Archive for: human rights

‘Do you hate men?’ – 10 questions you should stop asking feminists

‘Do you hate men?’ – 10 questions you should stop asking feminists

by Zainab Karim Why are you so angry? This question detracts fr,om the real purpose of the feminist movement. Feminists are not angry they are avid about equal rights and emotions can sometimes...

 

Opinion: The acceptance of Homosexuality in our culture is far from a reality

Opinion: The acceptance of Homosexuality in our culture is far from a reality

by Oke Epia A swift reaction came from Ambassador Samantha Power, the United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations and a member of President Barack Obama’s Cabinet, who took...

 

Femi Aribisala: Why Buhari will never be President of Nigeria

Femi Aribisala: Why Buhari will never be President of Nigeria

by Femi Aribisala His threats during the campaign for the 2011 elections incited widespread violence in the North after he lost. His supporters went on a rampage; looting and killing; in spite...

 

Opinion: Buhari, may you never (again) become president

Opinion: Buhari, may you never (again) become president

by Abdul-Azeez No doubt, the media image of Buhari has been a source of worry to so many of his supporters and fans. No thanks to the infamous “Muslims should vote for Muslims” junk journalism...

 

Opinion: The discrimination against homosexuals (Homo haram) must stop

Opinion: The discrimination against homosexuals (Homo haram) must stop

by Joseph Sewedo Akoro Can politics be politics and religion be religion in Nigeria? It is extremely infuriating how religion influences the manner a secular State is being governed in the most...

 

The Veil of Silence: TIERs for a society against sexual discrimination (WATCH)

The Veil of Silence: TIERs for a society against sexual discrimination (WATCH)

by Akan Ido The human rights movement in Nigeria has undergone a lot of changes in the past few decades. These can be attributed to the evolution and understanding of the language of human rights. The...

 

Court awards N10 million against police for shooting victim in Lagos

Court awards N10 million against police for shooting victim in Lagos

by ‘Jola Sotubo A Federal High Court in Lagos has awarded the sum of N10 million as damages against the Nigerian Police Force, the Police Inspector General, and three of its officers for...

 

Chidi Odinkalu: Time to behead the monster of prejudice

Chidi Odinkalu: Time to behead the monster of prejudice

by Chidi Odinkalu All over our laws, being poor is criminalized. The law establishing the Abuja Environmental Protection Board describes hardworking women selling agricultural produce or seeking...

 

Prison break: Sex criminal escapes prison with spoon and broom handle in Germany

Prison break: Sex criminal escapes prison with spoon and broom handle in Germany

A notorious sex criminal is on the loose in Germany after tunnelling out of his cell using a spoon, a broom handle and a chair leg. But a photo of him cannot be released to the public –...

 

Oh no, they didn’t! Angry mob strips woman for ‘dressing provocatively’ (WATCH)

Oh no, they didn’t! Angry mob strips woman for ‘dressing provocatively’ (WATCH)

Victim who was stripped by Akan Ido A woman was stripped naked by a mob in Kenya after getting accused of wearing a provocative dress. Reports say the woman was  spotted walking on...