Thursday, 15 October 2015

October 15, Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day (GHD) is a campaign to motivate and mobilize people around the world to improve their handwashing habits by washing their hands with soap at critical moments throughout each day. It takes place on 15 October of each year. The campaign is dedicated to raisi

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Project Diamond

Every girl is a diamond. They are precious little jewels and deserve to be treated as such. 
In time past, female children have been deprived of education, as it was believed that there wan no point, since they would end up in the kitchen; in their husbands' houses. But thanks to civilization; the almighty 'eye-opener', girls are now allowed their rights to education, and thanks to the government for providing it for free.
But sadly,

Friday, 2 October 2015

The X-Ray by Ope Shina

The President’s Independence speech is still fresh in our minds. Though, overshadowed by the Ministerial list, taking a deeper look and watching the body language of President Buhari in events to come is essential.
In the speech of twenty (20) paragraphs , he outlined the following: 

  1. His Fight against Corruption:

PMB further reinstate his strong will to reduce corruption to a standstill, he categorically said "Nobody should fear anything from me. We are not after anyone. People should only fear the consequences of their actions".
Hmmmm, I hope no one needs a soothsayer to explain this quote from the man who, in his inaugural speech made the popular statement "I belong to nobody".

“As I said in my inaugural speech,

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Full Text of President Buhari’s Speech; Nigeria at 55

October 1st, 2015

“October 1st is a day for joy and celebrations for us Nigerians, whatever the circumstances we find ourselves in because it is the day, 55 years ago; we liberated ourselves from the shackles of colonialism and began our long march to nationhood and to greatness."

“No temporary problems or passing challenges should stop us from honouring this day. Let us remind ourselves of the gifts God has given us. Our Creator has bequeathed to us Numbers – Nigeria is the ninth most populated country on the planet. We have in addition arable land; water; forests; oil and gas; coastline; and solid minerals."

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Bloody War

They came in at night
With guns, machetes and knives
They came in at night
With kids, friends and wives

Wednesday, 23 September 2015


Hugs are powerful.
They can be the comfort you need at the end of a long frustrating day, the impetus to express your grief, a display of complete

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Being Real is Beautiful

I love being horribly straightforward. I love
sending text messages and telling people I love them and telling people they are absolutely magical humans and I cannot believe they