Category: Essays

The power of a touch

  By Aicha   Did you know that small babies can die by the lack of human touch? Hugging, holding, carrying, showing the babies affection is making them feel loved and secure but it is also helping them to develop as they should, both mentally and physically. In the European country Romania the dictator Nicolae…

aFrican wAhala

My second favourite Nigerian used to be Honorable Patrick Obahiagbon, Edo State’s eloquent politician and chief of staff to the Governor. When Nigeria turned 52, my outspoken friend spoke words that would have dazzled the great Shakespeare himself: “As we celebrate our flag and shambolic autarky at 52, we must realise that Nigeria is still…