Inspired!

I love anklets -  those adorable beads or chains worn around the ankles. I especially love those without charms; you know, simple and just gorgeous. I own an entwined piece in sterling ...
 
Sisi Yemmie is back with a new Vlog and this one is all about happiness! In her words, "I get asked often how I maintain a positive attitude which is why I made this video so you know what I do to keep myself genuinely happy! Please forgive the noise-it's the sounds of many ...
So I am in a BRT bus again, on my way to CMS and thankfully the incident that usually happens hasn't happened today. But it almost always happens. Here's how it goes... I sit in a bus and some young secondary school kids try to board the BRT bus to get home after school and the driver barks ...
PGI's feature for the month of May
In March, we featured a look at the 2016 Designs from Haven Homes - Click to View. Lifestyle living connoisseurs, Haven Homes are developers of Richmond Gate Estate, Lekki where ace musician 2Face and many other celebrities have made their homes and they absolutely love it! Today, the ...
Internationally-acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received an honorary degree from the Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday May 18th 2016 at the universitywide commencement ceremony at Royal Farms Arena. She gave such profound advice to graduating seniors "Eat real food as often as ...
A few days ago, I went out on a lunch date with some of my female friends. It was supposed to be a lazy Saturday afternoon date at a classy restaurant. The whole ‘women lunch act’ is part of a resolution we made a couple of years ago to meet-up frequently and inspire one another towards the ...
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Ean Polke spent 5 years in Prison, and after his release, took the bold step to develop himself. He enrolled for the Rutgers University Mountainview Program, and graduated this May. Polke shared the photo above on his Instagram handle with the caption: "From the courtroom to the classroom..if ...
When I sighted him at in the Eko Atlantic City Sales Office Showroom, my heart skipped a couple of beats. The first fluttering of hope stirred in my soul. Dare I conceive the idea? Time would certainly tell, I thought to myself. You see, ‘him’ happened to be Paolo Zilli of Zaha Hadid ...
If you're a writer, or interested in writing then I have a gift for you! So, this year, best selling author, Roxane Gay delivered the Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture – the 2016 PEN World Voices Festival’s grand finale. You don't know who Roxane Gay is? Don't worry, I'll tell ya! {Or ...
The second edition of the Art for A Cause Campaign took place on Tuesday, May 17th 2016 at the National Primary School Yaba, Lagos with volunteers flooding the school compound to show love and support to Osa Okunkpolor aka Osa 7. Lots of fun activities like games, spelling bees, sing along ...
Tolu with mum Aisha
Congrats to BellaNaijarian Tolu Falode, she made us proud as she graduated with an LLM from the prestigious Duke University School of Law. Tolu's life changed forever when her younger brother Toba "Tyler Fray" Falode passed away in tragic circumstances in Dubai. This sparked Tolu's desire to ...
You know how sometimes you want to express yourself, but you can't find the words? It's your special friend's birthday but you can't find the right card to let her know how you feel. This was exactly where Georgina Fihosy was... before she decided to do something about it. British born Nigerian ...
An England-based Nigerian Rugby player, Maro Itoje, 21, has been named European Player of the Year after winning the 6 Nations Cup with his England team. This is contained in a statement signed by Olatunji Fasimoye, Technical Director of the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation in Lagos on ...
I am always amazed when I reminisce on the many stupid things I’ve done just to appear cool. I remember when I was a teenager I used to iron the back of my school uniform shirts in a certain way just to have that swagger. Boy, looking back now, that must have been one hell of madness, ...
Eunice Udensi, a native of Abia State, has emerged the valedictorian for York College's Class of 2016. Eunice, a Pharmaceutical Science major had an impressive GPA early on, which caught the attention of Amy Wolfe in the Academic Advisement Center, and then led to tutoring jobs in the ...
Hello friends, my name is Alheri and just like you, I’m on a journey of self discovery. My mind wanders a lot (intelligently, I’d like to think), and when I have random thoughts that I cannot reconcile internally, I turn to my friends for help. Sadly, those friends probably don’t want their ...
Oprah at Graduations
Oprah Winfrey is a proud 'mama' this year as she attends the college graduations of young women who attended her girls-only school in South Africa, The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls. She's making her rounds to personally congratulate them at their graduations. So far she's been to ...
Yuri Sun
A New York woman Yuri Sun had to cancel her wedding plans two months prior because of a disagreement over a prenup. The Princeton grad decided to make lemonade out of the situation, as all vendors and the venue was booked and paid for, and transformed what was meant to be her wedding reception ...
It was a night of glamour as the MTN Foundation held a special event to appreciate and honour 200 nominators, who recommended their communities for intervention projects in the Phase 1 of the What Can We Do Together (WCWDT) initiative. The event was well attended by Senators of the Federal ...
Ipheoma Elebe
Dear Single Bestie, It can’t be easy… being single in our society today. Too many people in your business, questioning your decisions and trying to hurry your heart faster than it wishes to go, but guess what? This fearful image of ‘society’ that you have is made of individuals like you ...
In this amazing feature for Ventures Africa (written by author Uzodinma Iweala), we get a look into Genevieve Nnaji's life like never before. The Nollywood superstar talks about her childhood and how that helped shape the woman she is today. She also talks about her journey in Nollywood in ...
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