Tag: silence

Ifeanyi OgboJuly 6, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: On issues of bigotry, silence is not golden

They asked the Pharoah, what made you a tyrant?  He said: No one stopped me – Arabic proverb. Many of ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 19, 2017

Opinion: Rape, incest and the culture of silence in Nigeria

by Stand To End Rape (STER) Initiative Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act (VAPP Act) 2015 clarifies that rape is intentionally ...

ToluJanuary 22, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Has Hon Jibrin given up on this fight against corruption?

Anyone noticed Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin, Nigeria’s top whistleblower, has been silent for a over a week now? Well, we did ...

Isime EseneOctober 10, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Ending the culture of silence on sexual violence

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis – Dante Alighieri ...

AzeezJuly 27, 2016

‘Stop taking Nigerians for granted’ | NCP warns APC

The National Conscience Party on Tuesday warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) against taking Nigerians for granted. The National Vice-Chairman ...

Mazi EmekaMay 27, 2016


by Henry Emenike Anumudu I. On that dark and moonless night I saw them… Trample noiseless into cascades of derelict ...

May 11, 2014

Tony Usidamen: #BringBackOurGirls – When silence becomes louder than words

by Tony Usidamen  Otherwise, how else do we explain the Nigerian President dancing away at a political rally barely 48 ...

March 19, 2014

Opinion: President Jonathan’s curious silence on Wendell Simlin

by Karo Orovboni So I will like to join my voice with others and implore the president to break the ...

January 30, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: Now that Jonathan has silenced el-Rufai

by Abimbola Adelakun El-Rufai’s defenders might like to point out that his statement was conditional on how the elections are ...

November 24, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: Let not the man die in us

by Femi Fani-Kayode There is no gainsaying that when good men remain silent evil thrives in the land. That is ...

October 31, 2013

Hannatu Musawa: The corruption of silence

by Hannatu Musawa One hopes that President Jonathan can find his voice in order to expunge some of the more ...

August 27, 2013

Opinion: On Ese Walter, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo and me

by Lekan McLawrence Adesina Her objective story that wasn’t fraught with the bias of  ‘love’, ‘attachment’ or ‘betrayal’ and the ...

July 4, 2013

7 common ways women misunderstand men

by Julia Austin It’s really not true that guys are always in the mood to have sex. But, because we ...

May 11, 2013

Opinion: It’s time to talk, this silence is killing us

by Mark Amaza If we want to build a Nigerian nation that is going to be stronger than our individual ...

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