Àjo (contribution/thrift) - What do you think?
There was one case of a thrift collector who demanded a video aplology before paying a contributor her due? We weighed in on the matter and talked about àjo (contribution/thrift) and investment in general. Kindly listen and tell us what you think. Don't forget to: 🔸Follow us on IG @gistarenaa 🔸Subscribe to our YouTube channel (GIST ARENA) 🔸Like 🔸Share 🔸Comment Thank you.
June 04, 2022
Family Saga - Incest
A man took to social media to claim that his son is actually his brother-in-law because his grandpa fathered him😱. Do incestuous relationships still exist in this day and age? Kindly listen and tell us what you think. Don't forget to: 🔸Follow us on IG @gistarenaa 🔸Subscribe to our YouTube channel (GIST ARENA) 🔸Like 🔸Share 🔸Comment Thank you.
May 28, 2022
Working with the Ex
Dare broke Mosun's heart and in a twist of fate, Mosun found herself in a position to assess Dare and recommend him for employment in the same organization. What should Mosun do? Kindly listen and tell us what you think in the comment section. Don't also forget to follow us on IG@gistarenaa, subscribe to our YouTube channel (GIST ARENA), like and share. Thank you🙏🏽.
February 19, 2022
Dating: Marriage or Highway
For how long should one date before taking the relationship further? Should goals and expectations be clearly spelt out right from the onset? We discussed these and more in this episode. Please listen and share your thoughts in the comment section. Don't forget to follow us on IG@gistarenaa, subscribe to our YouTube channel (GIST ARENA), like, and share. Thank you🙏🏽.
February 12, 2022
John wanted Brandon to work overtime on a holiday. Brandon was having none of that. John and Brandon's "back and forth" made it to public space with netizens debating who was right or wrong. In this episode, we sat with an HR professional to discuss office matters. We'd love to know your thoughts so kindly drop your comments and please, do not forget to follow us on IG @gistarenaa and subscribe to our YouTube channel (GIST ARENA). Also do well to like and share. Thank you🙏🏽.
February 05, 2022
Sometime ago, the story of a photographer went viral for deleting all the wedding pictures he was hired to shoot because he wasn't offered food😮. Was he right? Was he wrong? How about the couple that hired him...should they have made provision for his feeding or not? Kindly listen and tell us what you think. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram@gistarenaa, subscribe to our YouTube channel (GIST ARENA), and also like, share, and comment. Thank you.
January 28, 2022
Loans & Sharks
In recent times, a number of persons have received unsolicited messages from FinTech loan companies about known and unknown individuals who default in loan repayment. The aim of this "technique" is to enforce repayment via the instrumentation public embarrassment. Is this a right approach? Is it legal? Can FinTech companies be sued for harassment? We discussed these amd more in this episode of Gist Arena. As always, we love to read from you, so kindly drop your comments and tell us what you think. Don't also forget to like, share, follow us on IG@gistarenaa and subscribe to our YouTube channel (GIST ARENA). Thank you🙏🏽.
January 22, 2022
In many parts of Nigeria, 'bride list' is a vital aspect of the traditional wedding rites and the intending groom is expected to provide everything on the list to a T. This is sometimes tasking for the intending groom because of the financial implication of meeting the demands. In this episode, we discussed the appropriateness of bride list in this age and time. Please listen, comment, like, and share. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram@gistarenaa and subscribe to our YouTube channel (GIST ARENA). Thank you.
September 04, 2021
You Think it's Funny?
People make jokes out of anything and the evidence abounds, especially on cyberspace. However, there are weighty matters that shouldn't fall into such category, for instance, rape. In this episode, we discussed rape and attending issues. Please listen, like, comment, and share. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram @gistarenaa and subscribe to GIST ARENA on YouTube. You can also find us on other podcast platforms (Spotify, Google Podcasts, Breaker, Pocket Casts, and Radio Public). Thank you.
August 28, 2021
Birth Control: Is Vasectomy an Option?
