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LOUD WHISPERS: Lessons From Hannah

LOUD WHISPERS: Lessons From Hannah

I have an older friend who is from Zimbabwe. I will call her Hannah. She fought in the Zimbabwe liberation war in the 1970s. Then she was a young girl, but she experienced things people thrice her age could not even imagine. When the war was over and Zimbabwe became an independent nation State in […]

LOUD WHISPERS : Justice For Gift Alonge

LOUD WHISPERS : Justice For Gift Alonge

It is hard to find a young person more resolute, dedicated and passionate than Priscilla Ubaifo. Priscilla is an amazing young woman who spends every moment she is awake advocating tirelessly for the rights of women and girls. She is the Executive Director of Braveheart Initiative for Youth and Women (BHI) based in Igarra, Edo […]

LOUD WHISPERS: May Your Seat Not Be Empty

LOUD WHISPERS: May Your Seat Not Be Empty

There is a time of the year when I become quite apprehensive and agitated. During this period, I play all kinds of scenarios in my mind, and I find it difficult to concentrate. It is the time of the year when I have to do my medical checks. As we grow older, the things to […]

LOUD WHISPERS: The Obsession With Women’s Bodies

LOUD WHISPERS: The Obsession With Women’s Bodies

I was in a store recently, looking for clothes for one of my little God-daughters. I was appalled at what was on offer. Why does a clothing range for 10-12-year olds look like the same as the one for adults? I wondered. Is a ten-year-old supposed to display cleavage? In most cultures of the world, […]

LOUD WHISPERS: My Prophecies for 2019

LOUD WHISPERS: My Prophecies for 2019

For those who may not know, I have a thriving business on the side. I am an acclaimed Prophetess with a remarkable track record of success. If you have not heard of my ministry, it is because I am quiet about it, the gift of prophesy is a rare one, and there are many charlatans […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Compliments Of The Season

LOUD WHISPERS: Compliments Of The Season

This week all I want to do is wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thank you so much for all your support and encouragement throughout the year. It has been a very exciting and challenging one for me, but I thank God Almighty that it has been a good year. It […]

LOUD WHISPERS: A Time to Reset

LOUD WHISPERS: A Time to Reset

I thank the leadership of Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Ekiti State chapter for their kind invitation to give this lecture. I am particularly pleased that I have been asked to talk about Reclaiming our Land, Restoring our Values: Beyond Slogans’. All over the country today, online and offline, there are conversations going on about […]

Loud Whispers : The High School Reunion

Loud Whispers : The High School Reunion

I attended Abeokuta Girls’ Grammar School, Abeokuta for my O’ Levels from 1973-1978. My father and one of my uncles took me to AGGS for the two day entrance examination and interview in June 1973. It was my mother who took me to the Junior Boarding hostel known as JB in September 1973. On Friday […]

LOUD WHISPERS: If I Had My Way

LOUD WHISPERS: If I Had My Way

How many times have you heard people say, If I had my way……………. Then they would go ahead to list all those things they would do if they had the final say on the matter. Every one of us has such a list. This is mine. If I had my way, there would be only […]

LOUD WHISPERS: A Time For Anger

LOUD WHISPERS: A Time For Anger

I attended the Voice of Women Conference in Abuja recently, organized by Women’s FM Radio, the only women’s radio in Nigeria. I challenged the audience to think about the question, ‘Are you in the right P.L.A.C.E?’. If we are not Passionate about what we do, if we have little or no Leverage, if we are […]