Thursday, May 29, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan Declares Amnesty for Boko Haram, Will This Help?

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The Nigerian Minister of Youth Development, Boni Haruna, announced on Thursday May 29 that Boko Haram members have received amnesty from the President. This was made known at an event, “A day with young leaders of Nigeria”, at which President Jonathan was also present. The event was set forth to mark the 15th anniversary of the fourth republic, and held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.

Chukwuemeka Obi-Obasi, 10-year-old Poet Gets N6Million Government Scholarship

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Chukwuemeka Obi-Obasi, a 10-year-old poet and son of friend and writer, Chinyere Obi-Obasi [read her RML article; Life Lessons from Marriage and Motherhood], has been rewarded by the Federal Government with N6 million scholarship for his display of literary talent. The supervising Minister of Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, announced the award, and said President Goodluck Jonathan approved the scholarship to encourage the emergence of fresh talents.

Good News For Readers - Reading Rainbow is Back With Over $1Million From Kickstarter

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This is encouraging and awesome news for reading enthusiasts like me. Reading Rainbow was a PBS TV series for children that ran from 1983 to 2006, and now their campaign to raise $1 million on crowdfunding website Kickstarter has reached its seven-figure goal within one day.

Kenya Moore Tweets Congrats to Tonye Cole as He Graduates Harvard

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Kenya Moore today tweeted congratulations to Nigerian oil billionaire, Tonye Cole as he graduated from Harvard Business School. Tonye Cole has been rumored to be Kenya's famous 'African Prince' [read here].

Be Inspired - I've Learned By Omer B. Washington

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I’ve learned-
that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.

I’ve learned-
that no matter how much I care, some people just don’t care back.

I’ve learned-
that it takes years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy it.

For Men Who Send Unsolicited Dick Pics, You May Be Charged to Court!

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I have once been a victim of receiving an unsolicited dick pic on Facebook. I added someone as a friend and immediately he buzzed me with a sexting message which I ignored. The next thing I saw was the picture of an erect dick, and asking me to send something. I immediately reported the person to FB who deleted the images, then I blocked such a worm.

Dads Who Do Household Chores More Likely to Have Ambitious Daughters - Study

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To all the dads out there: if you want your daughters to aspire to high-paying careers, you might have to start doing some extra chores around the house.

A new study conducted by a group of psychologists at the University of British Columbia suggests that fathers who perform household chores, like cleaning dishes and doing laundry, are more likely to raise daughters who aspire to less-traditional female careers, such as becoming a CEO or lawyer.

30 Things A Lady Can Do To Keep Her Man Happy

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When you're in a long term relationship, one of your earnest desires is to make your man happy. When you are able to achieve this, it will be much easier to keep your relationship vibrant and loving. Below are 30 things to choose from on the journey to a happy man and a peaceful home.