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I have a friend, name withheld, who I cherish a lot. She's someone I talk to when I get the chance, my fan and one of my biggest critiques. She is a lovely lady, with a wonderful ...
 
Some time ago, I had this dream where I saw myself in the midst of a concert crowd; I could barely see the stage as I was swamped in the multitude of the crowd. Right in the middle of all the fun and excitement, the music stopped, the host started to walk into the crowd and didn’t stop until ...
If someone had told me I would run a marathon across 3 countries a few years ago, I would have laughed till I peed in my pants. A few years ago, I was so overweight that I could barely walk up a flight of stairs without gasping for air. Everything changed one day my second year in university, ...
Microsoft Lumia Passion to Empire - BellaNaija - May2015001
Microsoft Mobile Devices and Services has unveiled winners of its entrepreneurship initiative, the Microsoft Lumia 535 “Passion To Empire” campaign, which kicked off Monday, February 16, 2015. They are, Daniel Isa, Emmanuel Ugwueke, Emmanuel Okena, Godwin Benson and Jessica Yahaya. Speaking ...
The third edition of Live Your Dreams Africa is here! The yearly conference which is an initiative of award winning author and life coach Bankole Williams, is a platform to help Africans bridge the gap between the potentials they possess and their current reality. This third edition will ...
I was having a conversation with a friend the other day and he told me of his resolution to magically move his meetings with clients and prospects to happen all in one day. His reason was that it would be a complete waste of fuel to do otherwise. I was amazed at his creativity and how he ...
I was 13 when my family fell upon hard times. My old man had invested his fortunes in a string of ventures which ended up hemorrhaging funds - akin to fetching water with a raffia basket. The change in our family lifestyle started with the disappearance of certain perks we used to take for ...
In response to your requests, I will be dedicating one article a month to success stories. Mrs Darl’s story was such an encouragement, that it motivated me to get other people to share theirs as well.Here is “Mrs. G”’s story: “I never thought I would have a problem getting pregnant. I had ...
As I prepared to inspire you today and help you see things from a different and positive perspective in life, I remembered two great and short stories that I have summed up as right size and right location. If you have the right size and the right location then you will succeed and nothing will ...
I was at my dental appointment a few weeks ago. The dental assistant seemed like she was having the best day of her life; she was smiling every minute. She tried to start up a conversation while she set things up for my teeth cleaning. “Where are you from?” she asked with a broad smile; it’s a ...
It’s been over a year and I can scarcely remember Toba’s voice. Sometimes if I stand still enough and think, I can hear his whisper before it fades away into the mist of time. In that process I have become acquainted with the pain. It has stopped tugging at my heart and clogging my eyes with ...
Mr Right. Your one true love. Soul mate. Life partner. Prince Charming. Dream man. The one you lie in bed at night and imagine all he could do to you. The one you take to the Lord in prayer! Yes Mr Right! The one stopping you from seeing road. The one not allowing you see anyone around you as a ...
It is no new fact that Nigerians are naturally warm and helpful people, living in a country filled with so much challenges and complications. It is certain we all need a shoulder to cry on, to lean and count on. African Cable Television reached out to individuals to share stories about what ...
It’s often said that success happens when opportunity meets preparation. The beauty of life is that we all have access to opportunities. However, only a few people have trained themselves to recognize these opportunities, and more importantly take advantage of them. An opportunity is defined as ...
Original, entertaining and informative. These words describe 'It Happened To Me' - a short film directed by Chris Ihidero. The film which was written and produced by the late filmmaker, Amaka Igwe and was shot in her home, Umuada Community, Enugu State. The film, which was made in ...
Either through a flash of inspiration or through long nights of meditation and consultation, an idea is birthed. Just as excited as a newly wedded bride, we are optimistic, confident, and expectant; we are ready to take-over the world with our dreams and visions, we are filled with so much ...
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 ...

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