rePublic of Health

Stories from the Interior

make we plan am well

If you love life, you go plan am well! If you love me, you go wait for me. Having babies no be joke o You go feed, give them cloth, give them love too If you never ready to carry the load Why put am for another person head Many pre-90’s and 90’s children who […]

Crowdsourcing health needs; do you treat your

We’ve all experienced this in one way or another; you’re on a Whatsapp group or Facebook page (usually one to which you have been added without your permission! :I ), minding your business, when someone comes and posts: Hey guys, so the other day, I noticed **** in my body. What could it be? How […]

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Shots

The aircraft pointed its nose gently towards the runway at Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport, Sokoto, bathed in the warm Sunday morning sun. Sokoto was like that distant relative your parents talked a lot about, but whom you had never met; my father had spent his National Youth Service year in Sokoto and loved to […]

Compulsory Polio Vaccination for Children: To swallow or not to swallow?

Nigeria and Nigerians have long worn the badge of ‘Giant of Africa’ with pride; as the most populous black African country. Perhaps the title is merited on the strength of numbers alone and not much else. Far too often, Nigeria finds herself on the wrong side of the divide concerning many issues, especially health matters. My […]

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