US calls for shower rules to be eased after Trump hair complaints

Under a 1992 law, showerheads in the US are not allowed to produce more than 2.5 gallons (9.5l) of water per minute.

The US government has proposed changing the definition of a showerhead to allow increased water flow, following complaints from President Donald Trump about his hair routine. Under a 1992 law, showerheads in the US are not allowed to produce more than 2.5 gallons (9.5l) of water per minute. The Trump administration wants this limit to apply to each nozzle, rather than the overall fixture. Consumer and conservation groups argue that it is wasteful and unnecessary. The changes were proposed by the Department of Energy on Wednesday following complaints by Mr…

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Belarus election: Women form ‘solidarity chains’ to condemn crackdown

Belarus election: Women form 'solidarity chains' to condemn crackdown

Women have formed human chains in Belarus to condemn a crackdown on protests over the disputed election. Many women dressed in white and carried flowers as they called for an end to police brutality. Unrest erupted after long-time leader Alexander Lukashenko was declared winner of Sunday’s presidential election, in a vote condemned by the EU and US as neither free nor fair. Thousands of people have been arrested and at least two have died. In the latest official figures, the interior ministry said police had detained 700 people during protests…

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I had a crush on Nengi – Tochi

I had a crush on Nengi – Tochi

Almost a week after his eviction, Tochi revealed that he had a crush on Nengi. The ex-Housemate confessed to having a crush on Nengi at a time during his 21-days stay in the BBNaija House. Speaking further, Tochi said he liked Nengi’s personality and enjoyed her company but didn’t express his feelings and emotions because of the specific attention she was getting from Ozo. On his closeness to TolaniBaj at some point, he admitted to liking the leggy media personality from the start but had to remain friends because she…

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Father Of Chained Kebbi Boy Charged To Court

Father Of Chained Kebbi Boy Charged To Court

Aliyu Umaru, who chained his 12-year-old son, Jibrin, for two years in Kebbi has been charged for cruelty. Kebbi Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), DSP Nafiu Abubakar, disclosed this in a statement. According to him: ”The Kebbi State Police Command wishes to inform members of the general public that on the 09/08/2020 at about 1440hrs, information revealed that, one Jibrin Aliyu,male, aged,12 years of Badariya area, Birnin Kebbi was tied with a rope alongside with animals and chickens for a period of two years after demise of his biological mother…

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The Brilliant Boy And His Jealous Sister Chapter (3)

The Brilliant Boy and His Jealous Sister

By: Japheth Prosper Chapter (3) I returned home panting. “Did you see him?” Aisha threw as soon as she saw me. “Yes,” I gasped. “Isn’t he mad?” Still panting and gasping for breath, I muttered:”yes, he’s a mad man with a voice that sounded like thunder. He has never combed or shaved his head.’’ “I told you but you did not believe me. Did you not see that his head is same as yours?”She echoed triumphantly. I did not respond to the question but deep in my heart I’d made…

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