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Art X Lagos
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The Consistent Vanity of Art X Lagos

Art X Lagos is one of West Africa’s premier art fairs, exposing a wide range of people to original artworks. But despite its accomplishments, the fair has one fatal flaw: the very Nigerian tendency to prioritise the VIP guests, to the frustration of ‘regular’ attendees, writes Alithnayn Abdulkareem

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Changing waste into beautiful furniture

Olamide Babajide, a computer science graduate is tackling not only the problem of waste management in Nigeria but also creating employment. When one decides to be innovative and see the benefits of recycling trash then big ideas can be born, Babajide makes amazing furniture out of used car tyres and several other pieces of trash. Meet Babajide.