Croatia Coach Pleased With Victory Over Argentina And “World’s Best Player” Messi

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic has described his team’s performance in their 3-0 win against Argentina in their second Group D game of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Thursday as excellent. Argentina were swept away in the second half by Croatiaq following goals from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic. It was Croatia’s […]
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Abdulrahman Dambazau: FG to deploy e-border management to address insecurity

The Minister of Interior, Abdurahman Dambazzau disclosed this on Thuraday at the opening of 2018 International Press Institute (IPI)’ World Congress in Abuja. The Federal Government says it will deploy electronic border management to control illegal migration and address insecurity.The Minister of Interior, Abdurahman Dambazzau disclosed this on Thursday at the opening of 2018 International Press Institute (IPI)’ World Congress in Abuja.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the congress attended by international and local media personalities was declared opened by President Muhammadu Buhari.Dambazzau who was fielding questions along other ministers from Mr John Momoh, the President of Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON), said the e-border system would address the challenge of the nation’s porous border.He said the e-border would involve biometric processing of immigrants at point of entry and an establishment of multi-agency situation room.The minister said the multi-agency situation room would allow him and any other interior minister to monitor events and occurrences in borders from his office.He said his ministry was also developing a migrant data to identify and fish out illegal immigrants.Dambazzau assured that the e-border system would not negate the spirit of ECOWAS Protocol which is for regional integration.He said that the Buhari’s administration had taken the issue of security seriously considering its importance to national and economic development.On his part, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said the Buhari’s administration had delivered on its promises to Nigeria in tackling insecurity, corruption and developing the economy.He disclosed that the country was now producing 4 million metric tonnes of rice and would be self-sufficient in rice production in two years.The minister also reiterated the commitment of the government to press freedom.Meanwhile, the outgoing Chairman of IPI, Mr John Yearwood and its Executive Director, Barbara Trionfi had reiterated the commitment of the organisation to fighting for press freedom globally.IPI is a Vienna-based global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists.The organisation is dedicated to furthering and safeguarding press freedom, protecting freedom of opinion and expression.It also prides itself in promoting the free flow of news and information, and improving the practices of journalism.

Yemi Osinbajo: Terrorism: VP urges policies to tackle poverty, illiteracy

Osinbajo said that it was those factors that predispose individuals and communities to imbibing extremist beliefs and ideologies. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that enduring victory against violent extremism and terrorism can only be achieved through implementing policies that comprehensively tackle poverty, illiteracy and frustration.Osinbajo said that it was those factors that predispose individuals and communities to imbibing extremist beliefs and ideologies.He made the assertion on Thursday in Abuja, while declaring open the 7th meeting of the Ministers of Defence of the Community of Sahel-Sahara States – CED-SAD.“Indeed, the military aspect of the fight against terrorism is the short-term one; enduring victory will only come from swiftly and diligently building on military victory by implementing, over the long term, policies that comprehensively tackle the poverty, illiteracy and frustration that predispose individuals and communities to imbibing extremist beliefs and ideologies.“If there is one thing we have learned from our experience fighting Boko Haram in Nigeria, it is that the battle is as much social and economic as it is a military one.“But the narrative is worsened by the fact that violent extremism and terrorism do not walk alone, they are usually to be found interlinked with human trafficking, drug trafficking, illicit trade in drugs and arms, and various other forms of transnational organized crimes,’’ he said.The vice president said that within the community, security challenge had assumed new dimensions since the Arab Spring, with the collapse of the Gaddafi regime in Libya, proving to be a watershed moment.According to him, countries like Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and Nigeria have since then experienced an escalation of the twin global threats of violent extremism and terrorism, among others.The escalation of threats and vulnerabilities in the region, he said, had became an immediate and urgent security threat to the community.He, however, said that it was encouraging that significant progress had been made to contain the terrorist challenges through the individual and collective actions.Osinbajo also noted that other elements that fuel violent extremism and terrorism were ecological threats of desertification and drought, as well as the phenomenon of forced human migration, among others.“Africa has historically been susceptible to desertification due to the preponderance of semi-arid, arid and hyper-arid lands.“Climate change and other factors collectively exacerbate these natural geographical conditions to make more than 319 million hectares of Africa vulnerable to desertification.“In the CEN-SAD Community, the Sahara desert is advancing southwards at an alarming rate of approximately 600 meters annually,’’ he added.Osinbajo urged leaders in the community to promote agreements and partnerships that “will enable the Community fully bridge our development gaps, and meet the rapidly growing needs of present and future generations.’’.He added, “It is certainly in our collective interest to act proactively in this regard, by enabling and catalysing the jobs and prosperity without which these battles cannot be lastingly won.’’Earlier, the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali said that the security climate in the Sahel-Saharan States “is characterised by several internal threats and a lineage of organised cross-border crimes.’’He said that those threats posed challenge to internal security and stability of the states and the region generally.The minister, however, said that cooperation and collaboration by members’ states in the fight against insurgency and terrorism had yielded positive results.“For instance, the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) comprising of troops from Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria, operating in the Lake Chad region against Boko Haram insurgency in collaboration with Nigeria’s Operation Lafia Dole forces have significantly degraded the Boko Haram terrorists,’’ he said.

