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Meghan Markle writes sentimental children’s book about sons’ relationship with their fathers inspired by Harry and Archie
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Meghan Markle writes sentimental children’s book about sons’ relationship with their fathers inspired by Harry and Archie

Meghan Markle has written a sentimental children’s book about sons’ relationships with their fathers. The Duchess of Sussex's book is titled The Bench. She says it was inspired by her husband Prince Harry’s bond with their son Archie, who turns two tomorrow, May 6. She said the 40-page book, illustrated by Pixar artist Christian Robinson, grew out of a poem she wrote for Harry a month after the birth of their son. Meghan, 39, who will also voice the audio book when it is released next month, said: "That poem became this story. "Christian layered in beautiful and ethereal watercolour illustrations that capture the warmth, joy and comfort of the relationship between fathers and sons from all walks of life. "This representation was particularly important to me and Chris...
Marriage Certificate to now Include Mothers’ Names in England and Wales
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Marriage Certificate to now Include Mothers’ Names in England and Wales

For the first time, mothers of brides and grooms in England and Wales will now be added to marriage certificates. Before now, marriage certificates only included the names of the fathers of the couple, but a change to the Marriage Act means both parents will be included. The Home Office said the move would "correct a historic anomaly". Marriages will also be recorded electronically, rather than written in a registry book, as part of the biggest changes to the system since 1837. The government said the creation of a single electronic register, which goes live on Tuesday, May 4, would speed up the process and remove the need for any details to be extracted from hard copies. The changes to the Marriage Act were made in consultation with the Church of England. The Reveren...
Nigerians Share Hilarious Experience they had Growing up with their Fathers
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Nigerians Share Hilarious Experience they had Growing up with their Fathers

A number of Twitter users have posted hilarious stories about encounters they had with their fathers. It began after a Twitter user wrote: "Fathers can legit see you on the road and act like no be them born you." This prompted Twitter users to recount such experiences they've had with their fathers. Read some of the tales shared by Twitter users below.
Moonchild Sanelly takes aim at absent fathers
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Moonchild Sanelly takes aim at absent fathers

Fans have taken to Twitter to praise Bashiri hitmaker Moonchild Sanelly, after she lambasted fathers who aren't active in their children's lives. It all began after the latest episode of Moonchild's reality TV show Moonchild Sanelly Woza where she got into a spat with her baby daddy. In a clip posted to social media that has tongues wagging, the musician got into a heated argument with some stinging blows. This led to #ThankYouSpermDonor being tweeted by those who agreed with her sentiments. Moonchild caught wind of the conversations taking place and had more to say on the topic of absent parenting. “We raise our kids to make better choices than us. But mostly to never attract partners like their dads,” wrote Moonchild. Earlier this year, Moonchild chatted with Tshisa...
Rappers, Bow Wow and Future’s baby mama, Joie Chavis says she doesn’t receive child support from them
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Rappers, Bow Wow and Future’s baby mama, Joie Chavis says she doesn’t receive child support from them

Joie Chavis took to social media to reveal that neither of her baby daddies, Future Hendrix and Bow Wow, pays her child support. In a Q&A session on her Youtube channel, Joie Chavis asked her followers to reveal their uninformed assumptions about her. While answering questions, Joie revealed she doesn't receive child support from either of her children's fathers. "Um, I don't get any child support (imitates a record scratching) - repeat that -- I don't get any child support." Joie was a background dancer for Bow Wow when he fathered her daughter, Shai Moss, 9. She also welcomed a son named Hendrix with Future in 2018. "I don't really need to ask for certain things for my kids 'cause I can do everything myself," she added I'm the video.
Twins Conceived Naturally Can Have Two Biological Fathers — Experts
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Twins Conceived Naturally Can Have Two Biological Fathers — Experts

