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9 Equipments You Need To Start A Photography Business 

April 19, 2022

Do you want to start a photography business? Don’t be discouraged by the high number of photography studios surrounding you. Photographs are visual histories, so there is a place for you and your business. However, there are some equipment to purchase to start photography business. Read more about Media Being a photographer requires that you … Continue reading 9 Equipments You Need To Start A Photography Business 

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Creative Industry Nigeria

Made in Nigeria

April 19, 2022

There has always been an inferior price tag placed on products made in Nigeria, and the painful reality is that it is done by Nigerians themselves. People always assume that it is of a low quality if it is made in Nigeria. Read more about Made in Nigeria Nigerians like foreign things: foreign clothes, foreign … Continue reading Made in Nigeria

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Creative Industry

Content Repurposing: What You Need To Know

April 19, 2022

At the centre of every marketing strategy is content creation. To successfully market your product or service, you need to be able to create quality and engaging visual, textual and graphic content. This will enable your potential customers to relate with your brand and in turn, purchase your product or service. However, creating content can … Continue reading Content Repurposing: What You Need To Know

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Children Creative Industry TECH

Anthill Studios Makes Cartoon To Explain Coronavirus To Kids

April 19, 2022

Children can be very inquisitive and that curiosity is one of the reasons they ask questions many times over until they understand. As adults, you can attest that trying to explain complex details to children can be a big task that requires some thinking and questions to yourself. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, … Continue reading Anthill Studios Makes Cartoon To Explain Coronavirus To Kids

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Creative Industry Opportunities

ColabNowNow 2019: Apply For The British Council Young Digital Creatives Program

April 19, 2022

Are you a young Digital Artists and Storytellers? Here is an opportunity to move your art to the next level with the third edition of ColabNowNow. The British Council invites young digital creatives to take part in this edition of the ColabNowNow in partnership with Maputo Fast Forward and Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festivals. ColabNowNow … Continue reading ColabNowNow 2019: Apply For The British Council Young Digital Creatives Program

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Arts Creative Industry

Review of Directing Her Narrative: African Stories at Ake Festival

April 19, 2022

It’s a rare privilege to indulge in a cocktail of intellectual and cultural binging, nothing can quite express the euphoria. That is why the Ake Arts and Book Festival is a literal heaven for any book lover, especially those that love African literature. The festival is an annual literary and cultural event that provides an umbrella … Continue reading Review of Directing Her Narrative: African Stories at Ake Festival

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The ‘Ember Months are Here Again with More Sales to Be Made Online!

April 19, 2022

Are you a business owner, entrepreneur or a professional in need of a side hustle or currently nurturing one? Are you losing out on sales/transactions because of the cost of building an e-commerce website? With over 71% of businesses thriving in the digital space, making sales with their e-commerce websites from over 97m Nigerians online, getting … Continue reading The ‘Ember Months are Here Again with More Sales to Be Made Online!

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BUSINESS CAREER Creative Industry Meet the Boss

Meet the Boss: Jide Sipe, L&P Clothing

April 19, 2022

Jide Sipe studied law at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State. During his university days, he attended the Michael Williams Fashion Institute where he obtained a certificate in sewing and designing before he got his LlB; he actually became a designer/tailor before he became a lawyer. Today, he runs L&P Clothing, following his longtime passion. He … Continue reading Meet the Boss: Jide Sipe, L&P Clothing

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5 Nigerian Teams Make it to the Semifinals of the GIST Tech-I 2016

April 19, 2022

The U.S. Department of State and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are pleased to announce the selection of 102 exceptional young science and technology entrepreneurs to advance to the 2016 Technology Idea (Tech-I) Global Pitch Competition semifinals. Tech-I is an initiative of the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) program, … Continue reading 5 Nigerian Teams Make it to the Semifinals of the GIST Tech-I 2016

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Books CAREER Creative Industry Religion

Learn How to Walk in Your Purpose At Upcoming Book Reading

April 19, 2022

Christian blogger, Frances Okoro – a one-time guest blogger here at Connectnigeria.com –  invites you to attend a free book reading event, with discussions from her debut book, 10 Steps to Walking in Purpose: Fulfilling God’s Plan for Your Life. “At the beginning of the year, when I tagged this year as my year of #WalkingInPurpose , I had … Continue reading Learn How to Walk in Your Purpose At Upcoming Book Reading

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Creative Industry Events

Art Forum Africa to Hold this November

April 19, 2022

Are you an art professional or enthusiast? Wana Udobang of  Wanawana.net and Bukola Oye of The Sole Adventurer bring you Art Forum Africa, themed “Where Are The Women In Visual Arts?” Art Forum Africa (AFA) is a discourse initiative that seeks to address matters that concern artists, curators, collectors, governments, art and culture managers, and … Continue reading Art Forum Africa to Hold this November

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BUSINESS Creative Industry Interviews Personality

Monday Motivation: CNTV Interviews Mai Atafo

April 19, 2022

There is so much to learn from Mai Atafo, one of the greats of the Nigerian fashion industry as we know it. The pacesetter has changed the game of couture fashion, setting trends both here and abroad with pieces from his Mai Atafo Inspired collection. Fashionistas love him, aspiring fashion entrepreneurs look up to him, … Continue reading Monday Motivation: CNTV Interviews Mai Atafo

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Creative Industry

Video of the Week: The South African Toddler DJ

April 19, 2022

The online media sphere is buzzing about the latest winner of South Africa’s Got Talent. This 3-year-old Disc Jockey, DJ AJ will leave you speechless as he turns tables with ease. Food for thought: How talented are our kids here in Nigeria and how are we encouraging them? Watch and be amazed!    

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Creative Industry News

Kunle Afolayan, Steve Babaeko and Others Set to Celebrate 10 Years with LAIF

April 19, 2022

The 2015 edition of the Lagos Advertising and Ideas Festival (LAIF) will celebrate ideas in the industry and reward the nation’s advocates of excellence in advertising, media and marketing on November 21, 2015 at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. The weeklong festival is scheduled to kick off on November 18, 2015, commencing with the Young … Continue reading Kunle Afolayan, Steve Babaeko and Others Set to Celebrate 10 Years with LAIF

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Creative Industry Discover Nigeria

Desmond Elliot, Emem Isong and Others Nominated at the 2015 Africa International Film Festival

April 19, 2022

The film productions of Nollywood veterans Desmond Elliot, Emem Isong, Ishaya Bako and Clarence Peters have been shortlisted for the 2015  Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) Awards. The festival is currently holding– from 8th to 15th November – in Lagos, Nigeria. Desmond Elliot’s films While You Slept, One Fine Day and Reflections  have been placed in the AFRIFF … Continue reading Desmond Elliot, Emem Isong and Others Nominated at the 2015 Africa International Film Festival

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5 Great Reasons to be at The 2015 Lagos International Trade Fair

April 19, 2022

The 29th edition of the Lagos International Trade Fair hosted by Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has commenced at Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Onikan and will also hold at the Muson Centre, Onikan and Freedom Park, Broad Street, Lagos simultaneously. The trade fair will continue till Sunday, November 15, 2015. If you haven’t been there; … Continue reading 5 Great Reasons to be at The 2015 Lagos International Trade Fair

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Video: CNTV Covers IDEA 2015 Press Briefing

April 19, 2022

The CNTV crew were on ground to cover the official press briefing of the 2015 Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), which took place at the Sterling Towers, Marina on Thursday, October 22, 2015. Present at the event were Founder/Director, Interior Design Excellence Awards, Titi Ogunfere, Executive Director, Sterling Bank, Abubakar Suleiman and Managing Director, Alan Caray … Continue reading Video: CNTV Covers IDEA 2015 Press Briefing

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BUSINESS Creative Industry Events LIFESTYLE

Music Meets Runway 5 to Hold in December

April 19, 2022

Calling all fashion and music enthusiasts! La Reve Events brings you the 5th edition of its fashion-forward event, Music Meets Runway (MMR) set to take place on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos. Music Meets Runway is a renowned platform for some of Africa’s fashion industry trendsetters to showcase their haute couture designs. This year’s edition will … Continue reading Music Meets Runway 5 to Hold in December

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Creative Industry Events

Social Innovators Programme and Awards to Hold in November

April 19, 2022

LEAP (Leadership, Effectiveness, Accountability and Professionalism) Africa, a leading nonprofit organisation in Nigeria will announce emerging social innovator finalists at the Social Innovators Programme and Awards ( SIPA) 2015 in Abuja on November 12, 2015 themed “Rage for Change: Creating Impact.” According to Iyadunni Olubode, Executive Director, LEAP Africa, ‘Social innovation is a way to … Continue reading Social Innovators Programme and Awards to Hold in November

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Creative Industry Events

IDEA 2015 to Hold This October

April 19, 2022

This October, the Interior Design Excellence Awards will again celebrate and honour excellence in the Architectural and Interior Design industry in Nigeria. According to Titi Ogufere, the Founder and Director of IDEA who spoke at a press briefing in Lagos, this year’s event – which is the 2nd edition of the IDEA – will grant … Continue reading IDEA 2015 to Hold This October

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Creative Industry Events

2015 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria Pageant to Hold This Weekend

