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OBINNA EDEH: A Nigerian in Germany making us proud with his soulful Arts! September 14, 2021 – Posted in: Arts, Showcase

I cannot remember the exact time but the first time I remember myself as an artist is when I was still a kid in nursery school. I used to gather my fellow classmates and impress them with my drawings – though not as good as it is today. It was usually things like masquerades. I continued that through my primary and secondary school. I did some couple of portraits, but they were not as good…

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Nina Abosi: Spearheading A Fashion Ensemble! September 13, 2021 – Posted in: fashion, Showcase

It was a Wednesday evening I got an unexpected call from my client requesting to see some of the finished project he had earlier contracted to me. I explained to him that we agreed on a timeline  as I needed to clear my desk and face the project. Guess it didn’t go down with him as he probably felt it was one of those excuses. Long story short, he threatened to abandon the job with…

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CORNUCOPIA ADORN: EMBELLISHING WOMEN WITH TIMELESS JEWELLRY June 25, 2021 – Posted in: fashion, Showcase, Women

Building a handmade jewelry business is not a walk in a park. It’s hard but it’s not impossible. I used to work in a bank but wanted to own my time. Time is a treasure and should be seen as an investment that yields profit after a while. I started exploring what I could do aside my regular job. In the process, I realised I had a flair for designing jewellery. After some deep thoughts,…

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IFESINACHI ADRIAN ORJIEKWE: FROM PURSUING TO STANDING IN THE FOREFRONT OF STORYBOARDING IN NIGERIA – Posted in: Arts, Showcase

There has been this part of me that I always try to shut out from the rest of the world except in few cases. I don’t like saying it so much because I don’t want to give the younger folks the impression that they should leave school. For me, school slowed me down. It was like It was like they were giving me knowledge from 1976 to apply it in 2021. The knowledge is never…

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Eno Oduok: Creating An Online Haven for Nigerian Creatives May 14, 2021 – Posted in: media, Showcase, Women

Everywhere around the world, Nigerians are constantly making waves. In the world of creativity, Nigerians are not left out. It is practically impossible to mention top creative people in the world in any field in the world without seeing a Nigerian on that list. Impossible!  But then, there seem to be few umbrella communities in the digital space where these creatives are represented. In line with this, 22-year old Eno Oduak saw this need and…

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OMOWUNMI AROLE, THE MAKE UP REBEL March 8, 2021 – Posted in: Beauty, Showcase

Makeup came into my life as a refuge and an escape. I was going through a lot that year and I just needed a release. I wanted something different from everything else in my life and makeup was it for me. The fact they I could change my look at any given time was everything for me. I always been a makeup lover but I was always scared on trying it on my face during…

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OYINDA OF JANORE BRAND: THE GLAMOROUS MULTI STYLING FASHION DESIGNER WITH TWISTS AND TURNS! – Posted in: fashion, Showcase

The easiest way to catch my attention even when in a mammoth crowd is to wear a very attractive dress. Once you see my head turning, it’s always pointing at a direction of a beautifully made dress.  I get inspired by the beautiful dresses I see; especially on Pinterest, Instagram and other social media platforms. I get inspired by every talented fashion designer because they amaze me in so many ways and their works make…

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HEY DISNEY, DAMILOLA OLALEYE HAS AN ENDLESS LIST OF BLACK PRINCESSES FOR LEGENDARY CARTOON CHARACTERS! – Posted in: Arts, Showcase

I guess of lot of us African kids grew up watching Disney cartoons with no representation of us at all. We never imagined princess could be black with afro hair.  All we saw was Cinderella, Snow white and the seven dwarfs and others. The only black princess we saw was in a cartoon while growing up was, The princess and the frog which was not popular like the others. The mainstream media was bereft of…

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Oluchi Nsofor’s life behind Sounds And Scenes – Posted in: media, Showcase

I grew up watching Television shows. I was a large consumer of T.V shows and media content as little as I was. I would try to mimic whatever I was watching and guess those were the little things that drew me into the media. The attraction to audios and visuals was overwhelming. As far back as the age of four, I always found myself mimicking musicians or artist. The joy of replicating or reproducing what…

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VANTAGE IMPACT INITIATIVE: CREATING A VANTAGE POINT FOR WOMEN March 7, 2021 – Posted in: Showcase, Women

Culturally, Female genital mutilation in some parts of Nigeria is still being practiced. These women have little or no choice. In such cases, we create awareness and sensitize these women on their rights to either partake in the practice or not. It was the likes of the above situation that gave birth to Vantage impact Initiative. Vantage impact Initiative is a nonprofit organization that seeks to provide solutions to socio-cultural and wome/ girl child problems…

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