Movies & TV

An African City premieres Episode 8 – “An Ode to Saturdays” | Watch

An African City premieres Episode 8 – “An Ode to Saturdays” | Watch

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

It’s our Sunday must watch!
Episode 8 of African City has premiered. This one is titled – An Ode to Saturdays.
Enjoy!

Watch Previous Episodes…
Episode 1 & 2
Episode 3
Episode 4
Episode 5
Episode 6 & 7

First Photos from “Half of a Yellow Sun” Lagos Premiere

First Photos from “Half of a Yellow Sun” Lagos Premiere

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Biyi Bandele & Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The movie adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s best selling novel “Half of a Yellow Sun…” after a long wait, premiered today (right now) Saturday 12th April 2014 at the Silverbird Galleria,

Genevieve Nnaji rocks Print Pant Suit at HOAYS Lagos Premiere

Genevieve Nnaji rocks Print Pant Suit at HOAYS Lagos Premiere

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

As you are reading this, the highly anticipated Lagos Premiere of Half of a Yellow Sun… is taking place at the Silverbird Galleria, Lagos.
The cast and crew as well as the author of the book, are already on the

Exclusive: Chiwetel Ejiofor speaks to BellaNaija on HOAYS, Being Nigerian, Love, James Bond & Kids

Exclusive: Chiwetel Ejiofor speaks to BellaNaija on HOAYS, Being Nigerian, Love, James Bond & Kids

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Say hello to our new friend Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Oh well, we can dream, right? BN’s Moremi Amuta and Damilare Aiki were honoured to be invited to interview the actor who stars as Odenigbo in “Half of a Yellow …

Gloria Jacobs: Game of Thrones

Gloria Jacobs: Game of Thrones

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

I was gisting with my friend last weekend when we delved into the frenzy on Twitter over the premiere of Game of Thrones, Season 4 Episode 1 on 6th April, 2014. I said, “Wow! GOT has become a huge brand”…

BN Scoop on Chika Ike’s Diamond Promise Ring from Mystery Boo

BN Scoop on Chika Ike’s Diamond Promise Ring from Mystery Boo

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Chika Ike… is in Love!
The Nollywood actress sparked engagement rumours by posting a photo of a diamond ring on her finger via her official Instagram page.
“I feel so sick today #flu. Thanks boo for lunch and surprise…just made

Jennifer Eliogu gets Candid about the Skin Bleaching Trend

Jennifer Eliogu gets Candid about the Skin Bleaching Trend

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

For Jennifer Eliogu…, beauty has nothing to do with your complexion.
The Nollywood actress and singer shares her thoughts on the never ending topic – skin bleaching.
Yes you can roll your eyes, because every day, in every house,

Watch Bovi’s New Skit “The Bad Samaritan” starring Adunni

Watch Bovi’s New Skit “The Bad Samaritan” starring Adunni

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Oh Bovi when will you learn.
In preparation for his upcoming show – Man on Fire, the Nigerian comedian and rising actress Adunni Ade star in “The Bad Samaritan“.
If you loved Maga Don Pay… (see here),

Watch Toke Makinwa’s New Vlog – “Crazy Beliefs Women Have About Men”

Watch Toke Makinwa’s New Vlog – “Crazy Beliefs Women Have About Men”

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Toke Makinwa is back with another episode of her Toke Moments Vlog.
The Nigerian media personality presents another hilarious edition. It is called “Crazy Beliefs Women Have About Men…“.
From getting pregnant for him, praying day and

Exclusive: “I’m Nigerian-British”! Chiwetel Ejiofor Finally Sets the Record Straight

Exclusive: “I’m Nigerian-British”! Chiwetel Ejiofor Finally Sets the Record Straight

Friday, April 11th, 2014

You heard it first here people!
BN’s Moremi Amuta and Damilare Aiki are LIVE at the press conference with the cast and crew of Half of a Yellow Sun… in Ikoyi, Lagos.
We OBVIOUSLY had a lot of questions for

Are You HAPPY? Clap Along with Babcock University Students!

Are You HAPPY? Clap Along with Babcock University Students!

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Happy – yes HAPPY Friday!
Babcock University students remade Pharrell‘s hit song/video ‘Happy’ on campus in Ogun State.
Of course, hilarity (and happiness) ensues.

Have a lovely weekend guys!
xoxo,…
BN Team

Hey Chiwetel Ejiofor! “Odenigbo” arrives Lagos

Hey Chiwetel Ejiofor! “Odenigbo” arrives Lagos

Friday, April 11th, 2014

BellaNaijarians, guess who?
Academy Award nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor… has landed in the city of Lagos, Nigeria. He arrived in the early hours of this morning at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos
He was met by a few

“We Want Designer & Ferrari”! Watch Naija Babes Mad at Davido

“We Want Designer & Ferrari”! Watch Naija Babes Mad at Davido

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Nigerian comedian Emma OhMaGod has released a new skit – Naija Babes Mad at Davido.
It is a parody of Nigerian music star Davido‘s “AYE…” song from an average Nigerian girl’s perspective.
So is this funny

Pregnant Uche Jombo is Glowing On Movie Set!

