• Guy Smarts: Your protein shake might be giving you acne

    Massive gains might not be the only things erupting after you drink up. After pumping iron, you want to give your muscles the fuel they need to repair the tiny tears that exercise causes. That’s what’s responsible for muscle growth.And if you’re pressed for time after your sweat session, you probably reach for the easiest, most accessible source of protein you can find. For many guys, that’s the protein shakeBut if you’re been drinking up on the regular, you might b
  • Java Tutorials: Best courses for beginners and advanced learners

    Here are some of the best Java tutorials for beginners and advanced learners. Java is a computer programming language that is object- oriented, class-based and concurrent. It is specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.The computer programming language (Java) was created to let application developers write once, run anywhere (WORA). This simply means that compiled Java code can run on all platforms that support Java without the need for recompilation.And regar
  • Wellness: Causes and treatment of fingernails falling off

    Fungal nail infection can be one of the many reasons for fingernail falling off. There's nothing as painful as a fingernail falling off from your nail bed. At least this is how people who have had the experience, describe it.We find it hard to agree with them though because it is hard to concur with the claim that it is the most painful experience to have. Nevertheless, it is impossible to argue against the fact that losing one's fingernail can be very painful and frustrating. It makes a simple
  • Not Too Late: How to find love after 40

    If you are above 40 and seek to discover the magic of love, here are five tips for you. Did you hear of Cyril Stober's delightful wedding with Elizabeth Banu?The NTA icon and his bride, who also works for with the TV network tied the knot at the bride's hometown in Garkida, Adamawa State on January 14, 2017.We have listed the 5 things you need to know of the older couple's wedding here and you should absolutely check it out.If there's anything Cyril Stober and Elizabeth Banu's wedding shows, it
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  • Mercy Aigbe: Actress and tailor face legal action as bride sues for damages

    The red dress saga continues with official charges being filed The red dress scandal captivated the nation with a tale of lies and deceit and it seems that events have come to a head after the bride in question brings charges against both the tailor, Maryam Elisha and Mercy Aigbe. Mercy Aigbe's lawyer was quick to reply as the drama unfolded.Mercy Aigbe's 40th birthday celebrations were marred when her pre- birthday shoot went awry thanks to the red dress in question. It transpired that the dres
  • Money Talk: 5 habits of debt-free people

    For you to be debt-free you need to study the lifestyle of people who do not have any debt. If you always have debts to pay and you find it hard to pay your debt then you should check your daily habit and lifestyle. It could be a reason you are always in debt. For you to be debt-free you need to study the lifestyle of people who do not have any debt.Here are five habits displayed by debt-free people you should try1. They live below their meansPeople who are debt-free live below their means. They
  • Sovereign Military Order of Malta: Here's the only country in the world with no land

    Their official language is Italian, their currency is the Maltese Scudo and they are a Roman Catholic religious order. We have 193 recognised countries in the United Nations and two observer states, namely Palestine and The Vatican City. But there is a third entity that little is known about which also holds observer status in the UN. This country is an officially recognised country with no land!ALSO READ: How to travel the world without quitting your day jobThe Sovereign Military Order of Malta
  • Saving Tips: How to get prepared for Valentine's Day

    How can you save for that special day to give bae the best treat? Valentine’s day is in a few weeks from now which means a lot would be going through the mind of people especially in the minds of young people, wondering how they can save for that special day.Things like how to get money to treat bae right on Valentine’s day, where to take bae to and what to get bae for Valentine’s day.ALSO READ: 5 steps to help you get out of debtThis is where the money comes in. How can you sa
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  • Saving Tips: How to save for Valentine’s day

    How can you save for that special day to give bae the best treat? Valentine’s day is in a few weeks from now which means a lot would be going through the mind of people especially in the minds of young people, wondering how they can save for that special day.Things like how to get money to treat bae right on Valentine’s day, where to take bae to and what to get bae for Valentine’s day.ALSO READ: 5 steps to help you get out of debtThis is where the money comes in. How can you sa
  • Public Proposal: Woman who proposed at ICM was a side chic?

