Category: Opinion

Joshua OnonoseAugust 10, 2022

Tuface and his Baby Mamas: An Inquisition into Nigeria’s Patriarchal System

About Tuface Idibia Innocent “Tuface” Idibia is a name that’s synonymous with African music royalty. He first rose to fame ...

YNaijaAugust 4, 2022

Improving the chances of Nigeria in growing Africa’s digital economy

by Wale Adisa Nigeria is the largest market in Africa with a population of over 200 million. Its gross domestic ...

EditorApril 21, 2022

Improving Africa’s electricity predicament with decentralised energy solutions

Solar power as a solution for Africa’s electricity muddle Over six decades after Nigeria, sitting treacherously on its age-long tag ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 12, 2022

Olubadan Coronation: How Amotekun assisted in ensuring security of lives and property

The coronation of the Olubdan of Ibadanland was historic in many ways, and the role played by the Oyo State ...

EditorDecember 27, 2021

The advertising industry in Nigeria: Maximising the post-COVID reality – Seyi Tinubu

Since the launch of the first news outlet in Nigeria in 1859, Nigeria’s advertising industry has grown to become a ...

Ado AminuAugust 21, 2021

#PrideMonth: Long distance Relationships as an Aesthetic of Queer Love

By Damilola Aremo A few months ago, someone had asked a question on Twitter. It was one of those question-type ...

Ado AminuJune 30, 2021

#PrideMonth: Long distance Relationships as an Aesthetic of Queer Love

By Damilola Aremo A few months ago, someone had asked a question on Twitter. It was one of those question-type ...

Ado AminuJune 28, 2021

#PrideMonth: Love will liberate us

By Ado Aminu Aminu In exploring love, we often fixate unhealthily on one kind of love – romantic love. It ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 19, 2021

#PrideMonth: Boihood; Personal Triumphs of Being in Community With Bois

By Alexandra Maduagwu Boi has a variety of meanings. For this piece, which relates to masculine women or women-aligned people, ...

Op-ed EditorJune 17, 2021

#PrideMonth: Love is everything but love; a queer Muslim man’s experience with love

By Phaysal Phagge It is difficult to write about love when everything you know about it has been anything but, ...

Reuben AbatiJune 1, 2021

Opinion: The death of Ahmed Gulak

The cold-blooded murder of Hon. Ahmed Gulak, former Speaker of the Adamawa House of Assembly, former Special Adviser on Political ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 22, 2021

The Urgency of Now: Youth Advocate, Seun Awogbenle announces book on the need for ‘A Nigerian Vision’

Youth advocate, Seun Awogbenle has announced his new book titled ‘The Urgency of Now: Why Nigeria Needs A vision of ...

Ado AminuMay 19, 2021

The slow progress of gender parity may be because men are not listening to women

A heated exchange between friends on the merit of men’s allyship in the fight for gender equality concluded thus over the ...

Reuben AbatiMay 1, 2021

Opinion: “Country Hard Scatter Scatter… Jaga Jaga”

“Omo, wetin dey shele. What’s gwan man?” “Helloooo. Are you okay?” “Yeah, yeah, my bro” “Can you speak English? I ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 24, 2021

Opinion: Art and the power to create change

by Chudy Jude “Art never stopped a war and never got anybody a job. That was never its function. Art ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 13, 2021

“We can’t afford not to use our platforms for change” | Youth Summit rallies young Nigerians for Good Governance

Nigerian creative industry and social media “influencers” have resolved to increase their engagement with governance, politics and public policy in ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 30, 2021

#IWD2021 Special: Daughters are not consolatory prizes

By Angel Nduka-Nwosu. I grew up Christian and was raised attending a very close-knit community church. My childhood memories are ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 22, 2021

#IWD2021: In honour of Nawal El-Sadawy, the woman who inspired me to rethink Allah

by Asiya Hameed There are many reasons to write about the plight of women at any given time and not ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 18, 2021

#IWD2021 Special: Dear Sista Ada, here’s our apology letter

By Tolu Akintara Dear Sista Ada, We are sorry. We know Sorry would not wipe your bloodshot eyes, we know ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 17, 2021

#IWD2021 Special: The time to end ‘acceptance and compromise’ is now

by Fatimah Adegbite When I was a little girl, as little girls were taught then, “you don’t play around boys, ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 17, 2021

Exploring gender through the viewpoint of Igbo Spirituality

by Obinna Tony-Francis Ochem There is a story told of Area Scatter, a crossdresser who played an ornamental thumb piano ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 16, 2021

#IWD2021 Special: ‘I choose to challenge you’

by Tolu Akintaro The day is March 8th. Every major organisation rolled out their best graphics for Women’s Day, others ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 15, 2021

#IWD2021 Special: ‘Why we need to let boys out of the hall’

by Arekpitan Ikhenaode My first bra was pink. When my mom gave it to me, I immediately wore it on ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 25, 2020

1984 may not be the past yet and the Buhari administration reminds us

“Contrary to Buharists and the government itself, Nigeria has not experienced any significant changes in the national economy. Inflation rates ...

Chioma Iwunze-IbiamAugust 25, 2020

7 simple tips for Forex Trading beginners

2020 has proven to be the quintessential leap year. It’s been the year of monumental changes. However, it’s also been ...

Chioma Iwunze-IbiamFebruary 12, 2020

Are Remote Workers More Productive Than Traditional Office Employees?

Are you looking for ways to maximize the productivity of your workforce? Are some of them insisting on work-from-home flexibility ...

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 29, 2019

Period Pains: How monthly cycle keeps young girls out of school and kills their dreams

She couldn’t wrap her head around the question being asked of her. She couldn’t fathom the interest in her private ...

Bernard DayoJuly 9, 2019

Do you miss ”OGA! Pastor”? Here’s how we think NdaniTV can bring the show back

In June, NdaniTV premiered OGA! Pastor, a show that brought out my negative bias as another bourgeoisie, Nollywood-adjacent spectacle even without ...

Fredrick NwabufoJuly 7, 2019

Buhari, you may mean well, but time is running out

One flaw that detracts from President Buhari’s strengths is tardiness; especially, his dilatory response to matters of importance.  This is where ...

Reuben AbatiJuly 6, 2019

Reuben Abati: Rape and the Senior Pastor of COZA

COZA is the acronym of a church in Abuja, Nigeria, known as the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly. It is one ...

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