Dear MIMsters: Is This Woman I Call Mum Really My Biological Mother?

Please, how have I offended my mum? She’s used to controlling my life and still intends continuing even in my husband’s house. She kept selecting and chasing suitors away until she finally consented to my marrying my husband simply because

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Check Out Celebrity Kids’ Traditional Look As They Celebrate Independence Day At School

As Nigeria celebrates her 56th Independence anniversary tomorrow, October 1st, some celebrities have taken to social media to share stunning photos of their children, all dressed up in traditional outfits for their school’s Independence day celebration today. Psquare Peter Okoye‘s

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See How Woman Allegedly Brutalized Little Salesgirl In Lagos

A 10-year-old girl who reportedly works as a salesgirl and maid has suffered serious abuse in the hands of her employer. The woman, identified as ‘Madam Gold’, allegedly brutalized the little girl for yet-to-be disclosed reasons. According to a Facebook

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So Lovely! Lovestruck Man Celebrates Wife’s Birthday In A Special Way

A Lagos man identified simply as Dapo has taken his undying love for his wife to a very impressive length by booking a billboard space to wish her a happy birthday. The bogus message on the billboard positioned at a very

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12 Wrong Ways Some Nigerian Women Are Treating Their Husbands

So, previously, we highlighted common wrong ways some Nigerian men are treating their wives (read here). Of course, they are not the only guilty party. Like some Nigerian men, several Nigerian women are also experts at mistreating their husbands, while

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Hope For Gender Equality Bill As It Passes Second Reading

Yesterday, 29th of September, the Gender Equality Opportunity (GEO) Bill which has been suffering major setbacks since last year scaled through its second reading at the senate. Vanguard learnt that the senator representing Ekiti south‎, Abiodun Olujimi, reintroduced the bill after

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Week 3: Your Pregnancy, Week By Week

Continued from week 1 – 2. Week 3 Your Baby Fertilization has taken place – your released egg and partner’s sperm which formed a zygote during the first week has made its way into your uterus where it’s burrowing into

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‘I did not meet her as a virgin,’ Dad Says As He Admits Raping Teenage Daughter

Yesterday, Tony Ehumadu, a 49-year-old father recently caught sleeping with his 15-year-old JSS 1 daughter in their Oko-Oba home in Abule-Egba, Lagos State, spilled on how he had been defiling the teenager. According to information gathered by Vanguard, the suspect, a

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It’s A Boy! Angela Simmons Welcomes First Child With Partner, Sutton Tennyson

Joseph ‘Rev Run’ Simmons’ daughter and ‘Run’s House’ star, Angela Simmons has given birth to her first child, a baby boy, with her partner, Sutton Tennyson. The new mum announced the news via her Instagram page where she shared an adorable photo of

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FG Declares Monday, Oct. 3 As Public Holiday To Mark 56th Independence Anniversary

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, October 3 as public holiday to celebrate the country’s 56th Independence Day anniversary. The holiday was announced in a statement released on Thursday in Abuja by the Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General

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Ask An Expert: Had My First Child Despite PCOS 4 Years Ago. Why Can’t I Conceive Again?

Our team of seasoned experts answer all your questions on pregnancy, delivery, children and women’s health, sexuality education and more. Q: 6 years ago, I was diagnosed of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). Notwithstanding, I welcomed my first child without complications

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7 Tips On Recovering After A Miscarriage

Healing after a miscarriage can be quite tough, especially emotionally. However, trying all you can to recover in earnest boosts your chances of having a full-term and healthy pregnancy when you’re ready to conceive again. Find a few tips to

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CoupleGoals: Adorable Photo Of Grandma Taking A Selfie While Grandpa Styles Her Hair

The sensational photo of these aged couple has been making rounds on social media. The cute photo shows a grandma who just had a surgery on her wrist taking selfie with her phone while her hubby and help-mate does her

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Hip-hop Star, Ludacris Teaches His Kids How To Support Their Communities Through Charity

American hip-hop singer Christopher Bridges, better known by his stage name ‘Ludacris’ is one daddy who knows one or two things about teaching his kids great values. Just as September marks the official month for drawing attention to hunger in America

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Nigerian Father Charged With Causing The Death Of His Daughter Through Dangerous Driving In UK

Chizoro Barnabas Edohasim, a 46-year-old Nigerian dad living in the UK, has been charged to court for causing the death of his 9-year-old daughter, Olivia Edohasim, through dangerous driving. Manchester news reports that Olivia was involved in a horror crash in

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Dear MIMsters: How Do I Stop My Husband From Blackmailing Me With This Shameful Secret Of Mine?

