Kindly Share This Story: By Ayo Onikoyi Big Brother Naija Season 3 finalist, Nina Ivy born Nina Onyenobi has found her space as the Chief Executive Officer of a beauty brand called Nina Empire, a brand being hailed as a true luxury brand in the enhancement of ethnic hair worldwide. The reality TV star while discussing her new found passion and the inspiration behind it revealed her own notion of beauty. For a woman who lives, dreams and sells ‘beauty” the mother of one sure knows her onions when it comes to beauty. According to her, “Beauty is the flame of self-confidence that shines from the outside. Beauty has a lot to do with confidence, owning and loving who you are.” ALSO READ: Davido-Chioma romance saga : Lessons for Chioma Operating in Nigeria and the United States of America where the reality TV star is based with her husband and son, her online clientele stretches across borders as they provide genuine, quality control checked … [Read more...] about Beauty is the flame of self-confidence — Nina Empire’s Nina Ivy
The government is attempting everything it can to make sure that this does not happen, observes Aakar Patel. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Rediff.com I finished writing a book called the Price of the Modi Years a few days ago. It should be published later this year. It is a history of India since 2014 and I have examined the facts and the data on various parts of the polity like the economy, national security, governance, the judiciary and so on. I do not want to talk about the contents of the book because it has too much detail and in any case some of my views may already be familiar to readers. What I did want to talk about was where some of the material was taken from. Of the sources that have been quoted in the book, the one that has been cited most -- 85 times -- is a Web site called TheWire.in . Another Web site, Scroll.in has been cited 54 times. In comparison, the Times of India has 37 citations. The reason for this is that I have found that … [Read more...] about Why India needs an independent media
Each UK nation has set out a roadmap out of lockdown with specific dates. From Monday 12 April, England's lockdown eases significantly. Here are the timetables for lifting COVID-19 restrictions in each UK nation: England There are four steps to easing England's lockdown. Advertisement The prime minister hopes to be able to lift the majority of rules by 21 June, but this is dependent on cases, deaths and hospital admissions continuing to fall so the dates are the earliest any of the stated rules could be lifted. There will be no regional tier systems - England will be treated as one in the easing of lockdown. Step one was completed in two parts on 8 and 29 March. Boris Johnson has confirmed England will progress to the next planned stage of lockdown lifting from Monday as he said the roadmap was on track. The next steps are as follows: Step Two - 12 April: Mr Johnson has confirmed this will take place on 12 April thanks to a … [Read more...] about COVID-19: What’s allowed from 12 April as lockdown eases in England?
UKRAINE has warned it could be "provoked" into action as tens of thousands of "battle ready" Russian troops close in on its border. The West also now fears Vladimir Putin’s military squeeze on his neighbour may spark an all-out war, which could drag Nato into the conflict. Russian tanks, missile trucks and long-range guns have been filmed heading to Crimea and the border of the disputed Ukrainian region of Donbass. There were also reports Putin's so-called robot army could soon be deployed to the flashpoint border. Kiev estimates there are now 85,000 Russian troops between six and 25 miles from its frontier and in Crimea. The worrying news comes Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the UK and the US were "firmly opposed" to Russia's campaign to destabilise the region. Ukraine’s government, led by President Volodymyr Zelensky, has accused Moscow of planning to invade Donbass, which has been occupied by Russian-backed separatists since 2014. And Zelensky has … [Read more...] about Ukraine warns it could be ‘provoked’ as Russian troops loom on border amid fears of all-out war
VLADIMIR Putin’s robot army will be deployed at Ukraine’s border with 85,000 troops “ready for conflict” as war tensions mount. The new unmanned firepower was inspected by Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu this week, at the 766th Production and Technological Enterprise in Nakhabino near Moscow. “The first unit with strike robots will be set up in the Russian Armed Forces to operate five Uran-9 robotic systems or 20 combat vehicles," announced the defence ministry. Troops would undergo training “to operate Uran-9 robotic vehicles in special military units”, it was announced. A video shows the unmanned tank in action. It is armed with a 30mm automatic gun, Ataka anti-tank missiles and Shmel flamethrowers. The latest news of the new technology comes as Putin’s troops boast they are primed for battle. A video leaked earlier today captioned ‘Ready for conflict’ appears to show armoured vehicles moving through the mud and into position near the flashpoint border. The … [Read more...] about Putin’s robot army to be deployed at Ukraine border with 85,000 troops ‘ready for conflict’ as war tensions mount
Ubisoft has appointed a new chief people officer to ensure its "workplace culture is anchored in safety, respect, and well-being". Anika Grant - who has previously held senior HR roles at Dyson and Uber - will also oversee "global recruiting, talent management, and leadership development" and reports directly to co-founder and CEO Yves Guillemot. "I am very happy to welcome Anika Grant as our new Chief People Officer. Her energy, optimism and breadth of experience will be great assets to keep evolving our approach to HR and talent management," Guillemot said in a statement (thanks, The Gamer ). "Working alongside me, Anika's mission will consist of aligning all our HR teams with a strong, shared vision, building a robust talent pipeline, and implementing innovative and new ways of working." Grant will also work toward improving Ubisoft's "organisational performance" and "innovating on strategies to develop talent". Ubisoft was forced to remove several senior members of … [Read more...] about Ubisoft’s new chief people officer will work to ensure its “culture is anchored in safety, respect, and well-being”