Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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    It was not racist, model Lola Ogunyemi defends controversial Dove advert

It was not racist, model Lola Ogunyemi defends controversial Dove advert

Model, Lola Ogunyemi, who appeared in a Dove advert criticised as being racist by many social media users has defended the clip.She said the Dove advert did not belittle black women, saying it celebrated ethnic diversity. [...]

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    No man is an island

No man is an island

YouNow is created for the everyday individual who seeks to gain a deeper understanding of Self in order to achieve their highest potential, while staying true to their essence. These write-ups are designed to help you become more conscious and deliberate in your interactions and day-to-day livingLife is not a bed of roses. Even as beautiful as roses are, they still [...]

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    Zizi Cardow, Gavin Rajah to showcase at African Fashion and Design Week

Zizi Cardow, Gavin Rajah to showcase at African Fashion and Design Week

African Fashion and Design Week (AFDW) is set to return for its sixth edition with the theme ‘Honour the Masters and Celebrate the New’.This year’s edition seeks to celebrate and pay homage to both veteran renowned designers, as well as new designers who show promising potential. [...]

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    Lemi Ghariokwu to hold ‘Afro-Artbeat’ exhibition in honour of Fela

Lemi Ghariokwu to hold ‘Afro-Artbeat’ exhibition in honour of Fela

Lemi Ghariokwu, a renowned album artwork illustrator, will commemorate the 20th anniversary of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti with an exhibition tagged Afro-Artbeat.Ghariokwu was responsible for bringing Fela’s words to life through his vivid album artwork. [...]

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    20 years after Fela: Yesterday’s message as today’s reality — just like that

20 years after Fela: Yesterday’s message as today’s reality — just like that

With Nigeria’s 57th independence anniversary somewhat still in the air, it is apposite to start the juxtaposition of Fela’s messages of yesterday with the reality of today with his song titled ‘Just Like That’. For sure, it is one of Fela’s less widely acclaimed numbers, but it is one in which Fela richly used his peculiar musical and political excursion [...]

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    Neglecting mental health of staff is dangerous, WHO tells employers

Neglecting mental health of staff is dangerous, WHO tells employers

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday in Abuja urged employers globally to treat mental health illnesses with the same urgency and seriousness as physical illnesses.Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO regional director for Africa, gave the advice in a message to mark the 2017 World Mental Health Day celebrated annually on October 10. [...]

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    Despite NUJ’s opposition, Melaye gets ‘senator of the year’ award

Despite NUJ’s opposition, Melaye gets ‘senator of the year’ award

Dino Melaye was on Monday night presented with the 2017 'senator of the year award' by the senate press corps.Melaye, a senator representing Kogi west, received the award in spite of the disapproval of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ). [...]

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    Study says divorce is genetic, not psychological

Study says divorce is genetic, not psychological

Children of divorced parents are more likely to get divorced when compared to those who grew up in two-parent households.According to a study by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University and Lund University in Sweden, this is caused by genetics and not psychological factors. [...]

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    NUJ says ceremony to award Dino Melaye ‘senator of the year’ is illegal

NUJ says ceremony to award Dino Melaye ‘senator of the year’ is illegal

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has said the senate press corps lacks the legal mandate to give Dino Melaye a 'senator of the year' award.NAN reports that the corps had nominated Melaye and 14 other senators for series of awards, slated to hold on Monday, October 9 at the Sheraton Hotel, Abuja. [...]

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    Ikeogu Oke, author of ‘The Heresiad’, wins 2017 NLNG Prize for Literature

Ikeogu Oke, author of ‘The Heresiad’, wins 2017 NLNG Prize for Literature

Ikeogu Oke has won the 2017 Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) company Prize for Literature.He won for his book 'The Heresiad'. [...]

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