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3 Mar 2018
The real reason why Madam Anita Ozidiboh got married to her husband was to use him as her slave or houseboy. She was a very rich and influential woman in society. Her husband was the person who would do the cooking, the laundry, wash the dirty plates and go on errands for his wealthy wife.…
3 Mar 2018
I don't think hell exists,” said the Reverend John Shelby Spong, a retired American bishop of the Episcopal Church. Spong served from 1979 to 2000 at the Bish Newark Diocese in the state of New Jersey, United States (US). “I happen to believe in life after death, but I don’t think it’s got anything to…
10 Feb 2018
Self-reflection is good, but you should not indulge in it. The question of happiness haunts us because at every stage of our lives, we hope to seek meaning in everything we do. In an age, we are encouraged to daily evaluate our position in the world and how we feel about being it. The search…
10 Feb 2018
(Continued from last week Saturday) For five months, Lanre became withdrawn and morose, never talking to anybody, always angry and moody. He was actually going out of his mind, really going bananas. He wanted to kill himself. Lanre’s problem worsened when he heard, through the grapevine, that Foluke got married to a rich man. He…
20 Jan 2018
Have you ever made a New Year resolution and then nothing happened? That was because you didn’t follow through; you didn’t perform the necessary daily rituals. Rituals are simple performances you do everyday that build up and gradually condition your body and mind to make things happen. Rituals define you. Activities that result in successful…
20 Jan 2018
If a man was truly in love with a woman, that man should be Lanre. His heart was full of love for Foluke, and he showed it in every way, not minding what anybody would say behind him. Some people said spiteful things against Lanre. Some called him a womaniser, others called him a ‘woman…
9 Dec 2017
Be doers of the word, not merely hearers,” (James 1:22). We rather cogitate on what we don’t know than act on what we know and need to do. For example, a company knows it needs to improve the quality of its products, so the executives discuss the problem. They listen to presentations, read all kinds…
8 Dec 2017
What would make a young beautiful girl tell blatant lies to her parents? What manner of girl could take deadly risks that portend nothing but doom and calamity? Such was the life of Derby, who was in her late teens. Derby had everything going for her the way she wanted. At a very young age,…
4 Nov 2017
One of Obelawo’s wives, the slim one, was so hot-tempered and cantankerous that she would flare up due to jealousy and attack the fat wife and the short one for petty reasons.
28 Oct 2017
They set forth on the journey to Ikorodu on the outskirts of Lagos to meet this great medicine man. On getting there, the elderly herbalist gave Ajadi the potent juju ring and told him how to use it.
14 Oct 2017
Ajadi regretted ever marrying this woman, who beats him at the slightest provocation. He wasn’t so tall and strong like his wife; he was skinny. At times he would wonder if it was a woman he got married to and shakes his head regretfully for his wrong choice.
7 Oct 2017
Two months later, the tenants couldn’t risk the looming health hazards and they started packing out of the house one by one. Within the next three months, all the tenants had left unwillingly.


18 mins ago
The Federal Government has been tasked to arrest and probe perpetrators of various acts of electoral violence during the just concluded general elections before it’s too late.
28 mins ago
A report on the changing trends in the payment system identified cryptocurrency adoption, the introduction of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and the popularity of mobile wallets as major threats to the dominance of cash in African business transactions.
29 mins ago
Embattled new national carrier, Nigeria Air, and concerned parties are to know their fate on April 25 when the court resumes hearing.
29 mins ago
As Nigerians continue to lament the failure of the National U-23 team in the race to Paris 2024 Olympic Games, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says it will soon introduce a new method of appointing coaches for the various teams.
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The build up to the 2023 elections gave the impression the contest was going to be between the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the main opposition, All Progressives Congress (APC).