Sunday, 27 July 2014


The much anticipated African edition of the Africa Fashion Reception was hosted from 3rd – 5th July, 2014 by the government of Nigeria. It was held in Yenagoa, the oil rich capital of Bayelsa state. The event was put together by Legendary Gold Limited in collaboration with the Nigerian Ministry of Tourism, Culture & National orientation, the World Fashion Week and the African Union.

The event kicked off on the 3rd of July with an opening ceremony hosted by the Executive Governor of Bayelsa state, Hon Seriake Dickson. The honorable Minister of Tourism & Culture Chief Edem Duke was the Co-host. He also represented the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, who was expected to declare the event open.

The Africa Fashion Reception continued on the 4th and had an elaborate gala dinner on the 5th which was the last day of the event.

Africa’s leading designers who were nominated to represent their countries showed their collection throughout the 3 days. 25 designers representing 25 countries participated. Some of them include Lisete – Angola, Botocy – Botswana, Chrystalix – Cameroun, Ecriture – Congo, Akou – Cote D’Ivoire, Nesma Helmy – Egypt, Hall of Peters – Ghana, Alphao fashion – Guinea, Darkaoui – Morocco, Amakeya design – Namibia, Zizi Cardow – Nigeria, Inco – RwandaDiarra Bousso – Senegal, Keepeekee – Sierra Leone, Diana Magesa – Tanzania, Kil fashion – Togo, Rumbie by Rumbie – Zimbabwe, House of Jose - Uganda etc

Some guests present included Paco De Jaimes, President of the World Fashion Week, Margaret Farrell, international fashion consultant representing most of the big buying chains around the world, Piercarlo Boegogelli, representative of Italian top buying group, Camera Moda Buyer, Angela Martins who represented the Chairperson of the African Union etc.

In her address, Angela Martins expressed the African Union’s strong belief on the goals and objectives of the Africa Fashion Reception. 

In his short address, the Chief Executive Officer of the AFR and President of Legendary Gold Limited, Lexy Mojo-Eyes reiterated the need for Africa to take its rightful place in the global fashion industry as this will attract lots of foreign exchange to our continent. It will create lots of jobs and alleviate poverty. This is Africa’s time. ‘Africa is the new inspiration of global fashion’ he concluded.

The hosting by Nigeria of the Africa Fashion Reception was coordinated by Branzuk Gold Limited who got the 2014 rights of the event in Nigeria. Partners include World Fashion Organization, World Fashion Week, Federal Ministry of Tourism, Culture & National Orientation, Bayelsa state government, AIT, Ovation International, Soundcity, GoTv, Amina, Forbes Afrique, Ubiz News etc

The event moves to Paris in October and Montreal the first quarter of 2015 where it will be presenting top nominated designers from over 40 African countries.


Thursday, 24 July 2014


Soji Adebayo aka Mr Solek, the award winning UK based renowned crossover musician who has been on top of his game for years in the UK and round the world, releases a brand new track titled 'Sisi Folake'. The song is a fast tempo highlife with a twist of modern day Nigerian HipHop. According to Mr Solek, " me this will blow your mind and you will dance the night away...enjoy!" And we can guarantee that!



Saturday, 19 July 2014


Star Actress, Sola Kosoko-Abina, the daughter of veteran thespian, Jide Kosoko was delivered of a baby girl in the early hours of this morning in the USA, this is contrary to the unfounded reports last month when she was said to have given birth.
Mother and baby are doing fine. The new dad and grandfather are said to be ecstatic about the good news. Her industry colleagues have been sending congratulatory messages her way ever since the news was broken.
Sola is due back to Nigeria soonest.

Wednesday, 16 July 2014


If the cake is a wow factor, it must have come from the oven of the cake wiz kid, Sheyi Cake Boss. The creative and innovative young man is fast gaining grounds among celebrities; and since they know about his unique creativity, the cake is either from him or nobody.
Sheyi Cake Boss is known for his innovative sugar craft in cake baking and designs. His originality has travelled even beyond the shores of Nigeria. He has risen to become the celebrity cake baker who knows what they want and how to deliver. He trains people full time too, and reckons that cake baking has risen from mere mixing dough and putting it in the oven. Entrepreneurship and skill acquisition for youths are major to him, and so, his cake institute has been on the forefront due to its experience and diligence in the business of pastries, thereby reducing unemployment in the country. 
Not less than twenty-five students graduate at his institute after 90 days of intensive training in various sections of cake designing. Sheyi Cake Boss has become a brand and the toast of many as a result of the way he has brought sophistication and panache into cake designs and craft. Because his works speak for themselves, several top organizations, corporate bodies and individuals have had to do business with him,  notably- Governors, Monarchs, Glo, TVC, Super Screen TV,  City People Magazine, and more. 
Sheyi Cake Boss is your one stop shop for any kind of cakes, no wonder he is called the CAKE BOSS. 
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Contact Sheyi Cakes @ 39A
Ayilara Street, Ojuelegba, Surulere, Lagos.
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