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I met Priscilla through a mutual friend in our TTC days. She had been trying for a few years longer than I, and she was one of those wonderful people who encouraged and inspired me. She ...
 
Africa is always in the news for something negative or the other. In light of this, it is important to continuously showcase all the good and exciting things that Africa has to offer. One of such things is the Africa Innovative Foundation, which 'works to increase the prosperity of Africans ...
“Surely I am far too young to have an estate plan.” Many young people see no reason why they should start thinking of their demise when they are just starting out. Yet, imagine the lengths to which we go, in ensuring that our children are taken care of when we are just away from home or at ...
In the last few days I have heard people say repeatedly that whatever you don't suffer to get you will not appreciate. Some others say if you get something for free then you will not value it. Where are all these fallacies coming from? I can tell this is the mindset of so many people so they ...
Giving to the less privileged in any capacity is always a noble thing. It is giving of yourself, something you don't have to do, but are doing nonetheless. Today, BellaNaija turns its spotlight on Titilolami Bello, who runs a charity organization called Path to Possibilities. Path to ...
The bond between a mother and her child can never be overstated. It is for this reason that BellaNaija gladly shares this heart warming tribute, written by a BN Reader, Victoire Metuge, to her beloved mother on her 50th birthday. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed sharing it ...
Beauty they say is in the eye of the beholder; so why do I have to look into the eyes of a group of people to pronounce me “beautiful”? I have grown to realize that no two humans are the same, so I wonder why I have to be compared with my fellow peers to ascertain “my beauty”? I have been ...
ZERO2HERO™ is a Nation-Building initiative designed to re-engineer the minds of young people to become global thinkers with international relevance and appeal. It is being put together by the Olakunle Soriyan Company in Partnership with LEVELS NG, Access Bank and other organizations. This ...
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In its 2015 Power of Women New York issue, Variety honors five women who are using their clout to bring attention to worthy causes. The honorees: Whoopi Goldberg, Rachel Weisz, Kim Kardashian West, Glenn Close and Lena Dunham.In the new issue of Variety, the magazine talks about how Kim ...
I am at the age where a lot of my family members (immediate and extended) are having kids or planning to have children. It is so weird that one time we were the young ones but now we are reproducing kids of our own or preparing to have them someday soon. Little children are very adorable; ...
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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 ...

BN Quote of The Week

Pain makes you stronger. Fear makes you braver. Heartbreak makes you wiser.
~ Kanye West

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