Relationships

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: Measure of Seriousness

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: Measure of Seriousness

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Do you know that feeling of stark loneliness that hits you when you’ve been away and you come back to an empty house? I’m currently struggling with a bout of something like that. It doesn’t help that I had an…

Mothering Sunday 2014: A Mother’s  Choice

Mothering Sunday 2014: A Mother’s Choice

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

She said she was ‘only a stay at home mum’ as she avoided making eye contact with me. I felt bad all of a sudden, it seemed as though I had attempted to open a can of worms that she…

Love You Mum! Sweet Photos & Tributes by Stars on Mothering Sunday

Love You Mum! Sweet Photos & Tributes by Stars on Mothering Sunday

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Today is Mothering Sunday… and our African celebrities have taken social media by storm with numerous tributes to their mums, wives and themselves!
From Temi DollFace to Don Jazzy, check on it!
@mercyaigbegentry | Orisa Bi Iya kosi! Happy Mother’s

Aww…18 Years & Still in Love! See 15 Secs of Omotola & Matthew Ekeinde’s Sweet Moments

Aww…18 Years & Still in Love! See 15 Secs of Omotola & Matthew Ekeinde’s Sweet Moments

Friday, March 28th, 2014

With break-ups and splits making the headlines both locally and internationally, it’s great to see sweet strong love.
18 years after their romantic wedding on board a plane from Lagos to Benin, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Captain Matthew Ekeinde… are still

Couple Alert! Maria Okanrende & Koch Okoye’s Social Media Love

Couple Alert! Maria Okanrende & Koch Okoye’s Social Media Love

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Hello lovebirds!
From what we see and hear, Shuga actress who played Foye and on air presenter Maria Okanrende and media personality Koch Okoye are a couple.
Maria and Koch were co-hosts of “The Morning Show” on Beat …

After Months of Denials…Nuella Njubigbo & Tchidi Chikere confirm Wedding Plans

After Months of Denials…Nuella Njubigbo & Tchidi Chikere confirm Wedding Plans

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

It’s been over a year since rumours about their relationship surfaced and finally Nollywood actress Nuella Njubigbo and Nollywood producer/director Tchidi Chikere… have confirmed that they are getting married.
The ceremony will take place in Anambra state this weekend. Nuella 

Bim Akinmade: To ‘The Entitled’

Bim Akinmade: To ‘The Entitled’

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

I am writing this article with a particular man in mind. Yes, you know who you are; tall in an awkward lanky sort of way, dark with the inky black skin of Baba Suwe, and handsome if you …

Mya Williams: Your Child Is Yours Not Mine

Mya Williams: Your Child Is Yours Not Mine

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

My best friend and I decided to take a trip out of town. On the day, we got on the train and settled into a booth. Shortly after we had settled in, a lady and her daughter who was about…

Toke Makinwa: “Some Shallow Things Guys Say” – Watch

Toke Makinwa: “Some Shallow Things Guys Say” – Watch

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Nigerian media personality Toke Makinwa is out with a new episode of her vlog – “Toke Moments…“.
In response to the viral video – “Things single ladies say before reality hits them“, Toke dishes on “Some Shallow Things

No More Sex! No More Marriage! Husband, 84, wants divorce in Agege

No More Sex! No More Marriage! Husband, 84, wants divorce in Agege

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Sexy seniors need love too!
We spotted this story on Vanguard…
“A 69-year-old housewife, Simbiatu Oduntan, on Wednesday told an Orile Agege Customary Court in Lagos that her husband, Alhaji Mustairu Oduntan, 84, wanted to divorce her because she refused

Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin Separate After 10 Years of Marriage

Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin Separate After 10 Years of Marriage

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have SPLIT!
The Academy Award winning actress and the Coldplay… front man  announced the separation on  Tuesday 25th March 2014 via Gwyneth’s GOOP website.
“It is with hearts full of sadness that we have decided

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Women Accept being Ignored – on Gender, Race & Love

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Women Accept being Ignored – on Gender, Race & Love

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s schedule is probably more full than most filling stations in the metropolitan city of Lagos because of the scarcity of fuel.
The Nigerian author has been promoting her third novel “Americanah…” all month long

Ex-Wife of Mercy Johnson’s Husband speaks on “Accepting her Fate”

Ex-Wife of Mercy Johnson’s Husband speaks on “Accepting her Fate”

