Sparkle in ball gown

The ball gown is a statement maker and attention-grabber. Be it a romantic date, birthday gig or wedding party, opting for an elegant ball dress will speak volumes about your unique and classy style sense. Ball gown is the outfit that most women of style will not reject because of its ability to hide all wrongs. The silhouette has a fitted bodice and is cinched at the natural waist. This dress style is best for women with boyish figures; the fullness of the dress will make you look curvier. It…

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DR. STEPHENA IGHEDOSA: Pyrates made me member of ABU’s STUDENTS ‘ exco

Dr. Stephena Udinmade Ighedosa, is the first female medical student and graduate of the University of Benin. She is a winner of many laurels in school sports and recipient of many academic awards, and now an honorary consultant community health, University of Benin. Dr Ighedosa who is also the Director of Centre for Disease Control, UBTH, recalled with nostalgia how she and over 100 other pioneer students of the University of Benin weathered the storm in the early days of the institution. She spoke with OJIEVA EHIOSUN. Excerpts…   Could…

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Spacious living rooms

A large living room can serve many different functions- from a formal sitting area to a casual living space. Living rooms were originally intended to act as sophisticated settings for hosting and entertaining while family rooms were used for more casual, everyday activities like lounging, playing or watching TV. However, many homes today will only have one larger room that acts as both an entertainment and primary living space. A spacious room is easier to decorate because it allows all kinds of furniture such as comfortable sofa and a coffee…

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DR. BENJAMIN ONI-OKPAKU: I WAS SEEN AS TERRIBLE BABY WHO KILLED ITS MUM

Benjamin Oni-Okpaku, the former Chief Medical Director, of Benoni Clinic/Hospital, Benin, Chief Medical Director University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Fellow Royal Society of Medicine of England, talked extensively on a myriad of issues in this interview with OJIEVA EHIOSUN. Excerpts…     You are 86 now; could you recall how growing up was like for you? I was the first child to survive as a motherless baby in Eme-Ora at that time because my mother died at the point of giving birth to me. My late grandmother played a…

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Velvet loafers: The luxury heritage-inspired style

Worried about the gift item to present to your loved one this Valentine Day? Luxury heritage-inspired velvet loafers will always be appreciated. Velvet loafers are a controversial style that has been making waves within the fashion industry. Also known as Prince Albert slippers (the royal was said to be a fan). Defined by their obvious slip-on style and slight heel, velvet loafers are often textured in appearance, due to their traditionally velvet or suede outer. This luxury, heritage-inspired styles can also feature detailing such as tassels or embroidered monograms. Velvet…

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Look your best this: Valentine’s Day

As February 14, approaches spoil yourself with luscious red purchases to keep all eyes on you this Valentine’s Day. Wearing red on Valentine’s Day can be a little bit risky, you can either nail it or totally fail at pulling off a neck turning outfit. But red can actually look so good for a romantic (or fun) evening out. Combining red with other colours will either tone it down if you want to, or make it pop if you are looking for a more colourful look Whether you’re going to…

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Fierce fringe boots

Fringe boots are very cute and girly. They are often associated with the cowboy/ cowgirl look but they can also be used with other styles depending on what you wear them with. Fringe boots, just like any other pair of boots, are the ideal choice for footwear when the colder seasons start to set in. They not only make your whole outfit stylish but they also help keep your legs warm despite the freezing cold weather. Fringe boots are classically made of suede, but today’s brands and designers offer a…

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ELDER EMMANUEL OMATSON OKOTIE-EBOH: OLU OF WARRI SHOULD SANCTION CHIEFS SUBJECTING ROYAL CROWN TO PUBLIC RIDICULE

Elder Emmanuel Omatson Okotie-Eboh is the son of Nigeria’s first Minister of Finance and he’s a graduate of Television Training Centre (TTC), ENGLAND. In this interview, he speaks on nagging matters adversely affecting the Itsekiris, delayed gratification for his late dad despite patriotic feats amid sundry issues   What is the composition of the Okotie-Eboh family? We are a family of 14, a combination of eight men and six women. We have lost three of us; a lady and two men. We are 11 who are children of the Late…

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I almost gave up on being Best Graduating law school Student

  With 15 awards to her credit from the Nigerian Law School, Grace Olanrewaju Gureje’s story reads like a fairy tale- finished as the Best Graduating Student in NLS at 22, aspires to get master’s degree from the prestigious Harvard Law School at 24, plans to return to the university to lecture and covets marriage at 26. In this interview with LANRE ODUKOYA, she reminisces about the sprains on the way to being the best version of herself   Was being a lawyer your very first dream early in life…

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Alluring log décor

If you enjoy the rustic, outdoors look that wood conveys, you are sure to enjoy the natural feel of a log home’s interior. Log interior is sleek, beautiful and fits into any home type; it has an instant way of calling cool attention with its beautiful ‘natural’ look. Most individuals think of their homes as not only the most comfortable and cosy place but look forward to coming home from a long, hectic day at work which is unmatched and can’t be compared to even the most luxurious suite of…

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