Tag: abortion

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September 20, 2013

Finding a ‘new balance’: Pope warns Catholic Church may fall ‘like a house of cards’ if it continues its obsession with abortion, others

Pope Francis said he was resolved to reform the church which had a tendency to get caught up in ‘small ...

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September 4, 2013

Okorocha backtracks on ‘abortion law’, apologizes to churches

Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha yesterday apologized to churches in the state over the controversial law legalizing abortion ...

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August 31, 2013

I only made abortion available to those who need it – Okorocha

by ‘Jola Sotubo Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo has clarified  that the bill currently before the state House of Assembly ...

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August 20, 2013

Going all out: Enugu institute conducts street march against same sex marriage

by ‘Jola Sotubo In recent times, the world has begun to embrace the idea of equal rights for same sex ...

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July 7, 2013

Levi Strauss heir tricked girlfriend into getting abortion after promising her $300,000 for procedure

DANIEL ACKER/BLOOMBERG NEWS The ex-girlfriend of a Levi Strauss heir is suing him, alleging that — fearing a media firestorm ...

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May 26, 2013

Horrible: 23 girls dead after drinking native doctors’ abortion concoction

by Chi Ibe Delta State police commissioner has said no fewer than 23 females whose unwanted pregnancies were terminated in ...

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May 18, 2013

Atrocious: Principal impregnates student in Kogi, orders her to abort thrice

The Principal of Baptist High School, Ekinrin/Adde, in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State Mr. Ajayi Ajibulu has been ...

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April 18, 2013

How pregnant woman’s husband and in-laws ‘stomped on her stomach’ and killed her unborn child

by Rachel Ogbu An Indian man and his family are now in police custody after they allegedly assaulted his pregnant ...

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March 30, 2013

Michael ‘Faith Child’ Ayo: How a broken home fixed my life (30 Days, 30 Voices)

I was a mistake, in which, the night I was conceived, my mother had a coil in her and my ...

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February 28, 2013

Two arguments: Abortion is murder, no it’s self defence

by Rachel Ogbu If debates could win Oscars, this probably would be a winner. This week on YNaija we will ...

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February 28, 2013

Illegal abortion in Nigeria: The cringing reality

by Rachel Ogbu   Abortion in Nigeria is illegal on more grounds than it is legal yet the number of ...

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February 28, 2013

For the Records: Full details of the Nigerian abortion law

by Rachel Ogbu Many people hold very strong opinions and believe that abortion no matter what is wrong. Others hold ...

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February 1, 2013

Temie Giwa: The case for legal abortion in Nigeria

I, of course, believe that access to abortion is a human right that Nigerian women deserve. Forty years ago, in ...

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January 3, 2013

Bizarre: How my father raped and impregnated me twice – Teenager

A Nigerian teenager has told to the Police in Lagos Nigeria, that her 49 year old father serially raped her ...

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January 2, 2013

Ayodele Weke: Diary of an unborn child (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Mum and dad had an argument today over ‘it’. Mum keeps saying she doesn’t want ‘it’, and she has no ...

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October 26, 2012

TICKER: High school opens a day care centre (to care for kids of students) sparking controversy

A high school in Richmond, Virginia is drawing lot of attention since the opening of Armstrong Child Care Lab, a ...

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September 15, 2012

Opinion: Society and the incorruptible physician

by Basil Fadipe   A doctor is trained to save life, not take it. But somewhere along the line, segments ...

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September 15, 2012

Shade Lawal: Abortion – A woman’s right to choose (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Last month, tweets about abortion swarmed my timeline on twitter. I aired my views on the issue at the time, ...

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July 12, 2012

“For four years my husband did not ‘sex me’” – Housewife tells court

by Isi Esene How do we report this with a straight face? The Customary court of Badagry got some bizarre ...

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March 22, 2012

Akintunde Oyebode: A time to honour our mothers (YNaija Frontpage)

by Akintunde Oyebode “…pregnancy is not a disease” but our mothers keep dying due to ignorance.” – Onyema Afulukwe of the Centre ...

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January 30, 2012

Seriously? New study reveals abortion is safer than childbirth

by Wilfred Okiche A recent research study carried out by the Gynuity Health Projects, New York City and the University ...

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