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These Nigerian Dads Are Pushing To Change The Narrative Of Gender Roles At The Homefront

Some Nigerian dads who play active roles in caring for their children have taken to Twitter to complain about society’s perception of their roles and how people, women especially, seem to think it’s unusual for them to be doing ‘mommy’s’

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See Mom-Of-Two, Toolz’ Advice To Fellow Women On Hiring Domestic Helps

Nigerian On-air personality and mum-of-two, Tolu Oniru -Demuren, better known as Toolz, has advised women to hire domestic helps. The OAP seemed to have drawn inspiration for her words from a comment she sighted on social media. In a screenshot

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Be ALERT: Lassa Fever Infects 83, Kills 19 In Eight States

The deadly Lassa fever disease has re-emerged in the country, causing the death of 19 people so far this year. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, while confirming that the total number of confirmed cases has risen to 83, said

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Mary Remmy Njoku’s Thoughtful Note To Men Is A Must Read

Nollywood actress and movie producer, Mary Remmy -Njoku has written an insightful note to married Nigerian men who look down on their full-time housewives. In an Instagram post she shared, the mother of three stated that women who give up

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Security Analysts Suggest Five Tips To Protect Yourself From Potentially Dangerous Domestic Helps

In Nigeria, it is a common practice to employ maids who we refer to as ‘home/house helps’. This is not wrong or bad. Home helps are employed to relieve their employers the stress of doing chores like shopping, laundry, housework,

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Want To Get Your Spouse To Do Household Chores? Avoid These Two Words According To A Family Therapist 

More Nigerian men and women are doing away with stereotypes surrounding gender roles. Modern society doesn’t frown at stay-at-home dads and working women. There is no right or wrong way to handle gender roles in marriage. Though some men now

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Experts Share Some Common Laundry Mistakes That Could Be Damaging Your Clothes, Recommend Best Practices For Washing

Laundry refers to the washing of clothing and other textiles. Doing laundry involves more than simply tossing clothes into the washing machine and pulling them out when they’re clean. It requires proper prep work, detergent measuring, and cleanup to keep fabrics (and your washer

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How Often Should You Wash Or Change Your Sheets? Laundry & Cleaning Experts Answer

Generally, washing the bed sheets is not everyone’s favourite chore! In fact, almost three fifths of us don’t change our bed sheets each week, research from cleaning firm End of Tenancy Cleaning London has revealed. Well, according to experts you should be

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Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi Stresses On Hygiene & Good Housekeeping As Lagos State Records Its First Case of Lassa Fever

Closer to home than even the ongoing worldwide health epidemic of Coronavirus is the Lassa fever. A Lassa fever outbreak has been wrecking havoc within the country for some time and has claimed the lives of dozens following its outbreak

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The Abuse Of House Helps / Domestic Staff Among Nigerian Women? Let’s Get Real!

The lid has been blown open and it’s time to have this nagging conversation bordering on domestic staff abuse in Nigeria. Too many Nigerian mums and housewives, it appears, are perfect abusers of children, teenagers, even adult domestic staff in

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A School In Spain Teaches Household Chores To Boys As Part Of Initiative To End Gender Inequality

Ironing, sewing, and cooking are basic tasks that most people learn at home. But it’s totally different when a school offers it as an additional class, so that the students, particularly boys, build values in regards to gender equality and

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Expert: Why We Should Encourage Our Men To Help With Household Chores

Husbands and wives find all sorts of ways to get on each other’s nerves. Whether it’s leaving the toilet seat up, turning the thermostat above 68, or leaving dirty dishes in the sink, at some point all those living in

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Mum, Shaketha Marion McGregor Is Now A Viral Sensation After She Hired Her Three Kids And Pays Them Salaries For Household Chores

An Atlanta based mum named ‘Shaketha Marion McGregor’ had begun recruiting her children to work in various house departments to enable them to earn income and build their credit score. According to McGregor, her children had been requesting for money,

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Man, Kayode Ani Opens A ‘Can Of Worms’ On Women, Career & House Chores | Shocking Reactions Follow

A Nigerian man, Kayode Ani has taken to Twitter to advocate for a cause on women, house keeping and career development. In a series of tweet, Ani opined that engaging in house chores puts a lid on a woman’s time

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Valid Reasons Not To Hire Minors As House Helps (Part One)

Mark Wealth As parents, there are many reasons why you would require the services of a house help. Ranging from managing a very demanding job, putting in place a support system for your kids or to requiring an extra hand

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9 Steps To Declutter Your Home (Part Two)

Mark Wealth A cluttered home makes it difficult for you to find things when you need them. It also provides many hiding places for rats and roaches and you know very well what threats these pose to your family’s health. You

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One Dead, Four Hospitalized After Housemaid, Taibat Poisoned a Family’s Pot Of Soup | Video

In a viral video on social media, a young housemaid identified as Taibat allegedly poisoned a family’s pot of soup which has left one dead and four others fighting for their lives. Taibat added insecticide into freshly made vegetable soup prepared

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10 Tips for A Better Organized & Lovely Kitchen

Eyinade Eweje Kitchens in most contemporary homes can be a real clutter magnet considering the beehive of activities it plays host to on a regular basis. The first step to putting the mess at bay is getting more organized; take

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Top Dirt & Germ Prone Areas In Your Home You Probably Aren’t Paying Attention To (Part 2)

Dolapo Marinho Continued from part 1. 6. The Toilet Brush! I literally break out in a cold sweat every time I have the misfortune of handling the toilet brush. I wish someone would just hurry up and invent a smart,

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Top Dirt & Germ Prone Areas in Your Home You Probably Aren’t Paying Attention To

Dolapo Marinho We’ve all heard the saying, “Cleanliness is close to Godliness,” right? Keeping a clean, tidy house is always high on the priority list of most families. However, the trouble is that even when we have managed to make

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Quick Tips to Make Cleaning & Maintaining Your Cooking Utensils Easier

Omon Imoisili Just like we care for our clothes, jewellery, shoes, and anything else, so on, so they’re always as good as new, caring for our cooking utensils will also make them functional for a longer period and retain their

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9 Steps To Declutter Your Home (Part One)

Mark Wealth A cluttered home makes it difficult for you to find things when you need them. It also provides many hiding places for rats and roaches and you know very well what threats these pose to your family’s health. You

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”Housemaids will Tempt Your Husband’s Libido” – Twitter User Advises Married Women

A Twitter user, Akinkunmi Ayo Deji, who is a soon-to-be married man, has taken to his handle to advice married women not hire house maids to assist in handling the house duties as they could be tempting their husband’s sex drive.

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Woman Followed Her Instinct & Sacks Housemaid… You Won’t Believe What Happens Next

This Nigerian woman who is the CEO of Sayaveth Interiors and Hotel took to her Instagram handle to expose her housemaid after she followed her instincts which led her to some shocking discovery. The lady revealed that after the girl was employed, she

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How a 14-Year-Old Housemaid Flees Home With Employee’s Toddler

The Aweda family, were thrown into utter disarray after discovering their housemaid had taken their 22-month-old daughter and left their house in Idimu. The housemaid, 14, simply referred to as Christiana, was said to have left the house with Mayowa, the

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