Tag: activists

tosin adesinaMarch 14, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Activists flay Senate over N13.5m allowance but we’re barely scratching the surface

Over the years, it has been a subject of speculation as to what Nigeria’s federal lawmakers earn as salaries and ...

Rachel OgbuMay 28, 2017

The life of Nigerian, Olaudah Equiano – “The African”

by Rachel Ogbu// Olaudah Equiano was born an Igbo around 1745 before it became eastern Nigeria. In 1789 he published his ...

Ada IgboanugoMarch 6, 2015

US Ambassador to South Korea slashed in the face with a knife (PHOTOS)

by Chinwe Okafor The U.S Ambassador to South Korea’s face was left bloodied after a furious activist slashed it open ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 5, 2014

@FavourAfolabi: Activists becoming politicians are hypocrites

by Favour Afolabi You spend 3.5 years writing about “How NGR is a failed state” then 6 months to the ...

May 30, 2014

Opinion: Nigeria – Why activism without ideation will never lead to change

by Tarila Marclint Ebiede  The activists lost the battle for change when they failed to build an enduring narrative around ...

May 6, 2014

Suraj Oyewale: PIB, deregulation and Nigeria’s non-reading activists (Y! FrontPage)

by Suraj Oyewale   So when the PIB finally becomes an Act and, in implementing the provisions, fuel subsidy is ...

April 23, 2014

Japheth Omojuwa: Government blackmail and delusions of free press

by Japheth Omojuwa We all sleep and wake thinking and assuming we have a free press but that is a ...

April 21, 2014

Tunde Leye: Here is your authentic Nigerian activist checklist (Y! FrontPage)

by Tunde Leye Does your activist have a means of making money outside of the activism and all the things ...

March 27, 2014

‘Do you hate men?’ – 10 questions you should stop asking feminists

by Zainab Karim Why are you so angry? This question detracts fr,om the real purpose of the feminist movement. Feminists ...

March 12, 2014

Opinion: I am not going to the National Conference because of N12 million

by Jaye Gaskia Now let us get back to the spurious issue of N12 million bribe or payment. Since the ...

February 28, 2014

Gimba Kakanda: Abuja protests and ‘briefcase’ activism on social media

by Gimba Kakanda But the funny thing about these Abuja-based activists on Twitter is, when you call them and inform ...

February 24, 2014

Pius Adesanmi: The struggle for meaning – Ukraine, Iyaloja and all that jazz

by Pius Adesanmi If you cannot even come together against the local terrorism of an Iyaloja in Lagos, how do ...

January 20, 2014

Opinion: Homosexuality is not an easy sell in places like Nigeria

by Ose Oyamendan Imagine what would happen today if you stand in a crowded marketplace and sing, “I’m gay and ...

January 19, 2014

Perry Brimah: Opponents of the anti-gay law are enemies of democracy

by Perry Brimah If Nigerians seriously opposed this anti-gay bill, we should likewise have moved forward firmly and strongly against ...

December 18, 2013

Mark Amaza: We need active citizens, not activists

by Mark Amaza What Nigeria needs is not activists, but active citizens – where every citizen knows what he desires ...

October 22, 2013

Opinion: The truth behind the desperate gang-up against Stella Oduah

by Ore Kingsley That is the crux of the matter: she “chops” alone. That is also the grouse the members ...

September 20, 2013

ASUU strike: Students, lecturers, activists protest in Ogun

Scores of human right activists, lecturers and tertiary students Thursday staged a protest in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, over ...

September 9, 2013

How embarrassing: Activists shame Lagos commissioner during event to honour Gani Fawehinmi (WATCH)

by Tutu Akinlabi Kayode Opeifa, the Lagos State Commissioner for Public Transportation has received unpleasant treatment at the hands of ...

August 14, 2013

Opinion: Fashola and the hypocrisy of Ndigbo

by C. Don Adinuba A man who introduced himself as a professor from Nnewi called me on the phone on ...

August 1, 2013

Opinion: Nigerian politicians and the trust factor

by Adefenwa Adeshina The youths need people we can trust not those screaming for change when all they really want ...

August 1, 2013

Anti-gay bill: Topless Femen activists attack Russian embassy in Sweden (PHOTOS)

Two topless Femen activists run towards the embassy building in Stockholm, Sweden, on Thursday. Two topless activists climbed over a ...

July 22, 2013

Opinion: We need a whole new specie of politicians, these ones don’t mean well

by Maple Dapapa Each time the people get the opportunity to interact with their leader, the leader has nothing else ...

July 22, 2013

Naomi Lucas: What’s all this noise about the girl child?

by Naomi Lucas Last week Nigeria’s Senate Constitution Review Committee proposed the deletion of Section 29, Subsection 4b of our ...

January 13, 2013

“A note of warning to the so-called blogtivists”: Nwachukwu Egbunike replies Mark Amaza

by Nwachukwu Egbunike I stand by my submission that most of us should take a walk, a little more often, ...

January 11, 2013

Rejoinder: A note of warning to the so-called blogtivists

by Mark Amaza I found myself shaking my head in disagreement with the views of the writer. Personally, I believe ...

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