November, 2012

New Music: Lynxxx Feat. Ikechukwu, IllBliss & Phyno – Eziokwu

New Music: Lynxxx Feat. Ikechukwu, IllBliss & Phyno – Eziokwu

Friday, November 30th, 2012

As a follow-up to his scorching “Fine Lady” with Wizkid, Lynxxx returns, with an all star cast of Eastside Heavyweights, for what has so far been termed as “THE Igbo Boy Anthem”. 
With stellar performances from Lynxxx, Ikechukwu, IllBliss… and

Walk Down the Aisle In Style! Win a Beautiful Bouquet for Your Wedding from Jasmine Rose Design

Walk Down the Aisle In Style! Win a Beautiful Bouquet for Your Wedding from Jasmine Rose Design

Friday, November 30th, 2012

BellaNaija Weddings is back with another bouquet giveaway for all our soon-to-be BN Brides just before we say goodbye to the month of November.
Lagos based floral design company, Jasmine Rose Design… in collaboration with BN Weddings is giving you

Our Wedding Story…Fashion + Tech = ❤: Akpos Okudu & Owhonda Nwokekoro say “I Do” in Port Harcourt

Our Wedding Story…Fashion + Tech = ❤: Akpos Okudu & Owhonda Nwokekoro say “I Do” in Port Harcourt

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The Akpos Okudu label is a definite favourite on BellaNaija. Known for its effortlessly girly ready-to-wear pieces, the designer is always on our one-to-watch list! On the 19th and 20th of October 2012, designer Akpos Okudu… and her beau Technology

Must Watch Video! Your First Look at “Omotola: The Real Me” Reality TV Show

Must Watch Video! Your First Look at “Omotola: The Real Me” Reality TV Show

Friday, November 30th, 2012

It’s almost here.
Just before Nollywood star, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde‘s reality show “Omotola: The Real Me” debuts on Thursday 6th December 2012 on AfricaMagic Entertainment, AfricaMagic gives us a minute sneak peek into what to expect from

On Becoming a Man: Short Notes to the Multi-Talented – Part 2

On Becoming a Man: Short Notes to the Multi-Talented – Part 2

Friday, November 30th, 2012

“The only prudence in life is concentration.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Time flies! It is already the last of day November 2012 – a great time to be alive. It is also that time of the month when credit… alerts

Late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu’s Will is Unveiled: His Widow, Bianca gets the Bulk Share of his Wealth | Mentions a Previously Unknown Daughter

Late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu’s Will is Unveiled: His Widow, Bianca gets the Bulk Share of his Wealth | Mentions a Previously Unknown Daughter

Friday, November 30th, 2012

A year after the death of  Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, the late elder statesman and leader of the defunct Biafra Republic, his will has been presented to the family with his widow, Bianca Odumegwu-Ojukwu…, getting the bulk share of his wealth.

Get Fit & Stay Fit For the Holidays! 3 Slick Moves To Keep You In Shape

Get Fit & Stay Fit For the Holidays! 3 Slick Moves To Keep You In Shape

Friday, November 30th, 2012

In the spirit of the Body For Xmas Challenge, there are 3 simple exercises you should incorporate into your program.
The Static Lunge…:  This works the thighs, bum and core

 Stand with your right foot forward, left foot back

Reckitt Benckiser Reaches Out to Flood Victims in Bayelsa at the Mortein Sponsored 6th Biennial/5th Quadrennial National Delegates Conference of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses & Midwives (NANNM)

Reckitt Benckiser Reaches Out to Flood Victims in Bayelsa at the Mortein Sponsored 6th Biennial/5th Quadrennial National Delegates Conference of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses & Midwives (NANNM)

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Reckitt Benckiser, manufacturers of the premium insecticide, Mortein… reached out to flood victims in Bayelsa state recently, donating various items to help alleviate their inconveniences.  The donation of the products was part of the major highlights at the Mortein

BN Cuisine With Chef Fregz: Jumping Off the Menu Wagon

BN Cuisine With Chef Fregz: Jumping Off the Menu Wagon

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The other day I went to support my awesome friend, singer & songwriter Ese Peters at his Taruwa gig at Bogobiri. My friends were all there eating away so they offered me food. Meanwhile, I was very thirsty so I…

