Bella Naija Archive for February 2011

Friday, February 25, 2011

BN Exclusive: Mercy Johnson’s New Promo Photos & Scoop from her Liberia Trip

BN Style Presents Emerging Fashion Talent Week – Day 5 – MEENA – “Silver Shadow” Spring/Summer 2011

BN Exclusive: Photos from the Empire Leicester Square Premiere of “Mirror Boy”

BN Hot Topic: North Africa Political Uprising: Lessons for Nigeria?

BN Bytes: Genevieve Nnaji rocks Zed-Eye & Jewel by Lisa at the London Premiere of “Mirror Boy”

Thursday, February 24, 2011

New Music: K-Soul – Just U and Me

Grey Goose Vodka hosts “A Toast to Taste” – The Valentine Experience

BN Bytes: Post-Baby Fab – Nollywood Star Oge Okoye reemerges 6 Months After Baby No. 2

Quintessentially Nigeria launches Exclusive Members Lounge in Lagos

BN Style Presents Emerging Fashion Talent Week – Day 4 – SALLY BAWA – Entree Collection

Asa’s “Bimpe”: A Narrative Lyrical Analysis

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Two Sides of the Style Spectrum: Alexander Amosu & Nneka on the cover of the February 2011 issue of Complete Fashion Magazine

New Music: Eva – I Done Did It

Izu Ojukwu’s “The Child” & Kunle Afolayan’s “The Figurine” receive Honorable Mentions as Ghanaian Film “I Sing of a Well” wins the Festival Choice Award at the 2011 Pan African Film Festival Filmmakers Awards

Listen to “Sweetness” by Glo Naija Sings II Winner – Casey

Sowambe announces nominees for the first-ever “Sowambe Awards” for Social Media

Top-of-the-World Goodness: The Malta Guinness Love Rock Valentine Party with Banky W & Andre Blaze

Project Red: Style Agency hosts “Fashion Against HIV” Event – 27th February 2011

BN Style Presents Emerging Fashion Talent Week – Day 3 – RÉ BAHIA – “Lola” Spring/Summer 2011

Rebrand Me!

The Circle of Life

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

“The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives” by Lola Shoneyin, Receives Rave Reviews in the Maiden Issue of the BN Book Review

FATE Foundation begins Enrollment for the Emerging Entrepreneurs Programme (EEP) 2011

Her Solo Debut! Project Fame West Africa III Winner Chidinma releases “Jankoliko” feat. Sound Sultan & “Carry You Go”

Monday, February 21, 2011

BN Style Presents Emerging Fashion Talent Week – Day 2 – AKPOS OKUDU – “Cocktail Hour” Spring/Summer 2011

BN Prose: FRACTURE by Wana Udobang

MANIA Magazine celebrates its debut with the “party of the season” & “Fearless” cover featuring Modupe Ozolua

Terence Sambo hosts first edition of OneNigerianBoy networking event for Creative Professionals

Obi Emelonye’s “Mirror Boy” starring Genevieve Nnaji & Osita Iheme premieres at the Empire Leicester Square London on the 24th of February 2011

Sunday, February 20, 2011

BN Style Presents Emerging Fashion Talent Week – Day 1 – EJIRO AMOS TAFIRI – “Odyssey” Holiday Collection

Improve Yourself in 2011! Register for The Future Training Programmes in Entrepreneurship, Writing, Film Directing, TV Presenting and Acting

Nadia Buari, Boris Kodjoe, Hakeem Kae-Kazim & Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde shine at the Opening Night Gala for the 2011 Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles

“Pushing the Envelope” – Introducing

Saturday, February 19, 2011

BN Bytes: Beyoncé’s Fela Kuti inspired “African Queen” cover for L’Officiel Paris’ 90th Anniversary Issue stirs debate

BN Exclusive – WORLD PREMIERE: Ty Bello returns to music with “The Future”

A Female President – A Nigerian Novelty

Best Use of Science…& Rap? Meet Debo Olaosebikan: The Rapping Physicist

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Rukky Sanda, Denrele, Genevieve Nnaji and other celebrities show love to vulnerable children through charity this Valentine’s Season

Celebrities, Music, Fireworks & Maltina! Maltina relaunched with pizzazz at the “Sharing Happiness” Event

New Video: Funbi – Clockwork

Urban Dice presents “Creative Focus” – View Photos & Get Info on the Exhibition

New Video: J’odie – Kuchi Kuchi (Oh Baby)

