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VAN VICKER VIDEO INTERVIEW!!

Is it me or does it seem as though Van is avoiding the questions? you be the judge

ITS FRIDAY I THINK I AM FALLING IN LOVE + YOU DANCE WE DANCE + JACKIE APPIAH +MNET FACE OF AFRICA IS BACK + ANKARA STYLES I LOVE!

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Okay it is the weekend, so as always we are going to dance; starting off this weekend is falling in love by south African Girl group "Gal Level" Now readers check out this clip of movies by Jackie MNET Face of Africa is back! Okay so you missed the audition in Naija ! Not to worry there is always next year but just so you know what you missed out on if you were trying to become the FACE OF AFRICA check out this video clip below: Now Ankara, oh how I love Ankara Well here are some fabulous Ankara Styles for you all MAKEUP TIP OF THE DAY! YES I AM A MAKEUP ARTIST TOO! Once you put on your liquid foundation using your face sponge. Be sure to finish it off with finishing powder . Want recomendations ? Email me about that or leave a comment. Be sure to use a KABUKI brush to apply the finishing powder! It is worth it and it makes a huge difference Thats it for now what are your plans this weekend?

Impressive Branding! 0809uchoose draws 8 million Nigerians to Etisalat’s web site in 1 week

Etisalat Nigeria witnessed an influx of visitors to its web site as Nigerians sought to reserve special numbers on Etisalat’s network. The website apparently had over 8 million hits in less than one week with thousands already reserving their special numbers on Etisalat’s network. It is now in the the top 100 sites visited in Nigeria! Speaking on the development, Etisalat’s Vice President of Marketing, Wael Ammar, said ‘we are excited that Nigerians are reserving their numbers already in thousands. This is indeed a unique opportunity to join an outstanding network and enjoy free airtime for life’. He went on further to state that the company had expanded the technological backbone supporting the unique 0809uchoose website to cope with increased traffic and ease the registration process for would-be subscribers. Etisalat’s 3-in-1 welcome package to subscribers was announced last week and tagged 0809uchoose. It gives interested Nigerians and subscribers of existing mobile networks an

SHE IS BACK URU + BLEACHING VIDEO NAIJA STYLE +

Today, I am going to list some interesting videos and also take on Ankara style! Incidentally, I am under the weather today; that not withstanding, Blogging must go on! Okay to start off here is our very own URU! with here brand new video! Now onto what you have been waiting for the parody on Bleaching in Africa The ladies did a good job. Now check this clip out on Tyra Banks Show " A lady bleaches her kids skin with BLEACH!" What is the world coming to? So what are you up to today readers?

WONDERFUL!! CHECK OUT STEPHANIE OKEREKE'S HOLLYWOOD MOVIE!! THROUGH THE GLASS!

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Okay to all the folks who did not believe star actress Stephanie Okereke is on her way to Hollywood fame, think again! Her latest movie (produced in Hollywood) is certainly going to be a must see movie. Check out pictures from the set exclusively on Naijagal! Your favorite fashion celebrity entertainment business all inclusive blog! Here is the movie's storyline; "Jeffrey [Garret Mckenchnie] lives the ultimate bachelor's life through numerous non committed relationships, but struggles to excel at work and gain his father's love and acceptance. Jeffrey's life gets more intriguing when life deals him a card that stops him in his track. On a typical day, he returns from work to find a note "take care of your responsibility" Left on top a baby abandoned on his doorstep. In nothing short of what is scary, confusing and comedic, he turns to his Nigerian neighbour, Ada [Star actress Stephanie Okereke] who he has a secret crush on to help him." . What

AMAZING JUST SO YOU KNOW OIL RICH NIGERIA ENJOYS BRAIN GAIN!!!

Oil-rich Nigeria enjoys 'brain gain' The Associated Press Sunday, September 21, 2008 LAGOS, Nigeria: They speak in the clipped tones of the British upper class or the soft drawl of southern California. They boast degrees and work experience from elite overseas institutions. And now they're coming home. Nigerians who left their homeland to seek riches abroad are increasingly returning as Africa's biggest oil producer rides an energy bonanza that is opening up unprecedented opportunities. Abiola Lawal, 41, is part of this "brain gain." He was earning a six-figure salary with business software giant SAP AG in southern California before he returned to Nigeria in 2005 after 17 years abroad, joining a major Nigerian energy firm, Oando PLC, as chief strategy officer. "There are lots of 30- and 40-something-year-olds who are CEOs in this country, and that would never be in the States or the U.K. because the experience pool is much deeper there," sai

DRAGONS DEN EPISODE 8 THE SCOOP MY TAKE!!!

According to the dragons den sweeper's diary "Students of martial arts are taught to FOCUS, to CONCENTRATE their energies towards every dynamic challenge, because victory hardly smiles on scattered efforts. In business, the technique absolute concentration is paramount in obtaining the desired result and overcoming every obstacle present in the journey to successful achievements. Upholding the most elementary technique required for business success, the dragons return in episode 8 like the wise business tacticians that they are, guiding the entrepreneurs through the basic principles of focus and concentration of skills, energy, and efforts to the successful actualization of one particular goal at a time. We watched Chris Parkes, John Momoh, Ibukun Awosika, Femi Tejuoso, and Tokunboh Ishmael as they lit the den with the fire of their business wisdom. Capitalizing on the booming fashion industry, and the increasing desire by women to look attractive, our first entrepreneur for

NAIJA WEDDING WEBSITE LIST 6 + HOT! "BANKY W" ADVERTISMENT FOR ETISALAT!

