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Friday, November 30, 2012

BISI IBIDAPO-OBE DROPS BABY GIRL

Top yoruba act, known by most as Olabisi Omo Logba logba, real name Bisi Ibidapo-Obe, has put to bed. The bouncing baby girl, came into the world today- early morning of November 30, 2012.  Place of birth is the prestigious Reddington  Hospital on Isaac John Street, Ikeja, Lagos. The healthy young babe, came in at about 10AM. 

She was so elated when we called her to wish her well. And to show how strong and healthy she is, she was already on her way home when we chatted. 

There had been a bit of controversy recently bothering on the paternity of the baby's dad, though Bisi had refused to agree to or even deny the person many claims is the baby's dad. 

We are so happy for her and her daughter, her first child and we wish them well.

NOMINATING OMOTOLA JALADE EKEINDE AS THE SEXIEST ......

We think and that's our choice, that our very own Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde AKA Omo-T, should be amongst the sexiest women in the world. We are going to start a campaign that we hope, would get the attention of the editors at People's Magazine. There is the need for them to look outside America and Europe and point their binoculars or telescopes the way of Africa and Nigeria. 

And we can bet, without any reservations whatsoever, that once they look unbiased, they'll definitely come to a major decision, that Omotola is one of the sexiest women alive. Not only is she a fantastic role interpreter (thespian or actress), she's also a gorgeous lady(mother of 4 & wife) to the boot. They don't always come around this often, with the full package like this. 

We are happy to say, she is a full package. Or what do you all think?



PHOTO OF THE DAY- UCHE NNAJI & DABOTA LAWSON

Uche Nnaji is the young entrepreneur behind the growing fashion conglomerate known to all as OUCH! The young and handsome dude, who is also a budding music artist, is really doing well for himself. 

Dabota Lawson on the other hand, is a young, gorgeous and vivacious lady, who used to be the former Miss Nigeria UK 2009. Her name mean's father's wife in Kalabari, it's a form of saying 'the apple of the father's eyes'.

We came across this picture of the 2 recently and we fell in love with it. We are not saying much, anyone can make any inference they like. We are just saying we like the 2 of them together or better still the body language.......... In the picture!
UCHE & DABOTA

CHRIS BROWN & BIG SEAN COVERS THE JANUARY 2013 EDITION OF XXXL MAGAZINE

Breezy has had many great things going for him this year. And it seems like the goodness would continue into the new year-2013. The young guy, who has been in the eye of the storm ever since his misdemeanor against Rihanna, has had it good and bad. But he still seems unstoppable. He and Big Sean are on the dual covers of the new XXL magazine, the December/January 2013 edition. 

Chris Brown AKA Breezy had much explanations to make on various matters, check him vibe.

On his fight with Drake
“A lot of people wanna know about the whole situation with me, Drake and Meek Mill. At the end of the day, I’m me, they’re them. They rap, I sing. Totally different caliber. I rap, I play around on mixtapes. But our words don’t collide as much as you’d think.”

On his emotional growth
“I haven’t been as mature and thought out in the past, so, me growing now, it’s showing my progression. I used to use my Twitter account to vent, but now I mostly use it for marketing and promotions. Even if the media asks me something, if it’s cool then it’s, ‘What’s up?’ But if it’s anything that’s too negative, I don’t care to respond.”

On his feelings about love
“One thing people often want me to talk about is my public love life. When it comes to my love life, the perception seems as though I am a player. But that’s not true. Love is something I am still learning. It’s just an obstacle that I haven’t yet mastered. I think that’s my biggest hurdle in life.”

On his artwork
“I use music or painting as my outlet to get through the confusion. I try to promote positivity and love.” 


 

GENERAL BUHARI 1ST DAUGHTER, ZULAIHATU HAS PASSED ON

The 40 year old first daughter of the former Presidential Aspirant of the CPC, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, has passed on. Zulaihatu, died at the Nasara Hospital in Marafa Estate, Kaduna after giving birth to a very healthy baby girl. Prior to this new baby girl, she's had 2 other kids- Amira & Mohammed. 

