Zimbabwe makes it illegal for schools to expel pregnant girls

Zimbabwe has made it illegal for schools to expel pupils who get pregnant, a measure aimed at tackling gender inequality in the classroom and discouraging many girls from dropping out of school. According to Zimbabwean media, a legal amendment was announced last week and it seeks to reinforce a 1999 guideline that was patchily implemented.  TheContinue reading “Zimbabwe makes it illegal for schools to expel pregnant girls”

19-year-old boy allegedly shot by policeman for impregnating a 17-year-old girl in Rivers state (graphic photo)

A 19-year-old boy identified as Ledisi Kote risks losing one of his legs after allegedly being shot by a policeman for impregnating a 17-year-old girl in K. Dere community in Gokana local government area of Rivers State.  Facebook user Tuka Loanyie said the incident occurred on Friday August 21, and further revealed that the “trigger-happy” policeman is attached to Kpor policeContinue reading “19-year-old boy allegedly shot by policeman for impregnating a 17-year-old girl in Rivers state (graphic photo)”

Update: FFK ‘withdraws’ the word ”stupid” which he used while lashing out at a journalist in Calabar

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has expressed regret for using the word ”Stupid” on a journalist with Daily Trust during a press conference in Calabar, Cross River state on August 20. The reporter, Eyo Charles, had asked the former Minister who was on a tour of different states in Southern Nigeria if he was beingContinue reading “Update: FFK ‘withdraws’ the word ”stupid” which he used while lashing out at a journalist in Calabar”

Bella Thorne breaks OnlyFans record by earning $1 million in 24 hours

Former Disney star, Bella Thorne has broken OnlyFans record by becoming the first user to earn $1 million in the first 24 hours of creating an account.  OnlyFans is known for its X-rated content posted by mostly adult performers and influencers, and Bella charged users $20 a month for access to her feed. Thorne has been quite activeContinue reading “Bella Thorne breaks OnlyFans record by earning $1 million in 24 hours”

Manchester United captain, Harry Maguire found guilty of aggravated assault, resisting arrest, and repeated attempts of bribery in Greece

Manchester United captain, Harry Maguire has been convicted of all charges following a brawl at the Greek holiday island of Mykonos. The England international was found guilty of assaulting police, verbal abuse, and attempted bribery on Tuesday, August 25, after the alleged fight last Friday. He was handed a 21 month and ten day sentence suspended for threeContinue reading “Manchester United captain, Harry Maguire found guilty of aggravated assault, resisting arrest, and repeated attempts of bribery in Greece”

“The more you try to practice feminism as a woman, the more harm you bring upon yourself” Woman warns

A woman took to Facebook to warn other women about feminism.  Tabugo Violet Amaka said “feminism has done more harm than good to our Nigerian women, most especially to our single ladies.” She warned that women who try to practice feminism  bring “harm” upon themselves. She added that culture needs to be respected and thatContinue reading ““The more you try to practice feminism as a woman, the more harm you bring upon yourself” Woman warns”

FG appoints Channels TV boss, John Momoh, as chairman of UNILAG governing council

The Federal government has appointed Channels TV boss, John Momoh, as the acting chairman of the UNILAG Governing Council. The appointment was contained in a letter dated August 21, 2020 and signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono. The letter titled, ‘Emergency Meeting of the Governing Council of University of Lagos’Continue reading “FG appoints Channels TV boss, John Momoh, as chairman of UNILAG governing council”

”Do you know who you are talking to?” FFK blasts journalist at a press conference for asking him a “stupid” question

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, recently took a tour of some South-South and southeast states and as part of his activities, had media briefings with some of the journalists in the state. However, at the press conference in Calabar, Cross Rivers state, a journalist asked him if he was being ”bankrolled by any politicianContinue reading “”Do you know who you are talking to?” FFK blasts journalist at a press conference for asking him a “stupid” question”

One child killed and another injured by stray bullets after illegal residents clash with police in South Africa

Two children were hit by a stray bullet in Cape Town, South Africa as illegal residents clashed with policemen. The incident which happened on Monday August 24, according to reports by AFP, led to one child’s death while another one was injured as illegal residents fired at police seeking to prevent them from moving intoContinue reading “One child killed and another injured by stray bullets after illegal residents clash with police in South Africa”