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HUSBANDS, SUMBIT TO YOUR WIVES

The title of this article will be like a slap on the face for some people. “What is this world turning into?” they’d exclaim. “They have gone from asking for equality to requiring the man to submit to his wife?” But why would the idea of a man who submits ...

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IN HER OPINION: To The Person Who Says I’m Pro-Divorce

Some days ago, someone referred to me as pro-divorce. “Eketi, you too like divorce, every small thing divorce,” she said. Sigh. My friends, let me tell you a story. Sometime ago, I observed a curious thing. This thing happened at a nursery school, in a class of three and four ...

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IN HER OPINION: Actions Speak To Children Louder Than Words

Some of the saddest words I’ve ever heard came from a good friend of mine. “Eketi, this was me that swore I’d never hit my wife, after saving mumsie from my dad on many occasions. Yet, I hit Edidiong yesterday.” “And this shocks you?” I asked. “That not the only ...

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IN HER OPINION: Abuse Is Abuse

“Madam, why are you filing for divorce? Did he hit you?” “No.” “Does he not take care of the children?” “No, he doesn’t.” “What?! You mean he doesn’t pay their fees or provide money for their upkeep?” “He does.” “Ha! So why are you divorcing him?” “Because I’m sick and ...

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For Want Of A Child

FOREWORD: Introducing a new series by Seun Odukoya, award-winning writer of the book, Saving Dapo. This will be a promotional run. Read, enjoy and sound off your opinions in the comments section. 🙂 * “It was really good having you guys over. Really.” Igo’s eyes asked her husband, abi? and he nodded, ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 47)

Bearing in mind what I heard last night, I watch Leticia and Uncle Donatus very closely in the morning. Their demeanor gives away absolutely nothing. It makes me wonder if I imagined the conversation last night. If these two are perpetrators of anything untoward, they are doing a good job ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 45)

“Is this not that you people’s this thing?” my husband says to me. “Which people’s which thing?” I ask, stretching myself on the bed and cursing the fact that he has to wake up this early on a public holiday. “This thing,” he says again. “Doesn’t ‘this thing’ have a ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 43)

Mimi hesitates visibly, dividing an unsure look between my husband and me. I urge her on with a look of my own. “Uhm… Ok…” she falters. “Chio – I mean, Leticia was never a student at UNEC. Someone that knew her told me that she was just lying to everybody ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 42)

I already have my plans in place as I lock my car door. Getting your husband to your side isn’t such a difficult task, especially if you know the exact buttons to push. As it happens, I know the buttons to push, and I am prepared. I step into the ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 41)

I wake up to tiny hands all over my face. Opening my eyes, I realize that I’d slept off with Gabby in my arms. My body is positioned awkwardly on his bed, with my back against the wall and the back of my head propped up against the window’s burglary ...

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