Wednesday, July 10, 2013

I’m Almost Fed up with Nigerian Politicians, and Here’s Why

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Watching this video, I could literally feel my skin crawling. Are these grown men or squabbling touts? Touts may be better even, considering that these men probably are educated and are well dressed. Goes to show how superficial such things are, and we use them to elect people to govern the rest of the country. The only reason I put "almost" in that title is because someone had the mind to record a video and air it. At least.

How to Cook Asparagus in a Gizzard and Tomato Sauce

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Asparagus is becoming one of my favorite vegetables, though I feel guilty sometimes when I use them in my own recipes. I just feel like I should only use asparagus in the classic recipes like asparagus stuffed chicken, or asparagus wrapped in bacon, that sort of thing.

Melvin Is Up For Eviction - Please Save Him

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As some of you may know, my favorite to win the Big Brother Africa game this year is Melvin. Read this post to know why. For this weeks nomination, however, Melvin who is Head of House Diamond, decided not to save himself. Though he hasn't given any solid reason why he did that, I think he was just being nice, as he really is BTW. So he's up for eviction with Selly, Pokello, Natasha, Annabel, and Cleo. I think he has good chances. For those watching and voting, please show Melvin love and keep him in.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

8 Signs You're Dating An Abusive Man

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Project Alert on Violence Against Women is an organization that promotes and protects the rights of women and young girls and renders practical support to female victims of violence. The Programme Assistant on Social Media Advocacy with Project alert sent these tips to Stella Dimorkorkus on how to know when you're with an abusive partner. It may be directed to women, but I think men can learn from it too.

Amanda Berry, Michelle Knight and Gina Dejesus Thank The Public in YouTube Video

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Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight have not appeared much in public or in the news since they were rescued from Ariel Castro, the man who kidnipped and kept them captive for over 10 years [see reports here and here]. The three women broke their public silence yesterday in a joint statement issued via a video on Youtube. They said the support and prayers of family, friends and the public is allowing them to rebuild their lives after their ordeal.

On Tiannah Styling - What is Appropriate Dressing For a Child?

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Elegante by TiannahStyling is a fashion line created by Toyin Lawani, a Nigeria based stylist, who has also recently launched Elegante Kidz, taking on the design aesthetics of the main label to create fashion forward clothes for children. I saw the outfit above first, and was like, really? I felt better when I saw the other designs, but still?

Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa Are Officially Married

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Wiz Khalifa is 25 years old, and a rapper. Amber Rose is 29 years old and a model. The couple who have been dating since early in 2011 got married on Monday, with both of them announcing it on their respective Twitter pages.

Tope and Soji Alabi on Marriage - The Couple Must Understand Each Other

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Tope Alabi, a gospel artiste, has been embroiled in a sex scandal with a former spiritual mentor, Prophet Ajanaku, but what has not wavered is her relationship with her husband, Soji Alabi. The couple have been married for 12 years, and in this interview with Punchng, the couple who work together, talk about their marriage and work relationship.

New Pictures From Kate Henshaw Island Hopping in the Mediterranean Sea

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Travelling, most people agree, is one of the best ways to relax and de-stress. And that is exactly what Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw does as she takes a break from work to leave Nigeria for some R & R in the Mediterranean. Unlike most Nigerians whose vacation entail mall hopping, Kate is really chilling. Reminds me of Toolz in Zanzibar [see pictures].

Magazine Covers - Banke Meshida Lawal on Genevieve

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Banke Meshida-Lawal is a make-up artiste and instructor. She looks great here, love the curly hair.