Monday, September 30, 2013

Woman Killed By Oncoming Train While Doing The Sexy on Railroad Tracks

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An Ukrainian woman and her boyfriend were run over by an oncoming train after they topped to have sexual relations on the railroad tracks.  The woman died on the spot and the man had his legs cut off by the train. Gory, right? I am all for spicing up one's sex life but not so dangerously. Maybe we should just stick to the bed when conji strikes?

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[Advice Corner] My Soul Mate Broke Up With Me, How Will I Ever Find Another?

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Please help. I am looking for advice especially from those already married. I turned 28 this year and am currently in a work contract that won't allow me to marry until just before my 30th birthday so I'm not rushing to be married but it's been over 2 years since I have been "in love" and I'm afraid it's because my last relationship ruined my perspective on love.

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Couple Love - Kim Kardashian and Kanye West at The Givenchy Fashion Show

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Kim Kardashian is taking a break from mommy duty to North West for some couple time in Paris with her man Kanye West who is presenting at the Paris Fashion Week. The couple were photographed arriving at the Givenchy show. Kim is wearing a black gown with peplum ruffles and a thigh-high slit, and high heeled sandals with ankle straps. You like?

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Watch Nigerian Movies Online - Uche Jombo's Damage

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Damage deals with the issue of domestic violence and the psychological effect it could have especially on the children. A man and his wife love each other immensely yet their day to day life can only be described as a "cat and mouse" situation as they fight violently almost on a daily basis. I watched Damage and would rate it a 3 out of 5, there is good use of suspense and even if hyperbolic, it nails the message of no to domestic violence perfectly.

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Uche Nnaji and Anthonia Onwamaka - Photos From Their White Wedding

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Uche Nnaji, CEO of Ouch, and Anthonia Onwamaka celebrated their marriage in an intimate white wedding after a larger traditional wedding held last month [see traditional wedding pictures]. More pictures below...

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Sunday, September 29, 2013

Funny Video - International Chef on Youtube

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So I just discovered these group of producers called HSIdeas on Youtube via Afrinolly and a couple of their videos are hilarious. International Chef is about a chef's cooking video that does magical things when people watch it on Youtube.  Have a happy Sunday you all, Muah!


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Couple Love - Zack Orji and Wife Ngozi

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Zack and Ngozi Orji are Nollywood royalty but they are one of those celebrity couples who are never talked about because their marriage has lasted forever and there is no obvious drama. It's good to see them photographed together and also to celebrate them for their work in Nollywood as well. Zack Orji most recently acted in the Half of a Yellow Sun movie.

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Magazine Covers - Owen Gee and Wife On Reel E

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Nigerian comedian/compere, Owen Osemwengie popularly known as Owen Gee is on the cover of the September edition of REEL E Magazine with his wife, Moyosore. Owen Gee opens up on his family and the special role his wife whom he met 17 years ago has played in shaping him as a successful entertainer. Nice one.
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Quote of the Day - For Heartbreak and The Tough Times

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Saturday, September 28, 2013

First Photos From Vannessa Amadi’s Wedding in London

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Vanessa Amadi, CEO of VA-PR and Genevieve Nnaji's publicist, and her beau Oki, [see traditional wedding pictures] celebrated their marriage in a church wedding today in London. Vanessa wore a beautiful ivory Vera Wang mermaid dress with her hair in a simple up-do. Above is the beaming bride with her father. See Vanessa and Oki below and more guests pictures...

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Miss Philippines Emerges as Winner of the Miss World Crown in Bali Indonesia

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The new Miss World has just been crowned in Bali, Indonesia and it is Miss Philippines, 23 Year Old Megan Young, an actress, TV presenter and aspiring filmmaker. Miss France and Miss Ghana were second and third runners up. Many people were rooting for another African Miss World especially Miss South Sudan who was among the top 10 contestants. See their pictures below...

