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30-Feet Nelson Mandela Bronze Statue Unveiled Today | Oprah Winfrey, Idris Elba, Richard Branson, Prince Charles at the Funeral in SA

30-Feet Nelson Mandela Bronze Statue Unveiled Today | Oprah Winfrey, Idris Elba, Richard Branson, Prince Charles at the Funeral in SA

Monday, December 16th, 2013

Till we meet again MADIBA!
Today Monday 16th December 2013, a 30-feet bronze statue of Nelson Mandela was unveiled by South African president Jacob Zuma… at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa.
This honour comes after he was laid

Nike Davies-Okundaye Shares Her Inspiring Story on NdaniTV Platinum Standard | Watch

Nike Davies-Okundaye Shares Her Inspiring Story on NdaniTV Platinum Standard | Watch

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

If you ever need a reason to believe in yourself, then let me introduce you to a woman of strength and hard work. Nike Davies-Okundaye… is an artist and art curator. She is the founder of one of the leading

Mandela Came, Saw & Conquered! If He Could, We Can

Mandela Came, Saw & Conquered! If He Could, We Can

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

All the memories I have of him are only but the reflections of his image, reflections I could only capture from my television screen yet it feels as though I had had a more personal contact with him. His voice,…

Pope Francis is TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2013

Pope Francis is TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2013

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

TIME Magazine has announced its Person of the Year for 2013 – Pope Francis….
The first Jesuit pontiff who won the hearts and headlines with his humility and common touch, was revealed today Wednesday 11th December 2013 as the

Farewell Madiba! Cheers, Tears & Lots of Love at Nelson Mandela’s Lying In State in Pretoria, South Africa

Farewell Madiba! Cheers, Tears & Lots of Love at Nelson Mandela’s Lying In State in Pretoria, South Africa

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Rest in Peace Nelson Mandela….
Today, the former President of South Africa lies in state in the country’s capital Pretoria, South Africa.
With his casket wrapped with a South Africa flag, citizens took to the streets to cheer and

“We will Never See the Likes of Him Again…” Read the Full Transcript of President Barack Obama’s Speech at Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service

“We will Never See the Likes of Him Again…” Read the Full Transcript of President Barack Obama’s Speech at Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

“To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President (Jacob) Zuma… and members of the government; to heads of state and government, past and present; distinguished guests – it is a singular honor to be with you today, to celebrate

Rest in Peace MADIBA! Barack & Michelle Obama, Desmond Tutu, Charlize Theron, Naomi Campbell, Bill & Hilary Clinton at the Nelson Mandela Memorial Service in SA

Rest in Peace MADIBA! Barack & Michelle Obama, Desmond Tutu, Charlize Theron, Naomi Campbell, Bill & Hilary Clinton at the Nelson Mandela Memorial Service in SA

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Goodnight Nelson Mandela….
Today Tuesday 10th December 2013, the memorial service for the great legend was held at the FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa.
A lot of dignitaries across the globe and South Africans were present to honour the

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: Ordinary Person, Extraordinary Life

Atoke’s Monday Morning Banter: Ordinary Person, Extraordinary Life

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Usually when someone dies, we find ourselves in a reflective mood. We laud their achievements and mourn their loss with a certain intensity which slowly fades away as other things happen. Life goes on. Those who have died have gone;…

Nneze Eluka: Dos & Don’ts of Handling Rejection

Nneze Eluka: Dos & Don’ts of Handling Rejection

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

So, you didn’t get that promotion at work, or maybe you didn’t get into medical school, or you’ve finished your degree and made your parents super-proud, but still haven’t found a job. Or perhaps, your self-esteem could use a boost,…

Enita Akpojevwe: Reviving Old Fashioned Communication Styles

Enita Akpojevwe: Reviving Old Fashioned Communication Styles

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Look at how small the world has shrunk; the size of the mobile device in your hands. The world has never being smaller than it is today, a global village indeed. Communication from eons ago has never being this easy…

Tomorrow is Not Promised But We Can Live, Love & Learn from Today! Read the Heart Warming Tribute to Adaobi Obih by Stephanie Cole

Tomorrow is Not Promised But We Can Live, Love & Learn from Today! Read the Heart Warming Tribute to Adaobi Obih by Stephanie Cole

Friday, December 6th, 2013

On the 17th of November, 2013 a young Nigerian, Adaobi Obih was murdered by her flatmate. Her friend, Stephanie Cole has written us with a tribute to her friend. With a very heart, we mourn the tragic loss of Adaobi. …

