Sunday, March 30, 2014

What to Do When You Fall in Love With Your Best Friend

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By Keerthi Mohan

Falling for your best friend is probably the easiest thing that could happen. I mean how effortless would it be to fall in love with someone you know so comfortably close, someone who is by your side during good times and bad, someone who’s true to you and brings out the best in you.

Short Story - The Fable of the Flawed Kwalari by Tola Abraham

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“It is time to hear a story, we will listen, we will learn.”

The five of us gather round Mama Ibadan, singing the chorus she taught us the last time she visited, urging her to tell us a story. Mama Ibadan is father’s mother; she lives in Ibadan so we call her Mama Ibadan.
She sits up on the stool that is placed against the open kitchen door and she tucks her wrappers firmly between her legs,

Mommy Time - Oluchi and Her Two Sons

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Today being Mother's Day, there are a lot of mom and children pictures on social media, and this one shared by Oluchi Onwegba-Orlandi with her two young sons is one of my favorite. The older boy smiles just like his mom :)

Family Time - Prince William and Kate Share Portrait With Prince George

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Prince George is almost eight months now and for his first Mother's Day, Prince William and Duchess Kate shared this lovely portrait of young royal family looking out through a window with their dog, Lupo. So sweet!

Saturday, March 29, 2014

An Update on Oma and Her Life So Far - One Woman's Domestic Violence Story

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Who remembers Omalinze? A few of my readers have been so great and gracious to send in their help to Omalinze and her kids, and some are still sending - prayers, cash or general support. I wanted to use this opportunity to give an update and say a big thanks for your interest and continued care.

New Book Excerpt - Honour Among All by Vivian Kay [Christian Romance]

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After many years of happiness, Moni Badmus's marriage is crumbling and she doesn't know what to do. Desperate to save her home, she goes along with her husband's suggestion on how to spice up their conventional sex life.

Friday, March 28, 2014

President Jonathan’s Adopted Daughter, Faith Sakwe Elizabeth About to Wed

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Faith Elizabeth Sakwe, the oldest adopted daughter of President Goodluck Jonathan and Dame Patience, is about to get married to her fiance, Godswill Osim Edward. The young couple got engaged last year and will be celebrating their traditional marriage ceremony, on Saturday, 5th April, 2014, at the Otuoke, Bayelsa State residence of the president.

Their church wedding will be held at the National Ecumenical Centre, Phase 1, Abuja, and reception at the International Conference Centre, Herbert Macaulay Way, Abuja on Saturday, 12th April, 2014. Wishing them the best in their preparations.

Zara Gretti Dead After 2 Year Battle With Multiple Sclerosis

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Young musician, Zara Gretti, real names  Margaret-Mary Joseph has died today. She was just 28 years old. Zara opened up about her battle with Multiple Sclerosis (an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord) about a couple of years ago, and has been open about it's effect on her life and health ever since. MS is incurable and so Zara has been depending on costly medications to survive.

She shuttled between Nigeria and the United States to get better treatment and also to raise funds to help pay for her hospital bills.

Zara Gretti was known for her hit singles Abokoku and Flyest. She will be missed.

Vacation Time - Usman Dantata and Rukaiya Indimi Tour LA

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The young couple visited the TMZ Hollywood tour, Rodeo drive, The Griddle Cafe, Maxfield and Chi Lin - China's ancient restaurant, all in Los Angeles. See photos from their trip below. They are such a lovely couple!

Clarion Chukwurah on Acting, Her Charity and Preferring Relationships to Marriage

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Clarion Chukwurah is a household name among Nollywood stars. She has a large following, having been plying her trade on stage, on TV and in home movies for more than three decades.