Champagne brunch with The Wedding Guru.. Announcing the Launch of the Wedding guru in Abuja


The Wedding Guru Nigeria  hosted an event for  industry partners, and  ladies / gentlemen planning a wedding in  future.


The launch was setup in the  style of a girls day out with gossip, chats and entertainment over Champagne, Cocktails  and great food whilst  presentations  of their  services,  advice and consultations were carried out simultaneously.


(Christine Ogbeh consulting with some clients)

We got a chance to chat with one of the founders  Mrs Christine Ogbeh and found out a little more about the business.

The Wedding guru was founded by Mrs  Oana Itegbe, Elisabeth Itegbe the lead designer and Mrs Christine Ogbeh.

Basically the main service offered by  the wedding  guru  is in the design , invitations and planning of your wedding, they do also offer a variety of add on services.



The business is a spin off from quorum corporate hospitality services which has operated across nigeria and w. africa for the last 5 years. The founders noticed a niche and have decided to apply thier experience in this sector.

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 So are you a bride-to-be currently living in Abuja?






You can contact The Wedding Guru today and benefit from the special promo's they currently have going on.

For more information, call 08181200008 or email :





Here comes a new Challenger! THE PLIRIS BLAZE+

The Pliris Blaze+



Around December 2011, simple Ideas and fluid structures began to take form like the Sandman turning solid in Spiderman (aah, but I digress) Pliris Mobile a wholly indigenous mobile solutions Company was, officially incorporated.

After years of designing, patenting and playing with technology we decided to put it to good use.

Pliris Mobile has always been Platform Agnostic and the Idea has always been to create and provide services to Mobile users with Nigeria as a specific target, we have and continue to offer world class service to our clients with both high quality hardware design and support services.

Pliris Mobile is constantly thinking, examining value, and building solutions. We have adopted the Google Android Platform as our development OS of Choice and in response to the persistent Network Problems in the country, have ensured that all our phones have dual sim Capability

In May 2012 Pliris Mobile partnered with critically acknowledged most mobile-knowledgeable Blog in Nigeria Mobility to provide coverage for our team and devices.

We are in the midst of firming up partnership, delivery and Payment systems, which will ensure both Distributorship and Direct orders from our Site.

Our Hardware Products include:

The very Successful Pliris Blaze



Pliris Mobile TV

Our Software Products include:



Without further ado we would like to introduce the much awaited and talked about Pliris Blaze+



BLAZE+ Nigeria’s Google Android Dual Sim Smartphone

The Pliris BLAZE+ is a Dual sim Dual standby Android smartphone; that supports both WCDMA & GSM networks, its quad band and can be used virtually anywhere in the World with GSM Service.

At such an affordable Price (final cost will be between 40-45,000 naira) , the Pliris Blaze+ is your best choice for a high-end smart phone, running on the latest 1 GHz Processor, Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich at a fair price.

It sports a 4.3" large capacitive multi-touch screen, with gorgeous colors and very high sensitivity. It also has an 8.0 Megapixel HD Camera, which is easy to use, and user friendly.

The Pliris Mobile Blaze+ apart from having numerous functions common to the Google Android platform also has unique content built for the African Market preinstalled like Texty (which gives you 10 free SMS per day to all networks for Life) and sKoopIT! (Our own online streaming radio with wholly Nigerian Content all day for free)

The Pliris Blaze + will be commercially available on the 1st of July, in our online store (still in Development) and with all our accredited dealers…. For more details please Visit

For the techies see finalized specs and Pictures for the Pliris Blaze+ below


Tech Details

-          1 Ghz Processor

-          4.3 inch multi-touch screen

-          Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the feature

-          Dual SIM card, GSM & WCDMA network

-          8MP camera, with LED flashlight

-          Support dual SIM cards at same time

-          Support 3G WCDMA (HSPA) network up to 42MBPS


-          Brand: PLIRIS

-          Model: BLAZE+

-          Carrier: Unlocked

-          Sim card: Dual sim dual standby

-          Case Shell Material: Plastic and Metal

OS and CPU

-          Operating System: Google Android4.0.3

-          1GHz, cortex A 9


-          Dual sim dual standby, WCDMA\GSM+GSM

-          2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

-          3G: WCDMA HSPDA 850/2100 MHz

-          UMTS HSPA 900, 2100 (Global except Americas)

