Shuga Naija


Just a little while longer

  These four walls don’t scream as loud as before More than a year in total lockdown has drowned out their noise Jus...

Power Is Her Art Form

Art is a medium for self-expression. It comes in different forms—songs, poetry, dance, graffiti, and more. To commemorate International Women’s Day, we want to showcase three women in MTV Shuga who used art to express social issues and their own emotions. It wasn’t easy, but they didn’t back down, and we respect them for that!

#ChooseToChallenge Misinformation

Sex—it’s complicated; especially when you have false information going about. Over the years, MTV Shuga has addressed sexual health misinformation through various storylines. This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #ChoosetoChallenge. We want our Shuga fam, especially women, to challenge misinformation on sex, seek professional guidance, and be empowered to make better decisions.

The Fight against Gender-based Violence in Africa

Still on the theme of #IWD2021, Khadija talks about gender-based violence in Africa. She touches on the normalization of this, environments that allow this issue to thrive and the ghastly statistics in Nigeria to date...

#IWD2021: Challenging the status quo

Monday, 8 March was International Women's Day. This year's theme was #ChooseToChallenge, and Adebola had a chat with Nigerian women who are challenging the status quo at work and in the society at large...

Educating women is a necessity

In this beautifully written piece, Khadija reflects on her own journey in supporting the empowerment of young women in Nigeria through education.



Navigating Serodiscordant Relationships

In this piece, Adebola gives us an insight into relationships where one partner is HIV- and the other HIV+. Like Femi and Sheila showed us; when the right measures are taken, both partners can live a long, happy and healthy life together.

Today she Rose - #IWD2020

This #IWD2020, Khadija, wrote a poem to celebrate all the women who shattered the ceiling of silence, those who rose up and spoke out against gender-based violence. #TodaySheRose!

[RECAP] - MTV Shuga Naija - Ep. 7

In the second-last episode of the freshest #MTVShugaNaija season; we see Angel finally show his true colours...Does this mean danger for Faa? We hope not! Adebola catches us up to speed with all of the Episode 7 action, excitement, stresses and lessons below.