I Don’t Need You But I Want You

I don’t need you to tell me I’m beautiful. I’m aware of how I look with my bright eyes and bushy hair. Not even to sound big headed, but I don’t need your words to validate me. I don’t need you to tell me you love me. Three words, that so simple, really don’t mean […]

Crazy Jeans Now In Vogue

The world of fashion is often baffling to ordinary people and so often when new trends that seem utterly ridiculous come out, they catch many fashion freaks attention. Take for example, the current obsession with “crazy jeans”. You can barely walk down on any street without seeing bare knees, calves and thighs. “Crazy jeans” has […]

Tharparkar: The history and culture amid catastrophe

Tharparkar, Pakistan – Tharparkar, a district spread over 20,000sq kilometres, lies in Pakistan‘s southern Sindh province. Almost 2,000 children under the age of five have died in Tharparkar since 2011. But the region paints a picture of beauty and adversity, for beneath the alarming mortality figures are deeper issues hampering human existence in this geographically, culturally and […]

Obama dances with his grandmother on Kenya trip

Barack Obama visited his father’s ancestral village in Kenya’s South-western Siaya County on Monday and danced to some traditional music with his grandmother in his first visit to the country since leaving office. Obama is in Kenya to launch a youth centre set up by his half sister Auma Obama. Kenyan television showed the former […]

For the love of mothers: A personal story of Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu

The three top causes of problems and thus hospital admission for newborns in Nigeria are prematurity, infections and asphyxia. I have two biological daughters and both are part of the newborn morbid­ity statistics in Nigeria. My elder daughter was delivered nor­mally by Dr. Yinka Gbajumo at term, but on day 2 she became jaundiced and […]

“I Need A Wife” – Africa’s Richest Man Aliko Dangote Reveals

Africa’s richest man , Aliko Dangote, has revealed that at 61, he is not getting any younger, and he is willing to take on a new wife. He made the revelation whole speaking with David Piling in a Financial Times interview. Dangote revealed that his schedule is inhibiting romance. The billionaire, who is twice divorced […]

Osinbajo returns to Ekiti, begs monarchs for not paying homage before Fayemi’s rally

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday begged Ekiti traditional rulers for not visiting them before he attended All Progressives Congress (APC) rally for governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. Protocol demands that top government functionaries including the President, Vice President, Governors, Ministers and diplomats pay homage to the paramount ruler of federating states whenever they visit. […]