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A lot of gay Nigerians are increasingly stepping into the limelight to campaign for their rights as human beings deserving of respect and peace of mind in their own country. This is a ...
 
Tolu Falode recently launched a book titled "Gift of Grace: A Sibling Bond" to mark her brother, Toba's Posthumous 21st birthday. Tolu, who is the daughter of AIT Sports Broadcaster, Aisha Falode, had earlier penned an emotional tribute (click here if you missed it) to Toba who died on the ...
Growing up in the early 1990s, one of the cartoons/movies that caught the fancy of myself and many of my friends was “The Mask.” Directed by Chuck Russell, the movie features Jim Carrey (starring as Stanley Ipkiss in the movie) as a shy and unlucky bank clerk, who finds a wooden mask with which ...
As Africans gather around the world to mark this year’s Africa Day, Group CEO of Oando Plc, Wale Tinubu, is set to host a Google Hangout with the next generation of African CEOs, entrepreneurs and employees. On May 25th, the global date for celebrating ‘Africa Day’, Wale Tinubu’s Google ...
There are two kinds of money problems, not enough money and too much money. When you are broke all you think about is how to make more money but when you have too much money and don’t have a solid plan on how to spend it, you’ll most likely end up broke again. (Ask Michael Carroll, the ...
Last year, the CNN website ran an article by Jimmy Kimmel which suggests the 5 categories of “friends” you should unfriend on Facebook, as part of National Unfriend Day. These are: o Primary 3 classmates – How much in common do you really have with someone who used to steal your Samco and ...
Ariyike
Media personality Ariyike Akinbobola is out with a new episode of her weekly vlog and this week she’s talking about pursuing dreams and how to make dreams come true. In ‘You Can Make It’ she talks about who everyone’s dreams are valid no matter big they are. Watch the vlog below.
The BellaNaija family is a thriving community of beautiful souls. A BN Reader, who has chosen to be identified as 'Miss E.O.A' read an article by Doc Ayomide and she was inspired to share her own story.  She narrated her experience of what it meant living with her father who was dealing with ...
When you met your partner, you had no clue. There was nothing weird about having this special person who was financially comfortable – you needed a break from the long line of leeches you’d had to deal with. Then you found out; the revelation was shocking initially, but the money was too sweet ...
Financial and business coach, Omilola Oshikoya shares tips on setting your financial goals on her Vlog - Pocket Finance with Omilola. She says, your goals should be S.M.A.R.T: Specific. Measurable. Achievable. Realistic. Time-bound. Watch to find out more financial gems:
Last week, the Tuskegee University, Alabama, USA conferred upon the First Lady of the United States the honorary award Doctor of Humane Letters. Michelle Obama's commencement speech 2015 was not only warm and endearing, but also inspiring. Here are some quotes that particularly caught our ...
Some time ago, I had this dream where I saw myself in the midst of a concert crowd; I could barely see the stage as I was swamped in the multitude of the crowd. Right in the middle of all the fun and excitement, the music stopped, the host started to walk into the crowd and didn’t stop until ...
If someone had told me I would run a marathon across 3 countries a few years ago, I would have laughed till I peed in my pants. A few years ago, I was so overweight that I could barely walk up a flight of stairs without gasping for air. Everything changed one day my second year in university, ...
Microsoft Lumia Passion to Empire - BellaNaija - May2015001
Microsoft Mobile Devices and Services has unveiled winners of its entrepreneurship initiative, the Microsoft Lumia 535 “Passion To Empire” campaign, which kicked off Monday, February 16, 2015. They are, Daniel Isa, Emmanuel Ugwueke, Emmanuel Okena, Godwin Benson and Jessica Yahaya. Speaking ...
The third edition of Live Your Dreams Africa is here! The yearly conference which is an initiative of award winning author and life coach Bankole Williams, is a platform to help Africans bridge the gap between the potentials they possess and their current reality. This third edition will ...
I was having a conversation with a friend the other day and he told me of his resolution to magically move his meetings with clients and prospects to happen all in one day. His reason was that it would be a complete waste of fuel to do otherwise. I was amazed at his creativity and how he ...
I was 13 when my family fell upon hard times. My old man had invested his fortunes in a string of ventures which ended up hemorrhaging funds - akin to fetching water with a raffia basket. The change in our family lifestyle started with the disappearance of certain perks we used to take for ...
In response to your requests, I will be dedicating one article a month to success stories. Mrs Darl’s story was such an encouragement, that it motivated me to get other people to share theirs as well.Here is “Mrs. G”’s story: “I never thought I would have a problem getting pregnant. I had ...
As I prepared to inspire you today and help you see things from a different and positive perspective in life, I remembered two great and short stories that I have summed up as right size and right location. If you have the right size and the right location then you will succeed and nothing will ...
I was at my dental appointment a few weeks ago. The dental assistant seemed like she was having the best day of her life; she was smiling every minute. She tried to start up a conversation while she set things up for my teeth cleaning. “Where are you from?” she asked with a broad smile; it’s a ...

BN Quote of The Week

I cannot change the past. But I can change the present and the future
~ Muhammadu Buhari

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