Tag: Girls

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 29, 2019

Period Pains: How monthly cycle keeps young girls out of school and kills their dreams

She couldn’t wrap her head around the question being asked of her. She couldn’t fathom the interest in her private ...

tosin adesinaSeptember 23, 2018

Governor El-Rufai is setting the pace on girl-child education

The Governor of Kaduna, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has set a new pace with his recent declaration of free education for ...

tosin adesinaAugust 28, 2018

Bemore Foundation redefines summer through its 2018 bootcamp

This year’s summer holidays will forever remain indelible in the lives of 400 girls who partook in the 2018 edition ...

tosin adesinaJuly 13, 2018

The Purple Girl Foundation seeks to provide support for girl child education in Nigeria

The golden age of fifty is seen by many as a time to wine, dine and make merry, but for ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2017

Parents are donating their girls as suicide bombers – Army

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it has gotten revelations that some parents in the North were donating their children ...

AzeezMay 7, 2017

BREAKING: Names of 82 freed Chibok girls

by Azeez Adeniyi The Presidency has identified all the 82 Chibok girls released by terrorist group, Boko Haram, Daily Trust ...

ItunuoluwaMay 4, 2017

How to slide into her DM’s 101… Like a boss!

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Yes! I personally commend your courage and guts for wanting to take the very tricky step of ...

ToluApril 3, 2017

#Impact365: “We can engage more women in leadership roles” | Fame Foundation commits to empowering girls and women

In 2016, the Nigerian Senate blocked the Gender Parity and Prohibition of Violence against Women. The bill which seeks equal rights ...

ToluFebruary 6, 2017

#Impact365: This NGO has been around for over 20 years and is still making great impact

Youth Empowerment Foundation (YEF) is one of the non-governmental bodies in Nigeria whose interests cuts across board. Youth education, health ...

ToluJanuary 14, 2017

This looks harmless because it’s Pretty Mike but the Lagos govt. just did something dangerous

The Lagos State Government made a move on Thursday that initially came across as the lawful thing to do. The ...

AzeezJanuary 12, 2017

Police arrest Pretty Mike for putting chains on girls

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested popular club owner, Pretty Mike for putting leash on young girls and walking ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 27, 2016

Girls in Aba start having sex at 10 – Report

Girls in Aba, Abia State start engaging in sexual activities at the age of 10, a medical practitioner, Godwin Uwaoma ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 22, 2016

Opinion: Stop violence and discrimination against girl child

by Jide Ojo The United Nations declared every October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. This year’s ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2016

Moses Kamil: The story of my whole life at Kings College [Nigerian Voices]

by Moses Kamil I saw the article on this competition some days back and I felt like Eureka! This is ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 12, 2016

Opinion: Yes, girls motivate me [Nigerian Voices]

by Joseph Abiagom I have a good command of Pidgin English, even though I am not as fluent as I ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 23, 2016

#Impact365: You probably don’t know this NGO but it’s changing lives in Edo

Braveheart Initiative is an Edo state non-governmental organization that provides support services and leadership training for young secondary school girls ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 9, 2016

#BringBackOurGirls: Ibrahim Idris is the new Joseph Mbu

By Joachim MacEbong For 879 days, the Bring Back Our Girls movement has pushed and pushed and pushed for the ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 9, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today Police officer remanded in prison for killing Okada rider An Ondo ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 7, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five news stories to monitor today 1. You lied – APC tells Fayose The Ekiti state ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 10, 2016

‘How ‘chairlady’ forced us into sleeping with 20 men everyday’

In what would have best been described as a twisted home movie, four schoolgirls have told the story of how ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 27, 2016

How 6 girls were turned to sex slaves in Abuja

28-year-old Ifeoma Daniel has been arrested alongside her partner-in-crime, Collins Madueke, for allegedly engaging six girls in sex trade in ...

Mazi EmekaJune 14, 2016

Chibok parents yet to receive N30m donation from Aisha Buhari

Advocates of the missing Chibok girls are not being accountable to the parents of the girls as some people are ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 19, 2016

Conspiracy theories, pertinent questions about rescue of Chibok girl (READ)

On Wednesday, May 18, a girl believed to be one of the kidnapped Chibok girls was found loitering in the ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 16, 2016

Opinion: Chibok girls; for how long will we live with this shame?

Burying my thoughts in the cadenced candour of poetry would only have produced an elegy. In truth, words fail me. ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 15, 2016

5 things you may have forgotten about the abduction of 276 Chibok girls

Two years ago, 276 school girls were forcefully taken away into captivity by members of the terrorist sect Boko Haram ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 14, 2016

‘Proof of life’ video should be used to rescue Chibok girls – Shehu Sani

A Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria , Boko Haram, Shehu Sani says the Chibok girls abducted from Government ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 14, 2016

Chibok parents identify ’15 girls’ in new Boko Haram video

A video showing 15 of the abducted Chibok girls was purportedly released to local officials on Tuesday, April 12. Boko ...

Mazi EmekaApril 13, 2016

US demands ‘immediate release’ of Chibok girls

In remembrance of the two years anniversary since 297 school girls were kidnapped from their school in Chibok, Borno state, ...

Mazi EmekaApril 12, 2016

‘Girls kidnapped by Boko Haram fought to become suicide bombers’ (VIDEO)

“They came to us to pick us. They would ask, ‘Who wants to be a suicide bomber?’ The girls would ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 9, 2016

Photo of the day: Governor Fayose takes a break from bashing Buhari to admire some ‘pears’

Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose might just have a soft side after all. The governor, who is famous for ...

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