Showing posts from April, 2017

Pronovias Presents the New Atelier Pronovias 2018 Collection


Kate Upton, Marie Ange Casta, Nicole Kimple and Lena Gercke, among other international celebrities, along with the PRONOVIAS’ digital ambassadors saw the long-awaited fashion show

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Top model Kate Upton, commented on the new collection: “Pronovias is an emblematic brand and thanks to seeing this fashion show I’ve been able to see that they have different patterns and styles to fit all kinds of brides. The collection is beautiful, full of details and very sexy.”

Victoria’s Secret angels Romee Strijd, Martha Hunt, and Cindy Bruna along with the international top model Bregje Heinen shined on the mirrored runway. For yet another year, the mise-en-scene surprised the guests; this time it included a spectacular wishing well…

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Father of New Lagos

Lagos is Africa's largest megacity with the highest GDP.

The name of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is written in gold as the "Father of New Lagos" , because of all the 14 state governors  since the creation of Lagos State in May, 1967, he is the one who accelerated the growth of Lagos state in the nation building of a New Nigeria in the leadership of Africa in the world.

How did Tinubu achieve this phenomenal transformation of Lagos state?
The following report by an international scholar explained it.

Jockey(R) Reveals New Campaign Featuring War Orphan Turned Ballerina Michaela DePrince

Jockey® Reveals New Campaign Featuring War Orphan Turned Ballerina Michaela DePrince

Her story of hope is the next chapter of the brand's celebrated Show 'Em What's Underneath, Show 'Em Your Jockey campaign.

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T.J.Maxx Teams Up with Laila Ali and Barbara Corcoran to Help Women Pursue the Dreams and Aspirations That Make Them Unique

T.J.Maxx Teams Up with Laila Ali and Barbara Corcoran to Help Women Pursue the Dreams and Aspirations That Make Them Unique
“The Maxx You Project” will help women across the country with inspirational mentors and immersive experiences

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 26, 2017 – .
T.J.Maxx believes that wonderful things happen when women let their individuality shine. So, last year when T.J.Maxx spoke to hundreds of women in stores across the country and discovered that 80 percent feel stereotyped by society into specific roles and expectations, the brand knew something had to change.

In response, T.J.Maxx is launching The Maxx You Project— aimed at helping women break those stereotypes by embracing the personal aspirations or lifelong dreams that make them each one-of-a-kind. T.J.Maxx has partnered with boxing world champion, TV host, author and speaker, Laila Ali and businesswoman, investor, speaker and TV personality, Barbara Corcoran — two women who have overcome adversity, defied expectat…

George Clooney Sets Off On An Epic Journey To Experience A Cup Above in Newest NESPRESSO campaign, “COMIN’ HOME”

George Clooney Sets Off On An Epic Journey To Experience A Cup Above in Newest NESPRESSO campaign, “COMIN’ HOME”

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Clooney Seen in Some of Hollywood’s Most Iconic Movies Including The Muppet Movie, Psycho and Easy Rider to Showcase Just How Far He Will Go for Nespresso

NEW YORK, NY – April 26, 2017 – George Clooney — American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director — stars in Nespresso’s new advertising campaign “Comin’ Home,” his second as U.S. Brand Ambassador. Nespresso, the worldwide pioneer and reference in premium, single-serve coffee, extends its premiere 2015 campaign with Clooney and introduces a fresh iteration inspired by iconic Hollywood films. Set to Mel Torme’s celebrated version of “Comin’ Home, Baby,” Clooney can be seen on the road and alongside legendary characters in scenes from some of America’s most memorable movies on a quest for quality coffee. He is joined in the new campaign by friend, fellow actor, and director Andy Garcia. The adver…

GAC Motor Brings Six Signature Models To Auto Shanghai 2017


Developed on GAC Motor’s G-CPMA (Cross-Platform Modular Architecture) with vigorous stance, comfortable large space, smart entertainment system and robust power control, the GS7 has inherited the excellent genes of GAC Motor family to carry the torch as a new generation blockbuster SUV.

