Relationships

Isio Knows Better: Common Sense Versus Desire

Isio Knows Better: Common Sense Versus Desire

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

I sincerely lay no claims to being more knowledgeable than anyone, but I do confess that I know better than I did yesterday, last year and a decade ago. Isio Knows Better is an attempt to capture the shocking and …

Naeto C & Nicole Chikwe are Expecting Baby No. 2!

Naeto C & Nicole Chikwe are Expecting Baby No. 2!

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Whoop, Whoop, Baby News Again!
There’s something about April and celebs expanding their clans. Nigerian rap superstar Naeto C and wife, Nicole are expecting baby number 2.
A source of the family confirmed the news. “They are really excited. It …

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

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

Watch Toke Makinwa’s New Vlog – “Crazy Beliefs Women Have About Men”

Watch Toke Makinwa’s New Vlog – “Crazy Beliefs Women Have About Men”

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Toke Makinwa is back with another episode of her Toke Moments Vlog.
The Nigerian media personality presents another hilarious edition. It is called “Crazy Beliefs Women Have About Men…“.
From getting pregnant for him, praying day and

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.…

“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

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

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

Big Sean & Naya Rivera Call Off Engagement

Big Sean & Naya Rivera Call Off Engagement

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

The wedding is off. Glee actress Naya Rivera and rapper Big Sean have called off their engagement.
A rep for Big Sean confirmed the story. “After much consideration, Sean has made the difficult decision to the call the wedding off”…

Exclusive: Chris Attoh & Damilola Adegbite are Expecting | Wedding Postponed

Exclusive: Chris Attoh & Damilola Adegbite are Expecting | Wedding Postponed

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

And the good news keeps coming in. A huge congratulations to Chris Attoh and Damilola Adegbite who are expecting their first child.
The ex “Tinsel”… co-stars got everyone saying “Aww…” when they announced in January 2014 that they are

Mercy Johnson is Pregnant with Baby No 2!

Mercy Johnson is Pregnant with Baby No 2!

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Baby bump watch is officially on in celebsville!
Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson is pregnant with her second child for husband Prince Odianosen Okojie.
The couple tied the knot in August 2011 and welcomed their first child – daughter Purity…

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

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…

Toni Payne releases “I Love You” Poem on her Birthday – Listen

Toni Payne releases “I Love You” Poem on her Birthday – Listen

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Today is a special day for Toni Payne…. She is a year older.
To mark her birthday, she shares a new poem – “I Love You” with us. It is quite different from what we are used to from

“Women Should Own their Sexuality”! Beyoncé covers OUT’s Power Issue

“Women Should Own their Sexuality”! Beyoncé covers OUT’s Power Issue

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

As expected Queen Bey’s first magazine cover for 2014 is a must see.
Beyoncé who just wrapped her Mrs Carter World Tour, channels Marilyn Monroe on the cover of OUT Magazine…‘s Annual Power Issue for May 2014.
If

Funke Akindele Refutes Trending New Lover Story

Funke Akindele Refutes Trending New Lover Story

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Funke Akindele… is shutting down rumours that she has moved in with a new lover.
The Nollywood actress via her representative confirms to BN that a story circulating online and print that she has found a new love who moved

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: Tales By EHarmony

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: Tales By EHarmony

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Every time I think about the fact that my EHarmony subscription is just a waste of money, I remember that it a rich source of material for my writing. Last year, I had gone back and forth on the site…

Victor Akunna: Managing Marital Conflict

Victor Akunna: Managing Marital Conflict

Monday, April 7th, 2014

No right thinking person gets married with an intention to engage in constant marital conflict; however, these things sometimes happen. Most times, I hear couples express stories similar to this; “before I got married, I had a clear picture of…

Toyin Aimakhu Johnson speaks on Making Your Marriage & Relationship Work – Watch

Toyin Aimakhu Johnson speaks on Making Your Marriage & Relationship Work – Watch

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Take it from Toyin Aimakhu Johnson, being married or in a relationship is not easy.
The Nollywood actress was invited to The Liz Yemoja Show on iGroove Radio – the Genevieve Magazine… show.
She and host Liz Yemoja discuss

Watch Episode 6 & 7 of “An African City” – He Facebooked Me & Condom Etiquette

Watch Episode 6 & 7 of “An African City” – He Facebooked Me & Condom Etiquette

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Double the fun this Sunday.
An African City has premiered two new episodes – 6 and 7 for our viewing pleasure. The ladies of the web series sure know how to make it delightful and juicy for us.
Enjoy!
Episode …

Is this True? Watch Things Single Boys/Men Say Before Reality Hits Them

Is this True? Watch Things Single Boys/Men Say Before Reality Hits Them

Friday, April 4th, 2014

“She mustn’t make more money than me”, “if she is not a virgin, it is a deal breaker”, “she must have Beyoncé…‘s body”…and the list goes on.
After taking on the women in his hilarious skit (click here to

“I’m Embarrassed”! James Franco’s Scandal with 17-Year Old Girl

“I’m Embarrassed”! James Franco’s Scandal with 17-Year Old Girl

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Academy Award nominee James Franco was caught up in a recent scandal with a teen.
A conversation between the actor  and Lucy Clode…, a 17 year old Scottish was leaked online. 35-year old James was inviting the young fan

Matthew Knowles’ Baby Mama Calls Out Beyoncé to Help Financially

Matthew Knowles’ Baby Mama Calls Out Beyoncé to Help Financially

Friday, April 4th, 2014

It was shocker when it was revealed that Beyoncé‘s father and former manager Matthew Knowles had an affair and a child with another woman – Alexsandra Wright – while still married to Tina Knowles….
The affair and baby

Busola Adedire: Emotional Infidelity Versus Sexual Infidelity

Busola Adedire: Emotional Infidelity Versus Sexual Infidelity

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

It was one of those occasions the ‘Mr’ had sent me some movies to watch, and he did ask me to watch one first. My curiosity heightened as I thought it must be a good movie for him to make…