Author: loladeville

PHOTOS FROM THE LAUNCH OF HAIR BY HAIR STUDIO IN LAGOS

Genevieve Nnaji Efe Tommy Vixen Toolz Louis Priddy Ladies who are intent on giving their hair a first-class treatment should look no further. Hair by Hair, the newest and perhaps one of the funkiest hair studios in the country was launched on 10th December, 2011 at Victoria Island, Lagos. Cited close to the Bar Beach, the classy Hair by Hair Studio boasts of departments like braids centre, a cove with the state of art facilities mainly for fixing braids and stuffs, the retail centre which offers virtually everything a lady might need as far as hair, cosmetics and other accessories are concerned, a make-up studio as well as a photo studio. There are also hair clinics, manicure and pedicure centre, VIP lounge/bar overlooking the ocean. The structure of the building is simply breath-taking and aristocratic. Hardly has there been such huge investment in hair studio in the country. Hair by Hair is sure a trail blazer, creating a stand-out impression in hair treatments and services in the country. With state-of-the-art facilities and enough fashion experts on board, the studio is carving a big niche in terms of hair...

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WORLD’S SHORTEST WOMAN

 Seriously, I still don’t get it. The first time I saw this picture, I thought she was a doll but she isn’t. It’s unfortunate I have to save my million and one questions and accept this. (Lol). But seriously how does she sound like? How does she relate with people, what chores/job does she do? Does she have any children? I think I have to rest my case, the answers are not forthcoming. At least she has earned herself a place in the Guinness Book Of Records. Kudos, you are a chick in your own...

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ANDRE DEDE AYEW NAMED 2011 BBC AFRICAN FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR.

Andre receiving his plaque from his dad Ghana and Marseille winger, Andre Dede Ayew has been adjudged BBC’s African Footballer of the year 2011 beating Yaya Toure, Gervinho, Samuel Eto’O and Seydou Keita. The 21-year-old was voted by African football fans based on his skill, technical ability, team work, consistency and fairplay. “I’m honoured and surprised to receive this prestigious award, especially considering the great players who have won it in the past,” said Ayew. Dede” becomes the fifth Ghanaian to win after his father, Sammy Kuffour (2001), Michael Essien (2006) and last year’s winner Asamoah Gyan. PREVIOUS WINNERS 2010 – Asamoah Gyan (Sunderland & Ghana) 2009 – Didier Drogba 2010 – Asamoah Gyan (Sunderland & Ghana) 2009 – Didier Drogba (Chelsea & Ivory Coast) 2008 – Mohamed Aboutrika (Al Ahly & Egypt) 2007 – Emmanuel Adebayor (Arsenal & Togo) 2006 – Michael Essien (Chelsea & Ghana) 2005 – Mohamed Barakat (Al Ahly & Egypt) 2004 – Jay Jay Okocha (Bolton & Nigeria) 2003 – Jay Jay Okocha (Bolton & Nigeria) 2002 – El Hadji Diouf (Liverpool & Senegal) 2001 – Sammy Kuffour (Bayern Munich & Ghana) 2000 – Patrick Mboma (Parma &...

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BARCELONA CLAIMS 2011 CLUB WORLD CUP TITLE

Lionel Messi Barca team Captain Puyol lifts up the trophy players throwing pep Gaurdiola in the air Fabregas, Pique and Puyol Fabregas and Iniesta Okies! This is like an intro, so happy to write about this, as a huge and consistent barca fan, I’m glad this went to my best club and of course this didn’t come easy, the team worked their butts out to achieve another feat. Barcelona Football Club has been crowned Club World Cup champions after their 4-0 victory over Santos on 18th december, 2011. Ballon D’Or winner and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, launched the scoring spree for the Catalans, before Xavi and Cesc Fabregas added their names to the score sheet. For his epic and spectacular performance in the match, the quiet Argentine was also awarded the best player for the Club World Cup 2011. Lanky and handsome Barcelona coach Josep Guardiola, together with some of the footballers dedicated the victory to David Villa who was unavoidably absent owing to an injury and also to Ibrahim Afellay. In his words, Pep said, “We played a great game of football and people were happy to have seen it. Its great that we won it two times in three years. Winning 13 of 16 times is a huge thing, thanks to the mentality of the players. People will remember that this club won 2 club world clubs,...

