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Mo Abudu, Aliko Dangote & Olusegun Agbaje listed among the Top 13 Nigerian CEOs in 2013 by Ventures Africa

Mo Abudu, Aliko Dangote & Olusegun Agbaje listed among the Top 13 Nigerian CEOs in 2013 by Ventures Africa

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

These chief executive officers changed the rules and made their companies forces to be reckoned with in 2013.
Ventures Africa… recently unveiled its list of the Top 13 CEOs of 2013.  They include Africa’s richest man and the known Oga

Move Back to Nigeria: Discouraging the ‘Messiah Complex’ In Repatriates, Olatunji Fafemi Discusses His Journey So Far!

Move Back to Nigeria: Discouraging the ‘Messiah Complex’ In Repatriates, Olatunji Fafemi Discusses His Journey So Far!

Friday, December 27th, 2013

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 …

Career Talk with Paul Eze: How to Ask for a Raise and Get It

Career Talk with Paul Eze: How to Ask for a Raise and Get It

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Career Talk with Paul Eze is a weekly series on Bellanaija bringing insights, ideas on career growth, personal improvement and work issues for graduates and career individuals in collaboration with Ngcareers.com.…
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The Future Awards 2013: First Photos & Full List of Winners – OC Ukeje, Uche Pedro of BellaNaija & Jobberman Trio

The Future Awards 2013: First Photos & Full List of Winners – OC Ukeje, Uche Pedro of BellaNaija & Jobberman Trio

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

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The Future Awards 2013 was a spectacular sight to behold yesterday Friday 20th December 2013 at the Aztec Arcum Hall, Port Harcourt, Rivers.
Top media personality Toke Makinwa and rap star Vector… hosted the annual awards ceremony. 16

Move Back to Nigeria: Multi-linguist & Solar Energy Consultant, Dolapo Popoola Talks About Her Move, Passion & Aspirations

Move Back to Nigeria: Multi-linguist & Solar Energy Consultant, Dolapo Popoola Talks About Her Move, Passion & Aspirations

Friday, December 20th, 2013

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 …

Elevate U with Ifeanyi: Waiting For Something To Happen.

Elevate U with Ifeanyi: Waiting For Something To Happen.

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

The average human is a reactive creature. We tend to want to wait for something to happen before we respond. When we have exams to sit, we wait till the eleventh hour before we get the inspiration to prepare. We…

Breaking News: ASUU Suspends Strike After 5 Months

Breaking News: ASUU Suspends Strike After 5 Months

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has officially suspended its over five months strike, effective today Tuesday 17th December 2013.
Channels TV… reports that the union has decided to suspend the strike after a marathon meeting held in Minna,

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “Americanah” is one of The New York Times’ 10 Best Books of 2013

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “Americanah” is one of The New York Times’ 10 Best Books of 2013

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

The New York Times recently released its list of The 10 Best Book of 2013, selected by the editors of the publication.
Award winning Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s third novel – Americanah made the cut.

Read the …

Move Back to Nigeria: Dumping the ‘Aje-Butter’ Mentality & Trudging On! Ngozi Medani Tells All About Her Transition

Move Back to Nigeria: Dumping the ‘Aje-Butter’ Mentality & Trudging On! Ngozi Medani Tells All About Her Transition

Friday, December 13th, 2013

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 …

Are You an Exceptional Female Entrepreneur? Send In Your Entry for the 2014 Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards

Are You an Exceptional Female Entrepreneur? Send In Your Entry for the 2014 Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Are you a woman with an entrepreneurial flare? Then here’s a chance for you to be recognized for all your work. The Cartier Women’s Initiative… is making a call for application. The Cartier Awards is a business plan competition for

Online All the Time? Check Out 4 Ways to Use Social Media to Build a Career

Online All the Time? Check Out 4 Ways to Use Social Media to Build a Career

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Social Media today transcends just being seen as tools to connect with others and share ideas. It has moved from the social to the personal and even bears some measure of influence on the career aspects of an individual’s life.…

“The Amazons to Watch” – Tara Fela-Durotoye, Folake Folarin-Coker & Ola Orekunrin listed among Forbes’ 20 Young Power Women in Africa

“The Amazons to Watch” – Tara Fela-Durotoye, Folake Folarin-Coker & Ola Orekunrin listed among Forbes’ 20 Young Power Women in Africa

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Forbes recently released its 20 Young Power Women in Africa list and 3 Nigerians make the cut.
They include the creative director of beauty brand House of Tara Tara Fela-Durotoye, designer extraordinaire Folake Folarin-Coker… and founder of Flying Doctors

Move Back to Nigeria: Coming Home Because of Family Pressure, Uzo Obichere Shares Her Experience with the Challenging Job Market After Returning

Move Back to Nigeria: Coming Home Because of Family Pressure, Uzo Obichere Shares Her Experience with the Challenging Job Market After Returning

Friday, December 6th, 2013

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 …

The “Slick Oil Baroness” Folorunsho Alakija covers Forbes Woman Africa Magazine’s December 2013/January 2014 Issue

