Girl Smarts: 'Primal kitchen collagen fuel helped finally reduce my perma-bloat'

I’ve had stomach issues for a decade. In the last five years, I’d wake up with a flat stomach and go to bed looking pregnant. Bloating aside, I was in pain. First, my disclaimer: This isn’t a story about how one product “cured” me-far from it-but about how I finally...

Girl Smarts: Is eggnog good for you?

But yeah, is eggnog healthy? It does have "egg" in its name...but that might just be wishful thinking. Certain things just feel right during the holidays: watching Home Alone (multiple times, of course), shopping online (excessively), and drinking eggnog (lots of it).But yeah, is eggnog healthy? It does have "egg" in its...

Girl Smarts: 'Drinking a gallon of water a day helped me lose 35 pounds'

I also developed some less-than-healthy eating habits (late-night food runs with friends were so fun!), which only contributed to my weight gain. In high school, I was always an active person (I played a lot of sports), but when I started college, I became too busy to stick to a...

Buhari: President vows to jail more people

The President said this shortly after arriving Abuja on Saturday, August 18, 2018, President Buhari has vowed to jail more of those who put Nigeria in the present economic situation.He said this shortly after arriving Abuja on Saturday, August 18, 2018, according to Channels Television.The President was away in London...

CDQ: Rapper buys himself N12.7m Mustang as Sallah gift

CDQ announced his new acquisition on his Instagram account on Saturday, August 18, 2018. CDQ has bought himself a Ford Mustang Fastback car valued at N12.7 million as Sallah gift.The rapper announced the new acquisition on his Instagram account on Saturday, August 18, 2018.According to US News, an automobile sales...

Ortom: Gov accuses Benue police commissioner of supporting Fulani herdsmen

Governor Ortom said this while reacting to comments by Tsav during an interview on Channels Television. Governor Samuel Ortom has accused the Benue state commissioner of police, Abubakar Tsav of supporting Fulani herdsmen.According to Daily Post, the Governor said this while reacting to comments by Tsav during an interview on...

Boko Haram: Army hands over 23 minors rescued from terrorist group to UNICEF

Maj.-Gen. Abbah Dikko, Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, who disclosed this at the command headquarters in Maiduguri, said the exercise was in conformity with international best practise. The Nigerian Army on Saturday  handed over 23  minors rescued from Boko Haram to United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) for rehabilitation.Maj.-Gen. Abbah Dikko, Theatre...

Kofi Annan: Obaseki commiserates with family, Ghana, lauds global impact

In a statement on Saturday in Benin, Obaseki said Annan was a shining light of the African continent, who, strode like a colossus in the diplomatic community and worked tirelessly for a peaceful and fair world. Edo Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with Ghana and family of Kofi Annan,...

Kofi Annan: Gov. Okowa mourns former UN chief, condoles people of Ghana

The governor’s condolence was issued and signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu in Asaba. Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday sympathised with the family of Kofi Annan, the United Nations, government and people of the Republic of Ghana on the demise of former United Nations Secretary-General, Mr Kofi...

Eid el-Kabir: FRSC deploys four breathalysers on Lagos/Ibadan expressway, to detect drunk drivers

He said that the breathalysers would help FRSC officials to detect drivers driving under the influence of alcohol. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Saturday that it had deployed four breathalysers to detect drunk driving along the Lagos/Ibadan expressway, to curb accidents during the Eid el-Kabir holidays.Mr Hyginus...

Entertainment: Weekend at Elon's: a Tesla subplot with Azealia Banks

In a two-week drama for Tesla, there has been a bizarre subplot, mostly played out on social media. It features the rapper Azealia Banks and the company’s chief executive, Elon Musk. The scene is Musk’s Los Angeles home. The time is Friday, Aug. 10. The action is what is in...

World: Erdogan to Turkey: The west is waging 'economic war'

ISTANBUL — On the single worst day in the collapse of the Turkish lira, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived late in the evening in a small town, stepped up on the runner of his car, tapped the microphone and delivered, impromptu, one of his most memorable speeches. “They are now...

