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Friday, September 30, 2011

HOW HULK HOGAN SQUANDERED HIS FORTUNE DURING GLORY DAYS






Former wrestling star Hulk Hogan has revealed he blew 'hundreds of millions' on a lavish lifestyle during his glory years. The 58-year-old admitted he was now living in a rented home having slashed the price of his Florida mansion by $16m in a bid to get it off the market.
The WWE champion and actor talked candidly about his financial situation on Good Morning America just a day after it was revealed that he has slashed the price of his Florida home in a bid to sell it quickly.
'There are houses being bought, and cars being bought, and vacations for family members,' he said.
'There was eight, nine, $10 million, $11 million going out, so it got way off,' he said.
Asked about the state of his finances in the televised interview he said he was 'living in a rental house' but that he was 'living in abundance.'
'I'm happy now... I'm just so grateful,' he said.
Hogan spoke out as he promoted his new TV show featuring dwarves wrestling and called: Hulk Hogan's Micro Championship Wrestling.
Just yesterday it was revealed that the 58-year-old muscle man just reduced the price of the huge home to just $8.85m - the fourth reduction in price since the home was originally listed back in 2006 at $25m.
And it seems he's not above using his celebrity status to help unload the 17,000sq ft Mediterranean-style mansion, which has five bedrooms and 8 bathrooms, and sits on the scenic Gulf of Mexico, in Clearwater.
The description on Realtor.com reads: 'Located on an exclusive tree lined street in the residential Town of Belleair, this exquisite residence is owned by television personality Hulk Hogan.'
The two story home, which was built in 1996, features a gym and spa, five-car garage and a pool with a two-tier waterfall.
The Tudor style property also boasts vaulted beamed ceilings and dark hardwood or tiled floor throughout as well as expansive living areas and lush gardens.

CHIKA EKE OPENS BOUTIQUE IN GRAND STYLE






On Sunday September 24, 2011, Nollywood actress, Chika Ike officially opened her much publicized boutique in Abuja. Her fashion Accessories outlet, Fancy Nancy Collections is located inside one of Abuja topmost mall THE VALLEY opposite Ecobank Wuse 2. The accessories store focus on bags, shoes, perfumes, Jeweries, and fashion accessories.
According to Chika, Abuja fashion scene won’t be the same again as she aims to set the pace with the way in which people will be clothed and the kind of services she will be rendering to them. Peeps won’t have a choice but to come back each time they need to shop.
I am so excited and like I gave my best during Movies, I will also give this store my best shot, Chika added.
Celebrities at the event were Mamuzee, Goldie, Mercy Johnson and husband, AY and wife, Mike Ezuruonye, Eniola Badmus, Tee A, Queen Nwokoye, Jim Iyke, Emeka Ike amongst others.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

"FACE OF SLEEK HAS CHANGED MY LIFE" - MAKIDA MOKA


Makida Moka came into limelight in 2009, when she emerged the Face of Sleek, at the maiden edition of the competition. This caused a major twist in her modelling career ever since, as her profile has been on the rise. She has paraded most of the runway both locally and international. She is one of the top models to reckon with in the country.
Makida will be handing over her crown to the new queen in the next couple of weeks as her tenure is gradually coming to an end. BOLA AKINBOADE met with her recently and she opened up on how being the Face of Sleek has changed her life.

Bola Akinboade(B.A): How has it been since you won the face of Sleek in 2009?
Makida Moka(Makida): It's been amazing. It's been really fantastic. I have met people that if not for these competition, I won't have met them. And that has really shaped my life in a different way. It's been really good because I have been to a lot of places and greater opportunities are opening up for me.

B.A: What will you say Face of Sleek has changed about you? How has it affected your life?
Makida: I wear more makeup now. I think I dress better now as well. And I have been able to manage my time more. Because prior to this, I'm always the last person in the house to finish up. On Sunday mornings, you hear me screaming wait for me! But now, I can manage my time more because when you have to be at 2 or 3 places on the same day, you have to wake early, get out and manage your time properly to be able to touch all those places. So it's really helped in a lot of ways. Now I dress better, wear more makeup, my hair is good and I manage my time more.

