Magazines, Odd News

Smalltooth Sawfish – Ocean Chainsaw with Fins

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The smalltooth sawfish can be found lurking around in temperate to tropical shallow coastal waters, in the Atlantic coast of the US and in East Africa. Of the six species of sawfish, the smalltooth is the largest. It has up to 24-32 pairs of extra sharp blade-like teeth sticking out of its large snout. Each tooth is approximately the same size. The smalltooth’s body is shaped like a long slender shark with large fins. The opening for the gills is located on the underside. The mouth looks like that of a ray and is not so scary looking from the

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Bella Naija, Blogs

Lovebirds Idris Elba & Sabrina Dhowre attend ‘International Day of the Girl’ Gala Together

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Although we’re still green with envy over Idris Elba‘s new girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre, we cannot help but admire how adorable they look together! The yummy couple hit the red carpet at the International Day Of The Girl Charity Gala sponsored by CÎROC Vodka on Wednesday. 45-year-old Idris looked dashing as usual posing with the 29-year-old actress and model who wore a navy pinstripe shirt dress paired with slouchy black boots. Check them out!   Source:Bella Naija

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Health

5 Signs of Alzheimer’s That Sometimes Show up Before Memory Loss

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Memory loss is the symptom everybody worried about Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia seems to focus on. After all, it’s distressing — and increasingly obvious. Yet there are other common symptoms of Alzheimer’s or dementia that can turn up even earlier, researchers say. Sometimes, according to memory experts, even doctors miss early dementia signs because they’re focused on memory loss to the exclusion of other symptoms. In fact, in 2011 Spanish researchers found that more than a third of adults who go on to develop early-onset Alzheimer’s (the kind that appears before age 65) have the following symptoms

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Lifestyle, Music

Thanks to Apple Music, Mr Eazi’s mixtape re-enters Billboard chart

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After being featured on Apple Music for the past month, Mr Eazi’s mixtape which was released in February has returned to the Billboard charts. The ‘Life Is Eazi – Accra to Lagos’ mixtape has been on the World Albums chart on Billboard since the beginning of August, in what is its second coming. Presently, it sits on #9 position, a spot down from the eighth position it occupied last week. The rebirth of the mixtape which contains 14 songs is largely due to Mr Eazi’s feature as the ‘Up Next’ artiste of the month on Apple Music.   By virtue of being the ‘Up Next’ artiste

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Events, Featured, Food

#WorldJollofRiceDay – 5 Of Our Fave Jollof Rice Recipes For You To Try Out!

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It’s World Jollof Rice Day! Yes! Jollof rice has its own day and this just shows how powerful a force dish it is. A quick history! Jollof rice is one of the most common dishes in Western Africa, consumed throughout the region including Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Togo, Cameroon and Mali. There are several regional variations in name and ingredients, with non-local versions as well. The name Jollof rice derives from the name of the Wolof people, though in Senegal and Gambia the dish is referred to in Wolof as theibou dienne or benachin. In

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Food

Nigerian Puff Puff Recipe

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Puff-puff as it is called in Nigeria, Bofrot in Ghana, Mikate in Congo, Beinye in Cameroon, or Kala in Liberia is a traditional African snack similar to a doughnut. There exists a similar version known as Mandazi in Eastern and Southern Africa. Everyone knows just how amazing puff puff is and for most people, this is what they eat first when handed a small chops pack. This recipe by All Nigerian Recipe on YouTube, shows how to make puff puff with a twist – extra spice!   Source: Kamdora

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Fashion, Fashion & Beauty, Haircare

Simple Tips On How To Grow Healthy Relaxed Hair

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Relaxed hair has gotten a bad reputation over the last couple of years. A lot of women are opting for the natural look for many different reasons. A major one is that natural hair is a lot healthier. But you can actually have healthy relaxed hair if you really take time to care for your hair. Watch this video by Essntl to find out how:   Source: Kamdora

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Beauty

These Are The Top 5 Highlighters For Dark Skinned Black Women

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Dimma Umeh knows her stuff and when she gives an opinion about beauty/makeup, we can’t help but listen. In a recently uploaded video on her YouTube channel, the blogger lists 5 products which she states are the best highlighters for dark skinned black women! Products mentioned Black Up Sublime Powder – NPS 01 Bobbi Brown highlight powder – Bronze Glow Anastasia Beverly Hills Highlighter – So Hollywood Mac Mineralized Skin Finish – Gold Deposit J Cat beauty only you glow girl baked highlighter – Pink Goddess   Watch and see why she came to this conclusion!     Source: Kamdora

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Bella Naija, Blogs

BN TV: Why I Decided to Charge People N10k Monthly to Watch my Snaps – Bobrisky

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Snapchat sensation Bobrisky, who is currently in the U.S., spoke with One Tribe magazine on his recent plan to go premium on the social media platform. He had announced that viewers will start paying N10,000 per month to see his snaps, adding that there is a N5,000 discount for students. He advised people who want to be as confident as he is to be themselves, and not listen to “haters”.

