March, 2010

Explore Omotola’s Über-fab Elan Magazine spread & view the official video for “Feel Alright”

Explore Omotola’s Über-fab Elan Magazine spread & view the official video for “Feel Alright”

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

We totally fell in love with Omotola‘s spread in Elan… magazine for their mother’s day edition. After BN exclusively revealed the cover, we were filled with so much anticipation and the photos totally superseded our expectations!
We have to

Who Looked Fab? FAB Magazine’s Lagos Launch in Photos

Who Looked Fab? FAB Magazine’s Lagos Launch in Photos

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

We’ve told you all about the new lifestyle magazine, FAB… and now you get to see all the photos from the recent launch of the magazine which was held at the De Marquee, Rooftop Bar at Mega Plaza in Victoria

Mr. Nigeria Kenneth Okolie is the “3rd Most Desirable Man in the World”

Mr. Nigeria Kenneth Okolie is the “3rd Most Desirable Man in the World”

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Over the past weekend, Nigeria’s representative at the Mr. World competition Kenneth Obinna Okolie… took the 2nd runner-up position. Kenneth is a 25 year old graduate of Valley View University, Accra, Ghana. He won the recent Mr. Nigeria competition which

It’s Not a Man’s World

It’s Not a Man’s World

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The other day I found myself watching the reality singing competition American Idol… and the first performance of the day was by Michael Lynche who did a rehash of the James Brown song “It’s a Man’s Man’s World”. While I

Joseph Yobo talks Football, Family & Future in the April Issue of HiMag

Joseph Yobo talks Football, Family & Future in the April Issue of HiMag

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Joseph Yobo… – the boy who took big strides to play internationally, leaving his family behind. The MAN – Philanthropist, and husband and father to be talks to Hi Magazine about his life & the future of Football in Nigeria,

Genevieve Nnaji hosts as 10 Celebs battle for the 7 Million Naira Gulder Ultimate Search Celebrity Showdown Prize

Genevieve Nnaji hosts as 10 Celebs battle for the 7 Million Naira Gulder Ultimate Search Celebrity Showdown Prize

Monday, March 29th, 2010

The reality show, Gulder Ultimate Search… has enjoyed a successful run for the last few years. In an ingenious twist, the new season of the show features a new focus – Celebrities!

Funke Akindele
Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha
Emeka Ike
Muma Gee

IJORERE The Invitation presents the ‘IjoSpring Bride’ Contest

IJORERE The Invitation presents the ‘IjoSpring Bride’ Contest

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Here is a contest that we thought our prospective BN brides might be interested in. Ijorere makes the most exquisite invitations and are holding a contest to give away some of their exclusive cards.
See all the details below.
Note …

Nigerian Fashion spotlighted on CNN: Folake Folarin-Coker of Tiffany Amber, Bola Atta of True Love and “tailor-made” fashion explored

Nigerian Fashion spotlighted on CNN: Folake Folarin-Coker of Tiffany Amber, Bola Atta of True Love and “tailor-made” fashion explored

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Like we always do at this time
I go for mine, I got to shine
Now throw your hands up in the sky
I g-go for mine, I got to shine
Now throw your hands up in the sky

Kanye …

To Cherish Forever: Babi Balogun & Motunrayo Awosika Wed

To Cherish Forever: Babi Balogun & Motunrayo Awosika Wed

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Sometimes love develops from the most simple scenario. Babi Balogun and Motunrayo Awosika… were introduced by a mutual friend and soon after their first meeting – they were having long  in-depth conversations everyday and spending  lots of quality time together. 

From the Catwalks to your Closet! Deola Sagoe SALE starts on the 3rd of April 2010

From the Catwalks to your Closet! Deola Sagoe SALE starts on the 3rd of April 2010

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

We are so excited about this! Deola Sagoe…, the legendary Nigerian design house which revolutionized the Nigerian fashion industry with their exquisite artistic pieces is having a SALE. We have never seen the words Deola Sagoe , discount and

The Woman with an Edge: Coccolily by Naana Tennachie Yankey

The Woman with an Edge: Coccolily by Naana Tennachie Yankey

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

From our recent fashion features on Bella Naija…, its so amazing to see how African designers all over the world are excelling. We recently discovered another young African designer, this time from Ghana, who is doing tremendously well in

Events This Weekend: Fusion | SLU…shhtrybe | Jeans for Genes 2 | Flenjo | Shop Ikeja | LPM | YAP & E

Events This Weekend: Fusion | SLU…shhtrybe | Jeans for Genes 2 | Flenjo | Shop Ikeja | LPM | YAP & E

