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By Stan Mukoro I t may be unpalatable to the majority of us, particularly as we watch the ‘middle-age spread’  rolling in, but being fat is aging, whether middle-age spread or youth. If you are fat, you are old well before your time and this applies in a profound sense as well as a superficial
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Fat is old

I t may be unpalatable to the majority of us, particularly as we watch the ‘middle-age spread’ rolling in, but being fat is aging, whether middle-age spread or youth. If you are fat, you are old well before your time and this applies in a profound sense as well as a superficial sense.

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Bleaching

Bleaching which is often referred to as toning, lightening, whitening and brightening is a very important aspect of professional skin care and is performed for corrective and aesthetic purposes. Its practice cuts across all races including those of European descent.

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STYLE DAMAGE [1]Pick-‘n’-Drop

By Angela Olu- Ajetunmmobi I am forced to write about this innocent-looking hairstyle called ‘pick-‘n’-drop’, because I have finally confirmed what I thought all along: it and any other hairstyle that just leaves your hair hanging, is GUARANTEED to break your hair! It must, it can and it will break your hair, no doubt about
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The peeping bra

Not too long ago, I went bra shopping. Sorry if you didn’t get what I meant. I went brazier shopping and ran into a young designer that I happen to know. We had two big bags before us to pick from. As a conservative, classic personality, my natural instincts led me to picking the black ones. For me colour was not an issue.

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Silver/grey hair weekend

As a result of all the correspondence I received from all the white-haired women out there, the studio will be having a special weekend set aside for clients who have gone white [please put things in perspective, it is not grey hair!] and want to stay white.

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I remember my friend, Ladi Lawal

IT was Remi Olayiwola, a colleague and friend for all seasons, who called me from Nigeria very early in the morning to inform me that Ladi Lawal, my friend of the NUJ, had gone down in silence. William Shakespeare did say that death, as a necessary end, will come when it will. And Dr. Daniel Kolawole Olukoya, the scientist and all-time great teacher, evangelist, prophet and general overseer of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, added that death is death, regardless of the cause.

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Nothing wrong with ‘good people, great nation’

EARTH is a shopping arcade and all nations are its decorated shops. Recently, the government of Nigeria launched a campaign that aims at wiping out the wrong image that some people propagate about the country. However, the exercise has drawn criticisms from some people. I have been living in Nigeria for some years now and I feel that the branding exercise is a step in the right direction.

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Kogbara and the anti-Saro-Wiwa sentiment

DONU Kogbara, the veteran writer and daughter of the late Chief Ignatus Vibel Kogbara, the prominent Ogoni elite, is a courageous woman. Courage can be displayed when one either is doing good or evil, but it’s always good to demonstrate courage for good, for the health of society. Reading Donu’s convulsion in the Vanguard newspaper of Sunday, June 4, 2009, under the title, “The Forgotten Four”, stirred my mind.

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OPS sets agenda for Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, CBN

By OMOH GABRIEL Business Editor THE orgainsed private sector  weekend spoke of their expectation of the new CBN governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. In a statement signed by its president, Asiwaju Solomon Kayode Onafowokan, the body of business men based in Lagos wanted the new CBN governor to pay particular attention to the following areas in
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N310m saga: Failed rebellion in the House

fter about two weeks of orchestrated media campaign, Hon. Dino Melaye (PDP/Kogi) finally convinced many Nigerians that Hon. Tunde Akogun and Hon. Emeka Ihedioha (PDP/Imo) would be removed as principal officers of the House of Representatives last Tuesday. Akogun is the majority leader of the House while Ihedioha is chief whip Melaye had accused the two men of embezzling a good portion of N310 million voted for the “10 years of un-interrupted democracy in Nigeria” celebration and the last House retreat.

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Nigeria’s tax laws need modification

Mr. Abimbola Odunsanya is the chairman, Lagos chapter of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, a tax practitioner and financial analyst. In this interview, he speaks on how an effective tax system can become an alternative revenue earner for the government and help drive the country’s economy especially with the dwindling fortune of the oil price

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