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The Trek Continues! 2Face, Bridget Kelly, MI, Tiwa Savage & More Electrify Star Music Trek 2014 in Makurdi

The Trek Continues! 2Face, Bridget Kelly, MI, Tiwa Savage & More Electrify Star Music Trek 2014 in Makurdi

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Makurdi came alive as thousands of music fans trooped to IBB Square Makurdi to attend the second stage of Star Music Trek 2014. They witnessed performances from artistes such as 2Face, M.I, Tiwa Savage, Wande Coal, Timaya, Dammy Krane…

Aunty Bella: Mrs. Rebound

Aunty Bella: Mrs. Rebound

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Aunty Bella is our agony aunt column on BellaNaija. We launched this column in the early days of BN and periodically feature issues sent in by BN readers. We hope the BN family can offer insightful advice as well.…

A Fab Sunday with Pretty Girls, Hot Guys, Drinks & A Cute Pup! All the Fun from the “Grill at the Pent” 2nd Edition

A Fab Sunday with Pretty Girls, Hot Guys, Drinks & A Cute Pup! All the Fun from the “Grill at the Pent” 2nd Edition

Friday, April 11th, 2014

It was drinks, fun, networking and loads of selfies at the “Grill at the Pent…” event.
The fab evening, presented by Ciroc Ultra Premium Vodka, the event held at Kudeta Lounge, Mega Plaza, Victoria Island, Lagos on Sunday

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

Menswear Label JReason debuts “Skin & Bold” Collection Lookbook

Menswear Label JReason debuts “Skin & Bold” Collection Lookbook

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Are you ready for a fab menswear collection?
The 2014 collection by Nigerian design label JReason… is all about bold colours, monochrome, floral and gingham prints. The suits, shirts, trousers and more are a stylish man’s dream as they are

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

“The Five Maids of Fadaka” is Back! Experience it LIVE at the Thespian Family Theatre Productions, Lagos

“The Five Maids of Fadaka” is Back! Experience it LIVE at the Thespian Family Theatre Productions, Lagos

Friday, April 11th, 2014

This Easter, treat your family & friends to a special comeback of the ‘Five Maids of Fadaka‘ by the Thespian Family Theatre & Productions….
The production – a rich blend of drama, folklore, dance, comedy, music and

BN Bridal: Virgos Lounge – The Bridesmaid Edit

BN Bridal: Virgos Lounge – The Bridesmaid Edit

Friday, April 11th, 2014

If you’re Nigerian, you definitely know someone who has worn Virgos Lounge…. The special occasion dress label is best known for its embellished dresses with a vintage flair.
The VL dresses as bridesmaids wear trend started in 2012, and

BN Cuisine With Chef Fregz: Clean Eats… Naija Style!

BN Cuisine With Chef Fregz: Clean Eats… Naija Style!

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Salut My BN Cuisine Fam, Ke kwanu?
Let me start by apologizing for being missing in action. It has been an incredibly busy month but we have to keep working.
This week, I decided to start something I’ve been thinking…

Get Free Fabrics, Discounts, Gifts & More at the Da Viva Buy Off Outlets in Lagos Now!

Get Free Fabrics, Discounts, Gifts & More at the Da Viva Buy Off Outlets in Lagos Now!

Friday, April 11th, 2014

In a bid to be better and closer, Da Viva… has opened new Buy Off Outlets at strategic points in Lagos.
Why do you need to hit these stores? Because at discounted rates, these outlets have numerous benefits and rewards

Move Back To Nigeria: “Keep Your Cool & Keep On Trucking!” Studio53 Extra Co-Presenter, Ozzy Agu Tells His Move Back Story

Move Back To Nigeria: “Keep Your Cool & Keep On Trucking!” Studio53 Extra Co-Presenter, Ozzy Agu Tells His Move Back Story

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Move Back to Nigeria is a series on BellaNaija which aims to encourage young and not-so-young professionals in the diaspora who are trying to make the decision of whether to move back to Nigeria. In collaboration with the brilliant team …

Join Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, OC Ukeje, Bimbo Akintola, Dolapo Oni… As they Star in Comedic Play “Belong” this Easter!

Join Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, OC Ukeje, Bimbo Akintola, Dolapo Oni… As they Star in Comedic Play “Belong” this Easter!

