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Smoking To Feel Good

People Smoke To Feel Good; Smoking Also Causes …   I woke to the soft sounds of whimpering. As my eyes gradually adjust to the soft illuminating light from the oil lamp, my brain quickly processed the familiar whimpering I was hearing, like the soft sounds I hear from the squirrels caught in Chike’s trap. […]

WHO STANDS UP FOR YOUTH?

Ever tried to give some thoughts on the theme of 2018 International Youth Day – #Safespaces4youth A safe space is where young people can have access to information and support without being judged, discriminated or criticized. A safe space is where a young person can be counseled with love. A safe space is where the (unskilled youth) can learn new skills to […]

YOUNG PEOPLE AND MENTAL HEALTH IN A CHANGING WORLD

Photo Credit: Creative Common (Flickr)Milf Showoff “What do you expect from someone who has madness running in their family?” The question, though asked in hushed tones stung me with such ferociousness; it almost reminded me of the time mama had been stung by bees. She had been in her farm when she mistakenly struck a […]

SHOULD GETTING QUALITY EDUCATION BE SUCH A BIG THING IN OUR SOCIETY?

In Nigeria, an estimated 13.2 million children are out of school. The education sector has suffered lots of challenges including, high illiteracy level, infrastructural deficit and decay, unqualified teachers, and inadequate instructional materials. “My mummy say money no dey. Aunty you no go buy water?” The boy was obviously concerned about the time being wasted. […]