Friday April 25th, 2014
Friday April 25th, 2014
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TOUR: Jemi Ekunkunbor goes nosing, swirling wines in Cape lands

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Cape-land

From the Table Bay Hotel, we took off for Stellenbosch home to many of the wineries. On the outskirt of this town, lies the famous Die Bergkelder- Fleur du Cap founded in 1967.

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WOSA Cape Winelands tour :Table bay hospitality

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Stelios Norteias,Mato me Mabat ha, Stella,Patrick and Amadi

Following the successful hosting of the Wines of South Africa (WOSA) Grand Tasting, in Nigeria earlier July, WOSA invited seven Nigeria journalists on a tour of the CapeWinelands, in Cape TownSouth Africa as part of promoting South Africa to the Nigeria market.

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Section 29(4)(b) 1999 CFRN: “Any woman who is married shall be deemed to be of full age”

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Marriage-Cartoon

Pretty Aisha was 14 years old when she was escorted to her husband, Abdullahi close to three decades ago. Before her marriage on that fateful first day in July, her husband, Abdullahi, had told the neighbours he was taking a wife and that his wife would be brought to him from Kano his home state.

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The African Artist Foundation promoting Art and Photography

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Azu Nwagbogu, Wunika Mukan and Joseph Gergel

African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) has been an innovative and vital force in the Nigerian arts community over the last seven years. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to the development of contemporary art, providing immense opportunities for artists to develop their practice and establish a platform for artistic expression. Its core staff is an eclectic and international group.

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10 celebrities we can’t get enough of….

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*Tiwa Savage

From the red carpet to the after parties, there are some celebrities that are simply on track at all times when it comes to fashion. With the awards season approaching, you never know what they could come up with next. These celebs always step up their fashion A-game. They are always a delight on the red carpet, they never disappoint when it comes to dressing all the way up, whether it’s one shoulder or strapless, these selected ten fashionistas wear them well.

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Why I left Tinsel – Damilola Adegbite

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*Damilola

Over the past few years, Damilola Adegbite has become one of the most recognizable actresses in Africa. She plays the role of ‘Thelma Duke’, the gorgeous actress in the day time soap, Tinsel on Africa Magic; a role which has seen her become a favourite of soap lovers. Damilola, who recently left the set of Tinsel to explore the film industry, during a courtesy visit to Vanguard, spoke on why she left the soap, life outside Tinsel, her relationship and more. Enjoy!

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My hair is annoying – Waje

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Waje

Although she made her debut into the music industry not too long ago; she’s however been one of the female singers to be reckoned with. Ranging from the energy she puts into her songs, to her strong voice—you could never walk away ,but pay attention to her melody.

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I once wore a skin cut – Lara George

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Lara George

When it comes to inspirational/gosple artistes, she’s one of the artistes that cannot be ignored. Lara George has paid her dues as a gosple singer, having made many hit albums with lots of awards to her credit including: Voice of The Year, 2008, at the Nigerian Music Awards, as well as Song of The Year, 2009, Nigerian Gosple Music Wards amongst others.

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Normal is boring – Bouqui

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Bouqui

She strikes you as weird because she craves to be different. Her hairstyle contributes to her strange look. Yet, she is one of the top Nigerian artistes.

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I love short hairstyles – Claudia Adelu

  /   in hair we go 10:24 pm   /   Comments

With a dark slender physique, she strikes you an image of a perfect beauty and brain. Claudia Adelu is one of Nigeria’s super models. And having done well for herself, in 2010, she emerged the Next Nigeria’s Super Model(NNSM).

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Hairstyles for round faces

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It is important to get the basics right! When it comes to hairstyles for round faces, there are a few things to keep in mind when styling.

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Why Men are not eager to get Married Today

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Recently I came to the conclusion that a lot of our men are no longer eager to get married. I believe they have their reasons and like most of them say, they never have enough money for the wedding day and maybe afterwards.

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Factors that affect your calorie needs (Part1)

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Watch out for trans-fat! Several studies show that eating a little of what you love makes you more likely to stick to your diet; just be sure to avoid treats made with TRANS-FAT like meat pie, doughnuts and a whole lot of processed snacks (puff-puff, small chops) – the list goes on. And, what more, avoid those sugar-loaded soft drinks and fruit juices!

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Factors that affect your calorie needs (Part2)

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Do not be deceived; slow and steady wins the race. There is no magic in losing weight. Weight lost through starving or depending on strong suppressants that make you forget about eating or by taking “Chinese capsules” is deadly and, of course, the weight comes back so quickly and even more because you can not starve all your life.

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JENNIFER OLIZE intends to Rock the Runway!

