Author Archive: Lulu Oyigah
Lulu Oyigah trained as a geologist. She is passionate about nature, writing, arts and crafts, and interior design. She writes, and edits, for connectnigeria.com.
A couple of weeks back I shared some natural beauty secrets for your face. I talked about the goodness of honey, eggs, and baking soda, and how they can be used to cleanse, nourish and moisturise the face, better than most manufactured facial care products ever could. In case you missed it, you can read it here.
Our natural black hair is kinky, tightly coiled, and is sometimes described as “difficult to maintain”. Though, opinions like that are changing as more and more women are opting to transition their hair to natural hairstyles. The rest of us apply different chemicals to our hair to tame those stubborn curls or “relax” them.
Are you involved in real estate? Do you have concerns about where Nigeria’s Real Estate is heading? Are your challenges ranging from funding to land titling? Are you an investor seeking guaranteed entry into Nigeria’s real estate market? Do you want to showcase your products or expand your brand? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Real Estate UNITE 2012 is the right platform for you.
With beauty products getting more varied, and even pricier, it can be sometimes hard to find what works for you. As facial skin is usually the most sensitive, and the most prone to natural elements like the sun and the wind, it should be well taken care of to avoid dryness, loss of elasticity, and premature aging.
Garden eggs can be sometimes boring to eat. Except for some of those occasions when we smear them with peppered peanut (groundnut) paste, do we truly enjoy them. But for the fruit and veggie lovers, they are a wonderful treat and in-between-meal snack. But you can do more with these succulent vegetables, by making them into a rich stew.
A scent has the power to relax or enliven you, to lift your spirits or help you sleep. I’m sure you’ve experienced the power of a fragrance to take you back, down memory lane, recalling certain people, events, places, and things.Your “sense of smell” is actually located in your brain, so it can influence your mood and memory, and help you meditate and focus.
If you’re working in the entertainment industry, probably as a filmmaker, a scriptwriter, a fashion designer, a music producer or a TV presenter, you may consider yourself eligible to apply for this exciting opportunity. The British Council and New World Nigeria are organising the UK-Nigeria Creative Partnership Programme and Seminar.
The difference between desire and action can be likened to the distinction between life and death. Desiring change without taking the required action will result in seeing your dreams die, while you are yet alive. Concerning your career or business, to bring your dreams and vision to life, you have to work at it.
What do Benjamin Franklin, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, Simon Cowell, Coco Chanel, Walt Disney and the owner of a neighbourhood restaurant, landscaping company and retail store have in common? They are all entrepreneurs. They had an idea and turned it into a business.
Writers get ready. Calls for entries have been made for the 2012 edition of The BBC International Radio Playwriting Competition. The competition is open to writers from around the world over the age of 18 (as at 31 July 2012) resident outside Britain. Entrants are to write and submit a 53-minute radio drama for up to [...]