Bella Naija Archive for December 2012

Sunday, December 30, 2012

BN Bytes: Catching Up With Emma Nyra! Rising Music Star dishes on Relocating to Nigeria, her Record Deal & “Ur Waist”

New Video: Banky W – “Yes/No”

“Don’t Insult Goodluck Jonathan on Facebook” – Youth Group

President Barack Obama Signs Bill to grant Nigerian Sopuruchi Chukwuke U.S. Permanent Residency

Saturday, December 29, 2012

“I Apologise to Everyone for any Inconvenience, Most Especially the Trek to Jerusalem” – D’banj addresses 2012 Koko Concert Issues

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview Flashback: A Review of the Weekend Feature + BellaNaija’s Pick of the Top 12 Celebrity Interviews in 2012

200 Students Expelled from Covenant University for not Attending Church Service & Violating School Rules

Friday, December 28, 2012

Fun, Fashion & Great Bargains! Photos from the “Fashion & Lifestyle On The Move” Shopping Extravaganza in Asaba

Tonto Dikeh Didn’t Perform but P-Square, MI, E.M.E Stars, Bez, Seyi Shay, Mavin Stars, Brymo & More Rock the Stage at the 2012 Rhythm Unplugged in Lagos | On-Stage & Red Carpet Scoop!

DOS Clothing Company Opens in Lagos! | Get up to 10% Off This Weekend – Sunday 30th December 2012

Bask in the Sun, Mingle & SHOP at the December Grand Marché Pool Party at Hotel Bon Voyage, Lagos – Sunday 30th December 2012

US, Taiwan & Canada Warns Citizens Against Non-Essential Travel to Nigeria

D’banj, Idris Elba, Tinie Tempah, Naeto C, Big Sean, Seyi Shay, Pusha T, Iyanya, Ice Prince, Kay Switch & More! Exclusive Photos from the 2012 Koko Concert

Win Tickets to Bez “Super Sun” Live In Concert this Saturday 29th December 2012

“Obasanjo’s house that’s razed by fire will become more beautiful” Ex-President Obasanjo’s Comical Reaction to House Fire

Thursday, December 27, 2012

New Video: Goldie Feat. AY – Skibobo

BN Download: Get Introduced to Ghana’s Hip-Hop Elite on “Coptic Presents… The Rising Stars Of GH Vol.1″

Lagos Countdown 2012 – The Biggest New Year’s Eve Party in Africa! TuFace Idibia, D’banj, EME All Stars, Mavin Stars, Choc Boyz, Burna Boy & Iyanya Perform Live

Fresh & Clean-Cut Visuals For Young Stunna’s New Video, “Yellow Fever Flow”

BN Bytes: Chris Brown Is Into Afro Pop! Promotes Wizkid on Instagram & Grooves to D’Banj’s “Oliver Twist”

Premium Rum Brand Bacardi launches the Bacardi Oakheart Lounge in Lagos | Photos

Events This Weekend: The Pre-2013 Edition

Two-Month Old Baby Stolen at a Market in Kano on Christmas Eve

A Funny Baby Business? You Tell Us! Yvonne Okoro, Joseph Benjamin & Hlomla Dandala star in Contract | Watch the Trailer & View Behind the Scenes Photos

Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola makes a Plea for Safety after Tragic Fire Crackers Explosion

Nollywood Dazzling Stars Rita Dominic & Nse Ikpe-Etim Light Up the “Streets of Calabar” | Photos from the Movie Premiere & After Party

Forget About Partying All Night…How About All Day & Night? Spin Club presents the First Ever “24 Hour Party” in Lagos – 29th December 2012

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Create Your Tomorrow This Christmas! Intel Nigeria Partners with Leading Resellers to bring the best of Windows 8 Computing Experience to Nigerian Consumers

Undoubtedly Inspiring! Watch Ken Otamendi – A Traditional Era

Fire Crackers Warehouse Explodes Spreading Fire to Several Buildings on Lagos Island

BN Bytes: Idris Elba Arrives in Nigeria Early for D’Banj’s Koko concert

Christmas Tune! Listen to Xuzia – Like It’s Christmas

BN Music Premiere: Nnena Omali Feat. 9ice – Kulie, Dide

BN Download: 1449 Productions Presents Grace FM Reloaded Vol. 1

Cameroonian Infusion On Sam Jamz’s New Joint, “Ndola Mi” Featuring Marpe

New Music: Deff Music – Badman Woal

New Music: Ace Tha Emcee, J. Berg & XII Gage – Code Of The Streets

New Video: Sabina & Friends – This Christmas

BN Download: Show Dem Camp – The Clone Wars 2: The Subsidy

New Music: Mani Lapussh – Break Your Heart

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

The Home Video Integrity (HomeVida) Awards 2012 | List of Winners + Photos of Joke Silva, M.I, Bryan Okwara, Uti Nwachukwu & More

19 Year-Old Upcoming Designer, Mariam Afolabi of Mademoiselle Aglaia presents her New Collection Coordinated by Tiannah Styling – Saturday 29th December 2012

Money Talk with Nimi: Giving – The True Meaning of Christmas

BN Red Carpet Fab: 2012 Ovation Red Carol | Your Exclusive Look Inside the Carol

BN Prose: The Double Christmas by Dami Dokunmu

BN Exclusive: Inside the E.M.E All Stars’ “The Baddest” Concert in Lagos – All the Fun & Fab Shots

Merry Christmas from Julius, Ibiere and Zahra Agwu | Exclusive Photos of the Family from Jemima Magazine

Merry Christmas! From the BellaNaija Team to our BN Family

Monday, December 24, 2012

Merry Christmas from the Yobos! Check Out Footballer Joseph Yobo, his wife Adaeze & son Joey’s 2012 Christmas Photos

Nigerian Soul Singer Ibiyemi Gives Birth to a Baby Boy | Celebrates with Release of New Video “Play”

BN Video Premiere: Wale – The Blessings

BN Red Carpet Fab: Chris Brown in Lagos Concert

BN Bytes: Just Before Christmas! Nollywood Star, Halima Abubakar Unveils New Photos

New Video: Crystals – Ringtone

BN Video Premiere: ModeNine & XYZ – Flow For The Street

PH Stand Up! Win Tickets to Crack Ya Ribs 2012 Christmas Show in Port Harcourt – 25th December 2012

