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Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: Nobody Likes A Snitch

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: Nobody Likes A Snitch

Monday, April 14th, 2014

As the youngest child, I’d constantly give my parents the scoop on things that went on around the house when their backs were turned. It wasn’t long before I learned that I suffered more from telling than from keeping my…

Genevieve & Onyeka Sing, Chimamanda’s LBD, Chiwetel’s Dance Moves – HOAYS After Party!

Genevieve & Onyeka Sing, Chimamanda’s LBD, Chiwetel’s Dance Moves – HOAYS After Party!

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Party Time!
I think we can all agree that apart from the Presidential Wedding, the Half of a Yellow Sun… premiere was one of the most buzzed about topics this weekend.
After the red carpet at the Silverbird Galleria (click

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

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

Monday, April 14th, 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

How to Spend Your Husband’s Money starring Omalicha

How to Spend Your Husband’s Money starring Omalicha

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Yes she wants designer and Ferrari.
VHS is out with a new skit titled – “How to Spend Your Husband’s Money“.
Anita “Omalicha” Isedeh… stars in it, watch how she requests for money to shop online.
Check it

Kick-Start your International Degree with the ESCC Education Fair 2014 in Abuja & Lagos!

Kick-Start your International Degree with the ESCC Education Fair 2014 in Abuja & Lagos!

Monday, April 14th, 2014

You can be anything you want. All you have to do is attend the ESCC Education Fair 2014…, and discover the best international study options, courses and institutions available to help you get started.
The fair has Foundation, A-level,

“I Scored 17 in JAMB”, Timaya Reveals Why Education is Not for Him

“I Scored 17 in JAMB”, Timaya Reveals Why Education is Not for Him

Monday, April 14th, 2014

He scored, WHAT?
Although he says education is not for him, Nigerian music star Timaya… is advising youths who have passion for it, to stay in school.
At the Star Music Trek held on Saturday 12th April 2014 in Uyo,

Tragic News This Morning As Bomb Goes off at the Nyanya Bus Garage in the FCT

Tragic News This Morning As Bomb Goes off at the Nyanya Bus Garage in the FCT

Monday, April 14th, 2014

It’s with deep sadness that we report the news just reaching us from the Federal Capital Territory. About an hour ago, a bomb went off at the Nyanya bus park. This is very tragic, especially because that garage is always…

It’s a New Flavour! Maggi Launches New Seasoning “Maggi Chicken” With 2Face, Toke Makinwa & Bovi

It’s a New Flavour! Maggi Launches New Seasoning “Maggi Chicken” With 2Face, Toke Makinwa & Bovi

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Great news for cooks! Maggi has launched a new brand of seasoning called “Maggi Chicken…” in Lagos.
The Nigerian seasoning brand launched their new flavor at a fun event where consumers were treated to local and continental dishes,

End the Weekend Nicely by Catching Up on The Ngee Show! Watch 6 Hilarious Webisodes

End the Weekend Nicely by Catching Up on The Ngee Show! Watch 6 Hilarious Webisodes

Monday, April 14th, 2014

These videos are arguably the most hilarious videos in 2014! Remember we introduced the Ngee Show… {click here to see}? This lady tackles social and lifestyle issues in a humorous way. Ngozi shares her opinion on a wide range of

Must Watch! UNILAG Female Students speak on Pricey Hairstyles & Style

Must Watch! UNILAG Female Students speak on Pricey Hairstyles & Style

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Sahara Reporters TV recently visited the University of Lagos… (UNILAG) to interview female students on their hairstyles and their head-to-toe looks.
A few revealed that they do spend more money on their hair than books and feeding.
Watch the funny

See Who Stepped Out for “Half of a Yellow Sun” Lagos Premiere

See Who Stepped Out for “Half of a Yellow Sun” Lagos Premiere

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Half of a Yellow Sun… Lagos Premiere went down on Saturday 12th April 2014 at the Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The event saw the cast, crew and special guests invited for the anticipated affair.
Check out red carpet as

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

9 Month Old Boy Charged with Attempted Murder in Pakistan

9 Month Old Boy Charged with Attempted Murder in Pakistan

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

This case is surely one for the history books. A 9-month-old Pakistani toddler, Muhammad Mosa Khan…, is probably the youngest person to have ever been charged with attempted murder.
In addition to attempted murder, he was also charged with

Presenting the S/S14 Collection from Nigerian Label Asakeoge – “Discovery”

Presenting the S/S14 Collection from Nigerian Label Asakeoge – “Discovery”

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Presenting the “Discovery” collection by UK-based Nigerian designer, Asakeoge….
The collection is inspired by women in history who have made a lasting legacy. Women who discovered purpose and fearlessly chased after destiny. The pieces are named after

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,

Nigerian Child Bride Kills Husband with Rat Poison

Nigerian Child Bride Kills Husband with Rat Poison

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

This may sound like something from a Nollywood movie, but it is indeed true. A Nigerian child bride killed her husband because she did not love him and was forced to marry him.
The bride, 14-year-old Wasila Umaru…, was

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

Cocktail Hour with Elles Icebox: Watermelon Mojito & Sangria Special

Cocktail Hour with Elles Icebox: Watermelon Mojito & Sangria Special

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

I’m very excited to introduce BellaNaija readers to the wonderful world of Elles Icebox…. You see, Elles Icebox was birthed after I attended an event where there was a lack of innovative and aesthetically presentable cocktails. This got me

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

Exclusive: President Jonathan’s Daughter Faith Sakwe & Godswill Edward Wed!

Exclusive: President Jonathan’s Daughter Faith Sakwe & Godswill Edward Wed!

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Congratulations Faith and Godswill!
Faith is the first child of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan. She married Godswill Osim Edward today in the capital at Abuja Ecumenical Center. The ceremony was broadcast live on …

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),

Masterclass with Menswear brand Okunoren Twins | Watch!

Masterclass with Menswear brand Okunoren Twins | Watch!

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Hey everyone, we have a new web series in town.
JM Films just launched their web-isode, “Masterclass” and for its debut its talking to Nigerian menswear designers, the Okunoren Twins….
Known for their craft in creating stellar