SO I TRIED ITALIAN FOOD | DID I LIKE IT?

So I tasted Italian food at La Veranda Restaurant, Blowfish Hotel Lagos. I visited this restaurant over a year ago for the first time but couldn't eat there because it was so so so crowded-there was an Italian party going on by the pool-so many Italians, we had to go to another restaurant. So eating here has been a long time coming.

DIAMOND BANK HOSTS BIGGEST BEAUTY PRODUCTS FAIR


Beauty enthusiasts from across the country were recently hosted to the biggest beauty products and services fair at the Harbour Point, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tagged The Beauty Souk, the event was hosted by Nigeria’s leading retail bank, Diamond Bank Plc in collaboration with Eventful Limited.

I FOUND THE MOST DELICIOUS SHAWARMA IN LAGOS!

Well, well, well...look who is back reviewing food and getting fat...LOL. Me! Now I will be doing video reviews/showcase of places I eat, I'll also have photos so be prepared for the next post. Bobo and I have been looking for the best Shawarma in Lagos, have we found it yet?? We visited Titto's in Ebeano Supermarket (Off Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1), I think we're the last people in Lagos to discover this place...ahn aha, you guys hook me up na: If you know of great spots, please let us know in the comments section! Important question: What is the proper spelling for Shawarma? Sharwamar? Shawamar?

TIME TO DREAM BIGGER | LIFE IN LAGOS |SISI WEEKLY EP #97


My goodness! One of my wildest dreams came true you guys, I'm on Billboards all around Nigeria representing YouTube! Scream with me! God is gracious! If you remember I mentioned I'd love to be on a billboard in one of my videos earlier this yea or last year and now it has happened. This is a reminder for me to continue to positive confess and to work towards what I want to happen!Have you SUBSCRIBED to my Channel? There's a SISIYEMMIE MOVEMENT going on! Click HERE to subscribe. 

8 PRACTICAL WAYS YOU CAN SAVE MONEY !


Learn how to save money so that you always have something to fall back on-Living without savings is full of frustration. I remember back in the day I would spend all I earned, living from pay check to pay check, one day e clear from my eyes when I had an emergency and no money! I HATE borrowing, so I had to start saving. Saving money is a habit you too can learn.

THE BEAUTY SOUK IS COMING TO LAGOS!

The Beauty Souk brought to you by Eventful limited in consultation with IBI's Beauty Bar is the biggest beauty marketplace popping up in a few days right here in Lagos. We've got loads of exciting vendors and activities for you;

48 HOURS IN WARRI | SISI WEEKLY EP #96

I took a quick trip to Warri, Delta State for my niece's 5th birthday! Riwo is a big girl now ohhh. I took a trip down memory lane also, take you to my old house, my old church and the market I used to go to. 

HOW TO MAKE POUNDED YAM USING A PROCESSOR

I recently purchased a Kenwood Processor and it has made cooking sooooooo easy to the point of me using it to make pounded yam! Yes! I don't know why it took me so long to get one-every kitchen should have a processor. Why stress yourself pounding yam when you can use a processor and get the same taste? I bought my Kenwood Chrome 400w processor from GROCERY DIRECT Use code SISIGD5 to get 5% off. See how to make pounded yam with a processor below.

HOW TO BUILD A MULTI-MILLION NAIRA BUSINESS WITH SOCIAL MEDIA


In over 120 Countries of the World, Men & Women of Class have identified with her. They have realized that the BEST way to preserve Wealth and also transfer to generations yet unborn is via investing in this Precious Metal --- Gold. One of the best gifts You can give Yourself is having a Gold Bullion Account.

HAYAT KIMYA LAUNCHES NEW TISSUE PRODUCTS INTO NIGERIAN MARKET


Hayat Kimya officially launched 2 new Tissue brands into the Nigerian market on Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 – Familia and Papia. The event was attended by dignitaries from Turkey and Nigeria.

