The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has moved to reiterate strongly its stand on its reported working relationship with the Chairman of Lagos State Parks Management Committee, Musiliu Akinsanya (MC Oluomo) ahead of the general election.
The clearest indication yet as to why politics in Nigeria is generally regarded as corrupt and many more may have been revealed if the words of a Chief of the Electoral College Nigeria are to be believed.
Comments made recently by the Association of Resident Doctors in Nigeria (NARD) in a seeming explanation for the huge migration of doctors outside the country have been further backed by a Public Health Chief.
Following the conclusion of the mid-term elections in the United States of America, the country now hopes for credible elections in Africa's most populous nation come 2023.
It is not a sine qua non for landlords to issue a quit notice to tenants before they can evict them from their property.
One of the world's biggest problems today is the battle to keep the high rate of depression cases and suicide ideation under control .
If there is one thing Lagos is known for and easily identified with, it is its big and renowned markets.
The primary objective of rallies in the build up to elections in Nigeria appears to have been defeated.
Nigeria's ranking by the global Terrorism Research/Analysis Organization as the second most terrorised nation in the world after Iraq may not be a true reflection of things globally, but its unending fight to combat insecurity leaves precious little in the way of defence to that report.
The reason(s) why former governors in Nigeria are eager to become senators may not be far fetched to the average Nigerian, but one particular answer could easily pass for a general consensus.
It is hard to say throughout the course of your life until now, you haven't been faced with the one pickle that is pretty much synonymous with the city of Lagos.
Popular musician Aituaje Iruobe, well known as Waje, is adamant the current state of the nation will lead to a renewed effort from the populace to alternate/effect the future of the country starting in 2023.
Driving a car knackered or damaged by bad roads is not an excuse readily accepted by officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC).
Arguably one of the big challenges for parents is equipping their children with the needed information on sex education.
What really makes this city special?
Ever heard someone say, "I didn't lie to you, but I just didn't say the truth either"?
Truth be told, one of life's biggest goals for almost every human is the complete life.
Ever had to choose between two things that you think you love dearly?
Conflicts are a part of everyday life. We don't want to live life with them, but we can't live life without them.
You would think the knowledge of the truth is easy to deal with, after all, even the Holy Bible says it - the truth - shall set you free.
"The glory of my name increases my shame. Less known by mortals, I could better escape their eyes."
What would you do if you had to choose between family and family?
I can bet my bottom naira that the scenario I am about to paint is synonymous with all seven billion people in the world. Well, maybe not all.
"Sometimes we try to project ourselves on our children, and we don't see the repercussion of the disrespect we show to them."
Reactions continue to trail Will Smith's slapping of comedian, Chris Rock at the Oscars.
Everything assumes a different meaning in the 21st century, so they say, and marriages are no exception.
Life really is hard, and it gets even harder without the love and support of family I dare say.
Startling, if not bizarre events at the Oscar Awards Ceremony on Sunday continue to dominate headlines across the globe.
The task of making a decision has almost always never been an easy thing to do, especially when the choice(s) made affects others.
How far would you go to displease yourself just to satisfy your family?
The impact of social media, especially on teenagers, has once again been highlighted.
Suicide ideation is on the rise, especially in Nigeria recently. The reason for this ranges from bullying to economic hardship, barbaric cultural rights and depression too.
From "men are not supposed to cry" to "women are not meant to be tough", these "social constructs" have become cliché.
In the wake of mounting negative societal vices, the need for better relationships between families and their communities - which consists of other families - has once again been highlighted.
You can't deny the fact that in this part of the world especially Nigeria, you don't just get married to your partner, you marry their entire family too, literally.
Love is a beautiful thing. It is a force that pulls down barriers, builds bridges and ultimately unites people, even rivals.
A popular definition of culture is that it is the way of life of a group of people. It is what defines them and makes them unique.
Business Development Coach, Ezekiel Solesi says "If you are not helping your business or organization make money, save money or improve the quality of the product, service or brand, then you should be fired."
