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Nigerian Men Answer The Question “Should Married Women Buy Properties In Their Husband’s Name Or Theirs?”

   

Nigerian men seem to be aware that the Nigerian culture, especially in the area of marriage does not favour women as much as the men. It is even sad to note that women are the first suspect when they lose their husbands.

So, asides from the accusations from their husband’s family members, they also get to lose the properties they worked hard together to get with their late husbands.

Nigerian media company, Daily Trust asked a question on twitter about if married women should buy properties in their husband’s names and it sparked a conversation that revealed that the life of a widow is harder than imagined.

According to a lot of people, it is better that a married woman buys properties in her own name. According to these people, she can be kicked out of her marriage and her property becomes her husband’s or she can also lose her husband suddenly and her property is forcefully taken away from her by her husband’s family.

Infact, a twitter user, @THATPHCBoy shared some tips on how women, who suddenly lost their husbands can secure their properties before their husband’s family comes calling for them. According to him, women need to protect themselves as the culture of the land already supports the men.

Some men also shared stories, advising women to be smarter about this issue.

 

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88 Comments

88 Comments

  1. Violet Achafu Okonkwo

    Violet Achafu Okonkwo

    April 23, 2019 at 9:33 am

    Women! Be wise.

  2. Ugochukwu Jp

    Ugochukwu Jp

    April 23, 2019 at 9:38 am

    the name on the properties should read ‘MR & MRS’……….,

    • Gladys Izediunor

      Gladys Izediunor

      April 23, 2019 at 9:45 am

      Ugochukwu Jp no sir
      Mr Segun Obalende & Mrs Toni Obalende.
      Anybody can be Mr & Mrs Obalende

    • Ugochukwu Jp

      Ugochukwu Jp

      April 23, 2019 at 9:52 am

      @gladys ,is mr&Mrs obalende with your national id the show my dear

    • Chinenye Emmanuella

      Chinenye Emmanuella

      April 23, 2019 at 9:55 am

      It should be Mr &Mrs. Kenneth joy olu.

    • Gladys Izediunor

      Gladys Izediunor

      April 23, 2019 at 9:57 am

      Someone lost her properties to her husband because she used Mr & Mrs , because her husband brought another woman and claimed that that new wife is Mrs. and because she had no other proof on it, not even a maiden name, she lost everything, even the court couldn’t help. .
      My fellow women use your heads

    • Ugochukwu Jp

      Ugochukwu Jp

      April 23, 2019 at 10:06 am

      @gladys you are on point ,but as we live things are new everyday ,women also should always seek advise of a lawyer

    • Duruvwe Erhuvwu Blessing

      Duruvwe Erhuvwu Blessing

      April 23, 2019 at 10:18 am

      My sister,Mr & Mrs doesn’t count in court,write your full names including your maiden name.any body can claime the Mrs.we were told during our marriage counseling.

    • Ugochukwu Jp

      Ugochukwu Jp

      April 23, 2019 at 10:23 am

      @blessing can you give us example , now you want to buy a car tell us how the name will be written

    • Arewaoluwa Adejumoke A-Johnson

      Arewaoluwa Adejumoke A-Johnson

      April 23, 2019 at 10:30 am

      Ugochukwu Jp buying car is diff sir. You can decide to gift out the car tomorrow. But when it comes to properties like houses,lands, investment. You are advised to write out your name in full.MR TONY OBI AND MRS JOY OBI(UGO). Not just Mr and Mrs Obi. Anybody can be Mrs obi

    • Kofoworola-Akinbohun Olubunmi Gladys

      Kofoworola-Akinbohun Olubunmi Gladys

      April 23, 2019 at 10:35 am

      Duruvwe Erhuvwu Blessing on point

    • Janet Uyamasi

      Janet Uyamasi

      April 23, 2019 at 10:37 am

      Arewaoluwa Adejumoke A-Johnson thank you..pls tell dem

    • Ugochukwu Jp

      Ugochukwu Jp

      April 23, 2019 at 10:38 am

      @adejumoke what you are try to say is anything you (wife)are buy for your family is joint venture not a contribution to the well being of the family

