Category Archives: Around The World

Exhibition: Fashion 4 Development In New York – Supporting The United Nations Millennium Development Goals

On the 14th of February 2012 LanreDa Silva Ajayi was In New York for an exhibition to present a capsule collection at the initiative “Fashion 4 Development” that supports the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and the unprecedented global effort “ Every Woman Every Child ”. The event was in organized by Ambassador Cesare Maria Ragaglini…

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77 Designers From 6 Continents All In Lagos This March 6 -11 2012 – Revised Schedule Released!

Last year March, we saw 5,000 guests, 51 designers, 81 models, 5 musical acts over three days at the Arise magazine fashion week. This year the magazine’s organisers have announced its return to Lagos this March 2012, only this time it will feature 77 participants from 6 continents-Including designers as far away as India, theCaribbean,…

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The Nigerian Dream Of A UK Education – A Feature Story On The 2012 British Council Education UK Exhibition

These were some of the comments posted on the British Council ‘Study in the UK’ Facebook page by satisfied people who had just attended the 2012 edition of the annual Education UK Exhibition organised the British Council in Nigeria.   “Excellent Exhibition!” – Adebayo Abiodun “Just back from the Exhibition, it was really nice.” –…

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25 Designers, 20 Shows Over Four Days At The Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Jo’burg March 7-10 2012

25 designers in 20 Shows over four days will give the country a preview of Autumn/Winter collections when Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg runs from March 7-10.   South Africa’s pre-eminent Autumn/Winter fashion event, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg presented by AFI is being held for the first time in an exciting rooftop venue at sophisticated Hyde…

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Wole Soyinka Endorses Mai Nasara – Winner Of The Nigeria Prize For Literature

On Monday, February 6, the Nigeria LNG Limited hosted the public presentation of the winner of the 2011 Nigeria Prize for Literature – Adeleke Adeyemi, who goes by the pen name Mai Nasara.   Adeleke Adeyemi(Mai Nasara) LNG Winner 2011 Babs Omotowa Gabriel Okara   The event held at the Nigeria Institute for International Affairs…

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Nigerian Fashion & Accessories Designers To Showcase At London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2012

The British Council and the British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced the inaugural International Fashion Showcase to take place during London Fashion Week, February 2012. 19 embassies and cultural institutes across London will open their doors and display the work of over 80 international emerging designers. The public, together with international press and buyers, will…

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The Africa Digital Schools Project From British Council & Microsoft Partners in Learning

 41 teachers embrace ICT and school leaders from Ghana and Nigeria get trained in leadership skills, ICT innovation and integration in teaching and learning. Teachers, district officers and school heads, drawn from Lagos, Abuja, Rivers, Kano, Imo and Edo states are in Ghana where they are being trained as digital ambassadors and school leadership facilitators,…

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