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Shade Thomas-Fahm: Nigeria’s First Fashion Designer To Popularize The Use Of Local Fabrics In Creating Modern Styles

Shade Thomas-Fahm: Nigeria’s First Fashion Designer To Popularize The Use Of Local Fabrics In Creating Modern Styles

Victoria Omoronike Aduke Folashade, popularly known as Shade Thomas-Fahm was born on September 22, 1933. She is often described as the first contemporary fashion designer in Nigeria. The former president of the Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria moved to England in 1953 to further her studies after her completing her primary and secondary education in Lagos. She was to study…

Bimbo Alase-Arawole: How she changed her entrepreneurship story with one big RISK

Bimbo Alase-Arawole: How she changed her entrepreneurship story with one big RISK

Bimbo Alase-Arawole can easily be rated one of the top female entrepreneurs in Nigeria, without fear of contradiction.  She is the mastermind behind Leatherworld, the highly acclaimed luxury furniture company and is estimated to be worth about $750 million. Alase also sits on the board of several companies, and she is mentor to a number of aspiring and established entrepreneurs….

Ayodeji Faleto: The Award-winning Entrepreneur Who Used WhatsApp To Expand His Brand

Ayodeji Faleto: The Award-winning Entrepreneur Who Used WhatsApp To Expand His Brand

Having a list of young people who maximized their skills into something productive, beneficial and monetary would be incomplete without mentioning Ayodeji Faleto. His nominations are testaments to his growth and hard work. He was nominated and awarded the Fidelity Bank SME spotlight winner in 2019 and also awarded the 25under25 Award 2021- Professional service Category. He was a part…

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