Tag "Nigerians"

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Homophobic Rhetoric And Nigeria’s Culture Of Violence (A Piece By Ayo Sogunro)

Sometime in May 2015, in Abuloma, Port Harcourt, a man named Charles was harassed, beaten, and robbed by his neighbourhood security watch. What was his crime?  He was perceived to

The Happenings 4 Comments

“The Shit You Have To Unlearn As A Nigerian Is A Lot.” – Elnathan John

From the social cluelessness to a normalized disregard for fellow humanity, writer Elnathan John talks about all the ways Nigerians are problematic, especially when they leave the environment of this

From The Net 2 Comments

Tweet of the Day: A Prayer For The Nigerian Homophobe’s Long Life

By God, I want to be alive when this happens so I can tell someone “I told you so”.

The Happenings 15 Comments

Nigerians Do Not Empathize With Linda Ikeji, Following Her Revelation That Her Baby Daddy Dumped Her After She “Fell” Pregnant

Linda Ikeji has been trending, following her explosive post where she revealed that indeed Sholaye Jeremi is her baby daddy. She also talked about her relationship with Jeremi, revealing how

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THE DIARY OF A NIGERIAN FUCKBOY (Entry 3)

Dear Diary, Nigerians never change. It is no surprise that after all these men in power come to developed countries like the US, they are not moved to change the

Editor's Desk 22 Comments

The Road from ‘Only’ to ‘However’

This post was penned by Pius Adesanmi as a Facebook post. It is a product of the recent viral news of the Ondo State-based victim of antigay violence, the young

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RANTINGS OF A RANDOM (Gay) NIGERIAN (Entry 40)

The other day, my friends and I were arguing about the principle of “converting” straight men; whether it was really a thing, whether straight men could actually be “converted” or

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Photo: Where is Korede Bello during all this Headies drama?

LOL! This I spotted on instablog9ja’s IG page, the comments section of one of its Headies updates. Kai! Nigerians sha. In this person’s mind, he has given Korede Bello the

Editor's Desk 46 Comments

WHY SHOULDN’T WE ALL BE HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS?

I am no lawyer or human rights activist. Heck, I can’t even remember all the human rights there are in existence. What are those rights again? There should be more

The Happenings 45 Comments

That Piece About Sex, Nollywood and the Nigerian Hypocrisy

Originally published on thisisafrica.me If you’re one of Nollywood’s millions of fans around the world, you can’t fail to have read some of the sensational headlines in the blogosphere and

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