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Photos: Kerry Washington In Giles Deacon Outfit At The Limited “Scandal” Collection Launch

Kerry Washington was on double duty yesterday. Not only was she promoting the new season of her hit TV show, “Scandal”, but she was also promoting the limited edition “Scandal” – inspired clothing collection. Kerry Washington attended the event on September 23, 2014 wearing a sleeveless tie-dye denim-bustier peplum design outfit from Giles Deacon Resort 2015. She…

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Senate Will Not Intervene In Death Sentence For 12 Soldiers ‘Guilty’ Of Mutiny

The Nigerian Senate yesterday Tuesday said it would not plead with the Nigerian Army to spare the lives of 12 soldiers recently sentenced to death for mutiny. According to Premium Times, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence, George Sekibo, said this in Abuja after a closed-door meeting with the nation’s service chiefs. The service chiefs…

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Synagogue Building Collapse: Was T.B. Joshua Wrong For Giving Journalists N50, 000 “Bribe”?

This whole Synagogue building collapse has been quite a controversial one. Last week, news broke about investigative journalist, Nicholas Ibekwe, who refused to collect a N50,000“bribe” that Prophet T. B Joshua offered him amongst 14 other Nigerian journalists who happily collected the brown envelopes. The brown envelopewas said to be made available by the prophet…

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Doyin Okupe Explains Why Dr. Adadevoh’s Name Was Excluded From The National Honours

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, last week, approved the award of National Honours to deserving individuals in various categories. Read it here. The omission of Dr. Adadevoh drew criticism from commentators who argued that she should have been honoured posthumously. The presidency has stated that it cannot bestow the National Honours Award  posthumously on Dr. Ameyo…

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Nigerian Retail Entrepreneurs Tayo & Ayo Amusan + Lupita Lupita Nyong’o Make BoF 500 List

  Nigerian retail entrepreneurs Tayo and Ayo Amusan have been recognized at part of the people shaping global fashion as they make the Business of Fashion 500 list for 2014. BoF has gained a global following as an essential daily resource for fashion creatives, executives and entrepreneurs in over 200 countries. It is frequently described as “indispensable,” “required…

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Synagogue Building Collapse: Professionals Fault T.B. Joshua’s Claim That A “Strange Aircraft” Was Responsible

According to Premium Times, Professional builders in Lagos have faulted the claims by Temitope Joshua, founder of The Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, that a “strange aircraft” that had hovered several times over a building in the premises caused its collapse. A five-storey building inside the church’s premises in Ikotun, Lagos, collapsed on September…

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Boko Haram: Abubakar Shekau’s Killed ‘Impersonator’ Identified As Isa Damsaka

According to TheCable, the name of the Boko Haram commander killed in Konduga, Borno State, by Nigerian soldiers last week is Isa Damsaka, which was disclosed by security sources. He also went by two other names ─ Bashir Konduga and Bashir Mohammed ─ as Boko Haram commanders use various names, the official explained. Damsaka was…

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