Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson explains why he’s bald

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has a strong, recognisable look. Big smile. Kind eyes. Biceps like three biceps stacked atop one another. Bald head. The latter signature is nearly as iconic as the photo of the Rock himself, minus about 20 years, but plus a turtleneck, gold chain, and fanny pack. Wherever the Rock is, there goes that gorgeous bowling ball of a noggin. Now, thanks to a single GIF, the mystery of why The Rock went fully hairless has been solved. Johnson is not bald by genetic predisposition; he is…

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What we do with dogs, monkeys, dolls – Commercial drivers

An ancient traditional practice of sacrificing live dogs on the altar of Ogun, the god of Iron, by commercial drivers in search of protection is still being practiced today, mainly by truck and commercial bus drivers. CHIJIOKE IREMEKA reports A very experienced driver, who has been a commercial transport driver for over 30 years, Mr. Akinrede Ephraim, who is in his early 60s, said that the practice of deliberately killing dogs with a vehicle for protection against accidents does not work for him. Rather, he believes strongly in drivers praying…

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I’m going hubby shopping (36)

James was furious. He charged towards Alice and suddenly pulled back. He snarled at her, “Who did you call a prostitute? Kiki?” Then, his face transformed from anger to something Alice couldn’t just make out. “Gawd, I love that woman! If she agreed to marry me, I would have kicked you out of the house long ago,” he said. Alice stared at him, mouth agape. “Oh, you’re in love with your brother’s wife? Are they aware? If you had married her, she would still have gone to a real man…

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Engaging the power of faith for fulfilment of destiny (3)

Welcome to your regular column. Previously, we looked at four channels of encountering destiny, which are: Direct Divine Encounter, Vision, Rhema and by Revelation. In today’s teaching, we shall be delving deeper in understanding how to advance and fulfil our destinies after encountering them through any of these channels. First, we must recognise that it is our insight in God’s Word that defines the limits of our destiny. That means our destiny is limited to our revelation of the truth. Thus, it is all about being able to see what…

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Happy Easter: What is your resolution?

At one point or the other in life, we find ourselves making resolutions. However, it isn’t enough to make resolutions, one must develop the discipline required to live by them. Discipline is simply the ability to keep doing what is right whether it is convenient or not. Many make resolutions cheaply but fail the test of discipline, hence, miss the reward attached. They fail to see that the cause of their setback is their lack of discipline. For every promise of God there is a reward attached, likewise, for every…

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A Reddit user accidentally eats her too faced chocolate bar palette

Ah, Reddit. The Internet’s dumping grounds for strange, totally-unexpected, and sometimes completelyawesome beauty Qs, trends, and moments. In the last week alone, we’ve covered users’ eccentric tricks for concealing undereye circles, foundation formulas best for dry skin types, and even the fact that Too Faced’s Born This Way Foundation can completely cover up bright-red sunburns. Today’s major find? Edible eyeshadow palettes. Well, sort of. Late Wednesday evening, Reddit user finallyinfinite posted on the MakeupAddiction community, confessing to accidentally swatching the coveted (and deliciously named) Too Faced Chocolate Palette with her…

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Ambrose eyes 2018 FIFA World Cup finals

Hibernian FC defender, Efe Ambrose, has been named Scottish Championship Player of the Month for March. The Nigeria international is currently on-loan at Hibernian from Scottish Premiership giants Glasgow Celtic. Ambrose, who has scored once in seven Championship games, thanked former Liver- pool FC manager Brendan Rodgers, who is the Celtic head coach. ”Like I said yesterday this award wouldn’t have been possible without the help of coach Rodgers. He made me not to lose hope, let me repeat myself he is a father and a friend to me. I…

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Sun suspends columnist over Liverpool article

  Columnist Kelvin MacKenzie has been suspended by The Sun after he expressed “wrong” and “unfunny” views about the people of Liverpool. In an article published on Friday, MacKenzie compared Everton midfielder Ross Barkley, who has a grandfather born in Nigeria, to a “gorilla”. He said men with similar “pay packets” in Liverpool were “drug dealers”. Merseyside Police are investigating whether his comments constitute a “racial hate crime”. The Sun apologised “for the offence caused” and added that it was “unaware of Barkley’s heritage”. In a statement of his own,…

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KIDNAPPING: ‘Big business’ that took over from armed robbery

Kidnapping began some years back with the agitation in the Niger Delta region for resource control. Overtime it assumed an alarming dimension with schools becoming targets and pupils taken away for ransom. In this report, ISIOMA MADIKE, looks at this disturbing menace that has seen many Nigerians lose millions to abductors   Ikorodu, the aquatic neighbourhood in the ‘centre of excellence’, has been in the news lately, though for the wrong reasons. It is gradually but steadily becoming kidnappers’ den. But, before this new dimension to criminality, armed robbers had…

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