April 19, 2022

The highly anticipated Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) 2015 pageant is set to hold this weekend in Calabar, Cross Rivers State. As usual, 37 ladies from across the nation will vie for the coveted title. The winner will be awarded at the pageant’s grand finale in Calabar International Conference on Saturday, October 24th, 2015. … Continue reading 2015 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria Pageant to Hold This Weekend

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Creative Industry Entertainment

Must-See Play in October: The Butcher and The Bridge

April 19, 2022

Get ready for a performance you’ll never forget in October as Spirit of David Productions presents the musical play, “The Butcher and The Bridge”. The Butcher and The Bridge is a musical story that follows a rebel leader, who viciously attacks regions and terrorizes communities. He eventually comes face-to-face with answers at The Bridge. The … Continue reading Must-See Play in October: The Butcher and The Bridge

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Why You Should Attend the 2015 Ola Ndi Igbo Summit

April 19, 2022

All roads will lead to Enugu for the 2015 edition of Ola Ndi Igbo on Saturday, October 17th, 2015. The summit is set on connecting Igbo professionals from Europe, United States and Nigeria for the purpose of celebrating the achievements of the Igbo community and strategising for the future. The summit’s previous edition took place in … Continue reading Why You Should Attend the 2015 Ola Ndi Igbo Summit

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Creative Industry Entertainment

AMAA to Honour Goodluck Jonathan, Tony Elumelu, Jury Members

April 19, 2022

The Africa Movie Academy Awards will give special recognition awards to her jury members at Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth today, September 25th, 2015. In an evening tagged a Night of Gratitude and Tributes, the jury members will receive special awards alongside Former President Goodluck Jonathan and Chairman of Heirs Holding, Mr. Tony Elumelu among others for … Continue reading AMAA to Honour Goodluck Jonathan, Tony Elumelu, Jury Members

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Creative Industry Entertainment

Davido, Wizkid and Other Nigerians Make Forbes List of Young African Creatives

April 19, 2022

Nigerian artiste, Davido has been identified as one of Forbes 15 Young African Creatives Rebranding Africa along with popular crooner, Wizkid. This exclusive list was published on Friday, August 28. Other Nigerians included Lakin Ogunbawo, a talented photographer with works in British GQ and New York Times, and Amaka Osakwe (Maki Oh), who is making waves in … Continue reading Davido, Wizkid and Other Nigerians Make Forbes List of Young African Creatives

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Creative Industry Entertainment

Stand a Chance to Rap With Dbanj

April 19, 2022

Are you an aspiring artiste looking for an opportunity to showcase your talent? Are you a huge fan of Dbanj? You now have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of rapping with the superstar! How to participate: Step 1: Log on to dbanjrecords.com/thekingishere Step 2: Download the single with rapper, Reminisce Step 3: Download the instrumental and record your … Continue reading Stand a Chance to Rap With Dbanj

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Important Lessons From the Parable of the Good Samaritan

April 19, 2022

What will happen to them? This is a question we should ask ourselves daily. Now I know why Jesus used the road between Jericho to Jerusalem in the parable of the good Samaritan. This road is 15 miles long and when you start out from Jericho, the land topography stands at 800 feet below sea … Continue reading Important Lessons From the Parable of the Good Samaritan

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Arts Creative Industry Media News

Nigeria’s Chigozie Obioma Shortlisted for 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

April 19, 2022

Congratulations are in order for Nigerian author, Chigozie Obioma, whose novel – The Fishermen – is among the 13 publications shortlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.  The highly recognized list was published Wednesday 29 July, placing Chigozie in the running for the 50,000-pound ($78,000) prize, ThisDay News reports. Also on the list is Jamaican … Continue reading Nigeria’s Chigozie Obioma Shortlisted for 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

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Creative Industry Website Review

WordPress vs Blogger: Which is Better?

April 19, 2022

The world of blogging sneaked into Nigeria a few years ago at a time when information and knowledge was recognized all over the world as powerful and liberating. Since Blogger.com, a platform which was initially for personal photos and life experiences,  was launched in the year 1999, Nigerians saw in it an easy to use, … Continue reading WordPress vs Blogger: Which is Better?

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Creative Industry Fashion

Kene Rapu Collaborates With Yasser to Create Luxury Slippers For Men

April 19, 2022

The fast growing eponymous brand, Kene Rapu launched its first line, ‘Slippers by Kene‘, in 2011. It was launched as an initiative to promote the development of the local (Nigerian) industry, by using locally sourced materials and workmanship, to provide bespoke handcrafted slippers and sandals. Kene Rapu is now excited to introduce it’s Resort 2015 … Continue reading Kene Rapu Collaborates With Yasser to Create Luxury Slippers For Men

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