October, 2009

The ‘Taé’ Lifestyle – Bisola Edun’s Taé reveals new collection

The ‘Taé’ Lifestyle – Bisola Edun’s Taé reveals new collection

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

On a recent episode of MNet’s Studio 53, Bisola Edun – creative head of Taé… stated that ‘she would like Taé to be the first fashion label listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Ambitious? Yes; Possible? Absolutely!
Taé clothing is

New Music: 9ice – Energy

New Music: 9ice – Energy

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

9ice is really hitting us hard with his new music. The first single from his new album – Tradition – ‘Gbamu Gbamu‘ is already a radio favourite. Now Mr. Akande has unleashed another one entitled – ‘Energy…

Tiffany Amber hosts A-List Sample Sale

Tiffany Amber hosts A-List Sample Sale

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

We are so excited! One of BN’s fave designers Tiffany Amber is hosting a sample sale starting on Sunday, 1st November 2009. See details below.
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Arise Africa Fashion Designer of the Year 2009, Tiffany Amber… will be holding a

BN Prose: The Burning of Embers by Abby Beckley

BN Prose: The Burning of Embers by Abby Beckley

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

I had to learn to stop crying for the loss of my mother. But one cannot really lose something that they did not have in the first place so better to say I had to come to accept her absence.…

Switch-It-On Concert at Silverbird to launch www.kilonshele.com

Switch-It-On Concert at Silverbird to launch www.kilonshele.com

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Kilonshele Entertainment Limited… will officially launch their website www.kilonshele.com with a free concert on the Ground floor of the Silverbird Galleria, Ahmadu Bello way, Victoria Island on 30th October starting at 6pm. A press conference will be held at the

Style ME Show: New Season, New Co-Host, New Makeovers

Style ME Show: New Season, New Co-Host, New Makeovers

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Style ME… is back on TV and the new season of the show promises to be the best so far! Style ME is Nigeria’s makeover show. The show, now in its 3rd season is all about building confidence and boosting

Abuja Food Festival debuts

Abuja Food Festival debuts

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

The first Abuja Food Festival… is set to take Abuja by storm on Saturday 31 October 2009 at the Tender Vine Park in Wuse II. Doors open at 11 am and the fun will continue all day until 7 pm.

Nigeria’s Annette Begg shines at Elite Model Look International 2009

Nigeria’s Annette Begg shines at Elite Model Look International 2009

Monday, October 26th, 2009

A few weeks ago, we featured the Elite Model Look Nigeria competition where Annette Begg emerged as the winner. Soon after the competition, Annette was whisked off to Sanya in China for the Elite Model Look International …competition. Though she

‘Wonder Woman’ Omawumi ready to take over in November

‘Wonder Woman’ Omawumi ready to take over in November

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Omawumi has just unveiled the cover for her debut album – ‘Wonder Woman…‘. Omawumi burst into the scene via West African Idols a few years ago. Even though she didn’t win the competition, she has made her mark.

Helen Prest Ajayi hosts a grand soiree as she celebrates her 50th birthday

Helen Prest Ajayi hosts a grand soiree as she celebrates her 50th birthday

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

On Saturday 17th October 2009, Former Miss Nigeria – Helen Prest-Ajayi …celebrated her 50th birthday by hosting a grand party at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos. Wife, mother, lawyer, author, entrepreneur and beauty queen – those are some of the

Friday Track: L.A.D.U.A

Friday Track: L.A.D.U.A

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Bella Naija is excited to introduce the Friday Track by the Renaissance Man, Bobo Omotayo. Though the title alludes to music, the Friday Track is much more than that. Its more about the social commentary on a range of …

Nse Ikpe Etim – An interview with Nollywood’s IT Girl

Nse Ikpe Etim – An interview with Nollywood’s IT Girl

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

As I sit in the comfortable arm chair in Producer, Emem Isong’s sitting room, I await the arrival of her house guest, Nse Ikpe Etim the fast rising star in Nollywood;

BN Wedding Glam: The Lamide Lawson & Wale Shonekan Engagement

BN Wedding Glam: The Lamide Lawson & Wale Shonekan Engagement

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

BN Wedding Glam is here again and its definitely been worth the wait! We have to confess that this just might be our fave so far. Its from the traditional engagement ceremony of Lamide Lawson and Wale Shonekan… which took

