Relationships

BN Prose: Glover Road Diaries by Ayodeji Rotinwa

BN Prose: Glover Road Diaries by Ayodeji Rotinwa

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

AUGUST 1997…
Father was, in his heyday, a bit of a treasure hunter. Mother told me one dark, quiet night when N.E.P.A had done that for which they were most popular. The lazy smoke from the lantern tickled our nostrils,

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: Love Don’t Live Here No More

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: Love Don’t Live Here No More

Monday, January 20th, 2014

The movie Titanic is one that is capable of making me cry, irrespective of how many times I watch it. Apart from the fact that it tells the story of everything that could go wrong when there’s too much self-aggrandizement,…

“I Did Not Impregnate Any Artiste” – Phyno Defends Himself Amid Allegations

“I Did Not Impregnate Any Artiste” – Phyno Defends Himself Amid Allegations

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Phyno is shutting down rumours that he is expecting a child soon.
On Wednesday, BellaNaija.com received a report that the “Ghost Mode” rap star and rising Nigerian signer Rita Edmond… are expecting a child together.
The report claimed

Busola Adedire: Love Should Be at the Core of Our Existence

Busola Adedire: Love Should Be at the Core of Our Existence

Friday, January 17th, 2014

I love ‘love’, and I believe that the basis of our existence is rooted in connection. Every level of relationship in life is similar and love is our common denominator. Unfortunately, most of us are clueless about what love really…

Beverly Osu blames “Nigerians” for Breaking  Up her Relationship with Angelo Collins

Beverly Osu blames “Nigerians” for Breaking Up her Relationship with Angelo Collins

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

It was a picture perfect love story for Beverly Osu and Angelo Collins until it ended.
The controversy that surrounded the Big Brother Africa: The Chase… contestants made them instant media sensations.
Beverly who is over the relationship, is now

Afam: That Awkward Moment

Afam: That Awkward Moment

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Awkwardness is one of the things that can’t ever be accurately described. For some it’s the feeling of cringe that crawls up your spine when you’re faced with a situation that you cannot handle. For example, that’s how I felt…

Aunty Bella: Miss. Different Religion

Aunty Bella: Miss. Different Religion

Thursday, January 16th, 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.…

Richard Branson to Meet with Nigerian Leaders to Discuss Gay Rights | Writes On Uganda

Richard Branson to Meet with Nigerian Leaders to Discuss Gay Rights | Writes On Uganda

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

With the on going international attention Nigeria’s same sex bill has been gaining, business mogul Richard Branson… plans to meet with leaders to discuss gay rights and encourage compassion.
He also plans to visit leaders of countries with strong laws

Chinagorom Martin: When You’re Gay in Nigeria

Chinagorom Martin: When You’re Gay in Nigeria

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

A lot of times we believe that we’re quite removed from certain elements of the west. Homosexuality is one of those issues which exists in our society but we are often very quick to handle it with a 10-foot pole. …

“Say No to Jokers”! Watch Toke Makinwa speak on Players & Real Gents

“Say No to Jokers”! Watch Toke Makinwa speak on Players & Real Gents

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Ladies, are you ready for a man who will put a ring on your finger and start a family asap? Then watch.
Media personality Toke Makinwa…, who just landed herself a TV gig, is back with another episode of

“Africans MUST have Sex the Heterosexual Way” – Charles Novia on the Same Sex Bill

“Africans MUST have Sex the Heterosexual Way” – Charles Novia on the Same Sex Bill

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

I have been reading interesting comments on social media about the new ‘anti-gay bill’ recently signed into law by President Jonathan. The supporters of the bill are in the majority while those opposed to it seem to have found their…

“Nigerians are so Stupid” – Nigerian Transgender Iris Sahhara Henson reacts to Same Sex Bill

“Nigerians are so Stupid” – Nigerian Transgender Iris Sahhara Henson reacts to Same Sex Bill

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Iris Sahhara Henson, who was formerly known as Oche, is a transgender. She is reacting to the prohibition of same sex marriage.
In case you missed the buzz, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan… signed the law prohibiting people of

Racism or Opinion? Fans Attack Mikel Obi & his Russian Girlfriend’s Relationship

Racism or Opinion? Fans Attack Mikel Obi & his Russian Girlfriend’s Relationship

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

What’s not to like about two young lovers?
Apparently a lot. So a few days ago, Nigerian football star Mikel Obi who plays for Chelsea FC… (Blues for Life – Yeah just had to add that), posted some cheeky photos

Uganda set to be Anti-Gay Capital of the World, but Leads Googling of Gay Porn – The Guardian UK

Uganda set to be Anti-Gay Capital of the World, but Leads Googling of Gay Porn – The Guardian UK