B.A: So what was life like for you before the Face of Sleek?
Makida: It was a bit boring. Like I just finished secondary school and waiting to get into the University. So I just thought, while waiting for my admission, let me do different things, that at the end, would know that have actually gotten some experiences and seen the world in a different light before embarking on my university experience.
That has happened and it's been really good.

B.A: So why and how did you get into the competition?
Makida: I was listening to radio one day and the advert came on. And it sounded like something really good and since I wasn't doing anything at that time; I decided to enter into the competition. My cousin, who also heard the advert on the radio, actually pushed me to do it and gave me money to buy the form. So I got into the competition and we are here today.

B.A: As at the time you entered the competition, you were young. What was your parents reaction? Were they not afraid the competition might change you?
They were all supportive; especially my mum, grand mum. My grand mum used to call me Sleeky. Apart from one of my uncle, who wondered if that was what I should be doing? He was of the opinion that I'm supposed to be in school and not doing anything outside of school. Apart from him, everybody really supported and had my back. And it's really good when you have people around you supporting you, because whatever happens, whether it goes wrong or right, they will still be behind you.

B.A: You’ve been the Face of Sleek for two years, how far did you go?
Makida: I actually didn't think it was going to be this big. Even after I won, I wasn't so sure what was happening, until I saw newspaper articles and people asking for interviews. And I was like okay; this is not a small thing anymore. It's been amazing.
I did a show at London Fashion Week; I've also done lots of shows here in Nigeria, photo shoots and also been to lots of events. People take my picture and they don't ask for my name anymore because I have become like a household name. So it's been really good. I can say I'm quite recognized now. And its not because I'm trying to be big, I'm just happy that has happened for me. And I'm really grateful to God, because it hasn't been a bad experience.

B.A: You will soon be handing over your crown in the next couple of weeks to the new queen. What next for you after the Face of Sleek?
Makida: I have taken a two years gap here and I will soon be going into the university now. This is how I actually wanted it to be; have a break and then go into the university and become focused. So yes, I' m going into the university at the end of October, which is before the finale. But I will come for the finale.

B.A:Which of the University?
Makida: It's the North America University at Republic of Benin. And I'm going to study Mass Communication because; I want to be a TV presenter.

STEPH-NORA OKERE SETTLES WITH PSQUARE



The accusation of intellectual fraud against multiple award winning duo of twin brother, Peter and Paul Okoye, popularly known as PSquare, by cross-over artist, Steph Nora Okere has been resolved and closed.
It would be recalled that Steph Nora claimed in August 2011 that the duo of Peter and Paul Okoye lifted materials from her debut single with the help of their brother, Jude Okoye who also doubled as their manager.
The controversial song, track 7 in the invasion album, also has the same title with Steph Nora’s Jeje single.
Steph Nora, had on many occasions threatened to file a copyright infringement suit against PSquare, saying, “PSquare is a big name that should not take advantage of up and coming artists”

KIM KARDASHIAN HITS A HIGH NOTE IN MUSICAL DRESS FOR HARPER’S BAZAAR COVER SHOOT


She is a fashion and reality TV mogul who recently made a brief, unsuccessful foray into pop music.But Kim Kardashian certainly hit a high note as she posed for the November cover of Harper's Bazaar Arabia.
Dressed in a music-themed strapless dress, the 30-year-old star showed off her bombshell curves and flawless complexion.
Kim paired the Dolce & Gabbana creation with a sparkling star cuff bracelet and dangling star embellished earring.
Despite being of Armenian heritage, Kim Kardashian is regularly mistaken for being Middle Eastern.
The accompanying interview included commentary on the reality star by the designers of her cover dress, Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce,