    • Ugochukwu Jp

      Ugochukwu Jp

      April 23, 2019 at 10:47 am

      @adejumoke who told u that you cant give out house n land , the are cars that are more expensive , our pray today let love reign in our marriage n famiies there will be no fear

    • Gladys Izediunor

      Gladys Izediunor

      April 23, 2019 at 11:08 am

      Ugochukwu Jp exactly my brother, if there is love all these wouldn’t have been necessary, just that nowadays some men are becoming wicked in dealing with women

    • Marixa Tilla

      Marixa Tilla

      April 23, 2019 at 11:16 am

      Never use Mr Mrs it’s just a title anyone can buy a title

    • Marixa Tilla

      Marixa Tilla

      April 23, 2019 at 11:17 am

      How can I love this post over again…u said all

    • Lucy Jones

      Lucy Jones

      April 23, 2019 at 11:24 am

      My own will simply be Mrs. Lucy nwachinjaranma okoro. Case close.

    • Ugochukwu Jp

      Ugochukwu Jp

      April 23, 2019 at 11:25 am

      @lucy you are funny

    • Monale Gift

      Monale Gift

      April 23, 2019 at 11:47 am

      I’ve not even known where to add my husband’s name here on Facebook talkless on properties and documents?

      Abeg make una teach me how not to be selfish.

    • Arewaoluwa Adejumoke A-Johnson

      Arewaoluwa Adejumoke A-Johnson

      April 23, 2019 at 6:03 pm

      Ugochukwu Jp Mr Tony Obi and his wife bought a lot of properties in Mr and Mrs obi format. After 17 years of marriage with four girls. Mr Tony Obi decided to marry another wife to get a boy. The new girl actually gave birth to a boy and he tranferd all the properties he and Mrs joy acquired in their 17 years to his new wife and the boy. He sent Joy packing with her girls. All properties is in Mr and Mrs Obi. And the new wife is Mrs Obi as well. Think about that! Joy obi lose out. 17 years of marriage!!.

    • Ugochukwu Jp

      Ugochukwu Jp

      April 23, 2019 at 6:06 pm

      your are right anyway

    • Arewaoluwa Adejumoke A-Johnson

      Arewaoluwa Adejumoke A-Johnson

      April 23, 2019 at 6:06 pm

      Ugochukwu Jp there is diff between joint venture and personal venture sir. Anything I do with my husband on properties stuff. And I contribute to it with my money,sweat etc is joint venture and the documents MUST be full name stuff not just Mr and Mrs Johnson.

    • Ugochukwu Jp

      Ugochukwu Jp

      April 23, 2019 at 6:10 pm

      i understand my dear but let us remove fear n always apply wisdom , understanding ,love n fear of God

    • Udoh Grace

      Udoh Grace

      April 23, 2019 at 6:17 pm

      Ugochukwu Jp Wisdom is went you learn from other peoples mistake.

    • Ugochukwu Jp

      Ugochukwu Jp

      April 23, 2019 at 6:23 pm

      @grace correct i think we hv learnt alot today

  3. Stellamaris Ojebuoboh

    Stellamaris Ojebuoboh

    April 23, 2019 at 9:39 am

    It’s only a foolish woman will buy properties in her husband’s name.

  4. Osariemen Blessing Eboigbe

    Osariemen Blessing Eboigbe

    April 23, 2019 at 9:43 am

    It’s a no no

  5. Maryfaith Emmanuel Ekom

    Maryfaith Emmanuel Ekom

    April 23, 2019 at 10:03 am

    Father lord! Why in heaven’s name will she be so stupid!!!!

