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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 70)

I sit with Gloria at the hospital waiting room while Chinwe takes charge, running around and getting Nkaiso attended to and ensuring that the doctor’s report is accurate. Left with nothing to do but sit and observe, I can’t help but notice how Gloria’s phone has been beeping incessantly, and ...

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The Letter

My anniversary with Michael is August 17. And this year, I decided impulsively to surprise him. He was in Abuja. So I open his computer to check when his last meeting will be, and this email pops up, flagged urgent. And the subject is “Tonight”. It was about a meeting ...

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Why Are Nigerians So Obsessed With People Getting Married?

Seriously though, why has it gotten to that stage where getting married now feels like you’re proving something to society? 

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KEPT WOMAN

I hear the whispers I see your sneers The disdain in your eyes and the contempt your upturned noses fling at me. * “Side chick!” one hisses. “Ashawo”, the other snarls. “Husband-snatching witch,” the whole room choruses in unison. * But, I also see the fear Carelessly hidden behind your ...

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A SNAPSHOT LOOK AT ALL THE WAYS 2016 GAVE US LIFE

The Headies drama between music stars Olamide and Don Jazzy on the very first day of 2016 had to be the sign that we were going to be in for a rollercoaster year of drama, upsets, highs and lows. And as it was, the fastest year anyone has ever lived ...

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Swedish Surfer Offers Hand In Marriage To Any Man Or Woman Looking To Flee Donald Trump’s America

Well isn’t this kind: a hunky surfer in Sweden has offered to marry any American of any gender to help them flee Trump’s America. Sadly, there’s only one of him to go around, so he may have difficulty choosing from eager ex-pats. The guy’s name is Gustav Hallén, and he’s ...

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THE TRADITIONAL WIFE

The traditional wife shakes her hips And dances to the talking drum’s lips * Her husband had decided he wanted a new wife, Fresh palm wine to bring a new taste to his life The traditional wife merely smiles and serves him Keeping her feelings inside just like she had ...

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The Brangelina Split: A Timeline of Their Relationship

It looks like one of Hollywood’s golden couples is over; Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt. The duo previously known as Brangelina married in a private ceremony in August 2014 at Chateau Miraval in the South of France, witnessed by their closest friends and family – a ...

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Angelina Jolie reportedly files for divorce from Brad Pitt

One of Hollywood’s highest profile marriages is over. Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from husband Brad Pitt, a source familiar with the filing confirmed to CNN. Pitt and Jolie got married in 2014 but their relationship became the subject of speculation in 2004, when they co-starred in “Mr. & ...

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HUMOUR COLUMN: To Cook Or Not To Cook?

So let us settle this once and for all – this cooking thing, because if I leave you Nigerians, you people will argue it until Judgement day, or you run out of data and people to argue with. So the wonderful “Daddy G.O.” – as he is fondly called – ...

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