August, 2006

JEWEL BY LISA

JEWEL BY LISA

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

One of my goals when I started this blog was to expand my fashion horizon beyond the regular designers we see and hear about everyday. I luv to feature budding designers who are fab but not neccesarily well-known by most…

TAGGED A-Z

TAGGED A-Z

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

So donchi tagged me…never done anything like this before…so its worth a try…enjoy…
Ambitious……Whenever something good happens, people tell me ‘oh am not surprised…u’ve always been ambitious…’I agree wit them..lol..and I’m so glad that my actions have started matching

SURVIVOR AFRICA

SURVIVOR AFRICA

Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

First was Big Brother Africa, then Project Fame and recently, Big Brother Nigeria…Well, its time for Survivor Africa!!!!12 People have been chosen from all around Africa and starting September 3rd 2006, they will begin their 21 day journey vying for…

TAYO & JOHN LEGEND

TAYO & JOHN LEGEND

Monday, August 28th, 2006

I exclusively broke the news of John Legend ‘s relationship with Nigerian model, Tayo Otiti back in July – see HEREWell they have broken up!Their relationship was extremely intense but short……Apparently, one of the reasons why John broke-up with Tayo…

FAB WEEKEND

FAB WEEKEND

Friday, August 25th, 2006

Hey Everyone!!!!How was your week? I won’t lie, my week was long! Lots and lots of work…Seriously, Thank God its Friday! Its time for some bellanaija weekend luv….Let’s Go!!!
Here are some random clicks….Click HERE to vote for the

AUNTY BELLA – FRONTIN’ DONT PAY

AUNTY BELLA – FRONTIN’ DONT PAY

Thursday, August 24th, 2006

Please read THIS first! Thanks!Our first case is from a friend of mine whom I was talking to last night….This is actually all true…sorry for making fun of your misery sweetie
Dear Aunty Bella,There is this very FINE guy I…

Introducing….Aunty Bella

Introducing….Aunty Bella

Thursday, August 24th, 2006

The other day, one of our bellanaija readers, the prolific blogger, don chi chi left a comment on one of the posts and he called me ‘Aunty Bella’…..that inspired me to start an agony aunt column on the blog……Hopefully, we…

TIFFANY AMBER FASHION SPREAD

TIFFANY AMBER FASHION SPREAD

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

Here is a fashion spread from Folake Folarin-Coker’s Tiffany Amber. Tiffany Amber is actually my fav Nigerian label……fun & flirty fashion……just the way I like it!!!I luv Tiffany Amber and will be featuring them in my Bella Naija Nigerian Fashion…

MISS NIGERIA WORLD 2006

MISS NIGERIA WORLD 2006

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006

Here are some brand new photos of Abiola Bashorun, Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) 2006. She will be representing Nigeria in this year’s Miss World pageant. The pageant takes place in Poland on the 30th of September 2006. All…

WEDDING FEVER

WEDDING FEVER

Monday, August 21st, 2006

I usually leave the online wedding gist to naija blog sweetheart, Adaure but decided to make an exception today. President Olusegun Obasanjo aka OBJ and the late Stella Obasanjo (RIP)’s son, Olumuyiwa (Muyiwa) who is a New York-based lawyer got…

RANDOM CLICKS

RANDOM CLICKS

Friday, August 18th, 2006

Watch Deola Sagoe – Hunger For Food Fashion Show @ naijagal’s blog – HERE
More from Peridot & Ruby @ low’s mental floss – HERE
See the US-returnee Nigerian guy who killed his ex-commissioner/humanitarian mum…very sad and unfortunate @ the…

STORM RECORDS – ELDEE

STORM RECORDS – ELDEE

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

Lanre Dabiri aka Eldee the don is Nigeria’s No. 1 Producer/Rapper/Singer/Record Label Exec/Architect/Fine Boy lol….The dude has got so much talent. Eldee was introduced to us as a founding member of the Trybesmen and the head of Trybe Records….and ever

