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My Husband Rapes Me Whenever He’s Drunk"

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I’m leaving my husband because he beats, rapes me after drinking ― Bose Oladimeji

After two years of living together with a man as wife, popular Yoruba actress, Bose Oladimeji, says she’s had just about enough and walking out fast. Her reason is none other than domestic abuse, which she says has become not only brutally violent but life-threatening as well.

“Yes I’m ready to go, in fact, I’m not with him right now. I just have to run for my life, my life is very precious to me. I can’t just allow someone to kill me like that and I want to address some ladies out there that they should not love a guy because of what he gives them. They should be sure the love is genuine and not be fooled by money and comfort. I’m leaving right now, I need to run away for my life. I need to save myself. My life will be in danger if I continue to stay with him, so I’m leaving right now, she said in a chat with Potpourri.

Highlighting the gory details of the abuse, Bose Oladimeji said the beatings star…
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‘I was a commercial driver for 16 years before becoming professor’

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Downsizing parliament, lesson from Italy by @jideojong

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#ResearchAnalysis: Farmers have sex more often than other professionals - Study

A new study shows farmers have sex more often than other professionals — as a third of those surveyed boast about having sex at least once a day. It’s not just the cows and chickens that are breeding down on the farm. According to the New York Post, what’s more, a staggering 67 per cent of them rated their performance in the bedroom as “incredible,” according to the study by sex toy manufacturer, Lelo. A sex expert, Kate Moyle, said it was because farmers were more likely to be fitter than desk-bound city dwellers, and therefore have more stamina. “Even within groups such as professions where there is a lot of similarities, we have to consider that there is a huge amount of individual differences impacting people’s sexuality and sex lives,” Ms Moyle told the UK Mirror. “However, what we may expect are some trends, for example, the level of physical activity in a career such as a farmer, rather than someone in an office setting may impact levels of fitness and energy,” she said. The r…

#AmazingStory : From cashier to petrol station owner, woman surpasses her dreams

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Caution: Over Exposure To Phones, Computers & TV Screens Could Blind One

The blue-violet light peeking out from the screen was potentially harzardous to the eyes, and could lead to long-term problems, including blindness.

“It’s advisable to reduce ‘computer vision syndrome’, that is, feasting your eyes on a computer for a long time, because of the rays that come out from there, especially an LED computer, laptop or phone,” she said.

“Putting your eyes for a long time on a particular screen is not good because it can lead to symptoms of dryness in the eyes.

“Read for a while, at least for about 30 to 40 minutes, then remove your eyes from the screen for about five to six minutes so that you don’t end up with eye strain.”

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