May, 2009

New Video: HHWA All Stars MI, Banky W and Kel in ‘A Prize To Die For’

New Video: HHWA All Stars MI, Banky W and Kel in ‘A Prize To Die For’

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

Wow! This video takes things to the next level! Its the Kemi Adetiba directed video for the Hip Hop World Awards All StarsMI, Banky W and Kel in ‘A Prize To Die For…‘. We are totally

‘Wedding Vogue’ Throws A Wedding Contest

‘Wedding Vogue’ Throws A Wedding Contest

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Are you getting married? Do you want Molara & Gbemi… (Two of Nigeria’s Top Wedding Planners) to help plan and co-ordinate your wedding for FREE complete with ushers? If your answer is yes then this contest is yours, if your

Events This Weekend: Le Petit Marche

Events This Weekend: Le Petit Marche

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Le Petit Marche… is BACK with a new INDOOR venue!! This month see’s the return of some old vendors, and of course new exciting ones.
The Line-up Includes:
Obsidian: For the discerning lady with a flair for the bold and

New Video: Darey at his Stirring Best in ‘No Stars’

New Video: Darey at his Stirring Best in ‘No Stars’

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

We’re lovin’ this new track and video from Darey, its titled ‘No Stars.  No gimmicks. Just stripped bare, melodic and stirring!…

Important Medical Exams that every woman should TAKE!

Important Medical Exams that every woman should TAKE!

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

When was the last time you paid a visit to the doctor?
Starting from our late teens, to early 30s; it is important that we become active in taking care of ourselves and paying a visit to the doctor is…

BN EDITS: Pink Ball 2009 Best Dressed

BN EDITS: Pink Ball 2009 Best Dressed

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

While everyone who attended the Genevieve Pink Ball put their best foot forward, some decided to put out two feet! So here you have it, the Best Dressed… of the Night.
With these individuals, it was about giving a new

BN Red Carpet Fab: 2009 Genevieve Pink Ball

BN Red Carpet Fab: 2009 Genevieve Pink Ball

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Genevieve Magazine recently hosted Pink Ball…. An event aimed at being a platform to raise awareness on breast cancer and raise funds. Nothing beats the explosive combination of a good cause and fashion. And a good day for fashion

The Facebook Chronicles on the Six Degrees of Separation

The Facebook Chronicles on the Six Degrees of Separation

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Heaven knows when I joined facebook (FB) it was primarily to reconnect with those lost folks I have managed to survive this long without. Ok that’s half the truth. The other half: to laugh at the mayhem and foolishness randomly…

New Video: Riz – Rock the Bed

New Video: Riz – Rock the Bed

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Love him or hate him, there is one word that can describe Riz … – DRIVEN! He has been on the grind for over a year with a relentless PR campaign and lots of online releases. Now Riz is out with

Future Awards Winners visit the Hearts of Gold Children’s Hospice

Future Awards Winners visit the Hearts of Gold Children’s Hospice

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

2009 Future Awards winners including music producer Cobhams and actress Funke Akindele visited the Hearts of Gold Children’s Hospice over the weekend. During the visit which was organized by Redstrat…, the artistes were able to make financial and material

My Style: Isoken Ogiemwonyi

My Style: Isoken Ogiemwonyi

Monday, May 25th, 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…

BN Features: Tulé Custom Suits

BN Features: Tulé Custom Suits

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

Wole Taiwo is the man  behind Tulé Custom suits. Tulé Custom Suits is a company that specialises in finely tailored custom men and women clothing. Their product line ranges from ties, shirts, suits and topcoats which are “hand sewn to…

Enter the mysterious world of Zahrah, Win a Free book!

Enter the mysterious world of Zahrah, Win a Free book!

