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Gender Based Violence: What We Must Do

April 19, 2022

  Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is any violence directed against a person because of their gender. It is also any violence that affects a particular gender disproportionately. It is a phenomenon entrenched in gender inequality and the most notable human rights violation in all societies worldwide. Read more about International Women’s Day It infringes on people’s … Continue reading Gender Based Violence: What We Must Do

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Society SPORTS

Anthony Joshua Leads Anti-Racism Movement

April 19, 2022

World heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, has joined the global #BlackLivesMatter protest, while also insisting that demonstrations about the rights of blacks globally should not be for selfish reasons. The world in the past few weeks have been greeted with series of protests on and off social media, condemning maltreatment meted out against blacks. Sports … Continue reading Anthony Joshua Leads Anti-Racism Movement

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Society

The Silent Nigerian Class Struggle: A Recipe for Socio-Economic Discomfort

April 19, 2022

There is a disconcerting silent class struggle in Nigeria amongst the different social strata of her citizens in the country which the novel Corona Virus pandemic has exposed to us in the most glaring terms ever. Nigerians first, have been informed repeatedly to maintain social distancing this period to avoid a possible spread of the … Continue reading The Silent Nigerian Class Struggle: A Recipe for Socio-Economic Discomfort

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Politics Society

Controversy Lingers Over Federal Government’s Palliatives Disbursements

April 19, 2022

As Nigerians are beginning to look forward to the much-expected government relief for the Coronavirus pandemic shutdown, the new parameters stipulated by the Federal Government (FG) for palliatives distribution has continued to generate an outcry by the public. Initially, when the Social Investment Programme (SIP) was criticized by the National Assembly last week, the Office … Continue reading Controversy Lingers Over Federal Government’s Palliatives Disbursements

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Society

Covid-19 Lockdown: Do You Live In Lagos? Here Are The Numbers Of (DPOs) Closest To You

April 19, 2022

The lockdown declared in Lagos, Abuja, and Ogun has given rise to a high rate of robberies perpetuated by hoodlums taking advantage of the situation. For the past few days, residents of some parts of Ogun and Lagos have had to bear the responsibility of protecting themselves and their loved ones from armed men raiding … Continue reading Covid-19 Lockdown: Do You Live In Lagos? Here Are The Numbers Of (DPOs) Closest To You

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Inspirational Nigeria Society

Let’s Talk About The Guy Who Rebuilt His Nation

April 19, 2022

In today’s world, there are so many broken walls to rebuild; in individual lives, families, organizations, and of course, countries. Are you grieved over broken walls? Are you tired of just complaining? Do you long to play a significant role in rebuilding? Then let’s talk about Nehemiah and his building project. A quick review of … Continue reading Let’s Talk About The Guy Who Rebuilt His Nation

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Applications Nigeria Press Release Society

Notice of Funding Opportunity: U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Public Affairs Section

April 19, 2022

2018 SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General Lagos invites non-governmental organizations working in Southern Nigeria to submit proposals for small (up to 9,900. USD) grants. The proposals must support at least one of the goals outlined below. Deadline for submission is March 29, 2018. Depending on the availability of … Continue reading Notice of Funding Opportunity: U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Public Affairs Section

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Society

Workplace Romance Palaver

April 19, 2022

Workplace Romance is when two people in an organization have feelings, maybe as simple as likeness towards each other. These feelings are usually private and mutual.  Oh, “heavens forbid” you say, but how then do you describe that feeling you have towards that young suited fine bobo whom you adjust and check if your hair … Continue reading Workplace Romance Palaver

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Society

Cooking, A Cultural Requirement For Women?

April 19, 2022

And Thou shall therefore know how to cook for thine future husbands—11th Commandment Recently, we had an argument at the office over cooking being the major criterion on marriage checklist. After a very impromptu survey, most men agreed to this standard and proceeded to give other criteria they expect their woman to have. Understanding the … Continue reading Cooking, A Cultural Requirement For Women?

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Society

Who Belongs In A City?

April 19, 2022

Megacity, megacity, but are we really bringing along the people who really make Lagos what it has become today? Why do we keep making lives comfortable for the rich to the detriment of those who just need a place to lay their heads? In this poetic and emotional Ted talk, Olutimehin Adegbeye talks about how … Continue reading Who Belongs In A City?

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Society

What The Super Eagles Tell Us About Nigeria

April 19, 2022

When the Super Eagles play good football, we are one nation. We forget who leads the country or where anyone is from. It is really sad that the National Orientation Agency is ever aloof as to using this national past time to forge a more perfect union. For 90 minutes as we played Cameroon this … Continue reading What The Super Eagles Tell Us About Nigeria

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Society

10 Things a Newly Married Man in Nigeria Should Expect

April 19, 2022

The most horrific experience for a young man in Nigeria is to get to the age (which I don’t know who set) of marriage and still be unmarried. Your family becomes your worst enemies, going for social events gives you a running tummy and whatever achievement you acquire in any other area of your life … Continue reading 10 Things a Newly Married Man in Nigeria Should Expect

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Society

The Pace of Change and Why We Need A New Type of Government in 2019

April 19, 2022

Our governments are increasingly failing us even with the massive road construction in States like Lagos, Bauchi and Kaduna. Because at the barest minimum, measuring the performance of governments by roads built isn’t enough. The real problem is that Nigerians set the bar too low for government at all three tiers–local, state and federal. As my … Continue reading The Pace of Change and Why We Need A New Type of Government in 2019

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Society

The Trail of Death

April 19, 2022

A while back, say about 27 years ago, my mom received a call from a distant relative. It was a Saturday as I recall, and we were very convivial about what we would have for breakfast. It would be a combination of  akara and pap or moin-moin and agidi, depending on the mood mom was … Continue reading The Trail of Death

