New Book Alert!

Can parents really afford not to talk to their children about sex? A couple of days ago, a story broke on social media about 2 young guys (in their 20’s) who allegedly drugged a 23-year-old girl, raped and videoed the act. Word on the street is that these Naija boys are quite popular on the social scene. Not celebrities, just regular young guys who went to decent schools and live in decent neighborhoods. I was becoming really worried by the trend observed not just in Nigeria but globally. News headlines feature various sex-related crimes against children. It’s really sad. It is … Continue reading New Book Alert!

Think Naija – Values Reorientation

I recently attended the WIMBIZ (Women In Management, Business & Public Service) 2016 annual lecture held in Lagos, Nigeria. The theme was Crisis of Values: Reclaiming our Society and the keynote speaker was Dr. ‘Kayode Fayemi the Honorable Minister of Solid Minerals Development. In spite of the terrible traffic on that day, I must say it was well worth attending. The organizers were fantastic with time management and Dr. Fayemi did justice to the topic. For those who couldn’t attend I’d like to share some excerpts from his lecture that have resonated with me: A reorientation of values is necessary to … Continue reading Think Naija – Values Reorientation

Think Naija

I am proudly Nigerian! Yes we have our issues but who doesn’t? Our style may be different but that’s what makes us unique. Having realized that it takes one being a Nigerian or a Nigerian at heart to understand and identify with some of our quirks (issues, gists, jokes & more), I’ve decided to include a new category – “Think Naija” on my blog to discuss and share Naija matters as it impacts our role as parents. My prayer is that “Think Naija” will spur us to think and do what is needful in building a legacy and a Nigeria that our … Continue reading Think Naija