Tag: abuse

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 1, 2017

AU, EU, UN set to establish a task force in Libya to tackle slavery

The African Union (AU), European Union (EU) and United Nations (UN) are set to establish a task force in Libya ...

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EzinneNovember 10, 2017

The Thread: “Protect your mumu button” | How to avoid dating abusive men

Ladies, if you needed a pep talk to summon the will power to leave an abusive relationship, @The_Kitchen_Guy has just ...

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EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] This is a coming out story you’ll definitely want to read

It’s not very often that we have the opportunity to tell a coming out story here on the Sexuality Blog. ...

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AzeezOctober 2, 2017

Restructuring is not something to abuse each other about – Pat Utomi

Economist, Pat Utomi has said the discussion about restructuring is not one to kill for. He said this while speaking ...

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EditorAugust 25, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Let’s talk about Toyo baby’s conflicting stories about her virginity

On the Sexuality Blog, we do not subscribe to the point of view that people in the public eye are ...

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AzeezAugust 11, 2017

Human rights abuse: Osinbajo constitutes panel to investigate Armed Forces

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated a panel to investigate human rights compliance of the Nigerian Armed Forces. According to ...

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AzeezJuly 22, 2017

Spicer took tremendous abuse from the Fake News Media – Trump

US President Donald Trump has said outgoing Press Secretary, Sean Spicer endured “tremendous abuse” from news outlets. Trump tweeted on ...

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AzeezJune 24, 2017

Ebonyi gov’s wife calls for arrest of policewoman for house-help’s abuse

Wife of Ebonyi State governor, Rachael Umahi has called for the arrest of a policewoman for allegedly pouring hot water ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 15, 2017

Eketi Edima Ette: These are the worst rape stories you will ever read

by Eketi Edima Ette Let me play devil’s advocate here. If you’ve been on Twitter since 2014, you’d know that ...

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ToluMay 12, 2017

Law enforcement agencies may have a share of the blame in silencing victims of domestic abuse

“He beats me consistently. I stayed because I loved him and because everytime he beats me, he begs and gets ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 12, 2017

Blaming the victim of domestic violence is all shades of wrong

Domestic violence has been one of the topics on the front burner on the cyberspace and in various chat groups ...

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AzeezMay 12, 2017

Shouldn’t we talk about domestic violence against men too?

by Azeez Adeniyi The internet has been agog over the issue of domestic violence in relationships and marriages in the ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 11, 2017

The Thread: “I was raped by my dad” | Horrifying stories of abuse out of Twitter that will break your heart

Twitter Africa today is full of stories that will make you shiver, clutch a hanky and wail into it, while ...

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ToluMay 11, 2017

“I’m still coughing and sneezing blood after three weeks” | 5 things we learned from Mercy Aigbe’s new interview

Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has been the subject of a marriage controversy that is characterized by domestic violence, abuse and ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 6, 2017

Signs to look out for in an abusive relationship

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Abusive relationships are one of the trickiest situations to deal with, whether firsthand or as a third ...

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ToluApril 29, 2017

5 shocking details from Mercy Aigbe’s unfolding marriage drama

Yesterday Friday started off on a fairly good note and while everyone prepared for the usual pre-weekend turnup, we stumbled ...

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ToluApril 5, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Yemi Alade kicks off Mama Africa world tour, Mel B accuses estranged husband of physical abuse and battery | More stories

Here are the top stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing on ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 28, 2017

Opinion: How control affects a growing child

by Oluranti Fatoye In psychology-related slang, the term control describes a person who attempts to dictate how everything is done around them. Controllers are ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 16, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria’s faux modest culture

by Nana Aisha Salaudeen   “You went visiting a man alone, what did you think would happen?” Those were the ...

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ToluJanuary 14, 2017

This looks harmless because it’s Pretty Mike but the Lagos govt. just did something dangerous

The Lagos State Government made a move on Thursday that initially came across as the lawful thing to do. The ...

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ToluDecember 27, 2016

Oreoluwa Fakorede: When did abuse become okay? [NEW VOICES]

We see it every day; in offices, on the streets, on the bus. We hear it from the neighbour’s house, ...

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ToluDecember 5, 2016

YNaija TV: We revisited the Ronke Shonde murder story

The events that led up to the murder of wife and mother of two, Ronke Shonde remain unknown to many. ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 24, 2016

The Thread: These sexual harassment stories will leave you weak with fury

I’ve said this before: Nigerian streets are not safe -morning, noon or night. Lagos, Abuja, Calabar, wherever, the stories of sexual harassment ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 17, 2016

Opinion: Ending sexual and domestic violence

by Divya Dube Abuse in any form tends to impact the lives of survivors for a long, long time. The ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 17, 2016

#NationalYouthSummit: The Passion and The Burden

“Half of the world’s population is under 25 years old. Therefore, young people are not just the beneficiaries of the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 20, 2016

I don’t have N80 million to mobilise women against Dino Melaye – Oluremi Tinubu

Senator Oluremi Tinubu says she has forgiven Senator Dino Melaye for issuing threats and abusing her. The senator representing Lagos-Central ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 14, 2016

Senate passes law kicking against discrimination of persons with disabilities

The Senate on Wednesday July 13, 2016 passed for its third and final reading the ‘Discrimination Against Persons With Disabilities ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 6, 2016

‘He is vindictive’ | Cayley college responds to same sex molestation case

Following the shocking revelation by a woman, Mayokun Akpoterabor, that her son, Medad, was allegedly ‘expelled’ from a school for ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 14, 2016

Report: Heroin, cocaine consumption common in Lagos

Consumption of heroin and cocaine is prevalent in Lagos, says the former Director-General of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 7, 2016

The YNaija Interview: ‘Making the invisible, visible’ – How Playback Nigeria fights for abused children

Sexual and physical violence is an under reported crime in Nigeria, with many persons unaware of the consequences of such ...

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