July, 2009

New Videos: 9ice – Photocopy & Pamurogo

New Videos: 9ice – Photocopy & Pamurogo

Friday, July 31st, 2009

It seems as though 9ice… is clearing out his closet of old videos in anticipation of his new album. Check out the videos for ‘Photocopy’ and ‘Pamurogo’. Both videos were directed by Clarence Peters of Capitol Films. Absolutely can’s wait

BN Features: Poodle Pusher

BN Features: Poodle Pusher

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

The bond between two sisters is primarily initiated by a handicap- our inability to say “life is all about the choices we make”. Then there’s biology with all the gene talk and finally, the most effective of all, is a…

Breaking the Mould: Pandora Comics

Breaking the Mould: Pandora Comics

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

In the midst of all the inadequacies in Nigeria – Lack of Electricity, Poor Governance etc.. There are few things that seem to be thriving and one of those is creativity. The creative minds seem to be churning out so…

After 2 Years on the charts, 9ice finally releases the video for Gongo Aso

After 2 Years on the charts, 9ice finally releases the video for Gongo Aso

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Almost 2 years after the song was originally released, the video for 9ice’s hit ‘Gongo Aso’ is finally out!
Check on it.

*Post Updated – Improved Dubbing*…

The Girl Who Lights Up The Room: Tosyn Bucknor Inspires

The Girl Who Lights Up The Room: Tosyn Bucknor Inspires

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

You might have heard her voice on the radio or seen her on TV, perhaps read her blog or spotted her photo on facebookthere are so many facets to Tosyn that its sometimes hard to keep up! Tosyn …

Fierce Fashion for Change: Introducing Loza Maléombho

Fierce Fashion for Change: Introducing Loza Maléombho

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

The designer – Loza Maléombho
Loza Maléombho… has been described as “African street chic fashion.” The label is a high street fashion brand founded in 2009 and based in New York City. While suggesting contemporary clothing to a fashion forward

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde receives Award of Excellence from the Organization of African Female Entrepreneurs

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde receives Award of Excellence from the Organization of African Female Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

UN Goodwill Ambassador and Nollywood Actress, Omotola Jalade -Ekeinde was presented with an Award of Excellence by the Organization of African Female Entrepreneurs (O.A.F.E) …for her exceptional achievements in Entertainment and, her commitment to the less privileged. The event was

Solange & Fergie rock the Ankara Playsuit

Solange & Fergie rock the Ankara Playsuit

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Yay! Its summer in most countries at the moment…well in Nigeria, we always have fab weather.
Its the perfect time to try a new trend. One of the hottest trends of the moment is the playsuit aka the romper. The…

Oluchi, Kate, Venantia, Kaone and You? – MNET begins scouting for the next Face of Africa

Oluchi, Kate, Venantia, Kaone and You? – MNET begins scouting for the next Face of Africa

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

The competition that revolutionized the concept of modelling in Africa is back! MNet’s Face of Africa… has started scouting for the next African supermodel.
Hopefuls should be aged between 17 and 24, have a minimum height of 1.72m, a maximum

Koko Mansion Keeps Viewers Guessing – Rekana and Victoria OUT! Isi Munirat IN!

Koko Mansion Keeps Viewers Guessing – Rekana and Victoria OUT! Isi Munirat IN!

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Isi Munirat
Its been an exciting couple of days in the Koko Mansion. The big news is that there is a a new Kokolet in the building and she is Isi Munirat …- Isi is a 25 year old Nigerian

Ankara served Haute by Vlisco

Ankara served Haute by Vlisco

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

These days we have become accustomed to seeing all the pretty and trendy ankara pieces from the likes of Jewel by Lisa, Christie Brown & Tae….
Thought it would be a good jolt to see ankara in Haute

May7ven wants you to ‘Bo Aso La Ra Mi’

May7ven wants you to ‘Bo Aso La Ra Mi’

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

May7ven… (real name -Yemisi Odegbami) is a fast rising young musician whose musical blend of R’n’B, Pop mixed in with some African influence is picking up steam on the charts. May7ven has kicked started 2009 by landing a 18 city

From A Simple Beginning to A Fairytale Wedding: Doyin Karunwi and Raymond Dokpesi Jnr Tie The Knot

