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I am a witch o, but I have a very good reason.

I grew up in a house that had no toilet; what we had instead was an outhouse, made of zinc. Rickety, rusted zinc with moist and slippery planks that lined the two sides of the pit hole. I was just…

Shhh. Don’t tell my husband but I think our child was switched at birth

I recently read something about a woman who switched babies at the hospital just for the fun of it. Since then my suspicion about my daughter has been renewed; please understand that I am not a mother who wants to…

Me and my friend, the football mogul, Jasper – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Football, is without question, the one subject that unites all Nigerians. When the Super Eagles win, Nigerians do not recognize the different geo-political zones in their rejoicing. It annoys me no end that football is placed in the back pages.…

I killed my wife because she said she would re-marry if I died

Words are powerful, if anyone doesn’t know that, a good Muslim woman like my wife should know that. She knows how I am a hot tempered person and she shouldn’t have provoked me. That is all I have to say…

How do you deal with a friend or relative who is dying? – Tara Martins Aisida

Last week I asked the question – what would you do if you had limited time to live? Today, I ask how would you relate with someone who you know has little or limited time to live? What will you…

They hypnotised me. They took my money. Then God showed up

I was already at Barracks bus stop by 6pm.that day. Barracks is the second to the last bus stop to my home. I closed my shop early at 4pm by the way my is shop at Apongbon on Lagos Island.…

My friend, the daredevil photojournalist and Dimka the coup-plotter-Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

A daring photojournalist is the go-to man if you want to know Lagos and the city’s many scandals. One particular photojournalist whose chequered life illustrated this fact was my late friend Godwin Usidamen. His camera put him into more troubles…

They said I raped a girl, but how can when I am a woman?

My family is very poor. My father is dead. He died at his work site. He was a bricklayer, he missed his step while carrying cement up a construction site, fell and died…just like that. We didn’t even know he…

I was kidnapped on the Kaduna express way and here is my story

I suddenly found myself alone with the phone! I quickly dialed my brother and told him to keep negotiating, never to give up. You see, once a victim speaks to their family,

Forget jollof: let’s talk Lagos Amala vs Ibadan Amala – Dami Ajayi

Six years after I returned to Lagos, I am still relearning to be a Lagosian, and oftentimes, I find an excuse to check out of the city even if for a few days. Hello everybody, I am writing to you…

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