BN Video Premiere: Flavour – Shake

BN Pick Your Fave: Waje & Janney ‘Chiquis’ Marin in Tadashi Shoji

BN Bytes: Genevieve Nnaji, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Basketmouth, Waje, Lynxxx, Toke Makinwa, Ice Prince & More Stars Spotted at the E.M.E All Stars’ “The Baddest” Concert in Lagos | Photos

It’s the Fashion Hub for Curvy Divas! Mai Atafo, Lanre DaSilva-Ajayi & Adesuwa Enabulele Step out in Style at the Launch of Osa Aisen’s Ma’Bello Clothiers in Lagos

BN Bytes: Guess Which Beautiful Blogger & Nigerian Rapper Tied the Knot This Weekend? | It’s Chizy & Playbouy

U.S Congress Passes Bill to Enable 26 Year-Old Nigerian Sopuruchi Chukwueke get his Green Card – The ONLY Private Bill Passed in Two Years!

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: The Chicken Overdose

New Video: Rayce – Ibadi Disco

New Video: Praiz – Rich & Famous

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Chris Brown Shuts it Down at his Lagos Concert! His Performance with Wizkid, the Mega Mansion Where He Stayed & More!

The Club Bar & Restaurant Awards (CBR) 2012 | Photos & Full List of Winners

BN Video Premiere: Iyanya – Flavour

D-Black & E.L are Ready to “Change Your Life” in D’Black’s Smashing New Video

Saturday, December 22, 2012

New Video: Addiction Feat. Brymo – Down Low

New Music: David Evans Feat. N’yasha Dame – Put It On You

BN Video Premiere: Asa – Ba Mi Dele

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: The Man of the Moment! “Kukere” Master Iyanya dishes on Fame, Relationships, Music & Lots More

Christmas Greetings From Chocolate City! Listen to Nosa Feat. Victoria Kimani – Merry Christmas

BN Video Premiere: Raquel – Lovi Dovi

The Colours of CARNIRIV 2012! All the Fun & Exciting Photos from the Rivers State Carnival graced by Agbani Darego, Sam Dede, Uti Nwachukwu, Alex Ekubo & More

Don’t Miss D’banj, Kay Switch, Idris Elba, Pusha T, Big Sean, Tinie Tempah at the Koko Concert in Lagos Tonight!

Friday, December 21, 2012

Massive Collaboration Alert! Weray Ent. Feat. Skob, J.O.A.T, Tribal Magz, Vibe Squad & Gizmo – Ching Chang Wallah – Video

New Video: 9ice – 3310

Seyi Shay, Toni Payne, Kaffy, Laide Bakare, Tewa Onasanya, JJC Skillz & More at the FFL Fashionably Charitable Fashion Show 2012 in Lagos | Photos

Massive Collaboration Alert! Xtatic Feat. AKA & Priddy Ugly

Must-Watch Video! D’Banj Feat. Kay Switch – CashFlow

The Effective Use of Your Country’s Consulate Abroad

The Big Anniversary Celebration! “One Night At L’Espace” – Sunday 23rd December, 2012 + Guys Win Leather Slippers By Didi Creations

BN Cuisine With Chef Fregz: The Tips & The Sweet Stuff

2Face Idibia, Sound Sultan, Ikechukwu & Vector to “Play” at the Mark D Ball Basketball Tournament in Benue State | Wednesday 26th – Monday 31st December 2012

Miss USA Olivia Culpo Wins the 2012 Miss Universe Crown – Spotlight on her Crowning Moment & Couture Winning Style | Miss South Africa, Melinda Bam is the “African Queen”

Tee-Y Mix Brings “Joy To The World” with Ella & LKT

BN Pick Your Fave: Karen Igho, Damilola Adegbite, Yvonne Okoro & Michelle Keegan in Topshop

Inspired by Fairytale Illusions, Art & Colors! “Daring” – Elegante by Tiannah Styling’s Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook

Watch Funmi Iyanda’s Annual Change-A-Life Foundation TV Special | 1st January 2013

New Music: Ms. Jaie featuring Naeto C – Right Here

#TheBaddest! Rehearsal Photos & Videos plus 21 Reasons Why You Should Not Miss the EME Concert with Banky W, Wizkid, Skales, Niyola & More Tonight!

Sound Clash Festival brings Jamaican Star Mavado to Lagos! Sound Sultan, Ill Bliss, Lynxxx, Chuddy K & More to Perform Alongside – Wednesday 26th December 2012

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Now Playing: Samini Feat. Wizkid – Time Bomb

BN Bytes: On Set With Flavour! Watch Behind The Scenes Footage From Flavour’s “Shake” Video Shoot

New Music: Ajuju – Hello

Kidnappers Release Nkiru Sylvanus & Kenneth Okolie

Love, Today & Forever: Tolu Odukoya & Olumide Ijogun Wed

Win Amazing Prizes via the Johnnie Walker Bar Storm in Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Calabar & Benin This Weekend

Events This Weekend: The 2012 Christmas Edition

New Video: Pelli – The One

BN Hot Topic: Can I Ride With You?

Sweet Charity! Bluberry Cakes Holds its 3rd Annual Charity Cake Auction & Exhibition in Asaba – View the Photos

“Why Are Men Morons?” Nigerian Media Personality, Toke Makinwa gives the Scoop | Speaks on being Single & How BlackBerry Phones have Ruined Dating Life – Watch the Video!

