21st Century Mothers, Their Babies and Breast Feeding

Most 21st century women are more focused on their career than on starting a family. Most take their time before child rearing and while at it, consider the number of children they would have. This most times, result in considering having less number of children. This attitude towards child bearing generally has an adverse effect on breastfeeding. So because child bearing has gone 'out of fashion,'  should breastfeeding follow suit? We don't think so.   Medically speaking, the ideal is to exclusively breastfeed your baby for six months and continue for up to two years with complementary feeds. But how many of today’s mothers are able to abide by this practice? The Global Strategy of Infant and Young Feeding, an initiative by the World Health Organisation and Unicef,  also advocates breastfeeding for six months, followed by timely, adequate, safe and appropriate complementary feeding, while continuing breastfeeding for two years and beyond.   The 21st century mother would...

Nigerian-born actor nominated for BAFTA

TVCE - Nigerian actor, John Boyega, has been nominated for the EE Rising Star category of the 69th edition of the British Academy Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). Boyega, who plays Finn in the Stars Wars The Force Awakens, will be competing for the winning spot with other actors – Bel Powley, Brie Larson, Dakota Johnson and Taron Egerton – in a voting category. The ceremony will hold on February 14, 2016 at the Royal Opera House, London and will be hosted by Stephen Fry. Available records show that Boyega had starred as Ugwu, Odenigbo’s (Chiwetel Ejiofor) houseboy in ‘Half of a Yellow Sun,’ the film adaptation of the novel with the same title, written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The movie was directed by Biyi Bandele. During a ‘Talks at Google’ session on December 3,2015, Boyega recalled how four years ago, JJ Abrams, in the company of Tom Cruise, walked up to him and...

2Face adopts new name, ‘2baba’

TVCE (MUSIC) - Popular Afro pop star, 2Face Idibia appears ready to adopt new stage name '2baba' as part of his rebranding for 2016. According to an official document released by his PR company, Hypertek Digital, the singer who is set to release a new single with indigenous rapper, Phyno, has officially adopted the new name, 2Baba. The multi award-winning artiste , who was recently inducted into the Headies’ Hall of Fame, first hinted his plan to rebrand during the launch of his sixth studio album in 2014 which gave rise to speculations that he would no longer be known as 2Face Idibia. Aside this, 2Baba has always spoken about his love for his fans and his constant need to deliver good music to them, and he is set to thrill them once again with a new single. The track, his New Year gift to fans, is titled Coded Tinz. produced by Sarz, Coded...

Edo PMAN proposes multi-billion naira Entertainment Village

TVCE  - The Edo Chapter of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) has proposed a multi-billion Naira Entertainment Village in the State, alleging that the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) has not been transparent in the distribution of royalties collected on behalf of artistes. Addressing Journalists during a Courtesy visit to the Secretariat of the Nigerian Union of Journalist, Edo State chapter, PMAN State Chairman, Maleke Idowu, said the proposed entertainment village would boast of music and film schools, health facilities, a sports centre and other needs, for musicians and entertainers, and would serve both as a revenue earner for the state. Idowu who noted that the proposal for the entertainment village and a prototype of the village have been presented to the state government, said PMAN has also petitioned the state House of Assembly on the activities of COSON. In the petition signed by the association’s secretary, Willy Nova, Edo PMAN...

‘The Revenant’ wins big at Golden Globes

TVCE -  “The Revenant,” has won the first major film award of 2016, carting Globes for best drama, best actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) and best direction (Alejandro G. Iñárritu). The 73rd Golden Globes, which held on Sunday, might have set a tone of film awards to follow.   “I cannot say how surprised I am,” Mr. Iñárritu said while collecting the night’s top prize. The event which was held in the ballroom of the Beverly Hilton hotel returned Ricky Gervais as host waxed heavily on humour. “The Martian” won two Globes – best picture, comedy or musical while Matt Damon was named best actor in a film comedy or musical. HBO, which was nominated for seven awards only clinched one — Oscar Isaac won best actor, mini-series or television movie for “Show Me a Hero”.  Amazon’s “Mozart in the Jungle” won best comedy and Gael García Bernal won best comedic actor. USA’s fledgling “Mr. Robot” won best drama while...

Rita Dominic’s new movie, Surulere hits the cinemas in February

 Audrey Silva’s new movie, ‘Surulere’ is set to hit the cinemas. The movie, which tells the story of patience and resilience, follows the life of a young, timid graduate, Arinze (played by Seun Ajayi) desperate to beat his financial burdens. In his journey, he meets a charming go-getter, Omosigho (played by Beverly Naya). Their meeting shoots off a series of events that pressure Arinze into a get-rich-quick scheme. The movie stars award winning actors including Kemi Lala Akindoju, Enyimma Nwigwe, Linda Ejiofor and Tope Tedela with cameo appearance from the Producer, Rita Dominic. The movie will be hitting the cinema on Friday, February 12, 2016...

Moses Inwang’s Stalker’ Set to release in February

Award-winning Nollywood director and producer Moses Inwang, following his critically acclaimed movie, TORN, returns with a better psychological movie,  ‘Stalker’.  The movie is going to hit the cinemas on February 26th  The movie stars award winning actors like Nse Ikpe Etim, Jim Iyke and also features actors such as Anthony Monjaro, AY the Comedian, Caroline Danjuma, Emem Inwang and so on.   Here's a little something about the movie:  A successful stylist, Kaylah Lawal (Nse Ikpe Etim) is out late one night and ends up in the wrong place at the wrong time. She manages to escape being attacked by members of a secret society out on rampage..    Her Knight in shining armour turns out to be Michael (Jim Iyke) an executive Cab driver who shows up in the nick of time and saves her life…. Or so she thinks.    So who is leaving all these strange letters, flowers and unsolicited gifts at her front door and office? Your...

Wife of Afro-Juju music singer, Sir Shina Peters, survives cancer

Sammie, wife of Afro-Juju music singer, Sir Shina Peters,  is back in Nigeria after battling with cancer. Prior her recent recovery, Sammie has been in the United States of America undergoing Chemotherapy to help combat the ailment.                               Sammie, while she was recuperating On Thursday, January 7, 2016, a very happy Sammie arrived Nigeria in the company of her husband, Sir Shina Peters and their only son, Clinton. The family's Iju home was filled with family, friends, and well wishers especially from her church, The Redeemed Christian Church of God. Sammie said  God took control; He reversed her ugly situations and made her beautiful again. She is said to be full of  to adoration and honor God. She also promised to serve only Him because He has made her whole again. She also extended her grateful hands to  all well-meaning Nigerians and the...

Golden Globes 2016; The Winners

The 2016 edition of the Annual Golden Globe Award, which is the 73rd, featured great winnings for wonderful, deserving actors and actresses, including Taraji P. Henson for her role as Cookie Lyon of Empire. Others include The Revenant, which took home awards for Best Picture, Drama, Best Director and, of course, saw Leonardo DiCaprio won Best Actor for a Motion Picture, Drama. Best Motion Picture, Drama: The Revenant Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama: Brie Larson, Room Best Motion Picture, Comedy: The Martian Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy: Jennifer Lawrence, Joy Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama: Taraji P. Henson, Empire Best Director, Motion Picture: Alejandro González Iñárritu, The Revenant Best TV Series, Drama: Mr. Robot, USA Network Best Original Song, Motion Picture: "Writing's on the Wall," Spectre Best Actress in a Limited-Series or TV Movie: Lady Gaga, American Horror Story: Hotel Best Foreign Language Film: Son...

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