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A Perfect Match on 919: Sarah Awosika & Glenn Nickens Wed



Sarah Awosika weds Glenn Nickens Bella Naija mainSeven years ago,  Glenn Nickens locked eyes with  Sarah Awosika as she stood across the room at a lounge in Washington DC. She was out celebrating her birthday while he was on a night out with friends. He had noticed her gorgeous smile and then he approached her. Little did they know that this was the beginning of their love story…
Sarah and Glenn set their wedding date of September 19 2009 shortly after their engagement on her birthday in July 2008. Their wedding date 919 later materialized to be their lucky number as they later realized that the bridal party was getting ready in Suite 919 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington DC and they were getting married at 919 Philadelphia avenue (Jesus House DC). Glenn and his groomsmen wore tuxedos designed by Calvin Klein and the Bridesmaids wore beautiful asymmetrical olive and chocolate brown pleated gowns.
The happy couple celebrated their special day with family and close friends in bliss and of course in style. The heartfelt and emotional ceremony took place at Jesus House DC in Silver Spring Maryland. Sarah walked down the aisle to “So High” by John Legend with her proud father in her extraordinary wedding dress – a diamond white tulle dreamy couture modern style ball gown with a drop-waist, pleated and embellished bodice and a very huge draped circular-pleat detail skirt designed and created by her sister – designer Bridget Awosika.

Their love was felt throughout the ceremony as Sarah repeated her vows tearfully and her guest cheered her on as they also cried tears of joy.

The reception took place at the Galleria at Lafayette Center in Washington DC where Sarah’s contemporary chic and elegant wedding style was brought to life. The wedding theme and style conveyed simplicity and sophistication… traditional meets modern. The couple chose a color scheme of olive green and chocolate brown with a hue of lavender and centerpieces included white roses and white orchids. Sarah and Glenn danced and celebrated with their friends and families as they thoroughly enjoyed their special day. The couple then changed into traditional Yoruba Nigerian outfit representing Sarah’s culture and then Kente Ghanaian outfits honouring Glenn’s.
Such a beautiful couple! Wishing them all the best! Glenn sums it up best – ‘I used to always pray to God for a wife because I felt only he knew exactly what I needed. Never did I imagine someone like Sarah. She is more than what I thought I wanted. Sarah is truly an answered prayer!’
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Wedding Coordinator and Decorator: Ayoteju Akhionbare for BCG Events
Wedding Gown: Bridget Awosika (Bridal collection to come late next year)
Wedding Gown Accessories: Erica Koesler
Bride’s Hair: Ngina Thomas
Bride’s Jewelry: Bloomingdales
Bridesmaid’s Dresses: Bari Jay
Groom and Groomsmen Tuxedo: M Stein
Photography and Videography: Georgetown Pics
Makeup Artist: Zfaces
Lighting – Atmosphere Lighting
Programs & Favors – Chanda Alicante
Wedding Cake – Debi’s Cake Studio
Catering – Kingsway Catering
DJ – DJ Lowe
Singer – Ayo Awosika

Special Thanks to Bridget Awosika
Unauthorized use or duplication of all photography is strictly prohibited. Thanks.


  1. wienna

    October 20, 2009 at 12:06 am

    wow….you can tell that no expense was spared for this occasion. Lovely decor all around. Lovely dress as well. Cute couple.

  2. Chiangel

    October 20, 2009 at 1:53 am

    This is beautiful. Congrats to the newlyweds and God’s blessings.

  3. sweetie

    October 20, 2009 at 2:02 am

    beautiful couple, wishing them all the best!!!!!

  4. ladi

    October 20, 2009 at 2:38 am

    Awww, seen a few Ghana-Nigerian wedding lately. Congrats to them and wish them happy marriage!!!!

  5. mayowalulu

    October 20, 2009 at 5:16 am

    JESUS HOUSE DC!! yaaaayyy!! lool! lovely lovely wedding…makes me want to marry too.

  6. Amazon

    October 20, 2009 at 11:15 am

    Lovely!Lovely !!…Love the wedding dress!!!

  7. OlaoluwaTY

    October 20, 2009 at 1:21 pm

    aww… May God bless this union.

