5 Things to do when you’re Making more Money than your Man

I recently heard that Linda Ikeji, Nigerian mega-blogger reportedly stated emphatically that she could not be with a man who was not successful. Several women proceeded to chastise her of the words expressed explaining that all men will attempt to stifle their wives. As a result, she was advised that her financial success was not […]

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Poem: Emi Mimo

I originally posted this poem a little over a year ago. A few days ago someone tagged me on Instagram sharing this and how much the words encouraged her. I was uplifted that my words could bring comfort to others and wanted to share it again. I hope you enjoy it; Emi Mimo is the term […]

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7 year old Murdered in Nigeria

I recently heard the heartbreaking story of a 7-year-old boy who was killed in Badagry, Nigeria a few days ago. This boy was reportedly caught stealing garri (milled cassava) or a phone and was placed in a car tyre, beat and set on fire. Passersby took photos and videos which went viral on the internet. […]

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How many boyfriends is too many?

I recently came across a video by ‘Battabox Nigeria’ where women in Lagos were asked how many boyfriends they had. The consensus was that most single women especially those in university had a minimum of two boyfriends at any given time. It appeared that many of these young women had a man for multiple life […]

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TMI TAG: Too Much Information

Hello friends, I know this is a surprise! A post on a Tuesday! But alas I had to respond to a tag from Funke Olotu of Funke Olotu.com. If you haven’t stopped by her website, you need to do so today, you won’t regret it. So the TMI tag lives up to its name and […]

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When Women are Blamed for Rape

I recently found myself engaging in an argument with someone who I thought was wise but proved not to be. She explained to me that women were often the instigators of rape based on their attitudes and their dressing. When I asked her why women in the middle east who wore burkas could be raped, […]

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Does God hate Feminists and Feminism?

I recently came across a quote from a Christian woman and author who had this to say about the feminist movement. Dr Kirsten Birkett said; “Feminism is a selfish movement with no sustainable philosophy, a fabricated history, and an incoherent morality. It does not bring freedom and fulfilment for women, and it will not right […]

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Great Nigerian Women who defied men, and the other Room

President Buhari, of Nigeria, recently said his wife belonged to the kitchen, the living room and the ‘other room’ after she criticised his political decisions openly. When this occured, some women were livid, while others supported his claims. Several men came out to say he was correct, while others claimed he was wrong. I was […]

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Lose Weight or Get Lost- An Egyptian Tale

Eight female anchors on ‘Egyptian State Television’ were suspended recently due to their weight. Their bosses blatantly told these reporters that they needed to lose weight, or they would not appear on air. Feminists were livid they cried discrimination, while some said that if they see a face they do not like on TV, they […]

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Why he doesn’t show you love #foreverduncan

If you haven’t seen the foreverduncan hashtag, where have you been? African American women have been raving about this for the past week, so much so that African women worldwide have joined in the frenzy. #foreverduncan is the tag that has followed Alfred Duncan, who proposed to his girlfriend Sherrell at noon and surprised her […]

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