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WHEN I REFUSED TO SAY AMEN

When my name came out for NYSC, the Reverend in my family church asked the graduates whose names were shortlisted for service to come out for prayers during service. We were just two of us in the church – a boy and I. We came to the altar and knelt ...

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Chimamanda Adichie Writes: DEAR IJEAWELE, OR A FEMINIST MANIFESTO IN FIFTEEN SUGGESTIONS

Most of us here will raise daughters someday, and when you do, it is imperative, for the good of a world that treats both men and women right and equally, to read this brilliant piece by Chimamanda Adichie and as much as possible, imbibe them in parenting. In a Facebook ...

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For The Lovely Ones

Yesterday was the International Day of the Girl Child, and to commemorate it, an acquaintance of mine penned the piece below for your reading pleasure. Check on it, and do let us know your thoughts in the comments section. * This piece is dedicated to the missing Chibok girls, whose ...

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VERSE TO THE GIRL CHILD – Banky W

Banky W surprised the audience at an MTN Charity Event this morning by reciting this poem entitled ‘Verse to the Girl Child’. The verse was inspired by a quote from UN Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon. Have a read below. VERSE TO THE GIRL CHILD What frightens the extremists and really ...

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Genevieve Nnaji advocates for the Girl Child

And here’s something else she posted on her Instagram page.

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Video: Marriage To Turn a Girl-Child into a Woman? Is The Senate Now Advocating For Paedophilia?

When some things happen in Nigeria it makes you want to weep. It’s is particularly painful when we use religion as a crutch for justifying some of our actions. Yesterday, Nigerian senators sat to deliberate on the issues of the proposed constitutional review. They treated several issues and among those ...

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