Monday, July 14, 2014

#MarriedMen, Pastor Tony Rapu Has Some Words To Help Make Your #Marriage Happier

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Dr Tony Rapu is a well known pastor in Lagos that ministers at the Present House Church. He used his Twitter to reach out to married men, giving sound advise from the most simple to the most difficult.

He talks about quarells, "Conflicts in marriage are inevitable. Resolving them is a part of the process of bonding with your wife" or simply, "Talk to your wife."

We often say nobody talks to men and I love it when someone stands up to hold men accountable for what happens in their marriages and their homes.

A fellow blogger collected some of the quotables here, and below, I've made his tweets into a storify so it will never be lost to the transient nature of twitter. Read and share.

International Loving - Tuface and Annie Idibia Play Love in Ghana

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Annie and Tuface Idibia are currently in Ghana for an appearance on Yvonne Okoro's cookery show "Dining with". The loving couple have been busy sharing pictures from their trip on Instagram.
#ifItellUthestory #nobesmallthingo #internationalloving #naghanawedey oooo

From pictures on the set of the show, to 2Face and Annie coordinating in matching brocade outfits, to 2Face acting as his wife's photographer, check out their "love-in-ghana" photos below...


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Jude Okoye Flaunts Fiance Ifeoma Umeokeke With Message to Their Unborn Children

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Are they having twins? Jude Okoye proposed to his girlfriend back in April and last week, they announced they are expecting their first child as well getting married in a traditional ceremony later this week.

The drunk in love with his future wife's looks shared the picture above on Instagram wth the caption;
MESSAGE TO MY UNBORN CHILDREN "My dear future Children, look at ur mum and take all u need from her looks. Don't pay much attention to my face o especially my nose. Bcos if u do, oh well, ask 'Kermit' the tea drinking frog. 
See more pictures of his pretty fiance below...

Fast & Furious 7 - Tyrese Gibson Pays Emotional Tribute to Paul Walker as Film Wraps

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Tyrese Gibson has paid another tribute to his late co-star and friend Paul Walker as their upcoming film, Fast & Furious 7, wrapped production.

The actor posted the picture above on Instagram of himself with director James Wan and Walker's brothers Cody and Caleb - the two brothers had stood in to finish some of the action scenes and other parts of the film that were not completed before Paul Walker's tragic death last November.

He also posted another one of him and Paul Walker's look-alike brother, Cody Walker.

See the picture and tribute below...

Tyler Perry Wins 'What Would Jesus Do' Trademark From Woman Who Says He Stole It From Her

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Tyler Perry has reportedly won the patent to use "What would Jesus do?" in in a suit filed by another applicant who wanted to patent the popular phrase.

Reality star Kimberly “Poprah” Kearney had registered the trademark in 2008, several months before Perry did. Kearney had it trademarked to use as the title for a reality show, and claims she was developing a reality series with the title, but has got no backers.

According to THR, she says she had submitted the idea to Tyler Perry Studios in 2007 for backing, and alleges that Perry and his lawyers essentially stole the phrase from her but Tyler Perry Studios challenged her claim due to lack of use, and registered theirs later the same year.

Karrueche Tears Up As She Talks About Three Way Romance With Chris Brown and Rihanna

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Karrueche Tran, the on--then-off girlfriend of Chris Brown has opened up about battling Rihanna and her millions of online fans any time she's with Chris Brown. 

She discussed the ups and downs of their relationship during an interview on Just Keke, hosted by Keke Palmer, saying;

“... my boyfriend is a celebrity whose ex-girlfriend is even bigger… so, not only am I fighting a battle with her, I’m fighting a battle with her 14 million fans or however else. Imagine how that feels for me when I gotta get on Twitter and I gotta  see a whole bunch of stuff. They make up all kinds of crazy stuff and it’s like they know nothing about me.”

