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Yemisi Aiyedun (Sisi Yemmie) & Yomi Odusanya Emerge As Winners of the My Big Nigerian Wedding Competition!

Yemisi Aiyedun (Sisi Yemmie) & Yomi Odusanya Emerge As Winners of the My Big Nigerian Wedding Competition!

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Congratulations to Yemisi Aiyedun & Yomi Odusanya!
After a keenly contested competition among the Top 10 couples at the Grand Finale of My Big Nigerian Wedding…, Yemisi and Yomi have emerged winners. The elated couple would have their

A Sweet Affair! Celebs & Media Personalities at the Sweet Kiwi Frozen Yogurt Flagship Store Opening in Lagos!

A Sweet Affair! Celebs & Media Personalities at the Sweet Kiwi Frozen Yogurt Flagship Store Opening in Lagos!

Friday, March 28th, 2014

On Sunday 16th March 2014 everyone with a sweet tooth came out for the Sweet Kiwi yogurt bar launch, on Admiralty Way, Lekki Pahse 1, Lagos.
The launch event attracted everyone; from Nigerian event planners including Yewande Zaccheaus of Eventful …

Watch Mai Atafo, Banke Meshida-Lawal & More Top Wedding Vendors speak on their Excitement for “My Big Nigerian Wedding”

Watch Mai Atafo, Banke Meshida-Lawal & More Top Wedding Vendors speak on their Excitement for “My Big Nigerian Wedding”

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

For several weeks since WED Magazine… made the announcement of a N15Million wedding contest which would be co-ordinated by Nigeria’s top wedding vendors, the excitement has been pitch high.
Week after week, we’ve been thrilled to hear the best of

Sweet Bells are Ringing as Concepteur de Fruitée & Sweet Indulgence Join the Dream Team of My Big Nigerian Wedding!

Sweet Bells are Ringing as Concepteur de Fruitée & Sweet Indulgence Join the Dream Team of My Big Nigerian Wedding!

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

It’s definitely going to be a sweet delight at the most anticipated wedding of 2014!
The wedding of the winning couple of ‘My Big Nigerian Wedding…’ Contest is set to be not only grand but having a host

Designer Mai Atafo & Wedding Planner Funke Bucknor-Obruthe Join the Dream Team of “My Big Nigerian Wedding” Contest!

Designer Mai Atafo & Wedding Planner Funke Bucknor-Obruthe Join the Dream Team of “My Big Nigerian Wedding” Contest!

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Every bride dreams of her wedding gown long before her wedding day, sometimes even before she meets the man of her dreams. To bring her fantasies to reality, a wedding dress designer with keen eye for detail also becomes part…

GTBank Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2013 – Day 1: Oh-So-FAB! See the Red Carpet & Street Style Shots from the Kick Off Show

GTBank Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2013 – Day 1: Oh-So-FAB! See the Red Carpet & Street Style Shots from the Kick Off Show

Monday, October 28th, 2013

There’s no business like Showbiz!
And what better way to cement yourself as a global style star except through FASHION. Here at BellaNaija we LOVE fashion, and we make it a point of duty to cover every single fashion event…

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: “We Like To All Pretend That Nigeria Is A Conservative Society” Media Personality Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi Opens Up on Her Eight Year Career, Marriage, Upcoming Projects & Her Relationship with Artistes

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: “We Like To All Pretend That Nigeria Is A Conservative Society” Media Personality Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi Opens Up on Her Eight Year Career, Marriage, Upcoming Projects & Her Relationship with Artistes

Saturday, July 27th, 2013


With over eight years of experience in radio, Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi has endeared herself to the hearts of Nigerians with her shows on both Cool FM where she started and now, Beat FM. With her ‘say it as it is’ persona, …

BN Red Carpet Fab: Mo Abudu’s Ebony Life TV Launch in Lagos

BN Red Carpet Fab: Mo Abudu’s Ebony Life TV Launch in Lagos

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

It was all about glitz, glamour and uber sophistication on Sunday 30th June 2013 as media mogul Mo Abudu launched her multi-broadcast network Ebony Life TV.
The event which was hosted by music star Darey Art-Alade… and media personality

A Decade of Event Planning! Photos from Yewande Zaccheaus’ “Eventful at 10″ Celebration in Lagos

A Decade of Event Planning! Photos from Yewande Zaccheaus’ “Eventful at 10″ Celebration in Lagos

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Yewande & Teni Zaccheaus
On Tuesday 23rd October 2012, one of Nigeria’s pioneer event management companies, Eventful Limited… celebrated its 10th anniversary at Harbour Point, Victoria Island, Lagos.
According to a rep for Eventful Ltd, the event was essentially a

BN Trailblazers & Tastemakers: Event Planner Extraordinaire & CEO of Zapphaire Events, Funke Bucknor-Obruthe Talks to BN about the Business, Family & Much More!

BN Trailblazers & Tastemakers: Event Planner Extraordinaire & CEO of Zapphaire Events, Funke Bucknor-Obruthe Talks to BN about the Business, Family & Much More!

