Tag: nigeria

Ado AminuJanuary 22, 2021

‘I am Gay AF:’ More than anything else, Nigerian parents should be bothered about the shame of terrible parenting

“Yes I am Gay AF 🌈🌈” That’s the caption under a topless image posted by Bolu Okupe on his Instagram ...

Ado AminuJanuary 21, 2021

Visa denial: Where justice reigns, homophobia must have consequences

What happens when a homophobic Nigerian gets denied a visa to an inclusive developed nation for their harmful view on ...

Ado AminuJanuary 19, 2021

How Nigeria’s ‘special needs’ population continue to live a life of unrealised aspirations

In a recent interview with host of #WithChude and founder of human flourishing company, Joy, Inc. Chude Jideonwo, popular Nigerian ...

Ado AminuJanuary 18, 2021

The Hijab-wearing woman’s experience that could help us better understand one another

Nigeria’s cultural landscape is still taking shape, we are caught in the thick of this process daily in the conversations ...

Ado AminuJanuary 15, 2021

“We have a cultural problem” – Diversity Prize Finalist, Solomon Ayodele bemoans toxic masculinity

Few drives are as noble as ones that compel us to make life better for the largest majority of people. ...

Ado AminuJanuary 14, 2021

What we learnt from the touching experience of 3 Nigerian men suffering from mental illness

A frantic search for Digital Strategist, Ayodele Bandele – known simply as Dele, which lasted barely a day has turned ...

Ado AminuJanuary 12, 2021

Here’s why more men channelling their energy rightly will benefit boys

“If it was a girl that was raped now, feminists will be all over this trend,” is a phrase anyone ...

Ado AminuJanuary 11, 2021

Pope Francis updates Cannon to allow women to be formally installed as Lectors and Acolytes

An edict issued and personally signed by Pope Francis will finally see women, ‘recognized for the service already carried out ...

Ado AminuJanuary 7, 2021

Meet Oluwatobiloba Ajayi; one of the powerful voices among Nigeria’s 25 million-special needs population

There are a number of voices speaking for the rights of the Nigerian people, few of those remember to speak ...

SponsorDecember 21, 2020

Japan supports Nigeria’s COVID-19 response, co-funds N2.95 billion Unconditional Cash Transfer Project to benefit 39,700 Individuals

As part of its support to the coordinated COVID-19 response in Nigeria, the Government of Japan has launched a series of initiatives ...

Bernard DayoDecember 21, 2020

Nigeria emerges as third most popular user of gay dating app Grindr

Popular gay dating platform Grindr has released its inaugural Grindr Unwrapped – think Spotify Unwrapped, but this time an overview ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 17, 2020

Too old to rule; the Chief Justice of Nigeria is reported to be suffering from dementia

To be a leader, you have to be of sound mind and body, as being responsible for other human beings ...

Ado AminuDecember 16, 2020

The latest NCC directive is thoughtless and will only end in tears

One of the many questions Nigerians are asking following the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announcement, instructing all network providers to ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 15, 2020

774,000 Jobs: Presidency, House of Reps may be on a collision course

Nigerians, especially on social media, have become accustomed to heaping any and every blame for any mishap the country may ...

Chinedu OkaforDecember 10, 2020

Logic and emotions: Is Lekan’s joke enough to end a two-year relationship?

Most relationships, as is common knowledge, has its ups and downs. There are those moments and instances that create the ...

Ado AminuDecember 9, 2020

#GhanaDecides: Political violence is an African reality that must die by fire

Africa’s exemplary democracy – Ghana, as it turns out is only exemplary because of the depth of rot all around ...

Ado AminuDecember 8, 2020

Ghana, shade us, we are your politically chaotic neighbours

The perennial friendly sparring between Ghana and Nigeria has resurfaced in the wake of the just-concluded elections in Ghana. Reported ...

Ado AminuDecember 8, 2020

The act is up, Nigeria is not the haven of religious freedom it wants the world to believe it is

Nigeria for all intents and purposes should be a country where the freedom of religion is protected. Besides, the right ...

Ado AminuDecember 7, 2020

#EndSARS revival: Why FG should erase the business-as-usual mentality

With the trauma of the shootings that ended the last spate of #EndSARS protests still fresh in Nigeria’s collective memory, ...

Ado AminuDecember 5, 2020

Everything wrong with the directive of the Nassarawa Broadcasting Service on Christmas carols

Religious polarisation can almost be said to be synonymous to the Nigerian experience. Allegiance to one’s religion is one of ...

Ado AminuDecember 3, 2020

Professor Yusuf’s short term solutions to terrorism may cause bigger problems

It is no news that Northern Nigeria is in the choke hold of a brand of religion that could ruin ...

Ado AminuDecember 2, 2020

The hero’s welcome for Bollylomo could take survivors speaking up a step back

There is a meme that has made the rounds on the internet which goes, “Why is it that when 50 ...

Ado AminuDecember 1, 2020

Boko Haram: For many reasons, we are seemingly losing the war but peddling rhetorics is worse among them

Fresh off the controversy that followed a statement made by Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on a visit ...

Ado AminuDecember 1, 2020

SERAP, BudgIT increase demand for accountability and it’s the perfect inspiration for active citizenship

There appears to be increased scrutiny of institutions of government in Nigeria, which is as natural in democracy as is ...

Ado AminuNovember 26, 2020

Why we must learn from The Aburi Accord

Nigeria’s checkered history is replete with points in time that make many people wonder in retrospect if things will be ...

Ado AminuNovember 26, 2020

Here’s what GB WhatsApp is about and why it may not be a good idea to use

GB WhatsApp is trending on Twitter in the aftermath of Twitter influencer Motara’s suspension over a video she made taunting ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 26, 2020

Motara’s viral video unites Nigerians and the French in anger, sparks outcry for empathy

Nigerian born influencer, Motara found her name atop French Twitter trends on Thursday, but not for reasons she would have ...

Ado AminuNovember 25, 2020

National ID: Women continue to take the brunt of patriarchy’s bullying

Often, when women speak about the direct impact of the patriarchal ideal of respectability and how it hurts them daily, ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 25, 2020

NIMC officials allegedly turn back young Nigerian who wore ripped jeans because why not?

The concept of respect in Nigeria is something that has ironically constituted a lot of disrespect for the atypical marginalised ...

Ado AminuNovember 24, 2020

Coronavirus cases spiking in the U.S. should tell Nigeria that the pandemic isn’t over

A viral video now featured on Aljazeera English of a frontline nurse in El Paso, Texas brings the conversation on ...

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