YEMISI RANSOME-KUTI: WOULD BE A LOT RICHERIFI WASN’T A RANSOME-KUTI

    Yemisi Ransome-Kuti is one of the elite women out to serve her community selflessly without a thought of enriching herself. She had served in different developmental projects that had earned her recognition in her community. In this interview with FLORA ONWUDIWE, Ransome-Kuti, who is a cousin of late Afrobeat king, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, encourages women who are aspiring to run for political offices not to give up. Excerpts…     What was your growing up like as a Ransome-Kuti, a family that played prominent roles in the history of…

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Décor ideas for colourful bedroom

Many people simply overlook the fact that their bedroom should be able to take care of them 24/7, rather than catering for them as a chamber of sleep only. Your sleeping quarters should be able to accommodate you with your morning-to-night time routines wholly, and purchasing stylish and reliable bedroom furniture extras is one of the best things to do in this regard. You should not hesitate much in spending on items like storage trunks, casual seating solutions, reading chairs, sofa beds, dressing tables, nightstands and similar items, which can…

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I’m a lover of heels –Tyna

Augustina Enechile Abraham is the CEO of Tytis. She speaks with Deborah Ocheni about her fashion philosophy, love for high heels and more.   What is your personal style? My sense of fashion is simple, decent yet classy. I love to always keep it simple but my simplicity turn heads. When it comes to fashion, would you say your physique works to your advantage? Perfectly! One gift I would forever be grateful to God for is my body. I have the kind of body that introduces me; I can say…

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Make bold fashion statement with cocktail rings

Cocktail rings are so chic, interesting and capable of transforming the little black dress to cocktail appropriate outfits; they are widely worn by many fashionistas and look absolutely amazing. Cocktail ring is one of the quintessential pieces of fashion jewellery that became popular in the 1940s and 50s, when cocktail parties were the most happening events. This strong statement piece has been making a splash in the fashion scene ever since as they came in a more fashionable form. Cocktail rings are a great alternative if you want to make…

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Wizkid’s ‘Come Closer’ garners 3.8m views in one week

Even before Wizkid announced the coming of the video of his latest hit, ‘Come Closer’ featuring Canada-born American pop star, Drake, the anticipation had reached feverish pitch. And since the Starboy boss released the video eight days ago, it has been to awesome reception apart from the disappointment Nigerians have expressed that Drake is missing in the video. And perhaps showing the star power of the Surulere-born ‘Sweet Love’ singer, the video has been viewed around 3.8 million times already, a number that is staggering by every standard. The video,…

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Broken jinx (II)

As Chima Okere, who left Calabar, Cross River State for Abia State that Saturday evening to check on his old mum Madam Ndozi, walked into his family’s lounge, he observed without much ado that the woman in question had been in sorrowful mood considering the look on her aged face; her countenance was pale and moody as her shoulders were calmly held by Emeka. “Mama, what is it?” he inquired, standing by the entrance. There was absolute tranquility all over. Chima walked closer to them. “Mama..?” he dished out. “My…

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Remove razor burn with apple cider vinegar

While shaving is an affordable and quick way to remove unwanted hair, it can have a major drawback of razor burn. A razor burn is a skin irritation that happens soon after an area has been shaved. It causes a burning sensation and can appear as a red rash. At times, it can be itchy and swollen too. Razor burn is commonly associated with men who shave their faces frequently. Women can also have razor burn after shaving their legs and armpits. There are several causes of razor burn, such…

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Iconic: peplum tops

Peplum tops has been trending as far back as 2013, but its rate of acceptance these days has been geometric. The unique property of these styles is that they are super stylish, because they would go with other fabrics such as skinny jeans, distressed jeans, shorts, miniskirts, pencil skirts, and skater skirts. Peplum tops are characterised by a flare detail at the waistline. Some Peplum dresses have mesh detailing at the top that helps you play a little game of peek-a-boo, while some have cut-outs on the side that show…

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Fans blast Blackface on another epic rant directed at 2Baba

It is beginning to look like an unending matter as former Plantashun frontman, Blackface, has taken another dig at Hypertek Music boss, 2Baba. Despite their relationship going all the way back to their days as members of the three-member allboys group and both being from Benue State, Blackface has cultivated the habit of hitting out at 2baba, formerly known as 2Face, on a regular basis. Arguably the least fortunate of the three members including Faze since the group got disbanded more than 10 years ago, he served another edition of…

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