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CNBC Africa Celebrates Change Makers in African Business! Check Out the West African Finalists for the All Africa Business Leader Awards

CNBC Africa Celebrates Change Makers in African Business! Check Out the West African Finalists for the All Africa Business Leader Awards

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Africa, STAND UP! We’re excited to announce that the EThekwini municipality, Durban, south Africa will host the finale of the CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leader Awards…. The idea behind the awards is to celebrate African game changers, as

Wana Wana: Keeping it Real About Moving Back & Starting a Business

Wana Wana: Keeping it Real About Moving Back & Starting a Business

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

I am not a Harvard Business School graduate neither do I have one of those sixty five thousand pound executive MBAs people squabbled about in the commentary that followed my last article; heck I don’t have a post graduate degree…

Money Talk with Nimi: What is a “befitting burial”?

Money Talk with Nimi: What is a “befitting burial”?

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Chike Okoye is a Nigerian student based in the United States. He works part time to keep up his college fee payments and sends money home regularly through Western Union to support his ailing father Chief Okoye and his siblings.…

Move Back To Nigeria: To Learn How a Lion Hunts, You Go to the Jungle, Not the Zoo! Remi Dada Talks About Taking the Plunge & Moving Back

Move Back To Nigeria: To Learn How a Lion Hunts, You Go to the Jungle, Not the Zoo! Remi Dada Talks About Taking the Plunge & Moving Back

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Move Back to Nigeria is a new series on BellaNaija. The aim is 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 …

“Oga Settle Us First!” Are we the Architects of Our Own Misfortune?

“Oga Settle Us First!” Are we the Architects of Our Own Misfortune?

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

set•tle /ˈsetl/
Verb (Normal dictionary): Resolve or reach an agreement about (an argument or problem)
Verb (Nigerian dictionary): Resolve or reach an agreement about a certain amount of money that must be paid before you can proceed.…
Well, the Nigerian

Factions & Loyalties Abound! Read 5 Tips to Deal with Office Politics

Factions & Loyalties Abound! Read 5 Tips to Deal with Office Politics

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

“Man is a political animal” My political science lecturer repeated so often, I thought I understood it. Like most students, I gauged my assimilation by my examination results-after all, scoring an A could only mean one thing. However, it wasn’t…

BellaNaija Celebrates Academic Excellence – Class of 2013: Adetutu Ojo

BellaNaija Celebrates Academic Excellence – Class of 2013: Adetutu Ojo

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

BellaNaija presents “Celebrating You! Class of 2013.” A couple of months ago we called for submissions of graduating students who had excelled in their course of study. We acknowledge the fact that everyone who has graduated this year is a …

Move Back to Nigeria: He’s A Finance Solicitor with an Eye on the Ball! Read Deji Adegoke’s Views on Moving Back to Practice Law in Nigeria

Move Back to Nigeria: He’s A Finance Solicitor with an Eye on the Ball! Read Deji Adegoke’s Views on Moving Back to Practice Law in Nigeria

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Move Back to Nigeria is a new series on BellaNaija. The aim is 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 …

Tony O. Elumelu Supports The Future Awards Africa Prize for 5 years | Hosts African Young Person of the Year Honourees

Tony O. Elumelu Supports The Future Awards Africa Prize for 5 years | Hosts African Young Person of the Year Honourees

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Tony O. Elumelu
In another big move, one of Africa’s most influential entrepreneurs, Tony O. Elumelu (CON) has announced a 5-year endowment (support package) of The Future Africa Awards prizes. Recognized by the World Bank last year as ‘The …

Are You the Next Washington Fellow? Read 3 Tips to Guide in Your Application for the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Are You the Next Washington Fellow? Read 3 Tips to Guide in Your Application for the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

One of the highlights of President Obama’s Africa visit last month was the announcement of the newly created Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, a program designed to annually create mentoring, work, and funding opportunities for 500 Africans leaders between…

Ofilispeaks: Just Because I Have Boobs Does Not Make Me Your Secretary

Ofilispeaks: Just Because I Have Boobs Does Not Make Me Your Secretary

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

JUST BECAUSE I HAVE BOOBS DOES NOT MAKE ME YOUR SECRETARY…
These are the exact words I want to yell out every time I see a woman with a bachelor’s degree turned into a secretary by virtue of

Move Back To Nigeria: Willing to Quit Her Prestigious Masters Degree Program, Toyin Olaleye Shares her Move Back Story

Move Back To Nigeria: Willing to Quit Her Prestigious Masters Degree Program, Toyin Olaleye Shares her Move Back Story

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Move Back to Nigeria is a new series on BellaNaija. The aim is 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 Future of Africa is Bright! Meet the 12 Young African Entrepreneurs shortlisted for the $75,000 Anzisha Prize in 2013

The Future of Africa is Bright! Meet the 12 Young African Entrepreneurs shortlisted for the $75,000 Anzisha Prize in 2013

