Why are EUROPEAN BEAUTY STANDARDS the NORM for WEST AFRICANS?

A quick overview of beauty standards across West Africa will bring you to the quick understanding that to look European is to be beautiful. This short article is to examine why this is the case and also to understand why natural traditional Africa beauty standards are looked down upon. 90% of all hair salon for…

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IS LEGALIZING PROSTITUTION THE ANSWER TO OUR RUNSGIRLS CRISIS?

There is a phenomenon spreading itself like a wildfire across West Africa and the world, this phenomenon is called the runsgirls phenomenon. The word “runs” comes from the Nigerian pidgin english dialect which is a local dialect originating in Nigeria that means “job” When the word runs is used in the Nigerian Pidgin dialect it…

NIGERIA & GHANA; A History of Brotherhood or Xenophobia?

This blog is in light of the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in Ghana, this blog goes into deep details to analyze the relationship between the two countries and to give the younger generation knowledge on the situation. This blog is in no way meant to foster hate or anger, I sincerely hope this post is…

NIGERIANS; The Second Class Citizens of Africa

Being born in Nigeria in the late 80s I grew up seeing the final vestiges of the parts of Nigeria that made it respected. I grew up around God fearing, loving and caring people who helped raise me alongside my parents. Uncles and aunties and even my childhood friends then, we were all filled with…