Bella Naija Archive for February 2012

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

New Music: OJB Jezreel – Move It

RIP James Akwari Iroha alias Giringory Akabuogu – “The New Masquerade” Actor Passes Away at Age 70

New Video: Maytronomy – Wetin You Dey Feel Like?

New Music: Kheengz – Rio + Wudf4

The Awesome Treasures Foundation hosts “An Umbrella for Women with Destiny” – Photos from the Event

Funke Akindele & Joseph Benjamin are “Married” – in new movie – “Married but Living Single” starring Joke Silva, Tina Mba, Femi Brainard & More – View Behind the Scenes Photos & Watch the Trailer

As Former Delta State Governor James Ibori Pleads Guilty in a UK Court, Here is a look at his “Fabulous” Lifestyle

BN Prose: The Dimpled Smile by Ireti Adebayo-Oladapo

New Music: Sauce Kid – Kitchen Street feat. Vector

The Death of Presumption

Becca & 2Face Team Up On “Bad Man Bad Girl”

Monday, February 27, 2012

Now Playing: Saeon – Ara Remix

BN Red Carpet Glam: “I’ll Take My Chances” Lagos Premiere

New Music: Phizzle – City To City: The Adventures Of Waterboi P

Who Is… Teni?

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is GORGEOUS on the cover & Kate Henshaw is HOT inside – Check out the March 2012 issue of StyleMania Magazine

Rooftop MCs Present… “Series: Season One” The Mixtape

A Celebration of Love, Music & Comedy! All the Scoop from the 2012 “Festival of Love” in Lagos – Julius Agwu, Chidi Mokeme, Lepacious Bose, 2 Face & More

Sleek Daniels, The Next Afro-Pop Phenom?

There’s A Sweet New “Pryse” In the Chocolate City Mix

Just Before You Say I Do! Attend the 2012 Sugar Wedding Fair – Bridal Show, Exhibitors, 1Million Naira Giveaway & More – 11th March 2012

Toss Out the Trash! Jennifer shares the Story of her Journey from Depression to Freedom and Joy

One of Africa’s Finest Femcees, Keko Brings Us “No Letting Go” With Selebobo

With All My Love: Tomi Olayinka & Soji Adegbenro Wed

Top 5 Buzz Topics from the Lagos Premiere of Ini Edo’s “I’ll Take My Chances” – Dakore, Ini Edo, Mercy Johnson, Kaffy, 2Face & Annie Macaulay

Sun Re…Adeola. SMD & Show Dem Camp release Musical Tributes to Adeola Randolph

Are You Ready? Bobby Brown with New Edition alongside Banky W, Omawumi & eLDee set to light up the stage at “Live in Concert with the New Edition” in Lagos & Port Harcourt

BN Bytes: More Hot Shots of Oreka, Praiz, Susan Peters & Eric from the February 2012 Issue of Exquiste Magazine

Once Again, Africa “Missing” at the Oscars! Winners & Red Carpet Photos from the 84th Academy Awards

Sunday, February 26, 2012

13 to 18 Year Old Science Whiz? Apply for the 2012 Google Science Fair

Saturday, February 25, 2012

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview – Lights, Camera, Action! Miss Nigeria 2011, Feyijimi Sodipo steps into the glam world of a Beauty Queen

BN Bytes: Goge Africa’s co-presenter, Nneka Moses Gives birth to Baby Boy after 13 years of Marriage!

Friday, February 24, 2012

Glo Unveils G-BAM Hi 5ive at University of Nigeria, Enugu! Photos of Flavour, Glo Ambassadors – Monalisa Chinda & Nonso Diobi at the Launch

New Music: Muma Gee – Port Harcourt Is Back

Another Dagrin or Just Another Yoruba Rapper? Introducing… Fizzy Mayur

New Music: Austino Milado – Phone Call

BN Music Premiere: Harry Song – “Taiye, Kehinde”

What Is He Going To Do Next? Dipp Gives Us a Sneak Peek With a “Fly Away” Teaser

“The Nigerian Kings of Comedy” in London & Manchester ! View all the exclusive photos of Basketmouth, Bovi, Buchi, Flavour, Davido & More

Savour the Chef Fregz Culinary Experience this Sunday at the GET Arena in Lagos

Shop, Mingle & Celebrate with LPM at 3 This Weekend at L’Espace – 26th February 2012