    The woman who proposed at ICM was allegedly tuned down because her boyfriend is already married to another woman! A man has rejected his girlfriend’s proposal at a mall in Lagos because… he’s married to someone else!Recall the viral gist of the woman who proposed at Ikeja City Mall but was left in tears after her boyfriend said no to getting engaged to her and walked away.
    Why he rejected the proposalThe boyfriend's reason for turning down his babe's proposal was previously un
  • Travelling Safe: These prescription drugs might get you arrested at the airport

    Codeine is one of the most commonly banned substances followed by Tramadol You would probably not think that your prescription medication would land you in trouble at the airport.Turns out that your totally legal, prescribed medication could get you in a lot of trouble if they’re discovered by the wrong people. Medications like Tramadol and codeine could get you arrested even if you have a prescription.So, before you travel anywhere, check if the country you’re visiting allows y
  • Pulse Opinion: Why the Gucci Gang needs to be disbanded!

    The popularity of the Gucci label might be doing the brand more harm than good We all know the fashion world is a fickle beast.One minute it’s in and the next it’s out and so trends come and go. Gucci has been reigning supreme for the last year but it may finally be time to give it a rest.Gucci saw a resurgence in popularity thanks to the new Creative Director Alessandro Michele who turned the whole brand upside down and a variety of innovative point of reference for his collections
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  • Sex Dolls: Is it cheating if your boyfriend sleeps with one?

    Will the presence of a sex doll cause problems in a relationship? Should it? Of course, sex dolls are causing a bit of a stir at the moment, with conversations surrounding Shakira, a hyper-realistic and erotic doll recently created by American company, Sexy Real Sex Dolls, aka SRSD.Shakira the doll has a changeable face, thick thighs; huge, firm boobs, and a really big butt. It sells for $2,289 - that’s 800K or thereabouts!Social media has been filled with comments from boyfriends excitedl
  • Pulse List: 7 ways to honour the dead around the world

    From around the world, here are the interesting ways in which people honour their dead. Around the world, many cultures have festivals intended to honour the dead.We may have different skin tones but we all share one thing in common 'Death'. From around the world, here are the interesting ways in which people honour their dead.ALSO READ: How to travel the world without quitting your day job1. All Saints’ Day/All Souls’ Day All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day are part
  • Money Talk: 5 reasons why your January sucks!

    So here is the thing, the month of January sucks for you. Well, here are five reasons why you can't wait for the month to be over. Let’s face it, January sucks for a lot of people. January is always the longest month of the year. The month of January seems like the whole of three months in just one month.The major reason for this is because a lot of people are always broke by the beginning of the first month of the new year, which sucks because you have to wait until the end of th
  • Bizarre Beauty: Semen facials are the latest beauty craze

    Experts debunk the rumours surrounding the semen facial trend Beauty experts are constantly looking for ways to invigorate and nourish our skin but this latest revelation might just be a step too far. Semen facials are the latest beauty craze and it is said to do wonders for our skin.There’s no shortage of all-natural remedies when it comes to getting that perfect glow. One of those remedies involves rubbing semen all over your face all in the name of a dewy glow and skin doesn't look a da
  • Angela Okorie: Nollywood star goes bald. Would you dare?

    Do you have the confidence to rock a bald head like this popular actress? Nollywood actress Angela Okorie is known for her ever-changing style but this one is her most daring yet. Angela proudly showed off her new look on her Instagram stating 'I am soooo dope and I know it'.The confident actress is never afraid to try something new and we are certain she can make any look work for her.ALSO READ: Actress celebrates birthday with new photosShe took to Instagram to show her fans her new cut and fu
  • Money Tips: 5 steps to help you get out of debt

    There are steps you will need to follow to get out of your debts. These steps would make it easier and faster to get out of debt. It is not an easy task getting out of debt but it is possible to get out of debt.You would need to map out a plan to help you be free from all form of debt. There are steps you will need to follow to get out of your debts. These steps would make it easier and faster to get out of debt.Here are steps to follow to help you get out of debt  1. Stop borrowing moneyTo
  • Relationship Talk With Bukky: I'm in love with 4 women, I don't know who to choose!

