OLORI ADEPEJU SONUGA: HOW MY REQUEST FOR MASQUERADE COSTUME ALMOST PUT ME IN TROUBLE

Olori Adepeju Sonuga, is the wife of Oba Gbenga Sonuga, Simawa of Fadesewa, Ogun State. She graduated from Yaba College of Technology in 1967 as a Fashion Designer. The first make-up artist to travel to England under the sponsorship of the Nigerian Television Service, (NTS), now NTA. Sonuga who has worked as a make-up artist in programmes such as The Village Headmaster, Cock Crow at Dawn, Mirror in the Sun, among others speaks with FLORA ONWUDIWE. Excerpts…   What prompted you to take up costuming and make-up as a career…

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Comedian, AY, apologises over joke on Kemen-TBoss saga

Following the outrage that greeted his jokes at his popular AY Show last weekend which had most of the former Big Brother Naija housemates present, comedian, Ayo Makun, has had to apologise to everyone concerned. The comic talent was the focus of widespread condemnation on social media for the past two days. His crime, as far as many are concerned, was attempting to create a joke out of the widely reported sexual assault of TBoss by a fellow housemate, Kemen. Many Nigerians who went online noted that the jokes were…

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Genevieve Nnaji returns with new movie, Lion Heart

About two years after her first movie, Road To Yesterday, premiered to critical acclaim, word has come out that Nollywood star actress, Genevieve Nnaji, is working on a new movie. Work has started on the new movie to be titled Lion Heart with notable figures including Pete Edochie, Steve Eboh, Kalu Ikeagwu and Shuga actress, Jemima Osunde, all featuring in it along with Genny. Reports have it that the movie, which is being directed by Nnaji herself, is currently being shot at different locations in the serene surroundings of Enugu….

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Lawal’s ‘Who is Presidency?’ takes over social media

Since posing the question: ‘Who is Presidency?’ to State House correspondents shortly after the Federal Government announced his suspension on Wednesday, suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, has become a hit on the internet. Lawal, who was reportedly seen coming down from the office of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa on the said day was apparently reluctant to speak to journalists. But upon pestering him for his comments on his suspension, he asked: “Why are you asking me? Who is the Presidency?”…

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I strive to stand out – Emehel

Adaora Nancy Emehel popularly known as Adorable is a gospel artiste with a passion for winning souls for God through music. In this interview with Deborah Ocheni, she speaks about her fashion orientation and more.     What is your personal style? I try as much as possible to simply stand out. That is keep it simple, not look overly decorative but be unique. What is your take on African traditional wears? I love them so much. For me, it is the only wear that can fit in anywhere and…

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Pretty pointy pumps

An instant way to transform your casual look into a sophisticated one is to walk gracefully in pointy pumps. Pointy pump heel is a classy fashion accessory that every woman of style cannot do without because of its magical way of changing people’s looks effortlessly. When the right style is worn for the right occasion, they are timeless, classy and feminine. They can glam up jeans and a tee, and put the final touches on a cocktail dress. They elongate your legs while also giving your body and posture a…

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Afro-pop singer, Seth, releases sophomore single

After dropping a chart-topping single titled ‘Kilofe’, Papertrail records act, Seth, drops his second single titled ‘Decale’ tipped to become a famous tune just as his song became an instant radio hit a while back. The fast rising act aided by producer, T’dour, creates an enthralling fusion of Afro-pop and decale music (French romance genre of music) to create a high-octane banger titled “Decale”. The track is sure to ignite a fire on dance-floors and playlists across Africa as Seth urges listeners to dance away their boredom and sorrow. The…

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