Crazy Trend or Fashion Buzz! Watch the Battabox Video on the Pink Lips Tattoo on Men

Get Great Discounts on Your Children’s Designer Clothes at the “Kiddies Wearhouse” Xmas Sale | Thursday 20th to Monday 24th December 2012

President Barack Obama named TIME Magazine “Person of the Year” for the Second Time

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

BN Music Premiere: Naeto C – Can You Do It [Updated]

BN Video Premiere: Lil Miss Miss Feat. Del B – No Whine Me

BN Bytes: Can You Do It? Naeto C Releases Artwork For His Next Single

New Music: Sasha P – Raingroove

Party Tonight & Help Educate a Child! You are Invited to “Party for a Cause” at Likwid Lounge, Lagos – Wednesday 19th December 2012

BN Style Bytes: Jewel by Lisa debuts Lipstick & Nail Polish in Collaboration with L’Oréal Italy | Exclusive Look at JBL’s Spring/Summer 2013 Lookbook

BN Bytes: “Lagos Dimedoll” Ms. Jaie covers the new issue of B.O.M Beauty Overdose Magazine

BN Red Carpet Fab: 2012 Y! Magazine Black Ball | Plus, An Exclusive Glimpse into the Event

Tribute to Mothers Everywhere! Watch The Engager – Mummy

Now Playing: General Pype – Victorious Man

Cîroc Ultra Premium Vodka presents Music Meets Runway 2012 Pre-Party at SIP Lounge, Lagos – Thursday 20th December 2012

Win Tickets to the E.M.E All Stars’ “The Baddest” Concert This Friday

Live to Eat and Eat to Live! 6 Tips To Ensure You Don’t Overdo it This Christmas

Gearing Up for LPM Grand Marché this December? Here are all the Photos & Scoop from LPM November 2012 in Lagos

BN Bargains: Discounts from Nuts About Cakes & Meena | Get Free Brazilian Weaves from Hollywood Hair Centre

You are Invited to Vanilla Restaurant & Lounge’s “Masked Ball” in Abuja – Saturday 22nd December 2012

“It’s Game Time” Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola Unveils the “City Of Lagos Edition Of Monopoly” | Photos & Scoop from the Launch in Lagos

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

“She dipped her fingers into our…” Secondary School Students Narrate how their Principal Conducted Unauthorized Virginity Tests on them

Two Nigerian Teenagers get Life Sentences for the Murder of a 17 Year-Old in the UK

African Baby Fotojenik Eh! Watch Wizboyy Feat. Ikechukwu – Fotojenik

“He was a very gentle person” Parents of Lt. Adeyemi Sowole, Co-Pilot of the Crashed Naval Helicopter recount their Last Moments with their Son

BN Bytes: Why Do Men & Women Cheat In Relationships? iROKTV asks Rukky Sanda, Kween & other Nigerians

BN Bytes: Alexandra Nwokedi shows her Fierce & Dark Side! Check out her “Survival in Darkness” Photo Shoot

BN Video Premiere: British Nigerian Dubstep Star, Benga is Back with “Open Your Eyes”

Desmond Elliot, Kate Henshaw, Bimbo Akintola & More Stars to Perform at the Maiden Edition of Monalisa Chinda’s Dance Production “Project Help: A Dance for Life!”

Vintage, Business & Fine Dining! Visa and Moet & Chandon host Visa’s Platinum Customers at Medici, Lagos | Photos

Essence Leaves Everything To Our Imagination In Her New “Sexy” Music Video

Win VIP Tickets to the Chris Brown Lagos Concert This Saturday! Tiwa Savage, Naeto C, Ms Jaie & Burna Boy also to Perform LIVE

Write A Song for Tiwa Savage & Stand a Chance to Win N150,000 in the “Pepsi Voice Your Dream Lyrical Challenge”!

Fashionista 101: Get That Jewelry Right

Find Out the 10 Musical Acts & Headlining Designer set to Thrill at the “Music Meets Runway 2012″! Hosted by Tanzanian Model Millen Migese & D’Banj

Nigerian Female Fashion Brand Taé opens its Pop-Up Shop on Victoria Island for the Christmas Season!

Crashed Naval Helicopter was used for Illegal, Burial Duties | Helicopter Crashed on the 15th Trip of the Day

BN Prose: My Best Friend, Penelope

Nigerian Police bars SSCE & Third Class Degree Holders from Recruitment

Monday, December 17, 2012

Which Miss Universe African Queen rocked the Best National Costume? You Tell Us! See the Contestants in their National Costumes, Swimwear & Evening Gowns

Don’t Miss the Google+ Holiday Hangout Zone – Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island, Lagos

Y! Magazine asks “How Do You Solve a Problem Like Tonto Dikeh?” | Nollywood Star/Musician covers the new revamped issue of Y!

BN Bytes: Yvonne Nelson, Sarkodie, Juliet Ibrahim, Sandra Ankobiah, Majid Michel, Jackie Appiah & Yvonne Okoro spotted at D-Black’s “The Revelation” Album Launch in Accra

From Video Vixen to Music Star? Honey Willis presents “Pretty Girlz”

BN Pick Your Fave: Caroline Danjuma, Ana Ivanovic & Jacquetta Wheeler in Matthew Williamson

Venus Glam Time with Omoni: Choosing A Healthy Meal Helps You Feel Great

“My husband is going to blow up a plane” Angry Nigerian Woman makes Hoax Bomb Call to Prevent Husband from Flying

A Night of Music, Art & Video! All the Scoop from the Smirnoff 3D Disco Event in Lagos | Photo of Toke Makinwa, Denrele Edun, Goldie, Ice Prince, Eva Alordiah, Olamide, Yemi Alade, Vector & More

“Diamond”, “Midnight Rainbow” & “Earth”! Nigerian Designers Folake Majin, GM4FM & Miss Majin to Showcase their Collections at the Schon Afrique Fashion Show | Thursday 27th December 2012

LKA Fabrics launches its Flagship Store in Lagos – View Photos of Oreka Godis, Chidinma, Kefee, Joseph Benjamin, Weird MC & Eva Alordiah at the Event

Leading Nigerian-American DJ Soupamodel & her twin Taiwo of ILoveUrGlow celebrate their Birthday in Style – All the Fab Shots from the DC/MD/VA Fête

Shop With Just N5,000 at the Ikeja City Mall & Stand a Chance to Win a Brand New Car!

