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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Friday, 17th August, 2018
17 Aug
8:17

Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Friday, 17th August, 2018

1. UN report says FG paid ransom for Dapchi girls The United Nations has revealed that the Nigerian government through the Information Minister Lai Mohammed lied that they didn’t pay any ransom to free scores of female students kidnapped by the Boko Haram from their school in Dapchi. The report […]

Boxers or briefs: which is better for blokes? Science finally has an answer
17 Aug
6:45

Boxers or briefs: which is better for blokes? Science finally has an answer

IT’S a debate that has waged for decades — boxers or briefs?Now science has determined which form of underwear is better for men in the testicular sense, following a landmark study by Harvard University. Fertility specialists have long been sceptical of what impact, if any, the type of jocks a […]

Your Daily Horoscope for Friday, August 17
17 Aug
5:24

Your Daily Horoscope for Friday, August 17

Of course it’s good to be ambitious and to stick to your plan. But going head-to-head with someone now could easily lead to trouble. That’s because you’re even more stubborn than usual, Taurus, and you might come across as more difficult than you realise. As tenacious as you are, you […]

Opinion: Anning’s speech proves Parliament needs a code of conduct
17 Aug
1:42

Opinion: Anning’s speech proves Parliament needs a code of conduct

“Why does he hate us?” That was the first question my 11-year-old asked me when she heard Senator Fraser Anning’s maiden speech.  I really didn’t want her to hear those words. But how could I stop her and her two younger sisters? I thought if they saw their mum interviewed […]

$170k of renovations billed to public purse: Staggering corruption unveiled within WA Health
17 Aug
12:35

$170k of renovations billed to public purse: Staggering corruption unveiled within WA Health

The CCC noted that hundreds of thousands of dollars of public funds which might have been spent delivering better health care were fraudulently allocated. The CCC report details shocking corruption within the WA health system. Photo: Glenn Hunt The report into bribery and corruption in maintenance and service contracts within […]

Amateur golfer Ali Gibb hits three holes in one in one day
16 Aug
11:12

Amateur golfer Ali Gibb hits three holes in one in one day

Updated August 17, 2018 09:10:50 Photo: Amateur golfer Ali Gibb hit three aces in a day, an incredibly rare feat in the sport. (Supplied: Ali Gibb) Related Story: Golfer hits a hole-in-one, dislocates his ankle while celebrating Map: United Kingdom Amateur golfer Ali Gibb jokes she will wake up having […]

Aretha Franklin death: Elton John and Diana Ross lead tributes to the voice and the legend
16 Aug
9:16

Aretha Franklin death: Elton John and Diana Ross lead tributes to the voice and the legend

Tributes from across the world have poured in for Aretha Franklin, known as the Queen of Soul, who has died at the age of 76.  Sir Elton John was amongst the musical luminaries who paid tribute to Franklin, writing in an Instagram post: “The loss of Aretha Franklin is a […]

Something borrowed: Georgia planner nabs wedding grifter
16 Aug
3:15

Something borrowed: Georgia planner nabs wedding grifter

MILTON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia wedding planner came in handy for one couple who nearly had more than $2,000 stolen from their reception. News outlets report Kristina Dardo was arrested Saturday after planner Ashley Baber noticed her among the wedding guests, “holding a jacket in an odd manner,” and […]

The Oldest Airlines in the World That Are Still Flying Today
16 Aug
10:16

The Oldest Airlines in the World That Are Still Flying Today

The Oldest Airlines in the World That Are Still Flying Today | Travel + Leisure The Oldest Airlines in the World That Are Still Flying Today

‘Almost certifiable’: Bob Katter pays political price for backing Fraser Anning’s ‘final solution’ speech
16 Aug
9:49

‘Almost certifiable’: Bob Katter pays political price for backing Fraser Anning’s ‘final solution’ speech

Illustration: Matt Golding “Instead of putting him up there on a pedestal as the anti-politician, he should be called out for what he is. Quite frankly, I think he’s almost certifiable.” Mr Entsch called on Labor and the CFMMEU to stop backing Mr Katter, who was narrowly re-elected on Labor preferences in […]