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Accelerate TV is back with another episode of their show 'Boss Moves', this time it features Obi Asika. Being an entertainment mogul has got to have some truthful gems that only a boss ...
 
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Today BellaNaija Career is taking a closer look at the siblings who are movers and shakers in the forefront of Nigeria's entertainment industry. Be sure to check out bellanaija.com/career for events, fellowships and opportunities! Growing up in the 80s and 90s, many Nigerian parents weren't ...
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The trailer for Queen of Katwe is here and it's definitely set to be one of this year's most inspiring movies. Here's the synopsis - Queen of Katwe is the colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to ...
There I was sitting in a focus group organised by my university, making contributions on how mature students could be better catered for. As the only international student participating, I was glad to be able to share my views and perspective. I was enjoying the conversation and had spoken ...
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Writer/Vlogger Stephano completed her degree programme at the California State University Long Beach and guess who will be graduating right alongside her? Her mum. According to Stephano, she and her mum both conquered the same degree at the same time! When you and your mom conquer the ...
I have often wondered and asked myself what real love felt like. I mean the type of love between a man and woman, not brotherly love o. I have always asked myself what the definition of this type of love is. I have heard things like “he is my best friend and I feel at ease with him”, "emmm, I ...
After a successful 3rd edition in 2015, Bankole Williams is back with the fourth edition of LiveYourDreamsAfrica. It is a platform built to help Africans bridge the gap between the potentials they possess and their current reality. This fourth edition will showcase people from different walks ...
I watched her as she interviewed her prospective nanny. She insisted that she had to wear a uniform each morning she reported to work. The prospective Nanny’s body language said it all for me. I saw her shoulder subtly contract in defiance and her brow furrow as she said in a strong but quiet ...
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, UNESCO in partnership with Always, the leading feminine care protection brand of Procter & Gamble has announced the extension of the UNESCO-Always Literacy Empowerment Program, aiming to provide educational support to a ...
The Annual FCT Interschool Performing Arts Competition (FIPAC) is expanding its horizons this year. FIPAC aims to promote performing arts and extra curricular within Nigerian schools by bringing together both primary and secondary, public and private schools to showcase their ...
Global entrepreneurship development agency StartUp Cup announced the top three winning teams of Africa StartUp Cup Challenge, a regional business model competition for startups from over thirteen StartUp Cup Challenges that took place in Africa in 2015 and 2016. The winning teams competed for ...
A couple of weeks ago Motherhood In-Style Editor Paula Rumm launched her new vlog (click here) and now she's out with a new episode. In this episode of 'Hanging Out With Pauline' she shares "7 Times Motherhood Made Me Cry”. Watch below.
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AY Makun shared some inspiring words this morning. The comedian and actor talks about how he had to start taking care of his four brothers and two sisters after their parents passed away and how hard things were for them. Thankfully they were able to turn their lives around and become ...
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The Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST)is the brain child of the U.S Department of State, launched in 2014 to provide an avenue for young, aspiring entrepreneurs. Last month, BellaNaija announced that 5 Nigerian tech talents made it to the GIST finals {Click here if you ...
President Barack Obama was at the Howard University Graduation and in his commencement speech, he gave an uplifting talk to the graduating students. He also urged the crowd to take political action, "empathize with all people are struggling," and "compromise, even when you are 100 percent ...
Recently, the premier community for young career and business women – She Leads Africa - held its innovative (travelling) bootcamp, the SheHive, in Abuja! SheHive Abuja, which provided young and ambitious women with new skills in climbing the corporate ladder, negotiating, developing a pitch ...
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"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening my axe." – Abe Lincoln It’s unfortunate (or fortunate?) that there are no shortcuts to success. If you want wealth, you must put in work. Every occupation, even a life of crime demands creating foolproof plans ...
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In 2015, entrepreneur Angel Adelaja of Fresh Direct won the Nigeria-edition of Chivas - The Venture. Chivas - The Venture is all about promoting social entrepreneurship to help solve the world's problems. Globally promoted with a campaign headlined by Chiwetel Ejiofor, social entrepreneurs ...
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Innovation is thriving all around the continent despite the numerous challenges. BellaNaija is always exciting to highlight these success stories. The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) today announced the top 10 nominees for its landmark programme, the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). Now ...
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For Edozie  because it’s your birthday; and for brothers everywhere. When I think of life growing up with my brother, I think of frothiness, wispiness and a weightlessness I cannot completely explain. I think of the moments we spent laughing at our Sunday school teacher who limped - ...
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Rihanna has been making some serious business moves in the fashion and beauty industry with shoes, socks and makeup. Now the singer is also giving back to her fans by supporting their education. She made the announcement on her instagram page with this photo and caption: Caption: I'm ...
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