“WHY THE FACE OF SLEEK THIS YEAR IS A 3-IN-1 COMPETITION”- IFY UGO CHUKWU


This year's edition of the Sleek competition, is the first of it's kind in Nigeria. It is a celebration of the total woman….the true Nigerian woman…truly strong….truly feminine. It is one competition that will produce three winners…no 2nd place! Winners will emerge for Face of Sleek, S. Studio Woman & Style Star.
The Face of Sleek category aims to applaud authentic Nigerian beauty, good mannered, well spoken, eloquence and poise. She will be the Sleek Ambassador. Her prizes include a brand new car and a sponsored trip to the UK for the London Fashion Week. She will be styled for the year with Sleek and S.Studio products. She will get the exposure of a life time.
The S. Studio Woman category aims at applauding the working woman. It is open to any woman who works in the corporate world or runs her own business. It is the ultimate tribute to the woman’s all important roles at work and at home. They will single one out (with the most remarkable story for balancing work and home) and she will represent all the remarkable women out there. Her prizes include an exotic holiday for two to Seychelles as well as Sleek, Style Star and S. Studio products for one year.
And Style Star will identify a young academic. By this, Sleek is looking for a student whose academic style shines like a star- someone who excels in the Sciences or in the Arts. She will represent all those out there who burn the midnight lamp to ace their exams. We are honouring those who know that passing exams is still about what you have in your brains. Whilst we honour all, one will be selected (with the most outstanding academic record based on mental capabilities). Sleek will give her a full scholarship in any Nigerian University, an internship in the top organization for her chosen field and style her for one year with Sleek, Style Star and S.studio products.
BOLA AKINBOADE met with one of the Sleek Sisters, Ify Ugochukwu recently, and she opened up on why this year competition is taking a different twist.

Bola Akinboade(B.A): This year's event is 3-in-1, what led to that idea. Why did you decide to do things differently?
Ify Ugochukwu(Ify): Yes it is 3-in-1 and what led to it is the fact that sleek products...Sleek Makeup, Sleek hair, S.studio skin care and Style star hair is being used by women of different ages, different walks of life, size and colour and these three categories is our way of appreciating the total woman, which is what Sleek represents.

B.A: Won't your attention be divided amongst the winner?
Ify: All three winners would be given equal attention because they are all winners; none is higher than the other. That is why it is 1 competition, 3 winners.

B.A:What are the qualities you look out for in each winner?
Ify: Authenticity!

B.A:What does the winners stand to gain?
Ify: In no particular order, The Style-Star winner gets Full Scholarship at any Nigerian University and Internship too; The Face of Sleek Winner, gets a brand new car and a trip to London for the London Fashion Week and finally, the S.Studio Woman wins a holiday to Paris

B.A: It's been two years since Makida Moka was crowned as the Face of Sleek. Why did you decide to wait that long before staging another one?
Ify: Face of Sleek is not just a Beauty Pageant, it's more like a Project and so we don't think it ideal to hold it every year.

B.A: No doubt, this year's event is going to be bigger and better than the previous ones, what are the other side attractions?
Ify: We will be the launching our Skin Care line(S.STUDIO), a few designers will bee showing casing their stuff, musical performances and much more; we don't want to let the cat out of the bag now, but no doubt, this year's event is going to be incredibly thrilling and exciting.

B.A: With all these brilliant ideas, how do you want to Bankroll it because the project is a huge one?
Ify: Every serious company has to have an advertising and marketing budget and that's how you bankroll events such as this

B.A:What would you say have been the greatest achievement so far for Sleek Nigeria?
Ify: Being the most loved and most used beauty brand in Nigeria and for that we are truly grateful to our customers, our franchises and distributors and of course our Father in Heaven, who keeps us alive and makes it all possible.

JENNIFER HUDSON DEBUTS NEW WEIGHT WATCHERS CENTRE






Jennifer Hudson has opened a weight loss centre in her home city of Chicago.The 30-year-old singer and actress, who already boasts an Oscar and a Grammy to her name, beamed as she declared 'The Weight Watchers Jennifer Hudson Centre' officially open for business, today
The dreamgirls star, who has lost over 80 pounds, is a spokeswoman for the company.
Images of her newly honed physique adorn the walls of the building, which is nestled on Chicago's South Side in her hometown.
Looking stunning in fitted, ruffled dark grey dress and high-heeled studded black Louboutin boots she said: 'I never thought I would make it to have my own centre, I'm so honoured to be here and see this day.'
But the new business venture also has another special, and personal, significance to Hudson, whose album I Remember Me, is out now.
Weight Watchers had pledged to donate a portion of the centre's revenue to a foundation that Hudson co-founded in honor of her late nephew, Julian King.
The seven-year-old was tragically found killed, days after Hudson's mother, Darnell Hudson Donerson, and brother, Jason Hudson, were also found dead in the family's Chicago home in October 2008.
All three were shot by the estranged husband of Hudson's sister, who was later charged with the killings and is currently awaiting trial.
Hudson said of the children's foundation: 'I love to target children, because that's the thing that makes a difference.'
'We hope to do the same thing and start here at home in Chicago with health, with education, with dreams,' she added.

