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I Sponsored Our Wedding, Even Lent Him Money to Pay My Bride

A civil servant, Faith Ogu, on Tuesday, dragged her unemployed husband, Joseph Ogu, to a Jikwoyi Customary Court in Abuja, seeking for divorce on the grounds that he deceived her about his ’employment’ status, Vanguard reports. Faith told the court that her jobless husband had deceived her into believing he had a source of livelihood before their marriage, adding that she ...

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Minister: Teaching Science Subjects in Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo Will Help Pupils Learn Better

Minister of science and technology, has hinted of a plan to start using indigenous languages in the teaching of mathematics and other science subjects like physics and chemistry. The minister said this on Sunday during his visit to Ekulu primary school in Enugu. Onu noted that teaching students in Nigerian languages will build their interest in the subjects. He made ...

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In the Time You Spend on Social Media Each Year, You Could Read 200 Books

Somebody once asked Warren Buffett about his secret to success. Buffett pointed to a stack of books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will…” When I first found this quote of Buffett’s two years ago, ...

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More Nigerians Have Been Killed Under Buhari’s Govt than since Independence – Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has said that Nigeria has experienced more killings under the president Muhammadu Buhari -led government than what the country had experienced since independence, Daily Post reports Fayose made the allegation while reacting to the continuous killings in Southern Kaduna. Speaking on Sunday, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors Forum wondered why ...

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FACT CHECK: Is Buhari Actually Dead? Did He Attempt Suicide?

Breaking: new websites are springing up to announce the death of President Muhammadu Buhari – or his attempted suicide. They are, in fact, spoofs, purporting to be Metro newspaper of UK or Huffington Post of US, TheCable can report. While “Metro” reported the “death” of Buhari, “Huffington Post” said he was caught “committing suicide”. The two fake sites are operated ...

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Jonathan Showers Praise on Trump in Open Letter

Goodluck Jonathan, former Nigerian president, has showered praise on Donald Trump, US president-elect, celebrating his “footprints in politics, media, education, sports, entertainment and the arts” ahead of his swearing-in on Friday. He urged Trump to work with the African continent to achieve its “God-given potential” during his four-year tenure. In an open letter written to Trump, the immediate past president said ...

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Female Activist Grabs Donald Trump ‘by the balls…’ in Photo Protest

A Private activist from a feminist group grabbed a life-size waxwork of US President-elect Donald Trump by the balls today, hijacking an unveiling ceremony in Madrid, Gistmania says. The large-Bosom ed woman, from the FEMEN pressure group, pushed past security ropes and placed her hand on the statue’s crotch while screaming: ‘Grab patriarchy by the balls.’ Museum staff struggled with ...

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Garri N10k, Rice N17k, Kerosene N450… Nigerians Groan as Cost of Living Soars

“If not for her, I would have left this country,” Moses Chukwudi, a foodstuff trader at Mile 12 Market, Lagos, says of his new marital status as he discusses the economic downturn in Nigeria. Chukwudi got married in November 2016 and planned to lavish his income – made from selling rice, beans, garri, palm oil, vegetable oil – on his ...

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Military Airstrike on Boko Haram Location Kills Civilians in Borno

Dozens of civilians have been feared killed during an airstrike by military troops on targeted Boko Haram location in the eastern part of the state, according to PR Nigeria.Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj. Gen Lucky Irabor while confirming the incident told newsmen in Maiduguri that the military conducted airstrike on a location where Boko Haram were reported to have ...

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OMG! Meet the 8 Men Who Own Half of the World’s Wealth

A report by Oxfam, an anti-poverty organisation, has revealed that eight men own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world’s population, The Cable reports. The report, titled ‘An economy for the 99 percent’, was released on Monday ahead of the World Economic Forum meeting opening in the Swiss ski resort ...

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