Elections: INEC Allays Fears of Card Reader Failure


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ebonyi, on Tuesday, assured the electorate in the state that the card reader would not fail in the forthcoming elections. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Lawrence Azubuike, gave the assurance in Abakaliki at INEC’s final stakeholders’ forum.  ”I want to

Police IG Urges Voters: “Cast Your Vote and Leave”


The Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has advised voters to leave the polling units after casting their votes in the upcoming general elections. Abba gave the advice at a National Stakeholders Summit on the elections organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja on Wednesday. He said it

BellaNaija Weddings presents #AsoEbiBella – Vol. 82


For the newbies, an #AsoEbiBella is a wedding guest {bella} looking stunning in aso-ebi – the fabric/colours of the day, at a traditional engagement or wedding. How To Submit: If you’re on Instagram, hash tag your wedding guest photo #asoebibella for a possible feature in our next edition OR e-mail the photo to

Buhari Urges Supporters to Shun Violence During Elections


Presidential candidate of the APC,  Muhammadu Buhari, has called on his party’s supporters to shun violence during and after the elections. Buhari made the call on Tuesday in Bauchi at the North East Zonal Presidential Campaign Rally. “I call on all the APC supporters in the zone to make sure

Amokachi Says Super Eagles Will Definitely Bounce Back after 2015 AFCON Absence


Super Eagles’ stand-in Head Coach Daniel Amokachi on Tuesday said the national team would bounce back to winning ways in spite of missing out at the 2015 AFCON. Amokachi made the pledge in Uyo shortly after the team completed training for Wednesday’s international friendly against the Ugandan national team. He

BN Bargains: Get up to 70% off at Fashpa.com, Enjoy N5000 off all Dolce & Gabbana Sunglasses at House of Lunettes & More


Hi BNers, It’s Wednesday and time for you to get the scoop on sales, discounts and bargain deals happening. Spice Up Your Work/Office Wardrobe this Month with a 10% Discount from Fasho March is almost over and Fasho Payday is here again. They are giving you 10% discounts on any purchase you

Massive Collaboration Alert! Listen to ‘Allelu’ by Wale featuring Olamide, Reekado Banks & Don Jazzy


This is a collaboration that we’ve been anticipating for a while. International rapper Wale features 3 Nigerian artists Olamide, Reekado Banks and Don Jazzy on his new track called ‘Allelu’. The song is produced by Maleek Berry and was premiered today.

70 Year Old Indian Farmer Fights Off Leopards with Walking Stick


A 70 year-old farmer in Northern India survived a 15-minute battle with two leopards but lost an eye in the fight, a news report said on Tuesday. Dhan Singh, from a village in mountainous Uttarakhand State was walking home on Sunday when the big cats pounced on him from the

BN Community Centre: Boy with Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease


In March 2013, the BellaNaija team asked for your feedback on how to handle the issue of the emails we receive with regards soliciting for financial aid {Click here to read}. We were grateful for your feedback. Over the years, BellaNaija has published various feature stories on Nigerians in difficult

Love, Passion & Obsession! Watch the Trailer as Rita Dominic, Femi Jacobs, Somkele Idhalama & Chika Chukwu Star in ‘The Guest’


The Guest, a thrilling feature film that explores love, passion, sex and some scary things some people will do to get what they want in life, is one movie to watch out for in the coming months. The movie is presented by The Audrey Silva Company produced by Banner Films with rising Director Christian Olayinka

BN Beauty: Get a Spring in Your Step with this Stunning Coral-Inspired Look | Omabelle


If that doesn’t look like Spring, I don’t know what will. From Nigerian makeup artist Omabelle from Youtube page OmabelleTV, we get to see just how we too can achieve this lovely coral-inspired makeup look. Combining colours – coral and silver, with a coral lip, this look can easily be

Join Ebuka Obi-Uchendu & Access Bank GMD, Herbert Wigwe to discuss ‘The Best of Banking’ this Friday on Twitter!


If you were stuck in an elevator with the Group Managing Director (GMD) of one of the nation’s apex banks, what would you say or ask? Would you be able to talk for a few minutes without saying “Please Sir, help me…” or “Sir, I need…“. Funny as it may

Delta Court Sentences Man to Death for Stealing Mobile Phone & N10,000


A Delta High Court on Monday sentenced a man to death for allegedly stealing a mobile phone and N10,000. According to Guardian, the accused, 24-year-old Vincent Okwekwu along with two other accomplices who are at large, broke into an individual’s flat in November 2009, and robbed them of N10,000 and

A Star-Studded Party! Annie & 2Face, Peter & Lola, Tania, Timaya, Toolz & More Have a ‘Lagos Friday’ at Vapours Night Club


In celebration of the International Women’s Day which took place on Sunday 8th March 2015, Vapours Night Club hosted a special “The League of Leading Ladies” on its Get Fresh Fridays at Victoria Island, Lagos; to celebrate influential women. Industry ladies such as Lola Omotayo-Okoye, Annie Idibia, Tania Omotayo, Toolz,

#HelpFindAmina: 19 Year Old Student in Canada Amina Lawal Missing


A  York University student of Nigerian parentage, Amina Lawal, has been missing since her 19th birthday, which was last Friday. Lawal, a student at York’s Schulich School of Business, was reported missing by her mother on Saturday after she didn’t return home from school on Friday night, CBC News Toronto reports.

The Black Temptation! Singer Tonye & Afro-Pop Artist Sholz channel Vintage Allure for Exquisite Mag


Rising singer Tonye and Afro-Pop singer Sholz make a great couple in EM – Exquisite Magazine‘s new editorial titled “The Black Temptation“. The magazine’s 78th issue shows Tonye wearing pieces from designer Weiz Dhurm Franklyn and a tribal/vintage-themed editorial. The shoot, shot by Tope Adenola of HorploadWorks and styled by Ifan Ifeanyi

Kelly Osbourne Reveals She May Remove Ovaries, Like Angelina Jolie


TV personality Kelly Osbourne has revealed that she may be removing her ovaries; just like Hollywood star Angelina Jolie did (click here if you missed it). She made the big revelation while on The Talk recently. The 30-year-old star said: “I actually do have the cancer gene.