Inspired!

Surviving on an average of 3 hours of sleep every night for the past two weeks is reminiscent of my last days in Law School. Back then, I promised myself that if I made it out of there ...
 
A few weeks ago I heard some news and I can easily say it will remain the best news I will receive all year! A lot of times, as human beings, we go through difficulties and challenges in life, which without even considering external factors are already hard to deal with, talk less of when you ...
Bored out of my mind...sitting at home on Easter Sunday with all the festivities wearing out, I was thinking of something to do that required no effort at all. Ah! I thought, I'll flick around the TV channels. I start flicking the local TV channels and I am attracted to the loud music booming ...
“The rich man is a person whose child runs into his arms when his hands are empty.” Miss Cooper was feeling unwell. She was treated for malaria but somehow it persisted. Few days after leaving the hospital, she started throwing up frequently. That morning, I saw her rush into the bathroom and ...
When news spreads, of how one more Naija brother or sister has shocked the world with artistic genius or business savvy, we are reminded of why we love the motherland unconditionally. When we immerse ourselves in our own special way of experiencing life - be it in the intoxicating rhythm of our ...
Be honest, you’re terrified of being rejected. The dream job you’ve been waiting for all your life. And the reply email with the clichéd response, “Thank you for your interest in writing for…Unfortunately, we will not be able to move forward with you due to…” The University you have your heart ...
I sincerely lay no claims to being more knowledgeable than anyone, but I do confess that I know better than I did yesterday, last year and a decade ago. Isio Knows Better is an attempt to capture the shocking and highly entertaining conversation within myself. The conversations between my mind ...
Mrs. Elizabeth Ebi
It’s mother’s day again and every year around this time I think about all the amazing mothers that have helped us to accomplish so much. I think about how life has changed since when I was a child. I think about the sacrifices of women in times past, and the sacrifices I will undoubtedly be ...
There are certain times you have feeling you cannot share with anyone. Those times all we need to do is share it with someone. A friend of mine decided that someone was 'The Main Oga at the Top' and wrote the prayer below: Dear Lord, I write this to you, not as someone who is jealous, ...
#BringBackOurGirls - Uche Jombo-R - May 2014 - BellaNaija.com
#BringBackOurGirls. And the conversation continues... Uche Jombo-R - "If you look into my eyes You might see how I feel about what is going on right now, some comments on #bringbackourgirls post on my page had me thinking clearly some people think it's a celebrity 'thing'/fight...this is ...
As the world joins Nigeria in the plea to find the missing girls from Chibok Secondary, we remain appreciative of all the support we have received. Students of the Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria have joined the campaign - #BringBackOurGirls. Read the press release ...
#BringBackOurGirls - Genevieve Nnaji - May 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
BellaNaijarians, have you tried your best to #BringBackOurGirls. Our celebs aren't slowing down. Check it out! Genevieve Nnaji - "Tonight. 8:30pm. CNN. #bringbackourgirls" Trey Songz  Joselyn Dumas -"A parents tender care will never cease towards the child they bear.. I can ...
#BringBackOurGirls - Diddy  - May 2014 - BellaNaija.com
Don't stop, keep saying it - #BringBackOurGirls! Diddy - "There's nothing I wouldn't do to protect my own daughters. I stand with the parents of the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls. #BringBackOurGirls www.amnestyusa.org/bringbackourgirls" Seyi Shay - "All over the world on tv we see the ...
There are times when we are constantly bombarded with information from every corner, majority of which are bad news. You turn on your television and someone appearing hysterical is staring back at you. You tune in to a radio station and there is a sad, pathetic song hitting the air waves. Try ...
From the chronicles of the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, the Ex-factor had me every single time. If there was any song that could adequately depict the picture of unrequited love, it was it. Rejection in romantic relationships is an interesting one because it cuts across the borders of race, ...
Toyosi Phillips Bella Naija
What started as an online viral campaign has transformed into a worldwide movement. Citizens of the world have united as one, staging protests to urge the Nigeria government and world leaders to help #BringBackOurGirls. Toyosi Phillips, a BN reader and Broadcast Journalism student at New ...
Anyone who follows me on Twitter and is an active timeline-scroller will notice that - amongst several things - for the past few weeks, I have been ranting about the 2014 Ban Bossy campaign, an initiative designed to encourage young girls and women to be bold enough to speak up and take up ...
Why do we all have the inherent tendency to complicate even the simplest of things? Why are our minds conditioned to think that the more complex a solution, the better? You want a house, but just cannot and will not acquire any kind of house -you have certain ‘out-of-this-world’ specifications ...
Africa Takes Shape - May 2014 - BellaNaija.com
Y! Africa has partnered with Global Shapers Hub in Abuja to present a special issue. It focuses on SHAPE Africa, which was held from 5th to 6th May, just before the 25th World Economic Forum kicking off today Wednesday 7th May 2014. On the cover of the magazine are three global shapers from ...
Isio Wanogho - March 2014 - BellaNaija
I sincerely lay no claims to being more knowledgeable than anyone, but I do confess that I know better than I did yesterday, last year and a decade ago. Isio Knows Better is an attempt to capture the shocking and highly entertaining conversation within myself. The conversations between my mind ...
Scarcely has the blood dried from the singed floors of Nyanya Car Park, has time mended the broken bodies injured in the first bombing. Scarcely have we finished nursing our maimed spirits, our collective angst, has the tape to cordon off the first massacre site been removed. The charred ...

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They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
~ Andy Warhol

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