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The little things are truly the most important. In order to be able to relate with those around you, actions truly speak louder than words. Your actions reflect your thoughts. Your ...
 
What better way to wrap up this series than to talk about that moment every TTC woman dreams about, when she gets her BFP!!! For those who don't know, that’s Big Fat Positive! That magical moment when you finally get a positive pregnancy test result! For a lot of us, on those cold and dreary ...
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Eulogies are good things; they are moments of clarity. They are moments of reflection. Therefore, they are moments of truth. Because our thoughts of death are invariably about life. About us. I was thinking about this this morning, because I was thinking of Peter Bello. He passed on last ...
It is not every time we get a chance to see the everyday people stepping out of their comfort zone to do something selfless for people in need. So, it is with great pride that BellaNaija introduces Chinyere Nwabugu, who spent her time during NYSC renovating Ireti Primary School in Ikoyi, ...
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26-year-old Peter Bello was a co-pilot of the helicopter that crashed in the Oworo/Oko Cole area of Third Mainland Bridge on Wednesday afternoon - August 14, 2015. Initial eye-witness reports stated the helicopter burst into flames before crashing into the water. Witnesses called for rescue ...
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We came across this inspirational story on The Humans of Lagos Instagram page and we just had to share.A Lagos mom was able to build her mom a 4-bedroom flat for her mother from the proceeds of her corn business.Here is what she said: "I built a 4 bedroom flat for my mum through my ...
While growing up, your parents must have probably taught you how to be your sister's or brother's keeper. They taught you how to share with each other; how to defend one another and how to care, respect and love yourselves. But how can you learn to love a total stranger as much as you love ...
When you are in a relationship and you have come to the mental conclusion it is time to walk away for your personal reasons, how do you begin the process of detachment? Well, for every single person there is a different degree of response that takes place from within, and hence there is a ...
I definitely didn’t grow up being told ‘I love you’ by my parents. In fact, they have never spoken the words to me, but somehow I know they love me. Still, I can’t help wondering in what ways my life could have been better if they had spoken the words. As parents, I don’t think our children ...
I first met Dennis Akagha in January 2015 when we both attended a Dirtpol focus group at the University of Lagos. The discussions centred around public perception of the Ebola virus, a few months after the country had been declared free of the disease. You can guess everyone’s amazement when ...
Hello BellaNaijarians, let us take a few minutes of your day to tell you about this multilingual business man who is set to take smaller businesses to greater heights. Igbo, French, Italian & Japanese? Whoa! Meet Freddie Achom; a man who describes himself as a 'traditional' businessman, ...
Michaela DePrince - BellaNaija - August2015
While the world is still celebrating Misty Copeland - the first ever African-American female to be promoted to principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre and Essence magazine's latest cover girl, there is another special ballerina making waves. 20-year-old rising star, Michaela DePrince ...
Are you struggling with finding a way to turn your passion into a profitable venture? Then you should watch this video! This week on Glory Edozien's VLog, she has Uzo Orimalade of Uzo's Food Labs sharing tips on how to turn your passion into business. Uzo shared the story of how she went ...
Motherhood is a great thing. It brings joy, sadness, laughter and frustrations. Sometimes, we just need to take a step back and remember. Remember how it all started. Twinklestar Studios has decided to use the month of August 2015 in celebrating mothers for what they do, the beautiful ...
Is it asking for too much for a young man to be given the opportunity to give his family a treat according to his taste? Definitely not. But it is one thing to wish and another thing to have what you wish. A young husband and father living with his family in Port Harcourt wanted the best ...
From a woman with Stage 4 Breast Cancer to another living at Dustbin Village, Funke Leila Fowler Kuku is on a mission to empower as many women as she can with her Dress for Success Nigeria Initiative. Funke conceived the idea after going through a difficult year herself after which ...
BellaNaija presents “Celebrating You! Class of 2015” 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. We, therefore, want to celebrate people who have gone over and above ...
Blessing Okagbare Nike #AfricaSoFast Campaign - BellaNaija - July2015
Sportswear brand, NIKE has launched its #AfricaSoFast campaign and is sharing the inspiring story of Africa's Fastest Woman, Nigerian - Blessing Okagbare to inspire and motivate the world. As she prepares for the upcoming World Track & Field Championships in Beijing, the brand speaks to ...
When you are on the road to writing your own story, there are a lot of ditches, distractions, decisions and delays along the way; just as there is a sprinkle of laughter, a shower of joy, a beacon of hope and sparks of a smile that decorate your steps to self fulfillment. I have learned it is ...
  I once heard a story about a Caucasian girl who killed herself because her mom's friend told her she was too fat. In her suicide letter, she explained how she wasn't sad because of what her mom's friend said, but the fact that her mom stood by and laughed while she said it, and didn't do ...
Nigerian lawyer, Tosin Famakinwa, nee Phillips, passed away on the 15th of June 2015, leaving her friends and family in a cloud of unimaginable grief. She was a beautiful 26 year old who touched the lives of people around her. Everyone who knew Tosin said she always had a smiled and strived to ...

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Rocks on the Road? Store them all, one day you will build a castle.
~ Eric Abidal

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