In attendance were the founder and Chairman of Hayat Holding, Mr. Yahya Kigili, and the CEO of Hayat Kimya, Mr. Avni Kigili.

LENDING MONEY TO FRIENDS & DRAMA!

A few weeks back I got a letter from a subscriber, he wanted to know how to let his friend know that he cannot lend more money to him. I will share the full story in the video. Let us know what you think! If you are not subscribed join the family by clicking HERE

FAITH STILL WORKS | LIFE IN LAGOS | SISIWEEKLY EP #93

Apologies the vlog is super late-Going forward (due to constrains) the vlog will be pulled back one week so that we have enough time to allow for uploads...the struggle is real! I take you to Mile 12 Market in Lagos, Art Exhibition at Novare Mall Lekki, and Tito entered his first Keke Napep/Keke Marwa + started a new journey! Eeeek! I'm so excited!

ALL THAT HAPPENED AT THE RIBENA GOOD VALUES AWARD 2017

On Children's Day,, myself, Bobo, Tito and over three thousand (3,000) children were at The Haven event centre in GRA Ikeja to attend the maiden edition of the Ribena Good Values Awards, an initiative of Ribena, one of the leading nutritional fruit drinks from the stables of Suntory Beverage and Food Nigeria Ltd. My husband and I were overwhelmed at the number of children present at the event, if there were over 1200 kids, imagine how many parents, teacher, guardians were there! It was packed! Click HERE to see the video of the event.

AUGUSTSECRETS TOYIN ONIGBANJO SET TO LAUNCH MEAL PLAN BOOK


Augustsecrets is a growing baby and toddler food solutions company with the goal of helping Nigerian mothers to feed their children healthier food options, rather than junk foods. It provides recipes online and runs a homemade food range of paps, locally-made cereals from everyday home-grown foodstuffs like vegetables, fruits, and grains. Its major strength is busy mothers with fussy eaters and children who are malnourished due to poverty and displacement. Augustsecrets reaches more than 50,000 young mothers all over the world on social media with its recipes and cooking tips.

OVEN GRILLED CHICKEN RECIPE



If you live in Nigeria, you are probably familiar with the Chicken sold at Shoprite-I feel the Shoprite at Circle Mall makes the best varieties of Chicken and I usually don''t mind driving there to get some. Soon I got tired of driving there and realising that it was not fresh out of the oven/grill and decided to make my own so I can enjoy it just the way I like it!... this oven grilled chicken tastes almost the same if not better than the Shoprite one (lol), I made it for my in laws, they loved it! I make it every time for my family! If you watch my weekly vlogs you would have seen it enough! Let me show you how to make it-don't forget to click HERE to SUBSCRIBE to my Youtube Channel so that you get all my videos immediately I make them.

GIVEAWAY: WIN A PRETTY DRESS FOR YOUR PRINCESS (AGES 1-5!)


Here's a giveaway the little girl in your life will love! A dress fit for a princess and worth 15,000 will be won LiamanahKids is a unique brand that specializes in customised and ready to wear special occasion wear for girls. We are an online store specializing in the design and production of exclusive pieces for your modern princess. 

LiamanahKids is the place to be for stylish parents to obtain customized handmade exclusive or ready to wear pieces for that special event such as school parties, birthday photoshoot, birthday parties etc.

STORY TIME: MY HOUSEHELP WAS A MAMMYWATER!

I had a very interesting Nanny/househelp that I hired and fired within 2 days only a few weeks back because the things she told me had me pleading the blood of Jesus! Was she forrreal or nah? I don't even want to know, come and be going!  Do you enjoy story time videos ? Make sure you SUBSCRIBE to my channel to see MORE! 

MANGO CHICKEN LOLLIPOP!

My love for Mango brought this recipe to life, and since we are in Mango season, make we carry go! Mangoes go well with a lot of dishes; chicken, in ice cream, cakes, I've even toyed with the idea of making it as a salad etc... I love the sweetness! This chicken is a lollipop because it looks cute like a lollipop-there's a method to it, watch the video below to find out how to make your drumsticks into a lollipop! Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to my YouTube Channel to see all my recipes!

