Nigeria's first lady, Aisha Buhari is angry at the moment. The controversial first lady is attacking a popular Daily Trust cartoonist, Bulama Mustapha, over a cartoon on the wedding of her daughter, Hanan. In the cartoon, Mustapha depicted the First Lady holding up the wedding invite of her daughter while Nigerians drowned in a pool of blood with a message: “At least you can enjoy the pictures”.
COVID-19 induced a sudden shift in the educational system, creating a move from the traditional classroom settings to the workable adaptation of online learning. Though many parents and guardians are still skeptical about how the virtual learning system will affect the Nigerian education sector, especially as it will affect their wards, some are adapting to the new learning system.
This week, we're taking a look at the Covid-19 crisis from a child's perspective. Between new and daunting ways of schooling, closed-down play areas, cancelled holidays and the arrival of worrying face masks, the end of lockdown hasn't brought much relief to France's younger generation, who have their own take on events. We hear from a few of them.