Stories by CHRISTY ANYANWU
The key to choosing evening dresses is to make sure that you select a design that suits your body shape. “If you turn out in the right gown for body shape you become the cynosure of all eyes,” says June Okungbowa, General Manager of Collectibles, Lagos. Getting the right colour and design is important too, she adds. Do you want a halter neck, V-neck, bustier or spaghetti design?
These are what to note while shopping for evening outfits. As long as you choose the right colour, sometimes you don’t need a designer evening dress to make a fashion statement. Black is the color of authority and power. It’s popular in fashion because it’s stylish and timeless. It also makes people appear slimmer. Blue, the color of the sky and the ocean is one of the most popular colors. Peaceful, tranquil blue causes the body to produce calming chemicals.
However, blue can also be cold and depressing. Purple is the color of royalty and it connotes luxury, wealth, and sophistication. It’s also feminine and romantic. Red is the most emotionally intense color and it stimulates a faster heartbeat and breathing. It’s also the color of love.
THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has called for immediate re constitution of the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) board to ensure a proper template for petroleum pricing is implemented. The NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, at a stakeholders’ meeting organised by the congress on fuel subsidy and petrol pricing in Lagos, said that the reconstitution…—
From Dennis Mernyi, Abuja ELECTRICITY distribution companies in Nigeria have assured consumers of improved electricity supply as power generation continues to increase from the generation companies. The Association of Nigeria Electricity Distributors (ANED), in a atatement said the boost in power generation over the last few months meant electricity users were in for the best…
Anambra State could easily pass as the most blessed in the South-East zone. Indeed, many factors stand out to confirm this, including being the site of the fifth largest Canyon in the world.—
She was just like any other customer that patronizes Apples Fried Chicken, a popular eatery in the commercial city of Aba, Abia State.
Floreat Collegium: 100 Years of King’s College, Lagos, is the title of a book produced by the King’s College Old Boys’ Association (KCOBA). Published by Third Millenium, the 240-page, book in the colour of the college and with a high picture quality, was published to mark 100 years of the establishment of King’s College (KC)…—
By HENRY AKUBUIRO On 30th September, 2012, the Nigerian media reported the breaking news: “Hope Eghagha, Delta Commissioner, Kidnapped”. Then the commissioner for Higher Education, Prof. Eghagha, was returning from Warri to Asaba, the state capital, when the kidnappers shot and killed his police orderly before speeding off with him towards Ubiarukwu road in Ukwuani…
From OLUSEYE OJO, Ibadan BOWER’S Tower, ever heard about it? It was erected 80 years ago and it is one of the popular tourist centres in Ibadan, Oyo State. The tower is located on the summit of Oke- Are, Ibadan North Local Government, and it earns Ibadan the nickname of the ‘City of Layipo.’ When…—
From BAMIGBOLA GBOLAGUNTE, Akure THE peace enjoyed in the sleepy town of Irun-Akoko in Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo state is currently being threatened following crisis emanating from the selection of the new traditional ruler for the town, the Onirun of Irun-Akoko. The selection of the traditional ruler had been concluded since…
Research has shown that the inability of majority of Nigerians to speak foreign languages such as French has resulted in their loss of inter-regional as well as international jobs, including ones statutorily allocated to Nigerians.—
In its determination to improve learning activities in the school system, promote creativity and make children fully involved in education, the Orator Club (the public