AM I PREGNANT WITH TWINS? SHARING MY 1 SECRET!

"Sisi, your nose is getting bigger oh"... is there something I want to tell you guys? Well this is my first  Q & A! So many questions from Long Distance Marriage/Relationship, how I manage my career & motherhood & family, to if I'm trying for twins, to how I will expand my food business & more! Leave questions for the next Q & A , enjoy the video and don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to my channel!

TITO TURNS TWO |LIFE IN LAGOS | SISI WEEKLY EP #91!

I can't believe it's been 2 years since my crazy birth experience???? Haa!!! Tito is Two: all the Glory goes to God! As a mom, I CANNOT imagine how my life was before I had my child....everything else pales in comparison...LOL. In this vlog I visited Vellvett Grill and Lounge in VI:the experience was amazeballs! A proper review is coming soon, till then, watch to see how we celebrated Tito's birthday :)

COVENTRY UNIVERSITY UK OPEN DAY : UP TO £9000 SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE!


It’s another Coventry University UK Open Day Event! A chance to meet delegates from Coventry University UK to discuss your study options, (courses with embedded professional experience for up to 24 months!), life in the UK, student UK visa and scholarships up to £9,000 for the September 2017 academic session in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt on:

WHY NIGERIAN WOMEN ARE MARRIAGE "OBSESSED"

Apparently it appears that Nigerian women seem to be crazy about getting married and being married regardless of what happens in the marriage, is the word "obsessed" the right word to describe this? This is a HOT TOPIC because it has 27,000 views already and the comment section is a lot of fun! Do you you agree or nah? Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to my Youtube channel HERE

NO PARTY LIKE A LAGOS PARTY | LIFE IN LAGOS | SISI WEEKLY EP #90

No wedding like a Nigerian wedding, a Yoruba Nigerian wedding! Is there any need to argue about that? This was an extremely stressful week for us but we are happy it ended on a high note. We attended GTB Food and Drinks Fair, see if the SISI CAM caught you! If you are not subscribed join the family by clicking HERE and let's be friends on Instagram HERE

SPICY BEEF STIR FRY + GIVEAWAY!

PoiPoi Shitto sauce is a favourite in my kitchen and I am so happy to show you how to make meals with it and offer a giveaway. I found this sauce in Shoprite, used it, loved it and share a Spicy Stir Fry Spaghetti Recipe and Spicy Chicken Wings Recipe using it. The company, Amayi Food, found my recipes, loved it and reached out to me to do a massive giveaway to my followers. This sauce is IT!

THE BIGGEST BBQ FESTIVAL IN NIGERIA COMES TO ABUJA THIS WEEKEND! FEATURING PHYNO, BURNA BOY, NINIOLA, DJ NEPTUNE, SUGAR BOY & MORE | SUNDAY 30TH APRIL



The Biggest BBQ festival in Nigeria comes to ABUJA!

In case you haven't heard The Biggest BBQ festival in Nigeria comes to ABUJA!; come Sunday30th April, meat and whiskey will meet in Harrow Park, Abuja at the Jack Daniel’s #BrothersOfTheGrillNG festival. The Brothers of the grill festival is a full 1-day unique experience that combines music and BBQ seamlessly giving friends and family the best in outdoor entertainment.

I LOVE MY JOB | LIFE IN LAGOS | SISI WEEKLY EP #89!


I truly enjoy my job because.....Watch to know why jor! LOL. Do you like your job? If you're not working yet, what is your dream career? It's been a while since I attended a bridal shower and my friend had one this weekend. I was also at the launch of LG's Neo Chef Microwave! If you are not subscribed join the family by clicking HERE and let's be friends on Instagram HERE . 

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THE LG NEO CHEF MICROWAVE LAUNCHES IN NIGERIA!



