Janelle Monáe Approves A Sex Strike For Women


Multiple Grammy nominated artiste, Janelle Monáe has said she’s in support of withholding Sex as a form of protest for women’s rights.

In an interview for the May issue for Marie Claire magazine, the singer-songwriter and actress discussed empowerment, breaking down gender norms and why a sex strike might be necessary. She said..

“People have to start respecting the vagina. Until every man is fighting for our rights, we should consider stopping having sex. I love men. But evil men? I will not tolerate that. You don’t deserve to be in my presence. If you’re going to own this world and this is how you’re going to rule this world, I am not going to contribute anymore until you change it. We have to realize our power and our magic. Because I am all about black-girl magic, even though I’m standing with all women. But this year? This year, I am so carefree black girl.”

The Hidden Figures actress also discussed why it’s so important to push back on gender stereotypes.

“It is important for women to be [in control], especially when gender norms and conformity are pushed upon us,” Monáe said. “Women automatically are told that this is how you should look. This is how you should get a man. This is how you should get a woman. You need to fit into all these boxes to be accepted. I don’t subscribe to that way of thinking.” 

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Woman Rapes, Robs Male Taxi Driver At Knifepoint

Woman Rapes, Robs Male Taxi Driver At Knifepoint

An Ohio woman has been charged with rape after it was alleged that she sexually assaulted a taxi driver at knifepoint before she and another man robbed him.

Brittany Carter, was charged this month with first-degree rape and aggravated robbery for a January 28 incident in Findlay, Ohio, according to the News-Messenger.

The 23-year-old Carter is accused of performing a sex act on the 29-year-old driver while her accomplices Corey Jackson, 20, allegedly held a knife to his throat.

According to Police report, the pair then stole $32 (£26) from the victim before fleeing the scene in the city of Findlay, Ohio.

“We don’t know why she did it,” police Lt Robert Ring said.

“Maybe it was a distraction because they took money from him.”

The incident was brought to light after Ms Carter called the Trinity Express Cab Service in the early hours of 28 January, according to police.

She was arrested after the driver reported the incident.

Jackson remains on the run but Carter was taken into custody for two first-degree felony counts.

It is understood that Jackson is wanted for rape, robbery and an unrelated murder charge.

The third accomplice is not expected to have charges brought against him, prosecutor Phil Riegle told the Toledo Blade.

Carter had previously been indicted twice on drug charges



Timekeepers To Unveil New Outlet And Brands In Nigeria

Timekeepers; home to quality wristwatches, jewellery and accessories will launch its newest store at the Novare-Lekki Mall on the 1 st of April, 2017 in Lagos at 2pm.

It will also use this opportunity to launch the latest additions to its portfolio of brands; GUESS and Gc (Guess collection) brands.

Gc is a Swiss Precision brand whose signature “Smart Luxury” stands for the brands commitment to provide quality timepieces and luxury products at a surprisingly accessible price point.

Timekeepers store, Shop M07 at Novare-Lekki Mall

Timekeepers not only retails and distributes watches, jewellery and accessories, it serves as brand managers for the brands it distributes.

This enables it to extend to its customers the guarantees/warrantees as well as all other rights and/or privileges offered by the brands.

To shop online, visit: timekeepers-ng.com

For Timekeepers’ store locations in Nigeria please visit: timekeepers-ng.com/store-locations

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Novare-Lekki Mall, Lekki-Epe Express Way, Springvile Road Sangotedo, Lagos

Fashion Week Special: How to Blend Tradition with Trends Starring Sharon Ojong

Spice TV producer, Style Consultant and all round fashion Sharon Ojong shares 3 looks on how to blend tradition with trends.

As Lagos is in the thick of Lagos Fashion and Design Week, Sharon puts a spin on traditional anakra.

Working with the ever precise Tope Horpload and a host of others on this #HLFDW Special Series, Ojong offers a different perspective to each look.

