Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Some Reasons Woman Stay With Their Abusive Partners And Why They Should Seek Help

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The most common question asked about domestic violence victims is "Why does she stay?"
The question shows the misunderstanding of the dynamics of domestic violence. It also reveals a tendency to blame the victim. A more appropriate question would be:

Couple Love - Obiora Obiwon and Wife, Nkechi

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Obiora Obiwon, the musician behind the hit Obimuo got married back in 2011 and with his wife welcomed their daughter in Spetember 2012. We featured the couple for our very first marriage avowals [see post] and RML is happy to see that they keep growing in love.

Dear Myne - Should I Tell His Wife That He Cheated With Me?

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I met this young man Diekola while watching football at a local Nigerian restaurant. He asked me for my number and things progressed from there. We have a mutual friend in Nigeria called Emeka, a guy I went to secondary school with. Emeka and I have known each other for more than 14 years. Emeka confirmed that this guy was single and had no attachments. Diekola and I ended up having an intimate relationship and things got physical really quickly.

Mommy Time - Adaeze Igwe Yobo and Son

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Adaeze Igwe is married to Joseph Yobo and they have one son, who she says, loves the camera just as much as his mommy does.

Racial Discrimination Claims Against Paula Deen Thrown Out By Judge

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A federal judge in Georgia has thrown out race discrimination claims by a former manager at one one of Paula Deen's restaurants. Last year, Lisa Jackson sued Paula Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers, saying she was subjected to sexual harassment and racist attitudes during the five years she worked at their restaurant, Uncle Bubba's Seafood and Oyster House in Savannah.

October 1 Movie - The New Movie By Kunle Afolayan

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October 1 is an upcoming movie and is directed by Kunle Afolayan. The film began pre-production months ago, but they just concluded auditions and started shooting at the end of last month. RML has been able to get some details about those starring in the movie, and some behind the scene pictures.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Oprah or the Handbag Sales Woman - Who Decides What is Racism?

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#solidarityisforwhitewomen is currently trending on Twitter. I have no idea if the hashtag has anything to do with the Oprah case but it sure got me thinking. Who decides what racism is? Is it the person claiming to have been discriminated aganst, or the person accused of being racist?

A Glimpse into the Life of a Naija Military Wife @msetipenny

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Our featured couple will prefer to be known by their instagram handles. @msetipenny first met @buffalo__soulja who is a naval officer on Twitter and then brought their romance offline 6 months later. They got married earlier this year and today RML gets you a glimpse into the married life of a beautiful wife and young Nigerian man in the military. We spoke to @msetipenny, enjoy...

Dear Myne - Why Do I Always Attract The Wrong Sort of Men?

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Dear Myne, I am sorry, I just have to pour this out. I tried taking my life and the very young guy who generally helps people around the street, saw me and even with my eye half closed (I thought I was dying) the guy still said I should borrow him 2000..  I just woke up so apparently this combination does not work.

Funny Video - Julius Agwu in Mission Impossible

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Mission Impossible is a comedy skit by Julius Agwu and  features appearances by Funny Bone and Senator, also comedians. With a title like Mission Impossible, the video could be funnier, but the saving grace turned out to be the reactions of the would-be thieves when they entered the stolen car.