September, 2009

Love Inspires: Ronke Olawande & Gideon Tunde Odushola Wed

Love Inspires: Ronke Olawande & Gideon Tunde Odushola Wed

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Love & Romance was indeed a fitting theme for the beautiful wedding of Ronke Olawande and Gideon Odushola…. The couple met at university while they were both studying chemical engineering and became best of friends. Friendship blossomed into a

Mike Anyasodo wins MTN Project Fame West Africa II

Mike Anyasodo wins MTN Project Fame West Africa II

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

26 year old undergraduate student of Ambrose Alli University, Mike Anyasodo has emerged winner of MTN Project Fame season 2. On Sunday 28th of September 2009, Mike fought off tough competition from his fellow final 5 contestants: Liberian Nicholas Buigar…

Genevieve Nnaji featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show

Genevieve Nnaji featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Nigerian actress Genevieve Nnaji was featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show in an episode ‘Meet the Most Famous People in the World…‘. A montage of photos and a video clip (from the movie ‘Bursting Out’) featuring Genevieve was

Guinness is 250 – Arthur Guinness Day Celebration Rocks Nigeria!

Guinness is 250 – Arthur Guinness Day Celebration Rocks Nigeria!

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

The news is all over town that Thursday September 24 2009 Arthur Guinness Day Celebrations was indeed a remarkable moment for all friends and adorers of Guinness Worldwide.
This day marked the celebration of 250 remarkable years of GUINNESS Greatness.…

The Ice Prince was crowned: Photos and all the scoop from the Hennessy Artistry 2009 Finale

The Ice Prince was crowned: Photos and all the scoop from the Hennessy Artistry 2009 Finale

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

The Prince is crowned – Ice Prince wins Hennessy Artistry 2009
After all the hype and the club performances, lovers of urban music were looking forward to the Hennessy Artistry 2009 …finale. On Friday 25th September 2009, the terrace of

Ice Prince WINS! Hennessy Artistry 2009 closes with a big BANG & bubbles…

Ice Prince WINS! Hennessy Artistry 2009 closes with a big BANG & bubbles…

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

So you heard it here first, Ice Prince… has clinched the crown! It was an absolutely amazing night on the rooftop terrace at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos. All the details and all the photos will be updated soon! Bet

World Premiere: Timi Dakolo Ft. MI – Heaven Please

World Premiere: Timi Dakolo Ft. MI – Heaven Please

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

West African Idols winner Timi Dakolo… has taken has time to finetune his sound and is now gearing up to release his debut album. The talented songster released his debut single ‘Let It Shine’ some months ago supported by a

BN Trend Alert: Jumpsuits and Rompers!

BN Trend Alert: Jumpsuits and Rompers!

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

Elvis Presley’s… choice of a jumpsuit for stage performances  inspired women, who then decided  to make the style their own by transforming the unique piece of clothing into an everyday trend which graced the late 60’s, early 70’s and especially

Taio Cruz scores his first UK No. 1 with ‘Break Your Heart’

Taio Cruz scores his first UK No. 1 with ‘Break Your Heart’

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Yes, Bella Naija has started our ‘claiming’ once again and we are the first to admit it!
If you are of Nigerian/African heritage, you are ‘liable’ to be celebrated on BN!
Taio Cruz… is a UK born and raised musician

Events This Weekend: Machu Picchu | Obiwon Album Release | Basketmouth Uncensored

Events This Weekend: Machu Picchu | Obiwon Album Release | Basketmouth Uncensored

Friday, September 25th, 2009

It’s Friday! We at BN do not want you to spend your weekend all huddled up at home!
There are loads of fabulous events in Lagos this weekend.
Check on it below
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Lagos’ premier night out for discerning socialites…

BN Exclusive: Nollywood legend Liz Benson’s wedding

BN Exclusive: Nollywood legend Liz Benson’s wedding

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Love stories like this are really refreshing and uplifting! Nollywood legend Liz Benson got married in an intimate court ceremony in Abuja a few months ago. In July, Liz and her beau Bishop Great Emeya… celebrated their love by walking

Morsi PR presents Beauty & the Feast

Morsi PR presents Beauty & the Feast

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

BEAUTY AND THE FEAST is Nigeria’s finest, professionally driven Fashion, Beauty and lifestyle exhibition, designed intricately by the couture board at MORSI PR… to fulfill the most outlandish fashion PR dreams.
It is a gathering of the most outstanding, unrivaled,

Silverbird Galleria sets the scene for Stephanie Okereke’s ‘Through the Glass’ Lagos Premiere