I met my husband when I came back from Germany in 2000. We dated for three years and got married in year 2003. We never talked about age until we both realized the relationship was getting serious. He was the

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See Why Indian Employer Allegedly Assaulted Female Domestic Help In Lagos

An Indian man, Jay Keswani, has been nabbed by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly assaulting his wife’s domestic help, Faith Nwaneri, in Banana Island, Ikoyi area of the state. The brutal employer was apprehended on Tuesday after he allegedly

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Chinwe Kalu: Scars Being A Mother Has Left On Me

I was watching a Jessica Parker movie titled, ‘I don’t know how she does it.’ It was about an American working Mum and the struggles she had trying to balance family and work. She was working in a high profile

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New Dad, Comedian Akpororo Shares Cool Daddy-Daughter Moment

New dad, comedian Akpororo is showing us he is a cool proud dad as he shared this lovely photo of his newborn daughter strapped to him. The comedian cum gospel singer who tied the knot with his wife on November

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Singer, Bez Idakula’s Wife Shares On Son’s Birth After A Miscarriage

Bolatito, wife of popular Nigerian singer Bez Idakula in a revealing piece shared on her website Mylighthouse.com, opened up about her journey from losing a baby to welcoming their son, Joshua, in July 2016. She wrote: “On Sept 7th 2015, I

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Comedian, Jedi Announces Birth Of His First Child, A Baby Girl

Nigerian comedian, Jedi has welcomed a baby girl with his wife, Olajumoke. The pair, who got married in January this year in a star-studded ceremony, announced they welcomed a baby girl yesterday, September 28, 2016, in the US. The excited new

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‘Brad isn’t an aggressive man. Not at all’ Brad Pitt’s Ex-lover, Elizabeth, Defends Him

Following the trending divorce drama between Hollywood actor, Brad Pitt and his estranged actress wife, Angelina Jolie, an ex-girlfriend of Brad, Elizabeth Daily, has poured cold water over allegations that the 52-year-old superstar was got verbally and physically abuse with one

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‘Have the most precious birthday gift ever’ New Mum, Bimbo Thomas Gushes As She Turns A Year Older Today

Popular Nollywood actress and new mum, Bimbo Thomas is a year older today, 29th of September, 2016. In honour of her day, she took to her Instagram page to share an adorable photo of herself and her baby, Jayden Oluwatobiloba,

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Pregnant Janet Jackson Spotted For The First Time With Visible Baby Bump

A few months ago, 50-year-old singer/actress, Janet Jackson, was reported to be pregnant with her first child with husband, Wissam Al Mana (read here), and since then, she has rarely appeared in public. She was however spotted yesterday afternoon with her visible

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Dads’ Profile: Emmanuel Ekeruche On The Best Thing A Dad Can Give His Child & More

Emmanuel Ekeruche is an architect married to Adedoja and together, they have an adorable 4-year-old son, Joshua Iyinoluwa Ekeruche. He opens up on the best thing a dad can give his child and more. Best thing a dad can give

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7 Symptoms You Should Never Ignore During Pregnancy

As you try all you can to stay healthy in anticipation of baby’s arrival, here are 7 symptoms that may signal something is wrong and should have you racing to your doctor immediately for prompt evaluation and remedies. 1. Sharp

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“It has made me remember I have a gift in her.” Kalu Ikeagwu Praises Wife While Narrating His Ordeal With The Police

A few days ago, 26th of September, news broke that Nigerian actor, Kalu Ikeagwu was arrested for theft following an alleged robbery incident. Kalu, who tied the knot with his make up artiste, Ijeoma Eze in June, this year, has finally opened up

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Born Without Eyes! Devastated Mum Cries Out For A Thorough Examination Of Her New Born Baby

A devastated Chinese woman in Guangzhou, has cried out to a larger hospital in China to thoroughly examine her baby boy who was born without eyes. According to Dailymail, the eye condition known as Anophthalmia is said to affect one in

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Single Mum Who Threatened To Kill Her Baby Expresses Joy After Baby Is Taken Away From Her

A troubled and lonely Kenyan mother, Jackline Jepngetich took to her Facebook page to blame her baby for standing in her way of getting married. Threatening to kill her baby, she asked, who is going to marry a single mother like her

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”It’s a shame that our fathers and brothers are killed.” 9-Year-Old Girl Gives Emotional Speech On Racial Killings of Blacks

Following the fatal shooting of a father of 7, Keith Lamont Scott to death by an officer last week, a 9-year-old brave girl has made a desperate plea to Charlotte city council in a bid to end the deadly cop shootings

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“More respect for mothers.” Uche Nnaji Says After Witnessing Their Baby’s Delivery

Creative Director of ‘OUCH’ Fashion and Lifestyle brand Uche Nnaji and his wife, Antonia Nnaji just welcomed a baby girl in a London hospital. The fashion entrepreneur shared the good news via his Instagram by posting a photo of his wife in

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“Don’t worry, I have condoms.” Post Graduate Student Recounts Scary Encounter With Rapists

A young lady identified as Hepzibah Olokode has shared her  story of how she was able to miraculously escape from the hands of rapists who tried to ruin her life. One of the rapists even had the gut to tell her

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Dear MIMsters: How Do I Get This Overbearing Sister-In-Law Out Of My Home?

