Saturday, December 14, 2013

Michelle Obama, With Sasha and Malia, Receives Official White House Christmas Tree

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Christmas is just over two weeks away, 16 days to be precise and all over the world, everyone is getting prepared and decorationg their homes. Michelle Obama with her daughters Sasha and Malia along with their two dogs, Sunny and Bo, received their own 2013 White House Christmas tree last week. The First Lady is as stylish as usual, the daughters look all grown up and very cute and the new dog stands out with his white booties :)

Donbraye Akangbou Killed By JTF Officers in Port Harcourt - Leaves 3months Pregnant Widow

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Donbraye Akangbou, a young man in Port Harcourt, has become another victim as he was gunned down in an 'accidental discharge' yesterday. In a set of unfortunates incidents, Donbraye, who only got married six months ago (his wife is now 3 months pregnant with their first child) had his life cut short for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Patience Jonathan Calls For Stiffer Penalties For Perpetrators of Sexual Violence Against Women

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We're loving this picture of Nigerian president and first lady, Goodluck and Patience Jonathan as they attended the Elysee Summit on Peace and Security in Africa. RML particularly commends the news that the First Lady, Patience Jonathan, in an advocacy meeting on sexual violence against women, called for stiff penalties, backed by effective laws, for perpetrators of sexual violence against women. We hope she follows up her words with action now they are back in Nigeria.

Friday, December 13, 2013

VIDEO - Beyoncé "Flawless" featuring Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Beyonce has just released her fifth studio album which has 31 tracks (14 songs and 17 videos) and is titled Beyoncé. Beyonce also featured Chimamanda Adichie's TED speech on feminism and the women's societal roles in one of the tracks - Flawless. See the official preview video below, reminds me of Who Run the World from her last album. Can't wait to listen to the full songs. Congrats to both women, feminists rock!

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Chicago Bulls' Luvabulls Cheerleading Squad Dancer Has Surprise Marriage Proposal During a Game

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Some surprise public proposals as we've seen can take a turn for the worse, but the ones which go well are so sweet. Especially when the bride-to-be is genuinely surprised as this member of the Chicago Bulls' Luvabulls cheerleading squad who got proposed to by her boyfriend at a game last week..

The TDH Effect - No Woman Can Resist a Tall Dark and Handsome Man?

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What are we calling the TDH Effect? It is that effect that Tall, Dark and Handsome men have on most women. Any woman they touch or smile at turns to mush, just look at Oprah's megawatt smile with Idris Elba! She shared this picture on FB with the caption, "Idris, can you tell how happy I was to meet you?" She looks star struck, lol... Have any TDH man ever had that effect on you? How do you resist? LOL...

Novel Excerpt - When Love Takes Over By Alloy Francis

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Mrs. Cole was beautifully dressed ready to attend the 10th anniversary of her friend, Mrs. Cynthia Rowland. She wore the latest Ankara design from Mrs. Rowland’s fashion industry. She walked out of her bedroom, and climbed down the stairs to the sitting room. She saw her daughter watching a movie.

Movie Trailer - Tunde Kelani's new movie, Dazzling Mirage

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The trailer for Tunde Kelani's new movie, Dazzling Mirage, is here! Lala Akindoju and Kunle Afolayan star in the much anticipated movie, which features a sickle- cell sufferer who has to overcome social stigma, prejudice and her own low self-esteem, to achieve success, marriage and motherhood.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

3 Divorced Nigerian Men in Boston Die Alone in Their Homes This Year?

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This report from Sahara Reporters is quite strange. Why all in Boston, why only divorced men? Why Nigerian men? Why when they are alone? What could be happening?

A 57-year-old Nigerian, Mr. Benjamin Chibuogwu was found dead in his apartment on Saturday in Lowell, Massachusetts. A native of Awka in Anambra state, Mr. Chibuogwu recently attended the Awka Convention in New Jersey over the Thanksgiving weekend.