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It’s time for a refreshing change of pace, we’ve seen the Lagos/Abuja/Port-Harcourt weddings, today, on BN Our Wedding Story, we have an uber-sophisticated London wedding featuring a very special couple – Lola Aworanti & Kelechi Ekugo. Few couples are lucky enough to know they have met “the one” from the very first moment…that’s what happened here. Lola and Kelechi’s wedding was a wonderfully chic celebration of love.

Enjoy.
One Special Moment…How Lola & Kelechi Met
by Lola
We met at a London Bar over 5 years ago and it was fireworks right from the very start. For those that believe in love at first sight, it sure was for the both of us. On that faithful evening, I was invited out by a female friend of mine while he came out with a few of his friends, as soon as I walked into the bar our eyes met and we had this penetrating stare into each other’s eyes for a moment with no words exchanged.

Later that night Kelechi approached me and that was the beginning of our Sweet Friendship and Romance.

The Proposal
by Lola
On that chosen chilly October evening in 2009, Kelechi invited me out for dinner at the Cipriani Restaurant in Mayfair, London after a long day of shopping in West-End. I noticed that the staff were very friendly and the service was impeccable. We had a 3 course meal and all through dinner Kelechi talked about our love story in a way he never had which made me shiver with goose bumps all over my skin. Eventually after our desert, and within a twinkle, he was down on one knee to which he immediately brought out a glittering ring from its box and then proceeded to ‘pop the question’.

Words could not express the joy in my heart with all its emotions to which I evidently said Yes! It was so surreal as we embraced for a while totally unaware of our surroundings. Our moment had definitely created much buzz and excitement within the restaurant.
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With the scent of her namesake fragrance lingering in the air, Lola Aworanti walked down the aisle of the St Margaret’s Church accompanied by her father towards her beau Kelechi Ekugo. The look in Kelechi’s eyes said it all as he locked eyes with his love as she met him at the altar.

The bride Lola looked absolutely beautiful and elegant in her beaded lace organza dress with stunning cascading ruffles. Her luxe bridal look was completed with her swarovski crystal earrings, bow hairpieces and a classic chapel length veil. Kelechi was very dapper in his bespoke 3-piece pinstriped navy blue suit. The entire ceremony was a love-fest filled with prayer, laughter and joy!

After the wedding ceremony, it was photo time as the couple, friends and family had the stunning architecture as a perfect backdrop. Up next was the reception! With pops of red from flowers all around the venue which matched the bride’s bouquet and red shoes, it was great setting for Lola and Kelechi’s wedding celebration.

All guests at Lola and Kelechi’s wedding reception had a fabulous time. From the romantic moments to the yummy treats including the decadent 5 tier diamante lace wedding cake. Each tier was a different flavor including marble, traditional fruitcake, banana,vanilla and raspberry so there was something for every palette. Then the celebration continued at the after-party where guests danced the night away!

BN wishes Lola and Kelechi all the very best in their marriage. Joy, love and God’s blessings!

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White Wedding

Traditional Wedding

Photography ~ Alakija and Co Photography – http://www.alakija.com

Venues:
Traditional
Palm Hotel, Hendon Way, London NW2 2NL
White
St Margaret’s Church, Lothbury, London, EC2R 7HH
Reception
One Moorgate Place, EC2R 6EA

Wedding Colours:
Traditional – Orange, Yellow and Gold
White – Platinum and Scarlet Red

Wedding Theme:
Spring & Red Affair

White Wedding
Wedding Dress: Madeline Garner of New York
Bride’s Reception Dress: Revolution by Yetty D
Groom’s Suit: Aspley’s of London
Bridesmaids’ Dresses: French Connection
Groomsmen’s Suits: Austin Reed
Caterer: Cyril Roy-Macaulay
Décor: This Is For You Event Services
Videographer: Michael Ibiayo
Cake: Zoe Clark Cakes
Make-up: Kemi Kings Bespoke Makeup
DJ: DJ Bayo
MC: MC Timmy
Hair: Avos Hair
On the Day Event Coordination: Memories 4 You

Traditional Wedding
Caterer: Jeremy
Catering, Décor and On the Day Event Co-ordination: Memories 4 You
Videographer: Michael Ibiayo
Cake: Heavenly Cakes and Desserts
Makeup: Kemi Kings Bespoke Make up
Live Band: Feyisara

193 Comments

  1. Yori

    April 6, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    Awesome! Kudos to Nigerians for staying true to your culture wherever you are in the world. I am East African and I truly admire that.

  2. Toksi

    April 6, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    see loveeee! wow! stunning couple, at one point, the pics brought tears to my eyes…this is how its supposed to be, NOT BY FORCE…God bless their union. Amennnn

    • Loriee

      April 6, 2012 at 7:10 pm

      Me too i actually had little tears coming out….there’s hope for love

    • Miss T

      April 6, 2012 at 7:12 pm

      Loool same here, I’m just wiping away tears that refuse to stay in lol! Bless them.

