Sunday, March 2, 2014

#Oscars2014 - Full Winners List For The 86th Academy Awards

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It was a tight race as so many amazing films were nominated in the various award categories at the Oscars. Atala and I have this game we play, we print out the nominees and vote for our favorites, and then as we watch the show, we tick off who gets it right.

Video - Lupita Nyongo’o Wins Oscar For Best Supporting Actress!

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Lupita Nyong'o was amazing in 12 years a Slave and has been promoting it with her various appearances on magazine covers and red carpets all over. To cap up all her great work, she was awarded the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, which is a kind of belated birthday present, she turned 31 yesterday. Lupita gave a very touching speech, the best line is shown in the pic above. See the video and more pictures below..

Couple Love - The Oscar Red Carpet

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Chiwetel Ejoifor and Sari Mercer

It was a stunning Oscar celebrations today, Ellen was a wacky and wonderful host and my favorite films and actors got recognized. And on the red carpet, several couples came with their better halves...

Omotola Jalade and Matthew Ekeinde On How They Navigated Their Way to Their 18th Marriage Anniversary

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Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has been married to her husband, Matthew Ekeinde, a pilot, for 18 years, half her life since she just celebrated her 36th birthday a month ago. In this interview with the Punch couples section, she and her husband reveal how they have managed to keep their relationship going even as her star has grown as a celebrity.

5 Signs to Watch Out For That May Identify an Abusive or Violent Partner

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Toke Makinwa has decided to make domestic violence the topic of her weekly vlog in which she lists 5 signs that the man you're dating could be abusive, the famous red flags that one has to watch out for. The video is indeed very timely, as earlier this week, Arowolo Akolade was sentenced to death for murdering his wife in a domestic violence incident in which he stabbed her over 70 times. A young lady also shared pictures on Instagram of herself after she was pushed from a moving car and then dragged along by her boyfriend of eight months.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Facebook Personalities By Baba Willy - Part 2

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Facebook means that everybody is now a reporter. In the 60s, only journalists could report on events for they were the only ones with sole access to photo libraries and information. They also had the platform to reach a wide audience which was the Newspaper. Now everybody is a journalist reporting live from our living rooms. Google is there for research and any image can be uploaded in a second. Some report only on themselves as they have become biased into thinking that their every sneeze is a newsworthy item.

Facebook Personality Types Part 1

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By Babawilly

I stood before my mother armed with my Sony camera, waiting for that look on her face that said ‘I am now ready’. As she adjusted her hand bag and pushed a little at her glasses, she did not implore me not to cut her head or take an out of focus picture. She simply communicated her hope.

Friday, February 28, 2014

Weekend Medicine - Sex is Good For Pleasure and Can Cure Many Ailments Too

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Weekends are those glorious times of the week when we take care of those things we have pushed off — including, ahem, sex — during the week because of the pressure of work and also because of the need to wake up early and sleep late. Now that the weekend stares each of us in the face, it’s also necessary to have a rough idea of what we will do in order to stay focused, healthy and totally revved up to meet the demands of the new week.

British Council in Nigeria Hosts the Lagos Theatre Festival this Weekend

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The British Council in Nigeria is hosting the Lagos Theatre Festival this weekend. Part theatrical experience, part real life and part city journey, the festival aims to transform the historic Freedom Park, a public space born out of the ruins of a colonial prison and reconstructed to preserve the history and cultural heritage of Nigeria with non-theatrical/ unconventional spaces, Fringe shows and Exhibitions.

Traditional Wedding Pictures - Ohimai Amaize and Tessy Oliseh in Unique Costume

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Ohimai Amaize and Tessy Obi Oliseh celebrated their traditional wedding earlier today, and he shared these preliminary pictures on Facebook. Their hats look positively Egyptian, like that of a pharoah. Quite unique, and I like the beads too. Wishing them a great time as they complete their wedding ceremonies :)