I’ll re-contest though I sponsored few bills – Senator

Senator Aba Bukar Ibrahim, a three-term governor of Yobe State and three-term senator, said on Thursday he did not sponsor many bills for about 12 years he has been at the National Assembly
He however insisted that he was going to re-contest for another term in the Senate come 2019.
He said, “Apart from being a three-term governor in my state, Yobe, I am also a three-term senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria but still counting.
“I haven’t actually sponsored many bills. But to my mind, what is important in National Assembly is to support the right bills that are important to the nation.
“That is what I really depend on.  I’m not a bill creator. I also believe I have been supporting the right thing since I came to the National Assembly for almost 12 years ago. And I have been attracting projects to my constituency.”
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Asked to consider his age, Ibrahim said, “I’m 69 years old now and, by next year, I will be 70. I had intended to go for the presidential race earlier but because of my respect for Buhari.
“We shall always respect our elders and I couldn’t have claimed to do more than Buhari. Do I withdrew along with senator Yerima of Zamfara State. Now that he is interested to go back for the second term, I am still ready to wait.
“If by the time he finishes, I don’t feel good, health-wise, I will just quietly go back to the Senate. If on the other hand, I am considered fit for the presidency, why not? Senate is not meant for young people, per se. You have a mix of the old, middle aged and young ones.”
Ibrahim however insisted that he has an uncommon style of politics.
“My pattern of politics does not centre on money and thuggery. I don’t terrorize the people but I prefer to serve.”
On how he is going to slugg it out with his state governor, Ibrahim Geidam, who is reported to have shown interest for the Senate seat, the lawmaker said that he was prepared to battle the governor.
He said that Geidam has not told him that he is eying the Senate seat for Yobe East.
He said, “As far as I know, he (Geidam) has not told me that he is interested to come to the Senate. He knows that I want to come back to the Senate. If he wants to slug it with me, I am ready to face him.”
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Buhari not bound by signed budget, says Senator

