Abeg, Lagos men, what did women do to you? – Lucia Edafioka

Lagos men, I just want to ask a question, what did women do to you? In one week, I saw so much BS women take, have to take from you people daily. Because of the insane traffic that is characteristic…

The things women suffer in this Lagos- Lucia Edafioka

One of the defining things about Lagos is how male dominated it is.  Lagos is such a male-dominated city, (isn’t the whole country?) but let’s focus on Lagos. If you stand on a pedestrian bridge or a really tall building,…

Ending domestic abuse should start with women – Peju Akande

The issue of domestic violence is wide but what concerns me today is battery. Weeks back, someone sent me a short video clip of a street interview conducted by a local tv station. It was more of a vox pop.…

Why do women love makeup? – Peju Akande

A few weeks back, I received on WhatsApp, before and after images of several women who have been transformed from plain Janes into smouldering cover girls simply via the deft hands of a creative makeup artist. Their blemishes having been…

What makes women change their names? – Peju Akande

The rate at which people change their names these days is baffling. I was browsing through the newspapers the other day and saw three pages of print dedicated to name changes. Haba! Now, this happens virtually every week in one…

My problem is not men but finding the right one

The pressure our society puts on women to get married is equal only to wickedness. I’m a good example of this fact but I know young women who have had it really bad, even up to paying the supreme price.…

Singer Simi calls for better protection of women from assault, rape (Vanguard)

Alternative music superstar, Simisola Ogunleye aka Simi has called for better protection of Nigerian women and girls from physical abuse and rape. Recall that in an emotional post on Wednesday, Simi decried the unsafety of women in Nigeria and the lack…

Haba! Men want to finish women in Nigerian politics-Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Nigerian politics is hell for the Nigerian woman. Every Nigerian lady who has taken the plunge into the murky waters of partisan politics has very sordid tales to tell. A good number of women have tried to walk tall alongside…

Only 62 women won elections in 2019, says INEC (Punch)

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday said only 62 women out of the 2,970 who contested for different political offices in the 2019 general elections were elected. The commission expressed disappointment over the low participation of Nigerian women in…

NCF women cricketers ready for Rwandan challenge in Abuja (Guardian)

The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) at the weekend revealed that all is set for the first bilateral meeting of the nation’s cricket women team with their Rwandan counterparts, who will begin a one-week tour of the country from January 23…

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