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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gets Candid on Wanting to be Addressed as Ms., Feminism & the Beauty of Igbo Language

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gets Candid on Wanting to be Addressed as Ms., Feminism & the Beauty of Igbo Language

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recently had a candid interview with the Sun Newspaper….
In it, she discusses growing up, her parents’ influence on her career, wanting to be called a Miss instead of Mrs, Feminism and the beauty

BN Prose: Crack in the Glass by Atoke

BN Prose: Crack in the Glass by Atoke

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Perfect. He was the personification of perfection- well buffed nails; carefully laid out, colour-coded wardrobe; impeccable table manners and etiquette.
Many times Fola would look at her husband and ask herself how she found Adam, and even more baffling was…

Tinsel Fairytale! Chris Attoh & Damilola Adegbite are Tying the Knot

Tinsel Fairytale! Chris Attoh & Damilola Adegbite are Tying the Knot

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Ladies grab your tissues, gents it’s time to be sober.
Two of Africa’s most eligible celebs are set to wed each other. It’s former Tinsel actors Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh….
Dami and Chris who announced they were dating

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde & Matthew Ekeinde Tell All! Their Revealing Punch Interview

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde & Matthew Ekeinde Tell All! Their Revealing Punch Interview

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

When you think of Nollywood royalty, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde‘s name always pops up, more so when you think of successful Nollywood couples.
The Nollywood superstar has been married to her Honey Boy (his nickname) Captain Matthew Ekeinde… for 18 years,

“I’m Trying to get My Girl Back”! Watch Robin Thicke’s Sweet Dedication to Paula Patton after Split

“I’m Trying to get My Girl Back”! Watch Robin Thicke’s Sweet Dedication to Paula Patton after Split

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Aww…Paula, he is lost without you.
In case you missed the story on BN, Robin Thicke and Paula Patton… are separated after dating for 2 decades. The singer and actress began dating each other at 14 and 16 respectively.
At

Victor Akunna: Mediating Between Your Wife & Your Mother

Victor Akunna: Mediating Between Your Wife & Your Mother

Friday, February 28th, 2014

My father once told me that marriage links two families together for life, connecting their histories, values, family tree etc. In one word, marriage creates proximity which leads to influence. This influence could be positive, negative or a combination of…

Everything Toni Payne Podcast: Surviving a Bad Breakup – Things  You Should Know

Everything Toni Payne Podcast: Surviving a Bad Breakup – Things You Should Know

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Just had a bad breakup? Not too worry Toni Payne… has a few tips on how to move on.
She says “Most adults will experience a breakup at least once in their lifetime. Bad breakups can be very difficult to

Toyin Aimakhu & Niyi Johnson celebrate their Love with Cute Photos

Toyin Aimakhu & Niyi Johnson celebrate their Love with Cute Photos

Friday, February 28th, 2014

What’s not to love.
The month of love – February, may be ending today but it won’t stop Toyin Aimakhu and Niyi Johnson… from sharing it in every simple way.
The Nollywood actors who tied the knot in July 2013,

BN Hot Topic: Analyzing The Elements of Sexual Abuse

BN Hot Topic: Analyzing The Elements of Sexual Abuse

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Last week, I was privy to a discussion about sexual relations between secondary school students and teachers. One of the guys had mentioned that during his NYSC days, he had been posted to a school in Northern Nigeria. He recounted…

“5 Signs He is a Woman Beater” – Watch Toke Makinwa’s New Vlog

“5 Signs He is a Woman Beater” – Watch Toke Makinwa’s New Vlog

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

This one is a must watch for all ladies.
Toke Makinwa presents a new episode of her Toke Moments Vlog5 Signs He is a Woman Beater….
With the rising cases of domestic violence, most recently the aspiring

Gay People are “Disgusting”! President Yoweri Museveni Defends Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law on CNN – Watch

Gay People are “Disgusting”! President Yoweri Museveni Defends Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law on CNN – Watch

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

“This is what is good for our society”.
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has been the subject of tabloid and online headlines since he signed the anti-gay law preventing homosexual relations.
In an interview with CNN‘s Zain Verjee…,

Isio Knows Better: Fire and the Lover

Isio Knows Better: Fire and the Lover

Tuesday, February 25th, 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 …

Aspiring Model shares horrible Domestic Violence Experience on Instagram

Aspiring Model shares horrible Domestic Violence Experience on Instagram

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Today on BN Prose…, we featured a story “Broken” by Elohor Omonemu with a domestic violence plot line.
As we often find in life, fiction mirrors fact as this story is currently trending on social media site – Instagram.

