Saturday, September 28, 2013

Mary J Blige on Stage at The Sisters with Soul Concert in Lagos

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Mary J. Blige, an outstanding American R&B and soul singer, was in Lagos, Nigeria for a divas concert labelled "Sisters with Soul". On the billing were other Nigerian female musicians including Seyi Shey, Zaina, Chidinma, Niyola, Lola Rae, Emma Nyra, Eva, Victoria Kimani, and DJ Cuppy. Check out some shots of Mary J. Blige doing her thing on stage.

Maternity Style - Annie Macaulay Idibia Rocks Her Baby Bump in Little Black Dress

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Annie Idibia recently let out the news that she and husband Tuface Idibia were expecting their second child together. In this picture, Annie is really rocking the bump in a stylish gown. Congrats to her and looking forward to more maternity styles from her.

Daddy Time - Kunle Afolayan and His Four Children

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Kunle Afolayan,  is always on the location of one of his movies for one reason or the other. But when he's home, or off the clock, he loves spending time with his kids. Above is a picture of the versatile actor, director and producer on the basketball courts with two of his children. Check out another one below of all the kids on the red carpet with Kunle Afolayan for the premiere of Phone Swap.

BTS Pictures of Juliet Ibrahim in Big Gele From African Time, A Nollywood-USA Movie

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The film is about "African Time" a phrase used to describe the relaxed attitude that many Africans exhibit towards time. It seems to have become a part of African culture in that most African events tend to begin a few hours after the specified start time. In addition to Nollywood's Juliet Ibrahim and Steph Nora Okere, 'African time' also features Hollywood acts Syr Law and Tasia Grant [from Tyler Perry's 'Diary of a Mad Black Woman' and 'Meet The Browns' respectively]. More behind the scenes pictures below.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Poor Divorcees, Widows and The Scarcity of Husbands in Zamfara - From The Muslim Perspective

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By Shittu Fowora

The news yesterday has it that more than 8,000 Zamfara women protested over scarcity of husbands. Led by the Chairperson of the Zamfara Widows Association, Hajiya Suwaiba Isa, and the patron, Alhaji Sa’idu Goshe, the women said they were not living a normal life and needed husbands to become whole. “Many of us cannot afford two meals in a day because there are no men to support us,” they said. The patron said the association had over 8,000 women, comprising 5,380 divorcees, 2,200 widows, 1,200 orphans and 80 others, whom he said, were looking for men to marry.

Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh At the Flower Girl Movie Premiere In London

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Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh acted the main characters in new movie Flower Girl which premiered in London last night. I hear the movie was further edited and upgraded for the UK audience, hope that made it better. Damilola and Chris were also good together in the Ghanaian romantic comedy, Six Hours to Christmas, so I look forward to seeing them in Flower Girl. You can read the review of the movie by Joy Bewaji, HERE.

Mommy Time - Nadia Buari Shares Fun Times With Her Mother

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Nadia Buari is one lady whom it's so obvious has an amazing relationship with her mother, they're almost like sisters. She appreciated her mom recently on Instagram as they played around Loveofmylife! #ihavethecoolestmom#Nevereveradullmoment#Goofingaround#funtimes#theworkofboredom

Painful Sex Vs. 'Normal' Sex: The Differences Explained With Food

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Painful sex and vulvodynia are health issues that affect millions of women, but  they are often under-reported and misdiagnosed. This is according to, [fronted by Sally Turner and Sabine Tyrvainen] who have produced this short film to raise awareness around the issues. Who remembers the previous video we shared here? Yes, women4real were inspired by Some Real Sex Facts Explained With Food.

[Web Series] Waiting... Episode 1

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It was 4:23 pm on a Thursday evening and all I could think about was leaving the office so I could get to the spa as quickly as possible. My friends and I were going on a vacation to Cozumel, Mexico and I couldn’t stop thinking of how much fun we were going to have.

Wedding Gown Ideas From The Emmy's Red Carpet - Which is Your Favorite?

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Earlier this year, ladies at the Cannes Film Festival walked the red carpet promoting their movies, several wore white, cream, ivory, gold or champagne gowns that looked very much like wedding gowns [see post]. This time we're looking at the stars on the Emmys red carpet. Their dresses will definitely inspire any bride to be who is still looking for her gown. Even if you're not, which of these gowns is your favorite for a wedding gown inspiration?