This was a major talking point in my CDS group during my service year, Gender and Charity CDS. When we discuss about sexual harassment and GBV, I always pointed out that the male folks get harassed more than the female folk (you may want to dispute that, the comments section is open). Guys are expectedContinue reading “On Sexual Harassment and GBV; the experiences of men.”
“Let me go to the store for you eka mmi“. It was not because I want to be nice, although she seems to buy it. Not even the old woman at the store would discourage me. As if the creases on her face are not enough, she always draws antimony on her eyelids. It appearsContinue reading “‘Renike”
One (and my preferred) option for improvement of the informal part of the construction sector is Training and Certification by the Government. But why the government? This becomes important considering the economic effects and the rate of building collapse in Nigeria. It is also the responsibility of the Government to take proactive measures to ensureContinue reading “When Trade Test Certificates Do Not Certify Competence”
Malcolm Gladwell explained the weak link theory while discussing the lessons we can learn from the Covid19 Pandemic. The same could be related to construction as the industry is a weak link system -where the success or failure of a team or project depends, not on a single player but, on every player. Malcolm GladwellContinue reading “What if We Treat the Construction Industry like Soccer”
The government makes the people hungry but a hungry man is an angry man. People looting warehouses and why they wouldn’t loot bookshops.