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How are you coping with the recent hike in the price of fuel? The best time to think about how to protect your savings from the ravages of inflation is long before it actually strikes. ...
 
Hello Glory, Yes, I know, this is weird. It’s weird to be writing an open letter to you when I follow you on instagram and like all your pictures. I could have sent you a direct message. I could have sent you a personal email on Inspired by Glory, but alas, I choose not you. I’m writing this ...
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Ever heard of string art? Ukrainian artist Zenyk Palagniuk did a portrait of Justin Timblerlake using 24 kilometers of thread, 13 thousand nails and 200 hours of working time. Vova Zagranovsky captured the progression of his work in the video below and it went viral with over 5 million ...
There are many situations in life whereby we feel like we have to change who we are to adapt. I’ve been there myself; we probably all have. Moving somewhere else, enrolling into a different school, or socializing with a new crowd are common examples of times whereby we often feel the need to ...
Folorunsho Alakija has been inaugurated as the Chancellor of Osun State University. In her inauguration as the Chancellor of Osun State University, Forbes’ third richest black woman in the world Folorunsho Alakija has said that God, Courage, Perseverance, Time Management, Patience, and ...
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I must have missed the Social Studies class or I was carried away with my teacher’s eloquence and “poshness” that I don't recall whether she taught that migration happens willingly or unwillingly. For a very long time, I thought people always migrated willingly. A few months ago, Brandon of ...
It seems just like yesterday when the year 2016 began. Many of us started the year with set goals, plans and hopes of a better year. However, 3 months later, most of us are confronted with the harsh reality of not being able to tick even one completed task on our goal list. Worry, fear, doubt ...
A BellaNaijarian shared this video with us and we're so glad she did, because the story of this young man, Saturday has to be told! He started out as the security guard, but he was also a talented illustrator. He kept drawing, and he kept trying to get his work out there. Fortune smiled on ...
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Just days after being named as one of the collaborators for Nike’s Air Max CON event holding in New York from March 24 - 27 (click here if you missed it), Nigerian visual artist, Laolu Senbanjo has been named as an ambassador for the new ‘Committed’ advertising campaign by the world’s biggest ...
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Lade A. Araba  (36) is the Co-Founder and President of the Visiola Foundation, which is building a pipeline of leading female African scientists, engineers, IT experts, mathematicians, and innovators. Lade is a 2011 Mo Ibrahim Leadership Fellow, a 2014 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow, and a ...
Femi Falana (SAN) expressed his pride for his son, Folarin Falana a.k.a Falz at the premiere of his new video “Soldier” a few days ago. The renowned Human Rights Activist has said that though he expected him to be a legal practitioner just like him, he is proud of how far he has come in the ...
You’ve got to love how Nigerians are making positive impact in the world! Visual artist and singer, Laolu Senbanjo has teamed up with Nike to come up with a collection that draws inspiration from his Yoruba heritage and global travels. According to Nike, at Air Max Con, he’ll be creating ...
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Olajumoke Orisaguna's star just keeps shining, literally, as she stuns in this gold maxi dress by womenswear brand, Salmah Guzel. Here's a sneak peek of her recent photoshoot for the brand's look book, stay tuned to BellaNaija Style for the full collection. Photo Credit: Salmah Guzel | ...
Recently, I was privileged to witness a profound lesson in its practical state. A group of kids, while returning from school within an estate, stumbled on a goldmine at a trash site. In there, they found plates, flasks, water bottles, cups, mugs, slippers, games and even got parts of a drawer ...
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Olajumoke Orisaguna took her first flight ever to Abuja a few weeks ago to be unveiled as the brand ambassador for Shirleys Confectionery. The official campaign photos have been released, and she's portrayed as a happy baker! See them all below. ***
The BN Contributor who sent this to us has asked to remain anonymous, for this heart felt and deeply personal piece. If you find yourself experiencing any of these emotions, please draw strength from the knowledge that you are not alone.  The BellaNaija community stands with you during this ...
Just recently, it dawned on me that more than 10 weeks have gone out of the 52 that make up a year. Can you imagine? No be just the other day we celebrate New Year’s Day? Omoh eh, time dey fly o. Sadly, many people go through the year without achieving any of their dreams. To them, success ...
The BellaNaija community is one where life experiences are shared and where everyone bonds over amazing stories that are uplifting and inspiring. So, when BellaNaijarian, Kenny sent us an email saying she wanted to share the story of her experience with pre-eclampsia, we knew we had to ...
I love Nigerians! We are the definition of the phrase: ‘your brother’s keeper’. We watch out for others so much it’s almost too much. It could be almost annoying at times; other times it could be the saving grace in certain situations. For instance, in my quest to get to work this morning, I ...
When Yemisi Wada, started visiting boys at Kuramo Beach many years ago, it confirmed what she always knew: that raising a child took a lot more than money; it took a big heart able to love even the unloved. On the latest episode of “The Heart Of The Matter”, she talks about how she is doing ...
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Have you allowed someone to stop you from being you? Are you hiding your gifts because of what others might say? Have you stopped working on a project because you weren’t sure how people would react to it? I am asking these questions because I want to know if you have become a graveyard of ...
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