She was born on December 5, 1972, meaning she passed away 7 days to her birthday and 19 days to her dad's 70th birthday, his own birthday is on Dec 17. Incidentally, her younger sibling- Halima is preparing for her wedding on December 22, only for this very sad occurrence. Her death is said to be connected to complications from sickle cell, which she suffers from.

May her lovely soul rest in peace.

KADUNA GET SET FOR VP SAMBO & GENERAL BUHARI

Kaduna State in the North of Nigeria in December is going to be in the news. Reason why is because, in that month that ends the year, the gorgeous daughters of these eminent Nigerians (VP Namadi Sambo & General M. Buhari) would be getting married to their heartthrobs.

The Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria's daughter, would be getting married in a ceremony, that we hear would kick-off from Wednesday, December 5, 2012 and as it is usual in the Northern part of Nigeria, the ceremony would last through the week till the weekend. So the Sambo's (the VP & his wife Amina) would play host to many dignitaries from all over Nigeria, who would definitely converge in Kaduna to celebrate with the VP's family.

Not too long after in the same month of December, on the 22nd of the month to be precise, all things being equal, the former Head of State of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari, Rtd, would play host to many Nigerians from far and near, as his gorgeous daughter, Halima would be getting married. The wedding fatiha would also hold in Kaduna, just like the VP daughter's own and we hear it would last for 7 days. We expect that it would be another gathering of Nigeria's who is who at both weddings. General M. Buhari, was the presidential candidate of the CPC (Congress for Progressive Change) at the last election.

While the VP is from Kaduna and was formerly the Governor of the State, General Buhari on the other hand is from Katsina, but lives in Kaduna. Interestingly, the General would be clocking 70, on December 17, 2012, so that means a double-pronged celebration for the family. 

We wish them well. Just as we were about publishing this post, we just heard that General Buhari's first daughter, Zulai 40, has passed on. She died on Thursday, November 29, 2012 after delivering a baby at the Nasara Hospital, Marafa Estate in Kaduna. She left behind her new born baby girl and 2 other kids- Amira & Mohammed. May the Soul of the dearly departed rest in peace. We don't now know, if this would affect the dates of the upcoming wedding ceremony.

VICE PRESIDENT MOHAMMED NAMADI SAMBO


GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI


Thursday, November 29, 2012

WENDY WILLIAMS GO STARKERS

Talk show hostess with the 'mostess', the pneumatically endowed Wendy Williams, known by most for her talk show, went to totally nude for a purpose recently. 

She's the latest celeb/star removing their clothes in protest against the use of fur.  In PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) new campaign, the TV star was not shy in anyway to tell the world- I'D rather go Naked than wear FUR. Wendy for PETA. Except for her strategically placed hair covering her glorious asset, she was totally nude.

Check her out. 


Tuesday, November 27, 2012

ELOY AWARDS 2012 ROCKS. CHECK OUT THE OUT &

It was a fabulous night out at the ELOY awards 2012 on Sunday, November 24, 2012. Venue was the beautiful Porsche Center, Akin Adesola, Victoria Island, Lagos. There were over 300 guests in attendance. The ELOY awards is gradually becoming a fantastic platform in the mode of Black Girls Rock in America and the idea basically is to focus on the women a bit more, reward the female folks in as many areas as possible for being outstanding during the year in review. 

Also the idea is to use a veritable platform like the ELOY to bring the much needed attention to something that has become a scourge for the women, in this case Cervical Cancer. ELOY means Exquisite Ladies of the Year award. This year's edition was another slam-dunk and kudos must go the way of the organizers, led by the very exquisite Tewa Onasanya, the Editor-in-Chief at Exquisite Magazine, they did their best and delivered on their promises. 

