Nigeria’s wedding industry is renowned for its extravagance and huge guest list. Earlier this year, CNN did a popular feature on the phenomena that is Nigerian weddings. Titled “My big fat Nigerian wedding” the feature highlighted Nigeria’s wedding boom and the lavish spending that accompanies it. You can read the feature here.
In celebration of Nigerian wedding stories, a new site, OurweddingstoryNigeria.com recently launched.Our Wedding Story Nigeria (OWSN) is aimed at giving everyone a chance to tell their love stories, share pictures and videos.
According to the site’s Editor, Mr Tunde Alex-Oni “The OWSN dream tries to connect to individuals who have a true love tale and want people to be inspired and touched by their story, We also have daily tips, reviews and articles which are wedding related of course and will blow your mind away! Nothing beats the feel of uniqueness and sense of belonging we bring to visitors and users of OWSN.”
Already, websites like BellaNaija.com have a thriving and loyal following around their wedding and related content. It will be interesting to see how this fast growing and highly trafficked sector evolves online.