Thursday, June 4, 2015

SHADES by OYINDAMOLA and SEYI








Nothing could ever dim from my memory the calmness of that cool afternoon. It was right after my second lesson when my Uncle Frank came to whisk me from boarding school.

Monday, March 23, 2015

ON THE SPOT: OLAMIDE'S WAR



Olamide's War


My love for '@daddymiliano' is not unprecedented as he's a rather comical artist considering his lyrics, the plot of his musical videos, how he relates with his fans on social media (instagram in particular) among many other things. It is also not far fetched to say his artistry has contributed to what Nigerian hip-hop sounds like today. But I digress; the itch I'm really trying to scratch here, is his not-so-recent war on so called 'posers', 'phonies', 'fakers', whatever word suits your description preference.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

ON THE SPOT - TRASH CAN REVIEW

 ON THE SPOT

 ISSUE #4

ICE PRINCE ('Trash Can') REVIEW




Did a lot thinking with regards to how I should write this and In the end I decided to be true to myself and by extension, everyone that ever gets to read this. 

The 'Trash Can' Extended Play features 6 tracks including the EP's promotional single 'One Day'. Its production is largely credited to TMXO then T Sleek, City Monstar and Drey Beats.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

ON THE SPOT: Local Rapper Review

ON THE SPOT

ISSUE #3


LOCAL RAPPER REVIEW

The entertainment industry in Nigeria, and abroad has had a lot of happenings this week, with new singles, frustration-venting mixtapes, resumption for some TV series, new videos etc. Basically another week in the world of entertainment. The truth is, it's usually hard to get the attention of enthusiasts these days with so much going on. However, a particular single caught my attention and I decided to review it in this week's piece 'On the spot'.
(keep calm and continue below)

Thursday, January 15, 2015

ON THE SPOT





ISSUE #2

LIVE STAGE gods


"Nigerian Singer ... flops in Zimbabwe show" is one of those headlines online, reviewing the showmanship of Nigeria's finest when they are booked as international artists in and out of Africa.
Truth is the amount of 'Naija' musicians who can really hold their own on stage outside the lip syncing circles is very minute, as little as 20%  of the total A/B list acts. I know someone reading this would say who cares if its lip syncing? Well my honest reply is we should care. Outside birthday parties, private parties, little club performances, and other relatively minor gigs,  a musician should have stage game besides jumping up and down stage, showing of your blinggz or in other cases your naked torso. He/she should be able to perform live irrespective of genre.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

ON THE SPOT

ISSUE #1 

THE 2014 SOUND 

I've been thinking about what my debut article here would be about. Politics? Nah its too distasteful presently, too many selfish interests and no objectivity. Gossip crossed my mind too but I'm no Linda. So in the end I settled for music, which I feel almost everyone can easily relate to. Continue here

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

KISS MY POUT, EPISODE TWENTY by MOROUNTODUN




Great news, people! Some new TV station approached me to know if I’d like to anchor a talk show series they’re proposing. They watched me on Elle and thought I had the face, body and diction. Sounds like fun. I’m definitely in. We’re just waiting for the contracts to be drawn up and

Saturday, December 13, 2014

FALLING IN LOVE WITH YOUR JOB - WHAT TO DO




Hey guys, as you all know it, I like starting my articles with a story so here is one.

Weeks ago, I was at the cinemas with Enwanta and after a good movie session, I bid her farewell and crossed to the other side for a tricycle ride back to Falolu,

MENU OF THE WEEK – SUYA





This week we are making  the Suya, it is common around Nigeria.

BOOK OF THE WEEK: KANE AND ABEL by JEFFREY ARCHER




MY VERDICT
One of the best books I've ever read. Two men from different backgrounds meet and impact each other’s lives. One is extremely rich and the other  a poor refugee from the world war who travelled to America to make a name for himself.

GUTTERS LIKE AQUARIUMS by EMMANUEL DANIEL





That’s a pipe dream” I retorted at Bernard’s optimistic opinion about Nigeria. That was on a really hot evening in my scantily furnished room where Johnson, Bernard, Prezzo and I lamented over our unpalatable status quo. Perhaps the sultry weather exacerbated our already depressed moods. 

