August, 2010

“Speed Dial The Koko” – KOKO Mobile from D’Banj is set to hit the streets in October 2010

“Speed Dial The Koko” – KOKO Mobile from D’Banj is set to hit the streets in October 2010

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

We’ve heard chatter about superstar Nigerian entertainer D’Banj‘s “Koko” projects for a long time. According to various sources, there is a whole range of Koko products in the pipeline including Koko Water… (A prototype for this featured in one

BN Exclusive – WORLD PREMIERE: Ego – Fall In Love

BN Exclusive – WORLD PREMIERE: Ego – Fall In Love

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

As the vocalist for Lagbaja’s band, Ego amassed a lot of fans and after she left to pursue a solo career, her fans have been waiting for this talented singer to release her solo material.  ‘Fall in Love…

I.T-SEX-t!

I.T-SEX-t!

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Technology oh technology! How lovely art thou!
We can all say without a doubt that technology is a beautiful thing. Things seem to be quicker and better. I remember the pre-mobile phone era. How did we really survive? When NITEL…

Chichia London Does DIY Fashion for BBC

Chichia London Does DIY Fashion for BBC

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Now here’s something that ought to get you excited!
Earlier in the summer Chichia London …was approached by the BBC to collaborate on a project aimed at inspiring young people to channel their creative side.
The result was a series

BN Prose: Whip of Fate by Tomilola Aderibigbe

BN Prose: Whip of Fate by Tomilola Aderibigbe

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

A confused and tired Kazie arrived Ibadan one hour later than her scheduled time of arrival. The journey had seemed short but physically, she had been exhausted for a long time.
It was not her fault. She had been closing…

BN Exclusive – WORLD PREMIERE: DIPP – Pop Off Selecta

BN Exclusive – WORLD PREMIERE: DIPP – Pop Off Selecta

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

You see, over the last couple of weeks, a short video was floating around on the web as well as Satellite TV (Soundcity Premium). It was aptly termed a teaser – It was the Trailer for Dipp…‘s new video.

Chic Ankara Style-spiration – Vlisco Presents the “Reflet de Lumière” Lookbook

Chic Ankara Style-spiration – Vlisco Presents the “Reflet de Lumière” Lookbook

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

BellaNaija.com unveiled the complete ad campaign images for Vlisco’s latest collection “Reflet de Lumière” at the beginning of August.
Now BN exclusively presents, the Reflet de Lumière …lookbook .
The lookbook is traditionally distributed to tailors to

House To Home Commissions Another Outlet

House To Home Commissions Another Outlet

Monday, August 30th, 2010

The launch of their new store in Lekki Phase I Lagos was a unique day for the management of the interior décor firm House to Home…. The furniture and interior decor firm opened their latest outlet at 32 Admiralty

Official Leak: DJ Caise Presents Lynxxx – International (Funky House)

Official Leak: DJ Caise Presents Lynxxx – International (Funky House)

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Beat 99.9 FM DJ, DJ Caise introduced Funky House to the Nigerian mass audience and now he teams up with rising rapper Lynxxx… to create an official funky tune!
The song is off DJ Caise’s forthcoming Funky House Album.
The

“It’s Their Chance to Learn from a Modern Legend” – 2Face Idibia on MTN Project Fame West Africa This Week

“It’s Their Chance to Learn from a Modern Legend” – 2Face Idibia on MTN Project Fame West Africa This Week

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Nigerian superstar, 2Face Idibia is the next celebrity to grace the third season of MTN Project Fame West Africa. The talented music export will join the list of recording artistes that have featured in Project Fame including Asa, Samini, Yinka …

This Week on Moments With Mo – Joy, Laughter & “A Reason to Smile”

This Week on Moments With Mo – Joy, Laughter & “A Reason to Smile”

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Dancer/Musician Kaffy with Mo on "A Reason To Smile"
Life can be tough when faced with situations and challenges that threaten to steal your joy and take away your smile. What is the price of a smile? What can be…

CNN Global Connections: Football? Architecture? Values? Hair? – Nigeria & Brazil – C O N N E C T

CNN Global Connections: Football? Architecture? Values? Hair? – Nigeria & Brazil – C O N N E C T

Monday, August 30th, 2010

CNN has just launched a new initiative and its called “CNN Global Connections…“. With the help of the internet, people around the world are much “closer” than ever before. Beyond our modern connections via social networking sites including

A Modern Nigerian Interpretation of the Tale of King David – “D’Comeback” set to land in Nigerian Cinemas

A Modern Nigerian Interpretation of the Tale of King David – “D’Comeback” set to land in Nigerian Cinemas

