Category: Opinion

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Reuben AbatiMay 1, 2021

Opinion: “Country Hard Scatter Scatter… Jaga Jaga”

“Omo, wetin dey shele. What’s gwan man?” “Helloooo. Are you okay?” “Yeah, yeah, my bro” “Can you speak English? I ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 24, 2021

Opinion: Art and the power to create change

by Chudy Jude “Art never stopped a war and never got anybody a job. That was never its function. Art ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 13, 2021

“We can’t afford not to use our platforms for change” | Youth Summit rallies young Nigerians for Good Governance

Nigerian creative industry and social media “influencers” have resolved to increase their engagement with governance, politics and public policy in ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 30, 2021

#IWD2021 Special: Daughters are not consolatory prizes

By Angel Nduka-Nwosu. I grew up Christian and was raised attending a very close-knit community church. My childhood memories are ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 22, 2021

#IWD2021: In honour of Nawal El-Sadawy, the woman who inspired me to rethink Allah

by Asiya Hameed There are many reasons to write about the plight of women at any given time and not ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 18, 2021

#IWD2021 Special: Dear Sista Ada, here’s our apology letter

By Tolu Akintara Dear Sista Ada, We are sorry. We know Sorry would not wipe your bloodshot eyes, we know ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 17, 2021

#IWD2021 Special: The time to end ‘acceptance and compromise’ is now

by Fatimah Adegbite When I was a little girl, as little girls were taught then, “you don’t play around boys, ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 17, 2021

Exploring gender through the viewpoint of Igbo Spirituality

by Obinna Tony-Francis Ochem There is a story told of Area Scatter, a crossdresser who played an ornamental thumb piano ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 16, 2021

#IWD2021 Special: ‘I choose to challenge you’

by Tolu Akintaro The day is March 8th. Every major organisation rolled out their best graphics for Women’s Day, others ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 15, 2021

#IWD2021 Special: ‘Why we need to let boys out of the hall’

by Arekpitan Ikhenaode My first bra was pink. When my mom gave it to me, I immediately wore it on ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 25, 2020

1984 may not be the past yet and the Buhari administration reminds us

“Contrary to Buharists and the government itself, Nigeria has not experienced any significant changes in the national economy. Inflation rates ...

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Chioma Iwunze-IbiamAugust 25, 2020

7 simple tips for Forex Trading beginners

2020 has proven to be the quintessential leap year. It’s been the year of monumental changes. However, it’s also been ...

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Chioma Iwunze-IbiamFebruary 12, 2020

Are Remote Workers More Productive Than Traditional Office Employees?

Are you looking for ways to maximize the productivity of your workforce? Are some of them insisting on work-from-home flexibility ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 29, 2019

Period Pains: How monthly cycle keeps young girls out of school and kills their dreams

She couldn’t wrap her head around the question being asked of her. She couldn’t fathom the interest in her private ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 9, 2019

Do you miss ”OGA! Pastor”? Here’s how we think NdaniTV can bring the show back

In June, NdaniTV premiered OGA! Pastor, a show that brought out my negative bias as another bourgeoisie, Nollywood-adjacent spectacle even without ...

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Fredrick NwabufoJuly 7, 2019

Buhari, you may mean well, but time is running out

One flaw that detracts from President Buhari’s strengths is tardiness; especially, his dilatory response to matters of importance.  This is where ...

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Reuben AbatiJuly 6, 2019

Reuben Abati: Rape and the Senior Pastor of COZA

COZA is the acronym of a church in Abuja, Nigeria, known as the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly. It is one ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 5, 2019

Celebrities are sharing their stories on #MeToo following the #BusolaDakolo revelation

The Y!TV interview with Busola Dakolo revealing heart-wrenching details of her rape, another allegation that the status of Pastor Biodun ...

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Fredrick NwabufoJuly 3, 2019

Self-determination for southeast: Is Ohaneze youth now the rebranded IPOB?

Self-determination is a universal principle no doubt, but its application is defined within the context of the law, norms and ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 28, 2019

With the rumour that men are also victims of sexual assault by Pastor Fatoyinbo, when will men in Nigerian churches have their #MeToo moment?

The YTV! exclusive interview with photographer Bukola Dakolo, wherein she revealed how she was raped as a teenager by the ...

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Reuben AbatiJune 18, 2019

Reuben Abati: INEC and Nigeria’s many political parties

Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as part of its review of the 2019 General elections in the country is ...

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Fredrick NwabufoJune 16, 2019

Buhari’s cabinet: To be or not to be?

“It will take the next two months before ministers can come on board. Bringing them in now may disrupt the ...

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Alli-Bob CinwonJune 2, 2019

Opinion: Things to stay away from in the next level

With a sincere heart I would like to congratulate His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo {SAN} ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 29, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Amaka Anku, Tunde Omotoye, Akin Alabi, others

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 27, 2019

‘Nigeria keeps failing us’ | Here’s how citizens are reacting to Adewura Bello’s death

The Nigerian social media community is heartbroken by the news of Adewura Lateefat Bello‘s death. The 26-year-old Chartered Accountant and ...

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SponsorMay 23, 2019

Three things that gives us ‘Naija nightmares’

E no easy o! Some things are pure horror to Nigerians. In other words – na only we get dis ...

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Bernard DayoMay 23, 2019

The police raid of Marie Stopes clinic in Lagos proves that women’s rights are under attack

We are currently witnessing a wave of attack on women’s rights and bodily autonomy, instigated by the abortions bans that ...

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Bernard DayoMay 22, 2019

Why men need to stop the trend of proposing to women on their birthdays or any special day

Men already have too much power and, in case you need to be reminded, we still live in a patriarchal ...

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Bernard DayoMay 15, 2019

Akeredolu flew all the way to Thailand on taxpayers’ money just to learn how to grow cannabis?

If you are looking for yet another reason why Nigeria is a joke, look no further: via his Twitter account ...

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Bernard DayoMay 13, 2019

Nse Ikpe-Etim has revealed she can’t have children and here’s why it’s empowering

Over the weekend at an event in Lagos tagged Conversations with Nse, actress Nse Ikpe-Etim revealed that she had to ...

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