Tag: girl child education

Ado AminuAugust 18, 2021

“A hydra-headed problem calls for a hydra-headed solution” | Northern educator reveals solution to problem of education deprivation

Hardly any problem exists in this world for which one can say with unassailable certainty, “If you do this one ...

Chioma Iwunze-IbiamDecember 11, 2019

Special: Sex education is vital if we will stop the scourge of sexual violence

Shortly after I turned eight, my father threatened to shoot me. Now, my university-educated father was a pacifist; an upright ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 10, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Nigeria: In need of a Malala

In the afternoon of October 9, 2012, Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani female activist survived an assassination attempt orchestrated by the ...

EzinneJuly 7, 2017

The Thread: Malala, the Pakistani girl the Taliban nearly killed graduates High School today in style

This girl is unstoppable. Before getting a bullet for her efforts to simply get an education, Malala Yousafzai had been ...

EzinneJune 15, 2017

The Thread: “I’m an almajiri” | Twitter NG is inspired by this story of Adamu breaking the mould in Northern Nigeria

Girl child education -Western-style education- is a bit of a rarity up North. According to this 2013 report by Premium ...

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 EditorApril 8, 2017

Opinion: Isn’t it about time a woman became Nigeria’s president?

by Omoya Yinka Simult There is an interesting case of a persistent Nigerian woman, who is plausibly the first female presidential ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 8, 2017

International Women’s Day 2017: Remembering Patience Gilbert

by Imam Imam   International Women’s Day is a day set aside by the United Nations to highlight achievements of ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 8, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria, how can we be #BoldForChange?

by Mmanti Umoh International Women’s Day 2017 is a significant time to help forge a better working world – a ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 21, 2016

Incentives should be provided for girl-child education – Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday called on all tiers of government in the country to encourage girl-child ...

AzeezAugust 15, 2016

Send your child to school or go to jail – El-Rufai

Kaduna Governor, Nasir el-Rufai on Saturday said parents in the state who fail to send their children to school in ...

SolaSeptember 23, 2014

Send your girl child to school and make money – UNICEF tells Northern parents

by S’ola Filani “We want to tell parents: ‘If you send a girl to secondary school, you will get more ...

April 17, 2012

First child at 14, divorced at 18: This story will inspire you

by Tolu Orekoya 18-year-old divorcee Hanisa Idris Magama doesn’t flinch at the idea of carrying her 4-year-old daughter, and then ...

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