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Rihanna Goes Braless Under Sheer Lingerie and a bathrobe for late-night Dinner Outing with Pals
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Rihanna Goes Braless Under Sheer Lingerie and a bathrobe for late-night Dinner Outing with Pals

Rihanna displayed products from her Fenty X Savage line on Monday night, April 19, when she stepped out in an eye-catching ensemble while dining with a group of friends at Wally's in Beverly Hills. The 33-year-old arrived at Wally's wearing a sheer black lacy bodysuit. She went braless beneath the lingerie. She teamed the sheer number with a long, flowing black satin bathrobe. She completed the look with a pair of loose-fitting black sweatpants. See more photos below.    
Cussons Baby Moments Season 7 – Meet the Top 10 finalists!
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Cussons Baby Moments Season 7 – Meet the Top 10 finalists!

Cussons Baby has revealed the top 10 finalists for the Cussons Baby Moments season 7 competition.  These finalists came out top after being appraised by the celebrity judges of the competition based on set criteria, beating 90 other contestants to the grand finale. These finalists, who made it from various parts of the country, will now faceoff at the finale, where they will compete for the title of ‘Cussons Baby of the year’ as well as the grand prize of N2million naira and a year’s supply of Cussons Baby products. This is more than enough reason for joy. Meet the Top 10: Too cute to judge, right?! Who are you rooting for? Celebrity judges, Ufuoma McDermott, Deyemi Okanlawon and Sisi Yemmie have got some tough task on their hands! Good luck to all the finalists. Cussons Ba...
Products From Dangote Refinery To Hit The Market By Early 2022 – Devakumar Edwin
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Products From Dangote Refinery To Hit The Market By Early 2022 – Devakumar Edwin

Dangote Group says petroleum products from its 650,000 per day refinery will hit the market by early 2022 against the previous 2021 fourth-quarter target. Devakumar Edwin, executive director of capital projects and portfolio management at Dangote Group, told Arise TV that the earlier completion and products production date could not be met due to the COVID-19 pandemic that as restrictions led to delays in the shipment of equipment from abroad. In November 2020, the group said its refinery had reached 80 percent completion; engineering and construction were 100 percent, and procurement was 98 percent ready. He said the group has gone ahead with the construction schedule and that by end of 2021 it would have achieved mechanical completion and proceed with the inauguration in Dec...
I drink cow urine everyday – Popular Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar
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I drink cow urine everyday – Popular Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar

Bollywood actor, Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, popularly known by his screen name as Akshay Kumar, has disclosed that he drinks cow urine everyday to ''protect himself from diseases.''   The 53-year-old actor believes that the animal’s waste has medicinal benefits that fight diseases, including the dreaded Coronavirus. A thought shared by lots of Indians.   The actor is a loyal supporter of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s party, which has earmarked millions of dollars for research into products using bovine waste to cure diseases like diabetes and cancer.     During a live show with the British television adventurer Bear Grylls, they drank tea made from elephant dung in an Indian tiger reserve as they spoke about their new show.   While talki...
Naija Rice Project to better farmers’ lives
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Naija Rice Project to better farmers’ lives

Following the launch of the Anchors Borrowers Programme in 2015 by the Buhari-led administration, the private and public actors in the agricultural industry have since continued to collaborate to create sustainable commercial frameworks that will boost rice production in Nigeria as well as improve quality of products across the value chain. In line with this, while also responding to the clarion call, Green Eagles’ Agribusiness Solutions Limited, a private Agric Firm based in Lagos, designed a flagship initiative; a masterstroke to better the lives of farmers while massively upscaling rice production to up to 4.2 Million tons of Rice Yearly. According to the Company’s Managing Director, Taiwo Oluwadahunsola, Green Eagles’ Naija Rice project, launched in Kebbi state, February 2019, ha...
How to monetise your talents on social media — Ashmusy
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How to monetise your talents on social media — Ashmusy

