Career

Hear it From A Boss! Chocolate City CEO Audu Maikori Tweets his Personal Tips on Success

Hear it From A Boss! Chocolate City CEO Audu Maikori Tweets his Personal Tips on Success

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Chocolate City CEO Audu Maikori… was in quite an inspirational mood this morning when he took to social networking site to dish some of his personal tips on the journey to success. The label boss who has guided the careers

Empowering the Business Woman! View Photos from the 2013 Women Of West Africa Entrepreneurship (WOWe) Event

Empowering the Business Woman! View Photos from the 2013 Women Of West Africa Entrepreneurship (WOWe) Event

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

It was an evening for female entrepreneurs and business minds to come together, exchange ideas and conversation and receive first-hand knowledge from Nigeria’s finest and most successful female entrepreneurs at the 2013 Women Of West Africa Entrepreneurship - WOWe… event.

Africa’s Brightest & Best! Check out the 10 Nominees for The Future Awards Africa Young Person of the Year 2013

Africa’s Brightest & Best! Check out the 10 Nominees for The Future Awards Africa Young Person of the Year 2013

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

The Central Working Committee (CWC) of The Future Awards Africa has unveiled the list for the biggest youth award on the continent, the Young Person of the Year – The Africa Prize…. The Future Awards Africa which has been

It’s the CNN Multichoice African Journalist 2013 Awards Shortlist | 3 Nigerians Make the Cut

It’s the CNN Multichoice African Journalist 2013 Awards Shortlist | 3 Nigerians Make the Cut

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Congratulations to all the journalists who made the short list for the prestigious CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2013! You’re making Africa proud.
This short list of journalists, who have made a difference to their countries with their work, were…

Move Back to Nigeria: It’s Never too Late to Move Across Borders! UK Based Lawyer Banke Adeyemo Shares the Story of Her Legal Career Across Continents

Move Back to Nigeria: It’s Never too Late to Move Across Borders! UK Based Lawyer Banke Adeyemo Shares the Story of Her Legal Career Across Continents

Friday, July 12th, 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 …

A Call for Young Scientists to Show their Creativity! Submit your Entry for the 2013 DSTV Eutelsat Star Awards Today

A Call for Young Scientists to Show their Creativity! Submit your Entry for the 2013 DSTV Eutelsat Star Awards Today

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

The DStv Eutelsat Star Awards, which are a product of a partnership between Eutelsat and MultiChoice Africa…, aim to stimulate interest in science and technology and to inspire innovative thinking among secondary and high school students across the

Enroll for the Emedith Consulting August Teen Boot Camp “Effective Communication For Teens; Tackling The Social Media Erosion” | Saturday 31st August 2013

Enroll for the Emedith Consulting August Teen Boot Camp “Effective Communication For Teens; Tackling The Social Media Erosion” | Saturday 31st August 2013

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Emedith Consulting (EC)… was founded in 2011 primarily to deliver personal development/motivational sessions to teenagers, students and young adults to better equip them to face the rigors of life, school and profession, as well as conquer the personal challenges that

Money Talk with Nimi: Why Not Start an Investment Club?

Money Talk with Nimi: Why Not Start an Investment Club?

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

“Esusu” is “a fund to which a group of individuals make fixed contributions of money at fixed intervals; the total amount of money is assigned to each member of the group in rotation”. William R. Bascom. This traditional credit association…

Meet the Class of 2013! See the Superstar List of 75 Inspiring Young Nominees for The Future Awards Africa Season 8

Meet the Class of 2013! See the Superstar List of 75 Inspiring Young Nominees for The Future Awards Africa Season 8

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

It’s the list the continent has been waiting for!
After a full year receiving nominations from across Africa, the Central Working Committee (CWC) of The Future Awards Africa… has today released the Nominees List for 2013.
The list – of

The British Council & The Future Awards Africa presents the ‘International Young Media Entrepreneur of the Year’ Prize | Nominations end Thursday 25th July 2013

The British Council & The Future Awards Africa presents the ‘International Young Media Entrepreneur of the Year’ Prize | Nominations end Thursday 25th July 2013

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

The central Working Committee of The future Awards Africa (TFAA) has announced its partnership with The British Council on The Future Awards Prize in Media Enterprise 2013. The Founder and the Marketing Director with The Future Project, Adebola Williams…

BN Making It!: From Working in Insurance to Taking Her Place Behind the Camera! Meet Congolese Filmmaker, Waiki Harnais

BN Making It!: From Working in Insurance to Taking Her Place Behind the Camera! Meet Congolese Filmmaker, Waiki Harnais

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

BN Making It! is a BN feature focused on young entrepreneurs. BellaNaija.com launched BN Making It! in 2009 and we are hoping to spotlight more upcoming entrepreneurs in 2011 and beyond. We will feature young African entrepreneurs both at home …

I Believe in Miracles! Nigerian Writer Tope Folarin is the 14th Winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing with his Story “Miracle”

