Nigerian “feminists” and their funny views
EARLIER THIS WEEK, PAPA Enoch Adeboye wished his wife of 52 years a happy birthday with a beautiful post on Twitter. He mentioned how his wife recognizes him as her head and submits to him in everything, and, expectedly, Nigerian keyboard feminists jumped on the post, calling it all sorts of names. They accused him of “subjugating” his wife, among other ludicrous accusations.
When some patients are your kinsmen in a foreign land
AS AN IGBO DOCTOR working in a tertiary hospital in a non-Igbo town, Benin City, I meet a lot of Igbo patients or their relatives daily and, expectedly, they often heave a sigh of relief when they bump into you or overhear you rattling Igbo.
It feels good to be nice
She had a deadly pregnancy-related condition known as PREECLAMPSIA and had a form of kidney problem called acute kidney injury (AKI), which needed urgent dialysis and the money (N35k) wasn’t available.
When your patient “mess”: importance of farting after a surgery
THERE ARE A LOT of things you people take for granted that mean a lot to us when you come to the hospital.
World Sickle Cell Day Celebration: A Lecture at ChronMate
TWO DAYS AGO, JUNE 19, was World Sickle Cell Day, and as part of the celebration, I gave an online lecture at ChronMate, an NGO, committed to fighting non-communicable diseases in Nigeria.
A Two-Day Online Class
So on Monday and Tuesday next week (8th and 9th June) I will be organizing a paid WhatsApp class to tackle these two issues.
Global Doctors: We have stepped up the game
IT AMAZES ME WHEN some people see me reading non-medical books and they appear shocked because:
It is either doctors are said to be womanizing or we are broke, or we abuse our female patients while examining them, or a combination of all of them.
Ban Pregnancy: A funny brand of “feminism”
Every new day, you hear of online activists advocating for the most bizarre causes you can think of. Recently, a group came online advocating for PAEDOPHILIA, claiming it is nothing wrong.
Is male circumcision wrong?
Americans and Europeans came for me cos I made a rather tongue-in-cheek tweet about the circumcision of a male baby.