Chika Ike, The African Diva, covers the May/June 2017 Edition of Today’s Woman Magazine.

From being a mere walk on character, to one of Nollywood’s famed actresses; from a fairy-tale marriage to a living nightmare, our beautiful and brave cover girl, Chika Ike, tells us how she took on life’s curveballs and came out better than ever. “I’ve learnt that in life, you should never give up. You see someone today, and you think that their story is easy… you don’t know what they have been through in the past,” she says.

Still in the Nollywood scene, we interview Chiedozie “Sambasa” Nzeribe, the Slow Country lead actor who triple beat three Nollywood veterans to win the 2017 AMVCA for Best Actor in a Drama. The down to earth actor opens up to us about the origin of his peculiar name ‘Sambasa’, his rough days on the streets of Isolo, and the reason why love is on the shelf, for now…

Our fashion editorial is filled with lots of Yummy Mummy goodness in our Practical Guide to Looking Good With A Bump. Our gorgeous models are regular Mums With A Bump, who share their pregnancy stories, struggles and all, while styled in trendy fashion pieces.

In our Beauty pages, we take on the issue of Product Counterfeiting. We give you practical tips on how to avoid buying counterfeit products, and we profile three of the most loved Nigerian brands, showing you the difference between the original and counterfeit products!!

Our Straight Out Of Naija series continues, as we shine a bright spotlight on six amazing businesses that will have you reaching for your wallets!

This is yet another great edition, available at these outlets:

All Health Plus Branches Nationwide

Ebeano (Oniru)

Apples and Oranges, Victoria Island

Church of Assumption Bookshop, Falomo, Ikoyi

Quintessence, Park View, Ikoyi

De Prince Supermarket, Gbagada

Cover Credits

Cover Story Written By: Syreeta E. Akinyede

Photography for Cover: TY Bello

Photography for Fashion spread: Studio 24

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