Author archives: Ono Bello

Meet Adewale Adeyemo, The Nigerian-American Attorney Who Will Serve In Joe Biden’s Cabinet

US President-Elect, Joe Biden, is set to announce his key cabinet positions and among them will be a Nigerian-born lawyer, Adewale Adeyemo, who according to Politico, will serve as Deputy Treasury Secretary. According to website’s Sunday report, Biden is expected to announce in the coming days as he prepares to start his White House tenure.…

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Tony Elumelu’s ‘Dad Sneakers’ Are A Comfy Travel Shoe Trend We Can All Get Behind

Leave it to Tony O. Elumelu to jump on viral fashion trends and rock the hell out of it. The Nigerian economist, entrepreneur and philanthropist was photographed on his way back to Nigeria from the United Arab Emirates sporting a pair of chunky kicks (Balenciaga dad sneakers) that was once regarded as an ultra-lame concept — and…

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L.A.X Buys Lavish Mini-Mansion In Lagos: ‘I Dreamt Of Days Like This & Now Its Happening’

L.A.X, Nigerian recording artist whose real name is Damilola Afolabi, has shelled out some of his wealth for a modern home in one of Lagos’ most sought-after neighborhoods. The ‘Lukaku’ singer who joins the growing list of entertainers who acquired new homes in 2020, took to his Instagram page on Monday to announced his induction into the landlord association. Sharing photos of…

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Nollywood Star Shaffy Bello Fronts Constance Walter’s Latest Collection Tagged “Romantic Noire”

After landing on the November/December issue of Today’s Woman magazine, Nollywood veteran actress Shaffy Bello has now been tapped to feature in Constance Walter‘s newest collection. To celebrate the release of its couture offering, the emerging womenswear label has dropped a lookbook starring the ‘Battleground’ star dressed in its accompanying “Romantic Noire’ collection. The 23 piece collection, according to…

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BBNaija’s Khafi Kareem Debunks Pregnancy Rumours, Cautions Womb Watchers

2019 Big Brother Naija contestant, Khafi Kareem has cautioned people who have been wondering if she is already pregnant or not and also congratulating her on expecting her first child. Khafi, who is engaged to her fellow reality TV star Gedoni Ekpata, took to Instagram and wrote: ”The way I’m looking at the next person who drops a pregnancy comment on my post.…

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Tiwa Savage And Her Fans Drag Journalist For Tagging Her Brand As ‘Struggling’

Nigeria Journalist, Motolani Alake over the weekend published an op-ed about pop star Tiwa Savage‘s music career, and might have made a mistake on his choice of words and approach in general. Alake who did a music review about her album, Celia, described the singer’s brand as “struggling”, hoping to start a harmless conversation with their music-savvy followers. The article…

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UBA Bags Double Prestigious Honours At The 2020 BAFI Awards

l-r: Head of Media and Media Relations, UBA Plc, Ramon Nasir; Deputy Managing Director, United Bank for Africa, Liadi Ayoku, President, Nigerian Institute of Taxation, Dame Gladys Olajumoke Simplice; and Managing Director, BusinessDay Newspapers Mr Ogho Okiti Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, carted two highly coveted laurels at the BusinessDay’s Bank…

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Rita Ora Slammed After Throwing 30th Birthday Party In London Despite Lockdown

British pop star, Rita Ora has come under fire after breaching lockdown laws by hosting a lavish 30th birthday party over the weekend. According to The Sun, about thirty people attended the secret bash at posh Casa Cruz restaurant in Notting Hill, West London on Saturday. Images showed Ora arriving with some of her showbiz friends including the models…

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Lota Chukwu Looks Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale In Her Birthday Photos

Lota Chukwu is living out her fairy-tale dream. The Nollywood actress – real name Ugwu Lotachukwu Jacinta Obianuju Amelia — who turned a year old on social media on Sunday November 29 looked like a real life princess, leaving her die-hard fans swooned. “One time for the birthday girl!!!!!🎊🎉🎁 Happy birthday Queen, you’re royalty. I love you and I’m…

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Beyoncé, Wizkid, Chris Brown Emerge Winners At The 2020 BET Soul Train Awards

The 2020 BET Soul Train Awards took place on Sunday, November 29, and this year the event truly had a global feel. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the show was filmed in several locations and virtually aired on BET. This year’s show featured performances with some of music’s most talented stars, and some heartfelt acceptance speeches from the…

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