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Emilinks Week 4
The #Emilinks #MyDoorStory N3,000,000 Giveaway is still on and each day for the past 22 days, 10 lucky people have gotten N10,000 for sharing photos of doors and the importance of the ...
 
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Hi BellaNaijarians – Happy Sunday! This is diabanjo and I am back with the third edition of BN Self-Examine Sundays, part 1 &  part 2. Today's topic is all about self-discovery or self-awareness, a habit most avoid because of denial, dissatisfaction and disobedience to the process of ...
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Checking in from Sao Café in Lekki, Lagos DJ Obi’s Guinness World Record breaking attempt at Longest Marathon Club DJing. At 11:30pm on Saturday, July 25th hit day three of the ten-day attempt. The past 24 hours have seen DJ Obi mix everything from Beyoncé to Femi Kuti and Nancy ...
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DJ Obi, one of Nigeria’s foremost DJ’s is currently attempting to break the Guinness World Record for Longest DJ Set. On his first night, the crowd at Sao Café went wild as the clock hit 11.30pm on June 23rd, which meant DJ Obi had been DJing for 24hours straight. Speaking on how the public is ...
BellaNaija presents “Celebrating You! Class of 2016” We called for submissions by graduating students who had excelled in their course of study. We acknowledge the fact that everyone who has graduated this year is a winner. We, therefore, want to celebrate people who have gone over and above ...
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Last week, I attended the Short Story Day Africa’s writing workshop at the Goethe institute in Lagos. And in between free writing-writing without restrictions, writing about newer dimensions to old pictures with serene Fela music playing in the background, in that slender room filled with light ...
Earlier in the year, we made a call for BellaNaijarians to send in their stories about single parenting and their experiences. {Click here if you missed it} We kicked off the series with Shola's really touching story. We were super glad one of our readers reached out to us to provide some ...
Fashion Business Basics is a 6-part series by fashion entrepreneur with Isoken Ogiemwonyi, which will feature on BellaNaija. You may recall BN featured Isoken and her partner in the BN Making It series, back in 2011. Since then, she has gone on to achieve even greater feats, making her mark ...
During my recent trip to South Africa, I visited an old friend who is now resident in the country. Obinna and I had been neighbours back in Lagos until he relocated to Johannesburg 6 years ago. Now married to a South African native with a 4-year old son, Chima, I observed some interesting ...
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DJ Obi, one of Nigeria’s foremost DJ’s has announced an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for Longest DJ Set. The ten-day set will begin from 10 p.m. today, June 22nd through 10 p.m. on July 1st, 2016. The current record for Longest DJ Set is 200 hours and was set on November 19, 2014 ...
When I was younger I enjoyed visiting my father's office. This had nothing to do with the delicious meals we were served, the attention we received from running around or the lessons learnt from the brilliant OAPs in the studio. Although I admired my father’s work ethic, what really fascinated ...
Kathlyn Eyitemi, founder of 'Sisters Interact Network' shares her story of abuse and rape. Behind this is also the story of hope and how she has been reaching to be a beacon of light at the end of others' tunnel.
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Today, BET unveiled hip-hop superstar and global humanitarian Akon as the recipient of the 2016 Global Good Award at the BET Awards. The second annual Global Good Award is presented as a part of the BET Awards and honours individuals championing Causes which positively impact change and ...
Over the years,  Alicia Keys has used her voice as a platform to promote worthwhile causes. Today, Monday June 20th 2016 which also marks World Refugee Day 2016, she premiered a short film for ‘Let Me In’ with her star’s latest song 'Hallelujah' as the main soundtrack. This project, in ...
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state on Monday swore in Mark Okoye II, the 30-year-old young man who was confirmed as Commissioner by the State House of Assembly last week Wednesday. BN brought you the story of his appointment. Click here to see it. He was sworn in as the Commissioner ...
For Breast Cancer patients in the United States of America, they have a ninety percent cancer survival rate compared to the current ninety nine per cent mortality rate in Nigeria. This serves an indicator to the fact that the fight against cancer has never been more crucial than this point in ...
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 18:  (L-R) Sherri Shepherd, CeCe Olisa, Tasha Cobbs, Chastity Garner and Michelle Buteau attend TheCurvyCon 2016 at Metropolitan Pavilion West on June 18, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Randy Brooke/Getty Images)
theCURVYcon is a two day event that brings plus size Brands, Fashionistas, Shopaholics, Bloggers and YouTubers into one space, to chat curvy, shop curvy and embrace curvy. Actress Sherri Shepherd, co-founders of theCurvyCon Nigerian "Plus Size Princess" CeCe Olisa and "Garner Style" Chastity ...
This inspiring story is what you need as you prepare for the week ahead. A young Nigerian girl, living in Toronto, has recently proven that your surroundings don't have to be a hinderance to your potential for greatness and achievements. According to the report by CTV News, since moving ...
Dear Uju and Kene, My precious daughters,on Father's Day last year, I wrote a letter to your brother, hoping that even if he didn’t read it at the time, someday he would refer to it. This Father's Day, I am also sharing words of encouragement with you, in the hope that they would be helpful ...
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Hi BellaNaijarians - Happy Sunday! This is diabanjo and I am back with the second edition of BN Self-Examine Sundays, for those of you who missed the introduction - click here. The notion behind these Sunday posts is to add inspirational messages to your new week from day 1. The inspiration is ...
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Today is Fathers Day. Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. (Wikipedia) It is also a good time for fathers to consider the critical role they play in the family, to take stock and to carefully consider ...
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