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 – www.SholaAnimashaun.com

132 Comments on 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
  • 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


  • tbn August 9, 2012 at 10:58 am

    Wow congrats to the couple… i wish them well.

  • Remi August 9, 2012 at 11:03 am

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

  • MZ August 9, 2012 at 11:08 am

    🙂 so happy for them.

  • 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


  • kyky August 9, 2012 at 11:10 am

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

  • me August 9, 2012 at 11:15 am

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

  • Inebaby August 9, 2012 at 11:25 am

    real photocomedy. anyway wish them all da best. congrats

  • pretty One August 9, 2012 at 11:28 am

    the fifth pix is my favourite

  • Theodora August 9, 2012 at 11:28 am

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

  • Abs August 9, 2012 at 11:32 am

    Lovely! Congrats!


  • Audrey August 9, 2012 at 11:33 am

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

  • keppy August 9, 2012 at 11:36 am

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

  • yinka August 9, 2012 at 11:37 am

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

  • Lady G August 9, 2012 at 11:37 am


  • 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.

  • jolly girl August 9, 2012 at 11:40 am

    love the pics

  • BIMBY August 9, 2012 at 11:45 am

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

  • damsel August 9, 2012 at 11:58 am

    Beautiful pics.

  • Uchechi August 9, 2012 at 12:36 pm

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

  • @ajiriavae August 9, 2012 at 12:44 pm

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

  • 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

  • Udy August 9, 2012 at 1:00 pm

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

  • 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

  • remi August 9, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    Soososo lovely…

  • 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

  • ‘Alex’andyRaH! August 9, 2012 at 1:35 pm

    wow! dah z all i can say wow!

  • 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.

  • ama August 9, 2012 at 1:48 pm


  • omolola August 9, 2012 at 1:54 pm

    Congrats to them. Teju too like fine gals 🙂

  • Lami August 9, 2012 at 2:07 pm

    This is so cute…congratulations to the couple.

  • Oma August 9, 2012 at 2:18 pm

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

  • kem August 9, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    lovely, best wishes

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • Tayo August 9, 2012 at 2:35 pm

    awwww my best comedian…lovely pix, HML in advance

  • mayowa August 9, 2012 at 2:37 pm

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

  • chi princess August 9, 2012 at 2:50 pm

    una fit
    nor be small carry go

  • 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!

  • Adebayo August 9, 2012 at 3:17 pm

    SO NICE. wish you best of luck

  • 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

  • PRISCILLAPHILS August 9, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    very cute…nice to see two pple this into themself

  • 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!

  • 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

  • frank August 9, 2012 at 3:43 pm

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

  • 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!

  • 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.


  • 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

  • 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.

  • Gold August 9, 2012 at 4:54 pm

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

  • 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

  • Adedoyin August 9, 2012 at 5:18 pm

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

  • Radiant August 9, 2012 at 5:44 pm

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

  • aawa August 9, 2012 at 6:45 pm


  • 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)

  • iamfascinating August 10, 2012 at 1:44 am

    aww, HML guys. God bless your union!


  • 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.

  • moi August 10, 2012 at 7:14 am

    and their height difference !!!!!!!

  • timma August 10, 2012 at 7:55 am

    Lovely couple

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Priscy August 10, 2012 at 10:49 am

    waiting for d real wedding nd pics

  • Omo August 10, 2012 at 11:42 am

    Wow!! I love this. Very vivacious couple

  • nike August 10, 2012 at 12:04 pm

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

  • Princess of Zion August 10, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    Lovely couple; may the Lord bless their union!


  • Adeymidea August 10, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    congratulations to ma beautiful Tobi. God bless ur union

  • Olumide August 10, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    I them all the best!

  • akinpelu adeniyi August 10, 2012 at 3:01 pm

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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • libra August 10, 2012 at 7:55 pm

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

  • haroyal sweetness August 10, 2012 at 10:08 pm

    luvly pix.congrats 2 d coupe.

  • 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

  • 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


  • Nikki August 11, 2012 at 6:25 am

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

  • Oluwakemi August 11, 2012 at 7:50 am

    Wish them a successful wedding celebration nd a peaceful union

  • Pd August 11, 2012 at 10:59 am

    Hml…..God bless !

  • bb August 11, 2012 at 4:04 pm

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

  • 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

  • stella August 12, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    congrats TEJU…. All the best

  • 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.

  • Freesmszone.com August 13, 2012 at 12:01 pm
  • klaw August 13, 2012 at 2:15 pm

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

  • Tobi August 13, 2012 at 4:46 pm

    Aaaaw what a beautiful couple.

  • hardey August 14, 2012 at 2:09 am

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

  • 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.

  • lameri August 14, 2012 at 2:52 pm

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

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • queen August 15, 2012 at 10:43 am


  • Nathaniel August 15, 2012 at 3:45 pm

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

  • Morayo August 16, 2012 at 2:26 pm

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

  • 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 oooo.me sef wan send my pic to bella ooooh.lol

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Ashen Esther August 17, 2012 at 12:29 pm

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

  • 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!

  • 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?

  • 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?

  • David Akins August 18, 2012 at 5:56 am

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

  • kay August 18, 2012 at 10:33 am

    wish you the best

  • Freesmszone.com August 18, 2012 at 11:46 am

    See small teju dey join rank with men

  • 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

  • Adanma Nwokocha August 19, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    Congrats……….i lik d pictures

  • omoge August 19, 2012 at 6:18 pm

    Soo cute a couple!

    Is that ring on her wedding finger??

  • adeogo August 19, 2012 at 11:56 pm

    Whaoo i love the suit Teju is wearing

  • 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.

  • gospel August 20, 2012 at 4:26 pm


  • missymycee August 23, 2012 at 10:01 am

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

  • adeogo August 24, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    HML in advance Teju

  • Gozzy August 25, 2012 at 9:11 pm

    wow lovely n sweet all d best

  • 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!

  • Ronnie August 28, 2012 at 12:06 pm

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

  • HOPE November 7, 2012 at 9:57 pm


  • Amaka June 28, 2013 at 11:55 am

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

  • seun banwo October 22, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    tobi banjoko my very good friend from OOU

  • 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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