When he says ‘I am outta here’
with No Comments

Amanda couldn’t believe what she was hearing. How could Greg be asking her for a divorce when all these years she had tolerated his bad behaviour? He was leaving her for the mother of his child, the one whose adultery Amanda had tolerated for the last 5 years. Unbeknownst to her he had continued seeing the lady and now Greg was saying he needed to be with her, given that their third child was on the way. She felt like … Read More

Do you really need a lawyer??
with No Comments

[bctt tweet=”Do you really need a lawyer? In many cases, you may be able to solve your problem without a lawyer’s help…… “]If a company has wronged you, see if it has a customer service department before engaging a lawyer If a regulated industry (like a bank or insurance company) has wronged you, there is usually an agency in charge of watching that industry that you can contact. It’s also time we start establishing community groups which might also be … Read More

Communication is key
with No Comments

As Adewale rolled over in their bed, his legs touched those of Ibifunke, waking him up. She did not stir. He opened his eyes and the adrenalin rushed to his groin. A quick glance at the clock beside her told him it was 4am. 4am on a saturday, a workfree day. He rolled back, shut his eyes to get back to sleep but his senses suddenly took a trip down between his legs. All of them were meeting there that … Read More

Desertion – Can be constructive
with No Comments

‘I hereby pronounce a decree nisi, dissolving the marriage celebrated on 4th December 2018, between Charles Abayomi Onilenla and Nkiru Amaka Chukwu at the Nsukka Marriage Registry. This decree shall become absolute three months from today, unless there are extenuating circumstances that prevent it. This shall be my judgement……………………………………..’ Nkiru was in a daze, she heard the words ring out as if from afar. More was said about the children and about the access to them during holidays especially. Abayo … Read More

Uncle, I am diligent o ……thanks for rewarding me.
with No Comments

This story is dedicated to being diligent at whatever you set out to do. My mum comes from two very large families and so there is no way I know all my relatives. It is work enough keeping up with those I know. I was engaged by UBA to recover a number of debts owed to them and somehow most debtors always felt they could get away with owing; the attitude was that bank money belonged to the commonwealth. Banks … Read More

My First Day In Court Unsupervised
with No Comments

I remember the day I was called to the Bar, my late father, bless his soul, was so excited, probably more excited than me. One of my grand aunties had reached our house as early as 8am, even though the ceremony was not till 4pm and she did not have an entry card. I recall that I woke up with butterflies in my stomach, excited that I would get a chance to wear that wig and gown my mother bought … Read More