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Tiwa Savage, Toke Makinwa, Sheyi Shay, Jodie, Victoria Kimani, Emma Nyra, Eva Alordia and More at the Sisters With Soul Concert

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Toke Makinwa hosted the Sisters with Soul Concert and changed up her hairstyle for the event. Also, Tiwa Savage performed at the event although she was not on the billing. Most of the several divas who were listed turned up and gave their best. Check out all the pictures below...

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Mary J Blige on Stage at The Sisters with Soul Concert in Lagos

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Mary J. Blige, an outstanding American R&B and soul singer, was in Lagos, Nigeria for a divas concert labelled "Sisters with Soul". On the billing were other Nigerian female musicians including Seyi Shey, Zaina, Chidinma, Niyola, Lola Rae, Emma Nyra, Eva, Victoria Kimani, and DJ Cuppy. Check out some shots of Mary J. Blige doing her thing on stage.

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Maternity Style - Annie Macaulay Idibia Rocks Her Baby Bump in Little Black Dress

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Annie Idibia recently let out the news that she and husband Tuface Idibia were expecting their second child together. In this picture, Annie is really rocking the bump in a stylish gown. Congrats to her and looking forward to more maternity styles from her.

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Daddy Time - Kunle Afolayan and His Four Children

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Kunle Afolayan,  is always on the location of one of his movies for one reason or the other. But when he's home, or off the clock, he loves spending time with his kids. Above is a picture of the versatile actor, director and producer on the basketball courts with two of his children. Check out another one below of all the kids on the red carpet with Kunle Afolayan for the premiere of Phone Swap.

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BTS Pictures of Juliet Ibrahim in Big Gele From African Time, A Nollywood-USA Movie

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The film is about "African Time" a phrase used to describe the relaxed attitude that many Africans exhibit towards time. It seems to have become a part of African culture in that most African events tend to begin a few hours after the specified start time. In addition to Nollywood's Juliet Ibrahim and Steph Nora Okere, 'African time' also features Hollywood acts Syr Law and Tasia Grant [from Tyler Perry's 'Diary of a Mad Black Woman' and 'Meet The Browns' respectively]. More behind the scenes pictures below.
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Friday, September 27, 2013

Poor Divorcees, Widows and The Scarcity of Husbands in Zamfara - From The Muslim Perspective

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By Shittu Fowora

The news yesterday has it that more than 8,000 Zamfara women protested over scarcity of husbands. Led by the Chairperson of the Zamfara Widows Association, Hajiya Suwaiba Isa, and the patron, Alhaji Sa’idu Goshe, the women said they were not living a normal life and needed husbands to become whole. “Many of us cannot afford two meals in a day because there are no men to support us,” they said. The patron said the association had over 8,000 women, comprising 5,380 divorcees, 2,200 widows, 1,200 orphans and 80 others, whom he said, were looking for men to marry.

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Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh At the Flower Girl Movie Premiere In London

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Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh acted the main characters in new movie Flower Girl which premiered in London last night. I hear the movie was further edited and upgraded for the UK audience, hope that made it better. Damilola and Chris were also good together in the Ghanaian romantic comedy, Six Hours to Christmas, so I look forward to seeing them in Flower Girl. You can read the review of the movie by Joy Bewaji, HERE.

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Mommy Time - Nadia Buari Shares Fun Times With Her Mother

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Nadia Buari is one lady whom it's so obvious has an amazing relationship with her mother, they're almost like sisters. She appreciated her mom recently on Instagram as they played around Loveofmylife! #ihavethecoolestmom#Nevereveradullmoment#Goofingaround#funtimes#theworkofboredom

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Painful Sex Vs. 'Normal' Sex: The Differences Explained With Food

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Painful sex and vulvodynia are health issues that affect millions of women, but  they are often under-reported and misdiagnosed. This is according to women4real.com, [fronted by Sally Turner and Sabine Tyrvainen] who have produced this short film to raise awareness around the issues. Who remembers the previous video we shared here? Yes, women4real were inspired by Some Real Sex Facts Explained With Food.

