Category Archives: Around The World

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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“Skyfall”, New James Bond Movie, Premieres In London While Nigeria Awaits Its Arrival In Cinemas By November

The new and 23rd official James Bond movie, Skyfall, has been highly anticipated over the past feel weeks and finally had its royal world premiere in London yesterday, October 23, 2012, amidst plenty excitement.   The plot of the 23rd official Bond film brings together Daniel Craig on his third outing on Her Majesty&#39s secret…

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Over 20 Shows In 4 Days: ‘Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa’ With David Tlale, Deola Sagoe, Maki Oh And 32 Other Designers

African Fashion International (AFI) is pushing out the very best of African designs with an African edition of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, set to hold from Wednesday, 24 October till Saturday, 28 October, 2012 at the prestigious Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, South Africa.     Some of the 35 designers who will unveil exquisite collections on…

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Saturday Exclusive Fashion News: British Luxury Designer, Matthew Williamson To Headline MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2012- See Full Schedule

MTN in conjunction with Style House Files and the British Council Nigeria has released the official schedule of this year’s MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week (LFDW) taking place from the 24-27 October 2012.     Omoyemi Akerele founder of LFDW further explains that the “LFDW is all about making an impact, the idea is…

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