Relationships, Weddings

Why Prince Harry Is Not Permitted To Bring Girlfriend Meghan Markle To Pippa Middleton’s May Wedding

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Pippa Middleton, sister to the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, burst onto the scene in 2011 wearing the infamous white Alexander McQueen sheath dress at her older sister’s royal wedding to Prince William. On May 20, Pippa Middleton herself will become a bride when she weds financier James Matthews at St. Mark’s Church in Englefield, Berkshire. While the details on who is designing the bride’s dress are still unconfirmed, here’s what we know so far: The Groom Pippa is engaged to hedge fund manager James Matthews. The two debuted their relationship in July 2016 at Wimbledon. They previously dated in

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Fashion, Weddings

Actress Gbemisola Scarlet Shotade Marries Beau, Temi Gomez, In A Unique Wedding Gown


Nollywood actress, Scarlet Shotade, has changed the game for upcoming brides, as she walked down the isle with her husband, Temi Gomez, in a unique wedding dress.     She was  formerly “Miss Borno” in the MBGN 2012 competition. She starred in Timi Dakolo‘s “Love Song” music video as  long as other top Nigerian music artistes. The Herald reports that as an actress, she has featured in movies like, Casino, Hex by Clearance Peters, Godwin a movie by Wale Adenuga among many others. On December 9, 2012, she was also crowned Miss United Nations in Kingston, Jamaica, winning a whopping $10,000

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Couple Goals! Rapper Jarule And Wife, Aisha, Celebrate Sixteen Years Wedding Anniversary

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American rapper, Jeffery Bernard Atkins better known as Ja Rule and his wife Aisha Fatima Atkins celebrate their sixteen years wedding anniversary today. The couple took to their various Instagram page to celebrate their anniversary. Ja Rule shared a photo of  both of them on a boat cruise and captioned, ’16 years!!! Happy anniversary to my best friend love you baby!!! #Sweet16′ Aisha on her Instagram page shared another loved up photo of them and captioned, ‘Thank you for being my best friend, husband and a great father to our children! #myking ? #mylove ?? #mynigga ?Here’s to 16 more years

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Bella Naija, Weddings

Liz Benson’s Daughter, Lilian, Is Traditionally Married To Her Beau, Promise


Veteran Nollywood actress Liz Benson‘s daughter Lilian and her beau Promise got married traditionally in Akwa Ibom last week on Saturday, April 1st. The couple’s white wedding will be happening this Saturday, April 8th. See more first photos from the traditional wedding below! Photo Credit: Instagram | @wideanglepictures Source:

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Beat FM Boss, Chris Ubosi, And Wife, Ngozi, Celebrate 20 Years Wedding Anniversary


Beat FM Boss Chris Ubosi and his beautiful wife Ijeoma are celebrating 20 years of being married today and they both took to their individual Instagram pages to share photos of themselves on their wedding day. See photos below Chris Ubosi captioned his: 20 years ago, full of smiles, @ijeomaubosi and I got married. Today, by HIS Grace , my (obviously) better half’s love and 3 wonderful kids later, there’s still so much smiling and joy between us. I am deeply grateful. Thank you dearest Ije. Happy 20th Anniversary and Here’s to the next 50years . Thanks to all of you who have

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Weddings, Weddings

Honeymoon Alert! These Are The Essential Things You Should Pack For Your Wedding

As your honeymoon approaches, it’s tempting to frantically ready yourself with your entire beauty arsenal. I’ll admit, I do exactly that whenever I’m about to travel! I have learned, however, that packing light and keeping up a solid beauty routine can be incredibly easy. So long as you don’t get caught without the essentials. Following an amazing wedding day and all the anticipation of a fabulous holiday with your new husband, you should be able to effortlessly look and feel your best. So, if you’re heading off to bask in the sun drenched heat of the tropics, these beauty essentials

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From A No Frills Wedding To A Glamour After Party, This Kenyan Couple Scored Gold With Their Simplicity

