4th June 2020
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 3:24 pm Wounded or spoiled: The childhood roots of narcissism by Godbless Akaighe
  • 12:11 am Step by step approach to managing your anger by Emmanuel Etti
  • 8:29 pm IT’S NOT WORTH LOSING SLEEP – Step by step approach on how to get over past hurts by PhD Researcher Godbless Akaighe
  • 3:54 pm Book Review: Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In and the Career Challenges for Women who want families
  • 1:15 am Implications of the Covid-19 pandemic on working mothers
Covid-19 working mothers

Last week, I had a very good conversation with a mother on the implications of covid-19 on her family. According to her, the compulsory COVID-19 lockdown has made her realise the critical need to spend more time on her children’s academic work. This does not mean that she did not take this task seriously before […]

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Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic arrived late on the African continent as it continues to take a devastating toll on human lives all over the world from the Italy and Spain in Europe to most recently the USA which is fast becoming the epicentre of the outbreak. This has brought major disruption to economic activities and is […]

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In this online workshop, you will learn how to structure your academic essay. As an undergraduate or graduate student, you are required to write term papers, articles and academic essays. This workshop will teach you how to get the right sources and properly reference them in order to avoid plagiarism. You will also learn to […]

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Have you ever felt as if you don’t fit into cliques or circles? It always seems like you are an outsider among your group of friends. This does not mean that you don’t have any friends or you are an introvert – you have lots of friends but not in a clique. Your friends might […]

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Nigeria's Population

For the first time in a long while, I watched an expert who truly believes, not in a patronising way, in the possibility of Africa developing. I am not talking about blind optimism but an optimism based on facts, realities and the sheer belief in the capacities of humans to surmount difficulties. I am truly […]

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Follow the money

Follow the money, an initiative by Connected Development (CODE), an organisation dedicated to empowering marginalised communities in Nigeria, wins the Council of Europe Democracy Award. This comes after winning the United Nations SDG award earlier this year. Taking to twitter, the founder of the organisation, Hamzat Lawal, announced the good news. He says the initiative, […]

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Cameroon

I write to you today from Kondengui Principal Prison, where I am unjustly detained with a sizeable part of my cabinet and with thousands of other Southern Cameroonian prisoners who have run afoul of the repressive regime of Paul Biya, the long-ruling despot of Cameroon. We are in an increasingly dire state – overlooked and […]

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TREE PLANTING RECORD

A nation-wide tree planting initiative kicked off on the morning of Monday 29th July aimed at breaking the world record of planting 200 million saplings on a single day. India currently holds the world record. Officially launched by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in May, the nation-wide reforestation program, also popularly known as green legacy, is […]

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Quit Smoking Today

A new WHO report shows many countries are still not adequately implementing policies, including helping people quit tobacco, that can save lives from tobacco. Many governments are making progress in the fight against tobacco, with 5 billion people today living in countries that have introduced smoking bans, graphic warnings on packaging and other effective tobacco […]

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Weyinmi Erikoya-Orighoye

Our Desert Bloomer for this week is Oritseweyinmi Erikowa-Orighoye working with CMADI (Coastal and Marine Areas Development Initiative), an NGO that promotes environmental sustainability and conservation for peace, unity and economic empowerment. As a fellow PhD student, I was deeply interested in her work as a researcher and what her NGO does in the Niger […]

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