Sunday, July 6, 2014

Ladies Don’t be Too Independent, a Man Needs to be Needed - IK Osakioduwa on The Juice

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The charismatic presenter, host and On Air Personality, IK Osakioduwa is on the couch with Toolz this week. The married father of two speaks on how he got started as a presenter, how he met the love of his life, and how he went from a "shy guy" to a confident guy. There is also some twerking involved.

IK Osakioduwa, who calls his wife Olohi the love of his life [see couple love post], also gave advice to ladies on how to keep their men – they should not be too independent. He said that men need to feel needed. Do you agree with him?

Watch the video below...

Ciara Shows Off Dreadlocks, And She Totally Rocks It!

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Ciara's fiance Future was the first to tease her new dread-locked look when he posted a picture on social media of Ciara carrying their new born son Baby Future last month. The elder Future has been wearing the dreadlocked style for some time now.

Ciara who gave birth to her first child with rapper Future on May 19th, premiered her blonde and brunette dreadlocks on Instagram, possibly inspired by her fiancé. 

She shared several pictures that show off the dreads in their full glory with the caption, “Attitude.” In another picture where she posed in a Calvin Klein “Obsession” sweatshirt, she captioned it, “Back 2 Work and Im Obsessed…:)”

See the pictures below...

Celeb Insta Fashion - Rita Dominic Stuns in Ankara Prints

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Rita Dominic was in Mauritius recently where she and some other media personalities showcased the entertainment industry in Nigeria as part of a Multichoice event. For two of the occassions, the beautiful actress chose to go the Ankara and jeans. She said

#someofthethingsigotuptoinmauritius.. First look: Press conference, second look: interview. Both tops from needlepoint and styled by @bubuogisi. 

Check out the second look below..

Magazine Covers - Jessica Alba On Her Amazing Body and Sin City Sequel With GQ UK

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American television and film actress and model wows in sexy swimsuits for British GQ magazine’s August 2014 issue.

In the cover story, the 32-year-old actress talked about how the death of her Into the Blue co-star Paul Walker affected her, how she got her body back after having her children, and her role in the upcoming Sin City sequel.

More pictures and excerpts below;

US Keeper Tim Howard Says Christian Faith Helped Him Deal With Tourettes And Excel in Football

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During the U.S.-Belgium game this week, Tim Howard blocked 16 shots on goal, a World Cup record. And although the United States was eliminated from the competition in a 2-1 loss, Howard was still voted the best player of the game.

Last Tuesday's defining game with Belgium drew an audience of 21 million television viewers in the United States, a nation that is slowly catching on to the rest of the world's top sport.

The team returned to the United States Thursday with its now-famous goalie a social media phenomenon. A trending hashtag #ThingsTimHowardCouldSave includes saving the Titanic from sinking and the White House from the alien attack in the movie "Independence Day."

'Happy Birthday to The Legend, Richard Mofe-Damijo' - Bovi Narrates Experience as PA to RMD

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Comedian Bovi was the personal assistant to Richard Mofe Damijo, for two years, between 2004 and 2006 while he tried to find his footing as a script writer, actor and talent in Nollywood.

Bovi is now well known as a stand up comedian after the TV role as Akpos brought him to limelight [read interview].

Today, Bovi celebrates his mentor RMD's birthday by narrating how some of the foundational principles and books RMD shared with him have brought him this far.

He shared the story on his Instagram page with the picture above. Read on...

Child Bride Who Killed Her Husband Charged With Culpable Homicide Punishable By Death

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In a suit slated for hearing on August 4 at Kano State High Court, the Kano State Government has charged 14-year-old bride, Wasila Tasiu who alledgely killed her husband and three other persons in their home with culpable homicide punishable by death.

Back in April, Wasila, who had been forcefully married to her now dead husband, poisened him and the three other people that died also ate from the food she prepared when they came visiting the couple. After her arrest, she admitted her guilt and said she felt the only way she could be free was to poison him.

With her plea for mercy, admission of guilt, and apology to the family of those concerned, coupled with her age, I was hoping that Wasila would get a lesser charge that does not involve the death penalty.

Considering that her husband had practically been raping a minor for the period of their marriage, the prosecution should be more lenient. I'll be keeping an eye on the case. Hopefully the defense lawyers for Wasila are able to do a good job for her.

Four Women Arrested For Secretly Selling 9 Year Old Girl For N650,000 After Abducting Her From Home

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The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four women for allegedly abducting and selling a nine-year-old girl, identified simply as Blessing, for N650,000. The women are Fausat Ogidan, Abibat Oresanya, Bola Obajuruwa and Idiyat Abass. Our correspondent gathered that the women were apprehended on Sunday, June 6, after a tip-off.

The state Commissionerof Police, Umar Manko, had directed the command’s Special Anti-RobberySquad, led by SP Abba Kyari, to go after the child sellers’ syndicate. Ogidan, who was with the nine-year-old girl, and collected the sum on behalf of others, was arrested in the Gbagada area of Lagos. Our correspondent gathered that the 51-year-old woman, who is married with four children, had arranged to sell the girl and on that Sunday.

Watch Gidi Up Season 2 Online - Episode 1 - 5 [Every Dream Has a Price Tag]

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Gidi Up is a thrilling adventure centered around the lives of four friends in pursuit of happiness, success and independence. However, a few wrong choices quickly turn their Lagos dreams into a Gidi nightmare.

When I shared the last episode of Season 1 [here], I wasn't sure if there would be a season two. I'm happy to report that there is, and after having watched the first five episodes, my verdict is "MUST WATCH!"

For those that watched the first season of Gidi Up, some characters have had their actors changed, like OC Okeje, Adesua Etomi, and a lady I haven't watched before, but the newbies are more than equal to the task.

Enjoy! And don't blame me when you finish the first five episodes and want more :)

Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) 2014 Releases Photos of Contestants

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The Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria 2014 beauty pageant has just released the individual head shot photos of all the contestants. 

The finals of the contest at on July 18th, at the Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre in Bayelsa state, where the lady who has impressed the judges and voters the most goes home with the crown.

I like the different skin colors and hairstyles represented. May the best girl win. Do you have a favorite?