She shares:

While media folks like us will be working and running around in a slight improvement of our daily, office-bound outfits, what to wear could be the biggest question for anyone attending the Lagos Fashion and Design Week. 

Well, I have three outfit ideas on how you can slay this fashion week while combining the timelessness of Ankara with the freshest of fashion trends – Denim Jacket, Palazzo pants and pinafore. 

Watch Sharon Ojong in the video below as she sashays through the fashion week special looks.

Check out Sharon’s three looks in more detail below and tell us what you think – Yay or Nay?
Look 1.
The Unconventional Look 
(The Robe by @UdoCutlture)


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5 Days Of Easter Giveaway!! TECNO Weh Don Sah!! #5DaysEasterGiveaway

The Promo Runs from the 13th – 17th April 2017.


It’s a season of love, a season to give, and a season to recalibrate your thoughts! On quiet days without festivities, the giant Chinese brand is known to always give out goodies, only that this time; it’s for FIVE DAYS! #5DaysEasterGiveaway.

The Rules for the Easter Promotion includes the following:

  • Walk into a TECNO selected retail store nearest to you.
  • Experience the Camon CX by taking a selfie with the Camon CX and post it online on Facebook; Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #5DaysEasterGiveaway to win instant gift items.
  • Now that’s not all! When in fact you buy the TECNO Camon CX you get a raffle ticket that qualifies you for TWO DRAWS; the first draw to win FIVE 30,000 Naira worth of gift vouchers and the final draw to win a HIGH-POWERED MARVEL DRONE!!!
  • Smart Ambassadors are also encouraged to take a selfie with the Customers and Post online on social media using the hashtag #5DaysEasterGiveaway.
  • Smart Ambassadors whose retail store sold the Camon CX to any of the Five (5) winners of the draw, will be rewarded with a 10,000 Naira worth of gift voucher each.
  • The Promo Runs from the 13th – 17th April 2017.
  • Transsion Staff, Partners and Suppliers are not qualified to participate in this promo.
  • Terms and Conditions apply.

The recently launched TECNO Camon CX has been on a high demand; looks like TECNO is definitely doing something right!

Detailed Look At FreshByDotun 2017 New Year Collection “Monotint”


In celebration of the New Year, Nigerian designer FreshbyDotun has officially unveiled his 2017 collection which features monochrome and geometry designs.

The uniquely sewn pieces themed “Monotint” owing to its ordered way of creation are easy to wear, timelessly classy and can never go out of fashion.

According to the creative head of FreshbyDotun, Adeyeye Adedotun, “There’s a saying that goes ‘in a world of black and white pictures, your true colour must still show.’ Black and white is simply basic, it brings out strength and confidence. hence, what you see is what you get, making it one of the greatest revolutions in fashion history.”

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Veens Clothing Unveils ‘Creative Man’ 2017 Collection Featuring Viktoh YBNL

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Nigerian designer, Veens Clothing has again raised the bar of casual native dresses in the fashion industry with this exciting and amazing new collection tagged “Creative man” which features YBNL artiste, Viktoh.

Veens, the co-costumier for the 2011 Face of Sleek Pageant, and a designer for quite a number of Nigerian Artistes alongside top-notch corporate workers, has remained a force to be reckoned with in the industry when it comes to creativity in fashion.

The creative director, Vincent Osaromeh has been resilient and consistent over the years to scaling through the hurdles of breaking into the world fashion market and setting trends for others to follow, thereby making Veens Clothing a precedence and the hub of all designers.

Veens Clothing has lot of branded fashion products in stock like the Veens casual shirts, corporate suits, gowns, Agbada wears, and other peculiar music video artistic designs and the collections are now the most sought-after in Nigeria, UK, and the U.S.

These series of designs called ‘The Creative Man’ collection are definitely the trend for 2017.

See the collection below

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Designer: @veensclothing1

Photographer: @oac_c

Models: @victoh_ybnl, @rainz_100

Makeup: @fisolami_

Stylist: Vincent Osaromeh

Publicist: @moafricapr