Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Home-Maker by Juliet Kego [Poetry]

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My thoughts when I first read this poem by Juliet Kego (pictured above) was this is absolutely beautiful! The Home Maker by Juliet Kego is so touching and yet so strong. The poem, which Juliet calls Floetry, gives a voice to the woman at home toiling to make her home and feeling unsatisfied and underappreciated. The woman in the poem knows when she's had all she can carry, and what she needs to do in order to find herself. Enjoy the poem below...

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Couple Love - Nicki Minaj Flaunts Curves On Date Night With Meek Mill - Photos

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Nicki Minaj and boyfriend Meek Mill are still in love, and the sultry actress wants us to know it. Nicki shared these photo with the caption, "love this picture" on one of them. According to commenters, this is the first pic she will post of Meek on her page in over a week, and some people were already concluding they had broken up. Not so, it seems. More pictures below...

Family Time - Pregnant Mercy Johnson-Okojie Celebrates 31st Birthday With Husband & Kids

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Mercy Johnson-Okojie celebrated her 31st birthday a few days ago at her Lagos home, and it was just quality time for some pictures with her cute family. The award winning Nollywood actress and her hubby Prince Okojie are expecting their third child, and they look really happy in the pictures. Congrats to them! See more photos below...

Tonto Dike & Mr Churchill Hold Traditional Wedding In Port Harcourt [Official Photos]

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The traditional marriage between Tonto Dikeh and Mr Churchhill took place today at her hometown Rumukani in Rumukwuta in Obiokpor LGA Rivers state. Most of the couple's friends and family attended including a few of the actress's nollywood colleagues. Congrats to the new couple and wishing them all the best of a married life! See more photos below...

Friday, August 28, 2015

South African Performers Visit US To Raise Funds For Community Development

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Above is a group of women flying into the Chicago area from South Africa. These women are part of a non-profit organization called SAFCO, (Service Association For Community Organizations). They perform Cultural dances and have been to many countries in the world.  They have won many Global and National Awards, including Africa Achievers Award 2015, at the World Leaders Forum, Dubai.

I am showcasing them here so those interested can invite these talented South African SAFCO women to perform. They can perform, during their stay here in the United States (around 2 months plus or minus), as part of the fundraising efforts for their cause. Profits from their performances go towards housing orphans and underprivileged in Africa, and fulfilling the mission of the organization which include:

Friday, August 21, 2015

Blackberry Love! MBNWedding Season 2 Abuja Couple Share Love Story & Prewedding Photos

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Blessing & George have emerged winners of the competition and are set to wed by the end of this month. The lovely couple met through a mutual friend after George saw Blessing’s photo used as her Blackberry DP. The rest is this beautiful story where love always wins. Enjoy their love story and their spectacular pre-wedding photos below..

Spare Yourself the Gift-Giving Dilemma: The Ultimate Wedding Gift Guide

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By Nicola Reynor

Is giving cash better than giving a gift on a wedding? How much should I give? What could be the most appropriate gift for newlyweds? These are just a few of the many questions a wedding guest has to deal with. A wedding is a momentous occasion, and if it’s a close one’s wedding, you would want to give them a present that is simply the best.

The gift-giving dilemma can leave one befuddled. But, don’t you panic. It’s time to lift the shroud of confusion surrounding wedding gifts. By keeping in mind the modern wedding gift-giving etiquette, you will save yourself a lot of hassle. Here are a few guidelines that will help you choose an appropriate gift for the just-married couple.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Anita Oyakhilome On How She "Put A Stop To The Abuse" of Marriage To Pastor Chris

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Pastor Anita, estranged wife of Christ Embassy founder Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, has spoken out for the first time since news of her divorce raged over social media all through last year. Putting paid to rumors of a reconciliation, Anita has opened a personal ministry website where she now goes by her maiden name Ebhodaghe. On the site,, she talks about how she made a decision to stop tolerating abuse in her marriage and start a new life, writing;

My story is not one of a bed of roses, far from it but I had a choice to either beat myself over the regret of tolerating abuse for so long or put a stop to the abuse and recreate my life for the best..

Childhood Sweethearts Win MBNWedding Season 2 Lagos - See Love Story & Pre-wedding Photos

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Noye & Emmanuel are the winners of WED Expo's My Big Nigerian Wedding Season 2 (Lagos) contest. This is the same competition won by blogger Sisi Yemmie and her husband Yomi last year, giving them their dream wedding. Noye, a Doctor, and Emmanuel - an Engineer were childhood friends. Their interesting love story and journey from being childhood friends to the altar will warm your heart. Read below..

Sunday, August 16, 2015

7 Hen Party Traditions From Around the World - Infographic

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Over the past few decades, hen parties, or bachelorette parties have become all the rage as about to wed brides and their friend's posse get up to wild and fun activities the night before the wedding, or even for several days before. This infographic contains some of the traditions practiced from countries around the globe on the lead up to the bride’s big day.

From painting the bride-to-be with sauces in Scotland, driving her around town naked in Argentina, to the would be bride in China crying it out with all the female members of her family, the traditions range from wacky to funny to recognizable. Check it out, and tell us the one you wouldn't mind doing, or that you did before your big day...