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In this week's vlog, Glory Edozien discusses “5 Things I Learnt about Prayer”. She writes: Ok. So this isn't your typical vlog post, I know prayer and other religious type ...
 
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The Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST)is the brain child of the U.S Department of State, launched in 2014 to provide an avenue for young, aspiring entrepreneurs. Last month, BellaNaija announced that 5 Nigerian tech talents made it to the GIST finals {Click here if you ...
President Barack Obama was at the Howard University Graduation and in his commencement speech, he gave an uplifting talk to the graduating students. He also urged the crowd to take political action, "empathize with all people are struggling," and "compromise, even when you are 100 percent ...
Recently, the premier community for young career and business women – She Leads Africa - held its innovative (travelling) bootcamp, the SheHive, in Abuja! SheHive Abuja, which provided young and ambitious women with new skills in climbing the corporate ladder, negotiating, developing a pitch ...
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"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening my axe." – Abe Lincoln It’s unfortunate (or fortunate?) that there are no shortcuts to success. If you want wealth, you must put in work. Every occupation, even a life of crime demands creating foolproof plans ...
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In 2015, entrepreneur Angel Adelaja of Fresh Direct won the Nigeria-edition of Chivas - The Venture. Chivas - The Venture is all about promoting social entrepreneurship to help solve the world's problems. Globally promoted with a campaign headlined by Chiwetel Ejiofor, social entrepreneurs ...
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Innovation is thriving all around the continent despite the numerous challenges. BellaNaija is always exciting to highlight these success stories. The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) today announced the top 10 nominees for its landmark programme, the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). Now ...
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For Edozie  because it’s your birthday; and for brothers everywhere. When I think of life growing up with my brother, I think of frothiness, wispiness and a weightlessness I cannot completely explain. I think of the moments we spent laughing at our Sunday school teacher who limped - ...
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Rihanna has been making some serious business moves in the fashion and beauty industry with shoes, socks and makeup. Now the singer is also giving back to her fans by supporting their education. She made the announcement on her instagram page with this photo and caption: Caption: I'm ...
I started boarding school when I was ten years old. I was excited to leave home, mainly because of the exciting stories which older cousins told me every time they were on holiday. There was this particularly close cousin I had, and she attended school in a different city from where we ...
You are a good woman. Let’s absorb that for a second. Let it sit. YOU are a good woman. You may know that, but do you understand? To know is different from to understand. You may know you need help but do you understand the reason why, for instance? These are two halves of the same whole; both ...
In the aftermath of the death of  Ronke Shonde, the married woman who was allegedly killed by her husband in Lagos, Adaeze Yobo reacted to this by putting up a message to those facing abuse in their marriage. She said: So sad!!! Marriage is not by force. Heck! Everybody must not marry. ...
If you spend a few hours observing the antics of certain celebrities on social media, you might come away with the wrong impression about what it takes to be successful. A lot of people think that wealth and success are blessings that God will soon bestow on them if they pray more or ...
“So, how old are you?” Silence. Agony. Fear. Ageing is an interesting topic. You might be at a point in your life where you seem “too young” and feel the need to amplify your age. Conversely, you might be at a point in your life where you seem “too old” and feel the need to downplay your ...
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Yesterday, the U.S. Embassy recognized 100 young Nigerians selected to participate in the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and a key component of President Barack Obama’s ...
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Everyday, especially with the rise of social media, the menfolk are bashed and branded “evil”. We often make generalisations about the whole “specie” based on isolated experiences. Recently, a Nollywood actress wrote that “all men cheat”. My intention is not to write a rejoinder to the ...
Stella Damasus
Nollywood actress and singer Stella Damasus has some inspirational words this Friday morning. The movie star shared a message about actualizing your dreams instead of just "living inside" on her website. She wrote: Some people might be put off by this title because it sounds impossible ...
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Thanks to Tara Fela-Durotoye and the TDF series, Glory Edozien was invited to spend a full day with Ibukun Awosika- the First Female Chairperson of First Bank. In her words: "It was such an amazing honour and a day filled with learning and reflection". Follow the TFD series on social media ...
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For lovers of art, drama and stage plays, Etisalat-Sponsored "Hear Word!" is set to storm the Federal Capital Territory, and will feature some of Nigeria’s best female actresses. Hear Word! is a collection of 20 stories based on real life accounts that combine creativity, originality, diction, ...
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Save the Children Nigeria recently joined over 70 countries around the globe to Launch it’s next priority campaign, "Every Last Child" in Nigeria with government dignitaries, religious leaders and Nigerian top celebrities in attendance. The event which was powered by Delphino Entertainment, ...
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Courtesy of Unity Bank, you can now get 75% off your registration fees at the Green with Creativity conference. The event presents you with an opportunity to learn about innovation, creativity and re-invention. Notable speakers include, His Excellency, the Vice President, Professor Yemi ...
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