Tag: society

Ayomitide AdeyinkaJanuary 14, 2024

From Family To Society: Tracing the Origins of Systemic Violence In Nigeria

“Charity begins at home” is a global, timeless classic that often gets lost in truism.  The family, regarded as the smallest ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 2, 2016

Femi Fani-Kayode: Behold he comes

by Femi Fani-Kayode There is a deep rage in me that rises by the day. When I hear the voices ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 26, 2016

Omoigui Osasogie: Does anyone like being judged? [NEXT]

Writing an article on happiness and my problems cloud my thoughts. It’s good we don’t look like what we go ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 23, 2016

A review of the visual art exhibition at Ake festival 2016.

by Mathew B. Oyedele The Cultural Centre, Kuto Abeokuta was a rendezvous of creativity from 15th-19th November 2016. It was ...

RoqeebahNovember 3, 2016

The Explainer: Why Bobrisky’s ‘work’ is actually very dangerous

There is a lot to be said for the aptness of local adages. Something about the way they help sum ...

ToluOctober 27, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Let’s talk a bit about street begging now that the Senate is interested

“Sister, i’m going to Mushin and i lost my wallet. Can you please help me with 100 naira?” This is ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 17, 2016

Ogungbesan Adedoyinsola: My mum was forced to marry my father after he raped her [Nigerian Voices]

My name is Ogungbesan Adedoyinsola. I am 20 years old. I was born in Lagos state, Nigeria. And I have ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 13, 2016

Gideon Emmanuel: Pa Akpruka, my greatest influence [Nigerian Voices]

I am going to tell you my story. I have a neighbour. He is an old man. People say he ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 10, 2016

Eyiamoni Apeji: The misfits of society [NEXT]

by Eyiamoni Apeji People are naturally good. The few that are bad: the 10%, the misfits of society, these people ...

ToluSeptember 8, 2016

The Thread: Who integrity don epp? – A tweep’s look at Nigeria’s crashing values

The decay in our society has permeated through all the structures and values that were instilled in children by parents ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 3, 2016

Interview: LEAP Africa has equipped over 30,000 youth – and is still on the matter

Founded in 2012 by Ndidi Nwuneli, Leadership, Effective, Accountability and Professionalism (LEAP) Africa is a Non-Governmental Organization that has trained ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 17, 2016

Impact365: How VGF is helping children to explore their treasures

Nigeria has one the highest number of children that are out of school and uneducated -mostly for reasons ranging from ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 8, 2016

​Opinion: The importance of the Sexual Harassment ‎Bill

By Cynthia Ferdinand. The history of sexual harassment dates back to the pre-colonial era when women were accorded little or ...

Mazi EmekaMay 28, 2016

How we’ll share N5,000 to poor Nigerians – VP Osinbajo

By Isime Esene The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Friday, gave an insight into the method government ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 24, 2016

Opinion: Why Nigerian youth must become entepreneurs

by Yusuf Ishaku Goje Presumably, as we are all aware, that unemployment and poverty are two phenomenon that are here ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 1, 2016

YNaija Editorial: The social media revolution and its effects on the Nigerian society

With every generation, there comes an invention that revolutionizes how that society behaves and interacts, and also moulds its character: ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 27, 2015

You will not believe why this robber chose the life

by Chinwe Okafor Maybe for the most absurd reason or simply because he is driven by the pressure of society, ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 2, 2015

Opinion: Dear single ladies, don’t look for marriage, it’ll find you

by Blessing Akinsehinwa No matter how rich a woman becomes, she is not deemed successful if she is unmarried. She is ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 31, 2014

Pres. Jonathan wants you to stop using social media for ‘negative purposes’

by Kolapo Olapoju   President Goodluck Jonathan is not happy with the way people utilize social media. According to him, ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 9, 2014

Opinion: Dear Nigerian Christians, we may all rot in Hell if…

by Anjuwon Oluwole About 45% of Nigeria’s population are Christians, and the bible makes us believe that Christians are the ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 22, 2014

Tunde Leye: Dr. Adedavoh is an example of a good Nigerian

by Tunde Leye I have never been impressed by the heroics of people convinced they are about to change the ...

March 29, 2014

Opinion: When the Police is not your friend

by Chika Isika Think about Nigeria and what comes to mind? What do we stand for? What are we known ...

February 19, 2014

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The anti-gay law is oppressive and should be repealed

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie A crime is a crime for a reason. A crime has victims. A crime harms society. ...

February 1, 2014

Perry Brimah: The cause and effect of Compulsive Stealing Syndrome in Nigeria

by Peregrino Brimah The CSS who have now entered regular society are very ambitious. They seek top jobs, not for ...

January 17, 2014

Odunayo Eweniyi: Trapped in a forbidden closet (30 days, 30 voices)

by Odunayo Eweniyi     “He felt broken, pieces of him were scattered all over the place, waiting for someone ...

January 13, 2014

80 per cent of Nigerian men do NOT use condoms – Society for Family Health

by Oge Okonkwo The practice of safe sex has not yet completely taken hold in Nigeria, a recent survey has ...

December 6, 2013

“If I had my time over I would do the same again:” READ 15 of Nelson Mandela’s most striking statements

by ‘Jola Sotubo Nelson Madiba Mandela is dead. The anti-apartheid icon passed on yesterday at the ripe old age of ...

December 1, 2013

Tunde Fagbenle: Anyone above age 30 doesn’t qualify to be called a youth

by Tunde Fagbenle Any unit, from the family to the village to the ethnic to the nation and to the ...

November 6, 2013

Opinion: The Tsunami of family breakdown in Nigeria

by Bamidele Ademola-Olateju We are seeing families headed by a divorced parent, same-sex couples, families with no spouse in the ...

August 2, 2013

Opinion: Transformation Agenda – We have so far failed in politics and economics

by Adisa Adeleye A glaring weakness of the economic transformation programme is its stubborn reliance on paper growth based on ...

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