The senator representing Yobe East, Bukar Abba Ibrahim on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari was not bound to implement the 2018 budget as signed 100 percent.
Ibrahim said that nobody was going to hang Buhari if he fails to implement the budget 100 percent.
 President Buhari while signing the 2018 budget on Wednesday expressed strong reservation about the removal and insertion of certain projects outside of his critical projects in the budget by the National Assembly.
Ibrahim spoke in Abuja at a press briefing on a book entitled “Poorlitics: The story of the little boy from Goniri and Progressives Manifesto” by Bukar Abba Ibrahim Foundation and Bass Books (UK)
Reacting to a question on Buhari’s misgivings about the budget, Ibrahim said, “When in Nigeria have we implemented budget 100 percent? It will take us another 100 years may be to do that.
“Irrespective of whatever we put in there, he doesn’t necessarily have to implement all of them. Every year, we talk about 50, 60, 70 percent implementation.
“We hardly have 80 percent implementation. So, what does it really matter if certain things are inserted? Let him take a good look at them. Let him consult the right people and at the right time and decide which ones he really wants to implement.
“Nobody is going to hang him for not implementing the budget 100 percent.  So, I don’t see any problem in that.”
Ibrahim, a three-term governor of old Borno and present Yobe States and, three-term senator noted that he did not sponsor many bills for about 12 years he was at the National Assembly,
He however insisted that he was going to re-contest for another term in the Senate come 2019.
He said, “Apart from being a three-term governor in my state, Yobe, I am also a three-term senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria but still counting.
“I haven’t actually sponsored many bills. But to my mind, what is important in National Assembly is to support the right bills that are important to the nation.
“That is what I really depend on.  I’m not a bill creator. I also believe I have been supporting the right thing since I came to the National Assembly for almost 12 years ago. And I have been attracting projects to my constituency.”
Asked to consider his age, Ibrahim said, “I’m 69 years old now and, by next year,  I will be 70. I had intended to go for the presidential race earlier but because of my respect for Buhari.
 “We shall always respect our elders and I couldn’t have claimed to do more than Buhari. Do I withdrew along with senator Yerima of Zamfara State. Now that he is interested to go back for the second term, I am still ready to wait.
“If by the time he finishes, I don’t feel good, health-wise, I will just quietly go back to the Senate. If on the other hand, I am considered fit for the presidency, why not? Senate is not meant for young people, per se. You have a mix of the old, middle aged and young ones.”
Ibrahim however insisted that he has an uncommon style of politics.
“My pattern of politics does not centre on money and thuggery. I don’t terrorize the people but I prefer to serve.”
On how he is going to slugg it out with his state governor, Ibrahim Geidam, who is reported to have shown interest for the Senate seat, the lawmaker said that he was prepared to battle the governor.
He said that Geidam has not told him that he is eying the Senate seat for Yobe East.
He said, “As far as I know, he (Geidam) has not told me that he is interested to come to the Senate. He knows that I want to come back to the Senate. If he wants to slug it with me, I am ready to face him.”
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Benue rejects Fed. Govt proposed pilot ranching scheme

Benue Tribal Leaders have rejected the Federal Government proposed Pilot cattle ranching in Benue state.
The ethnic groups said they  view the plan as another attempt to grab their land and give it to herdsmen.
In a statement signed on their  behave by the President of Mzough – U- Tiv,  Chief Edward Ujege , and made available to The Nation stated that while they agreed ranching is the best method of animal husbandry globally , they rejected the used of public funds to construct ranches for a private business of cattle cattle rearing.
The group also reiterated their called for the arrest and prosecution of Miyetti Allah Kaul Hore for their complicity in Benue killings.
The state reads thus: Our attention has been brought to a publication in several national dailies concerning the establishment of pilot cattle ranches in 10 states of the country including Benue.
The proposed project which has a 10 year plan is estimated to gulp N179 billion and N70 is to be sourced by the Federal Government to commence the project.
While we appreciate the position of the Federal Government to accept ranching as the global best method of animal’s husbandry, which has been our position in Benue State, we reject the idea by the FG to use public funds to construct ranches for a private business of cattle rearing.
We wish to state that cattle rearing remains a private business in the world and Nigeria in particular just like crop farming and should be treated as such.
There is a law on Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment enacted by the Benue State government and the law makes explicit provisions for those interested in the business of rearing cattle to come forward, acquire land and build ranches.
These herders will also have to abide by the terms and conditions of the land acquisition and the host communities will also have a sense of belonging.
As we reaffirm our support and stance for this law and all its provisions, we view the attempt by the Federal Government to build ranches for herders in our state as a grand plan to grab our land and give it to herdsmen in the name of ranches.
We wish to also reiterate our earlier call on the Federal Government to arrest and prosecute the leadership of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore for their complicity in the Benue killings.
If these people are not arrested and interrogated for threatening to invade our communities and carrying out their threats, we will continue to treat both the Federal Government and our killers as one.
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2018 Budget: South East senators express shock over reported cuts