    • Titi

      April 13, 2012 at 11:02 am

      It was really THEIR day. so cute. God bless this marriage in Jesus name… chai! Where is my husband?

  3. Eniola Brown

    April 6, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    I LOVE LOOOOVVVVVEEEEEE this wedding. The bride & groom are such a good-looking couple. They managed to make the whole affair look elegant and classy – its a big difference from the carnival-like weddings ppl like to have in Naija.
    I swear if I had been at that wedding I would’ve found my husband oo. See awon eligible bachelors toh bad gaaaan…kai!!
    God bless Lola & Kelechi’s union!

    • oyda

      April 6, 2012 at 6:16 pm

      that was my first observation of the white wedding. No carnival crowd!!! nice and intimate. beautiful

    • miss yetty

      April 6, 2012 at 10:16 pm

      lol @ “awon eligible bachelors” i feel u mhnn… what a stunning wedding. Beautiful bride and groom!

  4. Stella-Marie

    April 6, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    Awesome fusion of an Igbo and Yoruba culture both cultures represented, i really really love the way the parents of the bride and groom wore the same material at the white wedding but with a spin representing their side of Nigeria…this is a strong union from all angles. Gob bless their marriage.

    • Mariam

      April 6, 2012 at 3:09 pm

      God ni ooo….. lol… yea we all make errors 😉

  5. wendu

    April 6, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    simple and lovely, God bless their union

  6. Wow

    April 6, 2012 at 2:19 pm

    Glory Glory …Husband is too fine…..such a cute couple…God Bless their Union…Amen!

    • Tiki

      April 9, 2012 at 12:51 pm

      lmao @ Glory glory…but Yesu! That boy fine o. *kneels down in prayer* Father God please send a tall fine bobo like that my way *sprinkling holy water* dispel all bad spirits of vertical challenge around me…Or just cause my bf to grow 3 inches taller!

    • aba

      April 11, 2012 at 9:30 am

      Hahahahahahahhahahaha. funniest comment ever. you’ve made my day girl. xxxx

    • sandy

      April 11, 2012 at 8:56 pm

      chei i don laugh tire sote sote with this your comment nah wah ooooo

    • Waruguru

      April 12, 2012 at 8:21 am

      Lol! You are too funny.Appreciate your bf for who he is or go easy on the heels.Short brothers need love too.

    • sylvia

      April 12, 2012 at 1:54 pm

      Cheiiii i fit no laff…..hahahahhhahahaha

    • sewa

      April 16, 2012 at 11:14 am

      hahahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!….lemme help you out..*lighting coloured candles* *now lighting the incense*..*hey! baba oooo*..hehehehehe!!!…very funny comment gurl!…

    • portable-oge

      July 5, 2012 at 8:39 pm

      OMG,lwkmd o!dis ur comment is so funny,sha,AMEN to ur prayers*lol*

  7. STELLA IFEOMA ENEGIDE

    April 6, 2012 at 2:20 pm

    THIS IS BEAUTIFUL,I JST LUV EVERYTHING ABOUT THE WEDDING,ITS FANTASTIC.HAPPY MARRIED LIFE.

  8. missappleberry

    April 6, 2012 at 2:22 pm

    Gosh! I love dis wedding. So many things. The groom is so hawt n d gurl is carbon copy of her momma. God bless ds union 🙂

  9. Ndidi

    April 6, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    Words can not describe how beautiful this is, but I will try. The couple is gorgeous. Our culture proudly represented. The love, the joy, the sense of community, the fun, the class and the hipness just emanate effusively from these pics. I loved the architectural elegance of the buildings that framed the first shots. The soaring elegance was a testament to the soaring love that flowed from the bride and groom. Don’t even get me started with the traditional wedding pictures. I love my Nigerian people!!!!!

  10. tobi

    April 6, 2012 at 2:30 pm

    But I loooooooooooooooooooooooove this wedding..

  11. Olanna BabyCakes

    April 6, 2012 at 2:37 pm

    MEHN TALK ABOUT beautiful venue… beautiful couple…. God Bless your union
    I love the trad colours esp…
    as for the groom…..DAMNNNNNNN

  12. OmoBolanle

    April 6, 2012 at 2:40 pm

    This is just Boooooriiiful! Wishing them a happy married life. A marriage that will stand the test of time. IJN!.

  13. ng

    April 6, 2012 at 2:40 pm

    I need a man that would look at me the way he was looking at her. Utterly beautiful!!

    • ya

      April 6, 2012 at 4:57 pm

      That’s all I noticed too!

    • Peejay

      April 12, 2012 at 11:02 am

      I swear! He just keep looking at her! Baba God arrange someone for your gal too biko

  14. aneetah

    April 6, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    im in love with this couple, its obvious that they r into themselves. I’m practically holding back tears. i pray that ur union is fruitful and you continue to love yourselves. Have a beautiful life.

  15. Oge

    April 6, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    you can tell he loves her by the way he looks at her… truly genuine love! Wish the couple a bliss because I see true love right there! Wedding simple with a touch of sophistication and elegance. not overdone like most Nigerian wedding these day… love it!