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KIM KARDASHIAN WINS “MOST-ILL MANNERED PERSON OF 2011” AWARD

For making a private matter public and disrespecting the institution of marriage, the National League of Junior Cotillons have awarded television personality and international model, Kim Kardashian as the “Most Ill-Mannered Person of 2011.” Kim whose lavish marriage to Kris Humphries’ lasted for 72-day marriage earned her the title. Kate Middleton, for the poise and dignity with which she conducts herself in the public spotlight was honoured with the Best-Mannered Person of 2011 award, 17 year-old Justin Bieber took the second place for consistently showing courtesy to fans.  National Director, National League of Junior Cottilons, (NLJC) Elizabeth Anne Winters said that the annual selections are based on the demonstration of dignity, honor, and respect by celebrities. WIÑNERS’ LIST 1) Kate Middleton – for the poise and dignity with which she conducts herself in the public spotlight. 2) Justin Bieber – for consistently showing courtesy to his fans. 3) Paula Abdul – for her encouragement to aspiring entertainers. 4) Aaron Rodgers – for being a positive example for young athletes. 5) Taylor Swift – for inspiring young people with her music and her manners. 6) George Stephanopoulos – for extending warmth and kindness to “Good Morning America” guests. 7) Jackie Evancho – for demonstrating humility and politeness as a young performer. 8) Erin Burnett – for the respect she shows others as a network host. 9) Emma Watson – for...

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CHAMPIONS LEAGUE LAST 16 DRAW

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE LAST-16 DRAW  This is the list of the champions league last 16 clubs, lets keep our fingers crossed and see who overcomes who? but the pairings don’t really look bread and butter? Lyon v APOEL Nicosia Napoli v Chelsea AC Milan v Arsenal Basel v Bayern Munich Bayer Leverkusen v Barcelona CSKA Moscow v Real Madrid Zenit St Petersburg v Benfica Marseille v Inter...

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ALL IS SET FOR OVATION RED CAROL 2011

 The Christmas season is one if not the most beautiful festive period on planet earth. To add beauty and appeal to the outstanding season, Publisher, Ovation international magazine, Chief Dele Momodu, in his usual custom of putting up a glamorous christmas carol concert, this year selected 17 of Nigeria’s amazing musicians to churn out an awesome theme song for the 2011 edition of the Ovation red carol. Produced by ace musician cum music producer OJB Jezreel, the 17 stars include Yemi Alade, Waje, Ice prince, Eva, Sir Shina Peters, Wizkid, YQ, Segun Obe, Chidinma, IBK, Jaywon, Malaika, Shayne, Ugly, Karate kid, Dipp, Kefee. The song is a classic, the blend fantastic. The chorus, “Near or far, no matter where you are, love is in the air, Ovation Red Carol is here” reverberates. Download here....

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IKEJA CITY MALL IN PICTURES

The Ikeja City Mall launched by Executive Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola threw its doors open to customers/shoppers on December 14. The mall space accommodates about 100 shops including Shoprite, KFC, Mr. Price, Twice as Nice, Nike, Time-Keeper, Aldo and many more It also incorporates informal meeting places, a food hall and a five-screen Silverbird cinema. Photo courtesy of...

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EPIC MOVIE, ‘INALE’ HITS NATIONAL THEATRE

‘Inale’, one of the most outstanding epic movies in Nigeria would be available at the National Theatre, Iganmu from 24th December 2011-3rd January 2012 from 12, 3 and 6pm. The movie which won the award for the Best Soundtrack in the recent Best of Nollywood (BON) awards stars Ini Edo, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Dede Mabiaku,Keppy Ekpeyoung, Mbong Amata, Caroline Chikezie and many more. Produced by award-winning Keke Bongwus and directed by maverick director, Jeta Amata, the film is a folklore told in Otukpo, Benue State with themes on tradition, envy, love and...

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ARSENAL TO DISCOVER ANOTHER KANU IN NIGERIA.

 Officials of Arsenal football club have revealed their intentions of searching for ‘another Nwankwo Kanu’ during the pre-season playing tour coming up in Nigerian in 2012. The retired Super Eagles skipper Kanu Nwankwo who played for the club from 1999-2004 won several major pieces of silverware including two EPL Championship medals with the London club. Going by what Arsenal marketing chief, Angus Kinnear saw during his short visit in Nigeria, the club could again strike a gold by discovering another Kanu. “Arsene Wenger will be glad at what is present here. He is a man who does not consider passports but talents and I believe his coming next year would produce another Nwankwo Kanu,” a very impressed Kinnear said after he inspected facilities at the Abuja National Stadium and met with top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation. Source: The...