Finance: The pillows at Airbnb can tell you all you need to know about how the company is changing for the worse

I've been an avid user of Airbnb for nearly a decade. In recent years, I've noticed a shift on the platform to a more professionalized service with hosts that operate multiple locations. That shift has had one unintended side effect, from my perspective: bad pillows. I've been an avid user...

World: Louis Gignac, whose styles took the fuss out of hair, dies at 89

When you walked into the Louis-Guy D salon for an appointment in the 1960s or ‘70s, there were two things you could count on: a transformative haircut and a glamorous clientele. But most important, the salon, co-owned by Louis Gignac, offered women freedom from the time-consuming and often chemical-intensive maintenance...

Politics: Omarosa worked in the Clinton White House long before she worked for Trump. Here's everything you need to know about her career.

Here's a timeline of Omarosa Manigault-Newman's journey from lighting up Donald Trump's NBC reality show "The Apprentice," to getting kicked out of the White House: Omarosa Manigault-Newman, the firebrand communications director of the White House Office of Public Liaison who was abruptly fired in December, has released her tell-all book,...

Rivers By=Election: PDP, APC trade blames as armed thugs reportedly storm polling units

The by-election was fixed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for Saturday, August 18, 2018. Armed thugs reportedly stormed polling units in in Ward 10 during the ongoing Rivers by election.The by-election was fixed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for today, Saturday, August 18, 2018 to replace...

Kanu Nwankwo: Super Eagles legend says Arsenal coach should let Ozil be

Kanu said Ozil can't be changed but coach Emery can help the midfielder work on his weakness. Super Eagles legend, Nwankwo Kanu has called on Arsenal boss, Enai Emery to let Metul Ozil be his best.Speaking to The Sun, Kanu said Ozil can't be changed but coach Emery can help...

Dogara: Kofi Annan’s death huge loss to Africa, humanity

Reacting to the news of demise of the former UN chief scribe via his official Twitter handle @YakubDogara, on Saturday, Dogara said the late Annan had etched his name on the sands of time as a true son of Africa. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara,...

Opinion: Alexa, can you have a conversation with us? (at least a short one?)

Digital assistants like Amazon’s Echo can listen to you. And they can talk back. But that doesn’t mean they can carry on a good conversation. As the devices that run these assistants become more commonplace — 39 million Americans now own one, according to a recent study — Amazon and...

Sports: PGA champion Brooks Koepka is part of the new generation of golfers who think aim and fairways are overrated, and it's changing the game

Brooks Koepka held off Tiger Woods and Adam Scott to win the 2018 PGA Championship, his third major championship in 14 months. Koepka is from the new school of golfing that believes the best way to win is to hit drives as far as possible and not worry about landing...

Politics: These are the states that would be wrecked by Trump's proposed tariff on cars

President Donald Trump proposed a 25% tariff in imported cars and auto parts in May. The auto industry warned that the tariff would be devastating. Here are the states that have the most workers that rely on the auto industry for their paychecks. President Donald Trump proposed a 25% tariff...

Dare2Dream: Calabar campus: A smashing conclusion to an unforgettable tour (Day 2 & 3)

While Day 1 in Calabar was festive, Days 2 & 3 went several notches higher. This was not just the conclusion of a campus audition but the conclusion of the tour that had crisscrossed vibrant campuses in the country. The talent on display gave stellar performances and there was also...

Sisqo: Singer weds girlfriend after dating for 15 years with two kids

Sisqo met Elizabeth in 2003 and the pair have stayed together till Friday when they made their union official despite having two kids together. Sisqo, has finally tied the knot with girlfriend, Elizabeth Pham after a 15 years relationship that has produced two kids. UsWeekly reports that the R&B singer...

Yahaya Bello: Gov says Nigerians are happy and satisfied with Buhari’s performance

The Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello, has said that Nigerians are happy and satisfied with President Buhari’s performance. Bello also described the President as a man who is trusted by the international community to take Nigerians to the promise land.According to Daily Post, the Governor said “As far as we know,...

Eid-el-kabir: Nigerians complain over high cost of rams

The Eid-el-Kabir is an annual Islamic festival of ram sacrifice decreed to able faithful as an act of Ibadah (worship) to Almighty Allah as practiced by Muslims globally. Some buyers of ram in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are groaning over “high prices’’ of the sacrificial animal in major markets...