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DJ Obi is closer than ever to the finish line of his attempt to not only beat the current 200 hour Guinness World Record for Longest Marathon Club DJing, but to set a new unprecedented ...
 
The great thing about wealth and success is that it is open to EVERYONE who dares to take it. The fact that you were born into wealth or your great grandfather was the ruler of the seven kingdoms does not guarantee that you will be wealthy in your time. Some of the wealthy people we hear about ...
They say hindsight is vision 20:20! So in this week's of Glory Edozien's VLog - Discovery, she shares some of the things she wish she knew in her 20s! Watch the video and if you've left the 20s, please share some of the things you wish you knew!
We live in an age where comment is free. With the rise of platforms that encourage the sharing of public opinion, our feelings and thoughts about issues are no longer restricted to deep meaningful conversations between friends. This has its merits and its demerits. On the one hand it is great ...
This week, Nigerian media personality, Wana Udobang shared an insightful feature about Nigerian rape victims on Al Jazeera. She wrote about her visit to the Mirabel Rape Crisis Centre, located within the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital premises. Wana is shown around the premises by ...
I can’t say I know Dr. Amina Sobodu very well and I can’t say I don’t know her at all. We were classmates at the College of Medicine and for most part, she was very quiet. Every now and then, we said Hi to each other and got to talk about a few things. She was the quiet, easy-going type. You ...
Governor Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State made history last Friday by appointing a man named Aliyu Bello Aliyu as the first .... wait for it... male commissioner for Women's affairs! The news apparently seemed to have a humorous element to it because soon after it broke out, there were ...
These are Nigerians who do back breaking work to survive. They go out to the streets, trying to make the barest minimum to feed their children and put clothes on their backs. They are human beings like you and they have aspirations and dreams just like you. The stories of these men and ...
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 thoughts reflect your position and response to relationships with those around you. Hence when in a relationship, ...
DoSomething.org makes the world suck less. One of the largest global orgs for young people and social change, our 4 million members tackle campaigns that impact every cause, from poverty to violence to the environment to literally everything else. Any cause, anytime, anywhere. *mic ...
From all indications the Social Media has definitely come to stay. New media as it is fondly called is not just changing the way we live daily, many of its advantages and success stories live with us today. Social Media is not just changing how we buy and sell, it is redefining the concept of ...
Do you sometimes find yourself dissatisfied with where you are in life? Then this week's episode of Glory Edozien's VLog - Discovery, is for you. She shares the following tips on how to practice contentment and how to make the best of your situation. 1: Be grateful 2: Stop taking things ...
Last night, Al Jazeera continued its My Nigeria series with Nollywood darling, Kate Henshaw. The actress who has been in the industry for over two decades decided to take a more active part in the quest for change. She joined the political race during the last electoral cycle, vying for a ...
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A few weeks ago my friend told me about the challenges she was having trying to find a decent nanny in Lagos. She had interviewed over 40 nannies and it didn't seem like the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel was coming soon. Apart from the general problems of the medical tests coming ...
I have a friend, name withheld, who I cherish a lot. She's someone I talk to when I get the chance, my fan and one of my biggest critiques. She is a lovely lady, with a wonderful career and life ahead of her. Well educated, very vibrant and strong in her views and principles. Gives the best ...
We made a call for BellaNaija readers to be a part of a new exciting feature, titled 'A Peek Into The Life Of' which the Features Team has been working on. {Click here if you missed it} We've been very excited by the feedback we've received and we're happy with the submissions we've been ...
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 ...
During one of my visits to the mall, something interesting happened. While waiting on the queue to pay for items I had bought, I watched as two young women, likely to be in their late twenties talked about an acquaintance. Actually, I eavesdropped. Okay, it’s not what you think, they spoke ...
Some people are still on the journey to discover purpose. Some are uncertain and some are searching, as they sift through their comfortable schedules going through the daily activities filled with routine but still lacking life in terms of granting fulfilment. The need to feel alive, relevant ...
"I am always pleasantly surprised by how much women learn when they come together. Wana Udobang and I put together the Redefining Finance Event in April this year. As we planned the event, we weren’t sure what to expect. All we knew was there was a dearth of personal financial planning ...
I am very lucky to have met a lot of amazing people in my life; including the homeless people I had the opportunity to serve. Being a volunteer at the ‘Friday Mission Lunch’ in Paris has given me the chance to interact and get to personally know more about homeless people. It is very heart ...
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