BellaNaija is a Nigerian lifestyle, entertainment, and fashion website headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.[1][2]

Type of site
Entertainment, Fashion, lifestyle, Weddings
Available inEnglish
FoundedJuly 2006
Founder(s)Uche Eze
Launched2 June 2006
Current statusActive
Written inHTML, JavaScript, CSS

History edit

BellaNaija was founded by Uche Eze in 2006.[3] In its early form, BellaNaija featured scanned magazine articles, pictures, and interviews of Nigerian fashion personalities.[4]

Achievements edit

In 2013, BellaNaija was ranked fourth in AfricaRanking's "Top 10 African Entertainment Websites."[5] Uche Pedro and BellaNaija were also recognized on the SME 100 List of the 100 most creative female-owned firms in Nigeria. They completed the Stanford Seed program and the BBNWonderland – BN Lead Weddings Flagship Event with Baileys.[6][7][8]

Awards edit

Year Award Prize Result
2015 Creative Industries Awards Creative Industries Awards for Bloggers Won[9]

References edit

  1. ^ "Uche Eze, founder of, visits Hult's London campus". Hult International Business School. Retrieved 20 February 2019.
  2. ^ "The Story of Uche Eze Founder of BellaNaija". Daily Mail Nigeria. 29 September 2014. Archived from the original on 22 July 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  3. ^ Audrey, Paola. "Behind the scenes: Uche Pedro". The Africa Report. Retrieved May 9, 2023.
  4. ^ "Uche Pedro – The startup story of this Nigerian online media sensation". Lionesses of Africa Website. 8 October 2013. Retrieved 2019-01-28.
  5. ^ "Top 10 African Entertainment Websites". AfricaRanking. 15 April 2015. Archived from the original on 21 July 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  6. ^ "The 100 Most Innovative Female Owned Businesses in Nigeria – 100talks". Archived from the original on 2019-01-28. Retrieved 2019-01-28.
  7. ^ "Uche Pedro". OKAYAFRICA's 100 WOMEN. Archived from the original on 2019-02-06. Retrieved 2019-01-28.
  8. ^ WDN (2016-10-21). "5 Amazing Moments You Need to See from Baileys Nigeria & BellaNaija Weddings' #BBNWonderland 2016". Wedding Digest Naija. Retrieved 2019-01-28.[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ Adiele, Chinedu. "Creative Industry Awards 2015: Don Jazzy, Ayo Makun, Tony Elumelu, Bank Of Industry, others win big". Retrieved 2018-12-03.

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