Is That Ini? Ini Edo Makes You Do A Double Take as she covers the February 2011 issue of WOW! Magazine

It’s All About Kemkemstudio – Week 3 of Toni Tones’ “Support Nigerian Fashion” Photography Experience

New Video: Ice Prince feat. Brymo – Oleku

Lanre DaSilva-Ajayi – “Red 2011″ for the UBA CEO Awards

New Music: Stan Iyke – Lovequito

Le Petit Marché presents “LPM – The More Edition” – A Charity Event in Partnership with the Freedom Foundation – 27th February 2011

New Music: M.anifest feat. eLDee – One Night Only

New Video: Mo’Cheddah – No Be Money

She’s BACK! Jenifa returns to the Big Screen – Watch the Trailer for “The Return of Jenifa”

BN Bytes: Genevieve Nnaji features in Luna Milk’s “Grow & Shine” TV, Print & Billboard Ad Campaign

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Without Cameras

BN Prose: Six8Ten: Autumn Showers by Jibola Lawal

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

New Video: Banky W – Follow You Go (Sisi Eko)

Monday, February 14, 2011

Puckering Up

The 2011 GRAMMY Awards: The African Connection, Red Carpet Photos & Winners

Love Your Body this Season with MANGO

The Nigeria Leadership Initiative (NLI) Calls for Nominations

New Music: Oyinkansola feat. Gregory – Forever Valentine

New Music: Big Deal feat. Skales – Jofumi

“Valentine” – A Photo Story by Obi Somto & Yolanda Okereke

New Music: Saeon feat. Falz – Recover From You (Ma Fi Mi Le)

Arieta’s Picks: 5 Key Trends for Spring/Summer 2011

Tosin Otitoju: A Whizkid’s Journey of Self-Discovery & Fulfilment

Friday, February 11, 2011

Tiffany Amber presents “Raw Glamour” for Spring/Summer 2011

The Myth of an Ideal Man

BN Hot Topic: It’s the Season of Love!

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Nigerian Idol Host Anis Halloway releases video for “We Nor Wan Dat” inspired by the Sierra Leone Civil War

New Video: Janelia – Love Song in Yoruba

Now Playing: Ty Magic feat. TobiWilliams, Badewallz, JayMilitary, Adedot07, K.B & Nikkys – TAXI (Black & Yellow – Remake)

Watch the GRAMMY Awards Live and Exclusive on Channel O

Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God on CNN’s African Voices this weekend – Read the Interview Transcripts

Events This Weekend: Valentine’s Weekend Special

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Burlesque & Fashion create a sensation at the Temple Muse “Come & Play” Valentine’s 2011 Event

BN Bargains – Valentine’s Special – Part II

Asa’s “Bamidele”: A Narrative Lyrical Analysis

A peek into the “Gallery of Poems” – Collection by Lanre DaSilva-Ajayi for Vlisco

Ramsey, Basketmouth, Omawumi, Banky, Monalisa, Uti, Dami & Lola – Genevieve Magazine commemorates its 8th Anniversary with a Star-studded Issue!

Youth for Transformation hosts ‘Transformation March’ & Star-Packed Concerts in Lagos, Abuja, Zaria & Port Harcourt – Admission FREE for Registered Voters – 14th February 2011

BN Video PREMIERE: IBK (aka Spaceship Boy) – Tongues

Fashion, Beauty, Home Decor & Food! Fusion Lifestyle Quarterly Shopping Event is back in Abuja with Everything You Love & A Foodie Twist – 12th February 2011

New Video: Naeto C – Ten over Ten (10/10)

Renowned Photographer Kelechi Amadi-Obi & Celebrity Stylist Dimeji Alara launch MANIA Magazine

South African Starlet Nonhle Thema takes on Reality TV with her new show “Nonhle Goes to Hollywood”

The Video You Have Been Waiting For! D’banj feat. Snoop Dogg – Mr Endowed (Remix)

BN Video PREMIERE: Timi Dakolo – Let It Shine

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Join the British Council at the 2011 Education UK Exhibition in Lagos & Abuja

Bacchus Bar + Grill Opens in Lagos – 10th February 2011

New Video: P-Square feat. 2Face – Possibility

Le Petit Marché turns 2 in February 2011 & Celebrates by Giving to Charity | Find Out What Went Down at LPM’s BuyNigerian Edition

