Tag: Domestic violence

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Bernard DayoSeptember 3, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: There’s a war on women in South Africa and men are the perpetrators

The rate of domestic violence against women in South Africa is so shockingly high, crimes perpetrated by South African men ...

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Bernard DayoJune 6, 2019

Dorcas Shola Fapson’s adaptation of ”I Got Flowers Today” will move you, but it doesn’t hold men accountable for domestic violence

Dorcas Shola Fapson will probably won’t make it in the list of in-demand actresses. And, admit it, many of you ...

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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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EditorNovember 8, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: 26 teenage girls died while being trafficked to Italy, when will this end?

According to reports by the BBC, the Italian government has just initiated an investigation into the violent deaths of 26 young ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 16, 2017

The Media Blog: And GreyRoomNG is trending on Twitter AGAIN

Remember GreyRoomNG, right? the podcast that made very good numbers in its first episode. They are at it again. After ...

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AzeezSeptember 28, 2017

How much did my ex-husband pay you to lie? | Tonto Dikeh asks journalist Azuka Ogujiuba

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dike has blasted journalist Azuka Ogujiuba for accusing her of lying about her former marriage. Azuka, who featured ona programme ...

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ToluSeptember 28, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: “Azuka, you were successfully bribed”, Tonto Dikeh attacks journalist, Azuka Ogujiuba | More stories

Here are the top entertainment stories that made the rounds yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 26, 2017

The Thread: “He poured hot water on me” | A wife’s domestic violence story

This depressing story has no light at the end of the tunnel. Besides putting one in a funk for good, ...

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EditorSeptember 22, 2017

The Film Blog: Turn on the news, you’re likely to catch another episode of domestic violence

It is high time Africans began to have conversations about violence and women’s rights until the messaging starts to sink ...

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ToluSeptember 14, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Kechi Okwuchi makes it to the finals on ‘America’s Got Talent’; Monalisa Chinda blames women’s “running mouth” for domestic violence | More stories

These are the biggest stories from entertainment yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

“Many Nigerian women are the cause of domestic violence” – Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Lola Akande Thursday, said the actions of many women ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2017

Months after, Mercy Aigbe’s hubby, Gentry says “I’m sorry, I don’t love you less”

Lanre Gentry, husband of Mercy Aigbe has apologised to the actress, saying he’s tired of the social media “drama”. The ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 28, 2017

People who abuse their partners have no sense – Actress, Omotola says (WATCH)

Nigerian star actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has said that legislations should be put in place and enforced in order to deal ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 10, 2017

‘Any man that beats his wife is mentally sick’ – Fayose

The Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has weighed in on domestic violence asking men to desist from maltreating women and advised ...

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AzeezJune 8, 2017

Mercy Aigbe husband’s trial stalled due to actress’ absence

The absence of Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe on Wednesday stalled the trial of her estranged husband, Lanre Gentry before an ...

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EditorJune 2, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Yul Edochie, Skuki, Leslie Okoye; all of you, please stop talking

Nigerian celebrities seem determined to expose just how back, unintelligent and misogynist they truly are this month. So much so, ...

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AzeezMay 25, 2017

‘No woman should go through this much pain’ | Mercy Aigbe visits face surgeon in the UK

Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has visited a face surgeon over injuries she allegedly suffered from her estranged husband, Lanre Gentry. ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 25, 2017

Opinion: What is wrong with being trash?

by Adefolami Ademola With the way the ‘MENARETRASH’ hash tag has become a national poise, creating social media unrest, the ...

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AzeezMay 20, 2017

‘I miss my son’ | Mercy Aigbe’s estranged husband laments

by Azeez Adeniyi Lanre Gentry, estranged husband of Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has said he misses his son. The actress ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 19, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: No, men are not trash

Ololade Ajekigbe “Yoruba men are demons” “Short people have an inferiority complex” “Feminists don’t make good wives” “Ijebu people are ...

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ToluMay 18, 2017

Dear Empress Njamah, please shut up if you have nothing reasonable to say about domestic violence

by Tolu O.   There’s absolutely no way to go about this article without coming across to Empress Njamah as ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 16, 2017

Aniefiok Udoabasi: How I almost died living with a violent girlfriend

by Aniefiok Udoabasi I once dated a violent woman. A lovely,beautiful woman but very violent when angry. Possessive,extremely jealous and, ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 15, 2017

The Thread: “Black Lives Matter is not equivalent to #MenAreTrash | Dr Etin schools Twitter NG on labels

Following the death of Karabo Mokoena, a South African lady who was burnt to death by Sandile, her boyfriend; and ...

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RoqeebahMay 14, 2017

Who is flying the Presidential jet?; Karabo’s alleged murderer; first look at Davido’s baby | See our top 10 photos from last week

Presidents. Jets. Lies. Abuse. Violence. There’s a common thread in all those words and it’s the week that just passed. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 13, 2017

The YNaija Cover the evening – the 13th of May

Follow the links below to read these stories and analyses: #ChibokGirls: Govt is hiding something from us | Parent claims ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 13, 2017

Through the eyes of a little boy | The role family plays in raising violent men

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Domestic Violence. Broken ribs. Emotional abuse. Shattered self esteem Those were the hot topics blazing the social ...

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AzeezMay 13, 2017

I want him to understand the gravity of what he has done | Mercy Aigbe speaks on her marriage again

by Azeez Adeniyi As the domestic violence saga between Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe and her husband, Lanre Gentry continues, the ...

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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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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 12, 2017

Domestic violence: BBN star narrates ordeal

by Omoleye Omoruyi Ex-Big Brother Naija 2017 contestant, Cocoice in reacted to actress Mercy Aigbe’s interview, where she narrated her ...

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