Category Culture

Nigerian Poet, Ojochide, Shares Story Of How Her Unemployed Father Killed The Dreams Of Her Mother

Many Nigerians online are saying it is an all-too-familiar reality after a Nigerian poet shared the story of how her father who she described as ”broke and unemployed” killed her mother’s dream of owning a school. Ojochide, who took to

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Seun Kuti Schools African Men Who Argue That ‘a woman’s place is in the kitchen’

Nigerian singer and dad, Seun Kuti put up a post on his Instagram page where he lashed out at African men who hold on to popular proverb that says “a woman’s place is in the kitchen”. The singer in his

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Facebook User, Ugo Abunyie, On Why Men Ought Not To Verify The Paternity Of Their Kids

A Facebook user has condemned men who carry out DNA tests to ascertain their child’s paternity. Ugo Abunyie said DNA/paternity tests are destroying marriages and asked men to stop “contesting” the paternity of the children born by their wives. According

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Nigerian Doctor, Urchilla Dean, Lists Reasons Why Igbo Parents Are Right To Frown At Their Children Marrying From Other Ethnic Groups

A Nigerian doctor, Dr. Urchilla Dean has waded into the conversation ignited by a Twitter influencer’s disclosure that her marriage plans failed because the mother of her Igbo boyfriend would not approve of their relationship because she is Yoruba. She further

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Singer Djinee Explains How Fault-Lines In The Parenting Of Boys Is Fostering Rape Culture In Nigeria

Singer Djinee has said parents need to do better in raising their sons after 22-year-old UNIBEN student, Uwa Omozuwa, was brutalized, raped, and murdered while reading inside a church in her school. Uwa’s assault has been widely condemned by Nigerians

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Singer Lami Phillips Pens Note To Women About Breaking Free From Suffering

UK-based Nigerian mum and singer, Lami Phillips Gbadamosi has written a short note to women to encourage them to “be kind” to themselves. The singer said in her Instagram post that women have been taught to “be quiet” when mistreated

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Hausa Woman Gets Divorced By Her Husband Of 19 Years Over What Many Would Consider Flimsy

A mum-of-three from the conservative Northern part of Nigeria has allegedly lost her marriage of 19 years over what many would term flimsy. Over the Eid-al-Fitr holiday, Arewa women engaged in a challenge which involved dancing for their husbands and

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Why Men Cry When Their Daughters Get Married, Tope Delano Writes

Popular publicist and writer, Tope Delano has taken to a microblogging platform, Twitter, to reveal what she believes is responsible for men crying when their daughters get married. According to Tope, men are aware of how poorly they generally treat

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COVID-19: Jigawa State Government Receives Hundreds Of Almajiris Deported From Kano

By the time the COVID-19 pandemic is over, it is certain that people and systems will not operate as they always have, just as the almajiri system that operates in the northern part of Nigeria where many vulnerable children roam

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Why Every African Girl Should Experience Living Independently Before They Get Married

A Nigerian woman who identifies herself as a feminist has shared insights as to why it is a necessity for African girls to experience living independently before they get married. She believes that the culture of girls living with their

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Nigerian Radiologist Working Abroad Narrates How Speaking Her Native Language To A COVID-19 Patient Helped With Treatment

Who knew language could play a role in the fight against COVID-19? Well, a radiologist of Nigerian descent who works in a hospital abroad has narrated her experience with a Nigerian COVID-19 patient. @ItsMissIsi said she was called to attend

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Expert Laments The Role Of Older Women In The Hindrance Of Exclusive Breastfeeding In Nigeria

The Programme Manager, Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Tilewa Denloye, has expressed worry over the perceived hindrance of cultural influence to exclusive breastfeeding in Nigeria. Denloye, at an event organised by the Foundation, said it was unfortunate that a lot of mothers

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Misogynistic Nigerian Man, Prince Kellz Takes To Facebook To Teach Other Men How To Curtail Their Wives’ Pride

A misogynistic Nigerian man has stated that a real man should never allow his wife to be successful. By stating so, even if he didn’t realise it, Prince Kellz has admitted that there is such a thing as financial abuse

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What Do You Make Of This Nigerian Woman, Rene’s Narration About Why She Walked Out Of Her Marriage?

Divorce is an unpleasant outcome out of the many possible outcomes (good/bad ) for any marriage, but in this part of the world where most people, women especially, would not give divorce a long shot even in the face of

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Nigerian Man, Amadi Ejim’s Take On Marriage In The African Context And Why Men Are Excused To Commit Adultery

A Nigerian man took to Facebook to give his opinion about marriage in the African context and his opinion is likely to leave you perplexed. Amadi Ejim wrote that men are polygamous in nature and that God multiplied women on

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Kano State Government Bans Street Begging By Almajiris

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has taken a giant step in the right direction and banned street begging in the state on Tuesday. The Governor said the action is to fully consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary

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Nollywood Veteran, Pete Edochie Goes All Chauvinistic As He Tells Young Men Why They Should Never Kneel To Propose To A Woman

Veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, has again kicked against the idea of men going down on one knee to propose to a girl. His latest assertion is a reiteration of his earlier comments that went viral few months ago. The

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Emir Sanusi Does Not Spare Deadbeat Fathers In His Latest Speech

Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi has called for the arrest of deadbeat fathers in the Northern part of Nigeria, those who send out their children as Al-majiris. Speaking at a conference organized by the Future Assured Initiative, a non-governmental organisation

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Actress/Mum-Of-Three, Victoria Inyama Lists Reasons Why She No Longer Takes Her Children To Church

Nigeria-born actress, Victoria Inyama, presently residing in London, United Kingdom, has said she has stopped taking her kids to church and that she has good reason for doing so. In an Instagram post, the mum-of-three said her decision causes her

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How Poor Social Media Etiquette Is Putting Nigerian Children and Adults At Risk- Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami

Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami has said that Nigerians fall victim to insecurity because of their indiscretion in social media usage. The Minister explained that a lot of a Nigerians are not aware of

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Maryam Sanda: Nigerian Lawyer, Chidi Ogudu Tells Polygamous Men Who Want To Avoid Getting Killed By Their Wives What To Do

It is clear that Nigerian men may differ on many subjects, including religion, tribe and taste, but nothing, except maybe football will unite many of them faster than fashioning more innovative ways through which women can be suppressed. Citing musician

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See The Peculiar Reason Newlywed Yoruba Bride, Abidemi Says She Made The Best Choice Of A Husband

Another Yoruba bride is toeing the line of @Eniolahu, a Nigerian feminist who gained popularity about this time last year, when she refused to kneel to her husband during their traditional Yoruba wedding. While Eniola was hotly criticised on social

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How Earning More Than 40% Of Household Income Causes Your Husband’s Stress Levels To Increase – Study

A new study has tied the economic power of a woman to her husband’s stress levels. While it seems that many men want their wives to earn, so they can assist with paying the bills, it seems, they do not

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Billionaire’s Wife, Regina Daniels Finally Opens Up On Her ‘Initiation’ Into Aniocha Women’s Cult

Regina Daniels, 20, has spoken up about her ‘initiation’ into the Aniocha Women’s cult after her marriage to billionaire politician, Ned Nwoko. With 40 years difference in age, the Nollywood star actress has been repeatedly vilified by all and sundry

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“I’ll say it again, Nigerian men don’t respect women”- Rapper Ycee

Nigerian singer, rapper and songwriter, Oludemilade Martin Alejo, professionally known as Ycee, took to his Twitter handle to address what he believes to be a common problem with Nigerian men- respecting women. The rapper who is known to despite his showbiz

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