NEW COLUMN REMINISCING MONDAY! THE TEEN YEARS!

NEW COLUMN REMINISCING MONDAY! THE TEEN YEARS!

Teen parties in Naija used to be fun, we would go to the party at 2pm and be back at 6pm. We also had names for the birthday parties, such as, corporate party (which meant that you must wear a tie!) lol, the house party 8 and all that and may I add by invitation only too. What I do remember vividly was going to a friend’s party close to my home with my brother, where we all had so much fun! A classmate of mine came to my home…

TIMI WINS THE FIRST WEST AFRICAN IDOL CONTEST!!

TIMI WINS THE FIRST WEST AFRICAN IDOL CONTEST!!

Congrats to Timi Dakolo for winning the first ever west african Idols, beating out Olawunmi! Here are some facts about Timi: Place of Origin: Bayelsa State, Nigeria Star Sign: Capricorn Marital Status: Single Educational Qualification: Senior Secondary School Certificate Occupation: StudentFavourite Songs: ‘Dance With My Father’ by Luther Vandross Favourite Artistes: Lemar, Micheal Bolton Role Model: Lemar Hobbies: Singing and Reading Why did you enter Idols West Africa? Because I can write songs and sing effortlessly Where did you get your music skill from? Grandma So readers, did your favorite…

LOVE IS IN THE AIR! NAIJA WEDDING WEBSITE LIST!

LOVE IS IN THE AIR! NAIJA WEDDING WEBSITE LIST!

pic from brianmicklethwait.com This is probably the best wedding pictures I have seen! So inspiring!Bisola’s Traditional WeddingBisola’s wedding! Love is in the air! Check out the list www.solapetokunbo.comhttp://www.tayoandsade.com/www.sholaandosagie.comwww.ladunniwedsjibola.comwww.funmiandtunde.comwww.pauligee.comhttp://http://doreenandbayo.com/doreenandbayo.htmlhttp://www.jummyandtunde.com/jummyandtunde.htmlhttp://www.elizabethwedsvictor.com/http://www.charissa-weds-marshall.com/http://www.theresawedslouis.com/http://www.yettyanddebo.com/http://www.funlolaandlamide.comwww.tinuandjosh.comwww.nekeandkunle.weddingwindow.comwww.marilynandabimbola.weddingwindow.com UPDATED NEW LINKS!www.naniandcolin.com www.nnekannamdi.com www.theresawedslouis.comhttp://bankeandlanre.com/ http://dewittandcamille.com/home.asp http://www.chijiokeandchibuike.com http://www.onyihandugwum.com http://www.ebereandfemi.com/home.html www.ennieandlanre.com http://www.olusolafunmi.com/olusolafunmi.html http://www.dotunanddamola.com/Welcome.html http://www.breathlessmoment.com/index.html WWW.OLAOLUANDPATRICK.COM http://www.elizabethwedsvictor.com/http://www.ikeore.com http://ronkeanddapo.com/ http://www.yettyanddebo.com/ http://chicathywedsjames.com/occasion.htm http://www.nnekaandimo.com/nnekaandimo.html http://www.dejiandbunmi.com/ http://www.toyinandyemi.com/index.cfm?fa=welcome http://www.kemiandkunle.com/home_f.asp http://StellaAndChuma2007.ourweddingday.com A wedding website is a must these days, who started the trend? The first one I saw was October8.org probably 4 to 5 years ago! Did you have one or will you have one?

THE REAL FRIDAY! KAINE BODE GEORGE! ADE BAKARE EXHIBITION! VAN VICKER!

THE REAL FRIDAY! KAINE BODE GEORGE! ADE BAKARE EXHIBITION! VAN VICKER!

Its friday! This time it is for real. So what are you doing today? Featured today is designer KAINE BODE GEORGE whose out of Africa designs are just fantastic. Point to note, she is a medical doctor, now following her true passion. Her clothes range from N7000-N150000 ($56-900 (approx)) Not bad if I may say so. Ade Bakare! And as promised Ade Bakare fashion exhibition recently Love the marble floors! The yellow dress is simply exciting Green white green, I could use the third outfit above for work! Wouldn’t that…

WHATS IN NOW? SARIS IN AFRICA!

WHATS IN NOW? SARIS IN AFRICA!

In recent weeks Naija Socialites and Celebrities have been rocking the sari. Here are a one I find gorgeous! What is it about the Sari? “sari has often been described as ‘the apparel that covers all, yet reveals all. What is it about this length of cloth wrapped around a woman’s body that adds so much allure? Visitors from distant kingdoms and empires to India since time immemorial have been tantalized by bewitching Indian women clad in saris.”source indianart cart So how has your week been? How much would you…

NIKKY KHIRAN! FASHION SHOW EXTRAVAGANZA

NIKKY KHIRAN! FASHION SHOW EXTRAVAGANZA

Nike Odu fashion designer to Naija Celebrities showcased her designs at Oceanview Restaurant recently! Here she is standing next to Florence Ita Giwa, face of Makari Cosmetics. Once again Naijagal is loving the Gold Fabric!Which outfit is your favorite? If you were planning a wedding, what would your color be? Gold is fast becoming a festive color in Naija or has it always been? What do you say?