  16. 9jafoodie

    April 6, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    OMG… THIS IS SOOOOOOOOO BEAUTIFUL. Wishing them the best of life.

  17. herroyalsexiness!

    April 6, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    Absolutely lovely wedding! May d marriage be even more beautiful with the best things in life…amin!

  18. Nma

    April 6, 2012 at 3:57 pm

    Groom is GORGEOUS!!!!

  19. Chikaka

    April 6, 2012 at 4:03 pm

    Too cute and touche to Eniola re-not a carnival! Congrats.

  20. Abiola

    April 6, 2012 at 4:18 pm

    By the time all you fine people marry all the fine people finish, what will now remain for all the wowo people?!

  21. titolicious

    April 6, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    http://cdn.bellanaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Lola-Aworanti-Kelechi-Ekugo-White-Wedding-April-2012-BellaNaija-385.jpg ………………I see true love in this union….I held back tears literally. Lola and Kelechi, God give you a home full of His love and laughter. Amen

  22. Myne Whitman

    April 6, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    This is beautiful! God bless their marriage.

  23. wums

    April 6, 2012 at 4:59 pm

    The groom is too handsome…kilode! He looks like my hubby’s look alike…wink wink. God bless you both! Lovely Couple.

  24. Miss Pepeye

    April 6, 2012 at 5:08 pm

    Guys, did you see the absolute love in in the way he was looking at her? Wow!! The love flows both ways and they seemed to have had a lot of fun on their day. The groom is so hooooooooooott!!! What the….? And the ring bearer is too cute for words with his little Afro. See as reception hall simple and classy with no excess this and that cascading everywhere. May this marriage be blessed with all good things from God.

  25. Miss Pepeye

    April 6, 2012 at 5:10 pm

    And the traditional wedding pic where the groom was with his friends who all wore Ibo caps was just too delicious. Really nice concept.

    • Alma

      April 10, 2012 at 8:26 am

      I saw that too. Really really nice.

  26. Mokie

    April 6, 2012 at 5:11 pm

    Dashingly handsome couple, you two seem to be good friends so very important. A strong bond and a tight connection. May u live happily ever after. Amen!

  27. Deee

    April 6, 2012 at 5:15 pm

    one can see the love in his eyes, good-looking groom!

  28. mee2

    April 6, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    i could feel the love thru the pictures. beautiful couple.
    P.S- Dat groom is one box full of chocolates.

  29. minasek

    April 6, 2012 at 5:27 pm

    SOOOOO BEAUUUTIIIIFUUUUL WEDDING. EVRYTHING WAS JUST PERFECT. MAY GOD BLESS THEIR UNION.

  30. birdieblue

    April 6, 2012 at 5:30 pm

    Beautiful simply beautiful.

  31. birdieblue

    April 6, 2012 at 5:33 pm

    Omg!! Love the ohafia caps!!

  32. Jess

    April 6, 2012 at 5:35 pm

    Gorgeous! Those backdrops were everything; so sophisticated! God bless their union.

  33. faith

    April 6, 2012 at 5:39 pm

    omg!!! THE GROOM is so cute…God bless thier union.

  34. Kelly

    April 6, 2012 at 6:00 pm

    There’s love in the air! The photography is On Point! BEEEAAUTIFUL Wedding!

  35. Destiny

    April 6, 2012 at 6:12 pm

    Beautifullllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll wedding nearly cried my way through the pics. May God bless their union and their home. Mek new wife no vex sha but I will echo the compliments of all red blooded females on this site that groom is FHYAMMMMMMMMMMMMMM Damnnnnn. hehe

  36. brianna

    April 6, 2012 at 6:18 pm

    the groom is soooo goodlooking!! and he is sooo in love with his wife…so precious..

  37. partyrider

    April 6, 2012 at 6:28 pm

    beautiful wedding..the groom toh fine gan..wish u guys a blissful marriage.
    and this is beautiful photography http://cdn.bellanaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Lola-Aworanti-Kelechi-Ekugo-White-Wedding-April-2012-BellaNaija-408.jpg

  38. Pendo

    April 6, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    Gorgeous!!! i love her second one shoulder dress more, very elegant, happy married life you two!

  39. Ronke

    April 6, 2012 at 7:45 pm

    Oh God,what a beautiful couple.Bobo too handsome. Ibo Boys….God, Oluwa ejoor…2012 don dey finish oooo.Bless me with my own MAN….God….Man na Man……Ejoooo.Make dem too see my own picture for Bellanaija…..

    • Qutey

      April 7, 2012 at 11:07 am

      LWKMD!!!! loooooooooooooooooollllll sista abeg i’m with u on dat prayer point o 2012 don dey finish!!!! and on that note God needs to sow dis beau into my life asap n i shall do obey all d bible says i should…http://cdn.bellanaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Lola-Aworanti-Kelechi-Ekugo-White-Wedding-April-2012-BellaNaija-571.jpg… anyone with valid details pls respond…ese o!

