Tagged ‘TJ O’karo’

TJ O’Karo: Ensuring the Survival of the Human Race

TJ O’Karo: Ensuring the Survival of the Human Race

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

I was having a conversation with my colleagues a few weeks ago and the gist veered off into the realm of relationships and marriages. Not long after, we began to talk about men that cheat on their partners, especially the…

TJ O’Karo: Born Ready, Born Sexy

TJ O’Karo: Born Ready, Born Sexy

Monday, November 19th, 2012

A few weeks ago, one of my guys had a dilemma.He had been dating a girl for a while. He really liked her and was thinking of taking things seriously. She had told him that she was a virgin and…

Whose Responsibility Is It To Get Contraceptives?

Whose Responsibility Is It To Get Contraceptives?

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Art begets art. It is for this reason that I’m, once again, inspired to  write an article based on a movie I saw this weekend. This movie,  The Pill, a romantic drama involving Fred (Noah Bean) and Mindy (Rachel Boston),…

When A Man Says “NO”… To Sex!

When A Man Says “NO”… To Sex!

Monday, July 16th, 2012

We all know that a woman can and will say no to sex when it does not suit her. It is said that the woman is more in control of her desires than any man can ever hope to be.…

Working With Women

Working With Women

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

“WWW!” another acronym I like!  Working with women has been made such an issue by both men and women alike. The comments range from really terrible experiences to very good ones, with the former seemingly being more common than the…

The Lekki Toll Gate Protest – An Eyewitness Account

The Lekki Toll Gate Protest – An Eyewitness Account

Monday, December 19th, 2011

I woke up at about 6:45am on Saturday 17th December and prepared myself to go out and take part in the scheduled peaceful protest against the imposed tolling of the Lekki-Epe expressway as announced by the Lekki Concession Company, LCC…

Thou Shalt Not Lie!

Thou Shalt Not Lie!

Friday, November 4th, 2011

I have a bad case of writers’ block, so this is article is going to be a light hearted affair. This article dwells on the subject of Lies. I am sure that you would agree with me that a few…

Nigerian Men “Carrying” Last!

Nigerian Men “Carrying” Last!

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Ok! I feel that I have been unfairly criticised by a section of BellaNaija readers as being chauvinistic and anti-women! Nothing can be further from the truth! Yes, I may have dwelt on issues that affect mostly women, and in…

What is Your Strategy?

What is Your Strategy?

Friday, September 30th, 2011

On our first day in a particular class, the course facilitator asked a simple question: “What is your strategy?” At first we did not understand what he was on about, but he probed further. “For those of you that are…

The Battle of the Shades: A Man’s View Point

The Battle of the Shades: A Man’s View Point

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

I had always wanted to write on this topic but I never really had the time nor was I able to come up with the right angle with which to approach this sensitive issue of skin tones and relative preferences.…

Punch, Drunk, Love.

Punch, Drunk, Love.

Friday, July 1st, 2011

The news, a few weeks ago, of a serving Nigerian ambassador’s alleged physical assault on his wife inspired this piece. Now, my intention is not to discuss that particular case as I feel it is beyond my scope to opine…

Carry it Well!

Carry it Well!

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

A few weeks ago I found myself watching the Tyra Banks Show …and for once I found the topic of discussion quite interesting. In part, it went a little something like this: some women who had issues with certain aspects

The X-Factor

The X-Factor

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Ok! Raise your hand if you are still close friends with an ex! OK…one, two, three, seven, eleven….nineteen…. Yup! Loads of you…sorry, US are still good friends with an ex or two. I may have taken mine to another level…

Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

I am a keen fan of the medical drama series, Grey’s Anatomy. Ever since the first episode of season one, I have been hooked. I really do not like watching the seasons as they unfold but prefer to wait until…

The Power of the Incumbent

The Power of the Incumbent

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

As you well know, The General Elections are taking place in the country and even as some voting has taken place and results have been announced, some of you will agree with me that it was not “really” a surprise…

She Clean Up Good!

She Clean Up Good!

Friday, April 15th, 2011

The other day, I was on my way home from work on a BRT bus when a lovely looking lady got on the bus at the National Stadium Surulere and sat beside me.  There was something special about this particular…

The Morning After

The Morning After

Thursday, April 7th, 2011


Last night, when the love was too strong,
We couldn’t fight it and you stayed
Just a little too long,
So for now it’s morning and yesterday’s gone
But can we move on?”
The words above are the hook to

Wanted: Some Domesticity, Please!

Wanted: Some Domesticity, Please!

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Recently my mother and my younger sister came over to my place to spend a few weeks. One day, my sister called me at work to say that there was no light (in these parts by “light” we actually mean…

Rebrand Me!

Rebrand Me!

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Did you guys catch Nollywood… actress, Ini Edo on the cover of “Wow!” recently? Men, I actually did a double-take because at first glance I thought it was Nicky Minaj! All I could say was “Wow!!” Could this be the

“Akamiakwa”-The Power of ‘Kaming’

“Akamiakwa”-The Power of ‘Kaming’

Friday, January 28th, 2011

I can almost hear you say “Akami…what?” Akamiakwa! The power of kaming…. Look, I had to ask for permission from the boys to let this article be written! And I just know that I am going

Whether Na One Naira!…Yeah Right!

Whether Na One Naira!…Yeah Right!

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Undoubtedly, the track “One Naira” off Nigerian rap sensation, MI’s sophomore album MI2… is easily a fan favourite. Coming off a much anticipated, yet not-quite-up-to-par with his hit debut album. The track dwells on the idyllic topic of romance with

Wanted: Real & True Love

Wanted: Real & True Love

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

I am envious of my cousin. She’s a twenty-seven year old lawyer who, despite the ugliness of humanity she encounters everyday, still has a positive outlook on love and life. She is a hopeless romantic, you see. We have these…

Role Reversal: Women Take Charge!

Role Reversal: Women Take Charge!

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

A few weeks ago, my cousin put up a status update on her facebook page. I can’t remember her exact words but it read something like this, “Today my pastor gave an example of a girl who had sex with…

To Yarn or Not to Yarn!

To Yarn or Not to Yarn!

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

A few days ago I had a very interesting BB conversation with an old friend and during this conversation a few things came to light. You might wonder what the big deal is about a few things coming to light…