In attendance at this year's edition were the likes of Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Monalisa Chinda, Beverly Naya, Emem Isong, Joseph Benjamin, Toyin Ladejobi, Toyin Lawani, Yvonne 'Vixen' Ekwerre, G-Lory, Eni Balogun, Wonuola Ohio, Eva Alordiah, Dr Matilda Kerry, Kelly Thomson, Tiwa Savage, Lexy Mojo-Eyes, Kenny Okorie, Olubunmi Ademokoya, Aishat Bello,the new modeling sensation Favour Lucky, who at 14 years old, just won the NNSM 2012, and many others. 

It was a night of great quality, a mix of all that's fun and great, all that came testified to the fact that it was the best ELOY Awards yet, and many left for home with gifts at hand from the sponsors.  

AWARD WINNERS-

Female Photographer of the year- Yetunde Ayeni-Babaeko
Female TV Presenter of the year- Helen Paul
Female On-Air-Personality of the year- Kayla Oniwo
Female Fashion Designer of the year- Kenny Okorie of Keto Couture
Make-up Artist of the year- Lola Maja-Okojevoh
Stylist of the year- Lucy Phil-Ebosie
Actress of the year- Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde(Ties that Bind)
Female Brand Ambassador of the year- Stephanie Linus
Female Producer of the year- Emem Isong(I'll Take my Chances)
Sportswoman of the year-Blessing Okagbare & Esther Onyema
Beauty Brand of the year- Sleek
Food Manufacturing Company of the year- Dufill Limited(Manufacturers of Indomie Noodles)
Entrepreneur of the year- Honourable Chief Mrs Oluremi Dangaji, CEO APlus Model Agency, Zakamfa Travel & Tourism, APlus Record Label, APlus Entertainment.
Female banker of the year- Mrs Marian Abubakar, Regional Manager, Eko Bank South-South

RECOGNITION AWARDS:
Mrs Fola Laoye, MD Hygaie, for role in the provision of Health Care in Nigeria.
Mrs Pamela Adebayo, MD/CEO of Tastee, for her role in the fast food industry in Nigeria.
Mrs Maryanne Okonjo, CEO Fine and Country for her role in the Real Estate industry in Nigeria.
Mrs Rosemary Mordi, President Downs Syndrome Association of Nigeria, for her role in raising awareness for caring for Children affected with Down's Syndrome. 
Mrs Abiola Alabi, MD Africa Magic, Mnet Africa for her role in the Media/Entertainment industry in Nigeria. 

PICTURES COPYRIGHT BELONGS TO MAESTRO'S MEDIA. 
NOLLYWOOD'S FRESH FACE- URU EKE

OUTFIT BY HOUSE OF DORCAS

ALLISON OF ILEKTRA FASHION

KELLY THOMSON & TOYIN LAWANI

MONALISA CHINDA

BEVERLY NAYA

OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE- FRONT

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EME'S BADDEST CONCERT SET FOR DECEMBER 21, 2012

BANKY W & WIZKID SET TO SET XMAS ON WOLD FIRE

Empire Mates Entertainment, Nigeria’s leading record label, has announced that they will round up activities for the year with a ground breaking live-in concert tagged “The Baddest”.

The concert which will hold on Friday, December 21, 2012 at The Grounds, Ocean View restaurant in Victoria Island, Lagos will have the EME superstars led by R&B powerhouse, Banky W and internationally renowned pop star Wizkid thrilling music lovers with some of the greatest hits of 2012.  

Three months after concluding the enormously successful EME North American tour which held in 9 states across North America, EME is once again is set to give fans another unforgettable experience as they usher in the Christmas celebrations.

According to singer, songwriter and EME Chairman, Banky W “The Baddest” concert is a very special gift to our fans for all the support they have shown us throughout the year. What should you expect?   EVERYTHING! You don’t want to miss this… TRUST me… No really… Trust me!”

The label says The BADDEST concert will be the first in a series of specially-designed concerts headlined by Wizkid and Banky, with support from other EME acts and ‘friends of the house, including crowd pleasers selected from home and abroad.

