October, 2010

P-Square and Fally Ipupa are the kings of the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) 2010 nominees list – 2Face, Banky W, Wande Coal & Lizha James also receive multiple nods

P-Square and Fally Ipupa are the kings of the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) 2010 nominees list – 2Face, Banky W, Wande Coal & Lizha James also receive multiple nods

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

MTV Networks Africa and Zain have today announced the nominations for the 2010 MTV Africa Music Awards with Zain (MAMA)….  The nominees for the annual poll of young African’s. music tastes were announced tonight at a star-studded celebration at

New Video: Jazz & Tyson – Call

New Video: Jazz & Tyson – Call

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Jazz, real name Lanre Aluko-Olokun doubles as a singer as well as a Fashion Designer (Under his Lorenzo Duffle’Bag Designs ensign). He worked on the song, Call with Tosin “Tyson…” Oki. The Video was shot in the

The Rooftop MCs Will Be ‘Back At One’

The Rooftop MCs Will Be ‘Back At One’

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Never has truly seeking God been so cool since the Rooftop MCs… arrived on the scene. They made their mark ever since their debut as a group dedicated to breaking all forms of defined perception – from how a Christian

New Video: Terry G – Sangalow Part 2

New Video: Terry G – Sangalow Part 2

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Ginjah Ur Swaggah Season 1 can be classified as Terry G’s breakthrough album; with its flagship single – Free Madness… hitting mammoth status, making it one of the hottest songs of 2009.
On the third video from the said album,

New Video: Tajie feat. El Flaco – I Still

New Video: Tajie feat. El Flaco – I Still

Friday, October 29th, 2010

It is the debut video from UK-based Nigerian R&B musician, Tajie. The song “I Still” features rapper El Flaco and the video was directed by James Mavrik.

Photo Credit…: Jide Alakija

Write a Radioplay and submit your entry to Win the BBC International Playwriting Competition!

Write a Radioplay and submit your entry to Win the BBC International Playwriting Competition!

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Erin Browne of the United States and Efo Kodjo Mawugbe from Ghana were 2010's winners
Have you heard? The BBC wants your drama! The BBC World Service has launched a global search for two of the world’s best new radioplays …

FRIDAY TRACK: The ‘Agbaya’ in Sparkles!

FRIDAY TRACK: The ‘Agbaya’ in Sparkles!

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Kilon Sparkles!
Playing Uncle is a tough tough thing; it’s like a weird popularity contest which involves profusely faking excitement, allowing your body to be used as a play board for practicing back flips and karate kicks – all endured…

BN Celebrity Weddings: MTV Base Africa VJ Cynthia Okpala weds Ozoemena Mbanefo

BN Celebrity Weddings: MTV Base Africa VJ Cynthia Okpala weds Ozoemena Mbanefo

Friday, October 29th, 2010

She is the only Nigerian VJ on MTV Base Africa. Since shooting to fame in 2007 as winner of national MTV VJ Search in November 2007, she has morphed into the big league of TV presenters on the continent, even…

Genevieve Nnaji is a “Connector of the Day” on CNN Connect the World airing in November 2010

Genevieve Nnaji is a “Connector of the Day” on CNN Connect the World airing in November 2010

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Nigerian actress Genevieve Nnaji has been chosen as a “Connector of the Day” on CNN’s programme, Connect the World.

I’m In Fashion! – IyZaiah presents “The Gold Coast Collection”

I’m In Fashion! – IyZaiah presents “The Gold Coast Collection”

Friday, October 29th, 2010

I’m In Fashion… is a BN feature  dedicated to newcomers in the fashion industry. I’m In Fashion! serves as a platform to introduce their labels to BN readers. In addition, we hope it will be a forum for interaction; encouraging

New Music: Jah Bless feat. Ice Prince, eLDee, Ruggedman, Durella & Reminisce – JOOR OH (Remix)

New Music: Jah Bless feat. Ice Prince, eLDee, Ruggedman, Durella & Reminisce – JOOR OH (Remix)

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

HOT new collab from Jah Bless. This is a song that EVERYONE is talking out. Crazy lyrics all around the block from Jah Bless,  Ice Prince, Ruggedman, eLDee, Durella and Reminisce.
What can be termed the “Joo …

An amazing opportunity for young leaders – The Sauvé Scholars Program

An amazing opportunity for young leaders – The Sauvé Scholars Program

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

As part of our drive to encourage and inspire BellaNaija.com… readers, we will routinely provide information on programs that will be of interest and benefit. The Sauvé Scholars Program is a wonderful program, unfortunately, the deadline is only 3 days

