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  • 10 hours A Ugandan Climate Activist is Accusing a US Media Outlet of Racism for Cropping her out of a Group Photo Bellanaija
    Vanessa Nakate, Ugandan climate activist, has accused a US media outlet of racism for cropping her out of a photograph taken alongside fellow climate activists Greta Thunberg, Loukina Tille, Luisa Neubauer and Isabelle Axelsson in Davos. Vanessa revealed, in an emotional video via Twitter, that various media outlets, especially AP News agency, cropped her out of the photo and for the first time in her life she “understood the definition of the word racism”.
    Share if you can What it means to be removed from a photo! — Vanessa Nakate (@vanessa_vash) January 24, 2020
  • 12 hours Munachi Mbonu proves that You are Never too Young to be an Author with Her New Book, Father’s Will Bellanaija
    Child prodigy and 12-year-old author, Munachi Mbonu, a student of Atlantic Hall School, Lagos, has received accolades on the publication of her third book titled, Father’s Will. Father’s Will is fantasy interwoven with science fiction, in which the main character, a super cop, demonstrates innate powers to solve earth-shattering cases. Munachi is an author of two previous books titled “Concealed” and “Chidubem”. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu was among distinguished personalities at the unveiling ceremony. The governor, who was visibly impressed, praised the teenage author and encouraged her not to relent in her efforts. “Munachi is no doubt on a ... more
  • 12 hours Atlantic Hall School is gearing up for its 30th Anniversary & 2 Billion Naira Fundraiser Bellanaija
    Hurray, our school is 30, and to consolidate on our achievements, the Atlantic Hall School, Lagos, is set to launch a Two Billion Naira fundraising initiative as part of the activities lined up to mark the anniversary of its establishment three days ago.  On February 1, distinguished men and women will assemble to give back to the school which nurtured the foundation of their success. The school was founded in 1989 on the vision of five women namely, Chief Mrs. Taiwo Taiwo, Eniola Fadayomi, Lady Gbeminiyi Smith, Dr. Kehinde O. Dina and Olabisi Towry Coker as well as other ... more
  • 16 hours Here’s A Super Simple Skincare Routine, As Recommended by QSkin Bellanaija
    Welcome to our new column with blogger and beauty influencer Muniq Bakare-Saba — and we’re excited to announce her as our newest BNS contributor! Each month, she’ll be sharing all of her tips and tricks—from her beauty faves to the new products and procedures she’s currently loving. For her first column, we asked her to share a breakdown of her basic skin care routine. Enjoy! Beginners guide: Skincare Routine Heard of the 10 step Korean skincare routine? This is not it, don’t be scared! Your skincare routine doesn’t have to be long to be effective, think quality rather than ... more
  • 17 hours Watch this Insightful Spoken Word Poetry “Revolution” by Wana Udobang Bellanaija
    Revolution” is a poem by poet and spoken word artist Wana Udobang filmed and edited by Abiola Sobo of Suss Productions. The track is produced by LanreKnightsabreOladimeji of Knighthouse Studios. Listen and enjoy. The post Watch this Insightful Spoken Word Poetry “Revolution” by Wana Udobang appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!. ... more
  • 17 hours D’Banj Opens Up on the Worst Day of his Life & What Keeps him Hopeful on “This Is Africa” Bellanaija
    DJ Edu of “This Is Africa” had a chat with D’banj on what ‘D’banj is all about,’ the worst day of his life, and what keeps him hopeful and celebrating life. Talking about what D’banj is all about, the music star describes his story as an evidence of “visible hope,” while expressing joy at the success of his career ,which earned him a place on the UK music chart despite working for several years as a security guard. He believes God is constantly showing him that his calling is beyond being a star or a celebrity, but a source of visible hope ... more
  • 19 hours Davido is set to Make an Appearance in Toyin Abraham’s “Alakada Reloaded” Bellanaija
    When the star-studded third installment of Toyin Abraham‘s “Alakada Reloaded” was released in 2017, we all thought it couldn’t get any better than that, with celebrities like Kehinde Bankole, Woli Arole, Nedu OAP, Helen Paul, Lilian Esoro, Annie Idibia, Bidemi Kosoko, Liz Da Silva, Gabriel Afolayan making special appearances. Now it seems Toyin Abraham has definitely outdone herelf, with the number of celebrities she is bringing onboard the fourth “Alakada Reloaded” franchise. So far, some of the celebrities that have parts in the movie include Davido, Cobhams Asuquo, Peruzzi, Orezi, Taymesan, Toyin Lawani, Stephanie Coker Ademinokan, Swanky Jerry, Mercy Eke, Anto, ... more
  • 19 hours Sujimoto receives Royal Recognition & Award of Excellence from the Ooni of Ife Bellanaija
    For the first time in history, the Ooni of Ife-Ojaja II pioneered a forum that identified the vital few champions in different sectors. Present were prominent leaders, amongst whom were the United Arab Emirate Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Fahad Al-Taffaq; and the Minister for Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare; who presented an award of excellence to Sijibomi Ogundele, Funke Adesiyan, Eyitope Kola Oyeneyin, Seyi Awolowo and many other young Nigerian Entrepreneurs, at the Royal African Young Leadership Forum, held in the prestigious Oduduwa hall of the great Obafemi Awolowo University, where the dazzling greatness of the students of Ife was ... more
  • 19 hours WATCH Patoranking Perform “Feelings” Live on ColorsxStudios Bellanaija