Medical experts say that it is possible for twins conceived naturally to have two different biological fathers. The phenomenon, they say, is known as heteropaternalsuperfecundation — a phenomenon that occurs when two different males father fraternal twins. They experts say that in general, superfecundationis rare among humans but it is common in animals. The phenomenon is also referred to as double paternity, even experts warn that the incidence may be substantially higher in small selected groups of dizygotic twin maternities, such as those of women engaged in prostitution. Researchers describe superfecundation as the fertilisation of two or more ova from the same cycle by sperm from separate acts of sexual intercourse, which can lead to twin babies from two different fath...
Man in Court for Allegedly Forging Father’s Death Certificate
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Man in Court for Allegedly Forging Father’s Death Certificate

A 38-year-old telecoms engineer, Success Desmond, on Monday appeared in a Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly forging his late father’s death certificate. The police charged Desmond, who resides in Wuse 2, Abuja, with two counts of making false statement in declaration and using as genuine a forged document. The Prosecution Counsel, Fidelis Ogbobe, told the court that the complainant, Brook Solicitors, through a petition reported the matter to the office of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team on March 19. He alleged that the defendant fraudulently obtained an affidavit as the next-of-kin of his late father, Nze Desmond. Ogbobe, in addition, said that the defendant thereafter forged a death certificate of his father, which he c...
French club, Lille Offer Victor Osimhen Private Jet to Fly Back to Nigeria for his Father’s Burial
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French club, Lille Offer Victor Osimhen Private Jet to Fly Back to Nigeria for his Father’s Burial

French Ligue 1 club, Lille, have offered Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, a private jet to bring him back to Nigeria for his father’s burial rites. Osimhen announced the death of his father, Mr. Patrick Osimhen, 80, on Twitter on Sunday morning, after he died in Lagos on Saturday night following a brief illness. “RIP dad. No words to describe this feeling,” Osimhen tweeted. President Amaju Pinnick, the Nigeria Football Federation also commiserated with the former Wolfburg star and revealed that his current club have offered him a private aircraft to come back to Nigeria to be with his grieving family and probably for the burial rites. “I have spoken to Victor Osimhen and expressed the sorrow of the NFF and the entire Nigerian Football family,” Pinnick said. “His clu...
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Chinese Man Finds Out His Twin Babies Have Two Different Fathers After DNA Test

A Chinese man is left stunned after finding out that his twin babies have two fathers. The parent, who remains unidentified, made the shocking discovery after taking the newborns to undergo a DNA test as part of the standard procedure to register their births in China, a DNA analyst told reporters. The man was astounded upon receiving the test results which indicated that his wife also had sex with someone other than him, Chinese media report. Deng Yajun, the practitioner who produced the paternity report, said that the chance for such case to happen is one in 10 million. A Chinese man (not the one pictured) is left stunned as he discovered that his infant twins have two fathers, a DNA analyst who conducted the paternity test has revealed. In the file picture above, a father ...
Fathers Who Send Out Their Children As Almajiris Should Be Arrested – Emir Sanusi
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Fathers Who Send Out Their Children As Almajiris Should Be Arrested – Emir Sanusi

Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi has called for the arrest of fathers who send out their children as almajiris. Speaking at a conference organized by the Future Assured Initiative, a non-governmental organisation of First Lady Aisha Buhari, in collaboration with the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) on Thursday February 20, the Kano monarch said there is no law that backs a man to marry, have children and abandon them without living up to his responsibility to them. Emir Sanusi told men who are too poor to take care of their family, to go out themselves and beg instead of sending their children. He said; “Every day, wives are complaining about their husbands who claim their rights but abandon their responsibilities of marriage, women being divorced with their husband...
Finland To Offer Fathers 7months Paternity Leave With Pay
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Finland To Offer Fathers 7months Paternity Leave With Pay

Finland's woman-led government has today announced plans to give fathers the same amount of paid parental leave as mothers. Paternity leave for new fathers is set to be extended to nearly seven months, the same as maternity leave. The centre-left government led by Sanna Marin, the world's youngest prime minister at 34, says the 'radical reform' is intended to promote equality and boost birth rates. 'This enables better equality between parents and diversity among families,' said health minister Aino-Kaisa Pekonen. Pekonen, the health minister, said a more equal distribution of domestic roles has been shown to reduce the risk of divorce. 'Over a longer term, it also improves equality in working life and in wages by directing fathers to use a larger proportion of parental le...
You Can’t Replace a Dad, no Matter What – Toyin Lawani
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You Can’t Replace a Dad, no Matter What – Toyin Lawani