The South East Senate Caucus has expressed shock over reported cut in the 2018 budget allocation for the Enugu Airport Terminal.
The Chairman of the caucus, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, and lawmakers from the region said they learnt that an allocation of N2 billion sustained by the two aviation committees of the Senate and House of Representatives, were said to have been slashed to N500 million.
He said that the caucus had summoned an emergency meeting of South East lawmakers to unravel when the cut was effected and by who.
He added that “no right thinking Igbo man would support any cut on allocation for projects in the South East region.”
Abaribe, who said that the budget documents were verifiable, noted that “we are committed and determined to find out who made the cut.”
He said that the caucus actually lobbied for the Enugu Airport Terminal allocation to be increased to N3.5 billion until the Ministry of Aviation told members of the caucus that what they had was an envelope which could not be increased beyond the N2 billion allocation.
Abaribe, who is also the Chairman, Senate Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy, noted for instance that N30 billion was smuggled into the power budget without his committee’s knowledge.
He said that the N30 billion was listed for expansion and re-enforcement of infrastructure in the distribution companies to reduce stranded firms.
He added that “the amount never passed through the Senate Power committee.
“Where did such huge sum of N30 billion come from.
“Let the budget office and other relevant bodies conduct self examination. Such self examination will go a long way to clear gray areas.”
He explained that “in the case of the Enugu Airport Terminal and the Second Niger Bridge, we want to find out at what point the cut was made.”
President Muhammadu Buhari who signed the 2018 budget on Wednesday, said that the National Assembly made cuts amounting to N347 billion in the allocation to 4,700 projects submitted to it for consideration.
He also said that 6,403 projects were injected, amounting to N578 billion.
He stressed that many of the project cuts were critical and may be difficult, if not impossible, to implement with the reduced allocation.(NAN)
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Weather Forecast: Most Nigerian cities to experience rains, thunderstorms on Friday – NiMet

NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Thursday also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 25 to 32 and 17 to 23 degrees celsius. The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted prospects of moderate rains over the central states such as Makurdi, Jos, Yola, Kaduna, Jalingo, Abuja, Lokoja, Minna, Ilorin and Lafia on Friday morning.NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Thursday also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 25 to 32 and 17 to 23 degrees celsius.It added that the entire region was expected to remain cloudy except Abuja, Lokoja, Makurdi and Kaduna that would have chances of light rains later in the day.The agency predicted that the southern states would experience moderate intermittent morning rains, especially in Benin, Awka, Uyo, Yenagoa, Warri, Asaba, Ado-Ekiti, Enugu, Osogbo, Abeokuta, Shaki, Asaba, Lagos, Calabar Port Harcourt.It also predicted light intermittent rains over the entire southern cities later in the day, with day and night temperatures in the range of 27 to 30 and 20 to 24 degrees celsius.According to NiMet, northern states will experience morning thunderstorms and moderate rains over Maiduguri, Katsina, Sokoto, Kebbi, Kano and Gusau, with day and night temperatures of 29 to 34 and 21 to 24 degrees celsius.It stated that Sokoto, Gusau, Yelwa, Kebbi, Katsina and Kano would, however, experience localised moderate rains, while other cities were likely to remain under cloudy conditions during the morning and afternoon hours.It added that the chances of thunderstorms and rainfall activities over some parts of the country with varying intensities were probable in the next 24 hours.

Modric Claims Second MOTM Award After Argentina Win

Croatia captain Luka Modric was voted Budweiser Man of the Match after his brilliant performance in his side’s 3-0 Russia 2018 World Cup win against Argentina in Group D on Thursday. It was Modric’s second Man of the Match award after he first picked the award in Croatia’s 2-0 win against Nigeria. Modric doubled Croatia’s […]
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Modric Urges Croatia To Stay Grounded After Argentina Win

Croatia’s midfielder Luka Modric (R) tries to score against Argentina’s goalkeeper Willy during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Argentina and Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on June 21, 2018.Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP
 
Luka Modric hailed his Croatia side’s “deserved” 3-0 victory over Argentina on Thursday but called on them to keep their “feet on the ground” after qualifying for the World Cup knockout rounds.
Zlatko Dalic’s men outclassed their opponents in Nizhny Novgorod, leaving Lionel Messi and two-time world champions Argentina on the brink of an embarrassing group-stage exit.
“Let’s not be euphoric or get ahead of ourselves,” said Real Madrid midfielder Modric, who scored the second goal.
“Of course this win will boost our confidence for the next game, and we have shown we can create opportunities, but let’s keep our feet firmly on the ground.
“Our team effort throughout (was the key) and particularly in the second half when we had more possession.
“In the first half when Argentina had the ball we cut off Messi and stopped him getting the ball. We created three clear chances which we missed. But in the second half it opened up and we deserved to win.”
AFP
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Adebisi Shonubi: Nigerian banks lose N12.30bn to fraud in 4 years – NIBSS

