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Exclusive Details on Nigerian Comedian & TV Host Teju Babyface Oyelakin’s Forthcoming Wedding to Model/Beauty Queen Tobi Banjoko – Their Love Story! The Dress! The Cake! Only on BN



Love is definitely in the air in the Nigerian Entertainment Industry. As you have probably heard, top Nigerian comedian and TV host of the Teju Babyface Show – Teju Oyelakin popularly known  Teju Babyface will wed former model and MBGN 2011 Miss Photogenic Tobi Banjoko very soon.

Now the exclusive scoop on all the details, only on BN!

BellaNaija’s Damilare Aiki got in touch with the couple who have dating for a year now but have been acquainted for 3 years as Teju clearly puts it and they shared exclusive details about their BIG day. Teju and Tobi’s wedding will also be the celebrity wedding for the first season of the Which Bride is Next (WBIN) TV Show!

The Proposal
According to the bride to be Tobi, Teju proposed on the world’s most romantic day – Valetine’s Day (2012) at the Southern Sun Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos. Although surprised, Tobi said Yes and from then on, the journey of the soon to be Mr & Mrs began. Teju speaking on why he chose to spend the rest of  his life with Tobi, in his own words ” I felt peace, kind of  like the peace of God that passes all understanding”.

Aww! This is definitely love truly. Read all about the details of their upcoming nuptials.

Wedding Dates
Traditional Wedding – Thursday 30th August 2012
White Wedding –  Saturday 1st September 2012

The MC
Top Nigerian comedian, Ali Baba will be the MC for the reception.

Wedding Planner
Funke Bucknor-Obruthe of Zapphaire Events

Formal Wear
Teju will wear a bespoke suit by Nigerian label Taryor Gabriels of Lagos paired with shoes by Calvin Klein and Russell and Bromley.

Teju will have two best men – Sesan Popoola and Tunde Koiki. Top Nigerian comedians including Tee A, Koffi, Owen Gee, Basketmouth and Holy Mallam will also serve as groomsmen as well as Bunmi Davies, Kayode Peters, Niyi Sanuel, Gbenga Olotu, Gbadebo Oyelakin, Tunde Aluko, Tolu Awobiyi and Taryor Gabriels.

Wedding Gown 
Nigerian designer Mai Atafo will create Tobi’s gown. Sworn to secrecy, he could only tell us that the gown will be a spectacular dress perfect for Tobi’s statuesque but one in line with the traditional bridal gown theme.

Bridesmaids Dresses
Tobi’s bridesmaids,will be dressed in royal blue dresses by Mai Atafo, which he stated will be  “elegant and befitting for a red carpet

Cake Designer
Nigerian cakes maestro Tosan Jemide of Cakes by Tosan has been commissioned make a splendid cake for the couple’s big day.

Wedding Colours
Sliver & Turquoise

Pre-Wedding Shots by Shola Animashaun 

So cute! Congrats to the couple. We cant wait for the wedding!

Photo Credits: Shola Animashaun –


  1. eesha

    August 9, 2012 at 10:58 am


    • Tracey

      August 9, 2012 at 10:00 pm

      Four words for those pictures……”Get a room please”

    • Ginika

      August 14, 2012 at 2:45 pm


  2. tbn

    August 9, 2012 at 10:58 am

    Wow congrats to the couple… i wish them well.

  3. Remi

    August 9, 2012 at 11:03 am

    these pictures are lovely!
    i wish them a blissful union.
    Teju’s humility is worth emulating

    • Tare

      August 16, 2012 at 3:50 pm

      very true, Remi

  4. MZ

    August 9, 2012 at 11:08 am

    🙂 so happy for them.

  5. amy

    August 9, 2012 at 11:08 am

    Hmmmm… my hubby pls i put fire to your feet,…appear by fire in Jesus name.. *8praying Mountainof Fire Style***.

    • Jamike

      August 9, 2012 at 1:01 pm

      Omg Amy!!!!! Thats d funniest ish ive heArd all day!!!!! Lmao! By fire he must come!!

    • atutupoyoyo

      August 9, 2012 at 2:44 pm

      lmao…….amen in Jesus name fire……..

    • portable-oge

      August 9, 2012 at 2:50 pm

      lwknd o! laffed so hard my colleagues had to ask if i was ok! he will appear by fire,just wait.