The “Slick Oil Baroness” Folorunsho Alakija covers Forbes Woman Africa Magazine’s December 2013/January 2014 Issue

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Africa’s self made billionaire Folorunsho Alakija covers Forbes Africa Woman Magazine…‘s December 2013/January 2014 issue.
The Nigerian oil mogul who is reportedly the richest black woman in the world, is all smiles on the cover in a sequined multi-coloured

Jason Njoku Names Himself CEO of iROKING after Michael Ugwu’s Dramatic Exit

Jason Njoku Names Himself CEO of iROKING after Michael Ugwu’s Dramatic Exit

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

After the much buzzed about exit of young tech executive Michael Ugwu from iROKING in October, a CEO for the brand was yet to be named.
Today BellaNaija received a release that Jason Njoku…, the original founder and CEO

“Powerful, Rich, Record Breakers” – Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Don Jazzy, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, P-Square, Aliko Dangote make New African Magazine’s 100 Most Influential Africans List

“Powerful, Rich, Record Breakers” – Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Don Jazzy, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, P-Square, Aliko Dangote make New African Magazine’s 100 Most Influential Africans List

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

A round of applause for the 100 Most Influential Africans.
New Africa Magazine… recently unveiled its 2013 list of the most powerful people in Africa.
Nigeria leads the way as the country which has the highest number of influential figures,

Move Back to Nigeria: An Advocate for the ‘One Leg In, One Leg Out’ Approach, Akin Olaoye Shares His Views on Moving Back

Move Back to Nigeria: An Advocate for the ‘One Leg In, One Leg Out’ Approach, Akin Olaoye Shares His Views on Moving Back

Friday, November 29th, 2013

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 …

Federal Government gives ASUU One-Week Ultimatum to Call Off Strike

Federal Government gives ASUU One-Week Ultimatum to Call Off Strike

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

It seems students of Federal Government institutions will be heading back to school soon.
The Federal Government has given the Academic Staff Union of Universities… (ASUU) one week ultimatum to call off the ongoing strike.
It began on Monday 1st

Move Back to Nigeria: ‘I Often Miss The Comforts & Conveniences of Living Abroad…But Home is Indeed Home!’ Oil & Gas Engineer shares Her Story

Move Back to Nigeria: ‘I Often Miss The Comforts & Conveniences of Living Abroad…But Home is Indeed Home!’ Oil & Gas Engineer shares Her Story

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

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 …

“I Had a Need to Tell Africa’s Story…” Independent UK features “Africa’s Oprah” Mo Abudu | Read Excerpts from the Interview

“I Had a Need to Tell Africa’s Story…” Independent UK features “Africa’s Oprah” Mo Abudu | Read Excerpts from the Interview

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Mo Abudu…‘s dream is all about selling Africa to the World.
The media mogul who has made a name for herself as an undeniable force to be reckoned with when it comes to media in Africa, sits down with

View Nominees for Nigerian Blog Awards 2013 & Vote For Your Favourite Blogs

View Nominees for Nigerian Blog Awards 2013 & Vote For Your Favourite Blogs

Friday, November 15th, 2013

The Nigerian Blog Awards…, established in 2010 to recognize bloggers of Nigerian heritage or bloggers who write about Nigeria, is pleased to announce the nominees in the 2013 edition of its online Awards event.
As in previous years, bloggers

Suhaib Mohammed: 4 Tips for Starting Your Blogging Business with a Lean Start Up

Suhaib Mohammed: 4 Tips for Starting Your Blogging Business with a Lean Start Up

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

“Lean Startup isn’t about being cheap [but is about] being less wasteful and still doing things that are big.” – Eric Reis …
Do you have a business idea but aren’t sure whether your target customers will buy into it? Or

“HIC is Definitely Worth it” – Apply for the Hertfordshire International College Pathway Programme Today!

“HIC is Definitely Worth it” – Apply for the Hertfordshire International College Pathway Programme Today!

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

What is the Hertfordshire International College (HIC)?
HIC provides an excellent opportunity to enter UK higher education. They offer Undergraduate and Postgraduate Pathways that result in the award of a University of Hertfordshire Degree.
Why Should you Come to HIC?…

Jason Njoku, Omobola Johnson, Mike Adenuga, Sim Shagaya & 5 Others Make the Y! & YNaija.com List for Person of the Year | Voting Starts Today!

Jason Njoku, Omobola Johnson, Mike Adenuga, Sim Shagaya & 5 Others Make the Y! & YNaija.com List for Person of the Year | Voting Starts Today!

Monday, November 11th, 2013

 
The editors of Y!TV, Magazine & Online today announced the shortlist for Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013…, which winner will be announced in December this year.
The Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year is in its third

Tony Elumelu is an African Pioneer! Watch this Uber-Inspiring Video of the Nigerian Businessman on CNN’s African Voices

Tony Elumelu is an African Pioneer! Watch this Uber-Inspiring Video of the Nigerian Businessman on CNN’s African Voices

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Nigerian investor, banker and philanthropist, Tony Elumelu… is more than just a name. He is a force to be reckoned with. Turning around a failing bank at 34, investors began to take him seriously. He has indeed his made his