FACE OF SLEEK FEATURE: AGOYI ELIZABETH



Agoyi Elizabeth who hails from Kogi is a graduate of University of Jos, with Bsc Physics. She has never modeled before but she is entering in for the Face of Sleek competition because she believes in the product.
She is good with ideas and act on them at the right time and when the opportunity is there. She is working on a community development service which is going to be of benefit to the youth.
She is also good at writing and indeed a very versatile lady.
Her voting code is 252 to 33382

DREAMPLAYHOUSE PRESENTS PRISON CHHRONICLES


Do you want to do something different with your loved ones this independence? Wouldn't you rather see a play?

Contemporary performing arts company DreamPlayHouse Theatre in collaboration with Bogobiri House Ikoyi presents the mischievously hilarious play 'PRISON CHRONICLES' on Oct 3rd, 9th and 16th.

Venue is the classy Bogobiri House, 9 Maitama Sule Street Ikoyi and there will be two shows daily: Matinee Performance, 3pm - (N2500)
Redcarpet/Cocktail Performance, 6pm - (N5000).

Tickets are available at:
-The Hub, The Palms lekki
-Cackland, Store D20 Shoprite on Adeniran Ogunsanya, Surulere
-Cafelicious, 30 Opebi road, Ikeja
-Bogobiri House

This special independence project is kindly supported by:
CoolFM, Ynaija.com, Zigma, Orangeslice, iwantairplay.com, Makabis & Benet, Oltee Concept, The Hub, Cafelicious & Cackland.

For inquires, group tickets (with discount), or exhibition...please call 08069107024 or 08035736212

MARIFA WITTE RETURNS WITH BABY


After months of hibernating in the US following her delivery, city damsel, Margaret Marifa Witte has returned with her 5 months old baby.
Sources revealed that the delectable boss of Savers Q Discount Card Limited resurfaced a week ago and has taken charge at her business place at Mar-De-Cristal Limited on Norman Williams Streer, off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

OJULOGE HOLDS BLACK BEAUTY WORKSHOP


OJULOGE BEAUTY ARTS BEAUTY WORLD

Presents

BLACK BEAUTY WORKSHOP

The Black Beauty Workshop is for individuals who want to learn Traditional Makeup and Gele Tieing for personal use. At the Black Beauty Workshop, they will learn how to do their makeup perfectly by themselves in 4 different ways to suit each occasion, tie 4 different Gele styles, learn how to take care of their skin , determine skin types and choosing the right products, learn how to loose weight amongst others.

The Black Beauty Workshop comes up in Abuja (24th September), Lagos(1st October) and Port Harcourt( 8th October)

HOW TO REGISTER
Tickets are available at Ojuloge ……., 47 Ogudu Road, Emmanuel Bustop, Ogudu, Ojota, Lagos and 82, Aina Street, Ojodu-Ikeja, Berger Grammar School Bus-Stop, Berger, Lagos. There are also sales rep in Port-Harcourt and Abuja and even deliver at your door steps. Online tickets can also be sent to candidates, once they can quote their teller numbers which they used in making bank payments for the workshops.

For more enquiries; contact: 01 8821822, 08033571919, 08079719887, 07030057040

LINDSAY LOHAN LAND MODELLING GIG WITH FASHION DESIGNER, PHILLIP PLEIN





Her movie career may be all but over, but Lindsay Lohan has at least found a fashionable way to earn a paycheck. The troubled actress, whose name has become synonymous with court appearances, jail stints and rehab stays, is the new face of German fashion designer Philipp Plein.
Earlier today, Plein held a news conference in Italy, introducing LiLo as the face of his new clothing collection during Milan Fashion Week. With her bleached blonde hair in an updo, Lindsay swept into the event looking glamorous in a studded black mini dress with Plein by her side.
The designer, who is clearly pleased to have LiLo on his team has said: 'Lindsay is a beautiful, highly acclaimed actress and model. We will be able to create unique images: Refined and luxurious, but also full of sensuality.'
Plein apparently has a penchant for fallen starlets, as former The OC star, Mischa Barton, was the face of his brand in 2010.