Mr Adebisi Shonubi, Managing Director, NIBBS, disclosed this at the third Annual Banking Security Summit organised by MAXUT Consulting in partnership with OneSpan, a global data security company in Lagos. The Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS), on Thursday said the banking industry lost the sum of N12.30 billion to various frauds between 2014 and 2017.Mr Adebisi Shonubi, Managing Director, NIBBS, disclosed this at the third Annual Banking Security Summit organised by MAXUT Consulting in partnership with OneSpan, a global data security company in Lagos.Shonubi said the figure was lost in 41,461 fraud cases between 2014 and 2017.Specifically, he noted that 2014 fraud volume stood at 1,461, 10,743 (2015), 19,531 in 2016 and 25,043 in 2017.Speaking on “Industry fraud overview with focus on mobile & payments related frauds,” Shonubi said the industry lost N6.22 billion in 2014 on attempted fraud value of N7.76 billionShonubi who was represented by Mr Olufemi Fadairo, Head, Industry Security Services, said the sum of N2.26 billion was lost in 2015 on attempted fraud value of N4.37 billion in 2015.According to him, the industry lost the sum of N2.19 billion in 2016 on attempted fraud value of N4.37 billion.Shonubi said gender fraud analysis during the period showed males accounted for 73 per cent, while females accounted for 23 per cent.He said more fraud cases were reported in 2017, with an increase of 28 per cent compared with 2016 but with less financial loss.On fraud channel, Shonubi said the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) accounted for the highest fraud in 2017 with an actual loss of N497.64 million with a fraud volume of 9,823.According to him, mobile trailed with N347.65 million loss on 5,055 fraud volume, while across the counter transactions accounted for N259. 02 million loss in 314 fraud volume.He said that “while fraud trend is generally on the decline, mobile fraud trend alone is on the increase.”Shonubi said mobile fraud would overtake ATM fraud by 2020 with the rate of increasing fraud in the channel.He listed the top three mobile threats in Nigeria to include phone theft, sim swaps and kidnaps.Shonubi, however, called on Nigerians to shield themselves by ensuring phone lock, sim lock, swap/recycle checks.Also speaking, Mr Mike Odusami, CEO/President MAXUT Consulting, said the summit was geared toward making the financial system safer for people to have trust in the system.“Our solution as a technology company is really about fraud prevention and making sure that this is the person the bank authorises because most of the transactions are not physical, they are done through electronic channels.“And also in the background, we are monitoring everything that is going on in the system, that is fraud monitoring and we have helped a lot of banks and financial institutions to do that,” he said.Odusami said the company was committed to make the banking system safer for people to have confidence in the system by preventing.He said the Nigerian banking system was advanced and not lacking behind in terms of digital banking.“We are very advanced; we are not lacking behind, but because a lot of transactions are still done through USSD channel, this is the normal feature channel and anybody can use it.“Lot frauds are done in that channel either through SIM swap, stolen phones and kidnapping. So we are working with the banks to develop a solution to curb that,” Odusami said.He said the country was still behind in open banking security, and that it was relatively new with more players connecting to the banking system.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the summit was themed: “Digital Channels & Open Banking Security.

