Home / Tag Archives: men and women

Tag Archives: men and women

Woman, Know Your Place

University politics is a big deal. Some overzealous and ambitious students take it seriously. Even positions as basic as class representatives are jostled for in the most chaotic manners. But the big shots start with departmental elections, the top slot being the presidential post, and then the faculty elections and ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

HUMOUR COLUMN: To Cook Or Not To Cook?

So let us settle this once and for all – this cooking thing, because if I leave you Nigerians, you people will argue it until Judgement day, or you run out of data and people to argue with. So the wonderful “Daddy G.O.” – as he is fondly called – ...

Read More »

Previously on Facebook: On The Entitlement Of Women

LMAO! This one never ready to find husband.

Read More »

IN DEFENCE OF THE GOLD DIGGER

FOREWORD: This is a friend’s play, originally updated among his Facebook notes as far back as 2012. I recently stumbled on it, read it again, and had such a laugh I knew I wouldn’t forgive myself if I didn’t share it here. Here, read and enjoy. * Judge: Counsel for ...

Read More »

A Simple Story About Karma

I feel a slight dip in the altitude. It is enough to break my concentration in the book I am reading. I glance beside me to the sea of cottony clouds drifting by my window. It’s so beautiful up in the air. I turn to my companion, the young woman ...

Read More »

WHY IS GENDER EQUALITY SO MISUNDERSTOOD?

I have come to realize that most of the people, men and women, who go up in arms against the movement of Gender Equality do not really understand what the movement is about. And little wonder that, because it just so happens that most of its proponents do not get ...

Read More »

THE CONVERSATION

Before I found out the meaning of the word ‘effeminate’, I was already aware of how much of a girl I was. Then, I would have given a finger to become a dancer in a pop video, painting my lips and wearing wigs that cascaded to my waist. It was ...

Read More »

A Word Or Two About Men And Women

Cece Winans. You know her, right? The American gospel musician with numerous awards to her name. Ehen. Her real name is Priscilla Love, you know. She’s married to Alvin Love, pastor of a Nashville church. But Alvin has been called Mr. Winans (Cece’s maiden name) to his face on several ...

Read More »

Nigerian lawmakers vote down bill on gender equality citing the Bible and Sharia law

Nigerian lawmakers on Tuesday (Mar.15), voted against a gender and equal opportunities bill (pdf), which was being sponsored by Senator Biodun Olujimi. The bill, which did not pass a second reading, was aimed at bridging the gap between the rights of men and women in Nigeria. It also sought to ...

Read More »