Tag: Gender equality

EditorMarch 8, 2022

Nigeria’s legislatures’ continuing war against women and the way forward for equality activists

In a move that seems almost calculated to remind Nigerian women that no season, month or day in which their ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 7, 2022

#OccupyNASS: Nigerian women lists demands after NASS rejects gender bills

Nigeria Women have vowed to mobilise people to occupy the National Assembly if lawmarkers fail to reconsider its stance on ...

Ado AminuJuly 13, 2021

The proposed constitutional amendment by Southwest Governors is the real deal for gender inclusion

To be able to say, “Something good is coming from the stable of Nigeria’s political class,” and mean it is ...

Ado AminuMay 20, 2021

Alarm: There is an auction market for women all over Nigeria

There is a thriving auction market in Nigeria and what is up for grabs is women. The commodification of women ...

Ado AminuMay 19, 2021

The slow progress of gender parity may be because men are not listening to women

A heated exchange between friends on the merit of men’s allyship in the fight for gender equality concluded thus over the ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 16, 2021

#IWD2021 Special: Reflections on time and gender by a nonbinary woman

By Alexandra Maduagwu In many ways, this [life] journey has always been about finding and naming myself. Looking back, there ...

Ado AminuMarch 14, 2021

Benevolent patriarchy, sexual assault | Non-binary tweets we saw this week on Nigeria Twitter

As public discourse in Nigeria continues to find its way to topics hitherto considered taboo, we continue to document it. ...

Ado AminuMarch 11, 2021

#HerStory Series: “I wanted my baby to shut up, forever.” | Women’s Month Special

As difficult as it is to believe, nay conceive of, while we talk about women’s achievements in Nigeria over the ...

Ado AminuFebruary 2, 2021

Paternity Fraud: Nigerian men are worried about the wrong things

The first time I learnt about paternity fraud was in a playful conversation with my mother. I was 10 years ...

Ado AminuJanuary 27, 2021

Despite police reforms, romance between the Nigeria Police Force and gender discrimination continues

The latest victim of gender-based discrimination in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is Corporal Olajide Omolola and she may not ...

Ado AminuJanuary 13, 2021

Why Toke Makinwa is a poster girl for feminism of a different sort

Toke Makinwa is no stranger to controversy – many might even argue her brand is built mostly on that, and ...

Nelson C.JDecember 27, 2019

Noble Igwe’s recent tweets will tell you where we are with the patriarchy

In the ever pulsating conversations around gender-equality that happen on social media, domestic responsibilities i.e cooking has been passed around ...

Nelson C.JDecember 3, 2019

If Governor El-Rufai could do it, then Nigeria should get ready for more women in government

The face of politics in Nigeria has and continues to be male. Brutishly male, older and viciously stagnant. With a ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2017

Vera Ezimora: Why Tiwa Savage’s views on gender equality matter

by Vera Ezimora Tiwa Savage on gender equality — oh, where do I begin? First of all, my apologies for ...

SponsorOctober 11, 2017

The Conversation Cafe to host mentorship session for Teenage girls in honour of The International Day of the Girl Child

The International Day of the Girl Child as declared by the United Nations is a day aimed at creating more opportunity ...

musicblogOctober 6, 2017

[The Music Blog] Tiwa Savage and Gender Politics: We need to stop expecting celebrities to know sh_t

Tiwa Savage’s 2-hour long tell-all interview with the journalist, Azuka Ogujiuba, following a series of emotional social media posts and ...

EzinneOctober 6, 2017

The Thread: These are the problems with Tiwa Savage’s comments

In Round 2 of Tiwa Savage vs the Public, the famous singer has been the unfortunate punching bag of Twitter ...

EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Tiwa Savage joins the ranks of Nigerian celebrities who perpetuate misogyny

It hasn’t been quite up to two years now, when Tiwa Savage in an interview with fashion and gossip journalist ...

AzeezOctober 5, 2017

Here’s the Tiwa Savage gender equality statement everyone is talking about (LISTEN)

A statement made by Nigerian superstar, Tiwa Savage on gender equality has become a topic on Twitter. In a chat ...

Op-ed EditorApril 14, 2017

Omoigui Osasogie: Gender inequality in Nigeria [NEXT]

by Omoigui Osasogie For many years women have struggled to be heard and continue to fight for equality and respect ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 8, 2017

The Thread: Trump causes a frenzy on Women’s Day

President of the United States of America, Donal J. Trump, in honour of International Women’s Day took the opportunity to ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 10, 2017

Opinion: The Sultan Lied, Gender Equality Bill is not Anti-Islam

by Jude Ndukwe The recent call by the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar 111, on the Senate, ...

ToluDecember 2, 2016

Octagon Session: The gender equality question

Welcome to another episode of The Octagon session… The Octagon: Welcome to The Octagon. We appreciate your taking time out ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 12, 2016

Harmony Levin: Balancing up on feminism – the Naija perspective [NEXT]

by Harmony Levin “If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all ...

ToluSeptember 30, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: The National Assembly finally gives the #GEO bill a chance

It’s almost victory for the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill at the Upper Chamber as the bill that had been ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 21, 2016

YNaija Says: Daddy Freeze’s praise of Kaylah is dangerous nonsense

In the early days of his reign as Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi has made headlines as perhaps the most ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 18, 2016

Celebrities weigh-in on Olori of Ife’s ‘gender equality’ speech

The speech given by Her Majesty, Queen Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi of Ile Ife has sparked more reactions – especially from Nigerian ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 18, 2016

Daddy Freeze: I absolutely disagree that men and women are ‘equal’

While many have opposed the Olori of Ife’s seemingly unpopular stance against gender equality which she expressed on Thursday, Daddy Freeze has chosen to ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 18, 2016

‘Olori of Ife doesn’t understand gender equality’

A speech made by Her Majesty, Queen Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi of Ile Ife, at the Emerging Women Forum on Thursday hit a nerve ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 17, 2016

There can’t be gender equality – Olori of Ife

Her Majesty, Queen Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi of Ile Ife, believes that gender equality is hardly achievable in the modern world. While ...

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