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[Web Series] Waiting... Episode 1

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It was 4:23 pm on a Thursday evening and all I could think about was leaving the office so I could get to the spa as quickly as possible. My friends and I were going on a vacation to Cozumel, Mexico and I couldn’t stop thinking of how much fun we were going to have.

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Wedding Gown Ideas From The Emmy's Red Carpet - Which is Your Favorite?

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Earlier this year, ladies at the Cannes Film Festival walked the red carpet promoting their movies, several wore white, cream, ivory, gold or champagne gowns that looked very much like wedding gowns [see post]. This time we're looking at the stars on the Emmys red carpet. Their dresses will definitely inspire any bride to be who is still looking for her gown. Even if you're not, which of these gowns is your favorite for a wedding gown inspiration?

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Share Your Story, Win $25,000 in the Africa Connected Competition

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The Africa Connected Competition is part of Google's efforts to help boost the social and economic impact being created by Africans who have embraced the web. Google is offering up five prizes of $25,000 each to the most inspiring stories established on the continent where the web has played a pivotal role in achieving success. Do you have an amazing success story that is powered by the web? Submit your story HERE for a chance to win one of the five cash prizes.

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Back to Work - Kim Kardashian is all Business in Her Usual Street Style

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New Mom Kim Kardashian is fully back to work, she has been sharing pictures and tweets of how's back to shooting episodes for the Keeping Up With the Kardashians reality show she stars in. She's also back to her more glamorous style, in heels and this army-green jumpsuit.
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Stephanie Smith is Making 300 Sandwiches For Love And an Engagement Ring, Would You?

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I saw this story over on Sisi Yemmie's blog and it was so captivating, I had to go check out the lady, Stephanie Smith and her blog. Stephanie started a food [sandwiches mostly] blog based on the fact that her boyfriend loves her sandwiches and had one day mentioned that he would propose after he eats 300 of her sandwiches. What I like is her sense of fun in taking on the project and from her bio below it's clear she knows that the relationship may not end in marriage.

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#Bossladies - Genevieve Nnaji and #GTeam Vanessa Amadi, Veronica Odeka-Ebie and Chinny Onwugbenu

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Genenvieve doesn't play with her friends who are also her core support system in her career. I so love when ladies can work together. Vanessa Amadi is the Publicist, Veronica Odeka is the stylist and Chinny is the manager and BFF.

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Couple Love - Tiwa Savage and Fiance, Tunde Balogun in Birthday PDA

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All I Want For My B.day......... @officialtiwasavage

Tiwa Savage and Tunde Balogun are in the final stages of planning their wedding, the first part [traditional wedding] of which holds in a couple of months. It was Tunde Balogun's birthday today and the couple showed off their love and commitment on social media, sharing these pictures and love notes for one another. RML wishes Tunde the best year ahead and more love to the couple.

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The Greatest Gift of All - Comedian Bovi Celebrates the Arrival of His Baby Daughter With Wife, Christabel

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Nigerian comedian Ugboma Bovi, popularly just known as Bovi has just announced a new addition to his family. His wife Christabel just delivered a healthy, beautiful, baby daughter, making the couple parents again - they already have a two year old son. Congratulations to the Bovi family. See the announcement and a picture of the beaming dad carrying the baby below...

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The Future Awards Africa 2013 Announces Shortlist For All Categories Of The Awards

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The Future Awards Africa 2013 has just announced the shortlist for all categories of the Awards. Chude Jideonwo of The Future Project, organizers the awards, says of the nomination process - which included both a board of judges and an independent Audit Committee- "there was a period of intense research and verification of nominees before the final selection process."

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Would You Want a Celebrity at Your Wedding - Maybe Usian Bolt or The Governor of Your State?

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Some days ago, while on vacation in Europe, Usain Bolt was stopped by a couple having their wedding. They wanted to have a picture with him, and they did as you can see above. Some days ago as well, last weekend I think, the news came out that the governor of Benue State was on the bridal train of a new couple, he was the best man.

