Is It Beyond Pardon?
Last week, we talked about Haldane and Joseph, who were course mates in the University and partners in crime. They had their individual relationships, but they were so close that one would think otherwise.Read More →
Joseph was Haldane course mate from 100level in the university. They were best of friends, reading partners and even partners in crime. Everybody thought they had something going, until Joseph went out with Marcel and Haldane dated Patrick. But their relationship though platonic was more intense than their individual affairs put together. It was no surprise to anybody that even after graduation; their friendship was still very strong.Read More →
In Africa, before the advent of dressing -up and society outings, weddings and events, a married woman is seen as the bedrock of her home and families. She is a shelter in time of storm and cold, she is a symbol of warmth and the mother to her husband as well as her children and if there was any character to be emulated it is most times from the married woman and mother.Read More →
Juliet and Chuks were betrothed to be married, yet they never had any carnal knowledge of one another. The courtship was not a long time affair according to Juliet’s Parent’s church doctrine; it was barely nine months and now there is a society wedding to be planned.Read More →
“Madam I am sorry to tell you this, but you are HIV positive” said Dr Samuel. ”Doctor, it can’t be, tell me it’s not true, I thought it was just one of those sicknesses that come and go after child birth” said Lucy whilst in tears. “You can’t be serious; this has to be a joke, right? Her husband shouted in a harsh tone.Read More →
Sandra is a tomboy. Everyone who knew her saw her as so. When she eventually brought home a guy, her siblings and Parents were amazed that the ‘boy’ has transformed to a girl that she ought to have been.Read More →
Azubuike and Nnenna had been married for 10 years now and their union was seen by everyone in the compound as the toast of the Area. The understanding and love they had for each other was so pronounced and dramatic that one could say that they can’t have issues like other couples. It could be said then that their marriage was made in heaven, you could actually cut the feelings they both showed with a knife.Read More →
Lola was a devoted Christian girl. While she was in the university her principle was so obvious by the opposite sex, that none of them dare near her because of her practice. This went on until she met Sammy who proved to be different because he did not worry her about sex. Sammy claimed love making should be consummated between husband and wife after their wedding. So they dated and courted until they finally got married.Read More →
Ephraim and Magdalene were five and six in the unversity. Everyone thought their’s was a union made in heaven. Ephraim graduated before Magdalene did, so he went for service leaving Magdalene behind in school, but their relationship was still intact.Read More →
Johnson grew up in a family where culture and tradition is held in high esteem. He was only a little child when his mother taught him about the norms, values and traditions of his people; so before his age mates heard about these things he knew them already. He lost his father at a very tender age and his mother did not remarry.Read More →
Men’s fear of commitment goes beyond the ordinary l must say. Why don’t they want to settle down or ‘tie the knot’? Sometimes, it takes years with a particular woman and children in between to make a man tie the knot. In other cases, you will see a man having a live-in lover and they have children between them, yet they are not legally married and every time the woman reminds the man of it, he panics.Read More →
ast week, we talked about Samson who left his job as a bank manager because he was about to get married to Nnnena, a Nigerian who is also an American citizen, and because both of them had planned to relocate to the States, he resigned and joined her only to meet the biggest shock of his life.Read More →
Samson has always loved the good things of life. When he was a boy, one could tell that he was on his way to becoming the master of his game. He graduated when his mates did and immediately got a job in a reputable bank. Not too long, he went back to school for his masters and doctorate. These degrees gave him added advantage over his peers, so he got promoted and headed a branch of the bank in a short time.Read More →
Last two week’s, we were told by our celebrities that they cannot kill for love. Let’s know the worth of love to different people in the first place.Read More →
Mary was obviously going to be the star in her family, even when she was just a baby; her parents knew that she was special. Her growth was no different; she was so fast that at age thirteen she was all grown up with all the features. She was beautiful, an exact opposite of her parents plainness with intelligence beyond her age. Truly she was meant to make her family proud.Read More →
Lanre loves Janet and could walk to the end of the earth to prove it, but his greatest weakness which over the years threatened his love affairs with Janet is his anger. On several occasions his jealousy has resulted in bloody fights with Janet. And such times, Janet has threatened to walk away from the relationship rather than lose her life.Read More →
Our topic for beyond pardon is the case of a woman who has been married for twenty years, she has never been pregnant. She has been everywhere and finally found out that she is not to be blamed. Out of frustration, she is asking if she could sleep with another to get pregnant…Read More →
