Deola Sagoe

Deola Sagoe is the frontline Nigerian haute couture designer daughter to Michael Ade Ojo of Elizade Motors. Deola was educated at the University of Miami and University of Lagos with a Masters in…

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Americanism

Americanism, the propensity of the Nigerian to lean towards American ideologies increased after independence from the British. However, the year 1938 marked the formal beginning of cultural…

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Folorunsho Alakija

Alakija Folorunsho is a business magnate and philanthropist. Folorunsho was born into a wealthy, polygamous family at Ikorodu in 1951. At the age of seven, she was sent, together with her younger…

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Aguda

Aguda is the term used for Yoruba Brazilian returnees in 19th Century Lagos. Many of these people, also known as emancipados, or Amaros were captured from the interior in the late eighteenth or…

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Remi Lagos at a fashion show

Remi Lagos

Remi Lagos, real name, Oluremi Dorcas Oshokale was a fashion designer, born 1961 to actress mother and a urbane father with whom she enjoyed frequent Sunday visits to the beach as a child. Her…

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Folake Folarin-Coker

Folake Folarin-Coker

Folake Folarin-Coker is a Nigerian fashion designer with creations characterized by sensual shapes, rich fabric and exquisite detail. Born in Lagos, Folake schooled in Switzerland, England and…

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