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Love to Sweep You Off Your Feet: Bisi Sadiq & Tomi Soewu Wed



Hello, My Name is Tomi“…It all started with that classic introduction! Bisi Sadiq and Tomi Soewu were both students at the University of Lagos. He spotted her, walked up to her and introduced himself and fast forward a few years to the 8th of October 2011, Bisi and Tomi were joined as husband and wife.

Just a few months prior to their big day, Tomi had tried to get Bisi to go on a weekend getaway with him, each time he tried, she had to postpone due to work commitments. Very early one Sunday morning, Tomi showed up at Bisi’s front door unannounced. She was so shocked as she was fresh out of bed. He claimed he had an urgent message for her mum but he surprised her when he walked in right after her. According to Bisi “As the door shut, I looked back and I saw him on one knee with a ring…

On the 1st of October 2011, Bisi and Tomi celebrated their traditional engagement and then sealed their union 7 days later at the Catholic Church of the Assumption in Ikoyi, Lagos.

It was a day filled with joy and love as Bisi and Tomi exchanged vows and committed their lives to each other. Their church ceremony was followed by an intimate outdoor reception in Victoria Island, Lagos. The colour of passion – red accentuated with festive silver was prominent all through the venue. From the aso ebi to the bridesmaids dresses and the bride’s bouquet.

The stunning bride Bisi in her trumpet silhouette all-lace dress was beaming with smiles as her beau Tomi kissed her and held her close to him all through the day!

BN wishes Bisi and Tomi all love’s dividends and a divinely blessed marriage.

Traditional Engagement

Photography: Jay Exposures

Vendor List
Wedding Dress: La Sposa
Wedding Cake: Audreys Cakes and Bakes
Food & Drinks: Astoria
Decor & Lighting: Open Hands
Makeup: Banke Meshida-Lawal for BM|Pro
Bridesmaids Dresses: House of Divas


  1. du

    December 7, 2011 at 12:01 pm


  2. Nicely done

    December 7, 2011 at 12:07 pm

    Elegant bride, elegant wedding, elegant guests……Very tastefully done.
    I often look at these weddings and wonder what on earth, this has restored my face in people’s tastes…

  3. Jennifer

    December 7, 2011 at 12:14 pm

    Choi….bellanaija and all these weddings..beautiful couple..plz ma husband shd do and come fast hor

    • anonymous

      March 8, 2012 at 8:43 pm

      abi o! my husband should come fast too!

  4. Ytee

    December 7, 2011 at 12:16 pm

    I heart! The babe is sooo pretty. I wish them a glorious marriage oh.

  5. dewowo

    December 7, 2011 at 12:18 pm

    beautiful bride. congrats and blissful looooooong years ahead!

  6. Adauju

    December 7, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    beautifully done indeed, congrats to the couple

  7. O

    December 7, 2011 at 12:26 pm

    The first picture! WOW!!! Babe!!!

  8. tinu

    December 7, 2011 at 12:26 pm

    wow nice [email protected] ur own husband is around too,just relax urs will evevn be more greater in jesusj name amen!

  9. posh

    December 7, 2011 at 12:32 pm

    just one word WOW!

  10. Anon

    December 7, 2011 at 12:37 pm

    You just know that their kids would be gorgeous! They look great together. Congrats to the happy couple.

  11. aty

    December 7, 2011 at 12:38 pm

    this is OH MINE, MUAAH

  12. Ymi

    December 7, 2011 at 12:38 pm

    Very pretty BRIDE…. HMM, I can see alot of Unilag faces.

  13. glory

    December 7, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    lovely weddin! …is it just me or does d eng attire look very familiar….im goin to check all d recent weddings im sure i’ve seen this smwhr

  14. chinny

    December 7, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    Beautiful God bless your union

  15. sharon

    December 7, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    II love all of their pics. May the good Lord bless their union.

  16. BrownSugah

    December 7, 2011 at 12:53 pm

    All BN brides are beautiful!!!!!!

  17. Waiting

    December 7, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    Dear future husband, please where are you oooo? I’m waiting and I hope you are seeing all these wedding pics on Bellanaija. The day I finaly get to meet you, I shall ask you where you’ve been all these while. 🙂 God bless you richly wherever you are 🙂

  18. Veratracy

    December 7, 2011 at 12:56 pm

    wow!!!! beautiful bribe! simple but very classic and tush

  19. sakara

    December 7, 2011 at 1:02 pm

    d pictures taking after d service r awesome, makes me think d wedding took place abroad…am happy to see pixs n d garden……very western and lovely and d ambience s super cool….where is this place? we need more of this n Nigeria where newlweds can go take pictures after church service so they’ll have clean album..enough of red clay around on a cool day like this

    • Rabina

      December 7, 2011 at 11:43 pm

      if u had actually read the article, it does say that the wedding took place in Nigeria- at the Church of the Assumption, in fact!