BN Exclusive – Video WORLD PREMIERE: P-Square – Gimme That

BN Exclusive – Video WORLD PREMIERE: P-Square – Gimme That

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Brand new video from P-Square. It is for the track “Gimme That…“. P-Square have had an outstanding year so far. They are now taking a break in their new home “Square Villa” and gearing up for their

Events This Weekend

Events This Weekend

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Events This Weekend in Ibadan, Lagos, Abuja and London

BN Red Carpet Fab: House of Nwocha ‘Zion’ Fashion Show

BN Red Carpet Fab: House of Nwocha ‘Zion’ Fashion Show

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

On Sunday 24th October 2010, designer Ugonna Omeruo, the creative head of Nigerian fashion label, House of Nwocha… celebrated her debut headline fashion show. The label launched in 2008 and has shown collections at various events including the Ovation

Now Playing: ChiDynma – Obimmo

Now Playing: ChiDynma – Obimmo

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Last week, we premiered ChiDynma‘s official debut single ‘Woozy Woozy‘ exclusively on BellaNaija.com. In that post, we referenced her song “Obimmo…“, while some readers had heard the song, we got several requests for the

New Video: Timi Da Black One – Yansh Police

New Video: Timi Da Black One – Yansh Police

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Fresh from Med School, former Da Trybe member – Timi Da Black One makes his re-apperance after 6 years ‘in limbo’ on the scene with Yansh Police…. Dr Timilehin’s story is a peculiar in that he had to put

Who is… DJ Illskills

Who is… DJ Illskills

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

DJ Illskills, born Timilehin Alexander Okusanya…, is an impressively enterprising young man. He merges being a Student with being an emerging DJ and a budding Enterpreneur. As a DJ he is a bonafide member of greatest coalition of

Shop Guiseppe Zanotti, Marc Jacobs, Badgley Mischka at the Duchess Mega SALE – This Weekend

Shop Guiseppe Zanotti, Marc Jacobs, Badgley Mischka at the Duchess Mega SALE – This Weekend

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Nigerian fashion retailer, Duchess is having a major SALE this weekend.
Duchess stocks various international fashion brands including Guiseppe Zanotti, Moreschi, Baldinini, Just Cavalli, Fratelli Rosetti, Marc Jacobs, Christian Lacroix, DVF, Dusk, Fenn Wright Manson, Cheetah B, Amanda Wakeley, Grosvenor, …

Le Petit Marché Presents LPM OCTOBER MANIA – Sunday 31 October 2010 – GET Arena

Le Petit Marché Presents LPM OCTOBER MANIA – Sunday 31 October 2010 – GET Arena

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Your lifelong desire for standout Nigerian pieces has probably led most of you to some pretty weird places. Step away from the shady markets, purse swaps, and accessories bazaars.
Check out the October market on the 31st! All vendors have…

Jaywon, Kel, Durella, Skuki & Mo’Cheddah set to perform at Da P! Blast in Ibadan – 29th October 2010

Jaywon, Kel, Durella, Skuki & Mo’Cheddah set to perform at Da P! Blast in Ibadan – 29th October 2010

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

The city of Ibadan is preparing to host some of Nigeria’s hottest musical, comedy and Nollywood artistes as P! Classic Entertainment (entertainment unit of EIC Limited) has put together a unique and exciting project tagged Da P! Blast….
The

“Jazz floating in the air, out of the park; something to cool the city down a little” – The Lagos Jazz Series Debuts

“Jazz floating in the air, out of the park; something to cool the city down a little” – The Lagos Jazz Series Debuts

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

The whole idea behind the Lagos Jazz Series is to have that jazz floating in the air, out of park; something to cool the city down a little.
- Oti Bazunu, founder Lagos Jazz Series…
Lagos is a

BN Exclusive – Video WORLD PREMIERE: 2Face Feat. Cartiair – Take It Back

BN Exclusive – Video WORLD PREMIERE: 2Face Feat. Cartiair – Take It Back

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

You could say he is Nigeria’s biggest export and not be far from the truth. But are there any words to class 2face …asides the fact that we truly love him? And that we’re glad he made his meteoric rise

BN Bargains: Fabulous Discounts & Giveaways

BN Bargains: Fabulous Discounts & Giveaways

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

We are extremely excited to present BN Bargains
In the quest, to ensure that all our BellaNaija.com… readers obtain the best value for money, we will be publishing information on sales promotions, contests, giveaways and discounts from selected vendors.
Every

New Video: Sound Sultan Feat. Excel – Orobo

New Video: Sound Sultan Feat. Excel – Orobo

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Sound Sultan features his longtime protege, Excel on this playful tribute to full figured women everywhere. The release of the video is right on the heels of the release of his album – Mission 2010.… It is in stores in