Author: Nelson C.J

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Nelson C.JOctober 16, 2020

#EndSARS: Beyonce really does not have to lend her voice because she “capitalised” off Africa

Earlier today, Twitter was abuzz with a an Instagram live video made by Tiwa Savage. In this video, we can ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 15, 2020

#EndSARS: Banning the protests doesn’t signify the government’s commitment to fulfilling their promises

It is day 8 of the #EndSARS movement and while protests are still going on strong in cities like Lagos ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 14, 2020

#EndSWAT: Young Nigerians are ready to probe and dismantle existing harmful systems in the country

A recurring conversation in this movement that has entered its sixth day of peaceful protests and a number of reactive ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 12, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Celebrities should not be holding meetings on behalf of the people | #SARSMUSTEND

Popular figures, Davido, D’Banj, Segalink, Ubi Franklin, Korede Bello, and a bunch of others, were in a private meeting with ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 12, 2020

#EndSARSProtest: The struggles of women and queer people also matter

Nigerians struggle with the idea of intersectionality. We find it difficult to consider other people’s voices that intersect with ours; ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 11, 2020

#EndSARSprotests, Elisha Abbo’s court appeal, women getting harassed at protests and other things that happened this week

With each new week, the internet gives us a new reason to talk, to be privy to recent developments, and ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 10, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: 10 tweets we absolutely loved this week

Every week, we compile the best tweets that revolve around the themes of mental and emotional health, sexuality, gender, special ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 10, 2020

#EndSARS: This is a fearless generation and there are many more causes to be fought

We can all agree that to be a young Nigerian today is to be in a constant state of awareness. ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 10, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: The distractions are crawling out but here’s why we must focus on the problem at hand

As the heat around the #EndSARS intensifies, there is the conversation around the reason why people are protesting and calling ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 9, 2020

N50m Compensation Appeal: Does Elisha Abbo understand the gravity of his actions or he just doesn’t care?

News making the round yesterday revealed that Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, that was caught on ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 8, 2020

#EndSARS: We are finally seeing increased participation from people with huge platforms

During the Black Lives Matter movement that broke out in America and quickly sparked off a chain of global protest ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 7, 2020

Here’s why Igbo apprenticeship is not as rosy as many make it seem

At any given time, you might find a Twitter thread or an article detailing the brilliance of the Igbo apprenticeship ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 6, 2020

Lil Frosh: The Nigerian music industry continues to thrive on fans who make allowances for abusive artists

When a Nigerian music artist, usually male, is caught in a case of assault whether outrightly sexual, physical or emotional, ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 6, 2020

#EndSARSnow: Will this wave of protests against SARS mark an end to this menace?

In the past three days, the heat of the people’s concern over the recurring acts of assault, extortion, illegal and ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 5, 2020

Lil Frosh: What role do enablers play in gender based violence?

If you look closely at the fabric of each case of gender-based violence, away from the primary perpetrator (who is ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 3, 2020

Elisha Abbo’s victim finds justice in court, women are most certainly not marching against SARS brutality and other things that happened this week

With each new week, the internet gives us a new reason to talk, to be privy to recent developments, and ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 2, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: 10 tweets we absolutely loved this week

Every week, we compile the best tweets that revolve around the themes we explore on the blog. Here are some ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 1, 2020

Is TStv ready to fill the void for a completely Nigerian cable brand?

“We didn’t anticipate that there would be war. We were also not trained to fight in the arena we were ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 1, 2020

#Nigeria60andUseless is a heartbreaking illustration of how Nigerians truly feel about the country but there’s more…

It’s another October 1st. The routines play out again. Speeches and tweets from the President, brands changing their logos for ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 30, 2020

Burna Boy vs Sowore: What are the limits to a Nigerian celebrity’s activism?

The recent virtual exchange between Afrobeats star Burna Boy and revolutionary politician Omoyele Sowore has sparked off a range of ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 29, 2020

Senator Elisha Abbo will be paying for his crime, the sort of justice system women need

It is not a regular phenomenon to see a high-ranking government official being held accountable. There has been an interesting rise ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 29, 2020

Why are Nigerians taking Rema’s emotional outburst as fodder for bants?

All of Monday, social media saw a frenetically outspoken side of Rema in a string of tweets, some cryptic, others ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 28, 2020

Governor Sanwo-Olu’s proposal of monthly rents is a fair response to housing problem in Lagos

Lagos has a housing problem. We all know this, we bear witness to it, read about it, see it in ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 28, 2020

Post-BBNaija: Can Nigeria’s small content space explain our obsessive fandom?

Nigeria’s darling reality Television show, Big Brother Naija, came to its fifth season end on Sunday. For 71 days, a ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 10, 2020

Can #BBNaija have a less passive-aggressive Big Brother character?

Earlier today, a short clip of a diary session from the latest season of Big Brother Australia made the rounds ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 8, 2020

On #AcquitThe57 and why social media is still the strongest ally for queer Nigerians

About two weeks ago, The Initiative For Equal Rights kick-started a campaign geared at raising awareness around the 57 young ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 8, 2020

Low cases of coronavirus in Africa is an important question, being asked by the wrong people

When the BBC published an ‘analysis’ linking the low death rate of Africans from the novel coronavirus to the soaring ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 7, 2020

Will Kunle Afolayon’s ‘Citation’ make the statement Nollywood movies still shy away from?

Enthralling cinematography. Immersive dialogue. Tightly woven plots. Carefully considered storytelling. Cultural relevance. That sounds like one – and more – ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 3, 2020

Femme Mag is the Nigerian Womxn-focused publication we need right now

Since the last decade, the internet, particularly social media has evolved from being just a tool for instant connectivity with ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 1, 2020

The African migrants locked up in Saudi Coronavirus centers deserve your attention

What is more devastating? The mindless disregard the world gives Black bodies or the various forms of violence flung at ...

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