VAW (Voices At Weddings: Bisola Weds Rasheed #Bisras 2005) II

‘Razzmatazz’ defines the wedding of children of sitting Governors – The Ajimobis and Gandujes.

Foyin had asked her younger sister, Fiyin her age when she got married because the latter felt (as at then) that Foyin (23) was too young to wed.

Fiyin: (laughing out loud) 21!

Foyin:  Incomplete information, editor. You edited the dull part, bad girl. You ran faster than Usein Bolt to clock 18, struggled for 3 years because your body was on fire and ran into marriage at 21 when your mates were still struggling to secure admission to college! Continue reading VAW (Voices At Weddings: Bisola Weds Rasheed #Bisras 2005) II

VAW (Voices At Weddings: Bisola Weds Rasheed #Bisras 2005).

The Idris Ajimobis: female version: Fateema; Male: Idris.

Rasheed (35) and Rasheedat (24) were classmates and students of NOUN (National Open University of Nigeria). They were friends from 200 to 300 level and began to date from 300 (when 300 level was 300 hours old) to few hours to 400 level when their relationship ended abruptly.

Bisola – Dr. Bisola Adeyemo (35) taught Rasheed (35) and Rasheedat (24) from 200 through 400 level.

Rasheed made distinction in his ND … had 10 years break from school … he lost his dad and trained in the interim … became a fashion designer and later went back to school where he met Rasheedat and Bisola. Continue reading VAW (Voices At Weddings: Bisola Weds Rasheed #Bisras 2005).

The Rich Also Cry (at Owambe)

When your eyes feast on your neighbour’s (driver) meal at owambe and your mind whispers, “This is injustice!”

You’d gone to an owambe with your driver who dressed sharply where you dressed shabbily; he drove you from office straight to the event. 

You knew the celebrants but your driver didn’t yet he was given 5-star reception where you received 3. Continue reading The Rich Also Cry (at Owambe)

‘WAJE Defines this Waje-Selfie.’

Waje (third from left) with other queens observing owambe selfie.

WAJE is an acronym for ‘Words Aren’t Just Enough’ and incidentally it’s the stage name of Nigerian singer Aituaje Iruobe. 

WAJE in Waje-selfie is a blockbuster, bestseller like the award-winning voice of the singer herself.

One more pic ahead. Continue reading ‘WAJE Defines this Waje-Selfie.’

(VAW) Voices At Weddings.

Madam Jedidiah Ogunleye with her hubby on their wedding day. Mummy is mum to Afro-pop music act Simisola (Simi) Ogunleye (right).

Simi, her mum’s perfect look-alike was undeniably her mum’s chief bridesmaid.

I know many people ‘went to press’, engaged their mouths and published diverse stories about the celebrants et al. Some true; some false, some midway ….
Continue reading (VAW) Voices At Weddings.

Weekend Trappings Now Trending.

Mum is chic; son cute and together they make up a cool team in aso ebi. (credit: social media)

The boy is Nigerian media personality Ebuka Obi-Uchendu – yes the younger version of him.

But many dapper, dandies, socialites weren’t hot brands as kids you know. Check out many of their past pictures and you’ll voice, “Aso ti e le!” (You were a JJC socially as a kid).

Anyway it’s quite difficult to upload the wardrobe, scope, pose and poise of adults as kid but not anymore for things have dramatically changed. Access the image of the boy in 10 years and he still rocks.

You might say he was dressed up but what of his pose and panache? His style, signature and © you know.

Continue reading Weekend Trappings Now Trending.

Smiles as Tools and Skills.

Smiles put life on faces just as ‘Up NEPA’ makes bulbs blush. Now is it possible for two people to have similar smiles? (pic credit: social media)

@ image: critically-acclaimed Nigerian designer, Lisa Folawiyo whispering to you to upload sweet smiles for your loved ones to download.

Now remember when they download they upload for you as well, which makes you off-load stress.


Don’t smile for camera alone: Continue reading Smiles as Tools and Skills.