Who is your next of kin
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The marriage ceremonies are over. The couple steps into life as married people. What has changed? He is still the same height as before just as she still has the sonorous voice that drew him to her the night they met. The lack of any change is only on the surface; things have changed. She is now his next of kin just as he is of hers. Next of Kin is a badly abused phrase to mean the person who … Read More

When Daddy Never Comes Home
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Sometimes there isn’t a daddy that is coming home. He either doesn’t exist because the mum doesn’t know him, she was raped, or he is dead.  Life happens and rape isn’t the end of life. Not many people prepare for death and so leave the care to the surviving spouse or partner. There are many considerations that should be uppermost on the minds of parents who find themselves in these situations? Until they get married again or indeed for the … Read More

are you sure you have not been scammed?
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Land ownership is great and does not have to be cumbersome the way Omo Onile makes it. The Omo Onile scourge is worst in Lagos and Ogun States of Nigeria. Other states in Southern Nigeria have their own local parallels and I have heard of some of them, strangely, in Abuja. Who is Omo Onile? ……He is a land urchin. He sells lands that he has no right to and sometimes obtains forged documents to prove his title. Omo Onile … Read More

Off the Plan!!! To buy or not to buy?
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You must have noticed the new trend where companies are offering members of the public, landed property at instalment payment terms. It is called buying off the plan. Buying off the plan is the process where a person buys property before it is a built simply by looking at and visualizing the property from a plan. However I am writing to you about land and not necessarily a house. The points here would substantially cover both. Here is a list … Read More

THE LIVE-IN LOVER OR THE ILLEGAL WIFE?
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Mary pondered at what the future would hold and how she would manage the family Chike had before he met her, along with the family they had created over time. Chike was battling cancer and all the indications pointed to the fact that he seemed to be losing the battle. She had learnt, through the hard knocks of life that relationships are empty canvases that people build over time. She had built a solid relationship with him or so she … Read More

How to avoid making a will.
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Seriously, no one wants to think about death. We really do not have to but death is planning for us and we all know that. In my experience it seems the older some people, especially wealthy men, get the more they believe in their invincibility. You better believe that even those who are in their seventies and above feel that there is still time to sort out their matters before death comes. Well, I have bad news and have good … Read More