Sunday, October 13, 2013

The Obamas Meet With Malala at the White House on The International Day of the Girl Child

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Look at the smiles on Michelle and Malia Obama's faces as they look at Malala with the president. Malala Yousafzai is a 16-year-old advocate for girls’ education and for that, she was targeted by the Taliban when she was 14. The taliban shot her in the head in an assassination attempt but Malala survived and was recently nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Mommy Time - Chacha Eke Faani Shows off Her Daughter and Post-Pregnancy Body

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Chacha Eke Faani, who welcomed her first daughter with husband Austin Faani, shared photos of herself and her three weeks old baby recently. The actress and new mom is happy she's lost most of the baby weight already. Some more baby cuteness below :)

Couple Love - Dakore and Olumide Akande Pregnant With Second Child

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Dakore Akande was one of the hosts at the Nollywood Movie Awards and showed off her growing baby bump in a dazzling green gown with a gathered high waist. Olumide Akande was there with her and captioned this photo, "Supporting my #Queen at the #nma2013 ... Great job hosting Babe." Congrats to the cute couple. Check out more pictures of the glowing actress at the NMAs below...

Family Time - Mercy Johnson, Odi and Purity Out For Sunday

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Mercy Johnson Okojie shared these pictures with the tweet, "Happy sunday peeps,all we require for life,God has given us. Luv y'all". Check out the ones below too...

Rita Dominic and Mildred Okwo Win Best Actress and Best Director For The Meeting

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The Nollywood Movie Awards held yesterday at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lagos and was hosted by Segun Arinze and Dakore Akande. I gushed about The Meeting in my review here and the awards seem to agree, giving best lead actress and best director to Rita Dominic and Mildred Okwo respectively. See more pictures of The Meeting's team and full list of winners below. Congrats to all the winners!

Saturday, October 12, 2013

A Girl Like Me by Uche Peter Umez

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CJ has just flopped onto her side, when Ijay says, ‘You won’t marry a girl like me.’

‘What do you mean?’ he asks, surprised.

Leaning over the bed, Ijay rummages through her handbag. ‘Shit,’ she says when she can’t find any cigarettes.

Watch Nollywood Online - Broken Silence

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Broken Silence Features: Uti Nwachukwu, Uche Jombo, Tonto Dike
Synopsis - Gerald Okeke is a high flying playboy who seems to be content with his life . His world changes dramatically when his older brother dies, leaving a son to him to raise. Against his fiancee’s wishes, Gerald hires a nanny to look after the boy. What he never bargained for was falling in love with the nanny, who herself harbours a deep secret that will alter their lives.

Funny Video - BatDad is on Child Watch 1

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BatDad, whose real name is Blake Wilson, is a creative father and obvious fan of the Batman movies. Wearing the bat mask, he shares very short clips of his time with his kids on Vine. He has now complied the six-second viral Vine videos into short Youtube clips like the one above. Enjoy, especially for parents :)

Quote of the Day - God is My Everything

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New Music - Dencia's “True Love” Feat. Waje

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Upcoming musical artiste, Dencia has just released a single titled True Love which features more established Waje. According to the PR, True Love is a Zouk - a popular dance and music origination from the Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique - song which tells the story of love lost. I certainly prefer the slow sound of the song, listen below ...