Browsing Archive: October, 2015

REALIZING THE NIGERIAN DREAM

Posted by BUKOLA ADENUBI on Tuesday, October 20, 2015,




The name "Nigeria" was suggested by a British journalist, Flora Shaw in the 1890s, after the Niger River, which dominates much of the country's landscape. The country is located in West Africa, along the eastern coast of the Gulf of Guinea, and just north of the equator. It is bordered on the west by Benin, on the north by Niger and Chad, and on the east by Cameroon. Nigeria covers an area of 356,669 square miles (923,768 square kilometers), or about twice the size of California, United State...
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WAR AGAINST CORRUPTION: PROBE THE CONSULATE ON THE PURCHASE OF CARS.

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Tuesday, October 20, 2015,



The zero tolerance to corruption of President Muhammadu Buhari must be entrenched at all levels of government inside and outside of Nigeria, if indeed Nigeria seeks to redeem its image to take its place of pride among comity of nations. It is in view of this that the unfortunate incident going on at the Nigeria Consulate in Johannesburg needs to be addressed by both the Nigerian government at home and the Nigerian community in South Africa.

In the first week of February 2015, the Consulate Gen...
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Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN). “Save Nigerians in South Africa!!”

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Tuesday, October 20, 2015,



Your Excellencies; President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN)!!

First and foremost, I must congratulate you for the bold steps you are taking to fight corruption in our dear nation, Nigeria. It is a well-known fact that corruption is one of the greatest problems in Nigeria, and as such we need to fight it collectively if we must succeed as a nation. I stand bold to say that your stand on corruption is highly encouraging and therefore it must be supported by Nigeria...

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“TO SUCCEED IN SOUTH AFRICA, FOCUS, DETERMINATION AND INTEGRITY ARE THE SECRETS”_ Olatunji Samson Abdul

Posted by Ifedayo Oshin on Tuesday, October 20, 2015,


“Nothing is impossible with those who believe and are determined”, this statement best captures the struggles and triumphs of Mr. Olatunji Samson Abdul also known as TJ Bright in South Africa. The Nigerian man whose story is a lesson in listening to the inner mind, doggedness, determination, diligence and integrity of character mixed with clear vision and direction.

Persuaded by youthful exuberance and daredevil determination to succeed, TJ Bright left the shores of Nigeria looking for gr...

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100 DAYS OF BUHARI’S PRESIDENCY: SO FAR, SO GOOD?!

Posted by Ifedayo Oshin on Tuesday, October 20, 2015,


It is over 100 days since the wind of change swept through Nigeria’s political landscape; when retired army General, Muhammadu Buhari became the first person to defeat an incumbent Nigerian president. Many waters have passed under the bridge since then, but Nigerians as well as her international allies and observers are quick to apply the 100 days political gauge period invented by the US president, F.D. Roosevelt in 1933 to the performance of the new administration of President Buhari.

In m...

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COUPLE RENEWS VOWS AFTER DECADE OF LOVE

Posted by Oyelowo Rotimi on Tuesday, October 20, 2015,


NIGERIAN couple based in Pretoria Abiodun Salami and his wife, Omowunmi, celebrated a decade of marriage in September and, to make the milestone an even more special occasion, they also renewed their wedding vows.

The couple tied the knot at a church service at The Prayer Stronghold International Ministries on the West of Pretoria Gauteng on September 19, 2015 in a colorful and spectacular manner.

“We did not want to have a big conventional wedding, so we opted to renew our vows at our church...
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SELECTION OF KINGS IN THE EDDA KINGDOM (EBONYI STATE)

Posted by Amanda Ibironke on Tuesday, October 20, 2015,


Edda is a community in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. In the South Eastern region. It is inhabited and populated primarily by the Igbo people. Its capital and largest city is Abakaliki.

Unlike most other parts of Igbo land and like areas such as Onitsha in Anambra State, the “Ezeogoship” (Kingship) is hereditary in Edda. However, heredity is not necessarily from father to son. It may pass to any of the oldest sons of the patrilineage which produces the “Ezeogo” (King) and to which the head of ...
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DARK LIPSTICK ON FLEEK!!

Posted by Amanda Ibironke on Tuesday, October 20, 2015,
Dark coloured lipstick is hot right now. It’s a major make-up statement not for the faint hearted. Colour shades like deep chocolate browns, eggplant purples to Goth black are used a lot more by fashionistas. Rocking the dark shade lipstick might seem difficult but when wearing dark red or brown, it's kind of easy to pull off. With complementary makeup, the right hairstyle, clothing, and the right setting, the look can be glam and classic. Here are some tips on how to wear them comfortably:...
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FACIAL SKIN REJUVENATION, DERMABRATION AND MICRO-DERMABRASION

Posted by Virginia Makoti on Tuesday, October 20, 2015,



Skin, more especially facial skin, is exposed to environmental factors. The last thing you want is to go around with dull congested, dry, scarred, wrinkly skin. Now that winter is over,  you might be thinking of ways of getting your natural glow back and how to get rid of tell tales left behind by winter due to harsh cold weather and moisture sucking heaters or harsh beauty products. For some, extreme treatments might be needed to help with acne and scaring.  In a case like this, dermabrasi...


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Tools for Purposeful Parenting

Posted by Grace Fagbohun on Tuesday, October 20, 2015,


Tool #1: Parenting With Purpose 

Choosing, communicating and pursuing clear and age-appropriate goals for your child will give them a sense of purpose. Your definition of success for your child must reflect your child's interests, skills and abilities -- not just yours. Two possible goals to consider are socialization and authenticity. Socialization means helping your child to become a responsible citizen, learning how to work in harmony with other people and to develop intimate and trusting...


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THE YANKARI GAME RESERVE, BAUCHI

Posted by Frank Ozua on Tuesday, October 20, 2015,



When you need to be out there, where the nature breeze will gently take away your sorrows, stress and all the commotion as well as the urban pollution, you will definitely need to be at the Yankari Game Reserve.  A visit to this site will not only interest you but will also provide you the opportunity to learn about the much talked about ‘aboki’ life.

Situated in the north-east area of Bauchi state, 80km away from the tin city of Jos in Nigeria, Yankari Game Reserve does not only boast ...


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