March, 2011

“Peacock Collection” by Virgos Lounge – The Lookbook

“Peacock Collection” by Virgos Lounge – The Lookbook

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

We recently featured the Peacock Collection” from one of my favourite young brands – Virgos Lounge. The collection received rave reviews from most of the BN readers.
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Now we exclusively present, the “Peacock

Kissing Frogs

Kissing Frogs

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

We all know the tale about the princess who had to kiss a frog in order to turn him in to a prince. This one story has spurned a thousand other stories about being patient in love, and understanding the…

Does He Really Know You?

Does He Really Know You?

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

I have recently developed a crush on a man twice my age. Aside from a couple of friends who have been praying fervently and at all costs, trying to exorcise me free from the demons responsible for this crush, he…

Events This Weekend

Events This Weekend

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Reel Life presents Chika Anadu’s Short Films
You are invited to round up this month with a collection of short films from Ms. Chika Anadu. She was born in Lagos Nigeria and has made 2 short films: Epilogue (2009) screened …

Ibidun Ituah-Ighodalo & Genevieve Nnaji feted at Encomium Magazine’s 2011 Black & White Ball

Ibidun Ituah-Ighodalo & Genevieve Nnaji feted at Encomium Magazine’s 2011 Black & White Ball

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Encomium Magazine…, a weekly Nigerian tabloid publication recently held its annual Black & White Ball. The event was an opportunity for the magazine to hand out awards to celebrities and socialites who had been chosen as the “Most Stylish”

New Video: Waje feat. Muna – So Inspired

New Video: Waje feat. Muna – So Inspired

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Waje‘s new video is for her track “So Inspired” which features femcee Muna, according to Waje, the aim of the song is “to inspire young people, females especially to continuously aspire for greatness regardless of …

French Cosmetics brand black|Up expands presence in Nigeria

French Cosmetics brand black|Up expands presence in Nigeria

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

At the 2011 ARISE Magazine Fashion Week Lagos which took place in March, Paris-based cosmetics brand, black|Up… made a strong impression as the official makeup brand for the event. black|Up was responsible for all the stunning makeup looks seen on

Viva La Riva! DRC’s “Viva Riva!”, Nigeria’s “Aramotu” & Ghana’s “Sinking Sands” win at the 2011 Africa Movie Academy Awards – Photos & Winners List

Viva La Riva! DRC’s “Viva Riva!”, Nigeria’s “Aramotu” & Ghana’s “Sinking Sands” win at the 2011 Africa Movie Academy Awards – Photos & Winners List

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

The 2011 African Academy Movie Awards (AMAA) took place in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria on the 27th of March 2011. Democratic Republic of Congo produced movie, “Viva Riva!” by Djo Tunda Wa Munga… began the night as front-runners

The Bumper Edition! Issue 2 of the BN Book Review Tackles the Moral Dilemma in “Kemi’s Journal” and “Zack’s Story” by Abidemi Sanusi

The Bumper Edition! Issue 2 of the BN Book Review Tackles the Moral Dilemma in “Kemi’s Journal” and “Zack’s Story” by Abidemi Sanusi

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

We only launched our first edition of the BN book Review Section last month and already we are receiving great feedback. In this second edition, we have taken things a notch higher by reviewing two books; Kemi’s Journal… and its

Job Posting: Facebook – Growth Manager Africa – Contract (Nigeria)

Job Posting: Facebook – Growth Manager Africa – Contract (Nigeria)

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Are you passionate about making Facebook the best global communication platform?
Facebook is seeking a Growth Manager who is obsessed with technology, social media and business strategy. The ideal candidate will have experience in the consumer Internet and mobile space…

BN Bargains

BN Bargains

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

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

2011 Elections SHOWDOWN Reports: Young Professionals Prepare Government and INEC for Technology Revolution

2011 Elections SHOWDOWN Reports: Young Professionals Prepare Government and INEC for Technology Revolution

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Nigeria’s 2011 Elections SHOWDOWN is a TV programme which airs on Channels TV daily at 3.15pm – 4pm on weekdays from March 14th to April 22nd 2011.
The focus of the programme is for young Nigerians to match advocacy with…

2Face, M.I, Sasha, Banky W, Toolz & Tiwa Savage unleash the Lagos Party fever at “De Marquee LIVE with 2Face”

2Face, M.I, Sasha, Banky W, Toolz & Tiwa Savage unleash the Lagos Party fever at “De Marquee LIVE with 2Face”

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

In the midst of “the Lagos Hustle”, one thing is constant, “the Lagos Party”, as Banky W crooned “Aint no party like a Lagos Party…” and many people can definitely testify to that.
This past weekend, on Sunday

