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Pioneer VC Of Wesley University, Prof. Tola Badejo, Draws Lessons From His Fatherhood Experience Of 35 Years In Advice To African Fathers Who Are Gender Specific 

The pioneer Vice-Chancellor of Wesley University, Ondo, Prof. Tola Badejo, narrates his journey into fatherhood with PUNCH. The proud dad-of-four who became a first-time dad in 1985 also shares some lessons from his experience of 35 years to advice African

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After Having A Child With Sickle Cell Despite Compatibility Test, Muda Yusuf, Shares Lessons On Fatherhood | Advices Intending Couples

The Director General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dr Muda Yusuf, shares his experiences, challenges and lessons of raising children with PUNCH. From his traumatic experience and lessons learnt raising a sickle cell child despite compatibility test, he shared

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Actor, Romany Malco Opens Up About Becoming A First-Time Dad At 52

American actor, Romany Malco, is one proud dad! Earlier this week, the 52-year-old “Think Like A Man” star revealed in a lengthy and candid Instagram post that he welcomed his first child last month, son Brave, with his ‘Life partner.’ Sharing

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Raising Dysfunctional Men: Actor, Ogbolor Shares Simple Tips For Dads Who Want To Get It Right

‘Fail as a father to raise your son, you raise another failed man in the society’… Nollywood actor Uba Michael popularly known as Ogbolor has urged fathers, men in general to do better in raising kings in their sons. Taking

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How You Treat The Mother Of Your Children Has Far-reaching Outcomes For Them Study Finds

A study has revealed that how a father acts towards the mother of his children affects them long term. In an ideal world, every family will resemble something from a Hallmark card and the parents would be perfect. However, sometimes

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Proud Dad, Edosa Ogiugo On Becoming A Father And How It Evolved For Him After 20 Years

Edosa Ogiugo is the first president of the Guild of Professional Fine Artists of Nigeria. He was in office between 2008 and 2012. In an interview with PUNCH, the proud dad-of-one, narrated his experience of becoming a father, how fatherhood

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Here’s The Number One Thing To Consider Before Going For Paternity Test | Expert, Dr. Charles Umeh

Enough topical issues trended on social media, recently. One of such was a hashtag admonishing men to carry out a DNA test on every child born to them. DNA paternity tests are unraveling a lot of buried family secrets. Keeping

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Study Finds That Adolescents Who Have Involved Dads Will Likely Turn Out Better Than Their Peers

In low-income families, fathers who are engaged in their children’s lives can help to improve their mental health and behavior, according to a Rutgers University-New Brunswick study published in the journal Social Service Review. The researchers found that adolescents in low-income

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George Clooney Gets Candid About How He Wants To Raise His Toddler Twins

Veteran US actor and dad-of-twins, George Clooney may be one of the most famous actors in the world, but he has the same desires for his two toddlers as anyone else. The 59-year-old Oscar winner opened up about about his journey

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Duke Of Sussex, Prince Harry Shares How Becoming A Father “Changed Everything”

Prince Harry has re-echoed the voices of many responsible first time parents. Just like Motherhood, fatherhood is a bittersweet journey as it is characterized by the good, the bad, and the ugly.The Duke of Sesssex gets candid about how fatherhood

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Three Ways Fathers Can Deal With Their Own Trauma & Support Their Partners Following A Miscarriage 

Just of recent, in an opinion piece titled ‘The Losses We Share’ for the New York Times, Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex revealed that she suffered the loss of her unborn, second child in July (Read Here). The 39-year-old

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Elizabeth Badejo Shares 4 Simple Tips For Dads Who Want To Get It Right With Parenting

According to family and life coach, Elizabeth Badejo, a dad’s position in the family is a sensitive one that has the power to make or break his children. When you understand the impacts that your life has on your children,

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Self-Professed Introverted Dads Talk Candidly On The Hardest Part Of Parenting

Parenting can be tough for introvert parents. By nature, introverted people need more time to recharge. They tend to take in more environmental cues and thus need silence and solitude to process it or else they become overwhelmed or spent. Introverts