    • call me

      April 22, 2012 at 4:45 pm

      which of the beaus ooo…pls clarify else there will be a BN fight here today……………pls o anyone with valid deets on the bloke on the right abeg holler asap. im serious…*straight face*

    • Jeneba

      May 4, 2012 at 1:48 am

      His name is zach look at the comment he posted below. Be quick. I may get there before you 😉

    • Eve

      April 21, 2012 at 6:18 am

      Sista I’m with u on that prayer. May 2012 not pass us by IJN…Amen!

  40. madman

    April 6, 2012 at 7:54 pm

    this wedding was all about the couple and not the guests which I love.

  41. spicy

    April 6, 2012 at 8:58 pm

    This beautiful couple and the classy but simple wedding are making feel like having my wedding here in London instead of going back 2 Naija for the carnival that it surely will be with my the whoooole of my family back home(covers face lol)….God bless your union Lola and Kelechi

  42. Liv

    April 6, 2012 at 9:13 pm

    this is such a beautiful wedding and i can feel the love through the pictures….don’t even get me started on how hot the couple look…xxx

  43. Moxie

    April 6, 2012 at 9:55 pm

    WOW! I LOVE! May God bless this union, they look truly in love!

  44. kurukere

    April 6, 2012 at 10:20 pm

    oh wow!This is Kelechi aka Klench! Lovely wedding!I spy Okiki,Ifeoma,Seun and other folks 🙂

  45. Babe Again

    April 6, 2012 at 11:15 pm

    All I can say is that this couple is in love and seem glad to be getting married to each other…you rarely notice the connection between couples these days! God bless your union and also give me a man who would love me for me….(Amen)

  46. Dami

    April 6, 2012 at 11:22 pm

    beautiful,the photography is fantastic.wish them a happy union,may they remain friends forever…

  47. Nikki

    April 6, 2012 at 11:22 pm

    Look at love!!!! so evident…they couldn’t stop looking at eachother..Congratulations to the couple, God bless their marriage!

    • Osama

      April 7, 2012 at 8:00 pm

      Nkay. 🙂 urs was as pretty

  48. brittany

    April 7, 2012 at 12:39 am

    u go fear “the look at love” na..
    nice wedding…

  49. Kiz

    April 7, 2012 at 12:43 am

    damn……too too beautiful…chei,the love in the grooms eyes! God bless their union.Amen.

  50. chinny

    April 7, 2012 at 1:25 am

    So BN how does one get their wedding featured on here?

  51. INTER-TRIBAL !!!

    April 7, 2012 at 1:41 am

    i love INTER-TRIBAL marriages. why dont have have more of them
    we need more of them!!!

  52. NNENNE

    April 7, 2012 at 3:59 am

    Wishing them happily ever after!

  53. Lue

    April 7, 2012 at 7:20 am

    wow……just wow. beautiful couple

  54. kelly

    April 7, 2012 at 9:12 am

    Nice couple, the groom looks like Luther Vandross of blessed memory. Wish u wedding bliss

  55. ayobami

    April 7, 2012 at 10:00 am

    i love this its nice and cool happy life forever

  56. fabulousity

    April 7, 2012 at 10:15 am

    Wow tru love was all I could see. D groom is so hot. I love d venue nd d class of dis wedding. Tank God sum1 finks like me bout quiet nd classy weddings not like d whole carnival madness in 9ja. God bless ur union nd wish u d best.

  57. chinonyyy

    April 7, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    wow!! d groom too handsome o!!! God bless keep them and bless all single sista and brothas with handsome groom and beautiful wives so our wedding/ union will be real beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!kelechi me tripping o!! so sad u r taken!!

  58. bonita

    April 7, 2012 at 3:56 pm

    beautiful! the groom cute,the bride gorgeous….loving this and feeling the love they have for each other.

  59. Marvel

    April 7, 2012 at 4:05 pm

    Somfink so sweet about Londoners… They met at a bar. If that was in Nigeria, his mates will not allow him to date let alone marry with over sabi advise. I think they are unique. Wishing you both a favoured and successful partnership. Nice one, BN.

  60. Demmy

    April 7, 2012 at 4:07 pm

    It’s such a beautiful wedding. The pics made me veree emotional

  61. Menakaya's Baby.

    April 7, 2012 at 5:18 pm

    Chai. Chineke… Patience is indeed a virtue. Let me just keep waiting for my turn. Beautiful wedding. Beautiful couple.

  62. Uchechi

    April 8, 2012 at 12:28 am

    Nice wedding..HML!

  63. Naomi

    April 8, 2012 at 1:02 am

    lovely wedding..

  64. Amber

    April 8, 2012 at 6:21 am

    Seeing a lot of intertribal marriages lately.datz good.if only naija could be this united……

  65. iamfascinating

    April 8, 2012 at 9:02 am

    Boy!, the groom looks like he just hit the jackpot!, God bless your union, amen!

