Saturday, May 30, 2015

Chimamanda Adichie To Women - Love Is To Give AND To Take, Dare To Take

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Yesterday, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie had the honor of giving the commencement speech to the class of 2015 at Wellesley College, Massachusetts. A usual, the award winning Nigerian writer spoke on Feminism, the topic closest to her heart. She urged the graduates to try their best to change their world to one more equal for men and for women too, giving men the freedom to be vulnerable, and women the choice to be strong. Read an excerpt from her speech below, and watch the video too...

Friday, May 29, 2015

Tips to Getting Your Husband to Adapt a Healthier Lifestyle

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By Jenna Brown

Why does it seem like most men are afraid of health related topics? From eating the right foods to paying a visit to the doctor, most men would rather not bother…That is until something goes wrong and they have no choice. When I was younger watching Claire try to encourage Heathcliff Huxtable from The Cosby Show to eat right, I never thought that it would become a reality. Fast-forward a few years, and I find myself nagging, yelling, and tricking my spouse into doing what’s right for his health.

Friday Man Candy - Andre, Jamal & Hakeem - The Lyon Brothers of Empire

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The actors who portray the three sons of Lucious Lyon in Empire (Andre, Jamal & Hakeem) are shown above in a yacht during a photoshoot for Essence Magazine. Who would you marry, kiss or kick off the boat?!

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Beyonce Shares Adorable Photos With Blue Ivy & Jay Z On Italian Vacation

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Beyonce and her family are currently on vacation in Italy, and while the star singer has been sighted by paparazzi doing the usual touristy things with husband Jay Z, it turns out Blue Ivy is on the trip with her famous parents. Beyonce shared the sweet photos, which are featured on her personal website, and show her and daughter Blue Ivy on a private carousel. See below for more photos of the mom and daughter duo and other photos Bayonce shared while on vacation with the family in Italy...

Chris Brown Gets Emotional, Takes Responsibility For Bad Behavior In New Instagram Post

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Chris Brown has been in the news recently for the social media war over past couple of days where he threatened model Tyson Beckford as well as his son and baby mama. Now Chris has apologized and has just written a long Instagram post to express how he is feeling, at one point even admitting that most of his issues always deal with love and him being in his feelings. Not to mention him being a dog sometimes. He also revealed that there has been times where he looked in the mirror and hated the person he sees. Read below...

Photo of Guy Proposing to His Girl at Friend's Wedding Goes Viral

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How Would You Feel if a Guy Proposes to his Girl at Your Wedding? Sad, angry, jealous, or just happy for them? An online controversy has been fuelled by this picture of a wedding guest proposing to his girlfriend during the wedding of their friends, and right in front of the couple.

Many think the bride was trying hard to mask her anger, as there is a general rule not to upstage the bride at her own wedding. Personally, I think she looks happy for her friend. Do you see anything wrong with the proposal?

Mercy Aigbe With Daughter & Son Go Denim on Denim For Motherhood Instyle

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Nollywood Yoruba actress, producer and fashion entrepreneur, Mercy Aigbe-Gentry, covers Motherhood In-Style Magazine’s new issue with her kids, Michelle and Juwon. She spills on parenting, her hotelier husband, Lanre Gentry,  his other kids, and her previous marriage. More photos below...

UK Woman Narrates How Nigerian Groom Confessed He Only Married Her For A Visa

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Sales assistant Deana Charles has narrated her experience of a sham marriage starting from when she found her Nigerian groom texting another woman just half an hour after their wedding. She forgave him then, but couldn't overlook it when one year later, she found explicit messages he exchanged with another woman. When she confronted him, he admitted he only married her for a visa.

“My whole world came crashing down when I found out my marriage was a fake. I loved Ben with all my heart. We’d made loads of plans for the future and he seemed desperate to start a family."

Read the rest of the story as reported by The Sun UK below...

Goodluck Jonathan & Muhammadu Buhari Tour Aso Rock Hand in Hand - #ChangeIsHere

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Outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan was photographed hand in hand with his incoming replacement as the two toured Aso Rock earlier today. The president also officially handed over the comprehensive report of his administration to President-elect Buhari at the State House in Abuja today, May 28th after the facility tour of Aso Villa. Outgoing ministers were present at the ceremony. More photos after the cut.

Twitter Goes Gaga Over Buhari's Children - Zahra and Yusuf Buhari

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The handover of the Nigerian administration is currently going on at Aso Rock but a few hours earlier, photos of incoming president Muhammadu Buhari arriving at the airport with his son Yusuf and daughter Zahra, set Nigerian Twitter on fire as many clamored over their good looks. See more photos below and some tweets...