May, 2011

Now Playing: X.O Senavoe Feat. Efya – Mama (Can You Hear Me?)

Now Playing: X.O Senavoe Feat. Efya – Mama (Can You Hear Me?)

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

X.O Senavoe since his debut online, has stirred an ever growing fan base with his mellow flow and killer punchlines. Mama (Can You Hear Me?)… is a deeply personal track brimming with as much emotion as a rap song can

Photos from the Official Launch of the Etam Lingerie Store in Lagos

Photos from the Official Launch of the Etam Lingerie Store in Lagos

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

On Friday 20 May 2011, Etam, …an international lingerie brand which allows women to express in total liberty their femininity with spontaneity and freshness, opened their first ever store in Nigeria.
Founded in 1916, Etam is a major player in

Felabration! The Third Edition of the BN Book Review Delves deep into the Life of an African Icon

Felabration! The Third Edition of the BN Book Review Delves deep into the Life of an African Icon

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

In April, the residents of Lagos were treated to the spectacular Broadway show, Fela! Our senses were revived as we together remembered and celebrated the man who bore the heart of Nigeria’s problems on his chest. Fela Anikulapo Kuti, is…

BN Style Finds: Shine Your Way Through Life!

BN Style Finds: Shine Your Way Through Life!

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Hello!
I’m back again with BN Style Finds- a feature that allows me to share  fabulous stylish items by African designers.
This editions theme is Shine Your Way Through Lif…e and it is all about adding some glitz,

Zumba Abuja introduces Zumbatonic for Kids & Kicks Off Dance Fitness Classes at the Abuja Hilton

Zumba Abuja introduces Zumbatonic for Kids & Kicks Off Dance Fitness Classes at the Abuja Hilton

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Zumba Dance Fitness… is coming to the Hilton on Sundays starting on the 5th of June 2011.
Zumba is Latin/International dance-inspired aerobic fitness for everyone; great for women and men, any age, all shapes, sizes and fitness levels. You don’t

BN Bytes: “The First Lady Speaks” – Dame Patience Jonathan in ThisDay Style

BN Bytes: “The First Lady Speaks” – Dame Patience Jonathan in ThisDay Style

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

A few hours before the inauguration ceremony which confirmed President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan… as the democratically elected President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; The First Family was the topic of discussion on Sunday morning as Nigerians browsed through their

Nigerian Football Stars Obafemi Martins, Jay Jay Okocha, Ikechukwu Uche & John Mikel Obi cameo in Tricia Eseigbe’s Football-themed movie “Pradah”

Nigerian Football Stars Obafemi Martins, Jay Jay Okocha, Ikechukwu Uche & John Mikel Obi cameo in Tricia Eseigbe’s Football-themed movie “Pradah”

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Nigerian actress Tricia Eseigbe-Kerry shifted focus from Nollywood to the small screen when she launched her Football and Entertainment TV Show, Bold Faces… a few years ago.
The show provided a rare insight into lives of many of Africa’s most

New Video: Lucci – Egbekegbe

New Video: Lucci – Egbekegbe

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Lucci is notable for his work on Show Dem Camp‘s latest single What you waiting for off their forthcoming debut album The Dreamers as well as, the rap verse on Lami‘s “Nothing Do You” off her Intuition …album.

Excerpt from the book “A Love Rekindled” by Myne Whitman

Excerpt from the book “A Love Rekindled” by Myne Whitman

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Abuja. November 27, 2009. 6.00pm…
Kevwe caught up with Efe just as she was about to enter the back seat of a branded Hilton vehicle.
“I want to speak with you.”
“I don’t want to speak to you. Leave

Fans join 2Face, Samson Siasia & Others for a Once in a Lifetime Experience at Guinness The Match

Fans join 2Face, Samson Siasia & Others for a Once in a Lifetime Experience at Guinness The Match

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Christian Chukwu and Segun Odegbami with CONQUEST – Guinness The Match Trophy
The winners of the Guinness The Match… “once in a lifetime” competition have been announced and these five football fans will be travelling to Abuja next week to

New Music: Santos – Ako Mistress

New Music: Santos – Ako Mistress

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Santos was born Santos Akhilele in Lagos, in the late eighties. He grew up listening to Boyzone and Backstreet Boys. Now an avid songwriter, he has over 80 completely written songs. His debut is titled Ako Mistress… – a

black|Up & Montaigne Place invite you for a Special Makeover Event – 2nd to 4th June 2011

black|Up & Montaigne Place invite you for a Special Makeover Event – 2nd to 4th June 2011

Monday, May 30th, 2011

French cosmetics brand black|Up and their Nigerian partners Montaigne Place… cordially invite you for a special makeover with an international makeup artist.
This makeover event takes place at Montaigne Place locations from the 2nd of June to the 4th of

M-Net’s Big Brother Amplified: Michael evicted as Bernadina moves into the Tails House!