“Lipstick + Free Speech” – Alali Boutique Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook

BN Exclusive: The Absolute Cutest Baby Boy! Nollywood Actress Ufuoma Ejenobor & her husband, Steven McDermott celebrate their Bundle of Joy

Medplus Health & Beauty Invites You to its Medplus Wellness Series in Lagos – Thursday 20th December 2012

BN Bytes: Genevieve Nnaji spotted at the MUD Studio Launch in Abuja

Behind the Heart With Chiadi Ndu: Defusing the Ticking Bomb of ‘Stressors’

BN Bytes: Yvonne Nwosu pulls an “Angelina” in Vonne for the 2012 YNaija Black Ball

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: Honey! That Foreign Accent Sounds Home Grown

You are Cordially Invited to an Evening of Carols & Seasonal Charm at the 7th Ajumogobia Science Foundation Memorial Concert – Friday 21st December 2012

Nigerian Actress Nkiru Sylvanus Kidnapped in Imo State | N100 Million Ransom Demanded

Sunday, December 16, 2012

“Azonto” Pioneer, Fuse ODG Returns With Wyclef Jean For His Sophomore Single, “Antenna” – Video

BN Bytes: CARNIRIV 2012 Queen Agbani Darego dazzles in Port Harcourt! Rocks Iconic Invanity, Jewel by Lisa, Odio Mimonet & Tiffany Amber

New Video: Fally Ipupa – Sweet Life (La Vie Est Belle)

New Video: MoeLogo – Bo Si Ta

New Video: Becca Feat. 2Face Idibia – Bad Man, Bad Girl

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Nigerian Cosmetics, Hair & Beauty Company, Hartland Beauty Supply Opens Flagship Store in Abuja – Introduces “Divina by HBS” Make-Up Line

Governor of Kaduna State, Patrick Yakowa & 5 Others Die in Helicopter Crash in Bayelsa

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: Her Joy, Her Pain, Her Story – Nollywood Actress Stella Damasus reveals ALL exclusively to BN

Big Brother Africa Star/Radio Personality Karen Igho “threatened with a gun and slapped” by Event Security Guard

Join the Miss Nigeria WALK-A-THON supporting Nigerian Flood Victims TODAY

New Video: Ciana – Waka Dey Go

Friday, December 14, 2012

Rest In Peace. Gunman Kills 27, including His Mother & 20 Children in a School Shooting at Connecticut, USA

It’s Ibiza Night! 284 Bar & Lounge Opens with a Grand Launch Party at Victoria Island, Lagos Tonight – Friday 14th December 2012

Rita Dominic, Monalisa Chinda, Nse Ikpe-Etim & Linda Ejiofor celebrate with the Sogunros at 10 in Lagos

Oge Okoye, Jackie Appiah, Obi Emelonye, Rita Nzelu, Eddie Kadi, Fatima Jabbe, Egor Effiok & More at the London Premiere of “Turning Point” – View the Photos

Rita Dominic in Moofa, MI Abaga in OUCH, Nse Ikpe-Etim in House of Nwocha, Mai Atafo in MAI – Who will you Wear to the Y! Magazine Black Ball This Sunday

A Song for the Season! Listen to “Christmas Love” by Tolu Ijogun

BN Cuisine With Chef Fregz: Deck The Halls with Breasts of Chicken

BellaNaija presents Major Events You Can’t Miss This Christmas 2012 Season | EME “The Baddest” Concert, Chris Brown in Lagos, Koko Concert, Bez Live, Calabar Carnival & More!

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s Mother Released from Kidnappers’ Custody

Nollywood Shines Bright in Lagos! Stephanie Linus, Monalisa Chinda, Kunle Afolayan, Beverly Naya & More attend the Lagos Premiere of Tony Abulu’s “Doctor Bello”

Venus Glam Time With Omoni: Exfoliate, Tone & Protect! 3 Steps to Caring for Your Face

New Video: Big Brother StarGame Alum, Prezzo – Ma City Ma Town

Amazing Bargains at Melissa Black’s End of Year Clearance Sale “Dress Frenzy” in Lagos – 15th & 16th December, 2012

Telling the Nativity Story in 2012! The Waterbrook Church presents ‘The Inimitable’ a Musical in Lagos – Sunday, 16th December 2012

D’banj is on “Top of the World”! Listen to his Spanking New Single

The Magical Colours of Shared Love! Escudo Rojo Wine treats Customers & Retailers to a Fun Day at the “Escudo Rojo Carnival”

Thursday, December 13, 2012

New Music: Tiwa Savage – Folarin

Nigerians Travelling Abroad Must Take Polio Vaccine by 2013 – WHO

New Music: Dpzle – Drunk Song

New Music: Tee Blaq – Robo Candy (Robo Remix) Feat. Olamide & Dammy Krane | Robo Style (Psy Cover)

Senate Approves Supplementary N161.6 Billion for Fuel Subsidy

BN Bytes: Trybe Records Presents Rukus – One Man Cypher

Crack Ya Ribs with Julius Agwu, Iyanya, Burna Boy & Many More Comedy and Music Stars in Port Harcourt this Christmas! 25th of December 2012

Mercy Johnson, Davido, “How to Love”, Boko Haram, JAMB, Chelsea FC & BlackBerry Porsche Lead Google’s Top Searches of 2012 from Nigeria

Must Listen Music! Dil – Wanna Wanna | Acapella (Acoustic Version) feat. Praiz

BN Exclusive: Partying with 2Face Idibia, Sound Sultan, Ibinabo Fiberisima, Seyi Shay, Shank, Moet Abebe, Dammy Krane, Annie Idibia & More at the “Playa’s Ball” Party in Lagos

BN Bytes: “Criticism Doesn’t Get to Me” – Nollywood Star Tonto Dikeh speaks on Music, Tattoos, Al Pacino, Don Jazzy & More on Ndani TV’s “The Juice”

New Video: Waconzy – Club On Fire

BN Exclusive: Watch the First Teaser for Michelle Bello’s New Movie “Flower Girl” starring Damilola Adegbite, Chris Attoh & Eku Edewor | Video Teaser & Photo of the Cast

M.I & Julius Agwu Party with the Ladies at the SNAPP Launch Parties in Port-Harcourt & Calabar – Photos

BN Bytes: Ex-President Obasanjo dances in Ghana | Gangham Style?

