Monthly Archive: January 2018

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Nigerian Visual Artist Shaking Western World

Toyin Ojih Odutola once recalled seeing an exhibition of Edward Hopper’s paintings: “Of course, you read about his work in books,” she noted about the prominent twentieth-century American realist. “But to actually be in a room where you can study his hand, his mark—it changes your...

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Pope Francis: Where Mary is, ‘the devil does not enter’

At Mass in the Basilica of St. Mary Major Sunday, Pope Francis said that when we go through difficult times or have problems or worries, Mary is our shield, guarding our faith and protecting us from evil. “Where the Madonna is at home the devil does...

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“Why I allowed 70-year-old grandfather rape me continuously”

A 14-year-old girl, who was raped continuously and impregnated by a 70-year-old ex-soldier, Shuaibu Ahmed, has revealed why she didn’t expose the evil deed earlier. According to the teenage girl, Ahmed gave her N100 the first time he raped her, adding that she continued to...

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Setting health goals for the family

Health-related New Year’s resolutions topped the list of goals for 2017. This year, why not make it a family affair? According to Statistic Brain Research Institute, the number one goal in 2017 was to lose weight and eat healthier. Also in the top 10 were...

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Lessons kids from divorced family must learn

Theresa Ajewole, educationist, counsellor and mother of four, definitely did advocate for couples to divorce or give up easily at the slightest sound of argument or differences. In a chat with ELIZABETH OGUNBAMOWO, she emphatically said that sometimes divorce is unavoidable. And when it happens,...

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Hurray: Male contraceptive pill debuts

A group of researchers from the American Chemical Society (ACS) have found that a particular African plant extract could be the key to producing male contraceptive pill. According to a report published in the ‘ACS’ Journal of Medicinal Chemistry,’ a study on rats shows contraceptive...

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Uganda backs Trump after vulgar remark on Africa

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has hailed Donald Trump for speaking “frankly” to Africans, after the US president unleashed a storm by reportedly describing African nations as “shithole countries”. “I love Trump because he speaks to Africans frankly. I don’t know if he was misquoted or...

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‘I wouldn’t have a girlfriend if I hadn’t…’

It can boost careers, launch global quests and open doors, but for Kiwi magician Jarred Fell the Iron Chicken found him love. Fell won The Press Critics’ Choice Award, known as the Iron Chicken after the distinctive trophy, at the World Buskers Festival in 2016. This year’s awards will be given...