    • Adejoke Kolajo

      Adejoke Kolajo

      April 23, 2019 at 10:05 am

      Maryfaith Emmanuel Ekom you can’t call her stupid. Sometimes we did some things out of plain mind and love before the wall cracked. That is why we learn from other people’s mistake.

    • Maryfaith Emmanuel Ekom

      Maryfaith Emmanuel Ekom

      April 23, 2019 at 10:10 am

      Adejoke Kolajo u did something out of plain mind with a man? No matter d love a man has for a woman or vise versa..its not enough to buy properties in a man’s name when u know anything can happen at anytime…I don’t and can never trust anybody….I will say she’s stupid ova and ova again!!! With all d happenings in dis world? A woman opens her eyes so wide to buy properties in a man’s name? No apologies my dear….

    • Duruvwe Erhuvwu Blessing

      Duruvwe Erhuvwu Blessing

      April 23, 2019 at 10:15 am

      My sister,we have plenty stupid women like that.our problem is that we can love finish n stupidly but men will apply wisdom

    • Alarima Iyabo Blessing

      Alarima Iyabo Blessing

      April 23, 2019 at 10:21 am

      Maryfaith Emmanuel Ekom…… You are right, when I was growing up I had a boyfriend that I sponsored and in return he impregnate my friend. Now that am wise, even if I get marry will never do such. My next of kin is my brother or my kids

    • Maryfaith Emmanuel Ekom

      Maryfaith Emmanuel Ekom

      April 23, 2019 at 10:24 am

      Alarima Iyabo Blessing God bless you my dear..so sorry bout that…that’s some men for you…never trust a man oooo…..even if d man loves and adores u…hes family nkor? B4 u do anything, think of d future….haba

    • DJ-Irawo Drummer

      DJ-Irawo Drummer

      April 23, 2019 at 10:33 am

      Na lof

    • Barbara Ogagarue

      Barbara Ogagarue

      April 23, 2019 at 10:55 am

      My neighbour built a house in her husband’s name and when the man died family carted away with everything. I can’t buy properties in my husband’s name. My papa name dey forbid good thing?

    • Adejoke Kolajo

      Adejoke Kolajo

      April 23, 2019 at 11:02 am

      Maryfaith Emmanuel Ekom your opinion thou. Thank God you won’t do it bcos you are exposed to things happening around us. If you asked those people who fall victim, they weren’t stupid for doing it, but now, they learnt by experience and they have been bitten once and now they are twice shy. I have once been a victim too but it can never happen to me again. You can’t be sure of what you will do unless you are in the shoe. Lucky you thou.

    • Adejoke Kolajo

      Adejoke Kolajo

      April 23, 2019 at 11:05 am

      Maryfaith Emmanuel Ekom you see my point here. Was she stupid to have helped out? Not at all. But now, she had learnt from her experience, she can now guide others through. My point is we should not be too fast to judge others of their mistake. It can happen to anybody.

  6. Adejoke Kolajo

    Adejoke Kolajo

    April 23, 2019 at 10:04 am

    Both name clearly stated, at least another Mrs can’t bear the exact name of the original Mrs. Mr Isaac & Mrs Deborah idowu Ogbonlogba.

  7. Nkechi Anaba

    Nkechi Anaba

    April 23, 2019 at 10:04 am

    Yes, married woman can buy properties

  8. Ese Opuama Nwokeji

    Ese Opuama Nwokeji

    April 23, 2019 at 10:13 am

    Never

  9. Duruvwe Erhuvwu Blessing

    Duruvwe Erhuvwu Blessing

    April 23, 2019 at 10:20 am

    Women should please wise up.

  10. Oleka Nkechi

    Oleka Nkechi

    April 23, 2019 at 10:43 am

    i have learned lesson from people mistake
    any investment my Father’s name Gbagam
    no story or sorry.

  11. Obalola OT

    Obalola OT

    April 23, 2019 at 10:49 am

    On behalf of women No they should not

  12. Peaceful Peace

    Peaceful Peace

    April 23, 2019 at 10:55 am

    I will be the last stupid woman to buy any properties using my husband name, even it is spoons, I won’t use his name.

