Sunday, February 17

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Celebrities who did odd jobs before they became rich

by Staff writer



Stars do not come fully made. A lot of the big celebrities we know and admire today once did small jobs to survive.


Reinforces the truth in the saying that you shouldn't look down on anybody.

Here are 5 big stars who once did odd jobs before they became big:

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Jussie Smollett paid Nigerian brothers to stage his own attack, sources say

by Staff writers



Sources to Chicago local media has revealed how Jussie Smollett paid two Nigerian brothers to stage an attack against him.

CBS Chicago writes that Smollet was an active participant in his own attack, according to the sources.

Saturday, February 16

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If you haven't started 'slaying' at this age, you will never 'slay' again

by Staff writer



Ever wondered at what age rests the peak of your slay game?

Science has the answer!

According to a recent study that took a closer look at British ladies and gentlemen, women are most fashionable at the age of thirty.

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INEC postpones general elections, Nigerians react...

by Staff writer



Nigeria's elections-governing body INEC has just announced a shift in the date of 2019 general elections from 16 to 23 February.

INEC has been heavily criticized for the action, especially because of the timing of the decision -- just five hours before the polls were due to open on Saturday.

Friday, February 15

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Kylie Jenner's handbags and purses are so many they have their own room

by Miz Tee



Kylie Jenner recently gave a tour of her home to Architectural Digest and one particular detail got many fans specially amazed.

Her handbags and purses are so many a spare bedroom had to be converted to their room.

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Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom got engaged on Valentine!

by Staff writer



Queen of colorful music Katy Perry straight-up had the best Valentine after boyfriend Orlando Bloom popped the big question.

Katy shared the news on Instagram just a few minutes ago, showing what appears to be a stunning ruby and diamond ring, a super teary eye, and a bunch of cute red heart balloons.

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Did Jussie Smollett lie about being attacked?

by Staff writer



On Thursday, two Chicago-based media outlets reported that multiple sources had told them that investigators believe the reported attack on Empire star Jussie Smollett was staged.

Rob Elgas, a reporter at ABC 7 in Chicago, reported on Thursday afternoon that “multiple sources” said Smollett and the two men staged the attack because his character was being written off the show.

Wednesday, February 13

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5 figures that prove women really run the world

by Staff writer



Feminists and some social justice warriors like to argue that the world is men's and that women's position in the society is not as privileged as that of men.

But it is a new era now and today there are more women than ever in key leading positions all around the world.

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Men share what not getting married feels like...

by Staff writer



When a couple of senior bachelors were asked online how living unmarried feels for them, they gave a rather surprising answer


While most people, including the person asking the question, assumed lifelong bachelorhood equals loneliness and sadness, the answers the men gave went on the contrary.

Tuesday, February 12

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5 most beautiful blogs in Nigeria

by Staff writer



A blog is more than just a place to share thoughts and opinions. Most times it reflects the blog owner's attitude, style, charisma and life interests.

The blogosphere has seen a fair share of both beautifully designed blogs and super ugly ones.

Monday, February 11

Sunday, February 10

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The real story of how Beyoncé and Jay Z met each other

by Staff writer



The topic of how music's reigning power couple met has been an active one for a long time now.

Beyoncé had previous revealed that she met husband JAY-Z, who's 12 years her senior, when she was 18 and the two started dating when she was 19.

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Brad Pitt attended Jennifer Aniston's birthday party and got fans talking

by Staff writer



Brad Pitt was spotted trying to dodge paparazzi as he joined other stars at his ex-wife's 50th birthday party in Los Angeles on Saturday night.

The 55-year-old actor, who's been quietly dating Charlize Theron since January, kept a flat cap firmly over his head as he rushed inside Jennifer's favorite West Hollywood spot, the historic Sunset Tower.

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Meet the woman who is addicted to sex toys and doesn't need a boyfriend

by Staff writer



A 28-year-old single mum has admitted she doesn't need a boyfriend because she's addicted to her sex toys.

Elysia Downings, 28, says she has spent nearly $4, 000 buying sex toys in the last 15 years.

Friday, February 8

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Smoking marijuana may boost sperm production - New Harvard study

by Staff writer



A new study from Harvard University researchers has found that men who smoke marijuana have significantly higher sperm counts than non-smokers.

The findings, published Wednesday in the journal Human Reproduction, is a huge contrast to previous studies that suggest smoking pot can adversely affect male fertility.

Thursday, February 7

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Grace Abounds - Chapter 1

by Daniel Nkado



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The shiny dark blue jeep came to a halt just before the gnarled trunk of the mango tree. Innumerable green mangoes hung in silence all around the branches. Buzzing insects swirled round the wilting flowers.

Grace, eager and smiling, ran out through the back of the house. ‘Mama! Mama! Aunty Eunice!’ She rubbed her wet hands on her long flower dress to wipe off soap foam.

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Jussie Smollet will be punished if his attack report is found to be false, says Chicago police

by Staff writer



There appears to be a small inconsistency in the reported attack of 'Empire' star, Jussie Smollett.

Smollett was allegedly attacked while walking home from a Subway sandwich shop in downtown Chicago.

Wednesday, February 6

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Pope Francis 'kissing' Grand Imam causes controversy

by Staff writer



Since a picture of Pope Francis and Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed Al Tayeb appearing to lock lips together was posted online, the controversy it generated has soared.

At an inter-religious meeting in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates, the two religious leaders celebrated the signing of a document on fighting extremism together with an embrace – and a kiss.

