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EFCC Blocks Patience Jonathan at Skye Bank, Stops Her from Withdrawing Unfrozen $5.9million

Former Nigerian First Lady, Patience Jonathan, on Monday visited the Maitama branch of the   Skye Bank in Abuja to withdraw part of her $5.9million recently unfrozen by a Lagos High Court. But she met a brick wall. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had procured a stay-of-execution of the judgment and also simultaneously filed an appeal…

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Ghanaian-Born Edward Enninful Confirmed as the New Editor of British Vogue

History is made as Ghanaian-born and bred former model and stylist Edward Enninful has been confirmed as the new editor of British Vogue. Condé Nast International chairman and chief executive Jonathan Newhouse announced Alexandra Shulman’s successor this morning, calling Enninful “an influential figure in the communities of fashion, Hollywood and music which shape the cultural…

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Investing in People: Amid Economic Recession, UBA Promotes 3,000 Staff

UBA CEO- Kennedy Uzoka 25% of staff at Africa’s leading financial institution rewarded CEO Kennedy Uzoka: “If we take care of our people, our people will take care of our customers.”  United Bank for Africa (UBA), Africa’s Global Bank operating in 19 African countries, has announced the promotion of 3,000 staff members, reinforcing its commitment to…

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Contemporary Entertainment, 1089 ADRESS is Here to Redefine Nightlife in West Africa

Melding the allure of African and contemporary entertainment, 1089 ADRESS located in hub of Victoria Island, Lagos, is here to redefine nightlife in West Africa. The quintessential nightspot, fashioned by the former Auto Lounge, fuses the appeal of an ultra exclusive lounge and a high-energy nightclub. With its striking architectural design and lavish decor, 1089…

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Dino Melaye & ABU Vice Chancellor Appear Before the Senate Ethics Committee Over Certificate Scandal

Following the recent allegations of Sahara Reporters that Senator Dino Melaye was not awarded a bachelor’s degree from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) read more here; he appeared before the Senate today alongside Professor Ibrahim Garba, the Vice Chancellor of ABU, who confirmed that Senator Dino graduated with a third-class degree in Geography. Apparently, Senator…

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Stephanie Otobo’s Mother Begs Apostle Suleman’s Forgiveness

Following the alleged sex scandal between Apostle Johnson Suleman and Stephanie Otobo; read more here, here and here,  the mother and elder sister of Stephanie Otobo visited Omega Fire Church Ministries (OFM) Worldwide headquarters on Sunday to ask the General overseer’s forgiveness. During the service, the preacher said he has never met her mother before…

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Who is Missing in this Photo?

Appreciated joining @POTUS for meeting with the Freedom Caucus again today. This is it. #PassTheBillpic.twitter.com/XG6lQIy5a6 — Vice President Pence (@VP) March 23, 2017 Women’s group and Liberals with President Trump and members of the House Freedom Caucus pictured above. According to CNN, they were gathered to discuss plans to strip a health insurance plan that…

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Stephanie Linus’ Extended Hands Foundation Repair 35 Women with VVF in Kebbi State

The Extended Hands Foundation, a non-governmental organization with sponsorship from NNPC/SNEPCo has completed the successful repair of 35 Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) patients in Kebbi State. The pool effort took place at the Ministry of Women Affairs & Social Development VVF Center in Gesse, Birin-Kebbi and received the co-operation of the Kebbi State Government. Led…

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Dream Come True: Tony Elumelu Foundation Announces 1,000 Successful Applicants Out 0f 93,000

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), an African founded and funded 21st century philanthropic organization committed to entrepreneurship development, ushers in an additional 1,000 African entrepreneurs. Applications were received from over 93,000 entrepreneurs across 55 African countries –  over 100% increase from 2016, and nearly quadruple of the 2015 application numbers. Proving that African youth are indeed interested in…

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#HeinekenLFDW Launches Inaugural Autumn/Winter Presentation Titled ‘Identity’ 

#HeinekenLFDW (Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week), is delighted to announce its inaugural new season Presentation at Red Door Gallery, from 30th March – 2nd April 2017. The move not only brings #HeinekenLFDW in line with the global fashion calendar, but also affords the designers featured, more opportunities to maximise media and available distribution prospects. More pertinently, it…

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