99 Cents Only Stores Is Looking For Nine Lucky Moms To Win A Beverly Hills Makeover!

99 Cents Only Stores Is Looking For Nine Lucky Moms To Win A Beverly Hills Makeover!

CITY OF COMMERCE, Calif., April, 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 99 Cents Only Stores is looking for nine lucky mothers in the Los Angeles area deserving of extra special pampering this Mother's Day. The company is hosting a contest where customers can nominate a special mom to win a Beverly Hills makeover by filling out an entry form at All they have to do is tell us why this mom is special to them and why they deserve to win.

Linus Idahosa and Nigerian Governors at the Nigeria-China Governors’ Investment Forum in China

The CEO of Del-York International, Mr. Linus Idahosa.

Nigerian State Governors and Chinese Industry Leaders Gather for the first Nigeria-China Governors Investment Forum In China.

When top world industry presidents and national leaders who share similar passions gather for a time of presentations, discussions and exchange of ideas, magic always happens. In meetings such as this, with the right people connecting within a sphere of good intentions and available resources, the stage is often set for groundbreaking deals that positively impacts participating nations.

Artist to Watch Michelle Medoff Releases Follow Up Single to "Live Out Loud"

Artist to Watch Michelle Medoff Releases Follow Up Single to "Live Out Loud"

LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelle Medoff drops her newest single, Don't Want to Wait globally.

Michelle brings the big city beat of her hometown, New York City, to the table with her new single release. Michelle's first single as "Me'Chell" became popular in the community for its driving beats and multicultural influences, a product of her New York City upbringing. Her first single 'Live Out Loud' has become one of the most listened to songs in her genre. As a follow up, she will be dropping her new single, Don't Want to Wait through indie label New Muzik Order.

comScore's Top 12 Worldwide Weekend Box Office

1. Fate Of The Furious, The - Universal - $202.1M
2. Boss Baby, The - 20th Century Fox - $42.8M
3. Beauty And The Beast - Disney - $32.9M
4. Smurfs: The Lost Village - Sony - $26.2M
5. Going In Style - Warner Bros. - $9.6M
6. Mr. Pride vs Miss Prejudice - Multiple Chinese Distributors - $7.7M
7. Unforgettable - Warner Bros. - $6.5M
8. Born In China - Disney - $5.2M
9. Ghost In The Shell - Paramount Pictures - $4.6M
10. Gifted - Fox Searchlight - $4.5M
11. Shack, The - Multiple - $4.2M
12. Promise, The - Open Road - $4.1M

comScore Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of April 23, 2017

Navigating Lagos, Africa's Largest Megacity, Part 1

How can one describe Lagos in one sentence to an upwardly mobile entrepreneur or tourist?
Lagos is like a combination of New York and California; for booming business and entertainment.

LAGOS in MOTION: A Photo Album of Africa's Largest Megacity (Volume 1), distributed by Amazon is a colourful travelogue on Lagos, called Ìlú Èkó in Yorùbá.

Nigeria's Orlando Martins and Ronald Reagan in The Hasty Heart

Nigeria's first Hollywood star, Orlando Martins with Ronald Reagan, Richard Todd, Patricia Neal in award winning war film, The Hasty Heart now available on DVD from Amazon Movies.

The film received one Academy Award nomination and won two Golden Globes.

On the last day of World War II, Scottish soldier Lachlan MacLachlan (Richard Todd) is shot in the lower back and needs to be treated at the local medical unit in Burma before he can return home. His stay is lengthened, however, and when his nurse (Patricia Neal) asks why, she learns that his wound is fatal. With the help of an American patient (Ronald Reagan), the staff and other patients at the hospital try to make the Scot's final days happy. But things get ugly when he learns the truth.

