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Organisers of the Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2017 model casting call are already eyeing an edition that would smash the record book. Its recent model call go down in history as one of the biggest and most patronised in sub-Saharan Africa. As early as 8 am on Friday 27 April, hundreds of aspiring models for the AFWN had already gathered in
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The Ooni of Ife, Kabiyesi Enitan Babatunde Adeyeye Ogunwusi, will soon embark on European tour. Oba Ogunwusi, who is expected to embark on the trip in October, will meet with Nigerians resident in the countries of the visit during which he will honour them with awards.The monarch will also use the visit to honour distinguished individuals
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The African Union Commission has invited Dr. (Mrs) Sandra Nwugo, Managing Director/CEO, Femaz Micro Finance Bank, to address the African Fashion Business Summit scheduled for 13th to 15th September, 2016. Nwugo will be addressing the Summit at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  Nwugo will join other business leaders
Published in Fashion & Style
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 08:29

Let Tompolo’s god be returned

“If we were to lose indigenous African religions in Africa, then diviners would disappear, and if diviners disappeared, we would not only lose an important spiritual specialist for many Africans, but also an institution that for centuries has been the repository of African history, wisdom, and knowledge," Mr. Jacob Olupona, Professor of
Published in Opinion
Saturday, 09 July 2016 15:32

King Jaja of Opobo (1821-1891)

“Born in Igboland and sold as a slave to a Bonny trader at the age of twelve, he was named Jubo Jubogha by his first master. He was later sold to Chief Alali, the head of the Opubo Annie Pepple Royal House. Called Jaja by the British, this gifted and enterprising individual eventually became one of the most powerful men in the eastern
Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 22:17

Waiting for World Food Programme

Findings made by the joint United Nations (UN) on speedy food security evaluation in the ravaged northern Nigerian states of Adamawa, Yobe and Borno by a radical Islamic sect known as Boko Haram, alarmed Nigerian Government and its people.The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, harangued that some 650,000 people were displaced in Adamawa, Yobe and
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