Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Omotola Jalade, Aliko Dangote and Okonjo Iweala at the TIME 100 Gala

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Omotola Jalade Ekeinde was one of the previous honorees invited to the Annual Time 100 Gala in New York this year to celebrate with the current 2014 honorees which included Nigerians, Aliko Dangote and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. More pictures below...

Darey's Special Fever With Rita Dominic [Music Video Romance]

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Singer/ songwriter Darey Art Alade has released the video for his newest international single “Special Fever”. The beach themed video, which features Nollywood star actress Rita Dominic as the leading lady, was shot at a private beach in Lagos and was choreographed by Dance Queen Kaffy.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

BlogHer Conference 2014: Get a Discount if You Live in the Seattle Metro Area

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When BlogHer contacted me to blog about this opportunity to my readers especially those living in the Seattle Metro area, I jumped at it. First, the first post I saw promoting this year's conference was the announcement that my favorite actress, Kerry Washington, was a speaker! And did you know that this year marks the 10th Anniversary of BlogHer? How exciting is all that?

The BlogHer '14 is holding in San Jose, California on Thursday, July 24, 2014 through Saturday, July 26, 2014 and you can register here on Eventbrite. I have the event saved and by clicking on this link you get a discount code if you live in the Seattle metro area.

6 Classic Mistakes Women Make With Men

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by Kiri Blakely

There are some classic mistakes that women make with men. So classic that I honestly wish a book was made of them -- a rule book -- and women had to read it in high school. And then take a test on it. Like 50 tests. And they had to memorize every single word.

The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer - Beyonce Shares Deep Poetry

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Beyonce shared the poem below on her social media pages as handwritten notes and the lines have got me thinking. The poem is an introspective by Oriah Mountain Dreamer and titled, The Invitation. What do you think of the poem?

Justified or Not? Single Mom Flogs Young Daughter With Belt

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A single mother from Trinidad and Tobago shared on Facebook a video of herself whipping her 12-year-old daughter with a belt. The young girl had been sharing semi-nude pictures of herself on Facebook and had begun to receive messages from boys urging her to have sex.

Obituary - Amaka Igwe Passes On After Asthma Attack

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Amaka Igwe, one of the most prominent figures in the Nigerian entertainment industry, a producer, writer, director and mentor, died April 28th in Enugu after an asthma attack. Amaka Igwe had gone to Enugu in company of her husband for pre-production preparations for a new Igbo soap when she suffered the asthma attack. First aid was given but failed to revive her, and she died before they could get to the hospital. Amaka Igwe is survived by her husband of 21 years Charles Igwe, three children, an aged mother.

Couple Love - Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones Back Together

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Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones who announced a separation last year may have been able to work things out in their marriage. The couple held hands as they attended an event yesterday. Wishing them the best!


Photo Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Maternity Style - Mila Kunis Bares Bump in a Lace Crop Top and Jeans Shorts

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Mila Kunis has not confirmed that she's pregnant but debuted her baby bump a couple of weeks ago. She also stepped out last weekend in a lace crop top. The American actress was at the Stagecoach music festival with fiance Ashton Kutcher.

An African City Episode 10 - A Big Decision [Season Finale]

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In 'A BIG Decision', Nana Yaa starts to date one of the most powerful men in Africa, much to the chagrin of her ex-boyfriend and first love Segun.