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At the start of 2013 all seemed to be going well for Kemi and her family. Their first child had just started university, her husband's business was beginning to turn around after a ...
 
Nigerian artists have consistently garnered international recognition and support over the past 10 years, and this is thanks to the efforts being made by people like Vannessa Amadi. Vanessa Amadi of VA-PR  is a celebrity publicist and she is on the spotlight in this edition of Making of a ...
Last week, I watched a movie - Godzilla. Amidst the fighting and action, one particular line in the movie script struck me. It's a line where a doctor says "It is man's pride to think that they control nature and not the other way round, let them fight." This line to me is so true of ...
Last year we announced the winners of the Moremi Initiative for Women's Leadership and Development (MILEAD).{Click here if you missed it}  With two Nigerian winners we were very excited about the potential for leadership and development coming from home. The Moremi initiative for women’s ...
It really does not matter what name people give to this special role in the lives of everyone who has a dream. The most important thing is that you need a 'dream maker'. Some people call them 'way makers'. Others call them 'enablers'. When you have a dream maker, way maker or an enabler in your ...
Anybody who knows Nike Oyetunde that she a warm, bubbly and fun person to be around. {Read her interview with BellaNaija here}. So we're glad to see that she's Glory Edozien's latest guest on The Inspire Series. Overcoming Disability Adenike Oyetunde had one of her limbs amputated at age ...
It is often said that opposites attract. And it is the same in relationships. We often like and fall in love with people who are different from us in some way. We seek partners who can complement our style with some of their strengths – partners who balance our own qualities or characteristics. ...
On this day two years ago, our nation was struck with the tragedy of the Dana Airlines crash. We mourned and grieved for the shining lights that were snuffed out by this terrible incidence. As we remember the lives that were lost on that dark day, we pray for comfort and strength for the ...
The next time someone tells you the president is useless or has achieved nothing, feel free to ignore said person and consider their opinions, from then on, in low esteem. President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has been nothing if not active. Some of what he’s done includes – Renovating the ...
First things first, if you have a thing for snarky jabs (believe me, many of us take pleasure in the occasional subliminal snort), this write-up might ruin your fun. Most of us don’t even realize how often we judge. Many of us are quick to have fixed opinions about people or situations. We ...
Many of us have dreams of our own but are quick to forget something very important regarding the success of that dream. We imagine all that we want to do. We create all the ideas that need to be created. We even spend sleepless nights trying to put all the needed documents in order. Just when ...
The man dies in all who keep silent in the face of tyranny – Wole Soyinka Isn’t it ironic that Islam which many Muslims agree is a religion of peace is used by many Jihadists, and even some governments like Sudan, to oppress others? Isn’t it ironic that Christianity which is a religion founded ...
Chude Jideonwo is one half of The Future Project team. He is young, hardworking, and very passionate about Nigeria. Chude is the only son of his parents, and he grew up in Lagos. In his early teens, he worked with some of Nigeria's leading media people: Levi Ajunoma, Agatha Amata and Funmi ...
We all go through some tunnels in life, and some of them feel like they are seemingly endless. Sometimes, it feels like nothing is happening with you or for you. You feel like  a blind man with no idea of what’s happening around and not knowing when things are going to turn around for him. You ...
Bring Back Our Girls Walk in Lagos - May 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01002
God Bless Nigeria Church recently embarked on a freedom walk to join the global campaign to help find the 200+ school girls abducted by Boko Haram in the Chibok area of Borno State. Resident pastor of the church Pastor Orohnor, as well as Pastor Tony Rapu, AY and Mabel Makun, Joke Silva, ...
I attended a wedding some months ago where a local musician was invited to perform. He’d come with other members of his band - people who, although, weren’t known by many people, made good but cheap music. When it was time to take centre stage, the virtuoso gently began a note that did little ...
They say people cover our nakedness, so I often wonder why people beam with so much pride that they have no friends. I think people need people. We aren’t built to live in isolation. However, I understand the need for self preservation and protecting yourself from the fall outs and disasters of ...
John Legend
John Legend has the No 1 song in the United States of America right now with his romantic ode "All of Me". The Grammy winning artiste is a graduate of the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania and this weekend he delivered a commencement address and also received an honorary Doctor of Music ...
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 ...

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~ Dale Partridge

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