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Lanre Da-Silva, Adekunle Gold, Joke Silva, Others More Billed To Showcase At The Nigerian Creative Arts Exchange In Paris

Lanre Da-Silva, Adekunle Gold, Joke Silva, Others More Billed To Showcase At The Nigerian Creative Arts Exchange In Paris

Nigerian arts and culture takes centre stage in the heart of Paris as the Embassy of Nigeria hosts France business community and friends of Nigeria to an exhibition of some of Nigeria’s finest art, cuisine, fashion, music, film and traditional games, on the platform of the Nigerian Creative Arts Exchange. The Nigerian Creative Arts Exchange […]

France Pays Tribute To Victims Of Jihadist Attack

France Pays Tribute To Victims Of Jihadist Attack

Mourners packed a church in a rural French town rocked by a deadly Islamist attack for a Sunday service in tribute to the victims, who included a policeman hailed as a hero for offering himself in place of a hostage. Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame, 44, was shot and stabbed after taking the place of a woman […]

French Fashion Icon Givenchy Dies At 91

French Fashion Icon Givenchy Dies At 91

The house of Givenchy paid homage to its founder in a statement as “a major personality of the world of French haute couture and a gentleman who symbolized Parisian chic and elegance for more than half a century.” “He revolutionized international fashion with the timelessly stylish looks he created for Audrey Hepburn, his great friend […]

Macron To Visit Nigeria, Address National Assembly

Macron To Visit Nigeria, Address National Assembly

President Emmanuel Macron of France is billed to visit Nigeria in early July this year and is expected to address the joint session of the National Assembly, Ambassador of France to Nigeria, Denys Gauer, has said. Speaking when he paid a visit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, at the National […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Revenge Of The Older Woman

LOUD WHISPERS: Revenge Of The Older Woman

When Emmanuel Macron, the President-Elect of France won his election in a landslide on May 7th 2017, much of the focus was not on the politics which threw up such a massive victory for him and his party. It was about the twenty-four year age difference between the handsome 39 year old President-Elect and his […]

Macron Vows to Heal France’s Divisions After Victory Over Le Pen

Macron Vows to Heal France’s Divisions After Victory Over Le Pen

  Emmanuel Macron pledged to unite France’s rifts after his victory over Marine Le Pen in the presidential election, saying that he’ll work to address the concerns that were exposed during one of the most divisive campaigns of recent history. The president-elect made his comments in a speech to supporters at his campaign headquarters in […]

Smokers Fume As France Mulls Ban On ‘Too Cool’ Gitanes And Gauloises

Smokers Fume As France Mulls Ban On ‘Too Cool’ Gitanes And Gauloises

  The news was enough to have French smokers choking on their morning cigarette: France is considering banning some tobacco brands because they are just too cool. Among those threatened are Gitanes and Gauloises, beloved of Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre and Serge Gainsbourg, who was said to puff through five packets of filterless Gitanes a […]

Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Nice Truck Attack

Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Nice Truck Attack

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the truck attack in Nice that killed 84 people, injured more than 200 and brought carnage to a Bastille Day fireworks celebration on Thursday night. In a statement on Saturday, the news agency Amaq, which supports Isis, said: “The person who carried out the operation in Nice, France, to […]

Nice Terror Attack Is A Crisis For Presidency Of François Hollande

Nice Terror Attack Is A Crisis For Presidency Of François Hollande

The French president, François Hollande, has reacted to the Nice attack by reiterating the war-like stance he took after the Islamic State attacks that killed 130 people in Paris in November. But the fact that France was attacked again – leaving at least 80 dead – only eight months after the devastating November attacks on […]

‘My Daughters Saw Bodies. Lots Of Them’: Eyewitnesses Recall Nice Truck Attack

‘My Daughters Saw Bodies. Lots Of Them’: Eyewitnesses Recall Nice Truck Attack

The Nice seafront, usually packed with tourists setting up for a day at the beach, was silent on Friday morning. Windows were shut tight and all cafés and shops closed as residents barricaded themselves inside their homes. The few who ventured outside to walk their dogs did so silently, sometimes hugging their neighbours as they […]

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