    Patoranking shares a breezy performance of “Feelings”, a stand out cut lifted from the album “Wilmer” on ColorsxStudios. Watch the video below. The post WATCH Patoranking Perform “Feelings” Live on ColorsxStudios appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!. ... more
  • 19 hours #BBNaija’s Lolu is Introducing us to his “Sweetpea” Bellanaija
    Big Brother Naija 2018 star Lolu has finally unveiled the face of his lady love on social media,  sharing her photos to mark her birthday. According to her IG profile, her name is Morayo and she is a YouTuber. Taking to Instagram, Lolu wrote: “Even when I lose, I’m winning.. Only because of You. Happy Birthday Sweetpea ♥️🤟🏾” Back in December, Lolu gave us a hint of his relationship status when he shared a photo of himself holding his mystery girl’s hand on his Instagram story. In the post, he revealed that he would be getting married soon. He noted that ... more
  • 20 hours New Video: Skales feat. Harmonize & Falz — Oliver Twist (Remix) Bellanaija
    All is set and ready to go for Skales as he kicks off 2020 with a remix of his 2019 singleOliver Twist” featuring Falz and Harmonize. The dance anthem is accompanied with a colorful video, shot in Lagos and directed by Stanz. The new single will serve as the first single from his upcoming project. Watch the video below. The post New Video: Skales feat. Harmonize & Falz — Oliver Twist (Remix) appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!. ... more
  • 20 hours Anita Joseph has Only Sweet Words as She Introduces Us to her Fiancé ❤️ Bellanaija
    Love is such a beautiful thing, and it’s obvious Anita Joseph has found that special someone who takes her breath away. The Nollywood actress has only sweet words for her fiancé in what seems like pre-wedding photos on Instagram. And the lucky man is… Fisayo Michael, better known as MC Fish. She wrote: The moment I laid my eyes on you my world changed… All I could see was beauty around me .. All I felt was pure bliss… Thank you for Loving me and protecting me 🤸‍♀️ You believe in me even when I doubt my self 👍 You ... more
  • 20 hours Tiwa Savage Nailed her First Feature in Elle’s “Song Association” | Check it Out Bellanaija
    Does Tiwa Savage have the keys to the Song Association kingdom? The songstress was featured in Elle’s latest episode of “Song Association,” and she took her turn to race against the clock while singing “Ma Lo,” Mary J. Blige, and her “The Lion King: The Gift” ballad, “Keys to the Kingdom,” for a chance at the top spot. Watch her performance below:  The post Tiwa Savage Nailed her First Feature in Elle’s “Song Association” | Check it Out appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!. ... more
  • 20 hours Abimbola Craig Gives Honest Relationship Advice in her new Vlog | WATCH Bellanaija
    In her new vlog, Abimbola Craig addressed a question from one of her fans which states “How do I communicate no sex before marriage to my boyfriend without sounding off?”. Sharing her thoughts on the question, Abimbola says sex has to be communicated. There are no in-betweens. Nobody should pressure you into doing what you don’t want to do. If and when you decide to, you should communicate that to him as well but on your own terms. Watch her vlog below:  The post Abimbola Craig Gives Honest Relationship Advice in her new Vlog | WATCH appeared first ... more
  • 22 hours New Music: O’ GY feat. Embrace — 1 Tin Bellanaija
    Fast rising musical duo, O’ GY and Embrace are here with their first music release of the year titled “1 Tin”. Listen to the song below: Download The post New Music: O’ GY feat. Embrace — 1 Tin appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!. ... more
  • 22 hours See All the Amazing Stories on BellaNaija Weddings This Week Bellanaija
    Hey BellaNaijarians, Are you a lover of love and weddings? If you are, let’s take you on a ride through Africa’s Number 1 wedding website, It has been super fun and giddy this week. So if you missed out on any of the beautiful weddings, love stories and pre-wedding shoots now is a good time to catch up. Check out this post, and click on the title links for more on each story. Don’t forget to visit Let’s take a look at weddings first. Esinam and Wendell’s Wedding in Ghana Has Us Doing Our Happy Dance! The #Welit19 Traditional ... more
  • 23 hours #GrammyAwards: Burna Boy Gave a Thrilling Performance at the Pre-Grammy Party Bellanaija
    Tomorrow, the biggest names in entertainment and music will gather in Los Angeles’ Staples Center for one of the most important night in music. This year’s Grammy award show will see new and old stars unite to celebrate their accomplishments in the music industry. Also among the long list of names up for the Grammy is Burna Boy, who was nominated in the Best World Music Album category, earning the top spot for his 2019 project African Giant. And as the countdown to the 62nd edition of the Grammy Awards scheduled for January 26 at Staples Center, Los Angeles hits a ... more
  • 23 hours #BNMovieFeature: WATCH Funke Akindele Bello, Funsho Adeolu, Tomike Alayande in ”Unmendable” Bellanaija
    The much-loved #BNMovieFeature is starting year 2020 with a bang, after we successfully delivered loads of entertaining movies since 2017 (Yes, we’ve featured over a hundred movies so far!) In this section, we showcase full-length Nigerian movies for our film-loving BNers. There are throwback movies, new movies, Yoruba movies, Igbo movies, Hausa movies, English movies, Short films, Serials and so much more. There’s so much to look forward to and you can also take a look at our past features here. *** To begin the year, We’ll be showing a couple of movies from Funke Akindele Bello‘s SceneOneTV and today’s movie is titled ... more
  • 2 days Mike Ezuruonye is Fine & Healing after a Successful Ocular Surgery Bellanaija