Well it is nice to see Banky making it happen in Naija! I will have to say the move home was definitely a good thing! Check out the Advertising video below What do you say readers? Hit or Miss? Next is a video by KEENO makes you want to call your mama so go ahead! Show her you love her right now! Now onto brand Wedding links for my wedding fans! (Please do not crash the weddings ok potiential wedding crashers) Amaka and Ogie LOLA AND BIM These ones have passed but they are so beautiful! Folashade and Samson MOLIE AND NEMU Well readers thats it for now watch out for more later!

WORLD PREMIERE!! BRAND NEW VIDEO "Bosi Gbangba" BY ELDEE! A MUST SEE!!

Hey readers what are you thoughts on the new video? I love it, eldee nailed it! Could this be the future of video production in Naija?

HOT NEW NAIJA MUSIC!!!! Burn Fire By Iban!

MTV BASE BRINGS IN FOREIGN DIRECTORS TO REMAKE YAHOOZE VIDEO! WHAT ABOUT TIMAYA?

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MTV Base remakes Olu Maintain’s Yahozee video Written by Lolade Sowoolu Saturday, 13 September 2008 When local and international parties team up for a common purpose, the result is always explosive as long as both teams agree on the course. Olu Maintain’s Yahozee king This explosion is what Nigerians await as Music Television Base (MTV) draws up Nigeria’s technical video professionals and experienced foreign directors for a remake of Olu Maintain’s Yahoozee video. In a media gathering that held at the Jade Chinese restaurant last Thursday, officials of MTV Base represented by Paul Mayanya; Senior Commercial Manager, MTV Africa and Mr. Toney Okenedo; Media Relations, Shell, unveiled the concept of MTV base Making Videos with Shell- the second edition but first in Nigeria. According to Paul Mayanya, “ For us music videos are our lifestyle. They are essentia

THE MAKEUP ARTISANS DAY 2 BANKE MESHIDA! + SPECIAL DAY TODAY+BLEACHING CREAM PROBLEM+BUSINESSES THAT WORK IN NAIJA!!!LEM

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Oh my I am so in love with makeup artistry these days; the way an african queen looks after her wedding makeup artist enhances her look. Well today also is my special day, so I guess you are in for a treat. First off my quick chat with Star Make up artist "Banke Meshida" Naijagal: Hi Banke nice to chat with you! Banke Meshida :Thanks for the mention over the years on your much visited blog Naijagal: Thanks lets get started when did you get started? Banke Meshida : I started in 1998 Naijagal: Do you work everyday? Ladies want to know. Banke Meshida: Yes i do. Monday through Wednesdays in the hair and makeup studios in ikoyi or at photoshoots with TYBELLO or training in the studio. Naijagal: What inspired your makeup line? Banke Meshida: Colors and the fact i was always concocting things and mixing textures and brands to get certain effects and looks... Naijagal: thats great, another question readers want to know is what are your favorite eye shadow colors? Banke Me

INSPIRATIONAL MONDAY! IN CHRIST ALONE!!

I am blessed readers, this is my favorite song! I hope you love it too. Naijagal gets pretty emotional when this song is played, whatever tribulations you are going through today, just know that it too will pass. You too will speak when the storm is over. Stay blessed and remember to have beautiful eyes see the good in others!

THE MAKEUP ARTISANS WEEK DAY 1 LISE BEAUTY RANGE+ SLEEK+ A BRAND NEW FOUNDATION CURRENT IN TESTING PHASE! LADIES THIS POST IS FOR YOU!

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This week, we will be profiling Naija's own makeup artists. The landscape is certainly changing a star makeup artist is a must for brides in Nigeria. The ladies profiled this week are makeup artist's enterprenuers making things happen on their own! The market is ready and moving forward. We start our profile today with "Lise" Makeup Artist with her own store in Ikoyi Eni Balogun! Lise with Nollywood superstar We got a chance to chat with Lise and here is what we gathered! Naijagal: When did you get into makeup artistry? Lise: I got into makeup artisty back in 1999 Naijagal: wow...Do you work everyday Lise: No ,not everyday ..but I try to work everyday Naijagal: What inspired your makeup line? Ladies graduating from Lise's school Lise: Actually ,My experience in the field making use of different products inspired my line...I basically wanted to create wearable makeup for the woman of color cathering to the african climate. Naijagal: That is t

ITS SUNDAY! HOTNESS BRAND NEW VIDEOS FROM MORACHI! A MUST SEE! +BRAND A BRAND NEW MOVIE!

Hey readers How do you love the new look? Well check out THE new video from Morachi! This guy is going places or what do you say? NO DULL ME! Now the movie premiere on Naijagal TIGER EYES ENJOY! More to come hope you are having a wonderful sunday, stay blessed!

House of Jola dazzles at the South African fashion week!!!

Written by Yemisi ABAH, REPORTING FROM SOUTH AFRICA Sunday, 07 September 2008 House of Jola creations, owned by Nigeria's own Joan Okorodudu, produced yet another collection that redefined African fashion at this year's SA Sanlam Fashion Week (Spring-Summer Collections) 2008. The show which held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannessburg from the 27th to 30th August , for the first time featured four Nigerian home based designers , who showcased collections that bespoke Africa in culture and style. Eyo...Model of House of Jola collections at the SA fashion weekIt was fashion fantasy, at its best as Joburg’s fashion crowd, gathered at the Sandton Convention Centre for the three days show, which had a blend of South Africa's finest designer talents showcased their collections. They were all there, skinny black and white models showing lots of skin, fashionnistas dressed to kill, girls in bling accessories everywhere, the nice, the funky, the hip and the

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