Argentina vs Croatia : Lionel Messi’s World Cup dream going going …

Lionel Messi’s World Cup dream was left hanging by a thread as Croatia powered into the last 16 with a 3-0 rout of Argentina here Thursday.
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Peru Coach Gareca: We Will End World Cup Campaign On A High

Peru boss Ricardo Gareca has declared  that the country  will see out their World Cup campaign on a high note following their elimination from the competition at the hands of France. The  South Americans fell to 1-0 defeat against France with Kylian Mbappe’s first half strike proving to be the difference between both teams. Thursday’s […]
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Kanye West Cries As Muse Makes Debut At Louis Vuitton

Kanye West
 
Rapper Kanye West and his friend and muse Virgil Abloh cried in each other’s arms Thursday after the US designer made his Paris debut for Louis Vuitton.
The pair embraced after Abloh — who worked hand in glove with West for more than 15 years as his creative partner — showed his first menswear collection for the world’s top luxury brand.
Relations between the pair have been tested since Abloh was headhunted by Louis Vuitton in March, with the rapper saying it was “hurtful” to lose his erstwhile artistic director.
But in a touching scene as the show ended on Thursday, Abloh ran down the catwalk to hug West after taking his bow, with the two later wiping away tears.
West has made no secret of his own ambitions to lead a major luxury brand as a designer himself.
Yet the rapper turned up with his wife Kim Kardashian to support Abloh’s first show in the formal gardens of the Palais Royal in the French capital.
It was the first time the reality television star and fashion icon has appeared in public in Paris since she was tied up and robbed in a luxury apartment there in 2016.
Significantly, she also wore a bright blue wrap coat with prominent pockets by Abloh that echoed several utilitarian pieces in his collection.
Diversity in DNA 
Rihanna and rapper ASAP Rocky were also on the front row to applaud the American’s vision of luxury streetwear for the jetset.
And Abloh — whose parents were immigrants from Ghana — marked the changing of the guard with a show that stressed the global diversity of his vision.
He dressed his first 18 models — who were black — all in white before mixing the colour and ethnic palette into a picture of the planet.
Each guest at the show was given a diagram showing his models’ birthplaces and that of their parents.
In an Instagram post explaining the gesture, he told his 2.3 million followers that “essential to my show concept is a global view on diversity linked to the travel DNA of the brand” — which began making trunks and suitcases 154 years ago.
Abloh also gave guests the first issue of his “Dictionary of Terms”, a sometimes tongue-in-cheek A to Z manifesto where under K he wrote: “Kanye West. A mentor and friend to Virgil Abloh.”
Earlier this week he had described the rapper, who designs his own Yeezy range for Adidas, as “the architect of it all”.
Abloh is only the second black man to rise to the top of a major luxury brand. He did he so by studying engineering and architecture rather than fashion.
Hitting back at his critics, who dismiss the streetwear style he champions as a fad, he said, “Like some kids today I started the surreal mission without ‘fashion school’ but a blank T-shirt, a screen printed idea for it and a dream.”
“As a nod to that” he gave everyone at the show a “T-shirt I made (during) the early days @louisvuitton once I learned how to use the photocopier in the office,” he joked.
 Van Noten’s retro revamp 
In another self-deprecating observation in his dictionary, he defined irony as “the presence of Virgil Abloh at Louis Vuitton”.
The designer, however, did not stint on luxury silks and leathers that have been Vuitton’s trademark down the years.
Tellingly, he drew the line at bling, however, making a point of redefining jewellery in his dictionary. Instead of “all-that-glitters-is-gold”, he stressed that the jewellery in his spring-summer collection “appears in unrarefied metals denoting a contrasting celebration of non-precious materials”.
Elsewhere Thursday, Dries van Noten, one of the world’s most admired designers, proved it was business as usual with a summer show that demonstrated once again his genius for prints.
His decision to sell the controlling stake in his label to the Spanish group Puig last week sparked much soul-searching about the death of the independent designer.
On the catwalk, however, his whole spectrum of beachy looks to suits was a feast for the eyes, especially a string of gorgeous shiny rain macs and shorts for summer showers that went from rich orange to red, blue, purple and green and back again.
Not for nothing is Van Noten called the “King of Prints”. He took a wavy 1970s orange wallpaper pattern that once might have adorned a thousand dim bedsits and gave it a glorious afterlife lapping across much of the collection, from double breasted suits to coat linings.
AFP
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Uzoho Thanks Iceland For Ikeme Support

Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho  has thanked the Icelandic team for their kind gesture towards Nigerian international Carl Ikeme who is down with acute leukemia. Uzoho stated this in Thursday’s press conference ahead of Friday’s must-win game against Iceland. After their impressive 1-1 draw against Argentina, the Icelandic squad posed for a picture with Ikeme’s […]
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