SUPERMPDEL MOLLY SIMS TIES KNOT WITH HOLLYWOOD FILM PRODUCER, SCOTT STUBER



Supermodel Molly Sims has tied the knot with Hollywood film producer Scott Stuber. The couple said 'I do' in the California wine region of Napa Valley yesterday in front of celebrity friends and family in an intimate ceremony. Wedding guests included Josh Duhamel and his wife, Black Eyed Peas singer, Fergie.
The party enjoyed a lavish reception which was topped off with a red velvet cake.
Former Sports Illustrated model Sims, 38, wore a dress by Marchesa and jewels by Lorraine Schwartz. Meanwhile her 42-year-old groom wore Tom Ford.
Stuber, who produced hit movie Love And Other Drugs, The Break Up and Role Models, had presented Sims with a huge Diana von Furstenberg sparkler that he helped design.
They got engaged on May 20 and have married just four months later.
The Las Vegas star opened up earlier this year about the moment he proposed explaining that Stuber had flown in her parents on a private jet to share in the celebration.
After he had popped the questions upstairs in their home she went downstairs to find 'my parents were sitting in the kitchen'.
The model turned jewellery designer said she knew Stuber was The One, 'the moment when I started to worry about him and I didn't want anything to happen'.
It will be second time lucky for Stuber, whose first marriage to Star Trek actress Rachel Nichols lasted just seven months, before the pair separated in 2009. It will be the first marriage for Sims.
The blonde beauty shot to fame as an actress on the hit NBC show Las Vegas in which she starred in over 100 episodes.
She is currently starring in made-for-TV movie Shredd, and has been busy launching her jewellery line Grayce by Molly Sims.
The multi-talented star will also be hosting a Project Runway spin-off show called Project Accessories which will find the nation's next big jewellery designer.
She has several films due out next year, including Battleship, which co-stars Rihanna.

THE EKUBO FAMILY WINS MALTINA DANCE ALL SEASON 5


The grand finale of the popular Maltina Dance All reality TV show took place yesterday Saturday, September 24, 2011 and the Ekubo Family were declared winner of the fifth edition. The show hosted by Kemi Adetiba had the family walking home with the grand prize of five million naira and SUV.
After 20 days of stiff competition among 15 families, the Ekubos made their way to the final five which also included the Owolabi, Utogo, Ngwu and Dare families.
The grand finale which took place at the Eko Hotel and Suites kicked off with the Owolabi family’s performance followed by the Utogo family then the Ekubo’s who choreographed to the gospel group Infinity’s hit song ‘Olori Oko’. That was followed by the Ngwu family and lastly the Dare family.
The contesting families had one more set of hip-hop genre performances before their scores were tallied and ranked. The performances were described as brilliant and captivating.
But it was the surprise performances from the judges – Michael Adegoke, Janell Burgess and Muyiwa Oshinaike that got everybody screaming as all three stepped on the dance floor to show and prove!
First runners up position went to the Dare family while the Utogo family came third.

OJULOGE HOLDS AIRBRUSHING MAKEUP WORKSHOP


Airbrushing Makeup is the high definition technology in Makeup Artistry, which has been improved from time-to-time. Unlike traditional makeup (where you rub makeup into your skin), airbrushing sprays a fine mist of special light water-based foundation on you, so the makeup “sits evenly” on your skin.
And Ojuloge Arts Beauty World is proud to present the maiden edition of the Airbrushing Makeup Workshop in Abuja (25th September), Lagos(2nd October) and Port-Harcourt(6th October). There workshop is strictly for professional makeup artists and intending professionals only. It will be a 100% practical hand on professional workshops.

WORKSHOP CONTENT
Some of the topics to be treated include;
Flawless Airbrush Bridal
Air Fantasy Makeup
Stenciling
Care of the Airbrush Machine
Air Body Painting
Fantasy Lash Fixing e.t.c

Attendees will get free Airbrush educational CD and free 1 week extra online training. Certificate will also be presented to the participants at the end of the training.

HOW TO REGISTER
Tickets are available at Ojuloge Arts Beauty World , 47 Ogudu Road, Emmanuel Bustop, Ogudu, Ojota, Lagos and 82, Aina Street, Ojodu-Ikeja, Berger Grammar School Bus-Stop, Berger, Lagos. There are also sales reps in Port-Harcourt and Abuja and can even deliver at your door steps. Online tickets can also be sent to candidates, once they can quote their teller numbers which they used in making bank payments for the workshops.

