We are the Microcosm of the Macrocosm, A Nigeria(with all of its cultural and ethnic diversity) within Nigeria…YES WE ARE!!!

Rivers state is known as the land of a thousand masquerades.With a fine variety of spoken tongues,Numbering over 300,It is somewhat easy to discern the beauty in the diversity of its people.Very many civilizations,ancient and seemingly ageless  as they are quite simply draw attention  to the richness and unspeakable eminence of the collective Heritage of the Rivers people.Simply put,we are the Microcosm of the Macrocosm, A Nigeria(with all of its cultural and ethnic diversity) within Nigeria. This, to all intents and purposes, is at the core of the philosophy and guiding principle of CARNIVAL: THE PORT HARCOURT CARNIVAL, scheduled to hold from 15th-21Ist December,2013 with spectacular events. Come and witness Nature, Tradition and culture at its best….CARNIRIV2013 !!!! WE CANT WAIT….

Below are some pictures from previous carnivals :

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Toke Makinwa finally showed off her engagement ring.Yes!!!what else can it be? She’s engaged to long time boyfriend Maje Ayida. This Picture was  taken at the Lipton Tea Party which held at Landmark Events Centre, Oniru, Lagos on Friday, Nov. 8th

Miss Lola Omotayo’s pre-wedding Jewellery & makeup trial + wedding IV ready…

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Pretty Lola Omotayo will be marrying her longtime partner and baby dad “P-Square’s Peter Okoye” this weekend Sunday November 17th. popular make-up artist Banke Meshida will be doing Lola’s make-up for her special moment.A jewellery & makeup trial period was made recently so the bride-to-be could choose the look she wants for her wedding. On the right is their traditional wedding invitation.

Finally, Enugu first lady Clara Chime vacates government House!!!

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After months or even years of being illegally detained at Enugu State Government House by her husband, Governor Sullivan Chime, Enugu First Lady Clara Chime has finally left her marital home. Clara left the Govt House in the early hours of yesterday morning Monday November 11th according to reports.

The governor, with the assistance of security operatives attached to Government House packed Clara Chime’s personal effects, forced her out of the lodge and took her to mother’s residence at the Coal City Garden Estate in Enugu. Clara has vowed never to return to her husband again

, Sir Shina Peters And ‘Shakar El Kicks Off Felabration 2013

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It’s Felabration again ooooo!!!

Felabration which is a one week event that remembers and celebrates one of the World’s music Legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, kicks off this year’s version today the 15th of October 2013 at the new African Shrine, Ikeja Lagos and the SHIMbadaBO Master himself ‘SHAKAR EL’ will be performing his new chart topping single SHIMbadaBO! alongside Afro Juju king Shina Peters, the Baddest guy ever liveth’ Olamide,DJ Jimmy Jatt and many more!

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The Nollywood Movies Awards was held on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Intercontinental hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos state and the award shows sees the movie ‘Phone swap’ go home the highest number of awards winning in the Best Movie, Best Original Screenplay and Top Box Office Movie categories.

The show was hosted by actors, Dakore Egbuson-Akande and Segun Arinze who stepped in for comedian, Basket Mouth.

See full list of winners below:

BEST MOVIE:
Phone swap
BEST LEAD ACTOR:
OC Ukeje – Hoodrush
BEST LEAD ACTRESS:
Rita Dominic – The Meeting
BEST ACTOR INDIGENOUS:
Imeh Bishop Udoh – Udeme mmi
BEST ACTRESS INDIGENOUS:
Funke Akindele – Maami
BEST INDIGENOUS MOVIE:
Maami
BEST DIRECTOR:
Mildred Okwo – The Meeting
BEST EDITING
Kunle Adejuyigbe – Journey to self
BEST SOUND DESIGN:
Obi Emelonye – Last flight to Abuja
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:
Yinka Edward – Phone swap
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:
Kemi Adesoye – Phone swap
BEST COSTUME DESIGN:
Jaiye Owolabi – The Gods are still not to blame
BEST MAKE-UP
Jennifer Alegieuno – The Meeting
BEST SET DESIGN:
Sango B’ Song – Last flight to Abuja
BEST SOUNDTRACK:
Patrick Mathias – Hoodrush
BEST DIASPORA MOVIE:
Man on Ground
BEST SHORT MOVIE:
Unspoken
BEST RISING STAR MALE:
Uti Nwachukwu – In the cupboard
BEST RISING STAR FEMALE:
Belinda Effah – Kokomma
TOP BOX OFFICE MOVIE :
Phone Swap

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The quest for sustainable sanitary pads, other than the use of rags, tissue papers, newspapers and the likes by women, to manage their monthly menstrual flow has received a major boost, following a revolutionary development of a new range of sanitary pads known as DIVA.

At a press conference in Lagos, Managing Director of Marley Global Limited (manufacturers of DIVA), MrHaresh Dalamal, introduced the company as one ‘built on the premise of driving healthcare and hygiene throughout Africa’.”

He described the DIVA range as the most innovative sanitary pads yet among competing brands, following a rigorous two-year R&D programme.

The introduction of the ‘Slim’ pad – a new technology never seen before in the African market, is a combination of a traditional ‘Regular’ pad and an ‘Ultra-Thin’. It can be found selling in the market for as low as N100!

“Not only are we committed to provide high quality and affordable products, but are fully focused on pushing education to help show Nigerian women the importance of personal hygiene, Dalamal added.”

The ‘Diva Educational Programme’ will be launching next month, with the company planning to host educational seminars at numerous schools throughout the country, where young girls will have access to information on feminine hygiene as well as receiving free samples of the products.

The highlight of the event was the introduction of the brand ambassador, Stephanie Linus an A-list Nigerian international act.

While expressing the confidence and delight of the company on their choice of brand ambassador, Dalamal noted that“with her international pedigree, she would be fundamental in helping spread the awareness of the ‘Diva Educational Programme’, as well as the new innovative ‘Slim’ technology pad in the African market.”

Stephanie Linus on her part described “Diva as the first brand of sanitary napkin with a solution that provides extra protection whilst at the same time being comfortable and affordable”.
She added “Yes I am an actor but that doesn’t mean I don’t do stuff that every woman does. I hang out with my friends and family, go watch movies and party. And I don’t let anything stop me from doing that”.

Divas brand vision in Africa is very straightforward, they want to enable all girls and women of today to lead a quality life and take pride in being a woman just like me. That is why I am so excited about this campaign! Through this campaign I wish to convey to every girl out there that she should not be worried when she has her period but instead move about confidently like a DIVA! “

DIVA which offers effective protection for every menstrual day, is made up of 5 products which are broken up into 3 types SLIMS, ULTRA-THINS & SUPER DELUXE, a straight fluff pad that has been especially designed for nursing mothers and for heavy flow.

DIVA is manufactured by Marley Global Limited, a company built to educate, empower, encourage and equip young girls and women with the knowledge and tools they need to be proud of their bodies, health and womanhood.

For further information please visit http://www.facebook.com/divapads.

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