Just because I’m left-handed doesn’t mean I can’t do things right
Jim Morrison said: “The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.” When we refuse to accept others the way they have been wired, we kill them subtly by trying to turn them to something else. ...
Illegal migration: A major challenge for Africa
Every nation, country or colony often has rules and laws that control and regulate how people come into their territories. When people or someone move from one area or country to settle in another, it is called migration.
Obama, Fashola, others to grace first left handers day
Active Projectile Limited, an anti-bullying prevention organization, is set to mark this years’ Lefthanders Day by bringing all Nigerian lefthanders together for the first time, joining the rest of the world to celebrate their uniqueness. August 13 is set aside as the International Left-Handers Day by Lefthanders International. Head of CSR at Active Projectile and an ambidextrous…
100 years since his birth, South Africa pays tribute to Mandela
South Africa on Wednesday marked 100 years since Nelson Mandela's birth with a "town hall" forum hosted by Barack Obama and a walk led by the anti-apartheid leader's widow among a series of tributes.
Obama speech to mark 100 years since Mandela's birth
Former US president Barack Obama was set to deliver a speech to a crowd of 15,000 people in South Africa on Tuesday as the centrepiece of celebrations marking 100 years since Nelson Mandela's birth.
Obama recommends Chinua Achebe, Chimamanda Adichie books for summer reading
Former U.S. President, Barack Obama, has recommended Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” and Chimamanda Adichie’s “Americanah” among six books for the 2018 Summer reading list.
Grooming future Nigerian leaders
When we make comparisons between different societies, it is important that we do not take things at face value. It is attractive for anyone who argues for a generational change in political leadership-(not-too-young-to-run)-in Nigeria, for instance, to point at Great Britain where David Cameron became Prime Minister at the age of 43,or the United States…
Obama calls for end to the 'cruelty' of family separations
Former US President Barack Obama called Wednesday for an end to the separation of migrant children from parents at the US-Mexico border, saying the "cruelty" of the practice was contrary to American ideals. "To watch those families broken apart in real time puts to us a very simple question: are we a nation that accepts…
Sadness at Vietnam noodle shop where Bourdain dined with Obama
The owner of a Hanoi noodle shop where Anthony Bourdain slurped down 'bun cha' with former US president Barack Obama expressed her shock and sorrow Saturday over the death of the globetrotting American celebrity chef.
Barack And Michelle Obama Sign Netflix Production Deal
Barack and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series with Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service announced on Monday. The former first couple have launched Higher Ground Productions to produce a variety of content for the video streamer, possibly including scripted series, documentaries and features. "One of the…