Relationships

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

Barack Obama Condemns Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law, says it is a step Backwards

Barack Obama Condemns Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law, says it is a step Backwards

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni… on Valentine’s Day – Friday 14th February 2014 revealed to members of his party that he would sign a bill imposing harsh sentences for homosexual acts, which may include life sentences.
The bill will aid in

Monalisa Chinda: “Lanre Nzeribe is Only a Friend”

Monalisa Chinda: “Lanre Nzeribe is Only a Friend”

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

I guess we won’t see Monalisa Chinda walking down the aisle with Lanre Nzeribe anytime soon.
The Nollywood star has revealed that she and her beau who creatively helped with her Monalisa Magazine…, are not a couple.
On her

Omo Remilekun: To My Mother on Valentine’s Day

Omo Remilekun: To My Mother on Valentine’s Day

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

A few days ago, I read Kenneth Onuh’s piece, “A Mother’s Love – Pure and Endless”… on BellaNaija. {Click here to read} It came at the very same time I was considering writing a (hopefully cathartic) piece about my

Onomarie Uriri: My First Valentine

Onomarie Uriri: My First Valentine

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

1998…
It’s about 7.30pm. The weather is hot, there’s no electricity, and for some reason, we are in the hostel. I can’t remember why – maybe it’s a Saturday and there’s no prep, or maybe Matron has locked us in

Everything Toni Payne Podcast: How to Make Your Valentine’s Night Extra Special

Everything Toni Payne Podcast: How to Make Your Valentine’s Night Extra Special

Friday, February 14th, 2014

It is time to get the scoop from Toni Payne this Friday.
On episode 6 of Everything Toni Payne Podcast…, it’s all about how to make your Valentine’s night extra special.
Listen as Toni Payne discusses key things you

“If He’ll Cheat With You, He’ll Cheat On You”! Read Nadia Buari’s Relationship Advice for Women

“If He’ll Cheat With You, He’ll Cheat On You”! Read Nadia Buari’s Relationship Advice for Women

Friday, February 14th, 2014

It’s Valentine’s Day and nothing beats some good advice.
Ghollywood star Nadia Buari who is clearly having a ball in her relationship with Nollywood actor Jim Iyke…, took to Twitter to share relationship advice for all ladies.
Check it

Glory Edozien: Loving Me is Easy

Glory Edozien: Loving Me is Easy

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Yesterday I bumped into an old friend who got married in June last year. As we chatted he told me he’d be missing his first Valentine’s Day as a married man because he’d be out of town on business. As…