Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Karis Gouldbourne's Fiance Needs Life Saving Heart Surgery

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Karis Gouldbourne is a young British woman, and she's been dating her fiance MJ for seven years. MJ has a terminal heart condition which started when he was eleven and back in Gambia. MJ moved to Britain hoping for corrective surgery but due to lack of funds and other problems he has not received treament over the past fourteen years. Now Karis wants them to take matters into their own hands by raising the funds needed for the surgery. So far, they've got over  £10,000. If you can, please do help. Click here

Kaffy on the Fastest Shredder, But Is it Only For Women Contestants?

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Dance and fitness guru, Kaffy was on the set of the ongoing bootcamp for participants of the TV weight loss show, the Fastest Shedder to motivate and give them pointers on healthy living. I wonder if the show is for women alone though? The US shows it is based on, The Biggest Loser, showcases both men and women learning how to lose weight and keep it off and is one of my favorites. Hope this one offers that same help to the participants and watchers here.

Slapped in Public, Chased Out in a Torn Nightie - Estella Ogbonna Shares DV Story

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Nigerian fashion designer, Estella Ogbonna opened up on her experience of domestic violence and abuse in a marriage that lasted only 8 months and how she got the courage to walk away. She shares her story as a way to encourage other women in similar situations to know it is possible to live again after an abusive marriage or relationship. She writes;

#BossLadies - Kate Henshaw and Toolz On the Set of The Juice

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The amazingly fit and gorgeous Kate Henshaw in a beautiful ankara gown was in the studio with Toolz to record an episode of The Juice. Toolz remains the presenter for the second season of the show which has been launched and premiered on DSTV. Kudos ladies!

Half of a Yellow Sun Premieres in London, Arrives Nigeria April 25th

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The Half of a Yellow Sun movie was premiered in the UK this past weekend and will hit the cinemas on Friday for general viewing. A lot of the cast and crew including Chimamanda Adichie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, John Boyega and director Biyi Bandele attended the event. The movie berths in Nigeria April 25 and early summer in the US.

Prince William and Duchess Kate Travel With Prince George

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Prince George is currently stealing the spotlight in his parent's, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's royal tour of Australia and New Zealand. The adorable baby is already flying halfway around the world and looks so cute in his mama's arms. Kate Middleton looks very stylish too in her red outfit as they arrive at the airport. More pictures below...

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Can A Typically Traditional Nigerian Man Make A Good Husband?

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We all agree Naija guys are fine, right? Some are real dream boats, tall, dark and handsome, the stuff my romance novels are made off. And they can be quite generous if they have the means and can get their way. And that's the big but if you're an educated and liberated woman who wants to find someone to love you for you, and to get married. Some husbands can get downright mean when they feel they're not getting their way from their wives. Some of the stories out there are scary.

Magazine Covers - Beyonce on Out's Power Issue

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Beyonce seems to be channeling Marilyn Monroe with the short blonde hair and the retro outfits. Totally works. In the cover story, Beyonce talks about women owning the sexuality.

Jim Iyke Writes Tribute For His Mother Who Passed Away Last Month

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Jim Iyke shared a tribute to his mother in a press statement announcing her death. According to the release, “Mrs Ngozi Gladys Okelue Esomugha, was born on May 3, 1947, and succumbed to a long battle with illness on Monday, March 24, 2014. Jim Iyke’s tribute follows;

Family Time - Julius Agwu Shows off Birthday Cake From His Children

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Julius Agwu added another year today and in celebration, his family gifted him with a cake decorated with "Happy Birthday Daddy" which he cut with his beautiful wife and kids. Wishing him many mre years.