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Addressing Nutritional Needs for Child Development – @Lanre_Olagunju

Addressing Nutritional Needs for Child Development – @Lanre_Olagunju

Malnutrition in its different forms is the biggest cause of under-5 mortality in Africa, it accounts for almost half of all child deaths. Around the world a total of 162 million children under five years are stunted and approximately 52 million children suffer from wasting – a debilitating disease caused by extreme low energy intake, resulting in muscle and fat tissue wasting away. In ... Read More »

With Akinwunmi Ambode Lagos will Be Fine – @Lanre_Olagunju

With Akinwunmi Ambode Lagos will Be Fine – @Lanre_Olagunju

The phenomenal transformation Lagos has encountered in recent years is basically due to the brilliant heads that have governed the state. For the next gubernatorial polls, superficially looking at the calibre of the top two gubernatorial candidates, one can hastily say that Lagos, most likely will just be fine with any of them. But considering the fact that democracy magnifies ... Read More »

Media Reporting: Keeping Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights on the Government Agenda By Lanre Olagunju

Media Reporting: Keeping Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights on the Government Agenda By Lanre Olagunju

To achieve significant progress in improving maternal, newborn and child health, both men and women must realise and come to terms with their sexual and reproductive health rights. The World Health Organization recognises the basic right of all couples and individuals to decide freely and responsibly the number, spacing and timing of their children; to have the information and means ... Read More »

5 Reasons We Need to Keep Talking About Newborn Health By Lanre Olagunju

5 Reasons We Need to Keep Talking About Newborn Health By Lanre Olagunju

The health of every child is important, particularly that of newborns who are most vulnerable.  Their health and survival remain crucial to every nation and government, basically because a huge number of children under five deaths occur during the first month of life. An African adage says that a man’s topmost needs and challenges occupy his thoughts and discussions. Whether ... Read More »

#INSIGHTWITHLARIGOLD: There’s No Law Against The Granting Of Pardon To Any Criminal By @Lanre_Olagunju

Just when you manage to allow yourself think that things can’t get worse with governance in Nigeria, you can be always sure to get one rude shock or the other. But with President Jonathan’s hopeless administration, you can be so sure of an overdose of rude shocks as each day brings up fresh absurdities and insane anomalies.   The unfortunate ... Read More »

#INSIGHTWITHLARIGOLD: Technology Versus Man By @Lanre_Olagunju

Economic advancement has always been a function of being able to provide improved goods and services at a faster rate with fewer workers. And to a large extent, technology has been a vital tool for economic progression. It’s undeniable that technology has greatly improved how business is done. Unfortunately as well, technology has resulted into disregarding the need for monotonous ... Read More »

#INSIGHTWITHLARIGOLD: Leadership Lessons from Martin Luther King Jr. By @Lanre_Olagunju

Last Monday, the world again celebrated the Martin Luther king Jr. Day which is habitually celebrated every third Monday of January. As an eloquent preacher, Dr. King was the orator and leader of the non-aggressive civil rights movement of the 1960s. His I have a Dream speech has remained a phenomenal point of reference for leaders all over the world. ... Read More »

#INSIGHTWITHLARIGOLD: How Governmental Failures Add Up To Disasters By @Lanre_Olagunju

When government decides to remain hopelessly insensitive to its duties, it results into unpopular but severe implications like citizens trying to find individual solutions to public problems. Nigerians do not expect much from the political class anymore and it shows in the unending quest to personally provide basic things that should have been provided by the government. In several ways, ... Read More »

#INSIGHTWITHLARIGOLD: Of New Year Goals and Resolutions by @Lanre_Olagunju

Thanks for reading this column ever since it started on this blog in May 2012. I also want to specially congratulate all my ardent followers and readers for making it into the New Year. You honestly should find some time to expressly ventilate an heartfelt thank-you to your guardian angel for a job well done. Most essentially when you consider ... Read More »

#INSIGHTWITHLARIGOLD: To All Victims of Procrastination by @Lanre_Olagunju

Killing time is not killing, it’s suicide—Myles Munroe. As we reflect on the personal achievements of 2012 as it gradually rolls off, chances are that a couple of written goals were not achieved and that a couple of unrecorded goals were achieved. One way or the other, procrastination must have waddled its way into your goals for 2012, constituting an ... Read More »


It’s a sign of weakness to think that insecurity issues can be solved via a quick fix approach, it might be necessary that as a people, we relax, take a deep breath, and with the eye of shame begin to consider ourselves as a nation that dialogues with terrorists and compensates them so as to buy peace and security. If ... Read More »