A man had a doctor remove his wife's womb without her consent because he didn't want more children and neither of them wanted to use contraceptives. Was he right to have done that? Listen to this episode and tell us what you think. Kindly follow us on IG (@gistarenaa) and subscribe to our YouTube channel (GIST ARENA). Don't also forget to like, comment, and share. Thank you.
August 21, 2021
Social Media and Professional Life
The advent of social media has made many people's personal lives "not-so-private" as actions, thoughts, feelings, opinions, beliefs, etc are freely expressed on social media platforms. Does this have any implication for one's professional life? Kindly drop your comments and let's know what you think. Don't also forget to follow @gistarenaa on Instagram and subscribe to GIST ARENA on YouTube. Please like, comment, and share. Thank you🙏🏽.
August 14, 2021
Marriage Across Borders: Matters Arising
Due to work, study, or general search for greener pasture, some couples find themselves living apart across continents. In some cases, one partner eventually relocates to meet the partner living abroad, then...boom...trouble lands in paradise. In this episode, we discussed some matters arising from marriage across borders. Kindly drop a comment on our social media platforms (IG: @gistarenaa, YouTube: GIST ARENA) and let's know what you think. Don't also forget to follow, subscribe, like, and share. Thank you🙏🏽.
August 07, 2021
Dating A Single Parent
When it comes to dating, single parents are not left out; they also deserve to find that "special someone". However, they are usually a 'package deal' - single man/woman (+) child(ren), which may not always catch the fancy of potential love interests. Should single parents 'hide' their child(ren) from potential love interests to have a chance at finding love? Should potential love interests expect or demand such from single parents? Kindly drop a comment and tell us what you think. Don't forget to follow us on IG @gistarenaa and YouTube (GIST ARENA). Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Thank you🙏🏽.
July 31, 2021
Domestic Violence Against Men
Domestic violence (DV), a "relationship menace", is often believed to be perpetrated against women but the reality is that men are also victims of DV. What forms of DV do men experience? What factors underlie the perpetration of DV against men? How should DV be handled? Kindly drop your comment(s) and tell us what you think. Don't also forget to follow us on IG @gistarenaa and subscribe to our YouTube channel (GIST ARENA). Please like, share, comment🙏🏽.
July 24, 2021
Social Media Friendship
Social media has become a huge part of people's lives and daily experiences that it is only natural to form special bonds and friendships with people on cyberspace. On a regular basis, people forge new friendships and cultivate old ones on social media. What are the things you consider before becoming friends with someone on social media platforms? Will you feel bad if your friend doesn't do the same things you do for him/her on social media? Is that enough to break the friendship? Kindly drop your comment(s) and tell us what you think. Don't also forget to follow us on IG @gistarenaa and subscribe to our YouTube channel (GIST ARENA). Please like, share, comment🙏🏽.
July 17, 2021
Blue Therapy Review
Did you watch Blue Therapy on YouTube? Blue Therapy is a web series on Couples Therapy. It featured two couples and a therapist working through relationship issues and challenges. In this episode of Gist Arena, we shared our thoughts on the relationship dynamics of Blue Therapy couples. What are your thoughts? Kindly share with us. Please remember to follow us on Instagram@gistarenaa and subscribe to our YouTube channel (GIST ARENA). Don't also forget to like, comment, and share. Thank you🙏🏽.
July 10, 2021
Doing Business with Family and Friends
Doing business with family and friends can be dicey if not handled delicately. Do you do business with family and friends? How do you handle this relationship such that it doesn't go awry or end in premium tears? Kindly drop your comments and tell us what you think. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram @gistarenaa and subscribe to our YouTube channel (GIST ARENA). Thank you.
July 03, 2021
Joint Account: Yes or No?
Should a couple have a joint account? If they have a joint account, what happens when money from the account is misappropriated by one of them? Under what circumstances would it be okay for a woman to acquire properties without her husband's knowledge? Kindly follow and drop your comments on IG @gistarenaa. Thank you🙂.