BN Prose: Broken By Elohor Omonemu

BN Prose: Broken By Elohor Omonemu

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

I knew this day would come. It’d been a long time coming. I saw it as clear as the sun in the blue skies, but I had chosen to turn a blind eye. I refused to acknowledge what was in…

Gay Ugandans Attempt Suicide after Anti-Gay Law is Signed

Gay Ugandans Attempt Suicide after Anti-Gay Law is Signed

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Following President Jonathan‘s signing of the same sex bill, Uganda has followed suit.
On Monday 24th February 2014, President Yoweri Museveni… signed the Anti-gay bill into law. The law is aimed at criminalizing all homosexual relations; offenders face a

Robin Thicke & Paula Patton SEPARATE after 2 Decades

Robin Thicke & Paula Patton SEPARATE after 2 Decades

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

What a shocker.
Robin Thicke and Paula Patton are ending their longtime marriage.
In an exclusive statement released to People Magazine on Monday, they say “We will always love each other and be best friends, however, we have mutually decided …

Uganda President replies Barack Obama on his Reaction to the Anti-Gay Law

Uganda President replies Barack Obama on his Reaction to the Anti-Gay Law

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Yoweri Museveni replies POTUS.
A few days ago, President Barack Obama… condemned Uganda’s anti-gay law, which he says is “a step backwards for all Ugandans”. If you missed it, click here to read.
Uganda President Yoweri Museveni released a statement

Mz Chizzy: First Move

Mz Chizzy: First Move

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Some while back, I had this very interesting conversation with my girlfriends. Just out of curiosity I wanted to know if any of them could take the first step in telling a guy how much she feels about him. Seeing…

Lupita Nyong’o speaks on Jared Leto Dating Rumours on The Ellen Show – Watch

Lupita Nyong’o speaks on Jared Leto Dating Rumours on The Ellen Show – Watch

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

It’s Lupita Nyong’o!
Since the success of 12 Years a Slave, the Kenyan actress has been the subject of tabloid and online headlines…mostly positive.
But after the 2014 Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards…, rumours started

Theresa Omoronyia: Before You Say “I do”

Theresa Omoronyia: Before You Say “I do”

Friday, February 21st, 2014

As a young girl I loved fairytales. If truth be told, I still do, especially the animated ones. And I think most ladies love fairytales; you can see that in the way we look forward to our wedding days.
A…

Oprah Winfrey to Piers Morgan: “I’m really happy being with myself” on Loneliness – Watch

Oprah Winfrey to Piers Morgan: “I’m really happy being with myself” on Loneliness – Watch

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

When you think of Oprah Winfrey…, we are pretty sure the last thing that comes to your mind is a 60-year old woman in a big house with many cats.
Firstly Oprah is a dog-person and secondly she is

Bim Akinmande: To Be Or Not To Be In a Relationship

Bim Akinmande: To Be Or Not To Be In a Relationship

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Confused and frustrated. Those 2 words best describe how I am feeling at this exact moment. I watched an episode of ‘Being Mary Jane’, a series that depicts the struggles of a Black American woman in her home, career and…

Uti Nwachukwu & Saeon are Dating – “We are in Love”

Uti Nwachukwu & Saeon are Dating – “We are in Love”

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Couple Alert!
On Saturday, a close friend of Alexx Ekubo revealed to us via e-mail that his best friend Uti Nwachuwkwu and rising singer Saeon are a couple.
In the new issue of Encomium Magazine…, the media personality and

Omonike Odi: 14 Reasons Why Single Women Deserve A Day off on Valentine’s Day

Omonike Odi: 14 Reasons Why Single Women Deserve A Day off on Valentine’s Day

Monday, February 17th, 2014

You deserve a day off to be okay with Valentine’s Day not being special for you.…
You don’t go around feeling bad because its Salah day and you are a Christian or it’s Christmas and you are a Muslim, you

Exclusive: Couples at the Brandy Show in Lagos! See Tiwa & Tee Billz + Banky W & Andrea

Exclusive: Couples at the Brandy Show in Lagos! See Tiwa & Tee Billz + Banky W & Andrea

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Valentine’s may be over but love is definitely still in the air.
BellaNaija.com was LIVE at the Classic FM Valentine’s Event featuring Brandy and Ali Campbell of UB40… yesterday Sunday 16th February 2014 at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria