March, 2009

New Video: iLLBLiss – Aiye Po Gan (Enough Space)

New Video: iLLBLiss – Aiye Po Gan (Enough Space)

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Dat Ibo Boy is back and he’s totally killin’ it! We have been HUGE fans of IllBliss… since we got hooked on his award-winning tracks  ‘U Go Wound O’ and ‘Ibo Boy’. We never thought we would hear the original

Etcetera Rising

Etcetera Rising

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Nigerian soft rock artiste Pascal Uche Ejikeme better known as Etcetera… is enjoying the fruits of his labour. He has been nominated for Hip-Hop World 2009 Awards: Recording of the Year, Best Vocal Performance (Male) and Best RnB/Pop Album. His

The Look: Grey Chic

The Look: Grey Chic

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

BN Fave, Genevieve Nnaji… at the Ade Bakare event looking hot in a grey draped mini-dress accessoried with a quilted black chain-strap bag and black strappy sandals. Simple chic.

Bevy of Nollywood Stars get RELOADED

Bevy of Nollywood Stars get RELOADED

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

You trust Bella Naija to always fill you in on what’s HOT! Right now, there is no movie hotter than RELOADED….
RELOADED Co-Producer Emem Isong
This movie is not all about the hype. We’ve seen it and trust us,

CANOE Quarterly launches in Lagos

CANOE Quarterly launches in Lagos

Monday, March 30th, 2009

CANOE…, a quarterly luxury lifestyle magazine recently launched at the Auto Lounge in Lagos.
According to the publishers, CANOE magazine, created by the CANOE Group in Accra, will inspire a new generation of Africans with style, intelligence and creativity.

Its All About Jim Iyke! ‘Who Am I’ Featuring 2Face

Its All About Jim Iyke! ‘Who Am I’ Featuring 2Face

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

All we have to say is that this is exactly how we expected a song from Jim Iyke… to sound! Everyone has been talking about this song since it debuted on the internet about a week ago so we decided

Phunk Afrique Evolves

Phunk Afrique Evolves

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

Phunk Afrique… created a huge buzz on Bella Naija with their last collection. This rising label is set to light things up again with their Easter ’09 look – ‘Phunk Afrique Evolves’.

[Show as slideshow]

Photographer: Ngozi Nkwoji
Make-Up: Mobola

Aso-Ebi MADNESS! – A Personal Encounter

Aso-Ebi MADNESS! – A Personal Encounter

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

I’ll start by clearing up some things; I’ve never been married and I am not engaged so I write this purely from one side of the aisle. I’ve reached the age where everyone around me seems to be getting engaged…

BN WEDDING SCOOP: The wedding dress for your body type, wedding do’s and don’ts and new ways of sewing Aso Ebi

BN WEDDING SCOOP: The wedding dress for your body type, wedding do’s and don’ts and new ways of sewing Aso Ebi

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Following up on wedding week, the Bella Naija Style Page… brings you wedding scoop; all you need to know about weddings  before you say ‘I do’  !
If you have doubts about what details  to look for in a wedding

Asa Live in New York Tomorrow

Asa Live in New York Tomorrow

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

New Africa Live
presents
ASA
Live at (Le)Poisson Rouge
Friday, March 27th, 2009
For all Asa fans, here is a chance to see her LIVE in NYC
New Africa Live returns to the fabulous (Le) Poisson Rouge in the West…

BN EDITS: 11 most iconic wedding dresses in Film and TV

BN EDITS: 11 most iconic wedding dresses in Film and TV

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

From My Big Fat Greek wedding to My Best Friends Wedding, Sweet Home Alabama and more recently 27 dresses…it’s incredibly amazing how the wedding scenes featured in FILM and TV  provide inspiration for real weddings!
While I won’t be looking…

Wrapped Up in Bliss: Seun Fagbohungbe & Murtala Rasaki Wed

Wrapped Up in Bliss: Seun Fagbohungbe & Murtala Rasaki Wed

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

They say marriage is the absolutely beautiful merging of two kindred hearts and we are inclined to agree. At the wedding of Seun Fagbohungbe and Murtala Rasaki… the elation was apparent as the couple and their families celebrated the occasion.

