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Assaulted, insulted, beaten… Men also cry

Every now and then, when reports of domestic violence reach public domain, the ‘usual’ assumption is that the victim is female. Interestingly, even if they don’t readily come out to share their agonising experiences, men are victims of…

Cure for Lagos’ garbage headache?

The Lagos State Government through its Cleaner Lagos Initiative is making efforts to clean up the entire nook and cranny of the state, but despite these efforts heaps of garbage keep springing up in some unlikely places amidst allegations…

‘Life here is like living in hell’

JOHNSON BABAJIDE writes that though Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) in Benue State are happy to be alive, living in the camps is almost a nightmare and they could only hope that peace would return to their communities soon so that they…

Fueling hardship during Christmas

The Christmas season is supposed to be a time for celebrations with friends and family, but not this one, as fuel scarcity has put Nigerians, Christians and non-Christians alike, in dire strait, making the season an agonising one, reports…