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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 ...
 
It’s been over a year and I can scarcely remember Toba’s voice. Sometimes if I stand still enough and think, I can hear his whisper before it fades away into the mist of time. In that process I have become acquainted with the pain. It has stopped tugging at my heart and clogging my eyes with ...
Mr Right. Your one true love. Soul mate. Life partner. Prince Charming. Dream man. The one you lie in bed at night and imagine all he could do to you. The one you take to the Lord in prayer! Yes Mr Right! The one stopping you from seeing road. The one not allowing you see anyone around you as a ...
It is no new fact that Nigerians are naturally warm and helpful people, living in a country filled with so much challenges and complications. It is certain we all need a shoulder to cry on, to lean and count on. African Cable Television reached out to individuals to share stories about what ...
It’s often said that success happens when opportunity meets preparation. The beauty of life is that we all have access to opportunities. However, only a few people have trained themselves to recognize these opportunities, and more importantly take advantage of them. An opportunity is defined as ...
Original, entertaining and informative. These words describe 'It Happened To Me' - a short film directed by Chris Ihidero. The film which was written and produced by the late filmmaker, Amaka Igwe and was shot in her home, Umuada Community, Enugu State. The film, which was made in ...
Either through a flash of inspiration or through long nights of meditation and consultation, an idea is birthed. Just as excited as a newly wedded bride, we are optimistic, confident, and expectant; we are ready to take-over the world with our dreams and visions, we are filled with so much ...
Africa is always in the news for something negative or the other. In light of this, it is important to continuously showcase all the good and exciting things that Africa has to offer. One of such things is the Africa Innovative Foundation, which 'works to increase the prosperity of Africans ...
“Surely I am far too young to have an estate plan.” Many young people see no reason why they should start thinking of their demise when they are just starting out. Yet, imagine the lengths to which we go, in ensuring that our children are taken care of when we are just away from home or at ...
In the last few days I have heard people say repeatedly that whatever you don't suffer to get you will not appreciate. Some others say if you get something for free then you will not value it. Where are all these fallacies coming from? I can tell this is the mindset of so many people so they ...
Giving to the less privileged in any capacity is always a noble thing. It is giving of yourself, something you don't have to do, but are doing nonetheless. Today, BellaNaija turns its spotlight on Titilolami Bello, who runs a charity organization called Path to Possibilities. Path to ...
The bond between a mother and her child can never be overstated. It is for this reason that BellaNaija gladly shares this heart warming tribute, written by a BN Reader, Victoire Metuge, to her beloved mother on her 50th birthday. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed sharing it ...
Beauty they say is in the eye of the beholder; so why do I have to look into the eyes of a group of people to pronounce me “beautiful”? I have grown to realize that no two humans are the same, so I wonder why I have to be compared with my fellow peers to ascertain “my beauty”? I have been ...
ZERO2HERO™ is a Nation-Building initiative designed to re-engineer the minds of young people to become global thinkers with international relevance and appeal. It is being put together by the Olakunle Soriyan Company in Partnership with LEVELS NG, Access Bank and other organizations. This ...
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In its 2015 Power of Women New York issue, Variety honors five women who are using their clout to bring attention to worthy causes. The honorees: Whoopi Goldberg, Rachel Weisz, Kim Kardashian West, Glenn Close and Lena Dunham.In the new issue of Variety, the magazine talks about how Kim ...
I am at the age where a lot of my family members (immediate and extended) are having kids or planning to have children. It is so weird that one time we were the young ones but now we are reproducing kids of our own or preparing to have them someday soon. Little children are very adorable; ...
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 The search for Nigeria's most courageous children has started! The Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of Dufil Prima Foods Plc, makers of Indomie Instant Noodles - 'Indomie Independent Day Heroes Award' - has officially been kicked off giving thousands of Nigerian children ...
There are many people who are desperately in search of wealth but know next to nothing about how wealth works. It would have been really nice if they take their time to understand wealth before they begin to pursue it. One really sad thing is that so many people will labour so hard to earn ...
Maya Horgan Famodu's company, Ingressive, is every African start up's dream. But beyond Ingressive, BellaNaija wanted to take a closer look at this entrepreneur who has made it a mission to ensure that Sub-Saharan African businesses get all the necessary resources to help them soar! Maya, who ...
On the most recent edition of I of Africa, Nigerian super talented fashion designer, Deola Sagoe speaks with Aina Fadina. She explains the transition of the label name from 'Deola Sagoe' to simply 'Deola', as well as the inspiration behind her latest collection. With 25 years of experience in ...
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A fashion prayer come true! Tope Abiola of Frock It Rock It (FnR) was elated when Beyoncé wore her design and posted it on Instagram. Bey is currently in Hawaii, celebrating her wedding anniversary (April 4) with husband Jay-Z. Tope posts about the singer all the time and said it's something ...

BN Quote of The Week

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.    
~ Dalai Lama

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