Building healthy self-confidence in your kids
Self-confidence comes from a feeling of competence. Every parent wants a child who can stand up for himself, be bold to say and do what is right.
Taking the honourable route
Terry is a good friend and one of my mentors. You know, one of those friends that one is ever thankful for?
Nigerian youth and their scary use of social media
The media over the past week has been full of disturbing news of our Nigerian youth and their scary use of social media. There is a need for youths to understand the importance of digital footprints and how what is shared on the Internet stays online forever. During my recently concluded online safety training, which…
Fayemi’s wife wants more commitment to fight against rape, domestic violence
Ekiti State First Lady, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has called for more concerted efforts at fighting the increasing incidences of sexual and domestic violence against women in the country.
‘Women must collectively heal to purify continent’s political system’
Fadumo Qasim Dayib is a social change activist, Somalia’s first female presidential candidate in 2016, a public health expert and development practitioner. She was a keynote speaker at the just concluded African Women In Dialogue...
Beasts of no idiotic man
Easy to take for granted that most Africans would have heard the name, or at least her alias Hottentot Venus. If you haven’t heard of her yet though, brace yourself.
Mistakes can help your kids become independent
Becoming independent is a critical part of growth and making mistakes can be a natural phenomenon that every individual will go through. How it is handled and lessons learnt from mistakes make the difference.
‘Our Ninth Assembly should revisit the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill’
Growing up was most interesting being in a multicultural family. My father was one of Nigeria’s pioneer veterinary doctors, and my mother a nurse, from Jamaica. I enjoyed the diversity that came with the mixed marriage.
What’s on your top 10?
It’s now weeks away from the silly season and the end of the year. In fact, we are only a month away from the end of the decade and sure enough, in a few days’ time we’ll have lists as long as our arms of the highlights...