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Buhari Begins 3 Day Official Visit To France

President Muhammadu Buhari left Abuja for Paris this afternoon on a three-day official visit to France at the invitation of President Francois Hollande. For the visit, President Buhari was accompanied by the National Security Adviser, Major-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd.), the Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Ministries of Defence, Finance, Agriculture, Foreign Affairs, Industry, Trade and…

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Isoken Ogiemwonyi, Co-Founder Of L’Espace Unveils Her New Flagship Store ‘Zazaii’

After six years of ground-breaking success of running one of Nigeria’s foremost designers market Le Petit Marche and concept store, L’Espace, the founders-Wonuola Okoye and Isoken Ogiemwonyi are moving to greener pastures in business. The duo had previously released a joint statementto explaintheir split, the statement read: “it’s been an incredible six year journey in…

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Organisers Of Miss USA Pageant Apologizes To Vanessa Williams 32 Years After Nude Photo Scandal

A little over three decades after Vanessa Williams was forced to resign as Miss USA following a nude photo scandal she was involved in, the actress and singer returned to the Miss America stage Sunday night, where the  pageant’s CEO apologized to her for the way the scandal was handled. CEO Sam Haskell said to…

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Nothing Left To Prove! Floyd Mayweather Retires From Boxing After Andre Berto Win

Floyd Mayweather Jr. signed off from professional boxing as he had planned on Saturday, going out unbeaten and on his own terms as ‘The Best Ever’ after improving his career record to 49-0. After a stellar 19-year run that produced world titles in five weight divisions and earnings in excess of $800 million, Mayweather bade…

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Six Nigerians Dead, Four Missing In Saudi Arabia Crane Accident

Following the tragic crane accident that took place in the Grand Mosque in Kaabah, Mecca, Saudi Arabia on Friday, six Nigerians have been reported dead and four declare missing. The spokesperson for National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Mr. Uba Mana, confirmed the death of the six Nigerians in a telephone interview with our correspondent on…

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Four Dead As School Building Collapses In Plateau State

A building at Abu Naima Primary and Secondary School, an Islamic school in Bukuru, Plateau State collapsed on Sunday afternoon, killing at least four students and injuring 14 others, the state coordinator of emergency services said. “We are still working under the rubble for more bodies and injured,” Abdulsalam Muhammed, the state coordinator for the…

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Federal Cabinet: DSS Screens Utomi, Odimegwu, Falana, Oyinlola, Omoigui-Okaru

The Department of State Service (DSS) has reportedly screened a former Presidential candidate and Economist, Professor Patrick Utomi, an ex-Managing Director of Nigerian Breweries Limited, Mr. Festus Odimegwu, a former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola; Lawyer and activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), ex-boss of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mrs. Ifueko Omoigui-Okaru,…

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