Tag: Nigerian women

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 ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 29, 2021

Can women have fun with the Silhouette Challenge and not be policed?

There are three constant things in life: rain, tax, and internet challenges. Just fresh from the Buss It Challenge and ...

Nelson C.JDecember 12, 2019

For Nigerian men, dark humour means trivialising women’s oppression

So here’s the thing for many Nigerians (read men) on social media spaces: clout reigns supreme. Nothing else really matters ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 4, 2019

Nigerian women are scorching the internet with their tweets on R. Kelly and we are here for it

The internet is buzzing right now and R. Kelly is responsible. In a shocking Lifetime six-part docuseries that premiered yesterday ...

Chelsea AgbasiereApril 19, 2018

Nigerian women are trapped in a dance of culture and Femicide

During an interview, the interviewer, a middle-aged man asked me a rhetorical question, “Do you wish to identify with the ...

AzeezNovember 8, 2017

Prosecute traffickers responsible for death of 26 Nigerian women | FG tells UN, Italy

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Tuesday said it has asked the United Nations and authorities ...

EzinneOctober 19, 2017

The Thread: “Parents are the first to slut shame their daughters” | TwitterNG women swap stories

It’s open season on all sexual predators as women abroad and within our borders are opening up about their sexual ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

“Many Nigerian women are the cause of domestic violence” – Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Lola Akande Thursday, said the actions of many women ...

EditorAugust 17, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Sanitary pads are very much a luxury for most Nigerian women, especially the ones in prison

A few days ago, this article by Ayomide Odekanyan went viral on the internet. It was about the deplorable conditions inmates, ...

EzinneAugust 1, 2017

The Thread: Now this is a badass pick up line by a lady that has won our unanimous vote

Sometime last week, ladies were asked to drop their best pick up lines so guys can see they got game ...

Op-ed EditorJune 5, 2017

“Why Nigerian women don’t use contraception” | 5 takeaways from Ola Brown’s article

Why reproductive rights are important, types of contraception and their availability in Nigeria, the way forward   1 Why contraception ...

Op-ed EditorApril 4, 2017

Opinion: The travails of Nigerian women

by Olusola Adeyoose   BACKGROUND      About four years ago, something quite instructive happened at the University of Ibadan. It was ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 7, 2016

The Thread: The Nigerian women mafia are everywhere- and they never forget, Victor Asemota warns

Just like men have a guy code that under no circumstances should be violated, women too have a girlfriend code, ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 3, 2016

“Entrepreneurship is not for the fainthearted.” | Leading Ladies Africa interviews Shredder Gang CEO, Bunmi George

After struggling with living a healthy lifestyle for many years, Bunmi George used her weight loss success story to create ...

SugabellyAugust 27, 2015

Biology is Destiny: The Role of Women in Promoting Peace and Development in the Community

“It is true that there are no limits to masculine egotism in ordinary life. In order to change the conditions ...

SugabellyAugust 11, 2015

The Case for Prostitution

There’s been much ado about Amnesty International’s recent call to legalize prostitution, with Nigerian bodies reliably condemning it as another ...

Mallam YeroJuly 29, 2015

Sugabelly, inane feminism, and the question of violence – a counterpoint

Words by Akintoye Abdulraheem Yesterday, in an unprecedented display of animosity towards men, Sugabelly wrote an article in which she ...

SugabellyJuly 28, 2015

Why aren’t Nigerian women bloodthirstier?

Last week, in an unprecedented display of ignorance, Cheta Nwanze posted a string of thoroughly disturbing tweets about feminism among ...

SolaMarch 24, 2015

#NoContest: Meet the most beautiful woman in Nigeria (PHOTO)

by Anike Jacobs Er, we didn’t say so, she did! After throwing her dad, Ex-Oyo governor out of his own ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 19, 2015

4 key promises Buhari made to Nigerian women today

by Kolapo  Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, among other things promised to end discrimination against women ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 8, 2015

Opinion: For us women, Pres. Jonathan is our champion

by Ebun Asagbe Whatever else he may be called, I now call our president The Women’s Champion. No other president ...

SolaOctober 2, 2014

Some market women still give a damn about the Nigerian independence anniversary celebration

by S’ola Filani Happy Independence day, Nigeria! So, when my boss gave this assignment to visit a major market place ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 9, 2014

Opinion: #ChibokGirls- Nigerian women should be ashamed of themselves

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Political participation is a Human Right. One of the crippling problems facing Nigerian democracy is the elitist ...

December 3, 2012

Fashioned against cancer: Designers rally for Fashion Fantasia! (MORE PHOTOS)

 by Rachel Ogbu What: Fashion Fantasia a benefit fashion show and fundraiser for breast and cervical cancer. When: Sunday November ...

April 14, 2012

Temie Giwa: “As it stands, there are about 500,000 abortions in Nigeria every year” (YNaija Frontpage)

One thing that has served as the central goal of my professional life has been my commitment to doing all ...

March 31, 2012

Temie Giwa: “Motherhood is a death sentence for many women in Nigeria” (YNaija Frontpage)

The leadership in its infinite uselessness refuses to pass laws or create policies that might safeguard the lives of Nigerian ...

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