In the last couple of months, the Nigerian telecommunications sector has been embroiled in near crisis. Hardly any week passed within the period without a dispute between the telecommunications operators and one agency of the government.
It is terrible what some men can do because of the inability to control themselves. Maybe, it shouldn’t be called a lack of control, but an intentional act done to spite their wives or the women in their lives.
Antonia and her brothers had just returned from the village after the burial of their late father. She thought it felt like only yesterday when the whole family including her father saw a programme on TV. There was some much love bond reflecting in all of them that she whispered a prayer of thanks.
It has been five years since my brother went to jail for the crime of defilement. And I am still wondering if I can ever forgive him. It is so because he didn’t only defile a child according to the law, he committed incest with his own niece who happens to be my six year old daughter.
Iyke did not know what to do. ‘This is just a classical case of a dilemma,’ he muttered angrily. Why would this people fix the meeting so soon? He had just been able to achieve a business feat. A formidable synergy with a multi-billion dollar company in the US of A would be the opportunity of a lifetime.
It has been one year since the murder of my beloved husband. He was murdered by my blood brother. Yet, it feels like yesterday. Obi was a nice husband and a good father. He was my best friend and living with him for five years was the best thing that ever happened to me.
Anne and Ben met for the first time in church. As a worker in one of the contemporary churches in the country, she knew that she stood a good chance of finding the man of her dreams in the right ‘fold’, which she believed the church was.
The voice at the other end of the line sounded impatient, much to my chagrin. ‘Kalu, I told you that the goods would be sent to you in two weeks!’ she bawled. What was this woman trying to do? All of a sudden, a mixture of hatred and something even more morbid engulfed my very being.
Mary has been having telephone conversation with Jason who lives in the States. Although she hasn’t met him in person, she knew she liked him. She has heard wonderful things about him through her best friend who just moved abroad.
Marriage is an institution ordained by the Almighty God. It is such that a man leaves his father and mother’s house and the woman does the same thing too. They start a unit together excluding everyone. The institution is built on trust and commitment. And it terminates when one party dies.
I have been out of the University for ten years without a job. Getting a job became a big deal in those years. Every advertisement I saw on the papers demanded for five years working experience.
It is a fact that women are like flowers that withers at night time. A man on the other hand can be liken to wine, he gets better by the season and best when it is old. No wonder, the wine is best served when it is old.
I have being married for ten years today and the union has being blessed with four children. I am crazy about my husband and as for my children, they make my heart beats.
Motunrayo Ogbara was the name of the young lady who took her life because her Fiancé dumped her and married another woman. According to the report, her Fiancé discovered that she couldn’t have children because she had an accident as a young girl that destroyed her womb. So he married another woman who could give him children.
Mary and Jason has being married for about fifteen years without a child. The family of Jason has being on his neck to take a second wife, yet he refused. The couples have being wonderful together to the annoyance of Jason’s family.
My name is Elizabeth; I am the only girl in the midst of seven boys. That alone prepared me for life. But I grew to became what could be called a guy or a tom-boy
Yes, I’m a lady in my early 30s, I have no job nor a place I could call my own today. I wasn’t able to complete my education because of some financial constraints and this, terribly affected my growth in life. Though I have been involved in petty trading lately, it has not impacted meaningful in my life.
Janet and I have being courting for almost nine months now. We dated for about two years before we started making plans for marriage. And in those two years and nine months, we made love like every other couple without protection. We started attending this marriage counseling class at my fiancée’s renowned church and we were told to know our HIV status, Janet did hers before I even thought of mine.
I know that this is partly my fault for loving him wrongly and blindly. How could I have thought that he was honest when most men tell lies at a drop of a pin? Why should l believe a man who claimed he is squatting with his friend, yet none of his clothes are in the friends place? A man that won’t allow me visit his friend’s place except he is there. A man who leaves the room whenever he wants to pick a call?
I was at the verge of saying ‘I do’ to my college sweet heart in church last year, but I called it off because on my wedding’s eve I caught my best friend in bed with my fiancé.
I met Emeka through Esther while we were still in the University. Esther lived in the same [...]
The following dialogue ensued between a brother and his sister when she came calling at his house in search of her missing husband. Her husband had gone to her brother’s house the previous evening to collect the money her brother had borrowed from him and had refused to pay back. But while he was at her brother’s house, he called to tell her that her brother wasn’t still back and he has plan to wait for his return. But he didn’t make it back home.
I heard the sad news of my children’s death. It was another April fool in the month of May! How can it be possible? How did it happen in the first place? What kind of a joke is this? I left these children whole and healthy before going to work that morning!
I grew up in a home bonded with love and unity, l have this wonderful mother who doesn’t play with me or my siblings. In fact, the outsider in our home nearly was dad because he was always traveling and keeping night out with friends and each time he comes home, we always teased him with it. So, that’s how the story goes in our home.
What have I done to deserve this kind of behaviour? Is Mary, my wife possessed? Don’t I satisfy her in bed the way a husband should? Why didn’t she tell me she is not happy or is it about her past? How could a woman derive pleasure out of sleeping with another woman? These were the thoughts running through my mind as I lay down in my hotel room that evening.
It’s been twenty years since I last heard the heart broken story of my run – away biological father, somehow my mother had passed the stag of talking about it. I was told by her that I was still in the womb when he ran away from his responsibility
As I speak, I feel like my whole world and life has crumbled before me! I know l must be in a nightmare and when l wake up, it will just be a dream. This cannot happen in real life to me. Why? Where did I go wrong? How did I fail as a mother and a wife? My husband in bed with my daughter.
Marriage is the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife in a legal, consensual, and contractual relationship recognized by the law
Peter and I were born on the same day and practically at the same time, yes that makes us Twins! Twins whose resemblance is so incredible that seeing us together was like looking at one’s self in the mirror. It was so bad that even our own Parents and Siblings could not tell us apart while we were growing up. We dressed up in the same clothes and disturbed their peace of mind with stunts and games that only us or any other identical Twins can pull.
Emeka hails from a family where decency is the order of the day. He grew up listening to his mum talk about the Almighty God and His manifold blessings. His mother also used to make references to hell, damnation and heaven a place for the righteous.