Saturday, October 11, 2014

Rochas Okorocha's Second Daughter, Uju Holds Traditional And White Wedding

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Dr. Obianuju Vanstatia Okorocha has gotten married to Dr. Uzoma Tony Anwukah in both traditional and white wedding ceremonies. In addition to their similar professions, the couple come from illustrious families in Imo State. She is the second daughter of governor Rochas Okorocha and he is the first son of the Secretary to the State Government, Prof Anthony Anwukah. The traditional wedding took place on Thursday and the church ceremony on Saturday 11th Oct 2014.

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Update - Little Girl Taken Away By Paternal Grandma Returned to Mother's Family

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Little Girl with maternal Grandma and 2Face

YAY!! This news just made my day! Remember the case of a Nigerian woman in the UK cried out on social media that the grandmother of her little girl took the child away, read here. The father even wrote me to insist it was a legal matter, here.

Well, praise God, little Liya has been returned to her mother's family and will soon be back with her mom. The mom, Temmy shared the good news herself. Read her full tweets below...

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[Photo + Video] Can Witches Fly Like Birds Then Fall And Become Human?

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I'm sorry to bring you this graphic image but I think we need to talk about this. A Twitter user @spicybebe shared the photo above on Twitter, and according to her and certain other Nigerian Twitter users, she is a bird which fell from a power line in the Oshodi part of Lagos and turned into a woman by the time she landed on the ground. Confusing, right? Is it even possible?

A mob immediately gathered calling her a witch and it took the intervention of police men or the poor woman would've been lynched. Hmmm...

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Honored As African Finance Minister of the Year

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Dr Okonjo Iweala with her husband Dr. Ikemba Iweala.

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been Nigeria's Finance Minister for almost a decade combined, both under President Obasanjo and now President Goodluck Jonathan. More recently, she has also been the Coordinating Minister for the Economy along with her finance protfolio.

The hardworking woman has been named African Finance Minister of the year 2014 by leading investment & international group, African Investor. Okonjo-Iweala was announced winner yesterday October 10th from a shortlist which included Finance Ministers of Kenya, Angola, Rwanda, Liberia, Seychelles, Zambia and Kingdom of Morocco.

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Steve Harvey Celebrates Wife Marjorie On Her 50th Birthday With Rolls Royce Convertible

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Steve Harvey celebrated the 50th birthday of his wife, Majorie Harvey by buying her a brand new Rolls Royce convertible. He shared the news on social media with the picture above captioned;

Happy Birthday to my baby Marjorie... Now if she could stop crying she could get in! Ballin her out for her 50th #50andFly

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New Album From TY Bello: The Morning Song Book - Download FREE

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Photographer and musician, TY Bello has just releasing a brand new album titled “The Morning Song Book” and she has put the songs out for free download.

The former band member of KUSH, says the music came to her during morning devotion and so she want to share as freely as God has given them to her. I have downloaded the songs, and they are amazing!

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Shonda Rhimes On Combining Motherhood With Career And Being An Angry Black Woman

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Shonda Rhimes is the creator of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and ‘Scandal’ and is also executive producing new TV show, ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ featuring Viola Davis. She's also the single mom of three children, a twelve year old and two younger children.

The usually affable, if a no-nonsense go getting TV executive had her feathers ruffled a few weeks ago when a New York Times writer described her as is an ‘angry black woman’ [read here]. Shonda called out the writer on social media and sparked a conversation on sexism and race.

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Mom Arrested After 4 Year Old Daughter Took Heroin And Gave To Other Kids At Daycare

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I'm just shaking my head. So many crazy things happen at daycare! If it's not the owners and teachers doing the wrong thing, then it is the kids. In this case, I don't really blame the little girl but the adult who put heroin within her reach. In this case, it is the mother.

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Feyisetan Fayose, Future First Lady Of Ekiti Releases Her Own Photoshoot

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When I posted Ayo Fayose's photostoot, see pics, ahead of his swearing in as Governor of Ekiti State, I asked after his wife and family. Now, the future First Lady of Ekiti, Feyisetan Fayose has unveiled her own photoshoot.

Their publicist has this to say about the shoots:

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Why You Should Always Have A Bucket List

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By Chinelo Ngene

Have you ever made a mental note of somewhere you’d like to go before you finally check out of this planet? Or something you’d like to do before it’s too late? Everyone has some sort of bucket list or the other, even if it’s only just thought of.

Well, to help you take the first step in turning your wishes and desires into a reality; at least where travel is concerned. We’re going to learn how to write your travel bucket list.

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