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Grey's Anatomy fans petition to have Jesse Williams fired from series over his BET Awards speech

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The petition which was started by Eric Williams on Change.org asked to have actor/activist Jesse Williams fired from the show Grey's Anatomy stating his speech at the BET awards was "racist" and a "hate speech" against law enforcement and white people at the BET awards.
The petition, has garnered about 1,796 signatures

Update: Skye Bank announces changes on its Board and Executive Management

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The CBN has approved the reconstitution of the Board of Skye Bank PLC. By the reconstitution, Alhaji M.K Ahmad has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Board, while Mr. Tokunbo Abiru has been appointed as the new Group Managing Director and CEO. Messrs. Other members of the reconstituted Board are Bayo Sanni, Idris Yakubu, Markie Idowu and Abimbola Izu, all of whom were serving in the capacity of Executive Director of the Bank prior to now. 

The reconstitution of the Board followed the voluntary resignation of the former Chairman, Dr. Tunde Ayeni and other Non - Executive Directors of the Bank, namely, Mr. Victor Odozi, Mr. BabajideAgbabiaka, Dr. Jason Fadeyi, Mr. KunleAluko, Mr. Victor Adenigbagbe, Mr. Abdul Bello and HajiyaAmunnaLawan Ali. In the same vein, Mr. Timothy Oguntayo had resigned his position as Group Managing Director / CEO, alongside Mrs. AmakaOnwughalu, Mr. DotunAdeniyi and Mrs. Ibiye Ekong who resigned their positions as DMD, and Executive Directors. All the resig…

Former MBGN Omowunmi shows off her bikini body

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Former MBGN winner Omowunmi Akinnifesi showed off her bikini body while on vacation in the US. She seems to be having a good time. Go girl.

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2016 Africa Fashion Week Nigeria: Tubo

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Sophisticated womens wear brand Tubo bySandrah Tuboberini showcased their Spring/Summer collection at the 2016 Africa Fashion Week Nigeria, on Saturday July 2nd 2016 at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The debut collection featured eye-popping colours  and structured pieces. We definitely can’t wait to see our style stars take these pieces from the Collection to the Closet. Check out the collection after the cut:

WATCH the Official Video for Wizkid & Tinie Tempah’s “Mamacita”

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The official video for “Mamacita” by Tinie Tempah and Wizkid is out and you can watch it here on BN. Watch below.

2016 Africa Fashion Week Nigeria: El Amanah Clothings

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Aspiring designer El Amanah Clothings also showcased their most recent collection at the 2016 Edition of the Africa Fashion Week Nigeria.

2016 Africa Fashion Week Nigeria: Ekaz Signatures

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Ekaz Signatures collection at the 2016 Africa Fashion week Nigeria was all shades of fun! Sticking to local Ankara fabric, the aspiring designer made contemporary pieces by introducing sheer panels, sequins and embroidery in the edgiest styles.

Berta Bridal Fall Winter 2016 Bridal Collection

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Berta’s new collection is where high fashion meets bridal wear. The exquisite beadwork from the Israeli designer is out of this world. For this collection, the Berta says her inspiration came from the materials themselves. Instead of searching for inspiration on the outside, this time Berta decided to look inside into the beauty and depth of the exquisite laces, shiny stones and soft chiffons.The raw materials are what gave life to this extraordinary collection. The new Berta designs give a feel of an artwork, with emphasized sequences and patterns, they are meant to standout, and never leave the mind of those who have seen them in person. The modern and sophisticated bride will feel as if those creations were made custom for her.

Nurit Hen | Royal Couture – White Palace Collection

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Israeli designer Nurit Hen, offers a range of desirable haute couture wedding gowns with sophisticated looks, eye-catching detail radiating exotic couture – each design highlights the bride’s physique, heart and soul.

Photos of customers' reaction after CBN sacks management of Skye Bank, takes over the bank

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The Central Bank of Nigeria sacked the management team of Skye Bank yesterday over capital adequacy issues. The bank's top executives on getting wind of their impending sack, resigned en-mass yesterday morning. The bank's Chairman, Tunde Ayeni and its Managing Director, led other executive and non-executive board members to tender their resignation before the apex bank announced the dissolution of the bank's management team yesterday afternoon. 