Toyin Lawani has shared her thoughts about women blocking fathers from seeing their kids, as a way of punishment when a relationship goes bad. According to the socialite and stylist, a child who grows up in a divided home ends up thinking that's how life should be. Toyin Lawani who admitted that some men are deadbeat fathers, insisted that a woman can't replace a father no matter how hard she tries. Sharing a photo of her baby daddy Lord Trigg, the stylist urged "fighting" parents to put up a united front before their kids. She wrote; A  lot of people Don’t realize the meaning of Friendship, it’s about understanding, you don’t have to jump into bed with each other, knowing you have brought a great thing to life , for the betterment and mental state of The being that didn’t beg you...
Alibaba Shades Tonto, Writes About Ladies Who Make Fathers Look Like Monsters
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Alibaba Shades Tonto, Writes About Ladies Who Make Fathers Look Like Monsters

Alibaba has dropped a shade for Tonto Dikeh, as he wrote about ladies who make fathers of their children look like monsters. The ace comedian who recounted past experiences including the marital crisis of a Nigerian career diplomat posted to East Africa, stated that women should try not to mess up the relationship the child will have with the father because they are upset. The shade post reads in part; Very often, you will see ladies who make the fathers of their children look like monsters. The said father may be the best father the child ever wished for, but, the mothers' hurt will not let the fathers have the opportunity to show the child that love. Many years ago, a certain wife of a Nigerian career diplomat, posted to East Africa, had a messy and sour marriage. It was a very...
Woman gives birth to Twins from 2 different Fathers
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Woman gives birth to Twins from 2 different Fathers

A Chinese woman has given birth to twins from 2 different fathers, an indication she had been cheating on her husband. The woman had a set of twin boys but one of the boys didn’t look like the woman’s husband. A DNA test showed that they had different DNA. This increased the husband’s suspicion and the woman was forced to admit that she cheated on her husband in a one-night stand. The story was revealed after the couple, from south-eastern Xiamen city, had to register the birth of their twin sons at the local police station early last year. In order to complete the registration, they had to produce the results of a paternity test to prove that the babies were theirs. The husband, identified only as Xiaolong, had wondered why one of his sons didn’t look like him. Upon receivi...
Chinese Woman Gives Birth To Twins From 2 Different Fathers
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Chinese Woman Gives Birth To Twins From 2 Different Fathers

A Chinese woman has given birth to twins from 2 different fathers, an indication she had been cheating on her husband. The woman had a set of twin boys but one of the boys didn't look like the woman's husband. A DNA test showed that they had different DNA. This increased the husband's suspicion and the woman was forced to admit that she cheated on her husband in a one-night stand. The story was revealed after the couple, from south-eastern Xiamen city, had to register the birth of their twin sons at the local police station early last year. In order to complete the registration, they had to produce the results of a paternity test to prove that the babies were theirs. The husband, identified only as Xiaolong, had wondered why one of his sons didn’t look like him. Upon receiv...
Gifty Slams Deadbeat Fathers in New Instagram Post
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Gifty Slams Deadbeat Fathers in New Instagram Post

Gifty in a new Instagram post, slammed deadbeat fathers as she pointed out that there is big difference between a Dad and a Father. The reality show star who also praised mothers, admonished them to keep their faith and also ‘get their heart smiling’. Gifty who slammed deadbeat fathers who are proud to take that spot even without doing anything for their kids, added that they deserve a miserable death. Read her post below; Recall that the reality show star had a brief banter with Mr 2Kay, as she shut down his claims of being the father of the baby she welcomed in United States. In an interview with Sunday Scoop, Gifty maintained that 2kay isn’t the father of her child. She said, “Tell him to post the proof (of the DNA test) on his Instagram page. I know what is happe...
I Am Sick Of Deadbeat Fathers – Toke Makinwa
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I Am Sick Of Deadbeat Fathers – Toke Makinwa