  8. tele

    October 20, 2009 at 2:00 pm

    wao,may their union be blessed,ghana/naija good combination

  9. Myne Whitman

    October 20, 2009 at 4:04 pm

    Good luck to them on their marriage. The pictures are lovely.

  10. ti

    October 20, 2009 at 5:18 pm

    Wow!!! dats all i can say…

  11. tosin

    October 20, 2009 at 5:36 pm

    this is a nice and stunnig…………….. wedding it makes one feel like getting married.

  12. nma

    October 20, 2009 at 8:32 pm

    beautiful couple! beautiful setting! beautiful story! wishing them all the best…and a happy married life!
    The ashoebi girls were looking fab as well!

  13. Afribabe

    October 21, 2009 at 1:36 am

    wow da most beautiful wedding picts i have seen in bella..wish them best of luck

  14. wannalearntospeakyorubabyforce

    October 21, 2009 at 2:00 am

    Amazing!…now i wanna get married ^_^

  15. nelly

    October 21, 2009 at 10:19 am

    kool …. very nice well done and best wishes in your union.

  16. habeebah

    October 21, 2009 at 10:46 am

    wow….nice wedding….wish them fruitful union

  17. habeebah

    October 21, 2009 at 10:48 am

    this is just too beautiful…………….. wish them a fruitful union

  18. Anu

    October 21, 2009 at 12:34 pm

    love this… this is so loveeeeeelyyy!

  19. Anu

    October 21, 2009 at 12:52 pm

    make wanna get married immediately. It’s so sweet

  20. Suzanna Efiok

    October 21, 2009 at 3:12 pm

    beautiful! na so i go dey cry for my own next year, i know it already!;)

  21. Chanda

    October 21, 2009 at 5:07 pm

    Love all the beautiful work!
    Please credit the stationary to My Creative Wedding
    Thank you!

  22. Mel

    October 21, 2009 at 6:50 pm

    wow she is such a beautiful bride. i almost cried. this was just too beautiful!!!!

  23. Tess

    October 22, 2009 at 10:41 am

    Speechless, just speechless
    Wow, the best so far.

  24. timothy mercy

    October 22, 2009 at 5:18 pm

    her gown is wonderful!luv it

  25. Naija Da Vixen

    October 22, 2009 at 10:03 pm

    this is sooo beautiful!!! everything, the venue, attire, church!!

  26. Bola Aduwo

    October 22, 2009 at 11:53 pm

    Beautiful…. awesome… lovely…splendid…whatelse?…too much! Congrats to the happy couple!

  27. Wale

    October 23, 2009 at 2:13 pm

    Classy. Muuuuuuuahhhhhhh..

  28. NaturallyGlam

    October 25, 2009 at 7:01 pm

    Beautiful wedding!! I hope they have a wonderful marriage!

  29. Ayoteju

    November 2, 2009 at 8:49 pm

    This was indeed a beautiful, beautiful wedding. Actually the pictures do not do the event justice. Sarah and Glenn are indeed a perfect match. Aren’t they both gorgeous? I thank God for their union and I know this is only just the begginning for the many adventures in store for them.

  30. Olajumoke

    November 2, 2009 at 9:48 pm

    I had the honor of attending this wedding; I must say, Sarah and Glenn made a breathtakingly beautiful couple. You see these two and understand what the definition of true love is!!! The wedding ceremony was so emotional and blissful, the day is one i’ll always remember…. Wishing the couple the very best life has to offer and unending happiness.
    BTW….. My wedding dress has to be designed by Bridget …. cannot wait for the bridal collection to come out! Fabulous job babes!!!

  31. henrietta

    November 17, 2009 at 2:13 pm

    Oh my God this is great,beautiful,awesome,,,,,,,,

  32. mj

    January 5, 2010 at 1:56 am

    wow! that’s my church! and i’ve been to a wedding reception in that same place in DC. its even nicer in person!

  33. Estella

    January 19, 2010 at 12:46 pm


  34. Ms Sassy eyes

    March 22, 2010 at 9:01 am


  35. kenora

    September 18, 2010 at 12:55 am

    beautiful couple wish u guys a happy home

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