August, 2011

Festival: Anita Quansah London For The Independent UK

Festival: Anita Quansah London For The Independent UK

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Accessory Designer Anita Quansah recently had pieces from  her A/W 2011 collection featured in The Independent… UK.  Complemented by nature, Anita’s pieces perfectly exude the festive theme behind the shoot.  I’m loving the 70′s  wardrobe, from the maxi long sleeved

UK X Factor Finalist Rachel Adedeji For HVS De Luxe Collection

UK X Factor Finalist Rachel Adedeji For HVS De Luxe Collection

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

HVS Blog recently released its highly-anticipated cover in celebration of the newly launched HVSblog.com. Rachel Adedeji…, a former UK The X-Factor finalist, poses for the cover of HVS Blog in HVS : De Luxe Collection. For her feature, Rachel

The Mobile Market – September Sales Event – 3rd September 2011

The Mobile Market – September Sales Event – 3rd September 2011

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The Mobile Market… is an affordable retail to every fashion need. The Mobile Market Place aims to provide affordable fashion for the average Nigerian. TMM hosts fairs every month, TMM provides an avenue for small businesses/designers to showcase their works

BN Bargains: Win A Stylish Bag From JIDZ

BN Bargains: Win A Stylish Bag From JIDZ

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

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 Wednesday we will publish a group post which

New Music: DJ Caise – Windeck to Ibiza (Mash Up)

New Music: DJ Caise – Windeck to Ibiza (Mash Up)

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Beat 99.9 FM resident DJ, DJ Caise is responsible for International on which he features Lynxx and Implication/Flashback — a 2face-Calvin Harris mash up. He returns with another mash-up on Cabo Snoop‘s Windeck and Swedish House Mafia…

BN Exclusive: Star-Studded Nuptial Bliss! Celebrity Guests at Mercy Johnson & Prince Odianosen Okojie’s White Wedding

BN Exclusive: Star-Studded Nuptial Bliss! Celebrity Guests at Mercy Johnson & Prince Odianosen Okojie’s White Wedding

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

There were so many celebrities at the wedding of Nollywood star Mercy Johnson & Prince Odianosen Okojie that we almost lost count!
The star-studded bridal train which included actresses Yvonne Nelson, Chika Ike, Empress Njamah alongside musicians Goldie and Waje…

Waje, Toolz, Dr SID, Nse, Zara, Cobhams  & More! Exclusive Photos from the 2011 Channel O Music Video Awards Nomination Event in Lagos

Waje, Toolz, Dr SID, Nse, Zara, Cobhams & More! Exclusive Photos from the 2011 Channel O Music Video Awards Nomination Event in Lagos

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

BellaNaija.com published the complete list of nominees for the 2011 Channel O Music Video Awards… over a week ago. Now we bring you exclusive photographs from the Nomination announcement event in Lagos.
As always celebrities from the music industry were

BN Exclusive Download: EFA & Big Foot – The Waka EP

BN Exclusive Download: EFA & Big Foot – The Waka EP

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Fast rising rapper, EFA teams up with Micworx resident Producer, Big Foot. The Waka EP as it has been titled, features 5 tracks, of which no two songs are alike. T…he title, Waka, borrows on the derogatory Nigerian slang

Omowunmi Akinnifesi recounts her 6-year stalker ordeal | Collaborates with the Lagos State Deputy Governor on Women Empowerment Project

Omowunmi Akinnifesi recounts her 6-year stalker ordeal | Collaborates with the Lagos State Deputy Governor on Women Empowerment Project

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

MBGN 2005/Lagos State Environmental ambassador, Omowunmi Akinnifesi recently launched her website and blog, The Diva Diaries.

Now She Can Whip Her Hair! Stephanie Okereke is the Kanekalon Hair Brand Ambassador

Now She Can Whip Her Hair! Stephanie Okereke is the Kanekalon Hair Brand Ambassador

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Nigerian star, Stephanie Okereke has been chosen as the new brand ambassador for Kanekalon hair in Nigeria. The synthetic brand of hair extensions is owned by Kaneka Corporation of Japan. According to Stephanie, “The African woman is legendary for …

Definitely Beautiful but How Smart? Watch the African Queens’ interviews at Miss Universe 2011

Definitely Beautiful but How Smart? Watch the African Queens’ interviews at Miss Universe 2011

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

The 2011 Miss Universe… pre-finale competition is still on.
All the contestants are attempting to distinguish themselves from their competitors. One of the opportunities for the ladies to excel or flounder is the interview segment. Before the grand finale, the

BN Bytes: Kanye West makes a surprise appearance at the Koko Koncert – Photos

BN Bytes: Kanye West makes a surprise appearance at the Koko Koncert – Photos

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Last night, the Mo’Hits crew rocked London at the Koko Koncert. With or without any “special guests”, it was definitely an amazing show with performances by the entire Mo’Hits crew – Don Jazzy, D’banj, D’Prince, Wande Coal, Dr. SID, …

Nollywood Glam shines as “Damage” premieres in the UK – Photos of Uche Jombo, Tonto Dikeh & All the Stars at the Event

Nollywood Glam shines as “Damage” premieres in the UK – Photos of Uche Jombo, Tonto Dikeh & All the Stars at the Event

Monday, August 29th, 2011

After the successful world premiere in Lagos, Uche Jombo‘s new movie “Damage…” moved over to the UK for a cinema premiere tour.
First up, the “Damage” cast and crew celebrated the launch of the movie in Manchester

