“Being A Virgin at 35 is Hard But It is Worth The Wait” – Alicia Smith

“Being A Virgin at 35 is Hard But I’m Worth The Wait”- ALICIA SMITH I’ll be honest with you. One of the reasons why I’m still a virgin is because I know once I start, it’s going to happen ...

At The Age Of 26, Taraji P. Henson Ran Off To Hollywood With $700 And A Baby, Here’s How She Made It

At The Age Of 26, Taraji P Henson Ran Off To Hollywood With $700 And A Baby, Here’s How She Made It 1) You are the sum of your work and effort, not other people’s opinions. “We went to Paris and...

I Am A Married African Woman; I Do Not Want Kids. This is My Choice

I Am A Married African Woman; I Do Not Want Kids. This is My Choice “When are you planning on having your own children?” My mother asks in tears. This is a regular occurrence , happens most times ...

Teaching Kids How to Defend Themselves From Sexual Abuse

Teaching Kids How to Defend Themselves From Sexual Abuse I am Njideka Obi, founder and CEO of Safer Smarter Children Inc. I’m a mother to three amazing children aged 6, 4 and 2, a girl and two boys,...

Children’s Day: “I Want to be The best Electrical Engineer in The World”- 13 Year Old Lekan

Because it’s children’s day today, we brought back Lekan’s story and his childhood dreams My name is Lekan. I am 13years old. I have always liked to repair things from a young age. T...

“Love is Not Enough But It is Key”: Mr and Mrs Sunday Oladimeji, Married for 41 Years

Love is not Enough But It is Key My name is Sunday Oladimeji. This is my wife, Mrs Titilayo Oladimeji We got married in 1976. The moment I saw her at a party in Ogbomosho in 1975 I knew she would be m...

Damaged Ear,Broken Hip, Fractured skull: I am a Victim of Domestic Violence

I am a victim of domestic violence The first date I went with my husband, he shouted aggressively at the waiter, and turned back to me with a smile. Just like that, like a switch. I told him right the...

I Found Out My Friends Were My Biggest Haters

I Found Out My Friends Were My Biggest Haters A few months ago, a friend of mine who I met through work invited me to come with her on a trip with two of her girlfriends. I was desperately wanting to ...

Living Together Before Marriage: Would You Do it?

On living together before marriage “Sooooo, we moved in together I made a big fuss of it early on, worried really about the stigma of shacking up, and what my family would think Come to find out...

Dignity in Labour: “This is my job and I have no shame”, Vulcaniser, Abiodun Mana

Dignity in Labour “My name is Abiodun Mana. This is my job and I have no shame. I have been a vulcaniser for 21 years. For me it is not about the job you do. It is how committed you are to the j...

My heartfelt Prayer For The Writer of This Sexist Tweet

Before I address this very sexist Tweet, I have a few prayer points for this Buksman Buksman, for typing this utter rubbish: . May PHCN forget your street for a month May mosquito feast on your balls ...

I am a Quitter, I have Records to Show For it

I know some who know me would say I am very hardworking, which I am, when I want to be, while I’m at it.. but then I quit… a lot. And since my record of being a quitter has become so long,...

One Thing Real Love Never Does to You

Real love never limits you… it doesn’t restrict you… it doesn’t try to change you… it doesn’t entitle you, or anyone, to anything. People are sometimes led to have a sense of entitlement b...

Body Image:”I Compared Myself to Others and Became Focused on What I Saw in the Mirror” Nicola King

“My name is Nicola King, I’m 24 years old. When I was 16, I became obsessed with my weight (Body Image) and started counting calories which led me to become sick. Shortly after, I was diagnosed wi...

“Embrace Disability, Not Hide from It” Deaf Twin Sisters, Hermon and Heroda Berhane

I especially find the story of these fashionable deaf twin sisters intriguing. After reading their story, I was deeply inspired to remain grateful and find the silver lining in every situation “We a...

“I will only Go For Polygamy Marriage” Haleema Muhammad

“I will only go for polygamy marriage, says Birmingham woman Haleema Muhammad Haleema travelled to her home country Somalia more than a decade ago and decided to marry a man who already had thre...

Our Generation Has Ruined Being Single and Happy

Our generation has ruined being Single and happy We are told that if we are not in a relationship, we are not wanted. They have told us that in order to be accepted, we need to receive love from someo...

Linda Ikeji, Chigul, Betty Irabor On the Pressure To Marry Before 30

“But don’t you want to get married soon?” This question comes up a lot in your thirties because at that age the traditional mindset is that that you’ve had plenty of time to date, and ...

“Most Young People are Fixated on Looking Like They’re Winning…”Adebola Williams

Adebola Williams started working at age 15. He was born into a wealthy home but at age 9, his family lost everything “When life throws lemons at you, you make lemonade, right? Well, I make chocolate...