Black-MUA-Awards

PLEASE NOMINATE LOVEWEDDINGSNG FOR THE BLACK MUA AWARDS

Black MUA Awards is set to recognise excellence in the beauty and events industry. The awards ceremony, which aims to promote the skills of professional MakeUp Artists, Photographers, Nail Technicians, Hair and Gele Stylists, has recently added a new category – Outstanding Media/Wedding Blog and we would love the opportunity to be shortlisted in this…

hashtag

ALL HAIL THE HASHTAG #, THE NEW ‘SUPER POWER’

According to Twitter the ‘#’ symbol, called a ‘Hashtag’, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages. However, this symbol has evolved beyond just marking keywords and topics on Twitter, to something much greater; from enabling resource mobilization to fostering campaigns…

MyWritingProcess

My Writing Process Blog Tour

So I had two people tag me in the Writing Process Blog Tour. I thought of writing two posts, but it didn’t make sense to do so, firstly because it would mean me answering the same questions twice, and then the ‘task’ of finding bloggers to tag has been quite a challenge. That said, I…

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ONE INSTANCE WHERE IT IS OKAY TO ‘RAPE’?

NB: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY! Alright, here’s what I have to say. We all have that one very cool, trendy and fun friend who we enjoy being with a lot, and for some reason you really just desire getting ‘into’ them, but they just won’t yield. The kind of friend that’s so cool they have all…

DAPPLED THINGS Flier Ad

UPDATE: DAPPLED THINGS is Making Waves Across Nigeria!

It gives me great pleasure to write to you again, and this time with very exciting news! In November 2013 I officially released my fiction novella DAPPLED THINGS published by Partridge Puglishing, a Penguin Company. We had a great time at Ember Creek, Ikoyi, that night. Here’s a link to a photo report to remind you of what went…

Hesey

PLEASE VOTE HESEY DESIGNS TO WIN THE GOOGLE AFRICA CONNECTED COMPETITION

Eseoghene, creative director of Hesey Designs started her own accessories business right out of university. She used Google Search and YouTube to learn how to create handbags, and via Search found contacts for blogs and magazines to feature her products. Her bags, which she now sells through her business website, have been featured in over 100 blogs. She has been chosen as 1…

Nigerian-youths

HOW HOPE CAN(NOT) SET THE NIGERIAN YOUTH FREE

“Cultural legacies are powerful forces. They have deep roots and long lives. They persist generation after generation, virtually intact, even as the economic and social and demographic conditions that spawned them have vanished, and they play such an important role in directing attitudes and behaviours that we cannot make sense of our world without them.”…

Silent Night

SILENT NIGHT.

This Christmas will be exactly eighteen years since my parents died. I was only four years old. If there ever was any appreciation I had for Christmas, I lost it that night. I remember it so well. It was the 25th of December 1993, a cold and dry night and we had just had dinner.…