Category: Thinking Through

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 1, 2018

World AIDS Day: 5 ways Nigerian youth can benefit from HIV self-testing

Nigeria currently has the highest rate of new HIV infection in Africa, after South Africa and Uganda. UNAIDS reported that ...

Chude JideonwoNovember 23, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | Nothing but the truth

Friend, ask me: “Do you care what people think about you, Chude?” My answer will be this: “On most days? ...

Wilfred OkicheNovember 20, 2018

OBITUARY: Tosyn Bucknor defined what it means to live a full life

Nigerians all over the world woke up this morning to the sad news of the passing of Tosyn Bucknor, an ...

Chude JideonwoNovember 17, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | Friends

Sometimes your friends will be unreasonable. Sometimes they will be annoying, they will say the wrong things, do the wrong ...

EditorNovember 14, 2018

Nigeria is lagging behind on all fronts | Here’s what the 2018 Africa Energy Review has to say

by Mondiu Jaiyesimi and Jibril Ojolowo Background This report is a snapshot of Africa’s current energy industry using data from ...

Chude JideonwoNovember 10, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | There is too much judgement in the world

Too many people are living under the disapproving eyes of others, or themselves. Too many people are in the prison ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 10, 2018

Oshiomhole is on his way to becoming Nigeria’s most powerful party administrator ever and here’s how we know

While the name, Adams Oshiomhole or more recently Osho Baba is not new on the country’s political terrain, the recent ...

Isime EseneNovember 9, 2018

“We’ve never had it so bad” | Lagosians call on Ambode to fix Lagos roads

Unlike many states across Nigeria, Lagos has witnessed some form of continuity in governance since 1999. Its political status is ...

Chude JideonwoNovember 3, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | For my sake, I choose truth

I was at dinner with a mentor the other day, and he asked me, “So are you still based outside Nigeria?”  Now, ...

EditorNovember 2, 2018

Did the Nigerian Army just use a Trump propaganda video to justify Shi’ite killings?

Late last night, American media outfit, Politico posted a video where the president of the United States of America, Donald ...

Chude JideonwoOctober 27, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | Sadness

When I began to learn about living a joyful life, I would find myself ashamed whenever I was sad. Almost ...

Chude JideonwoOctober 20, 2018

What’s the formula? | The Daily Vulnerable

…for living what Brene Brown calls a “wholehearted” life – what I call a life of “joy”? Authentic + Courage ...

Chude JideonwoOctober 12, 2018

Sit with it | The Daily Vulnerable

  When something doesn’t make sense. When everything that was supposed to work out didn’t. When you are overwhelmed, confused, ...

YNaija NewsRoomOctober 8, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Nigeria’s military has a PTSD problem, and we need to start talking about it

It is quite unfortunate that as Nigerians, we don’t prioritize mental health or acknowledge mental illness. Here mental illness is ...

EditorSeptember 30, 2018

Davido’s new interest in politics and the optics of political influence

The just concluded elections in Osun state cannot be the standard to expect in 2019. By many observers’ accounts, it ...

Chude JideonwoSeptember 28, 2018

Both ways | The Daily Vulnerable

  When someone asks you a favour, if your reply is “I sadly don’t have the money. I haven’t even paid ...

YNaija NewsRoomSeptember 24, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: The biggest lie that we’ve been told is that religion is as simple as it first appears

Last weekend, a 13-second video of Timothy Owoeye, the Osun State Assembly Majority Leader was released online. In the clip, ...

Chude JideonwoSeptember 21, 2018

Did you amount to anything? | The Daily Vulnerable

Are you one of those people whom someone told when they were young, in school, powerless or needing help of some ...

YNaija NewsRoomSeptember 19, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: It’s been 100 years of breakthroughs in Sickle Cell care, but we still have a long way to go

Sometime in 1910, a young black dental student Walter Clement Noel from the island of Grenada studying in Chicago had ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 18, 2018

How British-born Kemi Adeosun tried to ‘outsmart’ Nigeria

Despite many Nigerians querying her nomination for a ministerial position, she swayed the Senate with her British accent, little did ...

Alexander OnukwueSeptember 17, 2018

Ten years after Adenike Grange; will Adeosun face the consequences of her wrongdoing?

Thanks to the intervention of good journalism, Nigeria’s Finance Ministry has been relieved from questionable management. That may sound extreme, ...

Chude JideonwoSeptember 15, 2018

Come and carry your pedestal, biko | The Daily Vulnerable

  When others respect you or love you, or in other ways hold you in esteem, there is always the temptation for them ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 11, 2018

Who actually wants to ‘kill’ Governor Nyesom Wike?

“So, you think the federal government would want to kill you?” was the question, Cletus Ukpong, a reporter with Premium ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 11, 2018

Na who wan kill Govnor Nyesom Wike?

“So, you de tink say di federal govment wan kee you?”, na the kweshun wey, Cletus Ukpong, wey de work ...

YNaija NewsRoomSeptember 10, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Will Nigerian entertainment ever grow up?

It has been 89 years since the world’s first television broadcast. It may not have looked like the future then, with ...

Chude JideonwoSeptember 7, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable: Perfect

People like perfect stories, Friend. Be careful. “I haven’t had any alcohol in 5 years,” for instance. But are you ...

YNaija NewsRoomSeptember 3, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Forget about religious extremism, Nigeria’s real problem is ‘I beta pass my neighbour’

Recently, a video surfaced of Nigerian designer, Tope Abiola of Frock it and Rock it where she suggested that instead ...

Chude JideonwoAugust 31, 2018

Daily Vulnerable: “Your post inspired me to reach out to a former nanny”

I am always excited to receive feedback on how these newsletters are helping you in your journeys. Once a month, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 28, 2018

To avoid #OBOGate Adeosun style, Davido resumes NYSC

Popular Nigerian music artiste David ‘Davido’ Adeleke has begun the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). In a post on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 27, 2018

Why Nigerians are not shocked by Trump’s “lifeless” description of Buhari

On Monday, August 27, 2018, the Financial Times published a story where the United States President, Donald Trump was alleged ...

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