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?
As a Nigerian woman, if you ever need marriage counselling, please visit a professional and one who is non-religious, otherwise this is what you will get (Video below). You will get blamed for the problem because like I have often said, Religion does not like women. I am not a therapist or anything but i… Continue reading No Pastor, this is not how to settle a couple’s dispute.
A few days ago, I read this from BraveHeart Initiative’s page: Few days ago, our revered Apostle Suleiman extended his generosity to inmates of Auchi Prison, Edo State, Nigeria. A total of seven inmates benefited from his assistance. He requested for a list of those whose verdict carried options of fines and the Prison Authority… Continue reading An Act of Goodwill Or Not?
“Why all the struggle to make things work? Marriage shouldn’t be years and years of gruelling awfulness. For what? To say you’ve been married for many miserable years? Life is short. If you’ve done all you can do, if you’ve tried your hardest and stuff just isn’t working because human beings naturally grow and change, then… Continue reading Is Marriage Really ‘For Better Or Worse?’
On TV Dakore Akande was talking about how she believes she can do anything especially after giving birth and one of the presenters (a woman) asks, Natural birth? What was the point of that question? Does it make her less of a woman if she had her baby by a Caesarean Section? What's your business… Continue reading Nigerian Women and Hebrew Woman Syndrome
When I get into conversations with my Naija peeps about the way I see God now, I am tagged an atheist. What I say is; “I believe that there is a God, a supreme being, one who made us but does not get involved with the affairs of the Universe”, all they hear is me… Continue reading I still believe there is a God.
A guy made a post about a man who has been in the UK asking for good hospitals he could have a DNA done to check if he was the father of his children. The post went viral and was misunderstood to mean that he (the poster) was calling on men to go and conduct… Continue reading The DNA Brouhaha In Naija