    I have proposed to two and the remaining two are waiting for me to do so. Dear Bukky,I have four girls that I’m in love with.I have proposed to two but without any positive answer and the remaining two are waiting for me to do so.My family members do not like one of the remaining two ladies and have asked me not propose to because of her height (she is short) and myself am average height.Please advise me on what to do.
    _______________
    Dear reader,I think you need only one thing -  set
  • Guy Smarts: This new gel could help you get an erection in just 5 minutes

    This could be a lifesaver if you've been falling flat in the bedroom. Falling flat in the bedroom? A new gel you rub on your penis might give you just the boost you need, according to research published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.In the study, 232 men with erectile dysfunction participated in two separate, four-week trials. In one, they used a new topical gel called MED2005—containing 0.2 percent glyceryl trinitrate, or nitroglycerin—before sex. In the
  • Sex & Relationships: Is porn addiction real? This woman makes a compelling case

    A new memoir by author Erica Gaza recounts her struggles with porn addiction—but the condition isn't as clear-cut as other compulsive behaviors. Most guys watch porn, and there’s no shortage of it on the internet. But the sheer variety of online smut can be overwhelming, and for some people, obsession is just a click away. Erica Gaza, the author of Getting Off, is the newest voice to claim that porn addiction is a true medical condition. She says her new book is an
  • Health Tips: People are vaping vitamins—But is that really good for you?

    While the vitamin vaping trend is generating some buzz, experts say it does way more harm than good. David Zadick, 55, was at an Oscars after-party with some friends in Hollywood when he noticed people crowding around a sponsorship booth for VitaStik, a Beverly Hills company that sells vitamin and essential oil diffuser sticks. A self-described wellness buff who works in solar energy, Zadick was intrigued. He approached the display, where representatives from the company and doctors were ex
  • Fitness: This Burpee Challenge is the ultimate fitness test

    They're the perfect blend of resistance and cardio that torches fat, and they can be done pretty much anywhere. At first glance, there isn't much to this workout from Bobby Maximus, trainer and author of Maximus Body, which is designed to help you become the fittest guy in your gym. But as you'll soon find out, it packs a ferocious metabolic punch.Burpees are a staple exercise of most quality workout programs because they manage to hit almost every part of your body, while als
  • Odd Enough: Porn star Olivia Nova found dead at 20

    In a statement to xBiz, Nova's agency, LA Direct Models, said that the 20-year-old's cause of death was still unknown. Up-and-coming adult film performer Olivia Nova was found dead on Sunday in her apartment in Las Vegas, the adult industry trade publication xBiz reports. She was only 20 years old.In a statement to xBiz, Nova's agency, LA Direct Models, said that the 20-year-old's cause of death was still unknown."While only represented by Direct Models for a short pe
  • Sex & Relationships: The reasons why people cheat might be much more complex than you think

    If you’ve been cheated on, you’re probably replaying “what went wrong” in your relationship over and over in your head. If you’ve ever been cheated on, your first question was probably: why? Likewise, if you’ve been the one who’s stepped out on the relationship, your partner probably asked, or wondered, the same.New research sheds light on the motivations behind cheating. Published in The Journal of Sex Research, researchers asked 495 young adults a
  • Odd Enough: Actress Bella Thorne says she was sexually abused until age 14

    Bella opened up about her history of abuse while celebrities were promoting #TimesUp at the Golden Globes, a movement that is attempting to end sexual harassment and violence. Actress and former Disney star Bella Thorne made a shocking revelation on social media on Sunday: She was abused as a child.“I was sexually abused and physically growing up from the day I can remember till I was 14..when I finally had the courage to lock my door at night and sit by it,” she captioned
  • Food Recipe: How to make your own sponge cake

