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WHAT IF: A Reversal of Gender Roles in Chimamanda Adichie’s THE VISIT

As a Nigerian, have you ever imagined a world where women asked for men’s hands in marriage and men were asked to stay at home and care for the children? As a male, have you ever imagined getting arrested for masturbating? What if you were living in an alternate universe where men acted women’s roles …

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FUCK ME FOR FOOD ONLY!

Sometimes this year, something similar to this 12k restaurant saga also happened to me. It was the first time and I was calm throughout because luckily, I had backup.   I don’t care if we’re meeting in an open space or whatever. As long as I’m meeting someone with a penis, with anyone who identifies …

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MEN, FEMINISM AND IDENTITY POLITICS

Pretty or beautiful is a subjective adjective and I’ve always thought I had a pretty face but not a pretty body… Until recently. And my confidence spiked, and I’ve been regaling in all my sensuality.   This year, however, I’ve been getting a lot of male attention especially on the streets and it has, in …

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THE PLACE OF WOMEN IN IGBO TRADITIONAL INHERITANCE SYSTEM

Among many people of Igbo land, there is a customary inheritance system called “Iri-ekpe”, a common practice among most Igbo communities with a central belief that a man is inherited at his death by his surviving male children. Where a man dies without marrying or is not survived by any son(s), his estate is inherited …

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NA SO SO SUBMISSION O, SHÉ WE GET ASSIGNMENT

First of all, I’ll open the floor by saying Simi’s WOMAN should blow more than it did and be getting awards upon awards but nah, it’s a patriarchal society and she herself “no be woman” by singing this song. How dare she?    I was born in 1996 and I’m in my right to say …

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ART THOU MADT?

Humans have a very weird relationship with money and women’s bodies and this is how.   Humans woke up one day, decided to give pieces of papers values and categorized people as “rich” or “poor” based on the amount of these pieces of paper they have. Calling money “pieces of paper” has stripped money of …

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ARE WOMEN ‘TOO EMOTIONAL’ TO RULE NIGERIA?

2023 ELECTIONS: ARE WOMEN ‘TOO’ EMOTIONAL TO RULE NIGERIA?   I will answer this question from the psychological perspective, social perspective and the scientific perspective in a random order blended together to give off a sweet savour or a malodorous stench that will almost choke you to death depending on whether you discriminate on the …

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