I wasn’t born with a silver spoon –Toyin Abraham

Actress, Toyin Aimakhu, now Toyin Abraham while narrating how difficult life was for her while growing up has urged Nigerian youths never to give up on their dreams no matter their difficulties; adding that, although, she had a rough beginning, she is thankful because everything has turned around for good. According to her, she used to dance alongside her brother on the streets for money but now her brother owns one of the biggest dance groups in Nigeria. “Growing up, I didn’t have it smooth; life was difficult and painful….

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Wedding party slayers

Have you attended a Nigerian wedding party recently? If yes, you will readily agree with me that when it comes to Nigerian weddings, guests are not joking with their style game. Nigerian weddings are big, vibrant and exciting. People rarely turn down the opportunity to attend a Nigeria wedding whether it’s holding here in Nigeria or abroad. Nigerian weddings are exceptionally fun packed wedding with incredible wedding decor, an amazing food and drinks menu, a tasty wedding cake and most importantly, wedding guests in their various Aso Ebi styles. Even…

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Caring for autistic child is expensive –Dotun Akande

Dotun Akande is the founder of Patrick Speech and Language Centre the first of its kind in Nigeria. She founded the school after years of frustration searching for resources for her autistic son. Today, Dotun leads a powerful campaign for autism awareness in Nigeria and is also the Vlisco brand ambassador for 2015. In a chat with VANESSA OKWARA, she recounts the bewilderment she felt when she discovered her son was autistic and how she overcomes the challenges that comes with autism in children Brief background I’m the proprietress of…

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Juliet Ibrahim is my celebrity crush –Laurel JE

Who is Laurel J? It is actually Laurel JE but because of easy pronunciation I had to join the J and the E together. My full name is Laurel Julius Ebhodaghe. I am from Edo State but was born and bred in Lagos. I’m a Nollywood actor, movie producer, model and an entrepreneur. Kindly share with us your first time experience on set? My first experience on set was really funny. That was many years ago, about eight or nine years ago. I was asked to play a lover boy,…

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Bossladies’ nest 1: The Pubic wahala

The two girls watched the well-dressed lady who sat quietly in a corner, staring at her food. They knew something was bothering her immediately she walked into the restaurant with a blank look on her face. She had absent-mindedly ordered an incongruous mix. “I’m sorry ma’am, did I hear you right? You requested for fried rice, dried fish and okra soup,” the waitress said hesitantly. “Yes,” the lady responded without looking up. “Are you eating it here or you’re taking it away,” she asked again. “Eat in,” the lady intoned,…

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Taofick Okoya making great impression

Practice that has over the years become a tradition and norm is for children of the rich to build on the businesses of their parents and consolidate on the achievement on ground; but in the case of son to the billionaire industrialist, Chief Razak Okoya, Taofick, the dude dared to be different and that seems to be creating great impressions of him already. Taofick, sometime ago set out to get a black doll for his niece, but could not get any. As a true son of Eleganza boss, Taofick did…

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Weight watchers community: Sexy abs trainer

Everyone knows that where general health and fitness is concerned, your core muscles have a great part to play. The stronger your core muscles, the healthier the body is. So, it behoves it on everyone who has a care for their overall health, wellness and fitness to take steps to secure fabulous abs… Of course there is that little matter of looking better in clothes and especially so, naked. But I digress. Insulin makes you store fat around your middle so you want to maintain a balanced blood sugar level….

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