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Why fight in public?

Fighting pulls all kinds of unwanted attention; it makes you wonder why people do it. What is really hard to understand though is the sight of a young man breathing heavily as he exchanges punches with a conductor by…

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WHAT DO YOU PRAY ABOUT?

When you close your eyes and face the heavens, what do you pray about? Do pray about your next meal? House rent? Do you pray for a job? For your father’s health? Do you pray for school admission? Do…

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It’s a brand new day!

When you rise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to love! A brand new day May your angels guide you every step of the way Bring…

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Dear Heartbroken Lady,

I just want to start off by saying you are going to be OK. I know this might sound crazy, but this is the best thing that has ever happened to you. It may not seem like it, but…

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It’s International day of the girl child!

Yay! It’a #DayOfTheGirlChild. Every October 11, the world celebrates the girl child. 2017 theme is: “EmPOWER girls: Before, during and after conflict” I totally love how unwomenorg outs it: There are 1.1 billion girls in the world, and every…

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Let’s Pray for Las Vegas

It makes no sense to just stand up and decide to take the life of another. It makes no sense at all. This pain belongs to the entire world. Countries all over the world are going through devastating conflicts…

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We Remember 9/11

Today the world remembers 9/11. Not only for the terrorist act that took many lives and left many people without their loved ones, but for the recovery and the still-on fight against terrorism. It’s been 16 years. The World…

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Eucharia, take heart.

We pray for God to console Eucharia Anunobi at this time of hurt. She buried her son yesterday. Dear Eucharia, may you find all the love and support you need at this time of loss. May you find the…

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Rest well, Obi Madubogwu

It was a sad day after hearing of the death of a colleague, Madubogwu. He died battling acute diabetic foot ulcers. There are no words to use to console family and friends of a lost one. We hope his…

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What would you do with a whooping $758.7m?!

A Massachusetts hospital worker has won the largest single-ticket prize in US lottery history, a whooping $758.7m Powerball jackpot. Mavis Wanczyk’s numbers hit the jackpot, now she is a multi-millionaire! What she did, after winning, was call her employers immediately…

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I am MINISO Nigeria Brand Ambassador

I am excited about the new exciting adventure of retail shopping launching in Nigerian market. You may call it Fabulous, but we call it MINISO! MINISO represents the perfect mix of ‘quality and affordability’ with a wide range of…

Blog Health & Fitness

Are you at risk of breast cancer?

They say 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Isn’t that scary statistics?  Breast cancer is a combination of factors; but don’t be scared, breast cancer isn’t all about risk factors. However, if you have breast…

Blog Self Development

10 Things you should be able to do!

Apart from the basic need to survive, here are 10 things I think Nigerians should learn how to do. These are not only survival skills, but in this information era, you need skills that are useful in gaining social…

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Award Night! Amaa 2017

It was a relaxing night for me without the pressure of being a nominee. Last year Dry won best Nigerian film and best child actor at the Amaa’s, so it was quite exciting to relax and enjoy the evening. I…

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It’s World Malaria Day!

For Nigerians in the metropolis, malaria might seem like the ordinary condition that comes every once in a while to rattle our good health. But in many settlements across Africa, people die of malaria, mainly children. In areas with…

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Happy Democracy Day!

It’s a new dawn. The only constant thing in life is change. Let us hope for the best. Let us pray that this change is what will truly change Nigeria. To the outgoing president, GEJ, we say thank you…

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Fuel scarcity: How are you coping?

It is sad, isn’t it? To know that an oil-producing country like Nigeria continues to suffer these bouts of fuel crisis that paralysis the entire nation every other year! My people, how have you been coping? This is probably…

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What kind of compliment will make you smile all day?

Every once in a while we meet someone who just brightens our day with something nice to say. “I love your shoes” “You’ve got lovely eyes” “You have impressive business skills” These are just a few nice words to…

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Is it OK to sue someone for breaking your heart?

Hiya Lovelies! The story making rounds of a woman in Zimbwabwe who was disvirgined by a man who promised to marry her, but got her pregnant and left to be with another woman he shares a baby with is…

Blog Monday Matters

How to enjoy a new week

Get into the new week with some funk in your strides! Working Monday is halfway gone. What have you been able to achieve in the hours past? Maximising your week is the best way to enjoy the approaching weekend.…

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We Are All We Have

I have always loved this song ‘Great Nation’ by Timi Dakolo and the strong message it has. Today, as I stepped out of my home to see Nigerians turning out in their numbers to decide the future of our…

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Happy Friday & Happy Birthday To All January Borns

It must be very exciting to have your birthday on the first month of the year. The excitement of the new year plus a birthday celebration is a sure recipe for fun. So here’s wishing all January-borns a fabulous…