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What Some Nigerian Dads Wished They Knew About Pregnancy Before Their Baby Was Born

In time past, most dads often don’t know anything about pregnancy because they feel it is a journey only women should walk through. Interestingly, the reverse is the case in our generation as many dads today know a thing or

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Study Explains How Quality Playtime With Dads Help Children Develop Emotional Stability

Children whose fathers make time to play with them from a very young age may find it easier to control their behavior and emotions as they grow up, research suggests. The study, by academics at the Faculty of Education, University

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Nigerian Dads Share Their Inspiring Reflections On Fatherhood During The Coronavirus Pandemic Lockdown

When the Nigerian government announced lockdown in most states as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, little did people know that it will change them in ways they did not envisage. Many Nigerian Dads nursed the fear of losing their

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Facebook User, Ugo Abunyie, On Why Men Ought Not To Verify The Paternity Of Their Kids

A Facebook user has condemned men who carry out DNA tests to ascertain their child’s paternity. Ugo Abunyie said DNA/paternity tests are destroying marriages and asked men to stop “contesting” the paternity of the children born by their wives. According

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Worrisome Report Reveals State Where Fathers Raped Their Daughters During Lockdown

This report here is alarming, startling, sickening, shocking and hard to believe. The state in Nigeria where fathers had carnal knowledge of their daughters during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown has been revealed. A worrisome report by PUNCH METRO revealed that

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Joys Of Fatherhood: Adekunle Gold Reveals How He Felt When He Saw His Baby Girl For The Very 1st Time & It’s Very Emotional

Some days ago, entertainer, Adekunle Gold and his wife, Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye, simply known as Simi welcomed their first child together. Simi, a Nigerian singer, and songwriter shared the great news of the arrival of her baby girl, attaching a

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‘I cried when I saw my wife in labour’ – Dad-Of-5, Micheal Adeyemi Relates His Bitter-Sweet Experience As A Father & Hubby

Michael Adeyemi, Chief Press Secretary to the former Bauchi State Governor, Malam Isa Yuguda, between 2011 and 2015, has shared with PUNCH his experience as a father and loving husband. Read Excerpts Below… How would you describe fatherhood? Fatherhood is

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Celebrity Mom, Alicia Keys Shares The Letter She Wrote To ‘Divorce’ Her Dad When She Was A Teen And It’s Heartbreaking!

Alicia Keys has shared on her Instagram page, the intimate letter, filled with teenage angst she wrote to her absent father, Craig Cook, when she was just 14-years-old. The star’s dad left when she was 2 and she was raised

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TV Presenter And Actor, Yemi Shodimu Gets Candid About The Lessons, Gains & Challenges Of Fatherhood

Veteran actor and TV personality, Yemi Shodimu, in an interview with PUNCH talks about fatherhood and how it has impacted him positively. Speaking on the lessons, gains and challenges of being a father, the cool dad said fatherhood has taught

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Nigerian Dad, Adebayo Ireoluwa Pledges To Appreciate His Wife More As The COVID-19 Lockdown Opens His Eyes To Homemaking Struggles

A Nigerian dad is learning that homemaking is no mean feat and he is charging other men to appreciate their wives more. The appreciative dad, Adebayo Adetayo Ireoluwa took to Facebook to apologize to his wife after the Coronavirus lockdown

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Rapper, Eminem Tells Why Fatherhood Is His Greatest Accomplishment In Life

One of the world’s greatest rappers, Marshall Bruce Mathers aka Eminem, has shared on what family means to him, and why raising kids is his greatest achievement ever. The dad-of-three,47, opened up about how feeling worthless and ‘not good enough’

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Access Bank Group Head, Amaechi Okobi Recalls How It Went The First Time He Had A Conversation About Adultery and Gender Inequality With His Son

Father-of-two and the Group Head, Communications and External Affairs at Access Bank, Amaechi Okobi took to his Instagram to speak on gender bias as it affects men and women, but particularly women. While addressing the subject in his post, he

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