RELATIONSHIPS

THE LISTENING FATHER: The Role of A Father in The Life of His Daughter

Last week, I  had the honor of interacting with some fathers and their daughters at the US Consulate Lagos. This event was organized by the The Girls Aide initiative, founded by Dr. Abosede Lewu. The objectives for the event as communicated by the organizers were: Setting a tone for conversations between fathers and daughters. Educate 

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OSCAR PISTORIUS – A VICTIM OF HIS PAST AND LIFE

Oscar Pistorius, the embattled South African sprint runner and Olympic athlete who has been involved in what can be termed the world’s most televised trial of the 21st century, appeared at North Gauteng High Court this morning after a three-and-a-half year legal battle. Oscar Pistorius repeatedly shot his 29-year-old model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, after she barricaded herself 

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FATHER’S DAY – Ten key Responsibilities For Every Father

Happy Father’s Day! On this day, I want us as fathers and aspiring fathers to meditate on some truths.  Our Model or standard of fatherhood is God the Father. His greatest fatherhood tool is – LOVE. LOVE Drives God the Father to GIVE! “Behold what manner of LOVE that the father has given unto us, that we 

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MIND THE GAP : Practical Tips to Build Friendship in Your Relationship.

Still on our Mind The GAP relationship series on Friendship as one of the pillars to build strong and harmonious relationships on. “Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.” ―Oscar Wilde Here are some practical tips to build friendship in your 

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RELATIONSHIP & THE SCISSORS PRINCIPLES : The Importance of Synergy

Today, we discuss Principle No 5 from the scissors – Synergy. Synergy is the key to the effectiveness of a pair of scissors – the two parts must come together and work together before anything can be cut. Without this synergy no cut will happen. No matter how sharp and beautiful each part is, to 

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RELATIONSHIP & THE SCISSORS PRINCIPLES: Understanding Strengths and Weaknesses

We continue with our lessons on Relationship Principles from the Scissors. Today, I want us to look at relationship Principle No 4  – understanding your strengths and weaknesses as a couple or team. Every pair of scissors has a sharp part and a dull part. The front or the face is sharp while the back is 

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MIND THE GAP X: Divorce or Death?

Here is another traumatic story from our Mind the GAP X Series. The story of Akolade Arowolo is one of the well-known stories in Nigeria.  He was a former Youth Pastor who killed his wife in 2011, and is now serving a death sentence in Prison in Nigeria. His wife had complained regularly to everyone that 

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MIND THE GAP X : Help, Our Husbands Are Gay!

It has been a great time sharing these stories and reading your views on issues  happening in our society today. Please remember that the aim of Mind The Gap X Series is to build us as individuals, our relationships, marriages, home and consequently, the society.  Here are more stories on sexuality and sex. A woman 

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