A rising brand influencer and ambassador, Amarachi Amusi, has said that there are opportunities for young talents to turn their skills to means of financial prosperity on social media. According to the brand influencer who is popularly known by her fans as Ashmusy, “there are millions of Nigerians that have a substantial amount of followers on Instagram and other social media platforms but are yet to make proceeds from their audience.” She noted such an opportunity “is like being in the ocean but having no tool to fish.” Amarachi, a talented young lady, who specialises in selling her hair products and fashion merchandises on Instagram, said, it was after spending over a year on Instagram, she saw an opening in brand influencing. She said she turned her talent into a money-makin...
China seizes over 89 million shoddy face masks
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China seizes over 89 million shoddy face masks

China has confiscated over 89 million poor quality face masks, a government official said Sunday, as Beijing faces a slew of complaints about faulty protective gear exported worldwide. Demand for protective equipment has soared as nations across the globe battle the deadly coronavirus, which has infected nearly 2.9 million people. But a number of countries have complained about faulty masks and other products exported by China, mostly for use by medical workers and vulnerable groups. As of Friday, China’s market regulators had inspected nearly 16 million businesses and seized over 89 million masks and 418,000 pieces of protective gear, said Gan Lin, deputy director of the State Administration of Market Regulation, at a press conference. Regulators had also seized ineffective di...
How to grow strong, healthy nails after removing your gel manicure
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How to grow strong, healthy nails after removing your gel manicure

All products are independently selected by our editors. If you buy something, we may earn an affiliate commission. I’m not exaggerating when I say I have barely seen my real nails in eight years. Every two weeks to the day, I am in the nail salon soaking and repeating my manicure routine. I have tried nearly every manicure technique under the sun, including acrylics, gel extensions, gel manicures, and dip powder. Due to the effects of Covid-19 on the beauty industry, nail salons are currently closed, so I’ve been left to my own devices. My latest nail adventure was dip powder, which is artificial-like gel or acrylic, but the application is different than both. According to manicurist Holly Falcone, to create a dip powder manicure, you layer a base (which goes on like regular polish) ...
Bob Iger Steps Down as Disney CEO in Surprise Announcement; Bob Chapek Replaces Him
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Bob Iger Steps Down as Disney CEO in Surprise Announcement; Bob Chapek Replaces Him

Bob Iger, 69, has stepped down as CEO of the Walt Disney Company, effective immediately and Bob Chapek is the new CEO, the board of directors announced on Tuesday, February 25. Disney named the company’s head of parks and resorts, Bob Chapek, CEO effective immediately. But Mr. Iger will stay on as executive chairman, overseeing the company’s creative endeavours through the end of next year, until his contract expires on December 31, 2021. Iger said in statement: "With the successful launch of Disney's direct-to-consumer businesses and the integration of Twenty-First Century Fox well underway, I believe this is the optimal time to transition to a new CEO." Disney Company's new CEO Bob Chapek most recently served as chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Iger said h...
If your weight loss pills and Food Works, use me as a Project – Eniola Badmus tells Weight loss pil Vendors
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If your weight loss pills and Food Works, use me as a Project – Eniola Badmus tells Weight loss pil Vendors

Eniola Badmus has shared an Instagram post addressed to weight loss pill vendors over their adverts on different platforms. The Nollywood actress told weight loss pill vendors to use her as a project if the products they advertise really works. Eniola Badmus also urged them to stop using people already known to be slim to advertise their products. See her posts below;
Man Bags 12 Years in Prison for Illegal Dealing in Petroleum Business
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Man Bags 12 Years in Prison for Illegal Dealing in Petroleum Business

Justice J.K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Friday, January 31, 2020 convicted and sentenced Olaniyi Oluwasayo Oladele to 12 years in prison with N100,000 (One Hundred Thousand Naira) option of fine for illegal dealing in petroleum products without appropriate licence. The EFCC in a statement released said the offence is contrary to Section 1 (17) (a) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act Cap M17 of the Revised Edition (Laws of the Federation of Nigeria) Act 2007 and punishable under Section 1 (18) (a) (i) of the same Act. The convict was prosecuted alongside Sule Ezra and MV Idoma River by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal office on a three-count charge to which he pleaded guilty. He got seven years on count tw...
Buhari’s Aide Contradicts Osinbajo, Says No Difference Between Ruga, Livestock Plan
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Buhari’s Aide Contradicts Osinbajo, Says No Difference Between Ruga, Livestock Plan