    Mike Ezuruonye Mike Ezuruonye is letting everyone know he is fine and healing after a successful ocular surgery. The Nollywood actor took to Instagram to share a photo from the surgery while being grateful for the successful removal of the growth in his pupil as a result of many years of excess exposure to harsh movie production light. He wrote: Forgive being Reluctant but just had to share..Many don’t know what we go through in the course of our work (FILM MAKING)..Had a growth encroaching the pupil of both eyes cos of over exposure ... more
  • 2 days Need a Hack to Create Your Vision Board? Let Peace Itimi Guide You Bellanaija
    Digital marketing vlogger Peace Itim says just like goal setting, vision boarding is a very powerful exercise, but even much more because a vision board helps you visualize and concentrate on specific life goals. She adds: In the last weeks, you have probably heard a lot about vision boards, and if you haven’t had the opportunity to ‘attend a vision board party’ or workshop, then you should watch this video as I thoroughly explain what vision boarding is and how you can create yours. Watch the video below and learn something new. The post Need a Hack to Create ... more
  • 2 days Burna Boy drops Sparkling New Visuals for “Secret” feat. Jeremih & Serani Bellanaija
    Burna Boy kicks off 2020 with the release of the visuals for ‘Secret’ featuring, Jeremih and  Serani. After being celebrated for its social conscious undertones, Burna’s fourth solo album, “African Giant” is given more range with the video for “Secret”, the trio scoring impressively. Like the provocative nature of the track built on heavy references, the video takes on a nocturnal theme that allows Burna Boy, Jeremih and Serani bask in the sensuality of steamy lyrics, visualized in even more expressive scenes. Lyrically, the song attempts to coax/cajole a seemingly unsatisfied married man’s secret lover into keeping their love affair ... more
  • 2 days WATCH Diane Russet & Ike Onyema Showcase Teamwork on this Fun Episode of Ndani TGIF Show Bellanaija
    Who knew Big Brother Naija stars Diane and Ike could make such a team! Well, observe how they showcase their team spirit on this exciting episode of Ndani TGIF Show. Enjoy! The post WATCH Diane Russet & Ike Onyema Showcase Teamwork on this Fun Episode of Ndani TGIF Show appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!. ... more
  • 2 days Alexander-Julian and H&M Hosted A Dinner To Kick Off Paris Fashion Week Mens , And it was Lit! Bellanaija
    Kicking off Paris Fashion Week Mens , one of our favourite stylists and creatives Alexander-Julian Gibbson hosted an intimate dinner in collaboration with global brand H&M. The event held at the stunning restaurant Derrière, in the third Arrondissement of Paris. The soirée was spotlit with  tealights and staged among gorgeous florals and the guests- a cross-section of black creatives from all over the globe, enjoyed stimulating conversation and delicious food. Ambience   Guests Guests included Anna Touré, of Anna Touré PR, Corey Stokes of HighsnobietyAllen Onyia co-founder of Upscale Hype, Nikki Ogunnaike Deputy Fashion Director of GQ and ... more
  • 2 days Dollars Anyone? Win Some This Month in the Zenith Bank Dollar Giveaway Bellanaija
      You can be one of the 4,000 people to win cashback in US Dollars this month with your Zenith Bank Dollar Mastercard. All you have to do is simply: Pickup a Dollar Debit MasterCard at any Zenith Bank branch. Perform a minimum of 5 international transactions (POS and web only)… and that’s it. Terms and conditions apply Lockdown this Zenith Bank Dollar Giveaway. ————————————————————————————————————————————— Sponsored Content The post Dollars Anyone? Win Some This Month in the Zenith Bank Dollar Giveaway appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!. ... more
  • 2 days “I Promise to Laugh with You”| See Timi & Sam’s Fun-filled Wedding Video Bellanaija
    We can say that everyone really had fun at this wedding. The beautiful couple, Timi and Sam had such an incredible day celebrating their union in the presence of their family and friends. Every part of the ceremony was sweet; right from the bridal prep to the church wedding and the reception. You should totally look out for the moment the bride couldn’t keep her tears in when her mum was helping get ready, then when they exchanged their vows at the church, of course, all the turn-up moments at the reception. Plus, there was a bridal party dance battle ... more
  • 2 days Coco Gauff defeats Naomi Osaka at the Australian Open Bellanaija
    LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 01: Cori Gauff of USA in action during her first round victory over Venus Williams of USA on Day One of The Championships – Wimbledon 2019 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 1, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images) 15-year-old Coco Gauff pulled off an amazing performance to defeat champion Naomi Osaka out of the Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-4 victory. Gauff became the youngest player since 1991 to win in the first round of the ladies’ singles after the beating her idol, Venus ... more
  • 2 days Money Matters with Nimi: Did You Just Lose Your Job? Bellanaija
    Whether we call it restructuring, downsizing, rightsizing, retrenchment, being laid off or just plain being fired, losing one’s job ranks as one of life’s most challenging events; these include the loss of a loved one, divorce or serious illness. In January, thousands of Nigerians woke up with the news that they had lost their jobs. Have you recently been laid off? Here are some survival tips that should help: Try to remain positive There are jobs out there, but there are millions of people looking for them; the competition is fierce. Yes, you have already sent your CV to over ... more
