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Malawian fashion designer Lilly Alfonso is passionate about her craft, and that much is evident in this recent episode of African Voices.   Lilly says her work is a recreation of her ...
 
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Burna Boy, being a Rivers state native, decided to make a visit to relief centres in his home community, Mbiama in Ahoda West.LGA, Rivers State this past week. The rising star gave aid to some of the 2 million people that were displaced by the recent floods by handing out supplies, food, ...
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The response we received has been overwhelmingly positive and BN Our Stories, Our Miracles is now an ongoing feature on BellaNaija. On the 10th of December 2005, the Port Harcourt bound Sosoliso Airlines flight from Abuja crashed on the runway claiming lives of many including 60 Loyola Jesuit ...
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"The bad news is: time flies. The good news is: you’re the pilot." - Michael Altshuler Just before dusk, you arrived. You came, and you saw. You saw hell on this brown dust. The world is a battlefield, whether you agree or not. And, that is more than just a cliché: fighter jets, submarines, ...
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It's interesting that many times we believe that when a doctor scribbles something on his pad it's sacrosanct and we really shouldn't ask so many questions as laymen just hoping to get better. It's important to ask questions because your life is very important. Chris Ayo Joseph, the editor of ...
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“Every person has a right to life, and no one shall be deprived intentionally of his life, save in execution of the sentence of a court in respect of a criminal offence of which he has been found guilty in Nigeria.” ‒ Nigerian Constitution: Chapter IV Section 33 Fundamental Rights On ...
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“Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” ― Carrie Fisher A young man came to me distraught, heads-bowed in silence. He had traversed the city, been to many places, attempted many things, met many people – the list goes on. “For how long will I continue ...
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On Monday 15th - Tuesday 16th October 2012, Nollywood star, Genevieve Nnaji and Mavin Records crew, Don Jazzy, Dr Sid and Tiwa Savage, put together relief supplies and personally visited refugee camps located in Asaba, Delta State to show both physical and moral support to the residents ...
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To celebrate our 6th anniversary, BellaNaija embarked on a mission! Our mission was to share OUR Stories and OUR Miracles - BN at 6, Our Stories, Our Miracles. Each and every African at home and in Diaspora has a unique story. Many have been through experiences can only be described as ...
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Lance Armstrong polarizes opinion. Over the past year, he’s been touted as a drug cheat, a bully and a vengeful character. On the other hand, he fronts one of the more active cancer charities, Live Strong. In 2004, the yellow Nike Live Strong rubber band became one of the most recognizable ...
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The anger, outbursts, hurt and emotions will last for a long time most especially in the hearts of the families they left behind, but as a society won’t we once again forget and move on after a while, like we always do?   The Aluu4 killings make me angry.  Very angry!  I have not watched the ...
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It’s always wonderful to hear news of Nigerians doing great things in the diaspora. That is why at Bellanaija, we are very proud of Omolarami Oluwakemi Ayodeji, a 27 year-old Nigerian born Lawyer who was recently shortlisted for one of the most prestigious awards in the UK legal calendar, The ...
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To celebrate our 6th anniversary, BellaNaija embarked on a mission! Our mission was to share OUR Stories and OUR Miracles - BN at 6, Our Stories, Our Miracles. Each and every African at home and in Diaspora has a unique story. Many have been through experiences which can only be described as ...
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 For Abby Osoba, helping others is her life passion and this passion has led her to starting Black Girls Ignite Africa (B.G.I.A). B.G.I.A is a non-profit dedicated to the empowerment, encouragement, celebration and healthy development of African women and girls.  Founded in 2011, B.G.I.A has ...
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Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg hardly uses his own site to make announcements, at least not as much as most of us. But the few times he does, it usually makes the news. The young billionaire announced that he had gotten married in a private ceremony some months ago on Facebook by simply changing ...
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Last year, the 1K4Cancer campaign raised a whooping 2.4million Naira thanks to the incredible dedication and generosity of well-meaning Nigerians. This October which is Cancer Awareness Month, 1k4Cancer is collaborating with the Sebeccly Cancer Care and Support Center (SCCSC) once again in ...
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Some days ago, BN brought to you a story on the harsh reality faced by thousands of families living on the murky waters of Makoko slum in Lagos. The story which was inspired by a UK Daily Mail feature highlighted the difficulties of families fighting for survival on a sea of festering filth. ...
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You Don’t Know What You Want To Do With Your Life? That’s Completely Normal. Many of my friends have recently finished school and they were terrified in the months leading to graduation day. They realized that after all of these years of schooling, all the homework, late night study sessions ...
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In 2010, Nigerian-American Biophysicist John Dabiri was chosen as a MacAuthor Fellow for his work "investigating the hydrodynamics of jellyfish propulsion, which has profound implications for our understanding of evolutionary adaptation and such related issues in fluid dynamics as blood flow ...
Nigeria at 52
Today, October 1st 2012, Nigeria celebrates its 52nd Independence Anniversary. Quoting the words of the first Independence Day speech by Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Nigeria's Prime Minister in 1960, "This is a wonderful day, and it is all the more wonderful because we have awaited it with ...
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“Spiri… what?” Yes, I coined that. And, this is about you. You have been searching for meaning and asking yourself questions, upon questions. You believe in the all-knowing, ever-present, omnipresent, can-do-all-things supernatural being that rules the affairs of men. But, there is a ...

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We can't help everyone. But everyone can help someone.
~ Ronald Reagan

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