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

Nnedi Okorafor, Zahrah the Windseeker (308 pages)
Farafina, Lagos

Zahrah the Windseeker… is not only an eponymous story of Zahrah Tsami, the protagonist of the story; it is a book of adventures, possibilities, and unknown realities. The novel beckons

BN EDITS: ‘Pink Roses’

BN EDITS: ‘Pink Roses’

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Pink is officially the ‘IT’ colour especially as the Genevieve Pink Ball… comes up this Saturday.
Pink as a colur is is girly, soft and romantic. It  always translates well in clothing and accessories and the Lord knows I can’t

Celebrating Love in Style: Lola Abiodun & Tosin Ashafa Wed

Celebrating Love in Style: Lola Abiodun & Tosin Ashafa Wed

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Designer Lola Abiodun and her beau Tosin Ashafa… made it official on the 16th of May 2009.
The couple celebrated their special day amongst friends and family in style. Indeed, it was a grand occasion at the Tafawa Balewa Square

BN Red Carpet Fab: Hip Hop World Awards 2009

BN Red Carpet Fab: Hip Hop World Awards 2009

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

The 2009 Hip Hop World Awards …carried its bags off to Abuja this year. Leaving behind the pomp and pageantry of last year’s edition for a fresh experience in Abuja.
The awards ceremony was supported with generous sponsorship from MTN

BN Bookaholic: The Book Tour Comes to The Palms

BN Bookaholic: The Book Tour Comes to The Palms

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

The second Lagos leg of the 9 Writers, 4 Cities Book Tour is happening today (May 17) at The Palms, Lekki. Here’s a chance to meet your favourite author, get their book personally autographed and meet with other book lovers.…

Ayo to Perform in NYC and LA

Ayo to Perform in NYC and LA

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Great news for Ayo fans in the U.S! As part of her world tour, the Nigerian-German soul singer will be performing in select U.S cities beginning this weekend. She originally planned to perform in Philadelphia, Boston and Baltimore but those…

Onari Duke glows on May Cover as Genevieve Magazine launches online edition

Onari Duke glows on May Cover as Genevieve Magazine launches online edition

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

Onari Duke is on the cover of the May issue of Genevieve Magazine…. In this issue, Onari discusses her 8 year stint as the First Lady of Cross River State and also delves into details on her current endeavors.

Good or Bad News? Tanzanian Ida Ljungqvist Named Playboy’s Playmate of the Year

Good or Bad News? Tanzanian Ida Ljungqvist Named Playboy’s Playmate of the Year

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

Just about everyone knows what Playboy is. Even if you have never browsed through a copy of the adult magazine, you might be familiar with the ubiquitous Playboy bunny logo or perhaps you might have caught a quick glimpse of

Natural Hair: A Journey, Not A Destination…

Natural Hair: A Journey, Not A Destination…

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

I was never the greatest fan of getting my hair done. The weekly ritual comprised sitting down for hours on the cold metal of my parents’ garden chairs, my head tucked in the Hausa woman’s ‘lappa’ who lived across the…

Smash Hit: DeeBee – Collabo

Smash Hit: DeeBee – Collabo

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

Here is another hot song that is sweeping the charts. Collabo by DeeBee…. New artiste DeeBee (real name: Adebayo Durojaiye Samuel) released Collabo since May 2008 but its only recently that the song has been impacting the charts and

The Case of the ‘Bleeding Lip’

The Case of the ‘Bleeding Lip’

Monday, May 11th, 2009

Something has been bugging me for a while now. In fact not just me, it’s been on the mind of another really good friend of mine who is also a make-up artist. Together, we feel this issue, which I agree…

Celtic Soul, Nigerian Sass: Presenting Laura Izibor

Celtic Soul, Nigerian Sass: Presenting Laura Izibor

Monday, May 11th, 2009

Laura Elizabeth Arabosa Izibor better known as Laura Izibor… is blossoming into Ireland’s Princess of Soul. Laura was born and raised in Ireland with a Nigerian father and Irish Mother. Unfortunately, her parents split-up while she was still young and

Smash Hit: Artquake – Alanta

Smash Hit: Artquake – Alanta

Monday, May 11th, 2009

When a song is referred to as a ‘state anthem’ then its safe to call it a hit. Since last year, Alanta… has been blazing the trail in Lagos and other Western States. It has inspired a dance step and