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Just Like Saka! It’s All About Brand Perception

Just Like Saka! It’s All About Brand Perception

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Saka has ‘ported…’!
Few weeks ago, we woke up to find out Saka had sold out. An excited Saka filled the front pages of our major newspapers and our TV screens, proudly confessing the now famous slogan- “I

Job Posting: Vacancies for Writers, Marketers, Photographer & Personal Assistant at a Lifestyle Magazine

Job Posting: Vacancies for Writers, Marketers, Photographer & Personal Assistant at a Lifestyle Magazine

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Interested in working for a lifestyle Magazine? There are positions available for the following:
- Personal Assistant for a CEO
- Photographers
- Marketers
- Writers
Qualifications for Marketers and Correspondents…
- Must be computer literate
- Preferably applicant should

WOWe Women Share Tips on Making Your Dream A Reality

WOWe Women Share Tips on Making Your Dream A Reality

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

A lot of us indulge in pleasant daydreams of being a star, a millionaire, a guru in our chosen field, but what makes the transition between these harmless fantasies and a bona fide reality? If our dreams are more than…

BN Exclusive: From Inspiration to Design! Tosan Jemide speaks to BN about the “Tallest Cake in Africa” Project

BN Exclusive: From Inspiration to Design! Tosan Jemide speaks to BN about the “Tallest Cake in Africa” Project

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

The Guinness Book of World Records would definitely want to come to Nigeria for this one. Nigerian cake maestro Tosan Jemide of Cakes by Tosan is getting ready to unveil “The Tallest Cake in Africa” …on Wednesday 16th May 2013

Money Talk with Nimi: Brand New or “Tokunboh”

Money Talk with Nimi: Brand New or “Tokunboh”

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Buying your first car is a huge financial commitment and for most young people this is the first major purchase they will make. There are three main things to consider – choosing the car, determining how much you can afford,…

Networking: Your Secret Superpower II

Networking: Your Secret Superpower II

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Following on from our post on Monday here’s part 2 to “Networking: Your Secret Superpower – thanks for all the positive comments. Why not test out your new networking skills at WOWe next month! It’s set to be a life…

2 Valuable Tips To Help Grow Your Customer Base

2 Valuable Tips To Help Grow Your Customer Base

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

You’ve thought up a great business idea, finally crossed the hurdle of raising the start-up capital, and now you’re in business. Wow, that’s good news.
Five months later, you’ve got a handful of customers knocking on your door. You make…

Job Posting: Interested in Working for a Lifestyle Magazine? Apply for a Position Today

Job Posting: Interested in Working for a Lifestyle Magazine? Apply for a Position Today

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Interested in working for a new and exciting Northern and Arabian Lifestyle Magazine? Here’s your opportunity to achieve that goal.
The Lifestyle magazine has vacancies for the following positions:
- An Editor
- A Creative Head
- A Style Writer…

The 2013 WIE Africa Power List! Find Out Which 60 Exceptional African Women Made the List

The 2013 WIE Africa Power List! Find Out Which 60 Exceptional African Women Made the List

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Earlier this week, hundreds of women converged in Cape Town, South Africa for the inaugural WIE Symposium… hosted in Africa. The event featured powerful discussions and exciting panels featuring outstanding women from all over Africa and the globe.
According to

10 African Innovators selected as finalists for the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2013 | Winners will be announced Today in Cape Town

10 African Innovators selected as finalists for the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2013 | Winners will be announced Today in Cape Town

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Ten African innovators have developed practical solutions to some of the continent’s most intractable problems. Chosen from more than 900 applications from 45 countries, the finalists for the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2013… provide practical examples of Africa’s investment

WIMBIZ presents the Corporate Governance & Leadership Training for Small Businesses and Organizations | Wednesday 15th – Thursday 16th May 2013

WIMBIZ presents the Corporate Governance & Leadership Training for Small Businesses and Organizations | Wednesday 15th – Thursday 16th May 2013

Monday, May 6th, 2013

As part of their effort to elevate the status and influence women’s  women’s contribution to nation building in Nigeria, Women In Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ) announces her Corporate Governance and Leadership Training for Small Businesses and Organizations…

It’s “Africa’s Turn” at the inaugural edition of WIE Africa | Graça Machel, Joyce Banda,Toyin Saraki, Magatte Wade & Saran Kaba Jones to Speak at the Symposium in Cape Town

It’s “Africa’s Turn” at the inaugural edition of WIE Africa | Graça Machel, Joyce Banda,Toyin Saraki, Magatte Wade & Saran Kaba Jones to Speak at the Symposium in Cape Town

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Today 6th of May 2013, the inaugural edition of WIE Africa… will launch in Cape Town, South Africa.
Africa is currently experiencing some of the fastest economic growth in the world. The common image of a continent mired in war,

