Tag: women

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Bernard DayoApril 30, 2019

#SayHerNameNigeria is the hashtag creating awareness on the arrest and alleged sexual assault of women by the police in Abuja

Over the weekend, the police in Abuja in the capacity of the Joint Task Force raided nightclubs and arrested over ...

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Edwin OkoloApril 8, 2019

It is time women in Igbo land to have their #MeToo moment

If you have been following the news from Nigeria, then you have most certainly heard about the #ArewaMetoo movement. Inspired ...

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Deaduramilade TawakJuly 26, 2018

Personal Essay: The Lessons we teach men, and women

The earliest and clearest incident I remember of men feeling superior, claiming their superiority over me, just because they are ...

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YNaija NewsRoomJune 11, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Feminism is radically different today from its predecessors, and that’s a good thing

It is important to note that women have always fought against oppressive social structures. It is the very nature of ...

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YNaija NewsRoomApril 8, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Where are the women in Nigerian politics?

There is no easy way to say this, the reality of present-day Nigeria is this; there are only a handful ...

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Oyinkansola MomohApril 3, 2018

It’s almost a year and the MSG Hub is proof that women can support one another

It’s almost a year. One full year since I welcomed the first group of women to a place that fast ...

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EditorApril 1, 2018

Pamela Adie is ready to tell her story in ‘Under the Rainbow’

We need more LGBT activists living and working in Nigeria, period. It is understandable that because of our volatile religious ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 16, 2018

[The Activism Blog] There is another side of Dayo Benjamins Laniyi you don’t know

Last week I was in Abuja as a media participant at the Bold and Beautiful 2018, a week long program ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 14, 2018

Mohammed Kazaure tried it, on International Women’s Day of all days

On a day the entire world was celebrating the International Women’s Day, the Honourable member representing Kazaure/Roni/Gwiwa/Yankwashi federal constituency in ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 8, 2018

Opinion: Let’s tell the truth, Anthony Joshua was slaughtered on the altar of pseudo wokeness…. the future of women is next

New babies are the biggest threat to the planet, so some unified system is necessary for controlling them. Our faith ...

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EditorMarch 8, 2018

Sola Sobowale, Pamela Adie, Halima Dangote & more! YNaija.com and Leading Ladies Africa present the 100 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria

In its quest to inspire a generation of women to do greater things in diverse fields of endeavour, Y!/YNaija.com, in ...

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ToluFebruary 10, 2018

Lagos Innovates supports women in technology at SLAY Festival

Lagos Innovates, an initiative of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund is investing in the development of women in tech…

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ToluJanuary 23, 2018

SLAY Festival returns for a mindblowing second edition

SLAY Festival 2018 promises to be fun, impactful and overall, an awesome event! It is the top festival for young ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 18, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Funke Felix Adejumo is committed to enhancing the lives of women in Nigeria

Rev. Mrs Funke Felix Adejumo, a preacher, writer and a champion for better womanhood who recently made the YNaija Inaugural ...

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ToluDecember 7, 2017

Women are bleaching the skin around their anus! 5 things you should know about the trend

We’re not kidding you. If you thought you’ve seen the world go stark bonkers, then you’re in for a …

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ToluNovember 15, 2017

Ladies, are you ready? She Leads Africa is set to host the 2nd edition of SLAY Festival

Digital media company She Leads Africa has announced that the extremely popular SLAY Festival, will be returning to Lago…

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AzeezNovember 12, 2017

Obiageli Ezekwesili to chair Women in Leadership Conference

Former Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and newly-appointed International Institute for Electoral Assistance’s Democracy Ambassador, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, ...

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EzinneNovember 10, 2017

The Thread: “Protect your mumu button” | How to avoid dating abusive men

Ladies, if you needed a pep talk to summon the will power to leave an abusive relationship, @The_Kitchen_Guy has just ...

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ToluOctober 24, 2017

I’d get my nails done but… | 5 women on why they don’t wear false nails

I was up at midnight scrolling through my Instagram feed and taking in the awkward mixture of amazing and sometimes ...

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AzeezOctober 20, 2017

Super Falcons’ Francis Ordega joins Atlectico Madrid Women

Super Falcons player, Francisca Ordega on Friday joined Atletico Madrid Women on loan. Ordega was a former player of the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 18, 2017

Opinion: Is this what it takes for women to enforce their rights?

by Michael Ace   I was traveling back to Ibadan on Thursday when something I would consider interesting but tense ...

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AzeezOctober 5, 2017

FIFA expels Equatorial Guinea from 2019 Women’s World Cup

FIFA’s disciplinary committee has expelled the Equatorial Guinea from the 2019 Women’s World Cup scheduled for France if its team ...

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Nigeria’s archaic abortion laws need to go, like yesterday

It isn’t news that the average Nigerian has no idea what the Nigerian Constitution says about the most basic laws ...

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EditorJuly 26, 2017

Affirmative: Why the girl child can now believe

by Alexander O. Onukwue At least one in every three Ministers appointed by the President, and Commissioners chosen in the ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 26, 2017

Ever considered online dating? See the 10 words you should never use on your online profile

Online dating? Yes, Yes, Yes, it is a thing. This is 2017 with its gazillion social media apps and the huge ...

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EditorJuly 26, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Obianuju Ekeocha is the worst kind of woman, one who tries to deny women choice because she doesn’t need it

Do you know who Obianuju Ekeocha is? If you don’t, it is time to get acquainted with her. Obianuju Ekeocha ...

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EditorJuly 17, 2017

Diezani loot: Has she made it harder for women?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Let’s face it, everybody is looking for reasons to give women less roles in the public ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 17, 2017

Ladies: These are the 7 things your man really wants from you

The male species are a genuine source of confusion to the women folk, regardless of how much they might pretend ...

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EditorJuly 11, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Half of Americans want a law to force women to take their husband’s surname, and this is not a good thing

It almost feels like since America elected Donald Trump into their presidency, America’s men have begun to chafe at many ...

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EditorJuly 11, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Your shoulders are sexual and inappropriate, according to the US Congress

Imagine walking into a room, one of the most important rooms into your entire country. In the very next room ...

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