Monday, March 24th, 2014

2 years and 7 months of wedded bliss and a beautiful baby daughter, Mercy Johnson and Prince Odianosen Okojie… are still going strong.
Just before the Nollywood superstar and her heartthrob’s glamorous wedding in August 2011 (click here to see),

Hilarious! Watch Things Single Girls Say Before Reality Hits Them

Hilarious! Watch Things Single Girls Say Before Reality Hits Them

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

“He must look like Denzel Washington“, “He must cook for me”, “He must be experienced”….and the list goes on.
Olsnetwork… is known for his funny skits on Youtube and this is no different. This one is all about the

So True, So False! Let’s Talk About Jim Iyke & Nadia Buari’s Engagement

So True, So False! Let’s Talk About Jim Iyke & Nadia Buari’s Engagement

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Are they really engaged or it was just for the cameras?
We were all super-duper excited when we saw the latest episode of Jim Iyke Unscripted; Nollywood superstar Jim Iyke… proposed to his best friend and confidant Ghanaian actress

Kenya to Sign Polygamy into Law! “This is Africa” say Males, Female Kenyan Legislators are “Disgusted”

Kenya to Sign Polygamy into Law! “This is Africa” say Males, Female Kenyan Legislators are “Disgusted”

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Parliament of Kenya recently amended its marriage bill.
The new bill yet to be signed into law, bans marriage for those under 18, bans bride price payments and states women are entitled to 30% of matrimonial property.
Polygamy is to…

Afam: How to Take Care of Your Man 101

Afam: How to Take Care of Your Man 101

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Lesson 1:…
Your man is not a man. He is a god. You must apply this lesson to all the other lessons that will follow this one. When things get a little bit bizarre, come back to our first lesson

Jim Iyke & Nadia Buari are ENGAGED!

Jim Iyke & Nadia Buari are ENGAGED!

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Nollywood actor Jim Iyke has proposed to his best friend and confidant Nadia Buari.
On this week’s episode of his reality TV show – “Jim Iyke Unscripted…“, it was revealed that the actor popped the big question

“A Ring and a Credit Card” – Can You Use Your Girlfriend’s Card to Pay for Her Ring? | LynksDrivers Productions

“A Ring and a Credit Card” – Can You Use Your Girlfriend’s Card to Pay for Her Ring? | LynksDrivers Productions

Friday, March 21st, 2014

How far into debt can you go for a proposal?! Will you make your girlfriend pay for an engagement ring?
We got this video from Olu of LynksDrivers Productions…, who makes wedding videos for Nigerian couples in the US.

Komi Olori Agulonu: Choose Your Friends Wisely

Komi Olori Agulonu: Choose Your Friends Wisely

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

It was Saturday morning and there I was sitting beneath the only hair dryer in a tiny salon on the east side of my city. Although it has been spring for at least two weeks, the morning was still chilly…

Must Listen! Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on “Unjust” Anti-Gay Laws, Fashion & Feminism on NPR

Must Listen! Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on “Unjust” Anti-Gay Laws, Fashion & Feminism on NPR

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

We are going to be seeing and hearing a lot of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie this year.
The Nigerian author who is currently promoting her third novel – “Americanah“, has scored many topnotch interviews most recently with Michel Martin…

Juliet Ibrahim & Hubby Respond to Separation Reports

Juliet Ibrahim & Hubby Respond to Separation Reports

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Juliet Ibrahim is happily married and plans to remain Mrs Safo for a long time.
In a recent interview with Ghana’s Razz Newspaper, the Ghanaian actress and her hubby Kwadwo Safo Jnr… shut down reports that they have separated.

Nky Egbe: Moving On

Nky Egbe: Moving On

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

A few days ago, I bumped into an ex-boyfriend while shopping for a new phone at a local mall. We exchanged pleasantries and I politely declined to give him a hug because I found it very inappropriate. I offered him…

Watch Toke Makinwa’s New Vlog – “The Gangster Way to get Over Heartbreak”

Watch Toke Makinwa’s New Vlog – “The Gangster Way to get Over Heartbreak”

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Trying to get over a heartbreak? Toke Makinwa has a “gangster” way of helping you move on.
On this new episode of Toke Moments…, she dishes on getting over a heartbreak.
Watch!

Isio Knows Better: Phone Check

Isio Knows Better: Phone Check

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

I sincerely lay no claims to being more knowledgeable than anyone, but I do confess that I know better than I did yesterday, last year and a decade ago. Isio Knows better is an attempt to capture the shocking and …