Tag: mothers

Ado AminuJuly 1, 2021

3 Nigerian mothers share their reaction to their children coming out as gay and why

In order not to mar the celebration of LGBT Pride – which we did with a series of multimedia content ...

EzinneOctober 10, 2017

The Thread: “Drivers and cooks can molest your children” | Why housewives should be valued more

Last week, Pastor Funke Felix-Adejumo’s viral video made the rounds on Twitter Nigeria again. A number of people took exception ...

ToluMarch 10, 2017

#Impact365: Airen Foundation has reached out to over 100 pregnant women and improved wellbeing of mothers

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) reports that every single day, Nigeria loses about 2,300 under-five year olds ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

Opeoluwa Odunlami: The rejected stone [Nigerian Voices]

by Opeoluwa Odunlami “How good you start is important, how well you end is what is more important.” I did ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 13, 2016

Chimamanda Adichie: “Dear Ijeawele, or a femininst manifesto in fifteen suggestions”

by Chimamanda Adichie Dear Ijeawele, What joy. And what lovely names: Chizalum Adaora. She is so beautiful. Only a day ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 12, 2016

Opinion: Silence and the evil of sexual abuse

by Ayo Akinduro She was twelve and happy. She had just changed her school to a better one and was ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 10, 2016

Abioye Ayomide: Wrong place, wrong time [Nigerian Voices]

by Abioye Joseph Ayomide On this day, I returned to school after a short break at home: a day I ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 9, 2016

Isaac Othuke: Of ghosts and saints [Nigerian Voices]

by Isaac Othuke (The first passage) The lady at the busy business Centre slowly and with a big smile handed ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2016

Eketi Edima Ette: The chairman of skirt-chasers association did a number on me

by Eketi Edima Ette There was a time, a time and a time ago, when I wore my heart on ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 29, 2016

Opinion: Has anyone else imagined this future for our children?

by Fu’ad Lawal There have been all kinds of theories about the type of world our children will be raised ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 25, 2016

Opinion: What we owe our children

by Alex Enemanna “I believe the children are our future, Teach them well and let them lead the way, Show ...

SolaFebruary 16, 2015

Woman leaves under aged children in the UK to attend Nigerian wedding

by Anike Jacobs A single mum of two based in Manchester has been arrested for leaving her under aged kids ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 24, 2014

12 HIV positive mothers give birth to HIV-free babies

by Chidi Okoye 12 HIV negative babies have been born to 12 HIV positive women attending antenatal health care at Saint ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 18, 2014

The Future Africa Awards 2014: Nominees interview series – Joshua Okello (TFAA Prize in Technology)

by Kolapo Olapoju   Joshua Okello is the Co-Founder & Biz Development Lead of Cipher256, the makers of WinSenga, a ...

May 1, 2014

17 things you never appreciated about your mom until your 20s

by Anna Breslaw You know she’ll always be there for you. Even if you do some dumbass thing like start saying ...

April 20, 2014

Opinion: What happened to celebrating our fathers too?

by Dr. Hannah Ifeoluwa Adefala I see lots of commercials celebrating women and talking about how amazing our mothers are ...

April 7, 2014

Adaobi Okwy: No guys, today’s women cannot be like your mothers (Y! Superblogger)

by Adaobi Okwy Let’s back up now men shall we? When you say you want women like your mothers…I think ...

November 17, 2013

Listen, ladies: Indecent dressing leads to rape, say “Concerned Mothers”

by NAN A group of concerned women on Sunday urged mothers to promote descent dressing from home in the girl ...

August 26, 2013

#ChildNotBride: Women plan naked protest against underage marriage bill

by Oge Okonkwo The Women Wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (WOWICAN), has said it would write a letter to ...

July 19, 2013

“I wish I was in that car seat”: Mother’s agony after baby daughter dies from being left in a hot vehicle for 3 hours

A one-year-old girl from Alabama has died after being locked for nearly three hours inside an overheated SUV – and ...

June 4, 2013

10 sex confessions from real moms

by Jill Smokler  ….I think I deserve the opportunity to put my underwear back on and roll over to go to ...

May 3, 2013

Lagos environment task force arrest pregnant women, nursing mothers, 178 other suspects (PICTURED)

by Isi Esene Officials of the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences arrested 183 suspected criminals in ...

March 12, 2013

Tender kisses for mum: Uche Jombo and husband show her mum some love on Mother’s Day (LOOK)

by Idoreyin Sampson This is such a lovely black and white snapshot. Nollywood actress, who recently premiered her movie, “My ...

January 24, 2013

10 types of women to avoid dating (and some are unfair)

by Aaron Tatum …if a woman has cheated before she’d be willing to do it again. It’s safer to date ...

January 17, 2013

Adaobi Okwy: To prepare kids for future hardship, mother doesn’t know best (Y! Superblogger)

…between many women’s choices of the trivial and the vital, mothers need to consult with fathers because, she doesn’t always ...

July 23, 2012

FG promises expectant mothers N5,000 stipend

by Isi Esene Nigerian unborn babies now seem to have some stipend from the Federal Government awaiting them to start ...

July 11, 2012

Opinion: Why Moms and Daughters Can Never Really Be Friends

by Peggy Drexler Be honest: What mother-daughter pair among us hasn’t watched reruns of Gilmore Girls (or the more current ...

March 9, 2012

FaithNaija with Alkasim Abdulkadir: The Quran and Hadith on Mothers

by Alkasim Abdulkadir The Quran 1. “We have enjoined on man kindness to his parents; in pain did his mother ...

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