Going Street with Bandit Urban Clothing

The up and coming Nigerian brand, Bandit Urban Clothing, is a streetwear brand for hipsters โ€“ the smart, the cool and the young who like to express themselves through humour, in particular. Their work features tees of all colors and messages! The founder and creative director, Dele, shares with us his vision for Bandit Urban,…

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Shaping Silver with Ndidi Ekubia

Ndidi Ekubia is a talented and well-read silversmith. She achieved her MA in Silversmithing at the Royal College of Arts in 1998 and has since been showcasing her beautiful and creative pieces in prestigious exhibitions. She has been growing in reputation and is well known for her imaginative style and her use of traditional techniques…

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Interview: The Styljunki Project

The Styljunki Project is essentially an online directory for anyone in the fashion industry who wants to connect. The directory is primarily targeted at the Nigerian industry (for now) and personally, I was glad to see it come up. The team has developed a press release which explains in detail what Styljunki is and how…

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Kuluya Games

Kuluya is a game development team of graphics animators, illustrations and programmers who have come together to create games focused on African players, and Nigerian in particular. They have captured a niche of gaming that uses Nigerian (and African) culture for content. From their pidgin intros to their Nigerian themes, itโ€™s a surprising pleasure to…

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Street Fashion from Jason Porshe

We recently had the chance to interview Jason, the founder and creative designer of Jason_Porshe Clothing a new Nigerian clothing line founded only less than a year ago. Jason gives us an interesting insight into why he started his brand, his inspiration and what we should expect from Jason_Porshe in the near future. When did…

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Everyday Life with Njideka Akunyili

Njideka Akunyili is a Nigerian-bornย artist that is well known for her imaginative collages. She uses charcoal, acrylic, pencil, lace, oil, marble dust, fabric on paper, collage and Xerox transfers on paper, etc. Honestly, the mediums she uses in her art are fascinating. She depicts everyday life and reflects a lot of her personal experiences in…

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Play with Maliyo

“At Maliyo we have a simple philosophy; to share the experiences of everyday Africans with a global audience through games. Our narratives, characters, environments and sounds help us achieve this.” At Maliyo, one thing is definite – you will enjoy playing…especially if you are Nigerian. There is just something so refreshing and surprisingly interesting in…

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