Malala And The Burden Of The Female Child

It was a hot Wednesday afternoon and I had to make a short visit to my bank on Herbert Macaulay Way Yaba. It was about a new account and my first stop was at [...]

Defining Feminism As An Expression Of Femininity

I never thought I would be revisiting this topic anytime soon. This is one topic I am guilty of over flogging, and for my friends, I have gone a step further [...]

Of Fundamentalists, Control, Alooma Mukhtar And The Future

So much has been said about where a woman's place is. For some religions, it is in a separate pew. For some others, it is just simply in the background. Yet [...]

I Don’t! – Is Marriage Going Out Of Fashion?

When socialist party leader and presidential candidate, Francois Hollande was announced winner of the French presidential election on May 6, he had the full [...]

The Economic Usefulness Of Corporate Prostitution?

Prostitution has been around for as long as anyone can remember. Often regarded as the world's oldest profession, prostitution is far closer to economics [...]

The Story Of A Male Feminist

  Mr. Nzume Mathias is an exception among men. In a place where patriarchy rules, he is an advocate for gender equality and women’s rights. Mr. Nzume [...]

First Female World Bank Chief?

On Friday 23rd of March, Angola, Nigeria and South Africa endorsed Nigeria's finance minister for the position of the World Bank president as it became open [...]

All Chest Bare!!! Facing The Villians With Naked Breasts

The picture of a mother clutching her naked breasts and raining curses on her child is bound to give chills to the average African who believes there is power [...]

Killed By A Blade! – The Shame Of F.G.M In Third World Countries

In December 2011, two sisters, Joy and Patience Youmgbo came back from Lagos, a bustling commercial city in South West Nigeria to visit their grandmother in [...]