Tag: Marriage

Ado AminuApril 23, 2021

Divorcing in Nigeria as a Muslim woman

The topic of divorce remains largely taboo across cultures in Nigeria. Endings are generally thorny things to happen to a ...

Ado AminuMarch 4, 2021

When Nigeria is ready to tackle child marriage, this might be the first step

Child marriage is still an ongoing menace in Nigeria that does not appear to be going away any time soon. ...

Bernard DayoMarch 6, 2019

Annie Idibia gushing over 2 Face on Instagram destroys the theory we had about their marriage

Last month, 2 Face tweeted an obscure apology to Annie Idibia and social media buzzed. Devolving into more tweets that ...

EzinneDecember 12, 2017

The Thread: “Marriage is not an achievement” | Nigerian man charges single ladies

In these parts, marriage is viewed as the ultimate— for women. As young ladies move a little past their teenage ...

ToluDecember 2, 2017

This couple celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary and Instagram couldn’t stop falling in love

Their daughter took to Instagram to share a beautiful message that has us running round the street, screaming GOALSSSS! … ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 29, 2017

Ayokunle Odekunle: A letter to my unborn child on my birthday

by Ayokunle Odekunle   And if you ask me to Daddy’s gonna buy you a mockingbird I’mma give you the ...

EzinneNovember 21, 2017

The Thread: “It increases financial wealth” | The benefits of marriage for men

Toni is engaging in some fear-busting regarding marriage. These days, men and women are getting married later and later…except for ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 5, 2017

“I don’t like abandoning things halfway” | Actress, Ebube Nwagbo talks about marriage

Nigerian actress, Ebube Nwagbo in an interview with Punch, has said she has been careful about getting committed – marriage – ...

EzinneOctober 28, 2017

The Thread: “Never be afraid of new beginnings” | How to fall in love again

??We’ve got the fever! December is around the corner, and for those in Naija, it’s prime wedding season. That means ...

EzinneOctober 28, 2017

The Thread: “Twitter relationship standards and real life are miles apart”

It’s relationship Saturday, thanks to Cardi B who set the ball rollig with her surprise engagement to offset last night. ...

EzinneOctober 23, 2017

The Thread: How I almost married a married man

The “men are scum” trend on Twitter is a sentiment a good many disagree with. But again and again, the ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 16, 2017

The Thread: Here’s a different kind of marriage for you to consider

More and more, couples are no longer living by the traditional definition of marriage. Over here, we’ve always had polygamy. ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2017

The Thread: This is one of the most tragic marriage stories ever

The patriarchal nature of the Nigerian environment makes marriage touch-and-go. This means there are almost always tales of woe, particularly ...

EzinneOctober 6, 2017

The Thread: These are the problems with Tiwa Savage’s comments

In Round 2 of Tiwa Savage vs the Public, the famous singer has been the unfortunate punching bag of Twitter ...

EzinneOctober 5, 2017

The Thread: “I will rubbish gender equality for the D” | TwitterNG serves Tiwa Savage to the Sharks

Tiwa Savage has set TwitterNG on fire again. Over a year ago (April 2016), the Mavin singer’s marriage issues went ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 5, 2017

Fiction: Family is a four-letter word

by Jimi Osheidu We have always been four. Me, Dad, Mom and Roger. Roger is the Alsatian that was a ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 3, 2017

Opinion: Chris Attoh and the entitlement mentality of African men

by Gabriel Olatunji-Legend   I stumbled on a news story where Mr. Chris Attoh who recently announced his separation or ...

EzinneSeptember 22, 2017

The Thread: It is great to be a side chick until this happens

It is the age of the side chick. Not that these women have not been in existence before now. There’ve ...

AzeezSeptember 21, 2017

Ex-Super Eagles coach, Onigbinde’s 30-year-old marriage dissolved by court

A Customary court in Ibadan, Oyo State has dissolved the 30-year old marriage of ex-Super Eagles coach, Adegboye Onigbinde. Onigbinde’s claim: ...

EzinneSeptember 21, 2017

The Thread: This is the saddest love story you ever read

They say love comes along once in a lifetime, so when people are privileged to have a love like that ...

EzinneSeptember 18, 2017

The Thread: “The side chick must have receipts, a book deal and a Breakfast Club interview” | Twitter loses its mind a second time over Kevin Hart’s cheating

“It’s not worth it. It’s too risky. Why am I going to throw it all away for for?” That was ...

ToluSeptember 12, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Rahama Sadau says her ban from Kannywood is a stepping stone; Have you seen the Fifty Shades Freed teaser? | More stories

Read some of yesterday’s top entertainment stories and others that unraveled while you slept – and are certain to buzz ...

EzinneSeptember 5, 2017

The Thread: A newly wed asks Twitter’s advice on how to be a better husband. The replies are beautiful

Busy body is the curse of Nigerians. We too like to dey chook mouth for matter wey no concern us, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 3, 2017

Respect the institution of marriage, Lai Mohammed advises

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, at a wedding reception on Saturday in Ilorin, advised couples to always ...

EzinneAugust 30, 2017

The Thread: 5 tweets that capture Nigerians sentiments about the Olori’s breakup

Olori Wuraola’s marriage to the Ooni of Ife has ended. Amebos saw it coming and put everyone on notice, including ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 9, 2017

Vera Ezimora: This woman says wives should let side chicks service their husbands (and I’ve got questions!)

by Vera Ezimora Is it just me or has there been a recent influx in the number of posts/videos of ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 8, 2017

Eketi Edima Ette: Hilarious ways Nigerian mothers spin the marriage talk

by Eketi Edima Ette I swear, my family is something else. ?? One of my scheduled events was cancelled. That ...

EditorJuly 11, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Half of Americans want a law to force women to take their husband’s surname, and this is not a good thing

It almost feels like since America elected Donald Trump into their presidency, America’s men have begun to chafe at many ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 2, 2017

“The man you overlooked while you were searching for the perfect husband” 5 things we learnt from Phylicia’s article

Every single woman is on the hunt for the perfect husband. Phylicia has news: the perfect man just might not ...

Op-ed EditorJune 26, 2017

Opinion: The place of a woman in Nigerian marriages today

by Izuchukwu Okafor It’s pretty regular for people to associate the past with being more sane, more organized and essentially ...

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