Nigerian Entertainment’s Power Couples

Nigerian Entertainment’s Power Couples

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Check out the feature on Nigerian Entertainment’s Power Couples… from HiMag. The list includes Patrick & Ireji Doyle, Tunde & Wunmi Obe and other prominent couples. The articles also provide some insight into how they met etc..Its really inspirational to

How I Learned to Love Science: TV On the Radio Singer Tunde Adebimpe Rocks Hollywood, Indie Style

How I Learned to Love Science: TV On the Radio Singer Tunde Adebimpe Rocks Hollywood, Indie Style

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

I’ve always considered myself a mainstream girl…my music tastes have never ventured past the Top 40s. I never really had that illuminating music discovery phase in high school where you find some strange unconventional music that changed your life, well…

In Photos – The Wedding of Nafisa Yar’adua & Isa Yuguda

In Photos – The Wedding of Nafisa Yar’adua & Isa Yuguda

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

In early 2009, Katsina State woke up to pomp and pagentry as Nafisa Yar’Adua wed Mallam Isa Yuguda. According to the couple, they began traditional courtship about a year before when he visited Aso Rock to see the bride’s father, …

Bella Naija Hottest Bachelors in Entertainment – 2009

Bella Naija Hottest Bachelors in Entertainment – 2009

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Its getting HOT in here! As you know, its Weddings Week on Bella Naija. Its great seeing all the married couples and weddings but here is something for all the single ladies. Bella Naija presents Nigeria’s HOTTEST Bachelors in Entertainment…

Dying to be Light?

Dying to be Light?

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Ad for Fair & Lovely Cream
*Disturbing Pictures Below*
We all do a lot of things in the name of beauty, but would you pour laundry bleach on your face or smear arsenic (found in rat poison) on your body,…

Carted Away By Joy: Ileola Okorodudu Weds Wohabiko Owhondah

Carted Away By Joy: Ileola Okorodudu Weds Wohabiko Owhondah

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Ileola Okorodudu and Wohabiko Owhondah… met while they were studying at the University of Warwick. Some say you just ‘know’ when you meet your wife and this was the case with Wohabiko. He just knew he had found THE ONE!

Don’t Forget About Your Nails! Nail Beauty Tips for 2009 Brides

Don’t Forget About Your Nails! Nail Beauty Tips for 2009 Brides

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

As the days get longer and the nights get shorter, it can only mean one thing for all the bella brides out there….your wedding day is fast approaching. The day in your life where you are the trophy, the show…

Weddings Week on Bella Naija

Weddings Week on Bella Naija

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

This week, you’ll feel the wedding fever on Bella Naija. In addition to our usual Bella Naija shenanigans, you will get a generous scoop of Beautiful Brides, Wedding Photos, Tips and Lots More.
Stay Tuned……

Temituokpe Esisi wins 10,000 Women Entrepreneurial Achievement Award

Temituokpe Esisi wins 10,000 Women Entrepreneurial Achievement Award

Friday, March 20th, 2009

Happy Women’s History Month!… Nigerian, Temitope Esisi was given the 10,000 Women Entrepreneurial Achievement Award at the Vital Voices 2009 Global Leadership Awards last night. Vital Voices Global Partnership is the preeminent NGO  that identifies, trains, and empowers emerging women

BN Presents Naija Divas: Nnena

BN Presents Naija Divas: Nnena

Friday, March 20th, 2009

She was introduced to us on Mode 9′s smash hit ‘Cry’. Many wondered who the lady with beautiful haunting voice was. They got their answer – Nnena…. There’s something incredibly special about Nnena Omali. From her music, you can

BN Presents Naija Divas: Desperate Chicks

BN Presents Naija Divas: Desperate Chicks

Friday, March 20th, 2009

We would have never imagined that we would feature a group called Desperate Chicks on Bella Naija but we cant count the number of times BN readers have requested that we feature these Naija Divas…. Desperate Chicks are a

The Look: Jewel for a Queen

The Look: Jewel for a Queen

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Helen Prest-Ajayi @ Ade Bakare's Fashion Event
How many possible ways can we say STUNNING. Can you believe that Helen Prest-Ajayi… won the Miss Nigeria pageant a whopping 30 years ago? Mrs. Prest-Ajayi looks amazing from head to toe. The

BN Presents Naija Divas: Soty

BN Presents Naija Divas: Soty

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

We said it and we meant it! Its all about the up-and-coming contemporary Naija Divas… this week. So far, we have featured Barbara, Fragrance, Nikki Laoye, Goldie and now its time for Soty. Port-Harcourt diva, Sotonye Samuel Horsfall popularly known