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April 2016

Bespoke Cocktails

The late afternoon sun dapples the gardens at The Wheatbaker, Ikoyi, Lagos Nigeria, the scent of Bougainvillea perfuming the urbane driveway.   Abisoye Balogun, cocktail mixologist was seated at the lobby awaiting my arrival. We exchanged pleasantries as I engaged her on the art of mixing cocktails and creating tasty…

Nkanu Egbe Talks Classical Music

A broadcaster and lover of classical music, NKANU EGBE, is very versed in classical compositions. In this interview, he tells FUNKE OSAE-BROWN, how he acquired a lofty taste for music. His Surulere home was not difficult to locate. We had had a brief chat a couple of months ago about…

Afolabi Oke: My Love for Jazz

Afolabi Oke is the convener of the upcoming, Runway Jazz Show at the Eko Hotel & Suites. In this interview, he tells TLR about his life and why he has chosen to organise an event of that magnitude. Excerpt: Can you tell us more about yourself? I started my company…

Venyx World Ring

Stand out of the crowd with this striking textured Bear Paw ring made of 18ct gold ring and encrusted with sapphire, pink sapphire, amethyst, ruby, rhodolite and lolite. Available at: www.venyxworld.com price: N1, 621, 408.49 (£5,600)…

Wildfox Sunglasses

This Wildfox Twiggy Frame Sunglasses feature a super round frame inspired by our favourite 60’s babe. In Sahara, an opaque purple coloured top half with a translucent yellow bottom, they will satisfy your inner supermodel and add a touch of retro style to any outfit. It will add a 1960s…

La Mini D de Dior Watch

Inspired by timepieces of the 1970s and integrating from the outset, precious materials such as gold diamonds and ornamental rocks. This elegant watch is a classic timepiece with a diamond-surround steel dial and yellow gold strap. It is also available in pink gold Available at: www.dior.com Price: N5, 715, 510.09…

Nigerian Author Out with New Book

‘The Quest For The Gem Of Arubia’, the highly anticipated children’s fantasy book by top movie critic, entertainment lawyer and lead Film Adaptation campaigner in Nigeria, Augusta M. Okon will officially be released on April 28th 2016 at the Goethe Institut, Lagos, Nigeria.   The book which tackles issues faced…

Viviane Debbas Earrings

These earrings by Viviane Debbas will surely add an interesting drama to your look. Mounted on 18ct gold, these sculptural pendant earrings are set with rubies and diamonds. Available at: www.vivianedebbas.com. Price: N2, 983, 016.85 (£10,400)…

Fidji Bottles by Kosta Boda

These colourful bottles will surely add glamour to your home. Kjell Engmann’s glass creations are reminiscent of the colours of a rainbow after a monsoon. The designer made these shimmering mouth blown vases for Kosta Boda, a Swedish glass manufacturer. Available at: www.artedona.com Prices from N 41, 157.49 (from £144)…

Moroso Armchair

Add a touch of glamour to your living area with this pulsating Juju armchair that comes from the Sushi collection, designed by Edward van Vliet. It is also available in a blue and pink. Why not change your home look with this beautiful chair? Available at: www.moroso.co.uk Price: N672, 018.18…

Cape Town Gets Its Signature Cocktail

One of the world’s cocktail capitals, Cape Town, will welcome a globally acclaimed bartender, Vítězslav Cirok from the Czech Republic, this month to create a cocktail that captures the essence of the city and one of Africa’s most iconic urban resorts, One&Only Cape Town.   Cape Town was recognised as…

Port Harcourt To Host AMAA 2016

African Movie Academy Award has found a new home in the garden city, Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers State following very successful nine consecutive editions in Bayelsa State, one in Abuja, Lagos and Port Elizabeth, South Africa respectively.   The Governor Nyesom Wike led state which is the headquarters of…

Emirates Gets Two New A380 Aircraft

Emirates today announced it has placed an order with manufacturer Airbus for an additional two new A380 aircraft, to be delivered in the 4th quarter of 2017. Emirates already operates the world’s largest fleet of Airbus A380s, with 75 in service and a further 65 on firm order. The additional…

Fashion Meets Jazz In Lagos

Something new is happening in Lagos as fashion and music will meet on the runway. Tagged Runway Jazz, the event will take place from April 29 to 30 at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. Afolabi Oke, group leader and saxophonist, Sweet Sound and convener of the event…