Monthly Archive: April 2019

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Angelina Jolie Officially Drops Pitt From Last Name

Angelina Jolie has gone her separate way from Brad Pitt in every capacity, including her surname.The actress, who had added Pitt to her legal name following the couple’s marriage in August 2014, had her ex’s surname removed as part of her divorce. Court documents obtained...

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For the first time ever, a woman’s signature goes on the Naira

For the very first time in Nigeria’s 59-year history, the signature of a woman, Priscilla Ekwere Eleje, goes on the naira.  Eleje, who has been acting director of currency and operations at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has been confirmed, substantive director of the...

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Today’s Joke

Albert Einstein used to go to dinners where he was invited to give a speech. One day, on his way to one of those dinners, he told his chauffeur (who looked exactly like him) that he was dead tired of giving the same speech, dinner...

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Health Tips

Watermelon is the perfect summertime treat, but stopping to spit out the seeds can dampen enthusiasm for the fruit. Skittish adults might get nervous about choking on the seeds; kids fear that a rogue seed will cause a watermelon to grow in their stomachs. No...

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Meet Shamima Begum, IS bride to receive legal aid in UK

Shamima Begum – who joined the Islamic State group aged 15 – is set to be granted legal aid to fight the decision to revoke her UK citizenship. The 19-year-old, who left east London in 2015, was stripped of her citizenship in February, after she...

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Today’s

Q: Who has the right of way when four cars approach a four-way stop at the same time? A: The pick-up truck with the gun rack and the bumper sticker saying, “Guns don’t kill people. I do.” Q: When driving through fog, what should you...

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Safety Tips

Here’s how to unlist your phone number from Facebook © Provided by USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, Inc. A phone number can mean much more when it’s stored on Facebook’s servers – even if you only provided it to help secure your account....

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My toxic love affair with skin lightening creams

Stephanie Yeboah started using bleaching creams when she was 14. As part of a new series, Shades of black, she writes about believing her worth was linked to her skin tone and what happened when side-effects kicked in On a hot summer day in 2003, I’m...

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Debenhams falls into hands of lenders

Control of Debenhams has fallen into the hands of its lenders as part of an administration process. Debenhams has 166 stores, which will initially continue to trade, although about 50 branches had already been earmarked for closure in the future. The department store rejected last-ditch...