• SUFFERING AND SMILING: Nigerian Radio Broadcasters Live In Professional Dysfunction

    When I started my career in the broadcast media industry over a decade ago, it was with enthusiasm, bright eyed excitement and a conviction that I was finally on my destined path to greatness. I’m still as enthusiastic as before and definitely convinced that I’m exactly where I need to be, but the bright eyes and naivety has been replaced with a shrewd gaze at every so called “opportunity” in the industry. I am currently on a very necessary break from broadcasting and for the last few months, I’ve been trying to get my thoughts together to fully express my concerns about the cesspool of corruption, mismanagement and employee abuse…

  • LISTEN: The Nuances Of Helping Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

    Intimate partner violence is one of the most common forms of violence against women and includes physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and controlling behaviours by an intimate partner. Intimate partner violence1 (IPV) occurs in all settings and among all socioeconomic, religious and cultural groups. IPV refers to any behaviour within an intimate relationship that causes physical, psychological or sexual harm to those in the relationship. While we work to help survivors leave the situation and environment of abuse, what happens in cases where abusers ask for help & their victims do not want to leave the relationship? Nigerian Broadcast Journalist, Nelly Kalu and I discuss this on my radio show.…