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It’s All About Good Leadership And Change For E.U Moses
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It’s All About Good Leadership And Change For E.U Moses

As the charismatic and Christ-centered leader of one of the fastest growing churches in Accra, Ghana, Prophet Moses Ugbogonogo is no stranger to change or leadership. He has grown his church by over 3,500% in less than five years and he has been a blessing to millions in the US, Europe, across Africa, and around the world in person and via syndicated television. Prophet Moses has become both a pillar of faith and a beacon of hope for all who hear his message. Moses Ugbogonogo, the senior pastor of Evangelistic Vine Ministry International, an Apostolic and Prophetic ministry to propagate the gospel of Jesus Christ to this generation with signs following has made a name for himself with his touching messages and lately, his unique take on entrepreneurship in the church. The beginning o...
Time to Aim High: As Nigerian Born Former Vice President Of Bank Of America Remi Duyile Covers Pleasures Magazine May/June 2020 Issue
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Time to Aim High: As Nigerian Born Former Vice President Of Bank Of America Remi Duyile Covers Pleasures Magazine May/June 2020 Issue

It would have been considered an obscene thought that one day, one of the most influential figures in the world of international finance, would be a woman. More accurately, a Nigerian-born, that started her education at Comfort nursery school in Ondo town, south west Nigeria. Remi Duyile is a former Vice President of Bank of America, a serving commissioner in the great state of Maryland and CEO Image Consulting Group, an international consulting firm focused on Human Capital Development, Business Development, Trade and Investment and Access to Capital. She has over the years become a reference point for women’s positive outlook in a society where male dominance thrives. But for her, the head and tail of her journey to success is best described as that of faith, perseverance with a di...
Kwame and Diane: A Pan-African City-Chic Wedding in Patterson
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Kwame and Diane: A Pan-African City-Chic Wedding in Patterson

It was at the restaurant of their first date where Kwame took Diane leading up to asking for her hand in marriage. Love was in the air during that walk in the park where Diane said “yes,” like it was when they were first introduced by mutual best friends. A love that continued to deepen over time, carrying them across the altar towards each other to say I do during a city-chic ceremony with Pan-African elements. Their fondest wedding memories include “walking down the aisle to meet each other,” and the “the Circle of Friends soca song reception entry.” Read all about their love story and wedding experiences – featuring photography by Blue Pictorial, day-of coordination by Details Made Simple, and hair styling by Hair by Sadiku. ________________________________________ Bride & Groom:...
Elegant Castle Wedding in France: Johanna & Emmanuel
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Elegant Castle Wedding in France: Johanna & Emmanuel

Johanna and Emmanuel’s wedding was truly a modern day fairtayle. It doesn’t get more romantic than exchanging vows at an idylic castle, and Chateau Bouffemont was the perfect venue. From the pastel color scheme, to the ornate main hall of the castle, to the exquisite French cuisine, everything about Johanna and Emmanuel’s wedding exuded elegance and glam. Johanna was the epitome of fashion forward sophistication in her wedding pant suit. Yes, pant suit, and that was just her first outfit! Besides showstopping fashion, their nuptials were filled with heartwarming culture. At sunset, guests enjoyed an amazing Cameroonian dance performance at the castle garden, before hitting the dance floor and dancing all night long. There’s an overload of beauty and inspiration in this castle wedding. S...
Musa & Norka: Beautiful Haitian and African Wedding in New Jersey
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Musa & Norka: Beautiful Haitian and African Wedding in New Jersey

Musa tried to keep his composure as his beautiful bride, Norka, walked down the aisle, but he couldn’t hold back his tears. Norka, smiling from ear to ear, was a showstopper — a true vision of love and femininity as she dazzled in her form-fitting mermaid gown by Brides by Nona. After a romantic surprise proposal in front of family and friends, and over a year of meticulous planning, Musa and Norka were finally about to pledge their eternal love and fidelity to each other. While they couldn’t be happier with their opulent, classic cream and gold decor and trendsetting wedding style, they were most excited to celebrate their love and heritage with family and friends. Read all about their love story and stunning wedding officiated by Married by Roxy and coordinated perfectly by Utterly El...
The ‘Morin O’ Leather Bag brand story
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The ‘Morin O’ Leather Bag brand story