The EME team comprises some of the most talented artistes in Nigeria ranging from internationally recognized stars like Wizkid, Banky W, and Skales to promising acts like Shaydee, Niyola and celebrity disc jockey, DJ Exclusive.

Empire Mates Entertainment has recorded numerous achievements this year including WizKid’s big win at the 2012 BET Award for Best International Act and also The Headies Awards as Artiste of the year.  Banky W scored a major feat as one of the few Nigerians selected to lift the Olympic torch in the UK. He was recently selected as a judge on the MTV Base VJ search competition.

Other details on EME’s “The Baddest” concert, which is being produced by R28, will be announced soon.



GBEMI, KAREN & SUSAN- LL's photo of the day

Not to lie, this is truly hilarious! We don't normally do this, using other people's materials. But we found this so funny we had to. In the picture from the left movie & music producer Gbemi Phillips, middle is BBA winner Karen Igho & on the right, actress and ambassador Susan Peters. Where this trio were in this picture we don't know. But we definitely fell in love with some of their costumes.
GBEMI PHILLIPS, KAREN IGHO & SUSAN PETERS

Kanu Nwankwo, Walter Wagbatsoma, Sade Okoya to be honoured


A non-profit organisation, Business Leadership Awareness Group (BLAG) has concluded arrangements to honour three successful entrepreneurs for their invaluable contributions to humanity.
Former Golden Eagles’ captain and ex-international footballer, Kanu Nwankwo, Oil & Gas mogul, Walter Wagbatsoma and philanthropist, Sade Okoya will be honoured for their “heart of gold” contributions at a colourful event scheduled to hold towards the end of the year  in Lagos.
SHADE OKOYA

KANU NWANKWO
Speaking on the forthcoming event, the Executive Director of BLAG, Ossy Otegba, disclosed that the non-profit organisation is currently working on a yearbook that will promote these outstanding individuals so that they can be encouraged to do more for humanity.
Popularly known as Papilo, Kanu Nwankwo came from a humble background but rose to fame with remarkable exploits in football and business. Today, he owns a chain of businesses with diverse interests in oil, property, hospitality and photography.
The Owerri, Imo State-born businessman is regarded as one Nigerian with a heart of gold because of his immense contributions to the society. Through his many charitable works, it was no surprise that Nwankwo was a made a UNICEF’s ambassador for two consecutive years.
A few years ago, the former soccer star encountered a life threatening heart ailment but miraculously got healed after surgical operations in the United States as well as prayers from family, friends and fans all over the world. Immediately he got healed, Kanu returned to active football and used his fame to help assist numerous others also battling with heart ailment. He supported many charity organizations including Heart of Gold Hospice and later launched the Kanu Nwankwo Heart Foundation - a non-profit organisation that raised millions of Naira for children with heart related diseases. With the help of Kanu Nwankwo, many have been treated both at home and abroad and are now living healthier, better life.
 
Walter Wagbatsoma has made a name for himself as one of Nigeria’s most successful businessmen in the energy sector. He is the co-founder of Ontaro Oil & Gas, a pan African oil and gas company that is notable for its delivery on assured promises. Walter’s  track record as a professional in the banking and energy sectors speaks volumes. His selfless contributions to humanity also endeared him to many within and outside the country.
Humble and cheerful,  Walter Wagbatsoma, who hails from Delta State, previously worked with the audit department of Shell Petroleum Development Company in the 1990s. Walter  later moved to Zenith Bank, Ecobank, FSB International and Trade Bank where he displayed his leadership and entrepreneurial skills to the satisfaction of his co-workers. Every  one who knows Wagbatsoma would always testify to the fact that he is a goal getter and certainly not surprised when Walter  won the Leventis Group’s account for Zenith Bank several years ago.
After a stint at Trade Bank where he helped establish the energy subsidiary, walter  Wagbatsoma later moved into the oil and gas sector. His wealth of experience and customer loyalty helped him get to the front burner of the energy sector within a short period of time. He made an overwhelming success of his energy business but never forgot to invest back into the lives of the less privileged in the society. Fondly described as a “man with a heart of gold”, Wagbatsoma also used his influence to resolve conflicts in the Niger Delta. Some of his philanthropic deeds include contributions towards eradicating malaria and HIV/AIDS in African countries. One of Walter's  establishments, Canaan Logistics also donates about 80 per cent of its annual profit to charitable organizations working with children.
An Accounting graduate of University of Lagos, Walter Wagbatsoma also earned his Masters degree in Business Administration in the same institution. Walter  is happily married to Otsaye and blessed with two lovely children.
 