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jennifer Olize is a young enterpreneur who made up her mind as a little girl to work for herself when she grows up. Years later,after school, this promise resonate. there was no debate.Focused and determined, Jennifer, who read bussiness econoics at thereading unversity, in english and event managment at NYU.new york, set to work as CEO of lereve, an event company that professes

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I live my life reaching out to the less privileged — Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa

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With the large number of supporters and well wishers that followed as he made his way to the lounge of Hotel Benizier, Asaba for a date with some political associates, it was evident that Dr. Ifeanayi Okowa is, no doubt, a man of the people. Among many compelling facts was his humane upbringing that gave him a charitable heart and an enviable stance in the heart of his people.

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Surround yourself with Inspired words

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Empowering, encouraging, uplifting words—a steady diet of them gives me the added boost I crave on good days and the inspirational medicine I need on difficult ones. That’s why I include a “Food For Thought” with each article I write for this column.

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Who is lying to you that a divorcee can’t re-marry?

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get captivated

I hear so much when people talk to me telephone or chat with me via my BB. Have you ever listened to any religious teaching that says God has only one right person for you when it comes to marriage, and that if you miss that one person, you can never be happy with anybody else?

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Your hair may not like ‘relaxers’

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It is not true that every woman must ‘relax’ her hair. There are many things to consider before taking that step to apply chemicals to your hair.

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I like clothes with some colours – Josephine Ijie

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Josephine Ijie is not a woman of many words, neither does she like cheap attention. Sh likes he work to speak for her. Over the years since she came into the fashion industry, she had taken her works to other African countries to market.

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Angel’s Ten Golden Basic Rules

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None like yours: Your hair is as individual as your signature. You must be single-minded when it comes to matters of your hair’s health. This is the first fact you must believe.

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Bustier and george wrapper; taking traditon up a notch

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By Ifueko Diagbare La Bendelle, a modern day boutique that specializes in traditional attires, leads the way in the revolution of the george wrapper and blouse- staple attire for women in the South East. Mrs. Clarke, who set up the dream centre said, she established La Bendelle as a one stop shop for fashionistas, who

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Let Your Dreams Emerge!

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Have you ever taken time to deeply consider the following question: “What do I desire to experience in my life?” Most of us haven’t allowed ourselves this exploration. Oh, we have a vague sense of what we in life, but few can describe their vision clearly, let alone step into it.

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I am my own competition — Nse

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Nse

It was when I finally decided that I was going to do this; that was after “Reloaded”. But I always had a thing for Sophie Lauren and then I saw Lil Sid. I knew I wanted to be a woman like that but I wasn’t sure how it will work here. It really wasn’t a dream per se and I got into acting earlier; after I graduated from the university, just to prove a point to my mother that I could do what I wanted to do.

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The “Triple-Win” Solution: Volunteering

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I do like the good things in life. But I have come to understand that there is a far more satisfying currency than Naira, or U.S.“Benjamins.” It is called the currency of loving service.

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I ‘m very eclectic in every area of my life – Lorine Okotie

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After more than a decade off the scene, popular female, urban contemporary gospel artiste, Lorine Okotie, is back in the studio. Lorine is now making a return that the gospel audience has long awaited. The pioneer of contemporary gospel music began her music career years back under the supervision of her older brother and producer, Chris Okotie.

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I hope to get to the point the world looks for me – Waje

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I basically discovered that as a kid. I still remember what it felt like using my father’s screw driver as a microphone and my mother’s head tie as my long hair and the wall in our living room as my microphone stand. Every time I did that, my father would look at me helplessly because there were different holes I put there with my artificial microphone

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Can every woman have long hair?

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Definitely not! Every woman can not have long hair because not all women are blessed with the genes and even among those who may have inherited genes for great hair, not all will have the type of information they need or the time/effort/money to acquire healthy hair.

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Help, my father is with another woman just after my mother’s death!

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Thanks for your articles. They have been quite educative and captivating, indeed. I never thought a day will come that I will be writing to you. I just thought I will be reading the articles; learning but never get in touch.

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Women should play their role alongside men – Denrele Ogunsanya

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Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Princess Denrele Ogunsanya, certainly knows her onions when it comes to politics. Born into a home known for politics

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The Power of One Who Volunteers

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Across the board, the United Nations, National Governments, NGO’s and Non-profit organizations are realizing the essential role that volunteers play in moving communities and nations forward in their development. Consider the words of Kofi Annan, “If our hopes of building a better and safe world are to become more than wishful thinking, we will need the engagement of volunteers more than ever.

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Comfort and elegance define my style — Joan Ibuzo

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When Joan Ibuzo set out to study Economics at the University of Sokoto, somewhere at the back of her mind, she knew she would one day have to pursue her passion-fashion. After a stint in the bank, the mother of three, joined Silverbird Productions as pageant manager during the reign of MBGN Agbani Darego, who later became Miss World.

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