Friday, March 26th, 2010

There are so many events this weekend!
Check on it below
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FUSION: A Fashion and Beauty Event
Date 27th March 2010
Venue Yar’Adua Center Abuja
Time 12 -7pm
The second edition of FUSION is here.
This edition promises to…

Talk With Funmi visits the Irrepressible AJ City

Talk With Funmi visits the Irrepressible AJ City

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Funmi… spends the day in Ajegunle talking with the people. A maligned area of Lagos, a startlingly high number of the nations top footballers and musicians grew up there. What is it about AJ City?
She hangs out with Marvelous

My Style: Chinenye Ezurike

My Style: Chinenye Ezurike

Friday, March 26th, 2010

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…

New Video: Sound Sultan Feat. MI – 2010

New Video: Sound Sultan Feat. MI – 2010

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Love this video! From the Naija Ninja himself, Sound Sultan. Sound Sultan gets our respect all day everyday because he always has a socially conscious message in his music. The pairing with MI… heats this up even further. Though

New Video: Jimmy Flames Feat. Dr. Frabz – Jangolover

New Video: Jimmy Flames Feat. Dr. Frabz – Jangolover

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

The name of this song alone gives it an edge. Jimmy Flames just released the video for his song “Jangolover…“. The song features Dr. Frabz and compares a beautiful girls love to a “Jangolover” which from what we

Nollywood represents at Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen’s ‘Home in Exile’ Premiere

Nollywood represents at Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen’s ‘Home in Exile’ Premiere

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

It was an extraordinary night of glitz and glamour when the stars came out en masse to pay tribute and support one of their own, the irrepressible Nollywood director, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen….  The occasion was for the premiere of

Kelechi Odu launches Safari Remix at Temple Muse

Kelechi Odu launches Safari Remix at Temple Muse

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Kelechi Odu launched his new menswear collection “Safari Remix…” at Temple Muse over the weekend. You might remember Kelechi from BN’s The Look last year.
As we have come to expect in Lagos, the style stakes were high

NaMyWedding Update: Tick-Tock who gets the Frock

NaMyWedding Update: Tick-Tock who gets the Frock

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

The clock is ticking on namywedding.com. Entries for the 4million plus naira dream wedding competition closed on March 12th, and in just 2days, the top ten couples will be decided.
At 6.22p on Wednesday March 24, the couples in the…

A Day of Fun & Fab: Photos from True Love Mag’s Valentine’s Workshop

A Day of Fun & Fab: Photos from True Love Mag’s Valentine’s Workshop

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

TRUELOVE West Africa… held a most remarkable special valentine dinner-dance workshop for her readers on the 20th of February 2010 at the Banquet Hall, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
It was the first time TRUE LOVE would have

International Style Queens of African Heritage: Shingai Shoniwa

International Style Queens of African Heritage: Shingai Shoniwa

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

This week, we conclude our mini-series on women of African Heritage who have been killing it on the international red carpet. So far we’ve featured Tolula Adeyemi, Iman Bowie and Thandie Newton.
For our final feature, we chose Shingai Shoniwa…

Lanre Aluko Introduces Lorenzo Duffle Bag Designs (LDBD)

Lanre Aluko Introduces Lorenzo Duffle Bag Designs (LDBD)

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

About the designer: Lanre Aluko… is an undergraduate at Loughborough University U.K. studying Business Economics and Finance. He is also a Singer/ Songwriter.  He appeared on the BN’s 25 days of Christmas giveaway as a Vlisco contest winner rocking one

BN Exclusive: Kingsley Okonkwo of KC Presh & Cynthia Ijeoma Oduah Make it Official – PHOTOS

BN Exclusive: Kingsley Okonkwo of KC Presh & Cynthia Ijeoma Oduah Make it Official – PHOTOS

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

After their spectacular engagement, Kingsley Okonkwo (One half of the musical duo – KC Presh) and his beautiful love, Cynthia Ijeoma Oduah… officially signed the dotted line certifying them as husband and wife.  It was an intimate gathering as only

Colour Me Beautiful! Makeup Tips by Shomya

Colour Me Beautiful! Makeup Tips by Shomya

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

It’s only the third month into the year and the social calendar for 2010 is promising to be a full one! Fashion shows, magazine and album launches, weddings, birthday parties, naming ceremonies, beach parties….the list is endless. If you are…

How to leave a bad relationship

How to leave a bad relationship

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

In Nigeria, especially when you are a woman of a certain age (Basically 24 and over), a breakup is treated like a death by many around you.
“Ah ah after all you have invested in the relationship”
“Don’t let another …