Uche Jombo-Rodriguez Baby Shower– See The Video!

Uche Jombo & Kenney-- Baby ShowerEverything is bigger in Texas, including Uche Jombo’s baby shower which was held on Friday, April 24, 2015 in Houston Texas. The elegant shower was organized by Awele Jennifer Hansel and her Husband Austin Hansel and hosted by MCPC, a Houston- based comedian and JEDI who appeared as a surprise guest comedian. Uche Jombo was glowing in a strapless blue dress, and a braided updo. In attendance were her friends and family from all parts of the world including ‘WOW Magazine’ CEO / Publisher Julie Odia from Nigeria, On Bended Knees Star Actress Sylvya Oluchy, and several Nollywood-USA stars like Chisom Oz-Lee, Dtymi Ngozi Ibe, Kelechi Eke (Bigobi), Bianka Johnson, Eva Banks, Bless Brown, Stanley Chinedu. Houston-based Saxophonist, Shola Iyiola kept the crowd entertained, and popular Houston DJ SM95 kept them on their feet all night.

Congratulations again to the beautiful couple. We Uche a safe and wonderful delivery!

iROKO TV Concludes Deal With Netflix To Launch Dedicated African Section!

iroko-tvIf you browse Netflix, you will now see an African section where you can watch all your favorite Nollywood and African Movies! This is because Netflix, the world’s leading internet based streaming service, and iROKO TV, the leading distributor of African films online recently concluded a deal after months of negotiations to launch a dedicated african movie section. According to Jason Njoku, CEO of iROKO TV, “Obviously with 57m subscribers globally, working with Netflix is a great first step to widening or at least improving the visibility of Nollywood. Which again is super important to us at iROKO,”

Congratulations to iROKOTV!!

Miss Nigeria USA Pageant 2015: Meet The Judges!!

Meet The Judges-- Miss Nigeria USA

Bianca Golden is most notably recognized from her appearances on Americas Next Top Modelcycle 9 & cycle 17. Born on October 14, 1988, she appeared in the competition when she was 18 years old, then a college student based in New York City. After trying her luck in numerous casting calls for unsigned models since she was just aged 12, she finally entered the competition, being one of the show’s thirteen participants.

Labeled as the villain for telling it like it was, Bianca captured fans with her raw, unedited comments and views. As a known and working model in the Chicago, LA, Africa and New York markets, Bianca has been signed by New York Model Management, Major Models andFord Models, done correspondent work for the E! Channel and the Tyra Banks Show and appeared in major television commercials for Macy’s, Apple, Sears and others. She has graced the pages of Elle Essence, Cosmopolitan, Vibe, Source and Style Bermuda, appeared on the runways of five consecutive seasons of NY Fashion Week. In her most recent return to television, Bianca reclaimed her title as “the most talked about breakout personality of the hit ANTM franchise”.

Today Bianca is pursuing a degree in communications while freelance corresponding for several different media outlets including but not limited to, The CW, Necole Bitchie, Rolling Out Magazine, Amtrak , Kontrol Magazine etc…Besides modeling, Bianca’s personal mission is to encourage young boys and girls to follow their dreams and contributes through many community service projects as well as speaking engagements at schools across the country. Being charitable and giving back is one of Bianca’s passions which is shown in her own foundation “ S.H.E C.A.N” which launched in early 2013. Through “S.H.E C.A.N” Golden hopes to establish of trust and open honesty with the younger generation of girls in today’s society.

Michael Campbell (born August 12, 1989) is an American football wide receiver He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Temple University.

Early years
Campbell attended Edison High School in New Jersey. He was named Newark Star Ledger first-team All-Middlesex and first-team All-Greater Middlesex Conference team. He recorded 39 receptions for 745 receiving yards and along with 14 Touchdowns in his senior season in high school. He was named MVP of the 2007 New York/New Jersey All-Star Classic. He was selected to participate in the 2007 New Jersey North-South All-Star Game. He selected as a member of the NJFCA Super 100 Team.

Campbell was selected to the 2010 All-MAC third-team by Phil Steele.
He was named the Temple’s 2010 Offensive MVP following his Senior season. He was an Honorable Mention National Performer of the Week (Nov. 21, 2010)

Kaitlin Monte is a television personality and host in New York City – currently the Traffic Anchor for the PIX11 Morning News.
At age sixteen, Kaitlin dropped out of high school. By nineteen, she earned her Bachelor Degree with a focus in Consumer Psychology.

