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27 Dec 2020
A post shared more than 260 times on Facebook claims that cactus juice can be used as an “anti poison” for a snake bite or scorpion sting. “Firstly tighten the next joint of the victim’s body to avoid over spreading, then make some razor cuts in about 4 inches distance to the bite spot and apply CACTUS…
26 Dec 2020
“Appendix total removal,” reads a message posted on the Nigeria-based Facebook page “Sure Truth”. It adds: “You shall not die young.” The message claims drinking a mixture of lemon juice, snail slime and tomatoes will cure appendicitis. “Crush tomatoes, press lemon juice in a cup then with a wood break the pointed shell of the…
23 Dec 2020
“Tighten your Vagina in 3days” reads a message posted on the Nigeria-based Facebook page “Sure Truth”. It shows a photo of groundnuts, also known as peanuts. “Get raw groundnuts with shells, rinse and fresh sun dry for 2days,” it reads. “Then you soak it with warm drinkable water overnight, remove the groundnut and drink the water first thing…


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Social media influencer and CEO of the BDB Luxury clothing line, Nwaubani Ebube Clinton, popularly known as Billion$baby, says his achievements with his clothing line is the reason why he is highly sought-after by brands. With over a million loyal and active followers across various social media platforms, Billion$Baby is an influential influencer; an image…
40 mins ago
Steven Bergwijn scored twice deep into stoppage time to rescue a vital three points for Tottenham's bid for a top-four Premier League finish with a thrilling 3-2 win at Leicester on Wednesday.
1 hour ago
Seven-time champions Egypt clinched a place in the Africa Cup of Nations last 16 on Wednesday by defeating neighbours Sudan 1-0, a result which sent Cape Verde and Malawi through as well.
1 hour ago
The Super Eagles will head into the knockout rounds of the Africa Cup of Nations full of confidence after a 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau kept their perfect run going. Umar Sadiq’s second-half strike put Nigeria in front, before captain William Troost-Ekong doubled the lead after a long VAR review. The win means the Super Eagles…
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Tunisia's preparations for their final Africa Cup of Nations group match against Gambia were thrown into disarray after 12 players in the 28-man squad contracted Covid-19, the country's football federation said Wednesday. Key player Wahbi Khazri is among the players to test positive. "This evening (Wednesday) the players took part in a training session with…