Harriet Tubman Sets To Become The New Face Of The Twenty Dollar Bill

A recently-found photograph of escaped slave, abolitionist and Union spy Harriet Tubman that was acquired by the Smithsonian is displayed before a hearing of the House Administration Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill June 17, 2015 in Washington, DC. Auburn, New York, photographer H. Seymour Squyer made the photograph around 1885….

New TV show, ‘Africana Literati’, Sets To promote African literature

Africana Literati, a new arts and culture TV show, which promotes African literature, is set to premiere on Africa Magic Family on Saturday. Isabella Akinseye, award winning essayist, writer and On Air Personality, is the host of the programme. According to Akinseye who is also the brain behind the project, “Africana Literati TV show is…

Short Listed Contestants For Miss New Nigeria World Beauty Pageant Unveiled!

The finalists of the Miss New Nigeria World beauty pageant have been unveiled. The 23 ladies, from different states in Nigeria, will undergo 15 days of intensive online voting via Facebook and Instagram before the grand finale in May 2016. The winner of the Miss New Nigeria World pageant will represent Nigeria at the Queen and Beauty…

10 Amazing Benefits of Zogelei a.k.a Moringa

This multipurpose miracle plant – called drumstick by the British and popularly known as Zogelei by Northerners is found in parts of Africa and Asia, and trust almost all the houses in Edo North, Nigeria. It has been made into tea and multiple health products across the globe, healing various ailments. Below are 10 amazing…

Dimeji Alara Goes To Hollywood!

Paris-born, Nigerian fashion editor and stylist Dimeji Alara has been asked to join the American and South African co-production of ‘The Blue Mauritius.’ An action packed, international heist film in the vein of ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ and ‘The Italian Job.’ The film’s production is set to begin in August 2016 in Cape Town, with other locations…

On friday night, 82, Brickfield Road, Ebute Meta, factory of Iconic Nigerian fashion designer, Dakova was gutted by fire. The fire reportedly started around 8pm and razed the building which also serves as the home of the fashion designer to the ground. Although no one was injured in the fire,  he was reported to have…

Style House Files & Heineken LFDW present The Fashion Business Series 2016: ‘The Future of Fashion’

One of the major promoters of the Nigerian fashion industry is calling all private sector practitioners, textile companies, retailers, & manufacturers, fashion retailers, luxury fashion brands, designers, and fashion entrepreneurs, for the 2016 Fashion Business Series which will be happening on the 15th of April!  Hosted by Style House Files, founders, Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week and sponsored…

Donate Shoes For These Kids And Help Protect Their Feet!

Photos of these kids were posted on Facebook by Daberechi Precious Okedurum and It is interesting that these kids still have their shine no matte what. They are still determined to furnish and build their brain despite no shoes protect their feet. Mr. Daberechi visited the community in Ogun State and according to him, they…

Apply To Write With Chimamanda Adichie In The Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop

Farafina Trust will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos, organized by award-winning writer and creative director of Farafina Trust,Chimamanda Adichie, from June 21 to July 1, 2016. The workshop is sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc. The Caine Prize-winning Kenyan writer, Binyavanga Wainaina, Aslak Sira Myhre and others will co-teach the workshop alongside Adichie. The workshop will take…