Three-year-old Girl Who 'Woke' at Her Funeral Has Been Declared Dead Again

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A three-year-old girl in the Philippines woke during preparations for her funeral but has now been declared dead, according to new reports. A cellphone caught the moment the young girl started breathing again at a church in Aurora in the Philippines where her funeral was taking place.

The little girl was originally declared dead on Friday morning after suffering a fever in hospital. Her family were preparing for her burial on Saturday afternoon when a neighbour of the girl's parents saw
the girl move her head. After being lifted out of the coffin she was given water and taken to the hospital.  It was later found that the girl was in a state of coma, not dead.

But sadly, reports now suggest the girl did not survive and has been declared dead finally. A doctor assessed her again today and found no signs of life.

The Church of England Approves Women as Bishops at the General Synod

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The Church of England's national assembly, known as the General Synod, has approved the historic measure to allow women to enter its top ranks as bishops!

The Church voted this decision at its meeting in York today, according to UK media.

The measure had the support of Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Prime Minister David Cameron.

The vote comes two years after similar legislation failed to reach a two-thirds majority among the General Synod's lay members, despite approval from bishops and clergy.

“Weird Al” Yankovic Parodies Pharrell’s Williams “Happy” in New Video “Tacky”

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"Weird Al" Yankovic made his musical fame from spoofing other popular musicians, songs and their videos. The comic singer is releasing a new album called Mandatory Fun this week, and has just premiered the first video off it, a parody of Pharrell Williams Happy, but this one is called “Tacky”. 

The song and video indicts “Happy” and its 24-hour-dancing video as an embodiment of almost every annoying trend in today's pop-culture. Some of the lines read;
I Instagram every meal I've ever had/
I would live-Tweet a funeral /
Take selfies with the deceased. 
Check it out if could use a laugh this Monday.

Ramsey Nouah Leads Other Actors in Premiere of Tempting Fate in Houston

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Ramsey Nouah was the star at the premiere of new movie “Tempting Fate”, alongside other actors including Dan Davies, Andrew Onochie, Kimberly Kral, and the produces, Unoma and Kevin Nwankwor.

In Tempting Fate, Ramsey Noah stars as the prodigal brother in this amazing story of betrayal in the face of brotherly love and redemption. Produced and shot in the United States with American and Nigerian actors, the movie trailer looks amazing. See it here.

Check out all the other photos from the movie premiere below...

Lance Gross Engaged and Expecting First Child With Rebecca Jefferson

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Lance Gross, popped the question to his girlfriend Rebecca Jefferson at the end of last year in Mexico. Now, the couple are expecting their first child. Lance is the hot chocalate actor in Tyler Perry Tempatation, Confessions of a Marriage Counselor.

According to reports, Rebecca is visibly pregnant and that she conveniently crops her baby bump out of all of her photos on social media.

A Hip Hollywood report said that they were spotted celebrating Gross' birthday at Benihana last week, with Jefferson rocking a noticeable bump.

Selena Gomez's Boob Enlargement Causes Fan To Wish Her Death by Cancer. See Selena's Response

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Selena Gomez recently made headlines when new photographs of her hit magazines and blogs, with speculation that has had a boob enlargement.

Many of her fans were not happy about it, and several wrote comments and posted social media about their disappointment with the young singer. One of the critics went as far as wishing death by cancer on Selena.

In a very mature and thoughtful reply, 21 year old Selena let the young lady, whose account has now been deactivated, know that cancer was no joking matter, and nothing to curse others with since it can happen to anyone.

Man Accuses The Redeemed Church in UK Of Causing The Breakdown of His Marriage

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Ayadi Moniaye, a Nigerian man based in Manchester UK, claims the Redeemed Christian Church of God‘s “Jubilee Parish”, breaks up marriages so as to obtain permanent stays for female members, but in the process they tarnish the image of Nigerian husbands abroad.

He is accusing the church of brainwashing his Nigerian wife, and teaching her how to use the UK legal system to obtain permanent residence through him whe they broke up.

When they divorced in 2009, she also got their children, and the house and property they owned together. Since then, Ayadi said, she and the church have ganged up on him and are insinuating that he is insane.