I married a very good, caring and wonderful man about a year ago and we have an 8 month old baby. I couldn’t have asked for a better husband. Right from when we started dating, he has been so good

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50 Kids Raped Within The Past Four Months In Plateau State

According to a shocking data disclosed by Plateau State Government, about 50 children of all sexes have been raped in the state in the past four months, DailyTrust reports. The reports also reveals that there has been a surge in

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13 Wrong Ways In Which Nigerian Men Are Treating Their Wives

I was at the saloon recently and cringed as some women took turns revealing latest irritating/mean treatments meted out to them by their ‘darling’ husbands. United by their marital ordeals, they seemed to form an instant fellowship. ‘What can I

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“Wife of the Year.” Kenneth Okonkwo Awards Wife, Ifeoma After Claiming ‘Actor of the Year Award’

Nollywood actor, Kenneth Okonkwo who welcomed his first child, Isaac with his adorable wife, Ifeoma Okonkwo, after nine years of marriage recently won ‘Actor of the year 2016’ at the Peace Achievers Award. The actor dedicated the award to his lovely wife and

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Week 2: Your Baby’s First Year, Week By Week

Continued from week 1. Week 2 Like the first week, you are still battling a variety of emotions, dealing with postpartum and breastfeeding issues while trying to adapt to the changes and extra responsibilities of bringing your bundle of joy

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“They Removed My Wife’s Womb & Destroyed Her Bladder.” Pastor Accuses Hospital After Child Birth

The management of Ilogbo Central Hospital in the Ajangbadi area of Lagos State have been accused by Chinedu Rockson, a pastor of a Pentecostal ministry, of removing his wife’s womb and damaging her bladder during childbirth. The pastor also accused the hospital of

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Ooni Of Ife’s Queen, Wuraola Ogunwusi’s Message To Nigerians Going Through Hard Times Might Brighten Your Day

Yesterday, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi‘s queen, Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi, shared this message to encourage and motivate Nigerians going through the current economic recession and it will surely make your day. She took to her page and wrote: ”My fellow Nigerians,

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“I Went Stealing And I Got Caught” Singer, Small Doctor, Reveals In An Emotional Note To Son On His Birthday

Popular singer, Small Doctor celebrated his son, Abdul-Sodeeq Temitopeoluwa Alao‘s birthday yesterday September 27, 2016. In a very emotional post, the crooner took to Instagram to recount how he went to steal so that he and his son could eat but was

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3 Times More: Popular Makeup Artiste, Bimpe Onakoya Welcomes A Set Of Triplets

Top professional makeup artist Bimpe Onakoya and her husband have welcomed triplets after many years of childlessness. The elated new mum announced the good news via her Facebook wall by sharing a photo of her bundles of joy. Congratulations to her!

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Top Dos & Don’ts For A Healthy Pregnancy

There’s no more critical time to take your health seriously than during pregnancy as its successful completion is largely influenced by how healthy the lifestyle choices you make are. Find a list of top dos and don’ts to use as 

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Hollywood Actress Viola Davis Shares Personal Experiences Of Sexual Assault

Hollywood actress, Viola Davis has shared her personal stories of sexual assault during a powerful speech at Rape Foundation Event on Sunday. The 51-year-old mum of one’s own experiences with sexual assault led her to become an advocate for the Foundation.

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Incredible! Meet The Grandma Who Is A Secondary School Student In Kaduna State

An aged woman known as Mrs Helen Odeba is causing a stir online after she was found to have enrolled in secondary school and she is in fact a Senior Secondary II, SS 2 student in Kaduna State. The grandma’s inspiring story was

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Father Of 2 Sparks Uproar After Posting A Video Of Him Eating Wife’s Placenta

A 32-year-old father of two identified as Ross Watson, has sparked outrage online after posting a video of himself eating his wife’s placenta as part of his breakfast, just a week after his son was delivered. He even added pepper and

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Nigerian Doctor Suspended In Canada For Making Sexual Comments While To Female Patients

A Nigerian doctor, Adekunle Williams Owolabi has been suspended for 6 months, by a disciplinary tribunal in Labrador West, Canada after he was found guilty of professional misconduct. He was found guilty on Monday of all four counts of professional misconduct

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Dear MIMsters: Tired Of Enduring This Horrible Marriage But Can I Quit Considering This?