Honouring Women of Excellence! Photos of Tiwa Savage, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Monalisa Chinda, Eva, Ms Jaie, Kaylah & More at the 2012 ELOY Awards in Lagos | Full List of Winners

Honouring Women of Excellence! Photos of Tiwa Savage, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Monalisa Chinda, Eva, Ms Jaie, Kaylah & More at the 2012 ELOY Awards in Lagos | Full List of Winners

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Matse Uwatse & Tewa Onasanya
On Sunday 25th November 2012, Nigerian lifestyle publication, Exquisite Magazine held the 4th edition of its awards ceremony, Exquisite Lady of the Year Awards…, at the Porsche Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Hosted by on-air-personalities,

From Lagos Socialite to Political Elite! Bobo Omotayo Rebrands With His New Book “H.O.N.O.U.R.A.B.L.E”

From Lagos Socialite to Political Elite! Bobo Omotayo Rebrands With His New Book “H.O.N.O.U.R.A.B.L.E”

Friday, November 30th, 2012

A year ago, Bobo Omotayo introduced the world to the high energy people of Lagos through his collection of short observations of everyday Lagos life.Now, Bobo’s back but this time without his Lagos socialite fila – he has moved on…

Intrigued by the Legend of Mami Water? Watch the Trailer for Bolaji Kekere-Ekun’s Short Film “Nkiru”

Intrigued by the Legend of Mami Water? Watch the Trailer for Bolaji Kekere-Ekun’s Short Film “Nkiru”

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Earlier on this year, BellaNaija brought you all the exciting photos from the premiere of the  37th State short film, Nkiru  Written and directed by Bolaji Kekere-Ekun, Nkiru is a film which explores the legend of Mami Wata…
Mermaid

New Music: Poe Feat. Abasa – Free Now

New Music: Poe Feat. Abasa – Free Now

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Accompanied with a trailer video (after the jump), Poe follows up his Chinese Action Flick-inspired single, “Chopstix”, with a very open and introspective track, “Free Now” which also features the vocal talents of Abasa.
Play Poe Feat. Abasa …

New Video: Lágbájá – Omo Jayejaye

New Video: Lágbájá – Omo Jayejaye

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Motherlan’ presents Lagbaja‘s spanking new video for his single, “Omo Jayejaye” slated for his new album, “200 Million Mumu (Truth Is Bitter)”. The video stars Odunlade Adekola, Racheal Oniga and Liz Anjorin.
Directed by Gbenga Salu….

Fusion Lifestyle Shopping Event & Food Fair presents its 3rd Anniversary/Give Back Edition in Abuja – Sunday 9th December 2012

Fusion Lifestyle Shopping Event & Food Fair presents its 3rd Anniversary/Give Back Edition in Abuja – Sunday 9th December 2012

Friday, November 30th, 2012

On Sunday 9th December 2012, the exciting shopping event and food fair, Fusion Lifestyle… will hold the 3rd edition of its Anniversary/Give Back edition at BMO Events, Abuja.
With over 70 vendors  stocked with the best of fashion and accessories,

What Does “Dame” Mean? Watch Sound Sultan, DJ Xclusive, Jaywon, Kefee & Others  Share on Flytime TV’s Word of the Day

What Does “Dame” Mean? Watch Sound Sultan, DJ Xclusive, Jaywon, Kefee & Others Share on Flytime TV’s Word of the Day

Friday, November 30th, 2012

This series just keeps getting funnier and funnier! On this edition of Flytime TV‘s word of the day the celebrities are asked what the word “Dame…” means.
Watch this hilarious video and count how times the name

James Mwangi, CEO of Equity Bank Kenya named Forbes Africa 2012 Person of the Year | Beat Dangote, Elumelu & Others to Clinch the Award

James Mwangi, CEO of Equity Bank Kenya named Forbes Africa 2012 Person of the Year | Beat Dangote, Elumelu & Others to Clinch the Award

