Thursday, 21st September 2023

Articles by Minna Salami

19 Oct 2020
Hundreds of Nigerians based in South Africa say they will join the #EndSARS protests in solidarity with Nigerian youths who are demanding for an end to police brutality and good governance among others.
25 May 2018
I strongly believe that critical thinking can transform society, so I was captivated when I recently came across the National Policy on Education...
27 Aug 2017
Sometimes one is fortunate to find money in an old purse or pocket. For example, such was the case the other day when I put on a jacket I hadn’t worn in a while and stuck my hand into the pocket.
26 Jul 2017
Most Nigerians would testify that they grew up around strong women; their grandmothers, mothers, sisters, aunties, teachers and so on. We are certainly a nation that is interested in womanhood.
28 Jun 2017
Feminists themselves must take some of the blame for this. They have been pandering to “choice feminism,” where anything a woman does is considered feminist so long as it is her so-called choice.
24 May 2017
Let’s start with the bad news. A ground-breaking survey led by The Initiative for Equal Rights has found that support for the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act (SSMPA) remains at 90%.
15 Mar 2017
One thing that negatively controls a woman's mind, annihilating her self-sufficiency while turning her into an absolute dependent, is the narrative of romantic love.
18 Feb 2017
A few days ago, on Valentine’s Day, lovers around the world spent their days celebrating the love that brings them together. At least in some cases.
31 Jan 2017
Earlier this month in Davos, addressing gender equality and women’s empowerment, the head of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, spoke about gender equality and women’s empowerment.
7 Dec 2016
Well, if social media is anything to go by – and in the era of unprecedented interactive digital ecosystems, then the ministry is not doing a great job of maximising the potential.
26 Oct 2016
Last Friday, the Boots pharmacy brand, No7, launched a new beauty campaign featuring world renowned author and feminist advocate, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
30 Sep 2016
Here’s what I had for breakfast some days ago: Akara and Fura yoghurt. For dinner that same day, I ate pounded yam with Efo Riro and stew. In the evening, I also had ground nuts and drank a can of Orijin. Well, it may have been more than one can.