Okay, so here’s the deal. Life is hard. Being SINGLE and a WOMAN is harder. Graduating from undergrad opens the floodgates of the “So what next?” question. But in reality, when that question comes from these Nigerian aunties and uncles, they’re really asking you “so when will you marry? (Will it be this year, or … Continue reading Episode 1: Life as a DEMANDING SINGLE WOMAN
By Glory Ayara The rudimentary of a state is: ‘a nation or territory considered as an organised political community under one government’. The word I want to take from this definition is ‘considered’. One of the definitions of considered is believed --- so we can rephrase the definition of a state as ‘a territory believed … Continue reading Nigeria: A Faceless Territory
It is unfortunate to see the complete disdain and ‘otherness’ used in referring to Persons with Disabilities (PWD) in Nigeria. With Nigeria being party to the UN’s Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), it is important that we join other parts of the world in their efforts towards equality and inclusion of PWDs. This issue bears … Continue reading The Forgottens: A Short Expose on the Fate of Person’s with Disabilities in Nigeria.
To all Korean drama fans, I come bearing gifts - Chinese dramas. For a while now, Korean dramas have not been interesting to me again so I turned to other Asian dramas like Thai, Japanese and Chinese dramas and found myself liking Chinese dramas. At first it was hard to listen to the language, but … Continue reading 10 Chinese Dramas You Should Watch Now
Why didn't my age take a break when the world was on a break? I need an apology because where exactly is it running to?
It was on a Friday news of the virus hit me for the first time. I was with friends when I started to get reports, calls and messages from family and friends in other locations. Reality didn’t hit until three days later when schools and all other public places began to shut down. Then it … Continue reading AN ODE TO 2020: Life During COVID
Over the past few weeks , an array of paradigm shifting occurrences in Nigeria attracted the attention of both national and international eyes. The #ENDSARS movement, a revolutionary call to action, for the Nigerian government to hold power drunk law enforcing officials accountable. The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), originally established to reduce surging crime rates … Continue reading Charity Begins at Home—— are government tactics in response to #ENDSARS similar to the abusive techniques maintained in some Nigerian homes?
12-10-2020 On this day, at this very moment, I’m sat here completely and totally in awe of God, and in awe of the things he’s going to use this our generation to achieve. This weekend, we’ve seen the youths of Nigeria, regardless of background, ethnic differences and culture, coming together to achieve one common goal. … Continue reading Faith is Rising | PRAYER For NIGERIA | Faith Diaries #1
Article by Glory Ayara In 2020, the members of the senate voted against a motion proposing the inclusion of gender equality in the Nigerian constitution. Regardless, the senate president in a feat of ‘heroism’ ruled in support of the motion. Unfortunately, a majority of the male representatives who were in opposition failed to give reasons … Continue reading SHHHH!! No Be Your Matter.