Over the years, I have had the good fortune of receiving invitations from educational institutions, university departments, academic organisations, professional associations and structured societies to deliver one lecture or the other in memory or honour of a member or someone who, in the opinion of that body, has impacted society positively.1-6 As much as time […]
Reflections Of An OB/GYN Icon, by Nimi Dimkpa Briggs Among the many books that Geoffrey Chamberlain, a prolific writer and erstwhile President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, has authored, is one with the alluring title of “From Witchcraft to Wisdom”, published by the RCOG PRESS (2007) with a Foreword by Sir John […]
Delivered as part of the 2015 Conference on Peace and Development, held by the Akuku Toru Local Government Area Council of Traditional Rulers and Chiefs, Abonnema on Saturday 19th December 2015. Gathered in this town square today is an epic assemblage of the people of Abonnema (Nyemoni), Obonnoma, Abissa, Soku, Sangama, Kula, Idama, Belema and […]
10th. Dean’s Lecture. Faculty of Clinical Sciences. College of Health Sciences. Niger Delta University. By NIMI BRIGGS University of Port Harcourt. Thursday 12 November, 2015. Please CLICK HERE to read or download.
In a broad sense, universities are established to seek better understanding of the world so as to contribute to improvement in the quality of life of all people. The pathways by which they seek to achieve this – innovation, knowledge generation and propagation; analytical and critical enquires that lead to discoveries; as well as sundry […]
PREAMBLE ——— I consider as my first task, that of expressing my sincere gratitude to our host, the members of the Association of Rivers State Communities in the United kingdom and the Republic of Ireland (ARCUK) for gathering us here today, to rub minds on a matter that is of utmost importance to everyone of […]
—– The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) probably constitute the most audacious plan ever made by man to address the most pressing problems of the human race which, over the years, have condemned mankind to circles of poverty, ignorance, hunger and disease. Acting in concert and driven by a yearning to make the world a better […]