Tag: opinion

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Violence isn’t just inflicting physical pain. It’s a word that also depicts psychological assault. Violence against the male folk is largely unrecognised because of the conjecture that men are stronger and superior being,s and should stand, suffer and swallow every ounce of abuse against them unflinchingly for the sake of their masculinity.

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I see men and women in their late 50s who are still working their asses off one way or the other because they have loans to pay off and mouths to feed and because their savings over the years have not gotten them anywhere. They’re barely surviving.

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A year ago, when I first decided to write you, it was out of pain of giving so much but receiving so little. It was a pain I did not deserve. Today, I am really happy writing you this.

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Editor’s note: Apologies for the break in transmission. Body Count 101 will be back on your screens next week. However, in the same vein, here’s another take on no longer beating around the bush (pun? yes? no?) and embracing the erotic. S would be proud.  ___ Why is it wrong for a man to want only…

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I was having a very mushy, loving, soaking-with-cheese conversation with my boyfriend one morning; the kind where we’re both being completely open about how we feel, our fears and worries, our insecurities e.t.c. We talked fondly about how we met and about when we each realized that we were in love with the other and…

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I went for a wedding with some friends a fortnight ago where I met this pretty chic. We got talking; I must admit the conversation wasn’t as smooth as I had hoped but I was lucky to cart away with her phone number and social media handles at the end of the day. On our way back…

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I never really understood the hype surrounding Lagos. I knew it was a high class city but to be honest, I was okay living in the small town of Enugu. But then just last year, I had to move to Lagos to attend law school. My first thought as I stepped into the city was…..…

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Since its launch in 2008, Lagos-based, urban radio station The Beat 99.9 FM has operated with a fixed, round-the-clock set of shows. The Morning Rush, The Night Time Show, The Liquid Lounge, just to name a few. By tradition, every show host on the station performs a near-ceremonious handover to the next host once the…

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Good morning my internet people. Today I woke up on the wrong side of the bed, and I have decided to say a lot of No’s. But knowing that a lot of you do not know how to say No, I will spare this few minutes to teach you this art which I have perfected.…

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Today I went to a salon with my friend Fatima. Now here are a few things to know about Fatima. Fatima is great. Fatima is basically the best person I know. Fatima is Selfless, Fatima is generous. Fatima is a genuinely happy person. Fatima is a Muslim. And you are probably tired of reading about…

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I am firmly against the idea that religion and logic don’t go together. It is very lazy and an incredibly dangerous idea to perpetuate. It also seems like a condescending idea peddled by us atheists to seem superior to the religious but ALSO a condescending idea peddled by religious people (mostly christians tbh) to seem…