Ayadi Moniaye is also claiming that the Redeemed Church's hierarchy in Nigeria are ignoring him after he has sent official letter to them to look into the case.

How To Make Your Long-distance Relationship Work Out For Good

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By Adrienne Brown

Long-distance relationships do come with challenges, but if you've found the right person, it's worth it! Here's how to keep your sanity and make it work.

Sara, from Toronto, and Paul, from Vancouver, met at the destination wedding of mutual friends. They had no idea they'd be coming away with their own spark and, after keeping in touch for two months, a new relationship separated by thousands of kilometres and three time zones. Neither had been in a long-distance relationship before, but they made it work for eight months before Sara decided to move to Vancouver.

"Our relationship is no different than a same-city (or province) relationship. We still need to be communicating and we still need to have the same goals and outlook on life," says Sara.

Malala Marks Her 17th Birthday With Escaped Chibok Girls and Parents [Photos]

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Malala Yousafzai, who is currently visiting Nigeria, has pledged yesterday to help free the 219 schoolgirls being held by Boko Haram since April 15. 

Malala met with about 15 parents and five of the 57 girls who escaped from the Boko Haram custody. Some of the parents broke down in tears as Malala spoke at a hotel.

“I can see those girls as my sisters … and I’m going to speak up for them until they are released.”

Malala's 17th birthday is today and she cut a cake with some of her guests to cheer things up. She is also scheduled to meet with President Goodluck Jonathan today.

Beyonce Rocks African Print Tailored Skirt and Shirt, Gets The Internet Talking

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Beyonce just got the fashionista twittering and talking with these photos of tailored African print outfits she has been sharing on her Instagram page. 

She's wearing a Demestiks African print shirt and skirt in the first pics. What do you think of the two prints together?

The second is a playsuit in one print. Check it out!

Celeb Insta Fashion - Chika Ike Paints The Town Red in BodyCon Dress With Sheer Panels

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Chika Ike showed off her toned body in a full length red bodycon dress with sheer panels in the front and back that displayed her cleavage and black underwear.

It was the premiere for Nollywood actress, Nkiru Sylvanus's movie 'The Voice' which took place at the Oriental Hotel in Lekki, Lagos. The actress posted the pictures on Instagram.

Rihanna Celebrates With German Players Klose and Gotze, Poses With The World Cup [Photos]

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Rihanna got to hang out with players of Germany, including Klose and Gotze who scored the winning goal. She also got to hold the golden World Cup itself!

Rihanna is a huge football fan, and had been supporting the German team with a swimsuit selfie on her Twitter profile [see here].

The singer later celebrated Germany's win last night, by posing with players and fans of the World cup champions.

19-Year-Old Ex-Marine Charged in The Murder of Young Single Mom After She Disappered in June

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A 19-year-old ex-marine has been arrested and charged with murdering a young mother from New York, whose body was discovered dumped in a wooded area near her home one week after her disappearance last month.

Dante Taylor was arrested in Florida and faces second-degree murder charged for reportedly killing Sarah Goode, 21, who was a single mom with a 4-year-old daughter named Jocelyn.

And, adding yet another horrible level of crazy to this story, Taylor was arrested because cops suspect he committed a different heinous crime.

6-Year-Old Boy Who Died Saving His Sister From Rapist Gets Justice as Killer Faces Life in Prison

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A man who killed a 6-year-old boy who was trying to stop him from raping his 12-year-old sister has been found guilty and faces life in prison. 

Rivera, who may have been high on a drug called "wet," broke into a Camden, New Jersey home in 2012 and attacked 12-year-old Amber Andujar as she slept on the family couch.

Amber, her two sisters, one of them 14, and 6-year-old Dominick were home alone in their house as their mother recovered from surgery in the hospital.

Rivera, who was a neighbor and had played with the kids in the past, broke into the home and attacked Amber. Hearing her screams, little Dominick ran out and tried to defend his sister.