Toke Makinwa has angrily called out a 'deadbeat' father who she simply identifies as 'Bolaji'. According to her, Bolaji beat up the mother of his child, smashed her phone and threatened her despite leaving her stranded while she was pregnant. Toke has now taken up the case and issued a 24-hour ultimatum to Bolaji to 'contact her (mother of his child), buy back the phone he smashed in the process and leave her the heck alone'. Read her full piece below... I am sick of deadbeat fathers. This year I will not tolerate any poo from any man who decides to play God. If you put a woman in the family way, stand up and be counted. It’s not about not having money, the little you have is more honorable than nothing. How do you sleep well at night? I don’t care what transpired bet...
Fathers On Twitter Blast Piers Morgan After He Made Fun Of 007 Actor, Daniel Craig And Said He’s Less Of A Man For Carrying His Own Child
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Fathers On Twitter Blast Piers Morgan After He Made Fun Of 007 Actor, Daniel Craig And Said He’s Less Of A Man For Carrying His Own Child

Hundreds of fathers on Twitter are sharing photos of themselves carrying their babies after opinionated media personality Piers Morgan made fun of Daniel Craig and said he has been "emasculated" for carrying his child.   In the photo which Piers shared to mock Daniel Craig, the James Bond actor is seen carrying his child with a baby carrier while he took a walk. But Piers felt it was not manly for a man to carry a child and he called him out, writing: Oh 007.. not you as well?!!! #papoose #emasculatedBond     In reaction, fathers shared photos of themselves carrying their children and told Piers Morgan that if carrying their kids meant being emasculated then they do not mind being lesser men. Captain America actor, Chris Evas said in reply to Morgan: Yo...
Traditional Rulers Endorse Ikpeazu For Second Term
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Traditional Rulers Endorse Ikpeazu For Second Term

Abia State was in a celebratory mood on Friday, September 28, 2018, when traditional rulers from all the autonomous communities in the State gathered at the Abia State Council of Traditional Rulers Secretariat in Umuahia the state capital, to endorse the executive governor, Dr Okezie Victor Ikpeazu for a second term in office. A Cross section of the Abia State Traditional Rulers Council at the meeting Moving the motion for the endorsement, HRH Eze Uche Elekwa, the traditional ruler of Alayi in Abia North, said based on the Abia charter of equity which requires rotation of the governorship among the three political blocs of the state, it is only fair and in the interest of peace, unity and mutual trust for Abians to respect the charter. His motion which was subsequently support...
Okorocha, I Gave PDP N10m In 1998 — Ejiofor
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Okorocha, I Gave PDP N10m In 1998 — Ejiofor

A founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party, in Delta State, Chief Emma Ejiofor and his supporters, have dump the party for the ruling All progressives Congress, APC, saying the PDP has no reward system. Okorocha Addressing newsmen, yesterday Ejiofor said the first N10 million with which Solomon Lar took off as National Chairman of the party in 1998 was dropped by him (Ejiofor ) and Governor Rochas Okorocha. Saying it was a painful decision for him to leave the PDP, he lamented that the PDP has drifted drastically from the vision of the founding fathers. He alleged that those that have hijacked the party have do not reward loyalty, saying “I am taking what people termed to be hard decision which is dropping my membership of PDP and taking a progressive step of associating w...
Tonto Dikeh Joins Other Fathers For Father’s Day Football Match
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Tonto Dikeh Joins Other Fathers For Father’s Day Football Match

Nigerian actress Tonto Dikeh stood in as her son’s father, played football with other fathers during Father’s Day football match at son’s school. The actress shared a video of herself playing football in a match meant for only fathers at her son’s school. Ever since her marriage with Churchill ended, Tonto likes to stand is as both her son’s father and mother. She once dressed as a man, with beards and all, for her son’s school Father’s Day celebration. Now, she’s at it again for another Father’s Day event. Before posting the video of herself at the Fathers Day football match, she shared a picture of herself and her son preparing to go to school. She shared the picture with the caption; TODAY HAPPENS TO BE FATHERS DAY FOOTBALL MATCH IN JUICYMAN’S SCHOOL… OFF TO GO MAKE MY BOY PROUD…...

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