  66. Yeni

    April 8, 2012 at 11:06 am

    This is so beautiful, you can see th love in their eyes, lovely couple. The bride and her mum look so alike more like twins. Wishing them God’s blessings and grace

  67. janet

    April 8, 2012 at 11:05 pm

    U guyzz ve sed it all… Its just soo real…now I believe. In fairytales*dreamin*

  68. Still

    April 9, 2012 at 12:16 am

    Love the way the groom also knelt down to say something to the bride… That was quite thoughtful. It is obvious that he does not take her commitment for granted and he’s willing to publicly show his affection to his wife.. He seems caring, committed, gentle and God fearing http://cdn.bellanaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Lola-Aworanti-Kelechi-Ekugo-White-Wedding-April-2012-BellaNaija-688.jpg …. Also love that the bride is humble and sweet… Wish them a blissful marriage filled with love and laughter!!!
    I

  69. Breathtakingly Exemplary

    April 9, 2012 at 12:22 am

    This couple define love through their wedding pictures…

  70. Saveme Lord

    April 9, 2012 at 12:24 am

    Lord I really want to feel this toooooooooooooo very very soon!!! Happy for the couple.. May God’s mercy keep the marriage happy “till death do you part”

  71. t

    April 9, 2012 at 12:33 am

    Continued evidence of “simple is better”….the bride is BEAUTIFUL!..the groom? ..SPEECHLESS!

  72. Anike

    April 9, 2012 at 3:42 am

    Beautiful wedding. Groom is A HUNK.

  73. chei

    April 9, 2012 at 7:56 am

    the groom is handsome.
    thats it!

  74. Goldie

    April 9, 2012 at 10:32 am

    You could see the love between the two of them. I loved the attendance too. Just the right number. This kind of attendance is company not crowd.Can’t stop smiling. Beautiful! HML

  75. Peaches

    April 9, 2012 at 10:48 am

    Kels and Lola. i remember those modelling dayz for Yetty D designs. Lovely Couple. I wishing you a lovely marriage life. Beautiful wedding too.

  76. busola

    April 9, 2012 at 12:35 pm

    Na to dey fast for my own guy now ooh… beautiful people!!!

  77. rosey

    April 9, 2012 at 1:18 pm

    i just wish i can rewind my wedding so that i can do like them…………..see love in his eye.

  78. Ms. vivian

    April 9, 2012 at 6:36 pm

    D wedding is so endearing, wishin u God’s blessing and fruitfulness, most in all. . . long-life and prosperity. God grant me mine

  79. warri

    April 9, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    lovely – i remember when they started dating – – aww too beautiful – congrats lola and KC
    God bless your union.

  80. diva

    April 9, 2012 at 7:18 pm

    not bad

  81. Purpleicious Babe

    April 9, 2012 at 11:03 pm

    Groom looks Ghanaian.. for some reason. i think its the eyes and head. lol. I guess I know how each country looks like abi….. ok ohh.. bite me.

    Love the theme. Fine Groom. Classy Bride. God bless ur union. xxx

    http://lifeinstagesdoz.blogspot.co.uk/

  82. Nice

    April 9, 2012 at 11:56 pm

    Congrats to them but the groom fine pass the bride 🙂

  83. bee

    April 10, 2012 at 12:16 am

    omg, he’s so handsome. gosh, me sister handle ur hubby with care. God please let my hubby be this handsome and tall. happy married life

  84. beautiful nubian

    April 10, 2012 at 2:03 am

  85. finemocha

    April 10, 2012 at 3:35 am

    the groom is sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo sexy

  86. blessed

    April 10, 2012 at 6:13 am

    dear God please let me husband be this tall and handsome. sister, i wish u happy married life. y’all children will be cuties. as for the prayer, yeah im serious about it. God abeg grant my heart desires

  87. tn

    April 10, 2012 at 7:36 am

    the groom is too handsome

  88. pynk

    April 10, 2012 at 8:04 am

    Simply beautiful.

  89. Alma

    April 10, 2012 at 8:37 am

    Too gorgeous wedding. Groom:very fine gaan. Bride: so pretty and full of smiles; gorgeous. Photography: so so on point. Very nice! Colors: (esp d traditional wedding), too nice. Little groom: cuter than words. The look in the groom’s eyes: very priceless, you rarely see that look these days. The dressing of both parents for the wedding, very nice. I love the concept. Wedding crowd, that’s how it’s meant to be; not overflowing like we always see. Wedding altogether, very beautiful. The wedding was about the couple and they sure enjoyed themselves. Wish them bliss and God’s blessings.

  90. Ms Engaged

    April 10, 2012 at 9:32 am

    Beautiful wedding! very classy. This is the form weddings shld take typically, not the usual gbo gbo aye crowded type weddings we nigerians usually have. God bless the couple. Counting down to mine 🙂

  91. cherry

    April 10, 2012 at 9:50 am

    WOW!!!, what a beautiful wedding…, there’s certainly love in this marriage. God bless their union.Amen

  92. cherry

    April 10, 2012 at 10:40 am

    WOW!!! what a beautiful wedding…., There’s certainly love in this marriage. God bless their union Amen.