I’m 28 years old student and have been married for 11 years with 4 kids. The problem however is that anytime my husband and I have any misunderstanding, he beats me. There was a time he beat me up and

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How To Help Your Children Find Their Identity

Ololade Hector-Fowobaje A major task confronting pre-teens and teens is to develop a sense of individual identity; to find answers to the questions, ‘Who am I?’ and ‘Where am I going?’ The search for personal identity involves deciding what is

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“Why I Sacrificed My Career For My Family.” Actress Opeyemi Aiyeola Opens Up As Son Turns 5

Famous Yoruba actress and super mum of two, Opeyemi Aiyeola is celebrating her second son, David Oluwasemilore who turns 5 today, 27th of September. Full of excitement, the doting mum took to her page to share photos of the celebrant

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Bishop David Oyedepo’s Wife and Son Celebrate Him On Social Media As He Turns 62 Today

The founder and presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church, a.k.a ‘Winners Chapel’, David Olaniyi Oyedepo is celebrating his 62nd birthday today, 27th of September. In honor of his day, his first son, David Oyedepo Jnr took to social media to

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Remember Him? This is Baby Musa Who Was Abused And Mutilated By His Step Moms In Kano

Remember baby Musa, the 2-year-old boy who was abused and mutilated by his step mothers ( read here) who broke his legs broken and slit his tongue earlier this year in Kano?  He is now in perfect condition and has resumed

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Rob Kardashian Slams Family For Not Inviting Pregnant Fiancee, Chyna, To Baby Shower Organized For Him

The only male in the Kardashian family, Rob, who is starting his own family with his pregnant fiancee, Blac Chyna, has recently been reconnecting with his famous family as he prepares to welcome his first child. However, on Monday night, the 29-year-old reality star

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Couple Goals! Comedian Bovi’s Pregnant Wife, Kris, Throws Him Surprise Birthday Party In Lagos From US

Over the weekend, ace comedian, Bovi and his daughter, Elena, turned 37 and 3 respectively. In celebrating their day, his heavily pregnant wife, Kris Asimonye Ugboma who is currently in the US to give birth, threw him a surprise birthday party that

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Watch! Dance Queen, Kaffy And Her Kids Show Off Their Amazing Dancing Skills

Top Nigerian dancer and choreographer, Kafayat Oluwatoyin ‘Kaffy’ Ameh‘s two little kids, Sean and Eliana are becoming dance stars gradually, just like their mum. The 36-year-old dance queen and her kids where spotted in a video shared by her hubby, Joseph

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Nanny To The Rescue: How Do I Make My Baby Take Her Drugs With Less Fuss?

Our in-house nanny answers your baby, toddler and preschooler questions… Q: My 8-month-old baby is a bit sickly and it’s so tough giving her any medicine, except some of her multivitamins. Any helpful tips I can apply? This is usual

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BABY RECIPE: First Spaghetti

By Faustine Christensen Here’s another yummy recipe to excite your baby’s taste buds. Appropriate from 12 months. Ingredients 3 large tomatoes (blended) 150 g minced meat (cooked until really soft) 1 large onion (chopped) 2 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic

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Divorce Saga: New Claims Reveal That Angelina Jolie Has Blocked Estranged Hubby, Brad Pitt’s Calls

41-year-old famous actress Angelina Jolie made headlines last week when she filed for divorce from Brad Pitt after two years of marriage, ending their 12-year relationship. According to new claims, Jolie has blocked Pitt’s phone number. She is said to have chosen

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Singer Lami Philips Shares First Post-Partum Photo Since Delivery

Popular Nigerian singer, Lami Phillips, who welcomed her second daughter few weeks ago has shared her first photo since the delivery via her Instagram page today. She accompanied the postpartum photo with a candid caption about not having to keep

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Beautiful Photos Of Nigerian Singer Muma Gee And Her Bundles Of Joy

Nollywood actor Prince Eke shared an adorable photo of his happy family, his singer wife, Muma Gee, her little baby and their grown twins. “To aspire for success, you must first recognise the possibility of failure….#GLADIATORS #AwesomeGod #OKWULUOKA #HappyFamily,” he captioned

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Dear MIMsters: Help! I Can’t Eat Anything Except Fruits & Vegetables!

I am a single lady in her late thirties but grew up with an aversion for food. I hate to eat virtually all foods. From childhood, I hated milk and milk products, and still do. As a matter of fact,

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