January, 2011

BN Bytes: Denrele strikes a pose for On Point Clothing

BN Bytes: Denrele strikes a pose for On Point Clothing

Monday, January 31st, 2011

On Point Clothing is a loungewear & sportswear clothing line by young Nigerian entrepreneur, George Abba Fredericks….
On Point have chosen TV Personality Denrele as one of the faces for their new ad campaign.
As expected, Denrele brings his

Agriculture Advocate, Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu emerges as The Future Awards 2011 Young Person of the Year – Photos & Highlights from TFA 2011

Agriculture Advocate, Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu emerges as The Future Awards 2011 Young Person of the Year – Photos & Highlights from TFA 2011

Monday, January 31st, 2011

It was an evening of celebration and advocacy at the Landmark Village, Lagos, on Sunday 30 January 2011 as the crème of the Nigerian youth converged to celebrate their peers who have excelled in their respective professions.

New Music: Omolara – Lover

New Music: Omolara – Lover

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Cobhams Asuquo Music Productions (C.A.M.P.) artiste, Omolara has just released her new single “Lover“. Some of you might have heard Omolara’s vocals on the beautiful track “Transformation…” which BN featured this weekend. However, many might be

VulpesFulva and Sexy et Fabuleux Present Lascia Adornala – “Let Us Adorn You”: A Lifestyle Shopping Experience in Abuja

VulpesFulva and Sexy et Fabuleux Present Lascia Adornala – “Let Us Adorn You”: A Lifestyle Shopping Experience in Abuja

Monday, January 31st, 2011

A woman can truly express herself through the way she dresses and her sense of style. Depending upon her selection, a woman may allow her feminine side to glow, her sexy and seductive side to romp, or her innocent and…

BN Hot Topic: Mothering at its Best? The Battle of the Tiger Mum!

BN Hot Topic: Mothering at its Best? The Battle of the Tiger Mum!

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Which African child doesn’t have a story or two to tell about their mother’s strict ‘no nonsense’ attitude? Who didn’t receive those well planted knocks on the head or had an instant feeling of dread seep into their stomach at…

BN Prose: Running Backwards by Abby Beckley

BN Prose: Running Backwards by Abby Beckley

Monday, January 31st, 2011

I have not been able to stop myself crying ever since I heard. It has been five years since I last spoke to my father and now he is gone and I will never speak to him again.
As I…

New Music: Omolara – Transformation

New Music: Omolara – Transformation

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

Wow…
This is the song you need to listen to today!
It is so easy to lose hope in Nigeria, so many things happen each day that can “break” even the most strong willed individual.
Well, don’t lose hope!
The…

Big Brother Africa’s Tatiana Durão hits the music scene with “Crazy” featuring Naeto C

Big Brother Africa’s Tatiana Durão hits the music scene with “Crazy” featuring Naeto C

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

Angolan actress/model, Tatiana Durão …found Pan-African fame when she debuted on our screens during the second season of Big Brother Africa.
In 2010, we welcomed Tatiana into our homes for the second time when she participated in the All Star

New Video: Lami feat. eLDee – Ere Ife

New Video: Lami feat. eLDee – Ere Ife

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

We have a feeling that we’ll be seeing a new side of Lami in 2011 – Fun, fresh, yet still soulful!
Ere Ife” is one of our favourite Lami tracks – the song features eLDee… who also directed

BN Bytes: Naeto C reveals album cover & release date for “Super C Season”

BN Bytes: Naeto C reveals album cover & release date for “Super C Season”

Friday, January 28th, 2011

After a long buildup and several singles including current hit “Share My Blessings” featuring Asa and the smash hit from 2010 – “10/10″; Naeto C is finally releasing his album “Super C Season…“. The album cover

A Sneak Peek of “Happy Lives Here” – New Collection from Nkwo

A Sneak Peek of “Happy Lives Here” – New Collection from Nkwo

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Nkwo has just delivered a sneak peek into her new lookbook. The collection which is named “Happy Lives Here…” will be debuting on Nkwo’s new website/e-store in a few weeks.
UK-Based Nigerian designer Nkwo is renowned for their

BN Prose Series: Kidnapped (Part 2) by Glory Edozien

BN Prose Series: Kidnapped (Part 2) by Glory Edozien

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Governor Mofe Chukwudi Abe, paced round his well-decorated office – his right hand tightly clenched into his left hand, his eyes scanning his office, but his mind a million miles away. He had been expecting an altogether different phone call…

“Akamiakwa”-The Power of ‘Kaming’

“Akamiakwa”-The Power of ‘Kaming’

Friday, January 28th, 2011

I can almost hear you say “Akami…what?” Akamiakwa! The power of kaming…. Look, I had to ask for permission from the boys to let this article be written! And I just know that I am going

