23rd September 2020
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 7:30 am The Rising Cost of Private Schools in Nigeria
  • 2:42 pm Meet Lawrence Okon Founder of Read Empire with the aim of alleviating poverty among young graduates
  • 4:58 pm Prevention is Better than Rehabilitation says 24 Year Old Adebimpe Adebara Founder of Piece of my Heart Foundation
  • 3:48 pm Read about how Pamela Stephen established Fortress Foundation to help teenagers overcome sexual abuse
  • 12:46 pm How to successfully develop a reading habit
How to successfully develop a reading habit

I started a knowledge series a month ago where I review books and articles drawing out critical insights that are useful for personal development. Ever since I started, if I saved a dollar every time someone asked me how I manage to read the books I review, I think I would be richer that Jeff […]

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Intentional Parenting

Desert Bloom Initiative is excited to interview Kehinde Mosopefoluwa Babajide as she launches her new initiative, Intentional Parenting. Kehinde has a B.A in French from the Obafemi Awolowo University, an Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Education from the University of Lagos, a Certificate in Advanced Parenting Skills from Alison Online Learning. As a seasoned educator, […]

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Anaedo Online Lecture

The Anaedo Online Anniversary lecture was instituted by Fresh Minds Communications Ltd, the parent company of Anaedoonline, chaired by Cornel Osigwe who was recently listed among the top 10 under 40 CEOs in Nigeria, by Vanguard. The lecture was set up for the purpose of looking at some of the core and major problematic issues […]

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Sheryl Sandberg

I got to know about the Book, “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg after reading Michelle Obama’s memoire “Becoming”. In it, Michelle alluded to the fact that it’s not always possible for women to “lean in”. I had come across this phrase several times and became curious as to what it really meant. I decided to […]

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Women and Power in Africa

Few months back, I paid a visit to a friend and discussions veered into the perceived cultural injustice faced by women in Africa. According to mainstream views, African culture is inherently oppressive to women. I hold a contrary opinion. I have always believed that historically, African women were not the weak passive victims waiting for […]

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Health

The Federal Government has released 10billion Naira grant to Lagos State to increase its capacity to respond to the COVID19 outbreak.  This was made known by the Honorable Minister of Health,  Dr Osagie Ehanire, in a press briefing held at the Ministry’s Headquarters today, 27th March 2020. The Minister said, the sum of 5 billion Naira special intervention fund […]

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politics and life

One thing I find very interesting is political discussions. Now, I know some people may say politics is divisive and don’t like talking about it. In Nigeria, we say politics is too dirty. But politics is everything! Politics is what determines the kind of education available to your children, the type of jobs you work […]

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Igbo women in society

Chimamanda Adichie was a keynote speaker at the 2018 Igbo conference where she gave a deep insight into Igbo women in precolonial Igbo culture. I found it very enlightening and interesting. I was indeed inspired! Here is what I gleaned and my conclusion:  Culture is used as a silencing tool in Nigeria. For example, when […]

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say no to sexual education

It is truly unbelievable that in this day and age, education has turned into brainwashing. science is corrupted. altered. changed ignore and swept under the rug just because it threatens the interests of a few powerful people and the corporations they hide behind Arjun Walia I watched the video on children’s sex education and fear […]

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Sajid Javid

By now, I am sure you must have heard that Sajid Javid was appointed by Boris Johnson as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, United Kingdom. Being Chancellor is one of the most important positions in the UK government cabinet because he has overall responsibility for the work of the Treasury. He will also be moving […]

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