Ronald Reagan – Yank
Patricia Neal – Sister Margaret Parker
Richard Todd – Cpl. Lachlan "Lachie" MacLachlan, the Scot
Anthony Nicholls – Lieutenant Colonel Dunn
Howard Marion-Crawford – Tommy, the Englishman
Ralph Mi…

Adwoa Aboah of Ghana and Elizabeth Ayodele of Nigeria on the Runway

Adwoa Aboah, 24, is a Ghanaian-British fashion model and feminist activist. In March 2017, she appeared on the cover of American Vogue with Liu Wen, Ashley Graham, Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Imaan Hammam, and Vittoria Ceretti. She has also been on the cover of Vogue Italia and i-D.
Adwoa is a proud feminist and creator of Gurls Talk, an Instagram account aimed at female empowerment. Gurls Talk encourages girls to use their voice and share their experiences with each other using the hashtag #letsgetgirlstalking.

Nigeria's fast rising international model, Elizabeth Ayodele, 18, is currently among the youngest black supermodels on the runway. She is also studying medicine.

Photos from the Fendi Fall/Winter 2017-2018.

~ By Michael Chima Ekenyerengozi |Amazon

#Adwoaaboah, #Fendi, #vogue, #Milan, #fashionweek, #Elizabethayodele, #supermodel, #Ghana, #Nigeria, #feminist, #black, #beauty.


Aly Raisman To Share Her Secret Weapon for Better Sleep and Recovery

Aly Raisman To Share Her Secret Weapon For Better Sleep And Recovery - Cheribundi Tart Cherry Juice

GENEVA, N.Y., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- World Champion Gymnast Aly Raisman is sharing one of her most important nutrition and wellness secrets as she partners with Cheribundi to educate people on the benefits of drinking tart cherry juice daily. Two years ago, the six-time medalist and now Sports Illustrated swimsuit model was introduced to Cheribundi Tart Cherry Juice as a natural, functional beverage that would support better sleep and faster muscle recovery. Raisman says, "It's become an important part of my daily routine. I drink Cheribundi after workouts and before bed which helps with recovery and sleep. I want people to know there is a natural option for both that also tastes great!"

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Big Chance for New Actors To Break into Hollywood in 2017

Want To Be A Successful Actor?
Learn what it takes at The Actor's Conference: A 2 day educational event designed to empower!

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 20, 2017  /PRNewswire/ -- The Actor's Conference is an educational event designed and dedicated to actors of all skill levels. Our mission is to inspire and encourage creative entrepreneurship.  Our inaugural event is set for May 20th and 21st at the San Mateo Marriott.  The itinerary will have a line up of skill building workshops, opportunities to learn through town hall discussion panels, and networking events.

Our Entertainment Professionals and Conference guests speakers include:

Celebrating Orlando Martins: First African Hollywood Star from Lagos

Orlando Martins in "The Hasty Heart", starring Ronald Reagan who later became a great President of the United States of America.

Celebrating Orlando Martins: First African Hollywood Star from Lagos

Orlando Martins remains the most accomplished Nigerian international star of both stage and screen in the last 100 years. No other Nigerian actor has matched the filmography of Martins.
He played the prominent role of Blossom in the 1949 film "The Hasty Heart", starring Ronald Reagan who later became a great President of the United States of America. The film was nominated for an Oscar and won two Golden Globes (Richard Todd for "Most Promising Newcomer – Male" and for "Best Film Promoting International Understanding.)
NOLLYWOOD MIRROR®Series is the first African publication to celebrate Orlando Martins with photographs that have not been published before in one volume for the historical legacy and for the benefit of posterity.

The tribute is in the second e…

See the Big Picture of the Future!

My greatest challenge with working with fellow Nigerians is that majority of them from the street to the internet and movie set are intellectually shortsighted.
You have a cast that is clueless about the raison d'etre of your film production. They are only there to be seen on the screen and collect the money.
They don't know and so cannot see the Big Picture. So, they see only the small picture and that is what they have.

From Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde to Linda Ikeji, they saw the Big Picture and that is what they have.
Linda in particular was only 17 when she came to see me in my office in 1997, 20 years ago, when I was the Editor of the rested Affections magazine on Shiro Street in Fadeyi, Lagos.
She said she wanted to be a fashion model and she did, because of her loyalty and tenacity.
She was loyal and obedient.
Sometimes, we walked from Mushin to Surulere and once she had to sit on my legs on a "Danfo" minibus when there was only one available seat.
I took h…