Hot Track: BOUQUI Ft. Four Kornerz – Take You Away

Hot Track: BOUQUI Ft. Four Kornerz – Take You Away

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Gospel rapper BOUQUI is certainly doing her bit to maintain her place as one of the leading contemporary gospel artistes from Nigeria.
After the July launch of her sophmore album, ‘The Redefinition…’, Bouqui has been reaching out to

New Video: Ibiyemi – Don’t Leave Me

New Video: Ibiyemi – Don’t Leave Me

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Ibiyemi, an up-and-coming soul singer is back with her new video ‘Don’t Leave Me…‘.
When you come in contact with this lady she strikes you as assertive yet unassuming and a regular Jane until she opens her

Work-A-Stylish: The Ultimate Style & Wardrobe Event

Work-A-Stylish: The Ultimate Style & Wardrobe Event

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

On Sunday, 25th October 2009 – The Work-A-Stylish… event will be held at the Lagoon Restaurant on Ozumba Mbadiwe Street in Victoria Island.
etc Lingerie, the premiere home for the complete underwear wardrobe and Fruition Image Consultants Nigeria’s first and

‘Guilty Pleasures’ producer Emem Isong prepares for premiere of the year

‘Guilty Pleasures’ producer Emem Isong prepares for premiere of the year

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

It seems Nollywood is not quite done with premieres. Just when we thought we had seen ‘em all, we received feelers from the camp of Emem Isong that she is about to hit the town with the world premiere of…

Diary of An Unsatisfied Lagos Employee

Diary of An Unsatisfied Lagos Employee

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

I really don’t know where to start from or what to say, so I’m just going to paint a picture of what my life as an employee is like. I am taking courses in Enterprise Development and tempting as it…

A Perfect Match on 919: Sarah Awosika & Glenn Nickens Wed

A Perfect Match on 919: Sarah Awosika & Glenn Nickens Wed

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Seven years ago,  Glenn Nickens locked eyes with  Sarah Awosika …as she stood across the room at a lounge in Washington DC. She was out celebrating her birthday while he was on a night out with friends. He had noticed

New Video: L’Ami – Nutin + Preview of ‘Know’

New Video: L’Ami – Nutin + Preview of ‘Know’

Monday, October 19th, 2009

We introduced you to L’Ami earlier this year when we featured photos from her music showcase. We also featured her song ‘Know’ featuring MI… – the melodic neo soul love song got everyone in revved up for more from L’Ami!

BN Style Spotlight: Oluchi Onweagba Orlandi

BN Style Spotlight: Oluchi Onweagba Orlandi

Monday, October 19th, 2009

It’s BN Style Spotlight…; this is a periodical feature on the style page that will provide detailed analysis of the personal style of a budding fashion star.
For this feature, we chose to present a true fashion figure, a

Nigeria’s TV darling is BACK! Funmi Iyanda screens ‘Talk With Funmi’

Nigeria’s TV darling is BACK! Funmi Iyanda screens ‘Talk With Funmi’

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

Funmi Iyanda is back!
The much loved Nigerian talk show host held a screening of her new show ‘Talk With Funmi…‘ at the Silverbird Cinema in Victoria Island Lagos on Friday 16th of October 2009.
TWF is a

New Music: Sasha – Making Money

New Music: Sasha – Making Money

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

‘Sasha Speaks’, the sophomore album from Storm Records artiste Sasha… is gearing up to be a hot one. Her first official single ‘Put It Down’ Featuring Dama Do Bling is blowing up the video and radio charts around the

New Music: HHP Featuring Naeto C & Ameen – Boogie Down

New Music: HHP Featuring Naeto C & Ameen – Boogie Down

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

If you ask those from the ‘Southside’ – Southern Africa, they’ll probably tell you that they feel HHP… is the hottest rapper on the African continent. Afterall, the South African Hip Hopper just won the Best Video award at 2009

New Music: Wale Ft Rihanna – Contemplate

New Music: Wale Ft Rihanna – Contemplate

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

New music from Nigerian/American rapper Wale. It’s the first leaked track that will definitely be featured on Wale’s new album ‘Attention Deficit…‘. Wale who is now part of Jay Z’s Roc Nation has also been chosen as