  • 2 days New Music: Davido – 2020 Letter To You Bellanaija
    Davido kicks off the year with a new single titled “2020 Letter To You”, produced by Vstix. Listen to the track below. The post New Music: Davido – 2020 Letter To You appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!. ... more
  • 2 days Is There a Place For Honest Reviews for Business Growth in Nigeria? Bellanaija
    Have you ever told your friends that their product quality could do with some improvement, or tried to correct them on their less-than-standard customer relations? How did they take it? Ahhh, did it go down well? Are you still friends with them? Did they cut you off because you bring “bad vibes”? If not, you’re lucky. For a lot of people, that is not the case. ‘Everybody’ wants to do business, but most people don’t want to shoulder the responsibilities that come with doing business – especially in terms of getting feedback and reviews and taking ownership of faults and ... more
  • 2 days Buju wants a Collaboration with the “President of Nigeria” – Burna Boy | WATCH him on Accelerate TV’s “The Mix” Bellanaija
    Buju takes us through the process of making hit songs like “Spiritual” and “Lenu”, his dreams of collaborating with Burna Boy, and more on this episode of “The Mix”. Watch and enjoy! The post Buju wants a Collaboration with the “President of Nigeria” – Burna Boy | WATCH him on Accelerate TV’s “The Mix” appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!. ... more
  • 2 days These New Fragrances from Essenza will definitely Get Heads Turning & You can Now Shop Them in Abuja Bellanaija
    Leading luxury fragrance and lifestyle brand, Essenza, opened a new store in Abuja, with the launch of new bespoke fragrances. The store opening in December at the Jabi Lake Mall in Abuja was hosted by ex-Big Brother housemate, Kim Oprah, and was well attended by prominent personalities in the beauty and lifestyle industries. This is Essenza’s flagship outlet in Abuja adding to the nearly three dozen Essenza stores opened and maintains the delightful aesthetic and ambience synonymous with the Essenza brand. This new store has a modern and sophisticated setting designed to reflect the personality of the ... more
  • 2 days “We are pleased to have already disbursed over N10 billion loans to schools in one year”- Chuma Ezirim on FirstEdu by First Bank Bellanaija
    Nigeria’s first and premium financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria, has announced that within the last year, it has supported educational institutions in the country with loans in the sum of over 10 billion naira. The Bank’s support is carried out through its FirstEdu product, an educational solution created to enhance the educational facilities in schools with a view to improving the quality of education across the country. FirstEdu loan is targeted at private Nursery, Primary and Secondary schools to assist the schools in achieving their desired growth in the medium and long-term. The product provides funding to ... more
  • 2 days Reekado Banks teams up with Femi Leye for the Acoustic Version for “Rora” | WATCH Bellanaija
    Reekado Banks offers an acoustic version of the hit track, “Rora”. This version enlists the magic fingers of guitarist Femi Leye whose infectious score closed out the original version of the song. The video, directed by Dalia Dias, and shot on a Lagos Island beach, finds the artist singing his heart out on a wooden boat as it sailed through the water. Watch the video below and enjoy. The post Reekado Banks teams up with Femi Leye for the Acoustic Version for “Rora” | WATCH appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!. ... more
  • 2 days Team Visa Welcomes Nigerian Track & Field Sprinter Divine Oduduru to their Tokyo 2020 Cohort Bellanaija
    Visa announced that Nigerian Athlete Divine Oduduru has been signed on to its global Team Visa program for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Team Visa athletes are selected based on their expected demonstration of strong competitive performance at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, regardless of nationality and background. They are selected based on their personal journey, competitive achievements and community involvement. In talent as well as character, its members represent Visa’s values of acceptance, partnership, and inclusion. Divine Oduduru, is the second-fastest athlete in Africa after finishing 100 metres race in 9.86 seconds and 200 meters in ... more
  • 2 days Mercy Ajisafe takes us through Everything Fashionable from Menswear to Last-Minute Wedding Outfits on Accelerate TV’s “Fashion Fix” | WATCH Bellanaija
    Mercy Ajisafe is here with some exciting episodes of “Fashion Fix” on Accelerate TV. In the latest episode, Mercy and fashion stylist Rhonke Fella take us through Friday office work wear. Rhonke dishes out the top five (5) outfits that will take you from office to date night without any stress or hassle. Watch and learn. The post Mercy Ajisafe takes us through Everything Fashionable from Menswear to Last-Minute Wedding Outfits on Accelerate TV’s “Fashion Fix” | WATCH appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!. ... more
  • 2 days BNQuoteoftheDay Bellanaija
    Today’s Quote of the Day is by Danielle Tinning. Persist in patience. It may not happen overnight, but make good patience a habit that you practice.  The post BNQuoteoftheDay appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!. ... more
  • 2 days Federal Government & South West Governors reach an Agreement over Amotekun Bellanaija