Sade Okoya, wife of top industrialist, Chief Akanni Rasak Okoya, is one of the nation’s most glamorous women and socialite per excellence. Tall and elegant, the graduate of Sociology from University of Lagos knows how to get everyone’s attention with her fab attires. However, Sade is not just a smart woman with a pretty face, she is one woman that has a heart of gold for the less privileged. With the support of her husband who is the chairman of Eleganza Group and RAO Property, she annually awards scholarships to 40 less privileged students studying in various institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.
 

MAI ATAFO, ASAKE OGE, CHRISTIE BROWN TO LIGHT UP THE RUNWAY AT FAB AWARDS 2012

… Comedian Basketmouth, Toolz to host event

LAGOS|NIGERIA: Nigeria’s international fashion and lifestyle publication FAB Magazine is set to host Nigeria’s biggest and best lifestyle awards, FAB Night Out,

The award night is billed to take place on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Landmark Village, Victoria Island, Lagos.

 Award winning designers Nigeria’s Mai Atafo Inspired, Asake Oge and Ghana’s Christie Brown will light up the runway with their different designs inspired by African prints.

Some of the biggest names in the Nigerian music industry who will also be entertaining guests live at the award night include Darey, eLDee, Brymo, Mo’eazy, Zaina and Ajebutter.

FAB Night Out is supported by PattayaOriental, Newton and David, Jack Daniels and Hewlett Packard.  Thanks  to  Hewlett Packard, two lucky winners will go home with two brand new HP laptops.

Founded by Familusi Akin- Babajide, Nigeria’s most prestigious honours event, FAB Night Out debuted in 2010 as a platform to recognize and celebrate the best talents every year.

All voting for FAB Awards should be done this year on or before midnight on November 30 2012 at 

CHRISTIE BROWN

MAI ATAFO

TOTALLY HOT DELICIOUS CANDY- BEVERLY NAYA

Our sizzling hot delicious candy for today is the young and gloriously gorgeous, Beverly Naya. To us we believe she's the next big thing in the Nigerian Film Industry. This outgoing year 2012, has been so busy for the very passionate, role interpreter. She relocated from the UK, where she was based before to really take up her passion- Acting. 

The young and very stylish, upcoming superstar is not only beautiful, but she's got brains to the boot. She's got a 2.1 degree in Film-making, which is her major, and a upper first class degree in script-writing, which was her minor. 

Come 2013, the brand would blow sky-high, as her films would start coming out. Even as early as January or February 2013. She's one of the gorgeous nominees for the FAB's Most Stylish Actor (Female) Award coming up on December 2, 2012. 

Beverly is our HOTNESS personified. Check her out.




SO HOT, THEY NAMED HER NICOLE S

Now we understand why Lewis Hamilton is so besotted with her. They broke for only a minute and the cute couple were back again in each others arms.We totally love her in this outfit.


COUNTDOWN TO FAB MAGAZINE'S FAB NIGHT OUT 2012

Lagos, 27 November 2012 - In about 5 days from now, FAB Magazine will
host another stylish evening of celebration with the third edition of
FAB Night Out. Set to take place on Sunday 2nd December 2012 at Landmark
Village in Victoria Island, Lagos, with black carpet starting at 6pm
prompt, FAB Night Out 2012 will play host to a bevvy of VIP guests
from the world of business, fashion, entertainment and lifestyle.

