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MAKING IT BETTER: Prioritising Your Mental Health in 2019

I am focussing on mental health in a direct way at this time for a few reasons. As we enter into the New year and a more manic period with the impending presidential elections, there are already signs that it will not be without some casualties, which will cover a wide spectrum. In addition to […]

New Year, New Health Resolutions

New Year, New Health Resolutions

There’s something inspiring about the start of a new year. It represents a fresh beginning, and the perfect occasion to renew yourself with motivation and the promise to eat better, exercise more and spend less time sitting around watching TV. But there is a right way to set healthy resolutions, and a wrong way. Think […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Be Better. Do Better.

LOUD WHISPERS: Be Better. Do Better.

Happy New Year dear friends. I spent Christmas in our hometown at Isan-Ekiti, Ekiti State. In spite of the many hassles of putting the ‘logistics’ (money, food, gifts and so on) in place for Christmas in the community, I like being at home during the festive season. Amongst other things, it gives me an opportunity […]

Rant Of The Day – New Year, New Clique, New Me

Rant  Of The Day – New Year, New Clique, New Me

Happppppy 2018 to all my readers. It’s so good have left 2017! I wish you all a great year. As usual, Welcome to the Rant Column.  I want to talk about this ‘Resolutions Thing’ that people do every time the year comes to an end. The sober and somber reflection that people get into before […]

Gunmen Kill 17 In Rivers New Year Tragedy

Gunmen Kill 17 In Rivers New Year Tragedy

Tragedy struck Monday at Omoku, the headquarters of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA) of Rivers State, when unidentified gunmen shot and killed 17 persons who were returning from a New Year crossover service. THISDAY gathered that about 26 persons were shot in the attack, 14 persons died on the spot, while 12 injured victims were […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Where Has The Year Gone?

LOUD WHISPERS: Where Has The Year Gone?

If you borrow money in January And promise to pay back in June Be sure to remember that time is slippery The year goes whistling by June comes and you have excuses Bad business, late salary, school fees, father sick Regardless of how many times your chickens cross the road The year barrels on December […]

Freezing New York Welcomes 2018 With Tightest Security

Freezing New York Welcomes 2018 With Tightest Security

Some two million people braved New York’s coldest New Year weather for a century to welcome 2018 in Times Square, with police enforcing intensely strict security. Residents and tourists faced the worst New Year freeze since 1917, with temperatures of nine degrees Fahrenheit (minus 12.7 Celsius). After two attacks in the city inspired by the […]

MAKING IT BETTER: …..Saying Goodbye To 2016!

As the curtain begins to close on the year 2016, I pray it quietly exits by itself, taking no more prisoners, causalities, causes no more heartbreak and disasters. The year has gone quickly but it was packed solidly with unforgettable events and with such pain. I always feel anxious as we come to the end […]