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Music Meets Runway Is Back! 10 Performers, 10 Designers, 1 Runway All In Lagos. Calling On Interested Designers & Sponsors

Following a successful inaugural of MUSIC MEETS RUNWAY IN 2011 at the Expo Centre, Eko Hotel & Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos, officially a year after, Le Reve Events spearheaded by Jennifer Olize is pleased to announce the second edition of the hit show this year MUSIC MEETS RUNWAY (MMR).     The event, now…

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Saturday Exclusive: Fashion News Roundup! – House Of Versatile Reveals New 2012 Accessories Collection, AFWL Flyer Day In London & Virgos lounge.com Featured In One Of UK’s “Closer” Magazine

Hello readers, welcome to our Saturday exclusive fashion news round up; this is where we bring you news making rounds both here in Nigeria and any news relating to African fashion in the diaspora. Enjoy the read! Nigerian Fashion Label “House Of Versatile” Reveals New 2012 Accessories Collection Debuts E Commerce Store Nigerian emerging designer…

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Justice Aloma Mariam Mukhtar: First Female Chief Justice Of Nigeria

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has nominated Justice Aloma Mariam Mukhtar as the New Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), making her the first female to occupy the office.   Justice Aloma Mariam In a letter to the Senate, Jonathan urged senators to approve her appointment. Justice Mukhtar, 68, succeeds outgoing CJN, Justice Dahiru Musdapher who retires…

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$3 Million Bribery Scandal: House Of Representatives Says Zenon’s Femi Otedola Not On Trial, Insists On Implementation Of Subsidy Report

In spite of the controversy trailing the subsidy probe report following the $3 million bribery charge leveled against the suspended chairman of the House ad hoc committee that probed the fuel subsidy scheme of the federal government, the House of Representatives still insists that the report be implemented in full by the Executive.    …

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The Standoff: Femi Otedola Of Zenon Oil & Farouk Lawan Chairman House Of Representative Committee Fuel Subsidy Probe

In the months since the fuel subsidy brouhaha and the subsequent probe by the Senate and House of Representatives, several accusations have come to light in various sectors, of attempts to extort money by members of our esteemed legislature. There is an adage that says, “There is no smoke without fire.”                              …

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Colours In Africa Official Opening Of Lagos Showroom & Four Day Furniture Exhibition

Colours In Africa Limited, a proudly Nigerian furniture manufacturing and retailing company will formally open its Lagos showroom with a four day furniture exhibition on Wednesday 27th of June at 4pm at its Lagos premises in Victoria Island Lagos. The event will be formally declared open by the Honourable Commissioner for Commerce and Industry in…

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BET Expands African TV Distribution With MTV Deal

Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMN Africa) (formerly known as MTV Networks Africa) have announced that the popular entertainment network Black Entertainment Television (BET) is to expand its African TV footprint following the signing of a new distribution deal that will see BET distributed on the MyTv pay-TV platform. As of June 1, 2012, BET…

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