I was invited to the launch of LG's Neo Chef Microwave a few days back. Let me say this, that microwave is sleek! It has a minimalist design which goes so well with my minimalist kitchen design- I've been on this minimalism journey since 2016. Mr Paul Mba, reiterated this “the microwave oven eliminates trim and parting lines with its sleek, unified tempered glass front. This minimalist, glossy front combines with a refined matte exterior to allow the Neo Chef to seamlessly blend in with the decor of any kitchen.”

OVEN GRILLED TILAPIA FISH!

Grilled fish is so easy to prepare if you get your marinade right. I wanted to recreate the type of fish I ate in Warri, at those local corner joints, which is why pepper soup spice is in the list of ingredients. It gives the fish an extra something to make it more delicious! Within 30 minutes you can have this Grilled Tilapia Fish on your plate and ready to eat! SUBSCRIBE to my YOUTUBE channel by clicking HERE so that all my recipes come straight to your inbox.

#MySAExperience: 8 DAYS IN SOUTH AFRICA'S WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE | HARLEY DAVIDSON RIDES, HELICOPTER RIDES, WALKING WITH ELEPHANTS & MORE!

I've shared bits from my experience going to South Africa months ago and now I want to show you more experiences! South African Tourism West Africa organized an 8 day tour to South Africa for top celebrities to explore the beautiful sceneries and culture of the country. The fun-filled, eight-day experience focused on the Western Cape Province. From helicopter rides to elephant rides, the trip was indeed activity filled and memorable. 

The guests that were taken on the trip, this time around, included Richard Mofe Damijo, John Dumelo, Francis Doku, Seyi Shay, Arese Ugwu, Bolanle Olukanni and Idia Aisien. 

GET READY WITH ME : EASTER SUNDAY - ANKARA DRESS


Happy Easter All! I love a good bargain, which is one reason I love this dress, I got it for an amount you probably will not believe! It cost me N2,500 only. This is not your regular ankara oh, it came stoned as well! The second reason I love this dress is the colour-that vibrant yellow is sooooooo me! The third reason I love this dress, it covers a multitude of sins! Ha ha ha! I can chop without anyone asking when I'm due...

HAVE YOU REGISTERED FOR THE GTB FOOD & DRINK FAIR MASTERCLASS?


GTBank’s annual Food & Drink Fair is a 2-day food exhibition and sales event that aims to project the diverse angles of the food industry by connecting various businesses involved in the production and sale of food related items to a cosmopolitan audience of food enthusiasts.

At the food and drink fair there will be a wide variety of food exhibitors showcasing and selling food products ranging from fresh organic groceries to dry foods, confectionary and pastries, ready to eat consumables, top quality crockery and wine & champagnes.

THE FIRST YEARS OF MARRIAGE : TIPS TO MAKE IT WORK

Straight talk about marriage, no jigbiti! My friend Tomi joins me to talk about the first few years of marriage, the challenges and tips to make sure you are enjoying your marriage not enduring it! We touch on relating with in-laws, resolving conflict and more! If you watched this week's vlog, you already know who Tomi is and how fun her personality is. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE for more videos like this, click HERE to do so. 

GOOD FRIDAY MEAL : FREJON!

Frejon is a meal eaten on Good Friday mostly by Catholics in Lagos. The story is that Frejon was imported by Nigerians who went to Brazil back in the day. It is made ideally with Black Beans- Ewa Ibeji but that can be hard to find so try black eyed beans, Coconut Milk, a few spices and typically served with fish stew /Garri! Have you ever tasted it before? See the recipe below and don't forget to SUBSCRIBE so that ALL my videos come straight to you-it's free! Click HERE to subscribe.

