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Its the Weekend again!!!!!
Wow! This week went by fast, didnt it? Anyways, I had a great week…it had its ups and downs but I am grateful to God as always….
The BIG change in my life is creeping closer and closer, Jesus take the wheel!
A friend of mine was like ‘Bella, u have been blogging a lot this week, what’s up?’..Basically, I havent seen a certain someone this week LOL so I have had all the time to concentrate on all my passions such as my blog….distractions, oh distractions!
Anyways, here is Weekend Luv – The Round Em’ Up Edition!!!!


BLOGVILLE IDOL!! Need I say more??? – Check on it ASAP – HERE
Big-ups to Opeke and Pink-Satin for producing the show!

Dipo Tepede’s Blog is 1 Year Old!!! Yay! To celebrate he is holding a contest with a 33,000 Naira cash prize sooooo check on it – HERE

Nigerian movies are TAKING OVER in Tanzania and Botswana…I am proud of Nollywood but there is still room for loads of improvement

Jim Iyke recently organized a charity event in Liberia as part of his non-profit work with the Jim Iyke Foundation – HERE

The Nigerian Canadian Reunion is coming up soon! Go ahead and register if its your thing, the team has been working really hard preparing and organizing the event! Click HERE

The Nollywood Foundation Convention 2007 is coming up! I know this will be a fab event but more importantly, it’s a PROGRESSIVE event as loads of important issues will be discussed and hopefully many of these new ideas will become reality – HERE

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been named winner of the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction. She beat five other contenders for the £30,000 women-only award. CONGRATS to her. Here are pics from the prize presentation and some pics from the Guardian Hay Festival last week. To read more, click HERE

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at The Guardian Hay Festival

Stella Damasus-Aboderin participated in the Walk the World campaign in Monrovia, Liberia some weeks ago. Check out the pics! I’m proud of Stella for her effort.

Nigerian student, Shaherah Uchenna Obika wins the Miss Caribbean & Commonwealth beauty pageant. She is the first Nigerian to win this title since its inception – HERE

Sanchez – Pick It Up
This is the hottest rap song in Nigeria right now…Catchy yet kinda gritty! I’m feeling it!
5 5 – Afrikan Gurlz
I love this song!!! Infact, I think I am falling in love with Ghana and Ghanaian music…maybe I should go and find a Ghanaian lad LOL…Anyways, thanks to my boy Chale from Museke for the Ghanaian hits!

Have an absolutely wonderful weekend!
Check this out…its really funny – Urhobo Home Training
Oh by the way, check out the Voice Mail thing on the sidebar….tres fun!
Much love!

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  1. Muobo

    June 8, 2007 at 7:02 pm

    yay im first

  2. Icy

    June 8, 2007 at 7:02 pm

    Rawk onn

  3. My 2 cents

    June 8, 2007 at 7:07 pm

    Bella, I don’t know how you do it, but you do it. You’re an inspiration!.

  4. Kpakpando

    June 8, 2007 at 7:08 pm

    wtf why am I not first?

  5. ladybrille

    June 8, 2007 at 7:08 pm

    I’ve never done the I’m first stuff. Just tried and someone already beat me to it! Darn! Am I top 3 🙂

  6. tatafo!

    June 8, 2007 at 7:10 pm

    lol @ the Urhobo comedy

  7. Pink-satin

    June 8, 2007 at 7:42 pm

    hey bella tanx..muah

  8. naijagal

    June 8, 2007 at 8:08 pm

    chidimah is an influence to naija writers out there lol

    have a great weekend lady

  9. Muobo

    June 8, 2007 at 8:59 pm

    As a bonafide Urhobo girl that was spot on ..HILARIOUS!!

  10. ~Mimi~

    June 8, 2007 at 10:04 pm


  11. ~Mimi~

    June 8, 2007 at 10:05 pm

    chidimah is an inspiration!

  12. 9ja Opeke

    June 9, 2007 at 12:24 am

    Thank You so much for your support and for the promotion…

  13. Abi

    June 9, 2007 at 5:48 am

    Hmm Bella…you are really on fire this week..hehe
    Congrats to Chimamanda she has done nigeria proud.
    Proud of Stella..God bless her; that she has not allowed her own life’s trauma to stop her…guess that’s why she has been away from blogville
    Have a great weekend everyone…:o)

  14. Overwhelmed Naija Babe

    June 9, 2007 at 2:27 pm

    congrats to chimanda.. and for being such a ghanaian hip-life fan like myself… anytime when you reach canada i go carry you go better ghana party as in you will dance sotay you wont be able to feel your feet anymore… trust me… great writeup.. cant wait for blogsville idol but come oh bella can you please tell me why did not participate… abi you dont want the masses to hear that your ‘shriekish soprano voice’ abi?! lol…

  15. Overwhelmed Naija Babe

    June 9, 2007 at 2:28 pm

    oh damn shit.. no more comment moderation.. fantastico.. now i can get the good vibrations i usually do when i come first on your blog… ‘oly sheet’ man!

  16. Anonymous

    June 9, 2007 at 8:35 pm

    Yay for Chimamanda!!!!!…i luv dat babe, i am presently reading “half of a yellow sun” and cant seem to put it down!…dat girl is mega talented.

    congrats to the miss carribean winner….but too much pageants and beauty contests going on these days sha….and is it juss me or does those two women next to her look old?…esp. d one in blak

  17. misstimi

    June 10, 2007 at 8:56 am

    aaaahhhhhh! ur voice….

  18. Dammie

    June 10, 2007 at 5:55 pm

    Hahahahah, I lovee this phone thing!!!…Meanwhile, YaY for Chimamanda!!! Hope ur kewl!


  19. Rinsola

    June 10, 2007 at 7:26 pm

    Loved the post this week. Show me some love, and stop by my blog please. Thanks

  20. Favoured Girl

    June 11, 2007 at 2:28 am

    I was so rooting for Chimamanda to win, I was jumping up and down when they announced the winner on TV! She’s an inspiration to me (and many) so I hope to follow in her footsteps one day!

    Hope you had a great weekend!

  21. BlogVille Idols

    June 11, 2007 at 3:16 am

    hey girlie i see u got ur voice player on…yay!..PINK-SATIN

  22. Anonymous

    June 11, 2007 at 9:08 am

    great idea the blogville idols thingy but i hope they got the permission to use the idols name and logo so they dont get into trouble, or is it alright?

  23. Anonymous

    January 15, 2008 at 4:52 pm

    Does Stella blog or is it just for blogging sake. I know Bella would chew me out for my statement as to because she and Stell be mates.

    Well my dear sis na my two kobo!

    Hope you’re well!

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