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Centre LSD Celebrates 2018 NGO Day

The African Centre for Leadership Strategy and Development joins the rest of the world to celebrate NGOs across the globe for their immense contribution to the growth and development of countries around the world. February 27 of every year is a day officially set aside to celebrate, commemorate and collaborate - the various NGOs around the world, and the people behind the numerous, live-changing and hope-giving initiatives and interventions that have contributed to society all year around.

OB Magazine: Orezi’s Sexy Body & Eye Catching Dreadlocks Keeps Us Wanting More… Magazine has a new issue out and this time we have the Esegine Orezi Allen.
Popularly known as Orezi, the Nigerian Afro hip hop, Dancehall and Reggae recording artiste currently signed to Sprisal Entertainment. His pace and consistency in the music scene has kept his relevance and net worth growing at a spontaneous rate.

Unusual: Man weds Two women in Church in Abia State, Nigeria

Even though the news went viral with everyone commenting about it, we took the report by theNigerianNews. They report that:

Nigerian man, Ejindu, got married to his two fiancees, Onyediya and Ebere, in the same church in Abriba, Abia state over the weekend. He took turns to exchange vows with the women in the presence of their family, friends and well wishers. How any woman would agree to this is beyond me….. Its really degrading How did it come to this? Are men really that scarce or are women just too desperate to be married?
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Exclusive Breastfeeding: Herculean Task for Educated Mothers

Exclusive breastfeeding have been abandoned by most mothers and the searchlight was beamed on this phenomenon to ascertain reason. Listen to the audio below as a report from Chioma Tamunobubelabara in Abuja.

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Laura Ikeji, Sound Sultan, Tonia Odili Amongst Others To Speak At The SM JURY

The 6thedition of the Social Media Jury brought to you by Public Relations Consultant, Tonia Odili will take place on Thursday March 1stat Oriental Hotel. The event will feature some of the biggest names in the Entertainment industry; Laura Ikeji Kanu, Ubi Franklin, Sound Sultan and Abiola Fabio. As an attendee of the SM Jury event, participants will have the rare opportunity of networking with different like-minded individuals from various sectors. Most of the attendees at the previous editions were vibrant youths with keen interest in knowing more about the digital world and its intricacies.

Who Is Fela Durotoye, Nigeria's Presidential Aspirant?

Fela DUROTOYE is a NATION BUILDER & the Chief Executive Officer of the GEMSTONE GROUP, a Leadership Development Institution aimed at raising leaders of excellence and exemplary values who would be committed to building Nigeria into a most desirable nation to live in by Wednesday the 31st of December 2025. Fela DUROTOYE is considered one of Nigeria’s leading strategists and business consultants with expertise in Culture Transformation, Service Leadership, Workforce Activation & Facilitating Strategic Retreats.
The list of corporate clients in the private sector that have been assisted by Fela DUROTOYE in their quest for phenomenal service leadership culture and corporate transformation management spread across different spheres of the economy.

The Pessimism, The Ignorance and The Young Nigerian On Politics - Jenny Chisom

Nigeria's first Male empowerment blogger, Jenny Chisom lent her voice to politics focused on the mindset of some young Nigeria. Here is it unedited:

For Those young people who think no matter what a younger Nigerian does, he or she cannot win the likes of Buhari, Atiku and the statesmen in a Free and fair election; and those who even believe that no matter what happens, elections can never be free and fair in Nigeria, read and react later:

I see all you young but clueless people everywhere online and offline and my heart goes out for you.
It is obvious you do not believe that there comes a time in the life of a nation when young people decide to take back their nation and by their numbers, can achieve it.

Imerienwe Girls Secondary School, Ngor-Okpala, Imo State Gets a Facelift Courtesy Hope For Better Life Foundation

The Girls Secondary School Imerienwe, Ngorokpala, Imo state is wearing a new look courtesy of the Hope For Better Life Foundation Led by Dr. Odunze, an elderstates man from the community. The school which has been dilapidated due to violence and lack of government support for years was renovated, and new Magnetic boards, New ceiling, flooring, roofing, brand new aluminium profile windows, new metal doors, fresh concrete pillars amongst other paintings provided.

Fela Durotoye Joins Presidential Race as Nigeria Goes to the Polls in 2019

Nigeria's foremost motivational speaker, nation builder and leadership coach, Fela Durotoye has declared his intention to run for the office of Nigeria's President at the polls in 2019.

Former MBGN Queen Renovates Home & Opens Small-Scale Business for Widow

Isabella Agbor Ayuk, Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2012, broke down in tears when she came face to face with the reality that a widow, Rose Leku Asigbe was thrown out of her home by her mates’ children after her husband died. She had to fend for, and take care of six children at one of the most feared flood torn area in Bendeghe-Afi community of Cross River State.

Ayuk and her Isabella Ayuk Foundation, IAF team were out at the beginning of the year on a five day charity outreach on indigent widows and Cameroonian refugees displaced by crisis in southern Cameroon. During the outreach which began last Thursday, the team came face to face with Asigbe and her children’s untold condition.