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The couple whose Kes 100 wedding went viral on social media has today exchanged vows in a colorful wedding ceremony that cost 3.5 million. Read more about their wedding here. Families, relatives, friends and sponsors joined the now famed Kes 100 couple as they exchanged vows for the second time in a few weeks. Unlike in their cheap wedding on 24th January when he wore red t-shirts, jeans trousers and sneakers, Wilson Wanjohi Mutura has today rocked fancy suit as he exchanged vows with his wife Anne Muhonja. The pastor who officiated Wilson and Anne’s Kes 100 wedding didn’t preside

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This Kenyan Couple’s Love Did Not Cost A Thing And They Got Married Without Bills


The love story of Ann Wambui and Wilson Mutura, both natives of Nyahururu in Laikipia County, has warmed the hearts of many Kenyans online. The two, who tied the knot on Sunday, January 22, spent near zero shillings on their wedding, which has now become the talk of town after pictures showing its sheer simplicity went viral on social media. Pastor Jasper Ojwach of Community Christian Worship Centre in Kasarani Pastor Jasper Ojwach of Community Christian Worship Centre in Kasarani, Nairobi officiated Wambui and Mutura’s wedding. He took to Facebook to share the photos of the couple’s wedding, captioning the

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Designers, Weddings

You’ll Love These MUSE Wedding Dresses by Berta


For the ultra chic bride, we have for you the latest bridal line by designer extraordinaire, Berta and it is titled MUSE. MUSE by Berta Fall 2017 Bridal Collection presents feminine pieces with whimsical styles and chic detailing… There is no doubt you’re going to love every single one of these dresses… They are simply unforgettable!   Source:  

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Linda Ikeji’s Sister, Laura, Is Married.


Linda Ikeji’s sister, Laura Ikeji is married. The first set of pictures from her court wedding to her boo, Ogbonna Nwanko, has surfaced Lind Ikeji broke the news of their engagement on her blog when she wrote So my amazing little sister Laura Ikeji got engaged tonight. Her man of about a year, former footballer and younger brother to football legend Kanu Nwankwo, Ogbonna Kanu, asked her to marry him and she said yes! So so happy for them. Big congrats to Laura & Ogbonna. Linda has gone ahead to wish her well as seen in her Instagram post Happy

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News & Features, Weddings

Couple Wins Free All Expense Paid Dream Wedding


An initiative of WED Expo – Nigeria’s Largest Wedding Exhibition, has sealed the deal for a couple; Toyosi Illupeju and Anthony Makinwa, who will be treated to an all-expense paid wedding, as lucky winners of the WED Dream Wedding competition. The couple who emerged after from several entries will be getting married on February 14th, 2017, being St. Valentine’s Day, with a grand reception at the prestigious Balmoral Convention Center, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The epic wedding is a collaboration of different wedding vendors who have come together to give this couple their dream wedding free of charge.

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Designers, Fashion & Beauty, Weddings


Permit us to introduce you to a new array of bridal gowns that will steal your heart: the oh-so-pretty Mikaella Bridal Spring 2017. This Canadian based brand features effortless, high-quality gowns made with impeccable attention to detail. From sexy low backs and plunge necklines to flowy tulle skirts and chic long-sleeved numbers, this collection has something for every type of sophisticated bride.  “This season, the collection was inspired by a more playful, whimsical spirit, yet still appreciates classic silhouettes. With the incorporation of the latest trends and fabrications, the collection is beaming with femininity, originality and class. Infused with form-fitting silhouettes

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Celebrity Gist, Weddings

Nigerian Singer, Omawumi Celebrates 2nd Wedding Anniversary With Hubby, Toyin Yusuf


There is so much joy in the house of award winning singer, Omawumi, as she celebrates her 2nd wedding anniversary with her husband, Toyin Yusuf. The excited singer all but gushed on photo sharing social networking site Instagram to reflect and acknowledge the support received from her husband, waxing slightly philosophical about it. “I want to thank my Husband for loving me and being so patient with me and I want use this opportunity to give my self a high five for just being the fabulous Mrs Y! God continue to keep us. Happy 200level in this university of matrimony

