Author: theonehabitat

EPISODE 010: IS HE THE ONE?

Tammy let out a deep breath then started narrating her story: “I am based in Jos, the Plateau state capital. A while ago, I had to attend a programme in church (name of church withheld) in Lagos state, where I met Mike.” “Mike, is a good looking dude plus it didn’t hurt that he was […]

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EPISODE 009: WHY ALL THIS?

Michael has struggled with expressing himself, especially since he lost his only confidante; his mum! This happened a few years ago but, it still hurts. Michael’s dad on the other hand had practically abandoned them way before his wife (Michael’s mother) died, so they were hardly in speaking terms. Gnerally, Michael feels no one cares […]

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EPISODE 007: SECOND WIFE

Edo based wife and mother of two (four (4) year old and six (6) month old), Bola is feeling lonely and neglected by her husband. She happens to be a second wife and feels she’s not getting enough attention. One fateful day, she found herself stranded along the road and an “angel,” in the form […]

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EPISODE 006: THE GENIUS

“Fear of the unknown” is a state of mind crippling the world today and our young ones are not left out. David, a 300 level Law student, is very keen about his studies and wants to be a first-class graduate. Having spent three years in school, with two years left, he had a drop in […]

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EPISODE 005: BLEEDING HEART

“Hello!” Her voice was soft but strained, it was obvious she had been crying. “Hi Laitu! This is The1Habitat, you booked a call with us for this time?” “Yes!… I did.” She said her voice cracking. “You don’t sound too good Laitu, what’s wrong?” “I’m not fine, I feel terrible…; my relationship is far from […]

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EPISODE 004: THE TRAVAIL

27 year-old Chinasa lives with her single mother. She is the third child, having two younger brothers and two elder sisters who are married. She is currently in a place of despair… She said, in her words: “For my age, I am deeply worried because I seem to have no idea what to do with […]

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EPISODE 003: CROSSROADS

“My name is Halima I’ve been suffering from depression, or rather let me call it dejection.” “I was taken from my parents at the age of two (2) to live with my aunt who resided in Gombe state at the time. My aunt didn’t treat me well, she married me off at the age of […]

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EPISODE 001: THE INTRODUCTION

What is THE ONE HABITAT about? She is a Non-profit/Non-governmental organization registered in Nigeria with the primary aim to provide a listening ear to those in need of someone to talk with, without any form of being judged, prejudice or condemnation. That is why it is mostly done through phone conversations and the services are […]

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EPISODE 002: KATAKATA

I was totally unaware of all the noise filtering through my window from the streets of Kano, fully focused on the phone call I had been anticipating all day. “Hello!” I said “Hello Tunde!” The lady on the other side of the line replied “I am calling from The1Habitat. You booked a call for this […]

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