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“Parents listen to your children! We are the leaders of tomorrow! Try to pay our school fees! And give us sound education!” As a primary school pupil, I would leave the daily ...
 
Betty Irabor
Genevieve Magazine Publisher Betty Irabor shared some inspiring words on her Instagram page this afternoon. She talks about how you can be true to yourself and not covet the seemingly perfect lives of others. Here's what she had to say "Don't put plaster on what needs surgery" it's ...
Last weekend, I attended the Pregnancy and Baby Loss Awareness Summit, organized by the awesome Tade Alalade's BeiBei Haven Foundation. I knew it was going to be a moving experience, but it completely blew my mind. Women shared their stories raw and unfiltered, and apart from being ...
Forbes Africa Correspondent, Peace Hyde, the founder of multiple award winning education Not for Profit, Aim Higher Africa has joined forces with Barclays to ignite the entrepreneurial spirit in young people to curb youth unemployment by launching the Aim Higher Africa Ignite Edutainment ...
“Forgetfulness....A gift bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience” - Ambrose Bierce “Capital as such is not evil, it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed”- Gandhi Debt is such a big topic; but lately, there has ...
We live in a society where the custodians of patriarchy have dominated and oppressed women for too long. Women have been subjugated for ages. There is a war brewing; raging like a volcano at the brink of eruption and the consequence is going to splatter on all and sundry. I am a mother, and I ...
“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” - Denis Waitley. To understand how to tackle failure in business, you have to ...
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In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Jack Daniel’s Distillery, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey announced the Jack Daniel’s Barrel Hunt, a global scavenger hunt to unite Friends of Jack across the world earlier on this year. The first Barrel Hunt took place at the home of the ...
I personally don’t enjoy talking about this feminism topic, particularly with other females, because somehow, the conversation always ends up being unpleasant. Maybe it’s because I don’t fully understand the concept, or because my views aren’t exactly aligned with the “feminism” I see and hear ...
When I hear women say: "I stayed on taking this and that from so and so only for him to do this...", ' this' being another act of betrayal, it makes me wonder why we take it in the first place and assume the person mistreating us will be grateful we suffered in silence and so reward us with ...
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BellaNaija was at the BeiBei Haven Pregnancy and Baby Loss Summit on Saturday and it was an absolutely emotional event. Virtually everyone was in tears as we listened to the stories and after the tears came healing as we could see many guests unburdening the hurt and pain which comes with a ...
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
The Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has written an inspiring letter to the citizens, highlighting what the administration has been able to achieve in the past 10 years since he assumed office, and the ...
‘I have a house, me and my husband are living in currently. It was given to me by my father and I managed to convince my husband that we should live here in town rather than a far place from both our work. I lied to my husband that it was a gift from my dad to the both of us, but it’s just my ...
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Bigger, better, more unforgettable bonds made - The second edition of #BBNWonderland was truly a dream come true for everyone involved - Baileys Nigeria & BellaNaija Weddings, vendors, and of course, the brides. On the 1st of October 2016 at The Civic Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos, ...
When I was fourteen, I bought my first padded bra. It was a Marks and Spencer t-shirt bra with foam in the cups instead of the lace that I was used to. I went from being poorly endowed to a little less poorly endowed. In school uniform, the transformation was unnoticeable but on the weekends, ...
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All around the world, last week, people celebrated the International Day of the Girl Child. It is truly important to celebrate things like this - especially in light of the recent discussions about the culture of subjugating females. Every voice in support of liberation of girls and women ...
What really matters to you? This is the one broad question you need to answer and then begin to drill down from there, in order to identify your life purpose. My first article on this platform was on Gifts, Talents and Skills and how a combination of those 3 was the recipe for ultimate ...
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It’s Day 5 of Round 2! Start now so you can win by Day 10 in the Emilinks end of the year hard currency giveaway! Last month, Emilinks gave out N10,000 to 300 Nigerians in the #Emilinks #MyDoorStory N3,000,000 Giveaway and they are back to spur youths to higher creativity through this end of ...
Move Back to Nigeria is a series on BellaNaija which aims to encourage young and not-so-young professionals in the diaspora who are trying to make the decision of whether to move back to Nigeria. In collaboration with the brilliant team at MoveBackToNigeria.com, we hope to bring you regular ...
Bob Dylan
The 75-year-old rock legend, Bob Dylan, has won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature. Dylan received the prize "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition." Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman in 1941 and started his musical career in 1959, playing ...
The Choiseul 100 Africa is an annual study independently carried out by the Institut Choiseul. It identifies and ranks the Young African Leaders under 40 years old, who will play a major role in the continent’s economic development in the near future. The list consists of young African ...
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