March 8, 2018

The awakening

A few weeks ago, Women’s Hour, a BBC Radio four programme dedicated a week to discussing the menopause.

I remember waking up each morning, anxious for when the programme will come on air as women from all works of life, experts on the menopause called in, t...

July 7, 2016

Who am I? That simple question has plagued me for years. I am still in search of a definitive answer. Because over the years my identity has evolved, then dissolved, revolved, involved and now slowly evolving again.

At 15, I knew who I was – my identity evolving. The re...

May 30, 2016

When World Pulse WWA Project Manager, Tenzing Gyatso emailed us of Intel’s ‘Learn Easy Steps’ training of May 25th- 27th, 2016 and asked if I’d be available to introduce participants to the World Pulse platform, I jumped at the offer.

I had not known this empowering com...

April 16, 2016

When Boko Haram released a propaganda video about abducting over 275 school girls from their school dormitory in Bornu in 2014, Nigerians and the world thought it was some practical joke. A rag-tag militia that a simple police action will checkmate. Or, so Nigerians th...

July 29, 2015

 

LEAP Africa, the prominent moulders of accountable leaders wants qualified and quantified initiators of social reengineering programs, to apply for its 2025/2026 Social Innovators Programmes and Awards (SIPA).

 

 

As a 2013 beneficiary of this insightful program, ASHA st...

July 24, 2015

"My people... my people are humans who put the planet and others before profit;

 

My people care deeply about the future generations and our environment;

 

My people have strong personal beliefs but are respectful and tolerant of others;

 

My people are those who are neither...

June 24, 2015

The UN Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, commonly called the UN Convention Against Torture (UNCAT), an international treaty aimed at preventing torture, around the world, was adopted by the UN General Assembly, on...

April 24, 2015

 

‘Best Okoduwa’s new film #Crushed needs no introduction, in this 13 minutes clip, he takes on a very sensitive societal taboo: incest.’

 

 

 

 

 

The most basic and most intricate unit of every society and civilization; an institution that predates all others – the family-...

April 14, 2015

‘My two request for Nigeria’s president elect are simple: that every woman and girl is assured equal opportunities as men and, that the protection and safety of every women and girl is guaranteed each and every time.’

 

 

 

Exactly one year ago today, 276 pupils of the Gov...