Tag: fathers

ItunuoluwaJune 19, 2017

10 tips on how to be an awesome 21st century dad

So, it was Father’s Day yesterday, the only one on the world calendar just so you know. Chill out,  this ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 31, 2017

The Thread: “I received 18 slaps and got a spine shift” | @rosanwo tells his story of surviving years of domestic violence

This thread is so sad. We often hear about domestic abuse from a woman’s point of view- almost always as ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 31, 2017

Oreoluwa Fakorede: When Fathers fail [NEW VOICES]

by Oreoluwa Fakorede When your natural example is a disaster, how long before your feet find their way off the ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Stanley Chidiebere Okonkwo: No one told us [Nigerian Voices]

by Stanley Chidiebere Okonkwo I had wondered why people cry when someone dies. For some people, it is so natural. Mother’s ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 25, 2016

Opinion: What we owe our children

by Alex Enemanna “I believe the children are our future, Teach them well and let them lead the way, Show ...

Ada IgboanugoSeptember 21, 2015

Man removes 74-year-old father’s heart, after stabbing him

34-year-old Nelson Oamen, reportedly stabbed his father, Ehiremen Oamen, to death during an altercation in their home. The suspect also ...

June 20, 2014

Opinion: Nigeria and the crisis of fatherlessness

by Omozuwa Gabriel Osamwonyi Paul Jobs demonstrated that a good father exceeds the worth of a hundred teachers. Education begins ...

April 20, 2014

Opinion: What happened to celebrating our fathers too?

by Dr. Hannah Ifeoluwa Adefala I see lots of commercials celebrating women and talking about how amazing our mothers are ...

March 1, 2014

Opinion: Our fathers are traitors

by Tony Usidamen Indeed, the Nigerian society today is full of such “traitor fathers” who have failed to transmit to ...

September 20, 2013

TERRIBLE: Man arrested in Plateau for killing his 3-months-old daughter for ritual purposes (PICTURED)

  Two men  have been arrested by the police in Plateau State for allegedly taking the lives of their own ...

May 7, 2013

3 things you must never say to a boy who has no father

by Wes Moore Being a fatherless child is complicated and challenging, and it is unfortunate that so many young men have to ...

January 17, 2013

Adaobi Okwy: To prepare kids for future hardship, mother doesn’t know best (Y! Superblogger)

…between many women’s choices of the trivial and the vital, mothers need to consult with fathers because, she doesn’t always ...

September 20, 2012

Opinion: Why black women don’t need men

by Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses What I’m more concerned about is a young woman who grows up in a home without a ...

March 7, 2012

#BabyDaddySyndrome: The difference between a father and a ‘baby daddy’

by Lekan Olarenwaju In essence, simply sending timely child-support payments does little to elevate a man from the status of Baby ...

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