  93. Southernbelle

    April 10, 2012 at 10:41 am

    Lovely wedding!!!! I am a believer all over again… hehehe

  94. Kimmy

    April 10, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    so Beautiful , i smiled all tru just looking at the pix, u cud see genuine love in their eyes. wish them a blessed marriage filled with lots of love,joy, peace, lafta.****still Smiling*

  95. Princess zee

    April 10, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    The groom is so cute, even better looking than d bride… i wish them the best marriage life has to offer

    • me

      April 12, 2012 at 2:56 pm

      That pic did it for me Priceless……………

  96. Nonye

    April 10, 2012 at 3:20 pm

    The brides moment with her mum and the grooms with his mum undid me.
    Truly, less is more. Soo beautiful, the wedding.
    Groom’s just gaaaaawjus btw. Ndi igbo amaka! Yeah i know, i’m being partial.

  97. Moxexy16

    April 10, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    Speechless, Husband(Bloke) Wife( Chic)…Love d couple. counting down to mine.

  98. CurvyB

    April 10, 2012 at 6:31 pm

    love de here ohhh. ah ah. her hubby fine ohh. c the wayhes staring at her, very butiful intimate wedding. it evolved round the couples compared to our naija carnival weddings. God bless their union

  99. lorenz

    April 10, 2012 at 7:35 pm

    perfect…. just perfect. Their love is sooooo obvious. cant wait for mine!

  100. emelie

    April 10, 2012 at 9:09 pm

    for the first time ever, i had tears in my eyes when i beheld the staggering love iin the groom’s eyes. i couldnt help but say a heartfelt prayer that God should give me my own husband that would love me with so much devotion. he doesnt need to tell her he loves her. its so apparent. God!!!!! i need mine

  101. Nice

    April 11, 2012 at 4:13 am

    Dayummm!!! The groom is so handsome, sexy, very tall just how I like them. Dear bride, hold this ur hubby wella o. I see all the women above me are wishing to be in ur shoes.lol. Congrats to the both of you, and I wish you two the best marriage has to offer. Bless!!!

  102. Cali-Babe

    April 11, 2012 at 5:34 am

    The groom is so handsome…. wow… I wish you both a happy life…

  103. Priscy

    April 11, 2012 at 10:57 am

    see love oooo…May God bless ur union

  104. Tayo

    April 11, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    HML

  105. omo

    April 11, 2012 at 12:48 pm

    Damn!!!! groom is hot!! Beautiful couple, beautiful people, beautiful wedding

  106. honeymix

    April 11, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    i actually had tears in my eyez wen i saw d bride wit her mum sobbing and also d groom wit his mum.i noticed dt they also used pale colors dt wer so nice and mature.buh y is every1 talkn abt naija carnival weddings,its wat they want.if u want urs 2 be only 2o pple at ur wedding, fine its u and its ur special day cos dts wat u want.anoda fin dt caught me was wen he knelt down again at d wedding as if 2 propose to her all over again. in all d weddings i see on bellanaija i see dt d groom always dig it down while d bride stands 2 dance,is it cos of d heels and d bulky gown so dt i know wat 2 do on mine.may God bless dis couple and let their love radiate in all ramifications of thei lives foreva.amen.am so addicted 2 bellanaija weddings dt evry1 complains @ work and d thing is dt wen i open it they all come 2 check out d pics and maybe cos am d only single and d youngest in my dept and my response is u av done urs, let me do mine, am getting inspiration.my God i cant wait 4 my boo 2 pop dt questn.

  107. geenarh hally

    April 11, 2012 at 4:24 pm

    dis is jus sooooo lovely,im smiling [email protected] [email protected] wen i av stuffs to do,kai d groom is a beat tall hansome bro hu is already taken.lov d concept n hmmm 4 a wedding away from home all i can say is twas onpoint.HML lola n kelechi may God b in yo home.

  108. Nonye

    April 11, 2012 at 7:30 pm

    Wow! This wonderful,amazing classy indeed.the groom is very handsome joor! and the bride so sweet. i can feel the sincerity in the eyes of the groom for the bride.This really great.may God continue to bless Lola and Kelechi.Beautiful couple.

  109. Afam

    April 11, 2012 at 8:53 pm

    This is what i call a wedding.

  110. tokunbo

    April 11, 2012 at 9:01 pm

    wow this her hubby is soooo fine you mean there are still hot naija men in this our london were we are mehn i best go out and look for them ohhh LOL but they look very cute together very good wedding no too much crowd wonderful thumbs up!!!! i saw one hot guy there i think he looks like the groom might be his brother….

    • pret

      April 12, 2012 at 8:43 pm

      lol

  111. motmot

    April 11, 2012 at 9:31 pm

    The way he was looking at her *swoooonsss* absolutely gorgeous!

