Love is commitment – Tara Aisida

My friend recently sought my opinion concerning an acquaintance of hers- a young lady in her thirties, who was thinking of leaving her marriage because she was unhappy and unfulfilled. My friend had asked her several questions in a bid…

The people you love will change you – Tara Aisida

She became a single mother after her discovery of her lover’s treachery. He had collected all her savings and lavished it on some other girl. When she confronted him, his nonchalant attitude completely broke her and so she stormed to…

Treating people with respect is for our own good -Tara Aisida

A friend narrated a story to me recently, her mother had been brought up by her elder sister, they shared the same mother but different fathers and there was a huge age difference between them. Her aunt was already a…

I have fallen in love with me-Tara Aisida

It’s the season for love and not even the pandemic can stop our expressions and expectations for this season. For the first time in a while I am mindful of the fact that I don’t have a valentine but though…

Karma is a bitch and I LOVE her – Lucia Edafioka

One of my favourite lines from Dr Eghosa Imasuen’s Fine Boys is the part about Karma being an old lady, too lazy to catch up. I remember it made me sad, people do bad things, and they go on to…

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…

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