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The Things They Say: 207

“We live in a complex world and at a challenging time.” After President Barack Obama breathlessly addressed four different foreign-policy issues during a 10-minute statement, he summed up the state of a crisis-filled world in one sentence.

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“I have been in relationships where a man has disrespected me, and I don’t need to be friends with that man anymore. I don’t want to be the one going, ‘I’m cool, because I’m friends with all my exes.’ There’s a reason why you’re called an ex. I crossed you ...

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The Things They Say…about Nigeria II

When are we going to stop ‘managing’ in this place? When are we going to stop mixing ‘forgiveness’ with impunity (because they are not the same thing)? How long will it take for us as individuals and a society as a whole to come to grips with our dismal acceptance ...

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The Things They Tweet…About Pastors

Comedian Ali Baba has gone ham on pastors, and as usual, he speaks some really ugly truths.

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‘Those Were Not My Words.’ Genevieve Nnaji Denies Calling Nollywood Bland And Mediocre

Actress Genevieve Nnaji, who hardly responds to reports about her, has responded to this one. A day after she was called out by Nollywood director Mac Collins Chidebe for allegedly describing Nollywood as bland and mediocre in an interview with Punch over the weekend, Ms. Nnaji took to her instagram ...

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“Give me a break, just give me some time, I need to be alone for a little bit… The kids come first, sleep comes second, and everything else kind of falls in line after that.” Jennifer Lopez insists she won’t be rushing into another romance after splitting from dancer boyfriend ...

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The Things They Say…About Nigerians’ Disrespect

According to a Vanguard reporter who spoke with Stephen Keshi in Brazil, the Super Eagles coach is angry at Nigerian fans for abusing him over the team’s performance at the on-going World Cup in Brazil. Keshi said there was absolutely no justification for fans to insult him and his family. ...

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”Beauty is as beauty does. And I think it’s how we live our lives, and how we treat people that really matters and really makes us beautiful human beings. And that’s not about how we physically look, it’s about how we do life.” Halle Berry thinks there are more important ...

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‘Nollywood Movies are Too Boring And Predictable.’ – Jim Iyke

Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke, has been making headlines for the days now and the buzz isn’t going down anytime soon. In an interview with Punch, he talks on controversies, Nollywood, and his partner Nadia Buari. Read excerpts below: On being out of the movie scene for a while: “Nothing was ...

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The Things They Say…about Nigeria and Emigration

Below is the Facebook update of a friend, Immanuel James, author of the novel ‘Under Bridge’. He’s a man who feels passionately about societal ills, and when I read the post, I just had to share. Read below, and let us know what you think. * This past week, eleven ...

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