Yesterday, Nigerians were shocked by the news of a young medical doctor identified as Orji who committed suicide by jumping into the Adekunle end of the Lagos lagoon. Reports had it that the man who was riding in an SUV finished a telephone call and abruptly instructed his driver to park the vehicle. Before anyone … More No suicide note for depression.
Listening to Red FM Cork has become a habit every morning. This morning the hot topic was the Lord Mayor’s impending visit to the White House for this year’s St. Patrick’s day celebration. The budget is €3,000 and he ‘ll be staying in a 3-star hotel. The vehicle was provided free by perhaps the Irish … More Different strokes for different folks.
Determined to fight against all odds, Vera Twomey did a 260km trek from Cork to Dublin on a wheelchair to protest restrictions preventing her 7yr old daughter who has a rare form of epilepsy from getting medicinal cannabis. Her story is an emotional one which has dominated the news for the past few days. The … More This Irish woman is the world’s best mum!
I woke up to some of the most hilarious comments and ‘harshtags’ I have seen this year. The #WifeNotCook proponents on social media have been assailed by from every angle. They have been pummeled left right and centre on every platform with mocking ‘harshtags’ like #HusbandNotATM, #MotherNotCook, #MistressNotMaid and the funniest I ‘ve seen, #BoyfriendNotHouseboy! … More Much love to #WivesThatCook.
While some talentless ones are holed up in one house somewhere in South Africa displaying empty sachets of pure water as boobs, talented and beautiful Kemi Oke, a Nigerian medical student in Ukraine killed it at the Voice of Ukraine Blind Audition as she wowed judges and the audience with her flawless rendition of Adele’s … More Kemi makes Nigeria proud in Ukraine.
This morning I took my daughter to her music school competition. It was a small event with just about 10 kids and parents. After a brief wait at the hallway, while pleasantries were exchanged we were ushered into the classroom with all set and ready. When we were all seated the instructor called on the … More Inspired by a sobbing pupil.
FACT: Just in case you ‘ve forgotten, Obama once banned immigrants from Venezuela. He also banned Iraqi refugees for 6 months and deported 2.5m people, more than any US president. Despite my views on Trump’s stupid Muslim ban, examining his policies with regard to the American context will tell you the man is no fool. … More Trump’s Muslim ban is US tradition..only with a ‘Trumpet’ this time.