Nigeria: Fashion Finest Africa Fashion Week, a two day event debuted on the 27th of May, introducing young designers such as House of Moreni and Kuthe to the world of fashion in Lagos.
Nigerian artist Babajide Olatunji had a private viewing of his new work in Ikoyi, Lagos. Babajide who is a self-taught artist came into limelight with his intriguing tribal mark series. His remarkable drawings are photorealistic.
Nigerian artist Olawale Ashimi popularly known as Brymo held an intimate session of his sixth album called Oso at Jazzhole, Lagos. The session was part of his album promotion. Brymo’s voice and style of music has earned him hard core fans around the globe.
Amos Tutuola has contributed significantly to the resilience of ways of life and worldviews that could easily have disappeared under the weight of colonialism, globalisation and the market economy.
Good morning Africa and Happy New Year. We take you to our first destination of this year in Nigeria. In the old city of Kaduna lies a castle that reminds you of King’s Landing, Kajuru Castle. This beautiful edifice is the perfect getaway destination.
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
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.
With his camera and appreciation for Nigerian culture, Bolaji Kekere-Ekun scouted Lagos and captured the city’s silent growth. Now, eight years later, he is concerned with looking into the past and providing his services to the people who inspired him in the first place.
Nigeria is a big footballing nation. After decades of mismanagement, its football governing body finally took a ‘big business’ approach to reforming the country’s premier league. This more conventional management and corporate structure has been a big determinant of the league’s recent success, says Promise Okwuchukwu.