Cerebral Palsy

The story of Oluwalonimi (Nimmy) is hard to ignore, the first question that popped to my mind after reading the story was, where are the parents of this child? Nimmy is a 4 year old girl with cerebral palsy. Nimmy’s… Read More ›

Women and hair

With all the sorry stories about Nigeria lately, it is uplifting seeing women taking care of business that is theirs. I am quite pleased to read about the work of African Hair Summit, they are working to promote beauty of… Read More ›

A Nigerian Aunty

Rape is a serious case in Nigeria but we seldom talk about it, victims don’t report due to costs of involving the police or even the fact that victims likely to be shamed for reporting. Mrs Michale Matthew in Lagos is… Read More ›

Women and family size

Popular Yoruba saying “ọmọ bẹẹrẹ, òsì bẹẹrẹ” (plenty of children = endless poverty). What I take from my upbringing is that it is important that women take the active role in deciding the number of children they bring to this world. I… Read More ›