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In a society obsessed with body image and marked by a fear of fat, Kelli Jean Drinkwater engages in radical body politics through art. She confronts the public's perception of bigger ...
 
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Pius Ojemolon caught the attention of Nigerians on Social Media after he bagged 19 awards at the last Convocation ceremony of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) on Thursday. The Edo state indigene, a Medicine and Surgery graduate received the Best graduating student in Pathology, Best ...
Last month, I went on vacation – and one of the places I visited was the Yosemite National Park in California. It’s one of the most beautiful, pristine and serene places I have ever visited, and no, I’m not exaggerating. I can tell you about the scenery, about the rock badgers, about the ...
Nourishment is defined as food and other things that are needed for health, growth, happiness, contentment and much more. For many years during my weight loss journey , I had always thought that you are what you eat as the adage goes. I have recently however realised that true nourishment for ...
It was meant to be another uneventful ride to work. The sky was bright, the sun was out in full blast and I remember pulling down the car sun visor just so I could reduce the amount of sun rays beaming at me and causing some slight discomfort around my eyelids. I thought to myself, ‘At least I ...
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President  of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim early this month announced the appointment of a Nigerian-Briton, Sandie Okoro as the Group's Senior Vice President and General Counsel. “Sandie Okoro is a highly regarded thought leader with a strong track record of developing new legal ...
My dear learned friend, Congratulations on passing the Nigerian Bar! It matters not what your degree is, or how many attempts it took; you made it! That’s what’s important. Congratulations! When the wig & gown photos are done, all the champagne is popped, and you are out of cake, a new ...
Maturity does not always come with age; sometimes age comes alone.  That was certainly the case with me during my teenage years, when the physical changes that indicate sexual maturity didn’t happen to me as rapidly as they did my peers.  I looked like a ‘boy’ right up to my twenties. I would ...
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It’s another good news for Comedian AY as his movie 'A Trip to Jamaica' has broken his debut movie's record as the highest grossing Nollywood/Hollywood movie in Nigerian cinemas. '3o Days in Atlanta' was the highest grossing film of 2015 in Nigerian cinemas, beating other Bollywood, Nollywood ...
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 20:  Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates with the ATP Tour Trophy following his victory during the Singles Final against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the O2 Arena on November 20, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
After a season in which he had already reached dizzy heights, Andy Murray saved the best for the last by outclassing Novak Djokovic 6-3 6-4 to claim his first ATP World Tour Finals title and secure the year-end top ranking on Sunday. Against a player who has so often been his nemesis, Murray ...
Gbemisola Isimi, CEO & Founder of CultureTree was featured recently on web series, Portrait Of An African on an episode where she speaks on her mission to teach African languages - starting with Yoruba. In the video, Gbemisola is seen with children (including her daughters), singing Yoruba ...
The President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has bagged a honorary degree from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. The industrialist was conferred with the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science at the 68th Foundation Day ceremony of the University. This is 100th honorary degree presented by ...
When people talk about TTC, and infertility as a whole, a whole lot more emphasis is laid on women…how we feel, how we’re coping, how we’re being treated, how the world is treating us. It’s pretty much all about us. We often tend to forget about the feelings of these men journeying along with ...
The American Medical Association (AMA) on Saturday honored Nigerian forensic neuropathologist, Dr. Bennet Omalu with its Distinguished Service Award during the opening session of the 2016 AMA Interim Meeting, in Orlando, Florida. Omalu was honoured for discovering what is known as Chronic ...
Norman Freeman, a makeup artiste from Pittsburgh is giving back in a major way! Battling cancer and its numerous therapies is tough but Freeman is putting smiles in the faces of cancer and alopecia patients by traveling across hospitals giving them free makeovers. Here's what he wrote ...
The Village Pot team sent us this exciting idea they had called The Alejo Project and we are very pleased to present the fourth story. So what is The Alejo Project? Alejo means ‘guest in Yoruba. In Alejo Project (#alejoproject), we tell the undiluted stories of foreigners who have moved to ...
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On my first Day in Durban I asked myself, what exactly am I doing here? Essence Fest Durban was something I had been excited about attending. I got hooked after the first one I attended in The States in July and when I’d heard that there was going to be the first Essence Fest in Africa, I ...
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Ashley Graham has her very own Barbie! The body positive supermodel, who continues to promote messages of self-acceptance and female empowerment, unveiled a one-of-a-kind doll in her likeness at Glamour‘s Women of the Year summit in Los Angeles earlier this week. “We need to work together ...
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Award-winning U.S. based Nigerian wedding Planner Akeshi Akinseye launches a wedding coffee table book, The Art of Floral and Event Design exhibits 250+ pages of luxury wedding day bliss to inspire the modern bride, for exclusive private celebrations and galas.Akeshi's unique style and passion ...
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Africa’s 9 best business leaders were celebrated at the 2016 All Africa Business Leaders Awards in Partnership with CNBC Africa (AABLA), at the exclusive All Africa Finale, held in Johannesburg on Friday 11 November 2016, attended by prominent businesses leaders from across the continent, ...
With the birth of every new day, the need for counseling has become expedient. With the news of the after effect of societal pressures and family dysfunction swallowing up the evening news and national dailies, it is no longer enough to assume we are all okay. People need help. Professional ...
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