360Creativehub: First Fashion Co-Working Space In Lagos

360Creative Hub has something really special for fashion entrepreneurs and enthusiasts based in Lagos. Fashion is arguably the next big deal in Nigeria and as such, has seen many entrepreneurs emerge than most special crafts in Nigeria.  Their needs range from machinery to office space where they can work and create, to runways where they can flaunt their creativity.

Real Estate in Lagos can be a business killer hence the need to create a workspace for these bubbly entrepreneurs to express themselves, free from financial inhibition. Space where they can find specific materials for production and a chance at mentoring and professional advice. A space like 360Creative Hub…

Cocktails and Dresses: 2nd Edition of Dressmeoutlet.com Exhibition

Dressmeoutlet.com Officially Announces Date for the 2nd Edition of Cocktails and Dresses – Largest Gathering of Made-in-Africa’s Best.

Dressmeoutlet.com is glad to announce the 2nd Edition of ‘Cocktails & Dresses – Largest Gathering of Made-in-Africa’s Best’ is set for Sunday, December 11, 2016 themed “Season’s Greetings: Everything Luxury & Quality Made-In-Africa”. It will be a full-day December Shopping Rave…

Adire Cloth in Nigeria : A Book Review on Adire Textile

Adire (pronounced Ah-DEER-eh), is one of the many African textiles I really love. It is quite versatile and I love the way the patterns can be so simple and yet unique.  It is an age old textile of African origin which has been brought up in several discussions for many years.

With the changing times and discovery of newer findings, a revised edition of old Adire publications is a welcome introduction to our knowledge accumulation. Adire is a Yoruba word for indigo-dyed style of fabrics, it is so unique that it can be considered a form of cloth art….

Belleabeau OctoBazaar: 4th Edition of The Premium Lagos Event

The 3rd edition of the premium Lagos event Belleabeau was nothing short of magical with loads of awesome brands showcasing their finest pieces. The atmosphere was electric and the air was thick with love – love for the makeup & fashion show as well as the food.

Belleabeau is a bi-monthly event where beauty practitioners, fashion enthusiasts, vendors of all spheres such as beauty, fashion, art, gift items and lifestyle in general exhibit, network and sell their products to prospective clients

It was a well attended event with over a thousand guests and over 40 vendors. Belleabeau was generous enough to give out different types of freebies such as Ankara, Snap-backs, Trucker hats, Beanies and lots more… 

Yemi Alade features in Shell’s #makethefuture Campaign

Yemi Alade, the popular Nigerian songstress known for her signature-look bold African hairstyle, has claimed her title as the King of Queens once again. Recently, she featured in Shell‘s #makethefuture campaign and she really made us proud as she is the only African featured in the music video.

Yemi, born as Yemi Eberechi Alade, started her climb to stardom when she won the 2009 Peak Talent Show. Ever since, she has been soaring high beautifully and breaking ground after grounds…

GTBank Fashion Weekend: Shop, Learn, Be Awed!

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If you’re a lover of fashion you will be excited to learn about the grand fashion weekend event GTBank is organizing. GTBank is also know as Gaurantee Trust Bank or simply as GTB, is a commercial bank in Nigeria.

They have planned a Fashion Weekend that promises to be highly exciting. This event boasts to bring under one roof, the most promising, talented and recognised fashion designers, brands and retail enterprises from across Nigeria and abroad…

Wilson’s Juice: Nigeria’s First Fresh Lemonade

So many people go for the American dream, but the founders of Wilson’s Juice are of a different opinion. They believe that the Nigerian dream is alive, strong and valid. In their words to CNN, ‘In Nigeria, you can have a Naira and a dream’.

The Wilson’s Juice Company was created in 2010 with a starting capital of just ₦2000 ($10) by 2 brothers, Seyi and Seun Abolaji. This company has since turned to a very lucrative business for the brothers…

How To Stretch Natural Hair Without Heat – Braid Out

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I always get asked how I stretch natural hair without heat so I started a series on my YouTube Channel to show you all the different ways I do so. I plan on making my videos very simple and easy to understand so don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE and you can also find most of the products I use at www.shopigbocurls.com. So now let’s see some tips on how to stretch your natural hair without using heat here

Meet The Founders Of Always Me | Exclusive Interview

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When you meet genuinely patriotic Nigerians such as the Founders of Always Me, you just can’t help but share the awesome discovery with the world.

In this post, I’d like you to meet Nkemdilim, Ijeoma and Ashim, founders of Always Me by Anne Li. These ladies are not just beautiful, they are interestingly energetic creative ladies, that have mixed their love for children and their passion for the Nigerian identity to put our beautiful country on the map to be known for quality handmade products. Let’s meet them…

MaIN Fest: The Made In Nigeria Festival

Hello beautiful people, are you as excited about the MaIN Fest as we are? MaIN (Made-In-Nigeria) Festival is a week-long festival dedicated to Made In Nigeria products. It seeks to create a convergence of the best Made In Nigeria products and services.

This fully packed event was opened on Monday, 26th of September 2016. It will run till the 30th of September and end with a one of a kind grand event on the 1st of October. The 1st of October, happens to be the independence day of the country Nigeria. …

Dollars and Sense: Nigerian SMEs in Non-Oil Export Sector

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African Sustainable SME Export Trade Solutions (ASSETS) is partnering with African Hub International to bring to all SMEs a constructive workshop themed Dollars & Sense! Repositioning Nigerian SMEs As Catalysts to Achieve Rapid, Sustainable Growth in the Non-oil Export Sector.

The workshop coordinator, Ms Shade Bembatoum-Young, is the CEO of African Sustainable SME Export Trade Solutions (ASSETS). She will be sharing amply from her vast knowledge on non-oil export with attendees…

Meet The Founder Of Tǽillo | Exclusive Interview

It is with great pleasure I want you to meet Jumoke Dada, a lovely and focused lady who is the Founder and CEO of Tǽillo. Jumoke has a great vision for the future of Nigeria and Africa which she has translated into her furniture.

She makes exquisitely crafted furniture using Aso Oke and Ankara fabrics. These furniture forms one of the best use of creativity in aesthetic ambience, that I have come across where furniture is concerned.

Because these fabrics not only carry the essence of our African heritage but also comes in various beautiful colours, I will say, Jumoke has gifted us with a modern antique of our time. I know you want to meet this specially talented lady. Let’s meet her…

Premium Gifts Expo 2016

Hello beautiful people, imagine how wonderful it will be to attend a Premium Gifts Expo? Awesome right? We all love gifts and the lovely shiny packages they come in. Sometimes I find my self keeping some gift packs long after I’ve used the gifts that came in them.

If you are one of the gift loving bunnies, here’s an event you will surely love to attend. It’s called the Premium Gifts Expo 2016 and it will be holding on Monday, 3rd of October 2016…

African Black Soap: The History, Components and Benefits

Did you know history has it that the African Black Soap originated from the Yorùbá tribe of Nigeria? The Yoruba people call black soap ‘ose dúdú’. Ose means soap while dúdú means black… Hence how the black soap got its name.

The African black soap has also been traced back to Yorùbá communities in Benin and some communities in Togo. This soap can be used to treat so many different types of skin conditions. Let’s learn more…