    Everyone can enjoy sponge cake. However, due to the sugar in it, diabetic patients are advise to deny themselves the enjoyment. Time30 minutesRecipe categoryAppetizerRecipe cuisineForeignCooking methodBakingNutritionThere are 187 calories, 13% fat, 78% carbs, 9% protein in one piece of sponge cake.Recipe ingredients200 grams cake flour Sifted2 tablespoon baking powder100 grams butter8 whole eggs separated300 grams sugar2 teaspoon vanilla essence Recipe instructionSift the flour and bak
  • Girl Smarts: Can you eat peanut butter every day and still lose weight?

    Sure, watching your fat intake is important, but adding peanut butter to your repertoire can be helpful when trying to shed pounds. Many of the foods that can spur weight loss are pretty obvious. (Hello, veggies! ) Others, not so much.Take peanut butter: it’s nutritious, delicious, and goes with everything, but because a single serving (two tablespoons) contains a whopping 190 calories—144 of those from fat—it’s easy to assume that it should be off-limits.Sure, watching y
  • Odd Enough: You won't believe all the complications Serena Williams faced after having her baby

    Serena said she felt short of breath and guessed that she was having a pulmonary embolism. When Serena Williams publicly announced the birth of her daughter, Alexis Olympia, she implied that the labor experience was a little difficult. “So we’re leaving the hospital after six, seven days,” Serena said in a YouTube video that she and her husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, made after the baby's birth. “It’s been a long time, but we had a lot of
  • Weight Loss: Exactly how much more you should sleep each night if you're trying to lose weight

    Previous research supports the theory that people who sleep for shorter stretches tend to consume more calories than long sleepers. The best news: Sleeping longer may be the key to reaching your health and weight loss goals. According to a new study from researchers at King's College London, people who snooze for an extra hour or so could end up consuming fewer sugars and carbohydrates.With 21 participants involved, the study was admittedly small; it was also a pilot, meaning
  • Lekki Conservative Centre: Home of Africa's longest canopy walkway

    The canopy walkway is an engineering feat and an amazing suspended swinging bridge walkway, through the dense vegetation of park. Unlike any other place in Lagos, Lekki Conservative Centre dissolves the restless madness of the city into thin air… and replaces it with peace and quietness.Located in Lekki, before the 2nd Lekki Toll Gate, Lekki Conservative Centre was established in 1990 by Nigeria Conservation Foundation.The Centre which was purposed for the preservation of plants and anima
  • Wedding Proposals: How sure should you be before proposing in public?

    Before bending that knee in public, this is how much confidence you need. On January 15, 2018 a clip surfaced on social media, which shows a boyfriend walking away after his girlfriend proposed to him.The woman had shun society’s rules  when she went down on a knee, proposing to her boyfriend on the ground floor of Ikeja city mall only for the guy to turn down the proposal in the presence of all the passersby you’d expect to find, milling around on a Sunday at the bustling hub o
  • Nigeria: Centre for memories launches Civil War exhibition in Enugu

    The organization aims to become the leading hub for Igbo history, culture and excellence. The Centre for Memories, a non-governmental organization, formally launched its inaugural civil war exhibition on December 28, 2017, at 2 Awgu Street, off Umoji Street, Independence Layout Enugu. The exhibition titled, ‘Ola Ndi Igbo: Igbo Contributions to Nigeria and the World until 1970’, detailed significant contributions of Ndigbo in various spheres of human endeavour including the arts, scie
  • Money Saving Tips: Differentiating between needs and wants

