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Nigerians abroad rank 5th in the world for amount of money sent home

Nigerians abroad rank 5th in the world for amount of money sent home

by Rachel Ogbu Nigerians in London.Credit: Saharareporters It has been an ongoing debate on if the returning of Nigerians Abroad is aiding or afflicting the Nigerian economy. Different people...

 

Temie Giwa: Rape and responsibility (Y! FrontPage)

Temie Giwa: Rape and responsibility (Y! FrontPage)

In further defense of the editors, it also posted right at the bottom of the piece, like it always does, that the opinion shared in every opinion piece is not necessary that of Ynaija. In short,...

 

Opinion: Society’s obsession is to blame for rape

Opinion: Society’s obsession is to blame for rape

by Raja Vudatala  It is rather surprising element of a civilised society, while acts of sexual crime are condemned yet the obsession with the female form goes on unabated. One look at our literature,...

 

Opinion: The baseless rationalisations for rape

Opinion: The baseless rationalisations for rape

by Sagay Agbalaya  Any such argument about “provoked rape” is like an armed robber saying he attacks rich people because they “flaunt” their wealth by driving big cars. It is like the...

 

Kenechi Uzochukwu apologises: “My article was insensitive and has hurt many”

Kenechi Uzochukwu apologises: “My article was insensitive and has hurt many”

by Kenechi Uzochukwu I wish to apologise to those hurt by my recent articles on rape published on Ynaija website. Even though the articles were against rape I admit that it was insensitive and...

 

Myne Whitman: A rejoinder to “Men can do nothing against rape”

Myne Whitman: A rejoinder to “Men can do nothing against rape”

by Myne Whitman Rape is not about sex, but about power and exerting dominance, and that is why more women and children are raped than the other way around. I try not to take most things too seriously,...

 

Opinion: Uzochukwu’s piece on rape – Of trolls and cavemen

Opinion: Uzochukwu’s piece on rape – Of trolls and cavemen

by Oriabure Iyayi In Japan, sexually explicit imagery and text is available in public and largely uncensored. Yet, Japan has one of the lowest rates for rape in the world. That’s right, with...

 

5 infuriating things about Kenechi Uzochukwu’s “Men must rape something” article

5 infuriating things about Kenechi Uzochukwu’s “Men must rape something” article

by Shola Okubote   To say every crime is triggered or provoked is to blame victims of murder, robbery, fraud, rape, and all other crimes. Where is the sense in that? I promised not to get...

 

Hauwa Gambo: Rejoinder to Kenechi Uzochukwu’s ‘Men can do nothing against rape’

Hauwa Gambo: Rejoinder to Kenechi Uzochukwu’s ‘Men can do nothing against rape’

by Hauwa Gambo I have just read this excuse of an opinion piece, Kenechi Uzochukwu: Men can do nothing against rape (Y! Superblogger), all I can say is Kenechi Uzochukwu, you are miserable excuse...

 

Out of the closet: Ellen Degeneres, Anderson Cooper, John Amaechi & 22 other celebrities who say they’re gay

Out of the closet: Ellen Degeneres, Anderson Cooper, John Amaechi & 22 other celebrities who say they’re gay

by Rachel Ogbu In line with our #TheGayDebate #IssueOfTheWeek, we take a quick look at 25 Hollywood celebrities who talk about their sexuality and how they feel coming out of the closet even in...