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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 ...
 
Hi there ladies, oh & gentlemen too. I was minding my business jejely on social media when I came across a post trending on Instagram, apparently written by a Victor Chigozie Ibeh. I’m assuming Victor is a man, so errm for a man to give this advice I would say we should probably listen. I ...
Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson Okojie’s husband, Prince Odianosen Okojie  is celebrating his birthday today and she used her Instagram account as a way to send him a sweet birthday message. She wrote:You are the closest thing 2 God in existence. Love is today cus no one can swear that ...
Nigerian poet and writer Bassey Ikpi added her opinion to a discussion that was trending on twitter earlier today. According to a twitter user while she was in a taxi the man beside her asked for her phone number and when she refused to give it to him he proceeded to pay for everyone in the ...
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Hollywood stars Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin were admired when they started off this year being friendly exes and co-parents and we also love how music veteran Femi Kuti and his ex-wife Funke Kuti simply get along. A healthy attitude, smiles and easy conversation is all that was between ...
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Is it the motion in the ocean or the size of the ship? Female university students answer the age old question in this 'Does Size Matter' viral video by SimpleSexyStupid. It's been a while since the was published - it has over 5,000,000 views in one year and a days! Shout out to BN reader tee ...
Nollywood actor Femi Jacobs, who celebrated his birthday a few days ago, took a minute on Twitter this morning to express his views about marital vows and how people – both men and women – are treated by society. He wrote: Do you agree?
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Congratulations are in order!The governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole is reportedly set to remarry a gorgeous model, Lara Fortes on Friday May 15 2015, according to several news sources. His wife, Clara, passed away due to cancer, 5 years ago, in December 2010. According to ...
As the world still basks in the euphoria of the big fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, the Battabox team hones in on this theme for their recent interviews.Primarily, Timothy Nofiu asks Nigerian men if they'll date women in the boxing profession. To the women, he posed  a ...
Joro 'Doktor Mofin' Olumofin is back with more relationship insight and this week he asks, 'Are private relationships better than public relationships?' Read his thoughts below:Which is more prolific or Prosperous down the line? Does the type of relationship you're in determine how ...
If you have been following the story of John Fashanu and Abigail Igwe in the media then you know it has made even international headlines (click here if you missed it). In a new twist, and according to a leaked audio recording of a conversation between John Fashanu and a friend to his ...
Self-esteem is defined as a reflection of a person’s overall self-appraisal of his or her own worth. According Trisha Macnair, it is a powerful human need and without a good dose of it, we become vulnerable to all sort of problems, from failure at school and work, disaster in relationships to ...
So...I was reading up on some history (as you do over the weekend because it’s super fun), when I stumbled upon how marriage was viewed in 17th century France (which wasn’t very different from how the rest of the world viewed it). Back then the whole point of marriage was for functionality. Of ...
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Hope you're seated somewhere comfortable, this is an EPIC love story for you this Tuesday. Nancy and Aisosa share the same name, and now, a love that'll last a lifetime. They met in JSS1, reconnected via Facebook and are now the parents to twin boys. Nancy wanted to share her story with the ...
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Awww...don't you just love couples. At the latest edition of Grill At The Pent, Ice Prince & his French-Ghanaian boo, Maima and PR Consultant Mariam Adeyemi & her fiancee John Timmer were spotted loved up on the scene. The pair was reportedly spotted holding hands and taking pics ...
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Pastor Dami Oluwatoyinbo and Toju got married a year ago! We shared their love story and wedding photos here on BellaNaija Weddings, including an exclusive interview on their Christian dating journey. Click here if you missed it! Now, one year after, they’re talking about the highlights and ...
Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe-Gentry and her husband were featured in the Sunday edition of Punch Newspaper as they couple talked about what has kept their marriage strong, how they have been able to deal with the scrutiny of the media and much more. Mercy Aigbe-Gentry opened up on her first ...
Sweet love! Seyi Law celebrated Mother’s Day weekend with his wife as the couple enjoyed a serene and fun beach getaway. The comedian shared photos from his weekend while describing his wife as ‘valuable yet, priceless’. Photo Credit: Instagram/seyilaw1
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When you are a music star like Kanye West, certain perks come with the fame – like getting every waiter at a restaurant to tell your wife that she is the best mother in the world, for Mother’s Day. Kim Kardashian shared moments from her Mother’s Day without Kanye and baby Nori, and how she ...
I love writing to single women. Maybe because for many decades of Valentine’s days I did not have any bobo to even buy me chocomilo; or maybe because I often would flip flop between wanting to be an “independent” woman, and wanting to be a trophy wife. Maybe it was because I had finally decided ...
It is a common knowledge that the rates of marriages and divorces in the country are rising. While marriage is a beautiful thing, divorce is not; that I why I do not wish for it for anybody. I am not an advocate of divorce; however, there are certain circumstances such as abuse (yes, I call ...

BN Quote of The Week

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.    
~ Dalai Lama

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