The night will see awards presented to winners of the public voted in 26
categories and 3 lifetime achievement awards as decided by FAB
Magazine to be given to Fashion Icon of the Year, Fabulous African
Business and Fabulous African Business Person.

The stage will be set for some of the most celebrated names of
Nigerian music who will be performing live on the night; eLDee and Da
Trybe 2.0 including Aramide, Sojay and K9; Darey and the Soul Musik
crew including MoEazy, SeyiShay and Zaina; Brymo from Chocolate City
and AjeButter.

On the runway showcasing their latest designs will be Nigeria's Mai
Atafo Inspired with dapper menswear and AsakeOge from the UK with glam
eveningwear, and last but not least Ghana's Christie Brown flying in
to Lagos specifically for the event to showcase the label's fab
African-inspired designs.

Beyond fashion and entertainment, FAB Night Out will feature spoken
word by Sage Hasson and a keynote address by author and change agent
Adewale Ajadi.

FAB Night Out 2012 is supported by Pattaya Oriental, Newton and David,
Jack Daniels and Hewlett Packard. Thanks to Hewlett Packard, two lucky
winners on the night will get two brand new HP laptops as a FAB gift.

Media partners for FAB Night Out 2012 are Trace Urban, Beat FM and Spice
TV. The social media hashtag for the event is set to be #FNO2012

Public voting which closes midnight on 30 November 2012 can be done
online athttp://fabmagazineonline.com/awards/  and event will be streamed live at http://fabmagazineonline.com/fab-tv/.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

CHIMA ANYANSO SET TO OPEN HOTEL

Things are definitely on the upward swing for this our young, tall and very stylish dude. That he is blessed with cash is not a new story, the highly connected young man in his very early 30's (if things had work well, he would have gotten married to the gorgeous daughter of Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, the former Governor of Abia State, who we hear is his Godfather). He seems to have his fingers in many pies and all seem to be bringing home the money. One of his business ventures known by all is oil & gas firm, which definitely must be the cash cow.

According to our recent findings, Chima come December 1, 2012, would be opening his new baby, a new business venture that we hear is very close to his heart. The name of the new baby is Le Paris, it is an 18 luxury suite, boutique hotel located at Babatunde Dabiri street, Lekki Phase 1.  From our little findings, we hear he didn't spare expenses at all to make the place a stand-out one.

Curiously, hotels and clubs/joints seems to be the new money making venture, the very liquid are opening every where nowadays. We hear Hotels, especially the boutique ones, are like home away from home, where people can have their 'clandestine' fun without anyone nosing around. While with clubs/joints raking in on the average 2 to 5 Million or much more on a good night, why not?
CHIMA ANYANSO

GORGEOUS NEYA

OUR HOT DELICIOUS CANDY- MISS TOKE MAKINWA

Ever so often we come across that personality that seem to epitomize all the virtue that we love. Be it Gorgeousness, beauty, being stylish etc. Today our focus is on Toke Makinwa, the fresh faced and delightsomely gorgeous OAP with Rhythm 93.7FM,she's also one of the 3 live chicks. 

The Unilag graduate of English, very recently celebrated her 20 something birthday with a party, and from the little we heard, it was a swell get-together, where many beautiful & stylish people came to have fun and celebrate their own. 

We came across this picture of her recently and we were just totally mesmerised, the air of old school elegance that seem to envelope Toke was so over-powering, she exuded so much grace that we were bought over. Remember Farrah Fawcett at the height of her beauty or even the glorious Marilyn Monroe.

FARRAH FAWCETT


MARILYN MONROE

Friday, November 23, 2012

EX-BEAUTY QUEEN IN SECRET ENGAGEMENT TO GOVERNOR

Like we always do, we have something very exciting for you our loyal readers. it's a super duper exclusive coming from your favourite neighbourhood snoop- Maestro's Media. According to gist, an ex-beauty queen from the Eastern parts, who has been enjoying loads and loads of attention in the past few months is secretly engaged to a Governor, whether it would now become a full blown wedding we don't know yet. Our beautiful queen is in her early 20's, loves dancing and travelling and is the...........................

