Monday, October 14, 2013

Another Woman Speaks Out - I Chose Not to Marry The Father of My Child Because He was Abusive

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Dear Myne, thank you for sharing this Story and Tell Oma Thank You for having the courage to leave and Share her Story. I am currently a Single mum who chose not to marry the father of her child. The reason was because he had ALL these traces of a classic abusive man in this story Oma has shared.He was Emotionally, verbally and psychologically abusive,the only reason I don't think he hit me was because we were apart thru most of our relationship.

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Couple Love - Beyonce and JayZ Take Time off their Tours For a Paris Dinner Date

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Beyonce and JayZ are currently on tour in different parts of the world, Jay in London for his Magna Carter Holy Grail tour and Bey in New Zealand, still on her Mrs. Carter tour, but they made time to meet each other for a dinner date. Talk about dedication to their relationship in spite of work pressures, wow!

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Nadia Buari Tweets Her Dream Proposal - “What kind of wedding would u like?" He Asked

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Nadia Buari must be a romantic. She just tweeted this conversation about weddings between a couple who truly love each other. A man asks his lady what kind of wedding she would love, and she throws the questions back at him. See their answers below.

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Holy Mallam and Wife Ijeoma on Being a Virgin on the Wedding Night and their Inter-ethnic Marriage

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Comedian Holy Mallam, real names Ajibola Adebayo, and his wife, Ijeoma, share the story of their eight-year-old marriage in this interview with Punch. Ijeoma was a virgin on their wedding night and it took them three days to do the deed, through her leading. Isn't that interesting? Also, their marriage is inter-ethnic and they had some challenges in family planning. Read on...

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Patriarchy and Male Privilege - How Do These Impact Your Life?

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Patriarchy (rule by fathers) is a social system in which the male is the primary authority figure central to social organization and the central roles of political leadership, moral authority, and control of property, and where fathers hold authority over women and children. It implies the institutions of male rule and privilege, and entails female subordination.

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[Web Series] Waiting... Episode 4

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It was about 5pm that evening and I just wanted to get home since I knew that Kola wouldn’t be able to get to me there because my security was on the lookout for him. I got into my car and started driving home, didn’t even stop to buy dinner, indomie was just going to have to do for that night. I quickly scanned the street before I entered my building’s garage space to see if Kola was waiting for me and I didn’t see him or his car.

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Two Nigerian Journalists Emerge Winners at the CNN/MultiChoice Awards

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Toyosi Ogunseye in 2011

Oluwatoyosi Ogunseye and Tolu Ogunlesi have won in a couple of the categories in this year’s CNN/MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year awards. Toyosi Ogunseye, Sunday Punch Editor, won the Environment prize, and Tolu Ogunlesi , a freelance journalist with Ventures Africa won the Economy and Business reporting prize.

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Kunle Afolayan, Monalisa, Empress Njamah, Uche Jombo, Emem Isong at the Nollywood Movie Awards

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Kunle Afolayan’s Phone Swap won the awards for Best Movie, Best Original Screenplay and Top Box Office at the Nollywood Movie Awards. The versatile actor/producer/director was present at the ceremony as were other winners, nominees, and many in the nollywood sector. Photos below...

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Magazine Covers - Oluchi on StyleMania

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Oluchi, the brain behind Africa's Next Top Model covers the October edition of StyleMania with the caption “Africa’s Top Role Model”. In the interview for the cover, Oluchi shares her experience bringing that franchise to Africa and being a role model. Great stuff.

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