-          UMTS HSPA 800, 850, 1900, 2100 (Americas)

-          Data Technology: GPRS, Edge, HSPDA


-          8MP back Camera + 0.3MP front camera with auto focus and photo light

-          Image playback, supported formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG

-          Video playback and recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4


-          Track ID music recognition

-          3.5 mm audio jack for headphones

-          Stereo speakers

-          Audio playback, supported formats: MP3, ACC,AMR,OGG,M4AMID,3GP,3G2, MP4, WAV

-          Audio recording, supported formats: 720P,3GPP, MP4, AVI, ASF, RM, RMVB(Third party app support)

-          3D and motion gaming

-          Facebook, Twitter inside


-          Micro USB support: 2.0

-          WiFi: Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/a

-          Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality, Tethering & portable hotspot

-          Synchronization via Exchange ActiveSync

-          WebKit web browser with zoom

-          Bluetooth technology: Bluetooth 2.1

-          VPN

-          GPS satellites

-          Voice input & output


-          Screen Size: 4.3-inch

-          Color Support: 16 Million Colors

-          Screen Technology: Capacitive Multi-touch Screen

-          Display resolution: QDH, 960*540 pixels


-          Pliris Texty

-          sKoopIT!

-          Play shop

-          Google Maps

-          Google Talk

-          Google Mail

-          Google Calendar

-          Compass

-          Google Documents to Go

-          Google Voice (for International Use doesn’t work in Nigeria yet)

-          Youtube


-          Internal phone storage: 4GB ROM

-          RAM: 512MB

-          Memory card support : MicroSD Card up to 32gb


-          Battery: Built-in Li-on battery, 2000mAh

-          Standby time: 120-180 hours

-          Talk/Active Browsing Time: 6 - 10 hours


-          Dimensions: 127×66×12mm

-          Weight:150g


-          1 x Smartphone BLAZE+ Phone

-          1 x Travel Charger

-          1 x Usb Data Cable

-          1 x Headphone

-          2 x Batteries

-          1 x User Manual

-          Free Protective Case

#MusicDistrict by Delphino Entertainment Kicks off in Abuja - Praiz , Tiwa Savage and Davido make an appearance.


Entertainment returned to Abuja this week courtesy of Delphino  Entertainment with the maiden edition of  Music District.

After weeks of instability and reduced entertainment in the city, the show was a welcome relief & we were there to witness the whole thing.

Hosted at the Shehu Musa Yar Adua center on  Sunday the 26th Feb  the line up featured artist like Praiz, Tiwa Savage and Davido.

For a Sunday event, the turnout was moderate but there was a lot of enthusiasm for the evening.

The venue was nicely laid out there was ample security and  the availability of food / refreshments for those interested. 


The Live band started and then there was an intro performance from Praiz one of the featured artist.

The performance was good but somebody forgot to sort out the acoustics, with the layout of the chosen venue you could  just hear screeching sounds and echo's  bouncing of the walls in  a sometimes toture to the ears kind of way.

Praiz managed to move the crowd despite this hicup and things eventually began to improve.

White Nigerian made a suprise appearance also  and rocked the crowed with some lyrics and interesting dance routines.

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The Magic moment for us, was the arrival of Tiwa Savage on stage, we heard many things in the past but having to hear her live was truly amazing.

Her powerful voice made up for issues with the acoustics , She captivated the crowd with her various songs and immediately turned the experience around for us all.


Talking to her was even more amazing, a true professional with loads of experience on the music circuit we should keep an eye on her and Abuja, please invite her for your events, highly recommended and Classy with a capital K.


