• FG declares 18 years as new marriageable age

    FG declares 18 years as new marriageable age

    Federal Government has directed that the new marriageable age across the country be put at 18 years, even though it is yet to be included in the constitution.

    The directive was given by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo  at the national campaign launch of ending child marriage in Nigeria, held at the Sheraton hotels in Abuja, in an effort to put an end to the menace of girl-child marriage.

    Osinbajo blamed the increasing rate of child brides on poverty, saying there is an […]

  • Meet The Chinese Woman Who Hasn’t Cut Her Hair For 18 Years (Photos)

    Meet The Chinese Woman Who Hasn’t Cut Her Hair For 18 Years (Photos)

    Ni Linmei a 60yr old woman from China’s Shanxi province hasn’t cut her hair since 1998 and since then, it has grown to 11ft and 9inches.

    Having such generous locks can be problematic and time consuming, she once got her hair trapped in an elevator and spends all of two hours a day just washing and drying it.

    She is reportedly looking to get into the Guinness Book of World Records but she has some way to go. The current […]

  • Gorilla adopted by French couple who didn’t have any children, has grown so big after 18 years

    Gorilla adopted by French couple who didn’t have any children, has grown so big after 18 years

    The couple, who don’t have any children, decided to adopt the ape after she was abandoned as a baby. They bottle-fed and reared her, even making sure that she was house trained.

    They kept her in her own enclosure attached to their home, just to the west of Lyon, France. She developed more independence and now only occasionally needs her human parents to help her with tasks like extracting food from her teeth or pulling a splinter from her hand.

    As a teenager […]