According to a report by Punch Metro, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has contradicted Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s claim the Ruga programme. Osinbajo had while refuting a statement by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, said the Ruga programme was different from the National Livestock Transformation Plan In a statement, the Vice-President had said, “Contrary to claims reported in sections of the media, Ruga settlements are not being supervised by the Office of the Vice President. Ruga is different from the National Livestock Transformation Plan approved by state governors under the auspices of the National Economic Council.   “On the National Livestock Transformation Plan, 13 states are already in the proce...
Nigeria Customs Service promotes officer who rejected $420,000 Bribe
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Nigeria Customs Service promotes officer who rejected $420,000 Bribe

Nigeria Customs Service has promoted an officer identified as Comptroller Bashir Abubakar of Apapa Area Command to an Assistant Comptroller General (ACG) after he rejected a $420k bribe. The Nigeria Customs Service promoted the officer who rejected the $420K bribe offered by a drug trafficking cartel, to take delivery of 41 smuggled containers of Tramadol. Recall that it was reported last year that the Apapa command of the service intercepted 40x40ft containers of pharmaceutical products with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N7.31 billion. Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), retired Col. Hameed Ali told newsmen; “I commend the Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye and her management team for their collaboration in the attainment of the interception. ...
Mouka Celebrates World Sleep Day, Opens Sleep Gallery
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Mouka Celebrates World Sleep Day, Opens Sleep Gallery

In commemoration of the 2019 World Sleep Day and its continued drive to add comfort to lives since 1959, Mouka Limited, a leading manufacturer of mattreses and foam products in Nigeria opens another world class Sleep Gallery at its corporate head office in Lagos. The Ikeja Sleep Gallery is an addition to the 7 others across the nation. World Sleep Day is an initiative of the World Sleep Society to recognize sleep and its significant impact on health. This annual event focuses on the many burdens of sleep problems, as well as the importance of healthy sleep at any age. The 2019 World Sleep Day is themed “Healthy Sleep Healthy Aging.” Speaking at the World Sleep Day Press conference, the CEO of Mouka Limited, Mr. Raymond Murphy stressed the fact that quality sleep is a treasure...
Nine Nigerian Tech Startups That Are Products Of The Church University System
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Nine Nigerian Tech Startups That Are Products Of The Church University System

Even though the average age of Nigerian Church Universities would easily fall lesser than ten,that hasn't deterred the Church universities from churning out highly innovative graduates who are advancing tech and ICT across the Nigerian landscape. If the past few years are to go by then Nigeria should brace itself for an explosion in the tech ecosystem primarily led by Church Universities. Our sources have it that Covenant, one of the most notable Christian varsities with an startup hub has incubated and nurtured over 40 tech businesses in the last two years. But for the moment VOC brings you nine tech startups that were founded by graduates of christian universities or were established there. Paystack Founded by two lifelong friends, Shola Akinlade and Ezra Olubi both gr...
Staff Forced to Crawl On Street For Missing Annual Targets
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Staff Forced to Crawl On Street For Missing Annual Targets

Some staffs were forced to get on their hands and knees and crawl through the streets, as punishment for missing their annual targets. According to reports, workers from a company in Tengzhou, China, were ordered to crawl through busy traffic yesterday afternoon. According to btime.com, all of the staff members seen crawling in the video were women who worked for a company which sells beauty products. The line of workers can be seen being led down the street by a male employee who is carrying a large red flag, which allegedly has the name of the firm emblazoned across it. Reports claim police turned up after having been informed of the incident, ordered the supervisor to put an end to the punishment and even gave him a verbal warning. It’s reported that the company involved ...
Police Arrest 4 People For Producing Fake Dettol In Lagos
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Police Arrest 4 People For Producing Fake Dettol In Lagos

