Stories by Seyitan Moritiwon

Seyitan Moritiwon

Seyitan is a journalism student at the University of King's College. She hung her lab coat after her degree in microbiology to start a career in journalism. Seyitan enjoys writing and cooking. She's a proud Nigerian who doesn't joke with her jollof rice.

Singapore Skyline

Some crowded cities have been spared the worst of COVID-19

Singapore and Hong Kong, despite being densely populated, have largely held the disease at bay. Other big metros have been hard hit.

Feb 22, 2021

Parents flocked to LeMarchant-St. Thomas Elementary at noon to pick up their children.

‘It’s just snow’: Halifax parent criticizes early school dismissal

Students were dismissed over the lunch hour on Thursday due to weather forecast

Feb 13, 2020

Eleanor Redmond pours her mixture into some smashed strawberries with help from her mom, Jessica.

‘I really wanna be a chemist’: Event inspires girls to dive into STEM

Girls and boys practised science experiments for Discovering Women in STEM Day

Feb 10, 2020

Isaiah Allan-Sheppard showing the Black Cultural Centre.

Students create map of African Nova Scotian communities with an artistic twist

Students from John MacNeil Elementary School made the map for the 2020 African Nova Scotian History Challenges

Feb 8, 2020

The Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency logo.

HRM councillors worried about Halifax Fire's budget priorities

Training materials and uniforms were some of the items council felt were too important to be pushed to the ‘over budget’ list

Feb 6, 2020

Dr. Souvik Mitra is a neonatologist at the IWK Health Centre.

Halifax researcher seeks 'one unified treatment' for heart condition in preterm babies

Patent ductus arteriosus affects about half of extremely premature babies — and there's no national treatment practice

Feb 3, 2020

The aeration lagoon next to the Boat Harbour treatment facility. This photo was taken in 2009.

TimelineHow Boat Harbour went from a clean estuary to a waste treatment lagoon

Northern Pulp is going to shut down on Jan. 31, putting a stop to the flow of industrial wastewater into Boat Harbour

Jan 29, 2020

Paul Vienneau and his smiling shovel.

'There’s a lot of stuff to get done': Disability activist has big plans for 2020

Paul Vienneau, the wheelchair user who shovels neglected snow and ice, wants a more accessible city hall

Jan 23, 2020

Kalen Burt, Paige Sampson, Mary Xu, Amarah Tupper holding their koala art

How Halifax is helping Australian wildlife from across the world

‘We can do a lot if we really put our minds to it,’ says 11-year-old Paige Sampson

Jan 15, 2020