Showing posts from January 18, 2015

Linda Ikeji's 'I'd Rather Be Self-made' N10million grant begins

According to Linda Ikeji,

In 2013, I told y'all that I'm going to start something called 'I'd Rather Be Self-made'... where I will personally mentor young girls with dreams and aspirations and help some of them start up small scale businesses. I've been procrastinating for over a year & a half and now I am finally ready to do this.

'I'd Rather Be Self-made' is not a foundation, or an organization (I can't handle that - blogging takes too much of my time), it's just me and some young ladies meeting whenever we can, inspire each other, exchange business ideas, and if I feel someone has a great business idea and it's not going to cost too much to start the business, I will personally finance it. Not as a loan, it's 100% to the person. I'm looking at N250k to N1million per person, depending on how great the business idea is. If you need less, you will get the money faster...:-). I'll also use LIB to promote your businesses. A…

Nigerian Government Reduces Price Of Gasoline, Petrol Now N87 Per Liter

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria tonight approved reduction in the price of gasoline from N97 ($0.52) to N87 ($0.47) per liter .

 The announcement, generally perceived as a political stunt, meant that Nigerians will pay less per gallon of gasoline.

 Nigeria’s minister of petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke broke the news to journalists at the State House.

                                  Diezani Alison-Madueke

Below is the full statement from Nigeria's Petroleum minister:

As you may be aware, there has been a lot of volatility in the oil market in the past few months and due to this the importation prices of our petroleum products have been impacted.

Therefore, with the approval and directive of Mr. President and by virtue of Section 6 clause 1 of the Nigerian Petroleum Act, it is my responsibility as Minister of Petroleum Resources to hereby announce a reduction in the pump price of Petroleum Motor Spirit (Petrol) from the current Ninety Seven Naira (=N=97) per li…

Trends for Spring/Summer 2015

These designs include Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Gucci, Michael Kors, Sonia Rykiel, Alberta Ferretti, Etro, ChloƩ, Emilio Pucci, Roberto Cavalli, Giambattista Valli and many other designer.

More pictures below:


Valentino showcase pre-collections fall/winter 2015-2016 wears which are simple and classy and still makes one stand out.

Source: Vogue