4 people identified as Francis Ume, 32; Chidubem Achezie, 44; Peter Ume, 44; and Ejike Jacob, 41, have been arrested by the Lagos Police for allegedly producing fake Dettol disinfectant and Air Wick air freshener in the Okokomaiko area of the state, Punch Metro reports. Police arrest 4 people for producing fake Dettol in Lagos The state Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, told journalists on Wednesday that the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the Okokomaiko Police Station, CSP Aliyu Lukman, acting on a tip-off, mobilised his operatives to the suspects’ operational base and arrested them. He added that the operatives also impounded a truck loaded with cartons of the fake Dettol and air freshener valued at N7m. Police arrest 4 people for producing fake Dettol in Lago...
Globacom Lights Up Kabba Day Festival
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Globacom Lights Up Kabba Day Festival

Digital Transformation Leader, Globacom, last weekend supported the 2018 edition of the Kabba Day Festival in Kogi State. The involvement of the company in the festival added colour and unprecedented excitement to the annual event which brings together the sons and daughters of Okun Land home and abroad in celebration of culture. Globacom said its support for the festival is consistent with its resolve to promote the traditional values that have sustained the indigenous peoples of Nigeria. The Chairman of the Kabba Day Festival 2018 Central Planning Committee, Hon. Raffael Okomoda, in his remarks at the ceremony commended Globacom for identifying with the cultural heritage of the Okun Land, saying such gestures would remain evergreen in the minds of the people. Hon. Okomoda who...
Why Some Women Prefer Fairly-Used Underwear
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Why Some Women Prefer Fairly-Used Underwear

The business of fairly-used female underwear now enjoy high patronage among the womenfolk in Umuahia, Abia. The dealers of the materials locally called “okrika’’, are also recording high traffic of customers daily from neighbouring communities to the state capital. Some of the women, mainly middle-aged, who shoved themselves around to enable them pick their choice of the underwear at Isi Gate Market, Umuahia, told NAN that they preferred the “okrika’’, especially pants, to new ones. One of them, who made selections of different colours and designs, said she and most women now preferred the fairly-used underwear often imported from abroad. Asked if she was not ashamed being seen buying the materials, the lady who pleaded anonymity, queried why she should be ashamed of her choice of u...
Manufacturers’ Inventory Up 255% In One Year
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Manufacturers’ Inventory Up 255% In One Year

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said the inventory of unsold finished products in the warehouses of members of the association rose by 255 percent to N321.12 billion in 2017 from N90.43 billion in 2016. Immediate past President of MAN, Dr Frank Jacobs, stated this in Lagos at the 46th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the association which discussed the theme, “Mainstreaming. Policies to Catalyse Industrial Renaissance”. Jacobs, whose four-year tenure ended at the AGM, noted that the inventory of unsold products, inadequate electricity supply, frequent increase in electricity tariff and abnormally high interest rates were some of the problems bedeviling the sector. He stated: “Inventory of unsold finished goods increased to N161.53 billion in the second half of 20...
Bank Of Industry, Export-Import Bank Of China Sign MoU On $500m Financing Support
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Bank Of Industry, Export-Import Bank Of China Sign MoU On $500m Financing Support

Abuja – The Bank of Industry (BOI), Nigeria’s leading Development Finance Institution (DFI), and the Export-Import Bank of China (CEXIM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a $500 million financing support. PRESIDENT BUHARI IS WELCOMED BY A CHINESE SCHOOL GIRL IN BEIJING. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2018. Speaking on the development on Sunday, the bank’s Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Olukayode Pitan, said the partnership has an enormous job-creation potential. “This is a partnership that will provide a credit line of up to $500 million towards the establishment of modular refineries and flare gas recovery programmes in the country,’’ he said. Pitan who signed the MoU on behalf of BOI in Beijing in China said he was delighted to be part of the beginning ...
Ivanka Trump Products Dumped By Canada’s Largest Department Store Chain
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Ivanka Trump Products Dumped By Canada’s Largest Department Store Chain

