Writers, Here’s a Chance to win the £5000 Commonwealth Short Story Prize | Deadline 1st November 2015

Here’s a chance to win some money for your best creative writing efforts! The Commonwealth Writers organization has announced the call for new and emerging writers from the countries in the common wealth. Winners will be selected from five different commonwealth regions, and an overall winner will be picked.

Banky W Finally Speaks On Marriage Plans

For the single ladies who desire to have 34 year old music star Banky W as their man, hope is alive as he has spoken on his marriage plans.  

Yahoo CEO plans on returning to work only 2 Weeks after Birth of Twin Girls

She sparked controversy in 2012 when she returned to work just 2 weeks after giving birth to her son. Now, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer plans on taking a short 2 week maternity leave again despite expecting twin girls. Though the official maternity leave for Yahoo is 16 weeks, Marissa had

Send Your Applications in for the One Africa Award | Deadline 7th September 2015

The One Africa Award seeks to reward the outstanding contributions of African based organisations at the forefront of the fight against poverty in Africa. Award Criteria Qualified recipients may be engaged in direct services to achieve any of the MDGs but must demonstrate a strong advocacy component integral to the

A Peek Into the Life Of…Head of a Non-Profit Organisation – Jennifer Mairo Akporehe

We made a call for BellaNaija readers to be a part of a new exciting feature, titled ‘A Peek Into The Life Of‘ which the Features Team has been working on. {Click here if you missed it} We’ve been very excited by the feedback we’ve received and we’re happy with the submissions we’ve

Kemisola Adetola: 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Multitask

The ability to perform two or more unrelated tasks interchangeably – that is, to multitask – is what all of us would normally brag about. In fact, we all include it as part of our skills and competencies. Multitasking in itself is not bad, but it is highly overrated.

Igbokwenu! Enter the Ola Ndi Igbo Innovation Marketplace Competition | Deadline 10th September 2015

The Pan-Igbo Organisation, Ola Ndi Igbo has launched The Innovation Marketplace Competition, to encourage, showcase and nurture start-ups within Igboland, and abroad. The competition seeks to encourage innovative enterprise among Ndigbo. According to the organizers, “the identification, nurturing and amplification of innovation is one of the most important competitive advantages

BN Features Presents: A Peek Into the Life Of… ‘Deyemi Okanlawon – Actor

Yesterday, we made a call for BellaNaija readers to be a part of a new exciting feature, titled ‘A Peek Into The Life Of‘ which the Features Team has been working on. {Click here if you missed it} We’ve been very excited by the feedback we’ve received and we’re happy

Empowering Women through Financial Literacy! Glory Edozien, Wana Udobang, Arese Ugwu, Uzo Orimalade & More at The Redefining Finance Event

“I am always pleasantly surprised by how much women learn when they come together. Wana Udobang and I put together the Redefining Finance Event in April this year. As we planned the event, we weren’t sure what to expect.

NgCareers: The Professional Approach to Work Place Romance

Just recently, I had a friend ask me what I felt about having an affair or a relationship in the office. You see she was attracted to her boss who was equally attracted to her. Oh and by the way, the boss in question is single(are there still single men

Nigerians in America are the most Educated according to U.S. Census data Analysis and other surveys

Nigerian Americans have long been known for their community’s intense cultural emphasis on education, and now an analysis of Census data coupled with several local surveys shows that Nigerians don’t just value education, but surpass all other U.S. ethnic groups when it comes to obtaining degrees.