Why do women say one thing when they mean the other? Tara Aisida

I first learnt of quarving from my then teenage daughter. She had come home from school complaining that no one had quarved her and seeing my puzzled face, she explained that it meant being given a gentle slap on the…

Omo, why do women face so much wahala in this world? – Gbubemi Atimomo

Wondering why women get the short end of the stick. I decided to write something women-focused, in the spirit of International Women’s Day, especially as this year’s theme “Choose to Challenge” stood out for me. I noticed several social media…

Jigawa women contribute N1,000 each for pregnancy emergency car

Women in the Baddo community in Taura Local Government Area of Jigawa State have contributed N1,000 each to purchase a vehicle to transport pregnant women to the hospital during delivery. According to the women, they contributed the money out of…

Come o, should women be ashamed of their menses? – Peju Akande

It was one of those days. After a heavy lunch at work, I realised I couldn’t keep my eyes open, so I decided to take a walk down the street. It also happened to be the time school kids were…

Nigerian political woman’s hell on earth – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The Nigerian political woman is hardly ever allowed by the men who control the parties to get elected into high office. The women have to make do with being appointed into office instead of getting elected.   The denial of the…

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…

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