BNMusic Friday Top 5: Young Nigeria

Now Playing: JJC – Alpha and Omega

Our Wedding Story: Lara Odumosu & Alexander Adegboyega Adegbenro

New Video: Sarkodie feat. Efya – I’m In Love With You

Bill Clinton, Toyosi Akerele, Cherie Blair, Mo Abudu & More – Red Carpet Report from the 2012 ThisDay Awards for Excellence

Thursday, February 23, 2012

It’s Here! Listen to P-Square feat. Akon & May D – “Chop My Money” Remix

The Video You’ve Been Waiting For! P-Square feat. Akon & May D – “Chop My Money” Remix

BN Exclusive: Big Bucks for Banky! Banky W leads Coca-Cola Nigeria’s “Open & Win N1Million A Day for 70 Days” Campaign

The New York Times on Nollywood – “A Scorsese in Lagos” & View the 2nd Trailer for Kunle Afolayan’s Film “Phone Swap”

Ghanaian Design Label Christie Brown launches new retail space “1st Osu Lane” in Accra – View the Fabulous Photos

You Loved the First One, Now Watch Episode 2 of MTV Base Africa’s “Shuga: Love, Sex, Money”

D’banj’s “Oliver Twist” – The Saga Continues…Estelle, Donaeo & More – Pick Your Favourite Remake/Remix

Working With Women

Who is…Yung Majik

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

BN Bargains: Win tickets to Ola Rotimi’s “Grip Am” Stage Show

Super Mum, Wife & Actress! Omoni Oboli is ‘Balancing The Act’ in the new issue of Vanguard Allure

BN Bytes: What’s It About Celebrities & Their New Cars? Obafemi Martins’ Porsche Cayenne, Timaya’s Bentley & W4′s Chrysler 300

After Three Attempts at JAMB Exams, Iziren Akhigbe sets new record with his 4.98 CGPA! Meet University of Lagos’ 2012 Overall Best Graduating Student

BN Bytes: Uber Cute! Ibiere & Little Miss Zahra Agwu at the 2012 Festival of Love in Lagos

Sound Sultan’s Protege, Yungrace debuts with “Closer” feat. Vector

Shopping, Fashion & Expert Advice in Port Harcourt! Photos from the PH City’s Premier Vendor Showcase – “The Event Show”

New Video: Kefee – Dan Maliyo feat. Becca

BN Bytes: Waje’s Style (& Body) Transformation plus her New Role on Star Quest 2012

Now Playing: Evaezi – The Break Up Song

Liza’s Showstopping Wedding Tale – The “Say Yes to the Dress” Wedding Dress, 2 Weddings & More!

Mo’Eazy joins Darey Art-Alade’s Soul Muzik Label – Listen to his new single “Ko Soro”

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

New Music: Nayo Soul – Ole

New Video: Timix – Plan B

Rapper/singer K Slim and Award-winning MC M-trill Make the Ladies “Whyne Am Well”

New Video: Lami feat. Ice Prince – Ori Mi Wu

BN Exclusive: Dencia the “Super Girl” – Photos from the Set of Dencia’s Brand New Video in Los Angeles & Encino

BN Exclusive: Watch D’banj & the Mo’Hits All Stars Spice Up the Big Apple at their “Live in New York City” Concert

Must Watch Video! 2Face Idibia on the Ms Royalty Show – The Proposal to Annie Macaulay, Upcoming Wedding, New Single, Konvict Muzik & More

Love & Grey Goose! Premium Vodka hosts an intimate Valentine’s Soiree in Lagos – Exclusive Photos

Now Playing: OJB – See Me Up

New Video: AT – The Life I Live

BN Prose: A Moment by Olumide Owoo

Monday, February 20, 2012

New Music: Capital F.E.M.I. – Get Low

It’s Finally Here! Ghanaian Rapper Sarkodie Introduces… “Rapperholic”

Now Playing: Riz – Soundproof feat. Fabolous

Flavour N’abania Enchants Fans with his Performance at Hush Night Club

Ara & Tuface Team Up To Revamp an Ebenezer Obey Classic with “Olomi”

BN Exclusive: First Photos from D’banj & Mo’Hits All Stars “Live in New York City” Concert

Shop ChiChia London for Made By Africa Spring/Summer 12 Collection!

