She is so young and Wild; Free and Restless. She lives in the dark room; Doing cracks and shits. She's shattered and it's crystal clear. Her Heart can't take it no more. . So she said she'd give up soon. She gradually broke down. Depressed sad young female standing in a dark tunnel And there … Continue reading Wild-her-ness: A Poem
The Urhobo is the major ethnic group in Delta State, Nigeria. They speak Urhobo, a language in the Niger-Congo group. The Isoko and Urhobo are related in language and culture, leading to the missionaries erroneously labeling both peoples as Sobo. This name has been strongly rejected by both tribes. The Urhobo nation is made up of twenty two sub-groups, including Okpe which is arguably the largest of all Urhobo sub-groups. The Urhobos are noted for having their own unique style of speaking the Nigerian Pidgin English.
You probably have also thought about how blind people cope without sight. As important and sensitive as the eyes can be, it often amazes me how certain individuals survive this busy world without it. In attempts to answer these questions, Eagles Foundation for Humanity (EFFH) met with some blinds and their helpers and inquired into their mode of survival. Findings revealed that living without sight can be so isolating and terrifying if the needed care, support and attention aren’t provided.
Rayo was shocked but she tried to be a little bold and confident. She went back to the livingroom to her mum. As she approached her quietly, Atinuke noticed something different in her daughter. Rayo's movement was sluggish. She seemed too weak too. It was easy to discover how troubled she was.
Nigeria is an entity situated in a multifaceted society where cultural, religious and social propagation are largely welcomed and constitutionally endorsed. This unassailable factor (of course) reflects further in our legal system so much so that it has bequeathed the country with a pluralistic legal system. Hence, the influence of the cultural and religious practices (which includes Shari’ah) cannot be overshadowed in our legal system. Thanks to antecedents – from which various statutes were enacted. Two of which include the Kano State Shari’ah Penal Code Law and Shari’ah Penal Code that the Kano State Upper Shari’ah Court based its decision and sentencing. This article shall sail on the voyage of the legality of the court decision vis-à-vis the Nigerian legal system.
Today, Eagles Foundation for Humanity is 5 years old! 5 big years!! Just like yesterday, I decided to follow my father’s footsteps in a more organized way with the creation of an NGO. I got tired of writing articles criticizing the govt without been exemplary.
The session started with the Chairman of the House Committee, Hon. Olubumi Tunji-Ojo, recusing himself from presiding the panel as suggested by the Acting MD, Prof. Pondei, for fairness and transparency. The MD implied such and staged a walkout on the committee last Thursday claiming that the Chairman can't be a judge in his own case. To that effect, the Vice-Chairman of the Committee immediately took charge.
The Ex-NDDC boss made these accusations when she appeared before the investigating panel set-up by the House Committee of Niger Delta Commission. Although, for her personal safety, she did not appear conventionally but via an online video conferencing call.
Rape is fast becoming an epidemic in the country with series of allegations and counter allegations (reported and unreported) flying across the media space. The recent case of a brutally molested 22-year-old student, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, leading to her death have added to the expanding rate of existing cases. The police have so far launched an investigation into the incident to bring the culprits to book. No doubt, this issue is begging for serious attention. To stop these, all hands must be not only on deck but also remain busy above board. These immoral act is hitting deep into our value system and we all need to ensure there is a stop to it.
After a very long wait, live football is gradually coming back to our screens. The Euphoria and excitement can be felt as football fans react to this development. Admist the currently ravaging Coronavirus pandemic, the German Bundesliga is the first top flight European league to receive permission to resume sporting actions. The famous German league officially returned to action Yesterday, Saturday 16th May. Moreover, it is not without strict guidelines and restrictions.