GREAT SAVINGS THIS EASTER ON FOOD ITEMS AND EASTER HAMPERS

Myfoodwarehouse.com is poised to guaranty you great savings and assured quality food items this Easter season with the launch of our Easter shop. Get up to 40% discount on food items. Did we add that we deliver all items free of charge for all orders above 10,000naira? Yea! We would do just that.
So go ahead and place your orders for our great saving Easter bundles at Myfoodwarehouse.com

*** Only serving customers in Lagos for now

7 EASY BUT DELICIOUS MEAL IDEAS FOR EASTER!

My memories of Easter while growing up include attending CAC Church and we trekked around Warri to go to and meet Jesus in "Galilee" somewhere inside a bush, it was always nice because we always ended it with a Love Feast (na food I kuku come chop), I also have memories of eating mostly Fish during Easter, especially on Good Friday. Was that the same for you? This is why, I will mostly be sharing "Fishy" recipes that would impress your loved ones this Easter-#NaTheWorkWeyWeDeyDo

RIBENA SET TO HELP NIGERIAN CHILDREN BUILD GOOD VALUES.


Children all over Nigeriawill be helped to build good values in a fun and interactive way courtesy of Ribena, the nutritional fruit-drink from the stable of Suntory Beverage and Food Nigeria Ltd.Ribena has initiatedanother life impacting project called “Ribena Good Values School” programme aimed at entrenching good values and healthy living among young people in schools across Nigeria. 

SEAFOOD FRIED RICE

I made this dish only because I purchased a frozen seafood mix and asked myself, what shall I cook with this calamari, shrimp and fish? This is how the brilliant idea of making a fishy rice happened! I was making up the recipe in my head as I went along LOL so this is an experiment meal. I added everything fishy and I was not disappointed. Growing up I remember that for some reason we ate only fish during Easter, so I was thinking up ideas of meals for Easter. When my husband tasted this, he said "this is what I want to Eat on Easter Day". Ah...no problems here, I want to east it too again. Try it and let me know what you think!

N750,000 UP FOR GRABS IN THE JACK DANIEL’s #BrothersOfTheGrill MASTERGRILLER COMPETITION


Here’s a call to all those who consider themselves foodies in Lagos or Abuja. Jack Daniel’s will be rewarding you for your passion/expertise as you participate in the Jack Daniel’s Brothers of the Grill BBQ Mastergriller regional competition taking place on the 16th of April during the Lagos Grill and BBQ Festival this Easter. 

SISI WEEKLY EP #86 "I MET JESUS IN LAGOS"


A short vlog-because the longer vlogs are harder to upload! LOL.You guys, I met Jesus in Lagos!!!! I also attended the HVS Music Makeup and Muscato event. Makeup your mind that this week you will not cause anyone pain-life is hard for a lot of people right now. Be kind. If you are not subscribed join the family by clicking HERE and let's be friends on Instagram HERE

G GARVIN’S COMING TO 2017 GTBANK FOOD AND DRINK FAIR THIS APRIL


Acclaimed Chef, Cookbook Author, Television Host, James Beard Nominee and Philanthropist, Gerry Garvin will be at the GTBank Food and Drink Fair holding this April 30 and May 1, 2017. Chef Garvin launched his culinary career in his hometown, Atlanta, Georgia, at the Ritz Carlton-Downtown as the youngest line cook in the gourmet dining room. He opened his signature restaurant, G Garvin’s, where he continued to cater to and host high profile dinners for clients ranging from Former President Bill Clinton, to Halle Berry.

INVADE MY PRIVACY TAG | THE LAST TIME I CRIED

How this video happened; I filmed the intro's for my recipes (4 upcoming recipe videos) and I looked at the mirror, kai, this look is going to waste like this? husband has already said I'm looking fine today, so I'm like, we have to film a proper video today, fine girl cannot waste. Vanity, Vanity...I know, let me be vain since I am still young and body never sag. LOL. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE to my channel, it's free! I still can't get over the fact that we are 50k strong! Yasssssss! 

TUITION FEES PAYMENT MADE EASIER

With the new CBN foreign exchange policy which includes making foreign exchange readily accessible to pay tuition fees and the CBN also pegging the foreign exchange rate to 360.00 - $1.00, this now makes it easier for you to make your tuition fees payment to study at Coventry University for the May or September 2017 academic start date.

