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Lagos plans to provide financial support to graduates. The Deputy Governor of Lagos Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire at the 2014 Enterprise Day in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, said that the state ...
 
On this edition of CNN's African Start-Up, the spotlight is on on Kenyan entrepreneur and techie, Boniface Githinji. He developed a short message service portal, 'Sematime' which allows users to send information, to large groups. Check it out here:
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The madams at the top. Forbes just released a few minutes ago, its list of the 100 Most Powerful Women in the World. And Africa shines bright. Nigeria's Minister for Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the most powerful woman in Nigeria. The 59-year-old is ranked 44 on the list of 100 ...
125 Nigerians attend Northeastern University on Full Scolarship - BellaNaija.com
BellaNaijarians, be inspired! 125 students from Nigeria who have received full scholarships from the government will be attending college in Boston this Fall (August/September). They will be attending the Northeastern University, My Fox Boston reports. Yesterday Monday 26th May 2014, 53 of ...
Chude Jideonwo is one half of The Future Project team. He is young, hardworking, and very passionate about Nigeria. Chude is the only son of his parents, and he grew up in Lagos. In his early teens, he worked with some of Nigeria's leading media people: Levi Ajunoma, Agatha Amata and Funmi ...
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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 at MoveBackToNigeria.com, we hope to bring you a weekly ...
Toyosi Akerele & Ashish Thakkar - May 2014 - BellaNaija.com
Five of Africa's inspiring trailblazers have been nominated for the inaugural "MTV Base Leadership Award". The category was created by Viacom International Media Networks and MTV Base as part of the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA). The award show will take place on Saturday 7th June ...
I heard the most intriguing story this weekend that made me question the impact social media has on our finances. Sade: I need a favor. Please can I borrow N200, 000? I’ll pay you back with interest in 2 months. Tolu: What do you need the money for? Sade: Remember the Celine bag (N484, 000) ...
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It's the beginning of graduation season and at BellaNaija, we'd like to celebrate the Class of 2014. We know that getting through the academic year itself is such a challenge and we commend all the graduands. It is for this reason that we'd like to celebrate academic excellence. Last year, we ...
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John Legend has the No 1 song in the United States of America right now with his romantic ode "All of Me". The Grammy winning artiste is a graduate of the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania and this weekend he delivered a commencement address and also received an honorary Doctor of Music ...
Last year, Nigerian journalist, Tolu Ogunlesi was one of the recipients of the CNN Multichoice African Journalist Award. Now, it's time for journalists to send in their entries for selection for this year's set of awards. The idea behind the CNN Multichoice African Journalist competition is ...
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They helped change the way Nigerians see technology in today's economy. Ventures Africa recently released a list profiling the Top 10 Tech CEOs in Nigeria. Over the years, Jason Njoku of iROKO Partners has made a name for himself in the entertainment scene, promoting Nigerian movies, ...
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 at MoveBackToNigeria.com, we hope to bring you a weekly ...
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Fashion Photographer, Lakin Ogunbanwo is a man of few words. He lets his pictures do the talking. BellaNaija caught up with Lakin to get a glimpse into what makes this creative man tick. His images are evocative and he has a distinct style of his own. Lakin Ogunbanwo is one of those ...
Ghanaian-based, Sena Ahadji is such an inspiration to African creatives. Her start-up, 'Moment Catchers', is on the spotlight on this edition of CNN's African Start-up! A graphics designer and an illustrator, she speaks about how she started her hopes for Moment Catchers. In her words:  "You ...
Diddy - Howard University - May 2014 - BellaNaija.com
Hello Dr. Sean "Diddy" Combs. Today Saturday 10th May 2014, the American rapper and business mogul was awarded a honorary doctorate at his former school Howard University in Washington D.C., USA. Diddy also gave the commencement speech at the graduation. He said "Howard University didn't ...
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & Wole Soyinka - May 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
Go Nigeria! Nigerian author and self proclaimed feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and writer, poet and playwright Wole Soyinka have been named two of Africa's Greatest Innovators in Arts and Sciences. National Geographic asked Professor Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr., the director of the W. ...
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The Yale Young African Scholars Program is a new initiative that is modeled off of the Yale Young Global Scholars Program. These sessions, in Ghana and Ethiopia, are the first sessions to take place outside of Yale’s campus in New Haven, Connecticut. These sessions are intended solely for ...
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 at MoveBackToNigeria.com, we hope to bring you a weekly ...
Grace Bush - May 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
Be inspired BellaNaijarians! Meet Grace Bush, a 16-year-old girl who earned a Bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Florida Atlantic University last week Friday with a 3.8 GPA. Today Friday 9th May 2014, she will get her high school diploma from Florida Atlantic University high ...
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Amid concerns in the Northern part of Nigeria, Aliko Dangote has announced his decision to invest $2.3 billion in sugar and rice production in the north. The Nigerian business mogul and Africa's richest man, highlighted that creating job opportunities may end insurgency such as the ...

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