The Backyard

Vision 2020

This year 2020 began a new decade and Nigerians had high hopes for the year, we had hope for better leadership and governance. The political leadership had envisaged that Nigeria would become one of the 20 best economies in the world. This was topmost among the goals that grabbed public imagination since it was launched…

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We Dey Miss Owambe

Owanbe is used to refer to a bubbling party were there are lot of food and drinks. The party can either be wedding, burial, child naming, house warming, birthdays etc. In Lagos, Nigeria for example, owanbe is a big business and because of how big they usually are, so much time goes into planning and…

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Dear Bad Lecturers 2020

Talking about our experiences in uni was the best way we could dish out activities in the Nigeria higher institutions.Being a student in Nigeria is the ghetto. You will have to deal with a lot of things and at the top of this list are the lecturers. Some lecturers are good but then some lecturers…

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Modern-Day Slavery

We believe everyone, everywhere has the right to a life free from slavery. But right now, millions of children and adults are trapped in slavery in every single country in the world.Modern-day slavery is a horrendous action against humanity. It takes the dignity of the heart and the illusion of mankind to grow free and…

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Black Girls ATM

The average Nigerian lady believes that their lovers/boyfriend should be responsible for their financial needs. The day you say “Will you be my girlfriend?”, you become the solution to all her existing problems and even the ones that exist in her mind! Most relationships have gone down the drain because of MONEY. Girls don’t have…

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Men Doing Chores

This Episode points out reasons chores shouldn’t be gender-based in the home, since everyone lives in the house and should take part in keeping it clean. As cleanliness is next to godliness, also sharing the benefits of doing chores together in a home, as it increases family bond, and aids the physical & mental development…

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You Suppose Dey Content

A man who isn’t contented with what he has will be pressurised to do the unthinkable to achieve that he desires to have.Contentment is key to living a fulfilled and satisfactory life. Join the backyard ladies on this educating episode of The Backyard Podcast to learn more.

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Fake Pastors

In a patriarchal society like ours, where people are desperate for miracles, they blindly follow pastors who lead them astray; the pastor who sprayed people with Doom ordered people to eat snakes, drink petrol or claimed to raise a “dead” man from a coffin; the pastors who instead of giving comfort to women, are accused…

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Mugu Politician

The political issue is at the heart of the challenges facing Nigeria at the moment. In Nigeria today, there is a high rate of poverty, insecurity, political uncertainty, bad roads, youth unemployment etc Though the country is blessed with rich minerals, yet we suffer from poor leadership. Self-centred leaders, looting funds that are supposed to…

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Farmers Suppose Be Millionaires

In times like this, when the world is experiencing a pandemic. “Nigerians don’t need white collar jobs, what we need are more farmers”.Farming is not just another great way to get rich. There’s a higher calling in it, a mix of money, enjoying life, fulfilling your destiny, and a dose of altruism: “Africa has a…

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