Edo Traditional Marriage Introduction Process: Grooms Wedding Planning Guide

Want to know how an Edo traditional wedding/ marriage is done? I’ve got the details here. If you’re a man engaged to an Edo lady and planning your marriage introduction trip, you definitely want to know the A to Z of how marriage introductions happen in Edo state? In part 1 of this series, we […]

Why You Need to Cut Down the Number of Guests to Invite to Your Nigerian Wedding

One of the biggest unpleasant problems with big, fat Nigerian weddings is unhappy guests who don’t get to eat anything in a wedding they’re invited to, because the food got finished early. And one wonders why any couple with a tight budget would go all out to invite more wedding guests than they can cater […]

Save Wedding Costs: 9 Smart Ideas for Planning a Low Budget Nigerian Wedding

Want a fancy wedding but have low budget, and thinking of ideas to save costs?  Let’s show you 9 smart ideas that stylish brides have successfully used to preparing for a Nigerian wedding that didn’t look cheap.  Fun fact about wedding planning is that it’s not really about ‘how much’ (was spent), but ‘how well’ (it […]

Sample N700k Wedding Budget Breakdown with 150 Guests in Nigeria

If you are looking for a low-cost wedding budget breakdown example where the couple spent N700k in Nigeria, this post is for you – it is an example of how to plan a Nigerian wedding with less than N700k budget (seven hundred thousand Naira). Feel free to incorporate ideas from this sample budget into the […]

How to Use Number of Guests to Calculate Your Wedding Cost

We always get questions from brides-to-be and grooms asking: I want to invite 500 people to my wedding, how much would that cost? I have N400k, how many people can I comfortably invite to my wedding? How much should I spend on wedding food per-plate? How much should I spend on venue – I am inviting 200 […]

Wedding Guest List: Why and When To Make One for Your Nigerian Wedding?

This post answers the top questions I receive on the topic of wedding guest list and invitation cards planning, and starts our series on wedding invitations and planning for the wedding reception. It’s common for brides-to-be to get excited about being newly engaged and start to verbally invite everyone they know to their wedding. Don’t make that mistake […]

See a N500k Wedding Budget Example: The Couple Had 100 Guests

Who else wants to see what a 500k Naira wedding budget looks like? Our readers have been asking to see samples and examples of Nigerian wedding budget.  So, in this post, I’ll show you how expenses from a wedding organized with less than N500k budget? This is part 1 on the series in which I show […]

Wedding Budget List: Typical Expenses in Nigerian Weddings (Shopping List)

How do you make a wedding budget list to use in estimating the cost of your upcoming Nigerian wedding? One of the best ways to make up a wedding budget list is to ask newlyweds or a wedding planner for the typical things couples spend on during their Nigerian weddings. But what if you don’t have anyone around to ask, and […]

Why Nigerian Weddings Are So Expensive and Smart Tips to Reduce Costs

If you know what really makes weddings (in Nigeria and everywhere) so expensive, then you will know what to do to cut down your entire wedding cost to as low as you desire – this post will show you how. Maybe you’ve started shopping for your wedding things, getting price quotation from venues and the […]

Top Wedding Budget Questions from Couples (and our Expert Answers)

Do you have any wedding budget questions? In this post, I have answers to the 11 top questions couples frequently ask about wedding budget in Nigeria. The subject of wedding budget is top on the questions I regularly receive from our readers. I’m sure you will find the answers to your own wedding budget questions here. Read […]