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Felix-Okafor Bella Naija
A 53-year-old U.S-based Nigerian man has been sentenced to 263 years in prison for drugs and weapons distribution/sales and money laundering. The man, Felix Okafor, who migrated to ...
 
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[caption id="attachment_81163" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Wizkid"][/caption] Last night at the Convention Center of Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos, Nigerian music royalty and the next generation of stars rocked the 2011 edition of the Hip-Hop World Awards - "The Headies". There ...
MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week
MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week recognise fashion as one of the components of design. MTN LFDW is providing a perfect opportunity for the entire design community to present their collections before a focused target audience – a vital tool for the creative development of the Nigerian design ...
Bolarin Biobaku & Olushile Okunowo White Wedding - October 2011 - BellaNaija148
A mutual friend who had known both Bolarin Biobaku and Olushile Okunowo for several years thought they "might get along" so she introduced them...she was so right! From that simple connection, their relationship progressed as they developed a loving bond. After a fabulously romantic ...
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The AY Comedy Crusade Show is here again, it was a fabulous and interesting event in Lagos which sold out the Eko Hotel 6000 capacity & saw many actors, actresses & musicians attend in grand style and now the AY Crew are taking the show to the city of London. Invading the city of ...
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[caption id="attachment_80762" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Comedian, AY Makun with his wife Mabel and their daughter"][/caption] Awww... This is such a pleasant way to round up a hectic week! BN featured popular Nigerian comedian Ayo "AY" Makun's wedding to his sweetheart, Mabel ...
Ini Edo Noble Hair Show - October 2011 - BellaNaija 004
Go Ini! Each time we see Ini Edo, we are still amazed by her style transformation. As you know, Ini Edo is the brand ambassador for Noble Hair products. In addition to fronting the brand's ad campaign, Ini was the guest of honour at the Noble Hair Show which took place on the 9th of October ...
Genevieve Nnaji & Christian Louboutin
[caption id="attachment_80726" align="aligncenter" width="399" caption="Genevieve Nnaji & Christian Louboutin"][/caption] Over the last few months, we've spotted Nigerian star Genevieve Nnaji rocking various fabulous pairs of shoes by Christian Louboutin. In September 2011, Genevieve ...
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The new issue of Complete Fashion Magazine features Nollywood star and VVF Advocate Stephanie Okereke and Bez on their dual covers. According to the issue press release, "In this vintage-themed edition, Stephanie talks about her calculated rise to stardom, independent sense of style and ...
Happy, smiling African American couple sitting on floor snuggling.
Okay, so we all know that being single in our culture after a certain age is like driving around in a car with a manual transmission and no air-conditioning …yep not life threatening but frustrating as heck and sometimes disheartening. Finding the right partner is certainly not an easy road to ...
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In November 2011, an exciting day out for mums, dads and the whole family takes place in Abuja! The Abuja Family Fair will be an exciting new retail experience. It will be more than just an avenue for customers and retailers to meet but also a very cost effective marketing strategy to get ...
When the Song Comes On
We like it when artistes do "behind the scenes" compilation videos because it gives us a glimpse of their fans and their live performances. Dr. SID has just released the video for his fifth single, "When the Song Comes On". Video produced by RuudVanOtoide. Check on it.
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The collection from Stefania Morland confines itself to monochrome, grays and metallic. We are presented with diverse cuts and styles, from cocoon shapes, to tailored pants and tulle skirts.  In my opinion the pieces that stand out in this collection are the occassion designs; the designer opts ...
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Africa Fashion Week 2011 kicked off today as earlier announced. The opening catwalk show featured the S/S 12 collection from the identical twin sisters - Ayaan and Idyl Mohallim, behind Mataano. Tropical florals, coral and nudes set the tone for Mataano S/S12. We are presented with casual ...
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On the Friday 14th October 2011, the Civic Centre was filled out with women who call themselves WOW D.I.V.A.S (Wow of Worth Divinely Inspired Victoriously Anointed Sisters). The WOW D.I.V.A.S invited the public to the first of its kind "Straight Talk" seminar to raise awareness on breast ...
Lagos Style Week Group Picture
The aim of Lagos Style Week is to link Nigeria’s best emerging designers with today’s top fashion buyers as well as worldwide press coverage and clients, there will be a display of 10 design pieces from 5 established & 20 emerging designers and BN exclusively brings  you photos of pieces ...
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Yippee! It's Thursday again &  this aspect of BN needs no introduction to our ever loyal readers. It's that time of the week when BN exclusively brings you the hottest places, venues, hangouts to be spotted with your friends & family this weekend. Abuja & Lagos are the headliners ...
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"The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken," - Samuel Johnson, (English Poet, Critic and Writer, 1709-1784) In my last (introductory) post in the OBM series, I wrote about the three seasons of life – morning, afternoon, and night. I mused about ...
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A few weeks ago BN gave 3 lucky BellaNaija.com readers VIP Tickets to the first Hennessy Artistry VIP Night Out In Lagos, which took place at the Octopus Lounge. And now, BN in collaboration with Hennessy Artistry is giving 7 lucky BN readers a goodie bag which would contain Two ...
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Morsi PR will be hosting yet another Beauty & the Feast Exhibition tagged the Fablane Edition. Beauty & the Feast is a  professionally driven fashion, beauty and lifestyle exhibition, designed intricately by the couture board at Morsi PR to fulfill the most outlandish Fashion PR ...
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If there were a drug for the highs and lows attached to fundraising, there is no doubt that at this point, an intervention would have been in order and I would have been hauled to a treatment facility. Too many times during this journey, I have asked myself, what on earth possessed me to take ...

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