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Girl Power fills us with an intense rush! It's that thing about seeing a woman - particularly of African descent - rising against all the inherent biases to make something awesome for ...
 
Zambian teenager Besa Mumba has broken the stereotype of a typical teenager. At 19, she is one of the youngest commercial pilots in the world. Thuli Tshabalala of CCTV reports. Besa initially considered a career as a member of the cabin crew (flight attendant), however, she decided to pursue a ...
My sojourn in the social media world began in the year 2009. I was in school back then and just heard about facebook. I didn't even understand what it was about. But I had a little Nokia 3110 that could access the internet. So I registered. I searched for a couple of people I knew and sent ...
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"I am a girl child, I am courageous, I am powerful, I have a vision and I demand respect!" Inspired by these teenagers? I sure was. Hi BellaNaijarians, This is diabanjo and I am back with inspirational news from an experience I was blessed with in July. On behalf of the BellaNaija team, ...
This year BellaNaija introduced the BN Single Parent Pod as an outlet for single parents to share their experiences. {Click here if you missed it}. We kicked off the series with Shola's really touching story, Anita's Story  and Jane's story. Today, we're going share Ebony's story. * After ...
Thirty young Nigerians have been selected to pitch their ideas before the presidency, as well as other investors for the first edition of Aso Villa Demo Day. The were selected from hundreds of other innovative individuals at three different events in Lagos, Abuja, and Port ...
Last year, we featured 23-Year-Old British-Nigerian YouTuber KSI who makes $4.5 million a year based on Forbes estimates. His brother Deji aka ComedyShortsGamer is also a successful YouTuber. ComedyShortsGamer's YouTube videos regularly feature his parents who he lives with. He recently ...
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Singer Lynxxx is sharing details about the very moment he decided to let go of his old habits and move closer to God. His journey in faith has been well shared with his fans under the tag #Lynxxxspiration. In a recent post he urges other people to “get plugged in and come alive”. Read what ...
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Sauti Sol shocked the world when they got nominated for the 2014 MTV EMA (Best African Act) as the underdogs and went on to win the ultimate trophy, beating continental giants in the category such as Davido, Sarkodie, Tiwa Savage, Goldfish and Diamond Platnumz. The following year they became ...
2016 seems to be one of the most challenging years yet, particularly the last few months. There has been so much evil all around the world, it's almost incomprehensible. Over the last two or so weeks, we've heard reports of attacks and violence - recorded both at home and abroad. The most ...
Everybody wants to be rich. But, the way the world operates, we’ve been led to believing the wrong things about money. For instance: Is money the root of all evil? Is it possible to be rich without being corrupt? Is money the solution to all of life's problems? Is it really better to "cry ...
We are fine boys; we know this already. Just as you know you look smashing when you wear a lovely dress, it is something we are aware of, something we are certain about. We are called “Fine Boys” all the time; we are called fine boys in the mall and at the store, when a market woman wants us to ...
I attended a Catholic boarding school. One of the mantra of our school was live and let live; and in celebration of that, we had film students that visited our school. They screened films on forgiveness, love, abstinence and the most gruelling of them all were films on abortion. We had to sit ...
Bishop (Dr.) David O. Oyedepo shares the story of his life where he tells the story of his first church and his inspiring reading habits. He explains the value of reading in his life and the value of putting in efforts at a young age. For those who don't know, here's a little on his ...
If you ever felt the need for a pick-me-up, then this is one story you need to check out. We received the link to this video and we were so impressed, we had to share. Ayowale Fatoki's story was showcased by Awarewa TV.  This young man, after a short stint working at the bank, realised that ...
I watched as the famous actor, Will Smith, explained to Oprah Winfrey that he was still “searching for his place in the world”. And I thought to myself: Why would such a successful, talented person still feel unfulfilled? And then he said it! “… serve higher goals, I just feel that all of the ...
Recipients of The Xceptional Women's Role Model Award
iamaCHAMP Limited, a Nigerian based Human Capital Development firm focusing on enhancing the skills of women, young leaders and the workforce in Africa to meet with the challenges of making a significant difference in their world, recently hosted the fourth edition of its annual Women’s ...
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Alibaba shared an inspiring message on Instagram today, and we thought it wise to share with you. He urged youths to take control of their lives and success, and not rely on handouts from anyone. He shared the story of how he learnt how to make shoes while waiting to gain admission into the ...
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One of Nigeria's brightest young entrepreneurs Orode Okpu celebrated her birthday today. Orode made a name for herself as a social entrepreneur with the Pink Pearl Foundation and Rubies Vocational School which has impacted the lives of thousands of women via breast cancer awareness projects as ...
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Nigerian-American athlete Morolake Akinosun shared an inspiring message this morning on Twitter. She shared a tweet from 5 years ago where she professed greatness into her life by clearly stating her goals. It's 2016 and she has achieved everything she mentioned in the tweet. Read her tweet ...
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Talented, young and brilliantly expressive, Tobi Ogundipe is the very modern Creative Director of forward-thinking plus fashion house and style agency, TOSFA. In celebration of the brand’s first anniversary. Latasha Ngwube, Founder of Aboutthatcurvylife.com had a gab session at ATCL’s HQ (in ...
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