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2 May 2022
Judy Austin Moghalu, second wife to Nollywood actor Yul Edochie, has revealed that she might be ready to tell her side of the story. The actress hinted at this in an Instagram Live, noting that she was surprised that many people loved her. According to her, she had received several warm messages from fans globally.…
19 Jul 2020
  Before Jada Pinkett’s recent “entanglement” with August Alsina, in 2013 she posted on Facebook that she and Will Smith can do whatever they want: “Will and I BOTH can do WHATEVER we want because we TRUST each other to do so.” Although, she clarified that it does not mean that they have an open…
Akuku Danger
4 Mar 2020
For many who knew him during his lifetime, the name Acentus Akuku ‘Danger’ is synonymous to polygamy. Call him the grandmaster of seduction if you must because he was Kenya's most prominent polygamist and is reported to have married more than 100 women in his lifetime and fathered over 200 children. The rise of "Danger"…
John Dumelo
5 Dec 2019
Polygamy is a phenomenon often associated with African people. In almost all African societies, polygamy is an acceptable and valid form of marriage - in fact, monogamy was once associated with people of lower social status. Award-winning Ghanaian actor John Dumelo has now opined that polygamy should be legalised in Ghana. The screen star cum…
20 Sep 2019
Brother, one other marker of our piety is out ability to be patient with Him, the Almighty, to persevere and to be in constant touch with Him through prayers and supplications. Dear brother in Islam, marriage in Islam is for 'long-distance runners'.
4 Jul 2019
Despite efforts by successive governments in making legislation against tobacco smoking in public places and the associated dangers, more Nigerians especially the youths are taking up the bad habit. Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them. The plant is part of the genus Nicotiana and of the…
19 Jun 2019
It is not unheard of for men to have more than one wife with many cultural practices and religions of the world even supporting the habit. However, it comes across as unusual to hear of a woman with multiple husbands. Polyandry is a form of polygamy in which a woman takes two or more husbands at…
2 Mar 2019
The grand imam of Egypt's famed Al-Azhar institution, Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, has described polygamy as an "injustice" for women. "Polygamy is often an injustice to women and children," said the influential cleric, in quotes published on Twitter late Friday by Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam's most prestigious seat of learning. The practice is the result of "a…
26 Nov 2018
Today I have elected to discuss our attitude to history. ‘Our’ of course refers to us the Nigerian people. I intend to discuss history at two levels- history as experience and history as a recorded account of experience(s). The recorded experience could be personal, family, communal, ethnic or national. The title of the essay suggests…
21 Mar 2018
Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is a most interesting man. That is true whether or not you find him arrogant or intelligent; a truth-teller who was saved from a president’s wrath, or an ethnic jingoist who covers his thievery in sanctimony and finely-clipped English. I am not interested in those varying views in this essay; indeed, the…
25 May 2016
The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II says men should realise there is no compelling need whatsoever for them to marry more wives of they know they cannot afford to cater for them properly.
30 Nov 2015
Is it needed? More wives, more children. Is it needed, more trouble and drama. Why can’t men work out the differences they have with their wives, is a second one needed, and does she make the problems go away or she makes it worse by adding hers. Questions run through the minds of the heartbroken…

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