Our Wedding Story…Forever Love: Ada Ananenu & Adedapo Jabaru

BN Music Premiere: Glo Naija Sings Finalist – Mattade releases two singles – “Marry You” feat. Vicky & “Taka Sufe”

Turn your Love for Fashion into a Viable Business! Register for Martwayne’s Fashion Entrepreneurship Course – 25th February 2012

Be Abuja’s Next Top Make-Up Artist as Transformation Studioz is set to Begin Training this February

The Law of Confession

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Another Northern Star on the horizon, Kheengz aka YFK

BN Exclusive: Mo’Cheddah’s Official Graduation Photo

BN Music PREMIERE: Ibiyemi feat. Sound Sultan – True Colour

The 2nd Single from the “Soul Is Heavy” Album – Nneka presents “Shining Star” – Watch the Video

BN Bytes: Grilling or Interview? You Decide. Check Out D’banj on SaharaReportersTV

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Now Playing: Ijeoma – Take My Hand

Jamaica meets Nigeria in Adebz’ Catchy Dancehall song “I Love This Feeling”

New Video: Tosan Scott – “Suga Suga”

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: “The HOTTEST Nice Guy You’ll Ever Meet!” – Ghanaian TV & Movie Star Chris Attoh of “Tinsel” reveals ALL exclusively to BN

Flavour & Tiwa k-i-s-s-i-n-g in the Snow? Check Out the Video for Flavour N’Abania’s Oyi (Remix) feat. Tiwa Savage

New Video: Ice Prince – Juju

It’s All About the Girl! New Video from Bracket featuring Wizkid – “Girl”

Kicking It In Style for the New Year! Photos & Scoop from the January Edition of LPM at L’Espace

ARISE announces the Lineup for the 2012 ARISE Magazine Fashion Week in Lagos – 77 Designers from 6 Continents!

Friday, February 17, 2012

Straight from the Headlines! What Everyone Was Talking About This Week

BN Exclusive: You’ve Seen the Photos, Now It’s Time for the Video! FlytimeTV’s Red Carpet Video Report from Tiwa Savage’s Birthday Party

Now Playing: Ruggedman – Make Me Feel Alright

Nigerian Femcee, AT Drops Her Official First Single “Pieces”

Singer G40 collaborates with WFA’s Peter Clarke on “Dance For Me”

Nigeria’s Frank Ocean? Indie Singer/Songwriter Fhanthom presents “Phantom Blues”

Smiles for the Children – Pink Pearl Foundation and Oaken Events Rekindle the Spirit of Giving

Now Playing: Tilla Man – Different Level

Now Playing: Flowssickk – Lowkey

New Music : Opzy – Last Plane To Lagos

Ex-Band Leader of Star Quest’s The Pulse, Dubie launches his solo career with “Betrayal”

Licensed to Thrill! Jet-Set African Drama Series “Jacob’s Cross” is Back on M-Net for a New Season

Art & Fashion Enthusiasts gather at Terra Kulture for Lakin Ogunbanwo’s Exhibition – “The Mask” – Photos of Temi Dollface, Bez, Obi Obi, Nkechi Bakare & More

The Shoppers Guide to Bagging a Man…Oops, I Mean the Dress of your Dreams!

African Music Divas Electrify Ember Creek! Waje, Eva, Efya & More at the LoudNProud Live Series Valentine Special

New Music : Opzy – Last Plane To Lagos (Freestyle)

BNM Red Alert: Dele

Mission Impossible: I’m Building a Mate!

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Can’t Wait for “Illegal Music 2″? M.I drops a new track from his eagerly anticipated mixtape – “6 Foot 7 Foot” feat. Phenom

New Date Announced for the Future Awards Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders – 19th March 2012 – Register Today

A Sneak Peek inside WED Magazine’s Style Issue

Women Empowering Women! Upload Your Story Today for the Connecting Girls Search & Be Among the 6 Finalists to Win N 250,000

Basketmouth – The Comedian turned Musician & Steelz release 2nd Single – “Where I’m from” feat. Rukus

Fall in LOVE with the Quartet – Eric Arubayi, Susan Peters, Oreka Godis & Praiz cover Exquisite Magazine’s February 2012 issue

Romance & Finance – 9 Vital Questions to Ask & Answer Before You Say “I Do”

BN Photo Stories: The Finale – From the ‘Frying Pan’ to Fuel Protest

On Becoming a Man: “Wake Me Up!” It’s the Sixth Week Already

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Great Opportunity for Students in Africa! Apply for the 2012 Google Student Ambassador Program

Nigerian-American Model Adaora Akubilo featured in Sports Illustrated’s 2012 Swimsuit Issue – Photos

Watch Episode 1 of the MTV Base Africa Series – Shuga: Love, Sex, Money

BN Bytes: Factory78 TV’s Video Interview with “Dami Duro” Star Davido

BN Bargains: Win Tickets to the WED Couture Bridal Show

2 Stars, 1 Hot Magazine Cover! Joseph Benjamin & Warebi Martha for the February/March 2012 Issue of BLOKE – The Complete Man Manual

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Jim Iyke, Ali Nuhu & Jide Kosoko star in Obi Emelonye’s “Last Flight to Abuja” – Watch the Trailer Now!

