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    Africa’s Fashion Industry Can Be Self-sufficient – Adepo

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    Three years ago, Sebastian Adepo, a former banker from Lagos, Nigeria, developed ‘Cross Culture Creative,’ an agency which aims to address gaps in global opportunities for African creatives. In an interview with Vogue, she detailed why her mission is, ‘to turn what we see as common interests across the board into mutually rewarding relationships’. The…

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    ‘An Extraordinary Life’ By Zashadu

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    Zashadu bags are considered “exquisite.”  Zainab Ashadu founder of Zashadu bags is, to put it mildly, determined to build her brand of made in Nigeria luxury purses.  In an interview with Ndanilifestyle, the designer who has launched a new line tagged ‘An extraordinary life’ shared about her creative journey, her process, the challenges of local…

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  • Delegates Attending Treaty Negotiations Want End To Tobacco Industry Interference

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    Eighteen government delegates who are representing the governments of more than 57 million people called for the strongest protections yet to guard against tobacco industry interference in public health policymaking. The appeal, released in an open letter on the opening day of 2016 World Health Organization’s Seventh Session of the Conference of Parties (COP7) holding…

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    Akeredolu Lights Up Oba’s Palace

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    Candidate of the APC in the scheduled Ondo State governorship poll, Barr. Rotimi Akeredolu SAN and members of his team have fulfilled their pledge to power up the palace of the Asin of Iwaro-Oka in Ondo  State by donating a brand new electric generator to the community. On his earlier visit on Friday to the…

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    Ondo Guber: APC Stands Better Chance – Ariyomo

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    Engr Tunji Ariyomo was one of the 24 governorship aspirants that contested the APC primary election in Ondo State. In this interview with SUZAN IRONSI, the Harvard and Sheffield trained infrastructure and energy engineer explains why the APC candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu, stands a better chance of winning the forthcoming guber election. There is the general…

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    L’Oréal, UNESCO Honour Nigerian, 13 African ‘Women In Science’ For 2016

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    As part of the 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO sponsored Women in Science programme, 14 female scientists from across Sub-Saharan Africa have been honoured for their work and impact in the scientific field. Two women were awarded Post-Doctoral Fellowships of 10,000 Euros each for their work in researching the roles of non-coding RNAs in immune gene regulation and…

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    Feminist Fatale By ‘KEEM HARUN’

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    Up-and-coming design label ‘KEEM HARUN’ has launched its recent collection tagged, “Feminist Fatale.” According to Creative director Keem Harun-Adeleye, the collection pays tribute to the independent woman and her ability to juggle different roles throughout life and still look confident and stylish. Harun-Adeleye shared with LEADERSHIP Weekend that ‘Feminist Fatale’ celebrates women’s veracity at accommodating…

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    Renewable Energy Models Will Address Nigeria’s Energy Deficit – Environmental Group

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    The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has charged the federal government to better promote renewable energy models that will encourage industries in the country to adopt environment- friendly and sustainable mediums that will benefit the health and livelihoods of Nigerians. ERA/FoEN made the call at a one-day renewable energy conference which held…

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    Men Vs Women, Who Spends More?

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    Different thoughts abound in Ruth Ogba’s mind as she gathered her two children into the general living area of their self-contained home. It is prayer time, an opportunity for Bible reading. As her 10-year-old son reads a passage in a clear voice, his six year old sister listens. As Mark reads, 33- year-old Ruth reminisces….

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    The Radical Traditions Of Nigeria’s Maki Oh

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    Lagos-based designer Amaka Osakwe is a budding artist whose stylish outfits caught the attention of the first Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. In an interview, she shares details of her ‘Maki Oh’ brand and her hopes for African fashion. What do you think about African fashion? It’s sad that we allow cultures to…

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