My Belle Don Full

If you’re a regular Nigerian blogger, you would know that there are many Nigerian food blogs out there, much more than you would expect actually. But a few stand apart from the rest, and My Belle Don Full is one of them. The blog is aptly named – the term ‘belle don full’ is pidgin…

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Athletes of Old National Stadium

Nigerian photographer, August Udoh, photographs amateur athletes practicing in the old National Stadium, Lagos Nigeria. Udoh presents his portraits in powerful black and white photography. His subjects are normal people, mostly Lagos Area Boys and squatters, who are working at health and fitness, even in the midst of their daily hustle. The stadium itself is an…

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Yummy Treats with Lohi’s Creations

Lohi O is a certified chef, food photographer and lifestyle blogger. She runs an impressive food blog called Lohi’s Creations focused on Nigerian culinary art. It truely is art, because Lohi’s food photography is one of the reasons why I got so interested in Nigerian dishes – from Ogbonno soups, plantains, suya, rice, etc. What’s more, Lohi…

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Jupiter Strong and the Lunch Lion

Jupiter Strong is the cutest, friendliest, most adorable girl you could ever know. Just a sneak preview into the start of her day and you fall in love. Her childishness, excitement and imaginativeness capture you from the minute she wakes up. She’s got such an imaginative mind that it’s no wonder she can believe her…

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Your I.O.N

The first time ION Jewelry was featured on this blog, the brand was a budding Nigerian silversmith company. Now, ION Jewelry is steadily growing in the still mainly unchartered waters of goldsmithing and silversmithing in Nigeria. Using swarovski crystals and sterling silver, ION Jewelry gives us beautifully handcrafted jewelry. Their customized jewelry though, are particularly…

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Bunnies by Mary

Bunnies by Mary is the ‘too cute’ headband collection by ace Nigerian style editor Mayreejay. Simplistic but chic, playful and fun. I can picture them adding that extra pizzazz to a casual outfit. Contact: Call 08023870031 | e-mail: maryannealabi@yahoo.com Via Bella Naija

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Lines of Lagos

This exhibition by Nigerian artist, Uche Uzorka, is inspired by the city of Lagos, Nigeria. I’ve always been a fan of abstract drawings, so I have a special soft spot for this exhibition. Uche interprets the streets and sounds of Lagos in blues, blacks and reds, artfully combined in abstract lines (yes, I meant to say…

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