    • happyhilly

      August 10, 2012 at 11:29 am

      She dey talk FIRE, and you say make she wait. Haha

    • El Bee

      August 10, 2012 at 11:19 pm


    • Tobi

      August 13, 2012 at 5:02 pm

      lmao you’re so funny

    • queen

      August 15, 2012 at 10:30 am


  6. kyky

    August 9, 2012 at 11:10 am

    wishing them all the best in their upcoming wedding!!!!

  7. me

    August 9, 2012 at 11:15 am

    These pictures are beautiful, i wish dem marital bliss and a successful wedding ceremony

  8. Inebaby

    August 9, 2012 at 11:25 am

    real photocomedy. anyway wish them all da best. congrats

  9. pretty One

    August 9, 2012 at 11:28 am

    the fifth pix is my favourite

  10. Theodora

    August 9, 2012 at 11:28 am

    woahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh this pictures are lovely are really off the hook…congrats Teju God bless your union

  11. Abs

    August 9, 2012 at 11:32 am

    Lovely! Congrats!

  12. Audrey

    August 9, 2012 at 11:33 am

    Last six pictures are my favorites. they come accross as good friends.Congrats to them.

  13. keppy

    August 9, 2012 at 11:36 am

    lovely pix, wish ya’ all the best.
    Happy Married Life in advance.

  14. yinka

    August 9, 2012 at 11:37 am

    awww my fav comedian….. wish them all the best. lovely pictures

  15. Lady G

    August 9, 2012 at 11:37 am


  16. Eugenia

    August 9, 2012 at 11:40 am

    Am speechless…..waoooh. lovely couple, beautiful pictures…..i wish them d best and great future together in Jesus name.

  17. jolly girl

    August 9, 2012 at 11:40 am

    love the pics

  18. BIMBY

    August 9, 2012 at 11:45 am

    *smiles* Nice photo session. Cute couple. Ur union will be blissful and blessed in Jesus’ name.

  19. damsel

    August 9, 2012 at 11:58 am

    Beautiful pics.

  20. Uchechi

    August 9, 2012 at 12:36 pm

    Too much info to me though. Congrats all the same!

  21. @ajiriavae

    August 9, 2012 at 12:44 pm

    She’s pretty, he’s handsome. Their ‘pikins’ will be fine. Lol. Congrats to them.

  22. annie

    August 9, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    Hmm our comedians with tall beautiful and fit ladies lol.She is really a peatty black chic.I cnt wait to get married so i’d have funke bucknor as my wedding planner and cake by tosan jemide,wedding gown nko by too designer mai atafo wow!

    • shells

      August 9, 2012 at 1:00 pm

      doubt she’s that tall…she has heels on and they get to about the same height….

    • ...just saying

      August 9, 2012 at 4:32 pm

      if you want to know how tall each are, look at their waist lines….the disparity is quite wide. lovely couple. They sure had fun while taking these photos

  23. Udy

    August 9, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    Congratulobia to Teju. My fav is the last 2 pics.

  24. Chattyzee

    August 9, 2012 at 1:13 pm

    Wow! These pictures are beautiful! No matter how old he gets, every time I see Teju, I think of him as the teenager in the Nigerian movie “Diamond Ring”. All the best!

    • spicy

      August 9, 2012 at 2:28 pm

      OMG me toooo..i had such a crush on him in that film *covers face lool

  25. remi

    August 9, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    Soososo lovely…

  26. tomolaoluwa

    August 9, 2012 at 1:23 pm

    HML to u guys: jst hpe u guys dnt break up like oda najia celeb . i wish u all the best

  27. 'Alex'andyRaH!

    August 9, 2012 at 1:35 pm

    wow! dah z all i can say wow!

  28. Opel

    August 9, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    Ohhhhhhhhhh,I love it,I love it,I love it.nice pixs,seems like they understand eachother,judging from d pix.Love da dancing pix,Its really 9ce.Wishing dem God’s blessings n a HML.

  29. ama

    August 9, 2012 at 1:48 pm


  30. omolola

    August 9, 2012 at 1:54 pm

    Congrats to them. Teju too like fine gals 🙂

  31. Lami

    August 9, 2012 at 2:07 pm

    This is so cute…congratulations to the couple.