SISIWEEKLY EP #85 "OUR FUN STAYCATION IN LAGOS"

We did it! 50,000 amazing SUBSCRIBERS! Thank you! Let's start the countdown to 100k! I remember dreaming about going on Vacation abroad, while that is still pending, a Staycation in the Diplomatic Suite of Sheraton Hotel Lagos helped us completely relax. Thank you Sheraton Hotel Lagos! I saw my husband in a totally new light...!

SUYA SHRIMP RECIPE | OVEN BAKED PRAWNS



If you've followed me for a long time you know I love Suya! See my Suya Scotch Eggs, Suya Wrap and Yaji Curry recipes! LOL. I was staring at some Shrimp I bought the other day and thinking...e go make sense if this thing taste like Suya sha and I got to cooking! I went to the Mallam closest to me and bought some Suya for N400 then requested for Suya Spice Mix for N1000...I had to buy Suya because most of them will not like to sell that Suya mix alone. I got home and in less that 30 minutes Suya Shrimp happened...my husband looked at me and said..."you've done it!" ha ha ha! Now it is time for YOU to do it! They are yummy, easy to prepare and oven baked, as in fitfam friendly! Ps. Click HERE to SUBSCRIBE so that all my recipes come straight to your inbox!

WATCH IJEOMA UBOSI SPEAK ON BALANCING HER WORK & FAMILY AS WELL AS BEING #BoldForChange

It’s the Women’s History Month! Watch Ijeoma Ubosi speak on balancing her work & family life as well as being #BoldForChange

As women we make countless sacrifices! Watch as Ijeoma Ubosi, MD/CEO Kontessa, shares one of the boldest sacrifices she has had to make, like quitting her MBA programme at Imperial College, London to move back to Nigeria and get married.

WE ARE GOING OUT ON A LIMB ON THE 8TH OF APRIL!

1000 Lead Advocates | 30 Limbs | 30 Locations as THE IREDE FOUNDATION goes ‘Out-on-a-Limb’ for Child Amputees. 

…Identifying Ability in Disability 

MOMS, JUMIA WANTS TO HOST YOU #JumiaMothersDay!



This year, Jumia will be celebrating the joys of motherhood as part of her Mother's Day event. The Jumia Mother's Day Look-Alike contest. Check it out on Jumia Moms Facebook Page HERE Jumia will host 20 Moms and these Mommies will have a great time on Thursday 23rd, March 2017. There will be exciting speakers on healthy living, child care & more. Lots of goody bags & exciting giveaways await.

SISI WEEKLY EP #84 "THE OTHER SIDE OF LAGOS"

This was such an exciting week for me! We had our first Donation Drive to Oko Baba, this is another side to Lagos a lot of people do not get to see. I am very grateful to everyone that supported this drive, financially, with their time both online and offline. A special shout out to Maryam Shumate for instigating this Charity drive. Check out her channel HERE

SPICY SHITO CHICKEN WINGS!

Today my beloved Ghanaian Shito Sauce makes an appearance and this is going to be a major ingredient for our Spicy Chicken Wings. You can never have too many chicken wings recipe, I love how fast chicken wings cook, always perfect for entertaining guest. If you're interested in this recipe you can see the text below and also a video that demonstrates how it is done. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE by clicking HERE so that all my recipes get sent to your inbox. Enjoy!

SISI WEEKLY #83 "NEW HOUSE TOUR!"


So many people made an appearance in this vlog: We had a YouTube event where I was on the creator panel and I met Dimma Umeh, Frank Donga, Dodos, BellaRose Okojie, Miss Techy and more! I also attended a MAGGI event and got to meet Chef Tiyan, Uzo Orimalade, Freda (My burnt Orange)Funke Koleosho, Kitchen Butterfly, Afrolems and many more awesome foodies! It's been an awesome week of networking and making great connections! Are you SUBSCRIBED? Click HERE to subscribe so that you get my videos direct to your email-it's free!
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