On Maternal Deaths in Nigeria -I Need Your Help

Maternal deaths in Nigeria

Between this post and now, a lot has happened…several hundreds of needless maternal deaths actually. As I type this, more than two women are dying somewhere in Nigeria. Nigeria is under the spotlight because I am not certain the statistics are as grim, elsewhere as we have here today. Maybe it is, I […]

Edunjobi

Edunjobi

Ẹ̀jìrẹ́ ará ìṣokún. Ẹdúnjobí Ọmọ ẹdun tíí ṣeré orí igi Ọ́-bẹ́-kẹ́ṣé-bẹ́-kàṣà, Ó fẹsẹ̀ méjèèjì bẹ sílé alákìísa; Ó salákìísà donígba aṣọ. Gbajúmọ̀ ọmọ tíí gbàkúnlẹ̀ ìyá, Tíí gbàdọ̀bálẹ̀ lọ́wọ́ baba tó bí í lọ́mọ. Wínrinwínrin lójú orogún Ejìwọ̀rọ̀ lojú ìyá ẹ̀. ************************************************************************** Today would have been your 31st birthday but […]

Maternal Mortality: A Fatal Error…one too many

MATERNAL MORTALITY…A FATAL ERROR… She was shivering and sweating profusely as her hubby stood by wiping the beads of sweat off her fevered brow. Her brave clear eyes sparkled with unshed tears as she struggled to keep faith in line with the many verbal admonitions. As she had been doing […]

Maternal Mortality in Nigeria : Another Mother / Child Lost

I just read this story on Punch Online and I’m tearing up right now. The sad story just re-opened the scabs of the wound my family has been dealing with in the last three months…would probably share ‘my’ story soon. So heartbreaking… When Omowumi Shonuga tapped her husband that her water had […]