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Season 2 of Abuja International Fashion Show 2016 Holds in December Season 2 of Abuja International Fashion Show 2016 Holds in December



The Abuja International Fashion Show 2016 (2nd Edition) has been slated for10th December, 2016 at the Ladi Kwali Conference Hall, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja.

The show is packaged to provide a suitable international platform for upcoming and established fashion designers within and outside Nigeria.

The 2nd Edition of Abuja International Fashion Show promises to be exciting as it will witness the presence of music icons, Nollywood celebrities, notable beauty queens & most importantly, celebrity designers.

The Red Carpet of the event will begin by 10am while the main Event is billed to start by 11am.

Benefits to Fashion Designers include International Platform to showcase, Fashion Ambassador Award, Exclusive Interview by media partners and Two night free hotel accommodation.

Registration for Abuja International Fashion Show 2016 is FREE. Prospective designers are only expected to buy Seven (7) VIP Tickets (N70,000) for the event.

Howeever, regular Gate pass will be going for N5,000 while VIP is N10,000.

Prospective fashion designers and outfits who wish to register can send their Fashion Brand Name, Year of Establishment, State/Country of Residence, Active phone no.(s) & Email address to 07035678258  OR

Once your application is accepted you be required to purchase seven(7) resalable VIP tickets.

Registration closes soon.

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First Bank of Nigeria Limited sponsored the sixth edition of the Africa Fashion Week, Nigeria which held on Friday and Saturday, 20 – 21 December 2019 at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Africa Fashion Week, Nigeria, is a convergence of fashion entrepreneurs and the general public to promote the creativity and innovation of Nigerian and African brands through worldwide visibility, distribution and manufacturing. The 2019 event was themed ‘Africa Unites’.

The Africa Fashion Week, Nigeria has consistently been recognised internationally due to the unique African styles displayed by entrepreneurs across the dynamic and versatile African fashion landscape. With the growing interest by the public and fashion enthusiasts using fashion as an instrument of sustainability and social change, the event, provided a platform to help raise awareness around the Sickle Cell disorder. The event featured runway shows (comprising designers and runway models with Sickle Cell disorder), Marketplace exhibition and Panel session of Fashion Talks.

AFWN Picture: L-R: L-R: Brands Strategy and Special Projects, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Abimbola Meshinoye; Wife of Ogun State Governor, Bamidele Abiodun; wife of Kwara State Governor, Olufolake Abdulrazaq; Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi; wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi and the Convener/Founder, Africa Fashion Week Nigeria, Princess Ronke Ademiluyi, at the Africa Fashion Week Nigeria sponsored by FirstBank in Lagos.

Dignitaries at the event include First Ladies of Ekiti, Ogun and Kwara states, Mrs Bisi Adeleye – Fayemi, Mrs Bamidele Abiodun and Mrs Folake Abdulrazaq respectively. The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, former Director-General of Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, Mrs Omotayo Omotosho; popular television presenter and model, Idia Aisen; model and beauty influencer, Whitney Madueke were also in attendance. FirstBank was represented by Helen Ogboh, Business Manager, Corporate Banking.

Leading fashion designers that showcased their wares at the 2-day event were Daviva, Zephyr’s Atelier, Caroline 1942, Ashor by Bumz with exhibitions from Bee Fab, Moon by me, Bolams Aso oke amongst others.

In the course of the event, the Bank showcased the FirstBank Ankara in “The FirstBank Collection” segment at the event where FirstBank staff wore the Bank’s 125th-anniversary fabric and walked the runway.

Speaking on the event, the Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Folake Ani-Mumuney, said “We are pleased to identify with Africa Fashion Week, Nigeria as it showcases creativity by African fashion designers to the teeming public, leading players and enthusiasts of African fashion whilst promoting their contribution to the growth of the fashion industry.”

“We will continue to drive advocacy for this as it can create jobs that will deepen opportunities for the revival of our textile industry resulting in SME growth along the value chains especially, with the growing demand in the fashion industry.” she concluded.

Only recently, the Bank promoted the use of local fabric with a ‘What If’ campaign to commemorate Nigerian’s Independence. The campaign was ran across the social media channels; Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, to promote the versatility and creativity of sewing local fabrics as a national symbol vis-a-vis our outfits, clothing accessories, household furniture and so forth which is line with the Bank’s celebratory 125th anniversary, themed, “Woven into the Fabric of Society”.

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Why Femi Tiamiyu’s ‘A-Z of Campus Leadership’ is a must read!



By: Edward Emmanuel

The advancement of the human race is the most important thing in our current society with increasing populations and the forever present factor that is man management. The human race relies heavily on certain factors of which leadership stands at the top of the strata due to its pole position in the execution of various decisions that affects every person.

With this in mind, it can be said that the process by which leadership can be honed is indeed salient and unarguable.

Femi Tiamiyu, an inspirational instructor, trainer, leadership consultant, and author armed with a wealth of experience in the art of leadership has adopted the yoke of teaching the art of leadership how its applications can advance man and the society at large. The pragmatic graduate of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, is also alumnus of Daystar Leadership Academy (Basic & Advanced), and LEAP Africa.

His latest publication, A-Z OF CAMPUS LEADERSHIP, is yet another power packed manual and  compilation of pragmatic and fundamental leadership principles to help a campus leader navigate, nurture and unleash his/her leadership. A-Z of Campus Leadership is both instructive and corrective helping readers navigate, nurture and unleash their leadership properties. The pragmatic insights shared in this mini-corpus will transform your leadership instinct and make you a better leader if you’re already a good leader; and ultimate a great leader if you’re already on the ‘better’ grade.

Leadership is an art! It is an up-to-date understanding of working principles and knowing how to apply them to your specific situation. Thanks to A-Z of Campus Leadership, impacting these principles is just a bookshop away.

The abridged version of the book can be downloaded at

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Model of the week: Meet Amarachi Eze





Height: 5,7



Hip: 36

Hobbies:Singing, Drawing, and Dancing

Jobs Done:DBATS, Face of Rehoboth, Winner Miss Charismatic 2015, Tv Presenter Effect Extra


Phone: 07030496935


Facebook: graceeze

Twitter: @4evayuung

Instagram: @Amarachieze7






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