Issue 01


Vol. 1, No.1

Women of Nowadays—Selected Essays


Snapshot: an exploration of female sexual and reproductive rights in Nigeria from Tolu Ajiboye—concise but crucial reading;

An insightful essay by Aisha Mukhtar Dodo on institutional failures and the persistence of common illness as a leading cause of death in northern Nigeria;

A thorough review of the current status of female economic empowerment in Nigeria from Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed;

Criticism and a rigorous unpacking of the history behind modern feminism from Eniola Anuoluwapo Soyemi;

As well as a stirring reflection by Irene Chidinma Nwoye on the #WomensMarch and being feminist in Trump’s America;

A powerful essay by C. S. Lozie assessing the undue nationalization of masculine phenomena, which, she argues, occurs alongside the trivialization of femaleness;

In Reviews: musings by 6 writers including Saratu Abiola, ‘Pemi Aguda and Adebola Rayo on select pages of Efuru and womanhood, in celebration of Flora Nwapa;

Also in Reviews: Sakina Badamasuiy Aregbesola ruminates on Franz Fanon’s Wretched of the Earth in a timely essay on Fanon’s idea of violence and its relevance to decolonization, gender and the case for intersectionality


In our next issue, scholars and experts critically analyse President Buhari’s administration, and the growing disillusion among Nigerians towards the President’s “Change” and “Anti-Corruption” campaigns


Cover image by Willian Santiago