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The term ‘emotional unavailability’ is one that had been hovering over my subconscious for the past few months or so. After a series of personal struggles, I decided to sit and own up ...
 
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“Devoting a little of yourself to everything means committing a great deal of yourself to nothing.” – Michael LeBoef Are you one of us – the multi-talented, multi-gifted, able-to-do-many-things? Anyway, I think you know where we are headed today. Let’s enjoy this short trip. It all started ...
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19 year-old Wukeh Egem-Odey created a buzz when he emerged as the best graduating student in Covenant University, Ota last month. Having completed his undergraduate course in Accounting, he earned an impressive Cumulative Grade Point Average of 4.89, towering above his peers in the 2012 ...
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As part of our 6th anniversary celebration, and in line with the BellaNaija ethos of entertainment, information and positively impacting lives, we are going to share 6 stories of real people who have been dealt with some of life's unexpected cards. In spite of these challenges, these people ...
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It’s the 181st day of the year and most of us are due for a mid-year review. It is time to check the books and get weighed on different scales – career, family, faith, health, relationships, business, finance and investment. Many will shudder and be forced to listen to the inevitable: “You ...
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It’s always wonderful to hear news of Nigerians doing great things in the diaspora. That is why at Bellanaija.com, we are very proud of Emmanuel Ohuabunwa, a 22 year-old Nigerian who has made history at John Hopkins University, United States of America. Emmanuel, who hails from Abia State ...
Picking From The Money Tree
Here is a short follow-up on an earlier post I made several weeks back. In case you missed the first one, here is the link: On Becoming a Man – The Fundraiser’s Diary. Here are some additional observations and lessons I have learnt so far in the course of raising funds for the Nongov ...
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[caption id="attachment_127632" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Gbenga Awomodu & the late Kenger Igba"][/caption] On Monday 28th May 2012, at least two hundred of over three hundred students of Kings Technology Academy, Gbeji Village, Nongov Community, Buruku L.G.A. were on ground ...
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A lot of times I hear people make different sort of comments about my dark skin. I’ll hear them call me names such as “Blackky”, Charcoal”, “Dudu”, “Ebony”. e.t.c. and deep within my heart a spring of insecurity bubbles. "Should I see it as a compliment or am I being mocked?" It makes me ...
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As a young girl, Olamidun Majekodunmi fell in love with dance while growing up in the United States of America. Born in Ibadan, Oyo state, she moved to America at the age of 9 and took her first contemporary dance class at the age of 10. Now aged 21 and back in Nigeria, she is passionate about ...
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It’s always wonderful to hear news of Nigerians doing great things in the diaspora. That is why at Bellanaija.com, we are very proud of Olu Onemola, a Nigerian graduate at the Lehman College, the City University of New York (CUNY), United States of America who received seven awards at the ...
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"After the initial buzz, the effort to make a difference must begin." - Kenneth Kwan Last month, I wrote about the definition of success, expanding on John Maxwell’s version. It had resonated so much with me that I had to share it with my faithful readers. All those who commented seemed to ...
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In 2010, Chibundu Onuzo, a 19-year-old Nigerian undergraduate at the King's College London made the headlines, from BBC to CNN, after signing a two-novel deal with revered British publisher of literary fiction, Faber & Faber, making her its youngest ever female author. She started writing ...
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“Look, I am sending you out as sheep among wolves. So be as shrewd as snakes and harmless as doves” – [Matt. 10:16, NLT] Today, I write as one not with all the answers in the world; neither as one who is the best of all human beings on earth. I am a young Nigerian and I am not happy about ...
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It’s always wonderful to hear news of Nigerians doing great things in the diaspora. That is why at Bellanaija.com, we are very proud of Victor Olisa, a UK-based Nigerian and a Chief Superintendent with the London Metropolitan Police who has been appointed as the first black commander for ...
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Here is the concluding part of the story: SCCWI protects children from the hazards on the streets; they try to stabilise them. Alli says "the home has been able to calm them, physically and psychologically. If you are on the streets for just one week, it can change your entire life; think of ...
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It is Children's Day 2012 and it must have been a long one by now. Perhaps, you have a magazine in your hand, you are distracted by some Governor talking on TV about the children being the future of the country; or it is even the President who opened the doors of Aso Rock for some of them to ...
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This post was written by one of our readers who would prefer to remain anonymous. She writes from the depth of her heart. *** On Friday, the 11th of May 2012, Nabil complained of a headache. His best friend and business partner took him to one of the renowned private hospitals on Lagos ...
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Celebrated nation-building strategist and multi-award winning inspirational speaker, Fela Durotoye has released a new book as he turns 41 today, May 12, 2012. According to Durotoye, The Subordinate, subtitled: “Becoming the right candidate for promotion always”, is one of his first written ...
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It’s always wonderful to hear news of Nigerians doing great things in the diaspora. That is why at Bellanaija.com, we are very proud of Councillor Kate Anolue was has recently been officially unveiled as the new Mayor of the London Borough of Enfield in the United Kingdom. She takes over ...
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[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 ...

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The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
~ Walt Disney

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