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Beauty

How To Achieve A Natural No Makeup Look With Makeup

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You know those days where you really don’t want to use makeup. You want to have a natural but flawless face. Then you look in the mirror and realize your skin has other thoughts. A natural no makeup look is ideal for these type of situations. Those makeup looks that people just think you are glowing naturally from within. What they don’t realize is that the glow is due to your strategic use of makeup. If you are not sure how to achieve this look, this video is for you. So when your skin is acting up, but you do

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Blogs, Information Naija

Sosoliso plane crash survivor, Kechi Okwuchi, makes make next stage of America’s Got Talent (Video)

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The talented and resilient contestant of Nigerian descent, who survived the Sosoliso plane crash and flourished in spite of it, Kechi Okwuchi took to her Instagram page to announce her pleasant success at the America’s Got Talent. Recently, a video of her powerful performance at the competition where she impressed the judges made it to YouTube and made some viewers cry. She wrote: “I made it to the next round!! Thank you @agt for this amazing opportunity God is ever faithful. #agt #agtauditions”

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Celebrity Gist

Kendall Jenner Calls What Caitlyn Jenner Said in Her Memoir “Insane”

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Kendall Jenner struggles to understand Caitlyn Jenner’s perspective on Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ Sunday, June 4, episode, as seen in Us Weekly’s first look sneak peek. In the clip, Kendall, 21, discusses Caitlyn’s memoir, The Secrets of My Life, with Kris Jenner. “I heard about all of the stuff she was saying in it and just how a lot of it is so not true,” Kendall says of the autobiography, in which Caitlyn claims Kris knew about her gender identity long before she transitioned in 2015. “I don’t think it’s purposeful lying. I think she really just thinks that’s what happened for some weird reason.” Kris, who

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Bella Naija, Blogs

WATCH Nigerians talk About Ramadan Struggles

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The month of Ramadan is one of fasting for Muslim faithfuls all over the world and in this episode of Zikoko’s video series, young Nigerians (Muslims and non-Muslims) talk about the struggles and the best parts of the fasting period. WATCH:

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Movies

Trailer: Idris Elba & Kate Winslet Star in New Film ‘Mountain Between Us’

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Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing one another to endure and discovering strength they never knew possible. The film Mountains Between Us is directed by Academy Award nominee Hany Abu-Assad and stars Academy Award winner Kate Winslet and Golden Globe winner Idris Elba. The film is based on a best-selling novel by Charles Martin. Watch trailer

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Vendors, Wedding

Agbani Darego marries Danjuma’s son

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Former Miss World, Agbani Darego has got married. The model and ex-beauty queen tied the knots on Saturday, April 8, 2017 with her longtime lover, Ishaya Danjuma, who is the son of General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma. Agbani, 33, who was crowned Miss World in 2001, shared the news on her Instagram page According to BellaNaija, the fashion entrepreneur got married in Marrakesh, Morocco. The lifestyle website also reports that Agbani wore a classic sheath wedding dress with a stunning low back, while Ishaya wore a classic grey suit.   Source: Dailypost

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Makeup

How To Tie Infinity Pleat Round Gele Like A Pro(Video)

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Gele has been in African culture and traditions for centuries it gives any outfit a popping effect, it commands elegance to the next level of  fashion.  A gele should not be mistaken for turban, it’s an accessory worn with a traditional Nigerian outfit. It is usually worn by females with a traditional attire, for special occasions like weddings, naming ceremonies, burials, church service, and religious celebration. Gele is perfect for the chick futuristic and fashion fawar. Here is a video on how to tie your own gele for your parties. Watch and learn.   Source: Greennews

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Bella Naija, Blogs

Vlogger Eniola Abumere Shares 4 of the “8 Challenges Women in Lagos Face With Finding Quality Men in 2017”

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Eniola Tito Abumere who is a Nigerian photographer and vlogger whose relationship video series, “Just tryin’ to help a sista out’” lets women know what men are really thinking! In this episode, he is listing out 4 of the 8 top challenges women in Lagos face with finding quality men in 2017. He says: Women in Lagos are finding it harder and harder to find quality men to date. In this video I examine just what the problems are based on the audience feedback from 2 singles meetings I attended recently. Please feel free to let me know your thoughts on the topic

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Music

VIDEO: 2baba celebrates 4th wedding anniversary with remix of ‘African Queen’

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Four years ago, Innocent ‘2baba’ Idibia married the love of his life, Annie Idibia, in a destination wedding, in Dubai. In celebration of their wedding anniversary, the pair, who have been together for 18 years, have shared romantic messages on social media. “18yrs ago I met this beautiful human being and 4yrs ago she said yes 2 be by my side thru it all. Words cannot express how much she means 2 me. My true African Queen,” 2baba wrote on Insatgram. He added: “She lit up my life. We laugh we fight, we clown around sometimes and get serious sometimes.

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Bella Naija, Blogs

Ghanaian Footballer Mohammed Anas who thanked his Wife and “Girlfriend” During a Speech says he was Referring to his Daughter

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Ghanaian footballer Mohammed Anas, who thanked his “wife” and “girlfriend” during a post-match interview has come out to say that his his daughter was the person he referred to as his girlfriend. Anas, a striker for South African side Free State Stars scored two goals in his team’s game against Ajax Cape Town. He was named as the Man of the Match. While giving his speech during the interview, Anas said: “Thank you for this, I appreciate my fans. My wife and girlfriend…I mean my wife, sorry to say.” “I’m so sorry…I love you so much, I love you so much from my heart!”

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Bella Naija, Blogs

“Why do Men Lie about being Married?” Uwanma asks in her Latest Vlog

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OAP Uwanma Odefa is out with a new a Vlog and in this episode, she is asking Why do men Lie about being married? She says: This is something I have never understood. Why do some men deny their wives and children just so they can get a single girl to date them? What makes them so desperate to have a particular woman that they would deny their own children? And when they’re caught, their wives automatically assume the other woman is a husband snatcher when that woman had no idea Mrs. Wife exists! Here is why I think they

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