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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.

Move Back To Nigeria: No Regrets! Finance Exec Emmanuel Fatusin is Taking Risks, Utilizing Opportunities & Making a Difference!

Move Back To Nigeria: No Regrets! Finance Exec Emmanuel Fatusin is Taking Risks, Utilizing Opportunities & Making a Difference!

Friday, June 21st, 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 …

Money Talk with Nimi: Mid-Year Review of Your Personal Finances

Money Talk with Nimi: Mid-Year Review of Your Personal Finances

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

I don’t know about you but I keep feeling that this year is whizzing by! It is almost July. Most of us start each new-year with great plans but the problem tends to be with execution. In January you had…

Nominate Your Business Today for the 2013 African Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) competition

Nominate Your Business Today for the 2013 African Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) competition

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

The African Leadership Network (ALN), Africa’s premier community of young, dynamic and influential new generation leaders, yesterday 19th June 2013 announced the launch of the 2013 African Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE)… competition. The most prestigious business and entrepreneurship awards

Tech-Heads, Have You Got What it Takes for the “mAgri Challenge”? Be a Part of the World Bank’s InfoDev Innovative Competition Today

Tech-Heads, Have You Got What it Takes for the “mAgri Challenge”? Be a Part of the World Bank’s InfoDev Innovative Competition Today

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

InfoDev… (Information for Development program) is a special initiative of the World Bank along with other international development organizations with a focus on information and technologies. The idea is to help fight poverty and promote economic growth and advancement in

Toolz’ Thoughts: Till Lack of Talent Do Us Part

Toolz’ Thoughts: Till Lack of Talent Do Us Part

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Over the last few weeks, I’ve seen the good, the bad, the ugly and the WTH… in auditions whilst working on X-Factor. Things can get quite emotional during the audition stage, so I was expecting a few tearful and heart-wrenching

BellaNaija Celebrates Academic Excellence – Class of 2013: Oluwatosin Osoko

BellaNaija Celebrates Academic Excellence – Class of 2013: Oluwatosin Osoko

Friday, June 14th, 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.

Move Back to Nigeria: “It’s Easier to Move Up the Corporate Ladder in the West than in Nigeria” – Read  Samson Esemuede’s Story

Move Back to Nigeria: “It’s Easier to Move Up the Corporate Ladder in the West than in Nigeria” – Read Samson Esemuede’s Story

Friday, June 14th, 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

When the Chips are Down: Facing Up To Challenges & Coming Out on Top in Business

When the Chips are Down: Facing Up To Challenges & Coming Out on Top in Business

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Throughout this series of WOWe articles, we’ve looked at routes to success for women in business through a number of different lenses and it seemed to make sense to wrap up our article series with a look at one of…

Uche Pedro, Alex Okosi, Chimamanda Adichie, D’Banj, Barack Obama, Asa & more make New African Magazine’s “50 Trailblazers under 50 Made in Africa” List

Uche Pedro, Alex Okosi, Chimamanda Adichie, D’Banj, Barack Obama, Asa & more make New African Magazine’s “50 Trailblazers under 50 Made in Africa” List

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

As the African Union turned 50, IC Publication’s New African Magazine, in their last May 2013 issue, decided to highlight a fabulous and quite inspiring list of 50 individuals under the age of 50 who they believe are breaking ground,

BN Making It!: From the Hustle to Redefining Music Distribution in Africa – CEO of iROKING.com Michael Ugwu Takes Nigerian Music to the World

BN Making It!: From the Hustle to Redefining Music Distribution in Africa – CEO of iROKING.com Michael Ugwu Takes Nigerian Music to the World

Monday, June 10th, 2013

When Michael walked into the BellaNaija office, he looked like a man who knew his worth and the impact of his work. We had to find out more. With the confidence he exuded, this was a guy who had been …

Prof. Wole Soyinka to Lead Announcement of The Future Awards 2013 Winners | See the Award Categories

Prof. Wole Soyinka to Lead Announcement of The Future Awards 2013 Winners | See the Award Categories

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

The Central Working Committee for The Future Awards 2013… has formally announced the judges for this years edition and the judges for the Young Person of the Year – The Africa Prize. The Africa Prize is presented in partnership with

MultiChoice Nigeria Turns 20! Stand a Chance to Win 1Million Naira, 1Year Free DStv Suscription & More in their “Special Logo Design Competition”

MultiChoice Nigeria Turns 20! Stand a Chance to Win 1Million Naira, 1Year Free DStv Suscription & More in their “Special Logo Design Competition”

Friday, June 7th, 2013

It’s MultiChoice…‘s 20th Anniversary in Nigeria and the premium pay TV service provider is celebrating it with a bang. Their commitment via  television technology and entertainment has been keeping Africa connected since 1994. They are committed to promoting and

