Category: Thinking Through

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 27, 2020

COVID-19 : If you’re in search of a recipe for disaster, Kano’s reliance on ‘verbal autopsies’ is one

First question: why the fuss? We get surprised easily and forget that we are still in a country where there ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 22, 2020

#JusticeForSeyiAkinade is a reminder that we are paying with our lives for a ‘corrupt police force’

#EndSARS has been a trend for close to a decade. Police brutality has been a ‘normal’ event in Nigeria but ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 20, 2020

#BopDaddyChallenge: Did the Nigerian Immigration Service shoot itself on this one?

Religion. Yes, that’s the word. The word that has led many in divisive ways. The word too many people misinterpret. ...

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Mojisola OgunlolaApril 20, 2020

Nasty Blaq will do well to remember that the internet never forgets

The chain of trends began hours ago when online comedian, Nasty Blaq posted a comedy skit titled “The lockdown has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 17, 2020

Conversations on ‘Yoruba Muslims’ is sign that ethnic bigotry is not something people can afford to forget

Social media has this way of starting and never finishing wars. The only thing that gets to the finish line ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 6, 2020

#LockdownLagos: If you want to stay law abiding, avoid Gbagada

While we will agree that many residents of Lagos have seriously flouted the rules to stay home and stay safe, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 1, 2020

Get in here if you want to know why Osun is on the COVID-19 map

As Nigeria confirms more cases of the coronavirus disease – COVID-19 – there are states bracing up for record cases. ...

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Chude JideonwoJuly 20, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Facing Fear (again)

(contributed by Francesca Onomarie Uriri) Recently, my brother had a health challenge that was frightening, debilitating, and quite frankly, difficult ...

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Chude JideonwoJuly 13, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Mid-year Crisis

The past few days a strange cloud has hovered my spirit. I struggled to report to work and when I ...

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Chude JideonwoJuly 6, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | The greatest gift my mother gave me

When I came out of secondary (high) school in 2000, I was 15. That meant that, though I had excellent ...

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Chude JideonwoJune 29, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | You have two spirals

With every day that you wake up; with every circumstance that you face, every person you have an interaction with, ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 22, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | ‘Normal’ is a loaded word

You want to be normal, right? And ‘normal’ means have a job people understand, have a body as flawless as ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 18, 2019

Buhari wants Abuja National Stadium named after Abiola and we are worried

“As we all know, correcting injustice is a pre-requisite for peace and unity. As part of the process of healing ...

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Chude JideonwoJune 15, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Don’t lie

Don’t lie to yourself, about what the opportunities that exist in your industry are, because someday ahead you will have to ...

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Bernard DayoJune 13, 2019

There’s an outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo and we should all be concerned

There’s an ongoing outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has led to 1,400 deaths so far. ...

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EditorJune 12, 2019

Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi: The “slight work” to rebuild Nigeria’s Democracy

This title might be misleading so I’ll rephrase; to rebuild Nigeria’s democracy is going to be backbreaking, thankless, godforsaken, heart-breaking ...

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Bernard DayoJune 10, 2019

Why did Punch Newspaper trivialise mental illness with this insensitive cartoon?

Mental illness has since stopped being a fringe topic, at least on Twitter wherein we constantly encounter suicidal tweets and ...

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Chude JideonwoJune 8, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | It’s actually simple

Life is actually simple. You’re in a relationship that’s hurting you? Step out of it. It’s a marriage and you’re ...

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Edwin OkoloJune 3, 2019

Sanwo-Olu is saying all the right things, but we’ve been through this before

Dear Lagosians, we have identified short, medium and long term projects across the state that require swift attention. Today, @drobafemihamzat ...

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Chude JideonwoJune 1, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Your life is important already. But do you know it?

Everyone wants to be, for instance, Barack Obama, the star who made history and changed the world and will never ...

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Chude JideonwoMay 25, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | The energy to live

I was walking up the stairs of my house the other day, normally, sprightly, when suddenly I remembered something that ...

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Chude JideonwoMay 18, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Stretch is good

Knowing who you are and how you best function doesn’t mean you should close your mind and actions to other ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 14, 2019

The allegation of N500bn missing from the CBN; an alarm government must take seriously

About 48 hours ago, online medium Sahara Reporters  released two telephone audio tapes which revealed how the Governor of the  ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 14, 2019

Leah Sharibu at 16: Sadly, it doesn’t look like the government wants her back

It’s Leah Sharibu‘s 16th birthday today. Leah, the only teenager yet to be returned among the 105 students kidnapped on ...

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Chude JideonwoMay 11, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Leaking

I have spoken twice about emotional leakage – and in context, I have used it to explain when the parts of yourself ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 9, 2019

Governor Ganduje is on a re-election witch hunt but wants us to believe he loves the people of Kano

Barely seven weeks have passed since  the highly controversial Kano gubernatorial elections. Governor Umar Abdullahi Ganduje is in the news ...

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Chude JideonwoMay 4, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Love and duty

When you die, if you are West African like I am, your kinsmen will most likely rally around and arrange ...

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Chude JideonwoApril 27, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Pay attention to yourself

Stop looking for signs of your own progress in other people’s eyes or actions. You know where you are coming ...

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Chude JideonwoApril 20, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Accountable

I like to make a small difference between holding myself responsible for something or holding myself accountable. The former means ...

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Chude JideonwoApril 13, 2019

Decide for yourself | The Daily Vulnerable

When people come to meet me for advice, they often want me to look into my life’s situations and tell ...

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