For more enquiries; contact: 01 8821822, 08033571919, 08079719887, 07030057040

Friday, September 23, 2011

NOLLYWOOD PRODUCER DONALD OKOLI DIES


Another death in Nollywood! Top writer and producer, Donald Okoli has passed away. The producer, who was in his forties, died this morning...in his sleep.
He started producing films in 1989 when he hit the market with a movie titled “The Last Command”. Another of his films, “Family Battle” won an AMAA Award.
May his soul rest in peace...amen!

PRINCE JACKSON, 14 MAKES FIRST SOLO PUBLIC APPEARANCE IN A SUIT INSPIRED BY HIS LATE FATHER





His father was noted for the sharp suit and armband combo he started wearing during his smooth criminal years. And it seems the look was still inspiring his son as he made a solo public appearance in Berlin, Germany today.
The 14-year-old donned a black suit and red armband as he appeared at the Tribute to Bambi 2011 event.
The fact he wore a black tie and red shirt was also noteworthy, as it was one of the legendary singer's favourite fashion pairings. Prince appeared happy and relaxed as he posed at the show, which was raising money for the disadvantaged children's charity.
His appearance at the event coincided with the announcement of his first ever high-profile public engagement. He will star be starring at an auction on November 10 in aid of the Tribute to Bambi foundation, where his father's handwritten composition of Bad will be up for sale.
A spokesman for the event said: 'Prince Michael Jackson will walk the red carpet and present the manuscript on stage surrounded by children
A source also revealed that : 'He won't be traveling alone, but no family members will be with him.'
In the past he has always made public appearances under the watchful eyes of his relatives, often with his sister Paris, 13, and his brother 10-year-old brother Blanket.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

YIPEE!!!WON AN AWARD AS FASHION & STYLE WRITER OF THE YEAR


Hello peeps, still in a celebratory mood. Recently won an award as the Fashion & Style writer of the year 2011 at The Nigeria Media Nite Out Award.
The event took place on Sunday September 11, at Koga Event Centre, Off Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos.
The event was put together to honour media personalities who had excelled in the field in the course of the year.
The theme of the day was: "The Role of Journalism in Promoting Good Governance", which was delivered as a speech by Bishop Charles Ighele.
The evening was also spiced up with loads of entertainment from musical performance, comedy and fashion show.
The list of other awardees at the event include:

- Gov. Emmanuel Uduaghan(Most outstanding Media Friendly Governor of the year)
- Senator Uche Chukwumerije(Media Friendly Senator of the year)
- Hon. Abiodun Akinlade(Media Friendly House of Reps Member of the year)
- Adekola; Bamgbala;News of the people(Photojournalist of the year)
- Hon.Adijat Adeleye(Outstanding Female Lawmaker Ogunstate House of Assembly)
- YES International(Most promising soft-sell of the year)
- Kunle Rasheed; Global Excellence(Outstanding Softsell Editor)
- Peter Okhiri; Edo State(Media Spokesman of the year)
- Mr Dennis Sami; Pilot Newspaper(Outstanding Male Publisher)
- Mrs Janet Mba; Scroll Magazine(Outstanding Female Publisher)
- Tade Makinde; Tribune(Society Writer)
- Mudiaga; Punch(Political Writer)
- Temidayo Badmus; Pilot Newspaper(Entertainment Writer)
- Akudo Abengore; Hints(Creative Writer)
- Morakinyo Abodunrin; National Life(Sport Writer)
- CNN(Foreign Media)
- Tunde Agoer(Foreign Journalist)
- Akin Shokoya; Global Excellence(Showbiz Writer)
- Afolabi Oyekoya; City People(Award of Excellent for contribution to entertainment industry)
- RAYPOWER(Most outstanding informative Radio Station of the year)
- Mr Nonso Diobi(Best media friendly actor of the year)
- Funke Akindele(Best media friendly actress of the year)
- Metrofile Channel Television(Award of Excellent)
- Entertainment Weekly Silverbird(Award of Excellent)
- Elphlex(Best next rated artist of the year)