The Art Of The Start: Brilliant Advice For Business Startups From Some Of Nigeria’s Biggest Success Stories

The Art Of The Start: Brilliant Advice For Business Startups From Some Of Nigeria’s Biggest Success Stories

Friday, June 7th, 2013

Ever thought of working for yourself and breaking out of the salary trap? I bet a lot of you have, after all, you’re all intelligent, passionate women with great ideas and who want the best from life. So what’s holding…

Move Back To Nigeria: It’s All About Taking Chances, Building A Strong Network & Starting As Early As You Can – Private Equity Exec shares Story

Move Back To Nigeria: It’s All About Taking Chances, Building A Strong Network & Starting As Early As You Can – Private Equity Exec shares Story

Friday, June 7th, 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 …

“Perfect is Not an Option! It is A Mark of Excellence” 4 Tips For Every Business Owner

“Perfect is Not an Option! It is A Mark of Excellence” 4 Tips For Every Business Owner

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

As I waited outside the barber’s shop, I looked up at the entrance and saw a sheet of paper taped to the glass door. On it was a phone number- the barbers’. However, it was a 10-digit number; the last…

BN Trailblazers & Tastemakers: Geeky, But in a Really Cool Way! Chidube Ezeozue Is Taking Giant Engineering Strides for the Nigerian Power Situation

BN Trailblazers & Tastemakers: Geeky, But in a Really Cool Way! Chidube Ezeozue Is Taking Giant Engineering Strides for the Nigerian Power Situation

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

When BellaNaija heard about this super smart grad student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, we had to find out more. Chidube Ezeozue ‘s innovative ideas for the Nepa Situation were highlighted and celebrated in his school journal …

Let’s Talk Business! Mark Your Territory & Stake Your Claim

Let’s Talk Business! Mark Your Territory & Stake Your Claim

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Sometime in the 1990’s, Cowbell threw its business doors open. Her birth was centered on the fact that mostly the rich and upper middle class could afford to keep milk on their breakfast table. So it came with milk for…

The Class of 2013! Let’s Celebrate YOU!

The Class of 2013! Let’s Celebrate YOU!

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

It’s almost the end of another academic session and graduation caps will soon be flying in the air at different universities and colleges around the world. At BellaNaija…, we LOVE to celebrate our own and we want to celebrate

Move Back to Nigeria: Ada Osakwe Takes the Leap from Private Equity Fund Investor to Special Investment Advisor to the Nigerian Minister of Agriculture

Move Back to Nigeria: Ada Osakwe Takes the Leap from Private Equity Fund Investor to Special Investment Advisor to the Nigerian Minister of Agriculture

Friday, May 31st, 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 …

“My Work is Inspired by Africa” Textile Designer Banke Kuku Talks to BellaNaija About Her Brand & the World of Textiles

“My Work is Inspired by Africa” Textile Designer Banke Kuku Talks to BellaNaija About Her Brand & the World of Textiles

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

When the name Banke Kuku is mentioned, it rings the bell of professionalism, dedication and creativity in woven and print textile. Banke uses the art of textile production and her degree from Central St Martins and Chelsea Art College, London …

A Foundation For The Future: How One Non-Profit Is Empowering Nigeria’s Young Women Through Technology

A Foundation For The Future: How One Non-Profit Is Empowering Nigeria’s Young Women Through Technology

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Women of West Africa Entrepreneurship (WOWe) speaks to new advisory board member Njideka U. Harry about her work with the Youth Technology Foundation…, her experiences as a young Nigerian woman seeking education through technology and later experiences as an

Take Your Business to the Next Level! Register for the Sustainable Solutions 2.0 Showcase Challenge

Take Your Business to the Next Level! Register for the Sustainable Solutions 2.0 Showcase Challenge

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Get ready to for the Sustainable Solutions Showcase challenge! As part of the 2013 edition of the Africa CEO Round-table & Conference on Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility (AR-CSR™); ThistlePraxis Consulting… is pleased to announce the 2nd edition of the Sustainable 

Move Back To Nigeria: “Nigeria Taught Me To Be Humble” – Story of the Serial Employee in the UK Who Became a Successful Entrepreneur in Nigeria

Move Back To Nigeria: “Nigeria Taught Me To Be Humble” – Story of the Serial Employee in the UK Who Became a Successful Entrepreneur in Nigeria

Friday, May 24th, 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 …

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s Finance Minister is Forbes’ 83rd Most Powerful Woman in the World | See Who Else Made the List

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s Finance Minister is Forbes’ 83rd Most Powerful Woman in the World | See Who Else Made the List

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Today Wednesday 22nd May 2013, Forbes released its annual list of The World’s Most Powerful Women….
According to Forbes, the list is made up of 100 women who made the most impact. They include top politicians and CEOs, activist