Showing posts from May 19, 2016

Allure Bridals Fall 2016

The new Allure Bridals Fall 2016 collection offers a wide range of wedding gowns, from royal ballgowns with long sleeves, beaded high necks and layered tulle to sexy A-line dresses with illusion necklines and rich lace and lastly, strapless dresses with glamorous mermaid trains. Each gown is uniquely stunning in its own way, there is great difficulty in picking just one as your fave!

Egypt Air releases list of nationalities of passengers on board crashed flight #MS804

An Egypt Air flight that was heading to Cairo from Paris crashed into the Mediterranean Sea halfway between Egypt and Greece yesterday night. The plane which was declared missing was later discovered to have crashed. 56 passengers were on board.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Gets Awarded with An Honorary Degree by Johns Hopkins University

Internationally-acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received an honorary degree from the Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday May 18th 2016 at the universitywide commencement ceremony at Royal Farms Arena. She gave such profound advice to graduating seniors “Eat real food as often as you can. And embrace ignorance. Say those words ‘I don’t know’. Because by embracing ignorance you open up the possibility of knowledge”. She was honoured along with Pioneering academic and philanthropic leaderJudith Rodin, Nobel prize winning neuroscientist Dr. Richard Axel, Philanthropist and retired judge, Honorable Ellen Heller, Renowned researcher Susan Baker, Eminent attorney and philanthropist Shale Stiller, Esteemed researcherLaurie Zabin. Watch the video here:
Photo Credit: Will Kirk/Homewood Photography via The Hub

This Pregnant woman was executed for refusing abortion

Candace Pickens, 23, was a great mother to her 3 year old son, Zachaeus. Her Aunt, Irene Jenny Pickens, told The Washington Post:
“When she found out she was pregnant, she was scared at first." “But once she had that baby, it was so natural for her. “She loved being a mother. And no matter what she was going through, I think he was the one thing that kept her going.”
Unknown to her family members,  Candace Pickens was in a volatile and abusive relationship with Nathaniel Dixon, her boyfriend, a secret she managed to keep hidden from some a lot of people who knew her in Asheville, N.C., where she lived.

Her boyfriend, Nathaniel Elijah Dixon, had a violent history that included attempted robbery and allegations of domestic violence against another woman with whom he had a child, according to the Citizen-Times. In addition to Dixon’s extensive criminal history, police think he has possible ties to a Los Angeles street gang.

DJ Cuppy & the Otedola Family celebrate her graduation in New York

Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola (DJ Cuppy) graduated with a Master's degree a day ago from NYU and she stepped out with her family to celebrate at Zuma - a high-end Japanese restaurant in New York. Her parents; Femi and Nana Otedola, sisters Olawunmi, Temi amongst others were present for the dinner party. 
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Summertime Hits Lagos With The Launch Of The Ciroc Pineapple

Canapés, beautiful faces, welcoming sea breeze and amazing people. All these define the launch of the Ciroc pineapple at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos over the weekend. The event itself was a gathering of Lagos Finest who came dressed to express their interpretation of #tropicalluxury.

Trendy Johnson presents ‘Men of Many Colour’ Spring/Summer 2016 Collection

AlthoughTrendy Jonhson‘s execution still needs more finesse, the idea behind this collection I clearly see and appreciate; beautiful colourful suits for young men who want to look spirited and fun even while wearing suits.

RMD, Don Jazzy others step out in Kilts

Actor RMD, Don Jazzy, Tega Oghenejobo, Destiny Amaka and others who are currently in Scotland for a Johnnie Walker event stepped out in kilts.

George Zimmerman sells gun he killed Trayvon Martin with for $120,000 in private auction

George Zimmerman finally sold the gun he killed 17 year old Trayvon Martin with, after several failed attempts and several fake online bidders. The gun was put in a private auction which had only seven verified bidders and it reportedly sold for $120,000. The person who bought the firearm has not yet been identified.
The United Gun Group auction site put the gun back on sale after 2 failed attempts by their site to sell the gun but added a private email verification process to filter people trying to shut down the sale.

See The Mobaly Collection by Congolese designer Innocente Messy

Housed by Nigerian-American celebrity stylist Kanayo Ebi, Innocente Messy’sMobaly collection features 15 essential trend led pieces inspired by the 1960’s MOD subculture. From defined silhouettes to exaggerated outwear with subtle accents and influences from West Africa. Designed by the talented Congolese and London college of fashion graduate Innocente Messy, her breakthrough line – the Mobaly collection has been praised by Beyonce’s stylist Ty Hunter, singer Melanie Fiona and worn by Angela Simmons.

North West and cousin Penelope Disick attend BFF Ryan's birthday party

Kim Kardashian's daughter-North West and her cousin, Penelope Disick-Kourtney Kardashian's daughter looked like they had a great time as they had their faces painted and partied up a storm with BFF Ryan at her fourth birthday on Saturday.

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Jennifer Lopez, Kerry Washington, Regina King & More cover The Hollywood Reporter’s Latest Issue

Jennifer Lopez, Constance Zimmer, Julianna Margulies, Kerry Washington, Kirsten Dunst, Regina King and Sarah Paulson take the cover of THR’s Drama Actresses Roundtable issue. In the magazine the ladies talk about nudity in screen, being seen as divas and more