Tag: Domestic violence

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 ...

Op-ed EditorMay 12, 2017

The Thread: “Piece of shit” “Men are taught to be trash” | Twitter NG divides into fiery camps over domestic violence

The conversation on Twitter since yesterday has been fixated on sexual abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence- and in particular who ...

ToluMay 12, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: “If he hits you, he is not a man” – D’Banj speaks on domestic violence, Bow Wow has a “scientific” explanation for private jet lie | More stories

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

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 ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 9, 2017

Mercy Aigbe’s estranged husband reportedly remanded in prison

by Omoleye Omoruyi The story of Nigerian actress, Mercy Aigbe and her husband, Lanre Gentry, is not leaving the news ...

AzeezMay 9, 2017

Mercy Aigbe gushed about her estranged husband two months ago (WATCH)

by Azeez Adeniyi A video of Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe praising her husband, Lanre Gentry just two months before she ...

Op-ed EditorMay 6, 2017

Poetry: You’re in love but he beats you …RUN!!!

by Soyombo Ayomikun 1.Of Nneka I once heard Whose rich husband Always rages Like a demon let loose From hell. ...

AzeezMay 4, 2017

Mercy Aigbe had bruises all over her body when she came for help – Commissioner

by Azeez Adeniyi The Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Lola Akande has said Nollywood actress, Mercy ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 4, 2017

Mercy Aigbe has mental issues | Husband, Lanre Gentry alleges

by Dolapo Adelana Lanre Gentry, husband of Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has said that his wife is mentally unstable. The ...

AzeezApril 30, 2017

Lagos govt to prosecute Mercy Aigbe’s husband for alleged assault

by Azeez Adeniyi Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has dragged her hotelier husband, Lanre Gentry to the Lagos Ministry of Women ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 29, 2017

Politicians have Mercy Aigbe on speed dial for sexual adventures | More details emerge from actress’ crashed marriage

by Dolapo Adelana On April 28, reports filtered in that the seven-year marriage of Nollywood actress, Mercy-Aigbe Gentry had hit ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 28, 2017

I have never beaten my wife – Mercy-Aigbe’s husband

by Dolapo Adelana Lanre Gentry, husband of Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe-Gentry has dismissed as untrue reports that he beats his ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 28, 2017

FLASHBACK: 4 years ago Mercy Aigbe-Gentry denied being beaten by her husband (WATCH)

by Dolapo Adelana Earlier today reports filtered in that the seven-year marriage of Nollywood actress, Mercy-Aigbe gentry had crashed over ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 28, 2017

“Say no to promiscuous and irresponsible women” | Mercy-Aigbe’s husband claps back

by Dolapo Adelana Lanre Gentry, husband of Nollywood actress has issued a scathing response to reports that he beat his wife. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 28, 2017

Mercy Aigbe’s 7-year marriage crashes over domestic violence (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

by Dolapo Adelana The seven-year marriage of actress, Mercy-Aigbe Gentry has reportedly crashed over allegations of domestic violence. According to ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 18, 2017

The Thread: What happens when men are on the receiving end of domestic violence?

Domestic violence is not restricted to one gender. Although rarely broadcast, men are victims of domestic violence. Sometime in January, Babatunde ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 15, 2017

Patoranking’s label boss allegedly swore to make news as the next man to kill his wife – wife cries out

by Dolapo Adelana Foston Utomi, CEO of Foston Musik Entertainment has been accused by his ex-wife, Ajoke of beating her ...

EditorMarch 14, 2017

Brave Women: Itoro Eze-Anaba is saving lives with the Mirabel Centre

In Nigeria there is an increase in sexual assault against girls and women. Despite this increase coupled with an extremely ...

AzeezMarch 12, 2017

Be warned, I have pictures, videos to back my claims | Tonto Dikeh tells Churchill

by Azeez Adeniyi Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has said she fight her estranges husband, Oladunni Churchill who she claimed is ...

AzeezMarch 8, 2017

‘I suffered domestic violence’ | Tonto Dikeh speaks on her troubled marriage (WATCH)

by Azeez Adeniyi Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has revealed more details about her stormy marriage to Oladunni Churchill. In an ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 16, 2017

Opinion: Marriage and the one sided domestic violence narrative

by Simon Utsu   As much as I try my utmost best not to write about the private family lives ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 7, 2017

The Thread: This is the simplest solution for wife beaters, right?

The best way to stop violence against women is by having the male community speak up against it. This thread has ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 31, 2017

The Thread: “I received 18 slaps and got a spine shift” | @rosanwo tells his story of surviving years of domestic violence

This thread is so sad. We often hear about domestic abuse from a woman’s point of view- almost always as ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 22, 2016

The Thread: This by fire, by force marriage story will make you cry -or curse

Some days ago, financial analyst Oluwatosin Olaseinde, explored the concept of domestic violence victims being enablers of their own abuse. ...

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 ...

Isime EseneOctober 10, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Ending the culture of silence on sexual violence

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis – Dante Alighieri ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 9, 2016

How policemen kidnap, sexually assault innocent young women (PART II)

In recent days, the police force has proven that it is a menace to the society. Apparently, these lot that are ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 9, 2016

Thread: Governor Ambode is leading the #WarAgainstRape

On Thursday, a lady shared her heartwrenching story of her ordeal in the hands of police officers. In the light of that, the Governor ...

AzeezSeptember 8, 2016

We need just 11 scapegoats | Ambode against sexual, domestic violence

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday said the security agencies in the state needs 11 scapegoats who engage in ...

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