VITTORIO MISSONI FEARED DEAD- ITALIAN FASHION HEIR, MISSING AFTER PLANE VANISHES

A small plane carrying six people, one of them Vittorio Missoni, a director of Italy’s famed Missoni fashion house, is missing off the coast of Venezuela, Interior Minister Nestor Reverol Torres said. The search for the missing aircraft continued Saturday, an Italian Foreign Ministry spokesman said. Missoni confirmed in a statement that Vittorio Missoni, son… [Continue Reading]

HOW TO REACH YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS GOALS FOR 2013

5…4…3…2…1…HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! Oh yes, for anyone that has been living under a rock, a new year was ushered in less than 72 hours ago. We are now in 2013. A new year means new opportunity. New opportunities to better our financial lives, health and relationships; both personal business. We make new year’s resolutions to help… [Continue Reading]

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO MY FAMILY IN NIGERIA AND IN AMERICA

It is Christmas day, the 25th day of December. Where are you celebrating Christmas this year? The holiday season is a perfect time to spend time with family. Most offices are closed and school is out. Everyone is on holiday. Things are at a stand still until after new year’s day. You have no excuse… [Continue Reading]

DJANGO UNCHAINED: A BEAUTIFUL STORY OF HEROIC LOVE AND REVENGE

Many people are worried about the world ending today. The Mayans predicted that the world would end today. I wonder whether the Mayans predicted the end of their Empire. While everybody was worried about the world coming, I enjoyed a special screening of Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained”. I was very hesitant to watch “Django Unchained” because I… [Continue Reading]

ROB PARKER, ESPN COOMMENTATOR APOLOGIZES TO RG3 FOR “CORNBALL BROTHER” COMMENT

Nearly a week after questioning whether Robert Griffin III is “a brother or a cornball brother,” now-suspended “First Take” commentator Rob Parker has issued an apology for his comments. “I blew it and I’m sincerely sorry,” Parker wrote on Twitter. “I completely understand how the  issue of race in sports is a sensitive one and… [Continue Reading]

TIME MAGAZINE 2012 PERSON OF THE YEAR: BARACK OBAMA

President Barack Obama has been named Time’s Person of the Year. Managing editor Richard Stengel unveiled the magazine’s choice on Wednesday’s “Today.” He said it was remarkable that the president won two terms with over 50 percent of the popular vote as a Democrat. He also noted that Obama took office in an economic crisis,… [Continue Reading]

BLACK WOMEN DON’T WORKOUT BECAUSE OF THEIR HAIR!!!

A friend of mine sent me a link to this article and I had to share it with you. Check it out below. When you know better, you do better. Here now, a new study chronicled in the scientific journal The Daily Mail, which lays bare womankind’s deepest, darkest, shiniest, most volumizing secret: some women… [Continue Reading]

FIGHT WEIGHT GAIN AND HEART DISEASE BY SLEEPING

It’s early monday morning and it’s time to get out there and make the donuts!! The sound of the alarm clock symbolizes the start of another day without sufficient sleep. We all go through it. My mom and dad told me to enjoy sleep as a child because when I grow up, I won’t have the… [Continue Reading]

THE HYPOCRITICAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN AFRICANS AND BLACK AMERICANS

Beware of those black Americans. They are a wild bunch of people. They all carry guns. They are lazy. These were all words that I was told over and over, as I prepared to embark on my journey to the United States from Nigeria. Lucky for me, I was 18 years old when I came… [Continue Reading]

MANNY PACQUAIO KNOCKED OUT BY MARQUEZ IN MARQUEZ-PACQUAIO IV

There was one second left in the sixth round of Saturday’s big fight in Vegas  between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez. Pacquiao, one of the best boxers  in the world, had been picking apart his old nemesis Marquez with darty punches  that the Mexican, an expert counter-puncher, couldn’t seem to counter. The  Filipino fighter… [Continue Reading]

JORDAN DAVIS,17 YEAR OLD, SHOT BY MICHAEL DUNN FOR PLAYING LOUD MUSIC

A Florida man was denied bond Monday on a murder charge stemming from a weekend shooting that started with a complaint about loud music and ended with a teenager dead. A statement by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office described a Friday-night confrontation in a gas station parking lot that escalated into at least eight shots being… [Continue Reading]

FACEBOOK WILL ASK YOU TO VOTE AGAINST YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE

Facebook will hold a vote, possibly later this week, in which it will ask users to abolish their right to vote on changes to the social network’s privacy policies. The social network announced last week that it was seeking comments on its proposal to take away its users’ right to vote on these sorts of… [Continue Reading]

HOME WITH MY PARENTS FOR THANKSGIVING

HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO YOU AND YOURS. I came home to visit my parents in Salisbury, Maryland, for thanksgiving. I haven’t seen my parents in nearly 4 months, so its good to see and hang out with them. My mom has been cooking up a storm! I have to make sure not to over eat. My… [Continue Reading]

ANTHONY NARH, GHANAIAN, CALLED TO WORK DURING HURRICANE SANDY, DROWNS

This is a very sad story. Sometime during the mid-afternoon hours of October 29, as Superstorm Sandy was heaving up the East Coast, Anthony Narh, a Ghanaian immigrant, limped toward his job at Empire Parking, an underground garage serving one of the toniest strips of one of Manhattan’s toniest neighborhoods. Nestled near the watery edge… [Continue Reading]

ON SET, PLAYING THE SWAT TEAM LEADER FOR LAW & ORDER: SVU

I just took this picture on the set of Law and Order:SVU. It’s going to be a long night! I play the SWAT team leader. My team gets to gear up and shoot stuff. Keep an eye out for it.

