Monthly Archive: April 2019

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‘How prominent businessman tried to rape, kill me’

Maksuda Akhter Prioty an Irish-Bangladeshi beauty queen claims she was seriously sexually assaulted and threatened with death in a horrifying attack. Maksuda Akhter, a mum of two in her late 20s, revealed her life fell apart when a prominent businessman tried to rape her. And...

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Man traps self in hole dug to spy on his ex-girlfriend

A man in northern Mexico had to be rescued after he accidentally trapped himself in a hole that he dug so he could spy on his ex-girlfriend in violation of a court order to stay away from her, authorities said Sunday. The Sonora state attorney...

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Nigeria’s oldest monarch dies at 115

Nigeria’s arguably oldest monarch, Pa Jeremiah Akaava and  Obobanyi of Ohionwa in Ihima  Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State is dead. Late Pa Akaava until his death was reported to be a peace loving monarch who attracted various development strides to his community. Announcing...

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Today’s Joke

One day at the end of class, little Johnny’s teacher asks the class to go home and think of a story to be concluded with the moral of that story. The following day the teacher asks for the first volunteer to tell their story. Little...

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Health Tips

What You Should Know About Sprouted Grains Sprouted grains are everywhere these days, from recipes on nutrition blogs to store-bought foods like breads and crackers. But what are they, exactly, and are they healthier? What are sprouted grains? The first thing to recognize is that...

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Ugandan mum of multiple quadruplets struggles with 38 kids

Mariam Nabatanzi gave birth to twins a year after she was married off at the age of 12. Five more sets of twins followed – along with four sets of triplets and five sets of quadruplets. Three years ago, however, the 39-year-old Ugandan was abandoned...

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Beyoncé’s new documentary shows exactly what it takes to be Queen

Traditionally, the thing you say about great performers is that they make monstrously difficult physical feats look easy. Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, known simply by her stage name, Beyoncé, who is inarguably one of the greatest performers in the world right now, gives the lie to...

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Soyinka: My generation has failed Nigerians

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, says his generation has failed the country. Speaking on Hard Talk, a BBC programme, the professor said the dreams people of his generation had about the country had not materialised. Zeinab Badawi, anchor of the programme, had asked the literary scholar:...

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Archeological treasures found during metro construction in Greece

The construction of a metro network beneath the city of Thessaloniki in Greece has unearthed an extraordinary treasure trove of ancient artefacts, from gold wreaths and rings to statues of the goddess Aphrodite. The progress of the metro system has been delayed because of the...