My mother’s death sent my daughter to Yabaleft

I believe in life and death; I believe that when people die, they somehow have a link or connection to the living. I am a Christian, I take my faith seriously but something has happened in my family and I…

My friend died because she didn’t bury her husband in the village!

You know, tradition is very important; modernity makes us think we can trample on the traditions of our people and get away with it; but tradition must be observed so long as we live in this land. Although, I am…

My brother’s spirit is wandering about; how do I help him rest in peace?

My story will start from when my phone rang one Saturday morning like that. ‘You didn’t tell me your brother is back! I saw him yesterday; he hasn’t changed much. He told me he came briefly to see you guys.…

Voter, policeman shot dead in Kogi (Punch)

A voter and a policeman have been reportedly shot dead in two separate incidents in Dekina and Okene areas of Kogi State. The voter whose identity could not be immediately ascertained was shot dead in Dekina Local Government Area during…

How can they say that my husband is dead when there is no body?

I’ve not even enjoyed my husband for nine months and now I hear he is dead. But how can they say he is dead when there’s no body? My husband’s name is Bolaji Owolabi. He was born 38 years ago…

Five dead, 32 injured in Hong Kong coach crash (Guardian)

Five people were killed and 32 injured when a coach carrying Cathay Pacific staff to Hong Kong’s airport collided with a taxi on Friday, police said, with passengers thrown from the coach’s windows on impact. The back half of the…

Five die in Enugu auto crash (Punch)

November 30, 2018 No fewer than five persons have lost their lives in an auto crash in Enugu in the late hours of Thursday in Enugu, the Police Command in Enugu State has said. The Police Public Relations Officer for…

Police arrest 20 over abandoned dead baby in Rivers (Punch)

The Rivers State Police Command on Sunday arrested 20 persons over the discovery of a dead newborn baby abandoned at a rubbish dump. The incident, which happened on Kalahari/Udi Street, Mile 1, Diobu, Port Harcourt, shocked residents and passersby. It…

Would you date a girl who works in a funeral parlour?(Cosmopolitan)

When 28-year-old Raegan meets strangers, she lies about what she does for work because people wouldn’t believe the truth. She’s a female funeral director for the  Co-op in Midlothian, Scotland, and it’s her job to take the deceased into her…

They say my husband is dead but where is the body?

I’ve not even enjoyed my husband for nine months and now I hear he is dead. But how can they say he is dead when there’s no body? My husband’s name is Bolaji Owolabi. He was born 38 years ago…

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