Kaitlin moved to New York City and began a career in musical theatre. She worked off-broadway, toured the country with the USO Show Troupe, and became a member of Actors Equity Association in 2010. She trained heavily in improv comedy at Upright Citizen Brigade.

By 2010, Kaitlin made her broadcast debut hosting New Years Eve in Times Square with the Times Square Alliance. She turned full time to Broadcast in 2012, hosting NBC New York’s “Weekend Today in New York” interactive trivia. She has since been seen on various television and online networks.

Solo Nnanna is a serial entrepreneur & public speaker. He is the Founder & Executive Director of RLG-W – a marketing, advertising and brand agency that provides integrated creative and business solutions for organizations in Africa. RLG-W clients include Pernord Ricard, MoneyGram, Arik Air, MTV Base Africa, Nickelodeon Africa, Harvard University and the Wharton School of Business.

Solo is also the co-founder of Sahara Jets – a private jet charter company and serves as the Creative Director of Royalty Lifestyle – A special events & luxury africa concierge company.

In his free time, Solo is passionate about helping young entrepreneurs get their dreams off the ground. He is a well sought after public speaker and most recently has spoken at Columbia University, Harvard University, Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business, NYU Stern School of Business & The Social Media Week Lagos to name a few

Chinyere Adogu also known as Chi, hails from Anambra State but was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She has an Associate Degree in Accounting and is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management at Long Island University. Chinyere has had the pleasure of being crowned America’s Perfect Teen in 2012, becoming the first African American to win a national title in the pageant system. After passing on her crown in 2013, she set her sights on competing in the Most Beautiful Girl Pageant in Nigeria, something she had been considering for a few years. Chinyere has recently been humbled with the title of MBGN Tourism 2014. She believes her reign would give her the opportunity to promote the beauty of Nigerian women inside and out, while also using the platform to reach out to young girls. At the age of 16 she got her first job as a youth counselor, where she taught African dance for three years. She has founded her own non-profit organization called “The Crown Life”. The Crown Life is an organization that focuses on the interpersonal growth and upbringing of young women. She is also a brand ambassador for Access Bank “W” community.

Aside from pageantry, she is also a runway model, having been part of the just concluded Lagos Fashion and Design week in Lagos, in New York Fashion Week, Brooklyn Fashion Week (end), Africa Fashion Week New York, Harlem Fashion Row, Face2Face Africa and Small Boutique Fashion Week. She has also worked with Teen Vogue, Essence Magazine and The New York Post. She is currently getting involved in the acting and hosting industry in Nigeria. Having hosted St. Eve’s Magazine West Africa Fashion Week, Party with Remy Martin red carpet and more. She is currently a TV presenter for Spice TV and Ovation TV.

Banky W To Perform At Miss Nigeria USA Pageant 2015

IMG_7646Smooth R&B artist, Banky W is confirmed to perform at the upcoming Miss Nigeria USA Pageant. The annual pageant will be held on Saturday, May 23rd 2015 at the Alvin Alley Theater in New York City. Red Carpet is scheduled to start at 5pm and the main event will start at 6pm.

MNUSA is a cultural, entertaining and educational event that seeks to celebrate the talent and intellectual abilities of young Nigerian women in America. The aim of the event is to reach out to the Nigerian diaspora and provide a positive space to celebrate our dynamic and rich cultural heritage.

Don’t miss this exciting show! For tickets go to http://missnigeriausa.eventbrite.com

Miss Nigeria USA 2015– Meet The Contestants!

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mnusaMeet the 18 beauties who will compete for the 2015 Miss Nigeria USA title. The winner will receive over $10,000.00 in cash and prizes, an all expense paid trip to Nigeria, and will team up with a Charity organization to impact the lives of women and children in Nigeria and abroad. They will also represent Nigeria at the Miss Africa USA pageant. Take a look through each of their looks, and be sure to attend the inaugural Miss Nigeria USA beauty pageant (MNUSA) taking place on Saturday, May 23 2015 at the Alvin Alley Theater on 405 West 55th Street, NY 10019. Red Carpet is scheduled to start at 5pm prompt and show starts at 6pm.

Who will be crowned the first Miss Nigeria USA? With performance by Banky W, this is an event you definitely do not want to miss! For Tickets go to www.missnigeriausa.eventbrite.com

For more info follow check out www.missnigeriausa.com. Be sure to follow Miss Nigeria USA on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram