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If you need a pick me up to get you through a bad day, this video right here is IT! At the 2015 graduation ceremony of Dillard University, New Orleans, actor, Denzel Washington gave ...
 
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 The search for Nigeria's most courageous children has started! The Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of Dufil Prima Foods Plc, makers of Indomie Instant Noodles - 'Indomie Independent Day Heroes Award' - has officially been kicked off giving thousands of Nigerian children ...
There are many people who are desperately in search of wealth but know next to nothing about how wealth works. It would have been really nice if they take their time to understand wealth before they begin to pursue it. One really sad thing is that so many people will labour so hard to earn ...
Maya Horgan Famodu's company, Ingressive, is every African start up's dream. But beyond Ingressive, BellaNaija wanted to take a closer look at this entrepreneur who has made it a mission to ensure that Sub-Saharan African businesses get all the necessary resources to help them soar! Maya, who ...
On the most recent edition of I of Africa, Nigerian super talented fashion designer, Deola Sagoe speaks with Aina Fadina. She explains the transition of the label name from 'Deola Sagoe' to simply 'Deola', as well as the inspiration behind her latest collection. With 25 years of experience in ...
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A fashion prayer come true! Tope Abiola of Frock It Rock It (FnR) was elated when Beyoncé wore her design and posted it on Instagram. Bey is currently in Hawaii, celebrating her wedding anniversary (April 4) with husband Jay-Z. Tope posts about the singer all the time and said it's something ...
The issue of tribalism or different types of social divisions is not foreign to Nigerians, let alone other people in the world. This division has existed long before the civil war. How else do you think the British were able to colonize us? Divide and Rule! They saw the cultural division and ...
Knitting is one skill that is usually passed on through generations. So when Ugandan Noah Walakira started to make sweaters he decided to go one step further... teach people, and help them go further by starting their own businesses.CNN's African Start Up features this inspiring man, who is ...
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A favourite prose from secondary school illustrates that Joys of Motherhood include anxiety, obligation, and pain. It has indeed been pain for some people who have prayed ceaselessly, cried without limits, heard consolation news of sorts and even done the unimaginable for a year now. No one ...
Last month, BellaNaija shared the inspiring story of  marathon runner and super amazon, Tuedon Morgan. {Click here if you missed it}. Tuedon has kept in touch with the BN Team and recently shared her most recent achievement with us. Here is what she said: I became the first Nigerian to ...
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Nigerians, and indeed Africans, abroad are really doing us proud. Recently, BellaNaija featured a story on Nigerian High School Senior, Harold Ekeh, who got admitted into all 8 Ivy League schools. While we are still celebrating Ekeh's feat, we are learning of another Nigerian wonder, Victor ...
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I was talking to someone and I can say that the summary of our conversation is the facial expression of suffering. That simply means there are people who are going through certain things in their lives - everyone is - and you don't need anyone to tell you that these ones are suffering. Their ...
Although INEC hasn't officially reported the official results of the gubernatorial elections which took place yesterday, many sources are reporting that a Senator in APC, Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan is leading the race in Taraba. This will make her the first elected female Governor in Nigeria's ...
In September last year, CNN featured the story of Fatu Kekula; a 22-year old nursing student in Liberia, who single-handedly nursed her entire family through Ebola using a self-invented  protective equipment made out of bin bags. Not only did three out of her four patients survive, Fatu's faith ...
Ever wished you had a mirror just like Snow White’s wicked stepmother’s? One that would flatter you each time you looked yourself in it, saying you are the fairest of them all? Instead your mirror criticizes the size of your chin, flat chest, the unattractive mergers around your stomach and ...
I always look back with fondness at the period of my life spent in primary school. I absolutely loved the songs we used to sing in morning assembly. One of those songs was: "Children listen to your parents, we are the leaders of tomorrow... Try to pay our school fees and give us the best ...
You want to be a boss. You dream of being the type of woman who is on her grind, building an empire and taking no prisoners. Chairman by M.I, I’m a Boss by Rick Ross, and Looku Looku by The Mavins are key songs in the playlist of your life. When you heard an organisation called She Leads Africa ...
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President Jonathan cannot have had the easiest four years. Do you think it’s easy waking up knowing that at least three quarters of the country is unhappy with you? Even the ones that voted for him will agree with me. The reasons for their votes probably had more to do with the fact that they ...
The egg has long been a symbol of fertility, rebirth, a beginning and a symbol of new life. Eggs and Easter have almost become synonymous, as eggs have been associated with the festival of Easter, which celebrates the death and resurrection of Christ, since the early days of the Church. You ...
Earlier today, CNNMoney turned its spotlight on an achieving young Nigerian - Harold Ekeh. The 17 year old student of Elmont Memorial High School in Long Island, New York got accepted into 13 schools which he applied to. 8 of those schools are Ivy League schools, while the rest include MIT ...
The funniest thing happened last week… Okay maybe not the funniest thing but something funny happened. I got a call from a friend who said SHE got a call from a friend who asked her to talk to me (read advise me) about my accent, how I talk on my show, The Gist. She said her friend’s teenage ...

BN Quote of The Week

I cannot change the past. But I can change the present and the future
~ Muhammadu Buhari

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