SUICIDE

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It’s the greatest betrayal to one’s self. You think that betrayal in friendship is bad, try betraying yourself. Sadly, you won’t have a tale to tell, only other people will have something to say about your pointless actions. What experience should warrant you taking your own life? A sage once opined that there are only […]

CHILD LABOUR IN NIGERIA

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Good afternoon Nigerians. I’m just here to remind you that the young boys with soapy waters and foams in their hands that tried to clean your car in traffic this morning are children. Ada, your neighbour’s daughter who hawks pepper from dawn till dusk everyday is just 10 years old. The alabaru that wheeled your […]

Arise Oh Compatriot

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I do see some propaganda posts of “before and after” especially after a road has been fixed. The truth is that the reverse is the case. Government is supposed to be of the people by the people and for the people, what we see now is government by the aspirants for their party by their […]

ZERO TOLERANCE? YES.

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5 KEY FACTS FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) is a violation of human rights of women and children. According to WHO, more than 200 million girls and women alive today have been cut in 30 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia where FGM is concentrated. It is mostly carried out in young girls from […]

You have glioblastoma

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You have glioblastoma… The words sounded in the head like the town-crier’s gong from the mother’s village. My heart dropped and it was as though whole world just collapsed. What? How? Why? So many questions and thoughts ran through my mind unchecked. How can I have this diagnosis at the summer of my life; I […]

WOES OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

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Permit me to define mutilation according to the Merriam Webster dictionary as ‘to cause severe damage to the body’. Now, that was just to make us understand the gravity of what we’re discussing today. World Health Organisation defines FGM as all procedures which involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, injury to […]