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Chukwuwezam Obanor (24) and Olumide Ogunlana (25) have taken strides to change the face of Nigerian education.  The two men graduated from the Electrical Electronics Engineering ...
 
When I wrote an article on STIs a few weeks ago, some of my friends were upset. They did not want to be reminded of the dire consequences that arise from unprotected sex, yet they were surprised to learn of the increasing rate of STI's and sexually transmitted cancers. {Click here if you missed ...
The latest issue of Guardian Life magazine is celebrating the outburst of female entrepreneurs and inventors. These four women of inspiration, Glory Edozien, Omilola Oshikoya, Stephanie Obi and Itoro Eze-Anaba, that grace the cover pages today are focusing on making the world a better place ...
I love anklets -  those adorable beads or chains worn around the ankles. I especially love those without charms; you know, simple and just gorgeous. I own an entwined piece in sterling silver or something and whenever I have it on- for whatever reason- I feel like there’s one more special thing ...
Hello friends, another Monday, another episode! My name is Alheri and my mind wanders a lot (intelligently, I’d like to think). When I have random thoughts that I cannot reconcile internally, I turn to my friends for help. Sadly, those friends probably don’t want their ears talked off with my ...
“We are going to relentlessly chase perfection, knowing fully well that we will not catch it because nothing is perfect, we are still going to relentlessly chase it, because in the process of chasing it, we will catch excellence.” Last week, I emphasized on the need to become excellent at the ...
What a great way to start off a great week! You need to listen to Wana Udobang's poem Titled 'The Banquet' for just the right dose of inspiration! Listen here!
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Free lunch. Who gives those nowadays? Walk through the gates of the Helpgate Foundation between 1pm and 3pm from Monday to Friday, and you’ll find free lunch being served at the soup kitchen.The free lunch is accompanied with a ray of hope and a chance at another go at life; and that’s because ...
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A foremost humanitarian organization in Nigeria, Voice of Change Network Int’l (VOCNI) , the facilitators of Project-Help-a-Child Global Campaign, has launched a public fund raising effort to save the life of baby Elijah, a 11-month old boy, born with a hole in the heart. This humanitarian ...
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It's the very first edition of BN Self-Examine Sundays - it's a means to add inspirational messages to your new week from day 1. The inspiration is gathered from all aspects of life, from commitment to well-being and even how to boost your daily morale. It is evident in the way we communicate ...
Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation (IIF) was birthed out of the pain of so many families struggling to conceive naturally while facing all sorts of discrimination. It was borne out of a desire to put smiles on the faces of these families and give them renewed hope. It is our desire and prayer here ...
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Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list hits the shelves this weekend, revealing the 30 most promising entrepreneurs from around the continent, across various sectors. These are the billionaires of tomorrow. “This is the most important list of the year for Forbes Africa. If one young African reads it ...
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This touching video highlights the plight of millions of homeless children in Nigeria who have woken up today, Children’s day, hungry and homeless. 'Help Us Up' will be giving to the the Royal Diamond Orphanage Home in Lagos. To support the cause, please visit www.helpusup.com. The video ...
You know BellaNaija always on the hunt for positive news about Nigerians and we have a great story right here! A Nigerian team which created the Vergee App made it to the Global Award Finals (Top 25) of the NASA Space Apps Challenge. They were selected in the Most Inspirational ...
Nifemi bounced over to where her mother and I sat gisting, clutching her most cherished birthday gift- a fluffy teddy bear. ‘Mommy, when is my next birthday?’ she asked. ‘Nifemi’… her mom laughed and exclaimed; ‘Can’t you at least wait for this birthday party to be over before you start ...
The day I turned 25 was not a very happy one for me. While loved ones celebrated, I was taking stock of my life. All I saw were things that weren’t going well: the failed relationships, the stagnant career, the unpaid bills, financial responsibilities and so on. I sank into depression, and felt ...
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In March, we featured the story of Danish Aid Worker Anja Ringgren Lovén who runs a non-profit organization with her Nigerian husband David Emmanuel Umem in Uyo. Their organization is called the African Children’s Aid Education and Development Foundation (ACAEDF). Anja rescued an abandoned ...
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We've got the scoop for you on a new and exciting must-read column that is coming to BN soon! Intel has an amazing initiative called She Will Connect that is aimed at empowering young girls and women and with their new column on BN they will explore general issues women face. The column ...
How are you coping with the recent hike in the price of fuel? The best time to think about how to protect your savings from the ravages of inflation is long before it actually strikes. Here are some practical ways to soften the impact on your daily financial life. Create a Budget By creating ...
Hello friends, another Monday, another episode! My name is Alheri and my mind wanders a lot (intelligently, I’d like to think). When I have random thoughts that I cannot reconcile internally, I turn to my friends for help. Sadly, those friends probably don’t want their ears talked off with my ...
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