The queen is a budding entrepreneur, who seem to have come into plenty of cash of recent. From the little we were able to gather, the state's Chief Executive is from the Northern parts. As par the particular state and who the queen is, we are STILL keeping it under wraps for another day.
QUEEN ....................

EBONYLIFE ANNOUNCES LAGOS AUDITIONS FOR ITS UPCOMING PROGRAMME

TINAPA, CALABAR (NOVEMBER 19, 2012) Ever wanted to be a star? Ever wanted to be famous? Ever dreamt of sitting in the hall of fame with your name going places? Now is the time for you to live your dream! EbonyLife Xcite is looking for new, emerging talents in Nigeria and across the continent for auditions into roles for its upcoming programmes.         
This is a call for talented young people of all ethnicities in Nigeria and Africa. It is an invitation to stardom for those who have skills in Acting, Presenting, Modeling or even Comedy. It is a call to be a part of Africa’s first global black entertainment network and be on the way to the Hall of Fame.
The EbonyLife Xcite Auditions will hold on the 3rd and 4th of December 2012, between 8am and 5pm at Terra Kulture, Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria Island.
The Audition ceremony is in staying true to EbonyLife’s commitment to the vision of being the home of the best of African content and programming available on the continent. EbonyLife is driven by the key passion drivers of its target demographic to create authentically Nigerian, and indeed African content that is not only original but also interactive and participatory, as well as capable of cutting across a unique multiplicity of media platforms, including TV, Web, Mobile, Apps and Live.

EbonyLife is already working to create over 700 hours of never-seen-before, exciting, relevant and tested programming for the viewing pleasure and engagement of its core target, Africa’s most important demographic, the youth market. These are the custodians of the present and future; a new generation that is more informed, more mobile, more technologically-savvy and certainly more adventurous in the pursuit of its innate passions and abilities.

Hopefully the auditions will be great news for all Nigerian and African youths who do not want life to pass them by. The auditions are for the truly talented as well as for those who feel they are not achieving their dreams fast enough, or who feel stuck in a dead end job, or those who are unemployed or bored at school and looking for some excitement. EbonyLife Xcite could soon change all that. EbonyLife encourages its target demographic to dare to be all that they want to be, to let go of their limitations and step up to fame.
All auditions are from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Call-backs will be at the same venue on December 5th and 6th. For any enquiries, please call IJ on 0818 493 5233. Interested persons can also visit us at www.xciteafrica.com.

120 PAIRS OF CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN, 30 HERMES BAGS &......

What would just one person do with 120 Pairs of Christian Louboutin, that's just one brand oooo, not to talk of several other brands of shoes, that's not all. Then same person also has in her collection 30 Hermes bags, costing on the average about £5000 each, meaning for the Hermes bags alone that about £150,000 Pounds. The Louboutins at about £500 each would come to £60,000. That's £210,000 for just 2 brands in the wardrobe of a 28 years old worth an estimated £300 Million Pounds.

Mind you, the Hermes bags is only estimated at its cheapest ooooo, some go for between £5000 to as much as £150,000 Pounds. Remember also, that the Louboutins are not the Nigerian type ones ooooo. So welcome to Tamara Ecclestone's world.

Most probably if a poll is conducted, its might just reveal that Nigerians wear more Louboutins and carry more Hermes than other nationalities of the world.


DR WALE BABALAKIN'S DILEMMA- THE SAGA CONTINUES

Just like they had threatened to do, the EFCC has gone ahead to file charges against Dr Wale Babalakin and 4 others for allegedly helping to  launder about 3.4 Billion Naira for the disgraced former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, who is currently in jail in London, through Mauritius. 