AND THE WINNER IS………

AND THE WINNER IS………

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

Venantia Otto from NamibiaThe 2006 Nokia Face of Africa Finale took place on Sunday, the 13th of August 2006 in Sun City, Johannesburg, South Africa.Venantia was chosen as the 2006 Nokia Face of Africa winner, her prize includes a

THISDAY STYLE

THISDAY STYLE

Tuesday, August 15th, 2006

ThisDay is a Nigerian Newspaper and over the past year or so their style section has blossomed into the Nigeria’s No. 1 Fashion Magazine. You can find it as a free insert in Sunday’s ThisDay Newspaper. This magazine is FIYAH.…

WEEKEND LUV

WEEKEND LUV

Monday, August 14th, 2006

Hey everyone!How was ur weekend? Mine was something else…..I don’t even know where to start! The weekend was generally fun but Lagbaja was amazing! If u haven’t seen him live, u should try to experience that soon……just take some crazy…

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 4

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 4

Friday, August 11th, 2006

Wow! Today is the last day of our fashion week. I’m sooo glad that u guys enjoyed it….I hope so anyway. I tried to show collections that were really different to highlight the diversity and creativity of African designers. I’m…

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 3

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 3

Thursday, August 10th, 2006

Hey everyone! Wow! Its Day 3 of our lil’ fashion week already….I hope u guys have been enjoying the collections so far….Everyone seemed to luv the African Mosaique collection from yesterday…I did too! This is a lil’ different from the…

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 2

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 2

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

I hope u guys r enjoyin’ our lil’ fashion week. The comments yesterday were sooooo entertaining…..I was just crackin’ up all day!!!! I am looking forward to more today cause we are going to vote at the end of the…

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 1

BELLA NAIJA AFRICA FASHION WEEK – DAY 1

Tuesday, August 8th, 2006

This week is Bella Naija Africa Fashion Week!!!Throughout the week, I will be featuring the HOTTEST in African Fashion!!! It starts today and ends of Friday. Everyone put on your couture along with your hottest heels cause you have a…

GENEVIEVE

GENEVIEVE

Monday, August 7th, 2006

I was looking through the blog this weekend and was shocked to find out that I had never featured, Genevieve!A Nigerian blog without Genevieve Nnaji is simply incomplete. I know I am being dramatic but seriously…lolAnyway, Genevieve is a good …

WEEKEND LUV

WEEKEND LUV

Sunday, August 6th, 2006

Hello everyone! Wow! The makeup comments were on fiyah!! Thanks to everyone that commented and those who helped others out with Banke’s contact information and all that.Please no stalkers, fraudsters or toasters should call her! Only those with legitimate enquiries…LOL!I…

THE BEAUTY SQUAD

THE BEAUTY SQUAD

Friday, August 4th, 2006

The beauty industry in Nigeria has evolved sooooo much over the years. Makeup artistry has actually become a well-respected profession…who would have thought….. right! From makeup to aesthetics to cosmetics, its now BIG business.These people are remarkable not just because…

PERIDOT & RUBY

PERIDOT & RUBY

Thursday, August 3rd, 2006

Peridot & Ruby is a brand new Nigerian fashion house…….I luv all their stuff so far….Absolutely stunning! Their designs are regularly featured and commended in Nigeria’s hottest fashion and style magazine, ThisDay Style. Check out some of the designs below.…

RUGGEDMAN

RUGGEDMAN

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006

Ruggedman is my favourite Nigerian rapper. I luv his flow and his lyrics are always on point! I have luved his music ever since he unleashed his diss track – “Ehen” where he basically called-out every single Nigerian rapper. Ruggedman…

MISS NIGERIA UNIVERSE – Part 2

MISS NIGERIA UNIVERSE – Part 2

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006

I was meant to blog about this last week but I was rather irritated by the whole Miss Universe thing. So Miss Nigeria did not win or even place for that matter…I will save my comments on the whole situation.…