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Over the last ten years, Funke Bucknor-Obruthe has become a household name alongside Zapphaire Events, her flagship events consulting, planning, marketing and management company which she started after stints in Law and Advertising. Fresh out of Law school in …

The Association of Professional Party Organizers and Event Managers of Nigeria (APPOEMN) Launches in Lagos! Photos of Omawumi, Koffi & More

The Association of Professional Party Organizers and Event Managers of Nigeria (APPOEMN) Launches in Lagos! Photos of Omawumi, Koffi & More

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

On Wednesday 1st August 2012, the Association of Professional Party Organizers & Event Managers of Nigeria (APPOEMN)… was officially launched to the public and private sector, industry professionals, corporate communication executives of companies and organizations as well as representatives of

A Tea Party to Inspire Entreprenuers! Photos of Iyanya, AY, Mai Atafo & More at the Lipton Tea Party “Making Success a Habit” Event in Lagos

A Tea Party to Inspire Entreprenuers! Photos of Iyanya, AY, Mai Atafo & More at the Lipton Tea Party “Making Success a Habit” Event in Lagos

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

On Friday 28th September 2012, one of the top global tea brands, Lipton Yellow Label, launched its first Lipton Tea Party themed “Making Success a Habit”… at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The event was an exciting

BN Exclusive: Teju Babyface Oyelakin & Tobi Banjoko’s Dazzling Traditional Engagement & White Wedding – All the Photos

BN Exclusive: Teju Babyface Oyelakin & Tobi Banjoko’s Dazzling Traditional Engagement & White Wedding – All the Photos

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

It’s official, top Nigerian comedian/TV Host, Teju Babyface Oyelakin and his fiancée, model/beauty queen Tobi Banjoko… are now husband and wife.
A month ago, BN caught up with the couple just before they said I do and they revealed all

The Nigerian Event Awards 2012 – Photos & Full List of Winners

The Nigerian Event Awards 2012 – Photos & Full List of Winners

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Go2gurl/TNEA MD Bukky Ogunsakin & DJ Jimmy Jatt
The 2nd edition of the Nigerian Event Awards… took place on Friday 24th August 2012 at the Havilah House of Events, Next to City of David Church, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The award

Nigerian Travel Agency World ‘N’ Traveland launches 3 Innovative Products in Lagos! Photos of Don Jazzy, Banke Meshida-Lawal, Funke Bucknor-Obruthe & Dr. SID at the Event

Nigerian Travel Agency World ‘N’ Traveland launches 3 Innovative Products in Lagos! Photos of Don Jazzy, Banke Meshida-Lawal, Funke Bucknor-Obruthe & Dr. SID at the Event

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

On Saturday 7th July 2012, one of Nigeria’s leading travel agencies – World ‘N’ Traveland…, that provides clients with safe, easy and convenient facilities to book their travel arrangements and cater for all requirements, launched three new innovations –

Ini Edo, Oge Okoye, Denrele, Tiwa Savage, Monalisa Chinda, Freeze & More Head Out In Style for the “AY Live on Easter Sunday” Show – View the Photos

Ini Edo, Oge Okoye, Denrele, Tiwa Savage, Monalisa Chinda, Freeze & More Head Out In Style for the “AY Live on Easter Sunday” Show – View the Photos

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

On Sunday 8th April 2012, the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos was the place to be as the anticipated AY Live on Easter Sunday… show finally took place.
The well attended event saw in attendance some of Nigeria’s

Transforming the Lives of Nigerian Women & Youth! Awesome Treasures Foundation holds Annual Fundraising Dinner in Lagos – View Photos of KSB, Tara Fela-Durotoye, Tayo Shonekan & More at the Event

Transforming the Lives of Nigerian Women & Youth! Awesome Treasures Foundation holds Annual Fundraising Dinner in Lagos – View Photos of KSB, Tara Fela-Durotoye, Tayo Shonekan & More at the Event

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Jumoke Adenowo
On Sunday 1st April 2012, Awesome Treasures Foundation – a non-governmental organisation and Awesome Network… brought together women from all walks of life for the foundation’s annual fundraising dinner.
The event held at La Scala Restaurant, Muson Centre,

Getting Ready for Nigeria’s First Ever Wedding Reality Show – “Which Bride is Next”? View Photos from the Press Conference, Listen to the Radio Jingles & Watch the TV Commercials

Getting Ready for Nigeria’s First Ever Wedding Reality Show – “Which Bride is Next”? View Photos from the Press Conference, Listen to the Radio Jingles & Watch the TV Commercials

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Recently, BellaNaija.com exclusively unveiled “Which Bride Is Next?” – Nigeria’s first ever wedding reality show set to plan the perfect wedding for 12 Brides and now with all the avalanche of exciting comments we received, BN… has brought exclusively to

The Essential Bridal Handbook launches in Style! Photos from the Launch of Funke Bucknor-Obruthe’s Debut Bridal Guide

The Essential Bridal Handbook launches in Style! Photos from the Launch of Funke Bucknor-Obruthe’s Debut Bridal Guide

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

On Saturday 31st March 2012 at the Civic Centre in Lagos, Wedding Planner Funke Bucknor-Obruthe launched her first bridal guide, the Essential Bridal Handbook….
Funke, Founder & Creative Director of Zapphaire Events (an event consultancy, marketing, planning and management

Wedding Planner Extraordinaire Funke Bucknor-Obruthe presents ‘The Essential Bridal Handbook’

Wedding Planner Extraordinaire Funke Bucknor-Obruthe presents ‘The Essential Bridal Handbook’

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Nigeria’s foremost Event Planner – Funke Bucknor-Obruthe is set to launch ‘The Essential Bridal Handbook’.
Funke, Founder & Creative Director of Zapphaire Events… (an event consultancy, marketing, planning and management company) has published a ground-breaking body of work

Funke Bucknor-Obruthe plans a “Royal Nigerian Wedding” on CNN International’s Inside Africa – Video & Photos

Funke Bucknor-Obruthe plans a “Royal Nigerian Wedding” on CNN International’s Inside Africa – Video & Photos

Monday, August 8th, 2011

We were screaming with glee all through the weekend as we watched the CNN International’s Inside Africa show focused on Nigerian Weddings!
The team including CNN’s Christian Purefoy followed the planning journey for Olawunmi Taiwo and Taiwo Olashore…‘s beautiful