NOBLE HAIR SHOW 2011 SET TO HOLD




Rebecca Fashion Ltd, makers of Noble & Black Pearl hair range will be hosting Noble Hair Show 2011 on Sunday October 9, 2011.
The organisers are already putting final touches to make sure that the Noble hair show 2011 is grand in all ramifications.
The event scheduled to take place at the Banquet Hall of Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, promises to be an evening of fun, glamour & entertainment. There is going to be high loads of entertainment to spice up the evening. Also, 30 models will be rocking the runway in breathtaking hairstyles churned out using Noble & Black Pearl hairpieces.
Also, at the event, the company will officially launch its braid hair attachment, which is the latest addition to their hair range. While the new Noble hair ambassador, Ini Edo, will be on ground endorsing the new product.
According to Mr Bill Cheng, Deputy Managing Director of Rebecca Fashion, the reason why the company is introducing the braid line is because the company is committed to developing products, which will enhance the natural beauty of women and make them look more beautiful everyday.
The Black Pearl and Noble Hair products possess ingredients that prevent the hair from tangling easily and thereby increasing the long wear of human hair, which make it look even more natural.

RSVP: 08056219840 or 08035218296

HALLE BERRY TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER BREAKING HER FOOT IN SPAIN


Halle Berry broke her foot while in Spain today. The actress, who is in the country filming scenes for Cloud Atlas, injured herself after a simple misstep on property where she is staying.She is understood to have been taken to hospital where her foot was put into a cast and she later left in a wheelchair.
The accident has put her film bosses in a spin however, with sources saying they plan to shoot around her injury by shooting her from the waist up and using a stunt double.
Berry is in Spain after shooting scenes for the movie in Glasgow, where she was spotted running around in 70s gear for an action scene.
She is among an ensemble cast starring in the big-screen adaptation of David Mitchell's novel Cloud Atlas - a collection of six different stories set between the 19th century to the post-apocalyptic future.
She plays journalist Luisa Rey who investigates reports of corruption and murder at a nuclear power plant.
A host of A-listers are taking part, including Tom Hanks, Susan Sarandon, Hugo Weaving and Hugh Grant.
This month Berry has also spent time in Majorca with daughter Nahla and her boyfriend Olivier Martinez as part of her European stay.

EX-MBGN CHINEYE OCHUBA AKINLADE ON 9 MONTHS COURSE



We can tell you authoritatively that ex-beauty queen, Chineye Ochuba Akinlade is pregnant with her second child. She was recently spotted looking really pretty with her bump which is now becoming obvious.
We also gathered that Chineye and her immediate family which includes hubby and daughter have relocated from Lagos to Abeokuta as hubby just got a political appointment. Chineye’s hubby, Kunle is now Senior Special Assistant to government on Revenue and Tax that necessitated their moving.
The ex-beauty queen and hubby have a lovely two year old daughter named Demi

TYRA BANKS STEPS BACK IN TIME IN AN 80s- INSPIRED JUMPSUIT




While the 1980s have been inspiring some of today's fashion trends, many of us who remember that era had hoped that some colours would have never resurface. But Tyra Banks is clearly not one of them and seems to be desperate to bring dayglow back as her latest outfit has shown.
The model was snapped in an unflattering jumpsuit as she made her way to the Victoria's Secret offices in New York yesterday.
But it wasn't just the cut of the outfit that did nothing for her but the bright and bold colours which clashed together as she walked to work. The purple all-in-one had a florescent lime green belt and shoulder strap and she teamed the look with dark tan heels and a silver bag. Dayglow colours have been popular with the model over the summer and in recent weeks.

RUGGEDMAN SET TO UNVEIL FEMALE SHOE LINE


Versatile rapper Ruggedman is set to unveil his female shoe line named “Ruggedman” on September 25,2011. He is planning to unveil the new items from 20 Sept Wear at the Media Hub Stores, inside Shoprite, Lagos.
According to what we gathered, the rapper who already had a T.Shirts line for men and women owns a factory somewhere where he is quietly producing his new line. The shoes can be found in Shoprite and other boutiques around Lagos and Abuja.

STYLEMANIA MAGAZINE PRESENTS ‘AN EVENING WITH FUNMI IYANDA’


StyleMania Magazine hosts Funmi Iyanda to an exclusive party on Sunday, 25th of September, 2011.
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