March 11, 2018 Zeta

When Austen-Peters returned to Nigeria after working with the United Nations as a lawyer, there was a yawning gap in the Nigerian arts space begging to filled. She says, “As an expatriate, you tend to visit a lot of touristic sites and destinations when you’re abroad. Typically, I used to…

March 4, 2018 Zeta

The moment I stepped into the Culinary Academy and Tarragon in Ikoyi, I knew that Tiyan Alile was going to be a very interesting woman to meet. Every inch of the space was designed to create an ambience that was both soothing and aesthetically pleasing. There were beautiful paintings, an…

February 25, 2018 Zeta

As The Guardian team walks into The New Afrika Shrine located at the capital of Lagos, time stops as this space generates its own life and feels like it can survive on its own without the interference of the outside world. According to Femi Kuti, The New Afrika Shrine packs…

February 11, 2018 Zeta

His gait, full beard, and clean-shaven head make him seem overpowering to some, but behind that facade lies an easygoing and pleasant personality. The creative director of eponymous fashion brand Mai Atafo has built a premium lifestyle brand using his experience in marketing and branding and his love for fashion…

January 28, 2018 Zeta

When Adenrele Sonariwo returned to Nigeria in 2010, her mind was set on revving up the Nigerian art scene. Her accounting background notwithstanding, Sonariwo made personal sacrifices to achieve that aim. A few years down the line, Rele has become a fixture in the Nigerian art scene, becoming a go-to…

January 21, 2018 Zeta

In the last two decades, the Nigerian music scene has evolved exponentially giving rise to a number of stars, who have gone ahead to become some of the greatest voices in music from Africa to the world. More recently, another evolution has begun to occur and, although it’s still relatively…