#IDG2017: Nigerian girl child as an endangered specie
“The girl child’s parents fear sending her to school so she is not kidnapped or harmed. In turn, she is given out in early marriage to maintain her sexual purity where she begins to have children while she is still a child.
Sex, lies and videotapes
Even if first aid was given and Tagbo still passed on, the act of love is there. Driving him to the hospital and dropping him off says ‘he’s not my responsibility.’ I’m quite disappointed, because this is what I’d classify as a cheap death.”
WARIF boss, others denounce sexual abuse of under-aged girls
“Rape is wrong under whatever circumstance or influence, and it is a crime. It is our collective responsibility as adults to believe the victims of rape and report the crime.
Born before his time
Neither was those huge monstrous foreign cars, which were repaired all the time and refurbished, was not any shame at all. Owners of Mercedes Benz were far and in-between; I am talking about flat-boot Mercedes Benz.
Unending cry for justice for dismissed army officers
Iconic words on the marble by great Martin Luther King Jnr that injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere is playing out conspicuously in the Nigerian army in the case of 38 young senior officers who were disengaged from service and till now, no cogent reason has been offered for the action.
Folklore as tool for parenting
“This is one of the stories that have stayed with me for a very long time. I don’t remember the details of that inter-communal warfare but the effect remains magical until today.
Jodie Great, Adenike Oyetunde, others inspire young women at Dabira conference
The annual conference, which celebrated a decade of empowering women and impacting the communities, hosted renowned female speakers both internationally and locally.
The roads less travelled and more
Recently in the light of some professional choices that had to be made, I have been thinking about the decision-making process and often remembering the evergreen lines...
Before you go under that knife!
A few years back, a friend came back from London with a strange-looking capsule that promises larger and firmer boobs; the side effect (according to the leaflet in the packet) was longer hair and stronger nails.