    • Paragoncandy Well Behaved

      Paragoncandy Well Behaved

      April 23, 2019 at 3:06 pm

      Peaceful Peace You are Very Correct😂

    • Peace Raphael

      Peace Raphael

      April 23, 2019 at 3:39 pm

      Peaceful Peace it’s like all Peace think alike 😎

    • Peaceful Peace

      Peaceful Peace

      April 23, 2019 at 3:43 pm

      Peace Raphael, my dear, I can’t come and die o, my properties will only belongs to my children and not so call husband that tomorrow he can change his mind and walk away, then I will become a loser, God forbid.

    • Chi Amaka

      Chi Amaka

      April 23, 2019 at 6:49 pm

      Peaceful Peace So funny

      Even spoons?
      Is it that serious?

    • Peaceful Peace

      Peaceful Peace

      April 23, 2019 at 8:19 pm

      Chi Amaka, my dear, even spoon o, I can’t suffered for another person to enjoy it while my children are there.

  13. Victoria Nathaniel

    Victoria Nathaniel

    April 23, 2019 at 10:57 am

    I dey learn oooop

  14. Barbara Ogagarue

    Barbara Ogagarue

    April 23, 2019 at 11:01 am

    No No No, some men can’t be trusted oh, so how would I know my husband will be a saint. My papa name nor dey forbid good thing. Buy your own make I buy my own. Tomorrow family g come act drama on top my sweat it’s Barbara Ogagarue I won’t even try Mr and Mrs whatever.
    Some women when they applaud this, maybe man nova do una
    shege or una nova experience am.

  15. Susan Omoragbon

    Susan Omoragbon

    April 23, 2019 at 11:07 am

    Absolutely not..it’s not wise,u can tell him about it but never buy it in his name

    • Victoria Udoh

      Victoria Udoh

      April 23, 2019 at 6:45 pm

      Tell him about what,no oh,I no wan die premature

    • Chi Amaka

      Chi Amaka

      April 23, 2019 at 6:52 pm

      Nigerian husband??especially Igbo man?

      Tell him and don’t put his name?
      Its equal to wahala na,bcos that’s is the day he will start ranting you have started disrespecting me,
      This is my house,I built it by myself,
      You can’t tell me wat to do,bla bla bla….And you didn’t offend him ooo

      But insecurity n jealousy ll invade ur peace

    • Susan Omoragbon

      Susan Omoragbon

      April 24, 2019 at 9:04 am

      Victoria Udoh very funny but it depends on d rapour u hv with ur husband

    • Susan Omoragbon

      Susan Omoragbon

      April 24, 2019 at 9:08 am

      Chi Amaka u r right sha bt l still tink it depends on d relationship u hv with ur husband

  16. Lucy Jones

    Lucy Jones

    April 23, 2019 at 11:28 am

    With happenings in Nigerian Setting, a woman should buy properties in her full name, just add the title Mrs to it to show you are married to the man.

  17. Tudouboebi Henrietta

    Tudouboebi Henrietta

    April 23, 2019 at 11:36 am

    no its a big no.

  18. Alero Tamunokuro

    Alero Tamunokuro

    April 23, 2019 at 12:28 pm

    For me,as a married woman,my assets will remain in my children’s name.It is a seed I, as their mother is sowing in2their future&which might also be of help2me2mrw.Who knows what tomorrow will bring???I have seen a husband quander his wifez properties after her death just because she bought them in his name.N the helpless children are left2suffer2day….If those properties were in d childrenz name&handled till they are of age2use them,they would still have had sometin2fall back on.So,I cannot buy a property in my husbandz name.

    • Lizzy Anyanwu

      Lizzy Anyanwu

      April 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm

      I totally agree with you. I will do the same too.

