Barr. Rommy Mom is the president of Lawyers Alert, member, Police Service Commission and Civil Societies' Open Government Partnership, OGP, Steering Committee chairman in Benue State. In this interview with The Abuja Inquirer's SCHOLASTICA JOSEPH, Mom, who is leading the campaign for t [...]
A new report of a commission convened by the World Health Organisation, WHO, United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, and medical journal, The Lancet, notes that out of 180 countries, Nigeria is ranked 174 on child survival, health, nutrition and education.
Nigerian author Chukwuemeka Ike, who died last month at the age of 88, helped define Nigerian culture, but never received the international acclaim he deserved, writes the BBC's Nduka Orjinmo in Lagos.
Some cultural ideals of femininity and modesty especially in Africa notes that, girls are clean and beautiful after removal of body parts that are considered unclean, hence the practice of Female Genital Mutilation, FGM.
The girl-child is considered unfeminine until mutilated as it is belief to [...]
"I have never seen a birth certificate. My accurate birth date is unknown as my mother cannot remember the exact date she gave birth to me.
"Just recently, when I wan [...]
Despite efforts by government and private individuals to curb the rate of fire incidents across the country, the task still remains a herculean task as cases of fire outbreaks are daily recorded in Nigeria.
In the nation’s capital alone, sta [...]
The Nazi death camp site at Auschwitz-Birkenau is especially bleak in January. My grandfather was murdered there and it took my mother decades before she was ready to visit.
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