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24 Nov
Between from March 27 to 29 2017, I attended a Conference which took place at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Victoria Island, Lagos. One of the Speakers at that Conference was Ahmed Akanbi, a Muslim parent and a Lagos-based legal practitioner.
23 Nov
The debate that greeted the recent directive by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu that sex education is expunged from school curriculum in Nigeria is to be expected, bearing in mind the sensitive nature
23 Nov
Last week, a group of pro-choice NGOs staged a protest against the Hon. Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu for directing the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to expunge the current immoral sex education
23 Nov
I’m not used to writing rejoinders to things I read about but I couldn’t keep quiet after reading the open letter to the Honorable Minister for Education by Mrs Bisi Fayemi. Unlike you, I was elated
13 Nov
On Thursday, November 3, the Federal Government directed the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to delete sex education from the Basic Education Curriculum (BEC). 
9 May
Sex Education's Ncuti Gatwa has been unveiled as the new Doctor Who. The 29-year-old actor will take over from Jodie Whittaker as the 14th Time Lord on the science fiction show, becoming the first person of colour to play the role. Speaking to BBC News, the actor well known for his role as Eric Effiong…
3 Apr 2021
Nowadays, we see the onset of puberty between the ages of 9 and 16. Before that, it used to be from maybe age 15, to even age 20. But as a result of industrialisation and commercialisation, we are seeing puberty from as young as seven years old.
2 Jan 2021
There are unique women who wear many hats in different industries. They use their passion and skill set as tools for development and change; Adebimpe Adebara is one of those women.
6 Nov 2020
I read Mr. Adelowo Adebumiti’s article entitled: ‘‘Why sex education is key to reducing gender-based violence’’ (The Guardian, Thursday, October 29, 2020) with great delight. Great delight because I am a teenager myself and very conversant with the subject matter.
29 Oct 2020
Violence-based sexual offences have been on the rise in Nigeria. This year, several high-profile cases of rape and sexual violence have been recorded in the country, some involving students.
13 Oct 2020
The underlying concept of cheating in marriage is the belief that one party is giving away to a stranger what actually belongs to the legal partner, as had been sworn in the marriage ‘‘foregoing all others, but me.’’ The African does not really believe in such forbearance.
12 Oct 2020
There is very little sex education in Nigeria, at least when I was growing up. Most Nigerians learn about sex from peer groups or lecherous adults who exploit


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The annual Flutterwave Flytime Fest 2022 multi-day celebration of Nigerian entertainment and popular culture takes place DECEMBER 21 - 24, 2022. Flutterwave Flytime Fest 2022 kicks off on DAY 1, December 21 with Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged.  For the last 18 years and counting, Rhythm Unplugged stages have hosted international headliners, amazing talent and sensational moments,…