nigerian youth on the change they want to see
Nigeria is about to vote in a new president, and the outcome will have a vast impact on the country's youth, who make up over half of the population. 17-year-old photographer Isabel Okoro captured her peers and asked them what they want for the country.
skating in lagos with the wafflesncream crew
WNC is a skate company and clothing brand, cut from a similar cloth as Supreme or Palace but run through with a Nigerian ethos and POV.
akwaeke emezi: the 'freshwater' author standing on the edge and claiming it as central
Akwaeke Emezi’s extraordinary debut novel 'Freshwater' is the real life tale of a queer, trans, black, African, Nigerian writer as they attempt to navigate the occasionally odd sensation of being alive.
a guide to the exorcisms, witches and cults of nigerian horror
Let your new fave musician and huge horror fan Santi give you nightmares.
ruth ossai's vibrant studio portraits celebrate nigerian tradition
The young photographer takes influence from traditional Nollywood movies and old Igbo gospel videos — even when she's collaborating with Miu Miu or Kenzo.
tokyo james makes suits for the streetwear generation
The British-Nigerian designer blends London grit with African spices, modeling puffer coats after luxury smoking jackets.
this essential lagos playlist will instantly improve your weekend
Afropop your heart out with DJ Spinall.
toyin ojih odutola's art is collected by solange and shown at the whitney
The New York-based Nigerian artist imagines a radically soft Afro-present.
daniel obasi's fashion film explores being alien in nigeria
The photographer's afrofuturistic short, 'An Alien in Town' illuminates how African fashion and culture are perceived by foreigners.
the nigerian fashion industry is ready to take over
i-D spoke to the stars of Nigerian fashion (and one designer visiting from NYC) as they showcased their latest collections at GTBank Fashion Weekend in Lagos last month.
a nasty boy magazine is challenging what masculinity means in nigeria
Living in a country where labels are deadly, founder and editor Richard Akuson chooses to paint otherness as nothing but a beautiful time.
has the time come for nigeria’s music scene to step up?
As Davido and Wizkid go global, we look into the mainstream’s growing embrace of Nigerian sounds.
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