Monday, October 14, 2013

Patriarchy and Male Privilege - How Do These Impact Your Life?

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Patriarchy (rule by fathers) is a social system in which the male is the primary authority figure central to social organization and the central roles of political leadership, moral authority, and control of property, and where fathers hold authority over women and children. It implies the institutions of male rule and privilege, and entails female subordination.

[Web Series] Waiting... Episode 4

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It was about 5pm that evening and I just wanted to get home since I knew that Kola wouldn’t be able to get to me there because my security was on the lookout for him. I got into my car and started driving home, didn’t even stop to buy dinner, indomie was just going to have to do for that night. I quickly scanned the street before I entered my building’s garage space to see if Kola was waiting for me and I didn’t see him or his car.

Two Nigerian Journalists Emerge Winners at the CNN/MultiChoice Awards

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Toyosi Ogunseye in 2011

Oluwatoyosi Ogunseye and Tolu Ogunlesi have won in a couple of the categories in this year’s CNN/MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year awards. Toyosi Ogunseye, Sunday Punch Editor, won the Environment prize, and Tolu Ogunlesi , a freelance journalist with Ventures Africa won the Economy and Business reporting prize.

Kunle Afolayan, Monalisa, Empress Njamah, Uche Jombo, Emem Isong at the Nollywood Movie Awards

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Kunle Afolayan’s Phone Swap won the awards for Best Movie, Best Original Screenplay and Top Box Office at the Nollywood Movie Awards. The versatile actor/producer/director was present at the ceremony as were other winners, nominees, and many in the nollywood sector. Photos below...

Magazine Covers - Oluchi on StyleMania

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Oluchi, the brain behind Africa's Next Top Model covers the October edition of StyleMania with the caption “Africa’s Top Role Model”. In the interview for the cover, Oluchi shares her experience bringing that franchise to Africa and being a role model. Great stuff.

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!