Career

Why is networking so important? The simple answer is that as natural social beings, we need people. From an entrepreneur's perspective, everyone you meet can be useful to you in three ...
 
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On October 11th 2014, Tiffany Amber launched its Women of Vision Campaign in partnership with Diamond Woman, to commemorate the brand's 15th anniversary in the fashion industry. The campaign featuring 15 inspirational women, all leaders in their respective fields, was conceptualized by the ...
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Olayinka Adeyemo, a pregnant woman based in Lagos, has been making headlines over the past couple of days due to her unique entrepreneurship story. Adeyemo is the owner of a "Keke Napep" (commercial tricycle), which she rides to make a living. Keke Napep riders are usually male, and the job ...
Recent research from digitXplus has revealed that Nigeria experienced a growth of 102% in internet adoption between 2009 - 2013; that's a total of 62.4 million Nigerian internet users in 2013, a significant increase from 30.9 million internet users in 2009. Similarly, a 2014 Phillips ...
Achenyo Idachaba makes beauty from ashes. Converting the weed commonly known as 'Water Hyacinths' into lovely hand crafted home essentials, the MitiMeth brand is truly something incredible. Featured on CNN's African Start up, Achenyo Idachaba talks about her driving force, and what keeps the ...
The Workshop with Gazmadu - BellaNaja - March 2015
Get your lenses and notepads ready - it's season 2 of The Workshop. This is an opportunity for all photographers, professional or amateur, to hone their photography skills by learning from some of the best in the business. The one week intensive program will take participants through the ...
Yemi Akisanya is back again with Episode 8 of his vlog, The NoiseMaker. In the episode, he talks about how many people have to use 'connections' to find a job in Nigeria. He also refers to the National Immigration Service (NIS) stampede/scandal, of which President Jonathan recently ...
Sheffield Hallam University - BellaNaija - March 2015
Are you looking for a scholarship opportunity to enroll for educational courses this September 2015? Then you can meet up with Sheffield Hallam University representatives in Abuja and Lagos for a face-to-face conversation on course options, available scholarships and facilities and the ...
Over 40 young professionals, Trustees and Executive Members of the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF) gathered recently at the Flourish Wellness Resort int The Gambia for its annual retreat. Led by NYPF Chairman, Moses Siloko Siasia and the NYPF Executive Members from the diaspora ...
University of Sussex - BellaNaija - March 2015
The University of Sussex is ranked Top 15 in the UK and 4th for research influence (THE, World University Rankings 2014/15), and they want you to meet their country officer - Ify Udofia - this March to find out how to apply for their £3,000 Sussex Nigeria Scholarship. You can visit ...
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We find lists very exciting because they always make for interesting discussion topics. Also, they are good markers of what was going on in the social space around a certain time frame. In 2011, BN shared its list of 'Young, Fabulous & Talented Designers to watch in 2011' {Click here if you ...
People are often confused by why there are so many "Mother's Days"! Mothering Sunday is celebrated on the fourth Sunday in Lent (15th of March this year) while Mother's Day in the USA, Canada falls on the second Sunday in May and the list goes on. In our books, there can never be enough ...
The Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria (YouWiN!) programme is a product of President Goodluck Jonathan’s commitment to creating jobs by harnessing the power of the country’s large and growing youth population to grow the economy. YouWiN! is an initiative of the Federal Government to ...
At some point a large number of men have either spiced up their job titles/descriptions or lied about what they do for a living in order to get a female interested in them. The first time I noticed this was when I was out with a friend of mine and we got chatting to some girls. When they asked ...
Creative Streaks Workshop presents its 2nd edition called 'The Art of Composition' powered by Jide Odukoya Photography. It is a 3-day practical workshop on the basic elements of making a powerful photograph needed to evoke emotions. Composition essentially involves a whole lot of elements ...
Over two decades ago, Nike Oshinowo was crowned as the coveted Miss Nigeria beauty queen. Since then, she has gone on to become a serial entrepreneur and fodder for all types of entertainment news. Good or bad, Nike Oshinowo has come out of it all with even bigger strides towards her many ...
Microsoft Lumia - BellaNaija - February 2015
As part of its commitment to supporting the development of entrepreneurship in Nigeria, Microsoft Mobile Devices and Services would be awarding N3.5 Million to 5 Nigerians with brilliant business ideas in its Microsoft Lumia 535 Dual SIM activation, tagged "Passion to Empire". The initiative ...
Nic-Ola Beauty Sparkles - BellaNaija - February 2015
Makeup artistry brand Nic-Ola Beauty Sparkles is offering you a one-month makeup scholarship on their Basic Certificate Programme (BCP), starting this March. This is your chance to be your own boss and hone your skills as a makeup artist. To take part in the scholarship program; - Follow ...
Wealth Makers Club - BellaNaija - February 2015
Retiring early is everyone’s dream. How wonderful it would be to tour the world, visit the most exotic places on earth and really live life to the fullest. But unless you make adequate plans for that, it would at best be a pipe dream. For many people, retirement sounds like the end of the ...
Beauty Business On-the-Go (BBOG) is an initiative by African renowned makeup brand, House of Tara International, in partnership with First City Monument Bank (FCMB). The campaign is aimed at recruiting and empowering 5,000 women to become beauty representatives and as such create job ...
Coventry University - BellaNaija - February 2015
Representatives from the Coventry University UK – London Campus are coming to Ibadan, Oyo State this February with your chance to discuss study options in the United Kingdom. They offer courses in Oil & Gas Management, Global Business, International Human Resource Management, ...

BN Quote of The Week

I cannot change the past. But I can change the present and the future
~ Muhammadu Buhari

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