M-Net’s Big Brother Amplified: Michael evicted as Bernadina moves into the Tails House!

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Mozambique’s Michael became the third Housemate to be evicted from M-Net’s Big Brother Amplified…, last night as Bernadina lived to fight another day, in the Tails House.
Michael found himself up for eviction after Head of House Vimbai saved

BN Exclusive – Video WORLD PREMIERE: Weird MC – Happy Day

BN Exclusive – Video WORLD PREMIERE: Weird MC – Happy Day

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Weird MC‘s role as a pioneer female MC in Nigeria cannot be overlooked. Her debut album, Simply Weird, was released at a time when Mo’Cheddah would have barely been in Primary School; Sasha… would probably have been listening

New Video: Waconzy – Too Much Money

New Video: Waconzy – Too Much Money

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Waconzy, is the newest rave from the famous South-South region of Nigeria. His single, I Celebrate and album of the same name are the hottest commodity according to the ‘Alaba Grapevine’. His follow-up, Too Much Money…, is from

New Music: Chykay Feat. Falz – Lies

New Music: Chykay Feat. Falz – Lies

Monday, May 30th, 2011

BNM Red Alerter – Chykay, pops back on the scene with this remake of Jamie Foxx and Drake‘s Fall For Your Type…. As usual, he does proper justice to any instrumental he appears on. He’s accompanied by

Free Peoples Rebellion presents the W.A.R.R.I.O.R. Collection – The Lookbook

Free Peoples Rebellion presents the W.A.R.R.I.O.R. Collection – The Lookbook

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Free Peoples Rebellion is a modern and spirited line focused on incorporating African aesthetic in everyday wear through accessories. Founded by Sarah Williams in 2008, Free Peoples Rebellion… looks to find innovative ways to use African fabric in each of

‘My Versatile Style’- House of Versatile Styles releases First Fashion Film

‘My Versatile Style’- House of Versatile Styles releases First Fashion Film

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

Fashion Designer/Stylist Bukola Are releases first House of Versatile Styles Fashion Film.The film was shot on location in Atlanta,Georgia by Celebrity Photographer & Cinematographer Corey Reese.
The film showcases three of Bukola’s designs from previous House of Versatile Styles…

Don’t Miss the May Edition of LPM – Today! Check Out Photos from Le Petit Marché April 2011

Don’t Miss the May Edition of LPM – Today! Check Out Photos from Le Petit Marché April 2011

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

Hurry down to GET Arena in Lagos today and enjoy a fun day of shopping and networking at the May Edition of LPM.
For all you fashionistas and fashionistos who value great bargains, lots of vendors will be offering exciting…

BN Exclusive – Video WORLD PREMIERE: Why Can’t We – Asa

BN Exclusive – Video WORLD PREMIERE: Why Can’t We – Asa

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

Asa never fails to totally bring it, whether in her videos or when she’s performing live on stage. Her follow-up to Be My Man…, doesn’t let up on the vibrant and charmingly endearing new Asa that we’ve seen since

BN Wedding Glam: The Timi Awoyinka & Deji Ogunnowo Traditional Engagement

BN Wedding Glam: The Timi Awoyinka & Deji Ogunnowo Traditional Engagement

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Yay! It’s BN Wedding Glam - our special wedding feature focused on wedding guests and our fabulous Nigerian Aso-Ebi tradition.
BN Weddings was at the beautiful traditional engagement ceremony of Timi Awoyinka and her beau Deji Ogunnowo….
The event

Samsung Mobile Sign Nigerian Stars Banky W & Sasha as Brand Ambassadors

Samsung Mobile Sign Nigerian Stars Banky W & Sasha as Brand Ambassadors

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Samsung Electronics West Africa (SEWA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Mobile Division have announced that it has signed an endorsement deal with Nigerian superstars Banky W and Sasha… as brand ambassadors.
Speaking during the photo session

LPM May is Here! “The Most Memorable Pre-Summer Shopping Blowout Ever!” – 29th May 2011

LPM May is Here! “The Most Memorable Pre-Summer Shopping Blowout Ever!” – 29th May 2011

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Le Petit Marché… is here with another exciting shopping event!
It has been five weeks since the Easter Marche (LPM April), so we know your inner addict has been unduly starved of the experience! Therefore, the LPM team has been

Doshlaps presents “Everything Blinds” – 4th June 2011

Doshlaps presents “Everything Blinds” – 4th June 2011

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Everything Blinds” is an event organized by Doshlaps Ventures Limited… (The Blinds Experts), an interior consulting firm which specializes in window treatments.
The purpose of this event is to introduced new and current clients to premium options for

BN Hot Topic: Is Youth Activism a Farce?

BN Hot Topic: Is Youth Activism a Farce?

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Last week, I received an invitation to have lunch with the President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan at Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos. My first instinct was that it was a possible 419 email but after seeing a few Twitter updates…