Who would blame those Nigerians who are fed up with governance in this nation and have lost hope that any change of batons can bring about the sort of governance which will impact positively on the lives of Nigerians?Read More
Government projects are executed with public funds, so, all Nigerians have the right to inspect projects in a nonviolent and objective manner, and report their findings to the relevant authority if thereâ€™s anything amiss. Those in charge should investigate these findings and take appropriate action. Accountability should be the order of the day.Read More
I donâ€™t trust these people, whichever way you serve them up to the public,â€ observed a friend when I asked her opinion of the Acting Presidentâ€™s nominees for ministerial appointments.Read More
Violence against women the globe over, is real, alive and thriving in all societies, though in varying degrees and intensity, depending on how enlightened the society is about human, and how much respect they have for their female folk.Read More
It is comforting to note in these days when the slogan for many young peopleâ€™s marriages seem to be â€˜ Me & My Interests Firstâ€™, a few of our young people are holding on to the principle of â€˜hanging in there and together, making it workâ€™.Read More
Most of the responses we got with regards to the above-titled write-up were from young people. The few older people who wrote in were concerned about the unwanted pregnancies that each Valentineâ€™s day is responsible for in the country. It seems that the more we embrace the celebration of this day, the more we have gullible young girls who believe that itâ€™s actually a day to celebrate intimacy with their boyfriends.Read More
I was pleasantly surprised that most of the readers who communicated with us, supported my view on the above write-up.Read More
Understandably, more ladies reacted to this write-up than men. Many women and young ladies felt that the way we in the developing world ape our sisters in the western world is not in our best interest. Not only in what we eat and wear, but in our social lives and character.Read More
â€œIâ€™ve already told my boyfriend what present I would like for this yearâ€™s Valentine, and where I would like to be taken to,â€ said Miss A. â€œLast year he only gave me a card and couldnâ€™t even take me out to an eatery. If he doesnâ€™t give me something worthwhile this year, Iâ€™m going to leave him. Itâ€™s not as if he doesnâ€™t work and earn good money. I like him but heâ€™s so mean about presents and money. How can a man give his girlfriend only a card for Valentineâ€™s day?â€Read More
We toil, and toil and toil! Then we hoard and hoard and hoard. What for? For the future.
For our old age. Thatâ€™s the mind set of most human beings. We donâ€™t know what the future holds for us, but we know what we want it to hold. That is, a life of ease and good health, particularly in our old age.
By Helen Ovbiagele, Woman Editor â€œLook Helen,â€ whispered a friend to me at her friendâ€™s private schoolâ€™s end of term and prize-giving day ceremony, â€œI canâ€™t bear it anymore.
AS Mrs T opened the door to her living-room, five year-old Jack and six year old Mary rushed forward to bid her welcome; helping her with her handbag and briefcase. â€œThank you, children. Itâ€™s nice to be home.Read More
MADAM, madam,â€ cried a persistent voice as I was making my purchases in a market recently. I turned and couldnâ€™t quite place the owner of the voice who was now grinning amiably at me. â€œGood morning,â€ I greeted cautiously, trying to recall the young manâ€™s face.Read More
WOMEN got much flak in some readersâ€™ response to the write-up with the above title. They felt that women donâ€™t take enough time to scrutinize the men they have a relationship with, but rather, they are dazzled by good looks, money and positions, and they rush into the relationship or marriage, only to discover that the manâ€™s not all they thought him to be.Read More
IT is said that â€˜Health Is Wealthâ€™. Any write-up on health issues always generates a lot of interest, especially in the developing world where weâ€™re still trying to find our feet in health matters. Our article on the raised fees recently at the University of Ibadan Teaching Hospital raised the anger of quite a few readers against the government.Read More