The Other Woman Speaks…Loving the Man and His Ring

BN Bytes: Mona on Love! Monalisa Chinda covers Vanguard Allure’s 2012 Valentine Edition

BN Exclusive: Watch Obiwon’s Special Performance of “When I Say I Love You” & “Obi Mu O” for his wife Nkechi at their Wedding

Showbiz Wedding of the Year…Coming Soon! Nigerian Superstar 2Face Idibia Proposes to his “First Love” Nollywood Actress Annie Macaulay on Valentine’s Day

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Producer & Singer/Rapper Adey collaborates with Tiwa Savage on “Beremole”

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards – Femi Kuti, The African Connection, Winners & Photos

Mo’Cheddah says ‘bye bye’ to Knighthouse – Award-winning Rapper/Singer Moves On

BN Bytes: Samklef is A Year Older! Photos from his Birthday Party & His Special Valentine’s Day Music Gift – “Suwe”

Must Watch Video! Flytime TV interviews hilarious female comedian & online sensation – Chigul

BN Exclusive: Africa’s First Video Preview of “For Me” by TolumiDE

BN Music Premiere: Kefee – You Are Beautiful

Register Today for Designers Connect! An Event to Discuss, Collaborate & Reform the Nigerian Fashion Industry – 19th February 2012

‘I Am Woman’- Wana Sambo presents Pre-A/W 2012 Collection

Love That Endures

Monday, February 13, 2012

Love is in the Air! Ripstar presents “Baby Mi” for Valentine’s Day

Natures Gentle Touch & TW Magazine help 6 women rehabilitate their hair via the “Hair Care Challenge”

After Success with “Kuchi Kuchi”, J’odie ventures “Under the Mango Tree” – Listen to her brand new track HERE!

Nigerian Gospel Singer, Tim Godfrey Abducted on Sunday Night in Lagos…Found Alive & Well

Nigerian Gospel Rock Band, Stage One releases new single “Cry”

BN Bytes: Nollywood Actress Halima Abubakar’s 2012 Promo Photos

BN Wedding Glam: The Jennifer Okoye & Yemi Adebonojo Traditional Wedding

Abuja Luxury Bag Retailer – EL”n”us presents the “Valentine Experience”

“All That Glitters is Goldie” – Nigerian Music Star Goldie Goes Dark for the February 2012 Issue of WOW! Magazine

Catch Praiz, Tiwa Savage & Davido Live in Abuja as Delphino Entertainment presents “Music District”

Stormy Lagos! Rain & Gusty Winds cause Damage in Lagos – Photos

‘Minimalism, Youth & Femininity’- “Le Voyage” by Pearl 11 30

Orange Culture presents “Elusive Strength” & “Summer’s Quirk”

Buy a Special Gift Basket for the one you Love this Valentine’s Day

Sunday, February 12, 2012

RIP Whitney Houston – Pop/R&B Icon Dies at 48

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Hey Sexy Sexy! Grey, LDA, Eku, Honey & Tiwa – Fashion Brands & Fashionistas “Flaunt It” at Temple Muse – Photos from the Event

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: ‘”Watch Out For Me” Emerging Nollywood Actress Chelsea Eze aims for the top

Friday, February 10, 2012

BN Bytes: Nollywood Actress Chika Ike’s Sizzling 2012 Calendar

PEPSI Cheerleader Uniform for Copa Lagos 2011 Competition winner Maureen Maduadichie picks up her N250,000 prize!

M-Net 53 Extra Host Marcy Dolapo Oni makes her African TV series acting debut on the New Season of Jacob’s Cross

BN Hot Topic: For or Against the Death Penalty?

