September, 2006

WEEKEND LUV – THE BUZZ EDITION

WEEKEND LUV – THE BUZZ EDITION

Friday, September 29th, 2006

Hey people!!!How r u guys doing? Oh I’m sooo relaxed and happy right now…I didn’t go to work yesterday so I got a catch up on my sleep, lounge around my house, chat endlessly on the phone etc…it felt sooo…

AUNTY BELLA – MR TORN

AUNTY BELLA – MR TORN

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

Here is another edition of ‘Aunty Bella’If you don’t know what it’s about read HEREMiss M who shared her issue the last time says a huge ‘Thanks’ to everyone who advised her.She said she has decided to go ahead with…

RISING SOULSTARS

RISING SOULSTARS

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

You’ve probably never heard of them but that’s about to change!
These young Nigerians in Diaspora are doing great things in various corners of the world through music.
Many are of mixed heritage but one thing is certain, they are…

SEE IT, SEW IT, WEAR IT!

SEE IT, SEW IT, WEAR IT!

Monday, September 25th, 2006

I am always on the lookout for African fashion that is practical yet fashionable. The type of clothes that you can get your favourite tailor to sew for you!Here are some clothes by South African designers – Thula Sindi’s 2LA…

SUNDAY

SUNDAY

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

So it’s Sunday and I just decided to do something different!Here are some of my very favourite Nigerian gospel songs and videos.Give it a try and listen. Even if you don’t understand what they are saying, I hope that you…

WEEKEND LUV – THE TGIF EDITION

WEEKEND LUV – THE TGIF EDITION

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

Hey people!!!How’s it going? Thank God It’s Friday!!!!! So what have you guys been up to? My week was coolFirst thing, I finally registered the bellanaija website …YAY! U don’t even know what happened…..I wanted to register it a few…

HIP-HOP WORLD MAGAZINE

HIP-HOP WORLD MAGAZINE

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

I have to give it to Ayo Animashaun’s ‘Hip Hop World’ magazine…..they keep coming back…..always unleashing something new…..The magazine has been around for about a decade and has constantly improved during that time…U guys should grab a copy whenever you…

NY FASHION WEEK…..NAIJA STYLE

NY FASHION WEEK…..NAIJA STYLE

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

Adaure suggested that we do something on the NY Fashion Week which took place last week. It showcased Spring 2007 collections and was really good. All the designers really put out their best collectons in a while…Anyway, bloggers Mari and…

KINGS OF THE NEW SCHOOL

KINGS OF THE NEW SCHOOL

Tuesday, September 19th, 2006

They are the new league of Nigerian musicians……driven and focused with an insatiable appetitive for music!As you probably know, the Nigerian Musical scene is really heating up.There are so many talented people entering the game, each with their own unique…

MIMI MAGAZINE – TOP YOUNG AFRICANS

MIMI MAGAZINE – TOP YOUNG AFRICANS

Monday, September 18th, 2006

Hi!!! How was your weekend? Hope u had fun and all went well!I promised to stay home all weekend but ended up going out for dinner on Saturday….was really good! Then I went shopping on Sunday! Sooo it was a…

WEEKEND LUV – THE NEW EDITION

WEEKEND LUV – THE NEW EDITION

Friday, September 15th, 2006

Hello Everyone. How was your week? Hope all went well…My week has been challenging…I haven’t been feeling well so its been hard just getting things done and keeping up with things like work etc…Apart from that several other things have…

MISS NIGERIA WORLD

MISS NIGERIA WORLD

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

Don’t forget to vote for Miss Nigeria World, Abiola Bashorun (or whoever is your fave)… at this year’s Miss World Ceremony…I spoke about her HERE some weeks agoHERE is her Miss World Page…You can vote for her on THIS pageHer

AUNTY BELLA – PAPA DON’T PREACH

AUNTY BELLA – PAPA DON’T PREACH

Wednesday, September 13th, 2006

Here is another problem for ‘Aunty Bella’ to solve……in case u don’t know what I’m talking about…Aunty Bella is a little agony aunt column we have on bellanaija …anyway u can find out more HERE
Dear Aunty Bella,My problem is…

TOSAN JEMIDE – THE CAKE MASTER

TOSAN JEMIDE – THE CAKE MASTER

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

Hello!!! So how was your weekend? Mine wasn’t bad…I didn’t get up to too much but seriously…I am becoming so boring these days…anyway, that’s another story! By the way, Happy Birthday to my sweetie, Ak. J whose birthday was yesterday…

WEEKEND LUV – THE FRESH EDITION

WEEKEND LUV – THE FRESH EDITION

Sunday, September 10th, 2006

Hello Everyone! Hope y’all had a great week…Mine was good…I hope you guys enjoyed the Nigeria Fashion Week…Next week is going to be very different…so don’t miss it!Oh my…I am so exhausted right now!I have only been working for 2…

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 4

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 4

Friday, September 8th, 2006

Yay! The Fashion Week is over! A big kiss and thank u for all those who dropped by and left comments. I hope you enjoyed what Nigeria had to offer….I tried to feature a range of Nigerian designers with diverse…

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 3

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 3

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

Hey everyone, I hope you are enjoying the Fashion Week even though the overall consensus has been that the clothes are great for the runway but ‘not so wearable’……I agree but runway is more of a spectacle to bring attention …

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 2

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 2

Wednesday, September 6th, 2006

Can’t believe I forgot…..I just wanted to wish many of our bellanaija readers best wishes as you guys resume school or start your first/new jobs…All the best!!!I think yesterday set a new record with the number of visitors to the…

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 1

BELLA NAIJA – NIGERIA FASHION WEEK – DAY 1

Tuesday, September 5th, 2006

Hello Everyone!!!! Wow, I had a lovely weekend…hope urs was just as good or even better!!!!First came the Bella Naija Africa Fashion Week, we showcased the best in African fashion and design with African Mosaique emerging as the winner!!So now…

THISDAY MUSIC FESTIVAL

THISDAY MUSIC FESTIVAL

Sunday, September 3rd, 2006

The biggest musical festival in the history of Nigeria is coming!!!!The first annual THISDAY Music Festival is being held to commemorate Nigeria’s Independence anniversary celebration on October 7 and 8 in Lagos, Nigeria. The US Stars participating in the event

NIGERIAN MOVIE PREMIERE

NIGERIAN MOVIE PREMIERE

Saturday, September 2nd, 2006

Hey everyone, I hope those of u in the US and Canada are enjoying the long weekend…
Anyways, I promised to blog this weekend so here goes……
Ever wondered whether Nigerian movies had red carpet premieres? Well, more and more…

WEEKEND GETAWAY

WEEKEND GETAWAY

Friday, September 1st, 2006

Wow! I cant believe its Friday again and its September!!!!…..this year has gone by really fast hasn’t it?Well, I’ve had a great week! Nothing specifically spectacular happened but a lot of things are going the right way which is always…