April, 2009

Zebra Living ‘Urban Nectar’ Trunk Show

Zebra Living ‘Urban Nectar’ Trunk Show

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

One young label which is steadily building a firm flock of devotees is Zebra Living. The label recently unveiled their ‘Urban Nectar’ collection via a shopping soiree and trunk show at trendy hotspot Bambuddha …in Lagos. The Urban Nectar

BN Bookaholic Reviews: Toni Kan’s Songs of Absence & Dispair

BN Bookaholic Reviews: Toni Kan’s Songs of Absence & Dispair

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

As we work towards bringing you the best in Nigerian content, Bella Naija will now be updated with events updates from the arts world, book reviews and general tidbits on literature with special emphasis on African literature. Our Bookaholics… are

Banky W Hits With ‘Strong Ting’ & ‘Lagos Party’

Banky W Hits With ‘Strong Ting’ & ‘Lagos Party’

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

Banky W will be releasing his sophomore album tentatively titled ‘The W Experience‘ soon and to push the forthcoming album, Mr. W has released two brand new singles – ‘Strong Ting‘ & ‘Lagos Party…‘.

Beyond Muscles & Brawn – Nigerian NFL Players Give Back

Beyond Muscles & Brawn – Nigerian NFL Players Give Back

Friday, April 24th, 2009

It’s impressive when our young people abroad decide to go back to Nigeria and give their time to create change, implement a groundbreaking community service initiative and not just to make money. I have been extremely proud of the high…

Makeup Tips for the BRIDE

Makeup Tips for the BRIDE

Friday, April 24th, 2009

So you’ve got the guy, the dress, the bouquet and chosen a hairstyle, but what about your make-up? Here are a few tips that will ensure you look picture perfect when walking down the aisle to say ‘I-do’!
Beauty Regime …

Swept Off Her Feet in Love: Nollywood Starlet Thelma Okoduwa Weds

Swept Off Her Feet in Love: Nollywood Starlet Thelma Okoduwa Weds

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Nollywood startlet Thelma Okoduwa took a big step on the 4th of April 2009, she walked down the aisle and married her sweetheart Onya Ojiji…. The white wedding took place at the Blue Island Event Centre in Lekki Lagos.

Mode Men Hosts Black Night III

Mode Men Hosts Black Night III

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Mode Men Magazine recently hosted the 3rd edition of their Black Night… event. It was an exciting night filled with lots of activities such as a performance by American R&B musician Lloyd, an auction and a fashion show. Photos Below.

AMEBO – Yes, I’m Talking to You

AMEBO – Yes, I’m Talking to You

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Amebo, n.
A person, mostly a woman, of Nigerian descent, of questionable, cowardly character and low morals, esp. one who delights in EXTREMELY idle talk; an unproductive individual; a silly twat.
Amebo, v.
To concern oneself about other people’s affairs;…

New Video: Naeto C Feat. Wande Coal – Asewo

New Video: Naeto C Feat. Wande Coal – Asewo

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

New video from MTV MAMA award winning artiste, Naeto C feat. Wande Coal. Its the vid for the single ‘Asewo…‘. The song is one of the standout tracks on Naeto C’s debut album. Not just because of

New Video: 2Face Idibia Feat. Sway – Go Out There

New Video: 2Face Idibia Feat. Sway – Go Out There

Friday, April 17th, 2009

Its another new video from 2Face! Its a new single from his most recent album ‘The Unstoppable…‘ featuring Sway. Many forget that 2Face has a strong track record of socially conscious songs including For Instance from his

D’Banj & HiTV Present ‘Koko Mansion’

D’Banj & HiTV Present ‘Koko Mansion’

Friday, April 17th, 2009

D’Banj is setting the pace once again with his new reality show ‘Koko Mansion’. Koko Mansion… is a reality TV show Exclusively aired on HiTV beginning on the 1st of June. It comprises 12 girls who will reside in a

HAIR 911

HAIR 911

Friday, April 17th, 2009

QUICK TIPS on HAIR REPAIR
Caring and knowing what products to use  for your hair can be very tricky. Below are quick tips courtesy of Essence Magazine, that guides you on how best to care for your different hair …

Events In Lagos This Weekend: Zebra Fashion Show | Toni Kan Reading | Aart of Life Book Launch

Events In Lagos This Weekend: Zebra Fashion Show | Toni Kan Reading | Aart of Life Book Launch

Friday, April 17th, 2009

On Sunday 19th April 2009, Zebra will be introducing the Urban Nectar Collection. …Contemporary and Afro-Fusion Womenswear for Dynamic Living in 2009.
Venue: Bambuddha
Time: 3:00PM
Enjoy champagne cocktails and urban beats as you shop our new (and old) collection

