Saturday, July 13, 2013

Is This Funny or Racist? Confusion Over Asiana Pilots' Names

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So there's some furore over the recent Asiana crash and the details of the pilots who were in the plane at the time of the crash. Some names came to a news channel and they confirmed it with NTSB, the agency in charge of investigating and ensuring transport safety. The names the KTVU station got were - Captain Sum Ting Wong, Wi Tu Lo, Ho Lee Fuk, and Bang Ding Ow.

Eku Edewor and Uti Nwachukwu at the Fascinating Nigeria Launch

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Nigerian traditional outfits when designed and made well can be so attractive. Uti Nwachukwu and Eku Edewor in their modern designs make it look extra special. I love it.

First Photos From Matse Uwatse's Wedding

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Matse Uwatse shared photos of her pre-wedding holiday with fiance, Ekemelu Bertram Nnoli, last week. The couple just got married today in Lagos, and the happy bride shared this photo of her wedding look on instagram. Wishing them all the joys and fulfillment that marriage can bring. See more pictures below...

Do You Wear Thongs or Not?

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I have a confession to make, I don't wear thongs! OK, may I have worn one or two a handful of times over the past decade and more, but I've just never felt comfortable in one. I tried them on when they became the rage while I was in university and it felt so strange having the thong in my crack, like a wedgie that can never go away, so I went back to my cotton briefs.

Couple Love - Tina Turner and Erwin Bach

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The news broke a few days ago that 73-year-old  Tina Turner would soon get married to her boyfriend, Erwin Bach who is 57 years. Not only is she 16years older than he is, they've been dating for 27 years. What really made me amazed was thinking, wow, he must have been 30 when they started dating.

AY's Crib Episode 2: House Girl Wanted

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This was much funnier to me than the first episode. Some people seem to like the gateman a lot, but I prefer the dichotomy between down to earth AY and his head in the clouds girlfriend. Enjoy...

Short Story - A Deliverance of His Third Leg

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By Tola Odejayi

It was a few minutes short of midnight at the bus stop on the outskirts of town. The late night vendors sat hunched over their wares, their flickering candles and dim bulbs doing little to relieve the brooding darkness. People quickly disembarked from the slowing trickle of buses arriving, and they hurried away to the safety of their houses before the wickednesses of the night came out to stalk the town.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Help For Sexual Assault Victims in Lagos

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A new sexual assault referral center has just been opened in Lagos by an NGO called Partnership for Justice. Named, The Mirabel Centre, it is located at the Lagos State Teaching Hospital, Ikeja with tel: 0811 555 4877 or 0818 724 3468 or 01-295 7816. It is open every working day from 8 30am to 5 30pm. Please if you know anyone who is a victim, do share these details.

Dear Myne - Two Men Want To Marry Me, Who Do I Choose?

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I am a 26 year old professional working in Nigeria who got in a relationship last year with a wonderful man who is another professional working in the UK. We met via a social network, he had actually been trying via this social network to contact me since 2010 but I just hadn't been interested at the time because I had just ended a year old relationship which had left me rather distraught.

The 2013 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria Contestants

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Between the Miss Nigeria pageant, the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, and their male counterparts, I'm beginning to know all the states in Nigeria again. The MBGN contest will hold on the 20th of July in Bayelsa State. Miss Katsina above, who we all know is probably not from Katsina is my favorite, love her dimples. Check out the others below and tell me who is yours?