigerian Side Hustlers pt. 2

You know how people load their plates at a buffet? That’s how Nigerians are picking up side hustles (mostly for the added income sha). And if you’re reading this, you probably want to know a thing or two about how to make more money. The most straightforward formula for growing wealth is to increase your […]

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Broke Doesn’t Mean Tasteless: Your Guide to Home-cooked Food Even When ₦igeria Is Dealing With You

Sometimes, even against all your most fervent efforts, Nigeria will body slam you into a brick wall and there is nothing you can do about it. Pele, dear, it happens. It’s not news that things are somehow right now. Inflation o, security o, electricity o, it’s getting harder and harder to point out something in […]

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Bearding the Stereotypes: How This Male Makeup Artist Gave up Med School for Beauty

If there’s one thing Nigerians love, it’s bread. Duh. After that, it’s beauty. Think about it, when was the last time you went to a party – no matter how small or lowkey – and didn’t see women done up and bejewelled like freshly unearthed pirate treasure? According to Nairametrics, the African Beauty and Personal […]

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4 Hours in Banking Purgatory: A Gen Z Tale of Bureaucratic Misadventures

There are certain times in every young Nigerian’s life when you must confront your God and ask them what you did to deserve such a dangerous reality (living in this country). You might even wake up at midnight to speak with your creator. When no cars are driving by, all your talking stages are asleep, […]

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Monetise Your Magic: Lessons from Successful Nigerian Side Hustlers

Just like we said in our Mental Health article, the hustle is real. You can say what you want about Nigerians, but no one can deny we put in the work when we need to. And now is one of those times when that need is most present. According to Nkechi Ogbonna at the BBC, […]

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Being broke and bougie for an Abuja Weekend is a Tough Job, but here’s how to pull it off

If there is anything we like, it’s a good time. Now, if there’s anything we love, it’s a good time on a budget. Ammirite, folks? Few things compare to the supreme joy you feel at the end of a long, fun day out with friends, and you realise poverty hasn’t set up camp in your […]

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Balancing Hustle and Mental Health – Tips and Stories from Young Nigerians

“You wouldn’t last an hour in the asylum where they raised me.” Okay, okay, let’s be serious now. Nigeria and mental health don’t really have the best track record together. According to this report by the World Health Organization Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems (WHO-AIMS), only about three per cent of the undergraduate training […]

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Naija House Party Hacks: Throwing an Epic Bash on a Budget

Picture this: Weird MC’s ‘Ijoya’ is playing, your friends are all around you, some just gisting (Zarah always did love a good story), and others are dancing (Leave it to Fisayo to almost break the tiles with his legwork). Then, you’re suddenly grateful that you read that (this) Ahmad’s Journal article about planning a house […]

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Millennial Money Mistakes to Avoid: Lessons Learned the Hard Way

Everyone wants to have money but we can’t be the only ones that feel like, sometimes, money doesn’t want to be had. Trust us, we understand wanting to wake up at 11 am after a long night of serious partying, open your wardrobe and see two ghana-must-goes filled with mint green ₦500 notes. No explanations […]

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