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WOLF IN SHEEP'S CLOTHING (Read About its Origin)

Written By City Pulse Nigeria on Friday, 24 October 2014 | 10:23

Ask anybody the meaning of the idiom ' A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing' and you will readily get the answer - "Someone who hides malicious intent under the guise of kindliness."

But just how many people care to find out where it originated from? Quite a handful, I presumed.

As usual, CityPulse Nigeria dug into the archive and came up with something...

How Eti-Osa Community Was Liberated From Ikorodu Division – Hon. Dosunmu

Honourable Yahya Ebudola Adeniyi Dosunmu, a veteran politician recently caused a stir during the commissioning of the new secretariat for Eti-Osa Local Government when he held participants spellbound with his vivid narration of how the present-day Eti-Osa community was liberated from the clutch of Ikorodu Divisional Council.

According to him, some young men of his age group, fresh from secondary schools and teachers’ colleges, gathered themselves to free Eti-Osa Community politically, socially and economically from the yoke of slavery from the then Ikorodu Divisional Council where they belonged before and after

The Trauma of 1983 'GHANA MUST GO' Era

When Ghanaians were first expelled en masse from Nigeria in 1983, most of them hurriedly packed their belongings in a big silk bag with red and blue stripes. The Nigerians, either by affection or ridicule, began to call this bag (which is really made in China, and sold even in Europe), "Ghana must go". 

This name gained a fast currency in Ghana, and up till today, that hold-all bag is identified by that

Watch Jay Jay Okocha's Greatest Goal of All Time With Eintracht Frankfurt (VIDEO)

Written By City Pulse Nigeria on Thursday, 4 September 2014 | 03:38

20 years ago (1994), Nigerian footballer Jay Jay Okocha scored one of the most spectacular goals in Bundesliga history. 

Donning the jersey of Eintracht Frankfurt, watch as his mesmerizing dribbles confound the entire Karlsruher SC defence and flusters one of the world's finest goalkeeping titan Oliver Kahn!

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How Many Countries Exactly Are There In Africa? (INTERESTING)

Written By City Pulse Nigeria on Thursday, 28 August 2014 | 04:04

An intense debate broke out recently during a quiz contest when one of the judges ruled out a contestant for claiming the dark continent has 57 countries.

In her conclusion, Africa actually has 54 countries if the membership of Africa Union (AU) is anything to go by.

A fierce debate broke out among the other judges. Some felt AU membership does not tell the true story as

How To Cope With Menopause In Your 40s & 50s (FOR MATURE READERS)

Written By City Pulse Nigeria on Monday, 25 August 2014 | 06:20

Menopausal stage has been described as a that moment in a woman's life when menstruation diminishes and ceases, usually between the ages of 42 and 50

There are many obvious reasons why growing old was never going to be easy for me — among them the

See Africa Representatives At 1967 Miss World Beauty Pageant (PHOTO)

From left to right, they are Miss Tanzania (Teresa Shayo), 
Miss Uganda (Rosemary Salmon), Miss Nigeria (Rosalind 
Balogun) and Miss Ghana (Araba Vroon)

Believe it or not, the somewhat half-nude global beauty contest didn’t just start today.

The very first edition of the prestigious Miss World pageant was introduced in 1951 as part of the Festival of

Sir Victor Uwaifo's Cute Look @ 19 (PHOTO)

Cool, calm and calculating, not many Nigerian showbiz buff can easily tell if the above teenage photograph was that of the great music legend – Victor Uwaifo or not. But in truth, it was. It was one of his favourite pictures taken during a training session at St Gregory’s College, Obalende in 1960 when he was just 19

Who Were The First Set of Igbos To Visit Lagos? (INTERESTING)

It has been argued time and time again. However history reported that the very first set of Igbos to migrate and be absorbed by the West were people regarded by the society as the ‘Osu’ caste (often referred to as social outcast).

For the record, it is the belief of many Igbo traditionalists that the Osus are people historically owned by

Watch Goals & Highlight of Falconets 6 - 2 Korea DPR Match (VIDEO)

Written By City Pulse Nigeria on Thursday, 21 August 2014 | 04:45

Nigeria defeated Korea DPR 6-2 in the first semifinal of the 2014 Fifa U-20 Women’s World Cup to reach their second ever final of the competition.

Four goals from star woman Asisat Oshoala plus one each from Courtney Dike and Uchechi Sunday ensured the

What To Do When You Can’t Afford Your Children’s School Fees (INTERESTING)

Written By City Pulse Nigeria on Tuesday, 19 August 2014 | 07:50

If paying your children’s school is a constant struggle, then that is a sign that you are biting more than you can chew. Rather than keep seeking a bailout, swallow your pride and cut your coat according to your cloth, not your size.

I came up with the above quote to capture the essence of this article. Most of our financial difficulties are self-inflicted. Each time a financial decision is to be made, we do have a choice. This includes the choice of school for our children. Nobody can make you do what you don’t want to do. Nobody puts a gun to your head to send your child to that school. I feel sad any time I see parents running helter skelter looking for money to pay their children’s school fees. Some pile up debts in an attempt to catch up. 

The interesting thing about school fees is that it is similar to waves making landfall at a beach. By the time you finish

How Afrobeat King Fela Anikulapo-Kuti Came About His Obsession for 'Kalakuta Republic'

New facts are beginning to emerged from the estate of the late Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti as to how he stumbled and fell in love with the name, 'Kalakuta Republic.' 

This much was revealed by one of the memoirs he left behind. 

According to him:
“It was when I was in a police cell at the C.I.D. (Central Intelligence Division) headquarters in Lagos; 

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