Make This Valentine’s Day Special with a Luxury Basket from MiraBelle Luxury Gifts

Tunde Kelani’s “MAAMi” starring Funke Akindele, Wole Ojo & Tamilore Kuboye Now in Cinemas across Nigeria

BN Bytes: TV Personality Efe Tommy Robbed

Glam Up for Valentine’s Day as Sleek Hair presents the “Red Reception Special Offer”

BN Exclusive: Banky W, Wizkid, L-Tido and Bon’Eye present “Shuga” – The title track of the MTV Base TV Series “Shuga: Love, Sex, Money”

BN Bytes: TolumiDE to premiere “For Me” video on BET’s 106 & Park Valentine’s Love Special

Miss Universe 2011 Leila Lopes smoulders on the February/March 2012 cover of New African Woman Magazine

Thursday, February 09, 2012

A New Era for the Nigerian Art Industry ! View Photos from “For the Love of Arts” Event at the Civic Centre

Introducing “Colour Me Pretty”! The Pre-Fall 2013 Collection by Alali Boutique

Events This Weekend: The Valentine 2012 Edition

BN Travel: Gorgeous Views, Fantastic Adventure & Good Times – Ijeoma Ndekwu’s Six Fabulous Days in South Africa!

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Behind the Scenes on the video set of D’banj’s Smash Hit “Oliver Twist” – Watch Now!

6 Words and Cold Turkey

BN Bargains: Giveaways, Discounts & More

MTN Project Fame West Africa Season 4 Flashback – Contestants cover Nigerian Hits from 9ice, Bracket, P-Square & More!

Nocturnal Entertainment & Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin present “Carnival Night” at Medici – 18th February 2012

Fun, Freebies & Fayrouz! Premium Beverage excites fans at the Palms Shopping Mall

Lynxxx, Chris Attoh & Joseph Benjamin on Women, Love & Fame in the February 2012 “9th Anniversary” Issue of Genevieve Magazine

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Awww…M.I shows his romantic side on new track “7 Days” – Listen Now!

Waje, Karen Igho, 9ice, Lynxxx, Timaya & More Celeb Guests at Tiwa Savage’s Birthday Party – Find Out Who Looked Hot

BN Bytes: Video Sneak Peek – P-Square & Akon shoot the video for “Chop My Money” Remix

Are You Between 18 – 24? Win the Opportunity of a Lifetime! Enter the 2012 Zeitgeist ‘Young Minds’ Competition

Tiwa’s Sassy in Pink for her Birthday! First Photos from Tiwa Savage’s Birthday

BN Exclusive: Nigerian Music Star Kefee branches out – Launches “Branama Kitchen” on her Birthday – Photos from the Event

How to Satisfy a Woman

Experience Love & Entertainment with Julius Agwu, 2Face Idibia, eLDee, Lepacious Bose & More at the “Festival of Love” – 12th February 2012

Zinkata’s Styling Adventures: Gearing Up for Monalisa Chinda’s Big Premiere!

Monday, February 06, 2012

Vlisco presents “Silent Empire” – View the Ad Campaign Images & Video

BN Bytes: Getting to Know Eva Alordiah on “Eva Says HD” – Watch Episode 1

Omawumi teams up with Flavour N’Abania for “Bottom Belle” – Listen to her brand new single now!

Ofili Speaks on: The Right To Shit With Dignity

BN Prose: How to kill a Mosquito by Sylva Nze Ifedigbo

Sunday, February 05, 2012

BN Music PREMIERE: AiRis – Olowo Ori Mi

Saturday, February 04, 2012

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: “You Can’t Stop Me!” 2012′s Hottest Star, Davido – The Music, The Fame, The Fans & More!

Friday, February 03, 2012

Straight from the Headlines! What Everyone was Talking About This Week

BN Music Premiere: Levelz feat. Victoria Kimani – Friday

Fashion Night Out! Photos from the Private Launch of New Fashion Retail Store – L’Espace in Lagos

Party In Style with Rayce, Lynxxx, Tiwa Savage, W4 & More at “The Valentine’s Party” in Abuja – 11th February 2012

Thursday, February 02, 2012

Ready to Wear meets Zoom Zoom in 2012 at the Pretaport Week & Ghini Auto Fair – Register Today

Hadiza Rasheed & Atiku Jada Wed – A Wonderful Wedding Story!

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Newton & David presents “My Love No Get Subsidy” – Amazing Floral & Gift Packages for Valentine 2012

The Mobile Market presents “The Valentine Sale 2012 Edition” – 4th February 2012

BN Bargains: Win A Free Make-Over, Lunch for 2 & Jacket from WOW! Connect

Ofilispeaks: 7 Things You Must Do Before Writing Your Book

BN Music presents The Rise of the “African Gagas”