Maureen Obaweya has been on the cutting edge of making quality leather goods in Africa for over two decades. Her use of shape and color is unique in the industry. With her own carefully curated handbag collection, designer Maureen Obaweya is the perfect person to guide the way. Not only are her bags patterns are of international standard and up to date in style, but her fantastic personal sense of style and keen eye for design also offer a unique opportunity to tap her expertise. In this exclusive interview with PLEASURES MAGAZINE, Maureen shares Morin O brand story and tricks on collecting, protecting, and preserving your precious items – and tips on achieving success. May we know who Maureen Obaweya is? Maureen (Morin) Obaweya is a creative entrepreneur, founder and head designer at ...
Olubunmi Mary Crown Gbadewole: Trailblazer Turning Ideas into Reality and Opportunity into Success
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Olubunmi Mary Crown Gbadewole: Trailblazer Turning Ideas into Reality and Opportunity into Success

Born to the family of Dr and Mrs Olufemi Adeyemi, Olubunmi Mary Crown Gbadewole is the Founder/CEO of Crownbee Global Services Limited, a leading multi-niche company which deals in customised merchandise such as corporate gifts, promotional items and event souvenirs in Nigeria. Gbadewole, a graduate of Igbinedion University, Okada started her business only about a year ago with N1000. Conceptualising Crownbee Global Services Limited according to her started ‘’when my mother visited and noticed that we were having regular power supply and then, she said there was relatively uninterrupted power supply and potable water, so why not start doing something? And that opened my eyes immediately to the opportunities available to me. So, I quickly sent for polymer worth of about N1000 and I fill...
Experience Good food, Great taste at Corporate Jollof n more
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Experience Good food, Great taste at Corporate Jollof n more

Enjoy the luxury of fine dining as our tailored menus give you a range of cuisines to choose from; or better still, dishes can be custom made according to your preference. Our aim at Corporate jollof n more is to gratify your taste buds and leave you wanting more. Corporate jollof n more has made a niche for itself in the outdoor catering industry. We understand that all celebrations are extremely important to our clients and it is our responsibility to make it a memorable one for them. We care about your special moments. We specialize in wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners as well as corporate catering, private functions and "themed" parties we can easily accommodate any event from the smallest to the largest and the simplest to the most elegant. The choices and conveniences of c...
Creating Opportunities Out Of Nothing: The Start Up Story Of Nigerian Kator Hule
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Creating Opportunities Out Of Nothing: The Start Up Story Of Nigerian Kator Hule

Sometimes entrepreneurship isn’t planned for, it emerges. For Kator Hule, entrepreneurship emerged at age 10 when he was a sales representative and at 11 years as a professional photographer in the small town of Lessel, Benue State Nigeria. But after he graduated from university, Kator moved from Benue, his home state to Abuja, the nation’s capital. In his word, “I left Benue for Abuja with nothing but a pair of trouser and two shirts, I was broke with no accommodation but I was living in a friend’s office”. It was the darkest time he can ever remember, marked by social and economic challenges. Kator didn’t own any property in his name. He didn’t have collateral or credit history. He was left with a mindset of possibility. But he managed to turn it around in 2013, after he emerged among...
The ‘Paradigm Shift’, As Aircraft Engineer Isaac Balami Covers Pleasures Magazine’s March/April 2020 Issue
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The ‘Paradigm Shift’, As Aircraft Engineer Isaac Balami Covers Pleasures Magazine’s March/April 2020 Issue

The commercial aviation industry is a highly complex space, where a large number of entities are involved in the delivery of travel products and services, which is sometimes manifested in a single product from a customer perspective. These actors are often collaborating and partnering to be able to co-deliver value and meet the expectation of customers. According to International Air Transport Association (IATA) statistics, from the moment passengers search online for an air ticket to the time they arrive at their destination, the airline is just one of around 26 business partners involved in the aviation chain. Would you board a plane if you know it had very poor maintenance record? Would you put your life in the hands of an airline that uses defective parts for its aircraft? If you an...