‘I slept with my driver just to have children for my husband’

I am not a loose woman. I am just a woman who loves her husband very much and didn’t want to lose him. I just did what I had to do to save my marriage even though I feel guilty sometimes. It was not easy but I slept with my driver so that I could give my husband a child, but instead, God gave me twins a boy and a girl. I was married to Philip for eight years. We had no child. “The worst was that I never got…

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Breaking news: ThisDay offices in Abuja and Kaduna bombed

ThisDay newspaper office in Jabi/Utako area directly opposite the Jabi Motor park in Abuja was this morning bombed. It is learnt that the huge explosion shook neighbouring building. Reports have it that the bomb blast in Thisday Abuja office was carried out by a suicide bomber who drove into the media house before detonating the bomb hence  blowing away the building ‘s roof. Mr Yushau Shuaib,  a National Emergency Management Agency spokesman said the blast “occurred inside the premises of a national newspaper,” adding that “a preliminary investigation seems to indicate that…

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Tony Elumelu’s mother kidnapped

Gunmen yesterday, April 23, kidnapped the mother of the former Group Managing Director of UBA Plc, Mr. Tony Elumelu, from her farm in Onicha-Ukwu, Delta State at about 3:00 pm. She was taken to an unknown destination. The spokesman for the Delta State Police Command, Mr. Charles Muka, confirmed the incident. Elumelu is the chairman of Heirs Holdings, an African proprietary investment firm and founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation, an Africa-based and Africanfunded not-for-profit organisation that is dedicated to the promotion and celebration of excellence in business leadership and entrepreneurship across Africa.…

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My style is comfortable and glamorous -Ibiyemi

Ibiyemi Ajakaiye is a singer and songwriter. She graduated in Economics from the University of Abuja. Simply referred to as Ibiyemi in the music industry, the Kogi-born fashionista in this chat with http://www.angeladaviesblog.blogspot.com/ says her style is glamorous and comfortable but jackets have a fascination for her. Define your style I will define my style as glamorous, comfortable. I like to be comfortable in my clothes but at the same time look glamorous. What are the kinds of clothes you love to wear? I love jackets. I am very big…

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‘Suitors reject me because I have a son’

At age 17, I was impregnated by my secondary school “sweetheart”, Charlie. When I told him about the pregnancy, he bluntly denied me in the presence of my mother. She was so disappointed that when we got home she vowed that I was going to keep the pregnancy no matter what. She, therefore, advised me not even think of committing an abortion. “Clara, you will keep this pregnancy. What we should be thinking of now is how your father will take this shameful news,” she said sharply. I just sat…

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Polygamous Jacob Zuma marries a fourth wife

Jacbo Zuma and Ms. Bongi Ngema in 2010  South Africa’s polygamous President, Jacob Zuma married his fourth wife today, Friday, April 20, 2012 marking the sixth time the 70-year-old has tied the knot. “President Jacob Zuma has today, 20 April 2012, married Ms Bongi Ngema at a traditional ceremony known as umgcagco at his home in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal,” his office said in a statement. “A wedding reception will be held this evening, and tomorrow there will be the umabo, where the bride showers the groom’s family with gifts.” The bridal…

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