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Africa Fashion Week Day 1, The Glitz, The Glam & The Runway

The 2018 Africa Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN), held over the weekend precisely Saturday and Sunday. The glitzy event, which has become a reputable platform to celebrate African fashion designers both in Nigeria and London, was replete with its usual pomp and glamour. Doing its best to showcase the raw talent inherent in Nigerian, nay African designers, the AFWN, which is

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Ex-UBS Trader Kweku Adoboli Who ‘Gambled Away $1.4B’ To Be Deported To Ghana

The lawyer of Kweku Adoboli, a former UBS banker convicted for causing the biggest trading loss in British banking history will on Monday make a final attempt to prevent his imminent deportation a day later by filing for a judicial review. Adoboli’s solicitor Jacqueline McKenzie told reporters at a press conference Thursday that her client is due to be deported

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President Buhari Forges Stronger Debt Ties With China

President Buhari made his first official visit to China last week, but that was not the major highlight of the trip. The major highlight was that the First Lady Aisha Buhari, and their daughter were part of the President’s entourage. In fact, wailers had a field day claiming that President Buhari went on the trip with his family, thereby turning

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“Nigeria Will Export Marijuana” Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore, Publisher of Sahara Reporters and 2019 presidential aspirant, who has been making very controversial statements of what his government would look like, has made another one. The youthful aspirant, who had previously said that he would abolish the Senate and turn the House of Representatives into a part time job if elected president, recently said that Nigeria would

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NIGERIANS RAISE CONCERNS OVER MULTIPLE TAXATION ON MTN BY THE FEDERAL GOVT  

The Federal Government has again ordered Africa’s leading mobile operator MTN to pay back taxes of $2 Billion, just days after the government ordered it to repatriate $8.13 Billion, which it had paid into its home country through 4 Nigerian banks, namely, Stanbic IBTC, Diamond Bank, Citi Bank and Standard Chartered Bank. MTN gave a brief statement to the market

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LAGOSIANS ANTICIPATE TRAFFIC AS GOVT SHUTS DOWN THIRD MAINLAND BRIDGE

The Lagos State Government is set to shut down the Third Mainland Bridge temporarily from midnight tomorrow August 23rd. The shutdown which will last for till august 26th, is to allow for investigative maintenance test to be carried before embarking on proper repairs in future. The Federal Government, had earlier announced plans to shut the bridge in July, but had

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