My Semi feminist father. I grew up among 4 sisters and even though society was generally obsessed with male children, that didn’t seem to matter to my father. He lived in his own world, he saw children worth loving and sacrificing for when he looked at us and there was no agitation about having male… Read More Conversations with my Father (Final)
I Omolara Oriye, a human rights activist and Nigerian lawyer absolutely condemn the demolition and forced eviction of the residents of Otodogbame Community on the 17th of March 2017 by the Lagos State Government. The forceful eviction and demolition was in blatant contravention of the court order, and absolute disregard for the rule of law.… Read More LAGOS STATE CARRIES OUT ILLEGAL DEMOLITION AND FORCEFUL EVICTION OF DWELLERS OF OTODOGBAME WATER FRONT COMMUNITY IN LAGOS NIGERIA
I was a loud child, I reckon that opinionated would be the best way to put it, but I recently swore off the last ounce of political correctness I had in me. I was loud, opinionated, perspicacious and filled with questions. I was a boundary pusher and I never backed down from a challenge. Now,… Read More WISHED AWAY.
A few weeks ago, I went to Liberia, it was an eye-opening trip, my eyes saw the things I had only heard of on the news. The news of the civil war was everywhere, but it seemed far away. We heard and did nothing either because we couldn’t or because we wouldn’t. That is… Read More Location: Old Folks bar, Air Field, Liberia
I am ashamed of Nigerians who have shelved their common sense and humanity just to rally behind a failed government. My actual problem is not the Buhari led Government, the Goodluck Jonathan regime, neither is it the Obasanjo, regime. Well, they are all a source of concern but please read on… It is a known… Read More SHOULD NIGERIANS PROTEST? and other issues.
Are you dead yet? Are your hands by your side, is your neck angled down? Are you lowered into that six-inch box? Have you submitted to the loss of consciousness? Is your soul drowning, is your spirit floating yet? In this jungle, there’s no life support, Just your mother standing over your body waiting to… Read More ARE YOU DEAD YET?
Tackling inequality is a task that we all must engage in; it is a burden that we all must bear. It’s amazing when some people try to distinguish what qualifies as human rights and what doesn’t. this Is often hilarious because the only criteria anyone needs to qualify for their fundamental human rights is… Read More HAVE YOU SEEN UNTOLD FACTS?