Lekan Oguntoyinbo Opinion

Carter’s legacy is clear: He tried to do the right thing

I became an admirer of Jimmy Carter shortly after he became president. I was 12 years old, and unlike previous American presidents, I actually felt a personal connection. Like me, he was Baptist and like many of my relatives, he taught Sunday school. Unlike Richard Nixon, who left office in disgrace and who seemed to Read More…

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Nigeria continues its fight to wipe out polio

KANO STATE, Nigeria — Ahmadu Kanduwa’s home is just two kilometers away from the local clinic in Nigeria’s northern Sumaila district — two kilometers from the vaccine that could have prevented his son, Isa, from contradicting polio more than a year ago. It’s something Kanduwa thinks about often. “I have this thought, if he had Read More…