Monday, February 07, 2011

New Music: Blaise – Eagles Fly

2Face Idibia interviewed by Lola Ogunnaike for BET International & alongside ONE8 makes Billboard’s Best Bets for 2011 List

BN Exclusive: Dakore & Olumide Akande share sizzling details of their fairytale romance exclusively with TW Magazine

BN Music Premiere: Mr Nomoreloss – Ori Mi

BN Bytes: From A Pregnant Princess to a Damsel on Horseback – Mercy Johnson transforms on Set in Enugu

BN Music Premiere: Chase feat. Mo’Cheddah – Ife

Comedy, Music…& Love: Join Julius Agwu, Darey, M.I, Waje, Iyanya, Onyeka Onwenu & AY at the Festival of Love in Abuja – 13 February 2011

BN Exclusive: “Nouvelle Histoire” – Heritage Rediscovered by VLISCO

Hater Nation?

BN Prose: Green Card Marriage By Lisa Baskett

Connect with Maltina and Win Invites to the Maltina “Sharing Happiness” Party – February 12 2011

New Feature Alert: Meet the Reviewers of the BN Book Review | First Book: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives by Lola Shoneyin

Saturday, February 05, 2011

Ascon Oil Celebrates its Silver Jubilee in Style

“Modern Shapes…Intricate Details” – Bridget Awosika Spring/Summer 2011 Collection

Aminata Niaria, Georgie Badiel & Ajak Deng feature in “The Black Allure” styled by Edward Enninful for the February 2011 Issue of Vogue Italia

Djinee re-releases “Thank You” feat. Lindsey & “My Pillow” just in time for Valentine’s Day

Friday, February 04, 2011

D’banj headlines “Our Time” initiative & concert series to inspire youth to register and vote

New Video: Lynxxx feat. Banky W – Alabukun

POLO launches the new Rolex collection for 2011

Thursday, February 03, 2011

BN Bargains – Valentine’s Special – Part I

Grey presents “The Indispensables” – Capsule Collection for 2011

BN Bytes: Agbani Darego in the February 2011 Issue of Essence Magazine

New Music: CON.tra.diction – Sorry Song feat. Rooftop MCs | Superstar (Remix) feat. Skales

Nneka Announced as the Face & Brand Ambassador for Starcomms “Hear For You” Campaign

Absolute Events & Hot FM Present The Valentine’s Party…From Abuja With Love – 12th February 2011

New Music: Obiwon – Great Again (Ode to Nigeria)

Daniel Adenimokan takes over as Director of Da Grin Biopic “Ghetto Dreamz” scheduled for release in 2011

Femi Adeyinka releases “Captial F.E.M.I” & “Playlist” from his new album “Capital F.E.M.I – The Year of R ‘n’ B”

Viv La Resistance in the spotlight for Week 2 of Toni Tones’ “Support Nigerian Fashion” Photography Experience

On to the Next Level! Nigerian Comedians AY, Basketmouth, Bovi, Buchi & Tunde Ednut Use Social Media to Promote their Craft – Watch their Hilarious Skits

Legendary Event Designer Preston Bailey & Bridalwear Designer Kosibah landing in Lagos for “FLARE” – The Oaken Special Fair – April 2011

More Than A “Passing Fancy” – Flaviana Matata in the February 2011 Issue of Dazed & Confused

From Oluchi to Ajak – 12 Years after Oluchi’s breaththrough, Ajak Deng graces the Pre-Spring 2011 cover of i-D Magazine

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

BN Exclusive: Journey to Love – The Official Photo Album from Dakore Egbuson & Olumide Akande’s Blissful Wedding

New Video: JJC – Say Yes

The Mobile Market – Valentine Sale Event – Shopping Plus Music from Blaise, Beazy, EFA & So Much More – 5th February 2011

New Video: Moyeen – Follow My Dreams

New Music: X.O Senavoe feat. Mugeez of R2Bees & Teeklef – Killing Me

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Wow! Presents a Double Dose of Shopping – Wow! Valentine Fair – 12th & 13th February 2011

BN Red Carpet Fab: The Future Awards 2011

New Video: Retta – Kolo For You

Zed-eye extends the honeymoon with “Tribal Romance Revisited Volume II”

Celebrating Groundbreaking Business Journalism in Africa: Diageo launches Africa Business Reporting Awards – DABRA 2011