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Magistrate Court declare Attorney General’s office can now divorce Couples who get married before their third anniversary if the union collapses. This is after the Court of Appeal declared as unconstitutional Section 66(1) of the Marriage Act that prevented couples married through a civil process from going their separate ways before three years have elapsed. Although justices Gatembu Kairu, Pauline Nyamweya and Jessie Lesiit found that the section is not discriminatory, they ruled that it contravened the right of adults who want to part ways before the time limit expires. Advocate Tukero Ole Kina had sued both the Attorney General…

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Street Style Maven Davido The Blow My Mind hitmaker is one to make a huge and extravagant appearance wherever he shows up, be it on tour, red carpet, in music videos or at exclusive events. Mega afro-pop star Davido began his We Rise By Lifting Others tour this month in Dubai, with sporting a cobalt blue two-piece, white tank, an unmissable pair of orange Puma gloves and sneakers plus a pair of Puma Sport style socks. https://www.instagram.com/p/CetI5uurJHg/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link The Street Style Maven of course completes his outfit with his signature dark pair of sunglasses and blinked-out statement jewellery. https://www.instagram.com/p/Ce_kseUIZ0c/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Selling out…

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Osinachi’s Mother, Caroline Madu (61) and sister, Favor have asked the High Court sitting to serve justice against her husband, Peter, following her death on April 8. Madu was announced as the prosecution’s first witness on Monday in the alleged homicide and domestic violence related case. According to Osinachi’s Mother Caroline, she came to explain what Peter did to her daughter, Osinachi, adding that the last time she saw her daughter was about a year ago. She maintained that Peter came and stole her daughter, claiming “he was an evangelist.” ” After then, he suffered my child. “He used to…

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Lekzy Decomic, Popular comedian says Nigerian comedians are more successful because they are given the liberty to crack jokes. According to him, Ghanaian comedians are often criticized when they attempt daring jokes, and that go on to stifle their creativity. “If you compare our comedy to that of Nigeria, you’d realize they are allowed to talk,” said Lekzy. “They [the audience] don’t gag them. They give them free will,” he told Doreen Avio on Daybreak Hitz. https://twitter.com/Hitz1039FM/status/1537426013361123329?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1537426013361123329%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_c10&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.myjoyonline.com%2Fnigerian-comedians-are-successful-because-they-are-given-the-free-will-to-talk-lekzy-decomic%2F The comedian recalled an incident where he was sternly warned by a certain politician at a comedy show because the comedian’s joke did…

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Peter Obi’s ‘Stinginess’ Bianca Ojukwu, the widow of the late Biafran leader, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has shared the moment, she encountered the ‘stingy’ nature of the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi. Catholic priest and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, had earlier described Obi’s supposed ‘Stinginess’ and his comments stirred up harsh reactions from his supporters. In a post on Bianca’s Facebook page titled, ’On Peter Obi’s ‘Stinginess’ she recalled when Obi, then, a governor of Anambra State, visited Texas and refused to buy a designer suit of $3985 for an event instead opted for…

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Yinka Ogundaisi, late veteran actor has been buried in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, According to the punch newspaper. The Village Headmaster actor, who died on Wednesday morning at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, was buried on the evening of the same day in Ibadan. Fellow Nollywood star and associate of the deceased, Ropo Ewenla, confirmed the news to The PUNCH Newspaper in a telephone chat on Wednesday. “He died early hours on Wednesday morning and was buried same day evening,” Ewenla said. When asked if the deceased was a Muslim, the actor replied, “Well, I’m not sure but…

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Yvonne Nelson Ghanaian actress has stated that Satan is not to blame for the hardship that most people go through. Taking to her Twitter platform on Tuesday, June 14, the actress informed her followers that the government is to be held responsible for the difficulty of people’s lives and not Satan. She added that politicians are the reason the lives of citizens are hard and not Satan. Here is what Yvonne Nelson wrote; https://twitter.com/yvonnenelsongh/status/1536738448735981569?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1536738448735981569%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_c10&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ripplesnigeria.com%2Fghanaian-actress-yvonne-nelson-says-politicians-not-satan-responsible-for-hardship%2F “You think Satan is on earth making your life difficult? It’s the politician, I can assure you of that!” Moments later, she added that citizens should…

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Gov Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has said the South East was more interested in producing the next president of Nigeria than angling to be a candidate’s running mate. Uzodinma stated this on Tuesday, while speaking to State House correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja Gov Hope Uzodinma, however, said the choice of the running mate would be decided by APC presidential ticket, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and not governors. Fielding a question on Muslim-Muslim tickets and the choice of a running mate, he said: “There are internal characteristics that the decision-maker may consider…

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South African artist Mbongeni Buthelezi uses waste plastics to create highly textured portraits at his studio in Booysens, Johannesburg when other artists might decide to use watercolors or oil paints, . His medium is the plastic litter he collects from local rubbish dumps and city streets. “Animals are dying, fish in the ocean are dying — because of this material and because of us as human beings,” Buthelezi said. “It is us that need to take responsibility.” South African artist and activist, Buthelezi, 56, first found his talent for the creative as a boy in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He…

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Comair Placed Under Provisional Liquidation The South Gauteng High Court has placed Comair – which operated kulula.com and local British Airways flights under licence – under provisional liquidation today. The company said in papers filed at the court that it no longer had access to capital to fund its operational costs. Comair suspended operations earlier in June, saying that it was unable to make wage payments owed to its workers beyond May 2022. Almost All Sewn Up – Groote Schuur Hospital Catching Up With Surgery Backlog Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town is on its way to making a dent…

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