The whopping amount was earmarked for the purchase of a Challenger aircraft. Those charged with the brilliant lawyer are Alex Okoh, Dr Babalakin's company Bi-Courtney Ltd, Stabilini Visinoni Ltd, another company where Dr Babalakin is a director and Renix Nigeria Ltd. 

In all 27 count charges were filed against the 5, at the High Court of Lagos, Ikeja Division. Their arraignment in court would be coming up later.  According to report, there is the risk of a 5 years jail term for the accused if convicted of the offense.

ICE PRINCE BIRTHDAY IN PICTURES

One of Nigeria's best entertainers right now, the one & only Ice Prince, had his birthday very recently. We weren't there though we were invited, but we were able to get some of the pictures of the birthday shindig for your viewing delight.  The Chocolate City star has had a fabulous few years and he is still garnering more and more awards as the day goes by. Loads of his friends and colleagues were in attendance- AKON, Banky W, MI, Jesse Jegz, Wande Coal, DJ Zeez, Naeto C, Wizkid, W4, Dr SID, Vector, Bizzle Osikoya, May D, Brymo, Lynxxx, Iyanya and loads of others. According to report Champagne popped like it was going out of fashion. Happy belated birthday from us.
ICE PRINCE, WIZKID, WANDE COAL, NAETO C & OTHERS

WIZKID & AKON

W4, LADIES & BIZZLE

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Thursday, November 22, 2012

Music Meets Runway 2012 Unveils Participating Designers



MUSIC MEETS RUNWAY (MMR) unveils the names of nine of Nigeria’s brightest new talented fashion designers to watch out for out of a total of ten expected to showcase at this year’s event. The 10th designer showcase will come from one of Nigeria’s established design house who will be headlining the runway, this will be revealed closer to the date. The anticipated event is taking place on the Monday 24th of December 2012 at the Eko Hotel and Suites Expo Center, Victoria Island, Lagos. 

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 Meet Nine Of Nigeria’s Brightest New Talented Fashion Designers To watch Out For.
ToyinLawani of Elegante by TiannahStyling




Toyin Lawani is a serial entrepreneur, a graduate from the University of Lagos and now the CEO of Tiannah's Place and also the creative director of TiannahStyling her umbrella for her styling and designing endeavors.
Elegante by TiannahStyling is a clothing line that was launched on the 1st of March 2012 at the Civic Centre, Lagos. Her designs carry a modern vintage touch which can be made to order or are ready to wear. The lines target market covers females of all ages but especially those who are 21-45.
For more information, visit: www.tiannahstying.com

Fashola Olayinka of MOOFA
Fashola Olayinka is a graduate of Sociology from Olabisi Onabanjo University and the creative director of MOOFA. The label is characterised as being classic with a twist for today's modern woman who love bold, contemporary and edgy pieces that provide directional styling for her wardrobe.
These trans-seasonal pieces are timeless and multi-functional with a style and cut that always Flatter the feminine silhouette.
For more information, email: askmoofa@gmail.com
TolaniNkiliOnajide of N K I L I

NKILI, meaning 'Seeing Beautiful Things', is a women's luxury shirt-making brand focused on bringing light to the traditionally neglected yet single most important garment in a wardrobe, the shirt.
Each piece goes on a journey, from design and print to production, nurtured by the highly skilled production team in Scotland. American celebrity Angela Simmons has been spotted wearing the NKILI Tattoo Shirt. Whilst British singer Lianne La Havas performed in the black NKILI butterfly shirt on her world tour.
Creative Director, TolaniNkiliOnajide was raised in Lagos, London and Oxford. She studied Architecture at the Architectural Association School or Architecture, London and University of Dundee School of Architecture, Scotland. She won awards, investments and grants for NKILI from business organisations: Prince's Scottish Youth Business Trust, Starter for 6 and University of Dundee Enterprise Gym. Her design aesthetic is hugely influenced by the style of minimalist Architect Ludwig Mies Van DerRohe and deconstructivist Architect Zaha Hadid.
For more information, visit: www.nkili.com

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