HAPPY INDEPENDENCE NIGERIA

My beloved country Nigeria is 51 today!!!It should be a day of celebration but is there truly any reason to celebrate? Does the girl with the national flag look happy? NO !!! Well, this young girl too may have her reason. But please don’t ask me what it is because I don”t have an answer. Somebody just asked me if Nigeria is still crawling, learning to walk or on her feet already because a lot of things are just still not in place. Starting with education, electricity, transportation  down to…

Read More

GRUESOME: Abuja lady slaughtered by fiance

•Yakubu arrested over death of Victoria and Victoria Akubo before her death. The Criminal Investigation Department, CID of Nassarawa State Police Command, Lafia is questioning Johnson Yakubu, a taxi driver who plies his trade in Abuja on the murder of his fiancee. The body of the deceased, 29-year-old Victoria Akubo, was discovered by the son to the couple’s landlord on Friday afternoon. Explaining the circumstances in which the body was discovered, sources in the deceased residence at Catholic Church Road, One Man Village, a suburb of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, told…

Read More

Kim Kardashian named Most Annoying Celebrity

Kim Kardashian Socialite, Kim Kardashian who tied the knot with basketball star Kris Humphries last month came out top as the Most Annoying Celebrity in a poll carried out by Parade.com and omg! as part of their 2011 Summer Pop Culture Survey. Commenting on Kim’s place at the top of the list, Parade.com said: “Everywhere you look, there seems to be a Kardashian. Famous for being famous, Kim, in particular, has been inescapable, with her recent wedding and honeymoon reported just about everywhere. Perhaps all that exposure is why she…

Read More

Luxurious pendants for the neck

A pendant is an ornament which usually comes with jewelry like a necklace or a bracelet. To give your woman that lavish gift that she would forever appreciate, a diamond pendant would be a great choice as the saying goes; diamond is a woman’s best friend. However, pendants come in a variety of memorable objects such as guitar, heart and many more. They are suitable for any occasion especially when paired with the earring and bracelet. Well, if you are a lover of pendants, you have a variety to select…

Read More

M&S unveils new range of bridal lingerie

Half nude models stood at the steps of the entrance of the Goring Hotel which came as a shock to onlookers but definitely not to the staff of the hotel. What where they up to? The lingerie clad girls, wearing nude heels, stockings and suspenders, were promoting M&S’s new range of bridal lingerie at the Victoria hotel where Kate spent her last night as a Middleton. The vintage inspired collection includes corsets, bras and bodices made of silk and lace. Key pieces include a 1950’s inspired long line bra, glamorous…

Read More

Fabryan launches Spring/Summer 2012 Evening Wear Collection

London based fashion brand Fabryan have unveiled their Spring/Summer 2012 evening wear collection. Duchess satin, silk charmeuse and real feathers have been used to create a collection of nine signature dresses in shades of black, red, royal blue, black, white and green. The dresses were designed with a philosophy of simplicity and elegance in mind and the pieces intelligently match beauty with style. The new collection marks the beginning of a new era for the fashion brand, which sees the creation of designs that are redolent of the glitz and…

Read More

The World Mourns Wangari Maathai

“Therefore, the tree became a symbol for the democratic struggle in Kenya. Citizens were mobilised to challenge widespread abuses of power, corruption and environmental mismanagement,” Wangari Maathai Pro. Wangari Maathai Professor Wangari Maathai, foremost Kenya enviroronmental and political activist, has passed away. She died on Sunday night, September 25, 2011 at 11pm after a prolonged battle with ovarian cancer. She was 71. According to Lucy Wanjohi, her personal assistant, “the former Tetu MP was in and out of hospital two weeks prior to her demise, as her health deteriorated. “She was so…

Read More