Tuesday, February 5

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Meet the bisexual rape suspect Nigeria's Port Harcourt is named after

by Staff writer



Lewis Vernon Harcourt (nickname "Loulou") was a British Liberal Party politician who held the Cabinet post of Secretary of State for the Colonies from 1910 to 1915.

The capital of Rivers State in southern Nigeria -- Port Harcourt -- is named after him.

When the port was established in 1912, there was much controversy about the name it should receive.

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Former millionaire Vogue cover model now a homeless beggar

by Staff writer



A former millionaire Vogue cover model, Nastasia Urbano, has been found homeless on the streets of Barcelona after her ‘ex-husband left her penniless’.

Nastasia Urbano, 57, who now survives by begging was a famous supermodel in the '80s and the face of high-profile magazine campaigns.

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Man sues parents for giving birth to him without his consent

by Staff writer



An Indian man from Mumbai is suing his parents for bringing him into the world without his ‘consent’, Local Press reports.

A Facebook post confirmed that Raphael Samuel, 27, is completing plans to take legal action against his parents for giving him birth without his permission.

Monday, February 4

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Short Story - The Underage Bride!

by Ikogba Sarah A.



There won’t be any party, not even a little celebration.

No food or gifts or music. I won't even see my friends. I am not allowed to.

I've been in my room for three Mondays. The only people who are allowed to see me are my parents and siblings—Alhassam, my brother, and my little sister, Zainab.

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Adam Levine going shirtless during Super Bowl performance rekindles Janet Jackson's 'nipple slip' controversy

by Staff writer



During his Super Bowl Halftime performance, Maroon 5's Adam Levine removed his shirt while playing the guitar.

The action has since caused controversy among fans who are questioning why Adam was able to purposely remove his shirt during the 2019 Super Bowl Halftime Show, while Janet Jackson was criticized for her infamous wardrobe malfunction during her 2004 Super Bowl set with Justin Timberlake.

Sunday, February 3

Saturday, February 2

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Man almost dies after swallowing toothpick!

by Staff writer



An 18-year-old man had come dangerously close to death when he accidentally swallowed a toothpick.

Inside his body, the toothpick punctured the wall of his lower intestine and poked into an artery, causing life-threatening symptoms.

Friday, February 1

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3 Game of Thrones finale theories that are too shocking to believe

by Staff writer



By now we are all sure that the final season of HBO's hit fantasy series, Game of Thrones, is not going to be a shaggy-dog story.

Actress Gwendoline Christie who plays the Brienne of Tarth in the series has said that GOT fans may need "therapy" after watching the show's final season.

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See massive crowd at Big Brother audition today

by Miz Tee



The selection process for this year's Big Brother Naija competition kicked off today in several locations across the country.

From what we gathered, people left their houses as early as 3 a.m in the morning to attend the auditions for this year's Big Brother Naija reality competition.

Thursday, January 31

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Atiku defeats Buhari in 2019 election online poll

by Staff writer



In a recent poll conducted on Twitter by Africa Polling, Nigeria's former vice president and now PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, led in the votes, gathering over 60% of the lot.

Atiku's closet opponent Muhammadu Buhari of the APC scored about 23% of the votes, making him second.

Wednesday, January 30

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Viola Davis speaks out against homophobic attack on Jussie Smollett

by Staff writer



Since news of homophobic attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago came known, many stars have been sending their support to the 35-year-old.

According to the police, Jussie was attacked in Chicago by two men "yelling out racial and homophobic slurs".

Tuesday, January 29

Sunday, January 27

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Facebook planning to merge WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger into one

by Staff writer



A recent report has revealed Facebook is planning to integrate its messaging services on Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.

While all three will remain stand-alone apps, at a much deeper level they will be linked so messages can travel between the different services.

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RuPaul celebrates his marriage to writer, Georges LeBar

by Miz Tee



World's richest and most famous drag queen RuPaul took to Instagram on Monday to celebrate his marriage to writer Georges LeBar.

Under a cute photo of the two lovebirds, RuPaul wrote:

"I met him 25 years ago on a Monday. One week later, we were on Elton John's private jet flying from London to DĂŒsseldorf."

Friday, January 25

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'I found a vibrator in one of the rooms' - People recount stories of strange things they found in their rented apartments

by Staff writer



Apparently, no one leaves a house the same way it had been when they first moved in.

A group of people were asked online to share details of strange things they found in a house they rented.

Thursday, January 24

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Photos of Cameroon's muscular miners bring attention to the risky jobs men do!

by Staff writer



Clearly, there's no need going to the gym if you work as a miner.

Captured by photographer Hugh Brown, these incredible photographs show the well sculpted bodies of Cameroonian divers who do one of the most dangerous jobs on earth.

Wednesday, January 23

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CNN calls Bobrisky transgender in news report?

by Staff writer



Ever since spokeswoman of the Lagos State Police Command, Dolapo Badmos, warned homosexuals living in Nigeria via her Instagram to either leave the country or face prosecution, the post has been generating some controversy all over the net.

"If you're homosexually inclined, Nigeria is not a place for you," Badmos wrote last week on her Instagram page which has over 120,000 followers.

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Top 5 reasons you MUST never bleach your skin

by Daniel Nkado



Most countries in Africa, particularly Ghana and Nigeria, are experiencing a massive trend of skin bleaching.

According to the WHO, some 77 percent of Nigerian women (more than 60 million people) are using skin lightening products on a “regular basis”.

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Read why these three sisters faked their own wedding

by Staff writer



Lucy, Rosie and Claudia Ivers are three sisters from Brisbane, Australia who staged a fake 'self-marriage ceremony' in order to get on their grandmother's esteemed family photo wall.

They were the only ones not featured on the wall, as they were yet to get married, and had no intention to.