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Type of site
Entertainment, Fashion, lifestyle, Weddings
Available in English
Founded July 2006
Headquarters ,
Founder(s) Uche Eze
Advertising Yes
Registration Optional
Launched 2 June 2006
Current status Active
Written in Text/HTML

BellaNaija is a lifestyle, entertainment and fashion website in Africa. headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.


BellaNaija was founded by Uche Eze in 2006 as a media startup which later metamorphosed into while studying for her undergraduate degree at the Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, Canada. BellaNaija in its early form featured scanned magazine articles, pictures and interviews of Nigerian fashion personalities. Uche maintained a low profile, with her identity hidden until BellaNaija began to have over 1 million hits every month.


In 2013, BellaNaija was ranked 4th in AfricaRanking's "Top 10 African Entertainment Websites". other achievements include:

  • Uche Pedro & BellaNaija mentioned in the SME 100 List of 100 most innovative female-owned businesses in Nigeria.
  • Completing the Stanford Seed programme
  • BBNWonderland - BN Lead Weddings Flagship Event with Baileys


Year Award Prize Result Ref
2015 Creative Industries Awards Creative Industries Awards for Bloggers Won
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