Celina Ideh at Elegushi Beach

Celina Ideh at Elegushi Beach
Celina Ideh Dancing On A Rock

Monday, May 23, 2016

EbonyLife TV's 'Hello Africa' Set to Premiere June 11, 2016


Eunice Omole, Hello Africa Host.

EbonyLife TV's 'Hello Africa' Set to Premier June 11, 2016
This all-new show will feature host Eunice Omole and interviews with some of Africa's most inspirational and successful celebrities.

LAGOS, Nigeria, May 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EbonyLife TV is thrilled to announce the launch of their brand new feature show, Hello Africa.

Hello Africa is the latest addition to EbonyLife TV's selection of black entertainment and lifestyle programming. It will offer interviews with inspirational, successful African celebrities. Hello Africa is produced and hosted by Eunice Omole, who is herself an African in the diaspora and alumna of the prestigious ivy-league Columbia University, School of Journalism. She recently joined EbonyLife TV as Chief Strategy Officer, following in the footsteps of Mo Abudu, who hosts Moments with Mo and is the Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of EbonyLife TV. During the first season of Hello Africa, Omole is slated to interview guests such as AKON, Marcus Samuelsson, Ayaan and Idyl Mohallim, Femi Kuti, Florence 'DJ Cuppy' Otedola, Ivan Kagame, Kevin Olusola, Peres Owino, and more.

Araya A. Hargate's Grandest Gown at the 69th Cannes Film Festival


Araya A. Hargate's awesome gown by Ralph & Russo was one of the most spectacular dresses on the red carpet at the premiere of Woody Allen's "Cafe Society", opening film of the 69th Cannes Film Festival. This was the grandest!

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Nunnsi Ojong and Celina Ideh in "It's Always Summer in Lagos!"

 

Fast rising young Nollywood actresses Celina Ideh and Nunnsi Ojong look hotter than summer in short pants and tights having fun at the popular Elegushi Beach, at The Palms Shopping Mall in Lekki and at the University of Lagos on Friday, May 20, 2016.
They are scenes from "It's Always Summer in Lagos" in "Sights and Sounds of Lagos" tourist documentary film of Ekenyerengozi Michael Chima to be released worldwide next month.

Celina and Nunnsi horse riding after Celina was shouting "Jeremiah! Jeremiah!! Jeremiah!!", because she was scared of falling off the horse until she relaxed and later twerking her booty is better seen in the film.
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Nunnsi, Adesina Mutiu Okediran and Celina at The Palms Shopping Mall.
You can see some video clips on
https://www.instagram.com/orikinla/

Photography: Ekenyerengozi Michael Chima and Adesina Mutiu-Okediran.
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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Kendall Jenner's See Through Gown Dazzled at 2016 Cannes Red Carpet



 Kendall Jenner's See Through Gown Dazzled at 2016 Cannes Red Carpet

The most revealing red carpet spectacle at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival was supermodel Kendall Jenner's see through gown she wore on Sunday May 15, at the premiere of Nicole Garcia’s "From the Land of the Moon".

The dress was more transparent than Kim Kardashian West’s at the 2015 MET Gala designed by the same Roberto Cavalli.
Jenner’s awesome dress raised more eyebrows with wows as Beyoncé’s Givenchy dress at the same MET Gala red carpet.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Kristen Stewart, Queen of Cannes Film Festival 2016

Kristen Stewart at the opening night of Cannes Film Festival 2016. Photograph: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images.

Kristen Stewart is the leading lady of Woody Allen's Cafe Society, the Opening Film of the 69th Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes on May 11, 2016.


Kristen is also the leading lady in Olivier Assayas' "Personal Shopper" which had it's world premiere at the Cannes on Tuesday May 17 and is in competition for the highly coveted Palme d'Or, the highest prize.
The Festival Director of Cannes Thierry Frémaux called Stewart "the queen of Cannes this year".
Kristen Stewart became the first American to win the César Award Award for best supporting actress at 2014 Cannes for Assayas' "The Clouds of Sils Maria".

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

I Was A Tom Boy - Geneviève Nnaji

Ihunanya Geneviève Nnaji
“I was a tomboy. I had three brothers right behind me. My sisters were too busy with themselves –you know how elder sisters are. I played football on the street,” Genevieve told me. She also used to engage in fistfights with the boys who lived in her compound. “I got into a fight with a neighbor of mine who was a boy and I beat him up… I was six years old. We were mates and he was fat. He definitely asked for it and he got it,” she said
Click here to read the Ventures Africa interview by Uzodinma Iweala.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Nigeria's Yasmin Belo-Osagie Named Among 100 Most Creative People in Business


Nigerian born Yasmin Belo-Osagie is the only Nigeria named among the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company, one of the world's leading business media brands.

See the full list in the following news release.

Fast Company Announces Annual List of the 100 Most Creative People in Business #FCMostCreative
LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA, CREATOR AND STAR OF BROADWAY SMASH HAMILTON, EARNS TOP RANK FOR "MAKING HISTORY"

B.J. Novak, Chance the Rapper, Lilly Singh, and the Crown Princess of Norway also make the list.

