Written by Ere-ebi AGEDAH

Miss Bold and Beauty Plus Size pageant returns for 2019 edition

The Miss Bold and Beautiful Nigeria Plus Size Pageant is up with her second edition this year 2019.



The “Naija is Thick” themed edition as the host company Cherdah Republic has announced through her project manager, Obasi, Uchechukwu Godian, is meant to “celebrate the over 68% of Nigeria’s female populace that are on the plus side of life”.

The Plus Size National Pageant was created in 2018 to bridge the size disparity created by the fashion and entertainment industry in Nigeria.

Cherdah Republic Limited established the platform to serve as an avenue where thick, chubby, plus sized, curvy, and fat girls can seize the opportunity to show the world what they are capable of and to build self-confidence as well as general sense of worth.

With over 2 million Naira worth of prizes to be won, call for entries is still open as the auditions kick off across the country within the month of August with the grand finale billed for October 25.

HRM Queen Eneokwe Calista the “Kick Out Body Shaming” themed maiden edition winner, a 21-year-old student of the Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu, has been using her reign to reach out to plus sized ladies, preaching the message against any form of body shaming.

”Plus sized ladies should know that they are capable of anything they set their minds on, irrespective of their body sizes. You shouldn’t let anybody make you feel less human or less important because you are a true representation of an African Woman. I appreciate Cherdah Republic for the opportunity they have given me this year and wish to see more ladies embrace this platform and experience the positives I have benefitted from being here,” she said.


Double joy for Toyin Abraham as she remarries, welcomes baby boy

Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham, finally owned up to her relationship with actor, Kolawole Ajeyemi, as her wedding photos filtered into social media space.

Toyin Abraham had previously been married to another actor, Adeniyi Johnson, who has gone ahead to marry another actress, Seyi Edun after their divorce.

Recall the couple were earlier reported to have held their family introduction ceremony some months back which came as a surprise to many as it was not certain if the duo were in a relationship.

Fans were barely digesting the news of her wedding when it was reported that the actress had given birth to a baby boy in USA.

According to reports, the wedding photos were released ahead of the big announcement of the arrival of Toyin’s new born baby so it won’t be assumed she had a baby out of wedlock.

Her colleagues and fans have since been sending congratulatory messages to her on social media.


Most Nigerians do not like me – DJ Cuppy

Barely few weeks after superstar musician, Davido revealed that people hate him and have equally refused to support him since he debuted on the Nigerian music scene simply because his father is rich, popular Disc Jockey, Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, better known as DJ Cuppy, recently toed the same line of thought.

The talented disc jockey that doubles as a singer has faced series of criticisms for almost every single she has released based on popular opinion that she is riding on the wealth and connection of her billionaire father, Femi Otedola.

In a recent post on her Twitter page, DJ Cuppy claims that about 80% of Nigerians do not like her but she is thankful that the country has a very large population.

“80% of Nigerian people don’t like me. Good thing we have a large population,” she tweeted.


Ojude Oba Festival honors Glo owner, Adenuga

The historic town of Ijebu Ode was at a standstill for the 2019 edition of the annual Ojude Oba festival.

Thousands of guests arrived Ijebu Ode from all over the country on for the grand finale of the Ojude Oba festival. Over fifty age groups paid homage to the paramount ruler of Ijebu Ode, the Alayeluwa, Oba Sikiru Adetona during the festival.

Activities began with the “Otunba Day” where Globacom Chairman and Otunba Apesin of Ijebuland, Dr. Mike Adenuga, was honoured for his immense contributions to Ijebuland.

Two other prominent sons of Ijebuland First City Monument Bank, FCMB Chairman, Otunba Subomi Balogun, and former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, were also honoured. Eighteen original artifacts recovered from all over the world were presented and displayed at the Banquet














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