Category: Education

Transgender men are also people!

In a world of black and white people, grey people are taught to see themselves as abnormal, queer and mysterious. Grey people must choose to become black or white in order to earn acceptance...

In Defence of Nigerian Doctors (1)

IN DEFENCE OF NIGERIAN DOCTORS I have read so much about the lack of competence of Nigerians who successfully trained as medical doctors in local institutions. Some of my friends are rather obsessed with...

In defence of Nigerian doctors (2)

Recently I wrote a short article detailing the challenges medical doctors are confronted with in Nigeria, in response to insinuations in some quarters that Nigerian doctors are poorly trained. One commentator went as far...

The world is going to university. But is it worth it?

“AFTER God had carried us safe to New England, and we had builded our houses, provided necessaries for our livelihood, reared convenient places for God’s worship and settled Civil Government, one of the next...

Amadi’s impotence saved his life!

The year was 1995. Mama Nneka died nearly a year earlier without giving him male children. It was only three months ago that Amadi reluctantly acquiesced to the wishes of his extended family, to...