Love... the most powerful emotion they say. A feeling that leaves you breathless and captivated, it takes control of you and leaves you anything but the same.
So picture this: you wake up one fine morning after a good or not so good night rest following a hectic day at work the previous day, and while getting set for the day's usually busy routine, your three-year-old son walks up to you in the kitchen and says; "Chidnma, where is my back pack? I am late for school."
As online money loan apps/agencies continue to rise, it goes without saying that the strategies by some of these loan agencies in getting back their monies from defaulters is anything but appropriate.
There is no doubt that the advent of technology and social media has been of significant benefit to mankind, but has it come at the cost of relationships and family bonding?
Family, they say, is sacred and the most important thing in the world. However, what is the worst you can do to a family member who caused you pain?
It is not uncommon for couples to live together before getting married, but has that altered the original concept of marriage over time?
According to a recent report by the Economic Intelligence Unit, the city of Lagos is the second worst city in the world to live in, ranking 139th of 140 cities. Shocking, right?
It is often emphasized on in this part of the world that 'you don't just marry your husband or wife alone, you marry his/her entire family'. Hence, you must also try to please them as you would your spouse.
The factors that unite Nigeria and Cameroon are way more than those that try to bring differences between both nations. This is according to Mrs. Manga Bessem, Cameroon Consul General.
It is often said that discipline is a mode of correction, and that sparing the rod will spoil the child, according to the Holy Book. However, when does trying to enforce discipline on a child become an abuse on him/her?
It's quite puzzling how the sweet, romantic "I do" suddenly turns into a nasty, ill-tempered "I don't" in marriages. Certainly not the fairytale many envisaged most times, but what to do?
It is often said that one's family name and background is the key to open doors and ultimately future success. However, how sustainable is that success?
The glory of the African woman has once again been emphasized.
As inquests into the death of 12-year-old Dowen College student Sylvester Oromoni continue, the role of parents and teachers especially, in aiding and preventing bullying has been highlighted.
Truth be told, we have all at some point found ourselves in this position, and that is; looking for a means to discharge our guest.
The year 2021 may be near its end, but that hasn’t stopped advancement in technology and innovation from reaching new heights. To that end, enthusiasts in the field of science and technology are excited about what lies ahead in 2022 and beyond.
Do you know that just by having electric power around you puts you in danger of electrocution?
As the debate over the strictness/flexibility of family values continues, the enforcement of these values itself has been highlighted by parents who have had their say on the matter.
The strength and bond of a family can pretty much be said to be embedded in its values and principles. It is not just what knits them together as individuals, it is also what sets them apart from other families
The most important thing in the world is family and love. This is according to John Wooden. However, how far is one supposed to go to protect their family?
It is not uncommon for people to mistake one thing with similar characteristics, for another, but the need to put daylight between two very important issues - Sadness and Depression- has been emphasized by Certified Mental Health Counsellor, Olaiwola Abiola.
According to the American Psychiatric Association, Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. It causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities you once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can decrease your ability to function at work and at home.
The Central Bank of Nigeria will not take responsibility for cyber security issues with the E-Naira. This revelation was made by Tech Reviewer Fisayo Fosudo on the Techie Talk segment of Whaats Up Lagos with the Tekes.
Beautification, scarification, or identification; the purpose of tribal marks remains diverse. However, there are also reservations as to the need, especially in these modern times.
The E-Naira, introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria is still dominating conversation on the country’s financial space.
There is no doubt that the left hand is shrouded in controversy. It is often regarded as the ‘weaker hand’ and also seen as the one associated with disrespect in some African culture.
According to Good Spa Guide, massage is a treatment that uses different kinds of physical contact to relax, revive and heal the body. It is used to treat a wide range of emotional and physical health problems and is one of the most popular treatments on a spa menu.
They say a family that plays together stays together, but has that changed over time because of the internet age?
Spirituality, prophecies and common sense, where to draw the line?
