Mavin sensation Aphrodija teams up with Patoranking for Guardian Life’s Music Edition! Check out more pictures after the cut…

Creative director & Styling; Myles Igwe
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Tonye of Vaavavoom Hair styling
Ara by Laide


Say Hello! to Nollywood royalty – Mr & Mrs Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva. They are on the February cover of Hello! Magazine. In it, the Nollywood Royals talk about their long lasting love and how they built a beautiful relationship in the limelight.

“It had its challenges in the early years, each person fighting for their own space within it…… but over the years, we have learned to respect the other person views” said Joke Silva.

So beautiful. Check out the second pic after the cut.


Beauty Business on the Go (BBOG) is an initiative by Africa’s leading make up brand, House of Tara in partnership with FCMB. This initiative is aimed at recruiting and empowering 5,000 women to become beauty representatives and as such create job opportunities for themselves.

Attendees will be offered financial advisory, trainings, marketing support and other skills necessary to grow their business.

This seminar is targeted at men and women who would want to start their own Businesses as Beauty Experts and will inspired and mentally equip reps on how to start their own Beauty Business on the Go.

As Beauty Representatives, they will get to sell multiple beauty brands as either a part time or full business.

Free weekly trainings and seminars for interested persons which has already commenced will span through 9 states including Lagos, Abuja, Port-Harcourt, Benin, Enugu, Ilorin, Ibadan, Kano, and Kaduna.

At a press conference held recently at the House of Tara International HQ, the CEO, House of Tara International Tara Fela-Durotoye said that “Beauty Business On-the-Go is very important to me, even if we didn’t make money [which we do], I would still do it because we are empowering people and making them entrepreneurs”. She continued as she laid emphasis on the financial importance of being a rep “In a tough economy, people would still buy food and cosmetics because makeup makes us feel good. So what better product is there to invest in?”

Speaking about the job creation opportunity, Ada Iwugo, Commercial Director of House of Tara also said, “This model will potentially create 20, 000 jobs across the country in a relatively short space of time”

To become a House of Tara beauty rep and enjoy financial independence, go to to sign up now.


Commonwealth Nigeria Pageant being Nigeria’s biggest Pageant that celebrates life and family values officially presents her winners;
i) Beauty Istifanus – Miss Commonwealth Nigeria 2014/2016
ii) Ivannah Onuegbu – Miss Teen Commonwealth Nigeria 2014/2016
iii) Phoebeana Imafidon – Mrs Commonwealth Nigeria 2014/2016
iv) Obinna Acho – Mr Commonwealth Nigeria 2014/2016.

Commonwealth Nigeria Pageant is a licensed Pageant with a franchise from Miss Commonwealth Pageant Limited, United Kingdom, owners of the Commonwealth Pageants’ Rights across the world. Strud Models International Limited remains the only licensed Organization in Nigeria with the right to organize theCommonwealth Pageant in the country and presents her winners at the International Contests of theCommonwealth Pageant.

The winners of the 2014 edition of the Commonwealth Nigeria Pageants (as already listed earlier in their various Categories) were crowned at the Prestigious Pageant held in Lagos on the 11th of October, 2014 with the overwhelming presence of the media, well meaning Nigerians and celebrities alike. All the winners were meant to represent Nigeria at the Grand Finale of Commonwealth International Pageant held in London on the 15th of November, 2014 but for the short timing between the Finale in Nigeria and the International Finals in London plus other logistical, sponsorship and financial impediments, all efforts by the organizers of the Pageant to make the representation successful were truncated.

As part of the commitment of the organizers to fulfill their obligations to the winners, the tenure of the winners has been extended till 2016, this will enable early preparation for the representation of the same winners (crown holders) at the 2015 edition of the Commonwealth International Pageant. This is to unequivocally inform the public that all winners of Commonwealth Nigeria Pageant crowned on the 11th of October 2014 are officially Nigeria’s Representatives to Commonwealth International Pageant 2015.

The organizers will also like to use this opportunity to call on well meaning Nigerians and Corporate Organizations to support this huge feat to better fly the Nigeria’s flag higher among other countries of the world. For more information about the Commonwealth Nigeria Pageant, visit the website;

Gals in Black! Toke Makinwa & Moet Abebe Step Out for an Event

Toke-Makinwa-Moet-AbebeTonight is the ‘Closeup Cupid Ball Finale’ and a lot of stars are getting ready for the event.

The fashionable media personalities who have shared their look for the night are Soundcity’s Moet Abebe and Rhythm FM’s Toke Makinwa.

The two divas went with a sequin look for the night choosing the trusted black dress.

For her look Toke Makinwa had her hair in bouncy curls while Moet Abebe had her braids packed up in a bun.

Toke Makinwa

Moet Abebe

Which black sequin dress is your fave?