Movies & TV

Nigerian Idol Top 5 Contestants perform Soulful Songs | Guest Judge Jesse Jagz rocked the Stage at Last Week’s Show

Nigerian Idol Top 5 Contestants perform Soulful Songs | Guest Judge Jesse Jagz rocked the Stage at Last Week’s Show

Monday, March 25th, 2013

With three more shows and five contestants left the Nigerian Idol competition is getting tougher. The show had celebrity rap artist and former chocolate city member Jesse Jagz… as one of the judges and guest performer.

 The show had the

Saying “No” to Domestic Violence | Watch the Short Film “When Fishes Drown” by Soji Ogunnaike

Saying “No” to Domestic Violence | Watch the Short Film “When Fishes Drown” by Soji Ogunnaike

Monday, March 25th, 2013

A lot of people believe that talking about an issue over and over will not solve problems. We believe that with domestic abuse, we can never have too much talk about it. We need to let me people know that…

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: She’s Beautiful, Passionate & Determined! An Exclusive Chat with the Fast Rising Nollywood Actress Uru Eke

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: She’s Beautiful, Passionate & Determined! An Exclusive Chat with the Fast Rising Nollywood Actress Uru Eke

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

For a few years now, the name Uru Eke has been buzzing on the Nigerian entertainment scene in a positive way. The fast rising actress has featured in a number of productions, proving her talent in each one and improving …

Must Watch! Media Personality Toke Makinwa speaks on “5 Things You can Never Prepare For”

Must Watch! Media Personality Toke Makinwa speaks on “5 Things You can Never Prepare For”

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

It’s a double dose of Toke Makinwa…. On this week’s episode of her Vlog, the 28 year old media sensation responds to some e-mails sent to her. Toke gives her opinion on telling your boyfriend if you’ve had an

Comedian AY Makun premieres his Sitcom Online! Watch Episode 1 of the First Season of AY’s Crib –  “August Visitor”

Comedian AY Makun premieres his Sitcom Online! Watch Episode 1 of the First Season of AY’s Crib – “August Visitor”

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

AY’s Crib is created by comedian, AY Makun. Directed by himself along with Patrick Ovoke Odjegba. In the show, Ay plays himself with Alexx Ekubo as JJ, Bucci Franklin as KC, Justice Nuagbe as Ushbebe and Venita Akpofure… as

What’s Up Africa & Naija Runs Girl Collab! Watch “White Hunter – How to Catch Oyinbo Man”

What’s Up Africa & Naija Runs Girl Collab! Watch “White Hunter – How to Catch Oyinbo Man”

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Lolita is back! This time, she’s here with tips to catching an “oyinbo man”. To upgrade one’s “runs girl” status, one has to have snagged at least one “oyinbo”. “White Hunter – How to Catch Oyinbo Man…” is

UPDATED: Watch Episode 4 & 5 of Ndani TV’s Web Drama Series Gidi Up – “Frenemies” & “Beautiful Sweetness”

UPDATED: Watch Episode 4 & 5 of Ndani TV’s Web Drama Series Gidi Up – “Frenemies” & “Beautiful Sweetness”

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Ndani TV‘s Gidi Up gets more intriguing every week. Hmm, so Eki (Oreka Godis) has got a crush, Tokunbo (Deyemi Okanlawon…) meets up with old friends and we find out what’s been making Obi (

Keeping Crime in the Family! Watch Alexander Etseyatse’s Short Film “4-1-9″

Keeping Crime in the Family! Watch Alexander Etseyatse’s Short Film “4-1-9″

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Saying that we’re overly excited by the entries that won prizes at the Afrinolly Short Film Competition is like stating the obvious.  With every one we watch, we feel a beam of pride surge through. Directed by Alexander Etseyatse …and

Alluring in Blue! See Yvonne Okoro at the Press Conference for her movie “Contract” in Lagos | Exclusive Photos of Oge Okoye, Adaora Ukoh & Ken Attoh

Alluring in Blue! See Yvonne Okoro at the Press Conference for her movie “Contract” in Lagos | Exclusive Photos of Oge Okoye, Adaora Ukoh & Ken Attoh

