Meet 22 -year-old Rising Star Gbemi Okunlola of “Alonuko” Bridal Wear,One of Britain’s Youngest Bridal Designers

22-year-old,Nigerian and founder of Alo’Nuko, is a jewel in the UK’s crown.She is one of Britain’s youngest bridal designers.

Gbemi’s passion began at age 11 when she began taking apart clothes and reassembling them, an exercise that helped tremendously to hone her skills in her formative years.

However,she has been designing clothes since been a teen,her entrepreneurial journey began by accident when she was 14 when her best friend provided her with her first client – her cousin.

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After Turning Down A £30,000 Investment In Her Startup,Chika Russell Nigerian-Inspired Healthy Snacks Company Now Worth Over £1 million

 

In 2015, she made headlines across the UK  after she wowed all five judges to win the episode of BBC2’s Dragons’ Den.The 31-year-old Chika Russell inspired by her childhood in Anamabra state, Nigeria a CIMA-qualified accountant and a former investment bank analyst left a career in finance after being frustrated by the bureaucracy of big corporations and the absence of a truly dynamic work environment to follow this passion.

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Though Born in a Refugee camp,Meet Halima Aden The First Hijab-wearing Model To Cover Top Us Magazine

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19-year-old Halima Aden has become the first ever hijab-wearing model to grace the cover of American women’s beauty magazine, Allure.

The 19-year-old Somalian American model is breaking down every boundary in the fashion industry.Halima Aden born to Somali parents at a refugee camp in Kenya made history in 2016 as the first hijab-wearing contestant in the Miss Minnesota beauty pageant and later in June 2017 made it on the cover of Vogue Arabia.

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OC Ukeje,Chef Fregz,Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Attend Ndani TV’s Gidi Up actor Titilope Sonuga Launch of #OpenWithTitilope

The 3-part Open series by Nigeria’s leading performance poet and Ndani TV’s Gidi Up actor, Titilope Sonuga launched over the weekend.The event which toke place at the artist hub and gallery 16 by 16 was an all sold out event.

Titilope who rendered a spellbinding performance, with a remarkable elegance of craft and a quality of rootedness that filled the night with powerful emotion, applause, and ovation.

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Imrana Buba Is Fighting For The Future Of Northern Nigeria

23-year-old,Imrana Alhaji Buba at age 14 used to spend his days attending forums and volunteering in Potiskum a town in Yobe once popular for its hospitality and peace until the terrorist group, Boko Haram, took all that away.

Imran who hail from Yobe state, north-eastern Nigeria graduated from the University of Maiduguri in 2015 with a First Class degree in Political Science. In 2010 while a year one student in the university.Buba lost two of his family members to a bomb blasts in that region; and one of his best friends was kidnapped for almost 3 weeks until his father was able to pay a N10 million ransom.

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