    • Martha Abanum

      Martha Abanum

      April 23, 2019 at 2:13 pm

      Put it in ur name because of any legal issues, wen they ‘re of age u can give to them.

  19. Ebunola Ayeola

    Ebunola Ayeola

    April 23, 2019 at 12:33 pm

    Capital No.

  20. Mosunmola Ayeola Oke-tojinu

    Mosunmola Ayeola Oke-tojinu

    April 23, 2019 at 12:46 pm

    Sejiro Oke-tojinuSejiro Oke-tojinuSejiro Oke-tojinu

  21. Jennifer Chioma Ekwenugo

    Jennifer Chioma Ekwenugo

    April 23, 2019 at 1:43 pm

    My name oh, no stories

  22. Bukky Ogunsanu

    Bukky Ogunsanu

    April 23, 2019 at 2:34 pm

    Nah only me waka cum nw ,no be me nd husband

  23. Okunbor Rose

    Okunbor Rose

    April 23, 2019 at 6:32 pm

    No

  24. Obidinanwa Chinyere Felicia

    Obidinanwa Chinyere Felicia

    April 23, 2019 at 6:56 pm

    Noooooo

  25. Pattrecia Paul

    Pattrecia Paul

    April 23, 2019 at 7:07 pm

    With what is happening in dis out country it a CAPITAL NO u get I will rather use my childrens name instead

  26. Obakpororo Agbaire

    Obakpororo Agbaire

    April 23, 2019 at 7:40 pm

    Can’t happen

  27. Joy Momoh

    Joy Momoh

    April 23, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    Your own name dey forbid better things abi?

  28. Maureen Uveki

    Maureen Uveki

    April 23, 2019 at 8:09 pm

    No

  29. Glowing Ebube Okechukwu

    Glowing Ebube Okechukwu

    April 23, 2019 at 10:10 pm

    CAN’T DO SUCH….I RATHER BUY IT SECRETLY COS U NEVER CAN TELL UR SUGAR BANANA TODAY CAN B BEAST TOMORROW…

  30. Oranugo Jane

    Oranugo Jane

    April 23, 2019 at 10:33 pm

    Join our facebook page woman thou art loosed through this link to study the world of God and to solve the issues of life concerning women in a Godly way. https://www.facebook.com/groups/2103825532998554/

  31. Funmithy Adedokun

    Funmithy Adedokun

    April 24, 2019 at 6:38 am

    Even my husband in is dreams we tell people the lady can never you his name lailai

  32. Lilian Uzoma Akuchinyere

    Lilian Uzoma Akuchinyere

    April 24, 2019 at 6:46 am

    I will if i have the money, by the grace of God no woman will take my place in my husbands house

  33. Sopuruchi Nwaigwe

    Sopuruchi Nwaigwe

    April 24, 2019 at 7:29 am

    Hmm….. Men are evil… Especially those without the fear of God.. ✌️

  34. Baraka Abubakar

    Baraka Abubakar

    April 24, 2019 at 8:49 am

    Our mumu don do ooo

  35. Glocy Kachi Chikezie

    Glocy Kachi Chikezie

    April 24, 2019 at 2:40 pm

    Make God no let person see bad thing.
    You can buy with your family name and they may claim it.
    buy with married name his people may claim it
    it’s advisable to buy with the children name and save their future

  36. Henry Peters

    Henry Peters

    April 24, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    Y’all turned marriages into a war zone… I wonder what the so called mothers teach their kids these days

  37. Olunike Dada Omorilewa

    Olunike Dada Omorilewa

    April 24, 2019 at 3:46 pm

    Ko Jo, me? I can’t oo

  38. Udu-okoro Catherine Chinyere

    Udu-okoro Catherine Chinyere

    April 24, 2019 at 8:51 pm

    Why will I buy it in my husband’s name? Don’t I have a name, all my properties bears my name

  39. Zainab Abdullahi

    Zainab Abdullahi

    April 26, 2019 at 7:28 am

    Thank God l still they answer my papa name

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