Parenting they say is both bliss and a burden, and in the words of American Singer Faith Hills, ‘A baby changes everything.” Guess that line best explains the inspiration for The Tekes on today’s Family Talk segment of Whats Up Lagos.
Developmental Psychologist, Dr Ruth Goma has faulted parents and caregivers who raise children based on gender.
Today’s episode of Family Clinic with the Tekes’ is a reminder of Tony Tetuila's classic, “Two Women”.
These things should be taught in school.
If you grew up in a typical Nigerian family, chances are a lot of things were never discussed in front of you as a kid.
Which is most important to you?
A 5-year-old boy tells his father.
Liza is facing a dilemma.
Every human is special.
Sting Men Association is so last year. Welcome to the new school; The Mumu Men Association (MMA).
The ancestors just rolled in their graves at the topic above, along with a few village elders on this side of life.
Nothing had “trended” in Nigeria in the past 100 days.
Depending on who you ask, there are various factors to consider when it is time to choose a life partner.
Radio host Collins Teke shares a very personal story.
This caller is worried her past will disrupt her life as she prepares to get married.
Worries amidst Delta variant.
Emotional abuse in families and relationships.
Imagine spending loads of money to adopt a child and it all comes to nothing.
How much private information do you give out unconsciously when you download an app or fill a form online?
Nigerian rapper Olanrewaju Ogunmefun, popularly known as Vector, says he does not care about streaming numbers as much as he cares about making an impact with his song.
Ever wondered what living in a haunted house feels like?
House hunting in Lagos is not for the faint of heart.
What is a man to do when his wife says no to sex?
One very popular stereotype is that short people are angrier than tall people.
Have you ever wondered why people cheat? Well, according to Clinical Counsellor, Dr. Tolulope Oko-Igaire, “people cheat because they want to.”
Being in a relationship means you are open to both positive and negative emotions associated with the human experience.
“What is on the moon that you’ve not seen, what is about the honey that you have not tasted?” Malik asked on Nigeria Info’s Whaatsup Lagos with the Tekes.
You just told your colleague you need a break from work and are thinking of going on a vacation. You log on to your computer and the first ad that pops up is of a travel company offering a special discount on a trip to the Caribbean. Coincidence?
Is there an ideal age for children to start school, or should it differ from child to child? That was the discussion on Nigeria Info’s Whaatsup Lagos with the Tekes. There was no consensus but a few callers shared pointers that parents might want to look out for before sending their wards off to school.
It is a painful thing to get scammed by an internet fraudster but have you ever outsmarted one? The feeling is priceless.
Sexual abuse data suggests that victims more often than not, know their abusers.
Ever had that awkward midnight conversation with your partner? You know the one where the missus wakes you up at 2am in the dead of the night and says: we need to talk. No man wants to have that but we all eventually do.
Arranged marriages are evident in many cultures across the world though its practice is becoming less popular these days. We sampled the opinion of callers on Whaatsup Lagos with the Tekes and we got a couple of interesting responses, here are some:
Today on the Family Clinic, Matthew is the 'patient' Collins and Andrea Teke are trying to help. He says he is married to a fighter but can't leave her because they have a set of beautiful twins. What do you suggest he does?
Technology no doubt has impacted the way we live and the course of history. But if you were asked what technological innovation has been most impactful in your life, would you say?
Is it possible that in the billions of people on planet earth, just one person is made for you? And if this is true, how do you identify that one person or should I say, your soulmate?
Callers on Nigeria Info's What's Up Lagos share their opinion on single-sex and mixed schools.
Every now and then, the question about having single friends while being married pops up. But should getting married change your friendships and other relationships?
What do you do when you cannot get over a teenage crush after marriage and with two kids?
Even though humans get older as the days go by, getting old still scares most people. Four callers on Whaatsup Lagos talk about getting old and caring for older people.
Family is the basic unit of society and generally the support structure for a lot of people but sometimes that support structure can unintentionally wreak havoc.
I am married with kids but I cannot get over my teenage love after 20 years
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