Tag Archives: Nigeria

Ebonylife TV: Retelling Africa

By Modupeola Oyebolu “The narrative will glorify the hunter until the lion learns how to write.” Many Africans dislike the coverage of their continent by the American and European media. Komla Dumor, a well-liked BBC correspondent who died suddenly earlier this … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Editor's Notes | Tagged , , , , ,

Is Lagos the World’s Next Fashion Capital?

By Oloruntobi “IBK” Jaiyeola New York, Paris, London, Milan, and Lagos? The first four cities are synonymous with fashion production, and Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, may soon follow suit. The MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week ran from October 24 … Continue reading

Posted in Editor's Notes | Tagged , , , , ,

Nigeria & China: An Economic Engagement

by Oloruntobi “IBK” Jaiyeola The ties between Nigeria and the People’s Republic of China were strengthened this month with China offering Nigeria a $1.1 billion loan for transportation and communication system improvements. A press release from the office of Nigeria’s … Continue reading

Posted in Editor's Notes | Tagged , ,