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#BeingMaleInNigeria: The Response To The Worldwide Attention Grabbing #BeingFemaleInNigeria Hashtag

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Earlier in the week the hashtag: #BeingFemaleInNigeria trended worlwide. The trending topic which which caught the attention of news outlets like CNN, BBC, Huffington Post & BBC sought to highlight the everyday experiences of gender discrimination against women in Nigeria.

According to BBC, it started at a  small book club meeting in Abuja on Sunday. Its members were discussing Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “We Should All Be Feminists” and then started to describe their own challenges and experiences. They discussed taking the discussion to a larger group and on Monday, a member of the book club Florence Warmate started tweeting her thoughts with the hashtag #BeingFemaleinNigeria, and soon it became a worldide trending topic on all media platforms not just Twitter.

But one thing I noticed from the tweets was that men seemed to take a lot of offence to it. When I set out my own tweets using the hashtag, the negative responses were all from men. So it comes as no surprise that the guys have responded with theirs: #BeingMaleInNigeria…

See the tweets after the jump

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This Is How An 11 Year Old Girl Broke Up With Her Cheating Boyfriend…It’s Kinda Epic!

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An 11 year old girl is schooling women three times her age on the perfect way to break up with a cheating boyfriend!

The 11 year old girl found out that her boyfriend Joey had taken another girl to the park, the break up texts she sent to him calling him out was found by her older sister, Madi Nickens who shared it on Twitter yesterday.

The break up texts immediately went viral, as at the time of publishing this story it had over 6,000 retweets and over 10,000 favourites.

See the texts in it’s entirety after the jump

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President Buhari’s Brother In Law Files Petition Against Sahara Reporters Over False N300M Arrest Story

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A few days ago it was reported that the brother in law of President Buhari – Alhaji Musa Yola had been arrested on the orders of the President for charging an unnamed businessman N300M to secure an oil block. Yola who is the younger brother of Mrs. Aisha Buhari denied the story and the arrest, a claim which was backed up by the presidency via President Buhari’s spokesman Garba Shehu who called the report untrue. [READ HERE IF YOU MISSED IT]

Now word reaching us reveals that Musa Yola through his lawyers is demanding Sahara Reporters retract the story and issue an apology over what they state is a false story. Sahara Reporters published the story as an exclusive on June 28.

A letter from his lawyers, Mabvocate Law House based in the FCT, has been leaked – see it above and it’s conclusion after the break.

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Presidency Backs Up Aisha Buhari’s Brother’s Denial He Was Arrested For Extortion – On President’s Orders

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This morning we reported that First Lady Aisha Buhari’s younger brother Musa Yola had been allegedly  arrested on the orders of President Muhammadu Buhari for allegedly collecting a N300 M bribe to allocate an oil block to an unnamed business man. [READ HERE IF YOU MISSED IT]

Well according to President Buhari’s spokesman Garba Shehu the report is untrue.

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Buhari Is Very Serious About Fighting Corruption…Orders Arrest Of Brother In Law For Extortion

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President Muhammadu Buhari ran on the mandate that he was going to clean up the corrupt culture in Nigeria. It’s a month since he took over the Presidency and he hasn’t named his cabinet but he is very serious about fighting corruption and he is starting in his own home!

According to Sahara Reporters, PMB ordered Nigeria’s security agents to arrest his brother-in-law, Musa Yola the immediate younger brother of Aisha Buhari, for allegedly extorting money from an unnamed businessman.

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Gay Pride Celebration In Brazil Depicts A Gay Jesus Kissing Another Man & Lesbians Kissing On A Cross

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In Sao Paolo, Brazil last weekend 2 million people took part in the largest annual Gay Pride celebration in the world.

Those marching in Sao Paolo marched to the slogan: “I was born this way, I grew up so I will always be like this: respect me.”

During some parts of the march which celebrated Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) folk – a gay Jesus was depicted nailed to a cross & kissing another man, two lesbians nailed to a cross kissing each other and a transgender woman nailed to a cross.

See more photos below

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Buhari Wants To Build A Helipad In His Hometown & Naija Twitter Is Not Happy About It. Should This Be The Presidency’s Priority Right Now?

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Reports emerged this morning that the Federal Government is building a helipad in President Buhari’s hometown of Daura, Katsina State.

The purpose of the helipad according to THISDAY is to ensure a direct flight for President Muhammadu Buhari whenever he visits his country home. It will save the President the hassle of embarking on a road journey from Katsina Airport to Daura.

To be honest it doesn’t cost much to build a helipad. A few bags of cement and one can of black and white paint each and you have a helipad! But for some reason many in the opposition did not take kindly to the news and bit at PMB, especially as the news of the Daura helipad comes in the wake of news that former President Goodluck Jonathan left an empty treasury & Buhari has still not named his cabinet.

See the tweets after the jump & tell us if you are for or against the President’s helipad

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These Are The 5 Supreme Court Judges Responsible For Making Gay Marriage Legal In The United States

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An hour ago news broke that gay marriage is now legal in the entire United States not just a few states. In a historic ruling today June 26 – the Supreme Court made it legal for all Americans, no matter their gender or sexual orientation, to marry the people they love.

Up until today only thirty-seven states and the District of Columbia recognise marriage equality, the remaining 13 states had banned same sex unions.

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 and these are the 5 Supreme Court Justices responsible for making the historic decision legal: Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Anthony Kennedy. They all voted in favour of legalizing same sex marriage while 4 were opposed.

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Aisha Buhari Slays Her New Official Potrait & The “10 Million Naira” Cartier Watch Is Nowhere In Sight

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First Lady Wife of The President Aisha Buhari is serving us total slayage in her new official portrait as Wife of The President. You may recall that Mrs. Buhari has insisted on not being referred to as First Lady but rather – Wife of The President. [READ HERE IF YOU MISSED IT]

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President Buhari’s Visits His Farm In Daura & Naija Twitter Is Not Happy About It!

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Speaking of President Buhari & his farm, Nigerian Twitter isn’t happy that the President was walking around his farm yesterday with his son Yusuf, when there are urgent pressing, national issues that should be tended to.

Yesterday the president’s Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Media and Publicity – Garba Shehu shared the above picture & others of President Buhari inspecting his farm in Daura, Katsina and Naija Twitter immediately went into criticism mode & calling out the president.

See some of the tweets including some that came to his defense after the jump + more photos of the President and his cows

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