There is an awkward trend in parenting and education in the modern Yoruba family. New generations of Yoruba children who do not speak or understand the Yoruba language are emerging in different countries around the world and most shamefully in Nigeria. Children born to Yoruba parents and raised in Nigeria do not speak Yoruba because their parents prefer
It is thirty-three degrees centigrade and the scourging sun has no mercy. The streets are lined with shops filled with all sorts of merchandise ranging from textiles, garments, shoes and fashion accessories to housewares including
Nigeria celebrated 100th birthday in 2014. What is worth celebrating today? The Nigerian population has grown to approximately 187 Million despite thousands of casualties resulting from
Nigeria is Africa’s biggest oil producer and among the biggest in the world but most of its people subsist on less than $2 a day. The oil is produced in the south-east and some militant groups there want to keep a greater share of the wealth which comes from under their feet. Attacks by militants on oil installations led to a sharp fall in Nigeria’s output during the last decade. But in 2010, a government amnesty led thousands of fighters to lay down their weapons.