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Nigeria to the World : She is 58 years & We No Dey Carry Last !

Happy Independence to Nigeria! The motherland is 58th years old. She got her independence on October 1 st 1960.  #1 Africa country #NewAfrica highlights on the good things happening.

Fashion

I bought this Nigeria dress and crop top from PrettylittleThing. Repping my country in a fashionable way! Threw on  a trench coat from Nine West to give me a classy look with a pair of heel from FashionNova.
Wore a leather skirt from Macy’s and Bike jacket from FashionNova – I am giving you simple woman. It’s fall and Issa cold in MN!

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I did my makeup myself, fixed my eyelashes and dressed my self up.
Foundation : Born This Way by Jackie Aina
Fenty Beauty Highlighter
Urban Decay Eyeshadow
Lip : Nyx and Maccosmetic

Food

The famous Nigeria Jollof Rice.

Get recipe and learn how to prepare Jollof rice Read More

Podcast : I recommend you listen !

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Jesus and Jollof By Luvvie Ajayi and Yvonne Orji

The two things I cannot live without is Jesus and Jollof rice .

If you are very sad and you think the world is about to end please listen to this podcast.

Web : Jesus & Jollof FM

IG : Jesus&Jollof

Audio : iTune.  Soundcloud  .Spotify

Nigerian Youtubers

To keep myself updated about Lagos I watch SisiYemmie and Dimma Umeh Youtube channel.

Youtube Channel : SisiYemmie TV

Youtube Channel : Dimma Umeh

 

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#ekoatlantic

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Eko Atlantic is a unique city inside another city reclaimed from the ocean along the coast of Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria.

This project aim to solve the shortage of real estate in the fastest growing city of Lagos. Currently reporting a population of approximately 21 million and it is still growing everyday.

World economic forum forecast  that in 100 years from now , Lagos population will increase to approximately 88.3 million people.

This is why Eko Atlantic  is a  great investment (esp. for potential real estate investors) in bridging an economic gap for massive population demand – and also a gateway to emerging markets of the continent. I strongly believe that the  “New Africa” is been lead by Nigeria.

Learn More

Nollywood Entertainment

New Movie Alert- > Nollywood Movie to watch out for 2019. I was super excited when I was asked to share this with my Minneapolis readers.

"Coming from Insanity " is  a Nigerian Movie centered around a true life story.

The main character is a 12 year-old boy (KOSSI), one of many children trafficked into Nigerian borders from Togo. He worked as a houseboy for the Martins Household in Lagos. However, with his intelligence he  became street smart especially in the area that involved MONEY (like fraudulent activities) as an adult boy. This later landed him in big trouble with the Nigeria agent EFCC who are doing everything to bring him down,

Written and Directed by Akinyemi Akinropo and produced by Ibidolapo Ajayi.

More good news from Nollywood

NextFlix bought Genevieve Nnaji “Lionheart”,  a movie centered around the issue of sexism in Nigeria Firm .

Nollywood gets the opportunity to be streamed globally and gain more exposure about the rich culture of Nigeria.

The world has become so small with the power of digital technology.

Wizkid Live for Nigeria  Independence day celebration on Oct 6th in Minneapolis

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NIKE BY WIZKID STARBOY

Wizkid launched his own Jersey in partnership with Nike .

NIKE By Wizkid  Click to Shop

If you do not have anything doing for October 6th 2018, then Wizkid concert Issa goal!

Starboy Midwest Invasion Wizkid ft Chidinma live and direct in the Twin Cities

Date & Time : Oct 6th 2018. Doors open at 8:00PM

Venue : Skyway Theater. Downtown Minneapolis

Click to Get Ticket

 

How To Prepare Jollof Rice

 

Ingredient

  • Rice
  • 5-6 Tomatoes
  • 1 pack of fresh Pepper
  • Red bell
  • 3-4 Onions
  • Curry
  • Dry Thyme
  • Knor
  • Maggi
  • Salt
  • 1 pack of Turkey (or whatever meat you like)
  • Red bell pepper
  • Vegetable oil .

Preparation

  1. Rinse your turkey, add salt, add onions, add turkey, add pepper, and add curry . Let your meat cook for 20 mins or to your desire.
  2. In a blender : add your tomatoes, add 3 pepper , add 1 onions, and red bell pepper. Pour everything in a pot to boil for about approximately 20 mins.  The tomatoes should be dry and there should be no water.
  3. Add vegetable oil in a separate pot. Add onions and let heat for 3 mins. Then add everything that was blended and let it fry for about 20 mins or more.
  4. Parboil my rice for 5 mins , pour hot water and sieve it .
  5. To paint your turkey : Add tomato , add pepper, add salt , add a little bit of vegetable oil, add onions, add half cube of knor and add a bit of water. Then paint the cooked turkey and place it into the oven for 15-20 mins or more.
  6. In a clean pot, add fried tomato , then add the rice, add turkey stock (sieve it) , add water carefully and mix everything carefully.  Be careful when adding your ingredient to avoid it from been salty.
  7. Note: Jollof Rice always get burnt , it is not personal ! LOL 🙂 . When you mix it , do not mix everything from the bottom. Add a foil paper and cover the pot to cook till is soft enough.
  8. Your rice is ready !