NEW YORK, May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fast Company today announced its annual ranking of the 100 Most Creative People in Business for 2016, honoring an influential and diverse group of leading thinkers around the globe. Earning the No. 1 spot on the list this year is Lin-Manuel Miranda, the composer, lyricist, and star of Broadway's "cultural and financial force" Hamilton. Miranda also covers the issue.

Each year, the magazine's editors present an all-new list of 100 visionaries chosen according to a proprietary methodology (honorees can't repeat, and anyone previously profiled in the print magazine is excluded). The 2016 honorees hail from a vast range of industries and locales, from tech and design to entertainment, media, government and nonprofit, health care, and food, and they span the world from India to Costa Rica, Turkey, and Nigeria. Highlights on the list include:
  • B.J. Novak, actor and cofounder, li.st, "for putting everything in order" (#66)
  • Chance the Rapper, musician, "for generating music that's priceless" (#40)
  • Dani Rylan, founder and commissioner, National Women's Hockey League, "for giving women a shot" (#42)
  • HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, cofounder, The Maverick Collective, "for applying the VC model to philanthropy" (#92)
  • Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli, creative directors, Valentino, "for turning a storied fashion house into a $1 billion juggernaut" (#5-6)
  • Cindy Holland, VP of original content, Netflix, "for offering viewers a lot more to binge on" (#7)
  • Katie Nolan, host, Garbage Time With Katie Nolan, "for shaking up sports" (#12)
  • Jean Liu, president, Didi Chuxing (formerly Didi Kuaidi), "for building China's largest ride-sharing business at breathtaking speed" (#4)
  • Divya Nag, health tech lead, Apple, "for moving Apple into the doctor's office" (#2)
  • Virgil Abloh, founder and creative director, Off-White, "for expanding with style" (#75)
  • Glenn E. Martin, founder and president, JustLeadershipUSA, "for empowering former prisoners" (#11)
  • Jeff Turnas, president, 365 by Whole Foods Market, "for lowering the grocery bill" (#51)
  • Jill Soloway, founder, Topple Productions, "for televising the revolution" (#3)
The full list is available here: http://www.fastcompany.com/most-creative-people/2016

Introduced in 2009, the Most Creative People list was quickly established as one of Fast Company's most esteemed franchises. All 100 creative leaders recognized in the 2016 list join Fast Company's expanding Most Creative People in Business community of highly accomplished, dynamic individuals whose work and ideas are driving the world forward.

"Our goal is to discover and highlight the people around the world who are not just thinking differently, but also putting their ideas into action to create new opportunities, redefine the rules of modern business, and drive change within their own industries and beyond," says Fast Company editor Robert Safian. "In today's rapidly evolving world, it is creative and innovative leaders like these 100 who will continue to move the needle and inspire us all."

Fast Company's Most Creative People in Business issue (June 2016) is available online at http://www.fastcompany.com/most-creative-people/2016 as well as in app form via iTunes, and on newsstands beginning May 24. Follow the launch on social media, using the hashtag #FCMostCreative.

ABOUT FAST COMPANY 
Fast Company is one of the world's leading business media brands, with an editorial focus on creativity and innovation in technology, ethical economics, leadership, and design. Headquartered in New York City, Fast Company is published by Mansueto Ventures LLC, along with our sister publication Inc. and can be found online at fastcompany.com.

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U BY KOTEX LAUNCHES “THE PERIOD PROJECTS”



U BY KOTEX LAUNCHES “THE PERIOD PROJECTS”
Brand Partners with Women for Multi-Year Project Series Designed to Ignite Change
Opens World’s First-Ever, Period-Themed Pop-Up Shop


PR Newswire – DALLAS, May 13, 2016 – Women have a lot of passion for, and many ideas about, how to make things better when it comes to periods, period experiences and the feminine care category. The U by Kotex brand is partnering with some of these women, giving voice to and making their ideas a reality with The Period Projects – a multi-year program and project series designed to help create real change, both big and small. The first U by Kotex Period Project is The Period Shop – the world’s first and only pop-up shop dedicated to all things period – which opens today in New York City. The Period Shop is proof that change can be made about the way people think about, talk about and shop for periods.

Domestic Violence Survivors Receive A Day of Beauty and Transformation


Domestic Violence Survivors Receive A Day Of Beauty And Transformation In A United Effort Worldwide
ACM 'New Female Vocalist of the Year' Award Winner Kelsea Ballerini Lends Her Voice to Mary Kay's 'Global Day of Beauty'

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Celina and Nunnsi Rock the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge in Lagos


Two fast rising Nigerian actresses and models Celina Ideh and Nunnsi Ojong rock the 1.36 km cable-stayed Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge in the megacity of Lagos at one of the locations of "Sights and Sounds of Lagos" tourist documentary film to be released this summer.

The Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge links Lekki Phase 1, Lekki with Ikoyi, Lagos.
The bridge was commissioned on the 29th of May 2013 by the Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola.

The bridge is the first cable-stayed bridge to be built in Nigeria and was constructed by Julius Berger Nigeria. The bridge has a 9-metre headroom above water level in order to allow for the flow of maritime traffic.

Copyright © 2016 by Ekenyerengozi Michael Chima. International Digital Post Network Limited. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, recording, or other electronic or mechanical methods, without the prior written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical reviews and certain other noncommercial uses permitted by copyright law. For permission requests, contact the publisher.