Rita Dominic wins the Best Actress award at the 2012 KALASHA Film and Television Awards in Kenya | Honoured for her role in “Shattered”

BN Beauty Nest with Ameera: Let Your Skin Glow for the Season

Apply for the 2013 AP Global News Internship Program | Deadline – January 16 2013

“Nothing is Impossible!” – All the Scoop on D’banj/DB Records’ Mega Deal with Sony Music Entertainment’s RCA Africa label

Copa Lagos 2012 kicks off tomorrow! View the Schedule for the 3-Day Beach Soccer Tournament on BN & Buy Your Tickets TODAY

Christmas 2012! In His Image feat. Waje present “Come and Worship”

New Music: Pro’Meth – Slow Down

BN Video Premiere: Yemi Alade – Ghen Ghen Love

BN Hot Topic: “Join A Political Party Today!” Hold on… Not So Fast

New Music: Samklef Feat. Jesse Jagz – The Rain

New Music: Sean Cza – Blanket

New Music: YQ – Oni Reason

JJC, Denrele, Ajebutter 22, Durella & More are Ready to Thrill & Entertain You at the Ketchup RED 3 in Abuja – Friday 14th December 2012

New Video: May D – Gat Me High

TJ O’Karo: Ensuring the Survival of the Human Race

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

EFCC Arrests Jigawa State Governor’s Son at Airport with $50,000

Anonymous Donation of N250 Million to Kings College, Lagos & Edo College, Benin Sparks Debate over Anonymous Vs. Publicized Donations

Celebrating the Entrepreneurial Spirit! Highlights & Photos from the FATE Foundation 2012 Annual Celebration & Entrepreneurial Awards

BN Music Premiere: Dencia Feat. Sarkodie – Me & U

“Bring the money the FG recovered from oil marketers who abused the fuel subsidy scheme” Kidnappers tell Okonjo-Iweala & Make Another N200 Million Ransom Demand

Burna Boy, Mo’Cheddah, May D & Ms Jaie to Perform at CREATIVE FOCUS 2012 – An Exhibition for Design, Lifestyle & Creativity | 13th & 14th December 2012

BN Video Premiere: May D – Gat Me High

BN Exclusive: All the Photos of D’banj, Toolz, Ikechukwu, Lynxxx, Skales, Daddy Showkey, Ali Baba & More at the Tyme Out with Tee A Live Edition Concert in Lagos

Win Tickets to Party with Ice Prince, Vector, Eva & Olamide at Landmark Village for the Smirnoff 3D Disco this Friday!

BN Bargains: 12-12-12 Special! Discount on Booths at WED Expo, Win Lace Wigs & Get Free Brazilian Weaves

The Louder, The Better! Win $1000 from Nigerian Online Retailer, Jumia via its #ScreamNaija Christmas Competition

The Key to Fighting Jealousy & Other Self-Destructive Drugs!

Rising Nigerian Singer, Tiwa Banks Stabbed by Landlord’s Son

Celebrating & Recognizing the Hardwork of Extraordinary Young Nigerians! Global International College presents the Young Achievers Award in Lagos – 26th December, 2012

Unqualified NYSC Members Teaching In Schools Cause Mass Failure – Teachers’ Council

OUCH Woman introduces its brand ambassadors – Yolanda Okereke, Dabota Lawson & Munachi Abii

These Girls are on FIRE! Presenting the African Beauties at the 2012 Miss Universe | View the New Glam Shots & Find Out More About the Queens on BN

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

BN Bytes: The “Second Coming” of Vector! View the Ace Lyricist’s Sophomore Album Art & Tracklist

BN Music Premiere: Illrymz Feat. Lynxxx – Gbagaun

BN Bytes: On Set with Burna Boy! Wizkid, Vector, Dammy Krane and more at Burna Boy’s “Tonight” Video Shoot

BN Bytes: Trybe Records Presents SoJay – Adorn (Miguel Cover)

New Music: Illrymz Feat. Lynxxx – Gbagaun

BN Exclusive: Nigeria’s Hottest Celebrity Couple 2Face & Annie Idibia spotted at the Playa’s Ball Exclusive Party on Sunday | Celebrate their Daughter’s 4th Birthday the Next Day

Wande Coal, Wizkid & Ebuka Obi Uchendu To Celebrate with CMB’s at Its 10th Anniversary Concert on Sunday, 16th of December 2012, in Lagos

Ini Edo, Chidinma, Helen Paul, Essence & KSB at the 2013 Noble Spring/Summer Hair Show in Lagos – View the Photos

Celebrating Women With Curves! The Official Launch of Ma’Bello Clothier, a Fashion Brand for the Stylish, Curvy Woman – Saturday 15th December 2012

BN Exclusive: Inside the 2012 Mode Men of the Year Awards with 2Face Idibia, Seyi Shay, Chris Attoh, Ugonna Omeruo, Mai Atafo, Dolapo Oni, Wale Ojo, Uru Eke & More in Lagos – All the Fab Shots

Truly Stylish or Simply Trendy

Step Up Your Game in 2013 with Goal Attainment Made Easy (G.A.M.E.) Boot Camp delivered by iamaCHAMP Limited – Saturday 15th December 2012

BellaNaija Style visits NDANI – the Nigerian Fashion Project at Selfridges in London | “Mirror Me” Fashion Blogger Fisayo Longe gives us all the Style Scoop!

Ariyike Writes: Wrap it Up! Protect Yourself Today

5 Year Old Nigerian Music Sensation OzzyBosco collaborates with Superstar Flavour N’abania | Listen to “Sweet Mama”

Shop & Party with iLLRymz, Ajebutter22, Falz, Saeon & More Stars at the SightsnSounds Christmas Festival – Saturday 15th December 2012

Our Wedding Story: Seun Maduka & Damola Adegoke

BN Prose: Back to the Middle by Franque

Nollywood Actress, Stella Damasus & Music Act, Lamboginny Appointed as NDLEA Ambassadors

Banks to Stop N100 Charge for Inter-bank ATM Withdrawals on Monday 17th December 2012

Monday, December 10, 2012

Now Playing: Jayso & Sarkodie- Pizza & Burger

BN Video Premiere: Sarkodie Feat. Davido – Gunshot

New Video: HenriSoul – Your Love

Johnnie Walker hosts Stylish Men at the Mode Men “ Men of the Year Awards 2012” – View Exclusive Photos

Kidnappers Demand $1Billion Ransom for Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s Mother

Stars of Mildred Okwo’s Romantic Comedy, “The Meeting” Rita Dominic, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Linda Ejiofor & Femi Jacobs go on Media Tour as the Movie becomes a Hit at the Cinemas! | Photos & Video