    The Federal Government has finally reached an agreement with the governors over the establishment of the indigenous security group “Amotekun“, a vigilante group launched by the south west states to fight crime in the zone. This is coming days after the Attorney-General of the Federation declared the vigilante group illegal, thereby drawing an uproar from indigenes of the zones. The agreement was reached on Thursday during a meeting between VP Yemi Osinbajo, South West Governors, the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami and the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. The approval was made known by Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, ... more
  • 2 days Watch Asa Declare Herself a Marlian & Dance to “Tesumole” in this Interview with Cool FM Bellanaija
    Asa has been in the music scene for quite a while now, and if there’s something unique about her, it is her style of music and evergreen songs which has helped her reserve a place at the top. The 37-year-old opened up on various aspects of her personal and professional life in a recent interview with Cool FM’s Kaylah and N6. In the interview, Asa spoke on how she started out as a rapper, her ideal collaborations in Nigeria’s music industry, her new album “Lucid” and her plans for the year. Asa also gave us a peep into how ... more
  • 2 days Usain Bolt & Kasi Benneth are Having a Baby! Bellanaija
    There is a little king or queen on the way for Usain Bolt and Kasi Benneth. The Olympic gold medal winner and his longtime girlfriend revealed the news on their Instagram by sharing cute photos from the pregnancy shoot. In the photos, the Jamaican model poses on a beach and a boat wearing a flowing red dress and holding a large bouquet of multicoloured balloons. Usain Bolt captioned the photo: I just want to say a KING or QUEEN is about to be HERE. Photo Credit: @kasi.b The post Usain Bolt & Kasi Benneth are Having ... more
  • 2 days The US is Putting an End to “Birth Tourism” Bellanaija
    The United States is one of a handful of countries that has unconditional birthright citizenship, and because of the many perks that comes with being a citizen, the US is often a top choice among countries for folks to birth their babies. According to CNN, that may not be the case anymore, because the US State Department has unveiled new rules that make it difficult for pregnant foreign nationals to travel to the United States using tourist visas. This is certainly not a good news for pregnant women and intending mothers in Nigeria, who are presently nursing the intention of ... more
  • 2 days Tinder is Adding a Panic Button Feature for Dates that Go Wrong Bellanaija
    Just incase you’re new or old to Tinder and scared of going on a date due to safety reasons, not to worry, Tinder has a new feature just for you. The dating app announced of Thursday that it is adding new features using cutting edge technology dedicated to safety. The new safety features, includes Noonlight, a panic button that alerts safety authorities if something goes wrong during a date, Photo Verification, and an easily accessible in-app Safety Center. How Noonlight works: If a date goes wrong, users will be able to trigger an alarm via the Noonight. The user will be ... more
  • 2 days The Azonwus Believe Therapy is Really Important for Couples & Men | WATCH Bellanaija
    Ezekiel and Kiyanna Azonwu are back with another episode of their vlog, where they tackle topics that leave many couples at loggerheads. In a previous episode, the Azonwus’ burning desire to share the importance of seeking professional counseling (it’s a bigger plus when the counselor is also faith based) led them to a licensed therapist, Brandy Stinson who answered some pressing questions about therapy. In a new episode, Ezekiel sat with Brandy Stinson and Preston Perry who is a poet, to discuss the topic, “Black Men and Therapy” Get your paper and pen ready for the insightful ... more
  • 3 days The Attorney General is Rejecting Transparency International’s New Corruption Perception Index for Nigeria Bellanaija
    The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, is questioning Transparency International’s new corruption perception index for Nigeria. Transparency International, on its 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index, ranked Nigeria 146 out of the 180 countries. The measurement is based on a scale of 0 to 100 with a 0 score perceived as “highly corrupt” and 100 score – “very clean,” and Nigeria scored 26, which is even lower than last year’s score of 27/100. Speaking in an interview on Channels TV, Malami said in terms of the government’s fight against corruption, more has been done, and they will continue ... more
  • 3 days New Music: DJ Xclusive — Mad O Bellanaija
    DJ Xclusive is back with another banger titled “Mad O”. This time, he is turning the reigning slang in Nigeria into a hit music. “Mad O” was produced by SK Baddest. Enjoy the song below: Download The post New Music: DJ Xclusive — Mad O appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!. ... more
  • 3 days Everyone is Jumping on the #SocialChallenge | Here Are Our Faves Bellanaija
    Every year the internet sees a new viral trend come to life that brings people together to partake in the joyful “challenges”. Over the years we’ve seen trends that include staying still, laying down, crazy dances, and pouring freezing cold water over yourself sweep the internet and we are expecting nothing less this year. With that said, we are starting this year with the #SocialChallenge. Asides the fact that it is really fun, it is also super easy to carry out, and that explains why it is fast going viral in a short time. Let’s be honest, not all of ... more
  • 3 days Emilomo drops Debut Single “The Order of Things” | Listen on BN Bellanaija
