Tag: myths

Joanne IkeSeptember 9, 2020

See 4 other myths standing in the way of queer liberation

Homophobia has been passed down from generation to generation using unfounded claims and myths. Last week, we covered 5 myths ...

Joanne IkeSeptember 3, 2020

These 5 false myths stand in the way of queer liberation in Nigeria

Same-sex. Disgust. Nigerians. That’s the paragraph. Like oral tradition, homophobia has been passed down to even the youngest generation using ...

Op-ed EditorMay 6, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Top 8 popular national lies that won’t die in Nigeria

by Farooq A. Kperogi In Nigeria, once lies and historical myths take roots, they are almost always impossible to uproot. But ...

AzeezJanuary 10, 2017

Doctors share hillarious medical myths held by their patients

Hundreds of doctors on reddit have shared the most ridiculous and hilarious myth their patients had held. A user asked ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 14, 2016

Soyombo Ayomikun: Myths our ancestors mixed for us

by Soyombo Ayomikun   ‘Don’t whistle child While it is night As doing so will invite the snakes From deep within ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 23, 2014

5 Nollywood myths that (of-course) aren’t always true

by Uche Omar   If you watch Nigerian movies often, you may have noticed that the consistency of certain themes ...

July 6, 2014

Sola Akinyede: Ekiti – The myths and biases of ‘stomach infrastructure’

by Sola Akinyede With regard to our selling our destiny for bags of rice, and the talk of “stomach infrastructure”, ...

April 9, 2014

Top 10 HIV/AIDS myths and misconceptions

by WebMD  33 Million People Now Live With HIV. How Did We Get Here? For nearly 30 years, HIV (human ...

November 28, 2013

Don’t believe it: 5 myths about men

by Laura Travis Women tend to think that men run from commitment. They don’t like to take responsibility, so they ...

November 7, 2013

Don’t be fooled, girls: 7 myths about men that women (sadly) believe

by Genius Beauty Once again, we’ve left the times when men were free to chase women about town behind. The ...

October 26, 2013

Will it last? 4 myths about older men dating younger women

by Nick Roy If you’re attracted to a younger woman, you’re a perv.Which is why it’s not always advised to watch ...

October 19, 2013

‘Once a cheater, always a cheater’: 4 most common MYTHS about infidelity

by Nick Roy Sometimes, hanging out together and sharing common feelings together can be as far as the affair goes. ...

September 12, 2013

Top 5 myths about weight loss

by Renita Tisha Pinto If you do low intensity workouts, it will help promote weight and fat loss; but you ...

July 17, 2013

Body confidence: 4 myths preventing you from finding love

by Rachel Weight absolutely is an issue when it comes to love and dating, but not in the way we assume it to ...

May 22, 2013

10 myths about common cold

from ChaCha There is no connection between eating less and recovering from a fever, so make sure to drink plenty ...

February 4, 2013

6 common and dangerous myths about exposure to the sun

by Hallie Levine Sklar Reality: While even one sunburn may double the chance of eventually developing melanoma (the most serious type ...

February 1, 2013

7 dangerous ‘little white lies’ about weight loss

by Matthew Herper More recent data, the authors say, shows that people lose much less weight when they burn it ...

December 15, 2012

15 dumbest sex myths (and you probably believe some)

from  TruTV FACT: if you believe any of these supremely dumb sex myths, then do the gene pool a favor, ...

December 11, 2012

Top 5 myths women (still) believe about men

by Marcus Osborne The consensus here is that the idea that men and women can’t be friends without sexual tension ...

October 2, 2012

Ladies: Yes, he wants to be corrected, and six other lies about guys

by Demola Rewaju Guys might like variety but if it’s the same chic every time, sex isn’t his biggest priority ...

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