Africa as an Economic Superpower – United States of America launches Doing Business in Africa (DBIA) Campaign | Read President Obama’s Message

BN Bytes: Is Stella Damasus Tying the Knot Soon? Nollywood Star sports Engagement Ring at the 2012 Mode Men of the Year Awards

Watch Mo’Cheddah, AjeButter 22, eLDee, Black Magic, Yaw, Bryan Okwara define ‘Obscurity’ on Flytime TV’s Word of the Day

Shopping Just in Time for the Holidays! View Photos from the Objects Of Beauty Fair Shopping Fiesta in Lagos

New Music: Susan Feat. Yung Boss – Dance Floor

Get the Ultimate Pampering Experience at the “Pamper Me Pretty” Spa Beauty & Wellness Day in Lagos – Sunday 16th December, 2012

Wizkid, Aliko Dangote, Chris Attoh, Elenu, Uti Nwachukwu & More Win at the 2012 Mode Men of the Year Awards in Lagos

BEETA Universal Arts Foundation brings the Stage Play “Castles In the Air” to Abuja | 14th to 16th December 2012

Meet Nigeria’s Youngest New Millionaire! 8 Year Old Dancing Sensation, Amarachi Uyanne Emerges Winner of Nigeria’s Got Talent | Wins 10 Million Naira

BN Music Premiere: For the Girls All About the Money, Listen to Eclipse – Olodo

MUD Cosmetics Nigeria Officially Launches its Abuja Store – Saturday 15th December, 2012

New Music: Splashjosh – Bitter Truth

Now Playing: Falz – Welcome To the Jungle

Now Playing: Harrysong Feat. Timaya – Ogogoro

The South African Orange Shopping Experience Awaits You at the African Cup of Nations in January 2013

New Music: RetroDee – Girl You Gone

New Video: Emmanuel The Great – Iwo Ni Kan

New Video: Museba – Bom Bom Bom

Funke Akindele-Oloyede, Katherine Obiang, Latasha Ngwube, Tomi Odunsi network at the November 2012 Edition of Ariyike Akinbobola’s ‘Best of Both Worlds’ Cocktail Event

BN Music Premiere: Houston Grey – Let Me Hold You

New Video: GQ – Park Well

New Music: Addiction – Wishing On A Star

BN Bytes: Catching Up with Chika Ike! Nigerian Actress speaks on her Upcoming Movies, Getting Older & Oprah Winfrey

Iyanya is the Red Sheet Magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” & Nollywood Actress/Superstar Wife, Annie Macaulay-Idibia strikes a pose | Inside the December 2012 Issue

New Video: Endia – 48

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: Yo! It’s Gifts Season

Make Your Kids’ Christmas Dreams Come True at the Xmas Fantasy Island on Saturday, the 15th of December 2012, in Lagos

How Gunmen Kidnapped Professor Kanene Okonjo, 82 Year-Old Mother of Nigeria’s Finance Minister

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Now Playing: Minjin Feat. Iyanya – Coupe Decale Remix

New Video: F. Shaw – Aiye Ma Da Fun Mi (Life Will Be Good For Me)

Now Playing: Seyi Shay Feat. Vector – Erawo Remix

BN Music Premiere: Lami – But You

BN Bytes: Who Are Your Top 3 Sexiest Female Nigerian Celebrities? Toolz asks Banky W, Burna Boy, Lynxxx & D’Prince

Saturday, December 08, 2012

Four Students of Lead City University, Ibadan Die in Car Crash

New Video: Davido Feat. Ice Prince – Feel Alright

New Music: Illwill Feat. Muno – Falling In Love

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: “I Have Never Been Signed to a Record Label” Nigerian Femcee, Eva Breaks the Silence on her Split From Trybe Records & Shares Intimate Details of her Life’s Journey

New Video: Meaku – Love Is Real

Delta State Government Gives First Class Graduates N5 Million Each to Further their Education

Friday, December 07, 2012

New Video: Teeklef – The One

BN Exclusive: African & Fotojenik! Behind the Scenes With Wizboyy & Ikechukwu at the “Fotojenik” Video Shoot – Photos & Video

New Video: Chuddy K – Brazilian Hair

New Video: Phyno Feat. Olamide – Ghost Mode

New Music: DRB Lasgidi Feat. Shank – Selecta

TillaMan Is Back With Another Smash, “Ori Owo”

For Love of Sports & Country! Check Out All the Photos from the Lagos State Volunteer Drive for the National Sports Festival – EKO 2012

BN Exclusive: Lynxxx, Eku Edewor, Uti Nwachukwu, Jumai Shaba, IK Osakioduwa & Julius Agwu at the “Omotola: The Real Me” Reality TV Show Cocktail Launch in Lagos

Maintaining Moisture During The Harmattan

N2.1 Billion Worth of Newly Printed N1,000 Notes Missing at the Nigerian Minting Company

BN Cuisine: Chef Nkesi of HSE Gourmet dishes Tortillas

Love, Forever and Always: Motunrayo Jimoh & Abdul-Rasheed Umar Wed

“For the Discerning Woman”! Nigerian Design Label, Shakara Couture presents its 2012 R-T-W Collection

BN Bytes: “My Africa Is Inspirational!” Watch Bez’s Exclusive My Africa Is Interview

Ghanaian Actor Chris Attoh & Nigerian Model Isio Wanogho Couple Up for WED Magazine’s 2012 Dress Issue – Your First Look Inside the Pages

New Music: Bobby Max Feat. B.O.U.Q.U.I. – What I Want

Efa Drops a Celebrity-Spattered Viral Video For His Single, “Open & Close” Featuring Dammy Krane

Nigeria’s Biola Alabi, Managing Director of MNet Africa & Florence Iwegbue, Co-Founder of LiveWello Make Forbes 20 Young Power Women in Africa 2012 List – The Full List

Ella & Gabby Hosts Exhibition, Sale & Cocktail Party – 8th & 9th December, 2012

BN Bytes: Wale Gets a Nomination for “Best Rap Song” at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards 2013

Johnnie Walker & Mode Men present the Men of the Year 2012 Awards on Saturday 8th December 2012 in Lagos

Think Big! Hit It Big!