DIAMOND OF THE WEEK with Nnadi Chukwuebuka






NAME: - Nnadi Chukwuebuka Innocent (Jr.)
SEX: - Male
NATIONALITY: - Nigerian.

MY DIARY WITH ANUOLUWAPO - PLANNING A WEDDING ON A TIGHT BUDGET.




Planning a wedding on a budget? Come in here. 

Friday, April 4, 2014

THE LITTLE BLACK GIRL vs THE BIG WHITE FOREMAN

LET ME TELL YOU A STORY…
In the 19th century…
In faraway Texas, a white foreman was working in the barn; he looked up and saw this little black girl who lived across thestreet at the door of the barn.

Saturday, January 26, 2013

KISS MY POUT, EPISODE NINETEEN by MOROUNTODUN



"Eva, it's been three days now, and you still haven't told me the real reason why you're here."
Karima and I are in the kitchen, taking care of the dishes after breakfast when she suddenly says this.

MAKING THE RIGHT DECISIONS

 There are moments in life when we are at that state of confusion, we are not sure of what to do because all our options seem right and some seem wrong. It gets worse when the people around use have diverse opinion on the situation at hand;

LET’S TALK FASHION WITH ADESEWA : Apple, Pear, Banana or Hourglass; where do you belong? - Hourglass





MENU OF THE WEEK – BEANS AND YAM PORRIDGE WITH FRIED PLANTAIN



This week we are making BEANS AND YAM PORRIDGE WITH FRIED PLANTAIN

BOOK OF THE WEEK: THE DARK ARENA by PUZO MARIO



An astounding story of a war-scarred young American in a battle against corruption and betrayal

Saturday, January 19, 2013

KISS MY POUT, EPISODE EIGHTEEN by MOROUNTODUN




It's the morning after the night I found out the truth about my father. Four hours after mum told me and I'm still so mad at her for keeping such an important detail from me for so long.

I couldn't go back to sleep after she left my room during the night, and no matter how much I thought about it, I just found her guilty in every way.

DIAMOND OF THE WEEK with Adeola Adesewa



NAME: - Adesewa Adeola
SEX: - Female
NATIONALITY: - Nigerian.

LET’S TALK FASHION WITH ADESEWA : PEAR



                                                                    PEAR

MENU OF THE WEEK – TUWO SHINKAFA and GBEGIRI SOUP.



This week we are making TUWO SHINKAFA and GBEGIRI SOUP.
 Late last year, the Nigeria Youth Service Corps decided to send me to the Northern part of the country, Zamfara State to serve my country. Getting to the north, I decided to look a little bit into their culture and this is their first meal that I learnt (Tuwo Shinkafa).

BOOK OF THE WEEK: SKIPPING CHRISTMAS by JOHN GRISHAM



This week’s book is a master piece by John Grisham written in 2001 and seriously it is a masterpiece. I won’t lie, am yet to finish it. Busy week for me, work has been hectic. Enjoy

Saturday, January 12, 2013

KISS MY POUT, EPISODE SEVENTEEN by MOROUNTODUN



Elle's over, now I have my life back. I doubt that I'll ever get over the shock of not winning the show, but it does feel good to be back home and be able to do the usual things I used to.

MENU OF THE WEEK – Jollof Rice and Fried chicken with Orange Juice




This week we are making Jollof Rice and Fried chicken, straight from my Mum’s kitchen.

BOOK OF THE WEEK : THE DOOMSDAY CONSPIRACY by SIDNEY SHELDON



Here i am thinking i can't get any more surprise from Sydney...then this book hit's me with a BAM! Don’t get me wrong, i know Sydney is full of twists and turn so i know, before even opening this book that it is going to be a WOW. But i never expect it to blow my mind!

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

KISS MY POUT, EPISODE SIXTEEN by MOROUNTODUN

It's our last night in the house. Bags are packed, tomorrow evening the winner gets announced. Who will it be? Who else could it possibly be? Shy, insanely sweet Bella? Calm, quiet Amina? Ify, perhaps? Or Karima, friendly to a fault?

