Time to Upgrade

Almost daily, we are inundated with prompts asking us to upgrade one app or the other on our tablets, mobile phones, computers and the likes. The offerings keep getting better and more exciting by the day and we keep tapping to upgrade. This brings me to a conversation I had with a colleague about two […]

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This Time of the Year

The long vacation/summer holiday is here with us again. This is meant to be a special time for the family to bond, but it can sometimes turn into a time to battle and quarrel. This time last year, everyone in Nigeria was struggling with naira depreciation and many of the families that usually go abroad […]

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Grow Up!

Chima and Nneka grew up in the same neighbourhood in one of the suburbs in Enugu. They shared a lot in common; both their mothers were primary school teachers and fathers, petty traders. They share the same birth months, though born two years apart. Their parents could not afford to give them the necessities of […]

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The Agony

“How I wish he would leave and never come back!  I should have known that he would never change.  Before we got married, he never gave me a gift, and even on the few occasions when I asked him for money to buy a few necessities as a youth corper, he told me to make […]

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The Women in his life

We often hear women bemoaning and berating their husband’s mothers. The mother and daughter in-law conflict is one that has affected generations after generations and does not have age, educational, financial or social barriers. The mother in-law and daughter in-law relationship involves three persons and this third person is the man at the center of […]

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The Little Foxes

We know how to bind and cast the devil when we are faced with serious issues in our marital life; however, we hardly take notice of the enemy when he comes subtly. As such, quite often the damage may already have been done before we realize that the evil one has been at work. “I […]

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Too Busy to Live

In modern times, life has become so demanding and busy that in trying to make a living, we have forgotten how to live. The society continues to place serious demands on us that we are forever chasing one thing or the other. We set so many financial goals for ourselves these days and sometimes break […]

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