    Your wants and your needs are the two things that can determine how your finance will look like. To achieve your financial goals you need to set some ground rules for yourself. You need to sacrifice something to reach your financial goals.When it comes to spending, there are two main things that are involved when it comes to what you want to spend your money on. Your wants and your needsYour wants and your needs are the two things that can determine how your finance will look like.What are wants
  • Thandos: The shoes that keep on giving and providing a platform for African creatives

    Stay stylish, comfortable and support a great cause at the same time Thando’s foldable flats were designed to offer women comfort and convenience in one portable, stylish product. However, Thando's goes way beyond the product itself, the shoe represents a far bigger mission for the couple behind Thando's which is the shoe that keeps on giving and providing an important platform for African creatives.Thando’s shoes are foldable ballerina flats, giving women a compact and comfortable s
  • Ikokore: Here's how to make this Ijebu staple dish

    To enjoy Ikokore try it with cold eba the Ijebu way. Ikokore, also known as Ifokore, is a pottage recipe from the Ijebu people of Ogun state, Nigeria.Made with water yam, to enjoy Ikokore you’ll need to incorporate as many proteins as you possibly can to enrich it.ALSO READ: 5 Instagram worthy restaurants in LagosIngredientsWater yamPalm OilChicken or Beef Stock/ WaterShombo/Tatashe or dry ground pepperSmoked Fish (Eja Kika) or Shawa (Bonga fish) Shredded  Dried Fish (Panla) ShreddedS
  • BEST: What your favorite drink says about you

    Do you realise that your choice of alcoholic beverage says a lot about you? Do you realise that your choice of alcoholic beverage says a lot about you? Bartenders have revealed that there's a general consensus that alcohol is something that almost everyone enjoys, especially when people try to unwind or live up the moment and whether you want to acknowledge it or not, most bartenders tend to get a good grasp of people based on what they order at a bar. Though there are always exceptions to the r
  • Budgeting Tips: Reasons why your budget keeps failing

    Instead of giving up on budgeting, you can look for reasons why your budget your budget is not working for you and find solutions to your budgeting issues. You might have a budget but it might keep failing. Creating a budget is easy but sticking to the budget is the hard part.There might be some things you are doing wrong that makes it difficult for you to stick and follow through with your budget.Instead of giving up on budgeting, you can look for reasons why your budget your budget is not work
  • Africa: 5 fascinating ancient sites on the continent

    From ancient Egypt and Kano to the ancient Carthaginian civilization, Africa is a combination of mystery and history. Explore five mesmerizing ancient sites that travellers should visit while in Africa.From ancient Egypt and Kano to the ancient Carthaginian civilization, Africa is a combination of mystery and history.1. Pyramids of Giza ALSO READ: 5 Nigeria travel destinations for millennialsThe pyramids of Giza are one of the greatest mysteries of all time. They feature a perfect geometry, fasc
  • In Lagos: Man rejects girlfriend's proposal at ICM

    A Lagos big girl was left in tears at Ikeja City Mall after her boyfriend refused her wedding proposal. A Lagos woman proposed to her boyfriend at the Ikeja City Mall... but didn't get the answer she might have hoped.Shock proposalThe unnamed woman and her boyfriend appeared to be leaving the mall after a date on Sunday, January 14, 2018 when she dropped on a bent knee, extending her heart, hopes and wedding ring to a man in black, thought to be her boyfriend.Passersby on the ground floor of ICM
  • Stress: 5 unbelievable sicknesses that can be caused by this disorder

    It has been discovered that the blood samples of people enduring high levels of stress contain a surplus of disease-fighting white blood cells. Stress introduces complications to our health. It causes sicknesses.There's no denying the fact that in other to survive in the modern world, it is compulsory for one to live a life of stress.  Because our world as it is today seems to have been programmed to accommodate only the fittest of the fittest.  For some time now, scientists have been
  • Start-ups: Obstacles every small business must overcome

    To avoid such from happening to your business, you need to know these problems and obstacle that can affect a business, so you can learn from it and overcome such issues in business. There are so many start-ups but most of these start-ups cannot survive the test of time because they fail to overcome the many obstacles associated with having a business.So many start-ups crumble due to one problem or the other. To avoid such from happening to your business, you need to know these problems and obst
  • Explore The World: Culture trips for 2018