KISS MY POUT, EPISODE FIFTEEN by MOROUNTODUN



"Do you honestly feel these shoes go better with my dress than the former ones?"

I glance at Bella briefly, then continue applying my mascara while Amina answers her, "Yes, the black shoes look better."

Monday, October 22, 2012

THE FIGHTER: HOW TO GET BACK UP WHEN LIFE PULLS YOU DOWN



Few weeks ago, I was unhappy, for months things have not been going the way I have had them planned, it was like the whole world is coming down on me, it was like everything is working against me. I felt like a failure, I was so hard on myself that I would stay in my room and sulk always. One morning my baby bro walked into my room and this is the conversation that transpired between us.

LET’S TALK FASHION WITH ADESEWA : Apple, Pear, Banana or Hourglass; Where do you belong?





One of the fundamentals of looking good is understanding your body type. When you get the hang of this, all else falls in place. Over the course of the next four weeks I will be discussing the four basic body shapes for women and what suits each.

BOOK OF THE WEEK : MORNING NOON NIGHT by SIDNEY SHELDON



The downside of having read too much Sidney Sheldon is that you already know what to expect which is, surprising plot twists. That is why while reading this book I was already making bets with me as to whom the real culprit was. The thing is, Sheldon spoiled the fun for me as he already revealed the perpetrator earlier on in the story. Or so I thought, because a few pages before it ends, something turns the story around. But still, the surprise I was preparing myself for wasn’t as that much of a surprise.

KISS MY POUT, EPISODE FOURTEEN by MOROUNTODUN


"Your next task will be a test of memory and intellect," Ms Grace informs us, placing some papers face down on the centre table in the lounge. It's our seventh week in the house, and we're down to six girls--me, Karima, Bella, Amina, Jane and Ify.

MENU OF THE WEEK WITH IFEDAYO – Yam with Garden Egg Sauce and Orange Juice


 
This week we are making Yam and Garden Egg sauce, straight from my Mum’s kitchen.I started taking this since birth and I must confess I prefer garden egg sauce to any other Yam assistant. I decided to share the recipe. I hope you like it. I am sure you will like it

Monday, October 15, 2012

LET’S TALK FASHION WITH ADESEWA: USE WHAT YOU HAVE TO GET WHAT YOU WANT



USE WHAT YOU HAVE TO GET WHAT YOU WANT


Being fashionable is not all about wearing fancy clothes; it has to do with your posture, carriage, and most importantly, your skin. I went on a quest to find things we normally have in the kitchen or fridge which we write of as just food, but are really beneficial to the skin and are also cheap.

KISS MY POUT, EPISODE THIRTEEN by MOROUNTODUN



Ms Grace asked us to go over to a restaurant today for 'some culinary tips'. I can't say that I'm much of a cook, I definitely could use some help. Although it's not so bad that I can't rustle up anything at all to eat, some pasta, noodles, rice and salad might just be all I have under my belt.

MEET THE DYNASTY




 Dynasty Entertainment Is An Entertainment Outfit
That Deals Basically With Organizing Events , Promoting Events , Business Refurbishments , Artiste Management , Consultation And The List Is Endless

BOOSTING YOUR SELF CONFIDENCE



Dictionary and Thesaurus defined CONFIDENCE as a full trust, believe in the powers, trustworthiness or reliability of a person or thing. It also defines SELF as a person or thing referred to in respect to complete individuality.  Adding both together I am defining SELF-CONFIDENCE as the realistic trust and believe in the power, trustworthiness and judgment of one’s self.

DIAMOND OF THE WEEK with ELEMIDE FAROUK OLOLADE





NAME: - Elemide Farouk Ololade
SEX: - Male

LOCAL JOINT with Kanayo Nwabuwa : FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES: A NATION'S SHAME @ 52



 Hi guys, this is a new column called local join, it will be handled by Kanayo Nwabuwa. This column will take different topics on issues in Nigeria. Thanks

FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES: A NATION'S SHAME @ 52