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DJ Obi World Record
DJ Obi has beat the current world record for 200 hours/8 days for the longest DJ set in history! But it's not over yet people! The record he aims to set is 10 days, on Saturday July 2 ...
 
I watched her as she interviewed her prospective nanny. She insisted that she had to wear a uniform each morning she reported to work. The prospective Nanny’s body language said it all for me. I saw her shoulder subtly contract in defiance and her brow furrow as she said in a strong but quiet ...
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, UNESCO in partnership with Always, the leading feminine care protection brand of Procter & Gamble has announced the extension of the UNESCO-Always Literacy Empowerment Program, aiming to provide educational support to a ...
The Annual FCT Interschool Performing Arts Competition (FIPAC) is expanding its horizons this year. FIPAC aims to promote performing arts and extra curricular within Nigerian schools by bringing together both primary and secondary, public and private schools to showcase their ...
Global entrepreneurship development agency StartUp Cup announced the top three winning teams of Africa StartUp Cup Challenge, a regional business model competition for startups from over thirteen StartUp Cup Challenges that took place in Africa in 2015 and 2016. The winning teams competed for ...
A couple of weeks ago Motherhood In-Style Editor Paula Rumm launched her new vlog (click here) and now she's out with a new episode. In this episode of 'Hanging Out With Pauline' she shares "7 Times Motherhood Made Me Cry”. Watch below.
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AY Makun shared some inspiring words this morning. The comedian and actor talks about how he had to start taking care of his four brothers and two sisters after their parents passed away and how hard things were for them. Thankfully they were able to turn their lives around and become ...
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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 ...
Ambassador Entwistle and the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellows gather for a group photo on the lawn of the U.S. Embassy.
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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