New Music: Goldie Feat. J. Martins – Give It To Me

Let’s Talk Fashion! Nigerian Designer, Emmy Collins presents the “Lagos Fashion Workshop” for Upcoming Fashion Designers – Saturday 22nd December 2012

Thursday, December 06, 2012

In Pictures: Nigeria Under Water – BBC Feature on Flooding in Nigeria Vividly Captures the Devastating Impact of the Flood on Individuls & Families

BN Video Premiere: Glenn – Movement

Terry G’s At It Again! Listen to Trowey Pt. 2 | Pass Me D Shisha | Can’t Try Me | Loose Control

INEC De-Registers 28 Political Parties Including Chris Okotie’s FRESH, PRP, NAP & Others

BN Bytes: Celebrity Love Triangle? Iyanya Responds to Yvonne Nelson & Tonto Dikeh Rumors | Iyanya Awarded for “Kukere” | Watch his Exclusive Interview on Factory78

Johnnie Walker & Mode Men Presents the Men of the Year 2012 Awards on Saturday, 8th December 2012, In Lagos

BN Bytes: Djinee is Back with Two Hot New Singles “We Dey Here” & “Lover’s Rock” | Launches Website

BN Do It Yourself: Make Your Version of Toke Makinwa’s Statement Neckpiece

BN Exclusive: Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde dazzles at the Launch of her “Omotola: The Real Me” Reality TV Show in Lagos – First Photos & Spotlight on Her “Omosexy” Look

Shop, Mingle & Karaoke at “The Closet Fair” in Lagos – Sunday 16th December 2012

BN Hot Topic: In With the Baby, Out With the Fire! Do Babies Really Dull the Marriage Spark?

Conquering My Phobia For Flying

Who Wins Nigeria’s Got Talent This Sunday? Meet the 10 Finalists Competing for the N10 Million Grand Prize

BN Exclusive: 37thSTATE presents the Online Premiere of Bolaji Kekere-Ekun’s Short Film NKIRU + Blackberry Phones Giveaway!

Not Safe for Work! Celebrities “Get Naked” for HIV/Aids – Check Out Karen Igho, Dipp, Eva, Dayo Ephraim, Capital Femi, Kel, Denrele & More in the Campaign Shoot

As She Prepares to Pass the Miss Universe Crown to the Next Queen, BN Beauty Spotlights African Queen, Leila Lopes’ Tenure in Photos

Nominate a Young Ingenious Business Owner for the Abuja Young Entrepreneurs Awards (AYE Awards) 2013

Tolling Begins at TP2, Lekki Epe Expressway on Sunday December 16th 2012

Full of Superstar Cameos, Watch Ara’s New Video for “Yanke”

M.I, Sound Sultan, Dr. Sid, Nonso Diobi, Jay Jay Okocha, Kanu Nwakwo & More Stars “Play for Life” at the Novelty Football Match to Commemorate the 2012 World AIDS Day – Photos

Nigerians Should be “Prepared to Bear Some of the Hardship” – Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke blames Nigerians for Petrol Scarcity

Join the Committee of Friends Today in Lagos to Remember Remi Osholake of Remi Lagos – Celebration Memorial Details

BN Bytes: “Will You Be My Valentine, Yes/No?” Get an Exclusive Behind the Scenes Sneak Peek of Banky W’s “Yes/No” Video Shoot

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

BN Video Premiere: DJ Sose Feat. General Pype, Mr Raw & Shogon – Natasha

BN Bytes: Yvonne Nelson Opens Up On Twitter About Her Break-Up With Iyanya

BN Video Premiere: Capital F.E.M.I. – Capital F.E.M.I.

New Video: Josh – figure 8

New Music: Wizkid – Thank You

Now Playing: Sammy – ABC | Oluwa

Transparency International ranks Nigeria as the 35th Most Corrupt Country in the World in its 2012 Report

32 Hopefuls make it through to the Next Stage of the 2013 MTV Base Nigeria VJ Search

Get Ready for “The City of Lagos Edition of Monopoly” this December – Your Exclusive Look at the Documentary | Governor Fashola Presented with the First Copy

BN Red Carpet Fab: FAB Night Out 2012/FAB Awards | BellaNaija Style’s 7 Must See Looks

BN Pick Your Fave: Tiwa Savage & Solange Knowles in Olcay Gulsen

Swiss Ambassador Confirms Return Of $700m Looted by Sani Abacha to the Nigerian Government – So, Where Is The Money?

Rest In Peace… Veteran Actor, Enebeli Enebuwa Passes On

Now Playing: Kelly Hansome – Bom Bom

Naija FM Presents Omo Akin, Dammy Krane & Henry Knight – It’s Christmas

Get Gifts For Friends & Clients this Christmas with Sweet Deals from GIFT BLISS

A Tale of Faith, Love, Life & Betrayal! Nike Campbell-Fatoki Spins a “Thread of Gold Beads”

New Music: Kheengz – Epo Nbe | Aboki (Ice Prince Cover) | My Malo Shortie (MMS)

The Club, Bar & Restaurant (CBR) Awards 2012 Awards Celebrates Establishments in the Nightlife & Hospitality Industry – Wednesday 12th December 2012

BN Bargains: Get a 40% Discount off Booths at the WED Expo 2013 | Buy a Lace Wig from Hollywood Hair Centre & Get a Brazilian Weave Free

Get Your Tickets Today for the 2012 Edition of Music Meets Runway! 10 Designers, 10 Artistes, 1 Runway – Monday 24th December 2012

“We Have Nothing Else To Sacrifice” – Watch Ishaya Bako’s Fuel Subsidy Removal Documentary “Fueling Poverty”

Y! Magazine presents its Inaugural “Cinderella Fairytale” Annual Black Ball in Lagos – Saturday 16th December 2012 | Hosted by MI, Tosyn Bucknor & Oreka Godis

Dealing With Inferiority Complex

Nigerian Billionaire Oil Tycoon, Folorunsho Alakija replaces Oprah Winfrey as the World’s Richest Black Woman – Ventures Africa

New Music: Retta Rich – Who Be Fool

Outrage over N2 Billion Approved for New Home for Vice President, Namadi Sambo | FCT Minister Defends Allocation

