Tuesday, January 29, 2013

MANCHESTER UNITED BECOMES THE FIRST SPORTS TEAM IN THE WORLD VALUED AT OVER $3 BILLION

                                                            
English Premiership side, Manchester United, have become the first sports team in the world to be valued at more than $3bn.


A sudden rise in the club’s shares after a poor start when they were offered on the New York Stock Exchange in August has seen the overall value of United rise to $3.3bn (£2.1bn). According to Forbes, United are comfortably ahead of the world’s second-most valuable sports team, the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, worth $2.1bn (£1.4bn).

STEPHANIE OKEREKE FEATURED IN LOS ANGELES NEWSPAPER 'THE LA SENTINEL'



Newly wed, Stephanie Okereke-Linus was recently featured in "The LA Sentinel", California's No. 1 African-American Newspaper. In it she speaks about her work and upcoming projects and tackling VVF (Vesicovaginal Fistula) an abnormality in some women that results in continuous discharge of urine into the vagina.

Source: freshgist

2013 SAG Awards: The Red Carpet Looks

     Pre-Raphaelite: Sofia Vergara sizzles in this stunning classic Donna Karan gown as she led the ladies in white  Whiter shade of pale: Naomi Watts, Kerry Washington, Sofia Vergara and Jayma Mays all opted for light dresses  Whiter shade of pale: Naomi Watts, Kerry Washington, Sofia Vergara and Jayma Mays all opted for light dresses   Jennifer Westfeldt

         Whiter shade of pale: Naomi Watts, Kerry Washington, Sofia Vergara and Jayma Mays all opted for light dresses  Shades of light and dark: Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore and Claire Danes all wore variations on the monochrome theme to attend the SAG awards at the Shrine Auditorium in L.A. on Sunday night  Shades of light and dark: Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore and Claire Danes all wore variations on the monochrome theme to attend the SAG awards at the Shrine Auditorium in L.A. on Sunday night  Shades of light and dark: Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore and Claire Danes all wore variations on the monochrome theme to attend the SAG awards at the Shrine Auditorium in L.A. on Sunday night

            The black and white of it! Claire Danes, Julianne Moore and Sofia Vergara lead the way as Hollywood's leading ladies go mad for monochrome on SAG Awards red carpet  Back to black: Naya Rivera, Amy Poehler, Michelle Dockery and Clea DuVall all rocked obsidian gowns  Back to black: Naya Rivera Back to black: Naya Rivera

Monday, January 28, 2013

Eminem To Play Glasgow Summer Sessions Festival


                 Eminem

Eminem has been announced as the first act for a new festival to be held in Scotland.

The 40-year-old rapper will headline the Glasgow Summer Sessions, held in the city's Bellahouston Park, on August 20.

The event includes a variety of shows of different genres taking place over 10 days, with Eminem's performance coming just a few days before he plays the Reading and Leeds festivals. 

His last big appearance in the UK was at the V Festival in 2011.

Monday, January 21, 2013

EVENT: Alabaster Box

                                               Alabaster Box
Alabaster Box
A meeting for women designed to bring them into an environment where they can open up their wounded spirits and souls for healing, so they can stand tall on the inside and become all that God has intended for them to become.
Come and be Blessed.

Venue: The Unity Center, 28b Isaac John Street, Ikeja G.R.A

Date: March 17, 2013
Time: 4pm

Alabaster Choir Auditions & !st Rehearsal.
Alabaster Choir is an all-female choir being put together for a women's meeting - Alabaster Box. If you're a woman (young or older) living in Lagos and you sing for God or used to but life has kept you too busy to sing or have always wanted to, this invitation is for you.


Date: Saturday, Jan 26th 2013
Time :12pm - 3pm
Venue: The Sentinel, 13a Ikorodu Street, Maryland (opposite Maryland BRT stop)


For inquiries call  08023137667.

Beyonce's GQ Cover (photo)

                   
The multiple award winning songstress gave an in depth interview with GQ. Speaking from her Music career to baby Blue-Ivy.

Continue reading excerpts from the GQ interview .


President Obama sworn in for a second term; Inauguration Photos






    

President Barack Obama was officially sworn in for a second term on Sunday, taking the oath of office in a short ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House. Chief Justice John Roberts administered the Constitutionally-required oath. According to the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama, first daughters Sasha and Malia were in attendance.

"I did it," the president said to his daughters after taking the oath.

They are such an inspiration. More photos after the cut

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Skin Care: Nature Zone Organic Skin care products

                                                         

Nature Zone Organic Skincare specializes on products are 100% natural, handmade and completely free of parabens, harmful toxins and preservatives.

Our products are specifically tailored to suit the needs of women of color who:

-would like to enhance and maintain their complexion
-achieve an even-toned complexion. without having to bleach their skin
-have smoother and soft skin
-have sensitive skin
-have excessively very dry skin
-have skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis, hyper-pigmentation, and acne
-would like to heal skin that has been damaged by the sun and/or harsh skincare product

Our range of goat milk soaps include:
-Olive oil goat milk facial bar
-Perfectly Plain goat milk facial bar
-Lemon scented goat milk bath bar
-Jasmine scented goat milk bath bar
-Luminous Complexion Bar

Grass root heroes: Women Making Positive change



IDEA BUILDER’S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR- Mrs. Lucy Kanu
Receives 2012 Global Fairness Award

Mrs. Lucy Kanu is a Nigerian social entrepreneur and innovator who has helped build innovative private-public partnerships to serve Nigeria’s under-served and under-represented communities. Ms. Kanu has led a process of economic empowerment that prioritizes local aspirations, introduces outside resources, and builds scalability across sub-Saharan Africa. The success of her organization, Idea Builders, and her model to transition local priorities into powerful engines for development has created a shift that favors local ownership and strategies, and builds on best practices to ensure success. Through Idea Builders, Ms. Kanu has worked with disadvantaged women and youth to provide sustainable livelihood programs that foster entrepreneurial spirit in the SME and agricultural space.
Read More here.

Monday, January 14, 2013

The 2013 Golden Globes: Red Carpet Looks (Photos)

             White hot: Heidi Klum displayed her very long legs in a one-sleeved asymmetrical gown which was slashed to the thigh Dangerous curves: J.Lo displayed her sizzling curves in the flesh-coloured Zuhair Murad figure-hugging gown featuring an ivory embroidered lace overlay with beading detail which strategically covered her modesty Knockout: The actress, who gave birth to son Noah four months ago, opted for a form-fitting nude dress complete with embroidered detailing
                 x x Blushing beauties: Les Miserables stars Anne Hathaway, left, and Amanda Seyfried and, right, Australian actress Isla Fisher - all opting for pale-coloured dresses

                    Blushing beauties: Les Miserables stars Anne Hathaway, left, and Amanda Seyfried and, right, Australian actress Isla Fisher - all opting for pale-coloured dresses  Eva Longoria Nicole Kidman
See more photos after the cut.

Golden Globes; The Winners (Photos)

Ben Affleck on stage at Golden Globes Jennifer Lawrence at Golden Globes
         Ben Affleck                                                                           Jennifer Lawrence
Clare Danes on stage at Golden Globes 2013 Daniel Day-Lewis at Golden Globes 2013
                    Clare Danes                                                                      Daniel Day-Lewis
Hugh Jackman on stage at Golden Globes Christoph Waltz at the Golden Globes
                     Hugh Jackman                                                                        Christoph Waltz
Kevin Costner at the Golden Globes. Jodie Foster on stage at the Golden Globes
                         Kevin Costner                                                                    Jodie Foster
70th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Press Room 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Press Room
                         Damian Lewis                                                   Jessica Chastain