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23 Jan
“Something new, something old, something borrowed”, this phrase is a mythic traditional rhyme. The rhyme details what brides should wear for good luck. This philosophy has been adopted by other cultures. But for the African bride this precept does not take precedence, as she gets all the luck needed when she pays tribute to her…
18 Jan
Remember that one unspoken rule that plagues your mind when you have a wedding to attend and you think of a flirty white dress to impress? -Never wear white to a wedding. The most important thing any guest should focus on, even before choosing the dress’s colour, is not to upstage the bride.  According to…
12 Aug
To many Nigerians, COVID-19 remains the invincible force. Like the Ozone Layer, you know it exists, but you don’t feel it. This weekend, starting from Thursday
24 Oct 2020
Passionate about raising and empowering women who will become significant in the traditional wedding compere industry, Oluremi Akintola-Samuel, the CEO of Strictly Weddings Academy has trained over 100 women within Nigeria and across the globe. She has also mentored and raised women in different industries through her annual programme, The Complete Woman Conference. With a…
10 May 2020
Like many couples in the era of social distancing, Ma Jialun and Zhang Yitong held their wedding ceremony online -- but they added a twist by live streaming the event
8 Mar 2020
Tony Recury is a smart, talented and confident 13-year-old. He is a singer, environmentalist, and the proud owner of O.T Smile Popcorn. Tony started singing at the age of seven
20 Apr 2019
Back in the days, I used to spend weekends photographing weddings as a semi-professional photographer. This is one genre of photography I've always enjoyed, and still do even only as a guest, and only armed with an iPhone. Mr O always wonders what I see that he doesn’t. Where to even begin? I especially love…
26 Feb 2018
Kha's wedding day looked perfect from the outside but she was hiding a dark secret: the 27-year-old was three months pregnant and her husband was fake, hired for a staged wedding to avoid the social stigma of becoming a single mother. Breaking from tradition in socially conservative Vietnam can come at a high price for…
12 Oct 2015
The weekends are usually for the bride and groom, it's their special day.Over the weekend OAP Dolapo Oni got married to her Prince Charming Gbite Sijuwade on the 10th of October, 2015 in London. Nollywood actress, Susan Peters also got married to her Dutch beau on Friday the 9th of October, 2015 in Lagos .…


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Actor Jimmy Odukoya has posted a picture of the film set of the Hollywood film The Woman King, which he stars in.  In a post shared on Instagram, the actor uploaded a picture of trailers on the film's set. The movie will mark the Nigerian actor's Hollywood debut. "Let no man put limits on your life!…
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The operatives of the Association of Refineries and Petroleum Marketers (ANRPM) and men of the Inspector General of Police from Special task force on petroleum and illegal bunkering unit on Friday bust a gang of suspected oil thieves of Petroleum products at Church Gate, close to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Abuja. The oil…
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Torrential rains from deadly Tropical Storm Ana subsided on Friday leaving tens of thousands of people across three countries in southern Africa cut off by flood damage, without power and living in shelters.
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In a move to increase job creation through agriculture, the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) is set to commission Integrated Farm Estates in Abia and Imo state. The farm estates located in Elu Elu, Ikwano Local Government area of Abia state and the Acharaugo Emekuku estate in Owerri North Love cal Government area of…
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President Vladimir Putin told French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Friday that the West was ignoring Moscow's security concerns over Ukraine but added that Russia would hold off from taking action immediately.