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

After a successful premiere in Ghana, Ghollywood sensation Yvonne Okoro held a press conference for her latest production, Contract on Friday 15th March 2013 at the Silverbird Cinemas, Ikeja, Lagos.
The romantic comedy is directed by Shirley Frimpong-Manso… and stars

O.C Ukeje, Bryan Okwara & Femi Brainard star in Nollywood’s Mystery Thriller “Awakening” – Watch the Trailer Here

O.C Ukeje, Bryan Okwara & Femi Brainard star in Nollywood’s Mystery Thriller “Awakening” – Watch the Trailer Here

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

We were very happy to see O.C Ukeje emerge as the best actor at the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards and we’re very happy to see him in this new movie directed by James Omokwe and produced  by Theresa Omokwe…

OC Ukeje, Beverly Naya, Segun Arinze, Kemi “Lala” Akindoju, Ibinabo Fiberesima & Ashionye Michelle Raccah at the Premiere of Charles Novia’s Movie “Alan Poza” in Lagos | Photos

OC Ukeje, Beverly Naya, Segun Arinze, Kemi “Lala” Akindoju, Ibinabo Fiberesima & Ashionye Michelle Raccah at the Premiere of Charles Novia’s Movie “Alan Poza” in Lagos | Photos

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Charles Novia, Kemi “Lala” Akindoju & OC Ukeje
“My name is Poza, Alan Poza“. On Sunday 10th March 2013, Charles Novia premiered his romantic-comedy flick Alan Poza… at the Film House Cinema, Surulere, Lagos.
The movie explores the emotional

Nigeria’s “The Osbournes”? Watch the Preview for Charly Boy’s “In Your Face” Family Reality TV Show

Nigeria’s “The Osbournes”? Watch the Preview for Charly Boy’s “In Your Face” Family Reality TV Show

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

When it comes to the new generation of Nigerian Reality TV shows, I think we’ve hit the mother-load with this one. “In Your Face” takes us into the lives of the ‘Area Fada’ himself, Charly Boy… and the whole, I

You Find Out You’re Married But You NEED to Be Single!  Watch “Philia” a Short film by Zamo Mkhwanazi

You Find Out You’re Married But You NEED to Be Single! Watch “Philia” a Short film by Zamo Mkhwanazi

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

This is a MUST WATCH short film. I loved the acting and the story was so easy to relate to. Philia was written and directed by South African film maker Zamo Mkhwanazi. …It was one of the entries at the

“Black is for the Hard Work, Gold is for the Reward” | Watch Joseph Akwasi’s Documentary “Black & Gold”- 3rd Prize Winner in the Documentary Category of the Afrinolly Short Film Competition

“Black is for the Hard Work, Gold is for the Reward” | Watch Joseph Akwasi’s Documentary “Black & Gold”- 3rd Prize Winner in the Documentary Category of the Afrinolly Short Film Competition

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Africa is known as the dark continent and it gets really depressing when it seems like we can’t seem to get out of the rot. However, we’re very optimistic that there’s a class of young people who will keep striving…

Rita Dominic, Yvonne Okoro, OC Ukeje, Kas & More Nominated for the 2013 AMAA Awards | See the Full Nominees List

Rita Dominic, Yvonne Okoro, OC Ukeje, Kas & More Nominated for the 2013 AMAA Awards | See the Full Nominees List

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Nominations have been released for the 2013 African Movie Academy Awards… (AMAA), with several actors and filmmakers across the continent nominated in several categories.
This year’s nomination was released at a party in Malawi on Friday 15th March 2012. Last

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: Stepping Up To Greater Heights! Nigeria’s Top Comedian Bright “Basketmouth” Okpocha takes African Comedy to the World Stage | Dishes on Family, Success & More

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: Stepping Up To Greater Heights! Nigeria’s Top Comedian Bright “Basketmouth” Okpocha takes African Comedy to the World Stage | Dishes on Family, Success & More

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

As one of Nigeria’s most celebrated comedians, it came as no surprise when I heard the news that BrightBasketmouthOkpocha was going to be the first Nigerian to host the prestigious comedy gig and TV show Comedy

Nollywood Director Charles Novia shares his perspective on “My Oga at the Top”