MY PART ON LAW AND ORDER:SVU, SHOOTS TONIGHT: HARD WORK PAYS OFF

As the first full week of normalcy after hurricane Sandy draws to a close, I have a lot to be thankful for. As I pray for the people who lost their lives and property to the storm, I am thankful for making it through without any damage. The climate is changing and we have to… [Continue Reading]

LESSONS LEARNED FROM BARACK OBAMA AND MC HAMMER ON SOCIAL MEDIA

The election is over and Barack Obama has made history once again….And STILL…THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…BARACK OBAMA!! People who know boxing will appreciate that. Regardless of whether you are a republican or a democrat, you have to respect Obama’s marketing campaign throughout this election process. What have we learned from Obama’s campaign?… [Continue Reading]

SPOTIFY STUDY SHOWS MUSIC IS MORE AROUSING TO WOMEN THAN TOUCH

DAMN!! All that time that we, men, spent perfecting that special touch. All those countless hours of practice, spent, in an effort to close the gap on the lesbian advantage. Now a new study shows that all we should have done was play a song for the ladies and the deal will be sealed….Damn you… [Continue Reading]

SHOUTOUT TO NIGERIA’S LINDA IKEJI IN CNN ARTICLE ON OBAMA VS ROMNEY

Congrats to Linda Ikeji, whose blog, is mentioned in an article in CNN.com this morning about the Obama vs Romney presidential race. The article, written by Tolu Ogunlesi, a freelance journalist in Lagos, Nigeria. In 2009 he was awarded the Arts and Culture prize in the annual CNN Multichoice African Journalism Awards. Read excerpts below:… [Continue Reading]

PIZZA HUT INTRODUCES THE BIG DINNER BOX: WHO CARES IF AMERICA IS FAT AS HELL!!

Just in case you were crying about America’s and the rest of the world’s obesity epidemic, Pizza Hut shows us that they do not care. Pizza Hut has introduced it’s latest promotion, Big Dinner Box for $19.99, not to be confused with the $10 Dinner Box. There are a couple of tweaks though. Pizza Hut has outdone itself this… [Continue Reading]

WILL LANCE ARMSTRONG BE STRIPPED OF HIS TOUR DE FRANCE WINS?

His reputation already in tatters after a lifetime ban by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, Lance Armstrong finds out Monday whether he will be scrubbed from the record books for the seven feats that made him a cycling legend. The International Cycling Union, the sport’s governing body, is set to rule on the agency’s recommendation that… [Continue Reading]

THANK YOU FOR WATCHING MY FILM, “A DOG NAMED GARY”

THANK YOU! THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!!! It’s Saturday morning and I’m going through my regular morning routine of checking emails, checking up on the news from around the world and writing a blog. I also checked up on the stats for my film, “A Dog Named Gary” and found out that the views had gone… [Continue Reading]

BUS DRIVER UPPERCUTS GIRL ON A BUS: VIDEO

What are your thoughts on this issue? I believe that no one should put their hands on anyone else. The girl in this situation spat on the driver, punched and tried to choke him as well. It’s difficult to judge how a person will react when they are punched. Wath and comment. Posted by Ngo… [Continue Reading]

SOUTH KOREAN PSY: ONE HIT WONDER OR POP BREAKTHROUGH?

If you are one of the few who haven’t seen South Korean rapper Psy’s performance of “Gangnam Style” on YouTube (which, until I wrote these words, included me), you’re missing not only a piece of power pop, but — some hope — a harbinger of things to come for Asian music artists. “Is this an anomaly or… [Continue Reading]

SHARING IS CARING!! THANK YOU FOR WATCHING “A DOG NAMED GARY”

Sharing is caring. This old saying is true in every sense of the word. Thanks to all of you, who have taken the time to watch “A Dog Named Gary”. I know that you are extremely busy, so we truly appreciate you doing it. Thanks to you, our film now has  about 600 views, in… [Continue Reading]

IS YOUR BOSS AND YOU WORKPLACE KILLING YOUR SEX LIFE?

When it comes to your workplace, is your boss always right? If you answered yes, your rigid social views could be totally screwing with your sex life, says a new Yale University study. Researchers asked students how comfortable they were with some people having “more of a chance in life than others” and found that… [Continue Reading]

ORLANDO CRUZ, COMES OUT AS FIRST OPENLY GAY BOXER!

I just saw this on CNN and wanted to share it with you guys. I think that it’s a great thing that Orlando Cruz has done. This is great fro boxing, a sport which has a history of being bashful against gay people. I believe that every human being should live their lives as who… [Continue Reading]

I PRESENT “A DOG NAMED GARY”: THE FIRST FILM THAT I WROTE, PRODUCED AND ACTED IN

I’m excited to present to you my first film – “A Dog Named Gary”. I would like to thank my co-star, Gary, my dog, who was the real star of this film. He was great. With his amazing energy and attitude, Gary is perfect for film. Even though it was hard work making this film happen,… [Continue Reading]

HOW MUCH WEIGHT CAN YOU LOSE IN A WEEK…SAFELY?

How much can I lose in a week? This is a question that people ask their personal trainer everyday. It’s always a major emergency!! They don’t ask about safety, they just want to lose the weight. Well, for me, it’s safety first. This summer, Matthew McConaughey dropped nearly 30 pounds to go from a ripped… [Continue Reading]

MUBI, ADAMAWA STATE, NIGERIA: GUNMEN KILL 25 STUDENTS AT FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC

At the rate at which Nigerian students and indeed Nigerian youth are being killed, the life expectancy is going to sharply drop. This is nuts!! An attack that killed 25 people, mostly students, at a Nigerian school Monday night appeared to be “an inside job” in which the gunmen called out the names of their… [Continue Reading]