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| PSA – Much Ado About Being Cultured In Nigeria|

In law school, during the mandatory dinner organized for us, we were expected to eat in a cultured manner. Food that was meant to be enjoyed became a burden. I saw friends and colleagues struggle with dinning etiquettes. Fork and knife mandate became a Beethoven rehearsal. I am very good with fork and knife (I love it) but how does that make me more cultured than someone who dines with a spoon?
In Nigeria, if I speak English with Igbo influence, my people say I have Igbo tongue, but when a foreigner speaks with native influence, we call it accent. C’mon fellow Nigerians, that is ridiculous. A lady went for a conference in Greece and after delivering her lectures on International Law was ushered to a wine tasting event to pass the time. Of course she could not decipher one wine from the other. All she knew was the wine was sweet. The foreigners near her gave her that unwanted stare – “uncultured person”.

| Depression – A Mental Illness. Interviewed A Doctor|

Clinically, depression is a mood disorder. Mood disorders are basically a group of psychiatric disorders characterized by abnormalities in mood which can vary from extreme sadness to extreme excitement. Depressive disorders itself varies from mild depressive disorders to severe depression with psychosis.

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| Cure For Hangover |

Whether you are 21 years old or above the age-drinking limit set up by your government, drinking more than you should can often put you in trouble. It can leave you for death with a wrecking hangover. The older you get, the worse the hangover. Here are tips to cure hangover…

Astonish | The Strange Chinese Woman |

Originally from China, she has lived in more than 30 countries and has seen more than an average person in the world. How we met was very random, as I sat at the hotel kitchen whipping up some breakfast before heading out to sightsee that Saturday morning. She walked in with a book in her left hand and a cup of espresso in her right hand. Looked at my pan of eggs and…

GENDER EQUALITY | The Way Forward -3 |

We already know that the world does not extend to women the many small courtesies that it extends to men. However, it isn’t perfect for the male gender too. Women are accustomed to thinking that men are comfortable in their position. Gender equality raises questions on the basis of equality such as;…

| My Childhood Complexity |

…this is the era of the rising sun and I’m not talking about Biafra lol. I mean the time, when parents are open to information and knowledge. They now know you are not too young to be influential or Rich. Child stars are on the rise in all walks of life and you can’t be pleasured watching your child making sand castles from the dirt of Lagos soil. How beautiful it would look to see your child on the honors roll with the world looking like a speck beneath her feet….

GENDER EQUALITY |The Way Forward -2 |

This is a new century where women are already breaking the glass ceiling. We must teach the girl child that she too can lead and make decisions for herself and more importantly give them the opportunity to do so.

NIGERIA | We Need A Measure Of Peace |

…I will quote Senator Barack Obama (as he then was in 2006) in a speech he gave in the university of Nairobi titled “An Honest Government: A Hopeful Nation” – You would love to check it out. I quote him “In the end, if the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists – to protect them and to promote their common welfare – all else is lost. And this is why the struggle…

GENDER EQUALITY | The Way Forward -1 |

Gender discrimination could largely be blamed on gender roles. Historically, both culture and religion has defined roles for men and women. It must be understood that gender role is totally cultural expectant. It is what sociality expects of each gender….