When her 15-year-old daughter fell pregnant last year, Irene Ndlovu secretly arranged for an abortion before the pregnancy became visible so that she could continue with her education. Abortions are only allowed in Zimbabwe if a woman’s life is in danger, if there is a risk that the child will...
Your Excellency, Naturally, conventional wisdom and etiquette will require that I start by expressing my happiness for the safe return of your son Yusuf from his medical sojourn. However, I am constrained to hold my horses in that regard for like everything now surrounding you there is no clarity as...
By Remi Adebayo Humane, passionate and humble! It occurred to me that I needed to renew my expired international passport, and straightaway, I hit the road leading to the Passport Office of the Nigeria Immigration Service located along the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, here in Abuja for that purpose. I had been...
Like most Nigerians who value the place of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, in the scheme of our national affairs, I have been worried with the dimension the crisis occasioned by the leadership change at the agency seems to be assuming. I have known the former Acting Director General...
By Remi Adebayo For long, Nigeria’s business of governance was abandoned in the hands of low rump of the society, due to constant aloofness by visionaries and ingenious minds who distanced themselves from the turf meant for the ‘pigs’, according to them. The constant alibi remained their tendency to stay clean...