MbeleCast: Testophobia - Episode one

At some points in our quest for knowledge and advancement in spheres of life, we are required to take some tests be it entrance exams to licensing tests or even promotional tests to move to the next level. Often some atoms of fear, panic or anxiety tend to accompany this periods prior to the set date of the examinations. This episode of MbeleCast is set out to address the impact of these psychological indices on the preparation, performance and ultimate outcome of phobias for tests, examinations even interviews.

OnoBella Magazine @Onobello Features Orezi

OnoBello Magazine (@onobello) has a new issue out and this time it features Esegine Orezi Allen, popularly known as Orezi. Stay tuned for more details….

Cover & Shoot Credits Editor-in-Chief: Ono Bello (Instagram: @onodiary) Photography: Ayo Alasi (Instagram @ayoalasi) Styling: Worldcharming Smart Courage (Instagram: @infoworldcharming) Styling Assistant: Seyi Taylor (Instagram: @seyiitylor) Hair: Idowu Oluwatosin (Instagram: @highdtosin) Makeup: Olanrewaju Oyeleke (Instagram: @lekeshades)

Boko Haram Attack GGSS Dapchi, Yobe State, 94 Girls Missing

Most media platforms claim that the school authorities said that at least 94 girls are missing after a head count conducted on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
The Nigeria Army and the police command are yet to give a figure of casualties or missing persons following the insurgents' attack on the village on Monday night, February 19, 2018.
The Government secondary school has been closed down while education authorities and security forces in the state began efforts to locate the missing students.

Audio: Good Nutrition - Gateway To A Child's Life Development

An exclusive report on effect of malnutrition on children and how to maintain a good nutrition for their life development is xrayed in this audio report by Chioma Tamunobubelebara.

Listen Here to the Audio Good Nutrition: Gateway To A Child's Life Development

Picture 1 by CrossfitInvictus Picture 2 by Nigeria Health Online

BlackPanther In Nigeria: The Records, Reviews and Box Office Hit

According to wikipaedia, Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the eighteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). It is directed by Ryan Coogler, written by Coogler and Joe Robert Cole, and stars Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa / Black Panther, alongside Michael B. JordanLupita Nyong'oDanai GuriraMartin FreemanDaniel KaluuyaLetitia WrightWinston DukeAngela BassettForest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis. In Black Panther, T'Challa returns home as king of Wakanda but finds his sovereignty challenged by a long-time adversary, in a conflict with global consequences.
In Nigeria, in the last 4 days, it has been on an all time buzz as Nigerians throng the cinemas to secure a ticket. The accompanying costumes and excitement has been colourful. WIth reviews more in favour of the movie, here is one of the feedback as…

Nigerian Senate Condemns Annihilation of Building of an APC Faction of Kaduna State

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday 20th feb 2018 condemned the annihilation of a building housing a faction of Kaduna State All Progressives Congress (APC) Secretariat.
It has been reported that the building which belongs to Sen. Suleiman Hunkuyi representing Kaduna North Senatorial District. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the demolition was carried out under the supervision of some armed security operatives. The resolution was as a result to a Point of Order raised by Sen. Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna) during Tuesday’s plenary at the national assembly.
Rising order 43, Sani said that: “In the last two and half years, we have been faced with tyranny and open dictatorship in Kaduna State.

Poverty is an Attitude ... Is it?

This quote on poverty by blogger, Jenny Chisom caught our attention.
"Poverty is an attitude and mindset of pride"
Do you agree?

12 Codes For Men To Support Male Empowerment in Africa - Jenny Chisom

In a world were women empowerment holds sway is a silent force  led by Africa's first Male Empowerment Blogger, Jenny Chisom. Chisom since 2016 have organised live men events to talk, and runs the League of Extraordinary Men LExM group on Facebook as well as write copiously on how best men and boys can do better. She believes that no society can thrive especially women and children where most men are given to vices due to dysfunctional upbringing, wrong societal stereotypes and the idea of masculinity that makes a man not deserving of love and respect as a human unless he can bring 'something' to the table amongst others.
Recently Jenny released 12 Codes that will help every man and the men community online have caught the bug. This version is an upgrade, she said, as the first draft was made public first in July 2017.

FloRich Supreme Productions USA (FRSP) Set To Organise Gospel Talent Show - The Gifted (TG).

The Gifted Show is a gospel reality talent show that identifies, celebrates and harnesses potential talents as well as intellectual abilities of anyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, complexity etc. in Nigeria.
Unlike any other Talent Show, The Gifted Show brings on a new shift to what normally exists in the gospel  talent shows in Nigeria by the participation of International Gospel Artists from America, Ghana, South Africa and other countries; who will be teaming up with Nigerian Gospel Artists to makeup Judges/coaches for The Gifted Show. 
The show is international; after its launch and first season in Nigeria, Ghana would be the next host country, followed by South-Africa and other African countries follow, therefore, reaching vast audiences across the globe.

Queen Becky Evar Okoye Advocates For Youths In Governance Through You & I Project

The Current Face of Democracy Nigeria, Queen Becky Ever Okoye took the bull by horn to begin her University tour campaign project. A rear project tagged YOU and I, an initiative to sensitize Nigerian youths on why they should always do the right things and to be conscious that governance starts from You and I.

