I regret the day I slept with my wife!

I don’t want to go and begin to blame anyone because once people read my…

The unscripted TLC’s 90 Day Fiancé fiasco was waiting to happen

I am no longer a great fan of reality shows. These days, they bore me.…

Understanding the strong woman — Tara Aisida 

Understanding the strong woman — Tara Aisida  I find that people regard me as a…

She loves me, he loves me not — Gbubemi Atimomo

Thoughts on unrequited love  Oyemi and Jojo were both 3rd year students studying the same…

Coups all over the continent — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Coups and earthquakes!  Foreign journalists from America and Britain who covered Africa back in the…

My husband’s side chick has a baby but it is not OUR own!!!

You can call me a scorned woman and you won’t be wrong. My husband and…

The night I met a beautiful angel  — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Let me today remember an Angel I once met in this life. Let’s simply call…

When they say ‘thunder fire you’, my sister, run o!

First of all, my story is not about tribe or ethnic group nor is it…

This world is spoilt and there’s no honour among thieves

A few years ago, I went shopping for my kids at Ikeja. As I was…

What to make of love after it has gone — Tara Aisida 

I knew an older couple, they were so very much in love, so into each…

Football as a religion in Nigeria — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Nothing excites and unifies Nigerians like football, especially when the national team, the Super Eagles,…

I am pregnant for a ghost

Ours did not start like a love story. In fact, there is no love in…

Bitter sweet love’s journey from fear to fulfillment — Tara Aisida 

My widowed friend met a divorcee who swept her off her feet. He was everything…

Na everybody go chop breakfast — Gbubemi Atimomo

Thoughts on heartbreak and broken relationships It was a whirlwind romance. Mimi reluctantly attended a…

Pastor Feyi Daniels finally got royally effed!

I had to be crude with my headline because I read horrible comments from Nigerians…

Love is a many splendoured thing — Tara Aisida

I watched a couple being interviewed on an instagram page and they were not overly…

So long a letter — Gbubemi Atimomo

Reflections on the almost completely lost art of letter writing A couple of months ago,…

The Beautiful Game is the only Nigerian vehicle — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

It’s only one vehicle bearing the legend “One Nigeria” that plies the badly maintained roads…

Be responsible and take a stand for yourself — Tara Aisida

Two incidents trended some days back that made me more appreciative of my non-religious background.…

The world hails El Anatsui @ 80 — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu 

They no longer make creative masters like the personable wonder simply called El Anatsui. El…

He has to die a thousand deaths before I forgive him

I heard Taju has finally died. May he die a thousand deaths. You should not…

Your money or your life? — Gbubemi Atimomo

Pondering the worth of the average Nigerian’s life I remember hearing stories of people being…

Stop, look, listen to your heart and hear what it says — Tara Aisida 

Stop, look, listen to your heart and hear what it says — Tara Aisida  I…

Feats of Chairman Ofobuike as reason to believe  — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu 

It’s cool by me to stay out of the urban scene in the festive season…

TB Joshua: Should Evelyn Joshua be held accountable?

I watched the three-part BBC documentary on TB Joshua and I was not at all…

How to no gree for anybody — Tara Aisida 

If you are up to date with the latest slangs in town you must have…

Awo & HID: Nigeria’s greatest political couple — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Chief Obafemi Awolowo famously described his wife as “the jewel of inestimable value.”  In the…

Like Potiphar’s wife, she lured me but my mother was praying for me

I began to work for my Madam through a sister, more or less a cousin…

The child-bride story has many commas to it

Like many of us, I think I read the corrupt version of the story about…

What’s new about the New Year — Tara Aisida 

I followed the crowd, going to cross over services every 31st of December with my…

Every day can be a new year — Gbubemi Atimomo

Reflections on the year gone by as I prepare for the New Year Happy New…

My heart may not beat to 2024

I am very heartbroken as I speak to you, I don’t think I will live…

Thinking of a Koboless Christmas — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Most Nigerians are koboless – I mean, they have no kobo coins in their pockets,…

Being nice can be rewarding

So I tried this in-flight hack that my partner had told me about.  This often…

Birthday of Ancient Man — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

My birthday is about to happen, which means that Nigeria is older than me by…

Your quick guide to crashing parties — Gbubemi Atimomo

Tips for ensuring you find your way into the best parties, uninvited I don’t know…

I don’t know what hurts most; the beating my in-law gave me or my husband’s death?

I still hurt from being beating. But let me tell you my story. met my…

Poor Mr Ibu, the rich but poverty-stricken comedian

It’s a poor man who when he dies his children are immediately up in arms…

He told me my wife has a spirit but he is the devil itself!