The Beat 99 FM Presents “The Beat of Lagos” – P-Square, Wizkid, Mo’Cheddah, AY & More! 09-09-11

The Beat 99 FM Presents “The Beat of Lagos” – P-Square, Wizkid, Mo’Cheddah, AY & More! 09-09-11

Monday, August 29th, 2011

The Beat 99.9 FM & Motbenson Solutions in conjunction with Promasidor makers of Top Tea and Loya Milk presents “The Beat Of Lagos” on the 9th day of the 9th month which is also the Beat 99 Day…

Ankara Treats From Abuja to London – Dzyn Couture & MissDee host the “Ankara Generation” – Photos from the Event

Ankara Treats From Abuja to London – Dzyn Couture & MissDee host the “Ankara Generation” – Photos from the Event

Monday, August 29th, 2011

The 3 Day “Ankara Generation…” event took place in London from the 22nd to the 24th of July 2011. Our beloved ankara is appreciated all around the world and as you probably guessed, the event was well attended

Breaking the Wedding Colour Rules! Would You Dare?

Breaking the Wedding Colour Rules! Would You Dare?

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Planning a wedding is not a walk in the park.
There are so many decisions to be made and so many details to organize.
One of the major wedding decisions is picking colours!
While family members might help to pick…

New Music: Praiz – I Love You

New Music: Praiz – I Love You

Monday, August 29th, 2011

We first heard Praiz on M.I’s Epic on his sophomore album — M.I 2; and then more recently on Bez‘s That Stupid Song on the his debut album, Super Sun. Signed to X3M Music, Praiz brings

New Music: Obiwon – Good To Me

New Music: Obiwon – Good To Me

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Secular musician, turned urban gospel artiste, Obiora Obiwon returns with three new singles from his forthcoming third album entitled T.R2012. It will be the sequel to the successful 2009 sophomore The Rebirth.
The three singles Follow You…,

BN Exclusive: Miss Universe 2011 – Meet the Dazzling African Queens – Official Bikini, Evening Wear & Profile Photos

BN Exclusive: Miss Universe 2011 – Meet the Dazzling African Queens – Official Bikini, Evening Wear & Profile Photos

Monday, August 29th, 2011

It’s that time again!
The Miss Universe… pageant is gearing up for the 2011 grand finale in São Paulo, Brazil on the 12th of September 2011.
There are 6 beauty queens from Sub-Saharan Africa (Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, Angola, South Africa

Learn From the Best & Start a New Business: The MUD Academy One Month Make-Up Course for Beginners & Professionals

Learn From the Best & Start a New Business: The MUD Academy One Month Make-Up Course for Beginners & Professionals

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Make-Up Designory (MUD)… is an international make-up company that has been creating genuine make-up products and providing quality education over the past decade. In the international community, MUD has been the expert choice for make-up professionals, as its renowned make-up

First Photos from Nollywood Star Mercy Johnson & Prince Odianosen Okojie’s White Wedding

First Photos from Nollywood Star Mercy Johnson & Prince Odianosen Okojie’s White Wedding

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

It’s a done deed!

Mercy Johnson married her heartthrob Prince Odianosen Okojie… today in Lagos at the Christ Embassy Church in Lagos. Their reception is still on at the 10 Degrees Event Centre in Lagos.
All press cameras were banned

BN Exclusive: Media Maven Lola Ogunnaike Encourages Young Africans to “Pursue Their Passions”| Interviews Michelle Obama on BET – August 28 2011

BN Exclusive: Media Maven Lola Ogunnaike Encourages Young Africans to “Pursue Their Passions”| Interviews Michelle Obama on BET – August 28 2011

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Lola Ogunnaike is a Nigerian-American journalist who has interviewed everyone from Chinua Achebe to Oprah Winfrey and even 2face… Remember this? {HERE}. Lola grew up in Northern Virginia and studied English Literature at the esteemed University of Virginia (UVA) before …

Monalisa Chinda is Exquisite Magazine’s August 2011 Cover Star! Exclusive Photos from the Cover Shoot

Monalisa Chinda is Exquisite Magazine’s August 2011 Cover Star! Exclusive Photos from the Cover Shoot

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

The August 2011 issue of Exquisite Magazine features Nigerian actress, Monalisa Chinda… as the covergirl! Monalisa chats with Exquisite about her career as an actress including how many movies she has featured in (Over 80!), how she got her big

Mercy Johnson becomes Princess Mercy Odianosen Okojie Today! Photos from the Traditional Wedding

Mercy Johnson becomes Princess Mercy Odianosen Okojie Today! Photos from the Traditional Wedding

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Today, Saturday 27th of August 2011, Nigerian actress Mercy Johnson will be tying the knot with Prince Odianosen Okojie…. Yesterday, the couple completed their traditional marriage rites in Lagos. As Odianose Okojie is an Ishan Prince, after their traditional

9 Contestants, A Chance of a Lifetime – The Underground is BACK! Meet the Contestants

9 Contestants, A Chance of a Lifetime – The Underground is BACK! Meet the Contestants

Friday, August 26th, 2011

After 5 successful runs, the Underground is back for its 6th edition. The show which has produced talented performers like Oye Smith (produced by Chocolate City Producer Jesse Jagz), Boom Eye…, to mention just a few is set to