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Bill Gates Back On Top as World’s Richest Man, Aliko Dangote is Still Africa’s No 1 – Forbes

Bill Gates Back On Top as World’s Richest Man, Aliko Dangote is Still Africa’s No 1 – Forbes

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

And the richest men in the world are…
Forbes Magazine… presents its annual listing of the world’s richest men. Over 1,645 billionaires with an aggregate networth of $6.4 trillion, up $5.4 trillion from last year, were found by the Forbes

Grocery Shopping At the Click of a Button! Watch the Founder of Gloo.ng Olumide Olusanya on CNN’s African Start Up

Grocery Shopping At the Click of a Button! Watch the Founder of Gloo.ng Olumide Olusanya on CNN’s African Start Up

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

With the advent of technology and more Nigerians becoming more ‘internet savvy’, the idea of doing grocery shopping online is simply brilliant.
When retired doctor, Olumide Olusanya… came up with this concept in Nigeria, it was to ‘save Nigerian women

Aliko Dangote speaks on Building a Multi Billion Naira Company & Corruption on BBC – Watch

Aliko Dangote speaks on Building a Multi Billion Naira Company & Corruption on BBC – Watch

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Aliko Dangote is arguably Africa’s most successful entrepreneur.
The CEO of Dangote Group speaks to Lerato Mbele on BBC‘s Africa Business Report….
Aliko explains how he turned a loan from his grandfather into a business which spanned cement,

Move Back To Nigeria: Revamping The Lagos Taxi Scene! Bankole Cardoso Speaks on His Move, Project & Subsequent Plans

Move Back To Nigeria: Revamping The Lagos Taxi Scene! Bankole Cardoso Speaks on His Move, Project & Subsequent Plans

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Move Back to Nigeria is a series on BellaNaija which aims to encourage young and not-so-young professionals in the diaspora who are trying to make the decision of whether to move back to Nigeria. In collaboration with the brilliant team …

Zimbabwean NoViolet Bulawayo wins the Inaugural Etisalat Prize for Literature

Zimbabwean NoViolet Bulawayo wins the Inaugural Etisalat Prize for Literature

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

On Sunday 23rd of February 2014, Zimbabwean NoViolet Bulawayo emerged as the winner at the inaugural edition of the Etisalat Prize for Literature…. The prize was announced in June 2013 {Click here if you missed the announcement} with a

Young African Entrepreneurs, Apply Today! The 2014 Anzisha Prize Opens for Entries

Young African Entrepreneurs, Apply Today! The 2014 Anzisha Prize Opens for Entries

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Entries are now open for the Anzisha Prize… – Africa’s premier award for the continent’s best young entrepreneurs. This year, youth organisation partners and media brands all over the continent will join forces to find, celebrate and support the most

Move Back To Nigeria: “It Requires Passion, Strong Desire & Absolute Decision” Abayomi Magbagbeola, Shares His Experience with Innovation in The Public Sector

Move Back To Nigeria: “It Requires Passion, Strong Desire & Absolute Decision” Abayomi Magbagbeola, Shares His Experience with Innovation in The Public Sector

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Move Back to Nigeria is a series on BellaNaija which aims to encourage young and not-so-young professionals in the diaspora who are trying to make the decision of whether to move back to Nigeria. In collaboration with the brilliant team …

BN Trailblazers & Tastemakers: Beautiful, Sassy & Unconventional! With Over 10 Years in Media, Kemi Adetiba Has an Undeniable Fire For Quality & Hardwork

BN Trailblazers & Tastemakers: Beautiful, Sassy & Unconventional! With Over 10 Years in Media, Kemi Adetiba Has an Undeniable Fire For Quality & Hardwork

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Kemi Adetiba is a woman on a mission to etch her name in the sands of time. Strike that! She is doing it already. With over ten years in the media/entertainment industry, she has covered a diverse field of experience.  …

Job Posting: Apply for the Nigerian Stock Exchange Graduate Programme Today!

Job Posting: Apply for the Nigerian Stock Exchange Graduate Programme Today!

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

The Nigerian Stock Exchange Graduate Trainee Programme (GTP) is a 12 month programme geared towards building global talents locally and raising a new generation of leaders for the capital market and Nigeria’s economy.
Interested candidates should apply here: http://e-recruiter.ng/portal/nse
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The Countdown is on! Learn More About UK Universities at the Education UK Exhibition 2014!

The Countdown is on! Learn More About UK Universities at the Education UK Exhibition 2014!

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Have you registered to attend the British Council Education UK Exhibition 2014… holding Wednesday 19th February 2014 in Abuja and Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd February 2014 in Lagos? Well, the exhibition holds tomorrow Wednesday in Abuja, Friday and Saturday

Ayodeji Rotinwa: I am An Angry Customer

Ayodeji Rotinwa: I am An Angry Customer

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Customer service in Lagos, Nigeria is basically non-existent. Not a single week passes in which I do not have something to complain about. Anyone who knows me or follows me on Twitter would have come upon my rant sessions. I…

#SMW Lagos 2014: Exploitative Returnees or Nigeria’s Saviours

#SMW Lagos 2014: Exploitative Returnees or Nigeria’s Saviours

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

Nigeria, and the city of Lagos in particular, is a central hub in the reverse brain drain to the African Continent. With the hopes of “Africa rising,” juxtaposed with the harsh realities of challenges such as inadequate infrastructure, bureaucratic hurdles, …

