Don’t feel guilty for your child – Peju Akande

I’ve read too many stories of parents going into hiding or running away just because they have special needs children. They won’t socialise and they won’t bring their children out either because of what people would say. I knew a…

I wanted to punish her but I disvirgined her by mistake

She has always been a rude girl. Even at just age 7, her mouth is sharper than a razor blade. Many times when she was sent on errands and she passed in front of our house, she would throw insults…

Hey, you judging rape victims, pray it never happens to your daughter!

If you have ever been raped, you will never stand in judgement against Busola Dakolo nor try to rationalize the veracity of her claim. If you have a daughter who has been raped, you will never make a rape joke…

It no longer takes a village to train a child o-Peju Akande

Growing up, I often heard people say, “It takes a whole village to raise a child.” What this simply means is that every adult within the circumference of a growing child is duty bound to teach the child the acceptable…

My sister, that baba can’t give you a child o – Peju Akande

Pata cake pata cake, bake me a bread Pastor, pastor make me a baby… Having babies, for some women can be mission impossible. These set of women, no matter how many hours they spend on their backs being pounded over…

Police arrest man accused of attempting to kidnap boy (Guardian)

Undercover operatives have arrested one Sikiru Tanimowo over an alleged attempt to abduct a four-year-old boy at Okokomaiko area of Lagos State. The operative also rescued the boy identified as Abu Yusuf, from his abductor. The suspect was said to…

Suspected cultists gouge out seven-year-old boy’s eyes (Punch)

Some unidentified gunmen, suspected to be cultists, gouged out the eyes of a seven-year-old boy, Monday Ajeh, during an invasion of Agaza village in the Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. Narrating his son’s predicament on Tuesday, the 47-year-old…

Mother on trial for hiding child in car trunk for two years (Punch)

Relatives of a woman who hid her baby in the maggot-invested trunk of a car insisted on Wednesday that they had no idea of her secret, at a trial that has drawn horror in France. Rosa Maria da Cruz, 50,…

Sexagenarian, accomplice arraigned for raping nine-year-old girl (Punch)

A 65-year old man, Lawal Angala of Safana town, Katsina State, and an accomplice, Isah Lawal, 19, have been charged to court for allegedly raping a nine-year-old girl. The accused persons were said to have sexually assaulted the victim several…

If you Spare the rod, you spoil the Child -Viola Okolie

How do you “train” a one year old? How do you even train any child regardless of age, especially when training is viewed from the Nigerian perspective of “half kill the child, and they’ll know better than to go down…

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