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Saturday Exclusive: Fashion News Round Up- Ozwald Boateng To Open Stores Across Africa And FTV Africa Coming To A Station Near You Soon!

Welcome to the weekly fashion round-up, where we bring you the latest on supermodels, style, designers and everything in-between! Today, we have the exclusives on bespoke menswear designer OzwaldBoateng’s new venture and also the expansion of the number one go-to channel for fashion and lifestyle, Fashion TV into Africa.   Ghanaian/British Menswear Designer Ozwald Boateng…

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Eku Edewor, Toolz, Clan, Chimamanda Adichie, Veronica Odeka, Ini Edo, Sasha And Others Up For Exquisite Magazine ‘ELOY’ 2012 Awards

In 2009 a long conceived idea came to life, the Exquisite lady of the year (ELOY), the first ever successful award ceremony of its kind was packaged and launched by Exquisite magazine, led by its publisher Tewa Onasanya also the creator of ELOY.    Tewa Onasanya, Publisher Exqusite magazine and Creator of ELOY It got…

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Abuja Set To Host Mai Atafo, Frank Osodi, Ade Bakare, House of Farrah And More At The Trendy Culture Fashion Show

On Friday 16th November 2012, Abuja will play host to the finest the Nigerian fashion industry has to offer, at the 2nd Annual Trendy Culture Fashion Show, which will be hosted by Uti Nwachukwu and Miss Curves.     The Federal Capital territory is about to experience a perfect expression of Fashion delivered with a…

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10 Students To Benefit From NLNG-British Council Post-Graduate Scholarship Scheme

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has announced the commencement of its post graduate scholarship scheme. The post graduate scholarship program of NLNG is an overseas programme aimed at supporting the emergence of indigenous experts especially, but not exclusively, within the oil and gas industry. The scheme which will commence in September 2013 and will support 10…

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Wole Soyinka, Aliko Dangote, Omobola Johnson, Hakeem Bello-Osagie, Folusho Philips To Speak At WimBiz 11th Annual Conference

  Women in Management and Business (WIMBIZ), a Nigerian based non-profit organisation has announced its 11th annual conference tagged; Wellbeing Workplace and Wealth.     The event which will hold on the 9th of November, 2012 at Harbour Point, Victoria Island, Lagos will have key speakers such as Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, the president,…

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Oando Foundation Unveils ‘Adopt-A-School Initiative’ -Transforming The Primary Education System In Nigeria

Oando PLC is sub-Saharan Africa’s leading indigenous integrated energy group that provides innovative solutions to the region’s energy challenges.   Oando is passionate about increasing access to qualifying basic education because they believe that knowledge is the bedrock of world–class aspiration. In view of this, the oil and gas company had the official unveiling of…

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US Retailer J.C. Penney Announces Duro Olowu, A Nigerian-Born Designer Based In London As It’s First Collaboration

J.C. Penney, a major American retailer, operating 1,102 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico has announced Duro Olowu, a Nigerian-born designer based in London as its first “seasonal designer,” releasing a limited-edition collection for spring 2013.   According to Duro Olowu, “This collection is for anyone, from 18 to 80… Everything has a…

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Aliko Dangote, Tony Elumelu And Others Nominated For 2012 Forbes Africa Person Of The Year Title

Forbes Africa, one of the most influential business magazines, has announced the top five candidates for this year’s Forbes Africa Person of the Year title, and the nominees are Aliko Dangote, Dr James Mwangi, Joyce Banda, Tony Elumelu and Stephen Saad.   These individuals were nominated by the readers and selected because of their impact…

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