Silverbird Galleria sets the scene for Stephanie Okereke’s ‘Through the Glass’ Lagos Premiere

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

After premiering in LA last year, Stephanie Okereke‘s movie has finally landed in Lagos.
A premiere for the movie was recently held at the Silverbird Galleria…. The movie is currently showing at Silverbird Cinemas and Genesis Deluxe Cinemas

D’Banj, Wande Coal, MI, P-Square, Sean Paul and other top artistes raise a glass to Guinness at 250 tonight

D’Banj, Wande Coal, MI, P-Square, Sean Paul and other top artistes raise a glass to Guinness at 250 tonight

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Arthur Guinness Day… is taking place today, September 24th 2009. It is a day of celebration with remarkable events taking place in Nigeria and across the globe in recognition of the remarkable 250 year anniversary of GUINNESS®.
Today across the

From Kenya to NYC: SUNO New York Spring/Summer 2010

From Kenya to NYC: SUNO New York Spring/Summer 2010

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

We spotted SUNO… New York on one of our fave style blogs – Shop Liquorice then on the pages of Elle then on Michelle Obama some months ago. So we have been waiting for the perfect time to feature the

Pop flavoured Afrosoul – AiRis

Pop flavoured Afrosoul – AiRis

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Breakthrough afro-pop recording artist AiRis… is an up and coming Nigerian artist who has found her niche in the candy-coated world of pop music. Born to an Egyptian mother and a Nigerian father, AiRis discovered her interest and love for

BN Red Carpet Fab: Elite Model Look Nigeria 2009

BN Red Carpet Fab: Elite Model Look Nigeria 2009

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

It is that time again, BN Red Carpet Fab… time! Yay!
So we were on the scene at the Elite Model Look Nigeria 2009 finale and you don’t need us to tell you that the fashion show off the runway

Win Tickets for Hennessy Artistry Finale!

Win Tickets for Hennessy Artistry Finale!

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

***ALL INVITES WON! CONTEST CLOSED. THANKS***
We have hyped this year’s Hennessy Artistry Nigeria …campaign so much that we should be exhausted but we are not! The grand finale is on Friday 25th September 2009 at the Oriental Hotel in

She’s the One! Annette Begg wins Elite Model Look Nigeria 2009

She’s the One! Annette Begg wins Elite Model Look Nigeria 2009

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Created in 1983, the Elite Model Look… contest has become the largest glamorous and prestigious model search in the world. It is an essential form of scouting for Elite’s 37 worldwide agencies. The contest gives the agencies’ managers the opportunity

Duro Olowu Spring 2010 RTW @ London Fashion Week

Duro Olowu Spring 2010 RTW @ London Fashion Week

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Like designers Marchesa and Victoria Beckham did at the recently concluded New York Fashion Week; designer Duro Olowu opted out of a catwalk show and instead focused on an intimate showcase of his Spring 2010 Ready to Wear… collection at

Guess who got eliminated? Only 3 artistes left in the Hennessy Artistry 2009 urban music contest

Guess who got eliminated? Only 3 artistes left in the Hennessy Artistry 2009 urban music contest

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Hennessy Artistry 2009 has reached the final chapter! 3 finalists have been chosen to battle it out for the crown and they are drumroll please….

Bez
Mo’Cheddah
Ice Prince…

It was a tough battle but this weekend at the 4th

New Video: Waje – Kolo

New Video: Waje – Kolo

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Last week, we introduced Waje – the new female music artiste gaining buzz in the Nigerian music industry. We promised to feature her new video and now its here!
Waje – Kolo…

Waje – Kolo from NJO on Vimeo.

Akpos Okudu presents Whimsical Dreams

Akpos Okudu presents Whimsical Dreams

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Promising young Nigerian designer Akpos Okudu has released the lookbook for her latest collection christened Whimsical Dreams…. For this collection, Akpos used a plethora of bright colours with touches of frills, bows and lace. Paying homage to her heritage,

My Style: Adebayo Lawal

My Style: Adebayo Lawal

Monday, September 21st, 2009

It’s your regular dose of the BN feature; My Style! 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…

Tasty Arm Candy from Ghana, It’s Diva Delicious

Tasty Arm Candy from Ghana, It’s Diva Delicious

Monday, September 21st, 2009

We bet the title got you going ‘huh?’, what’s Diva Delicious and why is it arm candy? Well, we’ll tell you all about it – Diva Delicious is a budding accessories design line by Sandi Owusu…, a young Ghanaian