Bellafricana partners with Nest Cooperative to launch a Fund to Scale for Creative MSMEs in Nigeria

7th November 2019 BY BellAfricana

Creative indigenous businesses lack the required skills and support to grow a sustainable business that can compete globally and this is what the Bellafricana platform for creative businesses is providing. Bellafricana is an organised community which provides the much needed support and creates an enabling environment for the world to connect and trade online with reliable and credible creative Indigenous…

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Organic Life Plus Presents; The Lifestyle, Shop and Sip

22nd October 2019 BY BellAfricana

You are specially invited to the Lifestyle Shop & Sip pop up event, brought to you by Organic Life Plus and three other world-class brands (Mos Natural Solutions, RODA Statement Leatherwares & ASSIAN Wears) joining forces on the 2nd & 3rd of November 2019 at the Lennox Mall, 3rd Floor, Admiralty Way Lekki Phase 1, Lagos Nigeria. Organic Life Plus…

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Johnny Drille; The rising Afro-folk artist

4th July 2019 BY Ivis

Signing on to Mavin Records appears to be the dream of every upcoming artist in Nigeria, it is basically their version of Universal. This is Africa’s largest record label, noted for its success in the Afrobeats world with artists like Rema and Tiwa Savage. So for the singer, Johnny Drille who is now signed with the Don Jazzy owned label, this…

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CheckoutAfica Presents: Nigeria’s Akin Brown- Oye Mi

10th April 2018 BY checkoutafrica

Akintunde Obaoluwasanjofunmi Brown, known mainly as Akin Brown is an emerging modern folk singer/songwriter. He was Born and raised in the Southwestern part of Nigeria, Lagos. His father’s diverse yet colourful collection of records was his very first inclination to music exposing him to incomparable talents like Herbie Hancock, Lijadu sisters, Van Morrison, ABBA, The Commodores, Bob Marley, King Sunny…

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MR EAZI, An Exclusive 5 Minute Interview with the Superstar

3rd September 2017 BY Meli

You have probably heard of him by now, and if not; you have certainly heard his music. MR EAZI is the uprising international superstar out of Nigeria by way of Ghana. Rising to stardom on the back of his hit singles ‘Skintight’, ‘Hollup’ and ‘Legover’; recently, the Afrobeat singer was featured as Apple Music’s ‘Up Next’ artist of the month,…

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Who Would You Rather Travel With?

22nd August 2017 BY Ruth dulac

Who Would You Rather Travel With? “The man that has no music in himself is not fit for adventures” I wrote down in my journal as I readied my mind to visit Ibadan, Nigeria. I had some friends there and they had asked to see me. It wasn’t my first time visiting the town but it was the first time…

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Origin Of Calabar People

14th April 2017 BY checkoutafrica

Calabar (also referred to as ‘Canaan City’) is a city in Cross River State, coastal southeastern Nigeria. The original name for Calabar was Akwa Akpa, from the Efik language[disambiguation needed] The city is watered by the Calabar and Great Kwa Rivers and creeks of the Cross River (from its inland delta). Calabar people are mainly people from the Greater Calabar…

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Modern Antique: Age Old Culture meets Modern Design

11th March 2017 BY checkoutafrica

Modern antique to some, might sound like the impossible. But there’s a quote that says; “Things of quality have no fear of time”. I am sure you would agree with me then, that there’s a rare but possible chance of there being a modern antique. Such is the case with the exquisite crafts and designs by of the amazing Made In…

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Do Nigeria’s Destinations Inspire Travel?

1st November 2015 BY checkoutafrica

NIGERIA is endowed with so many amazing tourism assets that asking whether her destinations inspire travel is an affront. From the beautiful Ikogosi warm spring in Ekiti state to the Osun-Osogbo grove in Osun, Kano city wall in Kano, and Ogbunike cave in Anambra state, these enchanting destinations litter different parts of the country, beckoning on Nigerians and foreigners to…

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