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Uche Pedro founder of popular Nigerian blog BellaNaija wins Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award

WINNER: BellaNaija founder and CEO Uche Eze

WINNER: BellaNaija founder and CEO Uche Eze

THE FOUNDER of one of Nigeria’s most popular entertainment and lifestyle blogs won the Best African Blogger gong at this year’s Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards.

“Wow!  This is such an amazing moment for me and the BellaNaija brand,” Uche Pedro wrote on Twitter. “Thank you to my husband Bode, our wonderful children and our families. BellaNaijarians and BellaNaija team – we made it! Thank you for all the votes and positive vibes.”

The 31-year-old also thanked “Nickelodeon for the opportunity”.

“To everyone out there with a dream, this is a testimony to never give up, be a rebel with a purpose and vision,” she said.

Uche beat fellow bloggers Sylvia Kamau (Style by Sylvia – Kenya), Aisha Baker (Baked the Blog – South Africa) and Theodora Lee (Theodora Lee – South Africa) to take home a coveted KCA ‘blimp’ trophy.

Adele, Jennifer Lawrence, Justin Bieber, and Zendaya were some award recipients at the event hosted by singer and TV personality Blake Shelton yesterday (March 12).

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