Networking: Your Secret Superpower

Networking: Your Secret Superpower

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Networking Provides Opportunities: Every time you go to work, go out or invite people into your home you are presented with a unique opportunity; you never know who you might meet or what they might have to offer. You have…

Little Miss Perfect! Bursting the Myth Around Working Women Who “Have It All”

Little Miss Perfect! Bursting the Myth Around Working Women Who “Have It All”

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Her hair and nails are always immaculate, her clothes look professionally styled, her kids are perfectly behaved; she runs her own successful business, buys the most thoughtful gifts for her friends and never misses a single important event from a…

Best Selling Author Michelle Hammond talks Miracles, Relationships & Purpose with Glory Edozien on the Inspire Women Series

Best Selling Author Michelle Hammond talks Miracles, Relationships & Purpose with Glory Edozien on the Inspire Women Series

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

When I read her book ‘Secrets of an Irresistible Woman’ in 2004, I never knew, I’d one day be sitting across the room from her. But just like fate, there we were at her Oriental hotel suite over looking the …

The Effect of the “Silver Spoon” on Empowerment of the Masses

The Effect of the “Silver Spoon” on Empowerment of the Masses

Friday, April 26th, 2013

On the face of it, it’s very easy for those of us in the general population to write off the wealthy and privileged as “having it all”; our natural reaction is to assume that being born with the proverbial silver…

6 Ways to Distinguish Yourself as a Business Professional

6 Ways to Distinguish Yourself as a Business Professional

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

So you have a degree maybe two. Perhaps you studied abroad, your CV is so rich; you were offered a job at the company of your dreams. You are very excited, you can’t wait to start. Then in your first…

Not Resting on His Oars! Nigerian MIT Grad Student Chidube Ezeozue creates App to Track & Predict PHCN Power Outages

Not Resting on His Oars! Nigerian MIT Grad Student Chidube Ezeozue creates App to Track & Predict PHCN Power Outages

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

At BellaNaija, we’re always proud to showcase the efforts and achievements of Nigerians. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) graduate student Chidube Ezeozue… is one of those who have shown that it is not enough to complain about a problem.

4 Tips For Developing Your Personal Brand

4 Tips For Developing Your Personal Brand

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Your personal brand (i.e. what you are recognized as being about) is your biggest asset, whether you’re an entrepreneur or a determined woman trying to scale the career ladder. It is not enough for young Nigerian career women to just…

Nigerian Professor of Physics, Fransisca Okeke, Clinches the 2013 L’Oreal – UNESCO Women In Science Award for Africa & Arab States

Nigerian Professor of Physics, Fransisca Okeke, Clinches the 2013 L’Oreal – UNESCO Women In Science Award for Africa & Arab States

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Francisca Okeke, a Professor of Physics at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka has recently received the L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science Award… for her contribution to the understanding of “daily variations of the ion currents in the upper atmosphere

Like Glass, Rules Can Be Broken! 3 Business Rules that You Can Break

Like Glass, Rules Can Be Broken! 3 Business Rules that You Can Break

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

I think rules are boring and I have never been a fan. They say life doesn’t come with instructions, but in business it’s pretty tricky. Deciding to go freestyle is not only a recipe for disaster, it can be considered…

Will the Next Google Science Wiz Come from Africa? | Enter the Google Science Fair 2013 Today

Will the Next Google Science Wiz Come from Africa? | Enter the Google Science Fair 2013 Today

Monday, April 15th, 2013

The Google Science Fair is an online science competition open to all students aged 13 to 18 from around the world and all you need to get started is a Google account! The entry closes on the 30th of April …

Innovation & Bright Ideas all in One Spot | Watch the Battabox Video of their Visit to the Co-Creation Hub in Lagos

Innovation & Bright Ideas all in One Spot | Watch the Battabox Video of their Visit to the Co-Creation Hub in Lagos

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

Who says we don’t have cutting edge ideas and innovation in Nigeria? Well, the guys at the Co-Creation Hub in Yaba, Lagos have provided a platform for young people to work.
Battabox… stopped by at the CC-Hub to find out

Money Talk with Nimi: Does Money Buy Happiness?

Money Talk with Nimi: Does Money Buy Happiness?

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

The constant message relayed in our materialistic society, that money is the most important thing in our lives and the constant desire for more, has had far reaching consequences for our societal value system and morals. This unending pursuit of…

Pathos, Ethos & Logos! What Actually Makes A Good Leader?

Pathos, Ethos & Logos! What Actually Makes A Good Leader?

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

There is a popular quote which states that “absolute power corrupts absolutely”. Human beings are prone to be intoxicated and controlled by absolute authority. Once individuals have access to absolute authority without checks and balances, they would be prone to…