Sub-Saharan girl-child as an endangered specie

The last few years in Nigeria have seen series of happenings in connection with  the female gender, especially the girl child. Consequently, they have revealed the girl child as a possible endangered species in the country and of course, sub Saharan Africa, where the list of factors affecting the development of the girl child seem to […]

Ese Oruru, fistulas and other matters

For a properly educated individual, a case of minor getting pregnant shouldn’t only be surprising, but equally worrisome. Such is the case of Ese Oruru, 14 year old girl who was reportedly abducted from her home in Bayelsa State, Southern Nigeria and taken to Kano, a northern city. Different accounts of this story have been […]

Today in Nigeria (Tuesday, 8th March)

The day started on a tragic note as a five-storey building under construction collapsed around Chisco bus stop, Lekki, Lagos State, killing six people about 4:30am. Nigeria today joined the rest of the world to mark the International Women’s Day 2016. Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. (Mrs.) Idiat Oluranti Adebule, made case to end […]

What Happened Today (WHAT) (Tuesday, 8th March)

The day started on a tragic note as a five-storey building under construction collapsed around Chisco bus stop, Lekki, Lagos State, killing six people about 4:30am. Nigeria today joined the rest of the world to mark the International Women’s Day 2016. Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. (Mrs.) Idiat Oluranti Adebule, made case to end […]