November, 2009

Something BIG is brewing on Bella Naija!

Something BIG is brewing on Bella Naija!

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Click on www.bellanaija.com on the 1st of December 2009…!

Can you guess?

BN Exclusive: First Photos from Guilty Pleasures/Nollywood Hustler Premiere

BN Exclusive: First Photos from Guilty Pleasures/Nollywood Hustler Premiere

Monday, November 30th, 2009

It was all glitz and glamour at the rotunda in the SilverBird Galleria on Sunday 29th of November when the stars came out to attend the premieres of two movies, Nollywood Hustler and Guilty Pleasures…. The latter was produced

My Style: Patrick Nwosu

My Style: Patrick Nwosu

Friday, November 27th, 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…

Events This Holiday Weekend: Bambuddha | FinAfrik | Quintessence | Le Petit Marche

Events This Holiday Weekend: Bambuddha | FinAfrik | Quintessence | Le Petit Marche

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

DJ Amplified will be at Bambuddha today!
Thursday, November 26, 2009 at 8:00pm
Location: Bambuddha, 1310 Karimu Kotun, VI
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Fashion with Fame 09
Paceworking cordially invites you to
A Fashion showcase and unveiling of the latest collections by
Finafrik…

Telling the Nigerian Story: More from ‘Talk With Funmi’

Telling the Nigerian Story: More from ‘Talk With Funmi’

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

As we await the first airing of Funmi Iyanda‘s new talk show ‘Talk With Funmi…‘, we decided to give you another sneak peek of what to expect.

Check out the trailer for the TWF along with some

Premiere: D’Prince unleashes a trio of hits – Omoba, Ooze & I Like What I See

Premiere: D’Prince unleashes a trio of hits – Omoba, Ooze & I Like What I See

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

D’Prince… is HERE. After featuring on numerous Mo’Hits records, D’Prince has finally kicked off his solo musical career.
Check out 3 singles from his forthcoming album. D’Prince definitely has a unique flow and there is something about his lyrics that

BBC spotlights Nigeria’s Returning Entrepreneurs

BBC spotlights Nigeria’s Returning Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

It is a story that seems to be fascinating the international media, the tale of ‘returnees’ to Africa. CNN did a feature on young Nigerians returning to work in the country a few months ago and now BBC explores the…

BN Celebrity Weddings: Emeka Okonkwo & Juliet Uzondu Wed

BN Celebrity Weddings: Emeka Okonkwo & Juliet Uzondu Wed

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Bet you are wondering who Emeka Okonkwo… is. While not technically a ‘celebrity’, Emeka  (or Emmy as he popularly known) is immersed in the Nigerian music and Nollywood social scene thanks to his brother KC who is a member of

Adaure Achumba joins MNet’s Studio 53

Adaure Achumba joins MNet’s Studio 53

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

MNet’s primetime Pan-African  magazine show, Studio 53 has an exciting new addition! Adaure Achumba… has joined the Studio 53 team as one of the new presenters. Adaure who graduated from the University of North Carolina – School of Journalism and

New Video: L’Ami Feat. MI – Know

New Video: L’Ami Feat. MI – Know

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

L’Ami has finally released the full video for fan favourite ‘Know…‘ featuring MI.
We LOVE it!

L’Ami will be holding her official album launch at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos soon, see details below.

‘FELA! The Musical’ opens on Broadway

‘FELA! The Musical’ opens on Broadway

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

We gave you the scoop on ‘Fela! The Musical’ in August; Now its here! The musical officially opened on Broadway yesterday.
The show which is set to be one of the hottest Broadway tickets of the season is heavily backed…

International music icon Sade back with ‘Soldier of Love’

International music icon Sade back with ‘Soldier of Love’

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Yesterday, news spread that international soul musician Sade will be releasing her first album in 10 years – ‘Soldier of Love…‘. The album cover was revealed yesterday shows Sade with her back to the camera  gazing over beautiful

BN Red Carpet Fab: Temple Muse Christmas Event

BN Red Carpet Fab: Temple Muse Christmas Event

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

It’s been a little while since we’ve hit the red carpet for a dose of BN Red Carpet Fab! This time, it was the black carpet at the Temple Muse …event held in Lagos on Saturday 21st November 2009.