From A Simple Beginning to A Fairytale Wedding: Doyin Karunwi and Raymond Dokpesi Jnr Tie The Knot

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Doyin Karunwi and her beau Raymond Dokpesi… tied the wedding knot on the 18th of July 2009. The couple met at a mutual friend’s house a couple years ago, their relationship then blossomed while they were students at university and 

New Video: D’Banj – Gbono Feli Feli

New Video: D’Banj – Gbono Feli Feli

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Gbono Feli Feli! The video is out and its so HOT! The Koko Master – D’Banj debuted his new video via Koko Mansion… – The video was filmed in the UK and directed by Sesan who also did the Suddenly

BN Red Carpet Fab: Guinness 250 Launch

BN Red Carpet Fab: Guinness 250 Launch

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

We did a rundown of all that happened at the Guinness 250 launch but of course you know that the red carpet was an event of its own. Peep Bella Naija…‘s Red Carpet review of all the fabulosity below:

Another Kind of Don Jazz-y: Onome Ovwori has mastered the keys

Another Kind of Don Jazz-y: Onome Ovwori has mastered the keys

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Its always a pleasure to spot exciting new talent such as Onome Ovwori…, an up-and-coming jazz artist. Born and raised in Nigeria, he embraced the love of music at the age of seven when his Dad presented him with

Black & Gold Is Never Old as Guinness Celebrates 250

Black & Gold Is Never Old as Guinness Celebrates 250

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

On Saturday 18th of July, Guinness launched their Guinness 250… campaign. Its hard to imagine that the brand was created 250 years ago but  indeed it was.
It was a cool event – The black and gold theme hit you

New Video: Bracket Feat. P-Square – No Time

New Video: Bracket Feat. P-Square – No Time

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Yori Yori masters – Bracket have released the video for their new single ‘No Time’ featuring P-Square. This song doesn’t have the same effect as ‘Yori Yori’, that said, the duo is very talented and their album is hot stuff!…

BN Making It!: Ese Aigbogun of Allen & Fifth – Building A Brand One Tee at a Time

BN Making It!: Ese Aigbogun of Allen & Fifth – Building A Brand One Tee at a Time

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

BN Making It! …is a brand new BN feature focused on young entrepreneurs. We are so excited to launch BN Making It! We will feature young African entrepreneurs both at home and in diaspora who are making an impact in

New Music: Naeto C – Ako Mi Ti Poju

New Music: Naeto C – Ako Mi Ti Poju

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

It was just a few days ago that we were wishing aloud that Naeto C… would release some new music – and just on cue a few days later, his new single has hit the net via Syndik8World. The song

Bet This Will Make You Smile: Presenting ‘The O Twins’

Bet This Will Make You Smile: Presenting ‘The O Twins’

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Pretty hilarious. That’s how we can describe this animated clip! Its the trailer for ‘The O Twins‘ by Fusion Animation Studio. The O Twins is an animated comedy by Michael Tokunbo Akindele… depicting the life of a Nigerian

Lose Weight with EASE!

Lose Weight with EASE!

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

On a recent vacation with the family, I was astonished to find out that I had lost more than 20lbs in 10 months. Sure, factors such as my recent relocation to another country might have played a part; however, I…

BN Red Carpet Fab: ThisDay Music Festival Presents R Kelly

BN Red Carpet Fab: ThisDay Music Festival Presents R Kelly

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

The annual ThisDay Music Festival… rolled into town some weeks ago. BN was on the scene for the opening night of the concert in Lagos. Unlike previous years where a plethora of musical stars performed, this year it was just

How Many Ways Can You Say Stunning? Oluchi on the cover of July’s ARISE

How Many Ways Can You Say Stunning? Oluchi on the cover of July’s ARISE

Monday, July 20th, 2009

The July Issue of ARISE Magazine has hit the shelves and finally Oluchi… is on the cover and yes – Mrs. Orlandi looks as dazzling as ever! Inside the mag, she models select looks from designers who showed at the

‘It is in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it’ – Nelson Mandela still changing the world at 91

‘It is in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it’ – Nelson Mandela still changing the world at 91

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Mr Mandela blows out his birthday candles supported by his wife Grace – Luckily he didnt have to blow out 91!
Great African Statesman Nelson Mandela… celebrated his 91st birthday on the 18th of July at his home in Johannesburg.