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Society

The Price of Honesty: Man Returns Money

April 19, 2022

Just when honesty is hard to find, especially at the brink of economic recession, a young man returns a huge amount mistakenly sent to his account by Diamond Bank. The twitter user with handle @Rayenergy, claimed on his Twitter account that a company transferred seven million, three hundred and ten thousand naira to his Diamond … Continue reading The Price of Honesty: Man Returns Money

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Society

5 Important Telephone Ethics

April 19, 2022

Over the last two decades, a number of things have changed in Nigeria. One of these, I’m sure you’d agree, is the mobile phone. Yes, before the new millennium, we had mobile phones- only as mobile as the length of their wires! That’s right! The telephones. But what’s interesting to observe is the amount of … Continue reading 5 Important Telephone Ethics

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Society

7 Amazing Types Of Neighbors In Nigeria

April 19, 2022

You have one or two neighbors usually if you are living in a row house. But you have to contend with several neighbors if you choose to live in an apartment with many floors. Every place in this world has people with different makeup and attitude. But Nigeria tops all countries of the world in … Continue reading 7 Amazing Types Of Neighbors In Nigeria

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Society

Nigerian Oldies and Their Entitlements

April 19, 2022

An oldie is one who is valued for his wisdom and hairs of responsibility. One of greater age than you are. They are known as “old school”. Someone who leads by example and inspire changes in his society. Even the one who is a day old? They are channels of information, knowledge and ideas.  In … Continue reading Nigerian Oldies and Their Entitlements

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Society

Pledge Your Allegiance!

April 19, 2022

Not here to review the movie with the title “Allegiance” but to review the reward of a strong feeling of support an individual has to another or to Nigeria. A dedication towards the country’s ideologies. A lot of people try to prove their loyalty to people who aren’t loyal to them. This is because they … Continue reading Pledge Your Allegiance!

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Society

10 Things a Newly Married Woman in Nigeria Should Expect

April 19, 2022

When my husband and I set our wedding date all I could think about was being married; I saw us sailing off into the sunset and being all lovey-dovey for the rest of our lives. Fortunately, our marriage counselling was an awakening that dandy and rosy doesn’t automatically happen in a union, but has to … Continue reading 10 Things a Newly Married Woman in Nigeria Should Expect

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Society

Nigerians Need Attitudinal Change

April 19, 2022

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is known for his pleas for an attitudinal change. This phrase has been replicated in all of his statements, whether personally from his desk or through a representative. Even though it had created lots of controversies, he still maintains his stand. Honesty, faithfulness, and loyalty in the little things one do … Continue reading Nigerians Need Attitudinal Change

By adepeju

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Society

Beyond The Uniform: Armed Official and the Society

April 19, 2022

There is always a striking fear of anything-can-go-wrong, when one sights a military personnel in his uniform. In Nigeria, a soldier on the street is given utmost respect. There are stories of how a man was brutally beaten and lost his hearing because of a slap given him by an armed official to reset his … Continue reading Beyond The Uniform: Armed Official and the Society

By adepeju

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Society

Can We Talk About Whatsapp Groups?

April 19, 2022

The advent of the internet has brought about speed and convenience in virtually every aspect of our lives. The Nigerian space has been no small beneficiary. Our unexplainable drive to churn out what we commonly call “Associations” or when we want to sound unique, “Progressive Unions”,  has always left members exhausted or even frustrated about … Continue reading Can We Talk About Whatsapp Groups?

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Society

For the Love of High Flyers

April 19, 2022

Just as there is no clear dichotomy between good or bad, so also is there no straight line between a dull child and a brilliant one. It is clear that no one is born a simpleton. However, it is very important to describe a high flyer. According to Cambridge Dictionary, a High Flyer is someone … Continue reading For the Love of High Flyers

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Society

The Real Super Champions

April 19, 2022

A real superhero lives a very normal life while correcting the wrongs being perpetuated in his world. Everyone who tries to correct a wrong in his world is a super champion. The brave Mobile Police Officer who died in Owerri while stopping a bank robbery on 22nd February, 2017, is one of such many. He, … Continue reading The Real Super Champions

By adepeju

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Society Women

The Nigerian Renaissance- Feminism, Social Media and How to Reshape Nigeria

April 19, 2022

There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women. -Madeline Albright

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CAREER Society

The Ethics of Exposure

April 19, 2022

To Expose or Not To Expose Exposure—the acquisition of new knowledge through study, emulation or experimentation—as it applies to an individual in any position whether as a ward or parent; employee or employer; citizen or leaders, carries within it the capacity for great good and great evil. The dilemma of how much exposure a person … Continue reading The Ethics of Exposure

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FAMILY Society

Do You Know How Your Neighbour is Really Faring?

April 19, 2022

Yesterday, a friend pointed me to a story that rattled me. In 2006, a young woman named Joyce Carol Vincent was found in her bedsit flat in London. She had been dead for three years. Get this: She was found skeletonised, lying on her back next to a shopping bag, surrounded by Christmas presents she … Continue reading Do You Know How Your Neighbour is Really Faring?

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Relationships Society

Sex: Consent is Not Just a Word

April 19, 2022

In the original classic Sleeping Beauty, the prince does not wake the sleeping girl up with a kiss. He comes upon her and, unable to resist her beauty, has sex with her, leaving her pregnant with twins. Yep, he rapes her in her sleep. Of course, Disney recognizes this as a horrible narrative, so that … Continue reading Sex: Consent is Not Just a Word

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Society

Eradication of Poverty

April 19, 2022

Yesterday was the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. I want to share an article I wrote last year for this purpose: The 17th of October has been set aside as the international day for the eradication of poverty. In line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development goals, the aim is to end all forms … Continue reading Eradication of Poverty

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