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“When you run the marathon, you run against the distance, not against the other runners and not against the time.” - Haile Gebrselassie It was 7 am on Saturday February 6, 2016. I ...
 
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These days, people release photoshoots to celebrate their birthdays. However, seasoned MC and media entrepreneur Dayo Benjamins-Laniyi has taken things a tad deeper by sharing 50 life lessons! Dayo is described as the "numero uno Enterprise Communicator in Nigeria with focus on three ...
Every Wednesday, many of us come up with heart touching pictures and posts on our Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Whatsapp and BBM, telling the world how wonderful our WCW is, how much of an inspiration she is, and how she has touched our lives. Well it’s time to take the social ...
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"When I was about nine years old, my father married me off to an old man who was 78 years old," she explains, the memories of her harrowing experience still raw. "I went to his home and I stayed with him one week."He told me that I will be a wife but I was just innocent, I wanted to come to ...
A female Bank Board chairman, a Paediatric Intensivist in Nigeria, the first female helicopter Captain in Nigeria: what do these women have to say about success? In a simple voice, the message is saying that successful women are the bedrock of our society, and for that and so many reasons, ...
In many parts of the world including some underdeveloped and developing societies, there seems to be an increasing concern and outcry over the rise in cases of autism spectrum disorders. In most of these societies, ignorance about autism leads to the maltreatment and sometimes death of ...
On this episode of HOTM, Tara Fela-Durotoye chats with Wale Adefarasin and Omilola Oshikoya on how far she's come and how she has made a success out of work and family. The House of Tara CEO tells an inspiring and beautiful tale. Watch it below.
Every time I listen to a motivational speech about beauty and body image optimism, I am filled with rising anxiety. Somewhere in the speech is the call to simply believe that you are beautiful - irrespective of what you're seeing in the mirror. Right there in the midst of plenty words about ...
Celebrating birthdays often comes with mixed feelings – a rush of happiness for the additional year and a moment of truth where you analyse your achievements. It is a time to consider if you’ve made progress or not and to identify areas of improvement. As Nigeria celebrates another year of ...
I was privileged to attend a Women’s Conference recently. I was richly blessed and I thought it wise to share my experience on this platform. On several blogs and vlogs, I read and watched how a woman should please a man, how a woman should keep a man, how to attract a successful guy and so ...
The most intense and emotionally wracking fights I've had in my existence have been with my brother. After two years of not speaking, I wondered whether the argument of who should have returned the cassettes to Video Net was really worth it. The thing with siblings is that they have this ...
It takes a lot for a person to have faith in themselves, their voice, their story, and their truth. It takes a lot more to allow that mumble of hope grow into a resounding note of confidence. It takes energy to face the unpredictable, strength to overcome self-doubt, courage to face the ...
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'Football in Nigeria is like a religion. I do not know any religion that is followed in Nigeria like football. In Nigeria, life is a bit hard for the youths and football is one of the ways that they kind of rise.... I'm addicted to the development of kids. If you want to see the best of a ...
Life is all about competition. All living creatures compete for survival. Whether you like it or not, you are in a competition. Your business is in a competition. Your art is in a competition. The labour market is a competing ground for job seekers. There is a competition in your workplace. ...
In March 2015, BellaNaija made a call to our young and bright audience, to enter The Anzisha Prize. {Click here if you missed it.} Last week, African Leadership Academy, the organizers of Prize announced the 12 finalists selected from a pool of over 400 young entrepreneurs. Finalists for the ...
Zahra Buhari, daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari has signed on to be the brand ambassador of the Sickle Cell Aid Foundation (SCAF).SCAF is an NGO with a dual mandate, to raise awareness on sickle cell to ensure individuals are able to make informed decisions on their future children and ...
I am Igbo and I am proud, and these days I want to shout it from a zinc rooftop, like a village cockerel. No disrespect to other ethnic groups, as there are plenty things to admire about them too. You have to love how Yorubas live life to the fullest even to old age, and teach their little ...
We can always count on Tyra Banks to keep it real! The model turned media mogul who is presently promoting her innovative new talk show "Tyra presents FABLife" has revealed her infertility struggles. Tyra revealed to People Magazine;"Since I was 24, I used to say every year, 'I will ...
So you have the perfect plan in hand. You know what exercises to do on what day and what meals to eat at what time and this new plan is THE ONE that will help you finally drop the weight. You've made a commitment to yourself that you’ll follow the plan to a tee and anything outside of ...
My father has been my biggest cheerleader till date. He made me believe in myself since I was a little girl, and often told me there was nothing I couldn't do. If you asked me, I would say my father is feminist although he does not realise it because, every now and then he would remind me not ...
Miss Nigeria 2013, Ezinne Akudo has been a strong advocate against sexual abuse. Earlier in the year she set up a Rape Crisis Centre in Lagos through her foundation – The Eight Foundation – and also launched a campaign with a number of celebrities to raise awareness for the stigma rape ...

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"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."
~ Oscar Wilde

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