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‘You now have two minutes to say whatever you have to say.’ The man who now sat with him in the office was probing every response and reaction with intent. He was no pushover. As with ...
 
Ebele Mogo
[caption id="attachment_120554" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Ebele Mogo"][/caption] It comes as no surprise that here at BellaNaija.com, we love to support Africans around the world tremendously seeking ways to positively improve the world's cultural continent and help it compete ...
The Nongov Project
In January 2012, history was made in the remote Nongov [pronounced 'Non-goo] community, located in Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria when over two hundred members of the Nigeria Christian Corpers' Fellowship (NCCF), Benue State Chapter, paid a two-day visit on what they ...
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Since the insurgence of Boko Haram attacks in the northern part of Nigeria, hundreds have been killed and many more injured. Their deadly attacks have left many families mourning over the untimely and cruel death of their loved ones. Thankfully, some who were at the scene of the attacks have ...
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[caption id="attachment_118870" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Delta State University, Abraka"][/caption] To empower and enlighten the youth in the fight against breast and cervical cancer, Pink Pearl Foundation launched a University campaign in 2008 and ever since they have not ...
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"If your dreams don't scare you, they aren't big enough." - Lowell Lundstrum Exactly a month ago today, it was my birthday and I enjoyed accolades and well wishes from friends and fans - even though I am far from being a celebrity. I appreciate all the kind words, prayers, FB messages, ...
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28 year-old Blessing Liman has made history as the first female military pilot in the sub-region in the Nigerian Air Force. She was enlisted into the Nigerian Air Force in July 2011 and was commissioned on 9th December, 2011. After passing through various training programmes said to have ...
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On Saturday 21st April 2012, the 10 Km HIV/Aids awareness walk organised by Biire Child and Maternal Health Foundation in collaboration with the Lagos State Agency for the Control of Aids (LSACA) and other stake holders took place. Lagos residents came out in their hundreds to help support ...
Success
“Success is choosing to enter the arena of action, determined to give yourself to the cause that will better humanity and last for eternity.” – John C. Maxwell It’s been almost a month since my last OBM post. I have been very busy offline; nevertheless, we will still have two posts as usual ...
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There are very few doctors as inspiring and generous as Dr. Osaretin Idusuyi. As an orthopaedic surgeon, he returned to Nigeria after being trained in the United States of America to contribute his quota to the health care sector in the country but was appalled to find that his people lacked ...
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[caption id="attachment_114209" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Laide Bakare, Jafextra, Deji Bakare, Adams, Denrele Edun, Karen Igho, Flowssickk, Lamboginny, Nikki Laoye & Dede Mabiaku with freed inmates"][/caption] Celebrities including Laide Bakare, Jafextra, Denrele Edun, Karen ...
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[caption id="attachment_113506" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Children with their gifts"][/caption] The season of Easter reminds us of the ultimate love Christ had for his children. In the same vein, Pink Pearl Foundation and Oaken Events extended a measure of love to the children ...
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Mental health is one of the many taboo subjects within African society. Once again, blogger SheiFunmi who has previously broken the mould by speaking up about sexual abuse is opening up about his mental health journey. We hope this inspires someone out there to seek professional help and know ...
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Today marks the annual World Autism Awareness Day, a day set aside to highlight the need to improve the lives of people with Autism. The United Nations General Assembly reached a unanimous resolution on December 18th, 2007 to dedicate every 2nd of April to creating worldwide awareness on ...
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“So teach [us] to number our days, that we may apply [our] hearts unto wisdom.” – Psalm 90:12 Yes, we meet again in a bit. And, I feel old. No, I feel young. Honestly, I feel... I refuse to be confused! Today, I hit the midpoint of the twenties and I get that feeling that I am not ...
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It is the norm of most beauty pageants across the world for the winners to take on a charity project during their reign as beauty queens. However, what is rare is to find these queens continue in such projects after they pass on their titles. Menaye Donkor won the Miss Universe Ghana pageant in ...
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"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney It’s a new month and I’m glad we are all here and still kicking. The last sixty-one days of the year have been awesome on many fronts. Some goals are being achieved just as planned whilst it is taking too much ...
Depression
Depression is an alien term within many African societies but whether we choose to face it or not, the reality is, many African men and women at home and in diaspora are depressed. We have heard stories of seemingly happy and accomplished people committing suicide and when many of us look ...
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26 year-old Iziren Josiah Akhigbe set a new record at the Convocation Ceremony of the prestigious University of Lagos on Thursday, February 16, 2012, with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.98. Graduating from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iziren led not only the 37 First ...
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Pink Pearl Foundation in collaboration with Oaken Events reached out to 300 children from different orphanages around Lagos on the 31st of December 2011. The "December Giveaway" event took place at the King's College Annex, Victoria Island, Lagos. Children from different motherless babies home ...
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As Christmas Day 2011 approached, most Nigerians who had been belaboured by harsh economic conditions all year long, resolved to hold on to the slightest hint of excuse reason to celebrate the festive season. Famously referred to as the happiest nation on earth, Sub-Saharan Africa’s darlings ...

BN Quote of The Day

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
~ Dalai Lama

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