    Emilomo makes her soulful debut with “The Order of Things”, written in her attempt to find balance and forgiveness in grief. There is nothing reasonable about death, more so when it is someone you are certain has died long before they were meant to. What remains, besides the pain, is this gnawing feeling of regret. After a close friend died suddenly in early 2018, Emilomo started writing, “The Order of Things” as a way of coping, needing a place to put everything, to unscramble the mess. “The Order of Things” takes you on a journey of pain with the ... more
  • 3 days Oprah Winfrey & Gayle King support Prince Harry & Meghan 1000% Bellanaija
    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – JANUARY 07: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex react after their visit to Canada House in thanks for the warm Canadian hospitality and support they received during their recent stay in Canada, on January 7, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS – WPA Pool/Getty Images) Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King have expressed their support for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry‘s decision to “step back” as senior royals. Oprah Winfrey is a close acquaintance of the couple and attended their wedding in Winsdor, and Gayle King attended ... more
  • 3 days Nigeria ranks 146 out of 180 on Transparency International’s new Corruption Perceptions Index Bellanaija
    Since its inception the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has stated its goal to fight corruption in the country. But five years into the administration, it seems like, to people at least, very little progress has been made, as Transparency International, on its 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index, just ranked Nigeria 146 out of the 180 countries. The measurement is based on a scale of 0 to 100 with a 0 score perceived as “highly corrupt” and 100 score – “very clean,” and Nigeria scored 26, which is even lower than last year’s score of 27/100. The analysis ranked 180 countries and territories ... more
  • 3 days Adefolake Adekola: Together, We Can Commit to Save Our Planet Bellanaija
    Russell Crowe (a New Zealand citizen who has lived most of his life in Australia) missed the Golden Globes Awards because he was back home in Australia protecting his family from the devastating bushfire. In his ‘thank you’ speech, he said: “Make no mistake, the tragedy unfolding in Australia is climate change based, we need to act based on science, move our global workforce to energy and respect our planet for the unique and amazing place it is. That way, we all have a future”. We all can see what is going on all over the world. Threats of war, ... more
  • 3 days The Presidency has this to say about Trump’s planned Travel Ban on Nigeria Bellanaija
    The Presidency is working on a new policy and it is an important one that will hopefully see the end of corruption in Nigeria. Therefore, the Presidency has asked that we should not be worried about “speculations” of the planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African countries including Nigeria by President Donald Trump. On Monday, we reported that President Trump is planning to add seven countries to its travel ban list in order to restrict the flow of immigrants and visitors into the US, with the affected countries including Nigeria. In response to the not so good news, The ... more
  • 3 days When your Aunty Links You up with Bae! See Ada & Chidi’s Pre-wedding Shoot + Love Story Bellanaija
    Please when next an aunty asks if she can introduce to someone, think about it before dismissing her request. You never know, she might just be the link between you and your love. If you don’t believe us, Ada and Chidi‘s love story will convince you. Ada had accompanied her mum to an event, when a lady walked up to her and asked her if she was single, then proceeded to talk about her nephew. She got her number, sent it to the nephew and months after, the two started talking. Now after a phase of getting to know each ... more
  • 3 days Here’s N2000 just for You! Participate in the Zenith Bank Naira Giveaway & Win Amazing Cashbacks Bellanaija
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  • 3 days Rita Chidinma: Managing Older Domestic Help Bellanaija
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  • 3 days Copenhagen Fashion Summit Announces StyleHouseFiles’ Omoyemi Akerele as Speaker Bellanaija
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  • 3 days FAAN wants Nigerians to know How to Protect Themselves from the Coronavirus Bellanaija
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  • 3 days “If you got a good woman please let her know” – Diddy is Remembering Kim Porter Bellanaija
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  • 3 days Thomas Markle wants Meghan to “look after daddy” Bellanaija
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  • 3 days Greece elects its First Female President – Katerina Sakellaropoulou Bellanaija
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  • 3 days Anticipate a Fresh Dose of Naija’s Pop Culture as Budweiser brings to You #KingsofFootball Bellanaija
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  • 3 days Actress Lydia Lawrence-Nze is Introducing Us to Baby Mercedes in the Loveliest Way Bellanaija
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  • 3 days Brace Up, Guys! Mercy Eke is Making her Acting Debut Bellanaija
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  • 3 days Yemi Alade features Hollywood Star Djimon Hounson in Sexy Visual for “Remind You” Bellanaija
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  • 3 days Wendy Williams and Kevin Hunter are Officially Divorced Bellanaija
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  • 3 days #BNQuoteoftheDay Bellanaija
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  • 3 days Lizzo is Celebrating her Body & Inspiring Success In the Latest Issue of Rolling Stone Magazine Bellanaija