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Bridal wears & Accessories, Weddings

These Coloured Wedding Dresses Are The Next Big Deal


If you’re tired of all-white traditional wedding dresses – dip it in some dye or airbrush it. We’re not joking! This dip dye wedding dress trend not only gives your formal dress a colorful touch, it also solves one major problem that many brides face. Enyone who has attended a wedding probably saw how dirty the gowns sometimes get from touching the ground. So there’s a very practical reason to color the edges. You can find plenty DIY tutorials how to color your dress, however if that sounds too complicated, you can always order one to get dyed. #1 #2 #3 #4

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Sports, Weddings

SA Olympian Caster Semenya Married her Girlfriend Violet Today


Caster Semenya got married to Violet today in Chez Charlene wedding venue in Pretoria, South Africa. The two brides wore both traditional outfits, then Violet changed into a white wedding dress, while Caster wore an embellished top with pants, which she topped with a traditional skirt for a dance. The couple was joined by family and friends, including other athletes. Here’s a first look at their wedding – Read more on Bellanaija

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Bella Naija, Weddings

Don’t Get Married In December and Ten Other Things Phoebe Asolo Wants You To Know

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My husband popped the question on the 1st of January 2016 and we didn’t get married until the 1st and 3rd of December, 2016. I had my introduction in April after which I started planning my wedding! That’s 8 months of planning for #PDA16! I look back now and wish that there were more people who were real with me about the process of planning weddings. I wish more people told me how best to deal with vendors, how to manage the stress and that if you’re not careful, the process of planning a wedding can actually put a strain

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Beauty & Wellness, Weddings

10 Foods To Avoid The Week Before Your Wedding


Your wedding dress fits, your skin is co-operating, D-day is almost here – the last thing you want is to jinx it and become a bloated or pimply bride. Never fear, we have tracked down the 10 biggest food culprits. Just say no to them the week (heck, make it two weeks) before your wedding and you will look and feel your best. 1.  Salty food Dial down the salt in your food. Sodium makes you retain water so you’ll feel and look puffy. By all means, stay away from potato chips. Not only do they contain outrageous amounts of

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Richard Mofe Damijo And Wife, Jumobi Celebrate I6 Years Of Marriage


The actor got married to Jumobi in 2000 and they are now blessed with four kids. He shared the beautiful photo above and wrote; “Jumobi to the world, Abike to me. The mother of my kids, love of my life, my rock, my shield, my baby, my woman, my everything. I want to say thank you but that’s not enough, I want to say I love you that’s still not enough, I want to say God bless you and that also seems inadequate for all you have been to me and the kids. You have kept me grounded, loved me

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Accessories, Weddings

7 Essentials You Can’t Forget to Pack in Your Bridal Clutch


When your wedding day finally arrives, you may want to remind yourself that it’s best to pack light for the day. You’ll want to do anything but drag around a giant duffle bag filled with items that’ll weigh you down and ruin your overall glammed-out look. Instead, you want to hold on to just the essentials that you’ll need to use and keep close throughout the day. Wondering what makes the cut? Here are the seven essentials to stash in your bridal clutch: 1. Your favorite lipstick Pack your favorite lipstick and lip-gloss so that you can touch up your

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Beauty, Weddings

The Best Blemish Cures and Skin Treatments for Your Wedding Week


As a child, nothing was worse or more feared than a pimple on School Picture Day. Fast-forward to today, and the thought of a pimple right before your wedding day is 100 times worse. But it doesn’t have to be. Check out our favorite skin treatments, disguises and “cures” for pimples that pop up at literally the worst time. Mario Badescu Drying Lotion This tiny, 1 oz. bottle packs a serious pimple-fighting punch. This highly concentrated formula of salicylic acid, soothing calamine lotion and other potent ingredients can be applied after cleansing and moisturizing using a Q-tip or cotton. As

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