JUST when you think your life is on an even keel from the turmoil of life, up springs a problem to put a spanner in the cog of your peace. Lilian has definitely had her share of problems. Sheâ€™d gone through the betrayal of Ayoka a â€˜relativeâ€™ her husband brought into the matrimonial home, seen the â€˜relativeâ€™ become a second wife and the mother of two children before she lost her life in a ghastly motor accident. She later agreed to raise Ayokaâ€™s children.Read More
Do you have something you donâ€™t want your partner to know about? Do you trust him and does he trust you? Remember, if you snoop, there are consequences.Read More
By Bridget Amaraegbu This week, Bridget Amaraegbu takes a look at the incessant cases of sexual harassment perpetuated by some unscrupulous landlords and landladies against their tenants. The question on her mind is: would you quit your abode if faced with such a problem? Find out what the stars have to say. Iâ€™ll not quit
I was with Abibat when she first met Tony. Weâ€™d both gone to the electrical shop he ran to get a couple of stabilizers for some of her electrical appliances. Sheâ€™d already lost a cherished DVD player and the compressor of her fridge – no thanks to the epileptic power supply in the country.Read More
T he marriage arrangement is in place. The wedding cards are ready for distribution.
Suddenly, the rumours get to you: your partner is an ex-convict. As if the rumour is not shocking enough, when you confront your partner, your worst fear is confirmed. Will you overlook the past and carry on with your marriage plans?
LAGOS life has never held that much excitement for me, â€œsaid Kike, a 38- year old mother of three. â€œWhen I was admitted into a nursing school in Lagos after my secondary school, I was ecstatic. But I soon saw Lagos for what it was – a city with a frenzied lifestyle that I could never catch up with. Iâ€™d been born and bred in a fairly big town but to protective parents.Read More
The friend I stayed with scarcely saw me as I was always with him closing the 15-year gap between our first relationship. I was a bit amused when he offered to come with me for a weekend with a friend that stayed outside London.Read More
The coolness of the office as Frank entered his bossâ€™s palatial reception was a welcome development.
He had suffered the heat of the afternoon sun to get drinks and snacks from a nearby eatery for Mr. Brunoâ€™s (his boss)â€˜new catchâ€™. The secretary was not on seat as she had been sent home earlier to make room for this â€˜new catchâ€™. It was the ways of Mr. Bruno as he would say, â€˜I donâ€™t want no old babe sniffing aroundâ€™
I was almost ready for the office when my door-bell went persistently. Annoyed that the driverâ€™s been locked out by the maid again, I went to the door with my face half made-up. The man standing on my door-step looked as though heâ€™d been given a thorough beating by a gang of armed robbers.Read More
I MET my husband just over 20 years ago,â€ said Susan, trying to put me in the picture of how sheâ€™d come to lose hef self-respect and dignity, because she couldnâ€™t say â€˜noâ€™ to an â€˜emotionalâ€™ abuser like her ex-husband.Read More
Child adoption is relatively new in Africa. But in the develop world people hardly blink because it is common knowledge that most couple who donâ€™t desire to sire children adopt. A living testimony is the case of former America President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hilary who adopted a female child.Read More
WE all have our share of foul-weather friends. But are you one yourself?
Your career is grinding to a halt, the man you once termed â€œthe best thing that ever happerrto meâ€ has found lasting bliss with another woman and your good friend is driving you insane giving you a blow-by-blow account of her life with her new found- land.
Before I could even consider it, he added. â€œIâ€™m a good cook, youâ€™ll enjoy my specialty (he didnâ€™t say what it was!) The wifeâ€™s on holiday with the kids. You could bring a nightie if you like.â€ He neednâ€™t spell out the type of a dinner date he was offering, and no, I didnâ€™t slap his face. And Iâ€™m going to tell you whether or not I took him up on his offer!Read More
Desperation in a relationship could lead to a number of things. People do all kinds of things in their desperate bids to get hooked to someone. A lady shared an experience of how a guy lived off her for years in her bid to have him by his side at all times and at the end of the day, he left her kobo less, pregnant and abandoned. Jessicaâ€™s story stemmed from the fact that she thought that without that guy, she would not get another person to marry her and she was wrong.Read More
Bisola couldnâ€™t hold back the tears welling inside her since her last meeting with her boss. As she descended the third floor, they came pouring down her powdered face. The world for her at that moment had come to a halt.Read More