Photos: Suicide bombing near prophet's mosque in Medina & Qatif, Saudi Arabia

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Four Saudi security force members were killed on Monday after a suicide outside one of Islam's holiest sites, the Prophet's Mosque in Madinah, a Saudi-owned television channel reported. Al-Arabiya news channel showed images of fire raging in a parking lot with at least one body nearby and said the suicide attack took place in a parking lot between the city court and the mosque. Other sites showed images of what appeared to be a fire outside one of the buildings overlooking the Prophet's Mosque. 
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Kcee buys brand new Lincoln Navigator Limited edition

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The singer just got himself a new Lincoln Navigator Limited edition  ...in this hard time, Big congrats guy.. 

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Kuje Jailbreak: Nigerian Prison Service Suspends 14 Officers

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The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has suspended 14 officers in connection with the recent Kuje Prison break. This is contained in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja by Francis Enobore, the NPS spokesperson and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

Photos: Osas Ighodaro-Ajibade's baby celebration in New York

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Osas Ajibade welcomed her baby girl in the US earlier than expected and the baby shower that was previously planned by her friends and scheduled for a particular date, turned into a baby celebration. MGBN Tourism 2014 Chinyere Adogu, Personal shopper Remi Fagbohun, Fashion designer Ugonna Omeruo and others were present.

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Cristiano Ronaldo shares selfies with fans in France

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Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo took some time out to take selfies with fans in France and even addressed them after the Portuguese football team took part in training at the French national rugby team’s camp in Marcoussis, near Paris. Portugal is set to play Wales in the semi-final of Euro 2016 on Wednesday.

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Photos: Beautiful Tiwa Savage's fashion statements in South Africa

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Singer Tiwa Savage is currently in South Africa for series of events and has been rocking some fashionable outfits there. She wore this beautiful red portrait dress to the Durban July Annual Horse racing and fashion event on Saturday. 

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Photos from Comedian Bovi's wife Kris Asimonye's surprise baby shower

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Popular Comedian Bovi and his wife Kris Asimonye-Ugboma are expecting their third child. Her friends threw her a surprise yellow themed baby shower yesterday. Elsie Okpocha, Ibiere Agwu, Cynthia Amadi and others were present at the surprise party. 

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Photos: President Muhammadu Buhari Hosts IDPs, Physically Challenged, Others at the State House

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday evening hosted internally displaced persons (IDPs), physically challenged, artisans, and other Nigerians to a breaking of Ramadan fast dinner. The president was pictured serving food to his guests at the State House in Abuja during the dinner. Photos below:

Photos: Cameroonian Christian converts to Islam on Qadr night at Dubai mosque

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A Cameroonian Christian converted to Islam on Friday night at the Rashidiya Grand Mosque, opposite the Dubai International Airport. Below is how Khaleej Times reported it:
"What a night! Thousands of worshippers flocked to the Rashidiya Grand mosque, opposite the Dubai International Airport, late on Friday to mark the most important night of the year in Islam, Al Qadr Night.  "Popular Kuwaiti imam Shaikh Mishary Rashid Alafasy, known for his tuneful voice, mesmerised the faithful with his serene and touchy Quran recitation in the Tahajud Prayers at 12.30 after midnight.

Ahmed Musa Joins Premier League Champions Leicester City

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Ahmed Musa Premier League champions Leicester City have agreed a deal with CSKA Moscow to sign Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa, the player’s agent disclosed on Monday. The 23-year-old, who joined CSKA in 2012 and scored 54 goals in 168 games, is set to sign for a club record fee at the Foxes. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Leicester City stunned all last season on their way to the English title. “Everything has been finalised and Musa will be in England for his medical on Wednesday,’’ his agent, Tony Harris, said.

2016 Africa Fashion Week Nigeria: House of Tangerine by Yemi Alade

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Yemi Alade made her debut as a clothing fashion designer at the grand finale of the 2016 Africa Fashion Week Nigeria, showcasing the first ever collection from her fashion label House of Tangerine (H.O.T). She partnered with Iconic Invanity‘s diffusion line D.N.A and after her first outing performed live renditions of some of her singles.

Bikini Photos Of Miss Tourism Nigeria Contestants

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The 2016 edition of the Miss Tourism Nigeria pageant is truly living up to its anticipated expectation.
The finalists as part of the event had a bikini shoot to celebrate the beauty of the African woman, either full, curvy, petite or slim... the feminine structure is a wonder...