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Glam Networks Announces Glam Report TV

BolaBalogun- Creator & Producer of Glam-Report TV

Having witnessed tremendous growth in the Nigerian Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle industry with our local practitioners gaining visibility across various international platforms,  Glam Networks at a press conference held yesterday atSIP Restau Lounge,  Lagos announced the launch of  Glam Report TV – a 30 minute chic and fast-paced fashion, beauty and lifestyle  television magazine show that is aimed at recognizing the passion driven talents behind most of the brands. 

The show which  intersects home and foreign territories to aptly meet the needs and preferences of the trendy youth and working class Nigerian is split in 4 segments, namely:
Glam Personality: This segment uncovers power entrepreneurs in the Nigerian Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle industry. It highlights their brands, competitive strength, typical work day, the glitz of their careers and their personalities.

Glam Spotlight: This segment focuses on players within the Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle industry under the age of 32 who have thrilling careers. It aims to inspire the audience.

Glam Access: This segment goes behind the scenes of the most exciting and high profile photo shoots, fashion, beauty and lifestyle events.  It also features the hottest celebrities revealing their style secrets.

Glam U:  This is an interactive DIY segment that provides cutting edge information and tips on skin care, grooming, style, beauty and fashion.  The segment’s sponsors, VENUS, anticipate that it will “encourage our consumers to have and live a better lifestyle”.

Speaking on Glam Report TV, Bola Balogun, its Creator and Producer said, “We all deserve to be living our best lives. The show provides us with the tools to do so;  it allows us to lovingly embrace fashion, crave a more fulfilled lifestyle  and successfully work towards an improved, rejuvenated and glamorous us.”

Glambasaddors’-Michelle (left), Fade (middle) & Didi (right)

About Glam Networks 
Glam Networks is a television content development and production company committed to creating innovative television programmes that focus on fashion, beauty and lifestyle for African and International markets.  Glam Networks was established in 2009 by Bola Balogun – Nigeria’s pioneering fashion stylist and foremost fashion consultant. Glam Network’s television production credits include: “Miss Nigeria Reality Show” with Nike Oshinowo-Soleye, “Austrian Lace” Documentary, “I See Lagos” Television Campaign with Governor Fashola, “Oprah Winfrey Show – Beauty in Africa” with Uche Eze of Bella Naija, “MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week Audition Special”, and “Venus Glam Time With Omoni Oboli”.

Bola Balogun & Glam Report TV Presenters- Fade (left), Didi (middle) & Michelle (right)

SLEEK is the official hair and make-up Sponsor of Glam Report TV.  Glam Report TV Media Partners are Genevieve Magazine and  Additional Sponsors and Media Partners will be unveiled in the coming weeks.
 Glam Report TV will air on AIT, DSTV’s Africa Magic and other local channels.

For more info and general enquiries, e-mail
For sponsorship opportunities, contact Glam Report TV at 08039589877, 08033178889,

 Elite Model Look Nigeria 2012

International acclaimed modelling competition, ELITE MODEL LOOK which takes place in over 80 different countries is back, bigger and better for its 5th edition. This year, the competition would also include a search for the MALE face of EMLN 2012.
 EMLN will take place on the 29th of September 2012 at Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island.

20 contestants from all walks of life will strut the runway, whereby the lucky contestant in each category who is up to par with the criteria required by the judges to earn the prestigious title of EMLN 2012 would be chosen.

 L-R- Veronica & Elohor Aisien

 The winner will represent Nigeria alongside winners from 80 other countries in the world final that will take place in October 2012 in China.

Created in 1983, Elite Model Look is the most prestigious international modeling contest. A genuine career accelerator, the competition has propelled many aspiring and up-and-coming talents to become international top models.

Chika - Elite model 2012
It's the only contest that offers the opportunity to young girls and boys of all nationalities, from all over the world, to become top fashion models and to begin a career with the best possible support.

The 20 contestants will be welcomed into Lagos state for a unique and unbelievable experience, supervised by a professional team. 7 days of makeovers, photo shoots, fittings and rehearsals have been scheduled to introduce the contestants to the world of modelling.

The winner will join the finalists of 80 other countries and will participate in the prestigious World Final that will take place December 8th 2012 in Shangai, China.

Sponsors-Etisalat,Samsung,Moet&Chandon,Blackup,OK! Magazine, Spice Tv, Sway Hair, Sari&Lola Salon,Bella Naija,Lakin Photography,Vane-Style and many more

Ticket Outlets
Black Up outlet, Ikeja City Mall, Alausa, Ikeja
Montaigne place, 266B Muri Okunola, Off Ajose Adeogun, Victoria Island
The Studio, 71 Raymond Njoku, Ikoyi, Victoria Island, Lagos

Platinum VIP Tickets: N50, 000, VIP Tickets:N25,000, Regular Tickets:N10,000

Ticket Hotline: 08033278752

For all press and media matters please email C-Chelsea Communications at <> or The Bobby Taylor Company at<> 

Stephanie Daily...get your dose!

Have you heard?! Celebrated Nollywood actor, Stephanie Okereke Linus, is continuing in her ambitious pursuits as she launches her latest effort – her personal blog site called “Stephanie Daily”! It’s a blend of fashion, beauty, inspiration, gist, give-aways for fans, loads of great pictures, and Stephanie’s oomph all over the place!

“It’s my own personal space for me to interact with the wonderful fans I have been blessed with. It’s called Stephanie Daily for a reason – that means, everyday there’s something new to talk about. So now there’s an actual platform that draws me closer to the people who believe in what I do.”

“Inspire” and “Steph Lounge” are some of the channels on the site aimed to boost your spirits and keep you abreast on the actor and all that she finds fabulous! And also the interactive channel, “Talk to Steph” that gives visitors the opportunity to help another human being solve the daily challenges s/he faces.
Stephanie Daily aims to be genuine, smart, witty, fun, colourful, and humane. So whether you are feisty, cool, outgoing or simple, the blog will appeal to you.
Check it out:


Nigerian designer, Mai Atafo over the weekend was awarded the Designer of the Year at the Glitz Africa Fashion Week held in Ghana.
Atafo's collection included classic men’s suit, bridal wear and evening wear on the final day of the three day event.
The event which kicked off on Friday, August 17, 2012 featured other designers such as the Ghanaian born South African base Ali AdamsPeachy Purr (Ghana), House Of Eccentric (Ghana), Vonne Couture (Nigeria), Kastle Designs & Treasure Chest(U.S) Martial Tapolo (Paris), Wana Sambo Clothing (Nigeria), Modela Couture(Nigeria), Ivana Elle Couture (Ghana), Ohema Ohene (U.K), Gilles Toure (Côte D’ivoire) amongst others.

Guests included former first lady of Ghana, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, Juliet Ibrahim, Confidence Haugen, Dele Momodu, Kwesi Jyei Darkwa and others.

Other winners included Mina Evans who bagged the ‘Emerging Designer of the Year’, Doris Adom-Asomaning won the ‘Female Model of the Year’ award and ‘Male Model of the Year’ went to Zion Benjamin.
Here are some of Mai Atafo’s collection displayed at the fashion week below…

Mai Atafo receiving his award