Move Back To Nigeria: Lawyer to the Stars, Obianuju Erokwu Chronicles Her Fascinating Journey Home

Move Back To Nigeria: Lawyer to the Stars, Obianuju Erokwu Chronicles Her Fascinating Journey Home

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Move Back to Nigeria is a series on BellaNaija which aims to encourage young and not-so-young professionals in the diaspora who are trying to make the decision of whether to move back to Nigeria. In collaboration with the brilliant team …

Nigerian-American Shola Olatoye appointed Chairman of New York City Housing Authority

Nigerian-American Shola Olatoye appointed Chairman of New York City Housing Authority

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Mayor of New York Bill de Blasio has appointed Shola Olatoye as the head of the New York City Housing Authority… board.
The 39 year old Nigerian-American is the former executive of Enterprise Community Partners. The non-profit organization invests in

BN Making It!: Lydia Idakula-Sobogun the ‘Gbayi Child’ Creates A Home For  the Expression of Art in Diverse Forms with Taruwa

BN Making It!: Lydia Idakula-Sobogun the ‘Gbayi Child’ Creates A Home For the Expression of Art in Diverse Forms with Taruwa

Monday, February 10th, 2014

If you have ever had ‘The Taruwa Experience’, then you’d know why we LOVE Lydia Idakula-Sobogun. If you have never experienced, Taruwa, then it is with immense pleasure that we introduce Lydia to you. Lydia is the progenitor of …

Apply Now! NLI Commences Application for May 2014 Future Leaders Seminar

Apply Now! NLI Commences Application for May 2014 Future Leaders Seminar

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Applications for the May 2014 Future Leaders Seminar has commenced.
The Future Leaders Seminar… is a program for emerging public and private sector leaders aged 25 to 35 years based in Nigeria or the Diaspora. The seminar is a 3-day

Get 25% Off Cake Making Classes with Qadirah Olowu of QDS Cakes Today!

Get 25% Off Cake Making Classes with Qadirah Olowu of QDS Cakes Today!

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Hey creative cake makers, QDS Cakes has got a great deal for you!
You can learn modern cake art with award winning (iWOP) London-based Cake Artist and Nigerian Events Awards UK (NEA) Nominee 2014, Qadirah Olowu of QDS Cakes London…

Uche Pedro Listed Amongst 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs in Africa 2014 by Forbes

Uche Pedro Listed Amongst 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs in Africa 2014 by Forbes

Friday, February 7th, 2014

The BN team is excited that our founder – Uche Pedro nee Eze was listed as one of the 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs in Africa by Forbes this week.
Mfonobong Nsehe… for the business magazine had this to say:

Move Back To Nigeria: “The Quality of My Work Has to Be Great” With This Mindset, Ejidayo Oguneye Discusses her Transition, Goals & Aspirations

Move Back To Nigeria: “The Quality of My Work Has to Be Great” With This Mindset, Ejidayo Oguneye Discusses her Transition, Goals & Aspirations

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Move Back to Nigeria is a series on BellaNaija which aims to encourage young and not-so-young professionals in the diaspora who are trying to make the decision of whether to move back to Nigeria. In collaboration with the brilliant team …

Mariam Mohammed in Walid Atallah at the Launch of Maktoub Magazine | Photos of Abuja’s Corporate Elite at the Event

Mariam Mohammed in Walid Atallah at the Launch of Maktoub Magazine | Photos of Abuja’s Corporate Elite at the Event

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

On Thursday 16th January 2014 Maktoub Magazine, a Business & Lifestyle publication was launched to a distinguished audience at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja.
At the event, the Publisher Mariam Mohammed… pulled together a crowd of distinguished personalities including the

Suhaib Mohammed: 6 Pitfalls To Avoid as a Writer

Suhaib Mohammed: 6 Pitfalls To Avoid as a Writer

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Every writer wants to perfect their writing voice, style, and grammar. Every writer wants to develop a brilliant idea, brainstorm it, and create compelling content that conveys, convinces, and converts. Unfortunately, not all writers achieve that.
But you want to…

Create Your Future! See Schedules for the Education UK Exhibition 2014 in Lagos & Abuja

Create Your Future! See Schedules for the Education UK Exhibition 2014 in Lagos & Abuja

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

The Education UK Exhibitions are here again! British Council Nigeria… invites you to meet face to face with representatives of over 50 UK institutions (universities, colleges, schools) at the Education UK Exhibition 2014, holding this February in Abuja and Lagos.

A Bold New Elephant! First Bank Celebrates 120 Years of Serving You

A Bold New Elephant! First Bank Celebrates 120 Years of Serving You

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

 

First Bank… started 2014 on a high note as they clocked 120 years of serving you better since 1894. To celebrate its new age, the bank unveiled a new logo.
If you’re worried that this new look will mean

Happy 10th Birthday Facebook! Read CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Message

Happy 10th Birthday Facebook! Read CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Message

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Can you believe it, Facebook is 10? WOW!
We are pretty sure most you remember the day you signed on to join the social networking site by Mark Zuckerberg….
It was utopia right? You finally joined the cool gang!

WAEC introduces 39 Subjects including Photography, Plumbing & Decorating

WAEC introduces 39 Subjects including Photography, Plumbing & Decorating

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

WAEC, The West African Examinations Council has introduced 39 subjects for its annual examinations.
WAEC’s Acting Head, Test Development Division Olayinka Ajibade… made the announcement in Lagos and revealed that the new subjects will commence in 2014′s May/June West