Nollywood Director Charles Novia shares his perspective on “My Oga at the Top”

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

Obaifeiye Shem, the Lagos Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Defence Corps, would never have imagined in his life that he would start off a viral and new-Naija lexicon with his famous phrase, ‘my Oga at the top

“The World According to Adaure”! Journalist/Presenter Adaure Achumba Kicks off New Venture

“The World According to Adaure”! Journalist/Presenter Adaure Achumba Kicks off New Venture

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Talk about keeping up daily with Adaure Achumba…!
The award winning Nigerian journalist and TV presenter announces the launch of her website www.AdaureAchumba.com. According to Adaure, the site will showcase her works in journalism and promote her brand as

How Far Will I Go “To Serve Nigeria With All My Strength”? – Watch Ishaya Bako’s Short Film

How Far Will I Go “To Serve Nigeria With All My Strength”? – Watch Ishaya Bako’s Short Film

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Some things that are experienced in Nigeria are unbelievable… but true. This short film showcases some of the problems that abound in Nigeria. We strongly believe that the change we desire in Nigeria begins with each of us. If we…

A Kaleidoscope of Nigerian Youth! Music Stars 2Face Idibia & Sound Sultan Allegedly Producing TV Series, “Who Be Mumu”

A Kaleidoscope of Nigerian Youth! Music Stars 2Face Idibia & Sound Sultan Allegedly Producing TV Series, “Who Be Mumu”

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Not only are Nollywood stars crossing into the music industry, but now it seems that more Nigerian musicians are making a cross-over into Nollywood.
According to TheNETNG, two of Nigeria’s most prominent artists, best friends – 2Face Idibia & Sound …

#MyOgaAtTheTop – The Saga Continues | From Photos to Tees & Videos! Social Media Fallout from the NSCDC Interview

#MyOgaAtTheTop – The Saga Continues | From Photos to Tees & Videos! Social Media Fallout from the NSCDC Interview

Friday, March 15th, 2013

“My oga at the top” …- five words that have caused a frenzy in all of Nigerian social media the past few days. It’s gotten so big that there are even “my oga at the top” tee shirts, amongst the

She’s Risen to the Top & There’s No Looking Back! Tolu “Toolz” Oniru graces the cover of the March 2013 Issue of TW Magazine

She’s Risen to the Top & There’s No Looking Back! Tolu “Toolz” Oniru graces the cover of the March 2013 Issue of TW Magazine

Friday, March 15th, 2013

This highly anticipated issue of one of the nation’s highest selling women’s monthly publications TW Magazine… honours International Women’s Day (March 8th) by celebrating the strength of the woman, particularly the African woman who faces extraordinary odds with grace and

And the Prize Goes to… Anthony Onah! Watch “Dara Ju” – Winner of the Movie Category at the Afrinolly Short Film Competition

And the Prize Goes to… Anthony Onah! Watch “Dara Ju” – Winner of the Movie Category at the Afrinolly Short Film Competition

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Still riding on the buzz of all the excitement from the maiden edition of the Afrinolly Short Film Competition, BellaNaija… is very happy to show support to all the upcoming film makers who are making great strides in the

Jim Iyke is “Unscripted”! View Photos from the “Nollywood Bad Boy”s Upcoming Reality TV Show

Jim Iyke is “Unscripted”! View Photos from the “Nollywood Bad Boy”s Upcoming Reality TV Show

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

When it comes to Nigerian celebrities who are household names and, who have become the Adam or Eve of certain Nigerian stereotypes, Jim Iyke…‘s name is never far away. From his bad boy/lover boy movie persona to his more

Jenifa weds Osuofia! View Photos of Funke Akindele-Oloyede & Nkem Owoh “Looking Very in Love” on the Set of “Sherikoko Reloaded” – Updated

Jenifa weds Osuofia! View Photos of Funke Akindele-Oloyede & Nkem Owoh “Looking Very in Love” on the Set of “Sherikoko Reloaded” – Updated

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Have you ever just, in your head or with your friends, put two random celebrities together and imagined what their lives would be like? For example, pairing “Mr. Ibu” and the legendary Nollywood wicked stepmother, ‘Mama G’ or even Zack …