Category: Counter Culture Blog

YNaijaAugust 26, 2023

Does Cheating to Find Love Ever Lead to True Happiness?

In the dynamic and intricate landscape of human relationships, one scenario stands out for its emotional weight and moral complexity: ...

YNaijaJuly 17, 2023

Can Abolishing State of Origin Unite Nigeria? Okey Bakassi Seems to Think So

In a recent plea for national unity, renowned comedian Okey Bakassi has taken a bold stance against the age-old practice ...

YNaijaJuly 10, 2023

Transgender Woman Crowned Miss Netherlands – A Step Towards Inclusivity or a Controversial Choice?

The recent crowning of Rikkie Kolle, a transgender woman, as Miss Netherlands has ignited a passionate debate on social media. ...

YNaijaJuly 8, 2023

The Counter-Culture Blog: When Fathers Fail | The Startling Truth About Deadbeat Dads

Once upon a time, in the bustling city of Lagos, there lived a young boy named Tunde. Tunde was a ...

YNaijaMay 29, 2023

The Counter-Culture Blog: The Rising Challenge of Drug Use Among Nigerian Youths

Drug use among Nigerian youths has become a growing concern in recent years. The statistics are alarming, with over 11% ...

YNaijaMay 27, 2023

The Counter-Culture Blog: AI in the Workforce – Assisting or Replacing Humans?

Artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a powerful force in the modern world, raising questions and concerns about its impact ...

Joshua OnonoseMay 12, 2023

The Counter-Culture Blog: ‘Ashawo’ – The Nigerian Reaction to Nonconformist Women

Misogyny, the prejudice, and discrimination against women, manifests itself in various ways across different societies. Nigeria, with its cultural diversity, ...

Joshua OnonoseMay 10, 2023

The Counter-Culture Blog: Privacy Invasion or Progress? Snapchat’s My AI Under Fire for Data Collection

Snapchat, the renowned social media platform, recently made waves by introducing its very own AI chatbot, My AI. Powered by ...

YNaijaApril 29, 2023

The Counter-Culture Blog: Japan joins the list of countries approving the ‘abortion pill’

Japan has approved the use of the abortion pill, marking the first time that the drug will be available in ...

YNaijaApril 27, 2023

The Counter-Culture Blog: Why Gay Men Will Not Stop Marrying Straight Women | The Painful Reality of Mixed-Orientation Marriages

As society progresses towards greater acceptance and understanding of LGBTQ+ individuals, it’s easy to assume that the practice of gay ...

YNaijaApril 24, 2023

The Counter-Culture Blog: Dispelling the Myth of Gen Z Laziness – A Look at the Rise of Polyworking

The notion that Gen Z is a generation of lazy individuals who are not hardworking has been a widely discussed ...

Kola MuhammedJuly 22, 2021

Recommendations by South West Governors are compelling evidence of how Nigeria could truly work

The Nigerian federation is at a critical juncture where virtually every citizen agrees that the national political setup needs to ...

Kola MuhammedJuly 13, 2021

Usifo Ataga: It’s time the Police applied legal steps rather than ‘meet-and-greet’ rounds

The story of Chidinma Ojukwu and the late Super TV CEO, Usifo Ataga is one that most Nigerians are familiar ...

Kola MuhammedJuly 12, 2021

Information Blackout: Protest by the Press is alarm on the danger of democracy without watchdogs

A glance at any newspaper stand across Nigeria on July 12 would have brought one striking observation – most of ...

Ado AminuJuly 10, 2021

Once again a mob calls for blood in a new blasphemy case in Northern Nigeria

A mob of young Nigerian Muslim men in Sokoto, stormed the palace of Sultan, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, on Thursday carrying ...

Kola MuhammedJuly 9, 2021

First cattle, now dogs: Nigeria’s unending drama of fundamental animal rights | The #YNaijaCover

It’s not every time one gets to see the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation come out to ...

Kola MuhammedJuly 8, 2021

The Court may have vindicated Kemi Adeosun but does the ruling erase the blot of forgery?

After the dust appeared to have long settled on the allegation of forgery of the National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC) ...

Kola MuhammedJuly 7, 2021

Are Nigeria’s Northern elites truly jittery about Southern pacts?

It is becoming a case of cause and reaction. Whenever there is a meeting of the Southern leaders, especially the ...

Kola MuhammedJuly 6, 2021

Southern governors are leading the charge for a restructured Nigeria and we love it

From the arrest and re-arraignment of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), nearly four years ...

Kola MuhammedJuly 6, 2021

Kaduna School Kidnap: Why time is ripe for state police

There would certainly be no offence taken if one has lost count of the number of times schools have been ...

Ado AminuJuly 1, 2021

Nigerians are subsidising human rights violations by Hisbah in Kano. When does it end?

It has almost become a tradition – the kind you know will happen but that you are not sure when ...

Kola MuhammedJune 29, 2021

Nnamdi Kanu’s extradition is victory for the Buhari administration but that energy mustn’t burn out

After over three years of fireworks; to put it mildly, the Federal Government eventually got their hands on the self-proclaimed ...

Kola MuhammedJune 29, 2021

UTME reportedly records mass failure again, and restructuring is the only answer

Participating in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is more of an indispensable necessity than just another exam checklist in ...

Bernard DayoJune 14, 2021

Three takeaways from the #June12Protests

With the escalating tensions in the country arising from security breakdown, insurgency, food inflation, rising unemployment and, of course, the ...

Bernard DayoJune 2, 2021

Nigerians are showing solidarity to Igbos with #IAmIgboToo. What does this say about us?

Adressing Nigeria’s mounting security crisis last night, President Buhari sent out a blizzard of tweets committing to combat the issue. ...

Bernard DayoMay 24, 2021

#ReleaseThe21 is the movement calling for the release of arrested LGBTQ persons in Ghana

In another turn of hostility towards the Ghanaian LGBTQ community, 21 queer persons were arrested last week in the city ...

Wilfred OkicheMay 24, 2021

Profile: The avenging advocacy of Iyabo Ojo

It may be her greatest performance yet. But it had nothing to do with fiction. There was drama though. Plenty ...

Bernard DayoMay 10, 2021

Is religion standing in the way of how we combat coronavirus?

In unsurprising fashion, the General Overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide (Winners Chapel), David Oyedepo, recently told his congregation that ...

Bernard DayoMay 4, 2021

Nigerians on Twitter are rallying for the rescue of abducted students of #GreenfieldUniversity

Nigeria’s security challenges have been mounting over the past month, and with more reports on kidnaps, banditry, and Islamic militancy ...

Bernard DayoApril 28, 2021

Buhari wanting AFRICOM relocated to Africa is a bad move

In the past week, Nigeria has felt like the Upside Down, the news cycle churning away with horrid stories of ...

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