I Believe in Miracles! Nigerian Writer Tope Folarin is the 14th Winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing with his Story “Miracle”

Monday, July 8th, 2013

This evening at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, Nigerian writer, Tope Folarin was announced as the 14th winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing. Tope’s short story “Miracle…” helped him clinch the prize money of 10,000 Pounds.
According

BellaNaija Celebrates Academic Excellence – Class of 2013: Adenike Adebayo

BellaNaija Celebrates Academic Excellence – Class of 2013: Adenike Adebayo

Saturday, July 6th, 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. …

Job Posting: Star Publications – Writers, Editorial & Graphic Design Positions

Job Posting: Star Publications – Writers, Editorial & Graphic Design Positions

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Star Publication Limited
Requires immediate employment of a dynamic team for a monthly publication.
Associate Editor – AE1002…
• Determine the editing needs of a feature and calibrate the level of editing accordingly.
• Deliver creative ideas on story topics

Move Back To Nigeria: The Patriotic Pharmacist Says “I’m Very Optimistic About Moving Back to Nigeria”

Move Back To Nigeria: The Patriotic Pharmacist Says “I’m Very Optimistic About Moving Back to Nigeria”

Friday, July 5th, 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 …

Position Yourself For a Better Tomorrow! Do That SWOT Analysis Today

Position Yourself For a Better Tomorrow! Do That SWOT Analysis Today

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

So what’s next?…‘ This is one question I always dread to ask myself. It is a question that kills me but it also gets me thinking.If you are fresh out of school like me, I’m sure that you

From One Young Entrepreneur to Another! 10 Pearls of Wisdom from Africa’s Youngest Billionaire Ashish Thakkar

From One Young Entrepreneur to Another! 10 Pearls of Wisdom from Africa’s Youngest Billionaire Ashish Thakkar

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

It was Friday, the 21st of June 2013 at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre where the young entrepreneurs in Abuja gathered to meet with one man: Ashish J Thakkar….
As he walked into the room, I wasn’t sure what

Ivorian CEO Swaady Martin Leke is Creating a Luxury African Brand | Watch Her Feature on CNN’s Market Place Africa

Ivorian CEO Swaady Martin Leke is Creating a Luxury African Brand | Watch Her Feature on CNN’s Market Place Africa

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Ivorian business mogul Swaady Martin Leke is a really inspiring woman. After over a decade of working in General Electric, Swaady took the bold step to start her own business and Yswara… was born. Yswara is Africa’s number one luxury

Matrimonial Decree: “Thou Shalt Not Work”

Matrimonial Decree: “Thou Shalt Not Work”

Monday, July 1st, 2013

This week has been interesting indeed. I have had the pleasure of meeting some very talented and creative people. From photographers to stylists, to some really beautiful ladies; In fact, there has been no dull moment. I am planning a…

Move Back To Nigeria: “The Bottom Line is the Lack of Quality & the Fact that We Accept Mediocrity” Julian Obubo Shares His Views on Why Nigeria is Not in His Plans

Move Back To Nigeria: “The Bottom Line is the Lack of Quality & the Fact that We Accept Mediocrity” Julian Obubo Shares His Views on Why Nigeria is Not in His Plans

Friday, June 28th, 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 …

A Solution to Rising Unemployment in Nigeria? Al Jazeera Explores the YouWin! Initiative | Watch the Video

A Solution to Rising Unemployment in Nigeria? Al Jazeera Explores the YouWin! Initiative | Watch the Video

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

The Nigerian government has stated its focus on the economy and one of the strategies it has employed is the process of diversification. Through initiatives like YouWin!…, entrepreneurs who have little or no chance of receiving support from the

BN Hot Topic: Strike Or Stop Working – How Do You Enforce Payment of Salaries?

BN Hot Topic: Strike Or Stop Working – How Do You Enforce Payment of Salaries?

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Earlier on in the week on my way to work, I was listening to the news headlines on the radio and there was a report of a proposed strike action by the doctors in Lagos State. It was the same…

“What’s In It For Me?” – 2 Key Points To Meeting the Needs of Your Customer

“What’s In It For Me?” – 2 Key Points To Meeting the Needs of Your Customer

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

My name is Zainab Makinde, I’ve got  something I know you’ll be interested in.” …Five minutes and fifty mumbled up sentences you heard little of and you mouth the four words –“Sorry, I’m not interested.”
Many of us have

Thinking of Moving From a Profit Making Organization to a Non-Profit Making One? Here Are 6 Tips to Guide You

Thinking of Moving From a Profit Making Organization to a Non-Profit Making One? Here Are 6 Tips to Guide You

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

A female banker raised the question recently in an online forum asking how she could make the switch to working in the non-profit sector. She cited that while she liked her job her real passions lay with working in a…

BellaNaija Celebrates Academic Excellence – Class of 2013: Uwa Imafidon

BellaNaija Celebrates Academic Excellence – Class of 2013: Uwa Imafidon

Saturday, June 22nd, 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.