Friday, November 30th, 2012

James Mwangi, the CEO of  Equity Bank, Kenya has been named the 2012 Forbes Africa Person of the Year by Forbes Magazine…. Mwangi beat four other nominees to earn the honour during a ceremony held last night

Gen. Muhammadu Buhari loses 40 Year-Old Daughter to Sickle Cell

Gen. Muhammadu Buhari loses 40 Year-Old Daughter to Sickle Cell

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Sadly, former  Head of State and a former presidential candidate, Maj-Gen Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) has lost his first daughter Zulai….
She passed away on Thursday evening after delivering a baby in Nasara Hospital, Marafa Estate in Kaduna. Zulai Buhari,

All the Scoop & Photos from the Amstel Malta Sponsored Tour of International Tennis Champions Venus & Serena Williams tagged “Breaking The Mould” in Lagos

All the Scoop & Photos from the Amstel Malta Sponsored Tour of International Tennis Champions Venus & Serena Williams tagged “Breaking The Mould” in Lagos

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

The recent Amstel Malta sponsored tour of world acclaimed tennis superstars Serena and Venus Williams, to Lagos, Nigeria, came to a much anticipated climax when the two sisters squared off in an exhibition match at the Lagos Lawn Tennis …

Vie For the Chance To Be the Next MTV Base VJ! Audition this Saturday, 1st of December 2012

Vie For the Chance To Be the Next MTV Base VJ! Audition this Saturday, 1st of December 2012

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

The MTV Base search for VJs is here again. MTV Base Nigeria requires strong personality traits in a young person who has an engaging personality, oozes youth culture and is also bright and energetic! MTV Base Nigeria is searching for

“They Call Me Mr. Make People Happy” Ibrahim Adekunle, Inventor of Nigeria’s First Limousine Tricycle defies his Limitations & Dreams BIG

“They Call Me Mr. Make People Happy” Ibrahim Adekunle, Inventor of Nigeria’s First Limousine Tricycle defies his Limitations & Dreams BIG

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

26 year-old Ibrahim Adekunle… never went to Secondary School. Attending a University is not one of his plans. After dropping out of Primary school due to financial constraints, he trained as a Blacksmith and Welder. But his knack for reconstructing

New Music: E-Fine – Bubble Up | Lose Control

New Music: E-Fine – Bubble Up | Lose Control

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Ghana-Based, Naija Crooner, E-Fine is on the verge of making a crossover to the Nigerian music industry after his multiple collaborations on hit tracks in the Ghanaian music industry.
Out of his backpack are “Bubble Up”…, a catchy patois

Caroline Danjuma, Yvonne Ekwere, Nomoreloss, Tosyn Bucknor, G-Lory & Tana Adelana Help Raise Funds for Cancer at Fashion Fantasia! in Lagos – View the Photos

Caroline Danjuma, Yvonne Ekwere, Nomoreloss, Tosyn Bucknor, G-Lory & Tana Adelana Help Raise Funds for Cancer at Fashion Fantasia! in Lagos – View the Photos

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Francesca Uriri & Caroline Danjuma
On Sunday 25th November 2012, a benefit fashion show and fundraiser for breast and cervical cancer, Fashion Fantasia!, organized by Leading Ladies Nigeria…, took place at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos.
Hosted by on-air

“My Mother is Still My Driving Force” 27 Year Old Nigerian Sprinter, Franca Ene Idoko Shares her Inspiring Story

“My Mother is Still My Driving Force” 27 Year Old Nigerian Sprinter, Franca Ene Idoko Shares her Inspiring Story

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

The 2012 Summer London Olympics was the major event of the year. The spectacular competition united people around the world with over 200 Million viewership.
Although Nigeria did not win any medals, one of the world’s leading multinational manufacturer of…

FEC Approves N2.2 Billion for the Construction of a 150-Seater Banquet Hall at the Presidential Villa

FEC Approves N2.2 Billion for the Construction of a 150-Seater Banquet Hall at the Presidential Villa

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

The recent approval of  the sum of  N2.2 billion for the construction of  a new banquet hall at the Presidential Villa, Abuja has not been received well by most Nigerians. Yesterday, during the meeting of the Federal Executive Council, …the