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

With all the bad news we are constantly bombarded with, it’s so refreshing to see that the tide is turning and the future of Africa is bright! With young and innovative minds building solutions that can change our continent.
Twelve…

“The HeArt of Business Leadership”! Photos from the Harvesters Business Leadership Conference Featuring Dr Sam Chand

“The HeArt of Business Leadership”! Photos from the Harvesters Business Leadership Conference Featuring Dr Sam Chand

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Many business people work very hard to achieve their visions and dreams, but lack of valuable information has been identified as a limiting factor in their quest for desirable result“. The recently concluded 3rd edition of Thrive… hosted

BellaNaija Celebrates Academic Excellence – Class of 2013: Nina Ene

BellaNaija Celebrates Academic Excellence – Class of 2013: Nina Ene

Monday, August 5th, 2013

BellaNaija presents “Celebrating You! Class of 2013.” A few weeks ago, we called for submissions of graduating students who had excelled in their course of study. We acknowledge the fact that everyone who has graduated this year is a winner. …

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: When I Grow Up, I Want to Be a Pilot

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: When I Grow Up, I Want to Be a Pilot

Monday, August 5th, 2013

This weekend, I actually discovered that I like babies. I know everyone coos at babies and goes “Oh look how cute he is!” but that wasn’t me. In fact, the only babies I carried for long periods were my nieces…

Move Back To Nigeria: “This is Home. I Want My Children to Also Call this Home!” Seni Sulyman Talks About Nigeria’s Business Landscape

Move Back To Nigeria: “This is Home. I Want My Children to Also Call this Home!” Seni Sulyman Talks About Nigeria’s Business Landscape

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Move Back to Nigeria is a new series on BellaNaija. The aim is 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 …

Job Posting: Apply for a Sales & Marketing and Online Fashion Merchandising Assistant Job at Morpheus Limited

Job Posting: Apply for a Sales & Marketing and Online Fashion Merchandising Assistant Job at Morpheus Limited

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Looking for a job as a sales & marketing personnel or as an online fashion merchandising assistant? Then Morpheus Limited… is offering you the chance to apply and get those positions. View the job titles, description, qualifications and CV submission

Aunty Bella: Mrs Globe Trotter

Aunty Bella: Mrs Globe Trotter

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Hi Aunty Bella… & My BN friends,
I really need your advice on an important decision I need to make.
Luckily, my story is not dramatic or tragic like some I have seen on here but it’s still very vital.

Great News! Applications for the Young Media Entrepreneur Award has been Extended to Friday 2nd August 2013

Great News! Applications for the Young Media Entrepreneur Award has been Extended to Friday 2nd August 2013

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

The Central Working Committee (CWC) of The Future Awards Africa is partnering with British Council on this year’s Future Awards Prize in Media Enterprise…. The Young Media Entrepreneur Award is for an individual who has recorded enormous success in

BN Trailblazers & Tastemakers: With Over 2 Decades of Creating Glamour, Uche Majekodunmi Shares the Newton & David Story with BellaNaija

BN Trailblazers & Tastemakers: With Over 2 Decades of Creating Glamour, Uche Majekodunmi Shares the Newton & David Story with BellaNaija

Friday, July 26th, 2013

When you see a glamorously set up events venue, you’re most likely to hear the words “Newton & David“. This amazing woman, Uche Majekodunmi is the force behind Newton & David. Born 53 years ago in Manchester, UK, …

Enhance your Child’s Mind with the Blue Frog Academy Summer School Program | Monday 5th August – Saturday 14th September 2013

Enhance your Child’s Mind with the Blue Frog Academy Summer School Program | Monday 5th August – Saturday 14th September 2013

Friday, July 26th, 2013

At the Blue Frog Academy… they believe that a child’s mind is the best place for creativity and inventions. It is with this belief that they would like to invite young people between the ages of 6 and 17 years

Move Back To Nigeria: With Education & Experience, Nigeria is THE Place to Be! Software Geek Tolu Adelowo Tells All on Moving Back

Move Back To Nigeria: With Education & Experience, Nigeria is THE Place to Be! Software Geek Tolu Adelowo Tells All on Moving Back

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Move Back to Nigeria is a new series on BellaNaija. The aim is 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 …

5 Lessons You Can Learn from Entrepreneur Chinedu Echeruo, Founder of HopStop | Online City Transit Guide recently acquired by Apple

5 Lessons You Can Learn from Entrepreneur Chinedu Echeruo, Founder of HopStop | Online City Transit Guide recently acquired by Apple

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

It’s one of the buzz tech stories of the week! Popular Online City Transit Guide/App HopStop has been snapped up by Apple…. While technology giant Apple has confirmed the purchase, the company has declined to reveal any additional details

5 Things Every Undergraduate Should Know about Employment

5 Things Every Undergraduate Should Know about Employment

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Unemployment remains a huge problem in Nigeria. Every year Nigerian universities continue to churn out thousands of new graduates with freshly minted diplomas who join a competitive job market with bleak employment prospects. If you are among the 25 percent…