We are re- running the topic of last week’s edition on ‘beyond pardon’. It is a case of a girl who was kidnapped, gang raped at 18. She did not tell her family about the ugly incident because of the stigma, but she found out that she is pregnant. What do you think she can do about it? Hear what a renowned actress has to say on this heart- rendering issue.Read More →
On beyond pardon this week is the case of a girl who was gang raped at 18. She did not tell her family about it the ugly incident because of the stigma, but she found out that she is pregnant. What do you advice her to do? Hear a medical doctor has to say on this heart rending issue.Read More →
Pretty Jennifer has been married to Stanley Jumbo since 1999. Few months after their wedding, Stanley returned to the United States where he has been staying for more than 10 years nowRead More →
Nigerian educational system, since the military rule, has been declining. This was not so during colonialism, the First RepublicÂ and when missionaries held sway inÂ the system. Then,Â Â Nigerians, including their elites, educatedÂ their children at home. Even those who studied abroad returned home for employment. However, with the collapse of the system,Â a lotRead More →
Heaven was almost let loose recently in the home of the Bensons. This was because Mr Benson had gone out to have fun with one of his girlfriends. The two enjoyed themselves but Ben did not warn his girlfriend not to call him or send him text messages. Unfortunately, he forgot his phone in his car when he got home. Too tired that night, his wife decided to go pick up their guest from the airport with the same car.Read More →
From time, all societies pay allegiance to hierarchy among their members. There are leaders and followers, elite class and the poor class, urban and rural dwellers, the strong and the weak, rich and poor, servants and masters. The world is full of opposites.
In every society, social status has continued to remain a major barrier to love. It is common to hear people say their children wonâ€™t marry a particular person because he doesnâ€™t belong to their class. Several marriages and other relationships have equally failed because of differences in education, socialisation, religion, race, ethnicity, or income.Read More →
You can imagine an SSCE holder or someone who didnâ€™t finish secondary education aspiring to marry a University graduate or someone with a Masters. Human needs and wants are just insatiable. Itâ€™s good for people to dream big but sometimes it doesnâ€™t work like that.Read More →
Ngozi was alarmed knowing that Benson her heartthrob is married and had five children. Benson and Ngozi had dated for about six years and she never suspected that he was married.Read More →
Sex is like a lubricant in every marriage. Statistics have shown that most marriages break up because they lack good sex. The figure also shows that most marriages would have weathered other storms if their sex lives were okay.Read More →
We reveal our dark parts to those we trust. They are our friends and relations we love, seek their advice and help. But these same people can be dangerous as the story below illustrates. It is about Mr Alex, a company executive who hardly has time for his family.Read More →
Single parenting is one rough bone nobody will want to chew. Whether one entered into it by way of being widowed or outright abandonment, the truth remains that nobody is in good shape with single parenting.Read More →
Sex addiction, whether referred to as sexual dependency, nymphomania or compulsive sexual behaviour, can be described as a situation when an individual is unable to manage his sexual behaviour. And if this is not properly treated, it can affect a personâ€™s health, job, relationships and other parts of their lives.Read More →
Trust, understanding, communication, partnership, loyalty are marks of love. Sadly, some people engage in relationships that do not have these qualities.Read More →
Juliet and Charles got married five years ago. Both were blessed with two kids. But Charles left the country in search of greener pasture. While he was away for six months, Juliet was left in the dark as Charles did not leave any forwarding address . Without words from her man, Juliet gave up hope of seeing Charles. But Charles resurfaced five years later, a different man: Charles was mad!
What would she do? she wondered. Should she forgive him and perhaps, take him back as her repentant husband? Should she turn her back on him forever? After a deep thought, Juliet took him back after consulting with her family members who even assisted her to restore Charlesâ€™ sanity.
But few weeks after regaining sanity, Charles showed the beast in him, beating her black and blue, and sometimes, forcing his way into her at his own will. He even lost feeling for the children. Now, Juliet is confused. For love, should she continue to tolerate her man? Should she show him the way out? Should she run away with their kids? Should she stay in the marriage in compliance with the biblical injunction of for better, or worse?
As usual, weâ€™ve spoken to some of our celebrities and they have this to say. Enjoy it and have a fulfilling weekend.Read More →
Celebrations always come with different kinds of aftermath and Lovers day (14th February) is not left out as various complaints on disappearance of spouses during the celebration kept knocking on our door. If you had your spouse by your side through out the celebration then you should count yourself lucky because the story was different for some other people. What will be your reaction if your spouse disappears on Valentines eve only to return some few days later? Will you call it quit or allow the sleeping dog to lie? Read on and find out the reactions of some of our celebrities.Read More →