    • Purpleicious Babe

      December 8, 2011 at 12:57 am

      I agree SUPER COOL church venue…. looks like a nice summer day too

  20. ufuoma

    December 7, 2011 at 1:03 pm

    The bride is soooooooo cuteeeeeeeee!!!!!!!

  21. jess

    December 7, 2011 at 1:04 pm

    omg!these pictures are oh so pretty!makes me want to get married.the bridesmaids dresses are really pretty.

  22. ejogene

    December 7, 2011 at 1:04 pm

    Elegant bride, beautiful bridal train and guess. May God bless your marriage.

  23. tee

    December 7, 2011 at 1:06 pm


  24. triangle

    December 7, 2011 at 1:11 pm

    The bride looks like Funmi Iyanda. Nice

  25. missy

    December 7, 2011 at 1:16 pm

    wow fine couple! i cant shout mehn

  26. Lil fiz

    December 7, 2011 at 1:26 pm

    beautiful couples

  27. glory

    December 7, 2011 at 2:36 pm

    i gorrit!!!!!!!!!!!! :-D. THE SOLANKE OSUDE WEDDING…BELLA YOU SHOULD DO “WHO WORE IT BETA SEGMENT” the trad outfits r exactly the same

  28. Ada

    December 7, 2011 at 2:37 pm

    congrats, beautiful wedding. bellanaija you people are too much

  29. kenora

    December 7, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    beautiful couples may God bless ur union….

  30. izzy pizzy

    December 7, 2011 at 2:50 pm

    The dudes wont comment now, Future hubby….so many people are disguising demselves as u. Please kindly visit this site once a week. There certain things i dont need to explain to u again concerning weddings.
    Yours’ sincerely,
    Future wifey.

  31. Lue

    December 7, 2011 at 2:55 pm

    everything red and beautiful……………………
    lovely pictures………i love d way they posed thruout

  32. ezinne

    December 7, 2011 at 2:59 pm

    This BRIDE IS FINEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!…like so breathtakingly strikingly gorgeous…love d pics, especially the trad pics…

  33. Chi-ka

    December 7, 2011 at 3:21 pm

    Such a gorgeous couple, simple and elegant wedding. Everything on point! BN, please stop making this my single status even more annoying. Still on that my prayer: my own hawtie must find me this December in Jesus’ name! Oya who’s with me? say AMEN!!!!!! 🙂

    • Toks

      December 7, 2011 at 6:13 pm

      Amen sister!

  34. Oluchi

    December 7, 2011 at 3:29 pm

    What an elegant bride… so loving her looks.

  35. D Pretty

    December 7, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    Beautiful wedding…Congratulations to the couple
    @glory: sorry, ayo’s attire had a red gele..D attires look similar tho. BN, its just 1 wedding dat you’ve covered from abj o which is Geri Udeh’s. This isnt fair at all *sad face*

    • glory

      December 7, 2011 at 4:20 pm

      @D Pretty: who b ayo? i said the solanke and osude wedding. open the link i put der its d same attire just diff jewelry

  36. Ronke

    December 7, 2011 at 3:38 pm

    From way back in Unilag faculty of science they were the toast of everyone,so happy to see that they finally sealed it with a wonderful wedding…..Wish them all the best in life….

  37. Boredstiff

    December 7, 2011 at 3:50 pm

    Lovely photos…less is defo more. @ Sakara, it looks like Muri Okunola Park.

  38. Rhecks

    December 7, 2011 at 3:52 pm

    Lovely pictures. I like the fact the bride smiled all through the wedding. May their home be blessed. Thanks to Bella Naija, you rock, pls keep up the good work!

  39. Deo

    December 7, 2011 at 4:05 pm

    What a gorgeous bride!!! God bless their marriage!

  40. Dee

    December 7, 2011 at 4:53 pm

    This couple is just too cute for words! God bless them.

  41. BukiOni

    December 7, 2011 at 5:18 pm

    I love, love, love the first photo, especially the way the train and petticoats cascade #fairtytale moment. I also love the red accents used, red is such a beautiful, passionate colour. The bride is absolutely stunning and I love that she smiled throughout the wedding, you can see the joy in her eyes. Wishing the happy couple a wonderful married life filled with joy, peace, love and laughter. God bless their union.

  42. konnie

    December 7, 2011 at 5:30 pm

    Love the simplicity. God bless you ohhhh

  43. Demmy

    December 7, 2011 at 5:48 pm

    I love the bridesmaid dresses.The bride is really beautiful and the wedding dress is stunning.

