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In the past week, despite the fact that Sanwoolu has continued to visually assault our senses and it’s 2019 and we don’t have 24/7 light. Nigerians have chosen to carry women and what they do with their bodies on their head. And it’s not just this past week, Nigerians (read as Nigerian men) have had […]
Last week I spoke to 7 women about their experiences with gender-based violence. Their responses ranged from experiencing GBV in mundane situations to dating violent men. This week, I decided to go a little deeper. On this week’s What She Said, I talk to a woman and her mother on how growing up with a […]
Following the trend of the notorious #metoo movement, women from Northern Nigeria shared stories of sexual assault and abuse, calling out their abusers across social media with the tag – #arewametoo. The stories shared were heartbreaking. The reactions that followed ranged from sympathy to rage to victim shaming. In all of it, these are the […]
If you’ve ever had to ask even a single Nigerian for directions, then you already know just how stressful and confusing that situation can be. They’d rather direct you straight to hell than admit that they don’t know the way. 1. How Nigerians look at you when you stop to ask for directions: Ah. No […]
Beardless guys can’t catch a break.
A lot of Nigerian restaurants that consider themselves “fancy” always find a way to overcharge and underdeliver. If you’ve ever found yourself feeling immensely disappointed after a visit to one of these fine establishments, then this post is for you. 1. How the waiters look at you knowing you’re about to finish your money: “This […]
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If you are employed in Nigeria and your employer is reasonable, chances are this is salary week. This week always reveals the different types of workers in any organization. From the employees who beg and cry, to the silently distressed, to the calm ones. Before we start on the different types of workers, let’s take […]
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