Category Archives: Biographies

#OBFocus: Femi Fani- Kayode – Nigerian Politician, Poet & Lawyer

  David Oluwafemi Adewunmi Abdulateef Fani-Kayode is a Nigerian politician, essayist, poet and lawyer. He was a member of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Fani-Kayode was the Special Assistant (Public Affairs) to President Olusegun Obasanjo from July 2003 until June 2006. He was appointed the Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from 22 June to…

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#OBDesignerFocus: Rukkayah Suleiman of Reedas

Rukkayah Suleiman Hello Style Revolutionists! We are back with another edition of Designer Focus (#OBDesignerFocus). The fashion game in Nigeria has really come a long way. Fashion designers in Nigeria continue to push boundaries and release spectacular collections for public consumption each year. From the mainstream traditional clothing to western like wears, the Nigerian fashion…

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#OBFocus: Kehinde Wiley – Nigerian-American Artist Who Produced Obama’s Portrait

Kehinde Wiley is a New York City-based portrait painter who is known for his highly naturalistic paintings of African-Americans. Wiley was born in Los Angeles, California. His father is Yoruba from Nigeria, and his mother is African-American. He and his five siblings were raised in South Central Los Angeles by his mother alone, who relied…

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#OBDesignerFocus: Emmanuel Okoro of Emmy Kasbit

Emmanuel Okoro Hello Style Revolutionists! We are back with another edition of Designer Focus (#OBDesignerFocus).   The fashion game in Nigeria has really come a long way. Fashion designers in Nigeria continue to push boundaries and release spectacular collections for public consumption each year. From the mainstream traditional clothing to western like wears, the Nigerian…

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OB Focus: Ben Murray- Bruce – Nigerian Business Magnate & Politician

Benedict Murray-Bruce, MON is a Nigerian business magnate and politician. He is the founder of Silverbird Group.  A member of the People’s Democratic Party, he was elected to the Senate of Nigeria in March 2015 where he currently represents the Bayelsa East constituency, in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Ben has served in various public positions. He served as Director General of Nigerian Television Authority from 1999 to 2003.…

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#OBDesignerFocus: Adebayo Oke-Lawal of Orange Culture

Adebayo-Oke Lawal Hello Style Revolutionists! We are back with another edition of Designer Focus (#OBDesignerFocus). The fashion game in Nigeria has really come a long way. Fashion designers in Nigeria continue to push boundaries and release spectacular collections for public consumption each year. From the mainstream traditional clothing to western like wears, the Nigerian fashion…

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OB Focus: Mallam Nasir El-Rufai – Governor Of Kaduna State

Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai is a Nigerian politician who is the incumbent Governor of Kaduna State and former Director General of The Bureau of Public Enterprises, the head privatisation agency in Nigeria and also the former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja from 16 July 2003 to 29 May 2007. He is a member of All Progressives Congress (APC) and elected as…

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OB Focus! Oby Ezekwesili – Nigerian Chartered Accountant & Activist

Obiageli Ezekwesili (popularly known as Oby Ezekwesili) is a Nigerian chartered accountant. She was a co-founder of Transparency International, serving as one of the pioneer directors of the global anti-corruption body based in Berlin, Germany. She served as Federal Minister of Solid Minerals and then as Federal Minister of Education during the second-term presidency of Olusegun Obasanjo. Since then, she served as…

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#OBDesignerFocus: OG Okonkwo of Style Temple

OG Okonkwo Hello Style Revolutionists! We are back with another edition of Designer Focus (#OBDesignerFocus). The fashion game in Nigeria has really come a long way. Fashion designers in Nigeria continue to push boundaries and release spectacular collections for public consumption each year. From the mainstream traditional clothing to western like wears, the Nigerian fashion…

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OB Focus! Chief Ezenwo Nyesom Wike – Governor Of Rivers State

Chief Ezenwo Nyesom Wike is a Nigerian politician and lawyer who is the sixth and current Governor of Rivers State. He is an Ikwerre from Rumuepirikom in Obio-Akpor, Rivers State. He is a member of the People’s Democratic Party and was educated at Rivers State University of Science and Technology. Wike was appointed Minister of State for Education on 14 July 2011.…

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