In a typical Nigerian home, the man is seen as the head of the family because he is supposed to be the breadwinner. Many, many years ago, women stayed home while the men go out to work to bring back the bacon for the woman to cook it. This has been the man’s role for… Continue reading When a woman becomes the breadwinner.
I was standing, with my trolley waiting for the elevator. There were other people waiting too. Then a couple joins us just as the lift was opening. This man, not minding that he met people waiting at the elevator started rushing and pushing his trolley to go in ahead of others that he met waiting… Continue reading Behind Every Nagging Woman…
The issue of gender equality has once again arisen with Tiwa Savage promoting the dogma that men are natural leaders at home, no matter the success of the woman. On a radio show she said; “I also don’t think men and women are equal, I don’t think that’s how God created us, especially in the… Continue reading Women not equal with Men – Tiwa Savage
So, now we know that the marriage between Actor Chris Attoh and Damilola Adegbite is over. Chris, who appeared on a radio show, said the reason most marriages don’t work is that ‘we’ have forgotten what the fundamentals of marriage are. I take it that by “we” he meant the woman because everything he said,… Continue reading Chris Attoh blames his wife for their failed marriage.
So, after I saw a video where a woman was complaining that her husband does not give her money to make her hair. I wondered why a grown ass woman would sit comfortably and wait for a man to give her money, to take care of herself? How can you be comfortable with the idea… Continue reading Is it advisable to be a house wife in Nigeria?
I have a few friends that have lost people close to them and I have always consoled them by saying; “I feel and understand your pain? But you know what? I LIED. It was a lie, I told myself and the bereaved a couple of times. How could I possibly have understood or felt someone… Continue reading I Lied..
The Nigerian society frowns at using the left hand. Being left-handed is considered weird because the general perception is that, it is a bad habit. So, lately my son started eating with his left hand. His dad is always quick to “correct” him to use his right hand. But I jump in and say, please… Continue reading Why is it bad to be Left Handed in Nigeria?
I hear and see Nigerian Men and Women preaching that the Woman should always submit to her Husband. But what does it mean to be submissive? I really do not understand why that word should exist in a mutual loving relationship. What do most Nigerian when they say that they want a submissive Woman? I… Continue reading Submission – a word I have grown to hate.
Okay, so one day I asked my 6-year-old what she wanted to be when she grows up and she responded, “I want to be a princess.” And I thought, Hmm!!! she’s read so many fairy-tale books, now it’s time to read something different something to let her know that life is not all about fairy… Continue reading When is the right age to discuss LGBT with your kids?
I got the news of a very dear friend loosing her mom. Images of her visit to me in January, when i lost my mom flashes through. I was still trying to process the whole thing when I pick up my phone and then in a group chat someone describes how they had an accident… Continue reading Why are Naija Christians So Insensitive?