Opinion

Young People’s Corner with Amarachi

Building and Rebuilding Self Esteem

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi Every young person, especially in this part of the world needs a very strong self esteem. That subjective judgement of who they are, what their worth is and what they can go in for and against. Low self esteem has undoubtedly dealt with so many young persons in that many are left with nothing to offer for ...

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Healing from Trauma

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi Emotional and psychological trauma is the result of extraordinarily stressful events that shatter one’s sense of security, making one feel helpless in a dangerous world. Psychological trauma can leave one struggling with upsetting emotions, memories, and anxiety that won’t go away. It can also leave one feeling numb, disconnected, and unable to trust other people. Traumatic experiences ...

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Happy Children’s Day!

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi You are not qualified to read this piece if you didn’t celebrate the children’s day with  at least any child. If you didn’t, pause reading, meet a child and bless him or her with a gift, words of encouragement prayer or any other way you can put a smile on the child’s face. As a parent, please ...

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Being an Entrepreneur

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi Almost every Nigerian youth wants to be an entrepreneur but not all of them have the knowledge and the instruments of being an entrepreneur. Therefore this piece by Nathan Resnick tends to give an exposition to those tops that makes an entrepreneur. Below are few qualities that is needed to make a great entrepreneu.. Find your passion. ...

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25 Best Kept Secrets of Nurses

By Sheena Maireen Saavedra, BSN, R.N What are your best-kept secrets, nurses? Society is blind to some truths, mainly because it is better to hide them than to share them to the outside world and risk being misunderstood. So we nurses keep some things a secret just to maintain the peace of everyone involved. Being a nurse is a challenge ...

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Building Young Leaders

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi While some kids are born with the inert abilities to lead, some others can also learn to be leaders in their small circles.  Helping them become better leaders is not only the responsibility of one person but all of us. If they must lead us tomorrow, we then must not fail to prepare and teach them how ...

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The Value of Independence

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi There are few virtues more important than independence. Independence is a requirement for leading your own life. How can you make decisions if every action you take has to be filtered through other people first? Without independence, you can’t be the captain of your life. You must be satisfied scrubbing the decks while someone else sets the ...

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History of cultism in Nigeria

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi The stories of cultism taking over our Higher institions and secondary schools is no longer news. Young vibrant and promising youths kill themselves in quest of power as cultist, this in contrary opposes the aim of the fore fathers of cultism in Nigeria. According to history, cultism was started for a good course but not until bad ...

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You’re no Longer a Country, Nigeria

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi The day Nigeria died was the day we all started blaming one another for her problems, caused by us. It was the same day we died having the stenches of her scars, sorrows and tears. We ate sorrow and drank pains as we carried this stench everywhere we went. We became libraries: a library of thoughts and ...

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Let’s Talk about Love

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi While many argue that love is the only tool needed to build a strong and working relationship between two young people of the opposite sex, I believe it goes beyond love. Many books, podcast, series, talks and many other materials have been written about relationships and many are yet to come but one thing I believe is ...

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