BN Bytes: Omowunmi Akinnifesi’s Vanguard Allure Style Icon 2011 Cover Feature

BN Bytes: Omowunmi Akinnifesi’s Vanguard Allure Style Icon 2011 Cover Feature

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Ex-beauty queen Omowunmi Akinnifesi was chosen as the “2011 Allure Style Icon…“. One of the prizes allotted to the award winner is a cover shoot for Vanguard Newspaper’s Allure style magazine insert.
The cover shoot was featured in

New Music: Shank – Salute

New Music: Shank – Salute

Monday, March 28th, 2011

He delivered one of the hottest club hits of the noughties, “Julie” by Shank… was a certified hit. Since then, he has released a few follow up tracks and featured on other artistes’ tracks, most notably on Beezy’s

Brides, Cakes, Flowers & Lots of Spice – Photos from the 2011 Sugar Wedding Fair

Brides, Cakes, Flowers & Lots of Spice – Photos from the 2011 Sugar Wedding Fair

Monday, March 28th, 2011

The Sugar! Wedding Fair and Fashion Show… took place on Sunday 20th March 2011 at the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos.
It was a day for brides and grooms to explore different wedding products and services for their

Genevieve Nnaji on CNN African Voices – The Complete Interview

Genevieve Nnaji on CNN African Voices – The Complete Interview

Monday, March 28th, 2011

BN featured a clip of Nollywood star Genevieve Nnaji‘s interview with CNN’s Pedro Pinto for African Voices…. Now we have the complete interview.
The interview aired on CNN International this weekend and was filmed in London when Genevieve

New Video: Omawumi – If You Ask Me (Na Who I Go Ask)

New Video: Omawumi – If You Ask Me (Na Who I Go Ask)

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Omawumi has just released the video for her track “If You Ask Me (Na Who I Go Ask)…“. A short teaser of the video hit the internet a few weeks ago and now we get to see the

Gone Too Soon – Remembering CD John, Chidinma Mbalaso & All Our Dearly Departed

Gone Too Soon – Remembering CD John, Chidinma Mbalaso & All Our Dearly Departed

Monday, March 28th, 2011

There are so many things we may never be able to understand. Life presents us a myriad of riddles; conundrums that elude us. For example, how and why, like a gust of wind smothers the bright light from a glowing …

Career Leaps, Faith & Success – The Olujimi Tewe Story

Career Leaps, Faith & Success – The Olujimi Tewe Story

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Olujimi Tewe grew up in Ibadan. He lived most of his formative years within the four walls of the University of Ibadan Staff School, the International School Ibadan, and the University of Ibadan. Since relocating to Lagos in 2002 for …

“What I don’t like about Nigeria?…I never diss my own country” – Genevieve Nnaji interview airs on CNN International’s African Voices this weekend

“What I don’t like about Nigeria?…I never diss my own country” – Genevieve Nnaji interview airs on CNN International’s African Voices this weekend

Friday, March 25th, 2011

African Voices meets Nigerian movie star Genevieve Nnaji…, one of Africa’s most successful actresses. Dressed in a Jewel by Lisa piece, Genevieve was interviewed by CNN’s Pedro Pinto. This is one of the most comprehensive interviews given by the

Watch the “What About Us?” Youth-Focused Nigerian Presidential Debate LIVE on BellaNaija

Watch the “What About Us?” Youth-Focused Nigerian Presidential Debate LIVE on BellaNaija

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Young Nigerians represent 70 percent of the population yet their concerns and issues are not present on the national agenda. A confirmed tally of 73.5 million registered voters will participate in this year’s election – a 20 percent increase from…

Experience “March Madness” at Le Petit Marché this Sunday & View Photos from “LPM – The More Edition”

Experience “March Madness” at Le Petit Marché this Sunday & View Photos from “LPM – The More Edition”

Friday, March 25th, 2011

In the spirit of March Madness, Le Petit Marche… have decided to serve you the opportunity to have an unbridled shopping experience! This Sunday, the GET Arena will be home to the blissful bedlam that will be the March edition

Events This Weekend

Events This Weekend

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Reel Life presents “Annie Hall”
Today, Reel Life will screen Annie Hall by Woody Allen. Alvy Singer (Woody Allen) is a neurotic comedian, attempting to maintain a relationship with the seemingly ditzy, but exuberant Annie (Diane Keaton). The film chronicles …

Ditch the Routine, Join the Party – Zumba Fitness launches in Abuja

Ditch the Routine, Join the Party – Zumba Fitness launches in Abuja

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Working out can be healthy, rewarding, beneficial…Working out can be lots of things, but it’s never been known to be much fun… Enter Zumba Fitness…
Zumba is Latin/International dance-inspired aerobic fitness for everyone; great for women and men, any age,