Women in Ekiti state will now enjoy six months maternity leave as The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has approved six months maternity leave for female workers in the state public service. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Yinka Oyebode, said the new policy, which took effect from February 1, […]

It’s that time of the year again. When men and women, boys and girls come out to dance, play and party. If you have worked hard this year, you definitely deserve to turn up and groove. While you’re grooving however, let’s not forget we live among predators and rattlesnakes wearing human skin. While we have […]

Yes! It’s actually happening. The Nigerian Senate is sitting to pass a bill that could have lecturers who sexually harass students go to jail for 14 years! The bill, according to PM News, is titled “A Bill for an Act to Prevent, Prohibit and Redress Sexual Harassment of Students in Tertiary Educational Institutions and for other […]

Abortion is not a dirty word. Let’s get that out of the way first. The hushed whispers, the fear (real or imagined), is absolutely unnecessary. Abortions happen in Nigeria on a daily basis; illegal or not, unplanned pregnancies are getting aborted. Unfortunately, too many of those abortions are carried out in unsafe conditions by quacks. […]

Multiple award-winning Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie has been named as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African descent by the Africa Report. Adichie is Number four on the list, and is the only other Nigerian in the top five apart from Aliko Dangote who is the number one on the list. She is […]

The University of Lagos, Akoka, has suspended Dr Boniface Igbeneghu of the Department of European Languages and Integrated Studies, Faculty of Arts, after he was filmed making sexual advances to an ‘admission seeker’. Igbeneghu, a pastor with the Foursquare Gospel Church, was also suspended by the church over the footage, which went viral on the […]

Nigerian universities and polytechnics have been rife with allegations of sexual harassment and targeted abuse of female students by lecturers. More often than not, these allegations are difficult to prove and students are victimised without justice. Nigerian journalist, Kiki Mordi, reporting for BBC Africa Eye, went undercover with journalists posing as students inside the University […]

A 2013 study involved 7,000 women. The women were supposed to rate their stress level on a scale of 0-10. What was the average? 8.5. Well, this doesn’t come as a surprise. What’s the biggest cause of stress for all those women? Their husbands. Here are some other sources of stress for moms: Lack of […]

On Saturday, the 22-year-old songstress shared a lengthy post on her Instagram Story taking aim at individuals and outlets who have attacked her figure as she attempted to celebrate the second anniversary of her hit single, “Havana.” “I haven’t gone on social media AT ALL with the conscious intention of avoiding things that hurt my […]

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