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  Femme Lounge is looking for two Female Editorial Assistants (paid role) to join our team in Lagos. Responsibilities; Write articles Develop and source for articles and daily content for FL Conduct interviews for feature articles Manage volunteers Develop ideas for the promotion of features on social media and assist in managing the social media accounts […]

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Sex And Widowhood: Nigerian Women Talk About Their Struggles

Touch, hug, kiss, cuddle, sex – these are a few of the things married women take for granted everyday, women who have lost their husbands will however do anything to have these back. In...

In Africa, Haircare Becomes a Multi-billion Dollar Industry

By David Dolan ABUJA, Aug 6 (Reuters) – With all the skill of a master weaver at a loom, Esther Ogble stands under a parasol in the sprawling Wuse market in Nigeria’s capital and spins...

Nollywood Movie Review – Half of a Yellow Sun

After a long wait, the screening of “Half of a Yellow Sun” The movie adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s novel was finally approved by National Film and Video Censors Board in July. Before you head to the cinemas to...

Ask Ada: He Cheated With His Co-worker, Now He Wants My Forgiveness

Dear Coach Ada, My boyfriend cheated on me two years ago with one of his co-workers.  I found out from one of my close friends who also works in the same office and said...

Salt Does Not Cure Ebola! Here Are Ebola Facts You Need To Know NOW!

By now, everybody should be aware that Ebola is now in Nigeria with a few cases already. Ebola is deadly but you don’t have to get it. Here’s what you need to know now,...

Raw & Unabated: Bassey Ikpi Describes Her Journey Living With Mental Illness

There are many issues Nigerians prefer not to discuss. We have perfected the art of secrecy and keeping up with appearances. The problem with secrecy is it prevents healing. 10 years ago, my guest,...

25 Matching Color Combinations For The 2014 Bride To Be

As a bride to be, one of the factors/points that is of great importance while planning your wedding is the color theme for the wedding especially for the fabrics/attires involved. For the Church Wedding...

I Went To See A Shrink. Yes, Shrink!

  The other day, I went to see a Shrink – yes, a Shrink – to find out my mental health status. The word ‘Shrink’ is not one to feature ever so often in...

The Ripple Effect Of Just One Mistake

What happen when I have made a mistake? What is the impact? Who will suffer from the consequences? To answer this question, we need to consider a few scenarios. Scenario 1: If I was...

The One Thing You Shouldn’t Ignore While Trying For A Baby

Getting pregnant should be pretty easy. Things being equal, if there are no fertility issues; all you need are a fertile uterus, healthy sperm and the perfect timing. That was how it was for...

Hate To Exercise? Try This Fun Dorobucci Dance Workout

Exercising does not have to be a chore you dread so much, you can have fun while at it. Dancing is one of the ways to keep fit and have fun. You can try...

Honoured On Friday, Disgraced On Tuesday – The Sad Story Of Chika Amalaha

One week ago, Nigerian weightlifter Chika Amalaha was being celebrated for winning the gold medal in the women’s 53 kg weight class at the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow. The 17 year old was celebrated for setting a new...

Who Are These Female Suicide Bombers? Abducted Girls?

On Sunday, a female suicide bomber killed herself while trying to target police officers. On Monday, two female suicide bombers blew themselves up at a trade show and a petrol station injuring at least...

Life Lessons From 10 Of The Most Inspirational Women

In the past, women in high-level positions were few and far between. But now, more than ever, there are more women making their way to the top and how they lead is immensely inspirational....

Why I’m Taking a Break From The Black Church

There are times when it becomes essential to leave a church, when your conscience no longer agrees with the practices of the church or when the church that should nourish you becomes a thorn...

Ask Ada: I’m Trying To Stick With My Dreams But It Is So Hard!

Dear Coach Ada, I am starting a new career path but I’m not sure if it is the right decision. I got my B.S. in Nursing and had planned to be an RN but...

Ten “Rules” For Badass Women By Jessica Marie

  This is a bit of a “rant” about all the “advice articles” on LinkedIn telling women what we should do and shouldn’t do when it comes to our lives, families and careers. And...

Chinenye Nnoli: No Good Man Wants His Wife Miserable, Sad And Unhappy

There are so many reasons to nag the man you are married to. You could  perhaps find a familiar strain in the mosaic I will paint below.Where do I start from? The day after...

Jennifer Chukwujekwe: Is Your House a Home?

Ever wondered why certain places feel like home right away, but others may take months or even years before they feel like HOME? Is it the location, something about the home itself or something...

How NOT To Catch Ebola: A Pictorial Guide To Help You

By now, you must have heard about the Ebola case discovered in Lagos. Some are reporting that the Ebola patient died earlier today. Below is a pictorial guide to help you and your loved ones keep...