BN Music Premiere: Introducing A New Afro-Pop Diva! Listen to Tonye Feat. Maytronomy – Insane (Wèrè Nìyẹn)

New Video: Jaystuntz Feat. Flavour & Waga G – Body Body

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

BN Video Premiere: Eazzy Feat. Kwaw Kesse – Rock This Party

BN Bytes: Idris Elba, Big Sean and Pusha T Billed to Join D’Banj and Kay Switch at This December’s “Koko Concert”

BN Bytes: Freeze (of Cool FM 96.9 Lagos) Takes Over the Factory78 Studio in the UK, Lists His Top 5 Nigerians Artists of the Moment

New Music: Sarz Feat. Wizkid – Samba (Beat Of Life)

Must-Hear Music! M.I, eLDee, Omawumi, Waje – “Violence Against Women”, The Free Album

New Video: DJ Neptune Feat. General Pype, Jesse Jagz & Lynxxx – Skoobi Doo

New Video: Rilwan Feat. Mr. Walz – Naughty Girl

New Music: Yemi Alade – Bamboo | Show Me

New Video: Asa – The Way I Feel

Nigerian University Workers to Begin Nationwide Strike on Monday 10th December, 2012

Get Gifts For Friends & Clients this Christmas With Gift Bliss Sweet Deals

American University of Nigeria hosts the 2nd Edition of its Homecoming Event in Yola – View the Exclusive Photos

FATE Foundation Honours Entrepreneurial Spirit & Celebrates Enterprise at its “Annual Celebration & Entrepreneurial Award Ceremony” – Thursday December 6th 2012

DJ Sose & Burna Boy Entertain the Ladies as they Step Out In Style for the SNAPP Launch Party in Benin – Photos

“The Next Big Deal”! Nigerian Designer Bridget Awosika covers StyleMania Magazine’s December 2012 Fashion Issue

Nigerian Music Star, Wizkid to peform alongside Eva, Ajebutter 22, Solidstar, Tillaman & Shaydee at the COPA Lagos 2012 Opening Day – Friday December 14th, 2012

South African Star Nonhle Thema headlines Nando’s New Campaign | Check Out the New Mum in Action!

“Nigeria Loses $500 Million Annually to European & American Universities” – Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigeria

“Don’t Talk With Your Fists” – Silver Lining presents a Platform to Impact, Restore & Heal Individuals faced with Domestic Violence – Sunday December 9th, 2012

Great Nigerian in the Diaspora: 48 Year-Old Attorney, Bunmi Awoniyi named a Superior Court Judge in the US

BN Prose: Book Excerpt – The Officer’s Bride By Lara Daniels

Ojukwu’s Transport Company rejects Bianca as Trustee | Ojukwu Jnr. Takes Over Father’s House

Monday, December 03, 2012

BN Video Premiere: Omawumi – Stay Alive (Je Je Laye)

BN Bytes: More Bucks for Don Jazzy! Nigerian Producer announced as Loya Milk’s Brand Ambassador – Photos of Dr Sid & Wande Coal at the Unveiling in Lagos

She’s BACK! Nollywood Star, Tonto Dikeh premieres New Single, “Crazically Fit” featuring Terry G – Must Listen!

We WON! BellaNaija, Rita Dominic, Dimeji Alara, Mo’Cheddah, D’banj, Yaw & Mai Atafo Inspired Win at the 2012 FAB Awards in Lagos – First Photos & Full List of Winners

The Nollywood Ladies of “My Life My Damage” at E-Rave! Tonto Dikeh & Uche Jombo alongside Rukky Sanda, Moses Inwang & Julie Odia at the Party in Lagos

Asaba get Ready to Shop in Style at the “Fashion & Lifestyle On The Move” Shopping Extravaganza – Wednesday 5th December, 2012

Demystifying the Legend of ‘Mami Wata’! 37th State Presents its Informative Documentary “Lady In The Water”

Heineken Unveils its New Global Bottle at a Spectacular Event & Sponsors “Skyfall” Movie Premiere in Lagos – View Exclusive Photos of 2Face Idibia, Timi Dakolo, Yinka Davies & More

Behind The Heart With Chiadi Ndu: A “Dad Shaped” Hole

Here Comes the Flower Girls! Damilola Adegbite & Eku Edewor cover Genevieve Magazine’s 2012 Wedding Issue

Relive Your Boarding House Experiences! The ‘Red House Seven’ Is out on

Parents Demand N2 Billion from Bishop David Oyedepo over Child’s Death in School Run by Winners Chapel

Shopping Made Easier for Yummy Mummies! Moma Clothing Launches its Maternity Line | Send In Your Entries For the Moma Christmas Picture Challenge

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: Seychelles, Ogbomosho, Barbados…In Search of a Little Peace & Quiet

Music, Fashion & Loads of Fun at the “Runway 3” Show in Abuja! Photos of Empress Njamah, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Chigul, May D, Osas Ighodaro, Denrele, Iyanya & More

Nigerian Design Label, HC Couture (H.C.C) presents its Spring 2012 Collection “Fabuleux” – The Lookbook

Christmas Like Never Before! Lost in Lagos LIVE is back for the Biggest Lifestyle event in Lagos – December 2012

Late Ojukwu’s First Son Admits Knowledge of Father’s Love Child | Claims Will is “Not Authentic”

Sunday, December 02, 2012

New Music: Jesse Jagz – Murder Dem

Nigeria’s “Yahoo Yahoo” Image by Leke Alder

Saturday, December 01, 2012

A Sad Loss… Pregnant Woman Dies in Hospital Over Husband’s Inability to Pay N20,000 Deposit

New Music: Sabi Feat. Skales – Nana II

BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: It’s Show Time! Soul Singer, Bez dishes on Love, Fame & Music as he Counts Down to His “Super Sun Concert”

BN Video Premiere: Coco Ice – It’s Me

Inspire The Hope For Gettting To Zero! Dipp, IllBliss, Wana Udobang & Rexx Pincode collaborate with Health And Life Africa to Create Awareness for HIV/AIDS | Watch Video on BN

Now Playing: Ruggedman Feat. Terry G – Push

“You must know your status and be willing to talk about it ” Agnes Danielson Shares Her HIV/AIDS story