Write-cast — No. 01 | Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Nigeria.

My colleague posted about Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) last month, this got me thinking. How do people in the north-eastern Nigeria handle this disorder? Do they get any therapy or counselling from the government? Do they really suffer from PTSD? How is their mental wellbeing? And why is everyone pretending this is not a big issue? I’ll try and answer these questions and tell you a bit about the long-time consequences of ignoring this issue.

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Happy Father’s Day!

Photo from Metro News

I’ve no idea it’s Father’s Day today until I log-on to twitter and Facebook where I saw few posts about Father’s Day. The last time I checked, people where going crazy about Mother’s Day, posting pictures of them and their mother, cutting cake and saying a lot of nice things about their mothers. Okay! Don’t get me wrong on this one, mothers are the best even my dad will agree with me on this one, but so are fathers too. Let’s see how long I can go hyping my dad without mentioning mom.

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DEPRESSION: A FRIEND IN THE SHADOW

Doctor: You’re suffering from a mild depression

Me: What’re you talking about? I don’t have depression! I’m not depressed! I’m perfectly fine! 

This is going to be my respond, if a doctor told me I’m suffering from mild depression four years ago. But now I’ll just say ”I’ve my suspicion”. From where I’m standing right now and with the public health knowledge I’ve now, I’m certain that I have being going through depression for a long time. 

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PROBLEMS WITH AFRICAN MAINSTREAM EDUCATION | INCLUSION.

Inclusive setting

The main question here is, what are the mainstream educational requirement? If any. I know some of you guys will be like ”Its twenty first century there is equal right everywhere”. I am going to disagree with you on this one. In other part of the world ‘yes’ there is, in Africa not so much.

There are several differences regarding the perspectives of inclusion in educational system in developed and developing countries. In developed countries like the United Kingdom and the United States of America, inclusion is common across all platforms (Education, Industries, Employment and so on). 

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