In the early hours of Sunday, 14 June 2020, Ibidunni Ituah-Ighodalo, the remarkable woman who impacted positively on so many lives and helped reduce the stigma around In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments in Nigeria, passed away in Port Harcourt. She will be sorely missed.
Nike Davies-Okundaye needs no introduction. In fact, many readily identify her as the speaker invited to Ivy League schools who has no formal education. Teaching herself English after dropping out of school after form six, she has risen above many challenges like child marriage, menial jobs, among others to find success.
It's International Mother Language Day, and we put some Nigerians how well they know about their mother's tongue. International Mother Language Day is a worldwide annual observance held on 21 February to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and to promote multilingualism.
A mother mourns her 15-year-old son, killed by a stray bullet during afternoon prayers in Marawi, southern Philippines, where heavy fighting continues more than two weeks after hundreds of militants waving the black Islamic State (IS) group flag rampaged through the city, seizing parts of it.