Knight International Journalism Awards 2011 – Nominations Close March 15th

Knight International Journalism Awards 2011 – Nominations Close March 15th

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Do you know any media professionals worldwide who have taken bold steps to keep citizens informed despite great obstacles? Here’s a timely opportunity to nominate them for a worthwhile recognition of their efforts over the years!
The International Center for…

“Sexy, Single & Successful” Ene Maya Lawani is the February 2011 MODE Men Mag Cover Girl

“Sexy, Single & Successful” Ene Maya Lawani is the February 2011 MODE Men Mag Cover Girl

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

The February magazine covers are always extra special or should we say, extra spicy. For many, February is the “month of love” because of the Valentine’s Day celebration on the 14th.
The first February magazine cover to hit our mailbox…

Events This Weekend

Events This Weekend

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Grand Hustle
Str8up Hip Hop celebrates business the savvy, hip hop style this weekend with music, spoken word a nd lots more! To honour Ayo Animashaun, the executive producer of the Hip-Hop World Awards, is a power-packed guest list featuring …

200,000 Fans Sign Up for Guinness VIP – New Interactive Football & Entertainment Platform for Mobile Phones

200,000 Fans Sign Up for Guinness VIP – New Interactive Football & Entertainment Platform for Mobile Phones

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

The Guinness sponsored social interactive platform, Guinness VIP (GVIP) …recently launched to connect Guinness consumers to the very best of football experience recorded a massive sign up of football fans and consumers of over 200,000 members just 6 weeks after

Nigeria’s Got Hope! – Meet Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, 19-year-old Co-founder of promising Online Startup, Bookneto

Nigeria’s Got Hope! – Meet Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, 19-year-old Co-founder of promising Online Startup, Bookneto

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Born on March 28, 1991, Iyinoluwa Samuel Aboyeji, more popularly known as “E”, is really just another overtly optimistic 19 year old itchy for a gale of change in Nigeria. He has served in various leadership roles within …

Our Wedding Story…7 Years After: Olatokunbo & Saheed Muhammed

Our Wedding Story…7 Years After: Olatokunbo & Saheed Muhammed

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

As the first month of 2011 draws to a close, we hope that your year has started with lots of positive action and blessings. Over the Christmas holiday, there were lots of weddings – we all danced, ate and celebrated.…

BN Bytes: Mercy Johnson shares her Plans for 2011 – Her dramatic New Look, New Movies & Trip to Liberia

BN Bytes: Mercy Johnson shares her Plans for 2011 – Her dramatic New Look, New Movies & Trip to Liberia

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

The blogs have been buzzing about Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson…‘s new hair cut for the past few days. Mercy shaved off all her hair for the second time since she began her career (the first was for her role

BN Bytes: Holiday Snapshots from Ghanaian Actress Yvonne Nelson’s Egyptian Adventure

BN Bytes: Holiday Snapshots from Ghanaian Actress Yvonne Nelson’s Egyptian Adventure

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson ended 2010 on a major high when she won the Favourite Actress award at the 2010 Ghana Movies Awards….
The actress is kicking off the new year in an adventurous way! She was recently in

FGGC Abuloma celebrates one of their own – Miss World 2001/Model Agbani Darego receives an award from her alma mater

FGGC Abuloma celebrates one of their own – Miss World 2001/Model Agbani Darego receives an award from her alma mater

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Miss World 2001 Agbani Darego has received several awards over the years but one that is bound to stand out as being truly special is the “Most Distinguished Alumni Award…” which she received from the alumni association of

New Video: Onos feat. Lara George & ID Cabasa – Tomorrow

New Video: Onos feat. Lara George & ID Cabasa – Tomorrow

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Rising gospel star, Onos says that “music is not just a profession or hobby, music is her life!…“. Though she has a degree in French and is a French translator, Onos built her true talent in church. She

New Decade, New Asa! Glowing Asa, Bold Don Jazzy, Adventurous Tolu Ogunlesi & lots more in the “New Decade” Issue of Y! Magazine

New Decade, New Asa! Glowing Asa, Bold Don Jazzy, Adventurous Tolu Ogunlesi & lots more in the “New Decade” Issue of Y! Magazine

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

They’re still pushing the envelope! The 3rd edition of Y! Magazine …– the flagship publication from the Y! brand – is back set to hit the stands in a few days.
It’s the New Decade Issue, and the Y! team

Put the Work in!

Put the Work in!

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

It is being thrown out flippantly that Nigerian graduates are unemployable, and the reported 75% failure rate of the 2010 NECO exams doesn’t do much to dispel this aspersion. It would be a waste to detail the inadequacies of our…