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  • 3 days The Inventor of the World Wide Web wrote an Inspiring Letter to the Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre in Lagos | Read it Here Bellanaija
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  • 3 days Obianuju Ndaguba: Start That Side Hustle in 2020 Bellanaija
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  • 3 days We are so Proud of Eniola Aluko for Becoming the First Aston Villa Women’s Sporting Director Bellanaija
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  • 4 days Reuben Abati: Amotekun -The Politics of Protection Bellanaija
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  • 4 days Episode 2 of REDTV’s “Assistant Madams” is all about Tamara | WATCH Bellanaija
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  • 4 days Meghan Markle is All About the Privacy of Baby Archie Bellanaija
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  • 4 days Former Grammys Head Deborah Dugan is Suing the Recording Academy for Sexual Harassment Bellanaija
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  • 4 days presents – The Latest Aso Ebi Styles -Vol. 320 Bellanaija
    Y&H2020 Makeup @glam_drop Earrings and accessories @sacollectionz Silk and mesh @naemscollection Henna Dress @beccaneedlesnstitches Photographer @trend_studios An #AsoEbiBella is a wedding guest {bella} looking stunning in aso-ebi – the fabric/colors of the day, at a traditional engagement or wedding. How To Submit: Step 1: Visit Sign up using your preferred username and password. Step 2: Upload your Aso Ebi styles on your page and stand a chance to get featured on all platforms. – Click here for ALL the fabulous editions. For wedding inspiration on Instagram, tap that Follow button – @BellaNaijaWeddings & for Aso Ebi ... more
  • 4 days Peter Okoye is Wishing his Little Princess Aliona a Happy Birthday Bellanaija
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  • 4 days New Music: OG – Why Bellanaija
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  • 4 days Here’s what Bola Tinubu has to say about “Operation Amotekun” Bellanaija
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  • 4 days WATCH Maraji’s New Skit “Different People’s Reaction to Bad English” Bellanaija
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  • 4 days There’ll be a Special Tribute to Nipsey Hussle at the Grammy Awards & Our Faves will Perform Bellanaija
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  • 4 days Imagine Your Favourite Celebrities at Filmhouse Landmark for a 🔥 Screening of Bad Boys for Life? Enjoy the Highlights Bellanaija
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  • 4 days Priyanka Chopra is so Excited to Meet Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Bellanaija
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  • 4 days Lassa Fever has Returned | Check out the Latest Reports Bellanaija
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  • 4 days Cassie & Alex Fine give us a Front-Seat View of Their Wedding | WATCH Bellanaija
    A few months ago, Cassie and husband Alex Fine tied the knot in Malibu, California. For their white wedding, Cassie wore an off-shoulder ivory gown paired with a lace veil, while her husband opted for a classic black tuxedo. The couple gave us a look at their adorable baby girl, Frankie who is now a month old. Cassie looked beautiful in the photos, and even more beautiful in the video. Check it out. The post Cassie & Alex Fine give us a Front-Seat View of Their Wedding | WATCH appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read ... more
  • 4 days Zenith Bank is Excited to Share its Z-Woman Business Package for Female Entrepreneurs Bellanaija
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  • 4 days WATCH this Hilarious Beauty Tutorial with Kylie Jenner & Kim Kardashian West Bellanaija
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  • 4 days John Adebimitan: Want to Read More Books This Year? Here’s How to Start! Bellanaija
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  • 4 days Blush, Black & White Chic Bridal Styled Shoot | Tiem Okori Photography Bellanaija
    This bridal styled shoot by a team of wedding vendors combines the beauty of a natural look and beautiful colours to showcase how you can have a chic glam reception look. They beautifully combined the white, black and blush colours to create a memorable wedding experience.  From the model’s dresses to the decor to the dapper look on the male model, venue and other details, it really speaks of elegance. The Photographer, Tiem Okori shares a description of this shoot:   The general idea of the shoot was to tell a timeless story of two people finding true love. We ... more
  • 4 days The BN Style Recap: Love Fashion? Then You Should Definitely Check Out The Stories On BN Style Now! Bellanaija
    Hi BellaNaijarians, Are you a BellaStylista yet? We’re here trying to convert you with your weekly dose of style around Africa; it’s time for the BellaNaija Style Recap! Here’s what you’ve missed in the past week over there on our awesome African style, beauty and living website! Check out this post, and click on the title links for more on each story. Don’t forget to visit, share the links and subscribe to our newsletter as well. @lisafolawiyo The Six Looks ... more
  • 4 days Lipstick Africa TV is Sharing 8 Special Beauty Secrets for Your Hair & Skin | Watch Bellanaija
    If you’re looking to take your black skin glow to the next level, Lipstick Africa TV has curated a top list of natural beauty tips for your skin, to help bring your skin glow goals to life. To have a healthy hair and skin combination, you will need the following: Shea Butter, Coconut oil, Jamaican black castor oil, Aloe  Vera, Honey and sugar scrub, Black soap, Sleeping with a satin hair scarf and Morrocan Argan oil. Learn how to achieve the perfect skin below:  The post Lipstick Africa TV is Sharing 8 Special Beauty Secrets for Your Hair ... more
