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Interment

At the burial of billionaire businessman, Molade Okoya-Thomas

Late billionaire businessman, Molade Okoya-Thomas has been laid to rest in Lagos State. Okoya-Thomas died at the age of 79 on 1 February, 2015. Until his death, Okoya-Thomas was chairman of many organisations, including CICA (Nigeria) Ltd., Transcap Nigeria Ltd., Oktom INVESTMENT Ltd., Itochu Nigeria Ltd., Chiyoda Nigeria Ltd. and …

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Anniversary

Samson and Adeyinka Adewale 10th Wedding Anniversary

Ace Texas based entertainer popularly referred to as ‘Mr. Miracle’ hosted friends, associates and clients to a fun filled 10th wedding anniversary event. Mr. and Mrs. Samson and Adeyinka Adewale deemed it fit to celebrate especially overcoming all the challenges of a 21st century Nuptial. This is wishing the couple …

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Birthday

Tamara Ecclestone and Jay Rutland fairytale first birthday for daughter

Tamara Ecclestone , 30, Tamar heir to the Formula 1 empire and husband Jay Rutland clearly wanted to give their only daughter a first birthday to remember – and they pulled out all the stops by creating ‘Sophia’s farmyard’ in the garden of their London mansion. Zebras, sheep, puppies and …

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AwardsFilmNollywood

Big Winners at AMVCA 2015

Kunle Afolayan’s ‘October 1′ and Mildred Okwo’s ‘The Meeting’, emerged the biggest winners of the night, as the 2015 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards took place on Saturday night. The event, which was held at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre, witnessed a large turnout of celebrities and …

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AutosAwards

Coscharis motors wins Rolls-Royce award

L-R: Richard Collar, Head, Bespoke Sales & Marketing, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Goodwwod; Brett Soso, Regional Director, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Middle East, Africa, Central Asia & South America; Tolulope Gbadamosi, Sales Manager – Rolls-Royce, Coscharis Motors; Josiah Samuel, Group Managing Director, Coscharis Group; Ayman Ghanem, General Manager – Sales, Rolls-Royce Motor …

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AwardsHollywood

‘Glory’ wins an Oscar

Common and John Legend- Bringing Oscar ‘Glory’ to ‘Selma.’ (Photo by Jason Merritt Getty Images Entertainment). After the controversy the film received over snubs for its cast and director, “Selma” did get an Oscar after all. At least, the theme song “Glory” won the Best Original Song trophy for performers …

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AwardsHollywood

Trendy at the Black Women in Hollywood luncheon

L-R; Uzo Aduba, Alfre Woodard, Regina King, Ava DuVernay Since its debut in 2008, the Essence Black Women in Hollywood event has honored several iconic figures in the industry, including: Oprah Winfrey, Angela Bassett, Alfre Woodard, Ruby Dee, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Loretta Devine. One of the premier events which takes …

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AwardsFilm FestivalNollywood

‘October 1’ takes the Festival Programmers’ Award at PAFF

The 2015 Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) concluded on Monday night (February 16) with an award ceremony in which several worthwhile films received top accolades. Kunle Afolayan’s “October 1,” one of the most buzzed-about titles in the narrative competition picked up the Festival Programmers’ Award for Narrative Feature. Kunle Afolayan A …

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