Tag: Gender equality

Ado AminuJanuary 13, 2021

Why Toke Makinwa is a poster girl for feminism of a different sort

Toke Makinwa is no stranger to controversy – many might even argue her brand is built mostly on that, and ...

Nelson C.JDecember 27, 2019

Noble Igwe’s recent tweets will tell you where we are with the patriarchy

In the ever pulsating conversations around gender-equality that happen on social media, domestic responsibilities i.e cooking has been passed around ...

Nelson C.JDecember 3, 2019

If Governor El-Rufai could do it, then Nigeria should get ready for more women in government

The face of politics in Nigeria has and continues to be male. Brutishly male, older and viciously stagnant. With a ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2017

Vera Ezimora: Why Tiwa Savage’s views on gender equality matter

by Vera Ezimora Tiwa Savage on gender equality — oh, where do I begin? First of all, my apologies for ...

SponsorOctober 11, 2017

The Conversation Cafe to host mentorship session for Teenage girls in honour of The International Day of the Girl Child

The International Day of the Girl Child as declared by the United Nations is a day aimed at creating more opportunity ...

musicblogOctober 6, 2017

[The Music Blog] Tiwa Savage and Gender Politics: We need to stop expecting celebrities to know sh_t

Tiwa Savage’s 2-hour long tell-all interview with the journalist, Azuka Ogujiuba, following a series of emotional social media posts and ...

EzinneOctober 6, 2017

The Thread: These are the problems with Tiwa Savage’s comments

In Round 2 of Tiwa Savage vs the Public, the famous singer has been the unfortunate punching bag of Twitter ...

EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Tiwa Savage joins the ranks of Nigerian celebrities who perpetuate misogyny

It hasn’t been quite up to two years now, when Tiwa Savage in an interview with fashion and gossip journalist ...

AzeezOctober 5, 2017

Here’s the Tiwa Savage gender equality statement everyone is talking about (LISTEN)

A statement made by Nigerian superstar, Tiwa Savage on gender equality has become a topic on Twitter. In a chat ...

Op-ed EditorApril 14, 2017

Omoigui Osasogie: Gender inequality in Nigeria [NEXT]

by Omoigui Osasogie For many years women have struggled to be heard and continue to fight for equality and respect ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 8, 2017

The Thread: Trump causes a frenzy on Women’s Day

President of the United States of America, Donal J. Trump, in honour of International Women’s Day took the opportunity to ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 10, 2017

Opinion: The Sultan Lied, Gender Equality Bill is not Anti-Islam

by Jude Ndukwe The recent call by the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar 111, on the Senate, ...

ToluDecember 2, 2016

Octagon Session: The gender equality question

Welcome to another episode of The Octagon session… The Octagon: Welcome to The Octagon. We appreciate your taking time out ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 12, 2016

Harmony Levin: Balancing up on feminism – the Naija perspective [NEXT]

by Harmony Levin “If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all ...

ToluSeptember 30, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: The National Assembly finally gives the #GEO bill a chance

It’s almost victory for the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill at the Upper Chamber as the bill that had been ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 21, 2016

YNaija Says: Daddy Freeze’s praise of Kaylah is dangerous nonsense

In the early days of his reign as Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi has made headlines as perhaps the most ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 18, 2016

Celebrities weigh-in on Olori of Ife’s ‘gender equality’ speech

The speech given by Her Majesty, Queen Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi of Ile Ife has sparked more reactions – especially from Nigerian ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 18, 2016

Daddy Freeze: I absolutely disagree that men and women are ‘equal’

While many have opposed the Olori of Ife’s seemingly unpopular stance against gender equality which she expressed on Thursday, Daddy Freeze has chosen to ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 18, 2016

‘Olori of Ife doesn’t understand gender equality’

A speech made by Her Majesty, Queen Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi of Ile Ife, at the Emerging Women Forum on Thursday hit a nerve ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 17, 2016

There can’t be gender equality – Olori of Ife

Her Majesty, Queen Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi of Ile Ife, believes that gender equality is hardly achievable in the modern world. While ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 13, 2016

Opinion: Nigerians need to change the way we look at women and girls

Tosin is a friend of mine who’s down to earth, hardworking and full of laughter. She also has a keen ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 23, 2016

Gender equality: Is the giant of Africa on the global stage?

In the past few weeks, one of the most important topics that has dominated the discourse among Nigerians is the ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 16, 2016

#GEOBill: The 3 Northern Senators who opposed Gender Equality Bill

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday rejected a bill to institute gender parity. The bill which was sponsored by Senator Biodun ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 15, 2016

#GEOBill: Saraki says there’s still hope for Gender Equality Bill

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, stated that the Gender Equality Bill that was turned down ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 9, 2016

Enugu lawmakers reject bill on equal opportunity for both genders [DETAILS]

Members of the Enugu state House of Assembly, on Tuesday, fiercely rejected a bill on gender equality (equality between men ...

Mallam YeroSeptember 11, 2015

The worst tweets of the week (11.09.15)

Another week and another batch of utterly stupid tweets. Like, absolutely stupid. 1. Those annoying feminists Meet today’s contestant in ...

Mallam YeroSeptember 7, 2015

Northern Nigeria and the subjugation of women’s rights

With acrimony in my heart, I watched in silence as nineteen-year-old Hajara recounted her ordeal to me, left arm in ...

SugabellySeptember 1, 2015

21st century feminism: A wrong perception of equality

“With every big, historical movement comes the danger that we will swing too far to the other extreme, tipping the balance ...

Mallam YeroSeptember 1, 2015

Does feminism preach gender equality or women’s rights?

Next week, I will sit in a bus that is speeding along the tarred road. The trees will hurry past ...

Mallam YeroAugust 20, 2015

Gender Equality, Digital Media & Crisis Management: What brands can learn from Access Bank

“My version of feminism means acknowledging that women have and continue to have gotten the bad end of things, politically ...

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