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Nigeria’s 2014 National Budget is…N4.69 TRILLION!

Nigeria’s 2014 National Budget is…N4.69 TRILLION!

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

After much delay, its finally here! The Senate on Wednesday, passed Nigeria’s 2014 budget of N4.69 trillion.
The budget was supposed to have been passed since January 2014, which was the beginning of the fiscal year. However, the House of…

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

Adebola Idowu: Life is Ironic

Adebola Idowu: Life is Ironic

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

I was tired already; been queuing at the filling station for hours. If only I had enough cash I would have bought from black market; N700 for 4 litres and gone home to relax. I dared not with the disposable…

BellaNaija Weddings presents #AsoEbiBella – Vol. 33 – Follow @AsoEbiBella on Instagram!

BellaNaija Weddings presents #AsoEbiBella – Vol. 33 – Follow @AsoEbiBella on Instagram!

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

@mercyaigbegentry
It’s Wednesday! Time for #AsoEbiBella! Yay! This week a lot of ladies have out of the box braided dos that compliment their outfits!
For the newbies, an #AsoEbiBella… is a wedding guest {bella} looking stunning in aso-ebi – the

Pension Thieves Liable to 10 Years Imprisonment – Nigerian Senate

Pension Thieves Liable to 10 Years Imprisonment – Nigerian Senate

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

To all current and aspiring pension thieves, be warned: If you are caught, you could end up in prison for a minimum of 10 years.
The Nigerian Senate yesterday passed the Pension Reform Act, 2014, which stipulates a jail sentence…

BN Bargains: Get Discounts off Breast Lift Tapes | Tasteville Caterers | Nuts About Cakes

BN Bargains: Get Discounts off Breast Lift Tapes | Tasteville Caterers | Nuts About Cakes

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Good afternoon BellaNaijarians, it is time for BN Bargains.
Get all the scoop on all the most affordable bargains and freebies taking place right now.
Enjoy these discounts!
 

Nuts About Cakes Fabulous Wedding Cake Offer…
Are you tying the

Sahara Foundation, Waje, Dana Air, Chigul, Zaron, GSK & More Walk Against Cancer at EMAC Abuja 2014

Sahara Foundation, Waje, Dana Air, Chigul, Zaron, GSK & More Walk Against Cancer at EMAC Abuja 2014

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

On Saturday 5th April 2014, the Exquisite Magazine Against Cancer Walk… (EMAC) held to increase the awareness for cervical, breast and prostate cancer and also provide free screening for men and women in Abuja.
The walk gave Exquisite Magazine and

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 …

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala awarded David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala awarded David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

The Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister for the Economy Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala yesterday, April 8th, has been honoured with the prestigious David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award alongside Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever and Simao Jatene…, Governor of the

Nigerians Have Only 2 Hours of Electricity Supply Weekly – Survey

Nigerians Have Only 2 Hours of Electricity Supply Weekly – Survey

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

In the last one month, Nigerians across the country have experienced deteriorating power supply, especially in Lagos and Abuja.
According to a survey conducted by Vanguard about the recent drastic reduction in power supply, Nigerians receive only about two

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

HOT in Black! Triple MG’s Iyanya, Emma Nyra & Ubi Franklin New Shoot

HOT in Black! Triple MG’s Iyanya, Emma Nyra & Ubi Franklin New Shoot

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Say Yeah to Triple MGMade Men Music Group!
Today the Nigerian record label and management company released a new track “Say Yeah…” off the compilation album aimed to promote its new artistes. (click here to

Biola Alabi announced as 2014 Yale World Fellow

Biola Alabi announced as 2014 Yale World Fellow

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Biola Alabi has been selected to join the 2014 Yale World Fellow… program. The former Managing Director of M-Net Africa will participate in the program alongside 15 other trailblazers from all over the world.
The Yale Daily News reports that

FUN Moments with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Toke Makinwa, KCee, Sasha P…at Ndani TV’s “The Juice” Season 2 Launch!

FUN Moments with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Toke Makinwa, KCee, Sasha P…at Ndani TV’s “The Juice” Season 2 Launch!

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

At an exclusive star-studded event on Saturday 5th April 2014, Ndani TV launched Season 2 of  its celebrity talk show, The Juice” at The WheatBaker in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Celebrities that were in attendance include Osas Ighodaro, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Gbemi …

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…

BN Making It!: Starting From the Great British Sewing Bee, Chinelo Bally Is Taking Great Strides One Stitch at a Time

BN Making It!: Starting From the Great British Sewing Bee, Chinelo Bally Is Taking Great Strides One Stitch at a Time

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

“Sew Essential!” Those two words describe this young woman who calls herself a free hand cutter. Armed with her beautiful smile and her impressive sewing skills, Chinelo Bally has slowly stolen our hearts through her work She has had her …

Share Joy with Family & Friends with Sheraton Abuja Hotel’s “Easter Fiesta Fun” Offer!

Share Joy with Family & Friends with Sheraton Abuja Hotel’s “Easter Fiesta Fun” Offer!

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Life is better when shared. This Easter, connect with friends and family at the Sheraton Abuja Hotel… and experience their special Easter offer.
From their get-away rooms package and a lavish Easter buffet at the Papillon Restaurant to a work-out

Glamour Girl Muna & Ifan Ifeanyi Michael cover House of Maliq’s April 2014 Issue

Glamour Girl Muna & Ifan Ifeanyi Michael cover House of Maliq’s April 2014 Issue

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Woah Muna! Ex Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria Munachi Abii goes goth with her make-up while dressed in white for the April 2014 issue of House of Maliq….
The femcee covers “The Vintage Edition” of the publication with publicist

“Radiant Royale”! Radiant Orchid Inspired Wedding Shoot | Lily V Events

“Radiant Royale”! Radiant Orchid Inspired Wedding Shoot | Lily V Events

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

2014 is the year of Radiant Orchid! This shade of purple, named ‘colour of the year’ by Pantone…, will undoubtedly be the colour of choice for many brides this year.
BN-ers are always ahead of the curve, so

Uche Okonkwo: The Walking Blind

Uche Okonkwo: The Walking Blind

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

It recently came to my attention that History has been taken off the curriculum for secondary schools in Nigeria. The reason: only very few students offer the subject, making it a waste of resources.
I did not ‘offer’ History in…

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

New Music: Triple MG – Say Yeah

New Music: Triple MG – Say Yeah

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Everybody Say Yeah!
Triple MGMade Men Music Group is one of the most buzzed about recording and managing companies in Nigeria today.
Iyanya as well as Emma Nyra, Tekno, Selebobo and Baci… are the artistes signed under the

Daniella Okeke’s Pricey Retail Therapy

Daniella Okeke’s Pricey Retail Therapy

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

If you’ve got it, flaunt it right? And “Lagos Cougars” actress Daniella Okeke is doing exactly that.
The Nollywood actress who stars alongside Uche Jombo-Rodriguez, Monalisa Chinda and Alexx Ekubo… in the movie, is currently vacationing in the