Newlywed Nkeiruka gets madeover: Style ME Season 3 – Episode 4

Newlywed Nkeiruka gets madeover: Style ME Season 3 – Episode 4

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

This week’s episode of Style ME featured 27 Year Old Newlywed, Nkeiruka Oledibe…
Nkeiruka is a young professional who recently tied the knot. She wants a new look that is stylish and professional. She also wants some professional advice on

New Music: Naeto C Feat. YQ – Duro

New Music: Naeto C Feat. YQ – Duro

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Naeto C, returns with the second single, “Duro”… off his second album, Super C Season. The single, which features the newest Storm Records Artist YQ was produced by the talented Dr. Frabz. Currently, the single is about to be

New Video: Show Dem Camp (SDC) – Tell Me Nothin Ft Tajie

New Video: Show Dem Camp (SDC) – Tell Me Nothin Ft Tajie

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

So many have been asking ‘When are you going to feature Show Dem Camp on Bella Naija?’. The answer is NOW!
Show Dem Camp has just released a brand new video. Its for their song “Tell Me Nothin”… which has

BN Wedding Glam: The Alima Oyofo & Abdulmalik Muazu Engagement

BN Wedding Glam: The Alima Oyofo & Abdulmalik Muazu Engagement

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

We featured the wedding last week and now its BN Wedding Glam from the engagement ceremony of Alima Oyofo & Abdulmalik Muazu….
We really love the sari concept as a refreshing alternative to traditional aso ebi.
Really beautiful!

Hawaii or Alaska…Where are you headed?

Hawaii or Alaska…Where are you headed?

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

The other day I was speaking to a dear friend who is waiting for her life partner. She is of age and has everything going for her and she is currently single. I understand her angst, I know people may…

Who Is the Star? Meet the AMBO 5 Housemates

Who Is the Star? Meet the AMBO 5 Housemates

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Season 5 of the Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO…) show is now underway.
We gave you a rundown of the previous winners and all their accomplishments last week.
Now meet the new crop of star hopefuls!
After days

MyQ shows off New Look and relaunches Flagship Store

MyQ shows off New Look and relaunches Flagship Store

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Fashion label, MyQ is among the new crop of emerging Nigerian design talent. The label which was launched by Yeside Mohammed-Laguda… in 2006 is all about making fashion comfortable. The inspiration behind their new pieces which will be launched on

Friday Track: PhDs in Illusion, Masters of Mass Confusion

Friday Track: PhDs in Illusion, Masters of Mass Confusion

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Kilon tantalizeee!
So I got a blackberry this week….yep… Woop-woop! That’s the sound of da BB addict! Woop-woop! That’s the sound of the convert!
The phrase ‘add me’ has become a routine banter with my cool Facebook and ASmallworld friends.…

New Video: Tha Suspect – Ololufe

New Video: Tha Suspect – Ololufe

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Brand new one from Tha Suspect, its for the song ‘Ololufe…‘.  The video is presented as a ‘short film’; while this is an interesting concept, playing the credits throughout the duration of the video totally distracted from

Celebrated African Designer MOMO fetes 5 Years

Celebrated African Designer MOMO fetes 5 Years

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Since opening 5 years ago, MOMO… has shown on runways from New York to London and worn by some of the world’s most renowned models including Alek Wek, Liya Kebede, Chanel Iman and Karlie Kloss. Quickly becoming one of Africa’s

Exclamations Couture Presents the Zebra Collection

Exclamations Couture Presents the Zebra Collection

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Nigerian womenswear designers have made incredible strides over the last decade. Having built strong brands and gained commercial success, it seems as though things just keep getting better.
Menswear has not enjoyed the same attention and growth. However, there seems…

The Future Awards breezes through Enugu, Port Harcourt and Accra!

The Future Awards breezes through Enugu, Port Harcourt and Accra!

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

After visiting Abuja, Yola and Kaduna, Nigeria’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards (under the umbrella The Future Project), continued its national tour of the six geo-political zones of the country, taking its youth town hall meetings to Enugu, Port…