  • 4 days Hauwa Indimi is Sharing her Labor & Delivery Story in New Vlog | WATCH Bellanaija
    Hauwa Indimi is giving us a low-down of her labor and delivery process of baby Noah in her new vlog. Noah Muhammed Yar’adua was born on September 30, 2019, at 4.30 PM, but before he was born, Hauwa had a lot of going in and out of the hospital due to contractions and severe pains. Watch her talk about it below. The post Hauwa Indimi is Sharing her Labor & Delivery Story in New Vlog | WATCH appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!. ... more
  • 4 days Ronke Raji shows us How to Get Fuller & More Defined Lips with Makeup | WATCH Bellanaija
    Beauty and Lifestyle vlogger Ronke Raji Adeola is back with a new beauty tutorial. This episode is all about how to get that perfect, full and defined lips with the help of makeup. See exactly how below. The post Ronke Raji shows us How to Get Fuller & More Defined Lips with Makeup | WATCH appeared first on BellaNaija - Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!. ... more
  • 4 days Taylor Swift reveals her Mum has a Brain Tumour 💔 Bellanaija
    Taylor Swift revealed a while ago that her mum and biggest fan, Andrea Swift, was battling cancer. She shared in an essay for Elle that both her parents had suffered cancer in the past, but that her mother was again battling it. Now, the singer has revealed in a new interview with Variety that a tumour has been found in her mother’s brain. The brain tumour was found while her mother was undergoing chemo for her cancer, Taylor shared. She was going through chemo, and that’s a hard enough thing for a person to go through. While she was going through treatment, ... more
  • 4 days Product Designer Extraordinaire Simisola Ogundowole is Our #BellaNaijaWCW this Week! Bellanaija
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  • 4 days What is Happening in Tarkwa Bay? Bellanaija
    On Tuesday afternoon news began to filter through that gunshots had been heard on Tarkwa Bay, the popular island that’s home to beaches along the Atlantic coast. It was unclear what was happening. Journalist Kiki Mordi said she’d spoken to the Baale of the island, who confirmed the gunshots but said they were to “lure out oil bunkerers.” Others, however, said the island was being cleared off, its people evacuated. Photos began to arrive as evening neared, showing people with their belongings in Ghana-must-go bags, their mattresses on the waterfront. It looked like, really, people who had spent their entire lives ... more
  • 4 days Toke Makinwa is Spicing Things Up with this Q & A Vlog with GbemiO | WATCH Toke Moments Bellanaija
    It’s a new week and Toke Makinwa is back with another episode of her vlog, “Toke Moments”. This year, Toke is spicing things up a little as she will feature a special guest and interesting personalities. For this episode, the special guest is — Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi. Toke says: This year, I have decided to make slight changes to the Vlog and I hope you guys are here for it. Sometimes we would have interesting personalities stop why for a chat, other times you’ll have me by myself and to start, this week my friend Gbemi stopped by and we ... more
  • 4 days Trump plans to Expand Travel Ban to Include Nigeria, Officials Say Bellanaija
    Seven days into his administration, in 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a travel ban that restricted entry into the US for citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries. Now officials in the Trump administration, according to Politico, have shared that exactly three years after the first travel ban was passed, on Monday the 27th, Trump plans to add even more countries to the list, and one of them is Nigeria. The final list could still change, the report says, but, at present, it includes seven countries: Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania, according to officials who have seen the list. ... more
  • 4 days This BTS Shots From Kunle Afolayan’s Forthcoming Movie “Citation” is Proof that Something Awesome is Cooking Bellanaija
    Kunle Afolayan’s forthcoming movie “Citation” is in the making and from the behind the scenes photos, we are certain the film will be a hit. “Citation” will star Haitian-born Hollywood actor, Jimmy Jean Louis, Sadiq Daba Gabriel Afolayan, The Okan twins, Ini Edo, Lola Maja, Temi Otedola among others. The film, written by Tunde Babalola, is a university drama surrounding a female postgraduate student who has to find a way of dealing with the awkward situation of sexual harassment from a popular male lecturer. Check out the photos below. ... more
  • 5 days UK Aid commits part of a £320m Package to EFInA to improve the Financial Sector of Sub-Saharan Africa Bellanaija
    EFInA today welcomes an additional funding commitment from UK Aid, part of a £320m package that will initiate an ambitious new phase of financial sector development across the continent. Announced ahead of the UK-Africa Investment Summit London, the package includes additional funding for 9 existing Financial Sector Deepening Programmes (FSDs) and to set up and scale new FSDs in high-priority markets, including Ethiopia, Ghana, Sierra Leone and the West African Monetary Union. The new commitment, announced by Secretary of State Alok Sharma, represents the start of an important new approach to financial sector development in sub-Saharan Africa. The package ... more
  • 5 days Simi is Back with Part 2 of her Hilarious Question & Answer Vlog | Watch Bellanaija
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