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What Does Religion Really Have to Do With Women & Our Contraceptive Pills?

Women have had a tumultuous relationship with the world for almost the beginning of time, I cannot imagine what it was like centuries, but today, it’s still a bloody mess. One major breakthrough for women was the inception of contraceptives. It turned things around for women. Although it still sucks that the sole responsibility of avoiding pregnancy is placed on women who are only fertile a few days a month as opposed to men who are fertile as loamy soil every single day is a patriarchal agenda that needs to be amputated.

Okafor’s Conundrum

Monogamy is a farce. Who says you were meant to love one person alone? I mean, out of seven billion, nine hundred ninety-nine million, nine hundred ninety-nine thousand, nine hundred ninety-nine people in the world, is it possible to have just the one soul mate? Think about it for a minute- or longer if you wish.

Falz – Transactional Sex/Prostitution/Legalization

Germany makes about $18 billion dollars from legal prostitution annually, with 400,000 registered sex- workers. The Nigerian government can also benefit from taxation of this industry. And since we boast of a massive population tethering on explosive proportions due to our love for sex and ‘procreation’, and currently being the extreme poverty capital of the world,

The Glue Called Friendship

When we were younger it was easier to make friends because we didn’t have a care in the world. We were still experimenting; we were not yet sure of who we are, we were still trying to find ourselves, so we could not decide what kind of friends we wanted to have. You grow up practically wanting everyone to be your friend, because we don’t know any better.

Cinderellograms

The foregoing is perhaps a glimpse into the togetherness and absence of tears that followed the final match which ended one nil in favor of Nigeria’s Super Eagles. Little-known Sunday Mba had struck for the second Sunday running to effectively send the trophy Abuja’s way.

Now that Eze Has Gone Abroad

The excitement of being abroad as evidenced in members of those meaningless ‘Association of Nigerians in XXX’ is palpable. Never mind those from families in the lower and upper middle class whose parents have charged them to avoid Nigerians abroad and ensure to enter into wedlock with a foreigner.

Beyond Brexit: How Jeremy Corbyn’s Suits Got Dapper

Through his remark, Cameron isolated Corbyn’s fashion sense in order to evade the question of excessive spending at the Oxford NHS Trust, thus invited the country to partake in a rational qualitative critique of Corbyn’s wardrobe. In the book Fashion as Communication, Malcolm Barnard argues that since there are alternative interpretations of garments between the designers and the wearers, meaning cannot be a product of the designer’s intentions.