I Care More About My Music Than My Dressing – SIMI

According to, Simi in her own words while answering an interview said:
I believe that everybody is entitled to their opinions. Some people may say that they don’t like my dress, shoes or any other thing. I don’t find that surprising or strange because there are also a lot of dresses and shoes that I don’t like. I like to be comfortable in whatever I wear and that is what dictates my outfits. A lot of people have expressed their views about my dress sense on social media. Sometimes, I ‘humour’ them. Read all about it HERE

#OPANMC2018: OPAN Hosts Leading Personalities, New Media Publishers, Bloggers, PR Consultants & Social Media Influencers!

The Online Publishers Association of Nigeria, OPAN, Nigeria’s premier association of digital/new media publishers and entrepreneurs held its maiden Annual New Media Conference (#OPANMC2018) on February 6, 2018 at The Wheatbaker hotel in Ikoyi-Lagos.
The Austyn Ogannah-led OPAN hosted some leading personalities across the media, politics and business sectors. They are Dapo Olorunyomi, Publisher of Premium Times, Adesuwa Onyenokwe, Publisher/Editor-In-Chief TW Magazine, Bolaji Abdullahi – National Publicity Secretary, APC, Kola Olagbondiya – National Publicity Secretary, PDP, Richard Mofe-Damijo – Actor/former Commissioner for Culture & Tourism, Delta State, Rt. Hon. Victor Ochei, Speaker Emeritus, Delta State House of Assembly, Mustapha Chike-Obi, Former MD, AMCON and Executive Vice Chairman,

The Gifted Talent Hunt Show Holds World Press Conference in Abuja

Today in Abuja, the organisers of The Gifted Talent hunt Reality show hosted the media and gospel stakeholders in an unveiling.

The show is set to begin with Auditions in April 2018 across 6 states and will hunt for all kinds of talents, not just music and 3 top winners will cart away mouth watering prizes.

The CEO of the Gifted Show, Mrs Blessing Agada took time to explain that the reason for the show was to encourage talents from the christian circle and not continually lose them to the secular. This she explained made her come back from the USA to establish what will be the biggest gospel centred talent hunt show in Africa.

Jumia Travel Recognises Top Players in the Travel Industry at the 2018 Nigeria Travel Awards

Winners feted at a colorful ceremony, according to their commitment to the travel and hospitality industry

Jumia Travel, Africa’s leading online travel agency, on 1st of February 2018, celebrated the 2nd edition of the Nigeria Travel Awards, which was marked with pomp and color.  The awards aimed at celebrating hoteliers, airlines and travel websites for their contributions to the success of the travel, hospitality and tourism industries in 2017, as well as to encourage provision of improved quality services to Nigerians.

When The UN Youth Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanatake Visited Nigeria

The United nations Secretary General on Youth Envoy, Sri Lankan Jayathma Wickramanayake has been on a 5 African country tour to interact with young people and government on how to #PutYoungPeopleFirst. Nigerians were prepared to receive her with events, from Tuesday at an Interactive session of young people at the Civic Lab, Abuja. Then a Tweet storm on Wednesday, eve of her arrival.

Upon landing the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja, the picture above accompanied her first tweet as she asked for the popular Nigerian Jollof.

Why Jacob Zuma Resigned

Few hours ago, Wednesday evening the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma announced his resignation amidst the calls and protests that has been ongmoreoing following cases of corruption and . His political party ANC, he said, has been treating him unfairly too.
Until we hear details from his speech later today, we can only say that African politics is maturing and headed in the right direction. With Nigerian elections few months away, we can only pray that African leaders will embody even better qualities.
We applaud the 75 years old Jacob Zuma who has been in office since 2009 for bowing out heeding to the wishes of his compatriots.

Roberta Annan Earns B20 Trade & Investment Taskforce Appointment

Globally renowned voice for SMEs in Africa, development consultant and philanthropist, Roberta Annan has been appointed a member of the prestigious Business 20, (B20) the private sector´s voice of the G20 community.
Roberta Annan who is the Founder and CEO of Roberta Annan Consulting LLC (RAC) and Managing Partner of Roberta Annan Capital Partners (RACP), also serves as an Investment Advisor to Family Offices across the globe and a friend to several organizations such as UNICEF, Vista-Jet, Invest Africa Club, Nexus, Milken Institute and Africa 2.0.
As a member of the B20, she will join renowned Chairman and CEO of the Techint Group, Paolo Rocca and other prominent group of Argentine business leaders on the Trade and Investment Task Force which is a committee of high level business executives or board members of business organizations associated with the G20 member countries or special countries invited to the specific G20 cycle.

The Sedoo Initiative for Children with Special Needs, (Sechild) holds 5th anniversary in Transcorp Hilton, Abuja

According to the founder, Mrs Kawan Aondofa-Anjira, The Sedoo Initiative for Children with Special Needs (SECHILD) was founded in 2011 and her involvement with Cerebral Palsy began with the birth of her daughter Deborah Sedoo (of blessed memory) in 2005 and Joshua Aondofa in 2007, both born with Cerebral Palsy.