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‘Playboy’ Founder Hugh Hefner Dies At 91

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner died Wednesday, Playboy Enterprises, Inc. announced. He was 91. “Hugh M. Hefner, the American icon who in 1953 introduced the world to Playboy magazine and built the company into one of the most recognizable American global brands in history, peacefully passed away today from natural causes at his home, The Playboy…

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Lagos State Unveils 20 Feet Statue Of Obafemi Awolowo

The Lagos State Government has unveiled a 20-foot-tall statue of former Premier of Western Region Obafemi Awolowo in Ikeja. Speaking at the event, the Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said the state is in support of the All Progressives Congress‘s (APC) position in the restructuring and devolution of powers in Nigeria. He said Awolowo, during his time, had charged leaders to embrace true…

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Vanessa Kingori, First Female Publisher Of British GQ & First Black Publisher At Conde Nast UK

The first female Publisher of British GQ and the first black Publisher at Condé Nast UK Vanessa Kingori, recently took time out of her busy schedule to share the story of her journey with WeAreTheCity. As Publisher she is responsible for British GQ’s commercial success. Kingori has been in the role for a year having…

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Barack Obama Admits To Tearing Up After Dropping His Daughter, Malia Off At College

According to Glamour.com, on Monday Obama wore his heart on his sleeve once more by telling the audience at an event for the Beau Biden Foundation that he let the waterworks flow when he dropped off Malia, his older daughter, at college. “For those of us who have daughters, it just happens fast. I dropped…

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Four Weeks of Paid Paternity Leave for Nigerian Men, UNICEF Advocates

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday recommended six months paid maternity leave and four weeks paid paternity leave to ensure healthy development of young children. UNICEF Representative in Nigeria Mohammed Fall disclosed this at the National Early Childhood Development conference (ECD) in Abuja with the theme; “Investing early in Nigerian children”. Fall also…

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Pope Francis Under Attack for “Spreading Heresy”

Pope Francis has come under sever attack by dozen conservative Catholic scholars and clergy for “spreading heresy”. The widely publicized, theologically dense letter was delivered to the Pope with 40 signatures on August 11, according to its organisers. It has since gained 22 more signatures and was released to the public on Saturday. In a…

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U.S. Set to Stop Russian Military Flights Over America

U.S. officials are set to announce restrictions to Russian military flights over American territory under the Treaty on Open Skies in the latest sign of strain in U.S.-Russia relations. The treaty which is part of a suite of arms-control, transparency and confidence-building agreements that proliferated in the late stages of the Cold War, permits its…

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Nigeria Says the UN Security Council is Obsolete & Undemocratic

Nigeria has decried the obsolete and old-fashioned composition of the UN Security Council, describing it as undemocratic. The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, who spoke to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York said that there was an urgent need to reform the body. The Security Council is the UN’s…

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Increasing Number Of Corps Members Has Dwindled Our Resources – NYSC

Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Brig.-Gen Suleiman Kazaure, has blamed the dwindling resources in the scheme to rising population of corps members. Kazaure disclosed this at the opening of the scheme’s Annual Management Conference in Jos on Tuesday. The theme of the conference was: ‘Enhancing the Operations of NYSC through Strategic Planning’.…

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