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We brought you the photos and video from Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3 of DJ Obi's Guinness World Record attempt. Here's the latest one. In the video, you can see M.I., Tania Omotayo, Ycee, ...
 
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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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Red Media Africa has emerged winner in the “Young PR Agency of the Year” category of the Marketing Edge Brands and Advertising Awards & Annual Summit which took place on Friday, June 17th at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. The leading Public Relations and Communication agency, ...
Kene Rapu, owner of Kene Rapu an indigenous footwear brand with all products produced here in Nigeria. In this video, Kene is sharing her journey and experiences with Diamond TV's The SME. From sourcing materials, managing staff to challenges as an entrepreneur in Nigeria, "Being an ...
Today is World Friendship Day (or maybe not) and in honour of the day, I thought, “what better way to honour friendship than to appreciate the various sorts of ‘friends’ that abound”? Bear in mind that this list is not in any way exhaustive and in fact the categories are infinite. The ...
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I live and breathe entrepreneurship because I am passionate about businesses succeeding and business owners truly enjoying what they are creating and getting rewarded for it. I became committed to helping businesses grow and succeed when I dealt with the struggles of running a small business ...
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Annabella Cyril and Gabriel Deku have become the world's favourite couple of the moment! The tear-jerking moment Gabriel experienced when his bride walked down the aisle has left many speechless, eyes filled with tears and hearts longing for their type of love. However, we were all left ...
The U.S. Embassy has announced that 22 representatives of organizations benefiting Nigerian entrepreneurial development will attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit on June 22-24, 2016 at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. These special men and women will join more than 700 ...
Nigerians have gotten used to the erratic power supply through the use of generators and inverter batteries that consume lots of money and have health risks. Introducing Potato Power! Guess you didn't know you could generate electricity with potatoes? BattaBox' Presenter Adeola speaks to Alabi ...
In the world of business, one name has been a dominant force on the African continent. Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote with an estimated net worth of $18 billion, had a chat with Forbes Africa correspondent Peace Hyde. In the interview, she uncovered the business mogul's most challenging ...
In an industry as highly regulated as health care, it is always impressive to see young people boldly taking the plunge. So, it is with great pride that we introduce you to this fearless young doctor, who decided to start her own emergency care centre. Meet Dr. Foye Ikyaator the co-proprietor ...
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Hello BNers, I will like to share a really positive recent experience. I'll keep this short and sweet. I was tempted not to share photos as that was not really the purpose of the event but I believe that if 1 person can take something good from this or learn from the points raised, that will ...
PowerWomen 232 hosted its inaugural NetWorth Ball at the Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel in Freetown, Sierra Leone on Saturday, June 4, 2016. The networking event was attended by decision-makers from the worlds of business, government, arts and the media; professionals and entrepreneurs came ...
Tosin Famakinwa 1 Year
  "The days are running by fast here and time has always proven to arrive earlier than expected" It has been a year since Tosin Famakinwa nee Phillips passed away. A year ago, we cried as we read the tribute by her husband Damilola though we were inspired by her short but impactful life ...
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Ahead of her 'Bimpe in London' Masterclass scheduled for 30th of July, professional makeup artist and Artistic Director, Maybelline New York Nigeria, Bimpe Onakoya gives us an honest insight on what to expect from her masterclass in London. In an interview with the Event Co-ordinator at Mink ...
The dark hole of depression is scarcely acknowledged in these parts. Below is a story of the struggle of one of my young clients with this often crippling and overwhelming condition. I publish it with her kind permission but with some of the details altered to protect her identity: “The ...
I am yet to see any CV that does not have the line “I am highly self-motivated”. Underline the word 'highly'. However, when you look at how most young people work, they certainly have no commitment to getting the work done or doing things in an excellent manner when corporate motivation is ...
Let me officially welcome you to modern age or as we would rather call it modernity. You know our contemporary world, age of technology, new-age, as we all understand our present time to be. The perks of this age-of- extravagance, lavish lifestyles, forced or imposed relevance, statements and ...
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It is only right to commence this write up by telling you what World Sickle Cell Day is about. World Sickle Cell Day (WSCD) as the name implies, is a very special days in the Sickle Cell Disease community. It is a day declared back in 2008 by the World Health Organization (WHO) to mark the ...
BattaBox presenter Odunayo gets to meet with possibly Nigeria’s youngest inventor Timilehin Daomi who has created a lot of great stuff including a vacuum cleaner, a water fountain,a pumping machine using scrap materials like pipes, bottles, cups etc. In his interview, Timilehin revealed one of ...
Death is inevitable and no matter the level of relationship with the deceased, the news always brings about some reflection about our lives. I was going to share what I had learnt this past week. The news about the Covenant University graduates who died recently got me thinking about how I feel ...