  112. jacqueline

    April 11, 2012 at 11:01 pm

    I THINK MORE YORUBA & IGBOS SHOULD COME TOGETHER IN MARRIAGE COS WE R THE FUTURE OF NIGERIA…
    …FOR THOSE WHO HAVE THE COURAGE*

  113. Macy

    April 11, 2012 at 11:03 pm

    Beautiful wedding. They are clearly in love, this is what I want, don’t think I’m getting that with my present boyfriend, I’m not just feeling the whole, Lord help me o, I want my future husband and I to radiate love like this.

  114. jacqueline

    April 11, 2012 at 11:04 pm

    BEAUTIFUL COUPLE

  115. chibaby

    April 12, 2012 at 9:35 am

    the groom is fine shaaaaaaaa!what else ?tall,dark,handsome,red lips,great body and charisma!choi! unfortunately after going through these pictures with excitment it leaves me really depressed.and am asking myself when will it be my turn?when????

    • lil

      April 12, 2012 at 8:41 pm

      Yours will come, all good things to those who wait…give God the description he will deliver

  116. Lilpeach

    April 12, 2012 at 11:26 am

    so, dis kain luv stil exist.Father Lord send dis kind of man into my life,Amen.wishin dem all d happiness in d world.

  117. kehinde

    April 12, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    Nice pix,wish ƔU̶̲̥̅̊ both a wonderful married life***winking***

  118. Berry Choco Latte

    April 12, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    Awwwwwwwwwwwww. Beautiful!

  119. Uchenna Chugbo

    April 12, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    2nd time, Im coming to look at these photographs, dem tooo fyne ohhhhhhhhhhh. Im beginning to believe in our inter tribal marriages. I just hope ma folks can handle it wen d tyme comes. Baba God this is a reminder ohhhh. May God bless this union IJN.

  120. Kim

    April 12, 2012 at 3:22 pm

    This wedding takes the TROPHY from all the ones I’ve seen featured on BN

  121. Des

    April 12, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    I love the groom! sorry i mean the couple. Fine boy dat knows how to look @a woman the right way; wat more can u ask for. May God bles ur union. And I pray my husband loks @me with so much love everyday of my life.

  122. abby

    April 12, 2012 at 5:20 pm

    Chei! I’m a married woman oh with teenage kids but truth be told this groom is handsome. Chineke. The bride is blessed indeed! She has good eye candy for life.

  123. tinyan

    April 12, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    This is what is called tall, dark and handsome. Odi egwu oh!

  124. 9ja Americana

    April 12, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    I really liked the groom’s suit because we have the same stature so I am definitely going to wear a three piece for my wedding. Also, Ladies I am better looking than the groom and single so holla at me on my blog . http://nigerianamericanboy.blogspot.com

    Shout out to my homeboy “Bodo” who as usual was seen dancing his socks off in the pics.

    • call me

      April 22, 2012 at 4:56 pm

      better looking and desperate!!!!!!!

    • Bee

      September 11, 2012 at 3:29 am

      Cracked me up yo! Ha ha ha

  125. Miss Pepeye

    April 12, 2012 at 5:56 pm

    @ Kim, i agree. This wedding’s simply too much.

  126. botom belle

    April 12, 2012 at 6:27 pm

    Pic 571 I receive you IJMN…..

  127. Toro

    April 12, 2012 at 8:30 pm

    Feel like taking em home with me.
    This is the kinda of beauty u want around u all the time.
    Not the beauty of the people, but the beauty of the love that’s all around them.
    Great stuff!
    Kelechi, don’t ever stop lookin at her like that n Lola keep doing whatever it is you doing…it’s working!

  128. lil

    April 12, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    Lovely couple, pwetty bride, groom is Candy to the eyes, cute ringbearer

  129. Oduwole Yetunde

    April 13, 2012 at 10:39 am

    Wow…they look good together…God bless the union.

  130. babe

    April 15, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    That look in his eyes when he was looking at her, priceless …love. And the ring bearer…cuteness.

  131. Gyann

    April 16, 2012 at 12:42 pm

    Lovely! btw Tiki thanks for cracking me up….

  132. ella

    April 18, 2012 at 12:50 am

    BEAUTIFULLLLLLLLLL!!!!!

  133. Miss Pepeye

    April 18, 2012 at 2:37 am

    Hey 9ja americana, i checked out your blog but couldnt access much oh. I’m interested since you got similar Stats to this groom. I bet you’re even finer. Holla me at; [email protected] 🙂 🙂

  134. Oly

    April 18, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    Lovely couple, u can c the love in their eye. Very colourful wedding.

  135. Anonymous

    April 21, 2012 at 12:49 am

    Beautiful couple. Chai, love is in the air. He can’t take his eyes off her. Fada God, I know I sound jealous but I want this kin love o. This one that my bf doesn’t even look at me, he’s always vexing up and down.

  136. Dee

    April 21, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    Beautiful!! They are so obviously deeply in love and look so gorgeous together. May God bless their marriage.

  137. vel

    April 21, 2012 at 11:13 pm

    I know d groom way back in secondary school…FGC Odogbolu, i remember his calm ways and stylish steps…Lola u v a great guy for a hubby trust me. you must be a great chic urself, iibo guys no dey marry yoruba chics just like dat, there must be something special…wish u guys d very best.