By the time Omobabaolowo hit the stage, You knew this was one of Nigeria's youngest and fast growing Super stars. Davido hit the stage and you could see the surge as people (Mostly the ladies) stormed the stage area.

He gave a very exciting performance, we heard the popular  damiduro song  , the next thing we were popping the rozay and he was singing from Sunday to Monday, then Boom he was gone !


Big thanks to Onoja of Delphino entertainment for organising the event , and this is hoping you recovered from the muscle you pulled towards the end , congrats and keep up the ...


White Nigerian , Tiwa ,  Davido




NEW LOCATION ! 828 frozen foods Number 34, lord luggard street,by total fillng station and azman filling station


The Frozen foods specialists – 828 frozen foods  is a new, frozen food mart  Abuja.

A main distributor of ZARTECH products, it has a variety of fresh and frozen foods like chicken, beef , fish, snails prawns etc




One main advantage of using 828 frozen foods is that all the products are competitively priced so you buy at the same price as the out of town markets or sometimes cheaper.

 It’s located in the city so you can avoid the hassle of going into a rowdy market.

Make a stop at 828 frozen foods and experience the hygiene and quality products on offer.


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You can always arrange to share a butchered cow between 2, 4 or 6 people. (Prior 3 day notice is required for this service)





Frozen crocker/tilapia and live cat fish available both at consumer and wholesale prices.


Various sizes of snails available all year round.


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Standby 24/7 generator, modern freezing technologies lock in a freshness that means all of your frozen favourites can be cooked straight from the freezer and because the products are frozen at the peak of freshness, they remain in perfect condition until ready for use.


So remember, for all your frozen food needs a well stocked freezer in 828 frozen foods has the answer.

Situated in the middle of town and open from 8am – 8pm for your convenience.


TEL: 07030312204



VoxAfrica TV's trip to Abuja City , unleashing the potential of tourism .

VoxAfrica TV,  is a panafrican bilingual tv channel ( based in the United Kingdom.


With studios in Battersea London, it is the first pan-African and bilingual channel, which  broadcasts to both the Anglophone and Francophone  parts of the world.

 Voxafrica’s 3 channels broadcast in Africa, Europe and the UK.  The primary target audience is Africans, both locally and in the diaspora, as well as the UK.

(Nicolas Negoce, Mimi Fawaz & Phillip Ideh Jnr)



Voxafrica recently  sent a TV crew to Nigeria , the team was made up  of their highly respected journalists Mimi FAWAZ and Nicolas NEGOCE with Joao DA SILVA (director) to Nigeria from the 26th of may to the 4th of june to create a series of programmes :


(Phillip Ideh & Joao DA SILVA ,director)


Part of the mission was  to explore the untapped resources of tourism in Nigeria. Film some of the main attractions in and around Abuja and Lagos and see how these untapped areas  could  be an added value to the economy.


(Dare Art Alade & Phillip Ideh )


The Soundcity Music Video Award winning singer, Darey, was invaluable to this mission by opening up his doors to the crew and sharing his views on tourism hotspots in and around Abuja City.


With logistical support provided by the team, the crew were able to visit strategic locations arrange meetings and successfully accomplish their mission in Nigeria.




(Nicolas Negoce & Emeke Enye - Millenium Park Abuja)



Hotel Owners Forum Abuja - Who are they?


Hotel Owners Forum Abuja (HOFA) is an association of all owners /investors in the hotel industry in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja - Nigeria. The association has been in operation since 2002 and is  recognised by the government .


Director General, NTDC Otunba Olusegun Runsewe (OON) and HOFA President, Engineer Onofiok Ekong




HOFA has the following objectives:

1. Promote Tourism.

2. Protect Hotel Owners Investment.

3. To ensure standard and security.

4. Promote peace, unity, understanding among members of the forum and for members to have sense of belonging and to speak as one body.

5. Promote advantage of bulk purchase and group discount for members.

6. Coordination of bulk booking for accommodation and conferences.

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TEL: 08189386722