To Kill The Culture of Silence Surrounding Male Sexual Abuse We Need the Voices of Male Advocates

For a lot of men, their first sexual encounter was through rape or sexual assault. From the nanny to the housekeeper, the school-teacher, seniors in secondary school boarding houses, and trusted family members, boys face a lot of sexual assault. Around the world, at least 1 in 6 men have experienced sexual abuse or assault. […]

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the 1st Black Woman to deliver UPenn’s Commencement Address since 1978 | WATCH

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has become the first black woman in 42 years to deliver a Commencement Day speech at the University of Pennsylvania. Introduced by the school’s president Amy Gutmann, Chimamanda became the first black woman to deliver the Ivy League school’s Commencement address since 1978, when then-US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Patricia Harris […]

Together, We Can Help Irede Foundation Provide 4-Year-Old Adanna with the Prosthetic Limb She Needs

4-year-old Adanna is the Irede Foundation beneficiary of the month. At the age of four, Adanna has had to deal with trauma from an accident which resulted in a deformed limb. On the 9th of December 2018, Adanna and her dad were on their way home from church when a trailer lost its brakes, knocking […]

Nigerian American Mother-Daughter Nurses Uchenna & Ona Onyia are Jimmy Kimmel’s #HealthCareHeroes of the Week

Uchenna Onyia moved to the US after a bad marriage and started out working as a waitress while studying to become a nurse. She got her LPN license, her RN license, and then got her Nurse Practitioner license. Her daughter, Ona, followed in her footsteps, and now they’re both nurses practicing in Arkansas. Well, until […]

Theo Ubabunike: Here’s What I Learned From Watching the Michelle Obama ‘Becoming’ Documentary on Netflix

NEW ORLEANS, LA – JUNE 22: Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama discusses her forthcoming memoir titled, “Becoming”, during the 2018 American Library Association Annual Conference on June 22, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images) It’s post-COVID-19 lockdown, but I am still working from home. This means that I still get […]

Plaqad celebrates 3rd Anniversary with a Record of 15K Programme Members & 200 Million Paid Out to Members

  One of Nigeria’s leading marketing technology company, Plaqad, is three. The Lagos-based startup has, over the past 36 months, built a reputation of providing marketers with the people, products, and platforms they need to effectively connect with customers. Through its online platform, Plaqad facilitates seamless collaboration between social media influencers, content creators, and owners […]