May 02, 2021
Spicing Up Marriage: Is The Office Off Limits? (Season Finale)
Sex is an important ingredient in marriage - it binds couples together and makes marriage savory😉. How should married couples go about sexual activities - is there a recommended style, location or time? What if your partner shows up in your office🤔? Kindly follow us on instagram @gistarenaa to join the conversation and tell us what you think. Please, remember to like and share too🙏🏽. Thank you.
April 03, 2021
Lord of the Ring (2)
Proposals come with lots of excitement...of course, who wouldn't get excited at the thought of spending the rest of one's life with "bae"😘😉? What's your preference? Public? Private? And when two finally become one, is it okay to remain close friends (bestie) with someone of the opposite sex? How should one handle a possessive partner? Please follow us on Instagram @gistarenaa and kindly like, share, comment. Thank you.
March 27, 2021
Lord of the Ring (1)
Practically everyone loves romantic relationships because they are...romantic😁. How long should dating/courtship last before engagement and how long should engagement last before marriage? Speaking of dating and courtship...are they the same or are they different? Kindly follow us on Instagram @gistarenaa and drop your comments. Thank you🙏🏽.
March 20, 2021
Having in-laws around on short term or long term basis is inevitable in most marriages. How soon should in-laws/family members start visiting or living with a couple? Can a spouse call out an in-law's perceived misdemeanor? Should a relative living with a couple contribute financially to the running of the home? Kindly follow us on Instagram @gistarenaa and tell us what you think. We'd love to read from you. Thanks🙏🏽.
March 13, 2021
She Told Me To Move Out Because She Pays The Bills
A man, who's been out of job for some years, suspects his wife of infidelity because he doesn't believe that the money she's making from her "small business" is enough to pay the bills and still afford her other privileges. He confronts her with his suspicion and she tells him to leave the house. Is he right or wrong? Is she right or wrong? Kindly follow @gistarenaa on IG and tell us what you think. You may also leave a message here. Thank you🙂.
February 27, 2021
Hiring Underage Domestic Help
Many families employ the services of domestic helps, some of which are children. Is it appropriate to hire a child as domestic help/should a child be a domestic help under any circumstance? Would you hire a child as domestic help? How should domestic helps be treated? We always look forward to hearing/reading from you, so kindly follow @gistarenaa on IG and tell us what you think. You may also leave a voice message for us here. Thank you🙂.
February 20, 2021
Social Media Trends
People love being part of social media trends, particularly challenges, and that's cool. What if a significant other does not like a particular trend or challenge their partner joins/posts? Is it okay for them to ask the partner to pull down such post? Should the partner grant such request? Must partners join social media trends/challenges because their significant others want them to? We'd love to hear your thoughts on IG @gistarenaa. You may drop your comments here too. Thank you🙂.
February 13, 2021
Are Men Women's ATM?
It's no secret that traditionally, the usual expectation is that the man shoulders the financial responsibility in a romantic relationship. That's probably why, the other day, someone asked how long a lady should wait in a relationship before asking the guy for money🤔. That question received lots of interesting responses, one of which was, "...so men are ATM?" Well, we're also wondering😁 and we'd love to hear from you too so kindly drop your comments and tell us what you think. Thank you😉. Please follow us on IG @gistarenaa
February 06, 2021
Using Children as Pawns in Parental Conflict
Children are usually caught in the middle of parental conflict. Should parents use their child(ren) as tool of punishment or revenge against each another? How can parents keep their children from getting caught in the crossfire of conflict? Kindly drop your comments and let's know what you think. Thank you. PS: Please pardon the "internet connection glitches" here and there🙏🏽...we will get better🙂. Please follow us on IG @gistarenaa
January 30, 2021
Should men request DNA tests for their children? Under what circumstances should a man request such? Should DNA test be part of routine tests conducted at birth? Kindly leave a message and tell us what you think. Thank you. Kindly follow us on IG @gistarenaa
January 23, 2021
It's all about gist.
January 19, 2021