    These new culture trips will take you above and beyond uncharted territory. Trek the foot of Mount Fuji, explore the rich Islamic art and architecture of North-Western Iran or take an overland adventure through Africa with these culture trips for 2018. These new culture trips will take you above and beyond uncharted territory.1. Japan One of the most difficult parts of any visit to Japan is you might get overwhelmed particularly if you still want to pack in all the sights and experiences. T
  • Cyril Stober: 5 things you should know about veteran broadcaster's wedding

    Veteran NTA broadcaster,Cyril Stober ties the knot and here's what we know about him and his lovely bride. Veteran NTA broadcaster, Cyril Stober and his partner, Elizabeth Banu have tied the knot.In a traditional wedding ceremony has caught us all by [a very pleasant] surprise, the seasoned presenters have come together in a union that will hopefully flourish as their the couple's sparkling individual careers.Apart from working together at NTA, here are more things we know about the cou
  • Titi Belo: Designer takes us back to school with latest collection

    Inspired by her alma mater, Queen's College, the designer gives us school-girl chic Being a creative means finding inspiration in the mundane. Something that's ordinary to someone else could be a source of creativity and that's exactly what happened to Titi Belo. Reminiscing on school days led to this new collection which transports us back to school with these chic looks.  Titi Belo's showcase at LFDW 2017 was a stand out show for a variety of reasons. The main one being, the desi
  • Start-ups: 3 major resources you need to start a business

    It is important for you to have these resources if you want to succeed in your business. Here are three major resources you need to have if you want to start a business. Before you start a business, you need to have some resources to help you with the growth of your business.Anyone can start a business but not everyone can sustain a business, that is why you need to have some resources before you think of starting your own business.ALSO READ: 5 reasons why you will never be financially independe
  • Yagazie and Akwaeke Emezi: Nigerian sisters featured in US Vogue

    The creative sisters were shot by legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz. Yagazie and Akwaeke Emezi are a voice for the creative Nigerian youth. Akwaeke is a writer and Yagazie is a documentary photographer and they have both used their talents to chronicle what it means to be an African. The sisters, hailing from Aba, have now reached a global platform after being featured in US Vogue.The sisters were featured in an article with other famous families including actress Olivia Wilde and Jamila Wo
  • Relationship Talk With Bukky: Is it OK to marry my guy just for financial reasons?

    He helps with my bills and I care about him but I'm not attracted to him and I don't love him. Dear Bukky,I am a medical student with an unsupportive dad. I need money almost all the time but I have a boyfriend that helps with that.I care about him but I am not attracted to him physically and I am not in love with him.He is like a safe bet and financial supporter but he says he loves me. He wants to get married but I am hesitant, thinking I will meet the right person before I c
  • Toke Makinwa: Style icon rocks embellished D&G sunglasses

    These sunglasses were first seen on Rihanna and now Toke Makinwa Toke Makinwa is far from shy and retiring and the media personality is famous for her expensive style. Toke rocked these embellished D&G sunglasses that have also been spotted on music star Rihanna and rapper, Trina.We look forward to seeing what Toke puts out on the gram and we are all captivated by her style. The author and TV star keeps her fans up-to-date on her style moments via Instagram and we were particularly taken by
  • Toke Makinwa: Style icon rocks embellished D&G sunglasses worth

    These sunglasses were first seen on Rihanna and now Toke Makinwa Toke Makinwa is far from shy and retiring and the media personality is famous for her expensive style. Toke rocked these embellished D&G sunglasses that have also been spotted on music star Rihanna and rapper, Trina.We look forward to seeing what Toke puts out on the gram and we are all captivated by her style. The author and TV star keeps her fans up-to-date on her style moments via Instagram and we were particularly taken by