Day 1 – “Nah, my boobs are real!” says Taiye (Erotica/PG18) –

I arrived in Nigeria from the UK on the 17th of March. I had gone to attend my daughter’s birthday. “Daddy, I will be a teenager on March 11th. You must be here,” Zizi told me over Whatsapp and I…

Valentine’s Day is for sex, abi love? – Peju Akande

Like many of you, I happen to be on several WhatsApp groups; from old schools, previous work places to PTAs, the arts, to…name it. I’ve been co-opted into many of these groups without my say so. Friends just add my…

If love is so sweet, why is there so much bitterness in my life?

Isn’t it amazing how life stabs you in the back when all you do is blink, a natural thing to do when all is seemingly well? Tope and I met at the University of Lagos. At that point, I believed…

Toni Morrison re-defined and enriched the world of literature – Toni Kan

Every death diminishes us but some more than most. Toni Morrison aka Chloe Ardelia Wofford departed this mortal coil into the realm of the ancestors on August 5, 2019. Nobel laureate and critically acclaimed author of over 10 novels, Ms.…

Can you imagine, my wife left me for another woman!

I was once married; married to a beautiful woman. She is an architect and she comes from a well-to-do home. We met in London some twenty- five years back but did not start dating until we ran into each other…

Don’t shut the door completely, that child may want to come back home-Tara Martins Aisida

The story of the prodigal son has been a huge inspiration to me. Let me tell it to you in my own words. It’s about a farmer who lived with his two sons in the rural part of a state.…

The love of my life is a criminal but I have decided to stand by him (2)

Score the internet and there are a thousand and one so-called experts trying to teach you about love and how to date with an equal number of listicles on how to go about it. But the actual dating is often…

I have found love but something is still missing

I am making a shopping list. It’s not a long one. It doesn’t include an exotic holiday in the Bahamas or things a lot of people say are beyond their wildest dreams. I am a young woman. I should be…

My guy, where is your mumu button? – Peju Akande

Love has a language and it is so universal that everyone can relate and understand this language. Now that language goes beyond those deep and langorous gazes into each other’s eyes or holding hands and smiling at nothing and looking…

Everyone said it’s sex at first sight but we’ve been going strong 11 years

Everyone we knew then said that what Joy and I had found was just sex at first sight and not love, hence would not stand the test of time. But we have been at it for 11 years and frankly,…

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