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DJ Switch, X-Factor Nigeria Winner Opens Up on Being a Single Mother and Her Sour Relationship With her Family

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DJ Switch, real name Obianuju Catherine Udeh, is the winner of the very first X-Factor Nigeria TV Show taking home a cash purse of N24m, an SUV and a recording contract with SONY Music. The winner revealed that she has an eight year old daughter and apologized for abandoning her family while things were not so good for her.

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Sahara Reporters Interviews Goodluck Jonathan On The Streets Of New York

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President Goodluck Jonathan has been in New York for the United Nations General Assembly. On his way out of giving his speech, Adeola Fayehun of Sahara reporters was able to ask President Jonathan some questions as they walked from the UN to his hotel.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Couple Love - Segun Arinze and Wife Julie

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Nollywood actor, Segun Arinze got married to his wife, Julie, back in 2008 and they have two young sons. The couple were recently photographed together at the just concluded Miss Earth pageant in Lagos. Segun is from Badagry in Lagos while Julie is from Oguta in Imo State. She is a lawyer and a staff of Slumberger, a multinational construction and services company in Nigeria.

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What Kanye West Appreciates About Kim Kardashian - She Doesn't Ask Him For Money

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Kim Kardashian has her own money, together with Kanye West, she was listed as one of the top earners in American entertainment. Kanye West says this fact, and that Kim has her own identity makes him appreciate her a lot, and made him love and decide to stick with her. He also is very openly grateful for the family they've started with their daughter, North "Nori" West.

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Uche Jombo Rodriguez Covers Red Sheet Magazine - Says Husband is Not White

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Uche Jombo married Puerto Rican Kenny Rodriguez in May 2012 in his home country [see pictures] and it seems people insist he is White. While to many Nigerians, not black means white, Kenny lives and works in the United States where Puerto Ricans are mostly known as Latinos, and may be of Mexican or Spanish origins, which in America is not white. So Uche is right. Lovely cover too :)

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Family Make the Reception of their Daughter's Cancelled Wedding a Party For the Homeless

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This Atlanta couple were not happy when their only daughter cancelled her wedding about a month to the day. They were sponsoring the reception and had already paid non-refundable deposits for the venue, food and drinks, etc for 200 guests. As the wife was about to get to the frustrating task of calling to let the vendors know they wouldn't be going ahead, her husband brought up the idea of donating the reception to the homeless and making the day a joyous one of giving.

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How to Love Children Through the Pain of Divorce By Gerald Rogers

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By Gerald Rogers

Tonight, Peter, my little four year old cried himself to sleep calling for his mom, and as I lay beside him, I cried too. There’s no way around it… Divorce sucks. And there are many casualties. The saddest are the little hearts that are hurt in the process. EVERY child deserves to grow up in a home under the strength and protection of a loving father and mother who are always there for them. And every parent has an obligation to fight to provide that for them.

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Agbani Darego, Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola, Rita Dominic Shortlisted For The Jaguda 15 Hottest Women in Nigerian Entertainment

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Jaguda.com is asking for the hottest women in entertainment, I would have been rolling my eyes, but I guess a lot of people in the entertainment industry are there because they look good, when they have talent like the list compiled by Aribaba and his team, it is doubly rewarding. Read about the ladies they have shortlisted below....

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Vacation Time - Munachi Abi Goes to Hollywood

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Munachi Abi, TV presenter and singer, is recently vacationed in Los Angeles and shared some of her experiences in pictures. She walked among the hollywood stars, posing for a special picture with Micheal Jackson's star, gisted with a costumed pirate who wanted to know if Nigerians spoke English, tasted the famous georgetown cupcakes and the LA Pinkberry, etc.

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Darlene Benson out With Music Video For New Single Idara

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Darlene Benson Cobham is making a new name for herself as an singer after several years working in Nollywood as an actress. The music video for her new single Idara has just been released and it's a lovely outing. "Idara" is a Calabar word for "Joy" and the song talks about joy, peace and happiness no matter the pains, troubles and problems of life.