Monday, January 13th, 2014

In December 2013, business mogul Richard Branson announced his decision to cut all  business ties with Uganda because of its “dreadful anti-gay laws”.
Nigerian rap star eLDee… also aired his thoughts on anti-gay sentiment. The Instagram post sparked a lot

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: A Tale of The Ex & The Boo

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: A Tale of The Ex & The Boo

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Do you know that feeling where after you finish exams, you don’t know if you should sleep for 18 hours at a stretch; or just drink a lot of wine and collapse from excess consumption? Everyone who has been to…

Is Princess Stepping Into The Lion’s Den? Watch Episode 7 of Shuga – ‘Three Month Window’

Is Princess Stepping Into The Lion’s Den? Watch Episode 7 of Shuga – ‘Three Month Window’

Monday, January 13th, 2014

For people who have been asking the question “What is Shuga?” we say it is fun, exciting, educative, vibrant and exciting. But beneath all those beautiful adjectives (which are in no way an exaggeration), Shuga is a show which fuses…

Couple Alert! It’s Ex-Tinsel Sweethearts Damilola Adegbite & Chris Attoh

Couple Alert! It’s Ex-Tinsel Sweethearts Damilola Adegbite & Chris Attoh

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

Meet the official latest celeb couple in town!
Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh who were actors on M-Net‘s hit series – Tinsel… are a couple.
First of all we apologize for not delivering lots of tissue paper to the

“Don’t Let Your Ego Control You”! Peeshaun of the Skuki Duo is Back with More Relationship Advice, this Time for the Gents

“Don’t Let Your Ego Control You”! Peeshaun of the Skuki Duo is Back with More Relationship Advice, this Time for the Gents

Saturday, January 11th, 2014

Something tells us Peeshaun of the Skuki Duo is a fan of BellaNaija.com…or at least knows what will get the  Federal Republic of BellaNaija Nation… talking.
After sending out tweets on Monday advising women on how to make their

“Foreplay is Very Important”! Hear Toni Payne speak on 10 Romantic Things to Do for Her

“Foreplay is Very Important”! Hear Toni Payne speak on 10 Romantic Things to Do for Her

Friday, January 10th, 2014

To please your lady, you have to go the extra mile.
PR Exec and former reality TV star Toni Payne kicks off the first episode of her podcast “Everything Toni Payne“.
The ex-wife of music star 9ice… is

“Do Not Have a Type” – Will You Take Gabrielle Union’s Advice for a  Happy Love Life?

“Do Not Have a Type” – Will You Take Gabrielle Union’s Advice for a Happy Love Life?

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

All you need to know about having a happy love life revealed by none other than Gabrielle Union.
The American actress who stars in BET‘s new hit series – Being Mary Jane…, sits down with an editor

Black Love Rocks! Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon + Lala & Carmelo Anthony cover Ebony Magazine’s February 2014 Issue

Black Love Rocks! Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon + Lala & Carmelo Anthony cover Ebony Magazine’s February 2014 Issue

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Ain’t no love like black love.
It is all about celebrating black love for Ebony Magazine…. For its February 2014 issue, the publication gets two of the most powerful couples in America to grace its cover.
They are music

4 Photos of Joseph & Adaeze Yobo to Celebrate 4 Sweet Years of Marriage

4 Photos of Joseph & Adaeze Yobo to Celebrate 4 Sweet Years of Marriage

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

It has been 4 years of wedded bliss for Adaeze and Joseph Yobo….
The couple who are based in Turkey, where the football superstar plays for Fenerbahçe, had their 4th Wedding Anniversary on Tuesday 31st December 2013.
Joseph and

Romance in Dubai! Tiwa Savage & Tee Billz + Dr Sid & Simi Osomo are Loved Up on a Yacht

Romance in Dubai! Tiwa Savage & Tee Billz + Dr Sid & Simi Osomo are Loved Up on a Yacht

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Love is sweet…and our stars are letting us know that Dubai is the place to flaunt it.
Nigerian songstress Tiwa Savage and her hubby Tee Billz as well as music superstar Dr Sid and fiancee Simi Osomo… are looking all

BN Prose: Catching a Break by Georgette Monnou

BN Prose: Catching a Break by Georgette Monnou

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

‘Chi Chi is there a problem?’
‘No mama,’ Chinyere replied.
‘You seem sad?’ her mother insisted.
‘Mama…Emeka and I just broke up.’ Chinyere confessed.
‘What happened?’ her mother said calmly.
‘Mama, it just did not work out. It’s just…’
She…

“Men are Submissive, When They’re in Control” – Read Skuki’s Relationship Advice for Women

“Men are Submissive, When They’re in Control” – Read Skuki’s Relationship Advice for Women

Monday, January 6th, 2014

The secrets to a long lasting relationship revealed?!
Nigerian musician Skuki of pop group Peeshaun… took to Twitter a few hours ago to share his thoughts on how to make your relationships work.
Check it out!
Got some points I