Category Archives: Around The World

Join Olusegun Aganga, Olusegun Agbaje, Simon Burnstien & Other Stakeholders At The Fashion Business Series

This month Lagos will play host to the Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week from the 23rd of October to the 26th October; at the Ocean View Grounds by Eko Hotel, Ademola Adetokubo, Victoria Island, Lagos. As part of the activities to culminate the week, Guaranty Trust Bank has teamed up with the…

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40 Professional Cyclists Raise Awareness On Breast Cancer With The “Pink Ride Lagos”

On Saturday 12 October, 2013 in Alausa-Lagos, Pink Pearl Foundation, a charity organisation flagged off its 3rd annual “Pink Ride Lagos” event with 40 professional cyclists made up of both male and female riders. Rhoda Ayinde flagging off the Ride Rhoda Ayinde, Orode Ryan-Okpu & Roli Uduaghan “Pink Ride Lagos” which is in commemoration of…

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Hot Topics Of The Week

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this column. On Sunday, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority suspended the license of Dana Airlines in the wake of last Thursdays’ Associated Airlines plane crash. The parents of the victims of the Aluu killings held a…

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Hot Topics Of The Week

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this column. On Sunday, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority suspended the license of Dana Airlines in the wake of last Thursdays’ Associated Airlines plane crash. The parents of the victims of the Aluu killings held a…

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Deola Sagoe And MAI Announced As Official Clothiers For The Future Awards Africa 2013

Prior to the official announcement of the date and venue for The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) 2013, the project&#39s Central Working Committee (CWC) has announced two of Africa&#39s most respected designers and fashion brands – Deola Sagoe and MAI – as the official clothiers for the event. Ms Sagoe, owner of the eponymous label Deola…

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Folorunsho Alakija Honoured At United Nations By Fashion 4 Development

First ladies from around the world, diplomats, tastemakers and fashion insiders gathered on Thursday in New York for Fashion 4 Development’s First-Ladies Annual Luncheon and Fashion show, where Nigeria’s Folorunsho Alakija, founder of the Rose of Sharon Foundation was awarded with the “F4D Angel Award”. Alakija who is acclaimed to be the richest black woman…

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Oil Tycoon Kola Aluko Launches $500 million Pan-African infrastructure fund At Nasdaq

Oil magnate Kola Aluko of Atlantic Energy has teamed up with internationally renowned Ghanaian-born British fashion designer Ozwald Boateng to launch Africa50, a $500 million African infrastructure project development fund. Africa50 is an alliance between the Made In Africa Foundation (MIAF) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) with a critical objective to shorten the time…

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Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2013 Set For 23-26 October, Releases List Of Participating Designers

The Guaranty Trust Bank sponsored Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2013 scheduled to take place on the 23rd of October to the 26th October 2013 at Eko Hotel’s Ocean View in Lagos, Nigeria isa multi day premiere fashion event platform that aims to drive the Nigerian fashion industry and lift its profile by bringing together…

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