Lupita Nyong’o: Speaking Out About Harvey Weinstein

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By LUPITA NYONG’O

I have been following the news and reading the accounts of women coming forward to talk about being assaulted by Harvey Weinstein and others. I had shelved my experience with Harvey far in the recesses of my mind, joining in the conspiracy of silence that has allowed this predator to prowl for so many years....

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Kachikwu is a minister without portfolio, he has no say in NNPC – David-West

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Prof. Tam David-West was minister of petroleum and energy when President Muhammadu Buhari was head of state. He tells OLUFEMI ATOYEBI that the office of the minister of state should be scrapped, among other issues What is your comment on the recent $25bn oil contract controversy at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation? When I first read it in the newspaper, I was flabbergasted. It is out of the question completely. I have said I will never...
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Bayern thrash Freiburg on Heynckes return

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Jupp Heynckes made a perfect start to his fourth spell as Bayern Munich coach with a 5-0 thrashing of Freiburg at the Allianz Arena on Saturday. An own goal from Julian Schuster put Bayern in front on seven minutes, and a flying header from Kingsley Coman doubled the lead shortly before half-time. A fine strike from Thiago Alcantara put the reigning champions 3-0 up on 63 minutes, just moments after they had been denied a penalty by VAR....
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Late Ronaldo winner rescues Real at Getafe

Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo crosses himself to celebrate his team's second goal during the Spanish league football match Getafe CF vs Real Madrid CF at the Col. Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe on October 14, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / OSCAR DEL POZO
Cristiano Ronaldo struck his first La Liga goal of the season five minutes from time to save Real Madrid from losing more ground in the title race with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Getafe on Saturday. Real looked on course for a comfortable three points when Karim Benzema fired the visitors into a deserved half-time lead. However, Jorge Molina’s equaliser early in the second half and an incredible miss by Ronaldo left the European champions ...
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Man City crush Stoke with magnificent seven, Palace stun Chelsea

Stoke City's Scottish midfielder Darren Fletcher reacts as Manchester City players celebrate their victory at the end of the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on October 14, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Lindsey PARNABY / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.  /
Manchester City maintained their blistering start to the season as the Premier League leaders demolished Stoke 7-2, while champions Chelsea crashed to a shock 2-1 defeat at lowly Crystal Palace on Saturday. With second placed Manchester United settling for a drab stalemate at Anfield earlier in the day, it was their Manchester rivals who provided the thrills as City moved two points clear at the top. Pep Guardiola’s free-scoring side str...
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Bailout funds: EFCC probes Fayose’s govt over alleged diversion of N680m

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is investigating the Ayodele Fayose government  in Ekiti  for alleged diversion of  over N680million meant for salaries  and pension of civil servants . The amount has been traced to  a fixed account which the EFCC claims yields N6million monthly. The discoveries informed the arrest of the state’s commissioner of finance and the accountant general by the commission. Both officials, who were released on Wednesday, have made commitment t...
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Anyaoku, Obaseki give conditions for Nigeria’s restructuring

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Former Secretary General of the Common Wealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku has said that Nigeria will fare better if the on-going call to restructure the country into regions is adhered to. Anyaoku gave this view yesterday, shortly after paying a courtesy visit to Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, at Government House, Benin City. He said that Nigeria’s economy was more viable and rate of development faster when it operated a regional system of government. He described governor Obaseki as a v...
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The Hollywood reporter lists Mo Abudu among 25 most powerful women in global television

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The Hollywood Reporter has released its annual list of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Global Television and Mo Abudu is the only African woman listed, amongst those from North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia. The Founder and CEO of EbonyLife TV is being recognised as an influential woman in the media industry for the second time. The category recognises female executives from around the globe who are rewriting the rules of TV, during a time when “women have to work twice a...
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Liverpool 0, Manchester United 0

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Liverpool were held to a frustrating draw despite dominating Manchester United at Anfield and have now won just once in eight games.

The Reds were on top for long periods and peppered the United goal with 19 shots, but a combination of outstanding goalkeeping by David de Gea and poor finishing denied them a decisive moment. The most noteworthy incident of an uneventful first half was De Gea denying Joel Matip from close range with a brilliant reflex...
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By Gbenga Adebambo: Hire your boss!

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“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” —Jim Rohn There are two things you need to ensure before starting to read this: the first is the conviction that you really want to be your own boss; the second is to be so sure that your present boss is not aware that you are reading this! Though you have been hired by your boss, but you can systematically turn this around for more f...
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