Career

DWYC - Bellanaija - July2014
  Out of the thousands of essays received in response to the DWYC (Don’t Waste Your Cash) 2014 Essay Competition announcement, titled “Nigerian Graduates and Unemployability: ...
 
Bill Gates & Aliko Dangote - March 2014 - BellaNaija
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 team. Women are proving they run the world; a new ...
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 from useless husbands'. He started it off ...
Aliko Dangote - October 2013 - BellaNaija
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, sugar, flour, and salt.  He also speaks about his ...
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 ...
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 prize money of £15,000 for the winner, along with a ...
2014 Anzisha Prize
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 innovative social and business entrepreneurs ...
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 ...
  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.  She has worked in radio, been on TV and is currently leaving a mark with ...
The Nigerian Stock Exchange Graduate Trainee Programme - BellaNaija - February 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: ...
Education UK Tour - BellaNaija - February - 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 in Lagos, registration is FREE, ...
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 have had it and will perhaps continue to. There are a few things, ...
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, and the infamous “Naija factor,” a ...
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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 ...
Shola Olatoye - February 2014 - BellaNaija 01
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 affordable housing stock. According to ...
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 Taruwa - a hub for lovers of art and diverse expressions of it. At ...
NLI 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 residential seminar sessions capped by the launch of class ...
QDS Cakes Classes - Bellanaija - February 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 on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd April 2014. This great ...
The Future Awards Announces Uche Pedro as Young Media Entreprenuer of the Year 2013 - BellaNaija - October 2013
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: "The 29 year-old Nigerian media entrepreneur is the founder of ...
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 ...
MaktoubMagazineLaunch- February 2014 - BellaNaija003
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 Central Bank Deputy ...

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