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SCENE: 2face – alongside Timaya, Faze, 9ice, and everyone else – kills it!

Sunday 26 September 2010 would be a memorable day for music – and 2face - lovers in Nigeria they were treated to a sumptuous three course meal of real entertainment…

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My Nigeria !

Y! TV: 26 SEPTEMBER, 2010. PRESENTERS: Adebola Williams Shade Ladipo GUESTS: UCHE NNAJI (Style Entrepreneur) MOSUNMOLA UMORU (Agric Business Entrepreneur ) TOLU SANGOSANYA (Advocate) Nigeria at 50 next week, Mosun…

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TheNextBigThing: Tolulope Akanni

Tolulope S. Akanni is a young man “born with a passion to help man live life to full capacity by equipping men with teachings and materials that will help man maintain…

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TheGirlNextDoor

Name: Jola Ayeye Occupation: Student Yourself in three words Funny, Idealistic, Outrageous What song always makes you happy when you hear it? The Las Ketchup Song.... What can I say,…

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All hail the queen

Ifreke Inyang After a six-year hiatus, the Miss Nigeria pageant was revived, with 19 year old Damilola Agbajor emerging as the 2010 queen. The new queen, who represented Delta State,…

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Omotola is “determined to get it right this time”

‘Damilola Oyedele My talk with her was over in fewer minutes than the number of my fingers, but in the spirit of a true star, Omotola managed to hit all…

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Alexander Amosu presents Rolex Submariner to commemorate Nigeria at 50

Today, award-winning Nigerian business mogul Alexander Amosu announced details of his highly anticipated item designed to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of independence in Nigeria.  The ‘Amosu Rolex Submariner’ was unveiled as the special…

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Jozi Kings

Review by Prince Adewale Oreshade As the Yoruba coinage, 'oraisa' is to 'all right sir', so is the film, Jozi Kings, to the life of the Nigerian street hustler in…

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When Celebrities Read

CelebrityRead© is a monthly not-for-profit reading event that aims to restore the reading culture amongst young Africans. According to the organisers, “the whole idea is to revive, though gradually, the…

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Omotola, sizzles, shines and yes, sings!

Ifreke Inyang It was a spectacular evening of great music. However this wasn’t a surprise – it is an unspoken truth that with Omotola, there are no half measures. So…

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Twitter and BB Round-up

Ifreke Inyang [@ifreke] MONDAY: ‘I’ve finally retired my Dell PC and jumping onto d Mac book Pro/iPAD bandwagon,’ @segundemuren announced with glee. ‘But wait, unless d iPHONE pings, it’s blackberry…

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Financial Terms You Should Know

Glory Enyinnaya There are certain terms which you have undoubtedly come across in your financial transactions. Here’s a quick run-down of the most common financial terms and their meanings. Amortization:…

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Onyeka Nwelue discusses the Power of Celebrity

First time I met Wole Soyinka, I was 16. I didn’t sleep that night. I kept thinking about him. Second time, I was yet to clock 22. In far away…

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PROJECT FAME Crowd favourite, Chidinma clinches it!

Ifreke Inyang She may just be a little over five feet, but the immensely gifted Chidinma Ekile ended the Project Fame West Africa Season 3 head and shoulders above the…

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Date.Time.Venue

Hello there,   If you are looking for a way to mingle, spend some cash and get entertained, you have arrived at the right weekend! As the saying goes, better…

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Wordcamp Nigeria 2010 hosted by Nysteria Solutions

by Rayo Adebola Since its inception, one of the tools used extensively by web development companies isWordpress. Wordpress which has been suited and successfully used as a content management system…

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Something “old”; something “new”

I was en-route to New York City this past weekend, and as I waiting by the gate with a friend, I couldn't help but overhear a conversation that got me…

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MyCoasterBlues: Fat Bottoms!

KayKay Omar I like public transportation. I like it so much that when I do get my car, I’ll probably just keep hopping the bus for the fun of it. Public…

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‘Jozi Kings’ set to premiere nationwide

The riveting new movie, Jozi Kings, directed by John Boyton and Nigeria’s Justice Umeh is set to premiere on Friday the 24th of September in cinemas nationwide. The film highlights…

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TheGuyNextDoor

Name: Osi Obomighie Interests: Photography, Writing & Acting Describe you in three words: Funny, Focused and Playful Favourite song? None in particular but most Nigerian songs Favourite TV show of all time…

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How to ‘attract’ a man

by Christiana Mbakwe Someone once asked me: "Christiana do you have any advice on how as a woman I can get a guy I am interested in to be more…

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Onyeka Nwelue discovers Nigeria’s LaQuan Smith

As soon as I saw his designs, I labeled him, ‘the LaQuan Smith of Nigeria.’ No matter how lame the comparison sounds, because, oh yes, he hasn’t dressed Rihanna or…

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TheGirlNextDoor:Queen Martins

Name: Queen Martins “Simplicity with elegance comes naturally to me” Describe you in three words: Sophisticated, ambitious &  friendly Favourite song? Because of Who You Are – Martha Munizi Favourite TV…

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Church Crawler: The Waterbrook

I wake up on an exceptionally bright Sunday morning, wondering what I will make of my day. I sit at my computer and my eyes scan a web page I…

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Spain on the brain: thank God for bread!

Hadiza Duncan Thanks to my Spanish Academy, I have graduated from sign language to a form of Spanglish. Apart from that, it is life as usual,  nothing spectacular happening.  I…

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The Future Awards launches Season 6

... with #TheAuthenticCelebration! -          Celebrates 50 of Nigeria’s most influential young leaders 12 September 2010 – The organisers of The Future Awards (TFA), regarded as Nigeria’s biggest youth event, have announced…

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Young, Female: All men are (not) bad!

“My name is Abisola Johnson. I’m 28 years old, beautiful and smart. I love God, my family and my friends. I’m a project consultant and I love my job. I’m…

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Fight Poverty

Glory Enyinnaya Biola Johnson was an upwardly mobile engineer climbing the career ladder steadily. One day his company became the victim of a hostile take-over and the next day, he…

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Date.Time.Venue

Aramide Abe Hi People, Abuja is fast becoming a central hub for events, sales, soirees, shows and exhibitions. In this week's mailer, half of the events are based in Abuja,…

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Lara George’s Dream Come Through

By Ifreke Inyang For friends and fans of Lara George, the wait is over. The heavily gifted gospel singer, who has appeared to go off the radar, is back in…

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