Category: Counter Culture Blog

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 18, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] When will President Buhari visit South Africa on behalf of Nigerians facing xenophobic attacks?

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) had in October 2015 fined telecommunications giant, MTN the sum of N1.04 trillion for its ...

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EditorAugust 18, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] When will South Africans stop killing Nigerians?

“Let the citizens of Africa march together to defeat all those forces that bring harm and suffering. Let the citizens ...

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EditorAugust 18, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Amnesty International, CSOs demand release of Cameroonian journalist Ahmed Abba

The plight of Ahmed Abba, a Cameroonian journalist with Radio France Internationale sentenced to ten year imprisonment by the Cameroonian ...

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EditorAugust 18, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Oby Ezekwesili takes the FG to the cleaners with her statement on the #ResumeOrResign protests

Former minister of Education and Co-covener BBOG, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili has condemned the unprofessional handling of the #ourmumudondo protesters in ...

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EditorAugust 18, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] If you read one thing today, it should be Olumide Makanjuola’s Guardian essay

The one theme that consistently spans all the facets of the discussions we’ve had on the last six months on ...

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EditorAugust 17, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Sanitary pads are very much a luxury for most Nigerian women, especially the ones in prison

A few days ago, this article by Ayomide Odekanyan went viral on the internet. It was about the deplorable conditions inmates, ...

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EditorAugust 17, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Why do we downplay rape when the person doing it is a white woman?

Woman accused of having sex with 11-year-old, getting pregnant https://t.co/aXfJXF8H0h — WAVY TV 10 (@WAVY_News) June 28, 2017 Look at ...

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AzeezAugust 16, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] That ‘shameful’ occurrence at an Edo Hospital

by Adesina Tosin Nathaniel There was a news report by Punch Newspapers recently, of a protest by patients and their ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 15, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] The elite MUST be forced to send their children to Nigerian public schools

“If you don’t see anything wrong when leaders flash the images of their sibling’s matriculation or graduation ceremonies in some ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 15, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] This ASUU strike is another reason why Buhari must resume

The industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU ) on August 14, 2017, is ...

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] This is what N6.1bn can do for Nigerians

The recent decision by the House of Representatives to spend N6.1bn n the purchase of utility vehicles has received knocks ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 14, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] The House of Reps decision to spend N6.1bn on cars is all shades of wrong

The decision of the House of Representatives to spend 6.1 billion Naira on the purchase of new utility vehicles for ...

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Nigeria has to put an end to its bicameral legislature

According to Wikipedia, a bicameral legislature is one in which the legislators are divided into two separate assemblies, chambers or ...

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Homophobia and misogyny will only go unpunished in Nigeria and Chika Amadi just learnt this

Less than a month ago, we wrote about an American governor’s aide who was relieved of his job because of ...

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Nigeria’s archaic abortion laws need to go, like yesterday

It isn’t news that the average Nigerian has no idea what the Nigerian Constitution says about the most basic laws ...

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] 13 humiliating years after, UK grants Aderonke Apata asylum status

Finally, I’m granted #asylum So grateful to everyone that stood by me The fight 4 #LGBT ppl seeking asylum continueshttps://t.co/RgvdFKU6Ei ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 13, 2017

[The Activism Blog] JAN is offering young people a chance to truly inspire

Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN), a part of Junior Achievement Worldwide, is giving young people an opportunity to volunteer to empower ...

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EditorAugust 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] True allyship often comes at a terrible cost for those who support LGBT people

Last week sunday, a man in Florida was shot to death by a drunk homophobe because this man chose to ...

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EditorAugust 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Let’s talk about these black men in entertainment and their serious entitlement issues

Thursday 5th of August brought news that Usher Raymond, the American singer had just been hit, yet again with a ...

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EditorAugust 12, 2017

[The Activism Blog] UN celebrates 2017 International Youth Day

The United Nations Headquarters in New York Thursday played host to Youth across the world at the commemorative event of ...

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EditorAugust 12, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] What is CAN doing to stop these wolves in sheep clothing?

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) is the umbrella body of all churches in Nigeria. According to the information on ...

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EditorAugust 12, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] This ‘prophet’ is of the devil and NOT of God

According to gotquestions.org, a prophet is defined as a person who speaks God’s truth to others. The English word prophet ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 12, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Who is afraid of free speech in Nigeria?

The increasing non-tolerance for free speech in Nigeria which we wrote about in our Injustice Blog this week is the core ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

[The Activism Blog] One law says ‘freedom of assembly’, another says the alleged ’42 homosexuals’ can’t assemble, why?

In case you don’t know, Section 40 of the 1999 Constitution says, “Every person shall be entitled to assemble freely ...

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EditorAugust 11, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Are security agencies now putting freedom up for sale?

The recent decision of the Department of State Services (DSS) to detain Chisom Anaele since April 2017 has generated ripples ...

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EditorAugust 11, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Have the authorities launched another war against free speech in Nigeria?

The late Uganda dictator General Idi Amin was once quoted to have said, “There is freedom of speech, but I ...

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EditorAugust 11, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Now that human traffickers now sell body parts, what are we going to do about it?

The Director General of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Ms. Julie Okah-Donli has called the ...

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EditorAugust 11, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] The DSS has held a pastor in custody over ‘social media comment’ for months

The Department of State Services (DSS) is in the news again. Two days ago the family of one Chisom Anaele ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 10, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Nigeria: In need of a Malala

In the afternoon of October 9, 2012, Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani female activist survived an assassination attempt orchestrated by the ...

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EditorAugust 10, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Why is the Nigerian Child left so unprotected?

In recent times, the Nigerian child has been at the receiving end of anti-social behaviours, compared to what occurred in ...

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