StickMan Series

October 7, 2019

In the Meeting of Goals

HOW SDG 4 (QUALITY EDUCATION) INTERSECTS WITH OTHER SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN NIGERIA Let us imagine the pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals metaphorically as a steeplechase – an obstacle-course…

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September 11, 2019

For the Ones we Leave Behind: Exclusion in Education for the Rural Northern-Nigerian Girl-Child

CONVERSATIONS IN THE COURTYARD It’s really quite beautiful this time of year in Gaya. All of Kano State is truly picturesque – arguably more so than the rest of Northern…

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April 24, 2019

Where there is Smoke

That old song and dance ‘smoking is bad for you’ is rather worn; we’ve heard it countless times before……nothing new there. What is unusual however is that in this deeply…

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April 23, 2019

Let There Be Light

It used to be that in Nigeria, a baby’s first words would almost certainly be ‘mommy’……..or ‘dada’ in the very least. Now, you’re lucky if the first thing your infant…

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