Celebration of African modernism : Minimalist elegance

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Àdùnní (meaning ‘daughter of the sweet one’ in Yoruba), is a celebration of African Modernism. The chair’s frame is made from Nigerian teak wood and is upholstered in two styles of the indigenous Yoruba textile Asò-oké. The front bears Asò-oké Gboro-gidi (solid) and behind Asò-oké Onja-wú ati iho (perforated), both […]

Label boss denies involvement in alleged sex tape

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Record label boss owner Okwudili Umenyiora has denied being involved in the leak of a sex tape online that allegedly features singer Runtown. Earlier today, Thursday, March 29, 2018, an Instagram account owned by an individual named Eze Kevin shared a screenshot of an alleged WhatsApp chat between him and Eric […]

Second Russian arrested for Euro 2016 iron-bar attack

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A second Russian man has been arrested and detained in connection with a violent attack on an English football fan who was left partially paralysed after fans fought running battles in Marseille during Euro 2016. Mikhail Ivkine was detained on March 22 and remains in custody, said lawyers on Friday. […]

Boxer challenges Joshua again

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American boxer Deontay Wilder was on American syndicated radio show Breakfast Club and he once again reiterated his desire to fight Anthony Joshua. Wilder has repeatedly called on Joshua as he eyes a showdown with the WBA and IBFheavyweight champion. On the popular Breakfast Club, the 32-year-old expectedly talked about his wish to fight Joshua, his win over Luis […]

Death toll on Gaza-Israel border rises to seven: ministry

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At least seven Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces on Friday, Gaza’s health ministry said, as bloody clashes flared along the enclave’s border. Mahmoud Rahmi, 33, became the seventh person killed when he was shot near the frontier in one of the bloodiest days of Israeli-Palestinian clashes in years, according […]

NSE market indices extend loss by 1.07%

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the index which opened at 41,243.24 shed 441.16 points or 1.07 per cent to close at 40,802.08 amid loses by some highly capitalised equities. Transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday extended downward trend with the All-Share Index losing 441.16 […]

PDP chairman challenges Lai Mohammed

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Uche Secondus, has challenged the Minister of Culture and Information Alhaji Lai Mohammed to be ready to proof his allegation that the he collected N200m from the purse of the National Security Adviser (NSA). Secondus gave the threat in a statement […]

6 suspected cattle rustlers nabbed while sharing meat in forest

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A military patrol team from the 20 Mechanised Battalion, Serti operating in Mambilla, Taraba State, on Friday paraded six suspected cattle rustlers nabbed while cow sharing meat in Nyogor forest. According to Lt. Col. Sani Adamu, the Commanding Officer of the Battalion, 30 cows were also recovered from the suspects who […]