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Nigerian movie producers in the diaspora are gradually coming back home, their efforts have not gone unnoticed as it seems they have enriched the Nollywood  scene with new ideas and expertise in movie production. We have seen them pull it…

“Live Your Life With No Regrets” – MNet Africa MD Biola Alabi shares her philosophy in the August Issue of Genevieve Mag

“Live Your Life With No Regrets” – MNet Africa MD Biola Alabi shares her philosophy in the August Issue of Genevieve Mag

Monday, August 30th, 2010

We must say that we have thoroughly enjoyed the last few issues of Genevieve Magazine. The August 2010 issue features MNet Africa MD, Biola Alabi… on the cover. Biola is one of the most accomplished and powerful women in

Plumbline – Spoken Word Crusader

Plumbline – Spoken Word Crusader

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Spoken Word… is a relatively new sub-culture in Nigeria. Its performance and appreciation has had a bit of an underground cult following i.e. It is not mainstream as yet. However, it has grown in leaps and bounds to say the

BN Exclusive – WORLD PREMIERE: Ibiyemi – Ore

BN Exclusive – WORLD PREMIERE: Ibiyemi – Ore

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Ibiyemi’s music is as soulful as it is deep and poignant. Her video, Don’t Leave me which we featured late last year left us impressed and waiting for more.
Her new offering, Ore, picks up where she left off

New Music: Syrus – Duro Fun Mi

New Music: Syrus – Duro Fun Mi

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

Kebe Iwara, simply known as SyruS, is a UK based Nigerian recording artiste and producer. He originally became known as a member of the Ibadan hip Hop group Phenomenon with Tha Weaver… in 1997 achieving local recognition and popularity.

New Music: YQ Feat. M.I, eLDee, Naeto C, Ice Prince & Banky W

New Music: YQ Feat. M.I, eLDee, Naeto C, Ice Prince & Banky W

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

Yaqub Jubril or YQ as he’s known on stage has come a long way from the original version of E fi mi Le with Dagrin …[RIP]. So far, he’s made a recognizable presence on the Nigerian music scene with his

Video: Lágbájá – Bling Bling Panda

Video: Lágbájá – Bling Bling Panda

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

Lágbájá needs no introduction on any grounds, musically in Nigeria. His longevity is a testament to the efficacy of good music. Since his 1993 debut, he’s garnered a cult following of ‘Africano’ enthusiasts. In his dual disc offering (Paradise

Absolutely FALSE! Jim Iyke responds to vicious online rumours

Absolutely FALSE! Jim Iyke responds to vicious online rumours

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Over the last few weeks, a number of disturbing stories about superstar Nigerian actor Jim Iyke have popped up on various gossip sites online.

Photos from P-Square’s Official Glo Brand Ambassador Ceremony

Photos from P-Square’s Official Glo Brand Ambassador Ceremony

Friday, August 27th, 2010

By now you have probably heard about P-Square’s multi-million Naira Globacom deal. After months of speculation, the talented duo were officially announced as Glo Ambassadors last week. During the ceremony, Peter and Paul were presented with their official Glo ‘jerseys’…

FRIDAY TRACK: The Orisirisi in Dating

FRIDAY TRACK: The Orisirisi in Dating

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Kilon Sparkles!
Why is it that we all love eating out yet we don’t derive the same level of joy when it comes to paying the bill at the end of the meal? All of a sudden, people want to…

New Video: eLDee Feat. LKT – Ota Mi

New Video: eLDee Feat. LKT – Ota Mi

Friday, August 27th, 2010

The video for eLDee‘s hit ‘Ota Mi‘ featuring LKT has just hit the web.
This is as a follow up to his last single “One Day”…. The video for “Ota Mi” is in a series of

Ituen Basi celebrates “Independence” with a gloriously classic Nigerian Collection + Win An Ituen Basi Bag!

Ituen Basi celebrates “Independence” with a gloriously classic Nigerian Collection + Win An Ituen Basi Bag!

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Nigerian designer Ituen Basi… relocated to Nigeria in 2008 and ever since then the designer’s line has been thoroughly reinvigorated with its exploration and juxtaposition of the classic ankara fabric. With two African Fashion Awards under her belt, Ituen continues

A Special Tribute to A Loving Father: Timi Dakolo & Rilwan – Cry For You – Dedicated to Mazi Okpaleke

A Special Tribute to A Loving Father: Timi Dakolo & Rilwan – Cry For You – Dedicated to Mazi Okpaleke

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

The loss of a parent is one of the most painful things to experience. They raise and nurture us and our prayer is that they live long and experience beautiful moments with us. Perhaps playing with their grandchildren or being…