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Quote of the Day - Expectation is the Root of all Heartache

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Short Story - Call Center Proposal [It is the Will of God]

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By Nnandez.

“Good morning. Welcome to to Prytel Wireless. My name is Tunji Lekan. How may I help you?….”

Yes, this is me, back at my job at 2:30 am, a time other normal people would be asleep. Honestly, I must admit that if, say, my father were Bill Gates, meaning I wouldn’t have to work a day in my life (C’mon, seriously, how many of us would bother working if our father was the richest man in the world?), I would probably be awake at this time of the day, making sure that all the clubs in Lagos knew my father has plenty, plenty money. And more money than that.

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Is Genevive Nnaji Married? Shares Photo Wearing a Wedding and Engagement Band

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Genevieve Nnaji shared this picture on her Instagram yesterday and it has got some of her fans asking questions and teasing her. Funny enough, it is also the top search query for my blog this morning, probably because of a post with a picture of Genevieve and a guy at her friend's traditional wedding [see photo]. So is Genevieve Nnaji married? Or is that just a midi ring as one of her fans said below?

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Stephanie Linus On Marriage So Far, Planning a Family and Her Role In Nollywood

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It was a few weeks ago that Stephanie Linus threw a birthday for her husband Linus Idahosa, and it turns out, birthdays may have some significance for them since he asked her out on her birthday. In this interview, she talks about their destination wedding, marriage so far, their plans for their family as well as her role in the Nollywood industry.

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Dress Down Day For Beyonce as She Carries Blue Ivy Wearing Socks and Sweatpants

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The last time Beyonce was carrying Blue Ivy on her hips like this, she was wearing sky-high heels [see pic]. This time she couldn't have been less bothered. Still world-hopping for her Mrs. Carter tour, Beyonce was candidly photographed in socks and sweatshirt. Most mothers will relate I'm sure :)

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Miss Nigeria, Ezinne Akudo With the New Miss Earth Nigeria Marie Miller at the Miss Earth Beauty Pageant

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The Miss Earth Nigeria competition took place yesterday at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos. Hosted by Joseph Benjamin, the judges for the various segments of the show included Boris Kodjoe, Amber Rose, Kelechi Amadi-Obi, actress Ini Edo and Karly Redd. At the event was the current Miss Nigeria, Ezinne Akudo and other beauty queens from the MBGN series. See more pictures below...

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Kindle Fire Giveaway or $199 Amazon GC or $199 Paypal Cash (International)

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Bloggers & Authors have joined together and each chipped in a little money towards this giveaway. 1 winner will receive their choice of a Kindle Fire 7" HD (US Only), $199 Amazon Gift Card or $199 in Paypal Cash (International).

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Quote of the Day - Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

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New Sound and Music Video For Christine Ben-Ameh's Single My Daddy

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Christine Ben-Ameh says about her new single "My Daddy" that it "is not just about my wonderful father but a celebration of my beautiful, super hero mother who inspires him to be the best dad in the whole world."

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Monday, September 23, 2013

Kenyan Mall Attack Enters the Fourth Day - Most of The 200 Hostages Rescued

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I was hoping to blog about this when it was all over, and all the terrorists arrested and not a threat to any one any more but this news continues to dominate the headlines. Over 60 people were killed, with many pictures out there which I don't want to share, and some people still held hostage. I pray they are rescued safely. My heart goes out to all those who have lost close family and friends and those soldiers and police involved involved in countering the terrorists. May the souls of the dead rest in peace. More updates from CNN below...

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Prince is Here - Proud Father Alex O Announces Son's Birth on Facebook

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Veteran Musician Alex O who got married to actress Oby Edozien in 2011 announced the birth of their first child together on Facebook with the happy words, "We thank God for his Mercies. Prince is here!". Congratulations to the new parents and more blessings.

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