  32. Oma

    August 9, 2012 at 2:18 pm

    Wow! They look so happy together.
    Wish them the best.

  33. kem

    August 9, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    lovely, best wishes

  34. Ndidi

    August 9, 2012 at 2:30 pm

    Awwww so sweet! They look so in love! Wishing them nothing but love, laughter and long life together!

  35. MEE

    August 9, 2012 at 2:35 pm

    Hmmmm,finally! Al dis comedians, dey go just make money, capture one fine girl so, Tobi banjoko was my favourites wen all d mgbn contestants were interviewed, very real n straight. D pix looks good, bt she,Tobi looks stressed out in some of d pix, as in her face..can’t wait for dis wedding ooo…d pix of ofcos 🙂 n Amy I tap into ya prayers! My bobo,wereva u are, I send som of dis fire under ur legs!

  36. Tayo

    August 9, 2012 at 2:35 pm

    awwww my best comedian…lovely pix, HML in advance

  37. mayowa

    August 9, 2012 at 2:37 pm

    They look so happy together! So in love… *i want*

  38. chi princess

    August 9, 2012 at 2:50 pm

    una fit
    nor be small carry go

  39. LPS

    August 9, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    The last picture is priceless

    • Scarlet

      August 15, 2012 at 10:03 am

      I totally agree. It’s my favourite. They are so cute!

  40. Adebayo

    August 9, 2012 at 3:17 pm

    SO NICE. wish you best of luck

  41. winfunmi

    August 9, 2012 at 3:29 pm

    She better get off her high heels, she won’t be needing it for her man’s sake anymore- lol


    August 9, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    very cute…nice to see two pple this into themself

  43. Phemmy

    August 9, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    Woww!.. Am so happy for the new couple.. Am so excited about their union.. They r eachothers friends nd i love dat abt them.. Wish them Heavenly marital Bliss!

  44. Kem

    August 9, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    4th pix (the one her hand is in his suit) and the last are my best! wish them d very best

  45. frank

    August 9, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    congrats teju. Let ur marriage last. ur in d public eyes.

  46. Alero

    August 9, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    Tobi Banjoko was one of the 2011 MBGN contestants. She was quite humourous during the interview session.Congrats to them!

  47. chi chi

    August 9, 2012 at 3:57 pm

    wow, nice. sooo much money -cakes/dresses/M.C, all top designers. she’s got a great smile. Lovely couple. wish them the very best.

  48. S.H.A.S

    August 9, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    Cakes by Tosan, the cake will over shadow the couple. Will look like a forest

  49. Desire

    August 9, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    Beautiful Tobi and Handsome Teju, Love you guys loads, I pray ur marriage will last foreva and ur home will be blessed with beautiful kids. Lovely picture. Amma steal some moves for mine.

  50. Gold

    August 9, 2012 at 4:54 pm

    Congrats!! i still don’t undstd the need of publicising colours, suppliers…Congrats sha

  51. christy

    August 9, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    Speechless,luv the pre wedding shot.the chick s definately clean,but not sure,she is is tall as per model

  52. Adedoyin

    August 9, 2012 at 5:18 pm

    The Bride has a lovely smile..Congrats to them both.

  53. Radiant

    August 9, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    I think their children will definitely love that last picture! ‘Mummy and Daddy rocking seriously :)’

  54. aawa

    August 9, 2012 at 6:45 pm


  55. Debola Ogundele

    August 9, 2012 at 10:17 pm

    Love directing from a photographer point of view…Well told story! Big ups to Shola Animashuan,this must definately be his best work have seen..No one gave the photographer credits..He did really well…Congrats to the couple.

    • kk

      August 10, 2012 at 1:56 am

      well tobi is sola animashaun’s sister inlaw 9 in case u didnt know) tobi is way prettier in real life these photos dont do her justice except say she don get belle (just joking ooooh)

  56. iamfascinating

    August 10, 2012 at 1:44 am

    aww, HML guys. God bless your union!

  57. debs

    August 10, 2012 at 2:37 am

    Favour Is deceitful and beauty is vain:but a woman that feareth d Lord,shal b praised.prov 31:30. Congrats Teju&Tobi.

  58. moi

    August 10, 2012 at 7:14 am

    and their height difference !!!!!!!