Friday, April 11th, 2014

This Easter Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Toyin Oshinnaike, Tunji Sotimirin, Opeyemi Dada, Bimbo Akintola, OC Ukeje, Marcy Dolapo Oni & Tosan Ugbeye… (the Director) will be making it a time to remember as they star in

Google Nigeria’s Top Searches for March: Genevieve Nnaji, How to Twerk & Scholarships

Google Nigeria’s Top Searches for March: Genevieve Nnaji, How to Twerk & Scholarships

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Oh Nigerians, we know what you have been googling.
Google Nigeria has released its list of the Top Searches for March 2014.
From Dora Akunyili…‘s trending frail appearance, to “How to Twerk”, “What is Money”, the on going trial

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

“Black Women are the Least Desired Race in Online Dating” – Watch & Let’s Talk About It!

“Black Women are the Least Desired Race in Online Dating” – Watch & Let’s Talk About It!

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Online dating statistics reveal that of all races, black women are the least likely to be picked by any man and least likely to date outside race.
Buzzfeed… recently released a video on racial preference.
Watch and let us know

Victoria Kimani’s “The Rise of Queen Victoria” Reality Web Series – View Episode 1

Victoria Kimani’s “The Rise of Queen Victoria” Reality Web Series – View Episode 1

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Chocolate City Music artiste Victoria Kimani in collaboration with Reel TV present “The Rise of Queen Victoria…” reality web series.
The show follows the music sensation as she records new music, goes for TV and radio interviews, and

Ice Prince: “I Don’t Think I Am Mentally Ready for Marriage”

Ice Prince: “I Don’t Think I Am Mentally Ready for Marriage”

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Ice Prince gets candid about jumping the broom.
The Nigerian music superstar is currently in London filming the video for his song “Mercy”; Wizkid and Chip… will make cameo appearances in the video.
Just before he arrived in London, he

WIN Tickets to the “Half of a Yellow Sun” Premiere in Lagos

WIN Tickets to the “Half of a Yellow Sun” Premiere in Lagos

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Yay! Half of a Yellow Sun will premiere in Lagos on Saturday 12th April 2014 at the Silverbird Galleria.
The movie is an adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie…‘s best selling third novel.
The cast and crew of the production

BellaNaija Weddings presents Mariana & Abba Atiku Abubakar’s Dubai Wedding

BellaNaija Weddings presents Mariana & Abba Atiku Abubakar’s Dubai Wedding

Thursday, April 10th, 2014


Mariana and Abba are the sweetest!
Abubakar, the groom, is the son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar…, while Mariana Saleeby-Velilla is a native of Hacienda in Colombia.
Their Dubai wedding last weekend was a grand outdoor soiree at

BN Video Premiere: Timaya Feat. Sean Paul – Bum Bum (Remix)

BN Video Premiere: Timaya Feat. Sean Paul – Bum Bum (Remix)

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Timaya‘s “Bum Bum” was definitely one of the hottest club bangers of 2013, and now the Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa has premiered the remix of the track and video featuring award-winning Jamaican dancehall artiste Sean Paul…

Events This Weekend

Events This Weekend

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

It’s time for Events This Weekend!
We’ve got a lot packed up for you. Check it out and let us know.
Ciao.

Project Model Excel Presents Model Mania
Model Mania
is a cocktail event for models to have a …

BN Beauty & Stella’s Addiction: Get the Edgy Blue Winged Eye from Paris Fashion Week 2014

BN Beauty & Stella’s Addiction: Get the Edgy Blue Winged Eye from Paris Fashion Week 2014

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Stella’s Addiction is back with another Get This Look feature and it is all about the details.
For this edition, she is taking runway to real life with a recreation of the blue winged eye created for the Kenzo… show

Over 99% of Egyptian Women Have Been Sexually Harassed – UN

Over 99% of Egyptian Women Have Been Sexually Harassed – UN

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

According to a 2013 United Nations report, 99.3% of Egyptian women have experienced sexual harassment in some form.
In a recent article on CNN, some individuals involved in cases of sexual abuse offered some perspectives on what they felt

Dencia slams Lupita Nyong’o for BET’s Article on Being “Threatened by her Dark Skin”

Dencia slams Lupita Nyong’o for BET’s Article on Being “Threatened by her Dark Skin”

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Here we go again!
Dencia is taking on Lupita Nyong’o again for a recent article published by BET (Black Entertainment Television) on its official website.
The article claims that the Cameroonian pop star is jealous of the Academy Award… winning