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In-depth analysis and critical discussion on important issues, how they affect people, their potential to change lives, and what needs to be done to influence outcomes.

In-depth analysis and critical discussion on important issues, how they affect people, their potential to change lives, and what needs to be done to influence outcomes.

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Nigeria

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In-depth analysis and critical discussion on important issues, how they affect people, their potential to change lives, and what needs to be done to influence outcomes.

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@daily_trust

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English

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Episodes

Real Reasons Why Women Undergo Plastic Surgery In Nigeria

7/2/2022
Nowadays, body enhancement is no longer news, where women undergo plastic surgeries to beautify several parts of their bodies. To make some larger, and others smaller. Why actually do people do body enhancements? Is it to meet society’s standard of beauty, or for their personal gains? In this episode of the Bearing, we look at the real reasons why women undergo plastic surgery in Nigeria

Duration:00:28:49

How Social Media Changed Courting And Marriage

6/11/2022
Courting and marriage have changed from waiting at doorsteps and sending beautifully scented letters to sliding into DMs. Has the availability of social media made or marred relationships and marriages? In this episode of The Bearing, we look at dating dating and courtship have been upended by the availability of social media

Duration:00:31:36

Why Mothers-in-Law and Daughters- In- law Never Live In Peace

6/4/2022
The tug-of-war between a mother and daughter-in-law is an age-old phenomenon and has stood the test of time. Do all women have a hard time with their mothers-in-law? In this episode of The Bearing, we look at why daughters-in-law and mothers-in-law live in rivalry

Duration:00:33:40

How To Heal From The Loss Of A Loved One

5/28/2022
Coping with the loss of someone or something you love is one of life’s biggest challenges. How do you completely heal from grief? In this episode of The Bearing, a widow tells us how she survived the heartbreak of loosing her husband.

Duration:00:25:19

How Friends Of The Opposite Gender Have Ruined Marriages

5/21/2022
Friendship is such a wonderful thing, having someone like a close friend a.k.a. Best Friend Forever (BFF) within your support system is beneficial in so many ways. Is it okay for married couples to have a best friend of the opposite gender? In this episode of The Bearing, we will be looking at the dangers friends of the opposite gender pose to married couples.

Duration:00:30:00

Why Nigerian Parents Take Over Their Children’s Wedding

5/14/2022
For Nigerian parents, your wedding day is more like their own. Hence the child’s dream wedding is thrown to the back burner because the parents usually want something different In this episode of The Bearing, we will be finding out who owns weddings – the couple or the parents?

Duration:00:25:10

How Asoebi Ruins Marriages

5/7/2022
One of the most prominent features of weddings and other events in Nigeria is the use of colourful uniforms called asoebi which are worn to show support and solidarity to the celebrant or celebrants. Over time, asoebi has turned into a money-making venture for some people; others see it as a form of discrimination at events. In this Episode of The Bearing, we look at how a piece of clothing can ruin relationships.

Duration:00:28:37

How Nigeria Can generate revenue through Sallah Celebration

5/2/2022
Ramadan is over, it is usually accompanied by the eid el fitr celebration to mark its end. Years back, the celebration was very loud and colourful with so many activities especially in the Northern Nigeria, which generated revenue for the country at some point. Can Nigeria ever go back to those glory days? in this episode of Nigeria Daily, we discuss how?

Duration:00:14:50

Has The Boy Child Truly Been Neglected By Society?

4/30/2022
Over the years, the boy child has been excused for whatever behavior he puts up, under the guise of ‘Boys will be boys.’ Hence more attention is given to the girl child. Advocacy for the girl-child is prevalent in many societies today with little for the boy child, yet they co-exist in the same society. In this episode of The Bearing, we look at why society has neglected the boy child.

Duration:00:33:58

What You Should Know About Teenage Girls.

4/23/2022
Teenagers go through anxieties, uncertainties, and emotional turmoil for varied reasons, a whole new world opens up to them at this point in time. In the fast-evolving world of today, how do you understand your teenage girl? In this episode of The Bearing, we will be looking at what parents should know about their teenage girls.

Duration:00:32:50

"Why I Stayed In An Abusive Marriage"

4/16/2022
People get into marriage for different reasons - some for companionship, and some for peace. But what happens when the marriage is marred by violence and abuse? In this episode of The Bearing, we look at why women stay in abusive marriages.

Duration:00:31:58

Must Women Change Their Surnames After Marriage?

4/9/2022
For a long time now, there have been debates about whether women must change their surnames on getting married. In this episode of The Bearing, we find out what the women themselves think about the issue.

Duration:00:29:19

Is There A Right Way To Raise A Child?

4/2/2022
A child’s personality and outlook are usually shaped by the mother in their formative years. Is there a rule book for raising a child in today’s society? In this episode of The Bearing, we look at how mothers have “failed” in raising respectable members of society.

Duration:00:22:17

Women Are Getting Ready To Take Over Nigeria

3/26/2022
Women have in one way or another excelled and proved society’s negative expectations wrong. But in politics, they are being grossly underrepresented and seem to be struggling. In this episode of the Bearing, we will find out if women have what it takes to be at the helm of affairs of the country politically.

Duration:00:30:03

How Nigerian Women Are Holding Themselves Back In The Media

3/19/2022
In the modern world women are found in careers previously seen as the sole preserve of men. Can we look onto the media landscape and say the same thing? In this episode of The Bearing, we will be looking at how women are thriving in media.

Duration:00:30:17

Why Nigerian Women Thrive Against All Odds

3/12/2022
Being a woman in Nigeria has its challenges but, despite these, we still find women who have pulled through and stand out. How do they make it against all odds? In this episode of The Bearing, we hear the stories of women who have excelled in business.

Duration:00:30:25

What It Means To Be A Woman In Nigeria

3/5/2022
In a patriarchal society like Nigeria where certain gender expectations exist, being a woman comes with a lot responsibility, restriction and high expectations. How has this affected the Nigerian woman? In this episode of The Bearing, some women share their stories on the challenges of being a woman in Nigeria.

Duration:00:29:51

Why Men Should Cry

2/26/2022
We live in a society where men are pictured as strong and powerful. As soon as a man breaks down, we don’t spare a second before calling him womanish or unmanly. Our upbringing has taught us that since men have to protect their families, they have to be strong, emotionless and not cry. In this episode of The Bearing, we will be looking at the society's perception of men who show emotions and cry. We will also be looking at why men should cry a lot more.

Duration:00:28:16

Phone Snatching: A Story Of Survival

2/19/2022
Recently, there’s been an upsurge in the number of phone robbery case in Kano, Northern Nigeria’s commercial center. From attacking people in isolated places, the robbers – mostly young people – are now attacking their victims in traffic in broad daylight. As if that is not bad enough, they have started moving house-to-house to perpetrate the crime. In this concluding episode of our series on the rampant cases of phone snatching in Kano City, we listen to those who survive speaking about...

Duration:00:26:59

Phone Snatching: Unraveling The Terror Kano Residents Live With

2/12/2022
Recently, there’s been an upsurge in the number of phone robberiy cased in Kano, Northern Nigeria’s commercial centre. From attacking people in isolated places, the robbers – mostly young people – are now attacking their victims in traffic in broad daylight. As if that is not bad enough, they have started moving house-to-house to perpetrate the crime. In this episode, The Bearing, unravels the problem.

Duration:00:29:47