  59. timma

    August 10, 2012 at 7:55 am

    Lovely couple

  60. Izzi

    August 10, 2012 at 8:38 am

    10 years from now, I can imagine the look on their face when they look at these photographs again. Me i love the one where he is holding her and closing his eyes, like his life depends on her.
    Wishn them all the good things marriage has to offer.
    As for my own hubby, u better give urself brain and appear by fire… no jokes again ohhh. Tobi and Teju God bless your marriage real good.

  61. naijaedutech

    August 10, 2012 at 10:37 am

    Teju is my favourite comedian. I wish him and her lovely wife to be well in life.

  62. Priscy

    August 10, 2012 at 10:49 am

    waiting for d real wedding nd pics

  63. Omo

    August 10, 2012 at 11:42 am

    Wow!! I love this. Very vivacious couple

  64. nike

    August 10, 2012 at 12:04 pm

    i swear ooo… oh ye Husband! whr hath thou?? it is a by force sontin biko…

  65. Princess of Zion

    August 10, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    Lovely couple; may the Lord bless their union!

  66. Adeymidea

    August 10, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    congratulations to ma beautiful Tobi. God bless ur union

  67. Olumide

    August 10, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    I them all the best!

  68. akinpelu adeniyi

    August 10, 2012 at 3:01 pm

    beautiful girl wed cute guy……wow….1derful,2derful lovely couple…….happy married life…amen

  69. Babe

    August 10, 2012 at 4:00 pm

    Teju!!!! All dose comedians on your train!!! u dnt need MC oo, ur train is enuff to entertain poeple, i’m not at your wedding and i”m already LMFAO! Well done

  70. naijababe

    August 10, 2012 at 7:27 pm

    She’s pretty, she makes up for his height. Teju is funny. I like how, it looks like they had fun, instead of the posing and be serious. Lovely couple, can’t wait to see their wedding pics.

  71. libra

    August 10, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    Am so happy for tobi, you deserve thee the best dearie

  72. haroyal sweetness

    August 10, 2012 at 10:08 pm

    luvly pix.congrats 2 d coupe.

  73. francis

    August 10, 2012 at 11:29 pm

    I am so happy for Teju and Tobi I wish you happy married life let your pictures reflect in your married life After the D day I should begging to call you Mr&Mrs TT

  74. Purpleicious Babe

    August 11, 2012 at 2:56 am

    blank face thought he was already married???? the ring on his finger is also engagement ring?

    Blank face @ d dates… do we need to know this??ok o

  75. Nikki

    August 11, 2012 at 6:25 am

    Congratulations to the couple…Beautiful! God bless your marriage.

  76. Oluwakemi

    August 11, 2012 at 7:50 am

    Wish them a successful wedding celebration nd a peaceful union

  77. Pd

    August 11, 2012 at 10:59 am

    Hml…..God bless !

  78. bb

    August 11, 2012 at 4:04 pm

    oh lord, let my bone of my bone locate me ooooooo. Teju and tobi HML ooo.

  79. adegbite gafar a.k.a UP Man u

    August 11, 2012 at 9:02 pm

    greatest insurance student!teju bobo! i go cum ya weddin proper wit enof insuranace cover.
    big up 2 u my friend.
    4rm ex-insurance student (2004) LASU

  80. stella

    August 12, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    congrats TEJU…. All the best

  81. onpoint

    August 13, 2012 at 4:07 am

    Sm1 once said dt a million yrs of courtship cannot b compared wt a day of married life…T nd T,wishing u both d best of married life. For d ladies askn dia husbands to appear by fire, may u also appear by fire for whoeva it will be.


    August 13, 2012 at 12:01 pm

  83. klaw

    August 13, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    cute lady….baby face…nice mix..but dis comedians dey hammer ooooh!!!!

  84. Tobi

    August 13, 2012 at 4:46 pm

    Aaaaw what a beautiful couple.

  85. hardey

    August 14, 2012 at 2:09 am

    aaaaaaw, wish u a blessed and peaceful marriage frm mai dear

  86. flare

    August 14, 2012 at 1:27 pm

    dey re beautiful couples. luv der pix. wish dem hapy married life. Teju i alwys enjoy ur show.