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BEHIND-THE-SCENE PICTURES OF RITA DOMINIC’S ‘THE MEETING’ MOVIE

 Add caption  Sometime ago, I wrote about Sultry actress, Rita Dominic’s first film ever called ‘The Meeting’, produced by her production company, ‘The Audrey Silver Company’. Above are the behind-the-scene pictures. Starring Rita Dominic, Femi Jacobs, Nse Ikpe Etim and others, the romantic-drama which would be released by March 2012 follow the travails of Makinde Esho (Femi Jacobs), a Lagos-based telecoms executive, who is in Abuja to meet with the Honourable Minister of Land Resources. His efforts to meet the minister are however being frustrated by the minister’s powerful secretary, Clara (Rita Dominic). He has to meet with the minister in order to save his job, and somehow get back to Lagos in time for the graduation of his daughter. Under pressure, and running out of time. Source:...

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WALE ADEBAYO (SANGO) TO CELEBRATE 40TH BIRTHDAY WITH THE LESS PRIVILEGED

I know most won’t believe veteran actor cum producer, Wale Adebayo, popularly called Sango would be forty on the 18th of December, what were you thinking? 28? Nah, anyways, the lanky director whose lead and spectacular role in the epic movie, Sango, shot him into limelight has decided to channel the numerous gifts and freebies he is to receive on his special day into charity. His words, ” I want to spend my fortieth birthday with projectlots families of the dustbin estate. I would be grateful if my friends can contribute to this noble project by helping raise funds or materials/victuals and two buses to take the families to the cinema on that day and just give them a good time. Blessed is the hand that giveth, let’s provide, let’s lend a hand, it never goes unnoticed. Thank you and God...

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CRACK YA RIBS GOES TO PORT HARCOURT

Julius D’Genius Agwu in a bid to spice up the Christmas season is taking one of the most popular and consistent comedy shows in Nigeria, ‘Crack ya Ribs’ to Port Harcourt on Christmas day. Billed to hold at Hotel Presidential, the show which will have humour merchants like Dan d’humorous, Senator, Osama, Funky4, Prince Hezekiah, Romeo, Acapella, promises to be spectacular. Musicians performing at the show include Iceprince, Chocolate City Jewel, Franks Edwards, Kcee, Ijaw Boys Allstarz, and Burna...

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BETH’S TEN MARTINI MODEL SEARCH FINALISTS

 Alex Uriesi Bassey Edet Chinedu Orakwe Ikorishor Agabi kenneth Kwalmi Nelly Olisa Mesike Nnamdi Uche Olaoluwa Owoyele Ugochukwu Uzowuribe BETH Model Management Africa in conjunction with Martini is staging the Martini Male Model Search Finale at Radisson Blu Hotel, Ozumba Mbadiwe, Lagos on thursday 15th December 2011. The maiden event which is aimed at finding the next sought after male model will grant fashion exhibitions by Nigerian designers like Orange Culture, Grey, Shem, Beautique and...

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HOTTEST POOL PARTY HITS LAGOS.

 The Lekki Water Splash, an annual pool party has been scheduled for 17th December at the Blue Island Resort (17, Lekki-Epe expressway, Agungi, lagos state). Tickets can be bought at Genesis Deluxe Cinemas, Barcelos and get 50% off on www.dealdey.com. The event which promises to be a blast in a ball, with 5 pools, BBQ, fun games and other party pieces will hold from 12pm-8pm. DJ Sose (tatoo-faced DJ) will be on the...

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JUSTIN BIEBER SHOWS OFF FOOTBALL SKILLS AT STAMFORD BRIDGE.

Torres, Justin, Lampard Justin Bieber with Bojan Sure if there’s any other vocation 17 year-old music star, Justin Bieber would have ventured in asides music, it would certainly be football. Who knows the ‘Baby Baby’ crooner might get signed up by one the football managers one day. The 17 year-old who was spotted sometimes April this year in Barcelona, Spain where he met and trained with some of the footballers visited Chelsea football club’s base, stamford Bridge and again showed off some football skills. Later he was ushered into the dressing room where he met the likes of Frank Lampard and Fernando...

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