Pregnant Uche Jombo is Glowing On Movie Set!

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Uche Jombo-R has that maternal glow!
As BN revealed yesterday, the Nollywood superstar and her hubby Kenny Rodriguez are expecting their first child together – see it here
After her last blockbuster – The Proposal…, Uche is presently shooting

Basketmouth Assaults Hospital Patient – Watch

Basketmouth Assaults Hospital Patient – Watch

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Just kidding folks, it’s a skit.
Nigerian superstar comedian Basketmouth is out with a new skit – “Basketmouth Assaults Hospital Patient…“.
Renowned for his hilarious skits, Basketmouth is using a new approach for his new series of skits.

Exclusive: Chris Attoh & Damilola Adegbite are Expecting | Wedding Postponed

Exclusive: Chris Attoh & Damilola Adegbite are Expecting | Wedding Postponed

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

And the good news keeps coming in. A huge congratulations to Chris Attoh and Damilola Adegbite who are expecting their first child.
The ex “Tinsel”… co-stars got everyone saying “Aww…” when they announced in January 2014 that they are

Exclusive: Toke Makinwa’s “Double Digit” Million Naira Maggi Chicken Deal

Exclusive: Toke Makinwa’s “Double Digit” Million Naira Maggi Chicken Deal

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Nigerian media personality Toke Makinwa has officially been announced as the Maggi Chicken… brand ambassador.
On Monday, BN announced that Toke scored the sweet gig. (click here to read).
Today Wednesday 9th April 2014, Toke was unveiled in the presence

Mercy Johnson is Pregnant with Baby No 2!

Mercy Johnson is Pregnant with Baby No 2!

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Baby bump watch is officially on in celebsville!
Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson is pregnant with her second child for husband Prince Odianosen Okojie.
The couple tied the knot in August 2011 and welcomed their first child – daughter Purity…

Hollywood’s Fresh Faces! Lupita Nyong’o, Emilia Clarke, Elizabeth Olsen for Marie Claire May 2014

Hollywood’s Fresh Faces! Lupita Nyong’o, Emilia Clarke, Elizabeth Olsen for Marie Claire May 2014

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

We are glad to be back from our break from the ever-stunning Lupita Nyong’o.
Listed as one of the “Fresh Faces” of 2014, the Kenyan actress has been featured as the cover girl for Marie Claire…‘s May 2014

Uche Jombo is Pregnant!

Uche Jombo is Pregnant!

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

BN is glad to confirm that Nollywood superstar actress/producer Uche Jombo and her husband business executive Kenny Rodriguez… are expecting their first child.
The couple tied the knot in picturesque Puerto Rico in 2012.
Uche is presently working on new

Sodas & Popcorn – Movie Review: Apaye

Sodas & Popcorn – Movie Review: Apaye

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Directed by: Desmond Elliot, Niyi Akinmolaran (Assistant Director)
Written by: Uduak Isong Oguamanam, Kehinde Joseph and Vivian Chiji.
Produced by: Emem Isong.
Starring: Clarion Chukwurah, Kanayo O.Kanayo, Belinda Effah, Mbong Amata, and Millicent …

This is Why You Shouldn’t Get Drunk! Watch Ushbebe’s “Latase” Skit

This is Why You Shouldn’t Get Drunk! Watch Ushbebe’s “Latase” Skit

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Lol! Nigerian comedian Ushbebe has premiered his new skit – “Latase…“.
In it, he proves he can take any alcoholic drink and not be affected. But unfortunately, he confesses to his girlfriend of his philandering ways.
Ushbebe will

Regina Askia BACK in Nigeria after Years Away

Regina Askia BACK in Nigeria after Years Away

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Nollywood leading lady Regina Askia-Williams… shocked fans when she relocated to the United States of America over a decade ago.
The former beauty queen is currently in Nigeria for a visit and has been keeping fans and friends updated on

Joselyn Dumas is in Love with OC Ukeje & John Dumelo in “Love or Something Like That” | Watch the Trailer

Joselyn Dumas is in Love with OC Ukeje & John Dumelo in “Love or Something Like That” | Watch the Trailer

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Love is a beautiful thing between two people…but with an extra person, that’s a different topic.
Ghanaian director and producer Shirley Frimpong-Manso via her Sparrow Productions, is out with another stellar movie – “Love or Something Like That…

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton & Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at Half of a Yellow Sun UK Premiere

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton & Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at Half of a Yellow Sun UK Premiere

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Half of a Yellow Sun premiered in UK yesterday Tuesday 8th April 2014 at the Odeon Cinema, Streatham Hill, London, UK
Thandie Newton who plays Olanna in the adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie…‘s best seller, made her first red