  44. Akpeno

    December 7, 2011 at 6:38 pm

    The Bride is sooo fresh! Lovely

  45. laolu

    December 7, 2011 at 7:32 pm

    i love the bride’s smile and the fact that they both went to unilag. so many of the people featured here met abroad.

  46. Ataemem Uchenna

    December 7, 2011 at 7:35 pm


  47. pendo

    December 7, 2011 at 8:48 pm

    this bride is beautiful OMG what a gorgeous bride!!! happy married life

  48. Ife

    December 7, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    Awwwww, Congrats Bisi! you looked Stunning dearie. I remember Bisi from our oh so lovely saggy dayz in her purple Hadeija house wear…Looking pretty as always. May the Lord Almighty continue to bless your union IJN!!!!!

    • Chica

      December 10, 2011 at 4:42 am

      Yea, I also remember Bisi from Saggy ever looking prim n proper. I’m so happy for her. I wish them marital bliss.

  49. hussler

    December 7, 2011 at 10:18 pm

    the groom is really fine….as d bride too.
    i foresee pretty kids!

  50. Jordan Gafaru

    December 7, 2011 at 10:39 pm

    They look absolutely fabulous!! Bride has a charming smile and her groom is cute as well. Wish them love and peace always. God please bless me with a good husband so I can feature my wedding on Bella naija.Amen.

  51. Uju G

    December 7, 2011 at 11:30 pm

    Can’t help noticing and commenting about .. the Beau – 3 – ful bride’s million dollar smile !

  52. mee2

    December 7, 2011 at 11:58 pm

    d bride is so preeeetty and obviously loves taking pictures. simple but stylish at the same time.

  53. Purpleicious Babe

    December 8, 2011 at 1:33 am

    I like the bride’s maids dresses….

    She is a cutie and beautifully petite…

    I pray their union will last forever with joy and peace and love….

  54. xFunmziex

    December 8, 2011 at 3:00 am

    wow the bride is pretty, the couple look good togther and everything looks beautiful. God bless and be with this union IJN. Mine will be even better IJN

  55. Jess

    December 8, 2011 at 3:45 am

    The bride’s smile in the first picture made me smile. She’s soo cute!
    May God bless their marriage!

  56. tbaba

    December 8, 2011 at 4:33 am

    Pend when are we getting married?

  57. ennkayy

    December 8, 2011 at 5:04 am

    Bride in her trado “head shot” pic.. WOW! Omo you fine!!

  58. janny

    December 8, 2011 at 6:27 am

    ELEGANT BRIDE….God bless ur home with many children. and peace of mind..i key into this and look forward to my own wedding too soon by God grace……. Amen

  59. k.jay

    December 8, 2011 at 7:08 am

    Beautiful!!! I’m looking forward to my own day.

  60. Efe

    December 8, 2011 at 8:19 am

    finally! our marine science couple……lovely…wish u guys d best

    • Mys Tikal

      December 16, 2011 at 11:20 pm

      Lol @ marine science….I’m glad they made it to this point. It was beautiful watching this relationship grow.

  61. marvel

    December 8, 2011 at 8:20 am

    I love this union. Gosh! No mention of foreign countries, no boring details. Just to the point and with the evident ‘made in Naija’ feel to it all. Stunning!! Goodluck guys, not that you’d ever need it.

  62. Maureen Opara

    December 8, 2011 at 10:07 am

    beautiful wedding.may God continue to bless your union

  63. Asia

    December 8, 2011 at 10:19 am

    Lovely wedding, The bride is very beautiful…

  64. Southernbelle

    December 8, 2011 at 11:18 am

    I love the picture where she’s holding her shoes, super super cute… God bless your union…

  65. Onadipe Ademola Rich

    December 8, 2011 at 1:34 pm

    OMG, I felt like crying when i was going trough this pictures…..They are so astonishing to my heart and they are so beautiful..The bride looks like an Angel and the Bride groom like Pastor Adeboye…hahahahah laugh..And i pray for both of you that everything both of you need to make this wedding last forever… GOD will grant it unto you in JESUS name(Amen)
    God has joined you guys together from heaven b4 they came into the earth.I pray that every Evil eyes and bad belle that will do you bad will fall into their evil in JESUS name.No plan of the enemies against your Wedding will prosper in JESUS name.I dream to have a wonderful wedding better than this in my future………I am so jealous o….Oh my Bride where @ thou? please come to me.Am waiting too long.

  66. muna

    December 8, 2011 at 3:50 pm

    hi Bella how does one get to share their wedding pics with others on ur blog?


