Biko, so you think your mother is a witch – Peju Akande

“Who sat and watched my infant head, When sleeping on my cradle bed, And tears of sweet affection shed? My mother” So goes the first stanza in the popular poem for mothers by Anne Taylor. I used to weep profusely…

Chai, we treated my brother’s wife badly o. Now as a wife, I know better!

My brother is a sportsman; if I reveal the kind of sports he does, then I may be jeopadising his position where he is. He is abroad, in one of the Scandinavian countries. He is really talented and had been…

To punish my mother, my wife took our pot of soup to the office

See, women are wicked! Ok, let me amend my statement, some of you women can be very wicked. A few years ago, my wife and I had serious issues. Now, we both come from different parts of the country, she…

Hey, you judging rape victims, pray it never happens to your daughter!

If you have ever been raped, you will never stand in judgement against Busola Dakolo nor try to rationalize the veracity of her claim. If you have a daughter who has been raped, you will never make a rape joke…

My two sons are fighting over one woman and her child. Who do I support?

‘I will kill you,” he shouted at his brother.  ‘I swear I will kill you!’ Then he turned to me, his eyes red with anger and tears. It broke my heart as he kept repeating himself.   ‘Tell your son,…

I pushed my wife away, now all I have is regrets

Grace was my second wife and “mother” to my two sons. I say mother even though she did not give birth to them. When I met her, she was well into her forties. She was desperate, no let me not…

He died in December, but came to eat in our canteen in January

I still have goosebumps every time I remember the incident that happened early this year. I have often heard of people seeing the dead in their dreams and talking to them, that sort of thing. I can accept things like…

House of Oduduwa Foundation partners Rejuvenee, others for Moremi the Musical

In a bid to honour the legacy of Queen Moremi Ajasoro of Ile Ife, wife, mother, warrior and a symbol of beauty and sacrifice, the House of Oduduwa Foundation, in collaboration with Rejevenee, among others, brought alive on stage the…

My son, marriage is serious business – Peju Akande

My dear son, listen to your mother and your marriage will be happy and long. Marry class, love will come, in time. My son, open your eyes, shine it in fact and look for a good woman with a good…

Plateau man to die by hanging for beating mother to death (Punch)

A Plateau High Court sitting in Jos has sentenced a 24-year-old man, Godwin Banchir, to death by hanging for beating his 65-year-old mother to death. Justice Daniel Longji pronounced the sentence after finding Banchir guilty of killing his mother. The…

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