  138. call me

    April 22, 2012 at 4:38 pm

  139. madam Ben

    April 23, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    I admire the love and harmony among the parents

  140. Ayaba

    April 23, 2012 at 4:46 pm

    I know the groom back in Abuja……. Though he was TA to the Honourable minister of finance, yet very unassuming. God bless your union and grant you joy in your marriage.

  141. ayobami

    April 24, 2012 at 7:43 pm

    wonderful

  142. idowu Ayo

    April 26, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    congratulation. God bless ur union with d fruit of marriage.

  143. Ejiraobari

    April 27, 2012 at 7:09 am

    I love this Couple…oh love is indeed a beautiful thing #I’m not afraid anymore,I’m gonna love hard#

  144. Africanbeauty

    April 27, 2012 at 8:20 pm

    Beautiful couple indeed, so in love. God bless your marriage with fine children and long lasting love.

  145. meemo

    April 29, 2012 at 6:21 am

    just a really lovely wedding and nice blending of cultures!

  146. Zach

    May 1, 2012 at 7:34 pm

    Such a beautiful wedding. Congratulations to my cousin and her husband on what was a truly amazing day. Further congratulations on their 1 year anniversary which just passed. oray God continues to bless their marriage IJN.

  147. naijachickuk

    May 2, 2012 at 11:46 pm

    @Zach,I think you are HOT,are you single?If you are get in touch ,by email?.I am a attractive curvy British Nigerian chick.

  148. Joy

    May 6, 2012 at 7:29 pm

    [email protected] Somebody is trying to get married soon, I feel you.

    Even the best man is blinded by the love in one of the pics where the groom is waiting for his bride. You can tell this couple are also best friends. I love to see the mixture of culture especially Yoruba and Edo, Benin and igbo.

  149. funmi

    May 8, 2012 at 4:59 pm

    very beautiful

  150. Femme

    May 9, 2012 at 4:23 pm

    Bellanaija needs to start a hook up section. You’ll are funny !

    • Elle

      August 8, 2014 at 3:16 pm

      i second this, bella about time u started a hookup section

  151. mich

    May 10, 2012 at 10:36 pm

    Mr man u found a good wife, your wedding was unique and very special…cant explain it, u truely are inlove and it feels right even for me that dnt even know u, I pray God keeps your love intact,bless and increase your territory.. your wife has such a wonderful smile… bless you

  152. peaches

    May 14, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    My kinda wedding…..classy and sophistcated…

  153. kehinde

    May 24, 2012 at 6:30 pm

    its late but its worth it, this wedding is all and more i imagine for myself and by GOD’s grace will come true! AMEN

  154. iya ibeji

    June 4, 2012 at 5:52 pm

    Beautiful couple. beautiful wedding. Renews my faith in love – i noticed those coy smiles, tender glances, subtle touches. May love and friendship abide between you two always. Amen.

  155. Koral

    June 15, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    Awww…very lovely wedding. I am glad to see I have a man who looks at me that way…and he is one hell of a looker to booth 😉 Thank you baba God 😀

    Wish the happy couple many more smiles…

  156. tinu

    July 9, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    a very simple, meaningful wedding, could not take my eyes off d story till d end of d pix. realistically, first daughter who is barely 8yrs tapped into ur lives. god bless ur union 4eva. luv ya

  157. Negra

    July 11, 2012 at 1:25 am

    Awww…………….beautiful. The groom is gorgeous…and he looks sooo much in love. Awww…God , pleeeeease don’t forget me ooo!!!!! I’m being a good girl for my future hubby (whoever he may be} God bless thier union. Love from a Ghanaian sister!

  158. pdot

    July 22, 2012 at 8:38 pm

    absolutely beautiful!d color and other effects.well done Bella Naija

  159. Joke

    August 15, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    This is one of d best i have seen on BN
    I must say the groom is SOO HOT! I practically ignored d bride all tru d pix…lol i never see ibo guy wey fine like dis before sha, perfect definition of Tall, Dark and Handsome: plus his smile, damn! he’s gorgeous. I wish dem both happiness and the very best in all their endeavour.

  160. Paloma

    August 30, 2012 at 10:24 am

    lovely and touching makes me wanna do my wedding now..lol

  161. Toyin

    August 30, 2012 at 12:20 pm

    The way he looks at her with so much love in his eyes and the pure happiness radiating from her face is just beautiful. *sniff*
    the photographer did a good job mehn…capured every beautiful moment. Happy married life and God’s blessings!!

  162. HOPE

    November 7, 2012 at 1:58 pm

    VERY handsome groom and very cute ring bearer. I love the look of love in his eyes as he stares at his beloved.nice cake too.HML

  163. chinazor

    July 10, 2013 at 11:12 am

    one thing is for sure; that groom adores his woman!!! what more cn we ask for ladies…… father, shower us with grooms lyk *kelechi*

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