Losing your virginity — a once-in-a-lifetime event — may soon become a weekly affair. Australian filmmaker Justin Sisely became a controversial figure last year when he began filming Virgins Wanted, a documentary film project where a man and a woman auction off the rights to first access of their private parts. It was originally supposed to be a feature-length documentary.
Pope Francis rocked some religious and atheist minds today when he declared that everyone was redeemed through Jesus, including atheists. During his homily at Wednesday Mass in Rome, Francis emphasized the importance of “doing good” as a principle that unites all humanity, and a “culture of encounter” to support peace
Governors from the northern states met in Abuja on Friday morning , but sources at the meeting said the governors were unable to arrive at a particular candidate to support for the position of chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum. Three candidates are contesting for the position which would be filled later today. The candidates are Rotimi Amaechi(Rivers),
Nigeria is spending about N365bn annually on the importation of 2.1 million metric tonnes of milled rice, the Federal Government has said. According to the government, the country is currently the largest importer of rice in the world, a development it notes as adversely affecting its agricultural sector. A document obtained by our correspondent from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture on Friday stated, “Nigeria is the largest importer of rice in the world, spending N365bn per year importing 2.1 million MT of milled rice.” The government, in a bid to reduce the nation’s import dependence, had to raise tariff on imported brown rice and finished rice, it was learnt.
This is one of the most common surgical problems seen in children. It usually occurs as a groin swelling and may occasionally extend into the scrotum on the affected side. This swelling is often discovered accidentally by an observant mother.
The founder, Interra Networks, David Onu, tells EVEREST AMAEFULE about his call centre outsourcing business that employs 150 people and his early entrepreneurial drive
The Deputy Director, Consumer Protection Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mrs. Umma Dutse, speaks on the need to protect bank depositors from market abuse with IFEANYI ONUBA
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a 19-year-old man suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings with his older brother has been captured by the Police. According to Reuters, the break in the case sent waves of relief through the Boston suburb of Watertown where armored vehicles roamed the streets and helicopters flew overhead through the day.
Police in one western Pennsylvania town are investigating a case of bar kill: a groundhog and a grouse, both dead, tossed into a tavern by unsatisfied customers. The (Dubois) Courier-Express reports that the animals were tossed into Bill’s Bar hours apart Sunday in Brookville, about 70 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. Brookville police Chief Ken Dworek tells The Associated Press that the suspects are an underage man who was refused service at the bar and another who was turned away because of “an alcohol problem.” The chief says such use of animals is a fairly common problem in Brookville.
A carnival worker may get more than a slap on the wrist after being accused of slapping the buttocks of a juvenile female. Nicholas Berg, 28, was charged with simple battery after allegedly slapping the girl on her buttocks as she started to get on a slide in the funhouse at a carnival in New Port Richey, Fla., this past weekend, the Tampa Bay Times reported. A witness told deputies the suspect appeared to touch the girl’s behind without permission, but Berg told police he only touched her on her back
Boston police have now named the suspect that authorities have been seeking this morning. “Suspect identified as 19 year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev of Cambridge.