Tag: sex workers

Ado AminuAugust 24, 2021

“There are levels to intimacy” | A sex worker’s love story

There are two extremes of conversation that most discussions about sex work or prostitution (if you prefer that street term ...

Ado AminuJune 2, 2021

International Sex Worker’s Day: Access to justice for sex workers should be our responsibility

One thing sex workers in Nigeria know on any given day is that access to justice is a pipe dream ...

Ado AminuMay 26, 2021

Why legalising sex work could protect women

In the course of the series of interviews that became the YNaija documentary on sex workers, one wish made up ...

Ado AminuApril 1, 2021

Daughters of Eve | Inside the lives of Lagos sex workers

“You see that word Ashewo, I hate it!” Gift, a sex worker. It is a daredevil attempt arguing that you ...

Ado AminuMarch 18, 2021

#HerStory Series: “I regret nothing”| 47-year-old Sex Worker shares on leaving her parents to start a new life

Art, it is said, imitates life. Sometimes, the opposite is the case, and when this happens, we gasp and ponder ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 10, 2020

“Yahoo Yahoo” is trending and here’s what Nigerians are saying about it

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Microblogging platform, Twitter has been abuzz with talks on “Yahoo Boys” following the news of the arrest of ...

Edwin OkoloSeptember 12, 2019

Sex tourism is thriving in the Gambia, but is it wrong if it is consensual?

West Africa has sex tourism situation. I would ordinarily call it a ‘problem’ but I believe the situation requires more ...

Bernard DayoMay 16, 2019

How can we escape the stupidity of Okon’s videos justifying rape? Don’t watch them

Before now, no one knew Imeh Bishop aka Okon existed until he recently posted an incendiary video on his Instagram: ...

Bernard DayoMay 6, 2019

The Big 5: Sharia police in Kano to arrest people eating in public during Ramadan; DSS arrests commercial sex workers in Calabar | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Sharia police to arrest people eating in public during Ramadan ...

Bernard DayoNovember 20, 2018

This tweet from Falz reinforces his longstanding bias against sex workers

“I don’t like prostitutes,” Falz said to presidential aspirant Fela Durotoye on the web show On The Couch. Durotoye had ...

AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Nigerian footballer arrested after demanding his £2000 back from 4 sex workers

Nigerian striker Isaac Success has been arrested by the police in UK for allegedly assaulting four sex workers. Reports say ...

AzeezAugust 19, 2017

ASUU strike will lead students into prostitution | Sex workers tell FG

The Nigerian Sex Workers Association has said the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, will increase ...

RoqeebahMarch 20, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 20th of March

Read the full stories and analyses here, here and here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 15, 2016

Police arrest mother of 2 who recruits schoolgirls as sex workers

A 32-year-old woman, Chinonso Okonkwo was on Wednesday, arrested by the police in the Ikate, Surulere of Lagos state for ...

Ada IgboanugoAugust 5, 2015

Sex workers in Ogun State hold candlelight procession for murdered colleagues

Remember the lady who was found dead by the road side in Ogun state? Apparently, she has been confirmed to ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 15, 2015

Two-man gang who drug and rob sex workers, arrested

Suspected member of a two-man robbery gang, who specialize in drugging victims before dispossessing them of cash and valuables has ...

Ada IgboanugoApril 2, 2015

Sex workers offer free services to celebrate Buhari’s victory – terms and conditions apply

by Chinwe Okafor Yes, you read it right. Apparently, free sex is the winner in all this according to the ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2014

#Ebola: No sex! Indian Prostitutes told to deny service to African clients

by Kolapo Olapoju Indian sex workers in Sonagachi have been instructed to refrain from rendering sex-services to all Africans, following ...

March 3, 2014

‘Sex business is serious business’: Prostitutes demand legal recognition of their trade

by Adeola Balogun Sex workers in Nigeria are said to have taken advantage of the 14th International Sex Worker’s Rights ...

July 30, 2013

Anambra sees a rise in number of male sex workers – SACA

by Chi Ibe The Anambra State Aids Control Agency (SACA) has revealed that there is a growing number of male ...

July 29, 2013

Turning point: How the ‘World’s Hottest Pornstar’ found God at the XXXChurch (PHOTOS)

She was known as the world’s hottest porn star, with over 275 starring roles behind her – but now Jenna ...

December 6, 2012

Wahala: “We do not see men like before again” – Lagos prostitutes lament ‘okada’ ban

Sex is now added to the list of things affected by the Lagos State ban on commercial motorcycles. Who knew ...

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