Former South African President & Human Rights Icon Nelson Mandela Passes on

Former South African President & Human Rights Icon Nelson Mandela Passes on

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Former South African President and human rights activist Nelson Mandela… has passed on today, the 5th of December 2013.  Nelson Mandela was jailed for 27 years for his fight against apartheid in South Africa. Mandela was 95years old and he

Money Talk with Nimi: It Will Soon Be Christmas

Money Talk with Nimi: It Will Soon Be Christmas

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

It seems pretty obvious that we should be prepared for Christmas since it comes up on the 25th December each year yet we all go into a frenzy as the date approaches and many end up out of pocket afterwards.…

The Entitlement Mentality

The Entitlement Mentality

Friday, November 29th, 2013

During the ‘Occupy Nigeria’ campaign, I saw a placard which I found initially interesting, but which I disagree with now. It was a placard that threatened, “One day, the Poor will have nothing left to eat but the Rich…

The Flying Doctor: Sex, Food, Drugs & Davido

The Flying Doctor: Sex, Food, Drugs & Davido

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

I am sitting up in Wings, the restaurant at the top of our office block at the airport and the latest Davido video comes on. Naturally, he is surrounded by women, alcohol and has a few fast cars parked outside…

Elevate U with Ifeanyi: What Do You Have?

Elevate U with Ifeanyi: What Do You Have?

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

‘What do you have?’
The woman sitting across the table from Myles Munroe was sobbing hysterically now. ‘I don’t have nothing pastor, I don’t have nothing. Tell me, how do I raise the kids? I don’t even have a college…

Fear is a Choice! Don’t Give in to It

Fear is a Choice! Don’t Give in to It

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Danger is real, but fear is a choice…
These were the words of Will Smith’s character in the movie ‘After Earth’. It got me thinking about how true it is and how it affects our everyday lives. An

Ariyike Writes: Love, Life & Charity

Ariyike Writes: Love, Life & Charity

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

When I was practicing law, I had several meetings with different people who wanted to register Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs). Some of them had no clue as to why they wanted to register the NGOs. After much consultation and talks, I…

BN Prose: Afterwards by Arit Okpo

BN Prose: Afterwards by Arit Okpo

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Walking home afterwards, Adaeze was surprised that everything seemed so normal. The sun was still shining, people were still walking up and down, the regular hubbub of a bustling city continued around her with no ebb.
It surprised her though…

Embracing Life’s Uncertainties

Embracing Life’s Uncertainties

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Life as we all know presents everyone with a box of uncertainties; you’d never know what you’d get… but that exactly is the beauty of it. Life is change, Life is growth, and Life is evolution, which can be excruciating…

Ayo Sogunro: To Speak to An American Blonde About International Affairs, Press ’1′ Now

Ayo Sogunro: To Speak to An American Blonde About International Affairs, Press ’1′ Now

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Editor’s Note: Ayo Sogunro’s piece is a rejoinder to Anne Coulter’s article titled “TO SPEAK TO A NIGERIAN PRINCE ABOUT YOUR HEALTH CARE, PRESS ’1′ NOW” {Click Here to Read}…
In a comical confluence of America’s two most fundamental issues–freedom

Elevate U with Ifeanyi: Ready to Pay the Price

Elevate U with Ifeanyi: Ready to Pay the Price

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Have you ever been to a grocery store before? Have you ever spotted something you wanted really badly in those shops before? I guess you have. Has it ever happened that you approached that item with the intention of taking…

Dance, It’s a Zumbathon! WOW D.I.V.A.S Holds Breast Cancer Awareness Zumbathon | Check Out Photos of Rita Dominic, Julius Agwu & More

Dance, It’s a Zumbathon! WOW D.I.V.A.S Holds Breast Cancer Awareness Zumbathon | Check Out Photos of Rita Dominic, Julius Agwu & More

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

It was the 3rd year of Breast Cancer Awareness for WOW D.I.V.A.S starting with a straight talk seminar and charity dinner in 2011. This year’s WOW D.I.V.A.S Zumbathon… in aid of Breast Cancer recorded yet another  success.
The Zumbathon had

The Next Big Thing! Discover 5 Secrets to Brilliant Million-dollar Ideas

The Next Big Thing! Discover 5 Secrets to Brilliant Million-dollar Ideas

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

With the easy access across distance and markets the Internet gives us, it’s easy to see how anyone can become a millionaire overnight, but it’s terribly frustrating when you can’t seem to find the next big idea that will rock…

Ideas Are Universal! Act on Yours Today

Ideas Are Universal! Act on Yours Today

Friday, November 15th, 2013

I am amazed by the number of stories I read in the media these days, of artistes claiming that other artistes or producers stole their style or beats or songs or lyrics. I do not like to take sides in…