  87. lameri

    August 14, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    lovely pictures, wish them both a very happy, blessed and fruitful married life…

  88. Mum Enoch

    August 14, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    Aaaaaw sooo lovely! Beautiful is an understatement .. I fell in love with tobi from her pictures on her Facebook … She really is an epitome of beauty.

  89. HRS

    August 15, 2012 at 7:45 am

    Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Me lovey!!!!!!!!!! Teju is such a darling! Tobi Banjoko is a fabulous person!!! Love tghe combo! Blessed Union in Jesus name! Amen!

  90. queen

    August 15, 2012 at 10:43 am


  91. Nathaniel

    August 15, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    The pictures are so amazing, it makes you the wedding to come tomorrow. wonderful couple

  92. Morayo

    August 16, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    wah ooo! this is awesome i wish the both of them a blissful married life……

  93. jbabe

    August 16, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    i wish them de best of life together.For me i call forth my husband by fire and by force in Jesus na,e sef wan send my pic to bella

  94. wizzbabe

    August 16, 2012 at 6:31 pm

    Lovely couple… Lovely pix…. wish u a lovely married lyf. May God bless your home and union. Keep d bliss n love flowin n olwyz put baba God 1st in everytin…

  95. Micheal

    August 16, 2012 at 8:25 pm

    hope i wassssssssssssssssssssssssss not the only one who saw the bulge in teju trouser in 1st picture,lol.. okay now abej HML………..Pls keep this love going no matter what, please and grow old together(i love that part)………..may God bless the union,wonderfull couple.

  96. Ashen Esther

    August 17, 2012 at 12:29 pm

    wahooooooooo dis a uniq couples,swit luvly pix.congrats.

  97. Tolulope

    August 17, 2012 at 12:39 pm

    Finally,thank God 2 govenor baby face am so hapi 4 u.HML 2 d Top tees!

  98. fravian

    August 17, 2012 at 7:27 pm

    Ha Teju don dey site Ð babe teh-teh…..happi 4dem sha…..Teju Ð clown….hey future husband….,n☺ mke ♍ε̲̣̣̣̥ self send fire oooo. So cme calmly įf nt?

  99. D Fairy GodSister

    August 18, 2012 at 12:45 am

    They look so happy!!!!! Wow! God bless their home!
    #DearFutureHusband, you must be taller than me. Se gbo?

  100. David Akins

    August 18, 2012 at 5:56 am

    This is very nice, am happy 4 them, CONGRATULATION!!!

  101. kay

    August 18, 2012 at 10:33 am

    wish you the best


    August 18, 2012 at 11:46 am

    See small teju dey join rank with men

  103. toyosi ak

    August 18, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    Love d way teju used d same pair of shoes 4 all d pics…LOL…practical african man…Congrats bro

  104. Adanma Nwokocha

    August 19, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    Congrats……….i lik d pictures

  105. omoge

    August 19, 2012 at 6:18 pm

    Soo cute a couple!

    Is that ring on her wedding finger??

  106. adeogo

    August 19, 2012 at 11:56 pm

    Whaoo i love the suit Teju is wearing

  107. ini etim

    August 20, 2012 at 12:08 pm

    I love dis couple,Its so awesome dat u guys re hosting your wedding on my bthday,1st sept,Congratulations to both of you.wt luv.

  108. gospel

    August 20, 2012 at 4:26 pm


  109. missymycee

    August 23, 2012 at 10:01 am

    Dey obviously hd fun wt d photo session……..wish dem HML…..

  110. adeogo

    August 24, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    HML in advance Teju

  111. Gozzy

    August 25, 2012 at 9:11 pm

    wow lovely n sweet all d best

  112. zainy

    August 27, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    i so hate you girl!u got d man i sooo wanted! happy married life to u guys.u look good together!

  113. Ronnie

    August 28, 2012 at 12:06 pm

    Lovely Pics. Pray the marriage will last and be as lovely as the pictures

  114. HOPE

    November 7, 2012 at 9:57 pm


  115. Amaka

    June 28, 2013 at 11:55 am

    Like the peace the surpasses all understanding in deed! lol
    Lovely couple…fun-filled!

  116. seun banwo

    October 22, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    tobi banjoko my very good friend from OOU

  117. seun banwo

    October 22, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    tobi banjoko my very good friend from WINNERS CHAAPEL AGO-IWOYE (EXCELLENT VOICE)

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