Stepping out in Gold

Stepping out in Gold

Above: Grace Egbagbe stepping out looking georgeous! Lilac looks nice on Dora Akinluyi above. Stepping out in Golden Classics thanks to purefoto at the 50th birthday party of Governor Lucky Igbinedion I must say, I like the golden combination. Watch this space this week, I have a great week planned profiling top designers from KAINE BODE GEORGE to ADE BAKARE!

BOLLYWOOD SUPERSTAR’S DAUGHTER MEDIA MOGUL EKTA KAPOOR

BOLLYWOOD SUPERSTAR’S DAUGHTER MEDIA MOGUL EKTA KAPOOR

You may recall her dad from movies such as Dharam veer! For readers who have forgotten her dad here is a clip from his movie Dharam veer. He is the one in white. Well she has become more succesful than her famous dad, her film company baliji telefilms makes popular soap operas in India, such as,Kyunki and ‘Kahaanii’. Here company is said to be worth in excess of $28 million! She was featured in VOGUE some time last year, where I recalled reading how her family supported her in film…

HOT ACTOR VAN VICKER EXPANDS MOVIE BASE TO NOLLYWOOD MOVIES!

HOT ACTOR VAN VICKER EXPANDS MOVIE BASE TO NOLLYWOOD MOVIES!

I previously blogged about him a couple of months back here and now he has ventured into Nollywood, staring in an all star cast Nollywood movie entitled “A Woman’s Honour” staring Olu Jacobs, Ini Edo (before she supposedly got banned) Here are a couple of pictures from the movie which I recommend as a must see! The man himself Van Vicker! Van Vicker with Ini Edo Now that Van is the hottest break through star in Nollywood and one of Naijagal’s favorite actor, what other areas do you feel he…

OH MY SUPERSTAR AKON’S PICTURE WITH TRINIDADIAN TEEN AND THE SAGA CONTINUES

OH MY SUPERSTAR AKON’S PICTURE WITH TRINIDADIAN TEEN AND THE SAGA CONTINUES

Akon’s jailbait revealed. here is a picture of akon and the 15 going on 29 gal from her myspace page! What in the world? She even has a myspace page! This was revealed thanks to TMZ. What I find interesting is that she lists her age as 19 on her myspace page! Akon has lost major deals from this fiasco! How could he have known that she was 15, are my eyes decieving me cause she does not look any younger than 22! Preacher’s daughter too! Why does it seem…

FLASHBACK THURSDAY! NIGERIA’S TOP DESIGNERS WITH MISS WORLD AGBANI DAREGO

FLASHBACK THURSDAY! NIGERIA’S TOP DESIGNERS WITH MISS WORLD AGBANI DAREGO

As I cleared out my storage, I came across an older ovation magazine and I thought to myself, this would make a great blog post! It was back when Agbani Darego won the miss world competition and the support she received from top designers. First stop, she is looking regal wearing a classic red number by Adebayo Jones! In this next picture she is being dressed by Kosibah One thing I must say about fab designer Kosibah is his attention to detail and he makes everyone he styles feel like…

NAIJAGAL SET TO END?

NAIJAGAL SET TO END?

Hi Readers,I have not blogged today because I have been pondering whether to continue this blog. I got emails from some anonymous commenters which I found amusing stating I was trying to be like BELLANAIJA Well to clear the air my blog is unique! I have been blogging for close to a year and I respect other bloggers as well. Naijagal is unique and will stay true to what naijagal enjoys! Fashion,Africa, bollywood, hollywood entertainment. I want to hear your thoughts! Should Naijagal stay on?

ITS FRIDAY! HOT NEW MUSIC! Celine Dion and Elvis presley singing on American Idol! Mad Melon Music

ITS FRIDAY! HOT NEW MUSIC! Celine Dion and Elvis presley singing on American Idol! Mad Melon Music

Its friday! and I thank God for a great week! Thank you readers for sticking with me through my blogging months. So on to it. First stop:Check out Celine and Elvis singing together on American Idol! Gotta Love Technoloy! Books I am reading: Do you by Russell Simmons! A must read! Fashion I am loving: pastry shoes by the Simmons Sisters! Your Friday Treat! The hottest music in Naija Now! Kpongolo by Mad Melon Click here for Kpongolo! I love this video by Resonance Holy Ghost Fire

INSPIRING! The Man behind the brand CATWALK THE WORLD Matthew Mensah

INSPIRING! The Man behind the brand CATWALK THE WORLD Matthew Mensah

Matthew Mensah is the man behind the brand. Fashion for Charity, raising moneyfor orphanages in Africa. Catwalk the world has been held in Nigeria, Accra (which featured Oswald Boateng and Damon Dash on the runway) and nowin his words: ‘On the 12Th of May RMD and I will go to Sierra Leone to take part in the Walk For Stop Child Hunger and help some Orphanages there’ For some one to have such a good heart and also follow through, is just inspiring! I have a confession to make here,…

OLUCHI GIVES BIRTH? ALSO THE COOL MUSIC OF AYO.

OLUCHI GIVES BIRTH? ALSO THE COOL MUSIC OF AYO.

Supposedly Supermodel Oluchi Orlandi gave birth to a baby boy Wednesday! I read it here but there are no pictures, well if that is the case then congrats to Luca Luca! Check out this cool video by Ayo! Down on my knees! More facts about her:“AYO is a German born artist, the offspring of a Nigerian father who had come to Germany to study in the 1970s, and sometimes worked as a DJ, and a mother who is a gypsy. AYOs rather unusual name means joy in Yoruba” culled from…