My pastor is a devil that is why he fooled me and I am reporting…

One day, the police will be your friend

Did you get to see that video clip of Nigeria’s paramilitary officers singing a special…

Fear of revolution is here — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The people who used to shout most about the need for a revolution to happen…

I ate a birthday cake and became a high flier

I smoke but only when with friends, actually. I don’t do igbo or drugs even…

The hand of the man steadies the cradle — Tara Aisida

It’s international men’s day on Sunday, 19 November 2023, and the theme for this year’s…

Let’s celebrate entrepreneurship — Gbubemi Atimomo

In commemoration of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2023 I remember, in the not-too-distant past, when the…

Teddy is the name of a girl -dog

My neighbour has a dog. I am not one of those people who like dogs.…

Mastering the art of contentment — Tara Aisida 

I was playing catch-up with a close friend the other day and as the conversation…

My husband wants to make his mistress’ child, mine

My husband’s mistress is a widow but let me backtrack. I met my husband in…

Exceptions: The spice in life’s bland recipe of general rules — Tara Aisida 

I am beginning to see social media as a marketplace, a place where most of…

Kneel to the King of Squats

Let me tell you how I came to love squats. I came across him by…

To japa or not is the question — Tara Aisida 

Her video went viral. The one in which she confessed to the whole world that…

I feel bad for Mohbad!

Since he died last month, 12th of September, 2023, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, aka Mohbad has…

Much ado about an iPhone — Tara Aisida 

I am sure, like me, a lot of people followed the story of the 16-year-old…

Commuting within Lagos by train — Gbubemi Atimomo

Thoughts on my excursion on the Blue Line Lagos Metro On Monday, 4 September 2023,…

Once upon a life on the dangerous seas — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The talk of oil thieves across the waters of the Niger Delta has made me…

President Tinubu’s CSU certificate saga and multiple narratives, don’t believe the hype — Magnus Onyibe

Sequel to the deposition made by Chicago State University, CSU Registrar Mr Caleb Westberg in…

I was a good house-help until my oga started coming for me!

This is how it all began. I joined an agency that recruits househelp for foreigners:…

Unmasking the shadowy web of blackmail in our society’s underbelly — Tara Aisida

I had a friend in secondary school who one day sent a message to all…

My boss’s wife beat me for being with him!

(Series written and edited by Peju Akande and based on true stories) True story about…

White Scholar interviews The Poet — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu 

First question: Could you tell me a little about where you grew up and how you…

Taboo! My grandchild is my step child

I’ve heard stories about fathers having sex with their daughters. Some even impregnating them, never…

The unseen weight of unmet expectations in relationships — Tara Aisida 

So, a lady posted on social media that a random guy she met sent her…

Thank you for the blue rail line but won’t it end up like the stinking Oshodi exchange?

I join millions of Lagosians in welcoming the launch of operations of the Blue rail…

Japa story: My sister told me to endure his p3n!s

I japa-ed before it became a thing. I was young. I had just left school.…

Dear women, biko stop going for these deliverance sessions, na!

Every time I hear about deliverance sessions, I know it’s got to involve a woman.…

How not to kill yourself over a woman — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu 

There’s this recent sad news of a pastor in Nnewi, Anambra State who killed himself…

I fell in love with my abductor

I was abducted on my way back from school along that notorious Rijana road in…

Let’s cut the first born child some slack — Tara Aisida 

I followed the twitter conversation initiated by @BigBadReni who posted that she started to rebel…

I made it my business to stop my mother from cheating on her man

I call my mother, “my aunty” because I grew up believing she was my aunt…

Will Prof Cyril Ndifon rape the law again?

The Dean of the Faculty of Law, University Of Calabar, Prof Cyril Ndifon has again…

He told me I was the sweetest thing but I’m his daughter!

I didn’t know what being the “sweetest” thing meant when my father told me. I…

Death makes you appreciate life

I lost my mum two weeks ago and all has not been well with me.…

Dr Vwaere Diaso: The consequences of no consequence — Tara Aisida

I once read an article by Frank Sonnenberg titled “The Consequences of no consequence“ and…

What does your dream job look like? — Gbubemi Atimomo

Pondering the idea of a dream job Many people desire to find their “dream job”,…

The Legend of Yebo Gogo Man Kole Omotoso — Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The news that came from Johannesburg, South Africa on July 19 was heartrending: Kole Omotoso…

Will you attend your ex-‘s wedding?

“Tufia kwa! Wedding kwa! When they are not doing me from the village!” It was…

So because he is my son, I should excuse the rape?

My son is a rapist! I don’t believe I will ever get to live the…

Living a Lie: A brief history of the consequences of cheating — Tara Aisida 

The uproar and mystery surrounding Mmesome Ejikeme, the young lady that claimed that her JAMB…