Ondo State, three years ago had the highest maternal mortality rates in the southwest region of Nigeria. At the time, the landscape of the country was littered with mothers bleeding[…]
Monthly Archive: February 2012
By Yomi Ogunsanya A moment after I finished reading Unoma Azuah’s latest novel Edible Bones, the following lines from T.S. Eliot’s Little Gidding wafted into my mind: “What we call the[…]
by Ikhide Ikheloa – Ring! Ring!! Ring!!! – Hello! Who is that? – Papa! It is me! Your son! – I say who is that? – It is me! Your[…]
by Olumide Abimbola Fola stood before her father’s sickbed, staring at him with what seemed like rapt attention but she wasn’t seeing anything. As she stood staring, her feelings traversed[…]
Ever since the details of the 2012 budget were released, Nigerians have been treated to a lot of comedy and melodrama regarding the budget items. Besides the perennial lop-sidedness of[…]
Perspectives is a monthly column featuring guest posts from non-Nigerians who follow political and cultural happenings in Nigeria. The columnist this month is Amy McKie. Often times in our lives[…]
We need to tackle an emergency that has our children live like dogs in the name of some higher but unconscionable goal.