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Creating a rhythm of rest

Creating A Rhythm of Rest As A Young Person

Creating a rhythm of rest is very important! “Rest is not necessary as a young person, sleep is for the weak, Weyinmi.” Someone told me this a few years ago when we discussed about growth as upcoming working class global citizens. As a society, you and I have become experts in burning ourselves out. It …

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Adolescents and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Nigeria

Nigeria has an estimated population of 191, 835, 93. I know that anytime I visit the National Population Commission’s website, this number increases. They haven’t told me if they count those in the very remote areas 😊. Also 22.3% adolescents make up this population, Nigeria is a breeding ground if I must say.  One in …

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World Malaria Day, 2018: Ready to Beat Malaria

My little boy about 1-month-old My house in Nigeria used to have plenty mosquitoes and even if we used insecticides, the mosquitoes multiplied. So we decided to use mosquito net because we feared for Dearest M. Today is #worldmalariaday and we are still fighting the battle to roll back malaria from harming our children. “It is known …

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The Baby, The Mother and The Paediatrician: Medicine Palava

I know right😊 Medicines don’t just work well with us. I remember during my pregnancy and I was vomiting all the drugs given to me. The doctors gave up and I decided to respect myself and enjoy my food, fruits and herbs. Don’t try what you don’t believe in o! I decided to be nice and …

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World Toilet Day 2017: Where Is Your Shit Going To?

“Toilets save lives because human waste spreads killer diseases. However, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste. World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. If there’s one thing that unites humanity, it’s the call of nature. But depending on where we live, …

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