      December 9, 2011 at 6:54 pm

      weddings (at)

    • muna

      December 13, 2011 at 12:41 pm

      Thanx, Bella!

  67. fatima

    December 8, 2011 at 4:10 pm

    wow, i was blushing till is saw d last pics, it’s like a wedding in paradise

  68. amber

    December 8, 2011 at 11:58 pm

    the bride has got a lovely smile….bless them

  69. feyikemmie

    December 9, 2011 at 2:01 am

    the FIRST picture…hmmnn..omg,she is BEAUTIFUL!!!..

  70. jackie

    December 9, 2011 at 3:42 am



  71. hauwa b.

    December 9, 2011 at 9:01 am

    she takes some cheezy poses but she is gorgeous. beautiful wedding. the red and silver is gorgeous. is said gorgeous

  72. oluwaseun Ola

    December 9, 2011 at 10:06 am

    Am super-happy for Bisi. Remember her excitement gisting wit Tomi ova d phone in our nysc room.
    May God perfect the bliss and joy u both enjoy.
    Congrats!!! Am not shocked @ d simple, elegant, tasteful event…

  73. funtizzy

    December 10, 2011 at 7:10 am

    beautiful, congrats tomi and bisi

  74. kyalaaa

    December 11, 2011 at 8:20 am

    i lyk this website,,,evrythn z beutiful,,,,my dream wedn,ooo God !!!its my prayer to hv a wedn lyd dc,,,wish u happy marriage,,,,

  75. Mojisola Olorunfemi

    December 11, 2011 at 10:45 pm

    Congrats Bisi Sadiq, your wedding is absolutely unique and classic. So so happy for u guys, may the love of God continue to grow in ur home. Thanks for representing Faculty of Science, University of Lagos.

  76. oluwachichi

    December 12, 2011 at 10:30 am

    Blessed union*xpect ma photoshop soonest*smiles

  77. kem

    December 13, 2011 at 10:06 am

    bella naija equals to classy and tasteful………we are indeed fashionable in nigeria………lovely pix, happy couple, i tapped from this smiles, amen

  78. also a bride

    December 13, 2011 at 5:43 pm

    The bride is so beautiful. This wedding seems like dejavu for me cause my wedding gown was exactly like d bride’s, almost d same earring, same veil, same mc, almost same colours mine was silver and pink but my wedding was a week after

  79. Tolu

    December 15, 2011 at 3:24 am


  80. Doris

    December 15, 2011 at 12:03 pm

    Beautiful bride! Handsomely made groom!! Perfect match!!! God bless your marriage>

  81. Mys Tikal

    December 16, 2011 at 11:19 pm

    Awww Tomi and Bisi….I remember when this started, Faculty of science love….lol. Soooooo glad u guys made it to this point. May it be happily ever after in Jesus name. God bless.

  82. AdaAda

    December 19, 2011 at 6:16 pm

    she favors janet jackson a little bit. Very beautiful!!

  83. herroyalsexiness!

    December 21, 2011 at 10:07 am

    Bisi sadiq marine science unilag!! Always been a nice girl…happy for u jare and pray God’s blessings upon ur home…

  84. Joy

    December 21, 2011 at 8:04 pm

    she doesn’t favor anybody, she’s just a natural finegirl. Her trad outfit is exactly the same outfit one of the brides had on here. She’s pretty, beautiful couple.

  85. diva

    December 24, 2011 at 9:09 pm


  86. Unique Ngo

    January 6, 2012 at 4:08 pm

    Lovely couple!Lovely home IJN.

  87. lizzy

    January 11, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    i love the trad outfit red and gold or red and cream?really want to know.i like it

  88. Zaidat

    January 15, 2012 at 1:01 pm

    She has such a beautiful smile. I wish them many years of happiness!

  89. Dols

    January 19, 2012 at 2:40 am

    The bride is extremely beautiful….. WOW!!!

  90. funke ramos ogunsanya

    February 11, 2012 at 9:06 pm

    WOW!!! OMG my nice is beautiful and lovely am proud of you my darling and i pray may the good lord bless your wedding with all the good things in life. Amen.

  91. Ire Igwebe,usa

    February 29, 2012 at 5:10 am

    She is amazingly gorgeous. What a beautiful smile. And you bro, what a lucky guy you are to get such a beautiful woman.
    I wish both of you the best ..

  92. YourEliteShoppers

    March 4, 2012 at 12:27 am

    Stunning! bridesmaids dresses are on point!

  93. naijababe

    June 24, 2012 at 5:02 am

    Gorgeous bride, handsome groom. God bless their marriage.

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