Hudson’s Bay Company, the oldest department store chain in Canada, announced on Saturday that everything in Ivanka Trump’s product line will be phased out of the chain’s 90 stores across Canada by this fall. More than 150 items including clothing, shoes and jewelry have already been removed from its website. “As part of our regular course of business, we review our merchandise offerings and make appropriate changes,” the company said in a statement. Trump family products have been the target of an ongoing campaign by consumers to boycott stores that sell Trump-brand apparel. The boycotts in Canada increased in the months following the Trump administration’s decision to increase tariffs against Canada, raising fears of a trade war. Source: Yahoo News
Customs Tackles Diversion Of Petroleum Products to Neighbouring Countries
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Customs Tackles Diversion Of Petroleum Products to Neighbouring Countries

For the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), a fresh challenge of tackling smuggling and diversion of petroleum products to neighbouring countries is a battle to fight headlong. There have been cases of smuggling of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrole, diesel and kerosene, through Idiroko, Seme and other borders linking Nigeria with some African nations. The Ogun State Area Command recently bemoaned the unpatriotic act of smugglers, who are diverting petroleum products to neighbouring countries, even at a time when the nation is facing fuel supply challenges. The Area Controller, Sani Madugu, at a media briefing, said the Command intercepted 276 Jerry cans (25 litres each) of petrol; nine drums and 32 kegs of diesel; and five drums of kerosene at Idiroko border in the last...
Petroleum Products In 40 Vessels Expected At Ports
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Petroleum Products In 40 Vessels Expected At Ports

No fewer than 40 vessels are expected to berth at Lagos ports this week, as petroleum products takes the lead with nine tanker vessels laden with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol, diesel, and aviation fuel. Vessels statistics released by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) at the weekend showed that some of the vessels are expected to arrive today and tomorrow. The products, which come in four vessels (petrol); four vessels (diesel), one aviation fuel and gas, are expected to bring relief to the ordeals of petroleum consumers whole have been wasting useful man-hours to queue for fuel at filling stations.   Petroleum consumers across the country are yet to heave a sigh of relief from the fuel supply brouhaha, notwithstanding the series of promises b...
Ministry, Firm Partner On Promotion Of Local Products
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Ministry, Firm Partner On Promotion Of Local Products

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, and the Nigerian Brands Carnival, have concluded plans to promote the patronage of made in Nigeria products, aimed at further boosting the nation’s economy. The collaboration is targeting about 774 brands from products cutting across homemade shoes, wares, appliances, bags among others in a seven-day exhibition to be held in Abuja soon and it is expected to bring together various entrepreneurs across the 774 local government areas in Nigeria. Speaking to journalists on Tuesday, after a closed door meeting with the Minister of State, Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajia Aisha Abubakar, the Project Coordinator, the Nigerian Brands Carnival, Adegboyega Ojuolape, said the collaboration would enhance smooth commercialisation of made in Nige...
Lai Mohammed Urges TB Joshua To Remain In Nigeria
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Lai Mohammed Urges TB Joshua To Remain In Nigeria

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, has urged Prophet TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) not to relocate from the country as he urged the renowned prophet to come for dialogue with the government in a means of finding lasting solutions to the various challenges the Church is experiencing in recent times. The Minister made this assertion while fielding questions from the media during his attendance at the NATOP AGM for 2017 held at the Renaissance Hotel Ikeja Lagos by Marriott today. Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua declared his intention to leave Nigeria and relocate his ministry to the nation of Israel. Going by a write up from dailypost.ng, an online news platform, T.B. Joshua was speaking at his church service on Sunday 30th April 2017. J...
NBCC To Boost Nigeria-uk Trade Volume Above N7.7 Trillion
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NBCC To Boost Nigeria-uk Trade Volume Above N7.7 Trillion

Eyes promotion of local products as chamber turns 40 New initiatives mulled by the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) could drive trade volume between Nigeria and the United Kingdom (U.K.) above projected N7.7 trillion (£20 billion). The plan led by a ‘stern decision’ to promote made-in-Nigeria products, particularly non-oil goods as well as to harness the potential of Nigerians living in U.K. This could beat the projection that the trade volume between the two countries could hit £20 billion by 2020, the President NBCC, Dapo Adelegan, said while unveiling plans to mark the 40th anniversary celebration of the Chamber in Lagos. The plans are expected to aid the current administration’s drive to boost export of non oil products and boost the country’s foreign exchange earni...

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