Sunday, August 2, 2015

Photos - TV Presenter Dolapo Oni Is Married! Steps Out With Royal Husband

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Dolapo Oni's wedding to Prince Adegbite Sijuwade is going on right now in Lagos and photos from the beautiful ceremony have begun to emerge as the couple complete the traditional ceremonies joining them as man and wife. Many were wondering if the wedding would hold because the groom's father, Oba Sijuade, the Ooni of Ife passed away a few days ago. But the family decided to go ahead. See more photos below...

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Photos: Majid Michel & Wife Virna Renew Vows After 10 Years With Beautiful Wedding

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Actor, Majid Michel and Virna, his wife of 10 years, have renewed their vows to at a beautiful ceremony at the La Palm Royal Hotel. The star studded event had celebrity guests including Joselyn Dumas, Sherif Omar Captan, Yvonne Nelson, Fred Nuamah, Kofi Adjorlolo, Stephen Appia, and Martha Ankomah. See more photos below...

August 1st is National Girlfriends Day - Empowering Women To Live a Healthier Life

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August 1st is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Girlfriends Day and is to celebrate female friendship and support. It is also used to highlight how we women can help each other stay safe and live a healthy life. So I'm sharing the infographic below with an outline of checkups women need make their health a priority throughout their lifetime.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg & Wife Expecting First Baby, Opens Up on 3 Previous Miscarriages

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Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire CEO of Facebook and his wife Priscilla Chan were recently listed as the youngest couple in a list of the 10 richest couples in the world. But the couple who got married in 2012 have experienced their fair share of grief on the way to becoming parents. Mark Zuckerberg shared the photo above announcing that they are now expecting after several prior miscarriages. He called their infertility journey, "a lonely experience", writing;

"You feel so hopeful when you learn you're going to have a child. You start imagining who they'll become and dreaming of hopes for their future. You start making plans, and then they're gone. It's a lonely experience. Most people don't discuss miscarriages because you worry your problems will distance you or reflect upon you -- as if you're defective or did something to cause this. So you struggle on your own." 

Read his full post below...

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

How To Have A Stress-Free Wedding 101 - Infographic

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by Melissa Rae

I am the director at Melissa Rae Photography, and I regularly write about weddings. I produced this info-graphic attached offering help for women who are stressed out about their big day! It deals with many of the common problems such as dealing with family and nagging issues about expenses.

I really think a big part of achieving a stress free wedding is being organized, and delegating tasks can play a major role in helping you keep on top of things! This includes stuff like the groom helping out, friends and family chipping in, or even just using some helpful apps. It's hard to arrange everything yourself and it will end up driving you mad!

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Call for Applications - GEMS4 Launches £3.5 Million Funding Window For Women Empowerment

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Charged with the mandate to catalyze private sector investment in innovative, commercially viable, and inclusive business models that result in improved performance, job creation and improved income opportunities for poor men and women engaged in the Wholesale and Retail sector, two funding windows have been launched by the Growth and Employment in States – Wholesale and Retail Sector (GEMS4) - a market development project in Nigeria funded by DFID/UKaid and the World Bank.

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Wedding Is Over! Let the Marriage Begin Now

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By Nicola Reynor

If you thought the proposal was the big deal, and the wedding made you a bundle of nerves, what awaits you is a roller coaster of a lifetime. Your wedding is going to be one of the most memorable days of your life, but with your marriage you will be creating memories every day. So how do you make the transition from the wonderful wedding to the magical but maddening marriage?

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Things To Do And Not To Do After The Wedding - Infographic

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So the wedding is done and dusted, and you're either on honeymoon or back, what do you do? The following infographics provide some guidance to help you avoid some of the mistakes newly married folks usually fall into without knowing. It gives some tips and ideas about what to think about once the big day has passed. From the people that brought you all the basics for planning the most memorable lover's day of your dreams, see here...

Monday, July 20, 2015

Photos - Buhari Meets President Obama In The White House Oval Office

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President Buhari and his delegation are currently in the United States and they met with President Obama, VP Joe Biden in the White House Oval Office today. yesterday, they were visited by former US Secretary of State, Madeline Albright at the Blair House where the Nigerian president and his entourage are staying. I am kind of disappointed that there seems to be no women in the group traveling with the president, but I'll wait before jumping to negative conclusions.

Anyways, ahead of the meeting, Buhari wrote asking for patience as he takes his time to battle Boko Haram and corruption in the country. See an excerpt from his article and photos from the visit below...

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Men Can Be Victims Too - Freeze Of Cool FM Shares Evidence Of Domestic Abuse [Photos]

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Yesterday, Freeze of Cool FM shared a post on domestic abuse, asking men who are victims to speak up and walk away. He said he himself was once a victim of domestic abuse, which he suffered in the hands of his ex wife, Opeyemi. I hear Freze and his wife are currently going through a divorce. She may yet tell us that these are defensive wounds which she inflicted when he tried to hit her. Until then, see more of his posts and pictures below...