Tag Archives: Nigeria

Afrobeats set to provide the beat for US Hip-Hop?

With the 20th anniversary of the MOBOs ready to kick off in the UK on 4th November, global media attention has turned to the categories that are being featured and the list of nominees. While the Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards in the US managed to generate a storm of controversy …

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Salute to Nigerian Independence Day

Salute to Nigerian Independence Day 2015, which marks the 55th anniversary of the country’s independence from British colonial rule, into the territories that form modern-day Nigeria.  So we all know Nigeria’s national colors are green, white and across the world there are a number of events taking place in celebration …

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Model Focus: Edwina from Osun State in Nigeria

Born in Osun State in 1996 and moved to the UK in 2013, Edwina has been building her modelling portfolio while laying the foundations for a business career in later life. We caught up with her at a recent catwalk training session and had the chance to find out more …

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Designer Focus – Tangerine

Tangerine is a ready-to-wear, couture brand based in Abuja, Nigeria. The brand has a reputation for designing timeless, simple and elegant pieces. Creative director Ibee Egbuson quit her 9-to-5 job 4 years ago to pursue a career in the Fashion industry.  If you want to embrace vibrant colours and ditch the …

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Coke Studio Africa Season 3

Coke Studio Africa is set to return, supported by Coca-Cola, in partnership with Kenya Airways. It’s the first and biggest live music program of its kind  in Africa. Following the success of season 2, the organisers are ensuring the continent will come alive to biggest music show that unites African stars. Season 3 comes with …

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Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2015

The 23rd and 24th May sees the 2nd edition of Africa Fashion Week Nigeria. It is a two days event, targeted at showcasing the best of African fashion designers to the global market. The platform aims at appreciating, celebrating and displaying the creativity & originality of the vibrant fashion and design industry within …

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Promise of a new kind of West African styling

Fashion isn’t only about the catwalk and internationally famous designers. The next generation of influencers is all around us, waiting for their opportunity to shine. Africa Fashion looks to one young Nigerian stylist in London who promises more to follow. Promise Bakare was born 21 years ago in the Delta …

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Nigeria ramps up fashion exports to Senegal

While relations between the two countries were good, the level of trade was relatively low. Now that Senegal has discovered oil, the market for imports looks ready to explode, with fashion-related products leading the way. But is there a hidden danger? Mrs. Katyen Jackden is Nigeria’s ambassador to Senegal and …

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