Job Posting: Assistant Editor for a Major Style Publication

Job Posting: Assistant Editor for a Major Style Publication

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

For all you fashionistas, a very exciting job opportunity with a fab mag. Apply!!
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Job Title: Assistant Editor
Job description:
High flying Lagos-based fashion publication seeks to recruit a full-time Assistant Editor. The selected candidate will report to the…

BN Prose: In My Louboutins by Nkechi Eze

BN Prose: In My Louboutins by Nkechi Eze

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

I love my boyfriend.
Okay, like seriously, who wouldn’t?
*giggle!*
I met Rotimi when I just finished secondary school. He was doing his A-Levels in Jand at the time, and I was in that place in SS3… you know, at…

Introducing Di’Ja

Introducing Di’Ja

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Nigerian-Sierra Leonean beauty Di’Ja (Real name: Hadiza Blell) is a rising musician taking the Canadian music scene by storm. Already, her first single ‘Rock Steady…‘ is racking up awards and accolades, she was nominated for the Best

My Style: Chioma Amaryllis Ahaghotu

My Style: Chioma Amaryllis Ahaghotu

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

My Style returns this week to the BN style page!
If you are interested in appearing on this page, simply send two pictures of yourself or that of a friend depicting a typical Day and Night Look with a short…

Nollywood Flops As ‘Just A Whisper’ Rules AMAA 2009

Nollywood Flops As ‘Just A Whisper’ Rules AMAA 2009

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

The 2009 UBA African Movie Academy Awards popularly known as the AMAAs… have come and gone.
The jury and audience have spoken and Kenya’s ‘Just A Whisper’ by Wanuri Kahiu emerged as the big winner by scooping multiple awards.
The

Dakore, Darey, Funke Akindele, Tara, Ebun Anozie & Kingsley Uwadia Stand Up to Cancer

Dakore, Darey, Funke Akindele, Tara, Ebun Anozie & Kingsley Uwadia Stand Up to Cancer

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Leading up to the Pink Ball, the new issue of Genevieve Magazine is hitting the newsstands and it displays an array of Nigerian stars including Tara Fela-Durotoye, Dakore Egbuson,  Funke Akindele, Ebun Anozie, Darey Art-Alade and Kingsley Uwadia… as they

From the Knighthouse to the Limelight, its Mo’Cheddah

From the Knighthouse to the Limelight, its Mo’Cheddah

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

As the music community anticipates the release of the Knighthouse Street Scriptures album, we at Bella Naija are shining our spotlight on one of its rising stars who goes by the name Mo’Cheddah. Modupe Oreoluwa Ola… is one of

BN Red Carpet Fab: Boutik YuRok/Ituen Basi Show

BN Red Carpet Fab: Boutik YuRok/Ituen Basi Show

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Photos from the last Boutik YuRok shopping event (designers including Okunoren Twins & Lanre DaSilva Ajayi sold at the event) and Ituen Basi Ankara & Beads… fashion show held at TerraKulture.
A mix of laid back  Lagos daytime fab and

Jenifa, Kefee, P-Square, Timaya et al rock the AY Show

Jenifa, Kefee, P-Square, Timaya et al rock the AY Show

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Comedian AY… (Ayo Makun) held his annual AY Live show recently. This is the 3rd edition of the AY Show and it was brilliant! Comedians, musicians, actors and actresses entertained the frenzied crowd until they were thoroughly tickled. Photos Below.

Bracket – Yori Yori

Bracket – Yori Yori

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Great song from new Nigerian musical duo (they were originally a trio) Bracket. ‘Yori Yori…‘ is such a great feel-good track. It just puts you in a great mood!
Enjoy!

Glory Chukwu Crowned As Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2009

Glory Chukwu Crowned As Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2009

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

On Saturday 4th April 2009, a new queen was crowned as the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2009….
It was festive night in Owerri, the capital city of Imo State after all the pomp and pageantry, one name was

BN Tidbits: Ibinabo Fiberesima’s Trial | Nayo Exits Music | Thelma Okoduwa Weds | Tinubu’s Birthday | Mercy Johnson’s Star | Pink Ball

BN Tidbits: Ibinabo Fiberesima’s Trial | Nayo Exits Music | Thelma Okoduwa Weds | Tinubu’s Birthday | Mercy Johnson’s Star | Pink Ball

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Soulful Nigerian songstress Nayo… has announced her exit from music. During her career, the talented song-writer and vocalist released an album titled ‘African Girl’, enjoyed critical success and built a loyal core fanbase. Nayo has said that she will now